Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -44 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,695 3,032 2,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 2.94% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.47% 8.41% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,313 2,297 1,978
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £318 £309 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 22
UK median hourly rate £39.53 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.15% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £30.03 £21.65 £21.31
90th Percentile £60.00 £69.75 £49.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.53 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -12.15% +11.11% +1.25%

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 26,192 36,058 32,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.88% 34.91% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,216 25,386 22,514
UK median daily rate £499 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 319 365
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £41.61 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% +4.03% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.65 £18.20
90th Percentile £70.00 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.31
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.96% +11.96%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -35 1,605 £425 - 1,514
UK excluding London -34 1,077 £400 +6.67% 1,335
London -53 590 £475 - 311
South East -17 369 £413 +3.13% 373
North of England -7 266 £375 - 335
Midlands -11 176 £400 +6.67% 243
North West +13 163 £375 - 175
West Midlands -12 108 £419 +4.69% 135
South West -73 105 £388 -1.90% 158
East of England -1 90 £425 +6.25% 98
Yorkshire -30 85 £395 +5.33% 126
East Midlands -7 67 £393 +12.14% 107
Scotland -46 43 £388 +3.33% 78
Wales -9 22 £381 +1.67% 37
North East -17 18 £388 +2.18% 34
Northern Ireland -10 6 £431 -0.29% 18

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,695 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,500 (88.50%) C#
3 1,017 (60.00%) MVC
4 942 (55.58%) JavaScript
5 876 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
6 861 (50.80%) SQL Server
7 683 (40.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 643 (37.94%) Azure
9 640 (37.76%) HTML
10 613 (36.17%) CSS
11 575 (33.92%) SQL
12 530 (31.27%) AngularJS
12 530 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 479 (28.26%) .NET Framework
14 477 (28.14%) Microsoft
15 472 (27.85%) TDD
16 371 (21.89%) .NET Core
17 325 (19.17%) jQuery
18 290 (17.11%) Entity Framework
19 285 (16.81%) Scrum
20 265 (15.63%) Web Services
21 259 (15.28%) React
22 257 (15.16%) Git (software)
22 257 (15.16%) Finance
23 220 (12.98%) SOLID
24 216 (12.74%) BDD
25 205 (12.09%) DevOps
26 199 (11.74%) Microservices
27 192 (11.33%) Web Development
28 187 (11.03%) 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
1 132 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 86 (5.07%) Umbraco
3 64 (3.78%) CMS
4 59 (3.48%) IIS
5 31 (1.83%) EPiServer
6 27 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (1.12%) Confluence
10 17 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.53%) Kentico
13 7 (0.41%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.41%) SugarCRM
13 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.29%) Captiva
15 5 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.29%) DNN
15 5 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Sketch
5 1 (0.059%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 136 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
2 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 643 (37.94%) Azure
2 141 (8.32%) AWS
3 113 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 100 (5.90%) Dynamics 365
5 87 (5.13%) Serverless
6 73 (4.31%) Azure Functions
7 54 (3.19%) PaaS
8 49 (2.89%) Office 365
9 32 (1.89%) GitHub
9 32 (1.89%) npm
10 30 (1.77%) SaaS
11 28 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (1.00%) PowerApps
13 16 (0.94%) IaaS
14 15 (0.88%) GCP
15 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Flow
16 9 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.83%) Internet
1 14 (0.83%) Intranet
2 13 (0.77%) DNS
2 13 (0.77%) HTTP
3 7 (0.41%) Firewall
4 6 (0.35%) SSL
5 5 (0.29%) VPN
6 3 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.12%) AMQP
7 2 (0.12%) SMTP
7 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.059%) DHCP
8 1 (0.059%) FTP
8 1 (0.059%) NAS
8 1 (0.059%) Network Security
8 1 (0.059%) SAN
8 1 (0.059%) Skype
8 1 (0.059%) SNMP
8 1 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.059%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (50.80%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (5.78%) Power BI
5 66 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 55 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 54 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 48 (2.83%) Cosmos DB
9 48 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 44 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 43 (2.54%) Redis
12 40 (2.36%) MySQL
13 38 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 16 (0.94%) QlikView
17 14 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.77%) OLAP
19 12 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 257 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 170 (10.03%) Visual Studio
3 131 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 102 (6.02%) TeamCity
5 81 (4.78%) Jenkins
6 77 (4.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 69 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 64 (3.78%) NUnit
9 52 (3.07%) JIRA
10 51 (3.01%) Moq
11 46 (2.71%) Bitbucket
12 41 (2.42%) gulp
13 37 (2.18%) MSTest
14 32 (1.89%) Selenium
15 31 (1.83%) SpecFlow
16 30 (1.77%) Jasmine
16 30 (1.77%) Subversion
17 26 (1.53%) webpack
