Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.39% 10.52% 13.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.17% 26.98% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 12
Belfast median daily rate £432 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +2.04% +47.00%
10th Percentile £351 £260 £275
90th Percentile £515 £425 £423
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +15.07% +2.04% +47.00%
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 186 189 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 48.19% 38.97% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 139 26
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -3.57%
10th Percentile £350 £284 £286
90th Percentile £538 £488 £416
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £338
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

.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 24 May 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 24 May 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 49 (69.01%) C#
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.07%) Finance
4 31 (43.66%) SQL
4 31 (43.66%) Oracle
4 31 (43.66%) SOA
5 25 (35.21%) Multithreading
6 24 (33.80%) WPF
7 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET
8 20 (28.17%) MVC
9 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (23.94%) Banking
11 15 (21.13%) WCF
11 15 (21.13%) Scrum
11 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
12 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (19.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (18.31%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
13 13 (18.31%) CRM
14 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
14 12 (16.90%) Front Office
14 12 (16.90%) SDLC
15 11 (15.49%) Presales
15 11 (15.49%) Service Design
15 11 (15.49%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (15.49%) Kanban

.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 14 (19.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.41%) gulp
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 12 (16.90%) Front Office
4 4 (5.63%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Military
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Developer
2 40 (56.34%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.17%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) CRM Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.82%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) WPF
2 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (21.13%) WCF
5 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.27%) REST
6 8 (11.27%) Spring
6 8 (11.27%) WinForms
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.63%) JSON
8 4 (5.63%) RESTful
8 4 (5.63%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (5.63%) Web Services
9 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.23%) Classic ASP
9 3 (4.23%) React
9 3 (4.23%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (4.23%) WF
10 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Derivative
3 4 (5.63%) Equities
3 4 (5.63%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Blog
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Podcast
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) SOA
3 25 (35.21%) Multithreading
4 20 (28.17%) MVC
5 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
5 15 (21.13%) Scrum
6 13 (18.31%) CRM
7 12 (16.90%) SDLC
8 11 (15.49%) Change Management
8 11 (15.49%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (15.49%) ITIL
8 11 (15.49%) Kanban
8 11 (15.49%) Presales
8 11 (15.49%) Service Design
8 11 (15.49%) TDD
8 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
12 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) C#
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) C++
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.86%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.23%) Sybase
4 3 (4.23%) TIBCO