The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 36 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.14% 3.28% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.42% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +1.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 216 117 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.86% 95.90% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 51 56
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.00 £24.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
County Antrim -13 7 £275 -15.38% 5
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Northern Ireland region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) IIS
9 2 (11.76%) XHTML
9 2 (11.76%) DOM
9 2 (11.76%) XSLT
9 2 (11.76%) HND
9 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) DOM
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) WF
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) OOD
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) SOLID
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase