Period
to 28 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 227 177 135
Rank change year-on-year -50 -42 -46
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,034 514 1,688
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.58% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 5.07% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 383 1,315
10th Percentile £338 £309 £314
25th Percentile £400 £353 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £440 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.39% +3.53% +1.19%
75th Percentile £575 £506 £500
90th Percentile £675 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 7
10th Percentile £28.60 £26.01 £30.03
25th Percentile £40.60 £29.78 £30.64
Median hourly rate £48.27 £43.13 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.92% -1.99% -2.22%
75th Percentile £61.50 £54.06 £56.25
90th Percentile £62.14 £54.63 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +19.32% -2.22%

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 25,386 10,131 26,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.71% 31.06% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,313 7,176 18,444
10th Percentile £369 £313 £338
25th Percentile £431 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £441 £440
% change year-on-year +7.83% +0.11% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 80 247
10th Percentile £17.46 £22.50 £20.11
25th Percentile £27.93 £30.00 £31.22
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +8.25%
75th Percentile £63.25 £54.77 £52.75
90th Percentile £73.19 £66.00 £73.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +3.16% +9.20% +4.82%

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -59 812 £475 +4.11% 955
UK excluding London -39 450 £425 +13.33% 716
London -73 378 £550 +10.00% 281
Work from Home -42 314 £475 +18.75% 228
South East -40 112 £425 - 160
North of England -48 97 £425 +21.43% 221
Midlands -48 78 £400 +17.65% 166
Scotland -41 62 £450 +12.50% 27
West Midlands -43 56 £420 +19.86% 89
North West -34 53 £411 +17.50% 115
South West -40 51 £425 +3.66% 59
Yorkshire -19 37 £428 +30.53% 76
East of England -29 22 £443 +26.43% 69
East Midlands -39 22 £375 +13.21% 77
Wales -14 14 £361 +13.19% 11
Northern Ireland - 14 £430 - 7
North East -6 7 £444 +22.41% 30

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 1,031 (99.71%) .NET
2 883 (85.40%) C#
3 539 (52.13%) SQL
4 525 (50.77%) SQL Server
5 510 (49.32%) Azure
6 462 (44.68%) JavaScript
7 461 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
8 432 (41.78%) MVC
9 370 (35.78%) .NET Core
10 358 (34.62%) .NET Framework
11 320 (30.95%) CSS
12 312 (30.17%) DevOps
13 301 (29.11%) HTML
14 296 (28.63%) Microsoft
15 273 (26.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 272 (26.31%) AngularJS
17 264 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 181 (17.50%) Git (software)
19 180 (17.41%) Social Skills
20 178 (17.21%) ASP.NET Core
21 176 (17.02%) React
22 169 (16.34%) Entity Framework
23 165 (15.96%) Scrum
24 164 (15.86%) Full Stack Development
25 159 (15.38%) Microservices
26 156 (15.09%) TypeScript
27 154 (14.89%) Finance
28 142 (13.73%) Windows
29 138 (13.35%) jQuery
30 136 (13.15%) 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 67 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.48%) Confluence
3 32 (3.09%) IIS
4 24 (2.32%) CMS
5 17 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.77%) Apache
8 8 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.58%) Kentico
9 6 (0.58%) nginx
10 5 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.48%) Moodle
10 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.48%) Totara
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.19%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.097%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.097%) BASE24
4 1 (0.097%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 510 (49.32%) Azure
2 83 (8.03%) PaaS
3 65 (6.29%) AWS
4 64 (6.19%) Serverless
5 56 (5.42%) Azure Service Bus
6 52 (5.03%) Azure Functions
7 51 (4.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 47 (4.55%) Power Platform
9 46 (4.45%) GitHub
10 37 (3.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 33 (3.19%) SaaS
12 27 (2.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 23 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
13 23 (2.22%) GCP
13 23 (2.22%) PowerApps
14 20 (1.93%) Azure Key Vault
14 20 (1.93%) Azure Logic Apps
15 19 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (1.64%) Azure Storage
17 16 (1.55%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.97%) HTTP
1 10 (0.97%) Internet
2 8 (0.77%) Intranet
3 6 (0.58%) 2G
3 6 (0.58%) Firewall
4 5 (0.48%) IPv4
4 5 (0.48%) LAN
4 5 (0.48%) WAN
5 3 (0.29%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) Broadband
6 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.097%) ATM
7 1 (0.097%) DVB
7 1 (0.097%) FTP
7 1 (0.097%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.097%) PBX
7 1 (0.097%) SSL
7 1 (0.097%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.097%) VoIP
7 1 (0.097%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 65 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 48 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (2.80%) Power BI
9 28 (2.71%) Data Lake
10 27 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 26 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.51%) MySQL
12 22 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (1.45%) Redis
13 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.35%) Big Data
14 14 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 181 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 96 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 80 (7.74%) JIRA
4 74 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 60 (5.80%) NUnit
6 58 (5.61%) TeamCity
7 56 (5.42%) Jenkins
8 32 (3.09%) Moq
9 31 (3.00%) SpecFlow
10 30 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (2.51%) Bitbucket
12 20 (1.93%) Selenium
13 15 (1.45%) ReSharper
14 14 (1.35%) webpack
15 13 (1.26%) MSTest
15 13 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (1.26%) Subversion
16 11 (1.06%) SonarQube
17 10 (0.97%) fastlane
17 10 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 180 (17.41%) Social Skills
2 154 (14.89%) Finance
3 88 (8.51%) Banking
4 56 (5.42%) Public Sector
5 55 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.22%) Front Office
8 22 (2.13%) Marketing
9 18 (1.74%) Retail
10 17 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.35%) Electronics
13 9 (0.87%) Law
13 9 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
14 7 (0.68%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (0.58%) Games
16 4 (0.39%) Back Office
16 4 (0.39%) Legal
17 3 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 797 (77.08%) Developer
2 495 (47.87%) .NET Developer
3 256 (24.76%) C# Developer
4 190 (18.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 120 (11.61%) Senior Developer
6 85 (8.22%) Azure Developer
7 83 (8.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 79 (7.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 78 (7.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 68 (6.58%) SQL Developer
11 61 (5.90%) Software Developer
12 54 (5.22%) Software Engineer
13 50 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 43 (4.16%) Angular Developer
15 40 (3.87%) Senior C# Developer
16 37 (3.58%) .NET Software Developer
17 36 (3.48%) Applications Developer
18 35 (3.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 34 (3.29%) .NET Software Engineer
20 31 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,031 (99.71%) .NET
2 370 (35.78%) .NET Core
3 358 (34.62%) .NET Framework
4 320 (30.95%) CSS
5 301 (29.11%) HTML
6 273 (26.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 272 (26.31%) AngularJS
8 264 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 178 (17.21%) ASP.NET Core
10 176 (17.02%) React
11 169 (16.34%) Entity Framework
12 138 (13.35%) jQuery
13 110 (10.64%) REST
14 109 (10.54%) Web Services
15 103 (9.96%) RESTful
16 82 (7.93%) WCF
17 76 (7.35%) HTML5
18 72 (6.96%) XML
19 71 (6.87%) Vue.js
20 63 (6.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.42%) User Experience
2 52 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (1.93%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.35%) NHS
9 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.06%) Market Risk
11 10 (0.97%) iPad
11 10 (0.97%) iPhone
12 9 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.87%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.68%) Legacy Applications
13 7 (0.68%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.58%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (13.73%) Windows
2 31 (3.00%) Linux
3 23 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.06%) Android
6 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (0.87%) Unix
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.097%) AIX
9 1 (0.097%) CentOS
9 1 (0.097%) VMS
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (41.78%) MVC
3 312 (30.17%) DevOps
4 165 (15.96%) Scrum
5 164 (15.86%) Full Stack Development
6 159 (15.38%) Microservices
7 136 (13.15%) Software Engineering
8 127 (12.28%) SDLC
9 118 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (11.32%) Unit Testing
11 116 (11.22%) TDD
12 100 (9.67%) Test Automation
13 99 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
14 96 (9.28%) OO
15 93 (8.99%) SOLID
15 93 (8.99%) Web Development
16 57 (5.51%) API Development
17 56 (5.42%) Mentoring
17 56 (5.42%) OOP
18 51 (4.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 883 (85.40%) C#
2 539 (52.13%) SQL
3 462 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 156 (15.09%) TypeScript
5 102 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 101 (9.77%) PowerShell
7 61 (5.90%) Java
8 55 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 49 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 44 (4.26%) Python
11 37 (3.58%) VB
12 27 (2.61%) C++
13 25 (2.42%) PHP
14 21 (2.03%) C
14 21 (2.03%) VBA
15 18 (1.74%) Ruby
16 17 (1.64%) Scala
17 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.26%) ES6
19 8 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 54 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.55%) Degree
3 39 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.097%) CITP
9 1 (0.097%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.16%) QA
2 17 (1.64%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.87%) WCAG
4 6 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.097%) GxP
6 1 (0.097%) HL7
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (11.90%) Docker
2 45 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 102 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.51%) Ansible
3 20 (1.93%) Terraform
4 8 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.68%) MIIS
6 6 (0.58%) Puppet
6 6 (0.58%) SCCM
7 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.48%) Rancher
8 3 (0.29%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.097%) Grafana
9 1 (0.097%) Graylog
9 1 (0.097%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.097%) Istio
9 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.097%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.097%) Salt
9 1 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.097%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 296 (28.63%) Microsoft
2 105 (10.15%) Oracle
3 26 (2.51%) Databricks
4 23 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 20 (1.93%) Telerik
6 18 (1.74%) SAP
7 16 (1.55%) Google
8 13 (1.26%) IBM
9 12 (1.16%) Apple
10 8 (0.77%) Splunk
10 8 (0.77%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.68%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.58%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.58%) Sparx
13 5 (0.48%) Alibaba
14 4 (0.39%) Confluent
14 4 (0.39%) HP
15 3 (0.29%) TIBCO