The first table below looks at the demand for ASP.NET skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 45 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2266 2070 2674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.02% 4.34% 4.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.99% 16.24% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1282 1650
Average daily rate £335 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £18.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.63
% change year-on-year
- +36.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET within the UK.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET within the UK.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ASP.NET
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 2101 £345 +2.22% 1573
London -13 712 £375 -6.25% 370
South East +7 445 £350 - 321
City of London -3 222 £375 -6.25% 110
East of England +2 209 £325 +18.18% 150
North West -4 162 £325 +12.06% 209
West Midlands -6 145 £313 +4.16% 135
East Midlands -4 139 £290 -4.13% 94
Yorkshire -10 135 £293 -2.50% 137
South West -16 123 £320 -1.53% 122
Surrey +12 110 £375 +7.14% 67
Manchester 0 100 £325 +18.18% 109
Hampshire +22 98 £325 - 58
Scotland -10 97 £300 +11.11% 73
Cambridgeshire +29 92 £300 -14.28% 36
West Yorkshire -18 87 £300 - 85
Berkshire -22 76 £375 - 48
Leeds -14 65 £300 - 63
Glasgow +7 47 £300 - 39
Birmingham -13 42 £325 +8.33% 34
Leicestershire -4 41 £275 -4.34% 20
Reading -6 38 £375 - 25
Oxfordshire +16 37 £325 -10.34% 59
Bristol -12 36 £323 -5.83% 36
Nottinghamshire -2 34 £320 -1.53% 31
East Sussex +10 32 £325 -18.75% 18
Edinburgh -15 32 £290 +38.09% 21
Cambridge +21 31 £293 -6.40% 21
Brighton +12 31 £335 -16.25% 15
Warwickshire +11 31 £305 -9.62% 16

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4307 (100.00%) .NET
2 3529 (81.94%) C#
3 2492 (57.86%) SQL Server
4 2101 (48.78%) MVC
5 1891 (43.91%) JavaScript
6 1839 (42.70%) HTML
7 1642 (38.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1516 (35.20%) SQL
9 1436 (33.34%) CSS
10 1305 (30.30%) jQuery
11 997 (23.15%) Microsoft
12 903 (20.97%) WCF
13 838 (19.46%) .NET Framework
14 801 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
15 798 (18.53%) Visual Studio
16 793 (18.41%) TDD
17 762 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
18 751 (17.44%) XML
19 707 (16.42%) Web Services
20 639 (14.84%) Windows
21 566 (13.14%) Finance
22 565 (13.12%) Scrum
23 561 (13.03%) HTML5
24 559 (12.98%) SharePoint
25 519 (12.05%) Ajax
26 501 (11.63%) VB.NET
27 462 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
28 442 (10.26%) T-SQL
29 419 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
30 418 (9.71%) OO

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 559 (12.98%) SharePoint
2 336 (7.80%) CMS
3 259 (6.01%) IIS
4 210 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 141 (3.27%) Umbraco
6 134 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 127 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
8 117 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 116 (2.69%) Node.js
10 69 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
11 35 (0.81%) Kentico
12 24 (0.56%) DNN
13 19 (0.44%) Sitefinity
14 17 (0.39%) WordPress
15 15 (0.35%) Drupal
16 14 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
17 11 (0.26%) Apache
18 10 (0.23%) NServiceBus
18 10 (0.23%) Commerce Server
19 9 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 333 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.11%) MS Office
3 68 (1.58%) InfoPath
4 40 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.12%) Mingle
9 4 (0.093%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.046%) MS Project
10 2 (0.046%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 117 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.28%) Tridion
5 8 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.046%) Agresso
8 2 (0.046%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.023%) Magento
9 1 (0.023%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.023%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.023%) Summit
9 1 (0.023%) Maximo
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.023%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 168 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (1.35%) SaaS
3 19 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.19%) Office 365
7 6 (0.14%) Trello
7 6 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.070%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.023%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.90%) Intranet
2 69 (1.60%) Internet
3 48 (1.11%) HTTP
3 48 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 30 (0.70%) DNS
6 25 (0.58%) SSL
7 19 (0.44%) SAN
8 17 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 14 (0.33%) LDAP
10 7 (0.16%) FTP
11 6 (0.14%) Firewall
12 5 (0.12%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.093%) Extranet
13 4 (0.093%) Softphone
14 3 (0.070%) DMZ
15 2 (0.046%) VPN
15 2 (0.046%) LAN
15 2 (0.046%) SMS
15 2 (0.046%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2492 (57.86%) SQL Server
2 762 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 363 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 363 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 362 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 208 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 145 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 122 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 93 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 82 (1.90%) MySQL
10 71 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 59 (1.37%) DTS
13 50 (1.16%) NoSQL
14 48 (1.11%) MS Access
15 45 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 41 (0.95%) MongoDB
17 38 (0.88%) RavenDB
18 34 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
19 31 (0.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 798 (18.53%) Visual Studio
2 419 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 233 (5.41%) NUnit
4 163 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 163 (3.78%) Subversion
5 101 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 73 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 72 (1.67%) MSTest
8 59 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 57 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 49 (1.14%) Moq
10 49 (1.14%) Selenium
11 43 (1.00%) MSBuild
12 37 (0.86%) ReSharper
13 35 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
14 31 (0.72%) Mercurial
15 28 (0.65%) Cucumber
16 26 (0.60%) CruiseControl
16 26 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 22 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 566 (13.14%) Finance
2 227 (5.27%) Banking
3 114 (2.65%) Retail
4 78 (1.81%) Marketing
5 57 (1.32%) Back Office
6 53 (1.23%) Legal
