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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 175 157 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.38% 10.19% 12.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.61% 43.49% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 139
Average daily rate
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£320 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.59% +55.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
478 361 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.35% 23.44% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 207 337
Average daily rate £320 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +121.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 +1 126 £320 +6.66% 95
Bradford +5 14 £325 -1.51% 6
Halifax +1 7 £310 -4.61% 6
Huddersfield -4 3 - - 5
Wakefield 0 1 - - 5
Ilkley - 1 £265 - 3
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Otley - - - - 2
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
.NET
Yorkshire

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 252 (67.20%) C#
2 186 (49.60%) SQL Server
3 166 (44.27%) ASP.NET
4 145 (38.67%) SQL
5 110 (29.33%) MVC
6 97 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (24.00%) VB.NET
8 79 (21.07%) Web Services
9 78 (20.80%) Microsoft
10 77 (20.53%) WCF
11 76 (20.27%) WinForms
12 70 (18.67%) JavaScript
13 69 (18.40%) HTML
14 64 (17.07%) .NET Framework
15 62 (16.53%) Visual Studio
16 59 (15.73%) CSS
17 58 (15.47%) Scrum
17 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 56 (14.93%) Oracle
18 56 (14.93%) Windows
19 50 (13.33%) Finance
19 50 (13.33%) SharePoint
20 44 (11.73%) XML
21 43 (11.47%) Enterprise Software
22 42 (11.20%) Software Engineering
23 41 (10.93%) VB
24 37 (9.87%) Java
25 35 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 34 (9.07%) SQL Server 2005
27 33 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.47%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (6.13%) CMS
5 13 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (2.67%) IIS
7 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.60%) nginx
7 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.53%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.27%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.33%) MS Office
3 10 (2.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.73%) Intranet
2 8 (2.13%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) Firewall
3 6 (1.60%) WAN
3 6 (1.60%) FTP
4 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.33%) SAN
4 5 (1.33%) SMTP
4 5 (1.33%) LAN
4 5 (1.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.27%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (49.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.13%) MySQL
7 8 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.07%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.80%) QlikView
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.53%) OLTP
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 62 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.33%) Selenium
5 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.80%) Maven
5 3 (0.80%) MSTest
5 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.80%) Behat
6 2 (0.53%) JIRA
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.53%) NUnit
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.53%) JUnit
6 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.27%) Firebug
7 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.27%) ProC
7 1 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 50 (13.33%) Finance
2 14 (3.73%) Back Office
3 6 (1.60%) Advertising
3 6 (1.60%) Retail
4 5 (1.33%) Legal
5 4 (1.07%) Publishing
5 4 (1.07%) Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Local Government
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 261 (69.60%) Developer
2 156 (41.60%) .NET Developer
3 52 (13.87%) C# Developer
4 46 (12.27%) VB.NET Developer
5 40 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (8.00%) Tester
7 25 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
8 23 (6.13%) Analyst
9 20 (5.33%) VB Developer
9 20 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 18 (4.80%) VB6 Developer
10 18 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.53%) SQL Developer
12 15 (4.00%) Web Developer
12 15 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.73%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Functional Tester
14 13 (3.47%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (44.27%) ASP.NET
2 79 (21.07%) Web Services
3 77 (20.53%) WCF
4 76 (20.27%) WinForms
5 69 (18.40%) HTML
6 64 (17.07%) .NET Framework
7 59 (15.73%) CSS
8 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (11.73%) XML
10 35 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 33 (8.80%) jQuery
12 21 (5.60%) WPF
13 15 (4.00%) HTML5
13 15 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 13 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (3.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (3.20%) LINQ
16 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (2.93%) SOAP
17 9 (2.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.47%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 9 (2.40%) NHS
4 8 (2.13%) Semantic Web
5 6 (1.60%) Open Source
5 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.27%) Social Media
9 1 (0.27%) PKI
9 1 (0.27%) Statistics
9 1 (0.27%) Animation
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.27%) EPoS
9 1 (0.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.93%) Windows
2 14 (3.73%) UNIX
3 10 (2.67%) Linux
4 6 (1.60%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.07%) Android
6 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.33%) MVC
2 97 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (15.47%) Scrum
4 42 (11.20%) Software Engineering
5 31 (8.27%) TDD
6 30 (8.00%) OO
7 23 (6.13%) Web Development
8 22 (5.87%) BDD
9 21 (5.60%) Test Scripting
10 20 (5.33%) Project Management
11 19 (5.07%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.27%) Workflow
13 15 (4.00%) Migration
13 15 (4.00%) User Stories
14 14 (3.73%) CRM
15 12 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.20%) Kanban
16 11 (2.93%) SOA
17 10 (2.67%) PRINCE2
17 10 (2.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 252 (67.20%) C#
2 145 (38.67%) SQL
3 90 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 70 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 41 (10.93%) VB
6 37 (9.87%) Java
7 28 (7.47%) VB6
8 21 (5.60%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.07%) Ruby
10 15 (4.00%) VBA
10 15 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.47%) C++
12 12 (3.20%) PHP
13 10 (2.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.33%) Python
15 4 (1.07%) C
16 2 (0.53%) Delphi
17 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (2.40%) ISEB
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.80%) MCSE
4 2 (0.53%) PMP
4 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.53%) Degree
4 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.13%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Capistrano
1 6 (1.60%) Puppet
1 6 (1.60%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.93%) Oracle
3 7 (1.87%) Sitecore
3 7 (1.87%) Splunk
4 5 (1.33%) Cisco
5 4 (1.07%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.07%) Sybase
5 4 (1.07%) Kofax
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
6 3 (0.80%) Capita
6 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.53%) Telerik
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe
7 2 (0.53%) Open Text
7 2 (0.53%) Citrix
7 2 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.27%) RedDot
8 1 (0.27%) HP
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Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £30,728 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago