Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -32 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.37% 9.06% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.97% 39.34% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 2
Belfast median daily rate £400 £393 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +59.39% -24.23%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £157
90th Percentile £475 £488 £352
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £393 £246
% change year-on-year +1.91% +59.39% -24.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 239 61 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.42% 23.02% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 30 14
Belfast median daily rate £413 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £295
90th Percentile £475 £458 £461
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for .NET.

1 18 (58.06%) C#
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (32.26%) WCF
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) JSON
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) CRM
9 5 (16.13%) SOA
9 5 (16.13%) MVC

.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 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) npm
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) NUnit
1 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
2 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Moq
3 1 (3.23%) ProC
3 1 (3.23%) QUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
1 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) WCF
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
6 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 4 (12.90%) Node.js
8 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (9.68%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (9.68%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (9.68%) REST
9 3 (9.68%) WPF
10 2 (6.45%) SOAP
11 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (9.68%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) OOD
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) C++/CLI
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Siebel
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) BT
5 1 (3.23%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO