The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 54 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1879 1992 2354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.30% 3.83% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.33% 13.51% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1293 1487
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 41
Average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.04 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15243 14744 14670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 28.38% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10359 9543 8949
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.03 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £45.00
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

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 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
England -2 1724 £350 - 1403
London -11 598 £400 +3.22% 286
South East -11 337 £350 +0.71% 291
Yorkshire +3 183 £325 +12.06% 123
City of London +1 170 £395 -1.25% 115
West Yorkshire +4 131 £325 +15.04% 72
East of England -6 130 £338 +3.84% 110
North West -12 123 £313 - 240
South West -15 122 £325 +3.17% 143
Scotland -1 110 £314 +0.40% 79
West Midlands -5 108 £335 +11.66% 104
Leeds +4 89 £325 +12.06% 41
East Midlands -1 87 £320 +16.36% 74
Hampshire -25 76 £325 - 80
Surrey +8 74 £400 +0.62% 30
Manchester -8 69 £315 -3.07% 123
Berkshire -5 65 £363 +5.07% 40
Edinburgh -6 50 £350 +9.80% 30
Birmingham +6 43 £350 +7.69% 30
Gosport -5 39 £313 +1.62% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 39 £310 -3.12% 35
Buckinghamshire -27 39 £383 +17.69% 17
Glasgow +11 37 £310 +10.53% 37
Somerset +1 36 £315 -19.74% 19
Kent +9 33 £320 -1.53% 32
North East -7 33 £300 -4.00% 30
Cheshire +6 31 £313 +7.75% 75
Reading +9 29 £363 +3.57% 22
Bristol -8 29 £325 - 33
Wiltshire -18 29 £325 +3.17% 18

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4190 (99.88%) .NET
2 3508 (83.62%) C#
3 2192 (52.25%) SQL Server
4 2105 (50.18%) JavaScript
5 2089 (49.80%) MVC
6 1962 (46.77%) HTML
7 1595 (38.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1547 (36.88%) CSS
9 1450 (34.56%) SQL
10 1347 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
11 1236 (29.46%) jQuery
12 1107 (26.39%) Microsoft
13 958 (22.84%) WCF
14 952 (22.69%) .NET Framework
15 759 (18.09%) TDD
16 724 (17.26%) Web Services
17 702 (16.73%) Visual Studio
18 664 (15.83%) HTML5
19 647 (15.42%) XML
20 645 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
21 529 (12.61%) Scrum
22 514 (12.25%) SharePoint
23 498 (11.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 497 (11.85%) T-SQL
25 489 (11.66%) Windows
26 477 (11.37%) Finance
27 467 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
28 458 (10.92%) Ajax
29 434 (10.35%) Web Development
30 404 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 514 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 325 (7.75%) CMS
3 318 (7.58%) IIS
4 219 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 192 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 159 (3.79%) Umbraco
7 121 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 114 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
9 70 (1.67%) Node.js
10 56 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 47 (1.12%) Kentico
12 20 (0.48%) Confluence
13 19 (0.45%) WordPress
13 19 (0.45%) Apache
14 17 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
16 14 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
16 14 (0.33%) Sitefinity
16 14 (0.33%) JBoss
17 11 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 334 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 77 (1.84%) MS Office
3 61 (1.45%) InfoPath
4 27 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.14%) MS Project
7 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.072%) Mingle
11 2 (0.048%) FastStats
11 2 (0.048%) GIMP
11 2 (0.048%) SPSS
12 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 200 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.17%) Tridion
6 7 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.072%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.048%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.048%) SAP ECC
9 2 (0.048%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.048%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.048%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.024%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 188 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.05%) Office 365
3 39 (0.93%) SaaS
4 25 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.36%) PaaS
6 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.21%) GitHub
7 8 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.024%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 89 (2.12%) HTTP
3 84 (2.00%) Intranet
4 76 (1.81%) Internet
5 49 (1.17%) SAN
6 32 (0.76%) HTTPS
7 29 (0.69%) SSL
7 29 (0.69%) Extranet
8 28 (0.67%) DNS
9 18 (0.43%) FTP
10 15 (0.36%) Wireshark
11 9 (0.21%) LDAP
12 5 (0.12%) SPDY
12 5 (0.12%) Firewall
13 4 (0.095%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.072%) DHCP
14 3 (0.072%) CTI
14 3 (0.072%) SSH
15 2 (0.048%) Wireless
15 2 (0.048%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2192 (52.25%) SQL Server
2 645 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 283 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 237 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 237 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 231 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 108 (2.57%) Relational Database
7 99 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 88 (2.10%) MySQL
9 87 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
10 78 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 50 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 44 (1.05%) DTS
13 39 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 37 (0.88%) MongoDB
14 37 (0.88%) NoSQL
15 35 (0.83%) RavenDB
16 32 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 28 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 702 (16.73%) Visual Studio
2 467 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 225 (5.36%) NUnit
4 140 (3.34%) Subversion
5 137 (3.27%) Git (software)
6 103 (2.46%) SpecFlow
7 76 (1.81%) Selenium
8 75 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 72 (1.72%) MSTest
10 66 (1.57%) JIRA
11 59 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 59 (1.41%) Moq
12 54 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
13 41 (0.98%) MSBuild
14 31 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 31 (0.74%) Jenkins
15 30 (0.72%) ReSharper
16 27 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 24 (0.57%) CruiseControl
