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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.74% 8.04% 20.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.09% 21.43% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 20
Average daily rate
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£225 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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
23 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.84% 37.50% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £520 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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
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 7 July 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
(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 -5 6 £225 - 5
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) VBScript
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) F5
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) DMZ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) UX Design
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago