Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 73 19
Rank change year-on-year +56 -54 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 34 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.90% 1.98% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.50% 2.05% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £338 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.15% -11.18% +23.58%
10th Percentile £350 £260 £263
90th Percentile £460 £425 £418
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 358 633 228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.72% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 505 120
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 22
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.75 £14.56 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.17% -11.76% -33.69%
10th Percentile £11.02 £13.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.83 £22.10 £23.38
UK median hourly rate £17.61 £18.92 £18.97
% change year-on-year -6.95% -0.26% +6.75%

.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 23 September 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 +57 29 £433 +28.15% 4
County Londonderry - 2 - -
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) C#
3 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 25 (73.53%) SQL
5 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (64.71%) MVC
7 20 (58.82%) WPF
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
10 10 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (26.47%) Banking
11 9 (26.47%) SOA
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle
12 8 (23.53%) WCF
12 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
14 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
14 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
15 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
15 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
16 4 (11.76%) EPiServer
16 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (11.76%) JIRA
16 4 (11.76%) Advertising
17 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database

.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 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.76%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (58.82%) WPF
5 8 (23.53%) WCF
6 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.82%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
10 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
10 1 (2.94%) RESTful
10 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) MVC
3 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
4 9 (26.47%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Trading
6 2 (5.88%) B2B
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) API Design
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) TIBCO