Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 249 227 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.74% 11.57% 11.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.19% 40.18% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 159 154
Bristol median daily rate £425 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £267
90th Percentile £573 £488 £494
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
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 £41.85 £40.50 £23.78
% change year-on-year +3.32% +70.35% -36.60%

.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 688 565 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.44% 28.80% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 387 369
Bristol median daily rate £415 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £265
90th Percentile £548 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Bristol median hourly rate £58.63 £50.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.25% +30.72% -25.37%
10th Percentile £35.20 £21.70 £33.23
90th Percentile £69.88 £70.00 £42.68
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%

.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 14 November 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 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 194 (77.91%) C#
2 135 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (53.41%) SQL Server
4 130 (52.21%) ASP.NET
5 115 (46.18%) JavaScript
6 114 (45.78%) MVC
7 103 (41.37%) HTML
8 98 (39.36%) SQL
9 84 (33.73%) CSS
10 80 (32.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (25.70%) Microsoft
12 62 (24.90%) .NET Framework
13 58 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 55 (22.09%) Finance
15 52 (20.88%) Scrum
16 51 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (18.47%) Unit Testing
19 45 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
20 44 (17.67%) Oracle
21 39 (15.66%) Microservices
22 38 (15.26%) Git (software)
23 37 (14.86%) Node.js
23 37 (14.86%) Marketing
24 36 (14.46%) SAP
24 36 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (14.46%) AngularJS
25 35 (14.06%) Programme Management
25 35 (14.06%) Manufacturing
25 35 (14.06%) Electronics

.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 (4.82%) Umbraco
2 9 (3.61%) CMS
3 8 (3.21%) IIS
4 5 (2.01%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.61%) Kentico
6 3 (1.20%) Confluence
7 2 (0.80%) SAS
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.62%) NuGet
4 13 (5.22%) npm
5 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (53.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.41%) Power BI
3 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) MS Access
5 3 (1.20%) SSDT
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (9.24%) Selenium
4 22 (8.84%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.43%) XMLUnit
6 13 (5.22%) Moq
6 13 (5.22%) TeamCity
6 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.22%) xUnit.net
7 10 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.81%) NUnit
11 6 (2.41%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.41%) Hudson
11 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.41%) JUnit
11 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.40%) MSTest
General
1 55 (22.09%) Finance
2 37 (14.86%) Marketing
3 35 (14.06%) Electronics
3 35 (14.06%) Manufacturing
3 35 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.81%) Back Office
5 6 (2.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.20%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Avionics
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 197 (79.12%) Developer
2 136 (54.62%) .NET Developer
3 44 (17.67%) Senior Developer
4 42 (16.87%) Senior .NET Developer
5 39 (15.66%) C# Developer
6 30 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (12.05%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (6.83%) Lead Developer
10 15 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.02%) CRM Developer
10 15 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 15 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
10 15 (6.02%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 15 (6.02%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (5.62%) Analyst
11 14 (5.62%) Architect
12 12 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (52.21%) ASP.NET
2 103 (41.37%) HTML
3 84 (33.73%) CSS
4 80 (32.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 62 (24.90%) .NET Framework
6 51 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (14.86%) Node.js
8 36 (14.46%) AngularJS
9 32 (12.85%) jQuery
10 29 (11.65%) XML
11 27 (10.84%) JSON
12 25 (10.04%) Entity Framework
13 24 (9.64%) REST
13 24 (9.64%) SOAP
14 23 (9.24%) React
15 20 (8.03%) .NET Core
16 18 (7.23%) Redux
17 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET Core
17 16 (6.43%) Web Services
18 15 (6.02%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.24%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.01%) Fintech
6 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Blog
7 3 (1.20%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.40%) Robotics
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.42%) Windows
2 9 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (45.78%) MVC
3 52 (20.88%) Scrum
4 46 (18.47%) Unit Testing
5 45 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (15.66%) Microservices
7 36 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (14.06%) Digital Marketing
8 35 (14.06%) Programme Management
9 32 (12.85%) DevOps
9 32 (12.85%) Test Automation
10 27 (10.84%) Web Development
11 26 (10.44%) SOLID
12 22 (8.84%) E-Commerce
13 21 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (8.43%) TDD
14 20 (8.03%) OO
15 17 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (6.02%) CRM
16 15 (6.02%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 194 (77.91%) C#
2 115 (46.18%) JavaScript
3 98 (39.36%) SQL
4 25 (10.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.02%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.41%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.01%) C++
9 3 (1.20%) Java
9 3 (1.20%) Python
9 3 (1.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) COBOL
10 1 (0.40%) ES6
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.83%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) BS25999
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (4.02%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.02%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (25.70%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.67%) Oracle
3 36 (14.46%) SAP
4 6 (2.41%) Cadence
5 4 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.80%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Unisys