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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.79% 9.99% 10.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.40% 24.75% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 135
Median daily rate £330 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £469 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 433 598 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.26% 40.35% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 445 313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 28 June 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 28 June 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.

1 134 (66.01%) C#
2 123 (60.59%) ASP.NET
3 100 (49.26%) MVC
4 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (44.33%) SQL Server
6 84 (41.38%) SQL
7 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
8 64 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (23.65%) HTML
10 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (20.20%) Microsoft
12 40 (19.70%) CSS
12 40 (19.70%) .NET Framework
13 36 (17.73%) T-SQL
13 36 (17.73%) AngularJS
14 32 (15.76%) jQuery
15 28 (13.79%) Visual Studio
16 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
17 26 (12.81%) Sitecore
18 25 (12.32%) TDD
18 25 (12.32%) Entity Framework
19 24 (11.82%) Software Engineering
19 24 (11.82%) Web Services
19 24 (11.82%) Scrum
20 23 (11.33%) CMS
20 23 (11.33%) Web Development
21 22 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
22 19 (9.36%) Degree
23 18 (8.87%) SOLID
24 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008

.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 23 (11.33%) CMS
2 15 (7.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.96%) IIS
5 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.97%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Confluence
8 2 (0.99%) Mule
8 2 (0.99%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.99%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.49%) Plone
9 1 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.49%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.49%) Akamai
4 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) Firewall
2 7 (3.45%) Internet
3 5 (2.46%) DHCP
3 5 (2.46%) DNS
3 5 (2.46%) LAN
3 5 (2.46%) VLAN
3 5 (2.46%) WAN
3 5 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.99%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.46%) MS Access
8 4 (1.97%) MySQL
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.43%) gulp
4 9 (4.43%) Selenium
5 7 (3.45%) Grunt
6 6 (2.96%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.99%) JIRA
9 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.49%) Subversion
10 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (6.90%) Finance
2 7 (3.45%) Advertising
2 7 (3.45%) Publishing
3 4 (1.97%) Back Office
4 3 (1.48%) Automotive
4 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.48%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 157 (77.34%) Developer
2 109 (53.69%) .NET Developer
3 57 (28.08%) C# Developer
4 47 (23.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (15.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (14.78%) SQL Developer
8 20 (9.85%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (6.40%) Software Developer
13 11 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (5.42%) T-SQL Developer
14 9 (4.43%) Sitecore Developer
14 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (3.94%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Senior SQL Developer
16 7 (3.45%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (60.59%) ASP.NET
2 64 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (23.65%) HTML
4 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (19.70%) .NET Framework
5 40 (19.70%) CSS
6 36 (17.73%) AngularJS
7 32 (15.76%) jQuery
8 25 (12.32%) Entity Framework
9 24 (11.82%) Web Services
10 13 (6.40%) HTML5
10 13 (6.40%) XML
11 9 (4.43%) CSS3
11 9 (4.43%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (3.94%) Ajax
13 7 (3.45%) MSMQ
13 7 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (3.45%) Spring
13 7 (3.45%) Spring MVC
13 7 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) User Experience
4 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.46%) NHS
5 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.99%) iPad
6 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.40%) Windows
2 10 (4.93%) Linux
3 2 (0.99%) Android
3 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) AIX
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (49.26%) MVC
2 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
4 25 (12.32%) TDD
5 24 (11.82%) Scrum
5 24 (11.82%) Software Engineering
6 23 (11.33%) Web Development
7 18 (8.87%) SOLID
8 15 (7.39%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.90%) Project Management
10 13 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.91%) OO
12 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.42%) DevOps
12 11 (5.42%) SOA
13 10 (4.93%) Front End Development
14 9 (4.43%) Kanban
14 9 (4.43%) Microservices
14 9 (4.43%) Migration
14 9 (4.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (66.01%) C#
2 84 (41.38%) SQL
3 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.73%) T-SQL
5 16 (7.88%) Java
6 7 (3.45%) Scala
6 7 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.46%) Delphi
7 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.97%) PHP
9 3 (1.48%) C++
9 3 (1.48%) VB
9 3 (1.48%) VB6
10 2 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.99%) XAML
11 1 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) Degree
2 8 (3.94%) ISEB
3 6 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) Sitecore
3 17 (8.37%) Oracle
4 4 (1.97%) SAP
4 4 (1.97%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.99%) Apple
5 2 (0.99%) Google
5 2 (0.99%) HP
5 2 (0.99%) Imperva
5 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.99%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix
6 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.49%) Intel
6 1 (0.49%) Magma
6 1 (0.49%) Qualys
6 1 (0.49%) Sage
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Telerik
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