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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 136 111 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.30% 12.12% 13.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.21% 37.00% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 93
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
330 300 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.84% 32.75% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 209 165
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 189 (71.59%) C#
2 162 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 117 (44.32%) SQL Server
4 110 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (35.23%) SQL
6 91 (34.47%) MVC
7 89 (33.71%) JavaScript
8 74 (28.03%) .NET Framework
9 64 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (23.86%) Web Services
11 56 (21.21%) HTML
12 54 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 50 (18.94%) CSS
13 50 (18.94%) Web Development
14 49 (18.56%) WCF
15 46 (17.42%) Oracle
16 44 (16.67%) SharePoint
17 42 (15.91%) Visual Studio
18 36 (13.64%) VB.NET
19 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 35 (13.26%) jQuery
19 35 (13.26%) WinForms
20 33 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
21 32 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
22 30 (11.36%) Finance
22 30 (11.36%) Automated Testing
23 29 (10.98%) Windows
24 27 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
25 26 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
25 26 (9.85%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 44 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (7.20%) CMS
3 19 (7.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.14%) Jetty
6 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.14%) nginx
6 3 (1.14%) Kentico
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.76%) ArcSDE
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) Intranet
2 8 (3.03%) Internet
3 7 (2.65%) FTP
4 5 (1.89%) HTTP
5 4 (1.52%) SSL
6 3 (1.14%) DHCP
6 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.14%) DNS
6 3 (1.14%) IPsec
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.79%) MySQL
4 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.52%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.14%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.76%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 42 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.30%) Subversion
4 11 (4.17%) MSTest
5 7 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.27%) NUnit
7 5 (1.89%) Selenium
8 3 (1.14%) Maven
8 3 (1.14%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.14%) LLBLGen Pro
8 3 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.76%) Behat
9 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.76%) JUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.38%) JIRA
10 1 (0.38%) Firebug
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (11.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 4 (1.52%) Marketing
3 4 (1.52%) Back Office
4 3 (1.14%) Legal
4 3 (1.14%) Banking
4 3 (1.14%) Retail
5 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Advertising
5 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (79.55%) Developer
2 129 (48.86%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 36 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) Analyst
10 12 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
10 12 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
11 10 (3.79%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) Tester
11 10 (3.79%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.79%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.65%) VB Developer
13 7 (2.65%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (61.36%) ASP.NET
2 74 (28.03%) .NET Framework
3 64 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (23.86%) Web Services
5 56 (21.21%) HTML
6 50 (18.94%) CSS
7 49 (18.56%) WCF
8 35 (13.26%) WinForms
8 35 (13.26%) jQuery
8 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 33 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 21 (7.95%) XML
12 19 (7.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (4.92%) NHibernate
14 12 (4.55%) WPF
14 12 (4.55%) HTML5
15 10 (3.79%) Backbone.js
16 9 (3.41%) CSS3
17 8 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (9.47%) NHS
3 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.41%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) iPhone
8 3 (1.14%) Wiki
8 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.76%) GIS
10 1 (0.38%) Handset
10 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) Animation
10 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.98%) Windows
2 8 (3.03%) Linux
3 7 (2.65%) UNIX
4 6 (2.27%) Android
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.14%) AIX
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (34.47%) MVC
3 50 (18.94%) Web Development
4 32 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
5 30 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 26 (9.85%) TDD
7 24 (9.09%) OO
7 24 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 21 (7.95%) Scrum
9 14 (5.30%) Workflow
10 13 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.17%) BDD
13 9 (3.41%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.41%) CRM
14 8 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 7 (2.65%) SOA
15 7 (2.65%) ETL
15 7 (2.65%) CMMI
15 7 (2.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 189 (71.59%) C#
2 93 (35.23%) SQL
3 89 (33.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 19 (7.20%) Java
6 17 (6.44%) VB
7 16 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.55%) VB6
10 8 (3.03%) C++
11 7 (2.65%) PHP
12 6 (2.27%) Ruby
13 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.52%) Python
15 3 (1.14%) VBA
16 2 (0.76%) Delphi
17 1 (0.38%) C
17 1 (0.38%) VC++
17 1 (0.38%) NATURAL
17 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.65%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.76%) ISEB
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.38%) MCTS
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 54 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.42%) Oracle
3 6 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.89%) VMware
5 3 (1.14%) RedDot
5 3 (1.14%) Kofax
5 3 (1.14%) Sencha
5 3 (1.14%) Google
5 3 (1.14%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.14%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.14%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.76%) Splunk
6 2 (0.76%) Open Text
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.76%) Telerik
7 1 (0.38%) jBASE
7 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.38%) Sybase
7 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.38%) SAP
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