Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 14 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 170 171 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.94% 9.36% 11.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.69% 32.45% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 131
Bristol median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £318 £282 £313
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £448 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +15.62% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £33.35
90th Percentile £42.50 - £73.85
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +18.75% -1.84% +213.46%

.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 520 527 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.34% 28.85% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 367 318
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £278 £293
90th Percentile £575 £525 £521
South West median daily rate £450 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +10.09% +2.19% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.14% +326.83% +32.26%
10th Percentile £34.10 £162.50 £28.45
90th Percentile £56.50 £187.50 £64.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

.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 July 2019.

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

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £275 -
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 139 (81.76%) C#
2 77 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
5 53 (31.18%) SQL Server
6 48 (28.24%) SQL
6 48 (28.24%) ASP.NET
7 39 (22.94%) CRM
7 39 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (22.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 38 (22.35%) HTML
8 38 (22.35%) MVC
9 36 (21.18%) Scrum
9 36 (21.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 35 (20.59%) Finance
10 35 (20.59%) CSS
10 35 (20.59%) .NET Core
11 34 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
11 34 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 33 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (18.82%) Telecoms
13 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
14 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
14 31 (18.24%) Manufacturing
15 30 (17.65%) Programme Management
15 30 (17.65%) Marketing
15 30 (17.65%) SAP
15 30 (17.65%) Electronics
15 30 (17.65%) Digital Marketing

.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 10 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 9 (5.29%) CMS
2 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) Kentico
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.59%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (36.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
3 20 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (8.24%) Azure Functions
4 14 (8.24%) Serverless
5 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.35%) Office 365
5 4 (2.35%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.76%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.18%) GitHub
7 2 (1.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) Ethernet
1 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.35%) MS Access
3 4 (2.35%) Power BI
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.59%) Ingres
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 28 (16.47%) Visual Studio
3 25 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 19 (11.18%) NetBeans
5 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.18%) Grunt
6 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.18%) JIRA
6 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
6 2 (1.18%) webpack
7 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.59%) Katalon Studio
7 1 (0.59%) NUnit
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.59%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (20.59%) Finance
2 32 (18.82%) Telecoms
3 31 (18.24%) Manufacturing
4 30 (17.65%) Electronics
4 30 (17.65%) Marketing
5 9 (5.29%) Aerospace
5 9 (5.29%) Military
6 3 (1.76%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (70.59%) Developer
2 48 (28.24%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 26 (15.29%) CRM Developer
5 25 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 16 (9.41%) Analyst
6 16 (9.41%) Azure Developer
7 13 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Development Analyst
9 10 (5.88%) Java Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.24%) ASP.NET
2 39 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 38 (22.35%) HTML
4 35 (20.59%) .NET Core
4 35 (20.59%) CSS
5 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
6 29 (17.06%) WCF
7 25 (14.71%) RESTful
8 23 (13.53%) .NET Framework
8 23 (13.53%) Web Services
9 19 (11.18%) XML
10 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (9.41%) Entity Framework
10 16 (9.41%) jQuery
11 15 (8.82%) React
12 12 (7.06%) Node.js
13 10 (5.88%) CORBA
14 9 (5.29%) ActiveX
14 9 (5.29%) DirectX
14 9 (5.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.76%) Linux
2 11 (6.47%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.94%) CRM
3 38 (22.35%) MVC
4 36 (21.18%) Scrum
5 33 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
6 30 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 25 (14.71%) TDD
8 24 (14.12%) Software Engineering
9 22 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.76%) B2C
10 20 (11.76%) Workflow
11 14 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.24%) User Stories
11 14 (8.24%) Wireframes
12 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.65%) DevOps
13 12 (7.06%) SDLC
14 11 (6.47%) Decision-Making
14 11 (6.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 139 (81.76%) C#
2 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 48 (28.24%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.76%) C++
5 20 (11.76%) Java
6 19 (11.18%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.29%) GLSL
7 9 (5.29%) HLSL
8 8 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.94%) VB
10 4 (2.35%) Python
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.59%) VB6
12 1 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.59%) Degree
4 7 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.59%) Ansible
2 1 (0.59%) MIIS
Vendors
1 77 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.65%) SAP
3 11 (6.47%) Oracle
4 7 (4.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian