Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 291 194 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.65% 8.99% 10.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.93% 22.66% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 149 216
Leeds median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £289 £265 £285
90th Percentile £504 £406 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Leeds median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

.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 1,006 856 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.27% 39.65% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 619 739
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £300 £295
90th Percentile £535 £538 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.84
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%

.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 20 April 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 20 April 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.

1 224 (76.98%) C#
2 170 (58.42%) ASP.NET
3 155 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (49.48%) MVC
5 121 (41.58%) SQL Server
5 121 (41.58%) JavaScript
6 100 (34.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 87 (29.90%) SQL
9 73 (25.09%) HTML
10 69 (23.71%) AngularJS
11 68 (23.37%) TDD
12 66 (22.68%) CSS
13 63 (21.65%) jQuery
14 62 (21.31%) Scrum
15 54 (18.56%) Microservices
16 49 (16.84%) .NET Framework
17 47 (16.15%) T-SQL
17 47 (16.15%) Microsoft
18 46 (15.81%) Web Development
18 46 (15.81%) React
19 40 (13.75%) Test Automation
20 39 (13.40%) SOLID
21 37 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
22 36 (12.37%) E-Commerce
23 34 (11.68%) Vue (Vue.js)
23 34 (11.68%) Front End Development
24 33 (11.34%) Xamarin
24 33 (11.34%) Git (software)
25 32 (11.00%) HTML5

.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 31 (10.65%) CMS
2 20 (6.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (3.09%) Apache
3 9 (3.09%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.75%) IIS
4 8 (2.75%) nginx
5 7 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.06%) Jetty
6 6 (2.06%) Mongrel
6 6 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.03%) SAS
10 2 (0.69%) Kentico
10 2 (0.69%) Mule
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.34%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.06%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) npm
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.06%) DHCP
3 6 (2.06%) DNS
3 6 (2.06%) FTP
3 6 (2.06%) IPsec
3 6 (2.06%) SSL
4 2 (0.69%) AMQP
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (41.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.72%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.69%) Big Data
9 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.34%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.34%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.53%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.78%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.44%) Selenium
8 9 (3.09%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.41%) NUnit
9 7 (2.41%) webpack
10 6 (2.06%) gulp
10 6 (2.06%) MSTest
10 6 (2.06%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.72%) AppVeyor
11 5 (1.72%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.72%) Grunt
12 4 (1.37%) Chocolatey
12 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.37%) JIRA
13 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (6.53%) Finance
2 7 (2.41%) Banking
3 6 (2.06%) Retail
4 5 (1.72%) Marketing
5 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 223 (76.63%) Developer
2 133 (45.70%) .NET Developer
3 87 (29.90%) C# Developer
4 70 (24.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (13.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (11.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (7.22%) Sitecore Developer
8 19 (6.53%) Angular Developer
8 19 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (6.19%) Web Developer
10 17 (5.84%) Architect
10 17 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (5.50%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.50%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (3.78%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.78%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (3.09%) Applications Architect
14 9 (3.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (58.42%) ASP.NET
2 100 (34.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 91 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 73 (25.09%) HTML
5 69 (23.71%) AngularJS
6 66 (22.68%) CSS
7 63 (21.65%) jQuery
8 49 (16.84%) .NET Framework
9 46 (15.81%) React
10 34 (11.68%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 32 (11.00%) CSS3
11 32 (11.00%) HTML5
11 32 (11.00%) Node.js
12 29 (9.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (9.62%) Entity Framework
14 25 (8.59%) Web Services
15 23 (7.90%) RESTful
16 15 (5.15%) XML
17 14 (4.81%) Sass
17 14 (4.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.56%) User Experience
3 21 (7.22%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) FMCG
9 2 (0.69%) Life Science
9 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.56%) Android
1 22 (7.56%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.78%) Linux
3 8 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.34%) AIX
4 1 (0.34%) VMS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (49.48%) MVC
3 68 (23.37%) TDD
4 62 (21.31%) Scrum
5 54 (18.56%) Microservices
6 46 (15.81%) Web Development
7 40 (13.75%) Test Automation
8 39 (13.40%) SOLID
9 36 (12.37%) E-Commerce
10 34 (11.68%) Front End Development
11 27 (9.28%) OO
11 27 (9.28%) SOA
12 26 (8.93%) DevOps
13 25 (8.59%) OOP
13 25 (8.59%) Software Engineering
14 21 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (5.84%) BDD
16 13 (4.47%) Pair Programming
16 13 (4.47%) SDLC
17 12 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (76.98%) C#
2 121 (41.58%) JavaScript
3 87 (29.90%) SQL
4 47 (16.15%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.62%) Java
6 24 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.50%) PHP
8 9 (3.09%) VB
9 8 (2.75%) VB6
10 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.41%) Python
11 4 (1.37%) VBA
12 3 (1.03%) C++
12 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.69%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.69%) C
13 2 (0.69%) RPG
14 1 (0.34%) VBScript
14 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (2.41%) Degree
2 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) QA
1 8 (2.75%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (3.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.06%) Xen
3 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) Puppet
2 3 (1.03%) Ansible
3 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.34%) Xamarin
3 30 (10.31%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.78%) Google
5 7 (2.41%) VMware
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
8 2 (0.69%) IBM
8 2 (0.69%) QAD
8 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.69%) Splunk
9 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.34%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.34%) Intel
9 1 (0.34%) New Relic
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.34%) Workday