Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 19 April 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 69 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.51% 8.12% 9.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 27.13% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 8
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +1.69% +47.50%
10th Percentile £357 £260 £291
90th Percentile £512 £404 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +14.93% +1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -

.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 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 184 129 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 44.02% 29.93% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 85 23
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +23.85% -
10th Percentile £340 £268 £300
90th Percentile £525 £467 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +4.61% +17.86% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.34 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.86% +6.22% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in County Antrim

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in County Antrim

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in County Antrim

.NET
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 in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in County Antrim

.NET
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 within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 April 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 +16 69 £431 +14.93% 22
.NET
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for .NET.

1 47 (68.12%) C#
2 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) Finance
4 31 (44.93%) SQL
5 29 (42.03%) Oracle
5 29 (42.03%) SOA
6 24 (34.78%) Multithreading
7 21 (30.43%) WPF
8 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
9 18 (26.09%) MVC
10 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (23.19%) Banking
11 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
12 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
12 15 (21.74%) Scrum
13 13 (18.84%) CRM
13 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
13 13 (18.84%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (18.84%) WCF
13 13 (18.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (17.39%) SDLC
14 12 (17.39%) Front Office
15 11 (15.94%) Change Management
15 11 (15.94%) ITIL
15 11 (15.94%) Windows
15 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
15 11 (15.94%) C++
15 11 (15.94%) TDD

.NET
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 13 (18.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 12 (17.39%) Front Office
4 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 39 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.99%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) CRM Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.90%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) WPF
2 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
4 13 (18.84%) WCF
5 8 (11.59%) REST
5 8 (11.59%) Spring
5 8 (11.59%) WinForms
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.80%) HTML
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (5.80%) Web Services
9 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.35%) Classic ASP
9 3 (4.35%) RESTful
9 3 (4.35%) WF
10 2 (2.90%) HTML5
10 2 (2.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) Derivative
2 4 (5.80%) Equities
2 4 (5.80%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (5.80%) Grid Computing
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) SOA
3 24 (34.78%) Multithreading
4 18 (26.09%) MVC
5 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 15 (21.74%) Scrum
6 13 (18.84%) CRM
7 12 (17.39%) SDLC
8 11 (15.94%) Change Management
8 11 (15.94%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) Kanban
8 11 (15.94%) Presales
8 11 (15.94%) Service Design
8 11 (15.94%) TDD
8 11 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) C++
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.14%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) TIBCO