The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 0.57% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.03% 2.54% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Median daily rate £351 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +37.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £444 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £481 £351
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 £33.75 £24.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +40.62% -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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 132 197 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.64% 22.57% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 383 444
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £481 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.08% -  
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 Reading

Job postings citing ASP.NET Web API as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET Web API in Reading

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) LINQ
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (10.00%) CMS
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services

ASP.NET Web API
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) OpenID
5 1 (10.00%) OpenRasta
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (10.00%) Sony