The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET Framework
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.18% 1.65% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 6.73% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 12
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £385 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.01% -14.11%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 208 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.15% 24.47% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 218
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Bristol

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Bristol

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Bristol

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
4 21 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (60.61%) CSS
5 20 (60.61%) HTML
6 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 17 (51.52%) WCF
8 16 (48.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (48.48%) CRM
9 12 (36.36%) C#
10 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 8 (24.24%) Scrum
11 8 (24.24%) MVC
12 7 (21.21%) Finance
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
13 5 (15.15%) QA
13 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
13 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.12%) WPF
14 4 (12.12%) SQL
15 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 3 (9.09%) Kanban
15 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (9.09%) HTML5
15 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) MSI
5 1 (3.03%) NuGet
5 1 (3.03%) WiX
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) CRM Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (60.61%) CSS
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
4 17 (51.52%) WCF
5 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) WPF
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
8 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) jQuery
9 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.06%) React
9 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) CRM
3 8 (24.24%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Kanban
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Data Deduplication
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) DevExpress