Period
to 16 May 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 16 May 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 227 147 109
Rank change year-on-year -80 -38 -16
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 659 892 2,167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.79% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 5.93% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 650 1,699
10th Percentile £313 £312 £313
25th Percentile £363 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £436 £425
Median % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £519 £506
90th Percentile £631 £600 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 17
10th Percentile £27.40 £20.52 £20.05
25th Percentile £34.00 £35.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate £36.00 £50.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year -28.71% +6.32% +5.56%
75th Percentile £41.75 £52.75 £55.00
90th Percentile £52.80 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -32.67% -8.18% +10.00%

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 17,197 15,037 29,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.27% 30.13% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,264 10,642 21,258
10th Percentile £340 £331 £330
25th Percentile £413 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 138 260
10th Percentile £23.55 £18.94 £17.06
25th Percentile £33.88 £31.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.41 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +5.04% +5.19%
75th Percentile £57.00 £54.92 £52.50
90th Percentile £66.00 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.71
% change year-on-year - +2.96% +7.91%

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 16 May 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 16 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Top 16 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 16 May 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 -79 512 £433 -1.70% 939
UK excluding London -57 274 £400 - 785
London -65 271 £500 - 226
Work from Home -118 178 £425 +6.25% 223
South East -43 71 £400 - 185
North of England +7 64 £385 +2.67% 228
Scotland -30 57 £420 +5.00% 45
Midlands -19 43 £365 -2.67% 151
North West -2 32 £388 -0.32% 130
West Midlands -18 23 £370 -3.27% 81
Yorkshire +13 21 £375 +3.45% 70
East Midlands +12 20 £363 +3.57% 68
South West -18 18 £463 +12.80% 81
East of England -15 14 £375 -11.76% 66
North East +30 11 £465 +6.90% 28
Wales +10 7 £358 +2.14% 17

For the 6 months to 16 May 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.

1 659 (100.00%) .NET
2 539 (81.79%) C#
3 343 (52.05%) JavaScript
4 331 (50.23%) Azure
5 317 (48.10%) SQL Server
6 289 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
7 275 (41.73%) SQL
8 235 (35.66%) .NET Core
9 230 (34.90%) MVC
10 207 (31.41%) Microsoft
11 203 (30.80%) AngularJS
12 194 (29.44%) DevOps
13 192 (29.14%) HTML
14 183 (27.77%) CSS
15 175 (26.56%) .NET Framework
16 156 (23.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 152 (23.07%) ASP.NET Core
18 149 (22.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 128 (19.42%) TDD
20 114 (17.30%) Social Skills
21 104 (15.78%) Git (software)
22 103 (15.63%) Finance
23 102 (15.48%) Software Engineering
24 101 (15.33%) Microservices
24 101 (15.33%) React
25 99 (15.02%) TypeScript
26 95 (14.42%) jQuery
27 84 (12.75%) Scrum
27 84 (12.75%) Oracle
28 83 (12.59%) Web Services

