Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 14 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 171 200 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.43% 9.67% 9.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.20% 29.11% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 159 120
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -1.03%
10th Percentile £320 £355 £275
90th Percentile £525 £560 £513
South West median daily rate £438 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -0.57% +17.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £41.85 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +14.64% -2.67%

.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 531 687 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.29% 33.20% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 485 338
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £288
90th Percentile £571 £588 £527
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 4
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £58.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.77% +23.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £37.00 £33.75 £22.90
90th Percentile £48.75 £64.75 £56.13
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.91% +2.22% +20.00%

.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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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.

1 127 (74.27%) C#
2 73 (42.69%) JavaScript
3 58 (33.92%) Azure
4 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
6 45 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 44 (25.73%) Microsoft
8 43 (25.15%) DevOps
9 42 (24.56%) SQL
10 41 (23.98%) CSS
11 35 (20.47%) MVC
11 35 (20.47%) .NET Core
12 34 (19.88%) Scrum
13 33 (19.30%) Java
13 33 (19.30%) Software Engineering
14 32 (18.71%) ASP.NET
15 31 (18.13%) Windows
16 30 (17.54%) Web Services
16 30 (17.54%) HTML
17 29 (16.96%) AngularJS
18 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
19 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
19 26 (15.20%) C++
19 26 (15.20%) Linux
20 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
21 24 (14.04%) .NET Framework
21 24 (14.04%) Node.js
21 24 (14.04%) Microservices
22 23 (13.45%) NetBeans
23 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP

.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 12 (7.02%) Umbraco
2 10 (5.85%) CMS
3 7 (4.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.51%) IIS
5 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (33.92%) Azure
2 15 (8.77%) AWS
3 7 (4.09%) npm
4 6 (3.51%) GitHub
5 4 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.75%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.75%) Azure Stack
6 3 (1.75%) NuGet
6 3 (1.75%) Serverless
7 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.58%) Office 365
8 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.75%) DNS
3 3 (1.75%) HTTP
4 2 (1.17%) DHCP
4 2 (1.17%) FTP
4 2 (1.17%) IPsec
5 1 (0.58%) 3G
5 1 (0.58%) 4G
5 1 (0.58%) LTE
5 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.58%) UMTS
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.92%) MySQL
5 4 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.75%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.75%) QualityStage
6 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.58%) MS Access
7 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.58%) Power BI
7 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.45%) NetBeans
4 19 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 17 (9.94%) Selenium
7 13 (7.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (5.85%) SpecFlow
10 8 (4.68%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.68%) Postman
10 8 (4.68%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.68%) TeamCity
11 7 (4.09%) NUnit
11 7 (4.09%) webpack
12 6 (3.51%) gulp
13 5 (2.92%) MSBuild
14 4 (2.34%) Cucumber
15 3 (1.75%) Moq
15 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 18 (10.53%) Military
3 13 (7.60%) Finance
4 9 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.92%) Back Office
6 4 (2.34%) Retail
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Electronics
8 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Police
Job Titles
1 95 (55.56%) Developer
2 58 (33.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (8.19%) C# Developer
4 13 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Architect
6 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) React Developer
8 8 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Sitecore Developer
10 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.98%) CSS
2 35 (20.47%) .NET Core
3 32 (18.71%) ASP.NET
4 30 (17.54%) HTML
4 30 (17.54%) Web Services
5 29 (16.96%) AngularJS
6 24 (14.04%) .NET Framework
6 24 (14.04%) Node.js
7 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (11.70%) React
9 18 (10.53%) ActiveX
9 18 (10.53%) DirectX
9 18 (10.53%) MFC
9 18 (10.53%) OpenGL
9 18 (10.53%) Qt
10 17 (9.94%) Entity Framework
11 15 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (6.43%) Angular 2
12 11 (6.43%) Redux
13 10 (5.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.13%) Windows
2 26 (15.20%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.15%) DevOps
3 35 (20.47%) MVC
4 34 (19.88%) Scrum
5 33 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.04%) Microservices
7 18 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 14 (8.19%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (4.68%) Change Management
10 8 (4.68%) Migration
10 8 (4.68%) Web Development
11 7 (4.09%) CAD
11 7 (4.09%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (4.09%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (4.09%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure as Code
13 5 (2.92%) Software Architecture
13 5 (2.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 127 (74.27%) C#
2 73 (42.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (24.56%) SQL
4 33 (19.30%) Java
5 26 (15.20%) C++
6 18 (10.53%) GLSL
6 18 (10.53%) HLSL
7 16 (9.36%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.60%) TypeScript
9 12 (7.02%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.09%) VB
12 6 (3.51%) Python
13 4 (2.34%) C
13 4 (2.34%) VB6
14 3 (1.75%) XAML
15 2 (1.17%) PHP
15 2 (1.17%) VBA
16 1 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (12.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.75%) Terraform
3 2 (1.17%) Ansible
3 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (1.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.68%) Sitecore
3 3 (1.75%) Google
3 3 (1.75%) IBM
3 3 (1.75%) Informatica
3 3 (1.75%) Northgate
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle
3 3 (1.75%) Trillium
4 2 (1.17%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix
5 1 (0.58%) ESRI