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 3 months to 27 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 .NET (dotNet)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.20% 11.49% 7.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.12% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 2
Median daily rate £381 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £391 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 County Antrim with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 25 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 52.37% 28.74% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 12 11
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
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%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing .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 .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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 -17 46 £381 +1.66% 5
.NET
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .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 County Antrim region with a requirement for .NET.

1 45 (69.23%) SQL
2 44 (67.69%) C#
3 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
4 37 (56.92%) Finance
5 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 35 (53.85%) WCF
6 33 (50.77%) JSON
6 33 (50.77%) Web Services
7 31 (47.69%) Banking
8 30 (46.15%) Oracle
9 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
11 24 (36.92%) XML
12 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
12 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
13 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
14 20 (30.77%) jQuery
14 20 (30.77%) HTML
15 19 (29.23%) CSS
16 18 (27.69%) MVC
17 16 (24.62%) SOA
17 16 (24.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (23.08%) User Experience
18 15 (23.08%) CRM
18 15 (23.08%) Siebel
18 15 (23.08%) HTML5
19 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (20.00%) WPF
20 13 (20.00%) Jenkins

.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 10 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.46%) Artifactory
2 12 (18.46%) TeamCity
3 11 (16.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.77%) NUnit
6 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
6 6 (9.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) Moq
7 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.54%) QUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 37 (56.92%) Finance
2 31 (47.69%) Banking
3 12 (18.46%) Front Office
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) C# Developer
3 18 (27.69%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.08%) UI Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Angular Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (7.69%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) WCF
2 33 (50.77%) JSON
2 33 (50.77%) Web Services
3 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 24 (36.92%) XML
6 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
7 20 (30.77%) HTML
7 20 (30.77%) jQuery
8 19 (29.23%) CSS
9 16 (24.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 13 (20.00%) Node.js
11 13 (20.00%) WPF
12 11 (16.92%) ADO.NET
12 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
12 11 (16.92%) RESTful
12 11 (16.92%) WF
13 7 (10.77%) REST
14 6 (9.23%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) User Experience
2 11 (16.92%) Algorithms
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) MVC
2 16 (24.62%) SOA
3 15 (23.08%) CRM
4 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.46%) OO
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Memory Management
6 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.38%) OOP
8 7 (10.77%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
8 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) OOD
10 4 (6.15%) TDD
11 3 (4.62%) ITIL
11 3 (4.62%) Process Management
11 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) SQL
2 44 (67.69%) C#
3 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
5 12 (18.46%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) C
6 8 (12.31%) C++
7 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (9.23%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.08%) Siebel
4 12 (18.46%) Sybase
5 6 (9.23%) Google
5 6 (9.23%) Perforce
6 3 (4.62%) BMC
6 3 (4.62%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) BT
Belfast, County Antrim
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