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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 1.72% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 5.96% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +77.08% -49.47%  

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 170 235 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.83% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 15 (71.43%) WCF
4 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 15 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (57.14%) CRM
5 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 2 (9.52%) Automotive
11 2 (9.52%) Workflow

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:

Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) CRM Developer
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 1 (4.76%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 15 (71.43%) WCF
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
8 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Planning Poker
5 2 (9.52%) SOLID
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle