Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 183 263
Rank change year-on-year 0 +80 +64
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,534 1,451 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 4.50% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,221 1,172 701
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £601 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year +10.34% +1.40% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £23.28
10th Percentile £19.75 - £21.95
90th Percentile £23.25 - £25.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £23.28

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 34,052 32,237 30,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.06% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,975 22,982 20,872
UK median daily rate £478 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 336 336
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.90 £18.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +5 1,457 £450 +5.88% 802
UK excluding London +13 936 £400 +10.34% 625
London +3 583 £500 +5.26% 208
South East +28 355 £425 +21.43% 130
North of England +13 193 £375 - 210
Midlands -17 142 £419 +4.69% 112
South West -7 134 £425 +17.24% 92
West Midlands -30 96 £450 +10.77% 58
North West -11 92 £378 +0.67% 129
Yorkshire -2 87 £375 - 70
East of England +4 54 £406 +12.07% 51
East Midlands +1 46 £400 +6.67% 54
Scotland +8 43 £375 - 18
Wales -21 18 £363 -3.33% 10
North East - 14 £450 - 11
Northern Ireland +25 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 1,480 (96.48%) .NET
2 1,382 (90.09%) C#
3 868 (56.58%) ASP.NET
4 855 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
5 831 (54.17%) MVC
6 816 (53.19%) JavaScript
7 753 (49.09%) SQL Server
8 660 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 631 (41.13%) AngularJS
10 611 (39.83%) SQL
11 501 (32.66%) CSS
11 501 (32.66%) TDD
12 498 (32.46%) HTML
13 486 (31.68%) .NET Framework
14 443 (28.88%) Microsoft
15 441 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 416 (27.12%) .NET Core
17 354 (23.08%) Entity Framework
18 327 (21.32%) Scrum
19 310 (20.21%) React
20 297 (19.36%) Git (software)
21 296 (19.30%) Microservices
22 294 (19.17%) jQuery
23 257 (16.75%) Finance
24 238 (15.51%) Web Services
25 230 (14.99%) REST
26 213 (13.89%) WCF
27 207 (13.49%) Greenfield Project
28 206 (13.43%) Visual Studio
29 196 (12.78%) BDD

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 80 (5.22%) CMS
2 68 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 36 (2.35%) IIS
6 33 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.37%) NServiceBus
8 17 (1.11%) Confluence
9 15 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.20%) Kentico
13 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.065%) Documentum
15 1 (0.065%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.065%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.065%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 660 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (3.91%) Serverless
4 37 (2.41%) Azure Functions
5 32 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
6 27 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (1.63%) SaaS
8 15 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (0.91%) npm
10 13 (0.85%) GitHub
10 13 (0.85%) Office 365
11 12 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.78%) NuGet
11 12 (0.78%) PaaS
12 11 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.39%) Google Play
15 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.26%) BrowserStack
16 4 (0.26%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.67%) HTTP
2 23 (1.50%) AMQP
3 12 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (0.59%) Internet
5 8 (0.52%) DNS
6 6 (0.39%) SMTP
7 4 (0.26%) FTP
7 4 (0.26%) IMAP
7 4 (0.26%) Intranet
7 4 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.20%) Firewall
8 3 (0.20%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) DHCP
9 2 (0.13%) SSH
9 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.065%) ICMP
10 1 (0.065%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.065%) Network Security
10 1 (0.065%) SSL
10 1 (0.065%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 89 (5.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 85 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 57 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 44 (2.87%) Cosmos DB
10 36 (2.35%) Data Lake
11 32 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (2.02%) Redis
13 26 (1.69%) MySQL
14 21 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
15 18 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (0.85%) Neo4j
18 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
19 11 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 297 (19.36%) Git (software)
2 206 (13.43%) Visual Studio
3 173 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 155 (10.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 128 (8.34%) TeamCity
6 108 (7.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 58 (3.78%) SpecFlow
8 57 (3.72%) Selenium
9 56 (3.65%) NUnit
10 43 (2.80%) Subversion
11 40 (2.61%) JIRA
11 40 (2.61%) Moq
12 35 (2.28%) Jenkins
13 34 (2.22%) gulp
14 26 (1.69%) MSTest
15 21 (1.37%) Bitbucket
16 18 (1.17%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.17%) webpack
17 14 (0.91%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 257 (16.75%) Finance
2 72 (4.69%) Banking
3 45 (2.93%) Front Office
4 41 (2.67%) Retail
5 35 (2.28%) Marketing
6 29 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.11%) Electronics
9 14 (0.91%) Advertising
9 14 (0.91%) Law
10 11 (0.72%) Legal
11 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.20%) Games
14 3 (0.20%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,323 (86.25%) Developer
2 878 (57.24%) .NET Developer
3 501 (32.66%) C# Developer
4 306 (19.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 194 (12.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 158 (10.30%) Angular Developer
7 147 (9.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 128 (8.34%) Senior Developer
9 123 (8.02%) Azure Developer
10 111 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 95 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 92 (6.00%) React Developer
13 79 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
14 68 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
15 66 (4.30%) Architect
15 66 (4.30%) Lead Developer
16 62 (4.04%) Software Developer
17 61 (3.98%) SQL Developer
18 44 (2.87%) Web Developer
19 34 (2.22%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,480 (96.48%) .NET
2 868 (56.58%) ASP.NET
3 631 (41.13%) AngularJS
4 501 (32.66%) CSS
5 498 (32.46%) HTML
6 486 (31.68%) .NET Framework
7 441 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 416 (27.12%) .NET Core
9 354 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 310 (20.21%) React
11 294 (19.17%) jQuery
12 238 (15.51%) Web Services
13 230 (14.99%) REST
14 213 (13.89%) WCF
15 180 (11.73%) Angular 2
16 178 (11.60%) HTML5
17 145 (9.45%) RESTful
18 118 (7.69%) Node.js
19 108 (7.04%) SOAP
20 105 (6.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 207 (13.49%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (6.39%) Fintech
3 64 (4.17%) User Experience
4 45 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.50%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 13 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.72%) Equities
11 11 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.65%) Derivative
13 9 (0.59%) iPad
14 8 (0.52%) Blog
15 7 (0.46%) EPoS
15 7 (0.46%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.39%) NHS
16 6 (0.39%) Robotics
17 5 (0.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.28%) Windows
2 13 (0.85%) Android
3 12 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.39%) Linux
6 1 (0.065%) Unix
6 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 855 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 831 (54.17%) MVC
3 501 (32.66%) TDD
4 327 (21.32%) Scrum
5 296 (19.30%) Microservices
6 196 (12.78%) BDD
7 194 (12.65%) SOLID
8 193 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
9 178 (11.60%) OO
10 152 (9.91%) Unit Testing
11 146 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 135 (8.80%) Web Development
13 126 (8.21%) DevOps
14 115 (7.50%) E-Commerce
15 108 (7.04%) SOA
16 95 (6.19%) OOP
17 89 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
18 87 (5.67%) SDLC
19 79 (5.15%) Software Engineering
20 78 (5.08%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 1,382 (90.09%) C#
2 816 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 611 (39.83%) SQL
4 186 (12.13%) T-SQL
5 135 (8.80%) TypeScript
6 34 (2.22%) Java
7 31 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 30 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 27 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.11%) ES6
11 15 (0.98%) Python
12 12 (0.78%) C
13 6 (0.39%) F#
14 4 (0.26%) Scala
14 4 (0.26%) U-SQL
15 3 (0.20%) PHP
15 3 (0.20%) VB
15 3 (0.20%) XAML
16 2 (0.13%) R
16 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (2.80%) Degree
2 21 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.065%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.065%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.22%) QA
2 7 (0.46%) PMO
3 3 (0.20%) GDPR
3 3 (0.20%) MiFID
3 3 (0.20%) PSD2
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.065%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.065%) FATCA
5 1 (0.065%) HL7
5 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.065%) SLA
System Software
1 104 (6.78%) Docker
2 16 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 85 (5.54%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.17%) Ansible
3 7 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.26%) Kibana
5 4 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.065%) Grafana
7 1 (0.065%) Packer
7 1 (0.065%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.065%) Terraform
Vendors
1 443 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.35%) Oracle
3 51 (3.32%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.56%) Google
5 21 (1.37%) SAP
6 18 (1.17%) Xamarin
7 15 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.52%) Telerik
9 5 (0.33%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.33%) Nintex
9 5 (0.33%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.26%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.26%) Tableau
11 3 (0.20%) Apple
11 3 (0.20%) Automation Anywhere
11 3 (0.20%) Cadence
11 3 (0.20%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.20%) UiPath