Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 215 314
Rank change year-on-year +47 +99 +50
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,684 1,174 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.24% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 3.84% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 867 615
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £325 £289 £303
90th Percentile £556 £545 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.59% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £29.25 £23.80 £22.20
90th Percentile £29.75 £48.00 £68.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% -25.00% -5.26%

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 35,130 30,579 31,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.89% 32.19% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,719 21,114 22,097
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 385 404
UK median hourly rate £41.21 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +2.04%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +46 1,577 £425 +6.25% 627
UK excluding London +39 984 £375 +7.14% 468
London +34 688 £475 +5.56% 181
South East +16 278 £400 +6.67% 127
North of England +65 266 £375 +11.11% 148
Yorkshire +63 157 £375 +15.38% 29
Midlands +32 146 £425 +34.92% 69
South West -1 132 £375 - 53
North West +12 103 £375 +7.14% 102
West Midlands +29 98 £450 +33.33% 30
East of England +20 67 £415 +11.41% 49
Scotland -10 67 £400 +6.67% 15
East Midlands +3 45 £350 +11.11% 39
Wales -10 16 £400 -5.88% 7
Northern Ireland +3 12 £431 +27.70%
North East -2 6 £350 +22.81% 17

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,613 (95.78%) .NET
2 1,535 (91.15%) C#
3 1,059 (62.89%) ASP.NET
4 1,047 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1,003 (59.56%) MVC
6 918 (54.51%) JavaScript
7 860 (51.07%) SQL Server
8 741 (44.00%) AngularJS
9 678 (40.26%) HTML
10 670 (39.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 662 (39.31%) TDD
12 636 (37.77%) SQL
13 615 (36.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 597 (35.45%) CSS
15 577 (34.26%) .NET Framework
16 443 (26.31%) Microsoft
17 382 (22.68%) Scrum
18 373 (22.15%) Entity Framework
19 350 (20.78%) Microservices
20 346 (20.55%) .NET Core
21 329 (19.54%) jQuery
22 327 (19.42%) Web Services
23 308 (18.29%) Git (software)
24 303 (17.99%) React
25 302 (17.93%) Finance
26 287 (17.04%) WCF
27 278 (16.51%) HTML5
28 264 (15.68%) REST
29 256 (15.20%) SOLID
30 249 (14.79%) RESTful

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 76 (4.51%) CMS
2 60 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.85%) NServiceBus
4 44 (2.61%) IIS
5 38 (2.26%) Confluence
6 36 (2.14%) Umbraco
7 27 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
11 8 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.36%) WordPress
13 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.24%) Kentico
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.059%) InVision
3 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.059%) Maximo
4 1 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 670 (39.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 227 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.79%) GitHub
4 45 (2.67%) Serverless
5 31 (1.84%) npm
6 30 (1.78%) PaaS
7 26 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.13%) SaaS
10 18 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.65%) IaaS
12 10 (0.59%) Office 365
13 9 (0.53%) NuGet
14 8 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
17 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.80%) HTTP
2 8 (0.48%) FTP
2 8 (0.48%) WEP
3 7 (0.42%) AMQP
4 6 (0.36%) DNS
4 6 (0.36%) IMAP
4 6 (0.36%) Internet
4 6 (0.36%) SMTP
5 5 (0.30%) SMS
6 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 1 (0.059%) 4G
8 1 (0.059%) 5G
8 1 (0.059%) Firewall
8 1 (0.059%) Skype
8 1 (0.059%) VPN
8 1 (0.059%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (51.07%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.64%) NoSQL
3 94 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 77 (4.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 73 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 51 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 45 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 37 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
12 28 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 27 (1.60%) Redis
14 23 (1.37%) Power BI
15 22 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 17 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.77%) Big Data
20 11 (0.65%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 308 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 181 (10.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 181 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 167 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 157 (9.32%) TeamCity
5 109 (6.47%) NUnit
6 97 (5.76%) JIRA
7 88 (5.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 73 (4.33%) Selenium
9 60 (3.56%) SpecFlow
10 51 (3.03%) MSTest
11 45 (2.67%) Moq
12 32 (1.90%) Jenkins
13 31 (1.84%) webpack
14 28 (1.66%) Bitbucket
15 26 (1.54%) gulp
16 21 (1.25%) git-flow
17 19 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (1.13%) ReSharper
18 17 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 302 (17.93%) Finance
2 111 (6.59%) Banking
3 65 (3.86%) Retail
4 46 (2.73%) Marketing
5 32 (1.90%) Law
5 32 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.78%) Legal
7 27 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.54%) Advertising
9 24 (1.43%) Front Office
10 22 (1.31%) Back Office
11 21 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.95%) Electronics
13 12 (0.71%) Automotive
14 8 (0.48%) Local Government
15 7 (0.42%) Games
16 5 (0.30%) Publishing
17 4 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,504 (89.31%) Developer
2 1,046 (62.11%) .NET Developer
3 605 (35.93%) C# Developer
4 411 (24.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 205 (12.17%) Angular Developer
6 192 (11.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 175 (10.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 160 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 157 (9.32%) Senior Developer
10 137 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 128 (7.60%) Azure Developer
12 107 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
13 103 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 73 (4.33%) SQL Developer
15 70 (4.16%) Senior C# Developer
16 67 (3.98%) React Developer
17 60 (3.56%) Software Developer
18 52 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 51 (3.03%) Architect
20 49 (2.91%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,613 (95.78%) .NET
2 1,059 (62.89%) ASP.NET
3 741 (44.00%) AngularJS
4 678 (40.26%) HTML
5 615 (36.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 597 (35.45%) CSS
7 577 (34.26%) .NET Framework
8 373 (22.15%) Entity Framework
9 346 (20.55%) .NET Core
10 329 (19.54%) jQuery
11 327 (19.42%) Web Services
12 303 (17.99%) React
13 287 (17.04%) WCF
14 278 (16.51%) HTML5
15 264 (15.68%) REST
16 249 (14.79%) RESTful
17 193 (11.46%) Angular 2
18 141 (8.37%) CSS3
19 134 (7.96%) JSON
20 127 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 248 (14.73%) Greenfield Project
2 114 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 88 (5.23%) Fintech
4 62 (3.68%) User Experience
5 51 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (2.08%) iPad
8 32 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (1.72%) Fixed Income
10 28 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 28 (1.66%) Online Banking
11 21 (1.25%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.07%) Equities
12 18 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 17 (1.01%) Computer Science
14 16 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.89%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.83%) Blog
16 14 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.48%) Windows
2 26 (1.54%) Android
2 26 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 13 (0.77%) Windows Server
4 12 (0.71%) Linux
5 10 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.059%) MVS
8 1 (0.059%) VMS
8 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,047 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,003 (59.56%) MVC
3 662 (39.31%) TDD
4 382 (22.68%) Scrum
5 350 (20.78%) Microservices
6 256 (15.20%) SOLID
7 233 (13.84%) Unit Testing
8 228 (13.54%) BDD
9 206 (12.23%) DevOps
10 198 (11.76%) Web Development
11 197 (11.70%) OO
12 195 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (10.93%) E-Commerce
14 167 (9.92%) SOA
15 133 (7.90%) Test Automation
16 115 (6.83%) Software Engineering
17 113 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
18 92 (5.46%) Kanban
19 88 (5.23%) CQRS
20 83 (4.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,535 (91.15%) C#
2 918 (54.51%) JavaScript
3 636 (37.77%) SQL
4 152 (9.03%) TypeScript
5 150 (8.91%) T-SQL
6 48 (2.85%) PowerShell
7 46 (2.73%) Java
8 36 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 27 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.07%) C++
11 17 (1.01%) Python
12 15 (0.89%) R
13 13 (0.77%) VB
14 12 (0.71%) C
14 12 (0.71%) XAML
15 9 (0.53%) ES6
16 6 (0.36%) VB6
17 5 (0.30%) F#
17 5 (0.30%) Scala
18 4 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (2.26%) Degree
2 17 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.18%) MCSD
10 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.059%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.059%) MCAD
11 1 (0.059%) MCSE
11 1 (0.059%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.43%) QA
2 18 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.59%) GDPR
4 9 (0.53%) GCP
5 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.059%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (9.20%) Docker
2 17 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.48%) Varnish
4 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.77%) Kibana
3 10 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.59%) Terraform
4 6 (0.36%) Puppet
4 6 (0.36%) SCCM
4 6 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.36%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.18%) Ansible
5 3 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.059%) logstash
6 1 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 443 (26.31%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.81%) Oracle
3 54 (3.21%) Sitecore
4 40 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 36 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 26 (1.54%) Capita
7 19 (1.13%) Google
8 16 (0.95%) SAP
9 15 (0.89%) Apigee
10 11 (0.65%) Sybase
11 10 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.53%) Telerik
13 8 (0.48%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.48%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.42%) VMware
15 5 (0.30%) Fidessa
16 4 (0.24%) Anite
17 3 (0.18%) New Relic
17 3 (0.18%) Splunk
18 2 (0.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud