Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 18 June 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 71 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 0
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,322 1,665 1,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.73% 3.16% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.37% 10.43% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,006 1,218 1,241
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £255
90th Percentile £525 £494 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £20.05 £41.50 £14.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.50 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +4.90%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14,103 15,968 14,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.09% 30.33% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,235 10,354 9,411
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £440
% change year-on-year +4.26% +6.82% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 212 277
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £16.38 £12.74 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £40.26
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.98% +7.36%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing ASP.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
South East +29 486 £438 +12.90% 236
North of England -21 311 £375 +3.45% 291
Midlands +8 207 £400 +10.34% 237
North West -1 160 £375 +2.74% 156
West Midlands -9 114 £425 +13.33% 120
Yorkshire -42 110 £350 -6.67% 116
South West -79 108 £400 +6.67% 84
East Midlands +9 88 £383 +9.29% 117
East of England -14 84 £400 - 90
Scotland -7 78 £365 -1.35% 36
Wales -6 43 £425 +10.39% 28
North East +5 41 £450 +50.00% 19
Northern Ireland -3 11 £430 -0.35% 11
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 1,319 (99.77%) .NET
2 1,183 (89.49%) C#
3 845 (63.92%) MVC
4 745 (56.35%) JavaScript
5 666 (50.38%) SQL Server
6 654 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
7 639 (48.34%) HTML
8 618 (46.75%) CSS
9 598 (45.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 482 (36.46%) SQL
11 423 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 419 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 393 (29.73%) AngularJS
14 377 (28.52%) .NET Framework
15 356 (26.93%) TDD
16 333 (25.19%) jQuery
17 320 (24.21%) Microsoft
18 252 (19.06%) Web Services
19 240 (18.15%) Scrum
20 238 (18.00%) Git (software)
21 219 (16.57%) Entity Framework
22 186 (14.07%) BDD
22 186 (14.07%) .NET Core
23 181 (13.69%) Visual Studio
24 171 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
25 166 (12.56%) HTML5
26 165 (12.48%) Finance
27 159 (12.03%) Web Development
28 151 (11.42%) REST
29 146 (11.04%) XML

ASP.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 84 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 59 (4.46%) CMS
3 48 (3.63%) Umbraco
4 39 (2.95%) IIS
5 23 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.83%) Confluence
11 9 (0.68%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.53%) Apache
12 7 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.45%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.30%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.30%) DNN
15 3 (0.23%) Captiva
Applications
1 35 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.076%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.076%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 65 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.15%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.076%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 419 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.25%) PaaS
4 39 (2.95%) Power Platform
5 37 (2.80%) Office 365
6 36 (2.72%) Serverless
7 30 (2.27%) SaaS
8 28 (2.12%) IaaS
9 25 (1.89%) Azure Functions
10 24 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (1.36%) GitHub
12 12 (0.91%) Loggly
13 10 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.61%) PowerApps
15 7 (0.53%) Force.com
16 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.45%) npm
17 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.13%) Internet
2 12 (0.91%) HTTP
3 9 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (0.53%) Intranet
4 7 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.38%) FTP
6 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.23%) SSL
7 2 (0.15%) 3G
7 2 (0.15%) 4G
7 2 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.15%) Network Security
7 2 (0.15%) NFC
7 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.076%) AMQP
8 1 (0.076%) DNS
8 1 (0.076%) Firewall
8 1 (0.076%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.076%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (50.38%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 53 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (3.71%) Redis
5 42 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (2.42%) Power BI
8 31 (2.34%) MySQL
9 28 (2.12%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
16 13 (0.98%) MS Access
17 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 238 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 181 (13.69%) Visual Studio
3 108 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (6.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 59 (4.46%) TeamCity
6 42 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (2.87%) JIRA
8 32 (2.42%) Jenkins
9 31 (2.34%) Bitbucket
10 27 (2.04%) NUnit
10 27 (2.04%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.97%) gulp
12 21 (1.59%) webpack
13 18 (1.36%) Grunt
14 15 (1.13%) Bower
14 15 (1.13%) Jasmine
15 14 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.06%) Babel
15 14 (1.06%) JMeter
15 14 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 165 (12.48%) Finance
2 41 (3.10%) Banking
3 37 (2.80%) Retail
4 28 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.89%) Marketing
6 20 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.44%) Law
8 13 (0.98%) Electronics
9 11 (0.83%) Legal
10 9 (0.68%) Automotive
10 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.61%) Games
12 6 (0.45%) Back Office
12 6 (0.45%) Military
13 5 (0.38%) Advertising
13 5 (0.38%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.076%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,132 (85.63%) Developer
2 668 (50.53%) .NET Developer
3 381 (28.82%) C# Developer
4 285 (21.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 155 (11.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 148 (11.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 107 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 95 (7.19%) Software Developer
9 87 (6.58%) Senior Developer
10 81 (6.13%) Angular Developer
11 80 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 79 (5.98%) SQL Developer
13 70 (5.30%) Web Developer
14 57 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
15 51 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
16 47 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (3.56%) Lead Developer
17 36 (2.72%) C# Software Developer
18 35 (2.65%) Azure Developer
19 34 (2.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,319 (99.77%) .NET
2 639 (48.34%) HTML
3 618 (46.75%) CSS
4 598 (45.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 423 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 393 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 377 (28.52%) .NET Framework
8 333 (25.19%) jQuery
9 252 (19.06%) Web Services
10 219 (16.57%) Entity Framework
11 186 (14.07%) .NET Core
12 166 (12.56%) HTML5
13 151 (11.42%) REST
14 146 (11.04%) XML
15 139 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 137 (10.36%) WCF
17 135 (10.21%) React
18 106 (8.02%) RESTful
19 104 (7.87%) JSON
20 98 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 30 (2.27%) User Experience
6 22 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (0.68%) Robotics
8 7 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.53%) NHS
8 7 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 7 (0.53%) RIA
9 5 (0.38%) Derivative
9 5 (0.38%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.38%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.30%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.30%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.23%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.23%) iPad
11 3 (0.23%) PKI
11 3 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.54%) Windows
2 27 (2.04%) Android
3 25 (1.89%) Linux
4 17 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.29%) Unix
5 15 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.83%) VMS
7 3 (0.23%) Solaris
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (63.92%) MVC
2 654 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (26.93%) TDD
4 240 (18.15%) Scrum
5 186 (14.07%) BDD
6 171 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (12.03%) Web Development
8 139 (10.51%) SOLID
9 138 (10.44%) OO
10 117 (8.85%) DevOps
10 117 (8.85%) Microservices
11 94 (7.11%) Software Engineering
12 89 (6.73%) CRM
13 85 (6.43%) OOP
14 81 (6.13%) Kanban
14 81 (6.13%) Test Automation
15 67 (5.07%) SDLC
16 62 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 58 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
18 55 (4.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,183 (89.49%) C#
2 745 (56.35%) JavaScript
3 482 (36.46%) SQL
4 124 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 75 (5.67%) VB.NET
6 67 (5.07%) TypeScript
7 48 (3.63%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.57%) VB
9 33 (2.50%) Java
10 31 (2.34%) Python
10 31 (2.34%) VBA
11 30 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.59%) C
13 19 (1.44%) PHP
14 15 (1.13%) C++
14 15 (1.13%) Ruby
15 13 (0.98%) VB6
16 12 (0.91%) VBScript
17 6 (0.45%) XPath
18 5 (0.38%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 78 (5.90%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 39 (2.95%) Degree
4 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.91%) ISEB
5 12 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.53%) MCITP
8 7 (0.53%) MCSE
9 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) CISSP
11 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.15%) MCSD
11 2 (0.15%) SSCP
11 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.78%) QA
2 17 (1.29%) WCAG
3 6 (0.45%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.23%) IFRS
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) NCSC
7 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (3.18%) Docker
2 23 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 8 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.61%) Puppet
4 5 (0.38%) Terraform
5 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.15%) Ansible
6 2 (0.15%) Kibana
6 2 (0.15%) MIIS
6 2 (0.15%) Rancher
7 1 (0.076%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 320 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.75%) Oracle
3 39 (2.95%) Xamarin
4 21 (1.59%) Telerik
5 19 (1.44%) SAP
6 17 (1.29%) Google
6 17 (1.29%) Sitecore
7 13 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.98%) HP
7 13 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (0.91%) New Relic
9 9 (0.68%) Automation Anywhere
10 8 (0.61%) Blue Prism
10 8 (0.61%) UiPath
10 8 (0.61%) VMware
11 7 (0.53%) Cisco
11 7 (0.53%) Citrix
11 7 (0.53%) Micro Focus
12 6 (0.45%) Nintex
13 5 (0.38%) Tableau