Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 April 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 229 324
Rank change year-on-year +51 +95 +137
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,558 1,059 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.14% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 3.62% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,184 789 582
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £279 £305
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
UK median hourly rate - £36.50 £60.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £60.62
% change year-on-year - -39.78% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,007 29,279 30,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.63% 31.58% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,267 20,209 21,179
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 367 476
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.85% +10.36%
10th Percentile £17.05 £15.75 £14.88
90th Percentile £59.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +6.94%

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

ASP.NET Web API
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 April 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
England +47 1,432 £425 +6.25% 628
UK excluding London +36 910 £375 +3.45% 452
London +69 640 £475 +5.44% 199
North of England +57 241 £375 +11.11% 146
South East +5 241 £375 - 110
Midlands +27 135 £413 +10.00% 78
Yorkshire +25 122 £373 +12.03% 55
South West +19 122 £370 +4.96% 52
North West +26 115 £375 +7.14% 81
West Midlands +25 93 £425 +6.25% 40
Scotland +8 71 £400 +14.29% 14
East of England -19 52 £385 +10.00% 43
East Midlands +11 39 £375 +7.14% 38
Wales +12 38 £375 +5.26% 8
Northern Ireland -9 11 £431 +14.93% 1
North East +32 4 £350 +27.27% 10

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 1,509 (96.85%) .NET
2 1,418 (91.01%) C#
3 1,010 (64.83%) ASP.NET
4 1,003 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
5 968 (62.13%) MVC
6 825 (52.95%) JavaScript
7 811 (52.05%) SQL Server
8 679 (43.58%) AngularJS
9 660 (42.36%) TDD
10 622 (39.92%) HTML
11 579 (37.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 551 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 545 (34.98%) CSS
14 528 (33.89%) .NET Framework
15 497 (31.90%) SQL
16 375 (24.07%) Scrum
17 365 (23.43%) Web Services
18 362 (23.23%) Microsoft
19 326 (20.92%) Entity Framework
20 303 (19.45%) Microservices
21 298 (19.13%) jQuery
22 296 (19.00%) React
23 295 (18.93%) SOLID
24 282 (18.10%) BDD
25 279 (17.91%) Git (software)
26 275 (17.65%) RESTful
26 275 (17.65%) WCF
27 270 (17.33%) HTML5
28 261 (16.75%) .NET Core
29 256 (16.43%) Finance

ASP.NET Web API
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 81 (5.20%) CMS
2 73 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (2.89%) IIS
4 43 (2.76%) Confluence
5 28 (1.80%) NServiceBus
6 23 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
11 8 (0.51%) WordPress
12 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.064%) Apache
15 1 (0.064%) Kentico
15 1 (0.064%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.064%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.064%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.064%) InVision
2 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.064%) Maximo
3 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 551 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 208 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.02%) GitHub
3 47 (3.02%) Serverless
4 32 (2.05%) PaaS
5 30 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.41%) IaaS
7 17 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.71%) npm
9 11 (0.71%) SaaS
10 8 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.32%) Boomi
11 5 (0.32%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.32%) Office 365
12 4 (0.26%) NuGet
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.57%) HTTP
2 13 (0.83%) SMS
3 10 (0.64%) FTP
4 6 (0.39%) Internet
4 6 (0.39%) WEP
5 4 (0.26%) DNS
5 4 (0.26%) IMAP
5 4 (0.26%) SMTP
6 3 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.13%) AMQP
7 2 (0.13%) Intranet
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.064%) 4G
8 1 (0.064%) 5G
8 1 (0.064%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 118 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 76 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 58 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 44 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 41 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 41 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
12 18 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.03%) CouchDB
13 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 15 (0.96%) RavenDB
15 14 (0.90%) Power BI
15 14 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 279 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 159 (10.21%) Visual Studio
3 154 (9.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 152 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 150 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 120 (7.70%) NUnit
7 94 (6.03%) JIRA
8 64 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 59 (3.79%) Selenium
9 59 (3.79%) SpecFlow
10 56 (3.59%) MSTest
11 37 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (2.05%) MSBuild
13 31 (1.99%) Jenkins
13 31 (1.99%) ReSharper
14 28 (1.80%) Moq
15 26 (1.67%) Bitbucket
16 19 (1.22%) gulp
16 19 (1.22%) webpack
17 18 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 256 (16.43%) Finance
2 117 (7.51%) Banking
3 66 (4.24%) Retail
4 42 (2.70%) Law
5 36 (2.31%) Legal
6 31 (1.99%) Marketing
7 28 (1.80%) Advertising
7 28 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.54%) Front Office
10 16 (1.03%) Electronics
10 16 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.39%) Games
12 6 (0.39%) Publishing
13 5 (0.32%) Back Office
14 1 (0.064%) French Language
14 1 (0.064%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,376 (88.32%) Developer
2 938 (60.21%) .NET Developer
3 538 (34.53%) C# Developer
4 365 (23.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 176 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
6 157 (10.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 147 (9.44%) Senior Developer
8 138 (8.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 132 (8.47%) Angular Developer
10 129 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 120 (7.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 87 (5.58%) Azure Developer
13 83 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 72 (4.62%) Software Developer
15 61 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
16 59 (3.79%) Architect
17 55 (3.53%) Web Developer
18 54 (3.47%) SQL Developer
19 50 (3.21%) React Developer
20 47 (3.02%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,509 (96.85%) .NET
2 1,010 (64.83%) ASP.NET
3 679 (43.58%) AngularJS
4 622 (39.92%) HTML
5 579 (37.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 545 (34.98%) CSS
7 528 (33.89%) .NET Framework
8 365 (23.43%) Web Services
9 326 (20.92%) Entity Framework
10 298 (19.13%) jQuery
11 296 (19.00%) React
12 275 (17.65%) RESTful
12 275 (17.65%) WCF
13 270 (17.33%) HTML5
14 261 (16.75%) .NET Core
15 247 (15.85%) REST
16 151 (9.69%) Angular 2
17 134 (8.60%) CSS3
18 125 (8.02%) Node.js
19 124 (7.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 203 (13.03%) Greenfield Project
2 109 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 65 (4.17%) User Experience
4 49 (3.15%) Fintech
5 40 (2.57%) Online Banking
6 36 (2.31%) iPad
6 36 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 34 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.12%) Public Cloud
9 32 (2.05%) NHS
10 31 (1.99%) Blog
11 30 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.73%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.71%) Equities
16 11 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.64%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.57%) Windows
2 24 (1.54%) Android
2 24 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 11 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.64%) Linux
4 10 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.13%) Unix
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,003 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 968 (62.13%) MVC
3 660 (42.36%) TDD
4 375 (24.07%) Scrum
5 303 (19.45%) Microservices
6 295 (18.93%) SOLID
7 282 (18.10%) BDD
8 236 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 232 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 225 (14.44%) DevOps
11 178 (11.42%) E-Commerce
12 163 (10.46%) Web Development
13 162 (10.40%) OO
14 142 (9.11%) SOA
15 130 (8.34%) Software Engineering
16 118 (7.57%) Test Automation
17 99 (6.35%) CQRS
17 99 (6.35%) Kanban
18 96 (6.16%) Domain-Driven Design
18 96 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,418 (91.01%) C#
2 825 (52.95%) JavaScript
3 497 (31.90%) SQL
4 143 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 102 (6.55%) TypeScript
6 53 (3.40%) Java
7 33 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 31 (1.99%) VB.NET
9 30 (1.93%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.16%) ES6
10 18 (1.16%) Python
11 17 (1.09%) C++
12 15 (0.96%) R
13 9 (0.58%) C
14 8 (0.51%) VB
14 8 (0.51%) XAML
14 8 (0.51%) XPath
15 6 (0.39%) VBA
16 4 (0.26%) PHP
16 4 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (1.67%) Degree
2 25 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.51%) MCSD
6 7 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.19%) MCAD
7 3 (0.19%) MCTS
8 2 (0.13%) MCP
8 2 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.064%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.064%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.064%) HND
9 1 (0.064%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.79%) QA
2 24 (1.54%) HL7
3 23 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.39%) GCP
5 4 (0.26%) GDPR
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
6 3 (0.19%) WCAG
7 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.064%) PSD2
System Software
1 122 (7.83%) Docker
2 25 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.51%) Varnish
4 7 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.16%) Ansible
4 17 (1.09%) Puppet
5 12 (0.77%) Terraform
6 11 (0.71%) Kibana
6 11 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.45%) SCCM
7 7 (0.45%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.32%) Grafana
9 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.064%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 362 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.69%) Oracle
3 47 (3.02%) Sitecore
4 42 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 30 (1.93%) Xamarin
6 29 (1.86%) Apigee
7 24 (1.54%) Capita
8 21 (1.35%) Google
9 14 (0.90%) SAP
10 11 (0.71%) Sybase
11 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.45%) Telerik
12 7 (0.45%) VMware
13 5 (0.32%) Fidessa
13 5 (0.32%) Informatica
13 5 (0.32%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.32%) Okta
13 5 (0.32%) SnapLogic
13 5 (0.32%) Splunk
14 3 (0.19%) Facebook