7 48 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 34 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 34 (0.79%) Front Office
9 32 (0.74%) Advertising
10 27 (0.63%) Games
11 26 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 23 (0.53%) Publishing
14 19 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.37%) Electronics
17 13 (0.30%) Local Government
18 12 (0.28%) Law
19 10 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3640 (84.51%) Developer
2 2067 (47.99%) .NET Developer
3 1026 (23.82%) C# Developer
4 848 (19.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 751 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 555 (12.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 415 (9.64%) Web Developer
8 324 (7.52%) Senior Developer
9 190 (4.41%) Software Developer
10 182 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 182 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
11 169 (3.92%) Analyst
12 159 (3.69%) SQL Developer
13 146 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
14 131 (3.04%) VB.NET Developer
15 123 (2.86%) Architect
16 119 (2.76%) Programmer
17 98 (2.28%) Applications Developer
18 88 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
19 87 (2.02%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4307 (100.00%) .NET
2 1839 (42.70%) HTML
3 1642 (38.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1436 (33.34%) CSS
5 1305 (30.30%) jQuery
6 903 (20.97%) WCF
7 838 (19.46%) .NET Framework
8 751 (17.44%) XML
9 707 (16.42%) Web Services
10 561 (13.03%) HTML5
11 519 (12.05%) Ajax
12 462 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 412 (9.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 321 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 313 (7.27%) CSS3
16 311 (7.22%) WPF
17 286 (6.64%) LINQ
18 280 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 215 (4.99%) XSLT
20 210 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (2.37%) Computer Science
2 99 (2.30%) N-Tier
3 91 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 82 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 50 (1.16%) NHS
5 50 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
6 46 (1.07%) Open Source
7 38 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (0.79%) W3C
9 28 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 25 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 21 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.39%) GIS
13 16 (0.37%) Management Information System
13 16 (0.37%) Derivative
13 16 (0.37%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.35%) iPhone
14 15 (0.35%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.33%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 639 (14.84%) Windows
2 112 (2.60%) UNIX
3 104 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 102 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (1.79%) Linux
6 57 (1.32%) Android
7 51 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 45 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 42 (0.98%) Windows 2000
10 29 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
13 11 (0.26%) CentOS
14 7 (0.16%) Windows CE
15 6 (0.14%) AIX
16 3 (0.070%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.070%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2101 (48.78%) MVC
2 801 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 793 (18.41%) TDD
4 565 (13.12%) Scrum
5 418 (9.71%) OO
6 416 (9.66%) Web Development
7 291 (6.76%) Unit Testing
8 271 (6.29%) E-Commerce
9 230 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
10 227 (5.27%) SOA
11 215 (4.99%) BDD
12 209 (4.85%) CRM
13 200 (4.64%) Software Engineering
14 196 (4.55%) Workflow
15 146 (3.39%) OOP
16 126 (2.93%) Content Management
17 123 (2.86%) OOD
18 115 (2.67%) UML
19 114 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
20 111 (2.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3529 (81.94%) C#
2 1891 (43.91%) JavaScript
3 1516 (35.20%) SQL
4 501 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 442 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 228 (5.29%) VB
7 202 (4.69%) Java
8 101 (2.35%) VBA
9 91 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 91 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 89 (2.07%) PHP
11 82 (1.90%) VB6
12 55 (1.28%) C++
13 51 (1.18%) Python
14 46 (1.07%) Ruby
15 45 (1.04%) VBScript
16 39 (0.91%) C
17 22 (0.51%) XAML
18 14 (0.33%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 231 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 194 (4.50%) Degree
3 180 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 88 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (1.86%) ISTQB
6 50 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.49%) MCTS
8 17 (0.39%) MCSD
9 13 (0.30%) MCP
10 11 (0.26%) ISEB
11 10 (0.23%) MCITP
12 9 (0.21%) MCAD
13 7 (0.16%) MCSE
14 6 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
17 3 (0.070%) MCPD
17 3 (0.070%) MBA
18 2 (0.046%) CCNA
18 2 (0.046%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (1.49%) QA
2 19 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.30%) SLA
4 12 (0.28%) WCAG
5 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.19%) HL7
6 5 (0.12%) WAI
7 4 (0.093%) EMIR
7 4 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.046%) Basel III
9 1 (0.023%) TickIT
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.42%) Nmap
3 5 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.093%) NDS
4 4 (0.093%) LiteSpeed
4 4 (0.093%) vSphere
5 3 (0.070%) Varnish
6 1 (0.023%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.023%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.023%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.023%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.42%) Nessus
3 12 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.21%) Control-M
6 7 (0.16%) Puppet
7 5 (0.12%) SCCM
8 3 (0.070%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.070%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.046%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.046%) SCOM
10 1 (0.023%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.023%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.023%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.023%) AppManager
10 1 (0.023%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 997 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 377 (8.75%) Oracle
3 168 (3.90%) Sitecore
4 85 (1.97%) HP
5 65 (1.51%) EPiServer
6 63 (1.46%) Telerik
7 41 (0.95%) Twitter
8 31 (0.72%) Adobe
9 29 (0.67%) Ektron
10 23 (0.53%) Cognos
11 21 (0.49%) SAP
12 19 (0.44%) Google
13 17 (0.39%) Citrix
13 17 (0.39%) Teradata
14 16 (0.37%) Facebook
14 16 (0.37%) DevExpress
15 14 (0.33%) Business Objects
16 12 (0.28%) RedDot
17 11 (0.26%) Cisco
17 11 (0.26%) IBM
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