Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 73 35
Rank change year-on-year +25 -38 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.26% 2.39% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 5.33% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.00% -
UK median daily rate £416 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28% -7.65%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 159 300 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.15% 44.84% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 234 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £358 £250
90th Percentile £525 £488 £420
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 Londonderry - 2 - -
County Antrim +22 1 - - 3
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (20.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

.NET Framework
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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) API Design
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft