Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 296 339
Rank change year-on-year +94 +43 +194
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1290 904 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 2.86% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 641 617
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £303 £303 £284
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -49.47% -
10th Percentile £28.25 £21.99 £30.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £45.00 £65.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +40.63% -49.47% -

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 31230 31568 31800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.08% 29.59% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21708 22030 21556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 377 520
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.34% +7.96%
10th Percentile £16.63 £13.40 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +15.38%

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 24 September 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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

ASP.NET Web API
Top 15 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 24 September 2017. 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 +101 1221 £400 +6.67% 208
UK excluding London +77 723 £350 - 158
London +119 551 £475 +11.76% 62
South East +46 238 £350 -3.45% 54
Midlands +59 129 £340 +4.62% 18
South West +1 125 £351 +0.14% 17
North of England +75 119 £338 -0.74% 42
North West +52 74 £363 +11.54% 30
West Midlands +41 68 £375 +15.38% 12
East Midlands +32 61 £325 - 6
East of England +28 60 £375 - 15
Yorkshire +25 45 £325 -4.41% 11
Scotland +47 31 £600 +84.62% 5
Northern Ireland -33 19 £289 -26.84% 2
Wales -17 8 £475 +18.75% 5

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 1267 (98.22%) .NET
2 1173 (90.93%) C#
3 920 (71.32%) MVC
4 869 (67.36%) ASP.NET
5 716 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
6 665 (51.55%) JavaScript
7 651 (50.47%) SQL Server
8 628 (48.68%) AngularJS
9 516 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 515 (39.92%) TDD
11 510 (39.53%) HTML
12 487 (37.75%) SQL
13 453 (35.12%) CSS
14 415 (32.17%) Microsoft
15 353 (27.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 339 (26.28%) .NET Framework
17 325 (25.19%) jQuery
17 325 (25.19%) Scrum
18 313 (24.26%) Web Services
19 264 (20.47%) WCF
20 242 (18.76%) Finance
21 235 (18.22%) Entity Framework
22 232 (17.98%) Git (software)
23 224 (17.36%) REST
24 221 (17.13%) BDD
25 211 (16.36%) HTML5
26 194 (15.04%) T-SQL
27 189 (14.65%) Unit Testing
28 186 (14.42%) RESTful
29 182 (14.11%) SOLID

