The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 88 69
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 96 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.46% 1.94% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 7.55% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 55
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +67.27% -21.42%  

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 892 1033 888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.13% 25.63% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 708 562
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in the North West

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in the North West

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in the North West

ASP.NET
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Manchester +28 61 £350 +7.69% 71
Merseyside +14 16 £325 +8.33% 12
Cheshire +15 12 £327 -32.52% 40
Lancashire +10 4 £313 +19.04% 9
ASP.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 North West region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 210 (100.00%) .NET
2 200 (95.24%) C#
3 158 (75.24%) MVC
4 134 (63.81%) JavaScript
5 114 (54.29%) SQL Server
6 109 (51.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 102 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (47.62%) HTML
9 92 (43.81%) CSS
10 77 (36.67%) jQuery
11 68 (32.38%) SQL
12 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 42 (20.00%) Scrum
15 41 (19.52%) HTML5
16 39 (18.57%) .NET Framework
17 33 (15.71%) CMS
17 33 (15.71%) AngularJS
18 30 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
19 29 (13.81%) Umbraco
20 28 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (13.33%) OO
21 27 (12.86%) Visual Studio
22 26 (12.38%) TDD
23 25 (11.90%) Web Services
24 24 (11.43%) Windows
25 23 (10.95%) OOD
25 23 (10.95%) Entity Framework

ASP.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 33 (15.71%) CMS
2 29 (13.81%) Umbraco
3 17 (8.10%) EPiServer
4 16 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.95%) Confluence
7 2 (0.95%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.95%) PaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Intranet
2 4 (1.90%) Extranet
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (5.24%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.43%) MySQL
8 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.95%) GIS
9 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
3 27 (12.86%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.19%) NUnit
5 9 (4.29%) gulp
6 7 (3.33%) Selenium
7 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.90%) Subversion
9 3 (1.43%) JIRA
9 3 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.43%) Moq
10 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.48%) Bower
11 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.48%) MSTest
General
1 9 (4.29%) Finance
2 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (0.95%) Advertising
4 2 (0.95%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 196 (93.33%) Developer
2 115 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 72 (34.29%) C# Developer
4 49 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (12.86%) Senior Developer
6 23 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 21 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 20 (9.52%) Umbraco Developer
9 16 (7.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
11 13 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (5.71%) EPiServer Developer
12 12 (5.71%) SQL Developer
13 11 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
15 7 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
15 7 (3.33%) CRM Developer
15 7 (3.33%) HTML Developer
15 7 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (100.00%) .NET
2 109 (51.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 100 (47.62%) HTML
4 92 (43.81%) CSS
5 77 (36.67%) jQuery
6 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (19.52%) HTML5
8 39 (18.57%) .NET Framework
9 33 (15.71%) AngularJS
10 25 (11.90%) Web Services
11 23 (10.95%) Entity Framework
12 22 (10.48%) XML
13 18 (8.57%) REST
14 15 (7.14%) CSS3
15 13 (6.19%) Sass
15 13 (6.19%) WCF
15 13 (6.19%) WinForms
16 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (5.71%) WPF
17 9 (4.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.81%) User Experience
4 7 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.86%) Fintech
5 6 (2.86%) iPad
6 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.48%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (75.24%) MVC
2 102 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.00%) Scrum
4 28 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (13.33%) OO
5 26 (12.38%) TDD
6 23 (10.95%) OOD
7 21 (10.00%) Web Development
8 18 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 15 (7.14%) CRM
10 13 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.71%) SOA
12 11 (5.24%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.24%) OOP
13 10 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (4.76%) Refactoring
14 9 (4.29%) Microservices
15 8 (3.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 8 (3.81%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (3.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 200 (95.24%) C#
2 134 (63.81%) JavaScript
3 68 (32.38%) SQL
4 16 (7.62%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.38%) PHP
7 4 (1.90%) Java
7 4 (1.90%) Python
8 3 (1.43%) Ruby
8 3 (1.43%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.43%) VB
9 2 (0.95%) COBOL
10 1 (0.48%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.48%) XAML
10 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (3.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.95%) HNC
3 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.48%) MCPD
4 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.05%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.38%) Google
4 4 (1.90%) Nintex
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) Kofax
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago