Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 160 234
Rank change year-on-year +4 +74 +71
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 924 816 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.76% 1.60% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 5.66% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 641 414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £23.28
10th Percentile £19.75 - £21.95
90th Percentile £23.25 - £25.22
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £23.28

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 16,093 14,421 14,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.64% 28.27% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,568 9,381 9,603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £476 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.48% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 222 259
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £15.84 £16.29 £14.95
90th Percentile £60.18 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +18 351 £425 +21.43% 130
North of England +2 190 £375 - 208
Midlands -13 141 £419 +5.74% 106
South West +1 130 £425 +17.24% 91
West Midlands -22 95 £450 +10.77% 56
North West -4 91 £385 +2.67% 124
Yorkshire -3 86 £375 - 74
East of England +9 54 £406 +12.07% 53
East Midlands +4 46 £400 +6.67% 50
Scotland +2 43 £375 - 17
Wales -26 18 £363 -3.33% 10
North East - 13 £450 - 10
Northern Ireland +22 2 - - 4
ASP.NET Web API
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 902 (97.62%) .NET
2 839 (90.80%) C#
3 594 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 556 (60.17%) MVC
5 528 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 502 (54.33%) JavaScript
7 472 (51.08%) SQL Server
8 372 (40.26%) SQL
9 364 (39.39%) AngularJS
10 361 (39.07%) CSS
11 355 (38.42%) .NET Framework
12 344 (37.23%) HTML
13 336 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 321 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 273 (29.55%) TDD
16 255 (27.60%) Scrum
17 251 (27.16%) Microsoft
18 226 (24.46%) Entity Framework
19 214 (23.16%) .NET Core
20 196 (21.21%) jQuery
21 193 (20.89%) Git (software)
22 169 (18.29%) Web Services
23 142 (15.37%) Continuous Integration
24 138 (14.94%) Visual Studio
25 137 (14.83%) WCF
26 135 (14.61%) Microservices
27 125 (13.53%) Finance
28 119 (12.88%) React
29 117 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
30 116 (12.55%) T-SQL

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 73 (7.90%) CMS
2 34 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 25 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 20 (2.16%) IIS
6 18 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.73%) Confluence
8 13 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.19%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.97%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.32%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.11%) Apache
14 1 (0.11%) nginx
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 336 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.27%) SaaS
4 19 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (2.06%) Serverless
5 12 (1.30%) NuGet
6 10 (1.08%) Azure Functions
6 10 (1.08%) npm
7 9 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (0.97%) PaaS
8 8 (0.87%) Office 365
9 7 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.54%) GitHub
11 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.43%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.43%) Google Play
11 4 (0.43%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.03%) HTTP
2 12 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (0.87%) DNS
4 6 (0.65%) Internet
4 6 (0.65%) SMTP
5 4 (0.43%) IMAP
5 4 (0.43%) Intranet
5 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) DHCP
7 2 (0.22%) Firewall
7 2 (0.22%) FTP
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) ICMP
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.11%) MQTT
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (51.08%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 34 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 31 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (2.16%) MySQL
10 20 (2.16%) Redis
11 17 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 193 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 138 (14.94%) Visual Studio
3 117 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (8.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 69 (7.47%) TeamCity
6 43 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (4.11%) Selenium
8 31 (3.35%) gulp
9 30 (3.25%) JIRA
10 22 (2.38%) NUnit
11 19 (2.06%) Bitbucket
12 18 (1.95%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.84%) MSTest
14 16 (1.73%) Subversion
15 15 (1.62%) Moq
15 15 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.52%) webpack
17 12 (1.30%) Jasmine
18 10 (1.08%) SpecFlow
19 9 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 125 (13.53%) Finance
2 28 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.71%) Retail
4 24 (2.60%) Marketing
5 22 (2.38%) Banking
6 18 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.73%) Electronics
8 6 (0.65%) Law
8 6 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Billing
10 2 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 791 (85.61%) Developer
2 533 (57.68%) .NET Developer
3 248 (26.84%) C# Developer
4 176 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 98 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 85 (9.20%) Senior Developer
8 68 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 56 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 54 (5.84%) Angular Developer
12 53 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
13 47 (5.09%) Lead Developer
14 45 (4.87%) Architect
14 45 (4.87%) Azure Developer
15 41 (4.44%) SQL Developer
16 29 (3.14%) Web Developer
17 28 (3.03%) Software Engineer
18 25 (2.71%) Lead .NET Developer
19 23 (2.49%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 902 (97.62%) .NET
2 594 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 364 (39.39%) AngularJS
4 361 (39.07%) CSS
5 355 (38.42%) .NET Framework
6 344 (37.23%) HTML
7 321 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 226 (24.46%) Entity Framework
9 214 (23.16%) .NET Core
10 196 (21.21%) jQuery
11 169 (18.29%) Web Services
12 137 (14.83%) WCF
13 119 (12.88%) React
14 114 (12.34%) REST
15 111 (12.01%) HTML5
16 106 (11.47%) Angular 2
17 87 (9.42%) Node.js
18 72 (7.79%) RESTful
19 70 (7.58%) SOAP
20 69 (7.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (4.44%) User Experience
3 40 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.19%) Fintech
9 8 (0.87%) iPad
10 7 (0.76%) EPoS
11 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.65%) NHS
11 6 (0.65%) Robotics
12 4 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.43%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.32%) W3C
14 2 (0.22%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.22%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.22%) Tandem
14 2 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.09%) Windows
2 8 (0.87%) Android
3 7 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.76%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.65%) Linux
5 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (60.17%) MVC
2 528 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (29.55%) TDD
4 255 (27.60%) Scrum
5 142 (15.37%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (14.61%) Microservices
7 95 (10.28%) BDD
8 92 (9.96%) SOLID
9 91 (9.85%) Test Automation
10 88 (9.52%) OO
11 85 (9.20%) Web Development
12 81 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 74 (8.01%) E-Commerce
14 72 (7.79%) DevOps
15 69 (7.47%) API Development
16 68 (7.36%) OOP
17 51 (5.52%) Kanban
17 51 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (5.41%) SDLC
18 50 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 839 (90.80%) C#
2 502 (54.33%) JavaScript
3 372 (40.26%) SQL
4 116 (12.55%) T-SQL
5 63 (6.82%) TypeScript
6 25 (2.71%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.06%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.41%) Java
9 11 (1.19%) Python
10 6 (0.65%) F#
11 5 (0.54%) ES6
12 3 (0.32%) PHP
12 3 (0.32%) Scala
12 3 (0.32%) VB
13 2 (0.22%) C
13 2 (0.22%) R
13 2 (0.22%) XAML
14 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (2.49%) Degree
2 15 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.84%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) PMO
3 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 54 (5.84%) Docker
2 6 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.65%) Ansible
3 5 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.43%) Kibana
4 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.11%) Grafana
6 1 (0.11%) Packer
6 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 251 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.84%) Oracle
3 39 (4.22%) Sitecore
4 19 (2.06%) SAP
5 14 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.41%) Google
7 12 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.87%) Telerik
9 5 (0.54%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.32%) Apple
10 3 (0.32%) Automation Anywhere
10 3 (0.32%) Tableau
10 3 (0.32%) UiPath
11 2 (0.22%) Civica
11 2 (0.22%) Siebel
12 1 (0.11%) Hyland
12 1 (0.11%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.11%) Sage
12 1 (0.11%) Sybase