Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 197 193 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.88% 8.24% 12.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.16% 21.88% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 128 269
Leeds median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £298 £274 £285
90th Percentile £499 £490 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.00% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% -

.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 753 882 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.93% 37.66% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 610 729
Leeds median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £294 £281
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Leeds median hourly rate - £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.74% -54.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -47.50%

.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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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.

1 140 (71.07%) C#
2 119 (60.41%) ASP.NET
3 96 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (47.72%) SQL Server
5 92 (46.70%) MVC
6 81 (41.12%) JavaScript
7 68 (34.52%) SQL
8 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (31.47%) HTML
10 55 (27.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (26.40%) TDD
12 50 (25.38%) CSS
13 46 (23.35%) .NET Framework
14 44 (22.34%) Scrum
15 40 (20.30%) AngularJS
16 39 (19.80%) T-SQL
17 37 (18.78%) jQuery
18 35 (17.77%) Microservices
19 34 (17.26%) Web Development
20 28 (14.21%) SOA
20 28 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (13.71%) HTML5
22 26 (13.20%) Microsoft
22 26 (13.20%) CSS3
23 25 (12.69%) CMS
24 24 (12.18%) Sitecore
25 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
25 23 (11.68%) E-Commerce
25 23 (11.68%) Entity Framework
25 23 (11.68%) Xamarin

.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 25 (12.69%) CMS
2 18 (9.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.06%) Apache Solr
5 8 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.02%) Kentico
7 2 (1.02%) nginx
7 2 (1.02%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.51%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) 3G
2 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) AMQP
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.54%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
11 1 (0.51%) Power BI
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (7.61%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.06%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.55%) Selenium
7 6 (3.05%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.54%) AppVeyor
8 5 (2.54%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.54%) JIRA
8 5 (2.54%) Subversion
9 4 (2.03%) MSTest
9 4 (2.03%) NUnit
10 3 (1.52%) Chocolatey
10 3 (1.52%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.52%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.02%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (8.63%) Finance
2 7 (3.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (81.73%) Developer
2 110 (55.84%) .NET Developer
3 60 (30.46%) C# Developer
4 55 (27.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (11.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (9.64%) SQL Developer
9 16 (8.12%) Lead Developer
10 15 (7.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (7.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (6.60%) Lead .NET Developer
13 12 (6.09%) Architect
13 12 (6.09%) Senior Developer
14 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
15 9 (4.57%) Analyst
15 9 (4.57%) VB.NET Developer
16 8 (4.06%) HTML Developer
16 8 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (4.06%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (60.41%) ASP.NET
2 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 62 (31.47%) HTML
4 55 (27.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (25.38%) CSS
6 46 (23.35%) .NET Framework
7 40 (20.30%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.78%) jQuery
9 27 (13.71%) HTML5
10 26 (13.20%) CSS3
11 23 (11.68%) Entity Framework
12 22 (11.17%) Node.js
12 22 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (10.66%) React
14 20 (10.15%) Web Services
15 19 (9.64%) WCF
16 18 (9.14%) Ajax
17 16 (8.12%) RESTful
18 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET Core
18 15 (7.61%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.12%) User Experience
3 11 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) FMCG
5 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.09%) Android
1 12 (6.09%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.54%) Linux
3 3 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) AIX
4 1 (0.51%) MVS
4 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.70%) MVC
3 52 (26.40%) TDD
4 44 (22.34%) Scrum
5 35 (17.77%) Microservices
6 34 (17.26%) Web Development
7 28 (14.21%) SOA
8 23 (11.68%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.17%) Front End Development
10 21 (10.66%) OOP
10 21 (10.66%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.64%) SOLID
12 16 (8.12%) BDD
13 14 (7.11%) Pair Programming
14 12 (6.09%) DevOps
14 12 (6.09%) Test Automation
15 11 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.08%) SDLC
16 10 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 140 (71.07%) C#
2 81 (41.12%) JavaScript
3 68 (34.52%) SQL
4 39 (19.80%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.12%) Java
6 14 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.09%) PHP
8 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.03%) VB
9 4 (2.03%) VB6
10 2 (1.02%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.02%) C
10 2 (1.02%) C++
10 2 (1.02%) RPG
10 2 (1.02%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) Haskell
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.54%) Degree
1 5 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.03%) ISEB
2 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.18%) Sitecore
3 23 (11.68%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.54%) Oracle
5 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.52%) HP
6 3 (1.52%) Telerik
7 2 (1.02%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.02%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) QAD
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.51%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.51%) Intel
8 1 (0.51%) New Relic
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Workday