Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 229 170 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.65% 7.78% 9.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.05% 21.74% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 124 173
Leeds median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £324 £306 £300
90th Percentile £475 £472 £521
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate - - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.50

.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 952 782 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.13% 35.77% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 593 793
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +13.79%
10th Percentile £321 £305 £308
90th Percentile £546 £500 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £16.48 - £12.98
90th Percentile £18.23 - £16.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 177 (77.29%) C#
2 129 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (54.15%) ASP.NET
4 123 (53.71%) JavaScript
5 117 (51.09%) MVC
6 104 (45.41%) SQL Server
7 97 (42.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 86 (37.55%) AngularJS
9 83 (36.24%) SQL
10 81 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (28.82%) Scrum
12 64 (27.95%) E-Commerce
13 59 (25.76%) jQuery
14 58 (25.33%) TDD
15 56 (24.45%) CSS
15 56 (24.45%) Vue.js
16 55 (24.02%) HTML
17 43 (18.78%) Software Engineering
17 43 (18.78%) React
18 42 (18.34%) .NET Framework
19 39 (17.03%) Microservices
20 37 (16.16%) Microsoft
21 36 (15.72%) T-SQL
22 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
23 34 (14.85%) .NET Core
24 33 (14.41%) Sitecore
25 32 (13.97%) Entity Framework
26 28 (12.23%) Octopus Deploy
27 26 (11.35%) Git (software)
27 26 (11.35%) CMS

.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 26 (11.35%) CMS
2 23 (10.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.06%) WordPress
4 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.31%) CloudStack
6 3 (1.31%) IIS
6 3 (1.31%) JBoss
6 3 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.31%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.87%) Jetty
7 2 (0.87%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.87%) nginx
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.93%) SaaS
4 5 (2.18%) npm
5 4 (1.75%) PaaS
6 3 (1.31%) IaaS
6 3 (1.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.87%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) DHCP
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.87%) FTP
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) IPsec
2 2 (0.87%) SSL
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (45.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.80%) MySQL
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.44%) GIS
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) QlikView
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (11.35%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.42%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.68%) webpack
6 11 (4.80%) Selenium
7 10 (4.37%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.93%) MSTest
8 9 (3.93%) NUnit
9 8 (3.49%) gulp
10 7 (3.06%) JIRA
11 6 (2.62%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.62%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.18%) JMeter
13 4 (1.75%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.31%) Grunt
15 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.87%) Subversion
15 2 (0.87%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (6.11%) Finance
2 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.44%) Back Office
4 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 163 (71.18%) Developer
2 112 (48.91%) .NET Developer
3 85 (37.12%) C# Developer
4 76 (33.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (16.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (15.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (12.66%) Angular Developer
8 26 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 20 (8.73%) SQL Developer
10 16 (6.99%) Sitecore Developer
11 15 (6.55%) Senior Developer
12 14 (6.11%) Architect
12 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Developer
13 13 (5.68%) Software Engineer
14 12 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (4.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
16 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (54.15%) ASP.NET
2 97 (42.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 86 (37.55%) AngularJS
4 81 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (25.76%) jQuery
6 56 (24.45%) CSS
6 56 (24.45%) Vue.js
7 55 (24.02%) HTML
8 43 (18.78%) React
9 42 (18.34%) .NET Framework
10 34 (14.85%) .NET Core
11 32 (13.97%) Entity Framework
12 22 (9.61%) Web Services
13 18 (7.86%) Node.js
13 18 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (5.68%) WCF
15 12 (5.24%) RESTful
16 11 (4.80%) CSS3
16 11 (4.80%) HTML5
17 7 (3.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) User Experience
2 16 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.55%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Equities
8 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.06%) Windows
2 6 (2.62%) Linux
3 2 (0.87%) Android
3 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) AIX
4 1 (0.44%) CentOS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (51.09%) MVC
3 66 (28.82%) Scrum
4 64 (27.95%) E-Commerce
5 58 (25.33%) TDD
6 43 (18.78%) Software Engineering
7 39 (17.03%) Microservices
8 25 (10.92%) Web Development
9 19 (8.30%) BDD
10 18 (7.86%) SOLID
11 17 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.42%) SDLC
11 17 (7.42%) Test Automation
12 16 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.55%) DevOps
14 14 (6.11%) SOA
15 13 (5.68%) OO
15 13 (5.68%) OOP
15 13 (5.68%) Pair Programming
16 12 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 177 (77.29%) C#
2 123 (53.71%) JavaScript
3 83 (36.24%) SQL
4 36 (15.72%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.30%) Java
6 18 (7.86%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.11%) Python
8 9 (3.93%) PHP
9 6 (2.62%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.75%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) Ruby
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) C++
13 1 (0.44%) Go
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.31%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) MCITP
5 1 (0.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (9.17%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) Xen
3 3 (1.31%) vSphere
3 3 (1.31%) XenServer
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.41%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.62%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.87%) Google
4 2 (0.87%) Nintex
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle
4 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.44%) IBM
5 1 (0.44%) Intel
5 1 (0.44%) RedGate
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) Telerik