The first table below looks at the demand for Classic ASP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Classic ASP over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 554 519 502
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 39 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 47
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £389 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

Classic ASP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Classic ASP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Classic ASP
Daily Rate Trend

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

Classic ASP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Classic ASP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Classic ASP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Classic ASP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Classic ASP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Classic ASP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Classic ASP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Classic ASP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Classic ASP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Classic ASP
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 Classic ASP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -35 37 £324 +8.00% 25
London +10 19 £374 +11.56% 10
South West -34 5 £250 -23.07% 1
South East -6 4 £318 +33.68% 3
Wiltshire - 4 £200 - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £310 +12.72% 1
West Midlands -12 3 - - 1
City of London +14 2 £445 +45.90% 2
West Yorkshire +7 2 £310 +12.72% 1
Surrey - 2 £388 - 1
Kent - 2 £306 - 1
Swindon - 2 £300 -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 4
Manchester -4 1 £290 +5.45%
North West -9 1 £290 -3.33% 4
Edinburgh -21 1 - -
Scotland -25 1 - -
East of England -27 1 £324 +85.14% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 £310 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Classic ASP 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 Classic ASP.

1 82 (76.64%) .NET
2 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
3 66 (61.68%) JavaScript
3 66 (61.68%) ASP.NET
4 65 (60.75%) HTML
5 53 (49.53%) C#
5 53 (49.53%) SQL
6 46 (42.99%) CSS
7 45 (42.06%) XML
8 43 (40.19%) jQuery
9 37 (34.58%) VB
10 36 (33.64%) Web Services
11 35 (32.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
13 33 (30.84%) Windows
14 29 (27.10%) VBScript
15 27 (25.23%) MVC
16 26 (24.30%) XSLT
17 25 (23.36%) Oracle
17 25 (23.36%) IIS
18 24 (22.43%) Visual Studio
19 22 (20.56%) VB6
20 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
20 21 (19.63%) .NET Framework
21 20 (18.69%) T-SQL
22 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 18 (16.82%) Ajax
23 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (16.82%) JSON
24 14 (13.08%) OO

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Classic ASP 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 Classic ASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (23.36%) IIS
2 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.67%) CMS
4 3 (2.80%) Drupal
4 3 (2.80%) WordPress
5 2 (1.87%) Confluence
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Intranet
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) Network Security
2 3 (2.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
2 35 (32.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.80%) MySQL
9 3 (2.80%) DTS
9 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.87%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.93%) MS Access
11 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.48%) NUnit
4 7 (6.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (5.61%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.67%) Subversion
7 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.80%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.87%) JIRA
9 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.93%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.93%) XMLUnit
10 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
1 6 (5.61%) Retail
2 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 3 (2.80%) Military
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 29 (27.10%) ASP Developer
3 26 (24.30%) .NET Developer
3 26 (24.30%) Classic ASP Developer
4 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Programmer
8 9 (8.41%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Architect
12 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.74%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (76.64%) .NET
2 66 (61.68%) ASP.NET
3 65 (60.75%) HTML
4 46 (42.99%) CSS
5 45 (42.06%) XML
6 43 (40.19%) jQuery
7 36 (33.64%) Web Services
8 26 (24.30%) XSLT
9 21 (19.63%) .NET Framework
10 18 (16.82%) JSON
10 18 (16.82%) Ajax
11 12 (11.21%) WCF
12 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (8.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (8.41%) Middleware
14 9 (8.41%) SOAP
15 8 (7.48%) HTML5
16 7 (6.54%) COM+
16 7 (6.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) W3C
2 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.74%) Open Source
3 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) Wiki
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) UNIX
2 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) AIX
4 2 (1.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) MVC
2 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.08%) OO
4 12 (11.21%) SOA
5 10 (9.35%) TDD
6 9 (8.41%) Project Management
7 7 (6.54%) UML
7 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.54%) Web Development
7 7 (6.54%) Use Case
7 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.61%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.67%) Content Management
9 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.74%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.74%) MODAF
10 4 (3.74%) Scrum
10 4 (3.74%) Network Management
11 3 (2.80%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (2.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.68%) JavaScript
2 53 (49.53%) C#
2 53 (49.53%) SQL
3 37 (34.58%) VB
4 29 (27.10%) VBScript
5 22 (20.56%) VB6
6 20 (18.69%) T-SQL
7 13 (12.15%) VB.NET
8 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.54%) PHP
10 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.67%) Java
11 3 (2.80%) C
11 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.87%) VBA
12 2 (1.87%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) XPath
13 1 (0.93%) PHP5
13 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
1 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.74%) MCSE
3 2 (1.87%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) HL7
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) ESRI
4 3 (2.80%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.80%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.87%) Open Text
5 2 (1.87%) RedDot
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
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