The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 179 176 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.54% 11.45% 13.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.00% 43.14% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 96 161
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 £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.NET
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
471 408 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.72% 26.55% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 248 366
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £41.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the West Yorkshire region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Yorkshire region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 122 £325 +4.00% 87
Bradford -3 18 £325 -11.56% 11
Halifax -6 7 - - 4
Huddersfield -2 4 £255 -7.27% 5
Ilkley - 1 £265 - 1
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 3
Wetherby - - - - 4
.NET
Yorkshire

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 253 (71.07%) C#
2 187 (52.53%) ASP.NET
3 172 (48.31%) SQL Server
4 117 (32.87%) SQL
5 111 (31.18%) MVC
6 94 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (25.00%) Web Services
8 86 (24.16%) JavaScript
9 84 (23.60%) WCF
10 74 (20.79%) .NET Framework
11 73 (20.51%) VB.NET
12 70 (19.66%) HTML
12 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
13 66 (18.54%) WinForms
14 64 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (17.42%) Visual Studio
16 60 (16.85%) CSS
16 60 (16.85%) SharePoint
17 53 (14.89%) Oracle
18 47 (13.20%) Windows
18 47 (13.20%) Finance
18 47 (13.20%) Scrum
19 46 (12.92%) XML
20 39 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
21 37 (10.39%) Web Development
22 36 (10.11%) VB
22 36 (10.11%) Software Engineering
22 36 (10.11%) jQuery
23 34 (9.55%) Java
24 32 (8.99%) BizTalk Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 60 (16.85%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (8.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (6.46%) CMS
5 9 (2.53%) IIS
6 8 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.56%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.28%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.09%) MS Office
2 11 (3.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.49%) Intranet
2 8 (2.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.69%) Firewall
3 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.40%) FTP
4 5 (1.40%) LAN
4 5 (1.40%) WAN
4 5 (1.40%) SMTP
4 5 (1.40%) SAN
4 5 (1.40%) NAS
5 3 (0.84%) HTTP
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.97%) EDRMS
7 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.40%) MySQL
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.12%) QlikView
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.56%) OLTP
12 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (17.42%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.81%) Selenium
4 8 (2.25%) MSTest
5 6 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.84%) Behat
6 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.84%) Maven
7 2 (0.56%) JIRA
7 2 (0.56%) JUnit
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.28%) Firebug
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.28%) ProC
8 1 (0.28%) JMeter
8 1 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 47 (13.20%) Finance
2 12 (3.37%) Back Office
3 6 (1.69%) Advertising
3 6 (1.69%) Retail
4 5 (1.40%) Marketing
5 4 (1.12%) Banking
5 4 (1.12%) Legal
6 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.84%) Local Government
7 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 262 (73.60%) Developer
2 159 (44.66%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 40 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (10.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 29 (8.15%) SharePoint Developer
7 23 (6.46%) Tester
8 22 (6.18%) Analyst
9 21 (5.90%) WinForms Developer
10 20 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 18 (5.06%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.78%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.78%) VB Developer
12 17 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.21%) VB6 Developer
13 15 (4.21%) Test Analyst
13 15 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
15 12 (3.37%) .NET Web Developer
15 12 (3.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (52.53%) ASP.NET
2 89 (25.00%) Web Services
3 84 (23.60%) WCF
4 74 (20.79%) .NET Framework
5 70 (19.66%) HTML
6 66 (18.54%) WinForms
7 64 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (16.85%) CSS
9 46 (12.92%) XML
10 36 (10.11%) jQuery
11 29 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 26 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 23 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (4.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (4.21%) HTML5
15 15 (4.21%) WPF
15 15 (4.21%) WF
15 15 (4.21%) SOAP
16 12 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (3.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (3.93%) NHS
3 11 (3.09%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.12%) Open Source
6 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.28%) EPoS
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
8 1 (0.28%) Wiki
8 1 (0.28%) Blog
8 1 (0.28%) RIA
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.28%) Handset
8 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.28%) PKI
8 1 (0.28%) Statistics
8 1 (0.28%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.20%) Windows
2 8 (2.25%) Linux
3 6 (1.69%) UNIX
4 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.12%) Android
5 4 (1.12%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) HPUX
7 1 (0.28%) zOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.18%) MVC
2 94 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (13.20%) Scrum
4 37 (10.39%) Web Development
5 36 (10.11%) Software Engineering
6 26 (7.30%) OO
7 24 (6.74%) TDD
7 24 (6.74%) Automated Testing
8 22 (6.18%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (5.90%) BDD
10 20 (5.62%) Workflow
11 18 (5.06%) Test Scripting
12 17 (4.78%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.21%) User Stories
14 14 (3.93%) CRM
14 14 (3.93%) SOA
14 14 (3.93%) Project Management
15 12 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (3.09%) Migration
17 8 (2.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 253 (71.07%) C#
2 117 (32.87%) SQL
3 86 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.51%) VB.NET
5 36 (10.11%) VB
6 34 (9.55%) Java
7 25 (7.02%) VB6
8 22 (6.18%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.37%) C++
10 11 (3.09%) PHP
10 11 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.97%) Ruby
12 7 (1.97%) VBA
13 5 (1.40%) Python
14 3 (0.84%) C
15 2 (0.56%) Delphi
16 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (2.53%) ISEB
2 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.12%) Degree
4 2 (0.56%) PMP
4 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Xen
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.89%) Oracle
3 7 (1.97%) Kofax
3 7 (1.97%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.40%) Cisco
5 4 (1.12%) Open Text
5 4 (1.12%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.84%) RedDot
6 3 (0.84%) Telerik
6 3 (0.84%) Capita
6 3 (0.84%) SAP
6 3 (0.84%) Sybase
7 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) VMware
8 1 (0.28%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.28%) HP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago