Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 175 195 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.55% 11.37% 8.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.71% 40.54% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 132 131
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £282 £313 £275
90th Percentile £523 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £48.00 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.84% +213.46% -62.86%

.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 535 481 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.20% 28.05% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 321 347
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £294 £263
90th Percentile £525 £519 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 £41.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.83% +32.26% -22.50%
10th Percentile £162.50 £28.45 £20.39
90th Percentile £187.50 £64.00 £59.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.44
% change year-on-year -1.11% +8.60% +4.57%

.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 23 July 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 23 July 2018, 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.

1 144 (82.29%) C#
2 106 (60.57%) SQL Server
3 98 (56.00%) MVC
4 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (50.29%) ASP.NET
6 82 (46.86%) JavaScript
7 80 (45.71%) HTML
8 74 (42.29%) CSS
9 67 (38.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (30.29%) SQL
11 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
12 47 (26.86%) .NET Framework
13 46 (26.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (25.14%) Finance
15 41 (23.43%) jQuery
15 41 (23.43%) Unit Testing
16 39 (22.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 37 (21.14%) Scrum
18 36 (20.57%) AngularJS
19 35 (20.00%) Oracle
20 30 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (15.43%) Entity Framework
23 25 (14.29%) Web Development
24 22 (12.57%) JSON
24 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
25 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
26 18 (10.29%) Marketing
26 18 (10.29%) Node.js
26 18 (10.29%) XML

.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 11 (6.29%) Umbraco
2 5 (2.86%) CMS
2 5 (2.86%) IIS
2 5 (2.86%) Kentico
3 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 39 (22.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.14%) npm
3 9 (5.14%) NuGet
4 5 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (60.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.43%) Power BI
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.14%) Selenium
2 16 (9.14%) SpecFlow
3 14 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.43%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.71%) XMLUnit
6 9 (5.14%) Moq
6 9 (5.14%) xUnit.net
7 8 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.86%) NUnit
9 4 (2.29%) CruiseControl
9 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.29%) Hudson
9 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.29%) JIRA
9 4 (2.29%) JUnit
9 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (25.14%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Marketing
3 16 (9.14%) Electronics
3 16 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 16 (9.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.43%) Advertising
5 4 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (80.00%) Developer
2 95 (54.29%) .NET Developer
3 38 (21.71%) C# Developer
4 30 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (10.29%) Software Developer
8 16 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (8.57%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Architect
12 10 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (5.14%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.57%) Angular Developer
14 8 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (4.00%) Analyst
15 7 (4.00%) SQL Developer
16 6 (3.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (50.29%) ASP.NET
2 80 (45.71%) HTML
3 74 (42.29%) CSS
4 67 (38.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (26.86%) .NET Framework
6 46 (26.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (23.43%) jQuery
8 36 (20.57%) AngularJS
9 27 (15.43%) Entity Framework
10 22 (12.57%) JSON
11 18 (10.29%) Node.js
11 18 (10.29%) XML
12 13 (7.43%) SOAP
13 12 (6.86%) REST
14 11 (6.29%) Angular 2
14 11 (6.29%) Redux
14 11 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET Core
15 10 (5.71%) WCF
16 9 (5.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.14%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.86%) User Experience
5 4 (2.29%) Fintech
5 4 (2.29%) Robotics
6 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.00%) MVC
2 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.43%) Unit Testing
4 37 (21.14%) Scrum
5 28 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.29%) Web Development
7 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
8 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.14%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (9.14%) Microservices
8 16 (9.14%) Programme Management
9 15 (8.57%) DevOps
9 15 (8.57%) TDD
10 14 (8.00%) OO
11 12 (6.86%) CRM
12 10 (5.71%) OOD
12 10 (5.71%) SOLID
13 9 (5.14%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 144 (82.29%) C#
2 82 (46.86%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.29%) SQL
4 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.57%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.29%) C++
7 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.71%) Python
9 2 (1.14%) ES6
9 2 (1.14%) Java
9 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.57%) COBOL
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.00%) Oracle
3 17 (9.71%) SAP
4 4 (2.29%) Cadence
4 4 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.57%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.57%) Borland
5 1 (0.57%) Capita
5 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.57%) UiPath
5 1 (0.57%) Unisys