The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 62 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 0.31% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 1.28% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 156 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.65% 24.34% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 121 109
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bristol region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (27.27%) Open Text
9 6 (27.27%) ISEB
10 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Use Case
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
11 4 (18.18%) LINQ
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) Retail
11 4 (18.18%) MVC
11 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 4 (18.18%) Web Services
12 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
12 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
12 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) xUnit.net
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
7 3 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.55%) Swing
9 1 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) JDBC
9 1 (4.55%) WinForms
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
1 5 (22.73%) Use Case
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) ATDD
5 1 (4.55%) CQRS
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum-ban
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) Apex Code
6 2 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Open Text
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) CODA
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle