Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 75 60
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 -5
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2,623 2,825 3,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.61% 2.94% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.17% 9.33% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,026 2,105 2,499
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £268
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 32
UK median hourly rate £38.40 £23.14 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.94% -38.30% +7.91%
10th Percentile £20.88 £14.74 £20.03
90th Percentile £49.13 £44.43 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £23.14 £37.50
% change year-on-year +59.91% -38.30% +8.70%

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 32,109 30,272 31,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.92% 31.55% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,873 20,941 21,627
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 338 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.43 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £56.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.75 £38.88
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.32% +11.07%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -12 2,417 £400 +6.67% 1,561
UK excluding London -18 1,531 £363 +3.57% 1,263
London -8 1,070 £470 +5.62% 388
South East -7 429 £375 +7.14% 322
North of England +6 416 £340 -2.86% 379
Midlands -28 230 £363 +3.57% 197
Yorkshire +33 202 £340 +4.62% 142
South West -13 200 £370 +5.71% 131
North West -3 199 £345 -1.43% 200
West Midlands -24 144 £375 +7.14% 103
Scotland -24 119 £370 +5.71% 46
East Midlands -30 82 £345 +2.22% 94
East of England -75 73 £350 - 144
Wales +30 63 £375 +7.14% 32
North East -16 16 £335 -15.19% 37
Northern Ireland -24 5 £400 -1.23% 12
Isle of Man - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 2,622 (99.96%) .NET
2 2,302 (87.76%) C#
3 1,810 (69.00%) MVC
4 1,385 (52.80%) SQL Server
5 1,367 (52.12%) JavaScript
6 1,366 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1,307 (49.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,111 (42.36%) HTML
9 1,006 (38.35%) CSS
10 983 (37.48%) SQL
11 944 (35.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 816 (31.11%) AngularJS
13 773 (29.47%) TDD
14 727 (27.72%) Microsoft
15 711 (27.11%) .NET Framework
16 607 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
17 592 (22.57%) jQuery
18 507 (19.33%) Scrum
19 480 (18.30%) Finance
20 467 (17.80%) Web Services
21 427 (16.28%) Web Development
22 413 (15.75%) Entity Framework
23 408 (15.55%) WCF
24 403 (15.36%) HTML5
25 362 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
26 346 (13.19%) Visual Studio
27 336 (12.81%) BDD
28 331 (12.62%) Git (software)
29 298 (11.36%) SOLID
30 290 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 179 (6.82%) CMS
2 135 (5.15%) IIS
3 133 (5.07%) SharePoint
4 92 (3.51%) Umbraco
5 85 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
6 67 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 36 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 35 (1.33%) NServiceBus
9 31 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (1.07%) Confluence
12 23 (0.88%) Kentico
12 23 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.57%) Apache
14 9 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.27%) Hyperledger
17 6 (0.23%) JBoss
17 6 (0.23%) Skype for Business
18 5 (0.19%) DNN
Applications
1 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.076%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.076%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.076%) InVision
10 1 (0.038%) InDesign
10 1 (0.038%) Simulink
10 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 57 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.038%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.038%) Endur
6 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.038%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.038%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.038%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 607 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 261 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (2.44%) GitHub
4 58 (2.21%) Office 365
5 30 (1.14%) PaaS
6 25 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.95%) IaaS
7 20 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (0.76%) Serverless
8 19 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (0.57%) SaaS
11 13 (0.50%) npm
12 11 (0.42%) Algolia
13 9 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.27%) Firebase
16 6 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.22%) Intranet
2 19 (0.72%) HTTP
3 16 (0.61%) DNS
4 13 (0.50%) SMTP
5 12 (0.46%) SSL
6 11 (0.42%) Internet
6 11 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.34%) FTP
8 8 (0.30%) SMS
9 5 (0.19%) Firewall
10 4 (0.15%) IMAP
10 4 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.15%) SSH
10 4 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.11%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.11%) SAN
11 3 (0.11%) Skype
11 3 (0.11%) WEP
12 2 (0.076%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,385 (52.80%) SQL Server
2 158 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 135 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 130 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 115 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 111 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 75 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 55 (2.10%) MySQL
10 45 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 39 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 36 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 33 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
15 31 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (1.03%) Power BI
17 25 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (0.84%) Oracle Database
19 20 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
20 19 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 346 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 331 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 290 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 181 (6.90%) NUnit
5 140 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 138 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 97 (3.70%) JIRA
8 90 (3.43%) MSTest
9 81 (3.09%) Selenium
10 72 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 65 (2.48%) Moq
12 61 (2.33%) SpecFlow
12 61 (2.33%) Subversion
13 54 (2.06%) Jenkins
14 43 (1.64%) MSBuild
15 39 (1.49%) ReSharper
16 36 (1.37%) Bitbucket
17 33 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (0.84%) Jasmine
