Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 209 192 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.04% 12.36% 9.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.93% 43.34% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 137 130
Bristol median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +6.87%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £285
90th Percentile £488 £548 £425
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 £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 551 443 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.11% 28.53% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 316 337
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £515 £556 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% -23.68%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.63 £30.55
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.90 £69.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%

.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 16 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 154 (73.68%) C#
2 102 (48.80%) MVC
2 102 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (43.06%) ASP.NET
4 74 (35.41%) CSS
5 71 (33.97%) HTML
5 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
6 68 (32.54%) SQL
7 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 62 (29.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 55 (26.32%) Finance
10 51 (24.40%) Microsoft
11 49 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (22.49%) Scrum
13 43 (20.57%) jQuery
14 35 (16.75%) SOAP
15 34 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (14.83%) BDD
16 31 (14.83%) REST
17 29 (13.88%) OO
17 29 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (13.40%) Marketing
18 28 (13.40%) Test Automation
19 27 (12.92%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (12.92%) Programme Management
19 27 (12.92%) SAP
19 27 (12.92%) Electronics
19 27 (12.92%) Telecoms
19 27 (12.92%) Manufacturing

.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 17 (8.13%) Umbraco
2 15 (7.18%) CMS
3 11 (5.26%) IIS
4 9 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.39%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.91%) Apache
6 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.96%) JBoss
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) Kentico
9 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.83%) Office 365
4 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.96%) npm
5 2 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.22%) DNS
2 8 (3.83%) DHCP
2 8 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (3.35%) Firewall
4 3 (1.44%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.96%) SMS
6 1 (0.48%) Extranet
6 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.48%) HTTP
6 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.44%) MySQL
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) Git (software)
1 18 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.66%) Selenium
3 12 (5.74%) SoapUI
3 12 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.74%) WebDriver
4 11 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.78%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.35%) NUnit
7 5 (2.39%) Grunt
7 5 (2.39%) JIRA
8 4 (1.91%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.44%) PostCSS
9 3 (1.44%) Subversion
9 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.44%) webpack
10 2 (0.96%) JUnit
10 2 (0.96%) Moq
10 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (26.32%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Marketing
3 27 (12.92%) Electronics
3 27 (12.92%) Manufacturing
3 27 (12.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (72.25%) Developer
2 84 (40.19%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.75%) C# Developer
4 23 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (10.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (7.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Umbraco Developer
8 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (6.22%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.74%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.26%) QA Tester
10 11 (5.26%) Tester
11 10 (4.78%) Agile .NET Developer
11 10 (4.78%) Agile C# Developer
11 10 (4.78%) Agile Developer
11 10 (4.78%) Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) Software QA Tester
11 10 (4.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.06%) ASP.NET
2 74 (35.41%) CSS
3 71 (33.97%) HTML
4 62 (29.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 55 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 49 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (20.57%) jQuery
8 35 (16.75%) SOAP
9 31 (14.83%) REST
10 25 (11.96%) .NET Framework
10 25 (11.96%) JSON
11 24 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (8.61%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.70%) HTML5
14 10 (4.78%) ADO.NET
14 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (4.78%) Classic ASP
14 10 (4.78%) Node.js
14 10 (4.78%) Web Services
14 10 (4.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.78%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.87%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.87%) User Experience
5 5 (2.39%) Blog
5 5 (2.39%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.39%) Robotics
6 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.44%) iPad
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.48%) Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.48%) SCORM
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.96%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.83%) Unix
4 6 (2.87%) Linux
5 4 (1.91%) Android
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
1 102 (48.80%) MVC
2 47 (22.49%) Scrum
3 31 (14.83%) BDD
4 29 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (13.88%) OO
5 28 (13.40%) Test Automation
6 27 (12.92%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (12.92%) Programme Management
7 26 (12.44%) TDD
8 25 (11.96%) OOD
9 17 (8.13%) SDLC
9 17 (8.13%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.22%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.74%) Microservices
11 12 (5.74%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
12 11 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 11 (5.26%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (73.68%) C#
2 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 68 (32.54%) SQL
4 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.26%) Java
6 8 (3.83%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.87%) VBA
9 5 (2.39%) Python
10 4 (1.91%) C++
10 4 (1.91%) PHP
10 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.44%) C
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (1.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.48%) Delphi
12 1 (0.48%) ES6
12 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.35%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.92%) SAP
3 26 (12.44%) Oracle
4 13 (6.22%) Sitecore
5 12 (5.74%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.39%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.91%) VMware
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco
8 3 (1.44%) Citrix
8 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.96%) BEA
9 2 (0.96%) F5
9 2 (0.96%) HP
9 2 (0.96%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) Siebel
10 1 (0.48%) Software AG
10 1 (0.48%) webMethods