The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 44 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 122 165 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.78% 5.78% 6.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.19% 19.88% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 108 134
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £18.77 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +14.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
803 830 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.89% 29.07% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 448 543
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the North West region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the North West region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ASP.NET
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 55 £315 -3.07% 139
Cheshire -5 34 £300 - 58
Merseyside -3 17 £245 -18.33% 36
Lancashire -13 12 £270 -11.47% 15
Cumbria - 1 £363 -
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ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ASP.NET.

1 248 (99.60%) .NET
2 207 (83.13%) C#
3 141 (56.63%) JavaScript
4 137 (55.02%) HTML
5 134 (53.82%) MVC
6 129 (51.81%) SQL Server
7 117 (46.99%) CSS
8 87 (34.94%) jQuery
9 86 (34.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 85 (34.14%) SQL
11 75 (30.12%) Web Services
12 70 (28.11%) WCF
13 57 (22.89%) .NET Framework
14 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (19.28%) HTML5
16 47 (18.88%) Microsoft
17 42 (16.87%) Visual Studio
18 41 (16.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 39 (15.66%) SharePoint
20 37 (14.86%) XML
21 35 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
22 34 (13.65%) T-SQL
23 31 (12.45%) Web Development
24 26 (10.44%) WPF
24 26 (10.44%) Windows
25 25 (10.04%) Scrum
25 25 (10.04%) TDD
26 23 (9.24%) LINQ
27 22 (8.84%) Degree
27 22 (8.84%) CSS3

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (7.63%) Umbraco
4 18 (7.23%) CMS
5 17 (6.83%) IIS
6 15 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.41%) Node.js
8 5 (2.01%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.61%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.80%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.80%) Apache
11 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.20%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.80%) Mingle
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) Intranet
2 6 (2.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (51.81%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.61%) RavenDB
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) DTS
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.80%) Big Data
10 1 (0.40%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.41%) MSTest
4 5 (2.01%) NUnit
5 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.80%) Selenium
6 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.80%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.40%) OpenSTA
7 1 (0.40%) FxCop
7 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) Ant
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 20 (8.03%) Finance
2 11 (4.42%) Retail
3 6 (2.41%) Advertising
4 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (90.36%) Developer
2 117 (46.99%) .NET Developer
3 46 (18.47%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (8.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (8.43%) Software Developer
7 18 (7.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (6.02%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.41%) VB.NET Developer
12 6 (2.41%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.01%) GIS Developer
13 5 (2.01%) Umbraco Developer
14 4 (1.61%) CRM Developer
14 4 (1.61%) Sitecore Developer
14 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 4 (1.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (99.60%) .NET
2 137 (55.02%) HTML
3 117 (46.99%) CSS
4 87 (34.94%) jQuery
5 86 (34.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (30.12%) Web Services
7 70 (28.11%) WCF
8 57 (22.89%) .NET Framework
9 48 (19.28%) HTML5
10 41 (16.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 37 (14.86%) XML
12 26 (10.44%) WPF
13 23 (9.24%) LINQ
14 22 (8.84%) CSS3
15 21 (8.43%) Ajax
16 20 (8.03%) REST
16 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (6.02%) SOAP
19 12 (4.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.61%) NHS
2 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.41%) User Experience
4 5 (2.01%) GIS
4 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.80%) iPhone
5 2 (0.80%) Open Source
5 2 (0.80%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Social Media
6 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.40%) Tandem
6 1 (0.40%) Life Science
6 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.44%) Windows
2 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.20%) UNIX
4 2 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (53.82%) MVC
2 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.45%) Web Development
4 25 (10.04%) TDD
4 25 (10.04%) Scrum
5 21 (8.43%) Software Engineering
6 17 (6.83%) OO
7 13 (5.22%) SOA
8 10 (4.02%) CRM
8 10 (4.02%) Content Management
9 8 (3.21%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.21%) MVVM
10 7 (2.81%) Time Management
11 6 (2.41%) Business Analysis
11 6 (2.41%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.41%) Data Modelling
11 6 (2.41%) OOD
11 6 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.01%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 207 (83.13%) C#
2 141 (56.63%) JavaScript
3 85 (34.14%) SQL
4 34 (13.65%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.43%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.02%) VB
6 10 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.41%) VBScript
7 6 (2.41%) XAML
8 5 (2.01%) Python
9 4 (1.61%) XPath
9 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (1.20%) Java
10 3 (1.20%) X++
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
11 2 (0.80%) VC++
11 2 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (8.84%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.82%) Oracle
3 5 (2.01%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.01%) Twitter
4 4 (1.61%) Telerik
5 3 (1.20%) Adobe
6 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
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