The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 14 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.59% 2.68% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 6.25% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
.NET Framework
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.77% 42.86% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northern Ireland region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 4 £300 +39.53%
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft