Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 42 25
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 45 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.78% 4.40% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.02% 4.52% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.73% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £402 £260 £313
90th Percentile £515 £425 £338
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +62.07% -24.68% +10.00%

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 449 465 186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.48% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 352 78
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £262 £255 £104
90th Percentile £538 £563 £516
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.45% -8.59% -19.26%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.50 £12.95
90th Percentile £21.85 £18.18 £29.80
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%

.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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +19 40 £431 +56.73% 11
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (80.00%) C#
3 31 (68.89%) SQL
4 28 (62.22%) Finance
5 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
7 20 (44.44%) WPF
8 18 (40.00%) Banking
9 17 (37.78%) Oracle
10 16 (35.56%) SOA
10 16 (35.56%) Front Office
11 14 (31.11%) MVC
11 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
12 13 (28.89%) WCF
12 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
14 11 (24.44%) Windows
14 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
15 10 (22.22%) TDD
15 10 (22.22%) C++
16 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (17.78%) RESTful
17 8 (17.78%) Web Services
18 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
18 7 (15.56%) Sybase
18 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
18 7 (15.56%) OOP
18 7 (15.56%) OO

.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 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 16 (35.56%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) WPF
3 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (28.89%) WCF
5 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (17.78%) RESTful
7 8 (17.78%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
8 7 (15.56%) JSON
8 7 (15.56%) WF
9 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.67%) Classic ASP
9 3 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.44%) React
10 2 (4.44%) REST
10 2 (4.44%) Spring
10 2 (4.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.89%) Derivative
2 4 (8.89%) Equities
2 4 (8.89%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (8.89%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
3 16 (35.56%) SOA
4 14 (31.11%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Memory Management
6 7 (15.56%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Data Management
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.67%) B2B
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.67%) System Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Analytics
10 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) C#
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Sybase
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.44%) DevExpress