Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 238 272 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.90% 8.55% 11.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.87% 25.12% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 186 332
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £263 £264 £285
90th Percentile £503 £488 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £343 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £41.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.09% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.19 £41.02
% change year-on-year - -65.41% +164.65%

.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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 920 1,083 1,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.52% 34.04% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 751 881
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -47.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £21.00
% change year-on-year +169.09% -29.21% -42.47%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in West Yorkshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in West Yorkshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in West Yorkshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in West Yorkshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 197 £350 - 124
Bradford -5 15 £340 -7.48% 22
Halifax -5 10 £619 +90.38% 5
Wakefield -7 5 £308 +6.96% 9
Huddersfield +2 3 £320 -9.86% 7
Wetherby - 1 £300 - 1
.NET
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 172 (72.27%) C#
2 129 (54.20%) ASP.NET
3 121 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (46.64%) SQL Server
5 107 (44.96%) MVC
6 105 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 85 (35.71%) HTML
8 82 (34.45%) SQL
9 69 (28.99%) CSS
10 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (27.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 58 (24.37%) AngularJS
12 58 (24.37%) .NET Framework
13 56 (23.53%) TDD
14 46 (19.33%) jQuery
15 44 (18.49%) Scrum
16 43 (18.07%) T-SQL
17 42 (17.65%) Web Development
18 40 (16.81%) Microservices
19 37 (15.55%) HTML5
19 37 (15.55%) CSS3
20 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
21 31 (13.03%) SOA
22 30 (12.61%) Web Services
22 30 (12.61%) Node.js
22 30 (12.61%) React
23 29 (12.18%) Test Automation
23 29 (12.18%) Software Engineering
24 28 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (10.92%) CMS
2 19 (7.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.78%) Umbraco
5 8 (3.36%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.68%) Kentico
6 4 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.26%) Apache
7 3 (1.26%) nginx
7 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.84%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.42%) Mule
9 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) SMS
2 3 (1.26%) 3G
3 2 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) AMQP
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (46.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.72%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.78%) MySQL
7 7 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.10%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.10%) NewSQL
8 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.26%) Adabas
9 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.42%) Power BI
11 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (10.08%) Git (software)
1 24 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.66%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.78%) Selenium
6 6 (2.52%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.10%) AppVeyor
7 5 (2.10%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.10%) JIRA
7 5 (2.10%) Subversion
8 4 (1.68%) MSTest
8 4 (1.68%) NUnit
9 3 (1.26%) Chocolatey
9 3 (1.26%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.26%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.84%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (9.66%) Finance
2 12 (5.04%) Banking
3 9 (3.78%) Retail
4 3 (1.26%) Publishing
5 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (78.99%) Developer
2 129 (54.20%) .NET Developer
3 73 (30.67%) C# Developer
4 67 (28.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (13.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (8.82%) SQL Developer
9 19 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (6.72%) Lead Developer
11 15 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (5.88%) Architect
13 13 (5.46%) Lead .NET Developer
13 13 (5.46%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.04%) Analyst
15 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Developer
16 9 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (3.78%) VB.NET Developer
17 8 (3.36%) HTML Developer
17 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (54.20%) ASP.NET
2 85 (35.71%) HTML
3 69 (28.99%) CSS
4 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (27.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 58 (24.37%) .NET Framework
6 58 (24.37%) AngularJS
7 46 (19.33%) jQuery
8 37 (15.55%) CSS3
8 37 (15.55%) HTML5
9 30 (12.61%) Node.js
9 30 (12.61%) React
9 30 (12.61%) Web Services
10 23 (9.66%) Entity Framework
10 23 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (9.24%) RESTful
12 21 (8.82%) WCF
13 20 (8.40%) Ajax
14 17 (7.14%) XML
15 15 (6.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (7.14%) User Experience
4 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.68%) FMCG
5 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.14%) Android
1 17 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.10%) Linux
2 5 (2.10%) Windows
3 1 (0.42%) AIX
3 1 (0.42%) MVS
3 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (44.96%) MVC
3 56 (23.53%) TDD
4 44 (18.49%) Scrum
5 42 (17.65%) Web Development
6 40 (16.81%) Microservices
7 31 (13.03%) SOA
8 29 (12.18%) Software Engineering
8 29 (12.18%) Test Automation
9 25 (10.50%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.24%) Front End Development
11 21 (8.82%) DevOps
11 21 (8.82%) OOP
12 19 (7.98%) BDD
12 19 (7.98%) SOLID
13 16 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.30%) Pair Programming
15 13 (5.46%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (4.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 172 (72.27%) C#
2 105 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 82 (34.45%) SQL
4 43 (18.07%) T-SQL
5 25 (10.50%) Java
6 15 (6.30%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.04%) PHP
8 9 (3.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.78%) VB
8 9 (3.78%) VB6
9 7 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.10%) ES6
11 4 (1.68%) C
11 4 (1.68%) RPG
12 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.84%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) NATURAL
12 2 (0.84%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) Haskell
13 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.10%) Degree
1 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.68%) ISEB
2 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.50%) Sitecore
2 25 (10.50%) Xamarin
3 11 (4.62%) Oracle
4 5 (2.10%) Telerik
5 4 (1.68%) QAD
5 4 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.68%) SAP
6 3 (1.26%) HP
7 2 (0.84%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.42%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.42%) Intel
8 1 (0.42%) New Relic
8 1 (0.42%) Splunk
8 1 (0.42%) Workday