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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 291 354
Rank change year-on-year +88 +63  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 575 439 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 2.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 323 244
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £63.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £63.31 -
% change year-on-year -42.34% -  

ASP.NET Web API is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14621 15591 15187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.58% 27.89% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10143 10885 9839
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 203
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ASP.NET Web API as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 525 £400 +6.66% 332
London +66 205 £463 +15.62% 101
South East +30 123 £375 +11.11% 48
South West +33 59 £400 +14.28% 26
City of London +20 41 £450 +5.88% 25
Yorkshire +43 37 £328 -2.96% 20
Bristol +32 37 £410 +9.33% 7
North West +53 36 £325 - 45
West Yorkshire +31 31 £325 -1.88% 12
East of England +11 30 £365 -20.21% 38
Leeds +31 29 £325 - 11
Surrey +13 27 £413 -2.94% 6
Manchester +31 22 £336 +1.50% 21
Kent +3 21 £375 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +19 19 £375 -6.25% 29
Hampshire +25 18 £400 +23.07% 10
Scotland +43 17 £350 - 9
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £363 +3.57% 2
County Antrim - 16 £375 -
Belfast - 16 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 16 £375 - 2
East Sussex +1 15 £330 -1.49% 4
Milton Keynes +8 13 £439 +25.50% 1
Brighton +6 13 £328 -12.66% 1
East Midlands -7 13 £305 -2.40% 19
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £438 +16.66% 13
West Sussex +11 12 £400 +20.75% 7
Hertfordshire +12 11 £325 -41.70% 14
Glasgow +8 10 £350 - 3
Reigate -7 9 £413 +83.33%

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1032 (98.76%) .NET
2 870 (83.25%) C#
3 738 (70.62%) MVC
4 724 (69.28%) ASP.NET
5 616 (58.95%) JavaScript
6 612 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
7 522 (49.95%) SQL Server
8 466 (44.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 461 (44.11%) HTML
10 438 (41.91%) CSS
11 418 (40.00%) AngularJS
12 396 (37.89%) SQL
13 386 (36.94%) TDD
14 348 (33.30%) .NET Framework
15 295 (28.23%) Microsoft
16 265 (25.36%) WCF
17 258 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 253 (24.21%) Scrum
19 233 (22.30%) jQuery
20 232 (22.20%) Entity Framework
21 224 (21.44%) Web Services
22 186 (17.80%) BDD
23 179 (17.13%) REST
24 169 (16.17%) Visual Studio
25 163 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
26 162 (15.50%) Finance
27 161 (15.41%) Greenfield Project
28 158 (15.12%) HTML5
29 155 (14.83%) Git (software)
30 144 (13.78%) Continuous Integration

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 65 (6.22%) CMS
2 45 (4.31%) IIS
3 41 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 40 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.30%) NServiceBus
6 24 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 13 (1.24%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.77%) Confluence
12 7 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (0.38%) WordPress
15 3 (0.29%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.096%) Apache Qpid
16 1 (0.096%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 100 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.096%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.096%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 258 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.87%) GitHub
4 26 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.91%) PaaS
5 20 (1.91%) SaaS
6 9 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.67%) IaaS
8 6 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.096%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.53%) AMQP
2 15 (1.44%) HTTP
3 8 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.48%) Internet
5 4 (0.38%) DNS
6 3 (0.29%) Intranet
6 3 (0.29%) SMTP
7 2 (0.19%) IMAP
7 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.096%) BGP
8 1 (0.096%) FTP
8 1 (0.096%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.096%) MPLS
8 1 (0.096%) SMS
8 1 (0.096%) SSH
8 1 (0.096%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (49.95%) SQL Server
2 128 (12.25%) NoSQL
3 91 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 62 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 45 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 32 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (2.01%) Big Data
12 21 (2.01%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.53%) Redis
15 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 169 (16.17%) Visual Studio
2 163 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (14.83%) Git (software)
4 103 (9.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 92 (8.80%) TeamCity
6 84 (8.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 67 (6.41%) NUnit
8 42 (4.02%) SpecFlow
9 36 (3.44%) Moq
10 35 (3.35%) Subversion
11 34 (3.25%) Grunt
12 27 (2.58%) JIRA
12 27 (2.58%) ReSharper
13 26 (2.49%) gulp
13 26 (2.49%) MSBuild
14 23 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (1.91%) Jasmine
16 18 (1.72%) Selenium
17 15 (1.44%) MSTest
17 15 (1.44%) NuGet
General
1 162 (15.50%) Finance
2 64 (6.12%) Banking
3 49 (4.69%) Marketing
4 36 (3.44%) Front Office
5 24 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.91%) Retail
8 19 (1.82%) Back Office
8 19 (1.82%) Electronics
9 18 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.05%) Advertising
11 8 (0.77%) Publishing
12 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.48%) Automotive
13 5 (0.48%) German Language
13 5 (0.48%) Legal
14 3 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
16 1 (0.096%) Law
16 1 (0.096%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 935 (89.47%) Developer
2 608 (58.18%) .NET Developer
3 390 (37.32%) C# Developer
4 280 (26.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 134 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 110 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 105 (10.05%) Angular Developer
7 105 (10.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 104 (9.95%) Senior Developer
9 95 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 86 (8.23%) CRM Developer
11 70 (6.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 66 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 64 (6.12%) SQL Developer
14 60 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 55 (5.26%) Azure Developer
16 54 (5.17%) Microsoft Developer
17 51 (4.88%) Software Developer
18 46 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
19 41 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1032 (98.76%) .NET
2 724 (69.28%) ASP.NET
3 466 (44.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 461 (44.11%) HTML
5 438 (41.91%) CSS
6 418 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 348 (33.30%) .NET Framework
8 265 (25.36%) WCF
9 233 (22.30%) jQuery
10 232 (22.20%) Entity Framework
11 224 (21.44%) Web Services
12 179 (17.13%) REST
13 158 (15.12%) HTML5
14 127 (12.15%) WPF
15 115 (11.00%) RESTful
16 107 (10.24%) React
17 84 (8.04%) Angular 2
18 80 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
19 79 (7.56%) SOAP
19 79 (7.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 161 (15.41%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.83%) User Experience
4 31 (2.97%) Public Cloud
5 30 (2.87%) Fintech
6 22 (2.11%) Blog
7 19 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.24%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.96%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.86%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.57%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.48%) Equities
15 5 (0.48%) Fixed Income
16 4 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.66%) Windows
2 25 (2.39%) Android
3 24 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.96%) Linux
6 6 (0.57%) Unix
7 5 (0.48%) VMS
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.096%) MVS
10 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (70.62%) MVC
2 612 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (36.94%) TDD
4 253 (24.21%) Scrum
5 186 (17.80%) BDD
6 144 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (12.34%) Web Development
8 128 (12.25%) SOLID
9 116 (11.10%) Microservices
10 112 (10.72%) OO
11 106 (10.14%) CRM
12 100 (9.57%) Unit Testing
13 94 (9.00%) DevOps
14 85 (8.13%) E-Commerce
15 83 (7.94%) SOA
16 72 (6.89%) MVVM
16 72 (6.89%) Software Engineering
17 68 (6.51%) Kanban
18 59 (5.65%) Domain-Driven Design
19 53 (5.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 870 (83.25%) C#
2 616 (58.95%) JavaScript
3 396 (37.89%) SQL
4 120 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 60 (5.74%) TypeScript
6 41 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 30 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.39%) Java
10 23 (2.20%) Ruby
11 21 (2.01%) Scala
12 15 (1.44%) XAML
13 14 (1.34%) VB
14 13 (1.24%) C++
15 6 (0.57%) ES6
15 6 (0.57%) PHP
15 6 (0.57%) Python
15 6 (0.57%) VBScript
16 4 (0.38%) C
16 4 (0.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 57 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.64%) Degree
4 22 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.19%) ISEB
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) MCTS
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.67%) Docker
2 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.096%) etcd
4 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.096%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.096%) Xen
4 1 (0.096%) XenApp
4 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.15%) Puppet
3 9 (0.86%) Kibana
4 8 (0.77%) Ansible
5 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.096%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.096%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.096%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.096%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 295 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.13%) Oracle
3 38 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 22 (2.11%) Xamarin
5 20 (1.91%) SAP
6 10 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 10 (0.96%) Sybase
7 6 (0.57%) Adobe
7 6 (0.57%) Apigee
8 5 (0.48%) Google
8 5 (0.48%) IBM
8 5 (0.48%) Siebel
9 4 (0.38%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.38%) Virgin Media
10 3 (0.29%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.29%) Telerik
11 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.19%) Eze Software Group
11 2 (0.19%) Syncfusion
11 2 (0.19%) VMware
Central London / West End
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + New Tech, Greenfield project
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, Yorkshire
Arnold Ash
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + extensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago