Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 73 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2601 3225 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.62% 3.02% 3.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.19% 10.07% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 2355 2793
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 39
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +18.91% -3.89%
10th Percentile £21.31 £22.00 £19.79
90th Percentile £49.88 £46.00 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year +1.25% +19.23% -3.45%

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 31758 32027 31623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.03% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22268 22307 21564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.55 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.00% +11.19%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017.

Contractor 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 17 October 2017. 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 -18 2402 £400 +6.67% 1108
UK excluding London -10 1583 £350 - 862
London -14 997 £450 +5.88% 288
South East -33 408 £375 +3.45% 198
North of England +7 360 £350 +6.06% 250
Midlands -9 273 £338 - 175
South West +5 253 £350 +3.70% 113
North West -1 194 £350 +3.70% 134
Yorkshire +4 152 £340 +4.62% 105
East Midlands +4 139 £338 +0.37% 93
West Midlands -17 133 £338 -0.74% 82
Scotland -9 117 £363 +8.21% 20
East of England -31 107 £350 +4.87% 84
Wales +24 49 £350 -12.50% 18
Northern Ireland -50 17 £289 -27.30% 4
North East +29 14 £375 +13.64% 11
Isle of Man - 1 £210 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 2598 (99.88%) .NET
2 2275 (87.47%) C#
3 1794 (68.97%) MVC
4 1402 (53.90%) JavaScript
5 1317 (50.63%) SQL Server
6 1273 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1257 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1088 (41.83%) HTML
9 1052 (40.45%) SQL
10 1016 (39.06%) CSS
11 902 (34.68%) AngularJS
12 870 (33.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 784 (30.14%) Microsoft
14 678 (26.07%) jQuery
15 670 (25.76%) .NET Framework
16 662 (25.45%) TDD
17 479 (18.42%) Scrum
18 472 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
19 454 (17.45%) Finance
20 444 (17.07%) Web Services
21 435 (16.72%) Web Development
22 423 (16.26%) HTML5
23 421 (16.19%) Entity Framework
24 385 (14.80%) WCF
25 346 (13.30%) T-SQL
26 326 (12.53%) Unit Testing
27 314 (12.07%) Visual Studio
28 304 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
29 287 (11.03%) Git (software)
30 274 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

