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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
England / North West
Rank 39 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 122 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.64% 2.81% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 10.08% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 67
Median daily rate £340 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-20.39% +12.59%

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
837 1052 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.86% 27.85% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 685 531
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 66 £375 +15.38% 56
Lancashire +30 25 £300 +42.85% 10
Merseyside +12 17 £338 -9.69% 15
Cheshire +17 13 £340 +0.74% 38
ASP.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 247 (100.00%) .NET
2 230 (93.12%) C#
3 185 (74.90%) MVC
4 147 (59.51%) SQL Server
5 146 (59.11%) JavaScript
6 127 (51.42%) HTML
7 123 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (48.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 103 (41.70%) CSS
10 87 (35.22%) SQL
11 79 (31.98%) jQuery
12 62 (25.10%) .NET Framework
13 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 55 (22.27%) Scrum
15 50 (20.24%) Microsoft
16 46 (18.62%) AngularJS
17 45 (18.22%) HTML5
17 45 (18.22%) Entity Framework
18 42 (17.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 41 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
20 38 (15.38%) TDD
21 36 (14.57%) CMS
21 36 (14.57%) XML
22 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
22 30 (12.15%) Windows
23 29 (11.74%) Web Services
24 27 (10.93%) OO
24 27 (10.93%) Umbraco
25 25 (10.12%) WinForms
26 24 (9.72%) Git (software)

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

Application Platforms
1 36 (14.57%) CMS
2 27 (10.93%) Umbraco
3 20 (8.10%) EPiServer
4 16 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.64%) IIS
6 7 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.62%) Sitefinity
8 3 (1.21%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.81%) Confluence
9 2 (0.81%) DNN
9 2 (0.81%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.81%) Kentico
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.43%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.02%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.62%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.21%) PaaS
5 3 (1.21%) SaaS
6 2 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Internet
1 6 (2.43%) Intranet
2 4 (1.62%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (59.51%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.45%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.83%) MySQL
6 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (17.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 24 (9.72%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.07%) NUnit
5 8 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.43%) Moq
6 6 (2.43%) Subversion
6 6 (2.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (1.62%) gulp
7 4 (1.62%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.62%) Selenium
8 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.81%) JIRA
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.40%) Bower
9 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.40%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.40%) WiX
General
1 17 (6.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.62%) Advertising
4 2 (0.81%) Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Billing
4 2 (0.81%) Retail
4 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Back Office
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 237 (95.95%) Developer
2 150 (60.73%) .NET Developer
3 95 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 68 (27.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 34 (13.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (10.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.50%) Umbraco Developer
10 19 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (7.69%) SQL Developer
11 18 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (6.48%) EPiServer Developer
12 16 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (5.67%) Software Developer
14 13 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 12 (4.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (4.05%) CMS Developer
16 10 (4.05%) HTML Developer
16 10 (4.05%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (100.00%) .NET
2 127 (51.42%) HTML
3 121 (48.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 103 (41.70%) CSS
5 79 (31.98%) jQuery
6 62 (25.10%) .NET Framework
7 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (18.62%) AngularJS
9 45 (18.22%) Entity Framework
9 45 (18.22%) HTML5
10 36 (14.57%) XML
11 29 (11.74%) Web Services
12 25 (10.12%) WinForms
13 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (8.91%) WCF
14 17 (6.88%) CSS3
15 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 15 (6.07%) REST
15 15 (6.07%) WPF
16 14 (5.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.05%) User Experience
3 8 (3.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.24%) Fintech
4 5 (2.02%) iPad
5 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.81%) Tandem
7 1 (0.40%) Blog
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.15%) Windows
2 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) Linux
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (74.90%) MVC
2 123 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.27%) Scrum
4 38 (15.38%) TDD
5 27 (10.93%) OO
6 21 (8.50%) OOD
6 21 (8.50%) Web Development
7 18 (7.29%) BDD
7 18 (7.29%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.67%) OOP
9 14 (5.67%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.26%) CRM
11 12 (4.86%) Project Management
11 12 (4.86%) SOA
12 9 (3.64%) Content Management
12 9 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (3.24%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (3.24%) Microservices
13 8 (3.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 230 (93.12%) C#
2 146 (59.11%) JavaScript
3 87 (35.22%) SQL
4 20 (8.10%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.64%) PHP
6 9 (3.64%) VB
7 6 (2.43%) Java
7 6 (2.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.43%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.43%) VB6
8 5 (2.02%) Ruby
9 4 (1.62%) Python
10 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.81%) COBOL
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.64%) Degree
2 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.40%) HNC
3 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.40%) MCAD
3 1 (0.40%) MCP
3 1 (0.40%) MCPD
3 1 (0.40%) MCSD
3 1 (0.40%) MCSE
3 1 (0.40%) MCTS
3 1 (0.40%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.45%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.02%) Nintex
5 4 (1.62%) Google
6 2 (0.81%) Alterian
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix
7 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.40%) Zend
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