Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 172 210
Rank change year-on-year -42 +38 +98
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,186 1,715 1,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.67% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 4.82% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 1,332 952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £298
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £29.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.71% -30.59% +44.07%
10th Percentile £23.63 £29.25 £28.25
90th Percentile £42.68 £29.75 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +52.54% -12.59% +40.63%

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 28,235 35,586 31,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 34.57% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,642 25,097 21,626
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £321 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 351 386
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.19 £15.24 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £57.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +11.11%

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 25 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 August 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 -32 1,122 £450 +5.88% 653
UK excluding London -22 695 £425 +13.33% 542
London -23 482 £488 +2.63% 148
South East +3 249 £438 +9.38% 154
North of England -50 137 £375 - 171
Midlands -2 100 £420 -1.18% 82
East of England +39 86 £425 +3.03% 44
North West -13 72 £375 - 112
South West -71 66 £463 +23.33% 54
West Midlands -4 65 £450 - 35
Yorkshire -44 54 £380 +1.33% 50
Scotland +23 40 £388 -3.13% 18
East Midlands +12 35 £380 +7.80% 47
Wales +15 13 £408 +1.88% 15
North East +19 11 £388 -3.13% 9
Northern Ireland -4 4 £430 -0.23% 4

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1,178 (99.33%) .NET
2 1,106 (93.25%) C#
3 650 (54.81%) MVC
4 627 (52.87%) ASP.NET
5 616 (51.94%) SQL Server
6 603 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
7 578 (48.74%) Azure
8 574 (48.40%) JavaScript
9 491 (41.40%) AngularJS
10 473 (39.88%) .NET Framework
11 439 (37.02%) SQL
12 429 (36.17%) HTML
13 416 (35.08%) .NET Core
14 412 (34.74%) CSS
15 402 (33.90%) TDD
16 353 (29.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 295 (24.87%) Entity Framework
18 258 (21.75%) Microsoft
19 256 (21.59%) Scrum
20 238 (20.07%) Git (software)
21 230 (19.39%) Microservices
22 222 (18.72%) Web Services
23 208 (17.54%) SOLID
24 203 (17.12%) Finance
25 198 (16.69%) jQuery
26 196 (16.53%) REST
27 193 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
28 183 (15.43%) RESTful
29 182 (15.35%) Unit Testing
30 178 (15.01%) TypeScript

