The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET Web API over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Web API
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 51 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 1.03% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 4.79% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £60.62 -
% change year-on-year -39.78% -  

ASP.NET Web API 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 advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 180 146 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.85% 21.44% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 122
Median daily rate £390 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing ASP.NET Web API as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET Web API in Birmingham

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET Web API also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) HTML
3 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (93.75%) .NET Framework
4 29 (90.63%) WCF
4 29 (90.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 27 (84.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (84.38%) CRM
5 27 (84.38%) Visual Studio
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.38%) SOLID
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.38%) C#
12 2 (6.25%) SQL
12 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.25%) TDD
12 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Web Development
12 2 (6.25%) User Stories

ASP.NET Web API
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 27 (84.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (84.38%) CRM Developer
3 24 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) HTML
3 30 (93.75%) .NET Framework
4 29 (90.63%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
9 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) SOLID
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Planning Poker
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft