Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 86 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.53% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.83% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Bristol median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +58.14%
10th Percentile £411 £440 £361
90th Percentile £478 £510 £515
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £38.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,625 1,566 1,684
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.55% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 1,067 1,182
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £232 £238
90th Percentile £525 £530 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 74
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.85% -21.43% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.83
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.69 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -25.97% +2.67% +85.78%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Bristol

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Bristol

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) CRM
1 9 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft