Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 91 93
Rank change year-on-year -46 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,352 2,665 2,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 2.68% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.29% 7.84% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 2,082 1,977
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -0.38% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 10
UK median hourly rate £50.50 £39.00 £43.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.49% -10.13% +73.58%
10th Percentile £25.17 £19.13 £21.13
90th Percentile £53.00 £63.13 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.22% -5.26% +90.00%

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 21,493 33,982 32,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.01% 34.15% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,777 23,941 22,996
UK median daily rate £490 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +3.78% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 298 337
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% +3.79% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.35 £17.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% +3.83% +6.67%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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 -38 1,263 £425 - 1,504
UK excluding London -43 845 £399 -0.38% 1,294
London -20 474 £475 - 321
South East -23 274 £413 -2.94% 366
North of England -17 231 £375 - 345
North West +6 134 £375 -3.23% 199
Midlands -16 121 £363 -5.84% 244
South West -49 104 £400 -1.23% 116
Yorkshire -18 85 £400 +6.67% 115
West Midlands -17 70 £394 -3.73% 139
East Midlands -6 51 £350 -6.67% 105
Scotland -13 51 £394 +5.00% 62
East of England -10 49 £425 +11.48% 112
North East -22 12 £381 -15.28% 31
Wales -26 9 £275 -26.67% 35
Northern Ireland +3 6 £431 +21.27% 14

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 1,351 (99.93%) .NET
2 1,170 (86.54%) C#
3 781 (57.77%) MVC
4 750 (55.47%) JavaScript
5 680 (50.30%) SQL Server
6 665 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
7 544 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 515 (38.09%) HTML
9 511 (37.80%) Azure
10 481 (35.58%) SQL
11 472 (34.91%) CSS
12 442 (32.69%) AngularJS
13 382 (28.25%) Microsoft
14 367 (27.14%) .NET Framework
15 351 (25.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 300 (22.19%) TDD
17 273 (20.19%) .NET Core
18 243 (17.97%) jQuery
19 225 (16.64%) Finance
19 225 (16.64%) Scrum
20 218 (16.12%) Entity Framework
21 216 (15.98%) React
22 204 (15.09%) Web Services
23 193 (14.28%) Git (software)
24 177 (13.09%) Web Development
25 159 (11.76%) DevOps
26 154 (11.39%) Microservices
27 149 (11.02%) Visual Studio
28 144 (10.65%) ASP.NET Core
29 141 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server

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 85 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 75 (5.55%) Umbraco
3 64 (4.73%) CMS
4 50 (3.70%) IIS
5 30 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 20 (1.48%) EPiServer
7 19 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.04%) Confluence
8 14 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.67%) Kentico
11 8 (0.59%) SAS
12 7 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.22%) JBoss
15 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.30%) Adobe XD
2 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.074%) Sketch
4 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.074%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 100 (7.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.22%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 511 (37.80%) Azure
2 131 (9.69%) AWS
3 103 (7.62%) Power Platform
4 85 (6.29%) Dynamics 365
5 74 (5.47%) Serverless
6 68 (5.03%) Azure Functions
7 47 (3.48%) PaaS
8 28 (2.07%) Office 365
9 24 (1.78%) SaaS
10 22 (1.63%) GitHub
10 22 (1.63%) npm
11 19 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (1.26%) IaaS
12 17 (1.26%) PowerApps
13 14 (1.04%) GCP
14 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Flow
15 9 (0.67%) Azure Stack
16 6 (0.44%) Trello
17 5 (0.37%) OneDrive
18 4 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.11%) DNS
2 12 (0.89%) Intranet
3 10 (0.74%) Firewall
3 10 (0.74%) Internet
4 6 (0.44%) Extranet
4 6 (0.44%) HTTP
4 6 (0.44%) Network Security
4 6 (0.44%) SSL
5 5 (0.37%) DMZ
5 5 (0.37%) VPN
6 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.22%) AMQP
7 3 (0.22%) Skype
7 3 (0.22%) SMS
8 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.15%) SMTP
8 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.074%) DHCP
9 1 (0.074%) SNMP
9 1 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 680 (50.30%) SQL Server
2 102 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (6.51%) Power BI
4 81 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (4.66%) Redis
6 61 (4.51%) MongoDB
7 58 (4.29%) MySQL
8 54 (3.99%) NoSQL
9 49 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 47 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 36 (2.66%) Cosmos DB
11 36 (2.66%) Relational Database
12 34 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 31 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.85%) OLAP
16 23 (1.70%) QlikView
17 21 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 17 (1.26%) Oracle Database
19 16 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 193 (14.28%) Git (software)
2 149 (11.02%) Visual Studio
3 141 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 95 (7.03%) TeamCity
5 86 (6.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 61 (4.51%) Moq
7 51 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
8 49 (3.62%) NUnit
9 46 (3.40%) JIRA
10 39 (2.88%) MSTest
11 36 (2.66%) Jenkins
12 33 (2.44%) gulp
13 26 (1.92%) Selenium
14 25 (1.85%) Subversion
15 23 (1.70%) SpecFlow
16 21 (1.55%) Jasmine
17 20 (1.48%) webpack
18 16 (1.18%) Bitbucket
19 12 (0.89%) Babel
19 12 (0.89%) MSBuild
General
1 225 (16.64%) Finance
2 87 (6.43%) Public Sector
3 40 (2.96%) Retail
4 39 (2.88%) Law
5 29 (2.14%) Front Office
6 28 (2.07%) Banking
7 22 (1.63%) Marketing
8 14 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.89%) Police
10 11 (0.81%) Electronics
11 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 5 (0.37%) Games
13 4 (0.30%) Advertising
13 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.30%) Publishing
14 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.15%) iGaming
15 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,159 (85.72%) Developer
2 687 (50.81%) .NET Developer
3 314 (23.22%) C# Developer
4 215 (15.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 180 (13.31%) ASP.NET Developer
6 138 (10.21%) Full Stack Developer
7 103 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 94 (6.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 86 (6.36%) Angular Developer
10 83 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 78 (5.77%) Azure Developer
12 75 (5.55%) Software Developer
13 72 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 67 (4.96%) React Developer
15 66 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
16 65 (4.81%) SQL Developer
17 48 (3.55%) Web Developer
18 43 (3.18%) Software Engineer
19 42 (3.11%) HTML Developer
20 40 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,351 (99.93%) .NET
2 544 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 515 (38.09%) HTML
4 472 (34.91%) CSS
5 442 (32.69%) AngularJS
6 367 (27.14%) .NET Framework
7 351 (25.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 273 (20.19%) .NET Core
9 243 (17.97%) jQuery
10 218 (16.12%) Entity Framework
11 216 (15.98%) React
12 204 (15.09%) Web Services
13 144 (10.65%) ASP.NET Core
14 126 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 115 (8.51%) HTML5
16 111 (8.21%) RESTful
17 104 (7.69%) REST
18 98 (7.25%) WCF
19 96 (7.10%) XML
20 79 (5.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (4.88%) User Experience
3 65 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.11%) Hedge funds
6 36 (2.66%) W3C
7 35 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 11 (0.81%) Equities
10 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.67%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.67%) NHS
11 9 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (0.52%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (0.52%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.52%) Derivative
13 6 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.92%) Windows
2 30 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 28 (2.07%) Android
4 24 (1.78%) Linux
5 17 (1.26%) Unix
6 15 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.59%) VMS
8 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.074%) MVS
14 1 (0.074%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (57.77%) MVC
2 665 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (22.19%) TDD
4 225 (16.64%) Scrum
5 177 (13.09%) Web Development
6 159 (11.76%) DevOps
7 154 (11.39%) Microservices
8 136 (10.06%) SOLID
9 132 (9.76%) BDD
10 116 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (8.51%) CRM
12 107 (7.91%) Software Engineering
13 106 (7.84%) Test Automation
14 94 (6.95%) Kanban
15 90 (6.66%) Front End Development
16 77 (5.70%) OO
17 71 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
18 67 (4.96%) Unit Testing
19 65 (4.81%) SDLC
20 60 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1,170 (86.54%) C#
2 750 (55.47%) JavaScript
3 481 (35.58%) SQL
4 125 (9.25%) T-SQL
5 107 (7.91%) TypeScript
6 87 (6.43%) PowerShell
7 65 (4.81%) Java
8 57 (4.22%) VB.NET
9 31 (2.29%) VB
10 25 (1.85%) F#
10 25 (1.85%) VBA
11 22 (1.63%) PHP
12 20 (1.48%) VB6
13 19 (1.41%) Python
14 16 (1.18%) C++
14 16 (1.18%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.96%) VBScript
16 11 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.67%) Ruby
18 8 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 32 (2.37%) Degree
2 32 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.52%) MCITP
8 6 (0.44%) MCSE
9 5 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.30%) MCP
10 4 (0.30%) MCPD
11 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) MCTS
11 3 (0.22%) PhD
11 3 (0.22%) SANS
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.10%) QA
2 40 (2.96%) WCAG
3 5 (0.37%) GDPR
4 2 (0.15%) GxP
4 2 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.074%) PMO
5 1 (0.074%) PSD2
5 1 (0.074%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.074%) TickIT
System Software
1 71 (5.25%) Docker
2 46 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.074%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.11%) MIIS
2 15 (1.11%) Terraform
3 11 (0.81%) Puppet
4 5 (0.37%) Ansible
4 5 (0.37%) SCCM
4 5 (0.37%) SCOM
4 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.30%) Kibana
6 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.074%) cPanel
8 1 (0.074%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.074%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 382 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.25%) Oracle
3 46 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 44 (3.25%) Xamarin
5 25 (1.85%) Tableau
6 22 (1.63%) Cognos
6 22 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
7 13 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.96%) Google
7 13 (0.96%) Telerik
8 12 (0.89%) SAP
9 10 (0.74%) Nintex
10 7 (0.52%) Sybase
11 6 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.44%) VMware
11 6 (0.44%) webMethods
12 5 (0.37%) Citrix
13 4 (0.30%) Apple
13 4 (0.30%) HP
13 4 (0.30%) jBASE