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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 40 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.01% 6.61% 12.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.71% 27.59% 53.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 64
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
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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
231 145 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.30% 23.97% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 107 117
Average daily rate £355 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 18 September 2014.

.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 18 September 2014, 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 94 (79.66%) C#
2 70 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 55 (46.61%) JavaScript
4 48 (40.68%) SQL
5 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
6 43 (36.44%) HTML
7 40 (33.90%) CSS
8 38 (32.20%) MVC
9 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 26 (22.03%) jQuery
11 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
13 17 (14.41%) CMS
14 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
15 15 (12.71%) Umbraco
15 15 (12.71%) Scrum
16 14 (11.86%) Web Services
17 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
18 11 (9.32%) T-SQL
19 10 (8.47%) XML
19 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
19 10 (8.47%) Electronics
19 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
19 10 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
20 9 (7.63%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.41%) CMS
3 15 (12.71%) Umbraco
4 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (6.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.08%) Node.js
7 3 (2.54%) Kentico
7 3 (2.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) CATIA
3 1 (0.85%) Windchill
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.85%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.39%) MySQL
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.54%) Subversion
3 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) PVCS
5 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.85%) xUnit.net
5 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.85%) MSTest
5 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.85%) Moq
5 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (8.47%) Electronics
1 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Marketing
3 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (72.88%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.63%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Umbraco Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Excel Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.32%) ASP.NET
2 43 (36.44%) HTML
3 40 (33.90%) CSS
4 26 (22.03%) jQuery
5 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
7 14 (11.86%) Web Services
8 10 (8.47%) XML
8 10 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (7.63%) HTML5
10 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (5.93%) WCF
12 6 (5.08%) JSON
12 6 (5.08%) CSS3
13 5 (4.24%) REST
13 5 (4.24%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.24%) Ajax
14 4 (3.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) DTV
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Android
2 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.54%) UNIX
3 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) MVC
2 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.71%) Scrum
4 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (6.78%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.78%) Web Development
6 8 (6.78%) TDD
6 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.39%) OOP
8 4 (3.39%) OO
8 4 (3.39%) Validation
8 4 (3.39%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.39%) BDD
9 3 (2.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (79.66%) C#
2 55 (46.61%) JavaScript
3 48 (40.68%) SQL
4 11 (9.32%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.63%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.63%) PHP
5 9 (7.63%) Java
6 7 (5.93%) C++
7 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.24%) VBA
9 3 (2.54%) VB
9 3 (2.54%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) C
10 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.69%) VC++
10 2 (1.69%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Degree
4 4 (3.39%) ISEB
5 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.85%) HNC
6 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) HL7
2 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) SAP
2 9 (7.63%) Sitecore
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.69%) Remedy
4 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.69%) Cerner
5 1 (0.85%) CODA
5 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
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