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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 127 112 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.76% 12.67% 14.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.91% 38.49% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 104
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
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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
303 291 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.45% 32.92% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 197 (76.06%) C#
2 155 (59.85%) ASP.NET
3 123 (47.49%) SQL Server
4 119 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (36.29%) MVC
6 85 (32.82%) SQL
7 74 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 67 (25.87%) .NET Framework
9 60 (23.17%) Web Services
10 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
11 56 (21.62%) HTML
12 55 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (20.85%) WCF
14 53 (20.46%) WinForms
14 53 (20.46%) VB.NET
14 53 (20.46%) CSS
15 51 (19.69%) Visual Studio
16 45 (17.37%) SharePoint
17 40 (15.44%) Oracle
17 40 (15.44%) Web Development
18 37 (14.29%) Windows
19 33 (12.74%) Finance
20 31 (11.97%) Enterprise Software
21 28 (10.81%) jQuery
22 27 (10.42%) Scrum
23 26 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
23 26 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 25 (9.65%) Java
25 24 (9.27%) OO
25 24 (9.27%) BizTalk Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (17.37%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.27%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (9.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (8.49%) CMS
4 9 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.16%) nginx
8 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.16%) Jetty
8 3 (1.16%) IIS
8 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.77%) Kentico
10 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.09%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.16%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.02%) Intranet
2 9 (3.47%) Internet
3 7 (2.70%) FTP
4 4 (1.54%) HTTP
5 3 (1.16%) IPsec
5 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.16%) DNS
5 3 (1.16%) SSL
5 3 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (47.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.93%) EDRMS
7 5 (1.93%) MySQL
8 4 (1.54%) QlikView
8 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.77%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 51 (19.69%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.25%) Subversion
4 10 (3.86%) MSTest
5 5 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.93%) NUnit
5 5 (1.93%) Selenium
6 3 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.16%) Maven
7 2 (0.77%) JUnit
7 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.77%) Behat
7 2 (0.77%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.39%) Firebug
8 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (12.74%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Advertising
3 4 (1.54%) Marketing
3 4 (1.54%) Retail
3 4 (1.54%) Legal
4 3 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.16%) Back Office
4 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.77%) Local Government
5 2 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 204 (78.76%) Developer
2 127 (49.03%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 29 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (9.27%) VB.NET Developer
6 23 (8.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 20 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.95%) WinForms Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.41%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.02%) Tester
12 12 (4.63%) .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.86%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.86%) C# Software Engineer
14 8 (3.09%) Analyst
14 8 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.09%) Sitecore Developer
15 7 (2.70%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (59.85%) ASP.NET
2 67 (25.87%) .NET Framework
3 60 (23.17%) Web Services
4 56 (21.62%) HTML
5 55 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (20.85%) WCF
7 53 (20.46%) WinForms
7 53 (20.46%) CSS
8 28 (10.81%) jQuery
9 26 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 21 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (8.11%) XML
12 18 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (6.18%) HTML5
14 11 (4.25%) WPF
15 10 (3.86%) LINQ
15 10 (3.86%) NHibernate
16 9 (3.47%) CSS3
16 9 (3.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.97%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.79%) NHS
3 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.86%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.54%) User Experience
7 4 (1.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Open Source
8 1 (0.39%) Handset
8 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Wiki
8 1 (0.39%) Blog
8 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (2.70%) Linux
3 6 (2.32%) Android
4 4 (1.54%) UNIX
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.29%) MVC
3 40 (15.44%) Web Development
4 27 (10.42%) Scrum
5 24 (9.27%) OO
5 24 (9.27%) TDD
6 23 (8.88%) Software Engineering
7 20 (7.72%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (7.34%) Automated Testing
9 16 (6.18%) Workflow
10 15 (5.79%) BDD
11 13 (5.02%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.63%) User Stories
13 11 (4.25%) Test Scripting
14 9 (3.47%) Mentoring
14 9 (3.47%) Migration
15 8 (3.09%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.09%) OOP
15 8 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (2.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (76.06%) C#
2 85 (32.82%) SQL
3 74 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 53 (20.46%) VB.NET
5 25 (9.65%) Java
6 19 (7.34%) VB
7 16 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.41%) VB6
9 11 (4.25%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.86%) PHP
11 9 (3.47%) C++
12 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.93%) Ruby
14 4 (1.54%) VBA
15 3 (1.16%) Python
16 2 (0.77%) Delphi
17 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.39%) C
17 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (1.54%) Degree
1 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.77%) ISEB
2 2 (0.77%) PMP
2 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.16%) Xen
1 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.44%) Oracle
3 9 (3.47%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.93%) Kofax
5 3 (1.16%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.16%) VMware
5 3 (1.16%) Google
5 3 (1.16%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Sybase
6 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.77%) Telerik
6 2 (0.77%) RedDot
6 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.77%) Splunk
6 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.77%) Sencha
7 1 (0.39%) Open Text
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
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