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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 36 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.89% 3.64% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 13.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £263 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.37% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

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 73 30 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 34.43% 27.27% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 23
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Belfast

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) HND
6 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
7 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (14.29%) SOLID
7 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 1 (14.29%) Node.js
7 1 (14.29%) REST

ASP.NET
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HND
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle