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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.39% 18.75% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 51.43% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
60 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.85% 36.46% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 16
Average daily rate £306 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.92% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £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 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 2014. 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 -13 2 £300 -7.69% 8
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (10.00%) ETRM
8 1 (10.00%) Kentico
8 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) Information Management
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (10.00%) CMS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) Kentico
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ETRM
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
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