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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 304 342
Rank change year-on-year +105 +38  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 593 431 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 2.77% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 309 258
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.41 -
% change year-on-year +17.54% -  

ASP.NET Web API is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14661 15533 15022
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.64% 27.79% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10190 10831 9735
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 194 202
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ASP.NET Web API as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 537 £400 +6.66% 333
London +69 206 £475 +18.75% 97
South East +40 133 £375 +11.11% 51
South West +38 62 £394 +12.50% 23
City of London +4 42 £450 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire +35 38 £330 -2.94% 17
North West +57 37 £325 -3.70% 47
Bristol +27 37 £410 +9.33% 9
West Yorkshire +38 31 £325 -4.05% 12
Leeds +30 29 £325 -4.41% 8
Surrey +13 29 £413 +3.12% 7
East of England +4 29 £368 -5.16% 34
Kent +10 25 £350 +3.70% 5
Manchester +25 22 £330 -2.22% 24
Hampshire +26 21 £363 +16.00% 12
Northern Ireland - 20 £375 - 3
County Antrim - 20 £375 - 2
Belfast - 20 £375 - 2
Scotland +53 18 £358 - 7
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £363 +3.57% 2
East Sussex +1 17 £334 -0.37% 3
West Midlands +13 14 £325 -18.75% 33
East Midlands +1 14 £305 -2.40% 25
Milton Keynes +6 13 £439 +25.50% 2
Brighton +3 13 £328 -12.66% 1
Hertfordshire +15 11 £325 -24.85% 11
West Sussex +14 11 £400 +14.28% 8
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £438 +16.66% 13
Edinburgh +27 9 £600 - 4
Glasgow +9 9 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1053 (98.78%) .NET
2 889 (83.40%) C#
3 755 (70.83%) MVC
4 736 (69.04%) ASP.NET
5 628 (58.91%) JavaScript
6 617 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
7 529 (49.62%) SQL Server
8 473 (44.37%) HTML
9 471 (44.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 454 (42.59%) CSS
11 427 (40.06%) AngularJS
12 408 (38.27%) SQL
13 397 (37.24%) TDD
14 361 (33.86%) .NET Framework
15 305 (28.61%) Microsoft
16 271 (25.42%) WCF
17 263 (24.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 256 (24.02%) Scrum
19 236 (22.14%) Entity Framework
19 236 (22.14%) jQuery
20 234 (21.95%) Web Services
21 189 (17.73%) BDD
22 179 (16.79%) REST
23 170 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
23 170 (15.95%) Visual Studio
24 169 (15.85%) Finance
25 167 (15.67%) HTML5
26 162 (15.20%) Git (software)
26 162 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
27 146 (13.70%) Continuous Integration

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 69 (6.47%) CMS
2 46 (4.32%) IIS
3 40 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (3.75%) Umbraco
4 32 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.53%) NServiceBus
5 27 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.75%) Confluence
11 7 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.38%) WordPress
14 3 (0.28%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.094%) Apache Qpid
15 1 (0.094%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 100 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.094%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 263 (24.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.72%) GitHub
4 26 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.88%) PaaS
5 20 (1.88%) SaaS
6 9 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.66%) IaaS
8 6 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.094%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) AMQP
2 14 (1.31%) HTTP
3 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.38%) DNS
4 4 (0.38%) Internet
5 3 (0.28%) Intranet
5 3 (0.28%) SMTP
6 2 (0.19%) IMAP
6 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.094%) BGP
7 1 (0.094%) FTP
7 1 (0.094%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.094%) MPLS
7 1 (0.094%) SMS
7 1 (0.094%) SSH
7 1 (0.094%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (49.62%) SQL Server
2 132 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 89 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 61 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 47 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 45 (4.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 32 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.88%) Big Data
12 20 (1.88%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.50%) Redis
15 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 170 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 170 (15.95%) Visual Studio
2 162 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 106 (9.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 93 (8.72%) TeamCity
5 84 (7.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 66 (6.19%) NUnit
7 44 (4.13%) SpecFlow
8 38 (3.56%) Moq
9 37 (3.47%) Subversion
10 34 (3.19%) Grunt
11 29 (2.72%) ReSharper
12 28 (2.63%) gulp
13 27 (2.53%) JIRA
14 25 (2.35%) MSBuild
15 22 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.88%) Jasmine
17 17 (1.59%) Selenium
18 15 (1.41%) MSTest
18 15 (1.41%) NuGet
General
1 169 (15.85%) Finance
2 65 (6.10%) Banking
3 49 (4.60%) Marketing
4 36 (3.38%) Front Office
5 23 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.78%) Retail
8 18 (1.69%) Back Office
8 18 (1.69%) Electronics
9 17 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.94%) Advertising
11 9 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.75%) Publishing
13 5 (0.47%) Automotive
13 5 (0.47%) German Language
13 5 (0.47%) Legal
14 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 953 (89.40%) Developer
2 618 (57.97%) .NET Developer
3 401 (37.62%) C# Developer
4 287 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 135 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 108 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 106 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 105 (9.85%) Angular Developer
8 105 (9.85%) Senior Developer
9 97 (9.10%) Full Stack Developer
10 86 (8.07%) CRM Developer
11 70 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 70 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 66 (6.19%) SQL Developer
13 61 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 55 (5.16%) Azure Developer
15 54 (5.07%) Microsoft Developer
16 53 (4.97%) Software Developer
17 46 (4.32%) Senior C# Developer
18 40 (3.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1053 (98.78%) .NET
2 736 (69.04%) ASP.NET
3 473 (44.37%) HTML
4 471 (44.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 454 (42.59%) CSS
6 427 (40.06%) AngularJS
7 361 (33.86%) .NET Framework
8 271 (25.42%) WCF
9 236 (22.14%) Entity Framework
9 236 (22.14%) jQuery
10 234 (21.95%) Web Services
11 179 (16.79%) REST
12 167 (15.67%) HTML5
13 130 (12.20%) WPF
14 114 (10.69%) RESTful
15 108 (10.13%) React
16 87 (8.16%) Angular 2
17 84 (7.88%) KnockoutJS
18 83 (7.79%) XML
19 81 (7.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 162 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (4.22%) User Experience
3 44 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 30 (2.81%) Fintech
6 22 (2.06%) Blog
7 20 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 19 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.22%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.94%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.75%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.56%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.47%) Equities
16 5 (0.47%) Fixed Income
17 4 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.88%) Windows
2 24 (2.25%) Android
3 23 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.94%) Linux
6 6 (0.56%) Unix
7 5 (0.47%) VMS
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.094%) MVS
9 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (70.83%) MVC
2 617 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (37.24%) TDD
4 256 (24.02%) Scrum
5 189 (17.73%) BDD
6 146 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (12.95%) Web Development
8 129 (12.10%) SOLID
9 116 (10.88%) Microservices
10 111 (10.41%) CRM
11 110 (10.32%) OO
12 102 (9.57%) Unit Testing
13 96 (9.01%) DevOps
14 87 (8.16%) E-Commerce
15 86 (8.07%) SOA
16 74 (6.94%) MVVM
17 71 (6.66%) Software Engineering
18 68 (6.38%) Kanban
19 58 (5.44%) Domain-Driven Design
20 53 (4.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 889 (83.40%) C#
2 628 (58.91%) JavaScript
3 408 (38.27%) SQL
4 121 (11.35%) T-SQL
5 64 (6.00%) TypeScript
6 40 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 30 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.25%) Java
10 23 (2.16%) Ruby
11 21 (1.97%) Scala
12 15 (1.41%) XAML
13 14 (1.31%) VB
14 13 (1.22%) C++
15 7 (0.66%) VBScript
16 6 (0.56%) ES6
16 6 (0.56%) PHP
16 6 (0.56%) Python
17 4 (0.38%) C
17 4 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.56%) Degree
4 22 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.28%) MCTS
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.19%) ISEB
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.75%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.094%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (0.84%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.094%) etcd
4 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.094%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.094%) Xen
4 1 (0.094%) XenApp
4 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.03%) Puppet
3 9 (0.84%) Kibana
4 7 (0.66%) Ansible
5 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.094%) Consul
6 1 (0.094%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.094%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.094%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.094%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.094%) Terraform
Vendors
1 305 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.26%) Oracle
3 40 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 21 (1.97%) Xamarin
5 20 (1.88%) SAP
6 11 (1.03%) Sybase
7 10 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.84%) Siebel
9 6 (0.56%) Adobe
10 5 (0.47%) Apigee
10 5 (0.47%) Google
10 5 (0.47%) IBM
10 5 (0.47%) Telerik
11 4 (0.38%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.38%) Virgin Media
12 3 (0.28%) Infragistics
13 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.19%) Eze Software Group
13 2 (0.19%) Syncfusion
13 2 (0.19%) VMware
Sutton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £525 - £575 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + New Tech, Greenfield project
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £575 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + extensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago