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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Bristol
Rank 11 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 86 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.66% 6.18% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.39% 28.35% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 39
Median daily rate £375 £356 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £309 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.85%  

.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 230 194 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.50% 21.80% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 136 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Bristol

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 123 (67.58%) C#
2 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (43.96%) JavaScript
4 76 (41.76%) ASP.NET
4 76 (41.76%) MVC
5 65 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 61 (33.52%) Microsoft
7 60 (32.97%) HTML
8 56 (30.77%) CSS
9 55 (30.22%) AngularJS
10 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (22.53%) Finance
12 39 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (19.78%) Scrum
13 36 (19.78%) SharePoint
14 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
15 32 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (16.48%) Visual Studio
16 30 (16.48%) SAP
16 30 (16.48%) Telecoms
16 30 (16.48%) WCF
16 30 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (15.93%) Marketing
17 29 (15.93%) SQL
18 28 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (14.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 27 (14.84%) Manufacturing
19 27 (14.84%) Electronics
19 27 (14.84%) Programme Management
20 26 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

.NET
Top Related 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 36 (19.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.30%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.75%) CMS
6 4 (2.20%) IIS
6 4 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.55%) Kentico
8 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (14.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.30%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.75%) Office 365
5 4 (2.20%) GitHub
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.44%) Big Data
3 13 (7.14%) MySQL
4 12 (6.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.65%) Ingres
11 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (6.04%) Selenium
4 10 (5.49%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.95%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.75%) JIRA
7 5 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.65%) NUnit
8 3 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.55%) Ant
10 1 (0.55%) Grunt
10 1 (0.55%) gulp
10 1 (0.55%) MSI
10 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 41 (22.53%) Finance
2 30 (16.48%) Telecoms
3 29 (15.93%) Marketing
4 27 (14.84%) Electronics
4 27 (14.84%) Manufacturing
5 13 (7.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (71.98%) Developer
2 70 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 40 (21.98%) C# Developer
4 29 (15.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (9.89%) CRM Developer
5 18 (9.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 17 (9.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (8.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (6.59%) Tester
11 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Developer
11 11 (6.04%) QA Tester
12 10 (5.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Software QA Tester
12 10 (5.49%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.76%) ASP.NET
2 60 (32.97%) HTML
3 56 (30.77%) CSS
4 55 (30.22%) AngularJS
5 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
8 30 (16.48%) WCF
9 21 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (10.99%) jQuery
11 14 (7.69%) SOAP
12 13 (7.14%) HTML5
12 13 (7.14%) JSON
13 12 (6.59%) Entity Framework
14 11 (6.04%) REST
14 11 (6.04%) WPF
15 10 (5.49%) XML
16 9 (4.95%) Ajax
17 8 (4.40%) React
18 7 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) User Experience
2 10 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.30%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.65%) Blog
6 3 (1.65%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Windows
2 6 (3.30%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (41.76%) MVC
3 36 (19.78%) Scrum
4 32 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (14.84%) Programme Management
7 25 (13.74%) TDD
8 24 (13.19%) CRM
9 23 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.89%) BDD
11 16 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.24%) SDLC
13 14 (7.69%) DevOps
14 12 (6.59%) High Availability
14 12 (6.59%) Test Automation
14 12 (6.59%) Test Scripting
15 11 (6.04%) Compatibility Testing
15 11 (6.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 11 (6.04%) Web Design
16 10 (5.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (67.58%) C#
2 80 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.93%) SQL
4 13 (7.14%) Java
5 11 (6.04%) Python
6 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.40%) C++
7 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.40%) Scala
8 5 (2.75%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.75%) PHP
8 5 (2.75%) Ruby
8 5 (2.75%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.65%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) F#
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.20%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.10%) Snort
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.10%) Ansible
3 2 (1.10%) Nessus
3 2 (1.10%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) QRadar
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.48%) SAP
3 10 (5.49%) Oracle
3 10 (5.49%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.75%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco
5 2 (1.10%) Citrix
5 2 (1.10%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.10%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.10%) Telerik
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.55%) Google
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Remedy
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
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