Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 137 96
Rank change year-on-year -83 -41 -4
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 447 1,127 2,345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.85% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 6.09% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 879 1,934
Median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £591 £582 £575
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 17
Median hourly rate £34.00 £50.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.67% +6.32% -
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £50.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -32.67% +12.22% +3.70%

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 11,998 18,512 30,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.82% 30.42% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,563 13,218 21,893
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £334 £328
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 233
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £22.10 £20.11 £18.50
90th Percentile £62.03 £78.75 £60.63
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET in England.

Daily rate trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ASP.NET in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET in England.

Hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in England

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ASP.NET in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 -66 236 £470 -1.05% 179
South East -37 60 £375 -6.25% 200
Midlands -1 50 £370 -1.33% 172
North of England -34 48 £350 -9.68% 177
West Midlands +16 35 £375 -6.25% 100
North West -23 18 £329 -15.03% 101
South West +11 17 £400 -3.03% 72
North East +41 15 £375 - 16
East Midlands 0 15 £350 - 69
Yorkshire -15 15 £353 -11.88% 60
East of England +8 9 £300 -29.41% 62
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 447 (100.00%) .NET
2 335 (74.94%) C#
3 233 (52.13%) Azure
4 221 (49.44%) SQL Server
5 214 (47.87%) JavaScript
6 190 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (42.06%) SQL
8 156 (34.90%) MVC
9 155 (34.68%) Microsoft
10 154 (34.45%) .NET Core
11 121 (27.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 121 (27.07%) DevOps
12 120 (26.85%) HTML
12 120 (26.85%) CSS
13 118 (26.40%) AngularJS
14 106 (23.71%) ASP.NET Core
15 99 (22.15%) TDD
16 97 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 88 (19.69%) .NET Framework
18 85 (19.02%) React
19 83 (18.57%) Finance
20 77 (17.23%) Microservices
21 65 (14.54%) Greenfield Project
22 62 (13.87%) TypeScript
23 58 (12.98%) Software Engineering
24 57 (12.75%) REST
25 55 (12.30%) Git (software)
25 55 (12.30%) Scrum
26 53 (11.86%) Web Services
27 48 (10.74%) XML

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 37 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.94%) IIS
3 16 (3.58%) NServiceBus
4 10 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.01%) Confluence
6 7 (1.57%) CMS
7 5 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.67%) DNN
10 2 (0.45%) Kentico
10 2 (0.45%) Mendix
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Drupal
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.22%) Maya
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) Sketch
2 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.67%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 233 (52.13%) Azure
2 45 (10.07%) AWS
3 40 (8.95%) Power Platform
4 36 (8.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (5.82%) Serverless
6 25 (5.59%) Logic Apps
7 23 (5.15%) GitHub
8 18 (4.03%) Azure Functions
9 17 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (3.58%) PaaS
11 15 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (2.68%) IaaS
13 11 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
14 9 (2.01%) GCP
15 8 (1.79%) PowerApps
16 7 (1.57%) SaaS
17 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.89%) Datadog
17 4 (0.89%) OpenShift
18 3 (0.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.12%) Internet
2 4 (0.89%) LAN
2 4 (0.89%) WAN
3 3 (0.67%) DNS
3 3 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (6.26%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.04%) Power BI
5 23 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.58%) Cosmos DB
8 13 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.46%) MySQL
11 9 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.01%) Redis
12 8 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.12%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 55 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 36 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (4.47%) TeamCity
5 19 (4.25%) JIRA
6 14 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.46%) Xcode
8 10 (2.24%) fastlane
9 9 (2.01%) NUnit
9 9 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.79%) MSTest
10 8 (1.79%) Selenium
11 7 (1.57%) Subversion
12 6 (1.34%) JMeter
12 6 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.34%) webpack
13 5 (1.12%) CocoaPods
14 4 (0.89%) SonarQube
General
1 83 (18.57%) Finance
2 37 (8.28%) Banking
3 16 (3.58%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.36%) Front Office
5 12 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.79%) Law
6 8 (1.79%) Retail
7 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.12%) Advertising
8 5 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 366 (81.88%) Developer
2 223 (49.89%) .NET Developer
3 72 (16.11%) C# Developer
4 50 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 41 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (5.59%) Azure Developer
8 24 (5.37%) Applications Developer
8 24 (5.37%) SQL Developer
9 21 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (4.70%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.70%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (3.58%) .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (3.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 15 (3.36%) Technical Leader
13 14 (3.13%) Angular Developer
13 14 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (34.45%) .NET Core
3 121 (27.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 120 (26.85%) CSS
4 120 (26.85%) HTML
5 118 (26.40%) AngularJS
6 106 (23.71%) ASP.NET Core
7 97 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (19.69%) .NET Framework
9 85 (19.02%) React
10 57 (12.75%) REST
11 53 (11.86%) Web Services
12 48 (10.74%) XML
13 43 (9.62%) HTML5
14 42 (9.40%) jQuery
15 35 (7.83%) RESTful
15 35 (7.83%) Vue.js
16 32 (7.16%) Entity Framework
17 31 (6.94%) JSON
18 28 (6.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.54%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (9.40%) User Experience
3 26 (5.82%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.13%) iPad
4 14 (3.13%) iPhone
5 13 (2.91%) Derivative
5 13 (2.91%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.68%) Equities
6 12 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.89%) NHS
9 4 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.67%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.45%) EPoS
11 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.83%) Windows
2 26 (5.82%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.25%) Android
4 10 (2.24%) Linux
4 10 (2.24%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.67%) CentOS
7 2 (0.45%) AIX
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) SUSE
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Unix
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (34.90%) MVC
3 121 (27.07%) DevOps
4 99 (22.15%) TDD
5 77 (17.23%) Microservices
6 58 (12.98%) Software Engineering
7 55 (12.30%) Scrum
8 44 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (8.72%) Fintech
11 37 (8.28%) Web Development
12 35 (7.83%) BDD
12 35 (7.83%) Mentoring
13 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 32 (7.16%) Migration
15 31 (6.94%) OO
16 27 (6.04%) Analytics
16 27 (6.04%) SOLID
17 26 (5.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 335 (74.94%) C#
2 214 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 188 (42.06%) SQL
4 62 (13.87%) TypeScript
5 47 (10.51%) T-SQL
6 42 (9.40%) PowerShell
7 33 (7.38%) Java
8 30 (6.71%) VB.NET
9 23 (5.15%) PHP
10 18 (4.03%) Python
11 17 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.80%) VB
12 12 (2.68%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.46%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.12%) Scala
17 4 (0.89%) Ruby
17 4 (0.89%) XPath
18 3 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (4.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.13%) Degree
4 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.45%) NCSC
2 2 (0.45%) NIST
2 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.92%) Docker
3 6 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.68%) Terraform
3 8 (1.79%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) MIIS
5 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Nmap
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 155 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.82%) Oracle
3 19 (4.25%) Xamarin
4 15 (3.36%) Apple
5 11 (2.46%) DevExpress
6 10 (2.24%) New Relic
7 8 (1.79%) Google
8 6 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.12%) SAP
9 5 (1.12%) Twitter
10 4 (0.89%) Cisco
10 4 (0.89%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.89%) Splunk
10 4 (0.89%) Telerik
11 3 (0.67%) Databricks
11 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.67%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.45%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.45%) SendGrid
12 2 (0.45%) VMware