Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,881 1,538 1,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.37% 2.87% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.79% 10.15% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,143 1,390
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £525 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £38.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% +17.34% +6.47%
10th Percentile £26.56 £21.43 £15.18
90th Percentile £66.88 £51.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.86% +16.67% +1.24%

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 17,430 15,158 15,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.20% 28.28% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,496 9,807 10,220
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.16% +3.40%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £536
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 256 287
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +15 613 £415 +10.67% 377
North of England -7 416 £375 +8.23% 469
Midlands -5 282 £375 +7.14% 290
South West -8 248 £400 +14.29% 148
Yorkshire -4 188 £375 +11.94% 194
West Midlands -6 180 £413 +17.86% 185
North West -34 173 £375 +7.14% 218
East of England +24 119 £388 +10.71% 138
Scotland -1 117 £375 +3.45% 59
East Midlands 0 100 £358 +5.15% 105
Wales -3 69 £375 +9.20% 34
North East +47 55 £390 +9.86% 57
Northern Ireland +39 18 £433 +49.65% 9
Channel Islands - 3 - -
ASP.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,879 (99.89%) .NET
2 1,631 (86.71%) C#
3 1,243 (66.08%) MVC
4 1,007 (53.54%) JavaScript
5 947 (50.35%) SQL Server
6 912 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 894 (47.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 752 (39.98%) HTML
9 751 (39.93%) SQL
10 732 (38.92%) CSS
11 663 (35.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 556 (29.56%) .NET Framework
13 522 (27.75%) Microsoft
14 515 (27.38%) AngularJS
15 493 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 439 (23.34%) jQuery
17 414 (22.01%) TDD
18 356 (18.93%) Scrum
19 332 (17.65%) Entity Framework
20 324 (17.22%) Web Services
21 284 (15.10%) Visual Studio
22 253 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
23 245 (13.02%) HTML5
24 242 (12.87%) Git (software)
25 213 (11.32%) Finance
26 204 (10.85%) OO
27 201 (10.69%) React
28 199 (10.58%) WCF
29 197 (10.47%) .NET Core
30 193 (10.26%) Test Automation

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
1 104 (5.53%) CMS
2 78 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 60 (3.19%) IIS
4 51 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 31 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 25 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.22%) Confluence
9 20 (1.06%) EPiServer
10 16 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.80%) Apache
11 15 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.53%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.32%) Kentico
15 4 (0.21%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.21%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.21%) Drupal
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.053%) CATIA
5 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.053%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 493 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
4 52 (2.76%) Office 365
5 30 (1.59%) SaaS
6 25 (1.33%) Serverless
7 23 (1.22%) NuGet
8 20 (1.06%) npm
9 19 (1.01%) GitHub
10 13 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.69%) PaaS
11 12 (0.64%) Azure Functions
12 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.37%) IaaS
14 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.27%) iPaaS
15 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.16%) Trello
16 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.50%) HTTP
2 28 (1.49%) Internet
3 13 (0.69%) DNS
4 12 (0.64%) SMTP
5 10 (0.53%) IMAP
6 8 (0.43%) Intranet
7 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.27%) SSL
9 4 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.16%) ATM
10 3 (0.16%) Broadband
10 3 (0.16%) DHCP
10 3 (0.16%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) FTP
10 3 (0.16%) SMS
11 2 (0.11%) AMQP
11 2 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.053%) MQTT
12 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 947 (50.35%) SQL Server
2 117 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 107 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (3.24%) MySQL
6 60 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 56 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 54 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 42 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (2.18%) Redis
11 33 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 26 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.06%) RavenDB
15 18 (0.96%) Power BI
16 16 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 284 (15.10%) Visual Studio
2 242 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 185 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (4.25%) NUnit
5 79 (4.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 76 (4.04%) TeamCity
7 70 (3.72%) Selenium
8 65 (3.46%) JIRA
9 62 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 53 (2.82%) MSTest
11 44 (2.34%) Jenkins
12 41 (2.18%) Moq
13 31 (1.65%) SpecFlow
14 30 (1.59%) gulp
15 23 (1.22%) Grunt
15 23 (1.22%) Subversion
16 20 (1.06%) ReSharper
17 16 (0.85%) Bower
18 15 (0.80%) Jasmine
18 15 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 213 (11.32%) Finance
2 47 (2.50%) Marketing
3 39 (2.07%) Retail
4 35 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 31 (1.65%) Banking
6 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.12%) Electronics
8 17 (0.90%) Law
8 17 (0.90%) Legal
9 16 (0.85%) Back Office
10 9 (0.48%) Automotive
10 9 (0.48%) Local Government
11 8 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.37%) Games
13 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Publishing
16 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,633 (86.82%) Developer
2 1,093 (58.11%) .NET Developer
3 552 (29.35%) C# Developer
4 444 (23.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 310 (16.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 232 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 202 (10.74%) Full Stack Developer
8 182 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 130 (6.91%) Senior Developer
9 130 (6.91%) SQL Developer
10 111 (5.90%) Software Developer
11 98 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 83 (4.41%) Angular Developer
13 65 (3.46%) Lead Developer
14 64 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
15 62 (3.30%) Web Developer
16 61 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
17 57 (3.03%) Azure Developer
18 56 (2.98%) Software Engineer
19 55 (2.92%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,879 (99.89%) .NET
2 894 (47.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 752 (39.98%) HTML
4 732 (38.92%) CSS
5 663 (35.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 556 (29.56%) .NET Framework
7 515 (27.38%) AngularJS
8 439 (23.34%) jQuery
9 332 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 324 (17.22%) Web Services
11 245 (13.02%) HTML5
12 201 (10.69%) React
13 199 (10.58%) WCF
14 197 (10.47%) .NET Core
15 190 (10.10%) REST
16 183 (9.73%) XML
17 159 (8.45%) RESTful
18 156 (8.29%) CSS3
19 152 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 140 (7.44%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 126 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (3.67%) User Experience
4 66 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.06%) NHS
8 19 (1.01%) Fintech
9 13 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 13 (0.69%) Semantic Web
10 11 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.43%) W3C
12 5 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.27%) iPad
12 5 (0.27%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.21%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.21%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.21%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.21%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 142 (7.55%) Windows
2 45 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 44 (2.34%) Android
4 32 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.17%) Linux
6 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.53%) Unix
7 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.053%) CentOS
12 1 (0.053%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,243 (66.08%) MVC
2 912 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (22.01%) TDD
4 356 (18.93%) Scrum
5 253 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 204 (10.85%) OO
7 193 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 183 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 183 (9.73%) Web Development
9 179 (9.52%) Microservices
10 172 (9.14%) SOLID
11 165 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 163 (8.67%) BDD
13 136 (7.23%) SDLC
14 124 (6.59%) DevOps
14 124 (6.59%) OOP
15 110 (5.85%) E-Commerce
16 105 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
17 92 (4.89%) Front End Development
18 87 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,631 (86.71%) C#
2 1,007 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 751 (39.93%) SQL
4 164 (8.72%) T-SQL
5 76 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 69 (3.67%) TypeScript
7 64 (3.40%) VB.NET
8 48 (2.55%) Java
9 45 (2.39%) PHP
10 25 (1.33%) Python
11 24 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.90%) VB
13 14 (0.74%) R
14 13 (0.69%) C
15 12 (0.64%) XAML
16 11 (0.58%) C++
17 10 (0.53%) ES6
18 8 (0.43%) Ruby
19 7 (0.37%) VBA
20 6 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 98 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 85 (4.52%) Degree
3 64 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.43%) CISSP
6 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.43%) SSCP
7 7 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.32%) MCSE
9 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.21%) ISEB
10 4 (0.21%) MCP
10 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.70%) QA
2 16 (0.85%) WCAG
3 8 (0.43%) WAI
4 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.32%) TickIT
6 5 (0.27%) SLA
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.053%) GMP
9 1 (0.053%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 101 (5.37%) Docker
2 10 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) Squid
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.80%) Puppet
3 10 (0.53%) Kibana
4 8 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.32%) Terraform
6 5 (0.27%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.21%) Ansible
7 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.16%) Grafana
8 3 (0.16%) Graphite
8 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.16%) Packer
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 2 (0.11%) Control-M
9 2 (0.11%) Salt
9 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 522 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.44%) Oracle
3 51 (2.71%) Xamarin
4 49 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 23 (1.22%) Google
5 23 (1.22%) SAP
6 20 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 15 (0.80%) Nintex
8 11 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.58%) Teradata
9 10 (0.53%) Rackspace
9 10 (0.53%) Telerik
10 8 (0.43%) Sony
11 7 (0.37%) Adobe
11 7 (0.37%) HP
12 5 (0.27%) ESRI
12 5 (0.27%) Tableau
13 4 (0.21%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.21%) Mapbox
13 4 (0.21%) Sencha