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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 28 May 2022 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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 229 233 144
Rank change year-on-year +4 -89 -28
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 1,054 678 847
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.14% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 3.72% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 473 612
10th Percentile £385 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £435 £440
Median % change year-on-year +26.44% -1.14% +3.53%
75th Percentile £663 £525 £521
90th Percentile £750 £631 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +13.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
10th Percentile £45.84 £27.10 £19.78
25th Percentile £46.67 £32.50 £29.94
Median hourly rate £54.41 £35.00 £50.50
Median % change year-on-year +55.46% -30.69% +1.00%
75th Percentile £63.24 £41.00 £52.69
90th Percentile £63.60 £44.90 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.88 £34.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year +84.93% -32.67% -8.18%

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 23,831 18,222 14,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.02% 30.54% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,524 12,960 9,987
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £668 £594 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £446 £450
% change year-on-year +12.23% -1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 191 131
10th Percentile £22.20 £22.64 £19.00
25th Percentile £35.00 £33.13 £31.25
Median hourly rate £51.25 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% -2.17% +3.37%
75th Percentile £67.00 £57.50 £54.84
90th Percentile £76.64 £66.00 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.63 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.39% - +5.88%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +38 885 £568 +28.98% 518
London +33 541 £600 +18.52% 178
Work from Home -18 492 £500 +17.65% 313
UK excluding London -41 310 £453 +13.13% 377
Midlands -15 61 £425 +17.24% 85
South East -50 61 £463 +13.50% 86
North of England -56 56 £450 +16.13% 86
South West +12 50 £520 +12.43% 45
Scotland -32 46 £491 +16.90% 22
West Midlands -20 40 £424 +14.59% 55
North West -49 32 £425 +7.94% 44
East of England -18 23 £525 +40.00% 36
Yorkshire -36 20 £400 +6.67% 29
East Midlands -18 18 £425 +19.30% 30
Wales -6 12 £413 +15.38% 12
North East -14 4 £590 +26.88% 14
Northern Ireland -3 3 £430 - 5

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 1,054 (100.00%) .NET
2 911 (86.43%) C#
3 516 (48.96%) Azure
4 494 (46.87%) Agile
5 453 (42.98%) SQL Server
6 443 (42.03%) JavaScript
7 438 (41.56%) SQL
8 355 (33.68%) MVC
9 342 (32.45%) .NET Core
10 335 (31.78%) .NET Framework
11 323 (30.65%) CSS
12 317 (30.08%) DevOps
13 316 (29.98%) HTML
14 304 (28.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 292 (27.70%) Microsoft
16 281 (26.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 278 (26.38%) Microservices
18 275 (26.09%) AngularJS
19 251 (23.81%) Finance
20 250 (23.72%) CI/CD
21 234 (22.20%) ASP.NET Core
22 233 (22.11%) Git (software)
23 187 (17.74%) Software Engineering
24 186 (17.65%) React
25 173 (16.41%) TDD
26 171 (16.22%) AWS
27 167 (15.84%) Full Stack Development
28 163 (15.46%) Docker
29 160 (15.18%) Scrum
30 159 (15.09%) Social Skills

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 89 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (2.56%) Confluence
4 22 (2.09%) CMS
4 22 (2.09%) Umbraco
5 17 (1.61%) Sitefinity
6 14 (1.33%) IIS
7 10 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.76%) Apache
10 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.47%) nginx
12 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.38%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.095%) Endur
3 1 (0.095%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 516 (48.96%) Azure
2 171 (16.22%) AWS
3 66 (6.26%) Serverless
4 60 (5.69%) Azure Service Bus
5 51 (4.84%) Azure Functions
6 48 (4.55%) Power Platform
7 47 (4.46%) SaaS
8 46 (4.36%) Azure Logic Apps
9 44 (4.17%) GitHub
10 35 (3.32%) GCP
11 32 (3.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 30 (2.85%) Microsoft 365
12 30 (2.85%) PaaS
13 29 (2.75%) PowerApps
14 27 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
14 27 (2.56%) npm
15 25 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
16 22 (2.09%) Azure Pipelines
17 18 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.85%) AMQP
2 7 (0.66%) HTTP
3 6 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (0.57%) SAN
4 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.38%) Internet
5 4 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.095%) 2G
6 1 (0.095%) DWDM
6 1 (0.095%) GPON
6 1 (0.095%) Intranet
6 1 (0.095%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.095%) MPLS
6 1 (0.095%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (42.98%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 44 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 43 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 42 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (3.04%) Redis
9 21 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.99%) Power BI
10 19 (1.80%) MySQL
11 10 (0.95%) Firebird
12 9 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.76%) DB2
13 8 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.57%) Big Data
15 6 (0.57%) Neo4j
15 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 233 (22.11%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.58%) NUnit
3 100 (9.49%) Visual Studio
4 87 (8.25%) JIRA
5 73 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (5.98%) Moq
6 63 (5.98%) TeamCity
7 49 (4.65%) gulp
8 47 (4.46%) Jenkins
9 33 (3.13%) SpecFlow
10 31 (2.94%) Grunt
11 23 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (2.09%) Bitbucket
13 21 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (1.90%) Yeoman
15 14 (1.33%) Postman
16 13 (1.23%) Mercurial
17 12 (1.14%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 251 (23.81%) Finance
2 159 (15.09%) Social Skills
3 121 (11.48%) Front Office
4 91 (8.63%) Public Sector
5 75 (7.12%) Banking
6 61 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (4.17%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.99%) Legal
9 19 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.95%) Marketing
13 9 (0.85%) Electronics
14 8 (0.76%) Retail
15 7 (0.66%) Back Office
15 7 (0.66%) Law
16 6 (0.57%) Publishing
17 3 (0.28%) Automotive
17 3 (0.28%) Aviation
17 3 (0.28%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 822 (77.99%) Developer
2 476 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 180 (17.08%) C# Developer
4 116 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 77 (7.31%) Azure Developer
7 75 (7.12%) Full Stack Developer
8 74 (7.02%) Software Engineer
9 72 (6.83%) Software Developer
10 69 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 59 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 53 (5.03%) .NET Software Engineer
13 51 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
14 50 (4.74%) React Developer
15 47 (4.46%) Front Office Developer
16 40 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 39 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 38 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 37 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
19 37 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,054 (100.00%) .NET
2 342 (32.45%) .NET Core
3 335 (31.78%) .NET Framework
4 323 (30.65%) CSS
5 316 (29.98%) HTML
6 304 (28.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 281 (26.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 275 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 234 (22.20%) ASP.NET Core
10 186 (17.65%) React
11 145 (13.76%) Entity Framework
11 145 (13.76%) jQuery
12 131 (12.43%) REST
13 107 (10.15%) Web Services
14 103 (9.77%) RESTful
15 98 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 95 (9.01%) Node.js
16 95 (9.01%) XML
17 94 (8.92%) HTML5
18 93 (8.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (6.74%) Fixed Income
3 68 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (6.36%) Derivative
5 66 (6.26%) Hedge funds
6 59 (5.60%) Equities
7 48 (4.55%) User Experience
8 27 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.85%) NHS
13 8 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.66%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.50%) Windows
2 21 (1.99%) Linux
3 16 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.47%) Android
4 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.38%) Unix
6 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (46.87%) Agile
2 355 (33.68%) MVC
3 317 (30.08%) DevOps
4 278 (26.38%) Microservices
5 250 (23.72%) CI/CD
6 187 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 173 (16.41%) TDD
8 167 (15.84%) Full Stack Development
9 160 (15.18%) Scrum
10 131 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
11 119 (11.29%) OO
12 113 (10.72%) SDLC
13 108 (10.25%) Fintech
14 106 (10.06%) Asset Management
14 106 (10.06%) Test Automation
15 98 (9.30%) SOLID
16 95 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (7.97%) Web Development
18 77 (7.31%) Migration
19 72 (6.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 911 (86.43%) C#
2 443 (42.03%) JavaScript
3 438 (41.56%) SQL
4 135 (12.81%) TypeScript
5 127 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 101 (9.58%) T-SQL
7 77 (7.31%) VB.NET
8 73 (6.93%) Python
9 48 (4.55%) Java
10 30 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.28%) C++
12 20 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.52%) PHP
14 15 (1.42%) VB
15 14 (1.33%) C
16 10 (0.95%) Delphi
16 10 (0.95%) VB6
17 9 (0.85%) ES6
18 8 (0.76%) Apple Swift
19 5 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 94 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.70%) Degree
4 14 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.47%) CEH
8 5 (0.47%) CISSP
8 5 (0.47%) CSSLP
8 5 (0.47%) GIAC
8 5 (0.47%) MCSA
9 4 (0.38%) HND
10 3 (0.28%) MCP
10 3 (0.28%) MCSE
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.19%) ISEB
11 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.095%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.36%) QA
2 17 (1.61%) Accessibility
3 14 (1.33%) WCAG
4 5 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 163 (15.46%) Docker
2 29 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 146 (13.85%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.89%) Terraform
3 23 (2.18%) Ansible
4 21 (1.99%) MIIS
5 8 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.57%) HP Fortify
7 6 (0.57%) Nessus
7 6 (0.57%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.095%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.095%) Packer
Vendors
1 292 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.69%) Oracle
3 31 (2.94%) Google
4 28 (2.66%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.90%) TIBCO
6 16 (1.52%) Pega
7 15 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.14%) DevExpress
8 12 (1.14%) IBM
9 10 (0.95%) SAP
10 9 (0.85%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.76%) Apple
11 8 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 8 (0.76%) Siemens
12 7 (0.66%) Databricks
13 6 (0.57%) Adobe
13 6 (0.57%) Checkmarx
13 6 (0.57%) HP
13 6 (0.57%) Qualys
13 6 (0.57%) Splunk