Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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.

.NET Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 80 21
Rank change year-on-year +47 -59 -
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.37% 1.43% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 1.51% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £350 £354 £263
90th Percentile £460 £422 £419
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £14.34
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 361 598 286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.80% 95.22% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 462 161
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £292 £289 £141
90th Percentile £538 £513 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 34
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.75 £14.28 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -0.10% -6.26%
10th Percentile £9.63 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.83 £20.78 £28.13
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +3.81% -

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 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
County Antrim +43 15 £433 +8.13% 5
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (23.53%) Advertising
8 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
9 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
9 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Automated Trading
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) SOA
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) Banking
10 2 (11.76%) WCF
10 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (11.76%) NoSQL

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (5.88%) RavenDB
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) JSUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
8 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.88%) Sass
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Trading
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) CQRS
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft