Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 77 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 -12
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2663 3099 3742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.76% 2.85% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 9.90% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 2301 2722
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £269 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 37
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £19.82 £14.13 £19.79
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £43.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31024 31293 30902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.80% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21422 21878 20514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £308 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 378 469
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +5.83%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +10.63%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -14 2441 £388 +3.33% 874
UK excluding London -4 1639 £350 - 696
London -10 999 £450 +5.88% 206
South East -27 410 £375 +3.45% 165
North of England +15 404 £340 +4.62% 219
South West +9 259 £350 +3.70% 102
Midlands -10 250 £325 - 108
North West +3 193 £338 +3.85% 131
Yorkshire +16 181 £339 +4.31% 83
Scotland +31 129 £350 - 22
East Midlands +1 129 £315 +1.20% 66
West Midlands -10 121 £325 -6.61% 42
East of England -27 112 £350 - 73
Wales +22 55 £350 -5.41% 7
North East +39 30 £350 +3.70% 5
Northern Ireland -36 21 £282 -27.69%
Isle of Man - 1 £210 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 2661 (99.92%) .NET
2 2329 (87.46%) C#
3 1853 (69.58%) MVC
4 1462 (54.90%) JavaScript
5 1365 (51.26%) SQL Server
6 1257 (47.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1239 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
8 1095 (41.12%) HTML
9 1070 (40.18%) SQL
10 1038 (38.98%) CSS
11 944 (35.45%) AngularJS
12 857 (32.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 725 (27.22%) Microsoft
14 714 (26.81%) jQuery
15 644 (24.18%) TDD
16 637 (23.92%) .NET Framework
17 463 (17.39%) Scrum
18 451 (16.94%) HTML5
19 447 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
20 445 (16.71%) Finance
21 437 (16.41%) Web Services
22 411 (15.43%) Web Development
23 395 (14.83%) Entity Framework
24 375 (14.08%) WCF
25 343 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
26 341 (12.81%) T-SQL
27 330 (12.39%) Unit Testing
28 290 (10.89%) Visual Studio
29 279 (10.48%) Git (software)
30 272 (10.21%) Continuous Integration

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
1 219 (8.22%) CMS
2 148 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 119 (4.47%) Umbraco
4 113 (4.24%) IIS
5 97 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 60 (2.25%) NServiceBus
8 59 (2.22%) EPiServer
9 41 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 30 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (0.71%) Confluence
12 14 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.38%) Kentico
14 10 (0.38%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.34%) Apache
16 7 (0.26%) Drupal
16 7 (0.26%) JBoss
16 7 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.075%) InVision
Business Applications
1 120 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.23%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 2 (0.075%) Endur
5 2 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.075%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.075%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.038%) Pega PRPC
6 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.038%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.038%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 447 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (1.88%) SaaS
4 42 (1.58%) GitHub
5 31 (1.16%) Office 365
6 25 (0.94%) PaaS
7 22 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.45%) IaaS
10 11 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.34%) Firebase
12 5 (0.19%) Akamai
12 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.19%) Yammer
13 4 (0.15%) Trello
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.54%) Internet
2 37 (1.39%) Intranet
3 22 (0.83%) HTTP
4 14 (0.53%) DNS
5 12 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.41%) SMTP
7 6 (0.23%) Firewall
8 5 (0.19%) IMAP
8 5 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.19%) SMS
9 4 (0.15%) Network Security
10 3 (0.11%) ATM
10 3 (0.11%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.11%) SAN
11 2 (0.075%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.075%) Extranet
11 2 (0.075%) FTP
11 2 (0.075%) IPsec
11 2 (0.075%) Skype
11 2 (0.075%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1365 (51.26%) SQL Server
2 163 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 160 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 147 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 141 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 134 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 125 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 82 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 50 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 42 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 41 (1.54%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.39%) Hadoop
14 36 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 28 (1.05%) MySQL
17 24 (0.90%) Power BI
18 23 (0.86%) Redis
19 20 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 343 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 290 (10.89%) Visual Studio
3 279 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 137 (5.14%) TeamCity
5 124 (4.66%) NUnit
6 122 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 100 (3.76%) JIRA
8 88 (3.30%) Selenium
9 75 (2.82%) Subversion
10 68 (2.55%) gulp
11 58 (2.18%) Moq
12 48 (1.80%) MSTest
13 46 (1.73%) ReSharper
13 46 (1.73%) SpecFlow
14 42 (1.58%) JIRA Agile
15 40 (1.50%) Jenkins
16 37 (1.39%) MSBuild
17 34 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
18 28 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 445 (16.71%) Finance
2 167 (6.27%) Banking
3 110 (4.13%) Retail
4 73 (2.74%) Marketing
5 56 (2.10%) Advertising
6 52 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 42 (1.58%) Electronics
10 39 (1.46%) Front Office
11 23 (0.86%) Automotive
11 23 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.68%) Back Office
13 13 (0.49%) Law
14 10 (0.38%) Publishing
15 9 (0.34%) Legal
16 8 (0.30%) Games
16 8 (0.30%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2343 (87.98%) Developer
2 1489 (55.91%) .NET Developer
3 869 (32.63%) C# Developer
4 630 (23.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 547 (20.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 401 (15.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 318 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 269 (10.10%) Full Stack Developer
9 246 (9.24%) Senior Developer
9 246 (9.24%) SQL Developer
10 194 (7.29%) Angular Developer
11 155 (5.82%) Senior .NET Developer
12 151 (5.67%) Web Developer
13 114 (4.28%) Software Developer
14 110 (4.13%) Sitecore Developer
15 98 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
16 88 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
17 76 (2.85%) Architect
17 76 (2.85%) Lead Developer
18 73 (2.74%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2661 (99.92%) .NET
2 1257 (47.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1095 (41.12%) HTML
4 1038 (38.98%) CSS
5 944 (35.45%) AngularJS
6 857 (32.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 714 (26.81%) jQuery
8 637 (23.92%) .NET Framework
9 451 (16.94%) HTML5
10 437 (16.41%) Web Services
11 395 (14.83%) Entity Framework
12 375 (14.08%) WCF
13 272 (10.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 256 (9.61%) REST
15 246 (9.24%) CSS3
16 222 (8.34%) Ajax
16 222 (8.34%) React
17 207 (7.77%) XML
18 197 (7.40%) RESTful
19 169 (6.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 269 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
2 114 (4.28%) User Experience
3 82 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 62 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 50 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.84%) Fintech
8 39 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 36 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 29 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.01%) W3C
13 22 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (0.79%) Blog
15 18 (0.68%) Equities
15 18 (0.68%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.68%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.64%) NHS
17 16 (0.60%) iPad
18 11 (0.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 233 (8.75%) Windows
2 50 (1.88%) Windows Server
3 43 (1.61%) Android
4 36 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.31%) Linux
6 24 (0.90%) Unix
7 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.075%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.038%) CentOS
12 1 (0.038%) HPUX
12 1 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.038%) Solaris
12 1 (0.038%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1853 (69.58%) MVC
2 1239 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 644 (24.18%) TDD
4 463 (17.39%) Scrum
5 411 (15.43%) Web Development
6 330 (12.39%) Unit Testing
7 272 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
8 244 (9.16%) BDD
9 199 (7.47%) SOLID
10 191 (7.17%) Software Engineering
11 188 (7.06%) DevOps
11 188 (7.06%) Test Automation
12 174 (6.53%) OO
13 159 (5.97%) CRM
14 144 (5.41%) Front End Development
15 142 (5.33%) Microservices
16 136 (5.11%) E-Commerce
17 130 (4.88%) SDLC
18 129 (4.84%) Kanban
19 105 (3.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2329 (87.46%) C#
2 1462 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 1070 (40.18%) SQL
4 341 (12.81%) T-SQL
5 187 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 131 (4.92%) TypeScript
7 89 (3.34%) Java
8 81 (3.04%) PowerShell
9 70 (2.63%) VB
10 52 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 42 (1.58%) Ruby
12 35 (1.31%) Scala
13 27 (1.01%) VB6
14 25 (0.94%) PHP
15 24 (0.90%) C++
15 24 (0.90%) VBScript
16 22 (0.83%) Python
17 21 (0.79%) C
18 18 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.68%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 111 (4.17%) Degree
2 72 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.26%) HNC
8 7 (0.26%) MCP
9 6 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.19%) MCTS
11 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.15%) MCPD
11 4 (0.15%) MCSD
11 4 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.15%) PMP
12 3 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.075%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.075%) MBA
13 2 (0.075%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.15%) QA
2 8 (0.30%) WCAG
3 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.23%) GAAP
3 6 (0.23%) MiFID
4 5 (0.19%) COBIT
4 5 (0.19%) SLA
5 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.075%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (1.84%) Docker
2 24 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.19%) UAG
6 3 (0.11%) vSphere
6 3 (0.11%) XenApp
6 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.53%) Ansible
3 11 (0.41%) Puppet
4 8 (0.30%) Kibana
4 8 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.15%) Terraform
7 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.075%) Salt
8 2 (0.075%) SCOM
9 1 (0.038%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.038%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.038%) Consul
9 1 (0.038%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.038%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.038%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 725 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 178 (6.68%) Sitecore
3 161 (6.05%) Oracle
4 53 (1.99%) SAP
5 37 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 29 (1.09%) Google
7 22 (0.83%) DevExpress
8 19 (0.71%) Telerik
9 15 (0.56%) Siebel
10 14 (0.53%) IBM
11 13 (0.49%) Nintex
12 12 (0.45%) Apple
12 12 (0.45%) HP
12 12 (0.45%) Infragistics
13 9 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.34%) VMware
14 7 (0.26%) Twitter
15 6 (0.23%) New Relic
15 6 (0.23%) Sencha
15 6 (0.23%) Serena