The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET Web API
London / City of London
Rank 117 125 155
Rank change year-on-year +8 +30  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 38 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.02% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 3.12% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 32
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £485 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  
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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1060 1091 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.98% 32.80% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 918 1214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the City of London

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the City of London

ASP.NET Web API
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 76 (98.70%) .NET
2 70 (90.91%) C#
3 56 (72.73%) MVC
4 54 (70.13%) ASP.NET
5 46 (59.74%) AngularJS
6 44 (57.14%) HTML
7 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (48.05%) SQL
8 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
9 36 (46.75%) CSS
10 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
11 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (37.66%) TDD
14 19 (24.68%) REST
15 18 (23.38%) HTML5
15 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
16 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
16 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
16 17 (22.08%) NoSQL
17 16 (20.78%) WPF
17 16 (20.78%) OO
17 16 (20.78%) Scrum
18 15 (19.48%) Finance
18 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (19.48%) RESTful
19 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
19 14 (18.18%) BDD
20 13 (16.88%) jQuery

ASP.NET Web API
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.60%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.60%) QlikView
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) NUnit
3 6 (7.79%) Axure RP
3 6 (7.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.19%) MSTest
5 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.90%) Subversion
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.60%) NuGet
8 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.30%) Gradle
8 1 (1.30%) gulp
8 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Front Office
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (85.71%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.47%) C# Developer
4 19 (24.68%) Senior Developer
5 18 (23.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (18.18%) Angular Developer
6 14 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (11.69%) SQL Developer
10 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
11 6 (7.79%) Xamarin Developer
12 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (98.70%) .NET
2 54 (70.13%) ASP.NET
3 46 (59.74%) AngularJS
4 44 (57.14%) HTML
5 36 (46.75%) CSS
6 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (24.68%) REST
8 18 (23.38%) HTML5
9 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.78%) WPF
11 15 (19.48%) RESTful
12 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
13 13 (16.88%) jQuery
13 13 (16.88%) WCF
14 12 (15.58%) Angular 2
15 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (11.69%) Web Services
16 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 8 (10.39%) SOAP
16 8 (10.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.49%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Android
2 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) MVC
2 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) TDD
4 16 (20.78%) OO
4 16 (20.78%) Scrum
5 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.18%) BDD
7 13 (16.88%) DevOps
8 11 (14.29%) SOA
9 10 (12.99%) Microservices
10 9 (11.69%) OOP
11 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Web Development
12 6 (7.79%) API Development
12 6 (7.79%) High Availability
13 5 (6.49%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.49%) MVVM
13 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (90.91%) C#
2 37 (48.05%) SQL
3 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.79%) XAML
7 3 (3.90%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Java
8 2 (2.60%) XPath
9 1 (1.30%) ES6
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.90%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.60%) Apigee
4 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.60%) Eze Software Group
4 2 (2.60%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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