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
1 187 (7.19%) CMS
2 163 (6.27%) SharePoint
3 122 (4.69%) IIS
4 107 (4.11%) Umbraco
5 92 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 54 (2.08%) NServiceBus
8 46 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 43 (1.65%) EPiServer
10 30 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (0.81%) Kentico
12 20 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.73%) Apache
14 15 (0.58%) Confluence
15 10 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.38%) JBoss
15 10 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.31%) Sitefinity
17 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
3 7 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.12%) InVision
6 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.077%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.038%) Simulink
8 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 108 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.12%) Endur
6 2 (0.077%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.077%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.038%) Magento
7 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.038%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.038%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.038%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 472 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 214 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.88%) Office 365
4 43 (1.65%) SaaS
5 42 (1.61%) GitHub
6 29 (1.11%) PaaS
7 23 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (0.85%) IaaS
9 18 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.69%) Serverless
10 17 (0.65%) npm
11 14 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (0.54%) Firebase
12 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.27%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.19%) Yammer
17 3 (0.12%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.00%) Intranet
2 32 (1.23%) Internet
3 20 (0.77%) HTTP
4 19 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.58%) DNS
6 14 (0.54%) SMTP
7 9 (0.35%) Firewall
8 7 (0.27%) SMS
9 6 (0.23%) SSL
10 4 (0.15%) LDAP
10 4 (0.15%) Network Security
10 4 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.12%) ATM
11 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.12%) Extranet
11 3 (0.12%) IMAP
11 3 (0.12%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1317 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 155 (5.96%) NoSQL
3 146 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 130 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 128 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 91 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 51 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 43 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 41 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 40 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 35 (1.35%) MySQL
13 35 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 24 (0.92%) Power BI
17 23 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 19 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 314 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 304 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 287 (11.03%) Git (software)
4 120 (4.61%) NUnit
5 118 (4.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 118 (4.54%) TeamCity
6 98 (3.77%) JIRA
7 79 (3.04%) Selenium
8 76 (2.92%) Subversion
9 68 (2.61%) gulp
10 62 (2.38%) MSTest
11 60 (2.31%) Moq
12 46 (1.77%) Jenkins
13 44 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
14 42 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 42 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (1.46%) ReSharper
16 26 (1.00%) MSBuild
17 25 (0.96%) Jasmine
17 25 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 454 (17.45%) Finance
2 175 (6.73%) Banking
3 106 (4.08%) Retail
4 78 (3.00%) Marketing
5 61 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.19%) Advertising
7 50 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 49 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.50%) Electronics
10 36 (1.38%) Front Office
11 33 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.00%) Automotive
13 23 (0.88%) Law
14 12 (0.46%) Games
14 12 (0.46%) Legal
15 10 (0.38%) Back Office
16 9 (0.35%) Publishing
17 8 (0.31%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2272 (87.35%) Developer
2 1403 (53.94%) .NET Developer
3 883 (33.95%) C# Developer
4 624 (23.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 529 (20.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 398 (15.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 332 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 269 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
9 261 (10.03%) Senior Developer
10 259 (9.96%) SQL Developer
11 197 (7.57%) Angular Developer
12 169 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
13 153 (5.88%) Web Developer
14 116 (4.46%) Software Developer
15 101 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
16 99 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
17 96 (3.69%) Sitecore Developer
18 82 (3.15%) Architect
19 81 (3.11%) Lead Developer
20 78 (3.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2598 (99.88%) .NET
2 1257 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1088 (41.83%) HTML
4 1016 (39.06%) CSS
5 902 (34.68%) AngularJS
6 870 (33.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 678 (26.07%) jQuery
8 670 (25.76%) .NET Framework
9 444 (17.07%) Web Services
10 423 (16.26%) HTML5
11 421 (16.19%) Entity Framework
12 385 (14.80%) WCF
13 255 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 253 (9.73%) REST
15 240 (9.23%) React
16 235 (9.03%) RESTful
17 232 (8.92%) CSS3
18 204 (7.84%) Ajax
19 197 (7.57%) XML
20 181 (6.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 243 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
2 110 (4.23%) User Experience
3 77 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 74 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 59 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (2.27%) Fintech
7 57 (2.19%) N-Tier
8 33 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 24 (0.92%) Fixed Income
9 24 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 22 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (0.85%) W3C
11 21 (0.81%) Blog
11 21 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.81%) Equities
12 14 (0.54%) NHS
13 12 (0.46%) iPad
14 11 (0.42%) Online Banking
14 11 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 247 (9.50%) Windows
2 47 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 41 (1.58%) Linux
4 40 (1.54%) Android
5 33 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.00%) Unix
7 8 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.077%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.038%) CentOS
13 1 (0.038%) HPUX
13 1 (0.038%) MVS
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1794 (68.97%) MVC
2 1273 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (25.45%) TDD
4 479 (18.42%) Scrum
5 435 (16.72%) Web Development
6 326 (12.53%) Unit Testing
7 274 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 237 (9.11%) BDD
9 214 (8.23%) SOLID
10 186 (7.15%) OO
11 181 (6.96%) Software Engineering
12 175 (6.73%) Front End Development
13 172 (6.61%) Test Automation
14 167 (6.42%) DevOps
15 153 (5.88%) Microservices
16 148 (5.69%) SDLC
17 136 (5.23%) CRM
18 130 (5.00%) E-Commerce
19 103 (3.96%) Kanban
20 100 (3.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2275 (87.47%) C#
2 1402 (53.90%) JavaScript
3 1052 (40.45%) SQL
4 346 (13.30%) T-SQL
5 176 (6.77%) VB.NET
6 139 (5.34%) TypeScript
7 90 (3.46%) Java
8 82 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 52 (2.00%) VB
10 41 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 34 (1.31%) PHP
12 27 (1.04%) VB6
13 25 (0.96%) Ruby
14 24 (0.92%) Python
15 21 (0.81%) ES6
15 21 (0.81%) Scala
16 20 (0.77%) C
16 20 (0.77%) C++
17 19 (0.73%) VBA
17 19 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (4.73%) Degree
2 60 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 49 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.42%) MCTS
6 11 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.31%) MCSD
9 7 (0.27%) MCP
10 6 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.15%) MCPD
12 3 (0.12%) MCAD
13 2 (0.077%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.077%) MBA
13 2 (0.077%) MCSE
14 1 (0.038%) Analytics IQ
14 1 (0.038%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.77%) QA
2 11 (0.42%) MiFID
3 7 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.27%) SLA
4 6 (0.23%) GAAP
4 6 (0.23%) WCAG
5 5 (0.19%) COBIT
6 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.077%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.038%) HL7
9 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (2.00%) Docker
2 35 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) UAG
5 5 (0.19%) vSphere
6 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.12%) XenApp
7 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.038%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 26 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.62%) Ansible
3 12 (0.46%) Puppet
4 10 (0.38%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.23%) Kibana
6 4 (0.15%) Terraform
7 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.077%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.077%) Nagios
8 2 (0.077%) SCCM
8 2 (0.077%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.038%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.038%) Consul
9 1 (0.038%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.038%) logstash
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.038%) Salt
9 1 (0.038%) SCOM
9 1 (0.038%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 784 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.31%) Sitecore
3 154 (5.92%) Oracle
4 50 (1.92%) SAP
5 37 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 28 (1.08%) Google
7 23 (0.88%) DevExpress
8 16 (0.62%) Nintex
8 16 (0.62%) Telerik
8 16 (0.62%) VMware
9 12 (0.46%) Twitter
10 11 (0.42%) Apple
10 11 (0.42%) IBM
11 10 (0.38%) Siebel
12 9 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.31%) Adobe
13 8 (0.31%) HP
14 6 (0.23%) Cisco
14 6 (0.23%) Citrix
14 6 (0.23%) Siemens