Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 68 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,852 1,573 2,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.40% 3.02% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 10.60% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,357 1,172 1,407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £513 £462 £456
UK median daily rate £419 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.06% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +19.23%
10th Percentile £29.25 £21.80 £22.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £50.25 £45.68
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +16.55%

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 17,128 14,840 16,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.43% 28.46% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,266 9,590 10,696
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £270
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 275 311
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.31 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +11.96% -4.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
South East +15 554 £400 +6.67% 399
North of England -8 412 £375 +7.14% 461
Midlands 0 313 £375 +11.11% 269
South West -10 236 £395 +12.86% 150
West Midlands +12 193 £400 +18.52% 148
Yorkshire -1 192 £375 +11.11% 178
North West -25 170 £375 +7.14% 246
Scotland -4 131 £375 +3.45% 54
East of England +23 126 £400 +14.29% 141
East Midlands +6 117 £350 +3.70% 121
Wales -11 60 £375 +7.14% 42
North East +36 50 £379 +4.62% 37
Northern Ireland +41 23 £432 +49.39% 10
Channel Islands - 3 - - 1
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 1,851 (99.95%) .NET
2 1,630 (88.01%) C#
3 1,218 (65.77%) MVC
4 1,023 (55.24%) JavaScript
5 948 (51.19%) SQL Server
6 927 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
7 880 (47.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 773 (41.74%) HTML
9 765 (41.31%) SQL
10 713 (38.50%) CSS
11 630 (34.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 533 (28.78%) AngularJS
13 524 (28.29%) .NET Framework
14 517 (27.92%) Microsoft
15 482 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
16 427 (23.06%) jQuery
17 400 (21.60%) TDD
18 373 (20.14%) Scrum
19 324 (17.49%) Entity Framework
20 306 (16.52%) Web Services
21 297 (16.04%) Visual Studio
22 251 (13.55%) Git (software)
23 248 (13.39%) HTML5
24 233 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
24 233 (12.58%) WCF
25 214 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
26 203 (10.96%) Web Development
27 201 (10.85%) REST
28 195 (10.53%) Microservices
29 194 (10.48%) 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
1 100 (5.40%) CMS
2 89 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 70 (3.78%) IIS
4 45 (2.43%) Umbraco
5 31 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 28 (1.51%) EPiServer
7 26 (1.40%) Confluence
8 22 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.70%) Apache
9 13 (0.70%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.70%) NServiceBus
9 13 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.32%) Kentico
13 5 (0.27%) Drupal
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.054%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.054%) Maya
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.054%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.054%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 482 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (3.46%) Dynamics 365
4 58 (3.13%) Office 365
5 29 (1.57%) SaaS
6 27 (1.46%) npm
6 27 (1.46%) Serverless
7 20 (1.08%) NuGet
8 15 (0.81%) Azure Functions
9 11 (0.59%) PaaS
10 9 (0.49%) GitHub
11 8 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.27%) IaaS
12 5 (0.27%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.22%) Trello
14 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.43%) HTTP
2 27 (1.46%) Internet
3 14 (0.76%) SMTP
4 11 (0.59%) DNS
5 10 (0.54%) IMAP
6 7 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.32%) Intranet
7 6 (0.32%) SSL
8 4 (0.22%) Firewall
8 4 (0.22%) SMS
9 3 (0.16%) FTP
9 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.16%) SAN
10 2 (0.11%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.11%) VPN
10 2 (0.11%) WEP
10 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.054%) Extranet
11 1 (0.054%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (51.19%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 105 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 63 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 59 (3.19%) MySQL
8 54 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (2.75%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.75%) Redis
10 45 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 20 (1.08%) DB2
14 18 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.86%) Power BI
17 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 297 (16.04%) Visual Studio
2 251 (13.55%) Git (software)
3 214 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 101 (5.45%) NUnit
5 93 (5.02%) TeamCity
6 86 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 73 (3.94%) Selenium
8 68 (3.67%) JIRA
9 63 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 57 (3.08%) MSTest
11 48 (2.59%) Jenkins
12 43 (2.32%) Moq
13 35 (1.89%) SpecFlow
14 32 (1.73%) ReSharper
15 27 (1.46%) gulp
16 23 (1.24%) Subversion
16 23 (1.24%) webpack
17 22 (1.19%) Grunt
18 20 (1.08%) Bitbucket
19 17 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 194 (10.48%) Finance
2 39 (2.11%) Banking
2 39 (2.11%) Marketing
3 35 (1.89%) Retail
4 25 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.03%) Back Office
6 16 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.81%) Law
8 14 (0.76%) Legal
9 13 (0.70%) Electronics
10 12 (0.65%) Advertising
10 12 (0.65%) Automotive
11 9 (0.49%) Local Government
12 7 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Games
15 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.16%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,603 (86.56%) Developer
2 1,058 (57.13%) .NET Developer
3 555 (29.97%) C# Developer
4 462 (24.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 317 (17.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 243 (13.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 190 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 173 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 134 (7.24%) Senior Developer
10 111 (5.99%) SQL Developer
11 105 (5.67%) Software Developer
12 99 (5.35%) Senior .NET Developer
13 91 (4.91%) Angular Developer
14 79 (4.27%) Web Developer
15 67 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
16 64 (3.46%) Lead Developer
17 54 (2.92%) Azure Developer
18 53 (2.86%) Software Engineer
19 52 (2.81%) .NET Software Developer
20 48 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,851 (99.95%) .NET
2 880 (47.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 773 (41.74%) HTML
4 713 (38.50%) CSS
5 630 (34.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 533 (28.78%) AngularJS
7 524 (28.29%) .NET Framework
8 427 (23.06%) jQuery
9 324 (17.49%) Entity Framework
10 306 (16.52%) Web Services
11 248 (13.39%) HTML5
12 233 (12.58%) WCF
13 201 (10.85%) REST
14 194 (10.48%) XML
15 190 (10.26%) React
16 184 (9.94%) .NET Core
17 159 (8.59%) CSS3
18 146 (7.88%) RESTful
19 144 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 123 (6.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
2 99 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.46%) User Experience
5 61 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
7 58 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.08%) Fintech
9 15 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 14 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.49%) NHS
11 9 (0.49%) W3C
12 6 (0.32%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.27%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.22%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.22%) iPad
14 4 (0.22%) Reinsurance
15 3 (0.16%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 158 (8.53%) Windows
2 49 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 38 (2.05%) Android
4 30 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.35%) Linux
6 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.76%) Unix
8 13 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.054%) CentOS
14 1 (0.054%) MVS
14 1 (0.054%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.054%) VMS
14 1 (0.054%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (65.77%) MVC
2 927 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (21.60%) TDD
4 373 (20.14%) Scrum
5 233 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
6 203 (10.96%) Web Development
7 195 (10.53%) Microservices
8 188 (10.15%) Unit Testing
9 183 (9.88%) Test Automation
10 182 (9.83%) OO
11 167 (9.02%) BDD
12 164 (8.86%) SOLID
13 153 (8.26%) Software Engineering
14 128 (6.91%) E-Commerce
15 118 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
16 116 (6.26%) SDLC
17 105 (5.67%) DevOps
18 103 (5.56%) CRM
19 98 (5.29%) OOP
20 95 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,630 (88.01%) C#
2 1,023 (55.24%) JavaScript
3 765 (41.31%) SQL
4 174 (9.40%) T-SQL
5 102 (5.51%) PowerShell
6 79 (4.27%) VB.NET
7 75 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 56 (3.02%) Java
9 46 (2.48%) PHP
10 28 (1.51%) Python
11 23 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.19%) VB
13 20 (1.08%) C++
14 16 (0.86%) XAML
15 13 (0.70%) C
16 9 (0.49%) ES6
16 9 (0.49%) Ruby
17 7 (0.38%) R
17 7 (0.38%) VB6
18 5 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (5.13%) Degree
2 77 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
7 9 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.43%) CISSP
8 8 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.43%) SSCP
9 7 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.32%) ISEB
10 6 (0.32%) MCSE
11 4 (0.22%) MCP
11 4 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.51%) QA
2 9 (0.49%) WCAG
3 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.27%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.22%) TickIT
4 4 (0.22%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.16%) PMO
6 2 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.054%) GMP
7 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 90 (4.86%) Docker
2 9 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.78%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.86%) Puppet
3 10 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.43%) Terraform
5 7 (0.38%) Kibana
6 4 (0.22%) Ansible
6 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.22%) Grafana
6 4 (0.22%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.22%) Packer
6 4 (0.22%) SCCM
6 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.16%) Graphite
7 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.11%) Control-M
8 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.11%) Salt
8 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.054%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 517 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 128 (6.91%) Oracle
3 61 (3.29%) Sitecore
4 51 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.08%) Google
6 20 (1.08%) Teradata
7 16 (0.86%) SAP
8 15 (0.81%) Nintex
9 12 (0.65%) Rackspace
10 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.54%) HP
12 8 (0.43%) Sony
13 7 (0.38%) Adobe
14 6 (0.32%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.32%) Splunk
15 5 (0.27%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.27%) SOASTA, Inc
15 5 (0.27%) Telerik
16 4 (0.22%) Hitachi