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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 46 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 27 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.98% 1.50% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.15% 5.33% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £205 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
266 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.33% 28.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 178 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

.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 4 August 2015.

.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 4 August 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (69.44%) C#
4 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (50.00%) HTML
7 18 (50.00%) MVC
8 16 (44.44%) CSS
9 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 10 (27.78%) jQuery
12 10 (27.78%) TDD
13 9 (25.00%) SQL
14 8 (22.22%) Scrum
15 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
15 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (16.67%) OpenText
16 6 (16.67%) Web Services
16 6 (16.67%) XML
16 6 (16.67%) ISEB
17 5 (13.89%) Finance
17 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
17 5 (13.89%) Sass
17 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
18 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
18 4 (11.11%) Umbraco

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RavenDB
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) CSS
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (13.89%) Sass
11 3 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (8.33%) REST
11 3 (8.33%) SOAP
11 3 (8.33%) Ajax
12 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
12 2 (5.56%) CSS3
12 2 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Economics
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Use Case
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.33%) API Integration
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) OpenText
3 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy