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 1 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 173 139 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.03% 12.08% 13.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.19% 34.07% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 96 60
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £385 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -68.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
420 408 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.79% 35.45% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 290 166
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 1 July 2015.

.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 1 July 2015, 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.

1 220 (68.54%) C#
2 167 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (49.84%) SQL
4 153 (47.66%) SQL Server
4 153 (47.66%) MVC
5 142 (44.24%) ASP.NET
6 112 (34.89%) JavaScript
7 102 (31.78%) Microsoft
8 94 (29.28%) jQuery
9 87 (27.10%) .NET Framework
10 81 (25.23%) HTML
11 80 (24.92%) CSS
11 80 (24.92%) TDD
12 75 (23.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 70 (21.81%) Entity Framework
14 55 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (17.13%) WCF
15 53 (16.51%) Web Services
16 50 (15.58%) JSON
17 48 (14.95%) OO
18 45 (14.02%) Selenium
19 44 (13.71%) T-SQL
20 43 (13.40%) Finance
20 43 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 42 (13.08%) Scrum
22 41 (12.77%) Visual Studio
23 39 (12.15%) NUnit
24 38 (11.84%) NHibernate
24 38 (11.84%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 27 (8.41%) IIS
2 22 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.67%) Apache
4 14 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.74%) nginx
6 12 (3.74%) Jetty
6 12 (3.74%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.43%) SAS
7 11 (3.43%) CMS
8 9 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.87%) Node.js
9 6 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.49%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) FastStats
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Aligne
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.62%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.74%) Google App Engine
3 12 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.67%) DNS
2 14 (4.36%) DHCP
3 12 (3.74%) FTP
3 12 (3.74%) HTTP
3 12 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.74%) SSL
3 12 (3.74%) IPsec
4 6 (1.87%) Intranet
5 4 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.93%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.62%) Skype
7 2 (0.62%) Internet
7 2 (0.62%) LDAP
8 1 (0.31%) SMTP
8 1 (0.31%) CTI
8 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.49%) OLAP
8 8 (2.49%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.87%) Big Data
11 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.62%) MySQL
14 1 (0.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (14.02%) Selenium
2 41 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 39 (12.15%) NUnit
4 31 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (9.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 18 (5.61%) SpecFlow
6 17 (5.30%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.43%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.49%) HP UFT
10 7 (2.18%) Maven
10 7 (2.18%) Sahi
10 7 (2.18%) WATIR
11 5 (1.56%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.56%) Subversion
11 5 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.93%) Toad
12 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.93%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 43 (13.40%) Finance
2 9 (2.80%) Back Office
3 4 (1.25%) Retail
4 3 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (69.16%) Developer
2 125 (38.94%) .NET Developer
3 38 (11.84%) C# Developer
4 32 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (8.72%) SQL Developer
6 25 (7.79%) Architect
7 18 (5.61%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.61%) Applications Developer
8 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.36%) Analyst
9 14 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (3.74%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.43%) Tester
12 10 (3.12%) VB Developer
12 10 (3.12%) VB6 Developer
13 9 (2.80%) DBA
13 9 (2.80%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.80%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (2.80%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (44.24%) ASP.NET
2 94 (29.28%) jQuery
3 87 (27.10%) .NET Framework
4 81 (25.23%) HTML
5 80 (24.92%) CSS
6 75 (23.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 70 (21.81%) Entity Framework
8 55 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (17.13%) WCF
9 53 (16.51%) Web Services
10 50 (15.58%) JSON
11 43 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (11.84%) NHibernate
13 37 (11.53%) XML
14 29 (9.03%) AngularJS
15 20 (6.23%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (5.30%) WinForms
17 16 (4.98%) HTML5
18 14 (4.36%) REST
19 13 (4.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.74%) NHS
1 12 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.87%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.25%) User Experience
4 3 (0.93%) Replication
4 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.62%) PKI
5 2 (0.62%) W3C
5 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.31%) New Media
6 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.31%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.90%) Windows
2 16 (4.98%) Linux
3 11 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.12%) Android
5 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.18%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.56%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.25%) UNIX
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (47.66%) MVC
3 80 (24.92%) TDD
4 48 (14.95%) OO
5 43 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (13.08%) Scrum
7 26 (8.10%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.10%) Automated Testing
7 26 (8.10%) Unit Testing
8 24 (7.48%) CRM
9 20 (6.23%) BDD
10 18 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.30%) Open Source
12 15 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.67%) Software Engineering
12 15 (4.67%) Analytics
12 15 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (4.36%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.36%) SOA
14 13 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (68.54%) C#
2 160 (49.84%) SQL
3 112 (34.89%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 37 (11.53%) Java
6 34 (10.59%) VB.NET
7 21 (6.54%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.23%) VB
9 19 (5.92%) PowerShell
10 17 (5.30%) VB6
11 16 (4.98%) Ruby
12 6 (1.87%) Python
12 6 (1.87%) PHP
13 4 (1.25%) C++
13 4 (1.25%) VBA
14 2 (0.62%) C
15 1 (0.31%) Perl
15 1 (0.31%) XAML
15 1 (0.31%) X++
15 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.56%) Degree
3 3 (0.93%) ISEB
3 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.31%) MCSD
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.98%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.74%) Xen
3 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.12%) Puppet
1 10 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.56%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) SCOM
3 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.31%) StatsD
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.84%) Oracle
3 17 (5.30%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.98%) VMware
5 12 (3.74%) Google
6 7 (2.18%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.93%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.93%) Cisco
8 2 (0.62%) SAP
8 2 (0.62%) Avaya
8 2 (0.62%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) Nintex
9 1 (0.31%) Apigee
9 1 (0.31%) Mashery
9 1 (0.31%) Kofax
9 1 (0.31%) Perforce
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata
9 1 (0.31%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) Twitter
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
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