18 15 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
19 14 (0.83%) Babel
General
1 257 (15.16%) Finance
2 80 (4.72%) Public Sector
3 56 (3.30%) Law
4 49 (2.89%) Retail
5 48 (2.83%) Banking
6 34 (2.01%) Front Office
7 20 (1.18%) Marketing
8 19 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.83%) Military
10 13 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.71%) Police
12 11 (0.65%) Back Office
12 11 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.59%) Legal
14 8 (0.47%) Advertising
14 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.47%) Publishing
15 6 (0.35%) Electronics
15 6 (0.35%) Games
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,424 (84.01%) Developer
2 836 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 424 (25.01%) C# Developer
4 301 (17.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 203 (11.98%) Full Stack Developer
6 196 (11.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 149 (8.79%) Senior Developer
8 112 (6.61%) Angular Developer
9 108 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 102 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 95 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 91 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 88 (5.19%) SQL Developer
14 80 (4.72%) Azure Developer
15 72 (4.25%) React Developer
15 72 (4.25%) Web Developer
16 69 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
17 55 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
18 50 (2.95%) Lead Developer
19 49 (2.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,695 (100.00%) .NET
2 683 (40.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 640 (37.76%) HTML
4 613 (36.17%) CSS
5 530 (31.27%) AngularJS
5 530 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 479 (28.26%) .NET Framework
7 371 (21.89%) .NET Core
8 325 (19.17%) jQuery
9 290 (17.11%) Entity Framework
10 265 (15.63%) Web Services
11 259 (15.28%) React
12 168 (9.91%) HTML5
12 168 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 167 (9.85%) REST
14 164 (9.68%) ASP.NET Core
15 160 (9.44%) RESTful
16 134 (7.91%) WCF
17 126 (7.43%) XML
18 106 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.73%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (2.48%) Hedge funds
5 39 (2.30%) User Experience
6 27 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.18%) W3C
8 16 (0.94%) Derivative
9 15 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
11 9 (0.53%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.41%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.41%) NHS
12 7 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 113 (6.67%) Windows
2 34 (2.01%) Android
3 27 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.18%) Linux
4 20 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.71%) Unix
6 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.41%) VMS
8 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.059%) CentOS
11 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,017 (60.00%) MVC
2 876 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (27.85%) TDD
4 285 (16.81%) Scrum
5 220 (12.98%) SOLID
6 216 (12.74%) BDD
7 205 (12.09%) DevOps
8 199 (11.74%) Microservices
9 192 (11.33%) Web Development
10 187 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
11 157 (9.26%) CRM
12 139 (8.20%) Kanban
13 137 (8.08%) OO
14 119 (7.02%) Test Automation
15 112 (6.61%) Software Engineering
16 111 (6.55%) Unit Testing
17 71 (4.19%) SOA
18 70 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (4.13%) Workflow
19 66 (3.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,500 (88.50%) C#
2 942 (55.58%) JavaScript
3 575 (33.92%) SQL
4 142 (8.38%) TypeScript
5 141 (8.32%) T-SQL
6 85 (5.01%) PowerShell
7 82 (4.84%) Java
8 66 (3.89%) VB.NET
9 48 (2.83%) VB
10 34 (2.01%) PHP
10 34 (2.01%) Python
11 31 (1.83%) VBA
12 28 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.36%) VB6
14 22 (1.30%) C++
15 14 (0.83%) C
16 13 (0.77%) Ruby
17 10 (0.59%) ES6
17 10 (0.59%) VBScript
18 8 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 64 (3.78%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.07%) Degree
4 27 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.77%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.24%) ISEB
9 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) MCITP
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) PhD
9 3 (0.18%) SANS
10 2 (0.12%) CISSP
10 2 (0.12%) SSCP
10 2 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.48%) QA
2 27 (1.59%) WCAG
3 3 (0.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.12%) HL7
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.059%) GDPR
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.059%) PMO
5 1 (0.059%) PSD2
5 1 (0.059%) TickIT
System Software
1 85 (5.01%) Docker
2 42 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (0.83%) MIIS
4 13 (0.77%) Terraform
5 8 (0.47%) Ansible
6 6 (0.35%) Kibana
6 6 (0.35%) Puppet
7 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.24%) SCCM
8 3 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.18%) SCOM
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.18%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.059%) Control-M
9 1 (0.059%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.059%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 477 (28.14%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.43%) Oracle
3 50 (2.95%) Xamarin
4 34 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 17 (1.00%) Tableau
6 17 (1.00%) Telerik
7 16 (0.94%) Cognos
8 15 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (0.77%) Google
10 11 (0.65%) Nintex
10 11 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.41%) Automation Anywhere
11 7 (0.41%) SAP
12 6 (0.35%) HP
12 6 (0.35%) IBM
12 6 (0.35%) UiPath
12 6 (0.35%) VMware
12 6 (0.35%) webMethods
13 5 (0.29%) Micro Focus