Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 170 195
Rank change year-on-year -75 +25 +98
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 908 1,727 1,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.66% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.76% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 1,368 1,117
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £345 £319 £313
90th Percentile £550 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £398 £363
% change year-on-year +5.66% +9.66% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.69% +2.00% +4.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +2.00% +4.17%

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 25,460 36,264 33,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.48% 34.85% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,629 25,575 23,301
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 320 381
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.26 £17.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £77.13 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +1.22% +9.33%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -71 881 £450 - 682
UK excluding London -70 522 £420 +5.66% 544
London -39 381 £500 +2.56% 178
South East -69 188 £425 +6.25% 154
North of England -39 112 £388 +3.33% 165
Midlands -14 84 £425 - 91
East of England +36 66 £425 +6.25% 49
North West -16 58 £365 -2.67% 109
West Midlands -11 50 £450 -5.26% 53
South West -76 48 £394 -3.08% 45
Yorkshire -13 47 £400 +6.67% 49
East Midlands +22 34 £380 +3.75% 38
Scotland +4 15 £400 +6.67% 22
North East +17 7 £400 +8.11% 7
Wales +14 6 £375 +2.74% 14
Northern Ireland +4 3 £431 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 899 (99.01%) .NET
2 836 (92.07%) C#
3 501 (55.18%) MVC
4 488 (53.74%) ASP.NET
5 483 (53.19%) JavaScript
6 458 (50.44%) Azure
7 455 (50.11%) SQL Server
8 450 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
9 366 (40.31%) AngularJS
10 365 (40.20%) .NET Framework
11 341 (37.56%) SQL
12 340 (37.44%) .NET Core
13 331 (36.45%) HTML
14 323 (35.57%) CSS
15 296 (32.60%) TDD
16 258 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 250 (27.53%) Entity Framework
18 247 (27.20%) Microsoft
19 178 (19.60%) Git (software)
20 170 (18.72%) Scrum
21 162 (17.84%) jQuery
22 160 (17.62%) React
23 159 (17.51%) SOLID
24 148 (16.30%) Microservices
24 148 (16.30%) Web Services
25 143 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
26 135 (14.87%) Unit Testing
27 133 (14.65%) REST
28 132 (14.54%) DevOps
29 131 (14.43%) Finance

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 58 (6.39%) IIS
2 35 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 31 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.65%) CMS
5 14 (1.54%) Confluence
6 12 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.21%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.99%) Kentico
10 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.33%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.33%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.22%) DNN
13 2 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
13 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.22%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.44%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Sketch
4 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.33%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 458 (50.44%) Azure
2 88 (9.69%) AWS
3 61 (6.72%) Serverless
4 43 (4.74%) Azure Functions
5 29 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
6 27 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (2.97%) GitHub
7 24 (2.64%) PaaS
8 23 (2.53%) Power Platform
9 21 (2.31%) npm
10 12 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.32%) SaaS
11 10 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Flow
11 10 (1.10%) PowerApps
12 8 (0.88%) IaaS
13 7 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.55%) Azure Stack
14 5 (0.55%) Trello
15 4 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.10%) Internet
2 8 (0.88%) DNS
3 6 (0.66%) Intranet
3 6 (0.66%) Network Security
4 4 (0.44%) Firewall
4 4 (0.44%) SSL
5 3 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SMTP
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (50.11%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 44 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (4.63%) Cosmos DB
5 40 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 37 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.75%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (2.53%) Redis
11 18 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.43%) Power BI
14 11 (1.21%) MySQL
14 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.88%) SQLite
16 7 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 178 (19.60%) Git (software)
2 105 (11.56%) Visual Studio
3 89 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (8.04%) TeamCity
5 69 (7.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 64 (7.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 60 (6.61%) NUnit
8 43 (4.74%) JIRA
9 36 (3.96%) Jenkins
10 34 (3.74%) webpack
11 30 (3.30%) Moq
12 28 (3.08%) SpecFlow
13 24 (2.64%) gulp
14 19 (2.09%) Jasmine
15 17 (1.87%) Bitbucket
16 16 (1.76%) MSTest
17 12 (1.32%) Babel
17 12 (1.32%) Selenium
18 11 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
19 10 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 131 (14.43%) Finance
2 25 (2.75%) Retail
3 23 (2.53%) Public Sector
4 18 (1.98%) Banking
5 10 (1.10%) Law
6 9 (0.99%) Back Office
7 8 (0.88%) Front Office
8 6 (0.66%) Games
8 6 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Legal
10 4 (0.44%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Marketing
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 773 (85.13%) Developer
2 493 (54.30%) .NET Developer
3 224 (24.67%) C# Developer
4 153 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 108 (11.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 96 (10.57%) Angular Developer
7 74 (8.15%) Senior Developer
8 66 (7.27%) Azure Developer
9 64 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 59 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 49 (5.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 48 (5.29%) React Developer
13 37 (4.07%) SQL Developer
14 36 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (3.85%) Software Developer
16 34 (3.74%) Software Engineer
17 33 (3.63%) Lead Developer
18 31 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
18 31 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
19 26 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 899 (99.01%) .NET
2 488 (53.74%) ASP.NET
3 366 (40.31%) AngularJS
4 365 (40.20%) .NET Framework
5 340 (37.44%) .NET Core
6 331 (36.45%) HTML
7 323 (35.57%) CSS
8 258 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 250 (27.53%) Entity Framework
10 162 (17.84%) jQuery
11 160 (17.62%) React
12 148 (16.30%) Web Services
13 133 (14.65%) REST
14 121 (13.33%) WCF
15 113 (12.44%) RESTful
16 111 (12.22%) HTML5
17 100 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 88 (9.69%) JSON
19 79 (8.70%) Angular 2
20 69 (7.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.31%) User Experience
6 7 (0.77%) Derivative
6 7 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.66%) Smartphone
7 6 (0.66%) Wiki
8 5 (0.55%) Equities
8 5 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.44%) Blog
9 4 (0.44%) Life Science
9 4 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.44%) W3C
10 3 (0.33%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.62%) Windows
2 24 (2.64%) Apple iOS
3 23 (2.53%) Android
4 12 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.10%) Linux
6 2 (0.22%) VMS
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (55.18%) MVC
2 450 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (32.60%) TDD
4 170 (18.72%) Scrum
5 159 (17.51%) SOLID
6 148 (16.30%) Microservices
7 143 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (14.87%) Unit Testing
9 132 (14.54%) DevOps
10 121 (13.33%) BDD
11 84 (9.25%) OO
12 81 (8.92%) Test Automation
13 74 (8.15%) Web Development
14 73 (8.04%) SOA
15 69 (7.60%) Kanban
16 67 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
17 64 (7.05%) Software Engineering
18 40 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (4.19%) B2C
20 36 (3.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 836 (92.07%) C#
2 483 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 341 (37.56%) SQL
4 122 (13.44%) TypeScript
5 95 (10.46%) T-SQL
6 27 (2.97%) PowerShell
7 20 (2.20%) Java
8 17 (1.87%) Python
9 10 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 8 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.55%) C
11 5 (0.55%) ES6
11 5 (0.55%) PHP
11 5 (0.55%) Ruby
12 4 (0.44%) C++
12 4 (0.44%) Perl
12 4 (0.44%) VB
12 4 (0.44%) XAML
13 3 (0.33%) F#
13 3 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (3.85%) Degree
2 21 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) PhD
6 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.52%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) PMO
3 2 (0.22%) GxP
3 2 (0.22%) IFRS
3 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 72 (7.93%) Docker
2 23 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.42%) MIIS
3 12 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.10%) Terraform
5 7 (0.77%) Ansible
6 6 (0.66%) Puppet
7 3 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) Control-M
8 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 247 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.63%) Xamarin
3 30 (3.30%) Oracle
3 30 (3.30%) Sitecore
4 9 (0.99%) Telerik
5 8 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 7 (0.77%) Google
7 6 (0.66%) New Relic
7 6 (0.66%) SAP
8 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.33%) Splunk
9 3 (0.33%) VMware
10 2 (0.22%) Alterian
10 2 (0.22%) IBM
10 2 (0.22%) Nintex
10 2 (0.22%) Sony
10 2 (0.22%) Tableau
11 1 (0.11%) Informatica
11 1 (0.11%) Software AG
11 1 (0.11%) webMethods