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 3 months to 24 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 (dotNet)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 65 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.70% 7.67% 11.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.92% 31.86% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 91
Median daily rate £375 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET 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 226 204 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.26% 24.06% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 159 227
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 £298 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 2017, 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.

1 134 (72.83%) C#
2 93 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (48.37%) MVC
4 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
4 83 (45.11%) ASP.NET
5 72 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (38.59%) Microsoft
7 66 (35.87%) Finance
8 61 (33.15%) SQL Server
9 60 (32.61%) SQL
9 60 (32.61%) HTML
10 56 (30.43%) CSS
11 45 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (23.37%) SAP
12 43 (23.37%) Scrum
12 43 (23.37%) Marketing
13 42 (22.83%) Digital Marketing
13 42 (22.83%) AngularJS
14 41 (22.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 41 (22.28%) Programme Management
14 41 (22.28%) Manufacturing
14 41 (22.28%) Electronics
14 41 (22.28%) Telecoms
15 39 (21.20%) CRM
15 39 (21.20%) Dynamics CRM
16 34 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (17.93%) .NET Framework
17 33 (17.93%) Visual Studio
18 32 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
19 30 (16.30%) WCF

.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 28 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.72%) IIS
5 4 (2.17%) CMS
5 4 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.09%) Kentico
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (22.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 39 (21.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.80%) GitHub
4 6 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.09%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) Intranet
2 2 (1.09%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.63%) MySQL
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.89%) Selenium
6 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.80%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.72%) JIRA
8 5 (2.72%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.09%) Ant
10 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.09%) TestNG
10 2 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 66 (35.87%) Finance
2 43 (23.37%) Marketing
3 41 (22.28%) Electronics
3 41 (22.28%) Manufacturing
3 41 (22.28%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.98%) Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 144 (78.26%) Developer
2 75 (40.76%) .NET Developer
3 47 (25.54%) C# Developer
4 33 (17.93%) CRM Developer
5 26 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (9.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 17 (9.24%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (4.89%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Sitecore Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (45.11%) ASP.NET
2 72 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 60 (32.61%) HTML
4 56 (30.43%) CSS
5 42 (22.83%) AngularJS
6 34 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (17.93%) .NET Framework
8 30 (16.30%) WCF
9 27 (14.67%) jQuery
10 26 (14.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (9.78%) REST
11 18 (9.78%) SOAP
12 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (8.70%) XML
13 15 (8.15%) JSON
14 14 (7.61%) Ajax
14 14 (7.61%) HTML5
15 12 (6.52%) Web Services
16 11 (5.98%) RESTful
17 10 (5.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (8.15%) User Experience
3 6 (3.26%) Blog
3 6 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Windows
2 3 (1.63%) Linux
2 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.37%) MVC
3 45 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (23.37%) Scrum
5 42 (22.83%) Digital Marketing
6 41 (22.28%) Programme Management
7 39 (21.20%) CRM
8 25 (13.59%) TDD
9 19 (10.33%) BDD
10 17 (9.24%) Test Automation
11 14 (7.61%) OO
12 12 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.52%) Front End Development
12 12 (6.52%) Web Development
13 11 (5.98%) Microservices
14 10 (5.43%) DevOps
14 10 (5.43%) Kanban
14 10 (5.43%) OOD
14 10 (5.43%) Unit Testing
15 9 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 134 (72.83%) C#
2 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 60 (32.61%) SQL
4 24 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.80%) Java
6 7 (3.80%) Ruby
6 7 (3.80%) Scala
7 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.09%) C++
8 2 (1.09%) F#
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) Python
8 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (38.59%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.37%) SAP
3 14 (7.61%) Oracle
4 9 (4.89%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.09%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) Nintex
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe
6 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
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