Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 May 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
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 112 92
Rank change year-on-year -28 -20 -10
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 847 2,071 2,748
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 2.28% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 6.99% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 1,683 2,137
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £613 £562 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - +41.13%
10th Percentile £23.50 £20.39 £39.88
90th Percentile £53.00 £60.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £51.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.71% +13.89% +20.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14,243 29,632 33,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.41% 32.65% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,593 20,719 23,306
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £330 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 302 338
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +4.65%
10th Percentile £21.06 £18.17 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.00 £60.00 £63.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +4.94% +1.25%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET.

Daily rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ASP.NET over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET.

Hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ASP.NET over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 28 May 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
England -38 750 £450 +5.88% 457
UK excluding London -42 487 £400 - 379
London +7 338 £500 +5.26% 119
South East -38 137 £385 -12.00% 77
South West +23 79 £410 +2.50% 55
North of England -61 77 £375 - 97
Scotland +30 69 £400 +9.59% 25
Midlands -27 60 £375 -4.46% 82
East of England +35 55 £425 +6.25% 27
North West -32 43 £388 +3.33% 60
West Midlands -10 37 £378 -11.18% 43
Yorkshire -21 32 £363 +0.35% 22
Work from Home -4 28 £369 -1.67% 58
East Midlands -6 23 £350 -7.89% 39
Wales +4 10 £350 -17.65% 11
North East -21 2 £443 -1.67% 15
Northern Ireland +6 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 844 (99.65%) .NET
2 737 (87.01%) C#
3 488 (57.62%) JavaScript
4 430 (50.77%) SQL Server
5 419 (49.47%) MVC
6 411 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
7 377 (44.51%) Azure
8 348 (41.09%) SQL
9 300 (35.42%) AngularJS
10 289 (34.12%) HTML
11 271 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 257 (30.34%) .NET Framework
13 251 (29.63%) CSS
14 216 (25.50%) Finance
15 206 (24.32%) Microsoft
16 201 (23.73%) React
17 199 (23.49%) .NET Core
18 193 (22.79%) Web Services
19 177 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
20 158 (18.65%) Entity Framework
21 157 (18.54%) TDD
22 156 (18.42%) DevOps
23 154 (18.18%) jQuery
24 139 (16.41%) Scrum
25 134 (15.82%) T-SQL
26 131 (15.47%) Microservices
27 130 (15.35%) ASP.NET Core
28 128 (15.11%) AWS
29 124 (14.64%) Git (software)
30 114 (13.46%) Software Engineering

ASP.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.37%) IIS
3 33 (3.90%) CMS
4 20 (2.36%) NServiceBus
5 16 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.42%) SAS
8 8 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.47%) Apache
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.35%) DNN
12 3 (0.35%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.24%) Confluence
13 2 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.24%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.18%) Acrobat
4 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
2 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 377 (44.51%) Azure
2 128 (15.11%) AWS
3 30 (3.54%) Power Platform
4 29 (3.42%) Serverless
5 25 (2.95%) Logic Apps
5 25 (2.95%) SaaS
6 22 (2.60%) Azure Functions
6 22 (2.60%) PaaS
7 20 (2.36%) Office 365
8 16 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (1.30%) PowerApps
11 10 (1.18%) GitHub
11 10 (1.18%) IaaS
11 10 (1.18%) npm
12 9 (1.06%) GCP
13 7 (0.83%) Azure Stack
14 6 (0.71%) Power Automate
15 4 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.35%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) Intranet
2 11 (1.30%) Internet
3 7 (0.83%) Network Security
4 6 (0.71%) HTTP
5 5 (0.59%) DMZ
5 5 (0.59%) Extranet
5 5 (0.59%) Firewall
5 5 (0.59%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.47%) SMS
7 3 (0.35%) DNS
7 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.35%) SSL
8 2 (0.24%) FTP
8 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
9 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 57 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (6.49%) Redis
5 54 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (5.90%) MySQL
7 48 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 37 (4.37%) NoSQL
10 32 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (2.95%) Relational Database
12 22 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
14 18 (2.13%) Power BI
14 18 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (1.77%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (1.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 124 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 85 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (7.44%) Visual Studio
4 48 (5.67%) Selenium
4 48 (5.67%) TeamCity
5 46 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 32 (3.78%) SpecFlow
6 32 (3.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (2.72%) JIRA
8 22 (2.60%) MSBuild
9 20 (2.36%) NUnit
10 18 (2.13%) Subversion
11 12 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 11 (1.30%) webpack
13 8 (0.94%) Postman
13 8 (0.94%) Xcode
14 7 (0.83%) gulp
14 7 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.71%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 216 (25.50%) Finance
2 68 (8.03%) Front Office
3 48 (5.67%) Public Sector
4 32 (3.78%) Banking
5 22 (2.60%) Retail
6 12 (1.42%) Law
7 10 (1.18%) Marketing
8 8 (0.94%) Back Office
9 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.47%) Electronics
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.35%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) International Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 730 (86.19%) Developer
2 478 (56.43%) .NET Developer
3 175 (20.66%) C# Developer
4 118 (13.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 117 (13.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 79 (9.33%) Azure Developer
8 72 (8.50%) SQL Developer
9 67 (7.91%) React Developer
10 62 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 57 (6.73%) Angular Developer
12 47 (5.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 45 (5.31%) Senior Developer
14 43 (5.08%) Software Developer
15 41 (4.84%) Software Engineer
16 40 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
17 37 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
18 35 (4.13%) HTML Developer
19 30 (3.54%) .NET Software Engineer
20 28 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (99.65%) .NET
2 300 (35.42%) AngularJS
3 289 (34.12%) HTML
4 271 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 257 (30.34%) .NET Framework
6 251 (29.63%) CSS
7 201 (23.73%) React
8 199 (23.49%) .NET Core
9 193 (22.79%) Web Services
10 177 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 158 (18.65%) Entity Framework
12 154 (18.18%) jQuery
13 130 (15.35%) ASP.NET Core
14 76 (8.97%) XML
15 72 (8.50%) HTML5
16 68 (8.03%) RESTful
17 64 (7.56%) SOAP
17 64 (7.56%) WCF
18 63 (7.44%) Vue.js
19 59 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (4.84%) Hedge funds
3 36 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.25%) User Experience
4 31 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (3.54%) Equities
6 29 (3.42%) Fixed Income
7 25 (2.95%) Derivative
8 22 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (0.83%) NHS
14 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.79%) Windows
2 21 (2.48%) Linux
3 12 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.30%) Android
5 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.71%) Unix
9 5 (0.59%) VMS
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) OS/390
12 1 (0.12%) OS/400
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (49.47%) MVC
2 411 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (18.54%) TDD
4 156 (18.42%) DevOps
5 139 (16.41%) Scrum
6 131 (15.47%) Microservices
7 114 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 92 (10.86%) Web Development
9 80 (9.45%) SOLID
9 80 (9.45%) Unit Testing
10 70 (8.26%) OO
11 64 (7.56%) BDD
12 61 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (7.20%) Test Automation
13 54 (6.38%) Migration
14 47 (5.55%) SDLC
15 45 (5.31%) Fintech
15 45 (5.31%) SOA
16 43 (5.08%) Machine Learning
17 41 (4.84%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 737 (87.01%) C#
2 488 (57.62%) JavaScript
3 348 (41.09%) SQL
4 134 (15.82%) T-SQL
5 80 (9.45%) TypeScript
6 68 (8.03%) PowerShell
7 45 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 37 (4.37%) Java
9 36 (4.25%) F#
10 28 (3.31%) VB
10 28 (3.31%) VBA
11 20 (2.36%) Python
12 15 (1.77%) C++
13 14 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.53%) PHP
14 13 (1.53%) VB6
14 13 (1.53%) XAML
15 9 (1.06%) VBScript
16 8 (0.94%) C
17 7 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.60%) Degree
3 36 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.06%) MCITP
7 8 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.59%) MCSE
8 5 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.35%) MCPD
10 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.12%) HND
11 1 (0.12%) MCAD
11 1 (0.12%) MCSD
11 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.71%) SLA
4 5 (0.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.24%) EMIR
5 2 (0.24%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (5.79%) Docker
2 29 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Postfix
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.94%) Terraform
3 7 (0.83%) SCCM
4 6 (0.71%) SCOM
5 3 (0.35%) MIIS
5 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.24%) Netcool
6 2 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) cPanel
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 206 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.60%) Oracle
3 23 (2.72%) Sitecore
4 20 (2.36%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.65%) Adobe
6 11 (1.30%) Cognos
6 11 (1.30%) DevExpress
6 11 (1.30%) Telerik
7 7 (0.83%) IFS
8 6 (0.71%) Sybase
8 6 (0.71%) Tableau
9 5 (0.59%) Google
9 5 (0.59%) jBASE
9 5 (0.59%) Nintex
9 5 (0.59%) SAP
10 3 (0.35%) Apple
10 3 (0.35%) ESRI
10 3 (0.35%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.35%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.24%) CheckPoint