Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 20 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 Framework
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 49 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.21% 3.18% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 8.43% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £415 £363 £277
90th Percentile £461 £424 £330
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +7.75% +33.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

.NET Framework 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 County Antrim with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 182 178 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 44.94% 37.79% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 24
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +26.15% -3.70%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £280
90th Percentile £529 £468 £419
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in County Antrim

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in County Antrim

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 13 £432 +7.88% 5
.NET Framework
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) WinForms
3 8 (61.54%) N-Tier
3 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) DevExpress
3 8 (61.54%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) Memory Management
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) WPF
7 3 (23.08%) WF
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Sybase

.NET Framework
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 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) WF
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Memory Management
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) DevExpress
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase