Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 205 301
Rank change year-on-year +40 +96 +34
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,712 1,292 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.32% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 4.07% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,016 635
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £301 £303
90th Percentile £588 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +77.08% -49.47%
10th Percentile £20.70 £28.25 £21.65
90th Percentile £29.10 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +40.63% -49.47%

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 36,058 31,745 31,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.99% 32.41% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,414 21,983 22,160
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 394 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +11.11% -3.87%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £13.03
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 +43 1,623 £425 +6.25% 751
UK excluding London +31 975 £388 +10.71% 555
London +30 717 £475 - 232
South East +32 325 £400 +12.28% 142
North of England +73 266 £375 +11.11% 180
Yorkshire +59 145 £375 +15.38% 60
Midlands 0 141 £425 +25.00% 91
North West +17 110 £375 +3.45% 101
South West -29 108 £375 +4.17% 56
West Midlands +3 90 £450 +20.00% 41
East of England +2 65 £406 +10.17% 50
Scotland 0 52 £400 -33.33% 22
East Midlands -9 48 £363 +11.54% 50
Wales -16 11 £400 -15.79% 10
North East - 11 £390 - 19
Northern Ireland +19 7 £460 +59.17% 4

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 1,645 (96.09%) .NET
2 1,543 (90.13%) C#
3 1,015 (59.29%) ASP.NET
4 1,013 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
5 980 (57.24%) MVC
6 939 (54.85%) JavaScript
7 850 (49.65%) SQL Server
8 737 (43.05%) SQL
9 718 (41.94%) AngularJS
10 693 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 661 (38.61%) HTML
12 640 (37.38%) TDD
13 591 (34.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 589 (34.40%) .NET Framework
15 585 (34.17%) CSS
16 467 (27.28%) Microsoft
17 427 (24.94%) Entity Framework
18 415 (24.24%) Scrum
19 398 (23.25%) .NET Core
20 351 (20.50%) Microservices
21 324 (18.93%) jQuery
22 317 (18.52%) Git (software)
23 306 (17.87%) React
24 298 (17.41%) Web Services
25 284 (16.59%) WCF
26 282 (16.47%) Finance
27 265 (15.48%) REST
28 259 (15.13%) HTML5
29 253 (14.78%) Greenfield Project
30 243 (14.19%) SOLID

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 98 (5.72%) CMS
2 60 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (3.21%) IIS
4 47 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 46 (2.69%) NServiceBus
6 42 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 38 (2.22%) Umbraco
8 15 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.82%) Confluence
10 12 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
13 6 (0.35%) WordPress
14 4 (0.23%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.23%) Kentico
14 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 59 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.058%) Maximo
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 693 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 194 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.15%) Serverless
4 48 (2.80%) GitHub
5 39 (2.28%) npm
6 33 (1.93%) Azure Functions
7 26 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.52%) PaaS
8 18 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.99%) Office 365
9 17 (0.99%) SaaS
10 16 (0.93%) NuGet
11 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.41%) IaaS
13 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.29%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.18%) Google Play
15 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.61%) HTTP
2 15 (0.88%) AMQP
3 11 (0.64%) DNS
3 11 (0.64%) Internet
4 10 (0.58%) IMAP
4 10 (0.58%) SMTP
5 6 (0.35%) WEP
6 4 (0.23%) Firewall
7 3 (0.18%) FTP
7 3 (0.18%) SMS
8 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.12%) Intranet
8 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 2 (0.12%) Skype
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.058%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.058%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 101 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 95 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 75 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (3.74%) MongoDB
8 55 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 52 (3.04%) Relational Database
10 47 (2.75%) Cosmos DB
11 45 (2.63%) Redis
12 39 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 30 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 25 (1.46%) Power BI
16 23 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (0.99%) Data Lake
18 16 (0.93%) Neo4j
19 15 (0.88%) RDBMS
19 15 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 317 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 211 (12.32%) Visual Studio
3 188 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 157 (9.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 156 (9.11%) TeamCity
6 103 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 99 (5.78%) NUnit
8 76 (4.44%) Selenium
9 65 (3.80%) SpecFlow
10 55 (3.21%) JIRA
11 48 (2.80%) Moq
12 39 (2.28%) MSTest
13 37 (2.16%) Jenkins
14 36 (2.10%) webpack
15 31 (1.81%) gulp
16 23 (1.34%) Subversion
17 22 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 22 (1.29%) Jasmine
17 22 (1.29%) ReSharper
18 20 (1.17%) git-flow
General
1 282 (16.47%) Finance
2 90 (5.26%) Banking
3 62 (3.62%) Retail
4 47 (2.75%) Marketing
5 30 (1.75%) Front Office
6 26 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.40%) Law
8 22 (1.29%) Legal
8 22 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.17%) Advertising
9 20 (1.17%) Back Office
9 20 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.88%) Electronics
11 14 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.70%) Automotive
13 8 (0.47%) Local Government
14 6 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Games
15 5 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,534 (89.60%) Developer
2 1,064 (62.15%) .NET Developer
3 599 (34.99%) C# Developer
4 405 (23.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 210 (12.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 206 (12.03%) Angular Developer
7 199 (11.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 151 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 150 (8.76%) Azure Developer
10 142 (8.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 127 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 102 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
13 97 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
14 88 (5.14%) SQL Developer
15 84 (4.91%) React Developer
16 61 (3.56%) Software Developer
17 57 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
18 43 (2.51%) Architect
19 42 (2.45%) Web Developer
20 41 (2.39%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,645 (96.09%) .NET
2 1,015 (59.29%) ASP.NET
3 718 (41.94%) AngularJS
4 661 (38.61%) HTML
5 591 (34.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 589 (34.40%) .NET Framework
7 585 (34.17%) CSS
8 427 (24.94%) Entity Framework
9 398 (23.25%) .NET Core
10 324 (18.93%) jQuery
11 306 (17.87%) React
12 298 (17.41%) Web Services
13 284 (16.59%) WCF
14 265 (15.48%) REST
15 259 (15.13%) HTML5
16 208 (12.15%) Angular 2
17 201 (11.74%) RESTful
18 131 (7.65%) JSON
19 128 (7.48%) CSS3
20 124 (7.24%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 253 (14.78%) Greenfield Project
2 110 (6.43%) Fintech
3 91 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (4.56%) User Experience
5 59 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.39%) Fixed Income
8 31 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.05%) Equities
11 18 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 17 (0.99%) Blog
12 17 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 15 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.88%) Reinsurance
14 13 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.58%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.24%) Windows
2 21 (1.23%) Android
2 21 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 19 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.41%) Linux
5 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.058%) MVS
7 1 (0.058%) Unix
7 1 (0.058%) VMS
7 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,013 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (57.24%) MVC
3 640 (37.38%) TDD
4 415 (24.24%) Scrum
5 351 (20.50%) Microservices
6 243 (14.19%) SOLID
7 220 (12.85%) Unit Testing
8 203 (11.86%) BDD
9 192 (11.21%) OO
10 185 (10.81%) Web Development
11 179 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
12 171 (9.99%) DevOps
13 170 (9.93%) SOA
14 167 (9.75%) E-Commerce
15 145 (8.47%) Test Automation
16 112 (6.54%) Software Engineering
17 111 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
18 97 (5.67%) API Development
19 94 (5.49%) SDLC
20 87 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,543 (90.13%) C#
2 939 (54.85%) JavaScript
3 737 (43.05%) SQL
4 174 (10.16%) T-SQL
4 174 (10.16%) TypeScript
5 42 (2.45%) PowerShell
6 34 (1.99%) Java
7 33 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 32 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 20 (1.17%) Python
10 17 (0.99%) C
11 13 (0.76%) VB
12 12 (0.70%) XAML
13 10 (0.58%) C++
14 9 (0.53%) ES6
14 9 (0.53%) R
15 7 (0.41%) Scala
16 5 (0.29%) VB6
17 4 (0.23%) F#
17 4 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (2.63%) Degree
2 20 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.41%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.058%) MCSD
10 1 (0.058%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.99%) QA
2 12 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.64%) GCP
4 10 (0.58%) GDPR
5 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) PMO
8 1 (0.058%) PSD2
System Software
1 136 (7.94%) Docker
2 14 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.47%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.76%) Kibana
3 10 (0.58%) Ansible
4 6 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.29%) Puppet
6 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.12%) SCCM
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) Terraform
7 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.058%) Grafana
8 1 (0.058%) logstash
8 1 (0.058%) Packer
Vendors
1 467 (27.28%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.08%) Oracle
3 66 (3.86%) Sitecore
4 30 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 27 (1.58%) Capita
6 17 (0.99%) Google
7 16 (0.93%) SAP
8 13 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.70%) Rackspace
10 11 (0.64%) DevExpress
11 7 (0.41%) Apigee
12 6 (0.35%) Telerik
13 4 (0.23%) Anite
13 4 (0.23%) Sybase
14 3 (0.18%) Bloomberg
14 3 (0.18%) VMware
15 2 (0.12%) Nintex
15 2 (0.12%) Twitter
15 2 (0.12%) Yahoo!