Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 6 months to 18 November 2018 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 178 250
Rank change year-on-year +32 +72 +41
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,000 763 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.83% 1.43% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.82% 5.06% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 602 411
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +3.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £280
90th Percentile £525 £480 £475
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £21.99
90th Percentile £29.10 £25.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -40.00%

ASP.NET Web API is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,169 15,065 16,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.42% 28.22% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,300 9,765 10,546
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 268 304
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £15.34 £16.64 £13.65
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £49.46
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing ASP.NET Web API as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK excluding London

ASP.NET Web API
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +44 408 £400 +14.29% 178
North of England +21 202 £375 +1.35% 177
Midlands -17 138 £425 +18.47% 71
South West -15 130 £400 +10.73% 82
Yorkshire +30 101 £375 +7.14% 66
West Midlands -4 99 £475 +26.67% 42
North West -5 92 £375 - 101
East of England +12 63 £400 +10.34% 65
Scotland +9 38 £375 +3.81% 26
East Midlands -20 36 £366 +7.72% 29
Wales -6 20 £365 -1.02% 10
North East - 9 £370 - 10
Northern Ireland +29 3 - - 4
ASP.NET Web API
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET Web API also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 986 (98.60%) .NET
2 909 (90.90%) C#
3 640 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 600 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 570 (57.00%) MVC
6 560 (56.00%) JavaScript
7 479 (47.90%) SQL Server
8 451 (45.10%) SQL
9 398 (39.80%) HTML
10 394 (39.40%) .NET Framework
11 389 (38.90%) CSS
12 382 (38.20%) AngularJS
13 351 (35.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 335 (33.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 311 (31.10%) TDD
16 310 (31.00%) Scrum
17 267 (26.70%) Entity Framework
18 257 (25.70%) Microsoft
19 210 (21.00%) jQuery
20 207 (20.70%) .NET Core
21 192 (19.20%) Web Services
22 182 (18.20%) Git (software)
23 156 (15.60%) WCF
24 149 (14.90%) Microservices
25 144 (14.40%) Visual Studio
26 130 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
27 126 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
27 126 (12.60%) Finance
28 119 (11.90%) Angular 2
29 116 (11.60%) Test Automation