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 96 (7.44%) CMS
2 73 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (3.64%) NServiceBus
4 45 (3.49%) Umbraco
5 44 (3.41%) IIS
5 44 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 33 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 29 (2.25%) EPiServer
8 23 (1.78%) Confluence
9 20 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) Kentico
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.078%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.078%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.078%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.47%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.078%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 353 (27.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.02%) GitHub
4 19 (1.47%) PaaS
4 19 (1.47%) SaaS
5 15 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.09%) IaaS
7 13 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.93%) npm
9 10 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.47%) Yarn
13 5 (0.39%) Office 365
14 3 (0.23%) Firebase
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.078%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.63%) HTTP
2 15 (1.16%) Internet
3 6 (0.47%) DNS
3 6 (0.47%) Intranet
4 5 (0.39%) IMAP
4 5 (0.39%) SMTP
4 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.31%) SMS
6 3 (0.23%) ATM
7 2 (0.16%) CTI
7 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.078%) DHCP
8 1 (0.078%) Extranet
8 1 (0.078%) FTP
8 1 (0.078%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.078%) LDAP
8 1 (0.078%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (50.47%) SQL Server
2 178 (13.80%) NoSQL
3 127 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 66 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.86%) Redis
10 24 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (1.78%) DocumentDB
12 21 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.32%) Big Data
15 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 232 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 174 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 136 (10.54%) Visual Studio
4 126 (9.77%) TeamCity
5 113 (8.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 101 (7.83%) NUnit
7 59 (4.57%) SpecFlow
8 56 (4.34%) JIRA
9 51 (3.95%) Moq
10 47 (3.64%) Subversion
11 33 (2.56%) ReSharper
12 29 (2.25%) gulp
13 25 (1.94%) Selenium
14 22 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (1.63%) NuGet
16 20 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
17 17 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 17 (1.32%) MSBuild
17 17 (1.32%) MSTest
17 17 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 242 (18.76%) Finance
2 88 (6.82%) Banking
3 52 (4.03%) Marketing
4 46 (3.57%) Retail
5 38 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.71%) Electronics
7 35 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.78%) Front Office
8 23 (1.78%) Law
9 21 (1.63%) Advertising
9 21 (1.63%) Legal
10 20 (1.55%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.62%) Automotive
12 6 (0.47%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Games
14 3 (0.23%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.078%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1161 (90.00%) Developer
2 785 (60.85%) .NET Developer
3 490 (37.98%) C# Developer
4 322 (24.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 186 (14.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 162 (12.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 154 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 136 (10.54%) Senior Developer
9 134 (10.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 125 (9.69%) Angular Developer
11 87 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 72 (5.58%) Azure Developer
13 71 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
14 63 (4.88%) Agile Developer
15 60 (4.65%) SQL Developer
16 56 (4.34%) Software Developer
17 52 (4.03%) Agile .NET Developer
18 44 (3.41%) Lead Developer
19 42 (3.26%) Agile C# Developer
20 39 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1267 (98.22%) .NET
2 869 (67.36%) ASP.NET
3 628 (48.68%) AngularJS
4 516 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 510 (39.53%) HTML
6 453 (35.12%) CSS
7 339 (26.28%) .NET Framework
8 325 (25.19%) jQuery
9 313 (24.26%) Web Services
10 264 (20.47%) WCF
11 235 (18.22%) Entity Framework
12 224 (17.36%) REST
13 211 (16.36%) HTML5
14 186 (14.42%) RESTful
15 171 (13.26%) React
16 149 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 130 (10.08%) JSON
18 119 (9.22%) Angular 2
19 117 (9.07%) XML
20 116 (8.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.56%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (3.49%) User Experience
3 44 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (2.25%) Hedge funds
5 29 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 27 (2.09%) Public Cloud
7 25 (1.94%) Fintech
8 23 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.55%) Blog
9 20 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.93%) Wiki
11 11 (0.85%) NHS
12 9 (0.70%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.62%) W3C
14 7 (0.54%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.47%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.39%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (10.93%) Windows
2 23 (1.78%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.55%) Android
4 19 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.47%) Linux
5 6 (0.47%) Unix
5 6 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.078%) AIX
7 1 (0.078%) MVS
7 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.078%) Solaris
7 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (71.32%) MVC
2 716 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (39.92%) TDD
4 325 (25.19%) Scrum
5 221 (17.13%) BDD
6 189 (14.65%) Unit Testing
7 182 (14.11%) SOLID
8 165 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 147 (11.40%) Web Development
10 121 (9.38%) DevOps
11 119 (9.22%) OO
12 118 (9.15%) Software Engineering
13 115 (8.91%) Microservices
14 103 (7.98%) CRM
15 98 (7.60%) E-Commerce
16 85 (6.59%) Test Automation
17 83 (6.43%) SOA
18 82 (6.36%) Front End Development
19 81 (6.28%) CQRS
19 81 (6.28%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1173 (90.93%) C#
2 665 (51.55%) JavaScript
3 487 (37.75%) SQL
4 194 (15.04%) T-SQL
5 87 (6.74%) TypeScript
6 46 (3.57%) Java
7 42 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 38 (2.95%) PL/SQL
9 35 (2.71%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.24%) VB
11 13 (1.01%) ES6
11 13 (1.01%) Ruby
11 13 (1.01%) VB6
12 12 (0.93%) XAML
13 11 (0.85%) F#
14 8 (0.62%) PHP
14 8 (0.62%) Python
14 8 (0.62%) Scala
15 7 (0.54%) ECMAScript
15 7 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (2.48%) Degree
2 28 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) MCTS
7 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.078%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.078%) MCSE
9 1 (0.078%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.64%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.078%) GDPR
3 1 (0.078%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.078%) HL7
3 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (3.18%) Docker
2 35 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.01%) Ansible
3 12 (0.93%) Puppet
4 8 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.47%) Kibana
5 6 (0.47%) Terraform
6 2 (0.16%) MOM
7 1 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.078%) Consul
7 1 (0.078%) Control-M
7 1 (0.078%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 415 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.21%) Oracle
3 58 (4.50%) Sitecore
4 40 (3.10%) SAP
5 23 (1.78%) Google
6 22 (1.71%) Apigee
6 22 (1.71%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.16%) Siebel
8 12 (0.93%) Telerik
9 11 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.54%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.47%) Ensighten
11 6 (0.47%) Twitter
12 4 (0.31%) ESRI
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.31%) Syncfusion
13 3 (0.23%) Apple
13 3 (0.23%) Sybase
13 3 (0.23%) VMware