Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 130 88
Rank change year-on-year -42 -42 +9
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 516 1,684 3,015
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 2.00% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 6.47% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 1,339 2,346
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £305
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.07 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.19% -22.08% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26.50 £30.03 £20.35
90th Percentile £54.25 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.07 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.19% -22.08% +11.11%

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 9,911 26,030 36,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.81% 30.87% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,571 18,081 25,463
Median daily rate £488 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 278 319
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.34% +3.83%
10th Percentile £25.70 £20.26 £16.23
90th Percentile £61.64 £68.25 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%

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 26 October 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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 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 -44 461 £446 +5.00% 655
UK excluding London -33 242 £365 -8.75% 576
London +13 235 £500 +5.26% 121
Work from Home -45 93 £375 -11.76% 113
North of England -22 60 £350 -6.67% 178
South East -28 54 £375 -6.25% 140
Midlands +6 53 £339 -15.31% 112
South West +54 39 £410 +5.81% 49
North West -20 38 £350 -6.67% 109
West Midlands +3 33 £345 -18.82% 58
Scotland +58 27 £400 - 19
East Midlands +1 20 £325 -14.47% 54
Yorkshire +13 16 £328 -18.13% 47
North East +25 6 £350 -9.68% 22
East of England +11 6 £350 -17.65% 56
Wales +22 3 £319 -16.46% 17

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 515 (99.81%) .NET
2 416 (80.62%) C#
3 279 (54.07%) JavaScript
4 258 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 217 (42.05%) Azure
6 209 (40.50%) SQL Server
7 201 (38.95%) SQL
8 177 (34.30%) MVC
9 170 (32.95%) HTML
10 154 (29.84%) AngularJS
11 141 (27.33%) .NET Core
12 138 (26.74%) Microsoft
13 135 (26.16%) React
14 134 (25.97%) ASP.NET Core
14 134 (25.97%) CSS
15 126 (24.42%) .NET Framework
16 120 (23.26%) Finance
16 120 (23.26%) DevOps
17 119 (23.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 110 (21.32%) Web Services
19 100 (19.38%) ASP.NET Web API
20 86 (16.67%) Microservices
21 83 (16.09%) AWS
22 78 (15.12%) Git (software)
23 76 (14.73%) TDD
24 74 (14.34%) Vue.js
25 73 (14.15%) Software Engineering
26 72 (13.95%) Migration
27 69 (13.37%) Unit Testing
28 67 (12.98%) Entity Framework

