The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.32% 14.61% 21.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.45% 44.83% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.NET
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
49 29 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.53% 32.58% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 59
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -12 5 £300 -6.61% 7
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
6 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (7.69%) F5
10 1 (7.69%) CSS3
10 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) SQL
10 1 (7.69%) VBScript
10 1 (7.69%) J2EE
10 1 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (7.69%) IIS
10 1 (7.69%) ITIL
10 1 (7.69%) Windows
10 1 (7.69%) OOP
10 1 (7.69%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (7.69%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
1 1 (7.69%) F5
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