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 55 (4.64%) IIS
2 52 (4.38%) Umbraco
3 36 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.77%) Confluence
5 19 (1.60%) CMS
5 19 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.59%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.51%) Kentico
11 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.17%) DNN
12 2 (0.17%) Immediacy CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.17%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.084%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.084%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.084%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.084%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.084%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.084%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 578 (48.74%) Azure
2 115 (9.70%) AWS
3 77 (6.49%) Serverless
4 49 (4.13%) Azure Functions
5 44 (3.71%) PaaS
6 41 (3.46%) SaaS
7 37 (3.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (2.95%) npm
9 31 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (1.94%) GitHub
11 18 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.35%) Power Platform
13 14 (1.18%) IaaS
14 11 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.84%) Loggly
16 8 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (0.67%) Lucidchart
17 7 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Flow
18 6 (0.51%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.93%) Internet
2 8 (0.67%) Network Security
3 4 (0.34%) HTTP
3 4 (0.34%) Intranet
3 4 (0.34%) Skype
4 3 (0.25%) VoIP
5 2 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.084%) Firewall
6 1 (0.084%) FTP
6 1 (0.084%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.084%) SMTP
6 1 (0.084%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (51.94%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.83%) NoSQL
3 73 (6.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 55 (4.64%) Cosmos DB
5 46 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (3.63%) Redis
7 42 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 37 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (2.87%) MongoDB
11 30 (2.53%) MySQL
12 25 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
13 21 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.10%) Big Data
16 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (0.84%) Power BI
18 9 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 238 (20.07%) Git (software)
2 167 (14.08%) Visual Studio
3 105 (8.85%) TeamCity
4 104 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 103 (8.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 92 (7.76%) NUnit
7 65 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 56 (4.72%) Jenkins
9 49 (4.13%) JIRA
10 43 (3.63%) MSTest
11 38 (3.20%) SpecFlow
12 37 (3.12%) webpack
13 32 (2.70%) Jasmine
14 26 (2.19%) gulp
15 24 (2.02%) Bitbucket
15 24 (2.02%) Moq
16 22 (1.85%) Selenium
17 20 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
17 20 (1.69%) MSBuild
18 14 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 203 (17.12%) Finance
2 44 (3.71%) Banking
3 39 (3.29%) Public Sector
4 31 (2.61%) Retail
5 26 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.02%) Law
7 18 (1.52%) Legal
7 18 (1.52%) Marketing
8 17 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.26%) Front Office
10 14 (1.18%) Electronics
11 11 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.67%) Games
13 5 (0.42%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.25%) Advertising
15 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.084%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.084%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,011 (85.24%) Developer
2 661 (55.73%) .NET Developer
3 307 (25.89%) C# Developer
4 218 (18.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 155 (13.07%) Full Stack Developer
6 128 (10.79%) Angular Developer
7 97 (8.18%) Senior Developer
8 92 (7.76%) Azure Developer
9 86 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 75 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 68 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 66 (5.56%) Software Developer
13 54 (4.55%) SQL Developer
14 50 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 50 (4.22%) React Developer
15 45 (3.79%) Software Engineer
16 36 (3.04%) .NET Software Developer
17 34 (2.87%) Lead Developer
17 34 (2.87%) Web Developer
18 33 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,178 (99.33%) .NET
2 627 (52.87%) ASP.NET
3 491 (41.40%) AngularJS
4 473 (39.88%) .NET Framework
5 429 (36.17%) HTML
6 416 (35.08%) .NET Core
7 412 (34.74%) CSS
8 353 (29.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 295 (24.87%) Entity Framework
10 222 (18.72%) Web Services
11 198 (16.69%) jQuery
12 196 (16.53%) REST
13 183 (15.43%) RESTful
14 161 (13.58%) WCF
15 158 (13.32%) React
16 152 (12.82%) HTML5
17 133 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 115 (9.70%) Angular 2
19 108 (9.11%) JSON
20 95 (8.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.54%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.19%) User Experience
5 20 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 7 (0.59%) Derivative
9 7 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (0.59%) iPad
9 7 (0.59%) Wiki
10 6 (0.51%) Blog
10 6 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.42%) Equities
12 4 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.34%) Tandem
13 3 (0.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.40%) Windows
2 18 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 17 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.26%) Android
5 10 (0.84%) VMS
6 9 (0.76%) Linux
7 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.084%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (54.81%) MVC
2 603 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (33.90%) TDD
4 256 (21.59%) Scrum
5 230 (19.39%) Microservices
6 208 (17.54%) SOLID
7 193 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
8 182 (15.35%) Unit Testing
9 173 (14.59%) DevOps
10 171 (14.42%) BDD
11 120 (10.12%) OO
12 113 (9.53%) Test Automation
13 108 (9.11%) Kanban
14 100 (8.43%) Software Engineering
15 90 (7.59%) SOA
16 79 (6.66%) Web Development
17 65 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (4.47%) SDLC
19 52 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
20 50 (4.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,106 (93.25%) C#
2 574 (48.40%) JavaScript
3 439 (37.02%) SQL
4 178 (15.01%) TypeScript
5 106 (8.94%) T-SQL
6 64 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 32 (2.70%) Java
8 27 (2.28%) VB.NET
9 14 (1.18%) Python
10 11 (0.93%) PHP
11 10 (0.84%) Ruby
12 9 (0.76%) ES6
13 7 (0.59%) C
13 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.59%) VB
14 6 (0.51%) C++
14 6 (0.51%) XPath
15 5 (0.42%) Perl
15 5 (0.42%) VBA
16 4 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 35 (2.95%) Degree
2 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.084%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.084%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.71%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) PMO
3 2 (0.17%) IFRS
3 2 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.084%) GDPR
4 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (8.77%) Docker
2 43 (3.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 78 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.10%) Terraform
3 10 (0.84%) Ansible
4 9 (0.76%) MIIS
4 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.76%) Puppet
4 9 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.34%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.17%) Kibana
8 1 (0.084%) Rancher
Vendors
1 258 (21.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.54%) Xamarin
3 33 (2.78%) Oracle
4 26 (2.19%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.35%) SAP
6 15 (1.26%) Atlassian
6 15 (1.26%) New Relic
7 11 (0.93%) Google
8 6 (0.51%) VMware
9 4 (0.34%) IBM
9 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.34%) Splunk
9 4 (0.34%) Twitter
10 3 (0.25%) Apple
10 3 (0.25%) Sony
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco
11 2 (0.17%) Dell
11 2 (0.17%) EMC
11 2 (0.17%) NetApp
11 2 (0.17%) Telerik