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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 125 140 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.53% 14.72% 15.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.41% 42.30% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 78 81
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
353 331 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.56% 34.81% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 205 142
Average daily rate £340 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 164 (64.82%) C#
2 158 (62.45%) ASP.NET
3 107 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (39.92%) JavaScript
4 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
5 98 (38.74%) MVC
6 82 (32.41%) SQL
7 63 (24.90%) HTML
8 62 (24.51%) .NET Framework
9 58 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (22.53%) CSS
11 53 (20.95%) Web Services
12 52 (20.55%) Microsoft
13 50 (19.76%) jQuery
14 45 (17.79%) TDD
15 44 (17.39%) Web Development
16 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (15.42%) WCF
18 35 (13.83%) Windows
18 35 (13.83%) Oracle
19 34 (13.44%) SharePoint
20 30 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 26 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (9.88%) JSON
23 24 (9.49%) Scrum
23 24 (9.49%) CRM
24 23 (9.09%) Visual Studio
24 23 (9.09%) NHibernate
25 22 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
25 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (13.44%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.32%) CMS
3 14 (5.53%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.19%) IIS
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.19%) Jetty
8 3 (1.19%) nginx
8 3 (1.19%) Kentico
9 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.79%) ArcSDE
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.79%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) MS Office
3 7 (2.77%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) Intranet
2 5 (1.98%) HTTP
2 5 (1.98%) CTI
3 4 (1.58%) Internet
3 4 (1.58%) SSL
4 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.19%) DNS
4 3 (1.19%) DHCP
4 3 (1.19%) FTP
4 3 (1.19%) IPsec
5 1 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.35%) MySQL
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.98%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.19%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.19%) FileMaker
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (7.51%) NUnit
4 17 (6.72%) Subversion
5 15 (5.93%) Selenium
6 12 (4.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (3.56%) MSTest
8 8 (3.16%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.98%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.19%) LLBLGen Pro
10 3 (1.19%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.79%) JIRA
12 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (7.51%) Finance
2 6 (2.37%) Law
2 6 (2.37%) Multimedia
2 6 (2.37%) Back Office
3 3 (1.19%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
4 2 (0.79%) Retail
4 2 (0.79%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 197 (77.87%) Developer
2 119 (47.04%) .NET Developer
3 22 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 21 (8.30%) SQL Developer
5 20 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (6.32%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.93%) Architect
8 15 (5.93%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Analyst
9 13 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Xamarin Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (2.77%) Tester
12 7 (2.77%) CRM Developer
13 6 (2.37%) Sitecore Developer
13 6 (2.37%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (62.45%) ASP.NET
2 63 (24.90%) HTML
3 62 (24.51%) .NET Framework
4 58 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (22.53%) CSS
6 53 (20.95%) Web Services
7 50 (19.76%) jQuery
8 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (15.42%) WCF
10 30 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (9.88%) JSON
12 23 (9.09%) NHibernate
13 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 21 (8.30%) XML
15 15 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (5.53%) SOAP
17 11 (4.35%) CSS3
18 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (3.95%) WPF
19 9 (3.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.91%) NHS
2 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.37%) Open Source
5 5 (1.98%) IVR
5 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.58%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.58%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.19%) GIS
7 3 (1.19%) iPhone
7 3 (1.19%) User Experience
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.79%) Wiki
8 2 (0.79%) W3C
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.83%) Windows
2 17 (6.72%) Android
3 12 (4.74%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.77%) Linux
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.58%) UNIX
8 3 (1.19%) AIX
9 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.74%) MVC
3 45 (17.79%) TDD
4 44 (17.39%) Web Development
5 24 (9.49%) Scrum
5 24 (9.49%) CRM
6 21 (8.30%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (8.30%) Automated Testing
6 21 (8.30%) OO
7 19 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (6.32%) Unit Testing
9 12 (4.74%) SOA
10 11 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.95%) Project Management
12 9 (3.56%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.56%) Waterfall
12 9 (3.56%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.16%) Coaching
14 7 (2.77%) ITIL
14 7 (2.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 164 (64.82%) C#
2 101 (39.92%) JavaScript
3 82 (32.41%) SQL
4 21 (8.30%) Java
5 20 (7.91%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.16%) Ruby
6 8 (3.16%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.77%) C++
7 7 (2.77%) Python
7 7 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.37%) VB
9 4 (1.58%) VB6
10 3 (1.19%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.40%) XAML
11 1 (0.40%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 9 (3.56%) Degree
2 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.79%) ISEB
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) COBIT
1 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) Xen
Vendors
1 52 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.83%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.98%) VMware
6 3 (1.19%) Kofax
6 3 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (1.19%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.19%) Sencha
7 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.79%) Open Text
7 2 (0.79%) RedDot
7 2 (0.79%) Telerik
7 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) Epicor
8 1 (0.40%) Temenos
8 1 (0.40%) jBASE
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