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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.02% 9.30% 9.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.15% 40.88% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £302 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
283 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.66% 22.75% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 125 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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 84 (60.00%) C#
2 71 (50.71%) ASP.NET
3 59 (42.14%) SQL
4 58 (41.43%) JavaScript
5 50 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 50 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 46 (32.86%) HTML
6 46 (32.86%) MVC
7 41 (29.29%) CSS
8 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (21.43%) jQuery
9 30 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (13.57%) .NET Framework
10 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
11 18 (12.86%) Java
11 18 (12.86%) SharePoint
11 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
12 17 (12.14%) Umbraco
12 17 (12.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (11.43%) WCF
13 16 (11.43%) Scrum
13 16 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (10.71%) VB.NET
14 15 (10.71%) TDD
15 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 13 (9.29%) Oracle
16 13 (9.29%) Finance
16 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.14%) Umbraco
2 17 (12.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (8.57%) CMS
4 12 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.86%) Lync
6 6 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.57%) Node.js
8 3 (2.14%) Apache
8 3 (2.14%) IIS
8 3 (2.14%) LiveCycle
8 3 (2.14%) Kentico
9 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
4 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (7.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.43%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.71%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.71%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) DHCP
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) DNS
2 1 (0.71%) IPsec
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.14%) MS Access
4 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.86%) MySQL
9 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.14%) Selenium
7 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.43%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.43%) NUnit
7 2 (1.43%) Subversion
7 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.43%) PVCS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.71%) Moq
8 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (9.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Electronics
3 8 (5.71%) Marketing
4 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (60.00%) Developer
2 34 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Architect
5 12 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Tester
6 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
7 10 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Programmer
9 7 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 7 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (50.71%) ASP.NET
2 46 (32.86%) HTML
3 41 (29.29%) CSS
4 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (21.43%) jQuery
6 19 (13.57%) .NET Framework
7 16 (11.43%) WCF
8 12 (8.57%) Web Services
9 11 (7.86%) Application Packaging
10 10 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (7.14%) HTML5
11 9 (6.43%) XML
11 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (5.00%) WPF
12 7 (5.00%) CSS3
13 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (3.57%) RESTful
14 5 (3.57%) JSON
15 4 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Clustering
2 7 (5.00%) DTV
2 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.29%) Open Source
4 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.14%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (2.86%) UNIX
3 4 (2.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) MVC
2 30 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.43%) Scrum
4 15 (10.71%) TDD
5 11 (7.86%) CRM
5 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.43%) Unit Testing
7 8 (5.71%) Web Development
8 7 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.29%) V-Model
9 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.57%) Migration
10 5 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.57%) Use Case
10 5 (3.57%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (60.00%) C#
2 59 (42.14%) SQL
3 58 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.86%) Java
5 15 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.86%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.71%) PHP
8 6 (4.29%) C++
8 6 (4.29%) VBA
9 5 (3.57%) VB
10 4 (2.86%) VB6
11 3 (2.14%) C
12 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.43%) VC++
12 2 (1.43%) Python
13 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.57%) ISEB
3 9 (6.43%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.71%) HNC
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) HL7
2 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.71%) SAP
5 6 (4.29%) Open Text
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe
6 3 (2.14%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.43%) Telerik
7 2 (1.43%) Cerner
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Wyse
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) CODA
8 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.71%) Ektron
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