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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 165 126 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.74% 12.48% 14.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.16% 42.00% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 87 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £388 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
.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
547 300 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.29% 29.70% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 206 198
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 £298 £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
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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 218 (64.12%) C#
2 169 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (49.41%) SQL Server
4 155 (45.59%) MVC
5 154 (45.29%) ASP.NET
6 149 (43.82%) SQL
7 108 (31.76%) jQuery
8 106 (31.18%) JavaScript
9 83 (24.41%) Microsoft
10 82 (24.12%) HTML
10 82 (24.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (21.47%) CSS
11 73 (21.47%) .NET Framework
12 67 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (17.35%) Entity Framework
14 57 (16.76%) TDD
15 54 (15.88%) Java
16 48 (14.12%) T-SQL
16 48 (14.12%) WCF
17 44 (12.94%) Web Services
17 44 (12.94%) Visual Studio
17 44 (12.94%) E-Commerce
18 42 (12.35%) AngularJS
19 41 (12.06%) Scrum
19 41 (12.06%) Finance
20 39 (11.47%) JSON
21 38 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (11.18%) Oracle
22 37 (10.88%) Linux
23 33 (9.71%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (9.71%) IIS
2 26 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.35%) CMS
4 17 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 17 (5.00%) Apache
5 16 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.71%) Jetty
5 16 (4.71%) nginx
6 12 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (3.24%) SAS
7 11 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.06%) Node.js
10 6 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.47%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.59%) Maximo
3 2 (0.59%) Aligne
4 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (4.12%) Google App Engine
3 14 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.18%) Office 365
5 3 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.88%) HTTP
2 17 (5.00%) DNS
3 16 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.71%) DHCP
4 15 (4.41%) SSL
4 15 (4.41%) Internet
5 14 (4.12%) IPsec
5 14 (4.12%) FTP
6 7 (2.06%) Intranet
7 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.88%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.88%) Firewall
9 2 (0.59%) LDAP
10 1 (0.29%) SMTP
10 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.65%) Big Data
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (2.35%) OLAP
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.06%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.59%) MySQL
13 2 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 44 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (7.94%) Selenium
4 25 (7.35%) NUnit
5 19 (5.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (4.71%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.53%) SpecFlow
7 12 (3.53%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.35%) Subversion
9 7 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.47%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.88%) Maven
12 3 (0.88%) Toad
13 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.29%) Moq
General
1 41 (12.06%) Finance
2 10 (2.94%) Marketing
3 9 (2.65%) Publishing
4 6 (1.76%) Back Office
5 4 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (0.59%) Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 233 (68.53%) Developer
2 112 (32.94%) .NET Developer
3 33 (9.71%) C# Developer
4 29 (8.53%) Architect
5 22 (6.47%) Senior Developer
5 22 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (6.18%) Web Developer
7 20 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 14 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.12%) SQL Developer
10 13 (3.82%) Analyst
11 11 (3.24%) DBA
12 8 (2.35%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Sitecore Developer
12 8 (2.35%) SharePoint Developer
13 7 (2.06%) .NET Software Developer
13 7 (2.06%) Mobile Web Developer
13 7 (2.06%) CRM Developer
13 7 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (45.29%) ASP.NET
2 108 (31.76%) jQuery
3 82 (24.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 82 (24.12%) HTML
4 73 (21.47%) CSS
4 73 (21.47%) .NET Framework
5 67 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (17.35%) Entity Framework
7 48 (14.12%) WCF
8 44 (12.94%) Web Services
9 42 (12.35%) AngularJS
10 39 (11.47%) JSON
11 32 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (8.24%) NHibernate
13 27 (7.94%) XML
13 27 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (6.76%) HTML5
15 17 (5.00%) J2EE
16 16 (4.71%) Servlets
17 15 (4.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.24%) NHS
3 8 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.47%) User Experience
6 3 (0.88%) Replication
6 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.59%) PKI
7 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.29%) New Media
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.88%) Linux
2 21 (6.18%) UNIX
3 20 (5.88%) Windows
4 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (45.59%) MVC
3 57 (16.76%) TDD
4 44 (12.94%) E-Commerce
5 41 (12.06%) Scrum
6 38 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.82%) Analytics
8 28 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.94%) OO
10 24 (7.06%) DevOps
11 22 (6.47%) CRM
12 20 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 20 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (5.29%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.29%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.71%) ITIL
14 16 (4.71%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.12%) BDD
16 13 (3.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (64.12%) C#
2 149 (43.82%) SQL
3 106 (31.18%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.88%) Java
5 48 (14.12%) T-SQL
6 31 (9.12%) VB.NET
7 22 (6.47%) Python
8 19 (5.59%) VB
8 19 (5.59%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.00%) Ruby
10 16 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.24%) C++
11 11 (3.24%) VB6
12 9 (2.65%) PHP
13 4 (1.18%) VBA
13 4 (1.18%) FQL
13 4 (1.18%) R
14 3 (0.88%) C
15 2 (0.59%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.47%) Degree
3 4 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) MCSD
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.12%) Xen
3 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.94%) Puppet
3 5 (1.47%) SCCM
4 4 (1.18%) StatsD
5 2 (0.59%) SCOM
5 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.18%) Oracle
3 33 (9.71%) Sitecore
4 21 (6.18%) VMware
5 14 (4.12%) Google
6 4 (1.18%) Tableau
6 4 (1.18%) Apigee
6 4 (1.18%) Mashery
6 4 (1.18%) Teradata
6 4 (1.18%) Citrix
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco
7 3 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.59%) Avaya
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) Nintex
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