The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 559 530 482
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -48
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 48 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.32% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 46
Average daily rate
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£295 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £201 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -42.85%

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
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
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 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 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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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 -28 40 £300 -20.00% 33
South East -2 18 £260 -9.56% 7
Berkshire - 9 £203 -
Reading - 9 £203 -
Kent +4 8 £320 +11.30% 1
West Midlands -7 8 £210 - 4
London -11 8 £300 -25.00% 2
Scotland -7 5 £262 +9.16%
City of London +3 4 £330 -26.25% 1
Glasgow -1 4 £262 +8.95%
North West -4 3 £350 - 7
Preston -9 2 £350 - 1
Lancashire -25 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 1
South West -33 1 - - 7
Hampshire - 1 £475 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £250 -
Devon - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 £250 -
Andover - 1 £475 -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 4
Blackpool - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Braintree - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 65 (69.89%) .NET
2 60 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 50 (53.76%) HTML
4 49 (52.69%) ASP.NET
5 41 (44.09%) CSS
6 36 (38.71%) C#
6 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 35 (37.63%) VBScript
8 32 (34.41%) jQuery
9 30 (32.26%) XML
10 27 (29.03%) HTML5
11 26 (27.96%) SQL
12 25 (26.88%) VB
12 25 (26.88%) Web Services
13 22 (23.66%) CSS3
14 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (19.35%) MVC
15 18 (19.35%) Finance
15 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.28%) Intranet
17 16 (17.20%) IIS
18 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
18 15 (16.13%) Windows
19 14 (15.05%) COM+
19 14 (15.05%) VB.NET
19 14 (15.05%) TDD
20 12 (12.90%) Oracle
20 12 (12.90%) VB6
20 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 11 (11.83%) XSLT

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (17.20%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) CMS
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Tridion
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Intranet
2 3 (3.23%) LDAP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.23%) IDOL
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.15%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.08%) Firebird
9 1 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.23%) NUnit
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.51%) Web Developer
4 12 (12.90%) ASP Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Classic ASP Developer
6 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Programmer
10 5 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) VB Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (69.89%) .NET
2 50 (53.76%) HTML
3 49 (52.69%) ASP.NET
4 41 (44.09%) CSS
5 32 (34.41%) jQuery
6 30 (32.26%) XML
7 27 (29.03%) HTML5
8 25 (26.88%) Web Services
9 22 (23.66%) CSS3
10 14 (15.05%) COM+
11 11 (11.83%) XSLT
11 11 (11.83%) XML-RPC
12 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
14 7 (7.53%) JSON
15 6 (6.45%) WCF
15 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
16 5 (5.38%) Ajax
17 4 (4.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) N-Tier
1 5 (5.38%) Open Source
2 3 (3.23%) W3C
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Wiki
4 1 (1.08%) Informatics
4 1 (1.08%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) UNIX
3 3 (3.23%) AIX
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) MVC
3 14 (15.05%) TDD
4 10 (10.75%) Scrum
5 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.60%) Migration
5 8 (8.60%) OO
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
6 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.45%) Web Development
7 5 (5.38%) SOA
8 4 (4.30%) Content Management
8 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.23%) Use Case
9 3 (3.23%) Web Design
9 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.23%) CRM
9 3 (3.23%) UML
9 3 (3.23%) OOP
10 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 36 (38.71%) C#
3 35 (37.63%) VBScript
4 26 (27.96%) SQL
5 25 (26.88%) VB
6 14 (15.05%) VB.NET
7 12 (12.90%) VB6
8 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.30%) PHP
10 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) Java
11 2 (2.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) RedDot
3 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Business Objects