The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.57% 2.33% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 2.44% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +51.16%  
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 £45.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.20% +13.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 213 82 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 97.26% 95.35% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 40 48
Median daily rate £400 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £81 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £21.61 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.03% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in County Antrim

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in County Antrim

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in County Antrim over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in County Antrim

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in County Antrim

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -19 10 £275 -15.38% 6
.NET Developer
Northern Ireland

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) XML
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Finance
7 9 (45.00%) WCF
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (40.00%) JSON
8 8 (40.00%) Web Services
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle
9 7 (35.00%) jQuery
10 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (30.00%) Banking
11 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (20.00%) User Experience
12 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 4 (20.00%) CRM
12 4 (20.00%) Siebel
12 4 (20.00%) HTML5
12 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) WCF
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 3 (15.00%) WF
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) SOLID
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Siebel
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase