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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.97% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 4.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Average daily rate
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£344 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £382 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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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
271 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.88% 22.96% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 102
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
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 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) ISEB
7 6 (31.58%) Open Text
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 5 (26.32%) WCF
8 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (26.32%) Use Case
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.79%) Web Development
10 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (10.53%) HTML5
11 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
11 2 (10.53%) User Experience
11 2 (10.53%) Degree

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) LINQ
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Use Case
1 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Open Text