Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 62 21
Rank change year-on-year +45 -41 +4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 54 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.08% 2.96% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.62% 3.07% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.27% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £396 £260 £257
90th Percentile £497 £423 £407
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.90% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% - +22.86%

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 428 554 212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.52% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 456 95
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +26.92% +21.50%
10th Percentile £262 £280 £103
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 10
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.56 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -14.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £9.81 £12.83 £13.23
90th Percentile £21.88 £22.47 £25.38
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 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 16 July 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 +40 46 £455 +65.45% 8
County Londonderry - 2 - -
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (85.19%) C#
3 35 (64.81%) SQL
4 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (57.41%) Finance
6 28 (51.85%) WPF
7 25 (46.30%) Multithreading
8 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
8 24 (44.44%) MVC
9 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (35.19%) SOA
10 19 (35.19%) Banking
11 18 (33.33%) Oracle
12 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
12 16 (29.63%) Front Office
13 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
13 15 (27.78%) WCF
14 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
15 12 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (20.37%) TDD
16 11 (20.37%) Windows
17 10 (18.52%) C++
18 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 9 (16.67%) OO
19 8 (14.81%) Web Services
19 8 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
19 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
19 8 (14.81%) RESTful
20 7 (12.96%) Memory Management

.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 12 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Banking
3 16 (29.63%) Front Office
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) WPF
3 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (27.78%) WCF
6 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (14.81%) RESTful
8 8 (14.81%) Web Services
9 7 (12.96%) ADO.NET
9 7 (12.96%) JSON
9 7 (12.96%) WF
10 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.56%) Classic ASP
11 3 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.70%) REST
12 2 (3.70%) Spring
12 2 (3.70%) WinForms
13 1 (1.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Derivative
3 4 (7.41%) Equities
3 4 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (7.41%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Multithreading
3 24 (44.44%) MVC
4 19 (35.19%) SOA
5 11 (20.37%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.96%) Memory Management
8 7 (12.96%) OOP
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (7.41%) Data Management
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.56%) Automated Trading
11 3 (5.56%) B2B
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.56%) System Testing
12 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) C#
2 35 (64.81%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C++
4 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Sybase
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.70%) DevExpress