ASP.NET Web API
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 83 (8.30%) CMS
2 40 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 27 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 22 (2.20%) IIS
7 17 (1.70%) Apache Solr
8 16 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.40%) Confluence
10 12 (1.20%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.60%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.20%) Kentico
15 1 (0.10%) nginx
15 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 351 (35.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
4 21 (2.10%) npm
4 21 (2.10%) NuGet
5 15 (1.50%) Serverless
6 14 (1.40%) SaaS
7 13 (1.30%) Office 365
8 8 (0.80%) PaaS
9 7 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.70%) Azure Functions
9 7 (0.70%) GitHub
10 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.40%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.40%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.30%) Google Play
13 2 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.60%) HTTP
2 12 (1.20%) DNS
3 11 (1.10%) Internet
4 10 (1.00%) IMAP
4 10 (1.00%) SMTP
5 2 (0.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.10%) ICMP
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
6 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.10%) MQTT
6 1 (0.10%) Skype
6 1 (0.10%) SMS
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 35 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 34 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 33 (3.30%) Redis
9 27 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.80%) Neo4j
12 16 (1.60%) MySQL
13 12 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
17 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
18 7 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 182 (18.20%) Git (software)
2 144 (14.40%) Visual Studio
3 126 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 62 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 60 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 59 (5.90%) Selenium
8 31 (3.10%) gulp
9 28 (2.80%) NUnit
10 27 (2.70%) JIRA
11 23 (2.30%) Moq
12 21 (2.10%) MSTest
13 19 (1.90%) Jenkins
14 17 (1.70%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.70%) SpecFlow
15 14 (1.40%) Subversion
15 14 (1.40%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.40%) XMLUnit
16 13 (1.30%) xUnit.net
17 12 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 126 (12.60%) Finance
2 37 (3.70%) Marketing
3 26 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.30%) Banking
5 22 (2.20%) Retail
6 20 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.60%) Electronics
8 13 (1.30%) Back Office
9 8 (0.80%) Local Government
10 7 (0.70%) Automotive
10 7 (0.70%) Law
10 7 (0.70%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 870 (87.00%) Developer
2 619 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 266 (26.60%) C# Developer
4 215 (21.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 126 (12.60%) Full Stack Developer
6 89 (8.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 88 (8.80%) Senior Developer
8 76 (7.60%) Angular Developer
9 71 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 68 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
11 53 (5.30%) Software Developer
12 51 (5.10%) SQL Developer
13 44 (4.40%) Architect
14 42 (4.20%) Azure Developer
15 40 (4.00%) Lead Developer
16 31 (3.10%) Software Engineer
17 26 (2.60%) Agile .NET Developer
17 26 (2.60%) Agile Developer
18 24 (2.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (98.60%) .NET
2 640 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 398 (39.80%) HTML
4 394 (39.40%) .NET Framework
5 389 (38.90%) CSS
6 382 (38.20%) AngularJS
7 335 (33.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 267 (26.70%) Entity Framework
9 210 (21.00%) jQuery
10 207 (20.70%) .NET Core
11 192 (19.20%) Web Services
12 156 (15.60%) WCF
13 119 (11.90%) Angular 2
14 116 (11.60%) REST
15 110 (11.00%) React
16 109 (10.90%) HTML5
17 99 (9.90%) Node.js
18 95 (9.50%) XML
19 77 (7.70%) JSON
20 76 (7.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (4.30%) User Experience
4 37 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.50%) Fintech
7 15 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.80%) W3C
9 7 (0.70%) iPad
10 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.50%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.40%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.40%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.40%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.20%) Digital TV
13 2 (0.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.90%) Windows
2 9 (0.90%) Android
2 9 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 8 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.70%) Linux
5 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (57.00%) MVC
3 311 (31.10%) TDD
4 310 (31.00%) Scrum
5 149 (14.90%) Microservices
6 130 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 116 (11.60%) Test Automation
8 112 (11.20%) Unit Testing
9 103 (10.30%) Web Development
10 101 (10.10%) OO
11 98 (9.80%) SOLID
12 95 (9.50%) BDD
13 93 (9.30%) E-Commerce
14 90 (9.00%) DevOps
15 77 (7.70%) API Development
16 62 (6.20%) Software Engineering
17 59 (5.90%) OOP
18 57 (5.70%) Kanban
19 55 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (5.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 909 (90.90%) C#
2 560 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 451 (45.10%) SQL
4 97 (9.70%) T-SQL
5 75 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 28 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.10%) Java
10 9 (0.90%) Python
11 6 (0.60%) VB
12 5 (0.50%) ES6
13 4 (0.40%) C
13 4 (0.40%) XAML
14 2 (0.20%) F#
14 2 (0.20%) VB6
15 1 (0.10%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.10%) Korn
15 1 (0.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (3.00%) Degree
2 14 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.30%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) PMO
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (5.50%) Docker
2 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.40%) Ansible
3 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.40%) Puppet
4 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) Kibana
5 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Grafana
6 1 (0.10%) Packer
6 1 (0.10%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 257 (25.70%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.70%) Oracle
3 51 (5.10%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.80%) SAP
5 14 (1.40%) Rackspace
6 13 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.10%) Google
8 8 (0.80%) Telerik
9 7 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.40%) Anite
11 3 (0.30%) Automation Anywhere
11 3 (0.30%) Sybase
11 3 (0.30%) Tableau
11 3 (0.30%) UiPath
12 2 (0.20%) Apple
12 2 (0.20%) Siebel
12 2 (0.20%) Twitter
13 1 (0.10%) Mercator
13 1 (0.10%) Sage