19 20 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 480 (18.30%) Finance
2 211 (8.04%) Banking
3 72 (2.74%) Retail
4 66 (2.52%) Marketing
5 57 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 46 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.49%) Advertising
8 33 (1.26%) Front Office
9 31 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.03%) Law
11 24 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.84%) Legal
13 20 (0.76%) Back Office
14 17 (0.65%) Games
15 15 (0.57%) Electronics
16 7 (0.27%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Publishing
18 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
20 2 (0.076%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,303 (87.80%) Developer
2 1,503 (57.30%) .NET Developer
3 937 (35.72%) C# Developer
4 669 (25.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 534 (20.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 399 (15.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 343 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 267 (10.18%) Senior Developer
9 259 (9.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 244 (9.30%) SQL Developer
11 166 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 153 (5.83%) Angular Developer
13 149 (5.68%) Software Developer
14 142 (5.41%) Web Developer
15 123 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
16 96 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
17 80 (3.05%) Agile Developer
17 80 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
18 75 (2.86%) Architect
19 73 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,622 (99.96%) .NET
2 1,307 (49.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,111 (42.36%) HTML
4 1,006 (38.35%) CSS
5 944 (35.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 816 (31.11%) AngularJS
7 711 (27.11%) .NET Framework
8 592 (22.57%) jQuery
9 467 (17.80%) Web Services
10 413 (15.75%) Entity Framework
11 408 (15.55%) WCF
12 403 (15.36%) HTML5
13 253 (9.65%) React
14 246 (9.38%) RESTful
15 243 (9.26%) CSS3
16 228 (8.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 227 (8.65%) REST
18 195 (7.43%) .NET Core
19 194 (7.40%) XML
20 172 (6.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 117 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 115 (4.38%) User Experience
4 89 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 74 (2.82%) Fintech
7 56 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 45 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 41 (1.56%) Blog
12 28 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 27 (1.03%) Online Banking
14 26 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 25 (0.95%) W3C
16 24 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (0.72%) iPad
18 14 (0.53%) Equities
19 13 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 219 (8.35%) Windows
2 54 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 42 (1.60%) Linux
4 28 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.03%) Android
6 26 (0.99%) Unix
7 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.15%) MVS
10 4 (0.15%) Solaris
11 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.038%) VMS
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,810 (69.00%) MVC
2 1,366 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (29.47%) TDD
4 507 (19.33%) Scrum
5 427 (16.28%) Web Development
6 362 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
7 336 (12.81%) BDD
8 298 (11.36%) SOLID
9 279 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 267 (10.18%) Microservices
11 212 (8.08%) DevOps
12 199 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 191 (7.28%) OO
14 173 (6.60%) Software Engineering
15 172 (6.56%) Test Automation
16 165 (6.29%) Front End Development
17 147 (5.60%) SOA
18 132 (5.03%) SDLC
19 126 (4.80%) OOP
20 120 (4.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,302 (87.76%) C#
2 1,367 (52.12%) JavaScript
3 983 (37.48%) SQL
4 275 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 191 (7.28%) VB.NET
6 158 (6.02%) TypeScript
7 85 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 66 (2.52%) Java
9 56 (2.13%) VB
10 44 (1.68%) Python
11 35 (1.33%) PHP
12 34 (1.30%) VB6
13 33 (1.26%) C
13 33 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.07%) C++
15 18 (0.69%) GraphQL
15 18 (0.69%) Ruby
16 17 (0.65%) VBA
17 14 (0.53%) Perl
18 12 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 101 (3.85%) Degree
2 48 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.46%) MCSD
6 12 (0.46%) MCTS
7 10 (0.38%) MCP
8 8 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.23%) MCAD
10 5 (0.19%) MCPD
11 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.11%) HND
12 2 (0.076%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.038%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.038%) MBA
13 1 (0.038%) MCSA
13 1 (0.038%) MCSE
13 1 (0.038%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.86%) QA
2 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.38%) SLA
3 10 (0.38%) WCAG
4 9 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.34%) GCP
5 6 (0.23%) MiFID
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) GDPR
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.038%) Basel II
9 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.038%) PMO
9 1 (0.038%) PSD2
9 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (3.01%) Docker
2 34 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) vSphere
6 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.11%) XenApp
7 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.038%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 33 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.88%) Puppet
4 18 (0.69%) Ansible
5 16 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.46%) Terraform
7 9 (0.34%) Grafana
8 6 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.076%) Kibana
10 2 (0.076%) logstash
10 2 (0.076%) Nagios
10 2 (0.076%) SCCM
10 2 (0.076%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.038%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.038%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.038%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 727 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 160 (6.10%) Oracle
3 108 (4.12%) Sitecore
4 43 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 38 (1.45%) Google
6 30 (1.14%) SAP
7 22 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 19 (0.72%) Capita
9 17 (0.65%) Telerik
10 14 (0.53%) DevExpress
10 14 (0.53%) VMware
11 13 (0.50%) IBM
12 12 (0.46%) Adobe
13 11 (0.42%) Splunk
14 10 (0.38%) Sybase
14 10 (0.38%) Tableau
15 9 (0.34%) Twitter
16 7 (0.27%) Apigee
16 7 (0.27%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.23%) Coveo