Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 79 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 -20 -3
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2,338 2,633 3,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.57% 2.95% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 9.30% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,823 1,966 2,356
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £269
90th Percentile £550 £538 £506
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 34
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -7.89% +9.35%
10th Percentile £21.00 £15.00 £20.09
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £50.03
UK median hourly rate £43.40 £24.39 £37.50
% change year-on-year +77.94% -34.97% +7.14%

ASP.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,548 28,316 29,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.50% 31.74% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,286 19,631 20,220
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 317 536
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.68 £15.43 £15.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ASP.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 1,035 £470 +10.59% 435
South East -3 424 £375 +3.45% 396
North of England +4 373 £343 -2.00% 372
Midlands -25 238 £353 +0.71% 247
North West -1 199 £350 - 199
South West -9 194 £360 +2.86% 148
Yorkshire +23 166 £340 +4.62% 149
West Midlands -11 150 £370 +4.96% 122
East Midlands -24 84 £340 +4.62% 124
East of England -57 74 £350 - 153
North East -17 9 £350 -12.50% 24
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 2,336 (99.91%) .NET
2 2,084 (89.14%) C#
3 1,602 (68.52%) MVC
4 1,241 (53.08%) SQL Server
5 1,215 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
6 1,211 (51.80%) JavaScript
7 1,174 (50.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 979 (41.87%) HTML
9 884 (37.81%) SQL
10 873 (37.34%) CSS
11 849 (36.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 758 (32.42%) AngularJS
13 717 (30.67%) TDD
14 649 (27.76%) Microsoft
15 603 (25.79%) .NET Framework
16 537 (22.97%) jQuery
17 534 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 467 (19.97%) Scrum
19 440 (18.82%) Web Services
20 436 (18.65%) Finance
21 384 (16.42%) WCF
22 377 (16.12%) Entity Framework
23 376 (16.08%) HTML5
24 374 (16.00%) Web Development
25 325 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
26 298 (12.75%) Git (software)
27 293 (12.53%) BDD
28 288 (12.32%) Visual Studio
29 281 (12.02%) SOLID
30 258 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server

ASP.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 172 (7.36%) CMS
2 123 (5.26%) IIS
3 111 (4.75%) SharePoint
4 91 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
5 85 (3.64%) Umbraco
6 66 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 34 (1.45%) EPiServer
7 34 (1.45%) NServiceBus
8 25 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (0.90%) Kentico
11 18 (0.77%) Confluence
12 15 (0.64%) Apache
13 14 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.26%) JBoss
15 6 (0.26%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.13%) InVision
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.086%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.043%) InDesign
10 1 (0.043%) Simulink
10 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 59 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.086%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.086%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.043%) Endur
5 1 (0.043%) Magento
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.043%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.043%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 534 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 233 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.61%) GitHub
4 36 (1.54%) Office 365
5 27 (1.15%) PaaS
6 24 (1.03%) IaaS
7 23 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (0.98%) Serverless
8 22 (0.94%) SaaS
9 18 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (0.51%) npm
12 11 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.38%) Algolia
13 9 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.34%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.30%) Firebase
16 6 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 4 (0.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.28%) Intranet
2 14 (0.60%) DNS
2 14 (0.60%) SMTP
3 13 (0.56%) Internet
3 13 (0.56%) SSL
4 11 (0.47%) HTTP
4 11 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.34%) SMS
6 6 (0.26%) FTP
7 5 (0.21%) Firewall
8 4 (0.17%) IMAP
8 4 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.17%) SSH
8 4 (0.17%) VPN
9 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.13%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.13%) SAN
10 2 (0.086%) AMQP
10 2 (0.086%) Broadband
10 2 (0.086%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,241 (53.08%) SQL Server
2 141 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 132 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 126 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 99 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 93 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 71 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 54 (2.31%) MySQL
10 44 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 38 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 30 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (1.15%) Power BI
14 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
18 15 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 298 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 288 (12.32%) Visual Studio
3 258 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 127 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 124 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 119 (5.09%) NUnit
7 77 (3.29%) JIRA
8 71 (3.04%) Subversion
9 58 (2.48%) Selenium
10 57 (2.44%) Moq
11 55 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 50 (2.14%) MSTest
13 46 (1.97%) SpecFlow
14 45 (1.92%) Jenkins
15 43 (1.84%) MSBuild
16 38 (1.63%) ReSharper
17 27 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (1.15%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.03%) gulp
19 18 (0.77%) Jasmine
General
1 436 (18.65%) Finance
2 205 (8.77%) Banking
3 73 (3.12%) Marketing
4 71 (3.04%) Retail
5 56 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 44 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 43 (1.84%) Advertising
8 32 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.07%) Front Office
11 22 (0.94%) Law
12 21 (0.90%) Electronics
13 20 (0.86%) Legal
14 18 (0.77%) Games
15 15 (0.64%) Back Office
16 11 (0.47%) Automotive
17 6 (0.26%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.26%) Publishing
18 4 (0.17%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,077 (88.84%) Developer
2 1,331 (56.93%) .NET Developer
3 891 (38.11%) C# Developer
4 637 (27.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 495 (21.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 375 (16.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 327 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 269 (11.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 237 (10.14%) Senior Developer
9 237 (10.14%) SQL Developer
10 148 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 134 (5.73%) Web Developer
12 132 (5.65%) Angular Developer
13 129 (5.52%) Software Developer
14 109 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 81 (3.46%) Senior C# Developer
16 78 (3.34%) Agile Developer
17 77 (3.29%) SQL Server Developer
18 73 (3.12%) Lead Developer
19 72 (3.08%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,336 (99.91%) .NET
2 1,174 (50.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 979 (41.87%) HTML
4 873 (37.34%) CSS
5 849 (36.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 758 (32.42%) AngularJS
7 603 (25.79%) .NET Framework
8 537 (22.97%) jQuery
9 440 (18.82%) Web Services
10 384 (16.42%) WCF
11 377 (16.12%) Entity Framework
12 376 (16.08%) HTML5
13 241 (10.31%) RESTful
14 229 (9.79%) React
15 228 (9.75%) REST
16 214 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 211 (9.02%) CSS3
18 169 (7.23%) XML
19 168 (7.19%) .NET Core
20 165 (7.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 184 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (4.49%) User Experience
3 92 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (3.21%) Fintech
5 75 (3.21%) N-Tier
6 68 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 55 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 37 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.41%) Blog
10 29 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 27 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 25 (1.07%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.03%) Online Banking
14 22 (0.94%) W3C
15 21 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.60%) Equities
18 10 (0.43%) Data Structures
18 10 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 201 (8.60%) Windows
2 50 (2.14%) Windows Server
3 35 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.33%) Linux
5 28 (1.20%) Android
5 28 (1.20%) Unix
6 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.17%) MVS
9 4 (0.17%) Solaris
9 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.043%) VMS
12 1 (0.043%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.043%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,602 (68.52%) MVC
2 1,215 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 717 (30.67%) TDD
4 467 (19.97%) Scrum
5 374 (16.00%) Web Development
6 325 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
7 293 (12.53%) BDD
8 281 (12.02%) SOLID
9 239 (10.22%) Unit Testing
10 232 (9.92%) Microservices
11 175 (7.49%) DevOps
12 163 (6.97%) E-Commerce
13 161 (6.89%) Software Engineering
14 160 (6.84%) OO
15 147 (6.29%) Front End Development
16 142 (6.07%) Test Automation
17 134 (5.73%) SOA
18 106 (4.53%) Kanban
19 103 (4.41%) SDLC
20 93 (3.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,084 (89.14%) C#
2 1,211 (51.80%) JavaScript
3 884 (37.81%) SQL
4 241 (10.31%) T-SQL
5 177 (7.57%) VB.NET
6 122 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 72 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 55 (2.35%) Java
9 42 (1.80%) VB
10 35 (1.50%) C
11 34 (1.45%) PHP
12 31 (1.33%) Python
13 29 (1.24%) VB6
14 22 (0.94%) C++
14 22 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.68%) GraphQL
15 16 (0.68%) Ruby
16 15 (0.64%) VBA
17 10 (0.43%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 100 (4.28%) Degree
2 39 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.34%) MCP
7 8 (0.34%) MCTS
8 7 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.26%) MCSD
10 5 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.21%) MCPD
11 2 (0.086%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.086%) HND
11 2 (0.086%) MBA
11 2 (0.086%) MCAD
12 1 (0.043%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.043%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.043%) MCSE
12 1 (0.043%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.78%) QA
2 10 (0.43%) SLA
3 9 (0.38%) MiFID
3 9 (0.38%) WCAG
4 6 (0.26%) GCP
4 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.043%) GDPR
8 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.043%) PMO
8 1 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 57 (2.44%) Docker
2 31 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.21%) vSphere
6 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.13%) XenApp
7 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.043%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (0.94%) Puppet
3 18 (0.77%) Ansible
4 12 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.26%) Grafana
5 6 (0.26%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.17%) Terraform
7 2 (0.086%) Kibana
7 2 (0.086%) logstash
7 2 (0.086%) Nagios
7 2 (0.086%) SCCM
7 2 (0.086%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.043%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.043%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.043%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.043%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 649 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 159 (6.80%) Oracle
3 119 (5.09%) Sitecore
4 40 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 30 (1.28%) Google
6 29 (1.24%) SAP
7 20 (0.86%) DevExpress
8 14 (0.60%) Capita
8 14 (0.60%) VMware
9 13 (0.56%) IBM
10 12 (0.51%) Telerik
11 11 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.43%) Adobe
12 10 (0.43%) Tableau
13 9 (0.38%) Sybase
13 9 (0.38%) Twitter
14 8 (0.34%) Splunk
15 7 (0.30%) Blue Prism
16 6 (0.26%) Coveo
16 6 (0.26%) Nintex