Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 286 320
Rank change year-on-year +94 +34 +191
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1388 922 853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 0.87% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 2.86% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 661 656
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -40.00% -

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 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £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 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

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 November 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 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 17 November 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 +104 1343 £413 +10.00% 283
UK excluding London +68 767 £363 +3.57% 219
London +111 603 £475 +11.76% 78
South East +68 275 £350 -3.45% 59
Midlands +60 149 £359 +10.38% 47
North of England +79 144 £366 +7.72% 56
South West -9 116 £361 +3.21% 17
North West +55 84 £375 +15.38% 36
West Midlands +35 82 £375 +15.38% 23
East Midlands +28 67 £340 +15.74% 24
Yorkshire +24 60 £350 +2.94% 17
East of England +5 58 £363 +3.57% 26
Scotland -4 17 £361 +11.15% 5
Wales +2 9 £369 -22.37% 8
Northern Ireland -37 6 £338 -14.56% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1365 (98.34%) .NET
2 1267 (91.28%) C#
3 978 (70.46%) MVC
4 915 (65.92%) ASP.NET
5 827 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
6 743 (53.53%) SQL Server
7 690 (49.71%) JavaScript
8 629 (45.32%) AngularJS
9 615 (44.31%) TDD
10 591 (42.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 513 (36.96%) HTML
12 476 (34.29%) SQL
13 449 (32.35%) CSS
14 440 (31.70%) Microsoft
15 410 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 385 (27.74%) Scrum
17 370 (26.66%) .NET Framework
18 354 (25.50%) Web Services
19 304 (21.90%) jQuery
20 283 (20.39%) WCF
21 259 (18.66%) BDD
22 255 (18.37%) Entity Framework
23 249 (17.94%) REST
24 237 (17.07%) RESTful
25 235 (16.93%) Git (software)
25 235 (16.93%) SOLID
26 217 (15.63%) Finance
27 213 (15.35%) HTML5
27 213 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
28 202 (14.55%) React

