Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 80 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 -15
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2,499 2,430 2,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.70% 2.88% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.17% 9.03% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,947 1,808 2,116
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 31
England median hourly rate £47.15 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.85% -13.57% +14.40%
10th Percentile £40.86 £13.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £53.43 £57.50 £63.92
UK median hourly rate £39.29 £17.32 £35.00
% change year-on-year +126.85% -50.51% +7.69%

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 30,600 26,921 28,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.06% 31.89% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,713 18,701 20,001
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 336 440
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.15% +10.36%
10th Percentile £16.70 £17.88 £14.98
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.75 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +6.49% +10.00%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +6 1,104 £475 +5.56% 426
North of England -1 495 £350 - 352
South East -32 372 £375 +7.14% 358
Yorkshire +7 242 £363 +9.85% 133
South West -6 224 £375 +7.14% 131
Midlands -34 216 £375 +11.11% 232
North West -9 210 £365 +8.15% 187
West Midlands -22 134 £400 +14.29% 122
East of England -41 94 £375 +7.14% 134
East Midlands -30 79 £338 +5.47% 110
North East -7 44 £300 -36.84% 32
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 2,498 (99.96%) .NET
2 2,234 (89.40%) C#
3 1,673 (66.95%) MVC
4 1,357 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
5 1,297 (51.90%) SQL Server
6 1,296 (51.86%) JavaScript
7 1,203 (48.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,009 (40.38%) HTML
9 932 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 918 (36.73%) CSS
11 906 (36.25%) SQL
12 799 (31.97%) AngularJS
13 751 (30.05%) TDD
14 662 (26.49%) .NET Framework
15 644 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
16 633 (25.33%) Microsoft
17 584 (23.37%) jQuery
18 481 (19.25%) Finance
19 467 (18.69%) Scrum
20 436 (17.45%) Web Services
21 405 (16.21%) HTML5
22 370 (14.81%) Entity Framework
23 363 (14.53%) Web Development
24 351 (14.05%) BDD
24 351 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
25 346 (13.85%) Git (software)
25 346 (13.85%) Microservices
25 346 (13.85%) Visual Studio
26 336 (13.45%) WCF
27 323 (12.93%) SOLID

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
1 153 (6.12%) CMS
2 125 (5.00%) IIS
3 81 (3.24%) SharePoint
4 78 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
5 68 (2.72%) Umbraco
6 61 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 55 (2.20%) Confluence
8 40 (1.60%) NServiceBus
9 27 (1.08%) EPiServer
10 26 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.44%) Hyperledger
13 9 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.36%) WordPress
14 7 (0.28%) Kentico
15 5 (0.20%) DNN
15 5 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
16 4 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.080%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.080%) InDesign
6 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.040%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 59 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.12%) Endur
5 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.040%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.040%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.040%) Maximo
7 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.040%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.040%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.040%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 644 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 265 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (2.60%) GitHub
4 34 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.16%) PaaS
5 29 (1.16%) Serverless
6 27 (1.08%) Office 365
7 26 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
8 21 (0.84%) npm
9 18 (0.72%) IaaS
10 17 (0.68%) SaaS
11 14 (0.56%) Algolia
12 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.36%) NuGet
14 8 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.24%) Boomi
15 6 (0.24%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.44%) HTTP
2 14 (0.56%) DNS
3 13 (0.52%) Internet
3 13 (0.52%) SSL
4 12 (0.48%) SMS
5 11 (0.44%) Intranet
6 8 (0.32%) SMTP
7 6 (0.24%) FTP
7 6 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.16%) AMQP
8 4 (0.16%) IMAP
8 4 (0.16%) SAN
9 3 (0.12%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.080%) Firewall
10 2 (0.080%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.080%) Network Security
10 2 (0.080%) Skype
10 2 (0.080%) SSH
11 1 (0.040%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,297 (51.90%) SQL Server
2 133 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 126 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 113 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 112 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 46 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 44 (1.76%) MySQL
10 42 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
11 35 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.12%) Power BI
16 25 (1.00%) RavenDB
17 24 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
17 24 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
19 18 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 346 (13.85%) Git (software)
1 346 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 268 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 159 (6.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 152 (6.08%) NUnit
5 150 (6.00%) TeamCity
6 140 (5.60%) JIRA
7 89 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 83 (3.32%) Selenium
9 80 (3.20%) SpecFlow
10 60 (2.40%) MSTest
11 56 (2.24%) Jenkins
12 49 (1.96%) Moq
13 48 (1.92%) Subversion
14 43 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 42 (1.68%) Bitbucket
16 37 (1.48%) MSBuild
17 33 (1.32%) gulp
18 32 (1.28%) ReSharper
19 25 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 481 (19.25%) Finance
2 220 (8.80%) Banking
3 94 (3.76%) Retail
4 58 (2.32%) Marketing
5 53 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 48 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 33 (1.32%) Front Office
8 31 (1.24%) Law
9 24 (0.96%) Advertising
9 24 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.84%) Back Office
10 21 (0.84%) Games
10 21 (0.84%) Legal
10 21 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.64%) Electronics
12 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.24%) Publishing
14 3 (0.12%) Automotive
14 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2,133 (85.35%) Developer
2 1,378 (55.14%) .NET Developer
3 921 (36.85%) C# Developer
4 652 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 510 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 382 (15.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 268 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 246 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 209 (8.36%) Senior Developer
10 181 (7.24%) Angular Developer
11 172 (6.88%) SQL Developer
12 144 (5.76%) Web Developer
13 134 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 125 (5.00%) Software Developer
15 117 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 92 (3.68%) Architect
16 92 (3.68%) Azure Developer
17 83 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 82 (3.28%) Agile Developer
19 79 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,498 (99.96%) .NET
2 1,203 (48.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,009 (40.38%) HTML
4 932 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 918 (36.73%) CSS
6 799 (31.97%) AngularJS
7 662 (26.49%) .NET Framework
8 584 (23.37%) jQuery
9 436 (17.45%) Web Services
10 405 (16.21%) HTML5
11 370 (14.81%) Entity Framework
12 336 (13.45%) WCF
13 285 (11.40%) React
14 268 (10.72%) RESTful
15 248 (9.92%) REST
16 242 (9.68%) .NET Core
17 239 (9.56%) CSS3
18 236 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 200 (8.00%) XML
20 156 (6.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 211 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
2 149 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 123 (4.92%) User Experience
4 112 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.80%) Fintech
6 55 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 43 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 43 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 42 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 42 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 42 (1.68%) Online Banking
9 41 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 40 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (1.56%) iPad
12 36 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 35 (1.40%) Algorithms
14 32 (1.28%) Fixed Income
15 30 (1.20%) Blog
16 22 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 218 (8.72%) Windows
2 46 (1.84%) Windows Server
3 39 (1.56%) Linux
4 26 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.00%) Android
6 24 (0.96%) Unix
7 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
9 10 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.12%) MVS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.080%) VMS
12 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.080%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.040%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,673 (66.95%) MVC
2 1,357 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
3 751 (30.05%) TDD
4 467 (18.69%) Scrum
5 363 (14.53%) Web Development
6 351 (14.05%) BDD
6 351 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
7 346 (13.85%) Microservices
8 323 (12.93%) SOLID
9 254 (10.16%) DevOps
10 249 (9.96%) E-Commerce
11 233 (9.32%) Unit Testing
12 212 (8.48%) OO
13 205 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 196 (7.84%) Test Automation
15 172 (6.88%) SOA
16 167 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
17 145 (5.80%) Front End Development
17 145 (5.80%) Kanban
18 112 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,234 (89.40%) C#
2 1,296 (51.86%) JavaScript
3 906 (36.25%) SQL
4 242 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 180 (7.20%) VB.NET
6 158 (6.32%) TypeScript
7 92 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 64 (2.56%) Java
9 57 (2.28%) VB
10 45 (1.80%) Python
11 41 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.44%) C++
13 35 (1.40%) VB6
14 28 (1.12%) C
15 18 (0.72%) PHP
16 13 (0.52%) Ruby
16 13 (0.52%) VBA
17 12 (0.48%) Perl
18 11 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (3.40%) Degree
2 52 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.48%) MCP
7 9 (0.36%) MCSD
8 7 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.24%) MCPD
9 6 (0.24%) MCTS
10 5 (0.20%) MCSE
11 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.12%) MCAD
11 3 (0.12%) MCSA
12 2 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.080%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.40%) QA
2 15 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.36%) GCP
4 8 (0.32%) GDPR
4 8 (0.32%) WAI
5 7 (0.28%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) WCAG
7 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) PMO
7 3 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.040%) Basel II
8 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.040%) MiFID
8 1 (0.040%) PSD2
8 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 115 (4.60%) Docker
2 28 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.12%) vSphere
4 3 (0.12%) XenApp
4 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.12%) Puppet
4 19 (0.76%) Ansible
5 14 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
5 14 (0.56%) Terraform
6 10 (0.40%) Grafana
7 6 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.040%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.040%) Consul
10 1 (0.040%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.040%) logstash
10 1 (0.040%) Packer
10 1 (0.040%) PingFederate
10 1 (0.040%) Rancher
10 1 (0.040%) Salt
10 1 (0.040%) SCOM
Vendors
1 633 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.96%) Oracle
3 101 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 45 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 38 (1.52%) Google
5 38 (1.52%) SAP
6 32 (1.28%) Capita
7 30 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 19 (0.76%) Telerik
9 15 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.52%) Sybase
11 12 (0.48%) Micro Focus
12 10 (0.40%) HP
12 10 (0.40%) Splunk
13 8 (0.32%) Teradata
14 7 (0.28%) Adobe
14 7 (0.28%) Apigee
14 7 (0.28%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.28%) IBM
14 7 (0.28%) MuleSoft