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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 304 313
Rank change year-on-year +112 +9  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 610 412 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 2.69% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 289 299
Median daily rate £389 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.12% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.30 £41.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +49.12% -40.00%  

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 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +90 548 £394 +12.42% 351
London +86 239 £456 +13.70% 111
South East +30 108 £350 - 76
South West +29 67 £369 +9.33% 18
City of London +44 58 £450 - 24
Bristol +22 42 £410 +21.48% 6
Hampshire +33 34 £325 -10.34% 24
North West +33 30 £338 +3.84% 47
West Midlands +28 28 £325 -7.14% 22
East of England +8 28 £360 -4.00% 33
Scotland +58 25 £600 +90.47% 11
Yorkshire +23 24 £325 -4.41% 19
East Midlands +4 22 £315 +5.00% 19
Manchester +13 19 £338 - 28
West Yorkshire +18 18 £325 -4.41% 11
Surrey -4 18 £383 +9.28% 13
Belfast -25 18 £289 -26.83% 1
County Antrim -28 18 £289 -26.83% 1
Northern Ireland -31 18 £289 -26.83% 1
Edinburgh +30 17 £600 +90.47% 4
Kent +14 17 £350 +6.06% 4
Leeds +7 17 £325 -4.41% 6
Portsmouth - 16 £325 - 9
Hertfordshire +11 12 £320 -8.57% 16
Wiltshire +7 12 £340 +7.93% 3
Leicestershire 0 12 £308 +2.50% 5
East Sussex -3 12 £334 -11.00% 8
West Sussex +14 11 £400 - 7
Swindon +8 10 £340 +7.93% 3
Cheshire +30 8 £360 +10.76% 9

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1101 (99.01%) .NET
2 953 (85.70%) C#
3 804 (72.30%) MVC
4 802 (72.12%) ASP.NET
5 641 (57.64%) JavaScript
6 628 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
7 553 (49.73%) SQL Server
8 497 (44.69%) AngularJS
9 487 (43.79%) HTML
10 470 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 460 (41.37%) CSS
12 455 (40.92%) SQL
13 406 (36.51%) TDD
14 349 (31.38%) .NET Framework
15 312 (28.06%) Microsoft
16 290 (26.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 283 (25.45%) Scrum
18 271 (24.37%) WCF
19 267 (24.01%) jQuery
20 239 (21.49%) Web Services
21 233 (20.95%) Entity Framework
22 203 (18.26%) Finance
23 190 (17.09%) HTML5
24 178 (16.01%) BDD
25 172 (15.47%) REST
26 166 (14.93%) Git (software)
27 164 (14.75%) T-SQL
28 163 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
28 163 (14.66%) Greenfield Project
29 161 (14.48%) 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 80 (7.19%) CMS
2 59 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.96%) Umbraco
4 42 (3.78%) IIS
5 36 (3.24%) NServiceBus
6 35 (3.15%) SharePoint
7 26 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (2.07%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.99%) Confluence
9 11 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.27%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.090%) Apache Qpid
14 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 88 (7.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.090%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.090%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.090%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.090%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 290 (26.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.97%) GitHub
4 27 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.16%) SaaS
6 19 (1.71%) PaaS
7 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.81%) IaaS
8 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.090%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.090%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.090%) Office 365
12 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.08%) HTTP
2 9 (0.81%) AMQP
3 6 (0.54%) Internet
4 5 (0.45%) DNS
5 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.27%) IMAP
6 3 (0.27%) SMTP
7 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.090%) FTP
8 1 (0.090%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.090%) LDAP
8 1 (0.090%) SMS
8 1 (0.090%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (49.73%) SQL Server
2 141 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 98 (8.81%) MongoDB
4 86 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 50 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 35 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.71%) Big Data
13 18 (1.62%) Redis
14 17 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
18 6 (0.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 166 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 163 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (13.13%) Visual Studio
4 124 (11.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 116 (10.43%) TeamCity
6 76 (6.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 67 (6.03%) NUnit
8 51 (4.59%) Moq
9 41 (3.69%) SpecFlow
10 39 (3.51%) JIRA
10 39 (3.51%) Subversion
11 29 (2.61%) MSBuild
11 29 (2.61%) ReSharper
12 25 (2.25%) gulp
13 23 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.89%) Selenium
15 17 (1.53%) MSTest
16 15 (1.35%) Hudson
17 14 (1.26%) JSUnit
18 13 (1.17%) Jasmine
General
1 203 (18.26%) Finance
2 77 (6.92%) Banking
3 45 (4.05%) Marketing
4 31 (2.79%) Front Office
4 31 (2.79%) Retail
5 27 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.16%) Electronics
8 19 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.17%) Advertising
11 10 (0.90%) Back Office
12 6 (0.54%) Automotive
13 5 (0.45%) Law
14 4 (0.36%) Games
14 4 (0.36%) Legal
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.27%) German Language
15 3 (0.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 998 (89.75%) Developer
2 679 (61.06%) .NET Developer
3 409 (36.78%) C# Developer
4 297 (26.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 162 (14.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 126 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 125 (11.24%) Angular Developer
8 124 (11.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 122 (10.97%) Senior Developer
10 98 (8.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 77 (6.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 74 (6.65%) CRM Developer
13 58 (5.22%) SQL Developer
14 57 (5.13%) Azure Developer
15 54 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 54 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
16 53 (4.77%) Software Developer
17 49 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
18 47 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
19 38 (3.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1101 (99.01%) .NET
2 802 (72.12%) ASP.NET
3 497 (44.69%) AngularJS
4 487 (43.79%) HTML
5 470 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 460 (41.37%) CSS
7 349 (31.38%) .NET Framework
8 271 (24.37%) WCF
9 267 (24.01%) jQuery
10 239 (21.49%) Web Services
11 233 (20.95%) Entity Framework
12 190 (17.09%) HTML5
13 172 (15.47%) REST
14 129 (11.60%) RESTful
15 121 (10.88%) React
16 113 (10.16%) WPF
17 96 (8.63%) Angular 2
18 94 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 92 (8.27%) XML
20 91 (8.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 163 (14.66%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (4.77%) User Experience
3 47 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 32 (2.88%) Fintech
6 24 (2.16%) Blog
7 23 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.62%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.26%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.17%) Online Banking
13 11 (0.99%) NHS
14 10 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.81%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.63%) W3C
17 3 (0.27%) Equities
17 3 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (8.81%) Windows
2 23 (2.07%) Android
2 23 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 17 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.54%) Unix
5 5 (0.45%) VMS
6 4 (0.36%) Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.090%) AIX
9 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.090%) Solaris
9 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (72.30%) MVC
2 628 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (36.51%) TDD
4 283 (25.45%) Scrum
5 178 (16.01%) BDD
6 161 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
7 154 (13.85%) SOLID
8 138 (12.41%) Unit Testing
9 137 (12.32%) Microservices
10 126 (11.33%) Web Development
11 117 (10.52%) DevOps
12 112 (10.07%) OO
13 105 (9.44%) CRM
14 93 (8.36%) Software Engineering
15 88 (7.91%) E-Commerce
15 88 (7.91%) SOA
16 73 (6.56%) Kanban
17 71 (6.38%) MVVM
18 70 (6.29%) Domain-Driven Design
19 69 (6.21%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 953 (85.70%) C#
2 641 (57.64%) JavaScript
3 455 (40.92%) SQL
4 164 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 71 (6.38%) TypeScript
6 46 (4.14%) VB.NET
7 42 (3.78%) PL/SQL
8 32 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.43%) Java
9 27 (2.43%) Ruby
10 26 (2.34%) Scala
11 22 (1.98%) VB
12 11 (0.99%) VB6
12 11 (0.99%) XAML
13 10 (0.90%) F#
14 8 (0.72%) C++
14 8 (0.72%) ES6
15 5 (0.45%) ECMAScript
15 5 (0.45%) PHP
15 5 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (3.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.88%) Degree
4 15 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.45%) MCTS
8 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.090%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.69%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.090%) GDPR
3 1 (0.090%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.08%) Docker
2 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.26%) Puppet
3 13 (1.17%) Kibana
4 12 (1.08%) Ansible
5 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.090%) Consul
6 1 (0.090%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.090%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.090%) Terraform
Vendors
1 312 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.37%) Oracle
3 38 (3.42%) Sitecore
4 27 (2.43%) SAP
5 21 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.26%) Siebel
7 11 (0.99%) Sybase
7 11 (0.99%) Telerik
8 10 (0.90%) Google
9 8 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.63%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.36%) Apigee
11 4 (0.36%) IBM
11 4 (0.36%) Twitter
12 3 (0.27%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.27%) Virgin Media
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe
13 2 (0.18%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.18%) Facebook
13 2 (0.18%) RedGate
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