Period
to 18 September 2021

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 2021 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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 325 230
Rank change year-on-year -55 -95 -57
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 487 203 1,104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 2.16% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 156 918
10th Percentile £350 £314 £331
25th Percentile £387 £363 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £455 £450
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £506
90th Percentile £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +13.79% -14.71% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
10th Percentile £35.20 " £23.63
25th Percentile £35.50 " £27.19
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £33.25
75th Percentile £48.00 " £39.19
90th Percentile £55.20 " £42.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 - £45.00

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 23,614 9,382 28,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.94% 31.32% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,903 6,576 19,664
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £425 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £620 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £681 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 83 264
10th Percentile £16.73 £20.86 £18.91
25th Percentile £27.93 £30.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate £49.00 £44.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.11% -1.11% +8.36%
75th Percentile £63.06 £53.13 £52.63
90th Percentile £71.88 £61.25 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £46.20 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% +8.43%

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ASP.NET Web API as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET Web API.

Daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ASP.NET Web API.

Hourly rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the UK

ASP.NET Web API
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ASP.NET Web API over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 2021. 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 -86 381 £450 -5.26% 497
UK excluding London -20 220 £413 +13.79% 359
Work from Home -124 165 £450 +5.88% 99
London -153 159 £575 +21.05% 160
South East -33 81 £425 -10.53% 86
North of England -56 52 £410 +19.66% 102
North West -33 34 £409 +18.02% 69
South West -24 25 £413 +7.70% 38
East of England -27 22 £413 +3.13% 40
Midlands -66 21 £380 +12.59% 70
Yorkshire -39 13 £388 +18.87% 19
West Midlands -48 11 £325 -18.75% 39
East Midlands -37 10 £420 +29.23% 31
Scotland -68 10 £446 -0.83% 15
Wales - 9 £355 - 4
North East -14 5 £450 +24.14% 14

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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.

1 485 (99.59%) .NET
2 436 (89.53%) C#
3 276 (56.67%) Azure
4 270 (55.44%) .NET Core
5 251 (51.54%) SQL Server
6 240 (49.28%) ASP.NET
7 232 (47.64%) JavaScript
8 201 (41.27%) .NET Framework
9 199 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (40.66%) MVC
11 189 (38.81%) SQL
12 178 (36.55%) AngularJS
13 164 (33.68%) CSS
14 145 (29.77%) DevOps
15 140 (28.75%) HTML
15 140 (28.75%) Microsoft
16 127 (26.08%) Microservices
17 125 (25.67%) Full Stack Development
18 115 (23.61%) Entity Framework
19 114 (23.41%) TDD
20 98 (20.12%) Git (software)
21 95 (19.51%) Unit Testing
22 89 (18.28%) TypeScript
23 86 (17.66%) Docker
24 85 (17.45%) RESTful
25 84 (17.25%) Social Skills
26 83 (17.04%) Finance
27 80 (16.43%) REST
28 78 (16.02%) React
29 73 (14.99%) Software Engineering

