Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 96 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 -21
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 3,025 2,667 3,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.90% 2.59% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 8.03% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,326 2,063 2,345
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 43
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.40% +1.25% +11.05%
10th Percentile £20.65 £21.80 £22.00
90th Percentile £69.25 £50.25 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.88% +6.25% +19.23%

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 36,313 33,201 32,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 32.23% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,612 23,418 22,493
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 380 374
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.45 £14.04
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +12.24% -2.00%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +9 2,744 £425 +6.25% 1,975
UK excluding London +1 1,874 £385 +10.00% 1,647
London -3 1,072 £475 +5.56% 449
South East +22 592 £400 +6.67% 406
North of England -4 415 £375 +9.33% 500
Midlands +1 301 £375 +10.29% 307
South West -14 236 £400 +14.29% 157
West Midlands +1 191 £409 +16.79% 181
Yorkshire +3 187 £375 +10.29% 200
North West -24 176 £375 +7.14% 253
Scotland +10 126 £364 +0.34% 68
East of England +33 125 £400 +14.29% 157
East Midlands +4 108 £350 +2.94% 126
Wales -9 61 £375 +5.26% 41
North East +36 52 £386 +6.39% 47
Northern Ireland +46 19 £429 +27.04% 12
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 3,021 (99.87%) .NET
2 2,646 (87.47%) C#
3 1,916 (63.34%) MVC
4 1,593 (52.66%) JavaScript
5 1,492 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
6 1,449 (47.90%) SQL Server
7 1,364 (45.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,209 (39.97%) SQL
9 1,157 (38.25%) HTML
10 1,033 (34.15%) CSS
11 1,011 (33.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 989 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 904 (29.88%) AngularJS
14 866 (28.63%) Microsoft
15 788 (26.05%) .NET Framework
16 707 (23.37%) TDD
17 653 (21.59%) jQuery
18 539 (17.82%) Scrum
19 469 (15.50%) Finance
20 465 (15.37%) Entity Framework
21 459 (15.17%) Web Services
22 437 (14.45%) HTML5
23 425 (14.05%) Git (software)
24 407 (13.45%) Visual Studio
25 383 (12.66%) WCF
26 378 (12.50%) Microservices
27 368 (12.17%) React
28 362 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
29 332 (10.98%) REST
30 319 (10.55%) .NET Core

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
1 187 (6.18%) CMS
2 144 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 117 (3.87%) IIS
4 115 (3.80%) Umbraco
5 53 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 45 (1.49%) Confluence
7 40 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (1.02%) EPiServer
9 29 (0.96%) NServiceBus
10 23 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.50%) Apache
14 8 (0.26%) Kentico
15 7 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.20%) Drupal
17 4 (0.13%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.099%) InVision
7 3 (0.099%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.033%) CATIA
9 1 (0.033%) Maya
Business Applications
1 104 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.099%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.033%) Endur
7 1 (0.033%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.033%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.033%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.033%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 989 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 272 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.84%) Office 365
4 74 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
5 60 (1.98%) SaaS
6 59 (1.95%) npm
7 56 (1.85%) GitHub
8 43 (1.42%) Serverless
9 42 (1.39%) PaaS
10 26 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.79%) NuGet
12 22 (0.73%) Azure Functions
13 15 (0.50%) IaaS
14 12 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
17 6 (0.20%) iPaaS
17 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
18 4 (0.13%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.55%) HTTP
2 49 (1.62%) AMQP
3 41 (1.36%) Internet
4 21 (0.69%) Intranet
5 14 (0.46%) DNS
6 13 (0.43%) SMTP
6 13 (0.43%) SSL
7 12 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.33%) IMAP
9 8 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.23%) Firewall
11 6 (0.20%) SAN
12 4 (0.13%) SMS
13 3 (0.099%) ATM
13 3 (0.099%) Broadband
13 3 (0.099%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.099%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.099%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.066%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.066%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,449 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 191 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 147 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 108 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 88 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 82 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 79 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 78 (2.58%) MongoDB
10 76 (2.51%) MySQL
11 62 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 56 (1.85%) Redis
13 55 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 35 (1.16%) Power BI
15 32 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
17 26 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.76%) Oracle Database
19 21 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 425 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 407 (13.45%) Visual Studio
3 278 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 173 (5.72%) TeamCity
5 165 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 156 (5.16%) Selenium
7 144 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 137 (4.53%) JIRA
9 129 (4.26%) NUnit
10 105 (3.47%) Jenkins
11 97 (3.21%) SpecFlow
12 61 (2.02%) Subversion
13 58 (1.92%) MSTest
14 56 (1.85%) Moq
15 49 (1.62%) gulp
16 39 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
17 38 (1.26%) Cucumber
18 37 (1.22%) Protractor
19 35 (1.16%) Bitbucket
20 34 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 469 (15.50%) Finance
2 210 (6.94%) Banking
3 64 (2.12%) Retail
4 59 (1.95%) Marketing
5 56 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 41 (1.36%) Back Office
