The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 124 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.93% 13.89% 15.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.62% 44.84% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 117
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £351 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.59% +144.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 281 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.13% 30.98% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 168 263
Average daily rate £305 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET
West Yorkshire

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 204 (74.18%) C#
2 138 (50.18%) SQL Server
3 130 (47.27%) ASP.NET
4 119 (43.27%) SQL
5 85 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (29.45%) MVC
7 68 (24.73%) VB.NET
7 68 (24.73%) Microsoft
8 59 (21.45%) WinForms
9 57 (20.73%) JavaScript
10 55 (20.00%) HTML
11 54 (19.64%) Scrum
12 52 (18.91%) Web Services
13 50 (18.18%) WCF
14 49 (17.82%) CSS
15 48 (17.45%) Visual Studio
16 47 (17.09%) Oracle
16 47 (17.09%) Windows
16 47 (17.09%) SharePoint
17 46 (16.73%) .NET Framework
18 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (15.27%) Enterprise Software
20 37 (13.45%) Finance
21 31 (11.27%) Java
22 29 (10.55%) OO
23 28 (10.18%) TDD
24 27 (9.82%) XML
24 27 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
25 25 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 25 (9.09%) VB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (17.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (6.91%) CMS
5 13 (4.73%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.55%) IIS
7 6 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.18%) nginx
8 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.73%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.73%) MS Office
3 10 (3.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) Intranet
2 8 (2.91%) Internet
3 6 (2.18%) FTP
4 5 (1.82%) WAN
5 4 (1.45%) SMTP
5 4 (1.45%) LAN
5 4 (1.45%) Firewall
5 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.45%) SAN
5 4 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (50.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.82%) MySQL
8 4 (1.45%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.09%) QlikView
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (17.45%) Visual Studio
2 27 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.18%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.09%) MSTest
4 3 (1.09%) Maven
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.73%) Selenium
5 2 (0.73%) NUnit
5 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 2 (0.73%) JUnit
5 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.73%) Behat
6 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.36%) JMeter
6 1 (0.36%) Firebug
6 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 37 (13.45%) Finance
2 8 (2.91%) Back Office
3 6 (2.18%) Advertising
4 4 (1.45%) Publishing
4 4 (1.45%) Legal
4 4 (1.45%) Retail
5 3 (1.09%) Local Government
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 185 (67.27%) Developer
2 106 (38.55%) .NET Developer
3 41 (14.91%) C# Developer
4 31 (11.27%) VB.NET Developer
4 31 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (9.09%) Tester
6 21 (7.64%) WinForms Developer
7 20 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
8 19 (6.91%) Analyst
9 18 (6.55%) Software Engineer
9 18 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.09%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.73%) .NET Software Engineer
11 13 (4.73%) Manual Tester
11 13 (4.73%) Functional Tester
12 11 (4.00%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.64%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.64%) VB6 Developer
13 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (47.27%) ASP.NET
2 59 (21.45%) WinForms
3 55 (20.00%) HTML
4 52 (18.91%) Web Services
5 50 (18.18%) WCF
6 49 (17.82%) CSS
7 46 (16.73%) .NET Framework
8 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (9.82%) XML
10 25 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (8.36%) jQuery
12 16 (5.82%) WPF
13 14 (5.09%) HTML5
14 13 (4.73%) LINQ
14 13 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 10 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (3.27%) Backbone.js
17 8 (2.91%) Ajax
18 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.27%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.27%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.55%) NHS
4 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.82%) Semantic Web
5 5 (1.82%) Open Source
6 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.73%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) Social Media
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
8 1 (0.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) Animation
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.09%) Windows
2 9 (3.27%) Linux
2 9 (3.27%) UNIX
3 6 (2.18%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.45%) Android
4 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.45%) MVC
3 54 (19.64%) Scrum
4 29 (10.55%) OO
5 28 (10.18%) TDD
6 25 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 22 (8.00%) Web Development
8 21 (7.64%) BDD
9 19 (6.91%) Test Scripting
10 16 (5.82%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.45%) User Stories
12 14 (5.09%) Project Management
12 14 (5.09%) Workflow
12 14 (5.09%) Migration
13 11 (4.00%) OOP
13 11 (4.00%) Kanban
14 9 (3.27%) CRM
14 9 (3.27%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (2.91%) Data Management
15 8 (2.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (74.18%) C#
2 119 (43.27%) SQL
3 68 (24.73%) VB.NET
4 57 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.27%) Java
6 25 (9.09%) VB
7 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 18 (6.55%) VB6
8 18 (6.55%) Ruby
9 12 (4.36%) C++
10 11 (4.00%) PHP
11 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.82%) VBA
13 5 (1.82%) Python
14 2 (0.73%) Delphi
14 2 (0.73%) C
15 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (1.82%) ISEB
2 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.09%) MCSE
4 2 (0.73%) PMP
4 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Degree
4 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.55%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9002
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) Capistrano
1 6 (2.18%) Puppet
1 6 (2.18%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.09%) Oracle
3 7 (2.55%) Splunk
4 6 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.45%) Cisco
5 4 (1.45%) Kofax
5 4 (1.45%) Sybase
6 3 (1.09%) SAP
6 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) Open Text
8 1 (0.36%) RedDot
8 1 (0.36%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) Capita
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