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 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 Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 516 493 484
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 71 51 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 58
Average daily rate £315 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £44.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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%

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 18 April 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
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 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 -73 65 £315 +1.61% 28
South East +12 31 £315 +11.01% 5
Hampshire +22 20 £315 -0.78%
London -10 18 £309 -25.54% 6
Scotland - 6 £309 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £292 - 1
City of London - 5 £425 - 1
West Midlands -15 4 £338 +27.35% 2
Kent - 4 £274 -
Southampton - 4 £308 -
Berkshire -7 3 £365 +52.08% 2
North East -24 3 £275 -
East of England -26 3 £340 +13.33% 2
Tyne and Wear -26 3 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 3 £275 -
South West -44 3 £338 +8.87% 6
North West - 3 £388 - 4
Reading - 3 £350 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £338 - 3
Hertfordshire -8 2 £340 +23.63% 1
Lancashire - 2 £350 -
Swindon - 2 £338 -
Preston - 2 £350 -
Dudley - 2 £363 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £285 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £285 -

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 84 (67.74%) SQL Server
3 77 (62.10%) ASP.NET
4 73 (58.87%) C#
5 70 (56.45%) JavaScript
6 62 (50.00%) HTML
7 61 (49.19%) SQL
8 55 (44.35%) XML
9 47 (37.90%) CSS
10 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
11 41 (33.06%) VB
12 40 (32.26%) jQuery
13 38 (30.65%) Web Services
14 37 (29.84%) Windows
15 36 (29.03%) MVC
15 36 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (24.19%) VB6
17 28 (22.58%) XSLT
18 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
19 25 (20.16%) VBScript
19 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2005
20 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
20 23 (18.55%) Oracle
20 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
21 21 (16.94%) IIS
22 19 (15.32%) JSON
23 18 (14.52%) WCF
23 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 18 (14.52%) OO
24 17 (13.71%) SharePoint

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (16.94%) IIS
2 17 (13.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.03%) CMS
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.42%) Drupal
5 3 (2.42%) WordPress
5 3 (2.42%) Apache
6 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Intranet
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 6 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (2.42%) Network Security
3 3 (2.42%) FTP
3 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.03%) MySQL
9 4 (3.23%) DTS
10 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.61%) MS Access
12 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.81%) DB2
12 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (6.45%) Subversion
4 6 (4.84%) NUnit
5 5 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.42%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.61%) T4 Templates
7 2 (1.61%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.81%) PVCS
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Military
2 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (83.06%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.77%) ASP Developer
4 25 (20.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (18.55%) Classic ASP Developer
6 15 (12.10%) C# Developer
7 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Web Developer
8 12 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.84%) VB Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Systems Developer
13 4 (3.23%) DBA
13 4 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Programmer
13 4 (3.23%) Architect
13 4 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 77 (62.10%) ASP.NET
3 62 (50.00%) HTML
4 55 (44.35%) XML
5 47 (37.90%) CSS
6 40 (32.26%) jQuery
7 38 (30.65%) Web Services
8 28 (22.58%) XSLT
9 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
10 19 (15.32%) JSON
11 18 (14.52%) WCF
12 17 (13.71%) Ajax
13 14 (11.29%) WinForms
14 12 (9.68%) SOAP
14 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (8.87%) LINQ
16 10 (8.06%) Middleware
17 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (6.45%) WF
18 8 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) W3C
2 3 (2.42%) Open Source
2 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.61%) NHS
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.84%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) MVC
2 18 (14.52%) OO
3 14 (11.29%) TDD
4 11 (8.87%) SOA
5 10 (8.06%) Migration
5 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.45%) UML
6 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.65%) Web Application Development
8 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (4.03%) Content Management
9 5 (4.03%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.03%) Web Development
9 5 (4.03%) Use Case
9 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.03%) Project Management
9 5 (4.03%) Scrum
10 4 (3.23%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.87%) C#
2 70 (56.45%) JavaScript
3 61 (49.19%) SQL
4 41 (33.06%) VB
5 30 (24.19%) VB6
6 25 (20.16%) VBScript
7 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.68%) VB.NET
9 9 (7.26%) PHP
10 8 (6.45%) PL/SQL
10 8 (6.45%) Java
11 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.84%) C++
13 3 (2.42%) VBA
14 2 (1.61%) XQuery
14 2 (1.61%) C
14 2 (1.61%) XPath
15 1 (0.81%) PHP5
15 1 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) MCSE
5 3 (2.42%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.61%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.55%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) ESRI
4 3 (2.42%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.61%) Open Text
5 2 (1.61%) RedDot
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) Perforce
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