The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.25% 7.54% 7.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.72% 23.08% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 24
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£313 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
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South West

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
217 273 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.20% 32.66% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 224 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing .NET 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.

1 87 (65.91%) C#
2 74 (56.06%) ASP.NET
3 69 (52.27%) MVC
4 58 (43.94%) JavaScript
4 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
5 47 (35.61%) HTML
6 44 (33.33%) CSS
7 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (31.06%) jQuery
9 40 (30.30%) SQL
10 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 26 (19.70%) Web Services
13 25 (18.94%) CMS
14 23 (17.42%) Java
15 22 (16.67%) Umbraco
16 21 (15.91%) Scrum
17 19 (14.39%) TDD
18 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
18 17 (12.88%) .NET Framework
18 17 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (12.12%) VB.NET
19 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
20 14 (10.61%) Git (software)
21 13 (9.85%) Finance
21 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
21 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
22 12 (9.09%) MS Access
22 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (18.94%) CMS
2 22 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.82%) IIS
5 7 (5.30%) Apache
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.55%) Node.js
6 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.52%) JBoss
8 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.76%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.76%) Kentico
9 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Firewall
1 6 (4.55%) DNS
2 4 (3.03%) IPsec
2 4 (3.03%) VPN
2 4 (3.03%) DHCP
3 3 (2.27%) Intranet
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) MS Access
2 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.30%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) Big Data
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.76%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
1 17 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.03%) Selenium
5 2 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.76%) RSpec
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Marketing
3 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.55%) Electronics
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (80.30%) Developer
2 60 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 16 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 15 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Programmer
8 7 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.30%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.79%) iOS Developer
11 4 (3.03%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.06%) ASP.NET
2 47 (35.61%) HTML
3 44 (33.33%) CSS
4 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (31.06%) jQuery
6 26 (19.70%) Web Services
7 17 (12.88%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 12 (9.09%) WCF
9 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (8.33%) Sass
11 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (6.82%) HTML5
13 7 (5.30%) Entity Framework
13 7 (5.30%) WPF
14 6 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.55%) Backbone.js
14 6 (4.55%) XML
15 5 (3.79%) Underscore.js
15 5 (3.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) User Experience
2 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.55%) DTV
3 5 (3.79%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.27%) FMCG
5 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Windows
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (4.55%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.27%) MVC
2 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.91%) Scrum
4 19 (14.39%) TDD
5 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.58%) Web Development
6 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.82%) Content Management
7 9 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.82%) V-Model
7 9 (6.82%) Open Source
8 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.55%) Migration
10 5 (3.79%) B2B
10 5 (3.79%) CRM
10 5 (3.79%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (65.91%) C#
2 58 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.30%) SQL
4 23 (17.42%) Java
5 16 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.58%) VBA
7 5 (3.79%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) Python
10 1 (0.76%) XAML
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.03%) vSphere
1 4 (3.03%) XenApp
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Nagios
1 1 (0.76%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
4 4 (3.03%) Wyse
4 4 (3.03%) Citrix
5 3 (2.27%) Ektron
5 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco
6 2 (1.52%) BEA
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) OpenText
7 1 (0.76%) RedDot
7 1 (0.76%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) CODA
7 1 (0.76%) Sage
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