Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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 (dotNet)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 222 208 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.47% 10.95% 12.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.08% 37.55% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 138 135
Bristol median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £336 £274 £281
90th Percentile £553 £488 £553
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £42.85 - £36.25
90th Percentile £69.75 - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - £37.50

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 671 554 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.65% 29.17% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 357 312
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £518 £556
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £58.75 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34.00 £22.90 £33.63
90th Percentile £68.00 £56.13 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.24%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for .NET.

1 154 (69.37%) C#
2 125 (56.31%) SQL Server
3 112 (50.45%) JavaScript
4 111 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 95 (42.79%) MVC
7 90 (40.54%) SQL
8 87 (39.19%) HTML
9 74 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 70 (31.53%) CSS
11 67 (30.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 61 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 56 (25.23%) Finance
14 46 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (20.27%) SAP
15 45 (20.27%) Electronics
15 45 (20.27%) Telecoms
15 45 (20.27%) Manufacturing
15 45 (20.27%) Programme Management
15 45 (20.27%) Marketing
15 45 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
16 44 (19.82%) AngularJS
17 42 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (18.02%) Scrum
19 39 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
20 38 (17.12%) .NET Framework
21 34 (15.32%) jQuery
22 33 (14.86%) Git (software)
22 33 (14.86%) PowerShell
23 31 (13.96%) Greenfield Project

.NET
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 11 (4.95%) CMS
1 11 (4.95%) IIS
2 7 (3.15%) Confluence
2 7 (3.15%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.70%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.90%) SAS
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.70%) NuGet
4 5 (2.25%) npm
5 4 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.35%) Datadog
6 3 (1.35%) Serverless
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.90%) SaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.05%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Extranet
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (56.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.35%) MS Access
4 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.35%) SSDT
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (14.86%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.56%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (4.50%) Selenium
5 10 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.60%) SpecFlow
7 7 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.15%) XMLUnit
8 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.25%) Moq
9 5 (2.25%) xUnit.net
10 4 (1.80%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.80%) JIRA
11 3 (1.35%) NUnit
12 2 (0.90%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.90%) Hudson
12 2 (0.90%) JUnit
12 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 56 (25.23%) Finance
2 45 (20.27%) Electronics
2 45 (20.27%) Manufacturing
2 45 (20.27%) Marketing
2 45 (20.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.35%) Advertising
3 3 (1.35%) Back Office
3 3 (1.35%) Publishing
4 2 (0.90%) Automotive
4 2 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.45%) Avionics
5 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 178 (80.18%) Developer
2 122 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 37 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 36 (16.22%) C# Developer
5 34 (15.32%) Senior .NET Developer
6 30 (13.51%) Software Developer
7 27 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (11.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (11.26%) CRM Developer
9 24 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Developer
11 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.86%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (5.41%) Analyst
12 12 (5.41%) Lead Developer
12 12 (5.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 12 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
13 11 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (48.65%) ASP.NET
2 87 (39.19%) HTML
3 70 (31.53%) CSS
4 67 (30.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (19.82%) AngularJS
6 42 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (17.12%) .NET Framework
8 34 (15.32%) jQuery
9 27 (12.16%) Node.js
10 26 (11.71%) React
11 25 (11.26%) .NET Core
12 23 (10.36%) REST
13 21 (9.46%) SOAP
13 21 (9.46%) XML
14 16 (7.21%) Entity Framework
14 16 (7.21%) JSON
15 14 (6.31%) Web Services
16 12 (5.41%) RESTful
17 11 (4.95%) WCF
18 10 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.35%) Blog
6 3 (1.35%) Wiki
7 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.21%) Windows
2 12 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.25%) Linux
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.90%) CentOS
4 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (42.79%) MVC
3 46 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (20.27%) Programme Management
5 40 (18.02%) Scrum
6 29 (13.06%) DevOps
7 28 (12.61%) Microservices
8 26 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (11.26%) CRM
10 24 (10.81%) TDD
10 24 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 23 (10.36%) E-Commerce
12 22 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.56%) SOLID
13 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.66%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (5.86%) OO
15 13 (5.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (69.37%) C#
2 112 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 90 (40.54%) SQL
4 33 (14.86%) PowerShell
5 16 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.95%) Java
7 7 (3.15%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.25%) Python
10 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.35%) C++
10 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.35%) Ruby
10 3 (1.35%) VBA
11 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.31%) Degree
3 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) BS25999
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (4.05%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.80%) Terraform
3 3 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.35%) Grafana
3 3 (1.35%) Icinga
3 3 (1.35%) Nagios
3 3 (1.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.27%) SAP
3 30 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (1.80%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.90%) Cadence
5 2 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com