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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.29% 10.09% 23.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.18% 24.44% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
34 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.69% 41.28% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 12 £400 +23.07% 10
County Londonderry - 2 - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) VBA
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) UML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) FileNet
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 2 (14.29%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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