The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 79 36 64
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +28
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 26 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 4.36% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 14.85% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 11
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -8.53%
.NET Framework
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 303 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.37% 29.36% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 209 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leeds region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leeds region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (87.67%) C#
3 61 (83.56%) MVC
4 59 (80.82%) Entity Framework
5 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
7 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
8 38 (52.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (49.32%) jQuery
10 35 (47.95%) JSON
10 35 (47.95%) SQL
11 33 (45.21%) ASP.NET
12 30 (41.10%) CSS
12 30 (41.10%) HTML
13 29 (39.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
14 24 (32.88%) WCF
15 23 (31.51%) TDD
16 22 (30.14%) NHibernate
17 19 (26.03%) NUnit
17 19 (26.03%) OO
17 19 (26.03%) Rhino Mocks
17 19 (26.03%) AngularJS
18 18 (24.66%) Web Services
18 18 (24.66%) Selenium
19 13 (17.81%) Dapper ORM
20 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
21 9 (12.33%) Scrum
22 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 4 (5.48%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Maximo
1 2 (2.74%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) NUnit
1 19 (26.03%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (24.66%) Selenium
3 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.85%) ReSharper
6 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.37%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 33 (45.21%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Applications Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Architect
5 10 (13.70%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Applications Architect
12 2 (2.74%) Chief Architect
12 2 (2.74%) Agile .NET Developer
13 1 (1.37%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (80.82%) Entity Framework
3 38 (52.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 36 (49.32%) jQuery
5 35 (47.95%) JSON
6 33 (45.21%) ASP.NET
7 30 (41.10%) CSS
7 30 (41.10%) HTML
8 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (39.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (32.88%) WCF
10 22 (30.14%) NHibernate
11 19 (26.03%) AngularJS
12 18 (24.66%) Web Services
13 13 (17.81%) Dapper ORM
14 6 (8.22%) Backbone.js
14 6 (8.22%) XML
14 6 (8.22%) REST
15 5 (6.85%) RESTful
16 4 (5.48%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) UNIX
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (83.56%) MVC
2 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) TDD
4 19 (26.03%) OO
5 9 (12.33%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) Mobile Development
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 5 (6.85%) SOA
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Web Analytics
9 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) C#
2 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
3 35 (47.95%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) R
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.11%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Citrix
2 3 (4.11%) Teradata
2 3 (4.11%) Tableau
2 3 (4.11%) Apigee
2 3 (4.11%) Mashery
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Twitter
3 1 (1.37%) VMware