The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.63% 4.88% 31.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 33.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 18.42% 14.63% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £186 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.76% -39.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Wakefield

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Wakefield.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Wakefield

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Wakefield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for .NET.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft