Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 143 115
Rank change year-on-year -77 -28 -30
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 880 680 2,020
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.81% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 5.95% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 497 1,587
10th Percentile £318 £313 £319
25th Percentile £374 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £439 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £504
90th Percentile £632 £613 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 14
10th Percentile £26.80 " £30.40
25th Percentile £34.00 £23.50 £42.88
Median hourly rate £41.48 £24.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year +72.81% -56.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £24.50 £58.75
90th Percentile £52.85 " £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - £55.00

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 21,473 11,433 29,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.17% 30.47% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,360 8,093 20,729
10th Percentile £356 £335 £334
25th Percentile £414 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £694 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 101 277
10th Percentile £15.39 £20.50 £17.88
25th Percentile £27.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year - +0.98% +7.62%
75th Percentile £56.75 £58.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.52 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.87 £42.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% -2.84% +10.00%

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -85 670 £426 -5.28% 1,104
UK excluding London -35 397 £413 +3.13% 871
London -87 318 £533 +6.50% 309
Work from Home -88 265 £440 +17.33% 258
North of England +10 110 £410 +7.54% 254
South East -22 100 £413 +10.00% 196
North West +10 63 £410 +5.47% 144
Scotland -47 62 £439 +3.24% 42
Midlands -38 44 £375 +4.17% 192
Yorkshire -9 36 £425 +13.33% 73
South West -35 33 £415 +1.22% 73
West Midlands -40 26 £400 +6.67% 116
East of England -35 22 £375 -14.53% 77
East Midlands -19 18 £369 +5.36% 75
Wales -3 14 £359 -10.25% 24
Northern Ireland - 12 £430 - 13
North East +6 11 £413 -5.17% 37

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 880 (100.00%) .NET
2 744 (84.55%) C#
3 438 (49.77%) SQL Server
4 435 (49.43%) Azure
5 421 (47.84%) JavaScript
6 405 (46.02%) SQL
7 375 (42.61%) MVC
8 355 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
9 316 (35.91%) .NET Core
10 276 (31.36%) .NET Framework
11 254 (28.86%) HTML
12 253 (28.75%) CSS
12 253 (28.75%) Microsoft
13 252 (28.64%) AngularJS
14 246 (27.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 239 (27.16%) DevOps
16 237 (26.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 177 (20.11%) Social Skills
18 174 (19.77%) ASP.NET Core
19 160 (18.18%) React
20 144 (16.36%) Git (software)
21 134 (15.23%) Software Engineering
22 130 (14.77%) jQuery
23 127 (14.43%) TDD
24 126 (14.32%) Finance
25 120 (13.64%) TypeScript
26 114 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
26 114 (12.95%) Entity Framework
27 113 (12.84%) Oracle
28 112 (12.73%) Microservices

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 58 (6.59%) IIS
2 42 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.82%) CMS
4 11 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.68%) Kentico
8 5 (0.57%) Apache
8 5 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.57%) nginx
9 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.34%) Confluence
10 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.23%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.23%) Mendix
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.57%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) InDesign
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.11%) BASE24
5 1 (0.11%) iTrent
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 435 (49.43%) Azure
2 76 (8.64%) Power Platform
3 66 (7.50%) Serverless
4 57 (6.48%) AWS
5 55 (6.25%) Azure Functions
6 51 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (4.43%) PaaS
8 38 (4.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 37 (4.20%) Azure Service Bus
10 34 (3.86%) GitHub
11 32 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
12 29 (3.30%) SaaS
13 28 (3.18%) Azure Logic Apps
14 21 (2.39%) PowerApps
15 17 (1.93%) GCP
16 15 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
16 15 (1.70%) Microsoft 365
17 14 (1.59%) Azure Storage
17 14 (1.59%) IaaS
18 11 (1.25%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.91%) HTTP
2 7 (0.80%) Firewall
3 6 (0.68%) LAN
4 5 (0.57%) 2G
4 5 (0.57%) IPv4
4 5 (0.57%) WAN
5 3 (0.34%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Broadband
6 2 (0.23%) DNS
6 2 (0.23%) Intranet
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) ATM
7 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.11%) DHCP
7 1 (0.11%) DVB
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) SSH
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (49.77%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (6.70%) Power BI
4 58 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (5.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 38 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 22 (2.50%) MySQL
10 22 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.39%) Data Lake
11 21 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (1.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.36%) Big Data
15 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 144 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 82 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 62 (7.05%) TeamCity
4 60 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 55 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 36 (4.09%) JIRA
6 36 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (3.52%) NUnit
8 24 (2.73%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.48%) MSTest
11 12 (1.36%) Selenium
12 11 (1.25%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.14%) SonarQube
13 10 (1.14%) webpack
14 9 (1.02%) Xcode
15 8 (0.91%) fastlane
15 8 (0.91%) IntelliJ
15 8 (0.91%) Moq
16 7 (0.80%) CocoaPods
General
1 177 (20.11%) Social Skills
2 126 (14.32%) Finance
3 67 (7.61%) Banking
4 46 (5.23%) Public Sector
5 31 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.30%) Front Office
7 18 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.59%) Marketing
9 11 (1.25%) Law
10 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.02%) Retail
12 8 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (0.80%) Electronics
14 6 (0.68%) Advertising
15 5 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.57%) Games
16 4 (0.45%) Back Office
16 4 (0.45%) Legal
17 3 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 685 (77.84%) Developer
2 432 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 211 (23.98%) C# Developer
4 153 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 70 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 65 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 58 (6.59%) Azure Developer
9 57 (6.48%) SQL Developer
10 54 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 48 (5.45%) Software Developer
12 41 (4.66%) Software Engineer
13 36 (4.09%) Applications Developer
14 34 (3.86%) React Developer
15 31 (3.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 31 (3.52%) Angular Developer
15 31 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 30 (3.41%) Consultant
16 30 (3.41%) Technical Leader
17 28 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 880 (100.00%) .NET
2 316 (35.91%) .NET Core
3 276 (31.36%) .NET Framework
4 254 (28.86%) HTML
5 253 (28.75%) CSS
6 252 (28.64%) AngularJS
7 246 (27.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 237 (26.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 174 (19.77%) ASP.NET Core
10 160 (18.18%) React
11 130 (14.77%) jQuery
12 114 (12.95%) Entity Framework
13 91 (10.34%) Web Services
14 82 (9.32%) HTML5
15 81 (9.20%) RESTful
16 71 (8.07%) WCF
17 67 (7.61%) REST
18 60 (6.82%) XML
19 57 (6.48%) JSON
19 57 (6.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (6.59%) User Experience
3 21 (2.39%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.70%) Cloud Native
6 14 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (1.59%) Derivative
7 13 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.36%) NHS
8 12 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.14%) Legacy Applications
11 9 (1.02%) Equities
11 9 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.91%) iPad
12 8 (0.91%) iPhone
12 8 (0.91%) Legacy Systems
13 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 77 (8.75%) Windows
2 26 (2.95%) Linux
3 25 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.59%) Android
6 11 (1.25%) AIX
6 11 (1.25%) CentOS
6 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.80%) Unix
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (42.61%) MVC
2 355 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (27.16%) DevOps
4 134 (15.23%) Software Engineering
5 127 (14.43%) TDD
6 114 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (12.73%) Microservices
8 96 (10.91%) Scrum
9 91 (10.34%) Web Development
10 75 (8.52%) Unit Testing
11 71 (8.07%) OO
12 65 (7.39%) Test Automation
13 63 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (6.70%) SDLC
16 56 (6.36%) Mentoring
17 54 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 52 (5.91%) Migration
19 49 (5.57%) Analytics
19 49 (5.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 744 (84.55%) C#
2 421 (47.84%) JavaScript
3 405 (46.02%) SQL
4 120 (13.64%) TypeScript
5 82 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 64 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 55 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 51 (5.80%) Java
9 45 (5.11%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.09%) Python
11 32 (3.64%) VB
12 30 (3.41%) C++
13 19 (2.16%) PHP
14 18 (2.05%) Scala
15 12 (1.36%) C
15 12 (1.36%) ES6
15 12 (1.36%) Ruby
16 9 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.91%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.80%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 44 (5.00%) Degree
2 36 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.84%) QA
2 12 (1.36%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.68%) WCAG
5 2 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (7.84%) Docker
2 59 (6.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (8.75%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.73%) Ansible
3 16 (1.82%) Puppet
4 11 (1.25%) Terraform
5 8 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.57%) SCCM
7 4 (0.45%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.45%) Rancher
8 3 (0.34%) MIIS
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.11%) Graylog
10 1 (0.11%) Salt
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
10 1 (0.11%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 253 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 113 (12.84%) Oracle
3 22 (2.50%) Databricks
4 19 (2.16%) Telerik
5 18 (2.05%) DevExpress
6 15 (1.70%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.59%) IBM
8 13 (1.48%) SAP
9 11 (1.25%) Quadient
10 10 (1.14%) Splunk
11 9 (1.02%) Google
12 8 (0.91%) Apple
13 7 (0.80%) Adobe
13 7 (0.80%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.80%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.57%) Alibaba
15 5 (0.57%) Sparx
16 3 (0.34%) HP