Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 149 175
Rank change year-on-year -82 +26 +61
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 480 1,030 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.08% 1.84% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 5.88% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 794 618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £302
90th Percentile £517 £531 £482
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.00% +4.17%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.69% +2.00% +4.17%

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 11,578 17,528 15,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.96% 31.39% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,537 11,552 9,872
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 218 266
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +3.79% +5.96%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.24 £15.74
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +1.01%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -73 174 £425 +3.03% 143
North of England -40 108 £388 +3.33% 172
Midlands -6 74 £425 - 92
East of England +34 63 £425 +6.25% 48
North West -25 52 £363 -3.33% 105
Yorkshire -12 48 £400 +6.67% 59
West Midlands -16 42 £450 -5.26% 54
South West -86 40 £394 -2.78% 36
East Midlands +29 32 £380 +1.33% 38
Scotland +3 13 £413 +10.00% 22
North East +17 8 £400 +8.11% 8
Wales +15 6 £375 +3.09% 10
Northern Ireland +3 2 £431 - 3
ASP.NET Web API
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 477 (99.38%) .NET
2 443 (92.29%) C#
3 311 (64.79%) ASP.NET
4 306 (63.75%) MVC
5 283 (58.96%) JavaScript
6 280 (58.33%) SQL Server
7 238 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
8 207 (43.13%) Azure
9 197 (41.04%) CSS
10 188 (39.17%) .NET Framework
11 184 (38.33%) HTML
12 162 (33.75%) AngularJS
13 155 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 152 (31.67%) .NET Core
15 147 (30.63%) SQL
16 138 (28.75%) Microsoft
17 120 (25.00%) Git (software)
18 118 (24.58%) Entity Framework
19 117 (24.38%) TDD
20 113 (23.54%) jQuery
21 101 (21.04%) Scrum
22 87 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
23 84 (17.50%) Web Services
24 76 (15.83%) React
25 75 (15.63%) WCF
26 74 (15.42%) SOLID
27 68 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 66 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
29 62 (12.92%) T-SQL
30 61 (12.71%) HTML5

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 23 (4.79%) IIS
2 21 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.96%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.46%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.04%) Confluence
6 3 (0.63%) CMS
6 3 (0.63%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.63%) Hyperledger
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) DNN
8 1 (0.21%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Kentico
8 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.63%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 207 (43.13%) Azure
2 35 (7.29%) AWS
3 31 (6.46%) Serverless
4 26 (5.42%) Azure Functions
5 20 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (3.96%) GitHub
7 16 (3.33%) PaaS
8 11 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.29%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.25%) Azure Stack
9 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Flow
9 6 (1.25%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.04%) Trello
11 4 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
12 3 (0.63%) Force.com
12 3 (0.63%) SaaS
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) Internet
2 4 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) FTP
3 1 (0.21%) SMTP
3 1 (0.21%) VoIP
3 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.38%) Cosmos DB
5 20 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.33%) Redis
8 12 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.88%) MySQL
10 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.25%) SQLite
14 5 (1.04%) Power BI
15 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 120 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 66 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (10.21%) Visual Studio
4 38 (7.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 29 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (6.04%) TeamCity
6 25 (5.21%) Jenkins
6 25 (5.21%) JIRA
7 18 (3.75%) NUnit
7 18 (3.75%) SpecFlow
8 15 (3.13%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.92%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.92%) webpack
10 12 (2.50%) Babel
10 12 (2.50%) gulp
11 10 (2.08%) Moq
11 10 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.88%) MSTest
13 6 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 43 (8.96%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 14 (2.92%) Retail
4 6 (1.25%) Back Office
5 4 (0.83%) Banking
6 3 (0.63%) Law
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Games
7 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 411 (85.63%) Developer
2 286 (59.58%) .NET Developer
3 130 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 101 (21.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (10.63%) Senior Developer
6 45 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 41 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 39 (8.13%) Angular Developer
9 37 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 35 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.83%) Software Engineer
13 24 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 22 (4.58%) Lead Developer
14 22 (4.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 21 (4.38%) Azure Developer
16 20 (4.17%) SQL Developer
17 17 (3.54%) Architect
17 17 (3.54%) Software Developer
18 16 (3.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (99.38%) .NET
2 311 (64.79%) ASP.NET
3 197 (41.04%) CSS
4 188 (39.17%) .NET Framework
5 184 (38.33%) HTML
6 162 (33.75%) AngularJS
7 155 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 152 (31.67%) .NET Core
9 118 (24.58%) Entity Framework
10 113 (23.54%) jQuery
11 84 (17.50%) Web Services
12 76 (15.83%) React
13 75 (15.63%) WCF
14 68 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 61 (12.71%) HTML5
16 60 (12.50%) XML
17 49 (10.21%) RESTful
18 46 (9.58%) JSON
19 39 (8.13%) REST
20 34 (7.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.08%) User Experience
6 6 (1.25%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.25%) Wiki
7 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.63%) NHS
8 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.42%) Replication
9 2 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) Life Science
10 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.21%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Robotics
10 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.46%) Windows
2 15 (3.13%) Android
2 15 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.46%) Linux
5 2 (0.42%) VMS
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (63.75%) MVC
2 238 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (24.38%) TDD
4 101 (21.04%) Scrum
5 87 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (15.42%) SOLID
7 56 (11.67%) BDD
8 48 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 46 (9.58%) Microservices
10 44 (9.17%) Web Development
11 43 (8.96%) DevOps
11 43 (8.96%) Software Engineering
12 42 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 40 (8.33%) OO
14 33 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (6.67%) Kanban
16 28 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (4.17%) B2C
17 20 (4.17%) Computer Science
18 18 (3.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 443 (92.29%) C#
2 283 (58.96%) JavaScript
3 147 (30.63%) SQL
4 62 (12.92%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.42%) TypeScript
6 16 (3.33%) Java
7 14 (2.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.83%) PHP
10 4 (0.83%) Ruby
11 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.63%) C
11 3 (0.63%) F#
11 3 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (5.00%) Degree
2 13 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.63%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) PMO
3 1 (0.21%) GxP
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (5.42%) Docker
2 17 (3.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (5.21%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.46%) Terraform
3 5 (1.04%) Ansible
3 5 (1.04%) MIIS
4 4 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) cPanel
5 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 138 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.79%) Xamarin
3 19 (3.96%) Oracle
4 7 (1.46%) Telerik
5 6 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.04%) SAP
7 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) New Relic
9 1 (0.21%) Alterian
9 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.21%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.21%) Software AG
9 1 (0.21%) Splunk
9 1 (0.21%) Sybase
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) VMware
9 1 (0.21%) webMethods