18 22 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 477 (11.37%) Finance
2 154 (3.67%) Banking
3 105 (2.50%) Retail
4 99 (2.36%) Marketing
5 65 (1.55%) Back Office
6 61 (1.45%) Advertising
7 48 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.10%) Front Office
9 44 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 36 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.64%) Legal
12 24 (0.57%) Electronics
12 24 (0.57%) Publishing
13 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.33%) Law
15 10 (0.24%) Automotive
16 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.21%) Games
17 6 (0.14%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3442 (82.05%) Developer
2 1857 (44.27%) .NET Developer
3 921 (21.95%) C# Developer
4 668 (15.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 651 (15.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 463 (11.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 375 (8.94%) Web Developer
8 323 (7.70%) Senior Developer
9 252 (6.01%) SharePoint Developer
10 182 (4.34%) Analyst
11 163 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 162 (3.86%) Software Developer
13 129 (3.08%) .NET Web Developer
14 112 (2.67%) Architect
15 110 (2.62%) CRM Developer
16 105 (2.50%) SQL Developer
17 93 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
18 83 (1.98%) Agile .NET Developer
19 81 (1.93%) C# Web Developer
20 79 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4190 (99.88%) .NET
2 1962 (46.77%) HTML
3 1595 (38.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1547 (36.88%) CSS
5 1236 (29.46%) jQuery
6 958 (22.84%) WCF
7 952 (22.69%) .NET Framework
8 724 (17.26%) Web Services
9 664 (15.83%) HTML5
10 647 (15.42%) XML
11 498 (11.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 458 (10.92%) Ajax
13 404 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 381 (9.08%) CSS3
15 283 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 279 (6.65%) AngularJS
17 276 (6.58%) LINQ
18 267 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 235 (5.60%) KnockoutJS
20 231 (5.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 170 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (2.48%) N-Tier
3 95 (2.26%) User Experience
4 83 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 75 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 62 (1.48%) NHS
7 59 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
8 57 (1.36%) Open Source
9 45 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 23 (0.55%) GIS
12 22 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 22 (0.52%) Market Risk
12 22 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 21 (0.50%) DTV
14 20 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.43%) W3C
16 15 (0.36%) Mathematics
17 14 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 489 (11.66%) Windows
2 133 (3.17%) UNIX
3 79 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (1.64%) Linux
6 41 (0.98%) Android
7 35 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 31 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 22 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.095%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.072%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.048%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.048%) AIX
15 2 (0.048%) Solaris
15 2 (0.048%) VMS
16 1 (0.024%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2089 (49.80%) MVC
2 1347 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (18.09%) TDD
4 529 (12.61%) Scrum
5 434 (10.35%) Web Development
6 374 (8.92%) OO
7 320 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 309 (7.37%) CRM
9 290 (6.91%) BDD
10 261 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 261 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
11 200 (4.77%) SOA
12 169 (4.03%) Project Management
13 151 (3.60%) OOP
14 147 (3.50%) Workflow
15 125 (2.98%) Software Engineering
16 124 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
17 123 (2.93%) Migration
18 119 (2.84%) Dependency Injection
19 109 (2.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3508 (83.62%) C#
2 2105 (50.18%) JavaScript
3 1450 (34.56%) SQL
4 497 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 401 (9.56%) VB.NET
6 190 (4.53%) VB
7 165 (3.93%) Java
8 148 (3.53%) PowerShell
9 108 (2.57%) PL/SQL
10 105 (2.50%) VBScript
11 88 (2.10%) PHP
12 61 (1.45%) VBA
13 55 (1.31%) C++
14 47 (1.12%) VB6
15 28 (0.67%) C
16 26 (0.62%) XAML
17 20 (0.48%) Ruby
18 16 (0.38%) XPath
18 16 (0.38%) Python
19 14 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 321 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 264 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 182 (4.34%) Degree
4 170 (4.05%) ISTQB
5 98 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 97 (2.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 86 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (0.81%) ISEB
10 30 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (0.69%) MCITP
12 16 (0.38%) MCTS
13 13 (0.31%) MCSD
13 13 (0.31%) MCSE
14 11 (0.26%) MCP
15 9 (0.21%) MCPD
16 8 (0.19%) CCNA
17 7 (0.17%) MCAD
18 6 (0.14%) MCSA
18 6 (0.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (2.50%) QA
2 12 (0.29%) SLA
3 9 (0.21%) HL7
4 8 (0.19%) WCAG
5 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.095%) WAI
8 3 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.024%) COBIT
9 1 (0.024%) DICOM
9 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.31%) Nmap
3 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.072%) vCloud
6 2 (0.048%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.048%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.024%) NDS
7 1 (0.024%) Squid
7 1 (0.024%) Varnish
7 1 (0.024%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.31%) Nessus
4 9 (0.21%) Puppet
5 8 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.095%) Kibana
7 2 (0.048%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.048%) SCCM
8 1 (0.024%) SCOM
8 1 (0.024%) WMI
8 1 (0.024%) WSUS
8 1 (0.024%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.024%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.024%) logstash
8 1 (0.024%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.024%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1107 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 403 (9.61%) Oracle
3 169 (4.03%) HP
4 166 (3.96%) Sitecore
5 74 (1.76%) EPiServer
6 49 (1.17%) Citrix
7 43 (1.03%) Telerik
8 39 (0.93%) SAP
9 31 (0.74%) Twitter
10 29 (0.69%) RedDot
11 28 (0.67%) Adobe
12 27 (0.64%) Open Text
13 24 (0.57%) Cisco
14 23 (0.55%) Google
15 22 (0.52%) Ektron
16 19 (0.45%) DevExpress
17 16 (0.38%) IBM
18 14 (0.33%) Xamarin
19 12 (0.29%) Nintex
20 11 (0.26%) Sybase
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