The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.NET Web API skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASP.NET Web API over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET Web API
Rank 55 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 0.65% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 2.45% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Average daily rate
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£419 £350 £50
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +600.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £175
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +128.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
196 286 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.48% 26.51% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 174 86
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £231 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

ASP.NET Web API
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET Web API across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Web API Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ASP.NET Web API
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API across the Reading region.

ASP.NET Web API Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ASP.NET Web API
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

ASP.NET Web API Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

ASP.NET Web API
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ASP.NET Web API also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ASP.NET Web API.

1 22 (95.65%) MVC
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (73.91%) .NET
4 16 (69.57%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
7 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (47.83%) TDD
9 9 (39.13%) PaaS
9 9 (39.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 9 (39.13%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (34.78%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
11 7 (30.43%) C++
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
11 7 (30.43%) MSTest
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (30.43%) WCF
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (26.09%) jQuery
12 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
12 6 (26.09%) VC++
13 5 (21.74%) Finance
13 5 (21.74%) Scrum
14 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (17.39%) SQL
15 3 (13.04%) MFC
15 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS

ASP.NET Web API
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ASP.NET Web API also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ASP.NET Web API. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (39.13%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MSTest
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C++ Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
4 9 (39.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 9 (39.13%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) MFC
8 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.70%) Kendo UI
9 2 (8.70%) ActiveX
9 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.35%) HTML
10 1 (4.35%) COM
10 1 (4.35%) DCOM
10 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Web Design
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) VC++
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Telerik