Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 16 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.

C#
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 240 221 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.34% 11.20% 9.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.70% 27.42% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 161 132
Bristol median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £305
90th Percentile £525 £475 £494
South West median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% +3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.45% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £40.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +3.32% +14.08% -13.94%

C# is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 934 806 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.14% 40.85% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 539 472
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £292 £270 £265
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 21
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +14.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.68 £26.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £53.65 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.18%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Bristol

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Bristol

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Bristol

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Bristol

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# 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 C#.

1 195 (81.25%) .NET
2 119 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (49.17%) ASP.NET
4 117 (48.75%) JavaScript
4 117 (48.75%) SQL
5 114 (47.50%) SQL Server
6 107 (44.58%) HTML
7 98 (40.83%) MVC
8 88 (36.67%) CSS
9 75 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (27.50%) Microsoft
11 59 (24.58%) Finance
11 59 (24.58%) .NET Framework
12 51 (21.25%) Scrum
13 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
13 49 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 48 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 46 (19.17%) Unit Testing
15 46 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
16 44 (18.33%) Oracle
17 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (16.67%) Marketing
19 39 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (15.83%) SAP
20 38 (15.83%) Programme Management
20 38 (15.83%) Manufacturing
20 38 (15.83%) Electronics
20 38 (15.83%) Telecoms
20 38 (15.83%) Digital Marketing

C#
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 (4.58%) Umbraco
2 4 (1.67%) CMS
2 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.25%) Kentico
4 2 (0.83%) Drupal
4 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.83%) SAS
4 2 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Shopify
2 2 (0.83%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.42%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 48 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.42%) npm
3 13 (5.42%) NuGet
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.17%) HTTP
2 4 (1.67%) IPsec
3 3 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.42%) Extranet
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.50%) Power BI
3 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.25%) MS Access
5 3 (1.25%) SSDT
6 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.42%) Selenium
3 35 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (12.92%) SpecFlow
5 19 (7.92%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.67%) XMLUnit
7 15 (6.25%) JUnit
7 15 (6.25%) NUnit
8 14 (5.83%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.83%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 13 (5.42%) Moq
9 13 (5.42%) xUnit.net
10 12 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.50%) CruiseControl
13 6 (2.50%) Hudson
13 6 (2.50%) Jenkins
14 5 (2.08%) JMeter
15 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (24.58%) Finance
2 40 (16.67%) Marketing
3 38 (15.83%) Electronics
3 38 (15.83%) Manufacturing
3 38 (15.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.33%) Advertising
5 7 (2.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.67%) Law
7 3 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Avionics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (77.50%) Developer
2 113 (47.08%) .NET Developer
3 43 (17.92%) C# Developer
4 37 (15.42%) Senior Developer
5 35 (14.58%) Senior .NET Developer
6 30 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 22 (9.17%) Analyst
9 21 (8.75%) Microsoft Developer
10 20 (8.33%) CRM Developer
10 20 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.08%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (6.25%) Lead Developer
14 11 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (4.58%) Test Analyst
15 10 (4.17%) SQL Developer
16 9 (3.75%) Software Engineer
16 9 (3.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (81.25%) .NET
2 118 (49.17%) ASP.NET
3 107 (44.58%) HTML
4 88 (36.67%) CSS
5 75 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 59 (24.58%) .NET Framework
7 49 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (14.17%) jQuery
9 31 (12.92%) AngularJS
10 29 (12.08%) Node.js
10 29 (12.08%) XML
11 26 (10.83%) Entity Framework
12 25 (10.42%) JSON
13 24 (10.00%) SOAP
14 22 (9.17%) REST
15 17 (7.08%) Gherkin
15 17 (7.08%) React
16 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
16 16 (6.67%) Web Services
17 15 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (12.08%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.17%) Fintech
5 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) iPhone
6 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.83%) Robotics
7 1 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.25%) Android
3 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Solaris
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (40.83%) MVC
3 51 (21.25%) Scrum
4 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
5 46 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (19.17%) Unit Testing
6 39 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (15.83%) Digital Marketing
7 38 (15.83%) Programme Management
8 32 (13.33%) Web Development
9 24 (10.00%) Microservices
10 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.75%) CRM
11 21 (8.75%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (8.75%) TDD
12 19 (7.92%) OO
13 16 (6.67%) DevOps
13 16 (6.67%) SOLID
14 15 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
15 14 (5.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 117 (48.75%) JavaScript
1 117 (48.75%) SQL
2 19 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.67%) C++
3 16 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.33%) TypeScript
6 7 (2.92%) Java
7 4 (1.67%) PHP
8 3 (1.25%) Python
8 3 (1.25%) Rust
8 3 (1.25%) VBA
9 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.83%) C
9 2 (0.83%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.42%) ES6
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.75%) Degree
2 11 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.33%) Oracle
3 38 (15.83%) SAP
4 6 (2.50%) Cadence
5 3 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.83%) Apple
6 2 (0.83%) HP
6 2 (0.83%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com