Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 10 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.88% 16.82% 10.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.40% 31.82% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 56
Belfast median daily rate £338 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.97% +15.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £261
90th Percentile £447 £518 £431
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £433 £375
% change year-on-year -21.97% +15.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

.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 168 176 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.48% 52.85% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 145 214
Belfast median daily rate £423 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £333
90th Percentile £575 £538 £496
County Antrim median daily rate £423 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - £13.78
10th Percentile £42.25 - £13.38
90th Percentile £46.75 - £14.17
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - £13.78

.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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019, 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 25 (60.98%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (26.83%) Banking
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.95%) Derivative
5 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 9 (21.95%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) OTC Derivatives
6 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
6 8 (19.51%) Node.js
6 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
7 6 (14.63%) HTML
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) WPF
8 5 (12.20%) QlikView

.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 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) PaaS
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.20%) QlikView
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.20%) Star Schema
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (26.83%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C# Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Angular Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (19.51%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) WCF Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) Architect
11 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.44%) QlikView Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Software Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
11 1 (2.44%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) Node.js
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) WPF
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
8 2 (4.88%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (4.88%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Derivative
1 9 (21.95%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) MVC
2 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.32%) MVVM
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) ESRI
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow