Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 42 14
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.99% 7.83% 10.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.12% 17.63% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 18
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +3.90% +25.20%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £539 £436
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +8.13% +3.90% +25.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

.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 149 278 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 44.08% 44.41% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 220 32
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +7.14% -3.75%
10th Percentile £309 £363 £250
90th Percentile £525 £488 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +4.85% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%

.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 October 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 October 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 27 £433 +8.13% 23
.NET
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) WPF
6 11 (40.74%) MVC
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Advertising
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
10 5 (18.52%) WCF
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
11 4 (14.81%) EPiServer
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 3 (11.11%) HTML
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.11%) CRM
12 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (11.11%) TDD
12 3 (11.11%) Automated Trading
12 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 2 (7.41%) BDD

.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 4 (14.81%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) gulp
2 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JSUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 7 (25.93%) Advertising
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) CRM Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (51.85%) WPF
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) React
8 1 (3.70%) Redux
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Trading
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO