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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.04% 7.56% 9.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.33% 31.58% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 41
Average daily rate
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£360 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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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
208 209 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.99% 23.94% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 163 99
Average daily rate £375 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 3 March 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 3 March 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 81 (57.04%) C#
2 68 (47.89%) ASP.NET
3 61 (42.96%) SQL
4 57 (40.14%) Microsoft
5 52 (36.62%) SQL Server
5 52 (36.62%) MVC
6 46 (32.39%) HTML
6 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
7 42 (29.58%) CSS
8 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (20.42%) Java
11 28 (19.72%) jQuery
12 26 (18.31%) Scrum
13 23 (16.20%) Visual Studio
14 21 (14.79%) SharePoint
15 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 20 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (14.08%) TDD
16 19 (13.38%) .NET Framework
16 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
16 19 (13.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (12.68%) VB.NET
18 17 (11.97%) SharePoint 2013
19 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
20 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2005
20 15 (10.56%) WCF
21 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
21 14 (9.86%) Unit Testing
21 14 (9.86%) MS Access

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (14.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (11.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (9.15%) Umbraco
5 12 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (7.75%) CMS
6 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.75%) Lync
7 6 (4.23%) IIS
7 6 (4.23%) Apache
8 5 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.82%) Node.js
10 3 (2.11%) LiveCycle
11 2 (1.41%) Kentico
12 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.93%) MS Project
3 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.41%) MS Office
5 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.41%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.70%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) IPsec
2 5 (3.52%) DHCP
2 5 (3.52%) VPN
2 5 (3.52%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (9.86%) MS Access
4 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.93%) MySQL
7 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.70%) Big Data
11 1 (0.70%) ActiveReports
11 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.82%) Selenium
6 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) Subversion
7 2 (1.41%) PVCS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.70%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.70%) RSpec
8 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (7.75%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Electronics
2 5 (3.52%) Marketing
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (60.56%) Developer
2 39 (27.46%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.90%) Analyst
4 17 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Architect
6 15 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (9.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (7.04%) Tester
11 9 (6.34%) Programmer
12 8 (5.63%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (5.63%) Umbraco Developer
13 7 (4.93%) SharePoint Developer
13 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.93%) Test Analyst
14 6 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (3.52%) Technical Architect
15 5 (3.52%) Web Developer
16 3 (2.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (47.89%) ASP.NET
2 46 (32.39%) HTML
3 42 (29.58%) CSS
4 35 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (19.72%) jQuery
6 19 (13.38%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.56%) WCF
8 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 12 (8.45%) HTML5
10 11 (7.75%) Application Packaging
10 11 (7.75%) Web Services
11 10 (7.04%) WPF
12 8 (5.63%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.93%) XML
13 7 (4.93%) CSS3
14 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (4.23%) RESTful
15 4 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3 (2.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Clustering
1 10 (7.04%) Open Source
2 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) DTV
4 4 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.11%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) UNIX
2 7 (4.93%) Windows
3 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) MVC
2 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.31%) Scrum
4 20 (14.08%) TDD
5 14 (9.86%) Unit Testing
6 13 (9.15%) CRM
7 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.04%) V-Model
10 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.63%) Migration
11 7 (4.93%) Web Development
11 7 (4.93%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.52%) Use Case
13 5 (3.52%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (3.52%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.52%) Content Management
13 5 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.04%) C#
2 61 (42.96%) SQL
3 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.42%) Java
5 18 (12.68%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.34%) VBA
7 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.52%) VB
9 4 (2.82%) VB6
10 3 (2.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) Ruby
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.70%) VC++
11 1 (0.70%) Python
11 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.75%) ISEB
3 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) Degree
5 5 (3.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.11%) VCP4
7 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CCNP
8 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
1 2 (1.41%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.52%) XenApp
3 5 (3.52%) vSphere
3 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 57 (40.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.93%) Open Text
5 5 (3.52%) Citrix
5 5 (3.52%) VMware
5 5 (3.52%) Wyse
5 5 (3.52%) SAP
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
7 2 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.41%) Telerik
7 2 (1.41%) Cerner
8 1 (0.70%) RedDot
8 1 (0.70%) Zend
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) CODA
8 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
8 1 (0.70%) Ektron
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