Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 311 186 177
Rank change year-on-year -125 -9 +55
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 482 1,460 1,557
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.51% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 4.58% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 1,198 1,210
Median daily rate £438 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +6.51% +7.99%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £558 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 18,541 31,861 32,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.01% 32.86% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,569 22,466 23,285
Median daily rate £500 £488 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.17% +9.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 311 326
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.93% +2.04%
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.50 £17.52
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.00 £59.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.56
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.27% +3.89%

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET Web API.

Daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET Web API.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 April 2020. 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 -109 460 £445 -1.11% 482
UK excluding London -113 279 £400 -3.03% 378
London -69 200 £500 +2.56% 130
South East -48 103 £419 -1.47% 93
North of England -28 55 £400 +6.67% 129
Midlands -37 43 £378 -11.18% 77
East of England +22 35 £425 -1.45% 27
Yorkshire +19 32 £400 +6.67% 33
East Midlands +4 22 £350 -12.50% 34
North West -27 22 £360 -4.00% 83
South West -76 22 £400 -11.11% 26
Scotland +11 21 £430 +17.81% 11
West Midlands -29 21 £414 -12.89% 43
Work from Home -10 12 £375 +7.14% 51
North East +23 1 £400 -11.11% 13

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 478 (99.17%) .NET
2 417 (86.51%) C#
3 258 (53.53%) Azure
4 250 (51.87%) JavaScript
5 245 (50.83%) MVC
6 237 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
7 233 (48.34%) SQL Server
8 231 (47.93%) ASP.NET
9 215 (44.61%) AngularJS
10 198 (41.08%) .NET Framework
11 189 (39.21%) SQL
12 184 (38.17%) .NET Core
13 163 (33.82%) HTML
14 149 (30.91%) CSS
15 142 (29.46%) Entity Framework
16 135 (28.01%) Microsoft
17 132 (27.39%) TDD
18 99 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 98 (20.33%) Git (software)
20 96 (19.92%) React
21 92 (19.09%) Scrum
22 88 (18.26%) DevOps
23 80 (16.60%) Microservices
23 80 (16.60%) WCF
23 80 (16.60%) Unit Testing
24 79 (16.39%) Web Services
24 79 (16.39%) TypeScript
25 78 (16.18%) T-SQL
26 77 (15.98%) jQuery
27 64 (13.28%) 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 31 (6.43%) IIS
2 21 (4.36%) Umbraco
3 16 (3.32%) CMS
4 12 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.24%) Confluence
8 5 (1.04%) Kentico
9 3 (0.62%) Apache
9 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.62%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.62%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.62%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.21%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Adobe XD
2 4 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Figma
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.62%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 258 (53.53%) Azure
2 59 (12.24%) AWS
3 27 (5.60%) Serverless
4 24 (4.98%) Azure Functions
5 23 (4.77%) GitHub
6 15 (3.11%) Power Platform
7 13 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (2.07%) PaaS
10 7 (1.45%) npm
11 6 (1.24%) PowerApps
11 6 (1.24%) SaaS
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.62%) GCP
13 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Flow
13 3 (0.62%) NuGet
13 3 (0.62%) prismic.io
14 2 (0.41%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.41%) IaaS
14 2 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.66%) RTMP
2 4 (0.83%) DNS
2 4 (0.83%) Network Security
3 3 (0.62%) Internet
3 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (48.34%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 24 (4.98%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.90%) Redis
9 12 (2.49%) Big Data
9 12 (2.49%) Cosmos DB
10 10 (2.07%) Power BI
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2019
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.04%) SQLite
14 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (11.00%) Visual Studio
4 52 (10.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 50 (10.37%) TeamCity
6 35 (7.26%) NUnit
7 32 (6.64%) JIRA
8 23 (4.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (4.15%) Moq
9 20 (4.15%) SpecFlow
9 20 (4.15%) webpack
10 18 (3.73%) Selenium
11 11 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.28%) gulp
12 9 (1.87%) Postman
12 9 (1.87%) ReSharper
12 9 (1.87%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (1.66%) Maven
13 8 (1.66%) Mockito
13 8 (1.66%) Subversion
General
1 58 (12.03%) Finance
2 27 (5.60%) Public Sector
3 16 (3.32%) Banking
4 14 (2.90%) Front Office
5 8 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.66%) Retail
6 7 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.24%) Law
8 5 (1.04%) Back Office
9 4 (0.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 406 (84.23%) Developer
2 293 (60.79%) .NET Developer
3 106 (21.99%) C# Developer
4 72 (14.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (12.45%) Angular Developer
6 58 (12.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 57 (11.83%) Azure Developer
8 40 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 38 (7.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 38 (7.88%) Senior Developer
10 32 (6.64%) React Developer
11 30 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (4.98%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.77%) HTML Developer
14 17 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
14 17 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (3.32%) AWS Developer
16 15 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (99.17%) .NET
2 231 (47.93%) ASP.NET
3 215 (44.61%) AngularJS
4 198 (41.08%) .NET Framework
5 184 (38.17%) .NET Core
6 163 (33.82%) HTML
7 149 (30.91%) CSS
8 142 (29.46%) Entity Framework
9 99 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 96 (19.92%) React
11 80 (16.60%) WCF
12 79 (16.39%) Web Services
13 77 (15.98%) jQuery
14 64 (13.28%) RESTful
15 61 (12.66%) HTML5
16 59 (12.24%) Angular 2
17 56 (11.62%) REST
18 47 (9.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 40 (8.30%) JSON
20 39 (8.09%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.49%) User Experience
5 11 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.24%) Derivative
9 5 (1.04%) Equities
10 4 (0.83%) Blog
10 4 (0.83%) W3C
11 3 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.41%) EPoS
12 2 (0.41%) Life Science
12 2 (0.41%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.85%) Windows
2 11 (2.28%) Android
2 11 (2.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.66%) Linux
4 5 (1.04%) VMS
5 4 (0.83%) Unix
6 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
7 1 (0.21%) OS/390
7 1 (0.21%) OS/400
7 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (50.83%) MVC
2 237 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (27.39%) TDD
4 92 (19.09%) Scrum
5 88 (18.26%) DevOps
6 80 (16.60%) Microservices
6 80 (16.60%) Unit Testing
7 62 (12.86%) SOLID
8 59 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (11.41%) OO
10 54 (11.20%) BDD
11 45 (9.34%) Web Development
12 39 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 38 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (6.85%) MVVM
15 32 (6.64%) Kanban
16 29 (6.02%) SOA
17 23 (4.77%) Software Engineering
18 22 (4.56%) SDLC
19 20 (4.15%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 417 (86.51%) C#
2 250 (51.87%) JavaScript
3 189 (39.21%) SQL
4 79 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 78 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.11%) Java
8 12 (2.49%) Python
9 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.24%) Scala
11 5 (1.04%) XAML
12 4 (0.83%) C++
12 4 (0.83%) Ruby
13 3 (0.62%) F#
13 3 (0.62%) Go
13 3 (0.62%) Java 8
13 3 (0.62%) R
14 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (5.60%) Degree
2 15 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.94%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.41%) GxP
2 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (7.88%) Docker
2 11 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.04%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.90%) MIIS
3 5 (1.04%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
5 2 (0.41%) Control-M
5 2 (0.41%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) cPanel
Vendors
1 135 (28.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.60%) Xamarin
3 23 (4.77%) Oracle
4 22 (4.56%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.87%) Google
6 7 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.45%) Telerik
7 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.41%) Okta
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.41%) Tableau
8 2 (0.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe
9 1 (0.21%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.21%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.21%) Software AG
9 1 (0.21%) webMethods
9 1 (0.21%) YouTube