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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 167 129 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.27% 11.29% 15.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.47% 33.16% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 86 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £412 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
499 389 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.67% 34.03% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 279 226
Average daily rate £400 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

.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 9 February 2016.

.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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 250 (65.62%) C#
2 180 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (38.06%) SQL Server
4 142 (37.27%) ASP.NET
5 132 (34.65%) MVC
6 130 (34.12%) SQL
7 104 (27.30%) Java
8 96 (25.20%) JavaScript
9 75 (19.69%) HTML
10 71 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 67 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 66 (17.32%) Linux
13 60 (15.75%) Python
13 60 (15.75%) .NET Framework
14 58 (15.22%) CSS
15 55 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (14.44%) jQuery
16 54 (14.17%) WCF
17 53 (13.91%) TDD
18 50 (13.12%) Finance
19 45 (11.81%) Ruby
19 45 (11.81%) Web Services
20 44 (11.55%) C++
21 40 (10.50%) Visual Studio
21 40 (10.50%) Windows
21 40 (10.50%) Entity Framework
22 39 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
23 37 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (9.45%) Oracle
24 36 (9.45%) Unix

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.25%) CMS
3 17 (4.46%) IIS
4 15 (3.94%) Jetty
4 15 (3.94%) nginx
4 15 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.67%) Apache
6 10 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.36%) Confluence
7 9 (2.36%) Node.js
8 6 (1.57%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 26 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.94%) Google App Engine
4 15 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.10%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.35%) HTTP
2 26 (6.82%) Internet
3 18 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.20%) SSL
5 13 (3.41%) DHCP
5 13 (3.41%) DNS
5 13 (3.41%) FTP
5 13 (3.41%) IPsec
6 9 (2.36%) SNMP
7 3 (0.79%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.79%) Intranet
8 2 (0.52%) Firewall
8 2 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (38.06%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.36%) Big Data
9 8 (2.10%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.79%) MS Access
13 3 (0.79%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.52%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 55 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (10.50%) Visual Studio
3 27 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.99%) Selenium
5 18 (4.72%) HP UFT
6 16 (4.20%) LoadRunner
7 13 (3.41%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.15%) Subversion
9 10 (2.62%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.62%) JIRA
10 9 (2.36%) Firebug
10 9 (2.36%) JMeter
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.79%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.52%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.52%) StyleCop
General
1 50 (13.12%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Publishing
3 5 (1.31%) Law
3 5 (1.31%) Marketing
4 3 (0.79%) Advertising
4 3 (0.79%) Banking
4 3 (0.79%) Retail
5 2 (0.52%) Back Office
5 2 (0.52%) Billing
5 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Games
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (64.57%) Developer
2 115 (30.18%) .NET Developer
3 75 (19.69%) C# Developer
4 44 (11.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (10.24%) Architect
5 39 (10.24%) SQL Developer
6 29 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 25 (6.56%) Analyst
8 24 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (6.30%) SQL Server Developer
9 22 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 21 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 19 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (4.46%) Digital Developer
13 16 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.94%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (37.27%) ASP.NET
2 75 (19.69%) HTML
3 67 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (15.75%) .NET Framework
5 58 (15.22%) CSS
6 55 (14.44%) jQuery
7 54 (14.17%) WCF
8 45 (11.81%) Web Services
9 40 (10.50%) Entity Framework
10 39 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (9.19%) AngularJS
12 29 (7.61%) HTML5
13 23 (6.04%) XML
14 19 (4.99%) CSS3
14 19 (4.99%) Servlets
15 18 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (4.72%) J2EE
15 18 (4.72%) WinForms
16 16 (4.20%) Mustache
16 16 (4.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.15%) Replication
2 12 (3.15%) User Experience
3 9 (2.36%) PKI
4 8 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.79%) iPad
8 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.26%) CESG
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.32%) Linux
2 40 (10.50%) Windows
3 36 (9.45%) Unix
4 24 (6.30%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.57%) Android
6 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (34.65%) MVC
3 53 (13.91%) TDD
4 37 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (9.19%) Analytics
6 32 (8.40%) DevOps
7 30 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 25 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 24 (6.30%) Configuration Management
10 20 (5.25%) Scrum
11 19 (4.99%) Front End Development
11 19 (4.99%) Web Accessibility
12 18 (4.72%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.72%) Waterfall
13 16 (4.20%) SOA
14 13 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.41%) SOLID
15 12 (3.15%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (3.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 250 (65.62%) C#
2 130 (34.12%) SQL
3 104 (27.30%) Java
4 96 (25.20%) JavaScript
5 60 (15.75%) Python
6 45 (11.81%) Ruby
7 44 (11.55%) C++
8 36 (9.45%) VB.NET
9 34 (8.92%) T-SQL
10 29 (7.61%) VB
11 14 (3.67%) C
12 13 (3.41%) Perl
12 13 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.36%) FQL
15 7 (1.84%) R
16 6 (1.57%) VB6
17 5 (1.31%) VBA
18 4 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (4.46%) ISTQB
2 15 (3.94%) ISEB
3 12 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.36%) Degree
5 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.52%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.84%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) GPG13
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
3 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (1.84%) StatsD
4 6 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.31%) Puppet
6 3 (0.79%) Cacti
6 3 (0.79%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 71 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.45%) Oracle
3 19 (4.99%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.20%) HP
5 15 (3.94%) Google
6 14 (3.67%) VMware
7 7 (1.84%) Apigee
7 7 (1.84%) Citrix
7 7 (1.84%) Mashery
7 7 (1.84%) Tableau
7 7 (1.84%) Teradata
8 6 (1.57%) Trillium
9 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.52%) Siebel
11 1 (0.26%) Apteco
11 1 (0.26%) Axway
11 1 (0.26%) Informatica
11 1 (0.26%) Sage
11 1 (0.26%) Twitter
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