The table below looks at the statistics for Classic ASP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Classic ASP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Server Pages (Classic ASP)
Rank 625 644 587
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Contract jobs citing Classic ASP 28 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.033% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 35
Median daily rate £328 £380 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £518 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £385 £213
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 -
% change year-on-year
+16.84% -

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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Classic ASP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Classic ASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Classic ASP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 28 £328 -15.21% 14
South East +24 7 £343 -26.88% 2
East Midlands - 7 £278 - 4
Leicestershire - 5 £278 -
London -5 4 £375 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £335 -
East of England - 4 £225 -
West Midlands -32 3 £215 -36.99% 1
Winchester - 3 £330 -
Leicester - 3 £280 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - -
Milton Keynes +13 2 - -
South West +12 2 £371 -29.28% 3
Watford - 2 £225 -
City of London - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £371 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £225 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 4
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £365 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - - 3
Oxford - 1 £365 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Classic ASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Classic ASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Classic ASP.

1 58 (69.88%) SQL
2 56 (67.47%) .NET
3 52 (62.65%) SQL Server
4 45 (54.22%) C#
5 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
5 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
6 38 (45.78%) VB
7 37 (44.58%) HTML
7 37 (44.58%) jQuery
8 36 (43.37%) CSS
8 36 (43.37%) VB6
9 34 (40.96%) VBA
10 32 (38.55%) IIS
11 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
11 31 (37.35%) T-SQL
12 27 (32.53%) Web Development
13 26 (31.33%) Visual Studio
13 26 (31.33%) MVC
14 25 (30.12%) Oracle
15 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
16 23 (27.71%) PL/SQL
17 22 (26.51%) MS Access
18 20 (24.10%) Waterfall
18 20 (24.10%) Scrum
19 19 (22.89%) VB.NET
19 19 (22.89%) DCOM
20 18 (21.69%) SharePoint
20 18 (21.69%) Change Control
20 18 (21.69%) HTML5
21 17 (20.48%) CSS3

Classic ASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (38.55%) IIS
2 18 (21.69%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.61%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Intranet
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (62.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.51%) MS Access
3 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (4.82%) MySQL
10 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (31.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.66%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) NUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.20%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Automotive
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (81.93%) Developer
2 24 (28.92%) ASP Developer
3 21 (25.30%) Classic ASP Developer
4 16 (19.28%) .NET Developer
4 16 (19.28%) SQL Developer
5 13 (15.66%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (13.25%) VB Developer
6 11 (13.25%) VB6 Developer
7 10 (12.05%) Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
9 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
11 5 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (3.61%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (67.47%) .NET
2 37 (44.58%) HTML
2 37 (44.58%) jQuery
3 36 (43.37%) CSS
4 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
5 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
6 19 (22.89%) DCOM
7 18 (21.69%) HTML5
8 17 (20.48%) CSS3
8 17 (20.48%) XML
9 11 (13.25%) XHTML
10 10 (12.05%) Web Services
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.82%) Ajax
13 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (4.82%) COM
13 4 (4.82%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (3.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) EPoS
2 1 (1.20%) NHS
2 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.20%) Replication
2 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Web Development
2 26 (31.33%) MVC
3 20 (24.10%) Scrum
3 20 (24.10%) Waterfall
4 18 (21.69%) Change Control
5 17 (20.48%) Kanban
6 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.87%) ITIL
7 12 (14.46%) SDLC
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.41%) OOP
9 2 (2.41%) SOA
9 2 (2.41%) TDD
9 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.20%) B2B
10 1 (1.20%) B2C
10 1 (1.20%) CRM
10 1 (1.20%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.20%) OO
10 1 (1.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.88%) SQL
2 45 (54.22%) C#
3 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.78%) VB
5 36 (43.37%) VB6
6 34 (40.96%) VBA
7 31 (37.35%) T-SQL
8 23 (27.71%) PL/SQL
9 19 (22.89%) VB.NET
10 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
11 9 (10.84%) Java
12 8 (9.64%) PHP
13 3 (3.61%) VBScript
14 2 (2.41%) C
15 1 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) HND
2 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.12%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) Remedy
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 5 (6.02%) Arqiva
6 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.41%) Avaya
7 2 (2.41%) Genesys
8 1 (1.20%) Civica
8 1 (1.20%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) Twitter