The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 38 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.20% 4.92% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 17.65% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £263 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.37% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 34 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 35.68% 27.87% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Northern Ireland

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Northern Ireland

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Northern Ireland

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -18 4 £263 -34.37% 6
ASP.NET
UK

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) HND
7 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (25.00%) WCF
8 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
8 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (12.50%) SOLID
8 1 (12.50%) YAGNI
8 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (12.50%) Node.js
8 1 (12.50%) REST

ASP.NET
Top Related 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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) EJB
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle