The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 198 192 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.98% 14.49% 8.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.13% 52.17% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 117 93
Average daily rate £315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.39% 27.77% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 214 216
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Yorkshire

.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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 150 £315 +5.00% 85
Bradford +4 20 £310 -4.61% 4
Halifax -8 8 £350 +12.00% 13
Wakefield - 2 £275 - 3
Huddersfield -5 1 - - 4
Castleford - - - - 2
Dewsbury - - - -
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 2
Pudsey - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
.NET
Yorkshire

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 262 (67.70%) C#
2 228 (58.91%) SQL Server
3 182 (47.03%) ASP.NET
4 150 (38.76%) SQL
5 104 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (23.77%) MVC
7 89 (23.00%) VB.NET
8 86 (22.22%) Web Services
9 78 (20.16%) Visual Studio
9 78 (20.16%) Microsoft
10 77 (19.90%) WCF
11 73 (18.86%) JavaScript
12 71 (18.35%) WinForms
12 71 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (18.09%) HTML
14 68 (17.57%) Finance
15 65 (16.80%) Scrum
16 63 (16.28%) SharePoint
17 62 (16.02%) Windows
18 56 (14.47%) CSS
18 56 (14.47%) Oracle
19 46 (11.89%) .NET Framework
20 45 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 44 (11.37%) VB
21 44 (11.37%) XML
22 43 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
23 41 (10.59%) SOA
24 37 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
25 36 (9.30%) jQuery
25 36 (9.30%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (4.65%) CMS
3 18 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (3.62%) IIS
5 7 (1.81%) nginx
6 6 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.78%) Node.js
9 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.52%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.52%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.26%) Apache
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 35 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.94%) MS Office
3 18 (4.65%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.39%) Intranet
2 6 (1.55%) WAN
2 6 (1.55%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.29%) SAN
3 5 (1.29%) Firewall
3 5 (1.29%) SMTP
3 5 (1.29%) LAN
3 5 (1.29%) NAS
4 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (58.91%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (4.39%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.33%) OLAP
9 9 (2.33%) MySQL
9 9 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.03%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.52%) QlikView
13 2 (0.52%) OLTP
13 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (20.16%) Visual Studio
2 35 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.07%) Subversion
4 7 (1.81%) NUnit
5 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.03%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.03%) JIRA
6 4 (1.03%) Selenium
6 4 (1.03%) MSTest
6 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.78%) NetAdvantage
7 3 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.26%) JMeter
9 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.26%) Moq
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 68 (17.57%) Finance
2 20 (5.17%) Back Office
3 6 (1.55%) Legal
4 5 (1.29%) Advertising
4 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.29%) Banking
5 4 (1.03%) Local Government
6 3 (0.78%) Publishing
6 3 (0.78%) Law
6 3 (0.78%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 272 (70.28%) Developer
2 150 (38.76%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 37 (9.56%) SQL Developer
5 35 (9.04%) C# Developer
6 30 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (6.20%) Analyst
8 20 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.91%) Tester
9 19 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.39%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.39%) Architect
10 17 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (4.13%) Test Analyst
11 16 (4.13%) WinForms Developer
11 16 (4.13%) SharePoint Developer
12 15 (3.88%) VB Developer
13 14 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
14 13 (3.36%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (47.03%) ASP.NET
2 86 (22.22%) Web Services
3 77 (19.90%) WCF
4 71 (18.35%) WinForms
4 71 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 70 (18.09%) HTML
6 56 (14.47%) CSS
7 46 (11.89%) .NET Framework
8 44 (11.37%) XML
9 36 (9.30%) jQuery
10 30 (7.75%) WPF
11 29 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 18 (4.65%) HTML5
14 17 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (3.36%) Ajax
16 13 (3.36%) XHTML
17 12 (3.10%) LINQ
18 9 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.17%) NHS
3 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.07%) Semantic Web
4 8 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (1.29%) Open Source
5 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.03%) W3C
6 4 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
9 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.02%) Windows
2 13 (3.36%) UNIX
3 10 (2.58%) Linux
4 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.55%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.77%) MVC
3 65 (16.80%) Scrum
4 41 (10.59%) SOA
5 32 (8.27%) ETL
6 31 (8.01%) TDD
7 30 (7.75%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.49%) OO
9 28 (7.24%) Web Development
10 25 (6.46%) Kanban
11 24 (6.20%) Project Management
12 22 (5.68%) Workflow
13 21 (5.43%) Unit Testing
14 19 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (4.65%) Test Scripting
15 18 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (4.39%) RDF
17 16 (4.13%) Multithreading
17 16 (4.13%) PRINCE2
17 16 (4.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 262 (67.70%) C#
2 150 (38.76%) SQL
3 89 (23.00%) VB.NET
4 73 (18.86%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.37%) VB
6 36 (9.30%) Java
7 29 (7.49%) T-SQL
8 28 (7.24%) VB6
8 28 (7.24%) Ruby
9 24 (6.20%) VBA
10 15 (3.88%) PHP
11 14 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.36%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.84%) C++
14 4 (1.03%) Python
14 4 (1.03%) XAML
15 3 (0.78%) C
16 2 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (3.36%) ISEB
2 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) Degree
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.78%) PMP
5 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.78%) MCSE
6 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.39%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) Puppet
2 6 (1.55%) HAProxy
2 6 (1.55%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.47%) Oracle
3 6 (1.55%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.55%) JD Edwards
4 5 (1.29%) Cisco
4 5 (1.29%) Splunk
5 4 (1.03%) Sencha
5 4 (1.03%) Kofax
6 3 (0.78%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.78%) Citrix
6 3 (0.78%) HP
6 3 (0.78%) Sybase
6 3 (0.78%) SAP
6 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe
7 2 (0.52%) Perforce
8 1 (0.26%) Capita
8 1 (0.26%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.26%) Borland
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Vertical IT
Rate: £280 - £330 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
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Rate: £295 - £300 per day
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Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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AMsource Technology
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day depending on experience
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + 9 month contracts
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Leeds
Neon Recruitment
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Leeds
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