Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 2018 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)
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 291 206 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.47% 9.48% 9.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.17% 22.54% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 160 210
Leeds median daily rate £375 £340 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -3.55% +8.46%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £300
90th Percentile £475 £475 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,071 914 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 42.20% 42.08% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 687 875
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £308 £310
90th Percentile £525 £508 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 - £10.20
10th Percentile £16.40 - £9.72
90th Percentile £38.15 - £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for .NET.

1 248 (85.22%) C#
2 180 (61.86%) ASP.NET
3 171 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (57.39%) MVC
5 142 (48.80%) JavaScript
6 141 (48.45%) SQL Server
7 124 (42.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 119 (40.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 96 (32.99%) SQL
10 93 (31.96%) AngularJS
11 75 (25.77%) TDD
12 74 (25.43%) Scrum
13 72 (24.74%) HTML
13 72 (24.74%) CSS
14 65 (22.34%) jQuery
15 60 (20.62%) Microsoft
16 59 (20.27%) E-Commerce
17 56 (19.24%) Microservices
18 54 (18.56%) Vue.js
19 53 (18.21%) .NET Framework
20 52 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
21 49 (16.84%) T-SQL
22 48 (16.49%) React
23 44 (15.12%) Git (software)
24 42 (14.43%) Test Automation
24 42 (14.43%) Web Development
25 41 (14.09%) Software Engineering
26 40 (13.75%) Entity Framework
27 39 (13.40%) Octopus Deploy
28 34 (11.68%) SOLID

.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 (5.84%) CMS
2 10 (3.44%) IIS
3 9 (3.09%) Apache
3 9 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (2.75%) Jetty
4 8 (2.75%) Mongrel
4 8 (2.75%) nginx
4 8 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.69%) SAS
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.75%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.06%) npm
5 6 (2.06%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) PaaS
7 3 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.78%) HTTP
2 8 (2.75%) DHCP
2 8 (2.75%) DNS
2 8 (2.75%) FTP
2 8 (2.75%) IPsec
2 8 (2.75%) SSL
2 8 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.37%) MySQL
6 2 (0.69%) Big Data
6 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 44 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 28 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 24 (8.25%) Visual Studio
5 22 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.81%) NUnit
6 14 (4.81%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.47%) MSTest
7 13 (4.47%) Selenium
8 12 (4.12%) webpack
9 8 (2.75%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.41%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.06%) Grunt
11 6 (2.06%) gulp
12 5 (1.72%) JIRA
13 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.37%) JMeter
13 4 (1.37%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.69%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (5.15%) Finance
2 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.72%) Retail
4 4 (1.37%) Automotive
4 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 215 (73.88%) Developer
2 141 (48.45%) .NET Developer
3 113 (38.83%) C# Developer
4 93 (31.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (17.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 48 (16.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (10.65%) Angular Developer
8 23 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (7.22%) Sitecore Developer
10 20 (6.87%) SQL Developer
11 19 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (6.19%) Web Developer
13 16 (5.50%) Senior Developer
14 15 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
16 12 (4.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 12 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
17 11 (3.78%) Software Developer
18 10 (3.44%) Software Engineer
19 9 (3.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (61.86%) ASP.NET
2 124 (42.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 119 (40.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (31.96%) AngularJS
5 72 (24.74%) CSS
5 72 (24.74%) HTML
6 65 (22.34%) jQuery
7 54 (18.56%) Vue.js
8 53 (18.21%) .NET Framework
9 48 (16.49%) React
10 40 (13.75%) Entity Framework
11 29 (9.97%) Web Services
12 26 (8.93%) .NET Core
12 26 (8.93%) CSS3
12 26 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (8.59%) HTML5
14 22 (7.56%) RESTful
15 20 (6.87%) Node.js
16 18 (6.19%) WCF
17 14 (4.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.81%) User Experience
4 10 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.03%) Life Science
8 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.69%) Equities
8 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.12%) Android
1 12 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.09%) Linux
3 8 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.34%) AIX
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (57.39%) MVC
3 75 (25.77%) TDD
4 74 (25.43%) Scrum
5 59 (20.27%) E-Commerce
6 56 (19.24%) Microservices
7 42 (14.43%) Test Automation
7 42 (14.43%) Web Development
8 41 (14.09%) Software Engineering
9 34 (11.68%) SOLID
10 33 (11.34%) OO
11 27 (9.28%) Front End Development
12 24 (8.25%) DevOps
13 23 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (6.87%) BDD
15 16 (5.50%) Pair Programming
16 15 (5.15%) OOP
16 15 (5.15%) SOA
17 10 (3.44%) SDLC
17 10 (3.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (85.22%) C#
2 142 (48.80%) JavaScript
3 96 (32.99%) SQL
4 49 (16.84%) T-SQL
5 31 (10.65%) Java
6 17 (5.84%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.12%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.44%) Python
9 8 (2.75%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.41%) PHP
11 5 (1.72%) VB
12 4 (1.37%) VB6
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.69%) Scala
13 2 (0.69%) VBA
14 1 (0.34%) C++
14 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (2.06%) Degree
1 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) CISSP
4 1 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (5.84%) Docker
2 8 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.75%) Xen
3 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) Ansible
2 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.25%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.81%) Xamarin
4 13 (4.47%) Google
5 9 (3.09%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.34%) Intel
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.34%) SAP
6 1 (0.34%) Splunk
6 1 (0.34%) Tableau