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 43 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.01%) Confluence
3 22 (4.26%) IIS
4 18 (3.49%) NServiceBus
5 15 (2.91%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.94%) CMS
7 8 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.16%) DNN
8 6 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.16%) Mendix
9 4 (0.78%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Appian
11 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Kentico
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.39%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.16%) Teamcenter
2 6 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 1 (0.19%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 217 (42.05%) Azure
2 83 (16.09%) AWS
3 24 (4.65%) GCP
4 16 (3.10%) Power Platform
5 14 (2.71%) Serverless
6 12 (2.33%) GitHub
7 11 (2.13%) OpenShift
7 11 (2.13%) PaaS
8 9 (1.74%) Azure Functions
8 9 (1.74%) Logic Apps
9 7 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.36%) SaaS
10 5 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.97%) IaaS
11 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.78%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.78%) Trello
12 3 (0.58%) npm
12 3 (0.58%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.36%) HTTP
1 7 (1.36%) Internet
2 5 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.58%) DNS
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
4 2 (0.39%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.39%) LAN
4 2 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (40.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (1.74%) MySQL
9 9 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.74%) Power BI
9 9 (1.74%) Redis
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2017
10 8 (1.55%) MS Access
11 7 (1.36%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 53 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (9.69%) Visual Studio
4 45 (8.72%) JIRA
5 38 (7.36%) SpecFlow
6 35 (6.78%) Selenium
7 26 (5.04%) NUnit
8 24 (4.65%) Bitbucket
9 20 (3.88%) TeamCity
10 18 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.91%) MSTest
12 13 (2.52%) Jenkins
12 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.94%) Subversion
16 9 (1.74%) Jasmine
17 7 (1.36%) MbUnit
17 7 (1.36%) Mercurial
17 7 (1.36%) Moq
General
1 120 (23.26%) Finance
2 57 (11.05%) Front Office
3 32 (6.20%) Public Sector
4 25 (4.84%) Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Back Office
5 7 (1.36%) Law
5 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.39%) International Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Police
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 391 (75.78%) Developer
2 242 (46.90%) .NET Developer
3 81 (15.70%) C# Developer
4 65 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 59 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (10.08%) AWS Engineer
7 47 (9.11%) Software Engineer
8 44 (8.53%) Azure Developer
9 40 (7.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (7.56%) .NET Software Engineer
11 38 (7.36%) AWS Software Engineer
12 33 (6.40%) React Developer
13 31 (6.01%) .NET Software Developer
14 29 (5.62%) Applications Developer
14 29 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (5.43%) Senior Developer
15 28 (5.43%) Software Developer
16 27 (5.23%) Architect
17 26 (5.04%) SQL Developer
18 24 (4.65%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (99.81%) .NET
2 170 (32.95%) HTML
3 154 (29.84%) AngularJS
4 141 (27.33%) .NET Core
5 135 (26.16%) React
6 134 (25.97%) ASP.NET Core
6 134 (25.97%) CSS
7 126 (24.42%) .NET Framework
8 119 (23.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 110 (21.32%) Web Services
10 100 (19.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (14.34%) Vue.js
12 67 (12.98%) Entity Framework
13 65 (12.60%) RESTful
14 62 (12.02%) HTML5
15 49 (9.50%) REST
16 48 (9.30%) jQuery
17 42 (8.14%) SOAP
18 37 (7.17%) XML
19 23 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.05%) Fixed Income
2 56 (10.85%) Derivative
2 56 (10.85%) Hedge funds
3 52 (10.08%) Equities
3 52 (10.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (6.98%) User Experience
5 29 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.36%) iPad
10 7 (1.36%) iPhone
11 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.78%) NHS
13 4 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.82%) Windows
2 31 (6.01%) Linux
3 22 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.88%) Android
5 19 (3.68%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.78%) Unix
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (34.30%) MVC
3 120 (23.26%) DevOps
4 86 (16.67%) Microservices
5 76 (14.73%) TDD
6 73 (14.15%) Software Engineering
7 72 (13.95%) Migration
8 69 (13.37%) Unit Testing
9 65 (12.60%) Fintech
10 59 (11.43%) OO
11 58 (11.24%) Asset Management
12 56 (10.85%) Investment Management
12 56 (10.85%) Scrum
13 44 (8.53%) Web Development
14 43 (8.33%) SOLID
15 41 (7.95%) Test Automation
16 37 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (6.20%) BDD
17 32 (6.20%) SOA
18 28 (5.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 416 (80.62%) C#
2 279 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 201 (38.95%) SQL
4 64 (12.40%) PowerShell
5 56 (10.85%) Java
6 48 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.81%) TypeScript
8 28 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 26 (5.04%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.68%) Python
10 19 (3.68%) VB
11 14 (2.71%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.52%) PHP
13 12 (2.33%) VB6
14 9 (1.74%) VBA
15 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.97%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.97%) VBScript
16 5 (0.97%) XAML
17 4 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.13%) Degree
4 5 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCPD
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) EMIR
3 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.19%) HL7
3 1 (0.19%) MiFID
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) SEPA
3 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (5.04%) Docker
2 12 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.68%) Ansible
2 12 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.58%) Terraform
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) Nmap
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 138 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.78%) Oracle
3 27 (5.23%) Atlassian
4 24 (4.65%) Xamarin
5 20 (3.88%) Google
6 12 (2.33%) SAP
7 8 (1.55%) Adobe
7 8 (1.55%) Apple
7 8 (1.55%) IFS
8 7 (1.36%) Cognos
8 7 (1.36%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.16%) Twitter
10 5 (0.97%) Databricks
11 4 (0.78%) Telerik
12 3 (0.58%) OpenText
13 2 (0.39%) Alterian
13 2 (0.39%) Sage
13 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds