The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 25 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.71% 2.67% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.90% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 69 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.49% 92.00% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 47
Median daily rate £325 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £95 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Developer
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 Microsoft Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -9 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (62.50%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
7 1 (12.50%) X++
7 1 (12.50%) MorphX
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MorphX
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) X++
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft