Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -34 - +39
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.52% 0.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.07% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -26.47% +13.33%

.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 224 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.82% 22.12% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 33 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -0.61% +37.50%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £313
90th Percentile £475 £449 £469
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £12.13 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

.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 14 December 2017. 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 -36 3 £400 - 3
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ProC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

.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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Infragistics