Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 201 245 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.69% 4.00% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 13.34% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 186 172
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £210
90th Percentile £438 £425 £438
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £26.50 £23.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.68% +13.64% -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% - +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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,780 1,837 2,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.69% 29.98% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,227 1,269 1,350
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £266
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 78
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.50 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +13.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £18.08 £16.40 £16.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.32 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 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
Manchester +8 136 £350 - 98
Cheshire +16 41 £319 -8.93% 57
Lancashire -19 13 £315 +5.00% 24
Merseyside -20 6 £369 +5.36% 20
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
ASP.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 180 (89.55%) C#
3 126 (62.69%) MVC
4 119 (59.20%) SQL Server
5 103 (51.24%) JavaScript
6 97 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (43.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (43.28%) CSS
9 85 (42.29%) HTML
10 73 (36.32%) SQL
11 71 (35.32%) AngularJS
12 62 (30.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 50 (24.88%) jQuery
14 45 (22.39%) TDD
15 44 (21.89%) Microsoft
16 38 (18.91%) Web Services
16 38 (18.91%) .NET Framework
17 35 (17.41%) HTML5
18 29 (14.43%) Scrum
19 28 (13.93%) CSS3
20 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
20 27 (13.43%) Test Automation
20 27 (13.43%) WCF
21 26 (12.94%) Unit Testing
21 26 (12.94%) Entity Framework
22 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (11.94%) CMS
23 22 (10.95%) Web Development
24 20 (9.95%) Umbraco
24 20 (9.95%) T-SQL

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 24 (11.94%) CMS
2 20 (9.95%) Umbraco
3 17 (8.46%) IIS
4 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.49%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.99%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.00%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.50%) PegaRULES
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.49%) IaaS
4 4 (1.99%) Boomi
4 4 (1.99%) iPaaS
4 4 (1.99%) PaaS
5 2 (1.00%) GitHub
5 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.00%) Office 365
5 2 (1.00%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) AdWords
6 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) Intranet
2 2 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (59.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.99%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.49%) MySQL
6 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.00%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.48%) Selenium
5 8 (3.98%) gulp
6 7 (3.48%) JIRA
6 7 (3.48%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.48%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.49%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.99%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.99%) Grunt
8 4 (1.99%) NUnit
8 4 (1.99%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.99%) Subversion
9 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.50%) FxCop
11 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (8.96%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Marketing
3 7 (3.48%) Legal
4 6 (2.99%) Law
5 5 (2.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 167 (83.08%) Developer
2 109 (54.23%) .NET Developer
3 57 (28.36%) C# Developer
4 52 (25.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (24.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 26 (12.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (11.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (8.46%) SQL Developer
10 14 (6.97%) Angular Developer
11 12 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (5.47%) CRM Developer
13 10 (4.98%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (4.98%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
15 8 (3.98%) Sitecore Developer
15 8 (3.98%) Software Developer
16 7 (3.48%) Applications Developer
16 7 (3.48%) Architect
16 7 (3.48%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (43.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 87 (43.28%) CSS
4 85 (42.29%) HTML
5 71 (35.32%) AngularJS
6 62 (30.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (24.88%) jQuery
8 38 (18.91%) .NET Framework
8 38 (18.91%) Web Services
9 35 (17.41%) HTML5
10 28 (13.93%) CSS3
11 27 (13.43%) WCF
12 26 (12.94%) Entity Framework
13 19 (9.45%) KnockoutJS
14 18 (8.96%) RESTful
15 17 (8.46%) JSON
16 16 (7.96%) WinForms
17 15 (7.46%) .NET Core
18 14 (6.97%) WPF
19 13 (6.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.49%) User Experience
4 3 (1.49%) Fintech
4 3 (1.49%) W3C
5 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) DataPower
6 1 (0.50%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.47%) Windows
2 2 (1.00%) Android
2 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.50%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Solaris
3 1 (0.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (62.69%) MVC
2 97 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.39%) TDD
4 29 (14.43%) Scrum
5 27 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 26 (12.94%) Unit Testing
7 22 (10.95%) Web Development
8 17 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.46%) BDD
10 14 (6.97%) CRM
11 12 (5.97%) Kanban
11 12 (5.97%) Refactoring
12 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.47%) OO
13 10 (4.98%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.98%) Project Management
13 10 (4.98%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.48%) DevOps
14 9 (4.48%) Migration
14 9 (4.48%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 180 (89.55%) C#
2 103 (51.24%) JavaScript
3 73 (36.32%) SQL
4 20 (9.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.98%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.99%) XPath
9 3 (1.49%) Python
9 3 (1.49%) Ruby
9 3 (1.49%) VB
9 3 (1.49%) XAML
10 2 (1.00%) Java
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
10 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) C++
11 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.99%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.50%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 44 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.47%) DevExpress
3 10 (4.98%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.48%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.99%) Oracle
6 4 (1.99%) Google
6 4 (1.99%) Informatica
6 4 (1.99%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.99%) SnapLogic
7 3 (1.49%) Capita
7 3 (1.49%) Nintex
8 2 (1.00%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.00%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) BEA
9 1 (0.50%) CA
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) VMware