The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 28 June 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 ASP.NET
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.72% 6.90% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.05% 24.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.33% +70.45%  

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 172 25 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 51.81% 28.74% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 46 25
Median daily rate £403 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Belfast

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Belfast

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Belfast

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 20 (86.96%) jQuery
4 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
5 18 (78.26%) MVC
5 18 (78.26%) HTML
5 18 (78.26%) WCF
5 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (73.91%) CSS
7 16 (69.57%) Web Services
7 16 (69.57%) XML
7 16 (69.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (69.57%) JSON
8 15 (65.22%) HTML5
8 15 (65.22%) Finance
8 15 (65.22%) CRM
8 15 (65.22%) Siebel
8 15 (65.22%) User Experience
9 13 (56.52%) SQL
10 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
11 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
12 7 (30.43%) Banking
12 7 (30.43%) Oracle
13 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 4 (17.39%) Advertising
13 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (13.04%) SOAP

ASP.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 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Moq
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) QUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) UI Developer
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) Angular Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) jQuery
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (78.26%) HTML
3 18 (78.26%) WCF
4 17 (73.91%) CSS
5 16 (69.57%) JSON
5 16 (69.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (69.57%) Web Services
5 16 (69.57%) XML
6 15 (65.22%) HTML5
7 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
10 1 (4.35%) Handlebars
10 1 (4.35%) React
10 1 (4.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
2 15 (65.22%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) MVVM
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) SOLID
4 1 (4.35%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Siebel
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle