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 25 June 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 ASP.NET
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -35 +8  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.38% 6.00% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.11% 21.43% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.37% +68.18%  

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 188 28 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 53.26% 28.00% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 13 12
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Northern Ireland

ASP.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 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 25 June 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 -29 19 £275 -27.63% 3
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) C#
3 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (83.33%) jQuery
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
5 18 (75.00%) MVC
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) WCF
5 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (70.83%) CSS
7 16 (66.67%) Web Services
7 16 (66.67%) XML
7 16 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (66.67%) JSON
8 15 (62.50%) HTML5
8 15 (62.50%) Finance
8 15 (62.50%) CRM
8 15 (62.50%) Siebel
8 15 (62.50%) User Experience
9 14 (58.33%) SQL
10 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
12 7 (29.17%) Banking
12 7 (29.17%) Oracle
13 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 4 (16.67%) Advertising
13 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (12.50%) SOAP
14 3 (12.50%) SQL Server

ASP.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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Moq
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.17%) QUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) UI Developer
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (37.50%) Angular Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) jQuery
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 18 (75.00%) WCF
4 17 (70.83%) CSS
5 16 (66.67%) JSON
5 16 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) XML
6 15 (62.50%) HTML5
7 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.17%) D3.js
10 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
10 1 (4.17%) Ninject
10 1 (4.17%) Node.js
10 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) OOD
4 1 (4.17%) SOLID
4 1 (4.17%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Siebel
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle