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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.22% 6.50% 7.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.97% 28.79% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 50
Average daily rate £350 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
183 198 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.63% 22.58% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 139 211
Average daily rate £363 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.39 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 28 April 2016.

.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 28 April 2016, 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.

1 103 (70.07%) C#
2 86 (58.50%) MVC
3 84 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 78 (53.06%) SQL Server
5 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
7 58 (39.46%) Microsoft
8 57 (38.78%) HTML
8 57 (38.78%) SQL
9 55 (37.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (34.69%) CSS
11 39 (26.53%) Scrum
12 30 (20.41%) .NET Framework
13 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
14 25 (17.01%) WCF
15 23 (15.65%) jQuery
15 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (14.97%) TDD
16 22 (14.97%) Web Services
17 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
18 19 (12.93%) Ruby
18 19 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (12.93%) T-SQL
18 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
19 18 (12.24%) RDBMS
19 18 (12.24%) HTML5
20 17 (11.56%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 16 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.84%) IIS
2 13 (8.84%) Umbraco
3 12 (8.16%) CMS
4 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.04%) Kentico
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.72%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) Office 365
4 3 (2.04%) PaaS
5 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Internet
2 6 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.72%) Intranet
4 3 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) GSM
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.24%) RDBMS
4 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.48%) MySQL
6 9 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.36%) MS Access
11 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.80%) SpecFlow
3 9 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.08%) NUnit
4 6 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.40%) Capybara
5 5 (3.40%) Moq
5 5 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (3.40%) WATIR
6 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.36%) MSTest
6 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.36%) Selenium
6 2 (1.36%) Subversion
6 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.68%) NuGet
7 1 (0.68%) PVCS
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Electronics
2 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.44%) Marketing
2 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Advertising
3 1 (0.68%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (76.87%) Developer
2 71 (48.30%) .NET Developer
3 38 (25.85%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (17.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (10.20%) Agile Developer
9 13 (8.84%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.80%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Software Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Test Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
13 7 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 57 (38.78%) HTML
3 55 (37.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (34.69%) CSS
5 30 (20.41%) .NET Framework
6 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
7 25 (17.01%) WCF
8 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (15.65%) jQuery
9 22 (14.97%) Web Services
10 18 (12.24%) HTML5
11 14 (9.52%) REST
12 13 (8.84%) Dojo
12 13 (8.84%) Entity Framework
13 12 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (6.12%) RESTful
15 8 (5.44%) CSS3
15 8 (5.44%) XML
16 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) User Experience
2 4 (2.72%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.04%) Blog
4 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) CentOS
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (58.50%) MVC
2 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.53%) Scrum
4 22 (14.97%) TDD
5 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
7 17 (11.56%) BDD
8 16 (10.88%) Web Development
9 14 (9.52%) OO
10 13 (8.84%) SDLC
11 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.48%) Microservices
13 10 (6.80%) High Availability
14 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (5.44%) Integration Testing
15 8 (5.44%) Web Design
16 7 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (4.76%) OOD
16 7 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (70.07%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 57 (38.78%) SQL
4 19 (12.93%) Ruby
4 19 (12.93%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.44%) Python
6 7 (4.76%) Perl
6 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.04%) Java
7 3 (2.04%) PHP
8 2 (1.36%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) VC++
9 1 (0.68%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (39.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) SAP
3 6 (4.08%) Nintex
4 5 (3.40%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Tableau
6 1 (0.68%) Telerik
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) webMethods
6 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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