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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.62% 7.84% 15.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.17% 20.00% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £215 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -36.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £172 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £275 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
.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
24 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.30% 39.22% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 7
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 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 11 £375 +74.41% 7
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
8 4 (13.79%) OOP
9 3 (10.34%) Workflow
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
9 3 (10.34%) OLAP

.NET
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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) FileNet
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) OLAP
3 3 (10.34%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.45%) REST
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Blue Prism
2 2 (6.90%) BMC
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) BT
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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