Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 199 340 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.64% 9.36% 11.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.06% 26.94% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 227 366
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £281
90th Percentile £490 £493 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +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% +131.10%

.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 945 1262 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.51% 34.75% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 910 913
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £513 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £31.02
% change year-on-year +138.30% -52.65% +3.40%

.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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 174 £340 -2.86% 77
Bradford -5 10 £340 +4.62% 7
Wakefield -5 5 £275 +27.91% 3
Huddersfield +3 4 £325 -8.45% 5
Halifax -7 1 £550 +69.23% 7
Pudsey - 1 £430 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £300 - 2
.NET
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 137 (68.84%) C#
2 114 (57.29%) ASP.NET
3 94 (47.24%) SQL Server
4 88 (44.22%) MVC
5 87 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (43.22%) SQL
7 74 (37.19%) JavaScript
8 61 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (27.64%) HTML
10 50 (25.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (24.62%) Microsoft
12 47 (23.62%) CSS
13 42 (21.11%) TDD
14 39 (19.60%) T-SQL
15 37 (18.59%) .NET Framework
16 34 (17.09%) Scrum
17 33 (16.58%) E-Commerce
17 33 (16.58%) AngularJS
18 29 (14.57%) jQuery
19 28 (14.07%) Web Development
20 27 (13.57%) Software Engineering
21 25 (12.56%) Sitecore
22 24 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
23 23 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 23 (11.56%) CMS
23 23 (11.56%) Visual Studio
24 22 (11.06%) SOA
24 22 (11.06%) HTML5
24 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
25 21 (10.55%) CSS3

.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 23 (11.56%) CMS
2 17 (8.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.52%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.52%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.51%) Kentico
6 3 (1.51%) Mule
6 3 (1.51%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Akamai
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.51%) 3G
2 3 (1.51%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) Extranet
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.24%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.01%) MySQL
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.50%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.50%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.50%) MS Access
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP
10 1 (0.50%) OLTP
10 1 (0.50%) Power BI
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (11.56%) Git (software)
1 23 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.02%) Selenium
5 6 (3.02%) HP UFT
5 6 (3.02%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.51%) AppVeyor
6 5 (2.51%) CircleCI
6 5 (2.51%) Subversion
7 4 (2.01%) gulp
7 4 (2.01%) JIRA
7 4 (2.01%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.51%) MSTest
8 3 (1.51%) NUnit
9 2 (1.01%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.01%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.01%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (9.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Publishing
3 5 (2.51%) Retail
4 4 (2.01%) Advertising
5 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (78.39%) Developer
2 112 (56.28%) .NET Developer
3 64 (32.16%) C# Developer
4 59 (29.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (18.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (16.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (14.07%) SQL Developer
8 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (10.55%) Senior Developer
10 16 (8.04%) Lead Developer
11 15 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (7.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (7.04%) Lead .NET Developer
13 12 (6.03%) Analyst
13 12 (6.03%) Architect
13 12 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (4.02%) Test Analyst
16 7 (3.52%) HTML Developer
16 7 (3.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (57.29%) ASP.NET
2 61 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 55 (27.64%) HTML
4 50 (25.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (23.62%) CSS
6 37 (18.59%) .NET Framework
7 33 (16.58%) AngularJS
8 29 (14.57%) jQuery
9 22 (11.06%) HTML5
10 21 (10.55%) CSS3
11 17 (8.54%) WCF
11 17 (8.54%) Web Services
12 16 (8.04%) Ajax
12 16 (8.04%) Entity Framework
13 15 (7.54%) React
14 14 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (7.04%) Node.js
15 13 (6.53%) RESTful
16 12 (6.03%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 11 (5.53%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.04%) User Experience
3 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.51%) NHS
5 2 (1.01%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.02%) Windows
2 5 (2.51%) Android
2 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.01%) Linux
4 2 (1.01%) AIX
5 1 (0.50%) MVS
5 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.22%) MVC
2 87 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.11%) TDD
4 34 (17.09%) Scrum
5 33 (16.58%) E-Commerce
6 28 (14.07%) Web Development
7 27 (13.57%) Software Engineering
8 22 (11.06%) SOA
9 19 (9.55%) Microservices
10 18 (9.05%) Front End Development
11 16 (8.04%) BDD
11 16 (8.04%) OOP
12 15 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.54%) Pair Programming
13 14 (7.04%) SDLC
13 14 (7.04%) SOLID
13 14 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.03%) DevOps
14 12 (6.03%) Test Automation
14 12 (6.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 137 (68.84%) C#
2 86 (43.22%) SQL
3 74 (37.19%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.60%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.04%) Java
6 9 (4.52%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.52%) PHP
8 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.51%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.01%) C++
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.01%) Scala
10 2 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.52%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) ISEB
3 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.02%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.56%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.03%) Oracle
3 10 (5.03%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.02%) HP
5 5 (2.51%) Telerik
6 4 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.51%) IBM
7 3 (1.51%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.51%) SAP
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco
8 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.01%) Imperva
8 2 (1.01%) Intel
9 1 (0.50%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter