The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 115 136 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.42% 13.75% 14.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.12% 40.96% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 70 91
Average daily rate
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£325 £314 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.NET
West Yorkshire

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
358 332 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.32% 33.57% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 200 167
Average daily rate £350 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing .NET 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.

1 158 (65.83%) C#
2 156 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 95 (39.58%) SQL Server
4 91 (37.92%) JavaScript
5 90 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (34.58%) MVC
7 71 (29.58%) SQL
8 69 (28.75%) Web Services
9 67 (27.92%) .NET Framework
10 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (21.67%) Web Development
12 51 (21.25%) HTML
13 44 (18.33%) CSS
13 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
14 40 (16.67%) WCF
15 39 (16.25%) jQuery
16 37 (15.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 35 (14.58%) Oracle
18 35 (14.58%) SharePoint
19 34 (14.17%) Dependency Injection
20 32 (13.33%) Automated Testing
21 31 (12.92%) Visual Studio
22 28 (11.67%) NHS
23 26 (10.83%) TDD
24 25 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
25 22 (9.17%) Java
25 22 (9.17%) Windows
26 20 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 19 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.92%) CMS
3 15 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.25%) nginx
8 3 (1.25%) Jetty
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.25%) IIS
8 3 (1.25%) Kentico
9 2 (0.83%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.83%) ArcSDE
9 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.75%) MS Office
3 5 (2.08%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.25%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.17%) Intranet
2 7 (2.92%) Internet
3 5 (2.08%) HTTP
3 5 (2.08%) CTI
4 4 (1.67%) SSL
5 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.25%) DNS
5 3 (1.25%) DHCP
5 3 (1.25%) FTP
5 3 (1.25%) IPsec
6 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.42%) SSH
6 1 (0.42%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.58%) MySQL
4 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.08%) RavenDB
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.25%) FileMaker
9 3 (1.25%) QlikView
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.92%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.08%) Subversion
4 12 (5.00%) MSTest
5 7 (2.92%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.50%) NUnit
7 3 (1.25%) Selenium
7 3 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.25%) LLBLGen Pro
7 3 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.83%) Maven
9 1 (0.42%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 17 (7.08%) Finance
2 7 (2.92%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.50%) Law
4 4 (1.67%) Back Office
5 3 (1.25%) Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (78.75%) Developer
2 115 (47.92%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.08%) C# Developer
4 25 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 17 (7.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.25%) Analyst
9 15 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.83%) Architect
11 10 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.33%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.92%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Sitecore Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
15 5 (2.08%) Applications Developer
15 5 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (65.00%) ASP.NET
2 69 (28.75%) Web Services
3 67 (27.92%) .NET Framework
4 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (21.25%) HTML
6 44 (18.33%) CSS
7 40 (16.67%) WCF
8 39 (16.25%) jQuery
9 37 (15.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 20 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (7.50%) XML
13 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (6.25%) WinForms
15 13 (5.42%) NHibernate
16 12 (5.00%) SOAP
17 11 (4.58%) JSON
18 10 (4.17%) WPF
18 10 (4.17%) CSS3
19 8 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.67%) NHS
2 12 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.50%) Open Source
5 5 (2.08%) IVR
6 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.67%) User Experience
6 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.25%) GIS
7 3 (1.25%) iPhone
7 3 (1.25%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) Wiki
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.17%) Windows
2 7 (2.92%) Linux
2 7 (2.92%) Android
3 4 (1.67%) UNIX
3 4 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.25%) AIX
5 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) HPUX
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (34.58%) MVC
3 52 (21.67%) Web Development
4 34 (14.17%) Dependency Injection
5 32 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 26 (10.83%) TDD
7 19 (7.92%) CRM
8 17 (7.08%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.67%) Scrum
10 12 (5.00%) OO
11 11 (4.58%) SOA
11 11 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.17%) Project Management
13 9 (3.75%) Data Modelling
13 9 (3.75%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.33%) Coaching
14 8 (3.33%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.33%) CMMI
14 8 (3.33%) Workflow
15 7 (2.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 158 (65.83%) C#
2 91 (37.92%) JavaScript
3 71 (29.58%) SQL
4 22 (9.17%) Java
5 16 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.33%) Ruby
8 8 (3.33%) Python
8 8 (3.33%) C++
9 6 (2.50%) VB
10 5 (2.08%) VB6
11 3 (1.25%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.42%) XAML
12 1 (0.42%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 10 (4.17%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.83%) ISEB
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.58%) Oracle
3 8 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.08%) VMware
5 4 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.25%) Google
6 3 (1.25%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.25%) Open Text
6 3 (1.25%) RedDot
6 3 (1.25%) Sencha
6 3 (1.25%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) Kofax
7 2 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.42%) Temenos
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Epicor
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) jBASE
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