Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 179 243 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.91% 9.35% 11.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.24% 24.30% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 161 304
Leeds median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £285
90th Percentile £485 £525 £548
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £348 £350
% change year-on-year -0.72% -0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.00% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £41.02
% change year-on-year - -67.09% -

.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 805 1000 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.57% 38.48% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 719 760
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

.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 November 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 21 November 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.

1 124 (69.27%) C#
2 107 (59.78%) ASP.NET
3 84 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (45.25%) SQL Server
5 80 (44.69%) MVC
6 78 (43.58%) SQL
7 65 (36.31%) JavaScript
8 58 (32.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (25.70%) HTML
10 45 (25.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (24.02%) TDD
12 40 (22.35%) T-SQL
13 39 (21.79%) CSS
14 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
15 33 (18.44%) .NET Framework
16 32 (17.88%) Scrum
17 31 (17.32%) E-Commerce
18 30 (16.76%) jQuery
19 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
20 26 (14.53%) AngularJS
21 24 (13.41%) Web Development
22 23 (12.85%) SOA
23 22 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (12.29%) Sitecore
23 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
24 21 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
24 21 (11.73%) CMS
25 20 (11.17%) Visual Studio
25 20 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
25 20 (11.17%) Microservices

.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 21 (11.73%) CMS
2 15 (8.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (5.59%) Apache Solr
3 10 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) Mule
7 2 (1.12%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Akamai
4 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) 3G
1 3 (1.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.56%) MySQL
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.91%) Selenium
6 6 (3.35%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.35%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.79%) AppVeyor
7 5 (2.79%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.79%) Subversion
8 4 (2.23%) gulp
8 4 (2.23%) JIRA
8 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.23%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.68%) MSTest
9 3 (1.68%) NUnit
10 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.12%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.12%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (8.94%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Publishing
3 4 (2.23%) Advertising
4 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (79.33%) Developer
2 98 (54.75%) .NET Developer
3 57 (31.84%) C# Developer
4 52 (29.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (15.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (12.85%) SQL Developer
8 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (9.50%) Senior Developer
10 15 (8.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (8.38%) Lead Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Lead .NET Developer
12 12 (6.70%) Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Architect
13 8 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.91%) C# WCF Developer
14 7 (3.91%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (59.78%) ASP.NET
2 58 (32.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 46 (25.70%) HTML
4 45 (25.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (21.79%) CSS
6 33 (18.44%) .NET Framework
7 30 (16.76%) jQuery
8 26 (14.53%) AngularJS
9 19 (10.61%) CSS3
9 19 (10.61%) HTML5
10 17 (9.50%) Ajax
10 17 (9.50%) React
11 16 (8.94%) WCF
11 16 (8.94%) Web Services
12 15 (8.38%) Entity Framework
12 15 (8.38%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (7.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 11 (6.15%) Node.js
14 11 (6.15%) Redux
14 11 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.82%) User Experience
3 13 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) Android
1 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
1 5 (2.79%) Linux
2 4 (2.23%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) MVS
4 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (44.69%) MVC
3 43 (24.02%) TDD
4 32 (17.88%) Scrum
5 31 (17.32%) E-Commerce
6 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
7 24 (13.41%) Web Development
8 23 (12.85%) SOA
9 20 (11.17%) Microservices
10 19 (10.61%) Front End Development
11 16 (8.94%) OOP
12 15 (8.38%) BDD
13 14 (7.82%) Pair Programming
13 14 (7.82%) SOLID
14 12 (6.70%) SDLC
14 12 (6.70%) Test Scripting
15 11 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (6.15%) CRM
16 10 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 124 (69.27%) C#
2 78 (43.58%) SQL
3 65 (36.31%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.35%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.26%) Java
6 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.91%) PHP
8 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.12%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.12%) Scala
9 2 (1.12%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.35%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) ISEB
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.59%) Xamarin
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle
5 6 (3.35%) HP
6 4 (2.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.68%) SAP
7 3 (1.68%) Telerik
8 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.12%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.12%) Intel
8 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.56%) Imperva
9 1 (0.56%) New Relic