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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 122 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.45% 5.63% 6.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.86% 20.00% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 30 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £249 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.NET
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
266 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.33% 28.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 178 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

.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 4 August 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 4 August 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.

1 119 (63.64%) C#
2 89 (47.59%) JavaScript
3 86 (45.99%) ASP.NET
4 83 (44.39%) MVC
5 74 (39.57%) SQL Server
6 73 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (34.22%) CSS
8 62 (33.16%) HTML
9 51 (27.27%) SQL
10 46 (24.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (22.99%) jQuery
12 36 (19.25%) .NET Framework
13 35 (18.72%) TDD
14 34 (18.18%) Scrum
14 34 (18.18%) Web Services
15 33 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 33 (17.65%) Finance
16 28 (14.97%) AngularJS
17 26 (13.90%) CMS
18 25 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (12.83%) Umbraco
20 23 (12.30%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (12.30%) Java
21 22 (11.76%) Unit Testing
22 20 (10.70%) Windows
23 18 (9.63%) Apple iOS
23 18 (9.63%) User Experience
24 17 (9.09%) Web Development
25 16 (8.56%) OO
25 16 (8.56%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (13.90%) CMS
2 24 (12.83%) Umbraco
3 14 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.88%) Node.js
4 11 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (5.88%) IIS
5 10 (5.35%) Apache
6 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.67%) JBoss
8 4 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.60%) Kentico
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Project
3 3 (1.60%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 5 (2.67%) Firewall
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (39.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.74%) MS Access
4 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.67%) SQLite
5 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.14%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.07%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.07%) Big Data
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.67%) Mechanoid
3 5 (2.67%) Robolectric
3 5 (2.67%) Robotium
3 5 (2.67%) Selenium
4 2 (1.07%) Subversion
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) RSpec
5 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (17.65%) Finance
2 15 (8.02%) Marketing
3 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.95%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.42%) Electronics
6 4 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (78.61%) Developer
2 63 (33.69%) .NET Developer
3 23 (12.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (10.16%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.02%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.42%) Analyst
8 12 (6.42%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.88%) iOS Developer
9 11 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.28%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (4.28%) AWS Developer
12 7 (3.74%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.21%) Architect
13 6 (3.21%) Android Developer
13 6 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (2.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (45.99%) ASP.NET
2 64 (34.22%) CSS
3 62 (33.16%) HTML
4 46 (24.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (22.99%) jQuery
6 36 (19.25%) .NET Framework
7 34 (18.18%) Web Services
8 28 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 23 (12.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (6.95%) Sass
11 12 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (6.42%) Entity Framework
12 10 (5.35%) HTML5
13 9 (4.81%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.28%) CSS3
14 8 (4.28%) WCF
15 7 (3.74%) XML
15 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (3.21%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) User Experience
2 12 (6.42%) DTV
3 9 (4.81%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (4.28%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.14%) Economics
7 4 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.14%) iPhone
7 4 (2.14%) iPad
8 3 (1.60%) FMCG
8 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.53%) W3C
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.70%) Windows
2 18 (9.63%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.42%) Android
4 10 (5.35%) Linux
5 9 (4.81%) Windows Phone 7
5 9 (4.81%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.67%) UNIX
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.39%) MVC
2 73 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (18.72%) TDD
4 34 (18.18%) Scrum
5 25 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.09%) Web Development
8 16 (8.56%) OO
9 15 (8.02%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (6.95%) BDD
11 12 (6.42%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.88%) OOD
12 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.88%) iOS Development
12 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.35%) Kanban
13 10 (5.35%) Android Development
13 10 (5.35%) OOP
13 10 (5.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (63.64%) C#
2 89 (47.59%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.27%) SQL
4 23 (12.30%) Java
5 14 (7.49%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.81%) Objective-C
7 7 (3.74%) VBA
8 6 (3.21%) C++
9 5 (2.67%) C
9 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.67%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.67%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.60%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) Python
11 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.07%) Ruby
11 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.21%) ISEB
3 5 (2.67%) Degree
3 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.07%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Nagios
1 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.56%) Oracle
3 12 (6.42%) SAP
4 7 (3.74%) OpenText
5 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.67%) BEA
5 5 (2.67%) Google
5 5 (2.67%) Ektron
6 4 (2.14%) Lotus
6 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
8 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.53%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) Siebel
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