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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 609 611 556
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -55
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 55 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 49
Average daily rate £325 £304 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -

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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 55 £325 +1.56% 16
South East -2 20 £313 +8.69% 5
Hampshire +13 13 £325 +13.04%
East of England - 9 £348 -
Essex - 8 £348 -
London -24 7 £350 - 3
East Midlands +10 6 £375 - 1
North East - 5 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £325 -
Colchester - 5 £348 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £388 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £225 -
Winchester -2 4 £338 +17.39%
South West +9 3 £200 -20.00% 4
Northampton - 3 £388 - 1
Oxford - 3 £215 -
North West -11 2 £425 +88.88%
Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 £250 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
City of London +41 1 - - 1
Berkshire 0 1 £300 +4.34% 2
West Midlands -11 1 £300 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Cornwall - 1 £200 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £300 - 1

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 78 (73.58%) SQL
2 76 (71.70%) .NET
3 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
3 58 (54.72%) JavaScript
4 55 (51.89%) HTML
5 54 (50.94%) CSS
6 46 (43.40%) ASP.NET
6 46 (43.40%) C#
7 44 (41.51%) Web Development
8 40 (37.74%) IIS
9 38 (35.85%) VB
9 38 (35.85%) T-SQL
9 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
10 33 (31.13%) VB.NET
11 32 (30.19%) Windows
12 28 (26.42%) jQuery
13 27 (25.47%) VB6
13 27 (25.47%) XML
14 26 (24.53%) HTML5
15 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
15 24 (22.64%) Intranet
16 23 (21.70%) VBA
17 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
18 21 (19.81%) Oracle
19 20 (18.87%) PHP
19 20 (18.87%) Subversion
20 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
20 19 (17.92%) MVC
21 18 (16.98%) VBScript
21 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 40 (37.74%) IIS
2 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.32%) CMS
4 10 (9.43%) Apache Solr
4 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.72%) Node.js
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.94%) Apache
9 1 (0.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.55%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (4.72%) Google Analytics
3 5 (4.72%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.89%) Pure360
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.64%) Intranet
2 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 7 (6.60%) HTTP
4 5 (4.72%) SSL
5 4 (3.77%) Firewall
5 4 (3.77%) SMTP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) Internet
7 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.94%) NAS
7 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.32%) MS Access
4 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.89%) MySQL
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 20 (18.87%) Subversion
3 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Marketing
3 6 (5.66%) Advertising
4 5 (4.72%) Publishing
5 4 (3.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Developer
2 25 (23.58%) ASP Developer
3 22 (20.75%) .NET Developer
4 21 (19.81%) Web Developer
5 18 (16.98%) Classic ASP Developer
5 18 (16.98%) SQL Developer
6 15 (14.15%) Applications Support
7 12 (11.32%) Analyst
7 12 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.43%) Applications Developer
8 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
9 9 (8.49%) VB Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) HTML Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.60%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (6.60%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (4.72%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.70%) .NET
2 55 (51.89%) HTML
3 54 (50.94%) CSS
4 46 (43.40%) ASP.NET
5 28 (26.42%) jQuery
6 27 (25.47%) XML
7 26 (24.53%) HTML5
8 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
9 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.26%) DCOM
10 12 (11.32%) CSS3
11 10 (9.43%) WCF
12 9 (8.49%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.49%) XHTML
13 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.66%) Web Services
13 6 (5.66%) WinForms
14 5 (4.72%) Middleware
14 5 (4.72%) RESTful
14 5 (4.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Social Media
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) EPoS
4 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.94%) PKI
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.19%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) Web Development
2 19 (17.92%) MVC
3 13 (12.26%) SDLC
4 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.32%) SEO
4 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.38%) Scrum
5 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.43%) ITIL
7 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.49%) Kanban
8 8 (7.55%) Change Control
8 8 (7.55%) Change Management
8 8 (7.55%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (6.60%) Analytics
9 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (73.58%) SQL
2 58 (54.72%) JavaScript
3 46 (43.40%) C#
4 38 (35.85%) T-SQL
4 38 (35.85%) VB
5 33 (31.13%) VB.NET
6 27 (25.47%) VB6
7 23 (21.70%) VBA
8 20 (18.87%) PHP
9 18 (16.98%) VBScript
10 14 (13.21%) PL/SQL
11 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.55%) Java
13 1 (0.94%) C++
13 1 (0.94%) Python
13 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.89%) HND
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) CISSP
3 1 (0.94%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) GWAPT
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) MCSA
3 1 (0.94%) MCSE
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.94%) OSCE
3 1 (0.94%) OSCP
3 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
1 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.81%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Google
3 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.60%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Adobe
6 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) Avaya
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) Sage
7 1 (0.94%) Toshiba
7 1 (0.94%) Veeam
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