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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.50% 7.93% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 34.83% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
224 178 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.02% 22.76% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 138 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 January 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 January 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 79 (57.25%) C#
2 68 (49.28%) ASP.NET
3 58 (42.03%) SQL
4 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 52 (37.68%) MVC
6 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
7 48 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 42 (30.43%) HTML
9 38 (27.54%) CSS
10 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (19.57%) jQuery
13 22 (15.94%) Java
14 20 (14.49%) Scrum
15 19 (13.77%) Visual Studio
15 19 (13.77%) SharePoint
15 19 (13.77%) Security Cleared
16 18 (13.04%) WCF
17 17 (12.32%) .NET Framework
17 17 (12.32%) TDD
18 16 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
18 16 (11.59%) SharePoint 2013
19 15 (10.87%) Umbraco
20 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
20 14 (10.14%) Oracle
20 14 (10.14%) VB.NET
21 13 (9.42%) CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (11.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (10.87%) Umbraco
4 12 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.97%) Lync
6 9 (6.52%) CMS
7 6 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (4.35%) IIS
7 6 (4.35%) Apache
8 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.17%) Kentico
9 3 (2.17%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.45%) Node.js
11 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.72%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Project
3 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.45%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 5 (3.62%) IPsec
2 5 (3.62%) VPN
2 5 (3.62%) DNS
2 5 (3.62%) DHCP
3 2 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.25%) MS Access
5 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.07%) MySQL
6 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.72%) ActiveReports
12 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.45%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.45%) NUnit
7 2 (1.45%) PVCS
8 1 (0.72%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Electronics
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
3 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (58.70%) Developer
2 36 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.94%) Analyst
4 15 (10.87%) Architect
5 14 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Tester
7 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Umbraco Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Programmer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (49.28%) ASP.NET
2 42 (30.43%) HTML
3 38 (27.54%) CSS
4 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (19.57%) jQuery
6 18 (13.04%) WCF
7 17 (12.32%) .NET Framework
8 11 (7.97%) Web Services
8 11 (7.97%) Application Packaging
9 9 (6.52%) XML
9 9 (6.52%) HTML5
9 9 (6.52%) WPF
9 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (5.07%) RESTful
11 6 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (3.62%) CSS3
12 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.90%) Ajax
14 3 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Clustering
2 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Open Source
4 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.90%) DTV
6 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Linux
2 8 (5.80%) UNIX
2 8 (5.80%) Windows
3 5 (3.62%) Android
3 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) MVC
2 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.49%) Scrum
4 17 (12.32%) TDD
5 13 (9.42%) CRM
6 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.97%) Unit Testing
7 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.80%) Migration
8 7 (5.07%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.35%) V-Model
9 6 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.62%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.62%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.62%) Web Development
10 5 (3.62%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 79 (57.25%) C#
2 58 (42.03%) SQL
3 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.94%) Java
5 14 (10.14%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.07%) PHP
8 5 (3.62%) VB
8 5 (3.62%) VBA
9 4 (2.90%) VB6
9 4 (2.90%) C++
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) VC++
11 1 (0.72%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.97%) ISEB
3 10 (7.25%) Degree
4 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) HNC
7 1 (0.72%) HND
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) HL7
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) vSphere
3 5 (3.62%) XenApp
Vendors
1 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle
3 10 (7.25%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.35%) Open Text
5 5 (3.62%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) Wyse
5 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.62%) Citrix
5 5 (3.62%) SAP
6 3 (2.17%) Adobe
6 3 (2.17%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.45%) Telerik
7 2 (1.45%) Cerner
8 1 (0.72%) CODA
8 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.72%) Sage
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Zend
8 1 (0.72%) Ektron
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