7 34 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.09%) Front Office
9 32 (1.06%) Legal
10 23 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 23 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.73%) Advertising
12 17 (0.56%) Electronics
12 17 (0.56%) Law
13 16 (0.53%) Automotive
14 10 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.33%) Local Government
15 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.17%) Games
16 5 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,627 (86.84%) Developer
2 1,766 (58.38%) .NET Developer
3 1,059 (35.01%) C# Developer
4 820 (27.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 606 (20.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 454 (15.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 293 (9.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 290 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 238 (7.87%) Senior Developer
10 207 (6.84%) Angular Developer
11 178 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 173 (5.72%) Azure Developer
13 171 (5.65%) SQL Developer
14 147 (4.86%) Software Developer
15 139 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
16 110 (3.64%) Web Developer
17 103 (3.40%) React Developer
18 98 (3.24%) Lead Developer
19 89 (2.94%) Architect
20 84 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,021 (99.87%) .NET
2 1,364 (45.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,157 (38.25%) HTML
4 1,033 (34.15%) CSS
5 1,011 (33.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 904 (29.88%) AngularJS
7 788 (26.05%) .NET Framework
8 653 (21.59%) jQuery
9 465 (15.37%) Entity Framework
10 459 (15.17%) Web Services
11 437 (14.45%) HTML5
12 383 (12.66%) WCF
13 368 (12.17%) React
14 332 (10.98%) REST
15 319 (10.55%) .NET Core
16 258 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 257 (8.50%) XML
18 246 (8.13%) RESTful
19 232 (7.67%) ASP.NET Core
20 209 (6.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 286 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
2 145 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (4.33%) Fintech
4 126 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 116 (3.83%) User Experience
6 91 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 82 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 73 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 43 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 30 (0.99%) Fixed Income
11 29 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (0.79%) Equities
13 23 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.73%) Derivative
15 21 (0.69%) Blog
16 20 (0.66%) NHS
17 18 (0.60%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.50%) Credit Derivative
19 13 (0.43%) Semantic Web
20 12 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 218 (7.21%) Windows
2 63 (2.08%) Android
3 59 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 52 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 26 (0.86%) Linux
6 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.43%) Unix
8 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.099%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.033%) CentOS
13 1 (0.033%) MVS
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.033%) VMS
13 1 (0.033%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,916 (63.34%) MVC
2 1,492 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 707 (23.37%) TDD
4 539 (17.82%) Scrum
5 378 (12.50%) Microservices
6 362 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 315 (10.41%) Web Development
8 312 (10.31%) BDD
9 299 (9.88%) OO
10 291 (9.62%) SOLID
11 269 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 258 (8.53%) Software Engineering
13 256 (8.46%) Unit Testing
14 234 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
15 211 (6.98%) DevOps
16 201 (6.64%) E-Commerce
17 194 (6.41%) SDLC
18 149 (4.93%) SOA
19 146 (4.83%) OOP
20 142 (4.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,646 (87.47%) C#
2 1,593 (52.66%) JavaScript
3 1,209 (39.97%) SQL
4 245 (8.10%) T-SQL
5 147 (4.86%) PowerShell
5 147 (4.86%) TypeScript
6 130 (4.30%) VB.NET
7 89 (2.94%) Java
8 69 (2.28%) PHP
9 66 (2.18%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.16%) VB
11 31 (1.02%) Python
12 30 (0.99%) VBA
13 25 (0.83%) C++
14 21 (0.69%) C
15 17 (0.56%) R
16 15 (0.50%) ES6
17 13 (0.43%) Ruby
17 13 (0.43%) XAML
18 10 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 139 (4.60%) Degree
2 122 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.43%) PhD
8 12 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (0.33%) CISSP
9 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.30%) SSCP
11 8 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.23%) MCSE
13 6 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.17%) ISEB
15 4 (0.13%) MCP
15 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
16 3 (0.099%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.31%) QA
2 16 (0.53%) WCAG
3 10 (0.33%) WAI
4 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.20%) SLA
6 6 (0.20%) TickIT
7 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.099%) PMO
9 2 (0.066%) GDPR
9 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.033%) GMP
10 1 (0.033%) HL7
10 1 (0.033%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 154 (5.09%) Docker
2 22 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.13%) vSphere
5 4 (0.13%) XenApp
6 2 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 72 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 24 (0.79%) Puppet
3 19 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
4 18 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.56%) Ansible
6 15 (0.50%) Terraform
7 13 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.30%) Kibana
9 5 (0.17%) Grafana
9 5 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.13%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.13%) SCOM
10 4 (0.13%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.099%) Graphite
11 3 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.099%) Salt
11 3 (0.099%) SCCM
Vendors
1 866 (28.63%) Microsoft
2 194 (6.41%) Oracle
3 86 (2.84%) Sitecore
4 56 (1.85%) Xamarin
5 30 (0.99%) Google
6 24 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (0.76%) SAP
8 22 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 20 (0.66%) Nintex
10 18 (0.60%) Adobe
10 18 (0.60%) Telerik
11 14 (0.46%) Teradata
12 12 (0.40%) HP
12 12 (0.40%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.33%) DevExpress
13 10 (0.33%) Dynatrace
13 10 (0.33%) Northgate
13 10 (0.33%) Sybase
13 10 (0.33%) Tableau
14 9 (0.30%) Oneserve