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 50 (7.59%) IIS
2 42 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.82%) NServiceBus
4 11 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.52%) CMS
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.91%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.91%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.61%) Mendix
9 3 (0.46%) Apache
9 3 (0.46%) Kentico
9 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.30%) SAS
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) Drupal
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.76%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.61%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.46%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) iTrent
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 331 (50.23%) Azure
2 67 (10.17%) Power Platform
3 57 (8.65%) AWS
4 49 (7.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (7.28%) Serverless
6 41 (6.22%) Azure Functions
7 34 (5.16%) PaaS
8 31 (4.70%) Azure Service Bus
9 29 (4.40%) GitHub
10 27 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
11 22 (3.34%) Azure Logic Apps
12 21 (3.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 21 (3.19%) Microsoft 365
13 18 (2.73%) SaaS
14 14 (2.12%) PowerApps
15 13 (1.97%) IaaS
16 12 (1.82%) Azure App Service
17 9 (1.37%) GCP
18 8 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.21%) Firewall
2 7 (1.06%) LAN
3 6 (0.91%) WAN
4 5 (0.76%) Internet
4 5 (0.76%) IPv4
5 4 (0.61%) DNS
5 4 (0.61%) SSL
5 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.46%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.46%) SSH
7 2 (0.30%) 2G
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) DVB
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (48.10%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.50%) Power BI
3 38 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (3.64%) MySQL
6 24 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.52%) MS Access
12 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.37%) Redis
13 7 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 104 (15.78%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 56 (8.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 42 (6.37%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.86%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.03%) JIRA
8 17 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (2.28%) NUnit
10 12 (1.82%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.82%) MSTest
11 10 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.37%) SonarQube
13 8 (1.21%) GitLab
14 7 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.06%) Xcode
15 6 (0.91%) CocoaPods
15 6 (0.91%) fastlane
15 6 (0.91%) IntelliJ
15 6 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 114 (17.30%) Social Skills
2 103 (15.63%) Finance
3 55 (8.35%) Banking
4 37 (5.61%) Public Sector
5 22 (3.34%) Front Office
6 17 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.12%) Law
7 14 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.82%) Marketing
9 10 (1.52%) Retail
10 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.91%) Electronics
13 5 (0.76%) Advertising
13 5 (0.76%) Legal
14 4 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.46%) Automotive
15 3 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
15 3 (0.46%) Police
Job Titles
1 520 (78.91%) Developer
2 314 (47.65%) .NET Developer
3 132 (20.03%) C# Developer
4 93 (14.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (8.95%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 48 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (5.46%) Software Developer
9 34 (5.16%) Azure Developer
10 33 (5.01%) SQL Developer
11 31 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (4.70%) Technical Leader
12 27 (4.10%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (3.49%) .NET Software Engineer
14 23 (3.49%) Applications Developer
15 20 (3.03%) Angular Developer
15 20 (3.03%) Consultant
16 19 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 19 (2.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (100.00%) .NET
2 235 (35.66%) .NET Core
3 203 (30.80%) AngularJS
4 192 (29.14%) HTML
5 183 (27.77%) CSS
6 175 (26.56%) .NET Framework
7 156 (23.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 152 (23.07%) ASP.NET Core
9 149 (22.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (15.33%) React
11 95 (14.42%) jQuery
12 83 (12.59%) Web Services
13 71 (10.77%) HTML5
14 69 (10.47%) Entity Framework
15 59 (8.95%) REST
16 56 (8.50%) XML
17 48 (7.28%) CSS3
18 46 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 42 (6.37%) WCF
20 41 (6.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.44%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (6.22%) User Experience
3 18 (2.73%) Derivative
4 17 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.43%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.12%) Equities
6 14 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.12%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.06%) iPad
10 7 (1.06%) iPhone
11 6 (0.91%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.76%) NHS
13 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.26%) Windows
2 24 (3.64%) Linux
3 22 (3.34%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.82%) Android
5 12 (1.82%) CentOS
6 11 (1.67%) AIX
7 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.91%) Unix
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (34.90%) MVC
3 194 (29.44%) DevOps
4 128 (19.42%) TDD
5 102 (15.48%) Software Engineering
6 101 (15.33%) Microservices
7 84 (12.75%) Scrum
8 82 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (11.23%) Web Development
10 57 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (6.98%) Mentoring
13 44 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (6.68%) SOLID
13 44 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 42 (6.37%) OO
15 41 (6.22%) Unit Testing
16 40 (6.07%) BDD
17 37 (5.61%) Migration
18 35 (5.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 539 (81.79%) C#
2 343 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 275 (41.73%) SQL
4 99 (15.02%) TypeScript
5 57 (8.65%) PowerShell
6 54 (8.19%) T-SQL
7 45 (6.83%) PL/SQL
8 44 (6.68%) VB.NET
9 40 (6.07%) Java
10 27 (4.10%) Python
11 25 (3.79%) VB
12 22 (3.34%) PHP
13 17 (2.58%) C++
14 9 (1.37%) Ruby
15 8 (1.21%) C
16 7 (1.06%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.76%) Perl
18 5 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (6.07%) Degree
2 26 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.80%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.76%) WCAG
4 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) NCSC
4 2 (0.30%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 42 (6.37%) Docker
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (7.13%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.58%) Puppet
3 13 (1.97%) Ansible
4 12 (1.82%) Terraform
5 6 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.76%) SCCM
7 4 (0.61%) MIIS
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.30%) Rancher
8 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 207 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.75%) Oracle
3 18 (2.73%) DevExpress
4 13 (1.97%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.82%) SAP
6 11 (1.67%) IBM
6 11 (1.67%) Splunk
7 8 (1.21%) Adobe
7 8 (1.21%) Telerik
8 7 (1.06%) Apple
8 7 (1.06%) New Relic
9 6 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.76%) Alibaba
10 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.76%) Google
11 4 (0.61%) Databricks
11 4 (0.61%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.61%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.46%) F5
12 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com