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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 45 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 122 152 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.75% 5.36% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 18.95% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 164
Average daily rate
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£309 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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
793 802 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 28.26% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 451 537
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 19
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 £13.28 £16.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -7 76 £308 -2.38% 106
Cheshire -3 26 £313 +7.75% 57
Lancashire -19 11 £270 -2.79% 15
Merseyside -17 5 £190 -39.20% 14
Cumbria +1 1 £363 +68.60%
ASP.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 249 (99.60%) .NET
2 205 (82.00%) C#
3 150 (60.00%) MVC
4 146 (58.40%) HTML
5 141 (56.40%) SQL Server
6 136 (54.40%) JavaScript
7 121 (48.40%) CSS
8 104 (41.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (39.20%) jQuery
10 79 (31.60%) SQL
11 68 (27.20%) Web Services
12 61 (24.40%) Microsoft
12 61 (24.40%) .NET Framework
13 58 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (22.40%) WCF
15 55 (22.00%) Visual Studio
16 49 (19.60%) HTML5
17 48 (19.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 45 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (16.40%) XML
20 35 (14.00%) T-SQL
20 35 (14.00%) LINQ
21 33 (13.20%) Web Development
21 33 (13.20%) TDD
22 30 (12.00%) OO
23 28 (11.20%) SharePoint
23 28 (11.20%) Scrum
24 27 (10.80%) Ajax
25 26 (10.40%) Degree
25 26 (10.40%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.00%) Umbraco
3 16 (6.40%) CMS
4 15 (6.00%) IIS
4 15 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.00%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.60%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.60%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.60%) Apache
7 4 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.60%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) Kentico
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Lync
9 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 22 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.80%) Mingle
3 4 (1.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.00%) Intranet
2 4 (1.60%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (56.40%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.40%) RavenDB
5 11 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.60%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.20%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) DTS
9 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) QlikView
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.40%) OLAP
10 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.40%) MSTest
3 6 (2.40%) NUnit
4 5 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.60%) JUnit
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) FxCop
8 1 (0.40%) OpenSTA
8 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (8.80%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Retail
3 6 (2.40%) Advertising
4 5 (2.00%) Banking
5 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 226 (90.40%) Developer
2 119 (47.60%) .NET Developer
3 50 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 38 (15.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (8.40%) Web Developer
8 20 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Analyst
10 12 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.20%) Umbraco Developer
12 7 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (2.40%) .NET Web Developer
14 5 (2.00%) GIS Developer
14 5 (2.00%) Agile .NET Developer
15 4 (1.60%) Support Analyst
15 4 (1.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (99.60%) .NET
2 146 (58.40%) HTML
3 121 (48.40%) CSS
4 104 (41.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (39.20%) jQuery
6 68 (27.20%) Web Services
7 61 (24.40%) .NET Framework
8 56 (22.40%) WCF
9 49 (19.60%) HTML5
10 48 (19.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 41 (16.40%) XML
12 35 (14.00%) LINQ
13 27 (10.80%) Ajax
14 26 (10.40%) REST
15 24 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (8.80%) WPF
17 21 (8.40%) CSS3
18 17 (6.80%) RESTful
18 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 16 (6.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.20%) NHS
2 12 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.60%) User Experience
3 9 (3.60%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.00%) GIS
6 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.60%) Open Source
7 3 (1.20%) W3C
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.80%) DTV
8 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) Animation
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
9 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.40%) iDTV
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) BBC
9 1 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.20%) Windows
2 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.60%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.20%) UNIX
4 2 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.00%) MVC
2 58 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.20%) Web Development
3 33 (13.20%) TDD
4 30 (12.00%) OO
5 28 (11.20%) Scrum
6 22 (8.80%) SOA
7 20 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.20%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.00%) MVVM
10 10 (4.00%) Content Management
11 9 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.20%) CRM
12 8 (3.20%) BDD
13 7 (2.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (2.80%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (2.80%) Business Analysis
13 7 (2.80%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 205 (82.00%) C#
2 136 (54.40%) JavaScript
3 79 (31.60%) SQL
4 35 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.00%) VB
7 8 (3.20%) XPath
8 7 (2.80%) Ruby
8 7 (2.80%) Java
8 7 (2.80%) XAML
9 6 (2.40%) VBScript
9 6 (2.40%) PHP
9 6 (2.40%) Python
10 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) X++
13 2 (0.80%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) VB6
14 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (10.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 61 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.40%) Oracle
3 5 (2.00%) Twitter
4 4 (1.60%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.20%) Telerik
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe
6 2 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix
7 1 (0.40%) Epicor
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