The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ASP.NET
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.85% 0.62% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 3.70% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £363 £463 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +94.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.37% +68.18%  

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 124 54 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 35.13% 16.82% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 39 37
Median daily rate £375 £425 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £334 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Bedfordshire

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASP.NET in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Bedfordshire

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Bedfordshire

ASP.NET
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Luton - 3 £363 - 1
ASP.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) JIRA
8 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) CMS
8 2 (18.18%) OWASP
8 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing

ASP.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) Bower
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) Node.js
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
4 1 (9.09%) Nintex