Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 47 15
Rank change year-on-year +24 -32 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.62% 6.11% 9.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 14.40% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 18
Belfast median daily rate £433 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% +3.27% +58.38%
10th Percentile £348 £292 £263
90th Percentile £575 £546 £483
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £403 £390
% change year-on-year +7.32% +3.33% +58.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £14.34

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 135 250 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.16% 42.44% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 202 32
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -2.50%
10th Percentile £308 £351 £250
90th Percentile £525 £486 £453
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £13.78 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.56% +13.61% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £14.17 £14.36
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £13.78 £12.13
% change year-on-year +139.56% +13.61% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Belfast

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Belfast

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Belfast over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Belfast

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for .NET.

1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) WPF
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Advertising
8 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) EPiServer
10 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (12.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) CRM
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS

.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Grunt
1 1 (4.00%) gulp
1 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 7 (28.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) WPF
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) WCF
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js
8 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) Sass
8 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
8 1 (4.00%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Trading
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source Development
7 1 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) Vermilion