Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2,036 2,794 2,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.79% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 8.36% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,621 2,156 1,935
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £263
90th Percentile £556 £558 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 23
UK median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +45.16% -11.43%
10th Percentile £21.08 £41.50 £14.74
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.50 £49.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +15.38%

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 29,437 33,430 29,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.39% 33.34% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,557 23,492 20,289
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +5.62% +4.71%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 346 376
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +2.43% +9.67%
10th Percentile £18.08 £15.13 £15.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASP.NET.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor 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 24 June 2019. 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 -17 1,894 £425 +3.34% 1,195
UK excluding London -15 1,310 £400 +6.67% 1,045
London -41 719 £475 - 221
South East +25 476 £438 +12.90% 254
North of England -19 308 £375 +3.45% 299
Midlands +4 210 £400 +11.50% 243
North West -6 162 £375 +2.74% 159
West Midlands -10 113 £425 +13.33% 127
Yorkshire -42 107 £350 -6.67% 116
South West -78 104 £400 +6.67% 89
East Midlands +16 92 £380 +8.57% 116
East of England -17 88 £400 - 91
Scotland -26 78 £365 -0.34% 37
Wales -2 41 £425 +7.59% 23
North East 0 39 £450 +50.00% 24
Northern Ireland +1 10 £431 -0.17% 11

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 2,033 (99.85%) .NET
2 1,798 (88.31%) C#
3 1,251 (61.44%) MVC
4 1,136 (55.80%) JavaScript
5 1,049 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1,001 (49.17%) SQL Server
7 913 (44.84%) HTML
8 878 (43.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 843 (41.40%) CSS
10 755 (37.08%) SQL
11 681 (33.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 656 (32.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 653 (32.07%) AngularJS
14 615 (30.21%) .NET Framework
15 582 (28.59%) TDD
16 495 (24.31%) Microsoft
17 465 (22.84%) jQuery
18 370 (18.17%) Web Services
19 354 (17.39%) Finance
20 352 (17.29%) Entity Framework
21 344 (16.90%) Scrum
22 323 (15.86%) Git (software)
23 318 (15.62%) .NET Core
24 293 (14.39%) BDD
25 284 (13.95%) HTML5
26 272 (13.36%) React
27 268 (13.16%) Visual Studio
28 255 (12.52%) Microservices
29 247 (12.13%) Web Development
30 245 (12.03%) REST