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
1 100 (7.20%) CMS
2 84 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (3.03%) IIS
3 42 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.67%) NServiceBus
5 36 (2.59%) Umbraco
6 33 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.59%) EPiServer
8 21 (1.51%) Confluence
9 20 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.14%) Apache
13 2 (0.14%) Kentico
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.072%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.43%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.14%) RMDS
5 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.072%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 410 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 176 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.45%) GitHub
4 25 (1.80%) PaaS
5 22 (1.59%) Serverless
6 20 (1.44%) IaaS
7 18 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.30%) SaaS
8 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.01%) npm
10 10 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.72%) Office 365
11 7 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.50%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.43%) Yarn
13 5 (0.36%) Firebase
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.95%) HTTP
2 13 (0.94%) Internet
3 7 (0.50%) Intranet
4 5 (0.36%) DNS
4 5 (0.36%) SMS
5 4 (0.29%) IMAP
5 4 (0.29%) SMTP
5 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.22%) ATM
6 3 (0.22%) CTI
6 3 (0.22%) Skype
7 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.072%) DHCP
8 1 (0.072%) Extranet
8 1 (0.072%) FTP
8 1 (0.072%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.072%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (53.53%) SQL Server
2 187 (13.47%) NoSQL
3 120 (8.65%) MongoDB
4 72 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.73%) DocumentDB
13 21 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 20 (1.44%) Redis
15 18 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (0.65%) Big Data
19 7 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 235 (16.93%) Git (software)
2 168 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (10.30%) Visual Studio
4 134 (9.65%) TeamCity
5 119 (8.57%) NUnit
6 106 (7.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 63 (4.54%) SpecFlow
8 56 (4.03%) JIRA
9 40 (2.88%) Moq
10 38 (2.74%) ReSharper
10 38 (2.74%) Selenium
11 36 (2.59%) Subversion
12 33 (2.38%) MSBuild
13 28 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
14 27 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.80%) NuGet
16 21 (1.51%) Jasmine
17 20 (1.44%) MSTest
18 19 (1.37%) gulp
19 17 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 217 (15.63%) Finance
2 88 (6.34%) Banking
3 62 (4.47%) Retail
4 50 (3.60%) Marketing
5 38 (2.74%) Electronics
6 37 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 34 (2.45%) Legal
9 33 (2.38%) Law
10 29 (2.09%) Advertising
11 22 (1.59%) Front Office
12 18 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.50%) Automotive
14 5 (0.36%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.22%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.072%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1280 (92.22%) Developer
2 874 (62.97%) .NET Developer
3 538 (38.76%) C# Developer
4 377 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 231 (16.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 173 (12.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 161 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 151 (10.88%) Senior Developer
9 150 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 115 (8.29%) Angular Developer
11 98 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 80 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 77 (5.55%) Azure Developer
14 76 (5.48%) Agile Developer
15 74 (5.33%) SQL Developer
16 64 (4.61%) Agile .NET Developer
17 62 (4.47%) Lead Developer
18 57 (4.11%) Software Developer
19 55 (3.96%) Web Developer
20 53 (3.82%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1365 (98.34%) .NET
2 915 (65.92%) ASP.NET
3 629 (45.32%) AngularJS
4 591 (42.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 513 (36.96%) HTML
6 449 (32.35%) CSS
7 370 (26.66%) .NET Framework
8 354 (25.50%) Web Services
9 304 (21.90%) jQuery
10 283 (20.39%) WCF
11 255 (18.37%) Entity Framework
12 249 (17.94%) REST
13 237 (17.07%) RESTful
14 213 (15.35%) HTML5
15 202 (14.55%) React
16 151 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 148 (10.66%) .NET Core
18 146 (10.52%) Node.js
19 135 (9.73%) JSON
20 133 (9.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.31%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.39%) N-Tier
3 60 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (3.53%) User Experience
5 39 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.23%) Blog
7 30 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.66%) Fintech
10 22 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.22%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.94%) Wiki
13 11 (0.79%) Online Banking
14 9 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.65%) W3C
15 5 (0.36%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.36%) NHS
15 5 (0.36%) Tandem
16 4 (0.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 127 (9.15%) Windows
2 23 (1.66%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.08%) Android
4 14 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.43%) Linux
6 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.29%) Unix
8 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.072%) AIX
9 1 (0.072%) MVS
9 1 (0.072%) Solaris
9 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 978 (70.46%) MVC
2 827 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (44.31%) TDD
4 385 (27.74%) Scrum
5 259 (18.66%) BDD
6 235 (16.93%) SOLID
7 213 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
8 184 (13.26%) Web Development
9 183 (13.18%) Unit Testing
10 152 (10.95%) Microservices
11 129 (9.29%) DevOps
12 122 (8.79%) OO
13 119 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 112 (8.07%) SOA
15 111 (8.00%) E-Commerce
16 95 (6.84%) Test Automation
17 88 (6.34%) API Development
18 86 (6.20%) CQRS
18 86 (6.20%) CRM
19 82 (5.91%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1267 (91.28%) C#
2 690 (49.71%) JavaScript
3 476 (34.29%) SQL
4 177 (12.75%) T-SQL
5 86 (6.20%) TypeScript
6 56 (4.03%) Java
7 51 (3.67%) VB.NET
8 44 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.30%) Ruby
11 17 (1.22%) ES6
12 11 (0.79%) PHP
12 11 (0.79%) VB
13 10 (0.72%) XAML
14 9 (0.65%) Scala
15 8 (0.58%) VB6
16 7 (0.50%) C
16 7 (0.50%) ECMAScript
16 7 (0.50%) Python
17 6 (0.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (2.67%) Degree
2 32 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) MCSD
7 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.072%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.072%) MCSE
10 1 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.53%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.072%) HL7
4 1 (0.072%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.072%) MiFID
4 1 (0.072%) PSD2
4 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (3.17%) Docker
2 42 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.30%) Ansible
2 18 (1.30%) Puppet
3 8 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.36%) Terraform
5 3 (0.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 1 (0.072%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.072%) Control-M
7 1 (0.072%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 440 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.64%) Oracle
3 60 (4.32%) Sitecore
4 39 (2.81%) SAP
5 32 (2.31%) Apigee
6 29 (2.09%) Xamarin
7 27 (1.95%) Google
8 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.65%) Telerik
11 6 (0.43%) Ensighten
11 6 (0.43%) Facebook
11 6 (0.43%) Twitter
12 5 (0.36%) Apple
12 5 (0.36%) DevExpress
12 5 (0.36%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.36%) Sybase
13 4 (0.29%) ESRI
13 4 (0.29%) Siebel
14 3 (0.22%) VMware