Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 116 86
Rank change year-on-year -30 -30 +1
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 625 1,955 2,981
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 2.14% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 6.75% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 1,567 2,324
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £305
90th Percentile £625 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +11.43% +8.02%
10th Percentile £31.55 £30.88 £26.25
90th Percentile £40.63 £60.00 £60.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -30.00% +14.29% +2.94%

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 10,685 28,956 35,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.34% 31.76% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,103 20,189 24,814
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £334 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 320 352
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.71 £41.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.92% +5.43% +3.64%
10th Percentile £22.33 £19.77 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.98 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -0.62%

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 7 August 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 7 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET in the UK

ASP.NET
Top 15 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 7 August 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 -38 544 £465 +9.41% 629
UK excluding London -48 310 £385 -3.75% 535
London +25 287 £500 +5.26% 128
South East -42 78 £385 -9.41% 127
Scotland +60 53 £425 +16.44% 14
South West +40 53 £410 +2.50% 63
Work from Home -8 53 £375 - 100
North of England -38 52 £375 - 155
Midlands -30 40 £350 -12.50% 109
North West -24 31 £388 +3.33% 101
East of England +10 27 £450 +12.50% 46
Yorkshire +14 21 £350 - 39
West Midlands -12 21 £369 -13.24% 62
East Midlands -2 19 £325 -14.47% 47
Wales +13 8 £350 -16.42% 13

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 623 (99.68%) .NET
2 542 (86.72%) C#
3 355 (56.80%) JavaScript
4 298 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
5 286 (45.76%) SQL Server
6 279 (44.64%) Azure
7 264 (42.24%) MVC
8 247 (39.52%) SQL
9 208 (33.28%) HTML
10 203 (32.48%) AngularJS
11 188 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 176 (28.16%) CSS
12 176 (28.16%) Finance
13 172 (27.52%) .NET Framework
14 167 (26.72%) Microsoft
15 165 (26.40%) React
16 154 (24.64%) .NET Core
17 142 (22.72%) DevOps
18 138 (22.08%) ASP.NET Core
19 135 (21.60%) Web Services
20 127 (20.32%) ASP.NET Web API
21 108 (17.28%) TDD
22 105 (16.80%) Microservices
23 101 (16.16%) jQuery
24 100 (16.00%) Entity Framework
25 98 (15.68%) AWS
26 94 (15.04%) T-SQL
27 90 (14.40%) Software Engineering
28 88 (14.08%) Git (software)
29 86 (13.76%) Unit Testing