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
1 152 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 101 (4.96%) CMS
3 81 (3.98%) Umbraco
4 67 (3.29%) IIS
5 40 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 38 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.03%) EPiServer
9 19 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.88%) Confluence
11 15 (0.74%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.34%) Apache
12 7 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.29%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.29%) Drupal
13 6 (0.29%) Kentico
14 5 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 66 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.098%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.049%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 103 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.25%) Magento
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.15%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.098%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.098%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.049%) Endur
6 1 (0.049%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.049%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.049%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 681 (33.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (3.78%) Office 365
4 70 (3.44%) PaaS
5 67 (3.29%) Power Platform
6 55 (2.70%) SaaS
7 51 (2.50%) Serverless
8 44 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 34 (1.67%) Azure Functions
9 34 (1.67%) IaaS
10 28 (1.38%) GitHub
11 26 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.88%) npm
13 12 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.59%) Loggly
14 10 (0.49%) PowerApps
15 9 (0.44%) Yammer
16 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Flow
17 7 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.82%) Internet
2 31 (1.52%) Intranet
3 14 (0.69%) HTTP
4 12 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.44%) AMQP
5 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.34%) SSL
7 6 (0.29%) FTP
7 6 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.15%) Firewall
8 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.098%) 3G
9 2 (0.098%) 4G
9 2 (0.098%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.098%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.098%) Network Security
9 2 (0.098%) NFC
10 1 (0.049%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.049%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.049%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,001 (49.17%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 74 (3.63%) MySQL
5 73 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (3.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 67 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 65 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (2.90%) Redis
10 54 (2.65%) Power BI
11 46 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 42 (2.06%) MongoDB
13 40 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 27 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
15 25 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (1.13%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.98%) MS Access
19 18 (0.88%) Oracle Database
20 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 323 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 268 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 147 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 112 (5.50%) TeamCity
5 111 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 71 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 67 (3.29%) NUnit
7 67 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 66 (3.24%) JIRA
9 50 (2.46%) SpecFlow
10 43 (2.11%) Bitbucket
11 40 (1.96%) Selenium
12 34 (1.67%) Subversion
13 33 (1.62%) gulp
13 33 (1.62%) Jasmine
14 28 (1.38%) webpack
15 26 (1.28%) Grunt
16 23 (1.13%) Bower
17 20 (0.98%) MSTest
18 19 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 354 (17.39%) Finance
2 108 (5.30%) Banking
3 60 (2.95%) Retail
4 48 (2.36%) Front Office
5 42 (2.06%) Law
6 38 (1.87%) Marketing
7 35 (1.72%) Legal
8 34 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.79%) Electronics
13 14 (0.69%) Back Office
14 11 (0.54%) Automotive
15 9 (0.44%) Games
15 9 (0.44%) Military
16 8 (0.39%) Advertising
16 8 (0.39%) French Language
16 8 (0.39%) Publishing
17 5 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,758 (86.35%) Developer
2 1,047 (51.42%) .NET Developer
3 610 (29.96%) C# Developer
4 442 (21.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 286 (14.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 267 (13.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 167 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 155 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 133 (6.53%) SQL Developer
10 131 (6.43%) Angular Developer
11 121 (5.94%) Software Developer
12 108 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 100 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 98 (4.81%) Azure Developer
15 88 (4.32%) Web Developer
16 86 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
17 74 (3.63%) React Developer
18 62 (3.05%) Lead Developer
19 55 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
20 53 (2.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,033 (99.85%) .NET
2 913 (44.84%) HTML
3 878 (43.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 843 (41.40%) CSS
5 656 (32.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 653 (32.07%) AngularJS
7 615 (30.21%) .NET Framework
8 465 (22.84%) jQuery
9 370 (18.17%) Web Services
10 352 (17.29%) Entity Framework
11 318 (15.62%) .NET Core
12 284 (13.95%) HTML5
13 272 (13.36%) React
14 245 (12.03%) REST
15 238 (11.69%) RESTful
16 224 (11.00%) WCF
17 191 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 189 (9.28%) XML
19 175 (8.60%) JSON
20 168 (8.25%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.87%) Greenfield Project
2 97 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 87 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 47 (2.31%) User Experience
6 34 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 33 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 16 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 16 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 15 (0.74%) Derivative
11 13 (0.64%) Robotics
12 11 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (0.54%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.44%) Market Risk
14 9 (0.44%) NHS
14 9 (0.44%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.39%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 129 (6.34%) Windows
2 29 (1.42%) Android
3 27 (1.33%) Linux
4 24 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 20 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.54%) Unix
6 11 (0.54%) VMS
7 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.15%) Solaris
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.098%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,251 (61.44%) MVC
2 1,049 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 582 (28.59%) TDD
4 344 (16.90%) Scrum
5 293 (14.39%) BDD
6 255 (12.52%) Microservices
7 247 (12.13%) Web Development
8 242 (11.89%) SOLID
9 240 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 212 (10.41%) DevOps
11 210 (10.31%) OO
12 158 (7.76%) Software Engineering
13 138 (6.78%) CRM
13 138 (6.78%) Unit Testing
14 134 (6.58%) Kanban
15 120 (5.89%) OOP
16 112 (5.50%) Test Automation
17 96 (4.72%) SOA
18 91 (4.47%) SDLC
19 85 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,798 (88.31%) C#
2 1,136 (55.80%) JavaScript
3 755 (37.08%) SQL
4 177 (8.69%) T-SQL
5 132 (6.48%) TypeScript
6 99 (4.86%) VB.NET
7 92 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 62 (3.05%) VBA
9 53 (2.60%) Java
10 52 (2.55%) Python
11 48 (2.36%) VB
12 36 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 35 (1.72%) PHP
14 32 (1.57%) C++
15 28 (1.38%) Ruby
16 22 (1.08%) C
17 19 (0.93%) VB6
18 14 (0.69%) ES6
19 13 (0.64%) R
20 11 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 76 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 74 (3.63%) Degree
4 14 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.49%) DBS Check
6 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.29%) ISEB
8 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.15%) MCITP
10 3 (0.15%) MCSE
11 2 (0.098%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.098%) CISSP
11 2 (0.098%) MCSD
11 2 (0.098%) SSCP
11 2 (0.098%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.42%) QA
2 18 (0.88%) WCAG
3 9 (0.44%) GxP
4 7 (0.34%) GDPR
4 7 (0.34%) SLA
5 5 (0.25%) IFRS
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 15022
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.098%) HL7
8 2 (0.098%) NCSC
8 2 (0.098%) PSD2
9 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.049%) FATCA
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (5.11%) Docker
2 46 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.049%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.79%) SCCM
3 13 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.54%) Puppet
4 11 (0.54%) Terraform
5 10 (0.49%) Ansible
6 6 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.20%) MIIS
9 3 (0.15%) SCOM
9 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.098%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.098%) Kibana
10 2 (0.098%) Rancher
11 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.049%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.049%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.049%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.049%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 495 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.40%) Oracle
3 44 (2.16%) Xamarin
4 37 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 28 (1.38%) Google
6 23 (1.13%) Telerik
7 22 (1.08%) SAP
8 18 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (0.79%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.59%) Automation Anywhere
10 12 (0.59%) New Relic
10 12 (0.59%) UiPath
11 10 (0.49%) Blue Prism
11 10 (0.49%) Nintex
11 10 (0.49%) Tableau
12 8 (0.39%) IBM
13 7 (0.34%) Cognos
13 7 (0.34%) HP
14 6 (0.29%) Micro Focus
14 6 (0.29%) Sybase