Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 47 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 13 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.45% 2.96% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.09% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.44% -
10th Percentile £285 £342 £305
90th Percentile £460 £512 £435
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £14.34
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +19.57% +38.35% -12.50%

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 347 486 373
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.04% 95.86% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 331 258
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £430 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +14.97% +15.08%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £238
90th Percentile £488 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 15 28
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +19.15% -20.20%
10th Percentile £9.29 £10.80 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £21.55 £23.08
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -5.26%

.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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +17 12 £350 -16.67% 21
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, .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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Advertising
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) EPiServer
7 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
7 3 (23.08%) WPF
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

.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 (30.77%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.69%) JSUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) CQRS
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft