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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 37 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 125 153 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 5.46% 7.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.72% 19.20% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 159
Average daily rate
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£310 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £19.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -22.41%
ASP.NET
England

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
795 797 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.45% 28.46% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 443 536
Average daily rate £330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.31 £16.30 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 71 £315 -3.07% 125
Cheshire +2 30 £310 +6.89% 64
Lancashire -20 11 £295 +1.63% 20
Merseyside -13 9 £166 -46.96% 21
Cumbria -1 1 £363 +68.60% 1
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England

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 258 (99.61%) .NET
2 212 (81.85%) C#
3 154 (59.46%) HTML
4 149 (57.53%) MVC
5 143 (55.21%) SQL Server
6 141 (54.44%) JavaScript
7 129 (49.81%) CSS
8 103 (39.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 100 (38.61%) jQuery
10 86 (33.20%) SQL
11 76 (29.34%) Web Services
12 65 (25.10%) WCF
13 64 (24.71%) .NET Framework
14 58 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
16 53 (20.46%) Visual Studio
17 52 (20.08%) HTML5
18 48 (18.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 47 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (17.37%) XML
21 39 (15.06%) T-SQL
22 36 (13.90%) LINQ
23 33 (12.74%) Web Development
24 30 (11.58%) TDD
24 30 (11.58%) SharePoint
25 29 (11.20%) Ajax
26 28 (10.81%) OO
27 27 (10.42%) Scrum
28 26 (10.04%) Degree
29 25 (9.65%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.56%) Umbraco
3 16 (6.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (6.18%) CMS
4 15 (5.79%) IIS
5 12 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.93%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.93%) Node.js
7 4 (1.54%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (1.54%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.54%) Apache
7 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Lync
8 1 (0.39%) Kentico
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) Mingle
3 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.16%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.47%) Intranet
2 4 (1.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (55.21%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.70%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.54%) Big Data
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.77%) DTS
10 1 (0.39%) QlikView
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (20.46%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.70%) NUnit
3 7 (2.70%) MSTest
4 5 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.54%) JUnit
6 3 (1.16%) Selenium
6 3 (1.16%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.77%) Subversion
7 2 (0.77%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) OpenSTA
8 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.39%) FxCop
8 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (8.11%) Finance
2 18 (6.95%) Retail
3 7 (2.70%) Advertising
4 5 (1.93%) Banking
4 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
5 3 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 238 (91.89%) Developer
2 128 (49.42%) .NET Developer
3 52 (20.08%) C# Developer
4 41 (15.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 36 (13.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (11.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.72%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (4.63%) Analyst
12 11 (4.25%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.32%) Umbraco Developer
14 6 (2.32%) .NET Web Developer
15 5 (1.93%) GIS Developer
15 5 (1.93%) Agile .NET Developer
15 5 (1.93%) Senior C# Developer
15 5 (1.93%) SQL Developer
16 4 (1.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (99.61%) .NET
2 154 (59.46%) HTML
3 129 (49.81%) CSS
4 103 (39.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 100 (38.61%) jQuery
6 76 (29.34%) Web Services
7 65 (25.10%) WCF
8 64 (24.71%) .NET Framework
9 52 (20.08%) HTML5
10 48 (18.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 45 (17.37%) XML
12 36 (13.90%) LINQ
13 29 (11.20%) Ajax
14 25 (9.65%) WPF
14 25 (9.65%) REST
14 25 (9.65%) CSS3
14 25 (9.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (6.95%) XSLT
15 18 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (6.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.86%) NHS
3 9 (3.47%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.47%) User Experience
4 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.93%) GIS
6 4 (1.54%) Open Source
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) DTV
8 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.39%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Animation
9 1 (0.39%) iDTV
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.39%) Tandem
9 1 (0.39%) BBC
9 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.39%) W3C
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.16%) UNIX
4 2 (0.77%) Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (57.53%) MVC
2 58 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.74%) Web Development
4 30 (11.58%) TDD
5 28 (10.81%) OO
6 27 (10.42%) Scrum
7 21 (8.11%) SOA
8 19 (7.34%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.02%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.25%) MVVM
11 10 (3.86%) Content Management
12 9 (3.47%) CRM
12 9 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.47%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.09%) BDD
13 8 (3.09%) Business Analysis
14 7 (2.70%) Workflow
14 7 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (2.32%) Data Modelling
15 6 (2.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 212 (81.85%) C#
2 141 (54.44%) JavaScript
3 86 (33.20%) SQL
4 39 (15.06%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.02%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.86%) VB
7 8 (3.09%) XPath
8 7 (2.70%) XAML
9 6 (2.32%) VBScript
9 6 (2.32%) Java
9 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.93%) Ruby
10 5 (1.93%) PHP
10 5 (1.93%) Python
11 3 (1.16%) X++
11 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) VB6
13 1 (0.39%) R
13 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) ISEB
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) HL7
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
1 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.02%) Oracle
3 6 (2.32%) Twitter
4 4 (1.54%) Adobe
4 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix
7 1 (0.39%) Epicor
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos
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