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 21 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.11%) IIS
3 12 (2.46%) Confluence
4 10 (2.05%) nginx
5 8 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.44%) Apache
7 4 (0.82%) CMS
7 4 (0.82%) SAS
7 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 276 (56.67%) Azure
2 70 (14.37%) Serverless
3 63 (12.94%) AWS
4 55 (11.29%) Azure Service Bus
5 54 (11.09%) Azure Functions
6 44 (9.03%) PaaS
7 27 (5.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 24 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (4.93%) Azure Logic Apps
8 24 (4.93%) GitHub
9 20 (4.11%) SaaS
10 19 (3.90%) Azure Event Grid
11 17 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (3.29%) Azure Service Fabric
13 15 (3.08%) iPaaS
13 15 (3.08%) Power Platform
14 11 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (2.05%) Azure Pipelines
15 10 (2.05%) GCP
15 10 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.85%) HTTP
2 6 (1.23%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.41%) Broadband
3 2 (0.41%) SSH
3 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) MQTT
4 1 (0.21%) SAN
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (51.54%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 27 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.46%) MySQL
6 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.26%) Data Lake
8 9 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2019
10 7 (1.44%) Redis
10 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.03%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.82%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 98 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 64 (13.14%) TeamCity
3 42 (8.62%) NUnit
4 37 (7.60%) JIRA
5 31 (6.37%) Jenkins
6 26 (5.34%) Visual Studio
7 25 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.08%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (2.87%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.67%) Subversion
12 12 (2.46%) CircleCI
13 11 (2.26%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.26%) MSTest
13 11 (2.26%) Selenium
13 11 (2.26%) webpack
14 7 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.44%) Mocha
14 7 (1.44%) ReSharper
General
1 84 (17.25%) Social Skills
2 83 (17.04%) Finance
3 40 (8.21%) Banking
4 18 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.49%) Front Office
6 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.64%) Marketing
8 7 (1.44%) Retail
9 5 (1.03%) Electronics
9 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 4 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 440 (90.35%) Developer
2 296 (60.78%) .NET Developer
3 164 (33.68%) C# Developer
4 118 (24.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (16.02%) Azure Developer
6 71 (14.58%) Full Stack Developer
7 65 (13.35%) Senior Developer
8 45 (9.24%) Angular Developer
9 42 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 41 (8.42%) Software Developer
11 34 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 34 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
12 31 (6.37%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.52%) SQL Developer
15 21 (4.31%) .NET Software Engineer
15 21 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
17 17 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 16 (3.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (99.59%) .NET
2 270 (55.44%) .NET Core
3 240 (49.28%) ASP.NET
4 201 (41.27%) .NET Framework
5 178 (36.55%) AngularJS
6 164 (33.68%) CSS
7 140 (28.75%) HTML
8 115 (23.61%) Entity Framework
9 85 (17.45%) RESTful
10 80 (16.43%) REST
11 78 (16.02%) React
12 68 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (13.35%) Web Services
14 63 (12.94%) jQuery
15 52 (10.68%) HTML5
16 42 (8.62%) WCF
17 36 (7.39%) Sass
17 36 (7.39%) SOAP
18 35 (7.19%) CSS3
19 32 (6.57%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (5.54%) User Experience
3 19 (3.90%) Fixed Income
4 18 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.29%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.85%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.85%) NHS
8 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.23%) Legacy Applications
10 5 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.82%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.62%) Blog
12 3 (0.62%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.62%) Vector Graphics
13 2 (0.41%) Derivative
13 2 (0.41%) Equities
13 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.41%) PDA
14 1 (0.21%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.19%) Windows
2 12 (2.46%) Linux
3 4 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.21%) Unix
4 1 (0.21%) VMS
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (40.66%) MVC
3 145 (29.77%) DevOps
4 127 (26.08%) Microservices
5 125 (25.67%) Full Stack Development
6 114 (23.41%) TDD
7 95 (19.51%) Unit Testing
8 73 (14.99%) Software Engineering
9 63 (12.94%) Scrum
10 62 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (11.70%) Web Development
12 50 (10.27%) SOLID
13 47 (9.65%) API Development
14 44 (9.03%) Test Automation
15 42 (8.62%) BDD
16 41 (8.42%) SDLC
17 39 (8.01%) OO
18 36 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (7.19%) OOP
20 31 (6.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 436 (89.53%) C#
2 232 (47.64%) JavaScript
3 189 (38.81%) SQL
4 89 (18.28%) TypeScript
5 55 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 36 (7.39%) Python
7 25 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 24 (4.93%) Java
9 15 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.46%) ES6
11 11 (2.26%) C++
12 10 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.85%) Ruby
14 7 (1.44%) Java 8
14 7 (1.44%) Scala
14 7 (1.44%) VBA
15 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.82%) C
17 3 (0.62%) Perl
18 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (3.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.21%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.93%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) DICOM
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (17.66%) Docker
2 30 (6.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 64 (13.14%) Kubernetes
2 31 (6.37%) Terraform
3 18 (3.70%) Ansible
4 6 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (0.82%) MIIS
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.21%) Control-M
6 1 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) OpenView
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 140 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.78%) Oracle
3 14 (2.87%) Telerik
4 12 (2.46%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.85%) Sybase
6 8 (1.64%) Databricks
7 6 (1.23%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.03%) SAP
8 5 (1.03%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.82%) QAD
9 4 (0.82%) Refinitiv
10 2 (0.41%) Cadence
10 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.41%) Google
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) Nintex
10 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.21%) SendGrid