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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 558 497 500
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +3
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 55 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 52
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
-29.58% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -55 52 £219 -32.53% 33
West Midlands -1 18 £200 - 1
South East -9 15 £205 -31.66% 6
London -19 10 £300 -24.52% 8
Berkshire - 9 £203 -
North West -9 5 £285 -12.30% 6
City of London +11 4 £313 -28.16% 1
East Midlands +6 4 £250 -13.79% 1
Kent -3 4 £318 +8.08% 1
Lancashire -17 4 £270 -16.92%
Preston - 4 £270 -
Leicestershire +10 2 - -
Birmingham -5 2 £200 -
Hampshire -13 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Derbyshire - 1 £250 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £475 -
Derby - 1 £250 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Rugby - - - -

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 69 (73.40%) .NET
2 65 (69.15%) JavaScript
3 57 (60.64%) HTML
4 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
5 45 (47.87%) SQL Server
6 43 (45.74%) CSS
7 42 (44.68%) VBScript
8 41 (43.62%) jQuery
9 40 (42.55%) C#
10 36 (38.30%) XML
11 31 (32.98%) VB
12 27 (28.72%) SQL
13 26 (27.66%) Web Services
14 25 (26.60%) MVC
15 24 (25.53%) HTML5
16 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
17 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
18 19 (20.21%) CSS3
19 18 (19.15%) COM+
19 18 (19.15%) Intranet
20 16 (17.02%) VB6
20 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (15.96%) Finance
21 15 (15.96%) XSLT
21 15 (15.96%) Windows
21 15 (15.96%) Oracle
22 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
22 13 (13.83%) IIS

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (13.83%) IIS
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) LDAP
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.13%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.06%) MS Access
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.45%) NUnit
2 7 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (6.38%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.19%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (3.19%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (79.79%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.83%) ASP Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Classic ASP Developer
6 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Programmer
8 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.26%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Programmer
12 3 (3.19%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (73.40%) .NET
2 57 (60.64%) HTML
3 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
4 43 (45.74%) CSS
5 41 (43.62%) jQuery
6 36 (38.30%) XML
7 26 (27.66%) Web Services
8 24 (25.53%) HTML5
9 19 (20.21%) CSS3
10 18 (19.15%) COM+
11 15 (15.96%) XSLT
12 13 (13.83%) Ajax
13 12 (12.77%) JSON
14 11 (11.70%) WCF
14 11 (11.70%) XML-RPC
15 9 (9.57%) .NET Framework
15 9 (9.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (7.45%) ADO.NET
17 6 (6.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) W3C
2 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Wiki
4 1 (1.06%) Open Source
4 1 (1.06%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) UNIX
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) AIX
5 2 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) MVC
2 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.77%) TDD
4 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.45%) Scrum
5 7 (7.45%) UML
5 7 (7.45%) SOA
5 7 (7.45%) Use Case
6 6 (6.38%) OO
6 6 (6.38%) Project Management
6 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.32%) Web Development
8 4 (4.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.19%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (3.19%) CRM
9 3 (3.19%) OOP
9 3 (3.19%) Web Design
10 2 (2.13%) Data Security
10 2 (2.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.15%) JavaScript
2 42 (44.68%) VBScript
3 40 (42.55%) C#
4 31 (32.98%) VB
5 27 (28.72%) SQL
6 16 (17.02%) VB6
7 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
8 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.13%) Ruby
11 2 (2.13%) VBA
11 2 (2.13%) Java
11 2 (2.13%) PHP
12 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) PhD
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) HL7
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) RedDot
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
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