Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 224 218 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.03% 12.01% 10.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.22% 43.43% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 146 152
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £313 £299 £266
90th Percentile £575 £513 £475
South West median daily rate £413 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +16.20% +1.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% - -
South West median hourly rate £44.42 £42.75 £28.14
% change year-on-year +3.91% +51.93% -24.97%

.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 636 502 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.33% 27.66% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 334 373
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £289 £263
90th Percentile £538 £523 £507
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £51.25 £27.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.71% +85.05% -49.18%
10th Percentile £47.20 £19.90 £21.60
90th Percentile £140.50 £71.88 £35.79
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

.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 26 September 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

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Bristol over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 176 (78.57%) C#
2 135 (60.27%) SQL Server
3 117 (52.23%) MVC
3 117 (52.23%) ASP.NET
4 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (45.54%) JavaScript
6 97 (43.30%) HTML
7 80 (35.71%) CSS
8 79 (35.27%) SQL
9 66 (29.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 65 (29.02%) .NET Framework
11 56 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 54 (24.11%) Finance
12 54 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (19.64%) Scrum
14 44 (19.64%) Oracle
14 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (17.41%) Unit Testing
17 34 (15.18%) jQuery
17 34 (15.18%) Git (software)
18 32 (14.29%) Marketing
19 31 (13.84%) Microservices
19 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
19 31 (13.84%) Web Development
19 31 (13.84%) SAP
19 31 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (13.39%) Programme Management
20 30 (13.39%) Manufacturing

.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 (4.91%) Umbraco
2 8 (3.57%) CMS
2 8 (3.57%) IIS
3 5 (2.23%) Kentico
4 4 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.45%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.25%) NuGet
4 13 (5.80%) npm
5 2 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Extranet
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (60.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.68%) Power BI
4 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.34%) MS Access
6 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.89%) SSDT
7 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.82%) Selenium
2 22 (9.82%) SpecFlow
2 22 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.14%) XMLUnit
4 13 (5.80%) Moq
4 13 (5.80%) xUnit.net
5 12 (5.36%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.57%) NUnit
7 8 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.68%) CruiseControl
9 6 (2.68%) Hudson
9 6 (2.68%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.68%) JUnit
10 2 (0.89%) JIRA
10 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 54 (24.11%) Finance
2 32 (14.29%) Marketing
3 30 (13.39%) Electronics
3 30 (13.39%) Manufacturing
3 30 (13.39%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.13%) Back Office
5 6 (2.68%) Advertising
6 4 (1.79%) Law
7 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.89%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 178 (79.46%) Developer
2 123 (54.91%) .NET Developer
3 41 (18.30%) C# Developer
4 34 (15.18%) Senior Developer
5 32 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Software Developer
8 19 (8.48%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.80%) Analyst
12 12 (5.36%) Architect
13 10 (4.46%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.46%) SQL Developer
14 8 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (52.23%) ASP.NET
2 97 (43.30%) HTML
3 80 (35.71%) CSS
4 66 (29.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 65 (29.02%) .NET Framework
6 54 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (15.18%) jQuery
8 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
9 30 (13.39%) Entity Framework
10 28 (12.50%) JSON
10 28 (12.50%) XML
11 27 (12.05%) Node.js
12 21 (9.38%) SOAP
13 19 (8.48%) REST
14 18 (8.04%) .NET Core
14 18 (8.04%) Redux
15 16 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
15 16 (7.14%) React
16 15 (6.70%) Code First Entity Framework
17 14 (6.25%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.23%) Fintech
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Blog
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.46%) Windows
2 8 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Solaris
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (52.23%) MVC
2 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.64%) Scrum
4 41 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (17.41%) Unit Testing
6 31 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (13.84%) Microservices
6 31 (13.84%) Web Development
7 30 (13.39%) Digital Marketing
7 30 (13.39%) Programme Management
8 29 (12.95%) DevOps
8 29 (12.95%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.93%) SOLID
10 18 (8.04%) OO
10 18 (8.04%) TDD
11 17 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.70%) Strategic Thinking
13 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 176 (78.57%) C#
2 102 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 79 (35.27%) SQL
4 18 (8.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.46%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.02%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.23%) C++
9 3 (1.34%) Python
9 3 (1.34%) VBA
10 2 (0.89%) Java
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) COBOL
11 1 (0.45%) ES6
11 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.80%) Degree
2 11 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) BS25999
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Docker
2 3 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.34%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Puppet
3 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.64%) Oracle
3 31 (13.84%) SAP
4 6 (2.68%) Cadence
5 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.45%) Unisys