Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 22 January 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 (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.39% 8.57% 7.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.85% 39.47% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £334 £263 £355
90th Percentile £423 £468 £395
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +8.11%

.NET 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 192 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.32% 21.71% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 34 23
Northern Ireland median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £312 £263 £313
90th Percentile £475 £425 £473
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £12.17 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
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 in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -33 16 £400 - 24
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) SaaS

.NET
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ProC
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (17.65%) React
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) JMS
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) WSDL
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Infragistics
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO