Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +104
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 19 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 0
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 -
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,909 1,710 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 95.58% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,276 1,143 1,210
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £236 £213 £231
90th Percentile £533 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 79
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +20.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £13.69 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.90 £50.25 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +10.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in Bristol

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) CRM
2 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 16 (84.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (84.21%) Marketing
3 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (78.95%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (78.95%) Electronics
3 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
3 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
3 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
3 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (78.95%) SAP
4 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) Workflow
6 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) MS Access
7 2 (10.53%) VBA
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
1 16 (84.21%) Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Electronics
2 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) CRM
2 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
3 8 (42.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle