Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 228 206 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.71% 12.00% 11.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.01% 42.30% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 153 173
Bristol median daily rate £350 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +10.77%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £284
90th Percentile £488 £494 £438
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £32.50 - £36.25
90th Percentile £77.50 - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £23.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year +65.78% -37.27% -6.83%

.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 556 487 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.56% 28.38% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 367 394
Bristol median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £279 £267 £273
90th Percentile £513 £525 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

.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 19 November 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 19 November 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.

1 176 (77.19%) C#
2 117 (51.32%) MVC
3 109 (47.81%) ASP.NET
3 109 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (38.16%) JavaScript
5 81 (35.53%) HTML
5 81 (35.53%) CSS
6 77 (33.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 75 (32.89%) SQL Server
7 75 (32.89%) SQL
8 71 (31.14%) AngularJS
9 68 (29.82%) Finance
10 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
11 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (23.25%) Scrum
13 48 (21.05%) jQuery
14 45 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (19.30%) Marketing
16 43 (18.86%) Programme Management
16 43 (18.86%) Digital Marketing
16 43 (18.86%) SAP
16 43 (18.86%) Manufacturing
16 43 (18.86%) Electronics
16 43 (18.86%) Telecoms
17 41 (17.98%) SOAP
18 38 (16.67%) TDD
19 37 (16.23%) BDD
20 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 35 (15.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 34 (14.91%) OO

.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 (5.26%) CMS
1 12 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 10 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.51%) IIS
4 8 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.19%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.75%) Apache
7 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) JBoss
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.51%) GitHub
4 5 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.75%) Office 365
6 2 (0.88%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) DNS
2 7 (3.07%) Firewall
3 4 (1.75%) DHCP
3 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.32%) HTTP
4 3 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.32%) SMS
4 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.88%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.88%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.44%) Extranet
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.40%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.32%) MySQL
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.44%) Big Data
10 1 (0.44%) Power BI
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.46%) Selenium
4 13 (5.70%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.70%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 11 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.95%) NUnit
7 9 (3.95%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.75%) Grunt
10 4 (1.75%) JIRA
11 3 (1.32%) Moq
11 3 (1.32%) PostCSS
11 3 (1.32%) Subversion
11 3 (1.32%) webpack
12 2 (0.88%) Mockito
12 2 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 68 (29.82%) Finance
2 44 (19.30%) Marketing
3 43 (18.86%) Electronics
3 43 (18.86%) Manufacturing
3 43 (18.86%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 174 (76.32%) Developer
2 103 (45.18%) .NET Developer
3 56 (24.56%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (9.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (7.02%) Agile .NET Developer
9 16 (7.02%) Agile C# Developer
9 16 (7.02%) Agile Developer
10 14 (6.14%) Tester
11 13 (5.70%) CRM Developer
12 11 (4.82%) QA Tester
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.39%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (47.81%) ASP.NET
2 81 (35.53%) CSS
2 81 (35.53%) HTML
3 77 (33.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 71 (31.14%) AngularJS
5 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (21.05%) jQuery
7 41 (17.98%) SOAP
8 35 (15.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 33 (14.47%) JSON
10 32 (14.04%) REST
11 20 (8.77%) .NET Framework
11 20 (8.77%) HTML5
12 14 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (6.14%) Entity Framework
13 12 (5.26%) Web Services
14 11 (4.82%) CSS3
14 11 (4.82%) WCF
15 10 (4.39%) ADO.NET
15 10 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 11 (4.82%) User Experience
4 9 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.51%) Blog
5 8 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.32%) iPad
8 3 (1.32%) Robotics
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) EPoS
9 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.44%) SCORM
10 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.77%) Windows
2 8 (3.51%) Linux
2 8 (3.51%) Unix
2 8 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.75%) Android
5 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.32%) Solaris
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Fedora
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (51.32%) MVC
2 109 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.25%) Scrum
4 45 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (18.86%) Digital Marketing
5 43 (18.86%) Programme Management
6 38 (16.67%) TDD
7 37 (16.23%) BDD
8 34 (14.91%) OO
9 31 (13.60%) OOD
10 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
11 20 (8.77%) SDLC
12 19 (8.33%) Web Development
13 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.14%) CRM
14 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.70%) DevOps
15 13 (5.70%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 176 (77.19%) C#
2 87 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 75 (32.89%) SQL
4 14 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.70%) Java
6 6 (2.63%) Scala
6 6 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.19%) Python
7 5 (2.19%) VBA
8 4 (1.75%) C++
8 4 (1.75%) PHP
8 4 (1.75%) Ruby
8 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.32%) C
9 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) Delphi
10 2 (0.88%) F#
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) ISEB
2 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.86%) SAP
3 33 (14.47%) Oracle
4 14 (6.14%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.63%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.19%) VMware
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.75%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.32%) Cisco
8 3 (1.32%) Citrix
8 3 (1.32%) HP
8 3 (1.32%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.88%) BEA
9 2 (0.88%) Nintex
10 1 (0.44%) F5
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) Software AG
10 1 (0.44%) webMethods