Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -33
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 196 221 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.45% 2.89% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 11.14% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 166 145
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £269 £256 £265
90th Percentile £438 £475 £446
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -21.43% -12.50%
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £22.34
% change year-on-year +2.67% +67.86% -36.17%

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 1807 1983 1723
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.81% 25.91% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1367 1090
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +12.13%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 57 44
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +18.84%
10th Percentile £19.85 £19.52 £15.70
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.33 £46.06
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ASP.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Manchester +7 114 £353 +8.46% 73
Cheshire +4 36 £345 -1.43% 28
Merseyside +15 27 £325 - 8
Lancashire +15 10 £325 -7.14% 9
Cumbria +4 1 - -
ASP.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 184 (93.88%) C#
3 143 (72.96%) MVC
4 128 (65.31%) JavaScript
5 99 (50.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (46.43%) CSS
7 88 (44.90%) SQL Server
8 78 (39.80%) jQuery
9 76 (38.78%) HTML
10 65 (33.16%) SQL
11 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (26.02%) TDD
13 49 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 47 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
16 42 (21.43%) AngularJS
17 40 (20.41%) Scrum
18 33 (16.84%) Entity Framework
18 33 (16.84%) Web Services
19 31 (15.82%) HTML5
19 31 (15.82%) Web Development
19 31 (15.82%) Git (software)
20 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
21 29 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (14.29%) Sitecore
23 25 (12.76%) Test Automation
24 24 (12.24%) WCF
25 23 (11.73%) Umbraco
26 21 (10.71%) QA

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 23 (11.73%) Umbraco
2 21 (10.71%) CMS
2 21 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.08%) EPiServer
5 6 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.06%) IIS
6 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.04%) Confluence
8 3 (1.53%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
9 1 (0.51%) Drupal
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.51%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.51%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.06%) Office 365
4 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.53%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.53%) Yammer
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) DNS
2 3 (1.53%) Intranet
2 3 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) IPsec
3 2 (1.02%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.53%) MySQL
9 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.69%) gulp
4 15 (7.65%) NUnit
5 12 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.57%) JIRA
6 7 (3.57%) Selenium
7 6 (3.06%) Moq
7 6 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.53%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.02%) FxCop
10 2 (1.02%) Grunt
10 2 (1.02%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.02%) MSTest
10 2 (1.02%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.02%) T4 Templates
General
1 17 (8.67%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Retail
3 2 (1.02%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Back Office
3 2 (1.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Local Government
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (89.29%) Developer
2 118 (60.20%) .NET Developer
3 60 (30.61%) C# Developer
4 55 (28.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (21.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (17.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (12.76%) Sitecore Developer
9 21 (10.71%) Software Developer
10 16 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (7.14%) Web Developer
12 12 (6.12%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.61%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (4.59%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (4.59%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (4.59%) C# Web Developer
15 8 (4.08%) CMS Developer
15 8 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (4.08%) Umbraco Developer
16 7 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (50.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 91 (46.43%) CSS
4 78 (39.80%) jQuery
5 76 (38.78%) HTML
6 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 42 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 33 (16.84%) Entity Framework
9 33 (16.84%) Web Services
10 31 (15.82%) HTML5
11 24 (12.24%) WCF
12 20 (10.20%) .NET Core
13 19 (9.69%) CSS3
14 17 (8.67%) REST
14 17 (8.67%) Sass
15 16 (8.16%) RESTful
16 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (5.10%) JSON
17 10 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) iPad
5 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.04%) Fintech
7 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.02%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) DataPower
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.57%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (72.96%) MVC
2 91 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (26.02%) TDD
4 47 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (20.41%) Scrum
6 31 (15.82%) Web Development
7 30 (15.31%) Unit Testing
8 25 (12.76%) Test Automation
9 20 (10.20%) OO
10 19 (9.69%) Refactoring
11 17 (8.67%) Progressive Enhancement
11 17 (8.67%) SMACSS
12 14 (7.14%) CRM
13 13 (6.63%) OOP
14 12 (6.12%) OOD
15 11 (5.61%) Microservices
15 11 (5.61%) Project Management
16 10 (5.10%) DevOps
17 9 (4.59%) Continuous Deployment
17 9 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 184 (93.88%) C#
2 128 (65.31%) JavaScript
3 65 (33.16%) SQL
4 17 (8.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.53%) Python
8 3 (1.53%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.02%) COBOL
9 2 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) XAML
10 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) HNC
3 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.02%) MCPD
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) COBIT
3 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.53%) UAG
2 2 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Terraform
2 1 (0.51%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.06%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle
4 3 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.51%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) Kofax
6 1 (0.51%) Pega
6 1 (0.51%) Telerik
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) VMware
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