Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 75 55
Rank change year-on-year -19 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2655 3172 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 3.01% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 9.92% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2312 2794
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £269
90th Percentile £538 £538 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 38
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.99% -1.23%
10th Percentile £21.80 £22.00 £19.79
90th Percentile £50.25 £45.68 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year +6.25% +18.91% -7.20%

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 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £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 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -17 2480 £400 +6.67% 1033
UK excluding London -17 1561 £350 - 817
London -15 1071 £450 +5.88% 255
South East -24 445 £375 +3.45% 227
North of England -3 353 £342 +0.44% 234
Midlands -14 272 £350 - 134
South West -5 246 £355 +1.43% 86
North West 0 191 £350 - 127
Yorkshire +10 156 £338 +3.85% 90
West Midlands -10 143 £350 - 58
East Midlands -8 128 £340 +0.74% 71
Scotland -17 103 £361 +7.84% 23
East of England -61 89 £350 - 97
Wales +21 44 £337 -15.80% 14
Northern Ireland -41 12 £363 -11.59% 2
North East +3 6 £375 +1.35% 17
Isle of Man - 1 £210 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2653 (99.92%) .NET
2 2344 (88.29%) C#
3 1843 (69.42%) MVC
4 1382 (52.05%) JavaScript
5 1381 (52.02%) SQL Server
6 1357 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1337 (50.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1113 (41.92%) HTML
9 1081 (40.72%) SQL
10 1008 (37.97%) CSS
11 937 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 897 (33.79%) AngularJS
13 799 (30.09%) Microsoft
14 727 (27.38%) TDD
15 678 (25.54%) .NET Framework
16 652 (24.56%) jQuery
17 525 (19.77%) Scrum
18 524 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 461 (17.36%) Finance
20 454 (17.10%) Web Services
21 440 (16.57%) Web Development
22 429 (16.16%) WCF
23 428 (16.12%) HTML5
24 426 (16.05%) Entity Framework
25 321 (12.09%) T-SQL
25 321 (12.09%) Visual Studio
26 317 (11.94%) Unit Testing
27 314 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
28 294 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
29 283 (10.66%) Git (software)

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
1 193 (7.27%) CMS
2 153 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 135 (5.08%) IIS
4 111 (4.18%) Umbraco
5 91 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 75 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (1.66%) NServiceBus
8 35 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (1.17%) EPiServer
9 31 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 25 (0.94%) Kentico
11 23 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (0.75%) Confluence
13 18 (0.68%) Apache
14 14 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.30%) JBoss
16 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.11%) InVision
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.075%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.038%) Simulink
8 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 96 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Endur
5 3 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.038%) Magento
6 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.038%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.038%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 524 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.30%) GitHub
4 51 (1.92%) Office 365
5 35 (1.32%) PaaS
6 34 (1.28%) SaaS
7 26 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (0.98%) IaaS
8 19 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (0.72%) npm
8 19 (0.72%) Serverless
9 15 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.53%) Firebase
11 9 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.00%) Intranet
2 31 (1.17%) Internet
3 18 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.60%) DNS
4 16 (0.60%) SMTP
5 14 (0.53%) HTTP
6 12 (0.45%) SSL
7 7 (0.26%) Firewall
7 7 (0.26%) SMS
8 5 (0.19%) FTP
8 5 (0.19%) LDAP
8 5 (0.19%) VPN
9 4 (0.15%) IMAP
9 4 (0.15%) Network Security
9 4 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.15%) SSH
10 3 (0.11%) ATM
10 3 (0.11%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.11%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1381 (52.02%) SQL Server
2 171 (6.44%) NoSQL
3 164 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 137 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 123 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 122 (4.60%) MongoDB
8 90 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 58 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
10 47 (1.77%) MySQL
11 40 (1.51%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 38 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 34 (1.28%) Power BI
14 32 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.17%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (0.87%) Hadoop
18 22 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 21 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 321 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 294 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 283 (10.66%) Git (software)
4 140 (5.27%) NUnit
5 130 (4.90%) TeamCity
6 120 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 99 (3.73%) JIRA
8 78 (2.94%) Selenium
9 73 (2.75%) MSTest
10 66 (2.49%) Subversion
11 57 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 55 (2.07%) Moq
13 50 (1.88%) ReSharper
14 47 (1.77%) Jenkins
15 45 (1.69%) gulp
15 45 (1.69%) SpecFlow
16 40 (1.51%) MSBuild
17 32 (1.21%) JIRA Agile
18 26 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 461 (17.36%) Finance
2 196 (7.38%) Banking
3 96 (3.62%) Retail
4 75 (2.82%) Marketing
5 53 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 53 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 46 (1.73%) Advertising
6 46 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 45 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.36%) Electronics
9 27 (1.02%) Front Office
