Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 72 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 109 181 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.36% 3.15% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% 9.90% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 146 148
North West median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £294 £300 £258
90th Percentile £488 £464 £450
England median daily rate £425 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
North West median hourly rate £51.75 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.50 £46.25 £43.40
% change year-on-year +9.19% +6.58% +19.71%

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 1,220 1,829 1,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.42% 31.87% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1,276 1,204
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.10% +1.60%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 28
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £36.23 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.67% -0.07% -11.59%
10th Percentile £17.21 £12.68 £18.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.13 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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
Cheshire +31 62 £365 -8.98% 50
Manchester -39 32 £388 +3.33% 108
Lancashire +16 8 £413 +10.00% 22
Merseyside +9 3 £320 -7.91% 17
Cumbria -19 1 £575 +76.92% 3
ASP.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (88.07%) C#
3 70 (64.22%) JavaScript
4 55 (50.46%) MVC
5 46 (42.20%) SQL Server
6 45 (41.28%) HTML
7 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (37.61%) CSS
8 41 (37.61%) Azure
9 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
10 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (28.44%) SQL
12 29 (26.61%) AngularJS
13 28 (25.69%) jQuery
14 27 (24.77%) Workflow
15 26 (23.85%) Scrum
16 24 (22.02%) CRM
16 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (21.10%) Power Platform
18 22 (20.18%) Case Management
18 22 (20.18%) Dynamics 365
18 22 (20.18%) Serverless
18 22 (20.18%) Kanban
18 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (20.18%) Dynamics CRM
19 21 (19.27%) Azure Functions
20 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
20 20 (18.35%) Java
21 19 (17.43%) Power BI
22 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API

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 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.01%) CMS
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
4 5 (4.59%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.61%) Azure
2 23 (21.10%) Power Platform
3 22 (20.18%) Dynamics 365
3 22 (20.18%) Serverless
4 21 (19.27%) Azure Functions
5 8 (7.34%) GitHub
6 7 (6.42%) Office 365
7 4 (3.67%) AWS
7 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.92%) GCP
8 1 (0.92%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Intranet
2 5 (4.59%) DMZ
2 5 (4.59%) Extranet
2 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) NAS
4 1 (0.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.92%) SMTP
4 1 (0.92%) SNMP
4 1 (0.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (42.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (17.43%) Power BI
5 4 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.92%) Moq
5 1 (0.92%) NUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (13.76%) Public Sector
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (85.32%) Developer
2 56 (51.38%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Office 365 Developer
7 6 (5.50%) React Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.59%) CRM Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Office 365 Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (41.28%) HTML
3 41 (37.61%) CSS
4 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (26.61%) AngularJS
6 28 (25.69%) jQuery
7 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.84%) Ajax
10 13 (11.93%) React
11 12 (11.01%) HTML5
11 12 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (10.09%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.34%) Web Services
14 7 (6.42%) XML
15 6 (5.50%) .NET Core
15 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (5.50%) XSLT
16 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Core
16 5 (4.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.42%) User Experience
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.67%) Android
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) MVC
2 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) Workflow
4 26 (23.85%) Scrum
5 24 (22.02%) CRM
6 22 (20.18%) Case Management
6 22 (20.18%) Kanban
7 18 (16.51%) Web Development
8 16 (14.68%) Creative Thinking
8 16 (14.68%) DevOps
8 16 (14.68%) TDD
9 12 (11.01%) BDD
9 12 (11.01%) Static Code Analysis
9 12 (11.01%) Web Application Development
10 11 (10.09%) Architectural Design
10 11 (10.09%) QA Automation
11 10 (9.17%) Code Optimisation
11 10 (9.17%) Secure Coding
12 7 (6.42%) Migration
12 7 (6.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (88.07%) C#
2 70 (64.22%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
4 20 (18.35%) Java
5 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 10 (9.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.92%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.67%) Nintex
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) NETGEAR
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle