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 3 months to 22 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 114 177 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.01% 8.72% 11.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 24.82% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 121 171
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 532 713 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.36% 35.14% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 518 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 98 £338 -0.73% 54
Bradford +6 9 £320 -6.90% 5
Halifax +4 3 £411 +26.53% 4
Pudsey -1 1 £430 -
Wakefield -2 1 £350 - 4
.NET
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 152 (64.41%) C#
2 134 (56.78%) ASP.NET
3 118 (50.00%) MVC
4 103 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (42.80%) SQL Server
6 90 (38.14%) SQL
7 85 (36.02%) JavaScript
8 75 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (26.27%) HTML
10 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
11 53 (22.46%) CSS
12 48 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (19.92%) .NET Framework
14 43 (18.22%) AngularJS
15 36 (15.25%) jQuery
15 36 (15.25%) T-SQL
16 33 (13.98%) Visual Studio
17 29 (12.29%) Entity Framework
18 28 (11.86%) Scrum
19 27 (11.44%) E-Commerce
20 26 (11.02%) Sitecore
21 25 (10.59%) Web Services
21 25 (10.59%) CMS
21 25 (10.59%) TDD
21 25 (10.59%) Web Development
22 24 (10.17%) Software Engineering
22 24 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
23 22 (9.32%) Finance
24 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
25 20 (8.47%) Git (software)

.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 25 (10.59%) CMS
2 15 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.97%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.54%) IIS
5 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.27%) Mule
7 2 (0.85%) Confluence
7 2 (0.85%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.85%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.85%) StreamWeaver
7 2 (0.85%) WordPress
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) Akamai
4 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Firewall
2 8 (3.39%) Internet
3 5 (2.12%) DHCP
3 5 (2.12%) DNS
3 5 (2.12%) Intranet
3 5 (2.12%) LAN
3 5 (2.12%) VLAN
3 5 (2.12%) WAN
3 5 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.85%) Extranet
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (42.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.54%) MS Access
8 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.69%) MySQL
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.85%) OLAP
11 2 (0.85%) OLTP
12 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (13.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.81%) gulp
4 9 (3.81%) Selenium
5 8 (3.39%) Grunt
6 7 (2.97%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) JIRA
11 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.42%) Subversion
11 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (9.32%) Finance
2 9 (3.81%) Advertising
3 6 (2.54%) Publishing
4 4 (1.69%) Back Office
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Automotive
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 183 (77.54%) Developer
2 127 (53.81%) .NET Developer
3 61 (25.85%) C# Developer
4 50 (21.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (13.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (13.14%) SQL Developer
8 22 (9.32%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.51%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.66%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (4.24%) Analyst
13 10 (4.24%) Architect
14 9 (3.81%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.81%) Senior SQL Developer
14 9 (3.81%) Sitecore Developer
14 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (3.81%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (56.78%) ASP.NET
2 75 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 62 (26.27%) HTML
4 53 (22.46%) CSS
5 48 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 47 (19.92%) .NET Framework
7 43 (18.22%) AngularJS
8 36 (15.25%) jQuery
9 29 (12.29%) Entity Framework
10 25 (10.59%) Web Services
11 15 (6.36%) HTML5
11 15 (6.36%) XML
12 13 (5.51%) SOAP
13 11 (4.66%) CSS3
14 10 (4.24%) REST
14 10 (4.24%) WCF
15 9 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (3.39%) Ajax
16 8 (3.39%) Sass
17 7 (2.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.24%) User Experience
4 6 (2.54%) NHS
5 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.85%) iPad
7 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.05%) Windows
2 13 (5.51%) Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Android
3 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) AIX
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (50.00%) MVC
2 103 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.86%) Scrum
4 27 (11.44%) E-Commerce
5 25 (10.59%) TDD
5 25 (10.59%) Web Development
6 24 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 18 (7.63%) Project Management
7 18 (7.63%) SOLID
8 17 (7.20%) Test Automation
9 14 (5.93%) DevOps
10 13 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.51%) SOA
11 12 (5.08%) OO
12 11 (4.66%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.66%) Migration
13 10 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.81%) Kanban
14 9 (3.81%) Microservices
14 9 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (64.41%) C#
2 90 (38.14%) SQL
3 85 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.25%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.63%) Java
6 8 (3.39%) TypeScript
6 8 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.97%) Scala
8 6 (2.54%) C++
8 6 (2.54%) PHP
9 5 (2.12%) Delphi
10 4 (1.69%) VB
11 3 (1.27%) Python
11 3 (1.27%) VB6
12 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) XAML
13 1 (0.42%) C
13 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) ISEB
3 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Ansible
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
1 1 (0.42%) SCCM
1 1 (0.42%) Terraform
1 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.02%) Sitecore
3 16 (6.78%) Oracle
4 5 (2.12%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.69%) SAP
6 3 (1.27%) IBM
6 3 (1.27%) Imperva
6 3 (1.27%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.27%) Sage
7 2 (0.85%) Apple
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco
7 2 (0.85%) Google
7 2 (0.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) Intel
8 1 (0.42%) Magma
8 1 (0.42%) Qualys
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Telerik
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