Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 25 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.66% 7.50% 7.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.67% 31.03% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 4
Belfast median daily rate £421 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £340 £283 £356
90th Percentile £461 £485 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £421 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +5.29% +1.59% +21.15%
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 183 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 38.94% 24.17% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 45 25
Belfast median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £314 £268 £313
90th Percentile £488 £459 £445
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

.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 19 February 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 19 February 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 23 (63.89%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) SOA
5 9 (25.00%) CRM
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) WinForms
6 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 7 (19.44%) Presales
7 7 (19.44%) Service Design
7 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (19.44%) Change Management
7 7 (19.44%) N-Tier
7 7 (19.44%) Python
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) REST
7 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration

.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:

Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) ProC
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Front Office
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) CRM Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.78%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 8 (22.22%) WinForms
2 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
2 7 (19.44%) REST
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) React
7 2 (5.56%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.78%) CSS
8 1 (2.78%) SOAP
8 1 (2.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Equities
3 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
2 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (25.00%) SOA
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) SDLC
3 8 (22.22%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Kanban
4 7 (19.44%) Presales
4 7 (19.44%) Service Design
4 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) DevExpress
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO