Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 66 167 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 6.76% 8.92% 8.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.44% 30.31% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 115 110
Median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £321 £325 £285
90th Percentile £535 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £420 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% +16.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% -11.11%

.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 270 551 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.66% 29.43% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 389 352
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £282
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -77.14% +326.83%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.03% -0.56%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Bristol over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 56 (84.85%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 31 (46.97%) Azure
4 29 (43.94%) DevOps
5 22 (33.33%) HTML
6 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 21 (31.82%) .NET Core
7 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
7 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
8 18 (27.27%) CSS
9 17 (25.76%) MVC
10 16 (24.24%) Web Services
10 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
11 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 12 (18.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 11 (16.67%) Java
15 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
16 10 (15.15%) Node.js
16 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
16 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.15%) Selenium
17 9 (13.64%) NetBeans
17 9 (13.64%) C++
17 9 (13.64%) Linux
17 9 (13.64%) Test Automation

.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 2 (3.03%) IIS
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.97%) Azure
2 6 (9.09%) AWS
2 6 (9.09%) npm
3 5 (7.58%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (7.58%) GitHub
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.03%) Serverless
6 1 (1.52%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.52%) 3G
3 1 (1.52%) 4G
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.52%) UMTS
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.03%) QualityStage
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.15%) Selenium
2 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.64%) NetBeans
4 8 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (10.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
5 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (9.09%) gulp
6 6 (9.09%) webpack
7 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.58%) JIRA
7 5 (7.58%) NUnit
7 5 (7.58%) Postman
7 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.06%) MSTest
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.61%) Public Sector
2 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.58%) Back Office
3 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
4 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) HTML
2 21 (31.82%) .NET Core
3 18 (27.27%) CSS
4 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
4 16 (24.24%) Web Services
5 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
8 10 (15.15%) Node.js
9 9 (13.64%) Angular 2
9 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (12.12%) React
11 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (10.61%) REST
12 6 (9.09%) JSON
13 5 (7.58%) ActiveX
13 5 (7.58%) MFC
13 5 (7.58%) OpenGL
13 5 (7.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) DevOps
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) MVC
4 12 (18.18%) Scrum
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.12%) Microservices
8 6 (9.09%) Product Backlog
9 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.58%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) User Stories
10 4 (6.06%) BDD
10 4 (6.06%) Case Management
10 4 (6.06%) Migration
10 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.06%) Web Design
11 3 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (84.85%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 9 (13.64%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.58%) GLSL
8 5 (7.58%) HLSL
9 3 (4.55%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) XAML
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) F#
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
1 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) IBM
2 2 (3.03%) Informatica
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
2 2 (3.03%) Trillium
3 1 (1.52%) Citrix