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 53 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.48%) Confluence
3 22 (3.52%) IIS
4 20 (3.20%) NServiceBus
5 15 (2.40%) CMS
6 12 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.80%) SAS
7 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.64%) Apache
8 4 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.32%) DNN
10 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.60%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.32%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.96%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 279 (44.64%) Azure
2 98 (15.68%) AWS
3 23 (3.68%) Power Platform
4 22 (3.52%) GCP
5 16 (2.56%) SaaS
6 14 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (2.24%) Logic Apps
6 14 (2.24%) Serverless
7 10 (1.60%) GitHub
7 10 (1.60%) PaaS
8 9 (1.44%) Office 365
8 9 (1.44%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.44%) PowerApps
9 8 (1.28%) Azure Functions
10 5 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.64%) npm
12 3 (0.48%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.48%) ShareGate
12 3 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) Internet
2 9 (1.44%) HTTP
3 5 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (0.64%) Intranet
5 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.20%) Redis
8 17 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.40%) Power BI
11 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (2.08%) OLAP
13 12 (1.92%) MySQL
14 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2017
15 10 (1.60%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 88 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 74 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (11.52%) Visual Studio
4 41 (6.56%) JIRA
5 40 (6.40%) SpecFlow
6 35 (5.60%) Selenium
7 28 (4.48%) TeamCity
8 26 (4.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (3.52%) Bitbucket
10 19 (3.04%) NUnit
11 15 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.40%) MSTest
11 15 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (1.76%) Subversion
13 10 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.44%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.44%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 176 (28.16%) Finance
2 70 (11.20%) Front Office
3 32 (5.12%) Public Sector
4 31 (4.96%) Banking
5 9 (1.44%) Back Office
5 9 (1.44%) Law
6 7 (1.12%) Retail
7 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.64%) International Banking
9 4 (0.64%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Electronics
10 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 507 (81.12%) Developer
2 329 (52.64%) .NET Developer
3 115 (18.40%) C# Developer
4 86 (13.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 84 (13.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (9.44%) SQL Developer
7 54 (8.64%) Azure Developer
7 54 (8.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 52 (8.32%) AWS Engineer
9 46 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 46 (7.36%) Software Engineer
10 43 (6.88%) React Developer
11 42 (6.72%) .NET Software Engineer
12 38 (6.08%) AWS Software Engineer
13 37 (5.92%) Senior Developer
14 35 (5.60%) .NET Software Developer
15 33 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
16 32 (5.12%) HTML Developer
16 32 (5.12%) Software Developer
17 29 (4.64%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (99.68%) .NET
2 208 (33.28%) HTML
3 203 (32.48%) AngularJS
4 188 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 176 (28.16%) CSS
6 172 (27.52%) .NET Framework
7 165 (26.40%) React
8 154 (24.64%) .NET Core
9 138 (22.08%) ASP.NET Core
10 135 (21.60%) Web Services
11 127 (20.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 101 (16.16%) jQuery
13 100 (16.00%) Entity Framework
14 73 (11.68%) Vue.js
15 67 (10.72%) HTML5
15 67 (10.72%) RESTful
16 51 (8.16%) XML
17 44 (7.04%) REST
17 44 (7.04%) SOAP
17 44 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.80%) Fixed Income
1 55 (8.80%) Hedge funds
2 54 (8.64%) Derivative
3 51 (8.16%) Equities
3 51 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.48%) User Experience
5 15 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.80%) NHS
10 5 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.64%) iPhone
11 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.64%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.12%) Windows
2 33 (5.28%) Linux
3 16 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.76%) Android
6 10 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.80%) Unix
9 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (42.24%) MVC
3 142 (22.72%) DevOps
4 108 (17.28%) TDD
5 105 (16.80%) Microservices
6 90 (14.40%) Software Engineering
7 86 (13.76%) Unit Testing
8 81 (12.96%) Scrum
9 77 (12.32%) Migration
10 66 (10.56%) Fintech
11 65 (10.40%) OO
12 61 (9.76%) Web Development
13 60 (9.60%) Asset Management
14 56 (8.96%) Investment Management
15 52 (8.32%) SOLID
16 49 (7.84%) Test Automation
17 41 (6.56%) SOA
18 40 (6.40%) BDD
19 37 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (5.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 542 (86.72%) C#
2 355 (56.80%) JavaScript
3 247 (39.52%) SQL
4 94 (15.04%) T-SQL
5 65 (10.40%) PowerShell
6 43 (6.88%) TypeScript
7 39 (6.24%) Java
8 28 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 26 (4.16%) VB
10 23 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 23 (3.68%) VBA
11 20 (3.20%) Python
12 16 (2.56%) VB6
13 10 (1.60%) XAML
14 8 (1.28%) F#
15 7 (1.12%) VBScript
16 6 (0.96%) C
16 6 (0.96%) Groovy
16 6 (0.96%) PHP
16 6 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.24%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.00%) Degree
4 12 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.28%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) MCAD
9 1 (0.16%) MCP
9 1 (0.16%) MCPD
9 1 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.40%) QA
2 7 (1.12%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.96%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) EMIR
4 3 (0.48%) MiFID
4 3 (0.48%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (5.92%) Docker
2 10 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (3.68%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.08%) Ansible
3 5 (0.80%) Terraform
4 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.44%) Oracle
3 27 (4.32%) Atlassian
4 20 (3.20%) Google
5 17 (2.72%) Cognos
5 17 (2.72%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.56%) Adobe
7 12 (1.92%) IFS
8 11 (1.76%) DevExpress
9 8 (1.28%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.12%) Telerik
11 5 (0.80%) SAP
12 3 (0.48%) Apple
12 3 (0.48%) IBM
12 3 (0.48%) Remedy
13 2 (0.32%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.32%) ESRI
13 2 (0.32%) Informatica
13 2 (0.32%) Micro Focus
13 2 (0.32%) Sybase