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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 126 131 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.21% 14.10% 15.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.57% 41.85% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 125
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 £263 £233 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £368 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
296 313 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.68% 33.69% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 196 268
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 193 (76.28%) C#
2 140 (55.34%) ASP.NET
3 126 (49.80%) SQL Server
4 86 (33.99%) SQL
4 86 (33.99%) MVC
5 74 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (26.48%) JavaScript
7 60 (23.72%) Microsoft
8 58 (22.92%) VB.NET
8 58 (22.92%) WinForms
8 58 (22.92%) .NET Framework
9 56 (22.13%) WCF
10 53 (20.95%) Web Services
11 51 (20.16%) HTML
12 50 (19.76%) Visual Studio
13 49 (19.37%) CSS
14 47 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 42 (16.60%) Oracle
17 36 (14.23%) Windows
17 36 (14.23%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (13.83%) Finance
19 32 (12.65%) Scrum
20 30 (11.86%) Web Development
21 28 (11.07%) Java
22 27 (10.67%) jQuery
23 25 (9.88%) Software Engineering
23 25 (9.88%) OO
23 25 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
23 25 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (6.72%) CMS
4 7 (2.77%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.58%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.19%) Jetty
8 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.19%) IIS
8 3 (1.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.14%) Intranet
2 7 (2.77%) FTP
2 7 (2.77%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) IPsec
3 3 (1.19%) SSL
3 3 (1.19%) DHCP
3 3 (1.19%) DNS
3 3 (1.19%) HTTP
3 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (49.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.37%) EDRMS
6 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.58%) MySQL
8 4 (1.58%) QlikView
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.40%) MS Access
11 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (19.76%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.16%) MSTest
4 5 (1.98%) Selenium
5 4 (1.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.19%) Subversion
6 3 (1.19%) NUnit
6 3 (1.19%) Maven
6 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.79%) Behat
7 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) Firebug
8 1 (0.40%) JMeter
8 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (13.83%) Finance
2 7 (2.77%) Advertising
3 4 (1.58%) Back Office
3 4 (1.58%) Legal
3 4 (1.58%) Retail
3 4 (1.58%) Marketing
4 3 (1.19%) Local Government
4 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.79%) Law
5 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 193 (76.28%) Developer
2 116 (45.85%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.23%) C# Developer
4 28 (11.07%) VB.NET Developer
4 28 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (9.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 20 (7.91%) WinForms Developer
7 18 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.93%) Tester
10 14 (5.53%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.14%) .NET Software Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Functional Tester
14 9 (3.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.56%) Manual Tester
14 9 (3.56%) Analyst
15 7 (2.77%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (55.34%) ASP.NET
2 58 (22.92%) WinForms
2 58 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 56 (22.13%) WCF
4 53 (20.95%) Web Services
5 51 (20.16%) HTML
6 49 (19.37%) CSS
7 47 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (10.67%) jQuery
9 25 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (7.91%) XML
11 17 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 16 (6.32%) HTML5
13 15 (5.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (4.74%) WPF
15 11 (4.35%) LINQ
16 10 (3.95%) WF
17 9 (3.56%) Backbone.js
18 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.95%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.56%) NHS
4 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Animation
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Wiki
7 1 (0.40%) Blog
7 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.40%) Handset
7 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.23%) Windows
2 7 (2.77%) Linux
3 4 (1.58%) Android
3 4 (1.58%) UNIX
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) HPUX
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.99%) MVC
2 74 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.65%) Scrum
4 30 (11.86%) Web Development
5 25 (9.88%) Software Engineering
5 25 (9.88%) OO
6 22 (8.70%) TDD
7 17 (6.72%) BDD
7 17 (6.72%) Workflow
8 15 (5.93%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (5.53%) Automated Testing
9 14 (5.53%) User Stories
10 13 (5.14%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.14%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.56%) Migration
11 9 (3.56%) CRM
12 8 (3.16%) OOP
13 7 (2.77%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.77%) SOA
14 5 (1.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (76.28%) C#
2 86 (33.99%) SQL
3 67 (26.48%) JavaScript
4 58 (22.92%) VB.NET
5 28 (11.07%) Java
6 20 (7.91%) VB
7 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.53%) VB6
9 11 (4.35%) C++
10 10 (3.95%) PHP
11 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.77%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.37%) Ruby
14 5 (1.98%) Python
14 5 (1.98%) VBA
15 2 (0.79%) Delphi
16 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.40%) VC++
16 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
1 4 (1.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) ISEB
3 2 (0.79%) PMP
3 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Xen
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.60%) Oracle
3 6 (2.37%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.37%) Kofax
4 3 (1.19%) Google
4 3 (1.19%) VMware
4 3 (1.19%) SAP
4 3 (1.19%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.79%) Splunk
5 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.79%) Sybase
5 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.79%) Telerik
6 1 (0.40%) Capita
6 1 (0.40%) Open Text
6 1 (0.40%) RedDot
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.40%) Informatica
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) Citrix
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