The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 104 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.24% 10.34% 12.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.24% 28.19% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 91
Median daily rate £340 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £641 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 429 525 452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 42.22% 36.69% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 394 288
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Leeds

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Leeds

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Leeds

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for .NET.

1 116 (63.74%) C#
2 100 (54.95%) MVC
3 98 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 80 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
6 73 (40.11%) SQL Server
7 57 (31.32%) AngularJS
8 56 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (30.77%) SQL
9 52 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (28.02%) .NET Framework
11 46 (25.27%) CSS
12 43 (23.63%) HTML
13 42 (23.08%) Entity Framework
14 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
14 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
15 24 (13.19%) jQuery
16 22 (12.09%) E-Commerce
17 20 (10.99%) SOLID
18 19 (10.44%) Grunt
18 19 (10.44%) TDD
19 17 (9.34%) Web Development
19 17 (9.34%) OO
19 17 (9.34%) CMS
19 17 (9.34%) Scrum
19 17 (9.34%) gulp
20 16 (8.79%) SignalR
20 16 (8.79%) TypeScript
20 16 (8.79%) Jasmine
20 16 (8.79%) Oracle

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.34%) CMS
2 16 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.49%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.75%) Mule
7 4 (2.20%) Confluence
7 4 (2.20%) Mule ESB
7 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.65%) IIS
8 3 (1.65%) Sitefinity
8 3 (1.65%) WordPress
9 2 (1.10%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) Apache
10 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.55%) Plone
10 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (40.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) MS Access
9 2 (1.10%) Riak
10 1 (0.55%) Big Data
10 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Power BI
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.44%) Grunt
3 17 (9.34%) gulp
4 16 (8.79%) Jasmine
5 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.85%) JIRA
7 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.20%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.65%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.65%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.65%) Selenium
10 2 (1.10%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.10%) Subversion
10 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (6.04%) Back Office
1 11 (6.04%) Publishing
2 8 (4.40%) Advertising
2 8 (4.40%) Finance
3 4 (2.20%) Marketing
4 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (80.22%) Developer
2 93 (51.10%) .NET Developer
3 39 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 27 (14.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (12.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.79%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Angular Developer
11 8 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Architect
13 6 (3.30%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 57 (31.32%) AngularJS
3 56 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (28.02%) .NET Framework
6 46 (25.27%) CSS
7 43 (23.63%) HTML
8 42 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 24 (13.19%) jQuery
10 16 (8.79%) SignalR
11 15 (8.24%) LESS
11 15 (8.24%) Sass
11 15 (8.24%) Web Services
12 14 (7.69%) Angular 2
13 11 (6.04%) RxJS
14 10 (5.49%) HTML5
14 10 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (5.49%) XML
15 8 (4.40%) Middleware
15 8 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.75%) NHS
3 4 (2.20%) User Experience
4 3 (1.65%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.10%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) RIA
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.95%) MVC
2 80 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.09%) E-Commerce
4 20 (10.99%) SOLID
5 19 (10.44%) TDD
6 17 (9.34%) OO
6 17 (9.34%) Scrum
6 17 (9.34%) Web Development
7 15 (8.24%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.14%) SOA
9 12 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.04%) DevOps
11 10 (5.49%) Analytics
11 10 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.95%) BDD
13 8 (4.40%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.40%) Manual Testing
13 8 (4.40%) Open Source
14 7 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (63.74%) C#
2 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
3 56 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (8.79%) TypeScript
5 12 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.04%) Java
7 6 (3.30%) Python
8 5 (2.75%) PHP
9 4 (2.20%) C++
9 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.65%) VB
10 3 (1.65%) VB6
10 3 (1.65%) XPath
11 2 (1.10%) VBA
11 2 (1.10%) XQuery
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Delphi
12 1 (0.55%) Ruby
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) ISEB
3 5 (2.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Xen
3 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) Ansible
1 5 (2.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.79%) Oracle
3 10 (5.49%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.75%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.65%) Adobe
5 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.10%) Google
6 2 (1.10%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.10%) Telerik
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.55%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Imperva
7 1 (0.55%) Qualys
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Splunk
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