10 26 (0.98%) Law
11 20 (0.75%) Legal
12 18 (0.68%) Automotive
13 16 (0.60%) Games
14 12 (0.45%) Back Office
15 9 (0.34%) Publishing
16 8 (0.30%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2364 (89.04%) Developer
2 1498 (56.42%) .NET Developer
3 958 (36.08%) C# Developer
4 693 (26.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 561 (21.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 432 (16.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 370 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 301 (11.34%) Full Stack Developer
9 289 (10.89%) Senior Developer
10 278 (10.47%) SQL Developer
11 184 (6.93%) Angular Developer
12 183 (6.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 155 (5.84%) Web Developer
14 125 (4.71%) Software Developer
15 116 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
16 106 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 91 (3.43%) Sitecore Developer
18 88 (3.31%) Lead Developer
19 87 (3.28%) Agile Developer
20 84 (3.16%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2653 (99.92%) .NET
2 1337 (50.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1113 (41.92%) HTML
4 1008 (37.97%) CSS
5 937 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 897 (33.79%) AngularJS
7 678 (25.54%) .NET Framework
8 652 (24.56%) jQuery
9 454 (17.10%) Web Services
10 429 (16.16%) WCF
11 428 (16.12%) HTML5
12 426 (16.05%) Entity Framework
13 255 (9.60%) REST
14 253 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 248 (9.34%) RESTful
16 246 (9.27%) React
17 236 (8.89%) CSS3
18 204 (7.68%) Ajax
19 198 (7.46%) XML
20 174 (6.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 243 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
2 114 (4.29%) User Experience
3 84 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 74 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (2.79%) N-Tier
5 72 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 64 (2.41%) Fintech
8 34 (1.28%) Blog
9 31 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 26 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 25 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 25 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (0.83%) W3C
14 21 (0.79%) Equities
15 15 (0.56%) Online Banking
16 13 (0.49%) NHS
17 10 (0.38%) Credit Risk
18 9 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 246 (9.27%) Windows
2 49 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 43 (1.62%) Android
4 39 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 39 (1.47%) Linux
5 26 (0.98%) Unix
6 8 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.15%) MVS
10 4 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (0.15%) Solaris
11 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.075%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.038%) HPUX
13 1 (0.038%) VMS
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1843 (69.42%) MVC
2 1357 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 727 (27.38%) TDD
4 525 (19.77%) Scrum
5 440 (16.57%) Web Development
6 317 (11.94%) Unit Testing
7 314 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
8 282 (10.62%) BDD
9 251 (9.45%) SOLID
10 197 (7.42%) Microservices
11 189 (7.12%) Software Engineering
12 187 (7.04%) Front End Development
13 177 (6.67%) OO
14 170 (6.40%) DevOps
15 160 (6.03%) Test Automation
16 145 (5.46%) E-Commerce
17 141 (5.31%) SDLC
18 120 (4.52%) Kanban
19 116 (4.37%) CRM
20 114 (4.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2344 (88.29%) C#
2 1382 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 1081 (40.72%) SQL
4 321 (12.09%) T-SQL
5 188 (7.08%) VB.NET
6 130 (4.90%) TypeScript
7 82 (3.09%) Java
7 82 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 55 (2.07%) VB
9 39 (1.47%) PHP
10 36 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 31 (1.17%) C
12 29 (1.09%) VB6
13 28 (1.05%) Ruby
14 27 (1.02%) Python
15 24 (0.90%) C++
15 24 (0.90%) ES6
16 21 (0.79%) VBA
17 18 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 134 (5.05%) Degree
2 56 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 49 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.38%) MCSD
8 9 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.34%) MCTS
9 8 (0.30%) MCP
10 3 (0.11%) HND
10 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.11%) MCAD
10 3 (0.11%) MCPD
11 2 (0.075%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.075%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.075%) MBA
12 1 (0.038%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.64%) QA
2 11 (0.41%) MiFID
3 8 (0.30%) SLA
4 7 (0.26%) WCAG
5 6 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.15%) GAAP
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) GCP
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.038%) PSD2
System Software
1 60 (2.26%) Docker
2 37 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) vSphere
6 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.11%) UAG
7 3 (0.11%) XenApp
7 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.038%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 29 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.72%) Ansible
3 18 (0.68%) Puppet
4 12 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.15%) Terraform
6 3 (0.11%) Grafana
6 3 (0.11%) Kibana
6 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.075%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.075%) Nagios
7 2 (0.075%) SCCM
7 2 (0.075%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.038%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.038%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.038%) logstash
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.038%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 799 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.93%) Oracle
3 156 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 48 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 41 (1.54%) SAP
6 29 (1.09%) DevExpress
7 21 (0.79%) Google
8 15 (0.56%) VMware
9 14 (0.53%) Telerik
10 11 (0.41%) Apple
10 11 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.41%) IBM
10 11 (0.41%) Nintex
11 10 (0.38%) Twitter
12 9 (0.34%) Capita
12 9 (0.34%) Tableau
13 8 (0.30%) Adobe
13 8 (0.30%) Blue Prism
14 7 (0.26%) Apigee
15 6 (0.23%) Red Hat