Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -47 - +32
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 9 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.54% 6.74% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 7.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 0
Belfast median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 555 255 115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.51% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 149 71
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £100
90th Percentile £513 £438 £519
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £308
% change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.30 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -6.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.40 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Belfast

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Belfast

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Belfast

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, .NET 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 Belfast region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 1 (11.11%) SOA

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) ProC
1 1 (11.11%) QUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) D3.js
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) Ninject
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Redux
5 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Infragistics
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Siebel