Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 91 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2,694 2,576 2,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.71% 2.57% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 8.00% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,086 1,980 2,144
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £272
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +11.62% +1.43% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 34
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +69.81% -29.33%
10th Percentile £19.70 £21.25 £14.82
90th Percentile £68.88 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £47.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +4.74% +79.25% -28.46%

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 34,009 32,188 30,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.19% 32.09% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,939 22,949 21,018
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.65% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 332 345
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.65 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +5.26% +1.33%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 +1 2,442 £425 +6.25% 1,889
UK excluding London +5 1,696 £396 +11.62% 1,624
London -24 925 £475 +1.06% 402
South East +17 545 £425 +13.33% 393
North of England -12 395 £375 +7.14% 507
Midlands -5 250 £386 +8.04% 288
South West -14 224 £403 +11.81% 166
Yorkshire -5 184 £375 +10.29% 216
North West -24 160 £385 +10.00% 250
West Midlands -10 156 £409 +9.00% 163
East of England +29 102 £381 +8.93% 134
Scotland -9 102 £375 +3.45% 73
East Midlands +7 95 £375 +10.29% 124
Wales -2 70 £375 - 48
North East +33 51 £438 +25.00% 41
Northern Ireland +27 12 £355 -11.25% 16
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2,689 (99.81%) .NET
2 2,327 (86.38%) C#
3 1,721 (63.88%) MVC
4 1,407 (52.23%) JavaScript
5 1,322 (49.07%) SQL Server
6 1,313 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
7 1,180 (43.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,015 (37.68%) SQL
9 995 (36.93%) HTML
10 912 (33.85%) CSS
11 882 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 857 (31.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 812 (30.14%) AngularJS
14 733 (27.21%) .NET Framework
15 726 (26.95%) Microsoft
16 605 (22.46%) jQuery
17 602 (22.35%) TDD
18 452 (16.78%) Finance
19 440 (16.33%) Scrum
20 422 (15.66%) Entity Framework
21 396 (14.70%) Web Services
22 383 (14.22%) React
23 380 (14.11%) Visual Studio
24 370 (13.73%) HTML5
25 363 (13.47%) Git (software)
26 332 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
27 300 (11.14%) Microservices
28 298 (11.06%) .NET Core
29 282 (10.47%) Web Development
30 277 (10.28%) OO

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
1 166 (6.16%) CMS
2 120 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 111 (4.12%) Umbraco
4 91 (3.38%) IIS
5 43 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 40 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 35 (1.30%) Confluence
8 32 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.82%) NServiceBus
10 19 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 17 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 12 (0.45%) Apache
12 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.22%) Drupal
15 4 (0.15%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.15%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.15%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.11%) InVision
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.074%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.037%) CATIA
9 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 78 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.074%) Endur
4 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.037%) Magento
5 1 (0.037%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 882 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 239 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (2.71%) Office 365
4 63 (2.34%) SaaS
5 59 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (2.08%) PaaS
7 45 (1.67%) Serverless
8 38 (1.41%) GitHub
9 31 (1.15%) npm
10 28 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (0.97%) Azure Functions
12 23 (0.85%) IaaS
13 14 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.52%) NuGet
14 8 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.19%) iPaaS
16 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
17 4 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.71%) HTTP
2 41 (1.52%) AMQP
3 39 (1.45%) Internet
4 17 (0.63%) Intranet
5 12 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.26%) DNS
7 7 (0.26%) Firewall
7 7 (0.26%) SSL
8 6 (0.22%) SMTP
9 4 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.15%) FTP
9 4 (0.15%) IMAP
9 4 (0.15%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.15%) SAN
10 3 (0.11%) ATM
10 3 (0.11%) Broadband
10 3 (0.11%) DHCP
10 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.074%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,322 (49.07%) SQL Server
2 124 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 119 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 100 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (3.38%) NoSQL
6 72 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 68 (2.52%) MySQL
8 65 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 60 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 52 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 50 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 44 (1.63%) Redis
14 43 (1.60%) Power BI
15 29 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
17 23 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (0.78%) Oracle Database
18 21 (0.78%) RavenDB
19 17 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 380 (14.11%) Visual Studio
2 363 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 226 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 147 (5.46%) Visual Studio Team System
5 140 (5.20%) TeamCity
6 112 (4.16%) JIRA
7 104 (3.86%) Selenium
8 96 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 92 (3.41%) Jenkins
9 92 (3.41%) NUnit
10 68 (2.52%) SpecFlow
11 58 (2.15%) MSTest
12 52 (1.93%) Subversion
13 46 (1.71%) gulp
14 39 (1.45%) Moq
15 35 (1.30%) Protractor
16 33 (1.22%) Grunt
17 29 (1.08%) Bower
18 28 (1.04%) Cucumber
19 27 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 452 (16.78%) Finance
2 139 (5.16%) Banking
3 67 (2.49%) Retail
4 46 (1.71%) Front Office
5 40 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 39 (1.45%) Marketing
7 34 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.85%) Legal
8 23 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.82%) Back Office
10 19 (0.71%) Automotive
11 17 (0.63%) Law
12 16 (0.59%) Electronics
13 15 (0.56%) Advertising
14 9 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.26%) Publishing
16 6 (0.22%) French Language
17 4 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.15%) German Language
17 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,327 (86.38%) Developer
2 1,484 (55.09%) .NET Developer
3 883 (32.78%) C# Developer
4 640 (23.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 488 (18.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 345 (12.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 297 (11.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 222 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 206 (7.65%) Angular Developer
10 201 (7.46%) Senior Developer
11 166 (6.16%) SQL Developer
12 146 (5.42%) Azure Developer
13 141 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
14 137 (5.09%) Software Developer
15 120 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 119 (4.42%) Web Developer
17 115 (4.27%) React Developer
18 94 (3.49%) Architect
19 91 (3.38%) Lead Developer
20 73 (2.71%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,689 (99.81%) .NET
2 1,180 (43.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 995 (36.93%) HTML
4 912 (33.85%) CSS
5 857 (31.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 812 (30.14%) AngularJS
7 733 (27.21%) .NET Framework
8 605 (22.46%) jQuery
9 422 (15.66%) Entity Framework
10 396 (14.70%) Web Services
11 383 (14.22%) React
12 370 (13.73%) HTML5
13 298 (11.06%) .NET Core
14 275 (10.21%) REST
15 256 (9.50%) WCF
16 235 (8.72%) RESTful
17 222 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 216 (8.02%) ASP.NET Core
19 206 (7.65%) XML
20 185 (6.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 235 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
2 128 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (4.60%) Fintech
4 109 (4.05%) User Experience
5 93 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 64 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 26 (0.97%) Derivative
9 26 (0.97%) NHS
10 20 (0.74%) Equities
10 20 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 20 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
13 15 (0.56%) Digital Media
14 13 (0.48%) Blog
14 13 (0.48%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.48%) Semantic Web
15 11 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 165 (6.12%) Windows
2 53 (1.97%) Android
3 48 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 39 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.11%) Linux
6 17 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.59%) Unix
8 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.037%) CentOS
13 1 (0.037%) MVS
13 1 (0.037%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.037%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,721 (63.88%) MVC
2 1,313 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
3 602 (22.35%) TDD
4 440 (16.33%) Scrum
5 332 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 300 (11.14%) Microservices
7 282 (10.47%) Web Development
8 277 (10.28%) OO
9 245 (9.09%) SOLID
10 243 (9.02%) BDD
11 228 (8.46%) Software Engineering
12 222 (8.24%) Test Automation
13 199 (7.39%) Unit Testing
14 189 (7.02%) DevOps
15 187 (6.94%) SDLC
16 162 (6.01%) E-Commerce
17 146 (5.42%) OOP
18 125 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
19 116 (4.31%) Front End Development
20 114 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,327 (86.38%) C#
2 1,407 (52.23%) JavaScript
3 1,015 (37.68%) SQL
4 224 (8.31%) T-SQL
5 137 (5.09%) TypeScript
6 117 (4.34%) PowerShell
7 102 (3.79%) VB.NET
8 68 (2.52%) Java
9 64 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 56 (2.08%) PHP
11 44 (1.63%) Python
12 39 (1.45%) VBA
13 28 (1.04%) VB
14 20 (0.74%) C
15 18 (0.67%) C++
16 15 (0.56%) ES6
17 13 (0.48%) XAML
18 12 (0.45%) R
18 12 (0.45%) VBScript
19 11 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (4.16%) Security Cleared
2 97 (3.60%) Degree
3 82 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (0.52%) MCSE
7 14 (0.52%) PhD
8 11 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.37%) CISSP
9 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.33%) SSCP
10 9 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.26%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.26%) ISEB
12 7 (0.26%) MCITP
13 5 (0.19%) MCP
14 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.52%) QA
2 22 (0.82%) WCAG
3 8 (0.30%) WAI
4 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.22%) TickIT
6 5 (0.19%) GDPR
6 5 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.074%) MiFID
7 2 (0.074%) PMO
8 1 (0.037%) FATCA
8 1 (0.037%) GMP
8 1 (0.037%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 127 (4.71%) Docker
2 30 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.26%) XenApp
5 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) vSphere
7 2 (0.074%) Squid
7 2 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 23 (0.85%) Puppet
3 17 (0.63%) Ansible
3 17 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (0.45%) Terraform
5 11 (0.41%) Kibana
6 10 (0.37%) HP ALM
7 8 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.19%) SCOM
8 5 (0.19%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.15%) Grafana
9 4 (0.15%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.11%) Graphite
10 3 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.11%) Salt
10 3 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 726 (26.95%) Microsoft
2 193 (7.16%) Oracle
3 70 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 52 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 35 (1.30%) Google
6 26 (0.97%) SAP
7 20 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 20 (0.74%) Nintex
7 20 (0.74%) Telerik
8 16 (0.59%) Adobe
8 16 (0.59%) Citrix
9 15 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.48%) HP
11 12 (0.45%) Cisco
12 11 (0.41%) Sybase
12 11 (0.41%) Tableau
13 10 (0.37%) Northgate
14 9 (0.33%) IBM
14 9 (0.33%) Sony
14 9 (0.33%) VMware