Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -20
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 3,002 2,713 3,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 2.85% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.50% 8.83% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,303 2,033 2,316
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
10th Percentile £305 £272 £268
90th Percentile £575 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 46
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +7.43% +64.44%
10th Percentile £32.85 £19.82 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.75 £49.63 £55.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.79% +14.38% +8.15%

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 35,320 30,723 31,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.90% 32.25% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,869 21,233 22,104
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 381 401
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +7.36% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.02 £15.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 0 2,756 £413 +10.00% 1,647
UK excluding London -2 1,860 £375 +7.14% 1,340
London -7 1,111 £475 +5.56% 390
North of England -5 515 £368 +5.00% 408
South East +1 479 £395 +5.33% 332
Midlands -2 284 £375 +15.38% 253
South West +5 251 £375 +7.14% 149
Yorkshire -3 242 £375 +10.86% 137
North West -3 212 £373 +7.97% 229
West Midlands +1 168 £400 +23.08% 118
Scotland -25 144 £370 +3.14% 52
East of England 0 122 £400 +14.29% 114
East Midlands -7 113 £345 +7.81% 135
North East +10 61 £310 -11.43% 42
Wales -17 41 £395 +14.83% 20
Northern Ireland +24 29 £444 +61.36% 8
Channel Islands - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 3,001 (99.97%) .NET
2 2,688 (89.54%) C#
3 2,005 (66.79%) MVC
4 1,608 (53.56%) JavaScript
5 1,601 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1,508 (50.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1,480 (49.30%) SQL Server
8 1,217 (40.54%) HTML
9 1,202 (40.04%) SQL
10 1,080 (35.98%) CSS
11 1,057 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 946 (31.51%) AngularJS
13 883 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 845 (28.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 797 (26.55%) .NET Framework
16 774 (25.78%) TDD
17 684 (22.78%) jQuery
18 524 (17.46%) Scrum
19 512 (17.06%) Finance
20 481 (16.02%) WCF
21 475 (15.82%) Entity Framework
22 465 (15.49%) Web Services
23 455 (15.16%) HTML5
24 424 (14.12%) Git (software)
25 414 (13.79%) Web Development
26 400 (13.32%) Microservices
27 385 (12.82%) Visual Studio
28 356 (11.86%) BDD
29 335 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
30 332 (11.06%) REST

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
1 159 (5.30%) CMS
2 137 (4.56%) IIS
3 125 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 90 (3.00%) Umbraco
5 59 (1.97%) Confluence
6 56 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 43 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (1.10%) EPiServer
10 28 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.27%) Kentico
15 8 (0.27%) WordPress
16 6 (0.20%) Apache
16 6 (0.20%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.20%) DNN
16 6 (0.20%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.100%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.100%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.033%) HipChat
6 1 (0.033%) InDesign
6 1 (0.033%) Maya
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 108 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.100%) Endur
6 2 (0.067%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.067%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.067%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.033%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.033%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.033%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.033%) Maximo
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.033%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 845 (28.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 264 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.97%) npm
4 54 (1.80%) GitHub
4 54 (1.80%) Office 365
5 47 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
6 32 (1.07%) SaaS
7 29 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.97%) PaaS
8 27 (0.90%) Serverless
9 26 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.63%) NuGet
11 10 (0.33%) IaaS
12 8 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.17%) Algolia
16 4 (0.13%) AWS Fargate
16 4 (0.13%) Trello
17 3 (0.100%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.40%) HTTP
2 26 (0.87%) AMQP
3 25 (0.83%) Internet
4 22 (0.73%) Intranet
5 16 (0.53%) DNS
6 13 (0.43%) SSL
7 12 (0.40%) SMTP
8 11 (0.37%) SMS
9 10 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.30%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.20%) IMAP
12 5 (0.17%) FTP
12 5 (0.17%) SAN
12 5 (0.17%) WEP
13 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.100%) Skype
15 2 (0.067%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.067%) Firewall
15 2 (0.067%) Network Security
15 2 (0.067%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,480 (49.30%) SQL Server
2 248 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 215 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 127 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 121 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 92 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 74 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 56 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 52 (1.73%) MySQL
11 50 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 44 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 43 (1.43%) Redis
14 40 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 37 (1.23%) Oracle Database
16 34 (1.13%) Power BI
17 33 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (0.93%) RavenDB
20 27 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 424 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 385 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 299 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 192 (6.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 183 (6.10%) NUnit
6 158 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 150 (5.00%) JIRA
8 127 (4.23%) Selenium
9 123 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 107 (3.56%) SpecFlow
11 78 (2.60%) Jenkins
12 64 (2.13%) MSTest
13 53 (1.77%) Moq
14 52 (1.73%) webpack
15 47 (1.57%) gulp
16 46 (1.53%) Bitbucket
17 43 (1.43%) Subversion
18 42 (1.40%) ReSharper
19 35 (1.17%) Grunt
20 33 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 512 (17.06%) Finance
2 282 (9.39%) Banking
3 88 (2.93%) Retail
4 66 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 64 (2.13%) Marketing
6 55 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 37 (1.23%) Back Office
8 35 (1.17%) Legal
9 30 (1.00%) Front Office
10 29 (0.97%) Advertising
10 29 (0.97%) Law
11 28 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.83%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.57%) Electronics
14 16 (0.53%) Games
15 12 (0.40%) Automotive
16 8 (0.27%) Local Government
16 8 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,591 (86.31%) Developer
2 1,722 (57.36%) .NET Developer
3 1,092 (36.38%) C# Developer
4 821 (27.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 637 (21.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 491 (16.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 343 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 270 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 221 (7.36%) Senior Developer
10 217 (7.23%) Angular Developer
11 173 (5.76%) SQL Developer
12 170 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
13 144 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
14 140 (4.66%) Azure Developer
14 140 (4.66%) Web Developer
15 125 (4.16%) Software Developer
16 89 (2.96%) Architect
17 88 (2.93%) Senior C# Developer
18 87 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 75 (2.50%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,001 (99.97%) .NET
2 1,508 (50.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,217 (40.54%) HTML
4 1,080 (35.98%) CSS
5 1,057 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 946 (31.51%) AngularJS
7 797 (26.55%) .NET Framework
8 684 (22.78%) jQuery
9 481 (16.02%) WCF
10 475 (15.82%) Entity Framework
11 465 (15.49%) Web Services
12 455 (15.16%) HTML5
13 332 (11.06%) REST
14 320 (10.66%) .NET Core
15 312 (10.39%) React
16 290 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 285 (9.49%) RESTful
18 258 (8.59%) CSS3
19 243 (8.09%) XML
20 195 (6.50%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 264 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
2 172 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 134 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (4.20%) User Experience
5 84 (2.80%) Fintech
6 82 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 41 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (1.30%) iPad
11 34 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 31 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 27 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 27 (0.90%) Online Banking
14 26 (0.87%) Equities
15 24 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.80%) Management Information System
16 23 (0.77%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.77%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 259 (8.63%) Windows
2 51 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 38 (1.27%) Linux
4 35 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.13%) Android
6 17 (0.57%) Unix
7 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.100%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.067%) VMS
12 2 (0.067%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.067%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.033%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.033%) MVS
13 1 (0.033%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,005 (66.79%) MVC
2 1,601 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 774 (25.78%) TDD
4 524 (17.46%) Scrum
5 414 (13.79%) Web Development
6 400 (13.32%) Microservices
7 356 (11.86%) BDD
8 335 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
9 317 (10.56%) SOLID
10 297 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
11 295 (9.83%) Unit Testing
12 282 (9.39%) OO
13 263 (8.76%) E-Commerce
14 243 (8.09%) DevOps
15 236 (7.86%) Test Automation
16 222 (7.40%) Software Engineering
17 190 (6.33%) SOA
18 171 (5.70%) Front End Development
19 158 (5.26%) CRM
20 145 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,688 (89.54%) C#
2 1,608 (53.56%) JavaScript
3 1,202 (40.04%) SQL
4 263 (8.76%) T-SQL
5 189 (6.30%) TypeScript
6 163 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 131 (4.36%) PowerShell
8 95 (3.16%) Java
9 58 (1.93%) PL/SQL
10 50 (1.67%) Python
11 48 (1.60%) VB
12 38 (1.27%) PHP
13 34 (1.13%) C++
14 19 (0.63%) C
14 19 (0.63%) VB6
15 14 (0.47%) VBScript
16 13 (0.43%) Ruby
17 11 (0.37%) R
18 10 (0.33%) ES6
18 10 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (4.03%) Degree
2 95 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.27%) MCP
9 8 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.23%) ISEB
11 5 (0.17%) MCSE
11 5 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.13%) MCSD
12 4 (0.13%) MCTS
13 3 (0.100%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.100%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.70%) QA
2 13 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.40%) WAI
4 11 (0.37%) GCP
5 8 (0.27%) GDPR
6 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.17%) HL7
8 4 (0.13%) PMO
8 4 (0.13%) WCAG
9 3 (0.100%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.067%) SLA
11 1 (0.033%) Basel II
11 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (5.13%) Docker
2 28 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.067%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 72 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.60%) Terraform
3 16 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.50%) Puppet
5 13 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.33%) HP ALM
7 9 (0.30%) Ansible
7 9 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.17%) Grafana
9 4 (0.13%) Packer
9 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.100%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.100%) CASB
10 3 (0.100%) Kibana
10 3 (0.100%) SCCM
11 2 (0.067%) CA Service Virtualization
11 2 (0.067%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.033%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.033%) Rancher
12 1 (0.033%) Salt
Vendors
1 883 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 152 (5.06%) Oracle
3 111 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 48 (1.60%) Atlassian
5 43 (1.43%) Capita
6 42 (1.40%) Xamarin
7 38 (1.27%) SAP
8 34 (1.13%) Google
9 24 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (0.70%) Telerik
11 20 (0.67%) Teradata
12 18 (0.60%) HP
13 12 (0.40%) Micro Focus
14 11 (0.37%) Sybase
15 10 (0.33%) Adobe
16 9 (0.30%) Splunk
17 8 (0.27%) Apigee
18 7 (0.23%) AppDynamics
18 7 (0.23%) Nintex
18 7 (0.23%) Rackspace