Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 -16
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 3,036 2,622 3,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.67% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 8.25% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,302 1,995 2,301
UK median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 46
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.97% -3.75% +19.23%
10th Percentile £22.60 £20.25 £22.00
90th Percentile £69.63 £51.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.75% +1.25% +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 35,988 31,792 31,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.00% 32.36% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,405 22,084 22,152
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £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 332 382 381
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.46%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.64 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 2,755 £420 +5.00% 1,727
UK excluding London +2 1,893 £375 +7.14% 1,405
London -4 1,080 £475 +5.56% 421
South East +18 524 £400 +6.67% 363
North of England +4 470 £375 +10.29% 397
Midlands +9 314 £375 +15.38% 292
South West -12 231 £390 +11.43% 121
Yorkshire -2 209 £375 +12.78% 154
North West -15 196 £375 +10.29% 207
West Midlands +9 195 £400 +21.21% 143
Scotland -5 139 £375 +3.45% 55
East of England +12 136 £400 +14.29% 135
East Midlands -3 116 £350 +7.69% 149
North East +35 65 £325 -10.34% 36
Wales -21 50 £375 +9.01% 35
Northern Ireland +48 32 £432 +53.10% 9
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3,035 (99.97%) .NET
2 2,714 (89.39%) C#
3 1,981 (65.25%) MVC
4 1,608 (52.96%) JavaScript
5 1,566 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
6 1,474 (48.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1,472 (48.48%) SQL Server
8 1,286 (42.36%) SQL
9 1,161 (38.24%) HTML
10 1,012 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1,008 (33.20%) CSS
12 926 (30.50%) AngularJS
13 914 (30.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 894 (29.45%) Microsoft
15 799 (26.32%) .NET Framework
16 753 (24.80%) TDD
17 655 (21.57%) jQuery
18 553 (18.21%) Scrum
19 505 (16.63%) Finance
20 500 (16.47%) Entity Framework
21 469 (15.45%) Web Services
22 451 (14.86%) WCF
23 434 (14.30%) HTML5
24 419 (13.80%) Git (software)
25 409 (13.47%) Visual Studio
26 388 (12.78%) Microservices
27 361 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
28 348 (11.46%) BDD
28 348 (11.46%) Web Development
29 344 (11.33%) React

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
1 173 (5.70%) CMS
2 142 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 127 (4.18%) IIS
4 98 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 58 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 38 (1.25%) Confluence
7 37 (1.22%) NServiceBus
7 37 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (1.19%) EPiServer
9 34 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.23%) Apache
14 7 (0.23%) WordPress
15 6 (0.20%) Kentico
16 5 (0.16%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.099%) InVision
9 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.033%) Maya
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 101 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.13%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.099%) Endur
6 2 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.066%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.066%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.033%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.033%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.033%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.033%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 914 (30.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 240 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (2.77%) Office 365
4 69 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
5 64 (2.11%) npm
6 62 (2.04%) GitHub
7 41 (1.35%) SaaS
8 40 (1.32%) PaaS
9 39 (1.28%) Serverless
10 24 (0.79%) NuGet
11 18 (0.59%) Azure Functions
11 18 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.53%) IaaS
13 12 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.20%) iPaaS
16 5 (0.16%) Trello
17 4 (0.13%) AWS Fargate
17 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.67%) HTTP
2 41 (1.35%) AMQP
3 35 (1.15%) Internet
4 21 (0.69%) Intranet
5 14 (0.46%) DNS
5 14 (0.46%) SMTP
5 14 (0.46%) SSL
6 10 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 10 (0.33%) IMAP
7 7 (0.23%) SAN
7 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.20%) Firewall
8 6 (0.20%) SMS
9 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.13%) WEP
10 3 (0.099%) FTP
11 2 (0.066%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.066%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.066%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.066%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,472 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 258 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 210 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 132 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 99 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 88 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (2.87%) MongoDB
9 78 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 65 (2.14%) MySQL
11 64 (2.11%) Redis
12 58 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 54 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
14 37 (1.22%) Power BI
15 35 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (0.99%) Oracle Database
18 29 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
19 25 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 419 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 409 (13.47%) Visual Studio
3 294 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 183 (6.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 170 (5.60%) NUnit
6 163 (5.37%) TeamCity
7 145 (4.78%) Selenium
8 131 (4.31%) JIRA
9 125 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 110 (3.62%) SpecFlow
11 99 (3.26%) Jenkins
12 67 (2.21%) MSTest
13 58 (1.91%) Moq
14 53 (1.75%) webpack
15 51 (1.68%) gulp
16 47 (1.55%) Subversion
17 41 (1.35%) ReSharper
18 40 (1.32%) Cucumber
19 36 (1.19%) Grunt
20 35 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 505 (16.63%) Finance
2 256 (8.43%) Banking
3 73 (2.40%) Retail
4 65 (2.14%) Marketing
5 57 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 46 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 36 (1.19%) Back Office
8 35 (1.15%) Front Office
9 31 (1.02%) Legal
10 27 (0.89%) Advertising
10 27 (0.89%) Telecoms
11 24 (0.79%) Law
12 21 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.53%) Electronics
14 14 (0.46%) Automotive
15 10 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.30%) Games
16 9 (0.30%) Local Government
16 9 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,634 (86.76%) Developer
2 1,763 (58.07%) .NET Developer
3 1,112 (36.63%) C# Developer
4 870 (28.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 651 (21.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 508 (16.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 331 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 287 (9.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 223 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 201 (6.62%) Angular Developer
11 177 (5.83%) SQL Developer
12 162 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
13 161 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 157 (5.17%) Azure Developer
15 131 (4.31%) Software Developer
16 119 (3.92%) Web Developer
17 89 (2.93%) Lead Developer
18 87 (2.87%) React Developer
19 83 (2.73%) Software Engineer
20 79 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,035 (99.97%) .NET
2 1,474 (48.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,161 (38.24%) HTML
4 1,012 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1,008 (33.20%) CSS
6 926 (30.50%) AngularJS
7 799 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 655 (21.57%) jQuery
9 500 (16.47%) Entity Framework
10 469 (15.45%) Web Services
11 451 (14.86%) WCF
12 434 (14.30%) HTML5
13 344 (11.33%) React
14 326 (10.74%) REST
15 321 (10.57%) .NET Core
16 271 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 263 (8.66%) XML
18 258 (8.50%) RESTful
19 230 (7.58%) ASP.NET Core
20 215 (7.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 273 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 154 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
3 153 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (4.08%) User Experience
5 105 (3.46%) Fintech
6 92 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 87 (2.87%) Mobile App
8 79 (2.60%) Computer Science
9 45 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (1.22%) Fixed Income
11 35 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 27 (0.89%) Equities
13 26 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.69%) Blog
15 20 (0.66%) N-Tier
16 18 (0.59%) NHS
17 16 (0.53%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.53%) Online Banking
18 14 (0.46%) Derivative
18 14 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 267 (8.79%) Windows
2 63 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 49 (1.61%) Android
4 45 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.05%) Linux
6 20 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.43%) Unix
9 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.099%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.066%) VMS
13 2 (0.066%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.033%) MVS
14 1 (0.033%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,981 (65.25%) MVC
2 1,566 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
3 753 (24.80%) TDD
4 553 (18.21%) Scrum
5 388 (12.78%) Microservices
6 361 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
7 348 (11.46%) BDD
7 348 (11.46%) Web Development
8 319 (10.51%) SOLID
9 292 (9.62%) OO
10 288 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
11 284 (9.35%) Unit Testing
12 274 (9.03%) Software Engineering
13 257 (8.47%) Test Automation
14 230 (7.58%) E-Commerce
15 210 (6.92%) DevOps
16 179 (5.90%) SOA
17 171 (5.63%) SDLC
18 152 (5.01%) Front End Development
19 150 (4.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,714 (89.39%) C#
2 1,608 (52.96%) JavaScript
3 1,286 (42.36%) SQL
4 283 (9.32%) T-SQL
5 167 (5.50%) TypeScript
6 148 (4.87%) PowerShell
6 148 (4.87%) VB.NET
7 89 (2.93%) Java
8 64 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 46 (1.52%) PHP
10 41 (1.35%) Python
11 35 (1.15%) VB
12 32 (1.05%) C++
13 19 (0.63%) C
14 18 (0.59%) XAML
15 14 (0.46%) Scala
16 13 (0.43%) R
16 13 (0.43%) VBScript
17 12 (0.40%) Ruby
17 12 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 147 (4.84%) Degree
2 106 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.23%) ISEB
10 7 (0.23%) MCP
10 7 (0.23%) MCSE
10 7 (0.23%) PhD
11 5 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.13%) CISSP
12 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.14%) QA
2 12 (0.40%) WAI
3 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.23%) WCAG
5 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.16%) HL7
6 5 (0.16%) SLA
7 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.13%) GDPR
7 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.099%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.099%) TickIT
9 2 (0.066%) PMO
10 1 (0.033%) GMP
10 1 (0.033%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 154 (5.07%) Docker
2 19 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.099%) XenApp
6 2 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (1.91%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.59%) Puppet
3 15 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.49%) Terraform
4 14 (0.46%) Ansible
5 13 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.23%) Kibana
8 6 (0.20%) Grafana
9 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.13%) Packer
10 4 (0.13%) SCCM
10 4 (0.13%) SCOM
11 3 (0.099%) CASB
11 3 (0.099%) Graphite
11 3 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.099%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.099%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 894 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 182 (5.99%) Oracle
3 103 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 55 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 27 (0.89%) Google
5 27 (0.89%) SAP
6 25 (0.82%) Teradata
7 24 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 18 (0.59%) Nintex
10 13 (0.43%) Adobe
11 12 (0.40%) DevExpress
11 12 (0.40%) HP
12 11 (0.36%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.33%) Dynatrace
14 9 (0.30%) Citrix
14 9 (0.30%) Splunk
14 9 (0.30%) Sybase
14 9 (0.30%) Tableau
15 8 (0.26%) Sony