Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 260 333
Rank change year-on-year +79 +73 +156
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,457 967 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 3.21% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 717 576
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +9.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £550 £538 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +2.62% +0.93% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
UK median hourly rate - £23.28 £60.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.28 £60.62
% change year-on-year - -61.60% -

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 31,966 30,129 30,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 31.01% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,806 20,783 21,241
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 338 565
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £15.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 January 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 15 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 January 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 +76 1,378 £425 +13.33% 703
UK excluding London +61 829 £363 +2.62% 538
London +84 611 £475 +8.57% 202
South East +55 298 £350 -6.67% 158
North of England +63 167 £375 +7.14% 136
Midlands +35 161 £396 +13.14% 87
West Midlands +30 106 £419 +11.97% 44
North West +54 93 £375 +3.45% 79
South West -8 91 £363 +3.57% 58
Yorkshire +19 74 £375 +10.29% 51
East Midlands +13 52 £375 +15.38% 43
East of England -9 52 £363 +7.01% 62
Scotland +6 34 £375 +11.11% 24
Wales +27 30 £375 -6.25% 11
Northern Ireland -20 3 £275 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1,429 (98.08%) .NET
2 1,335 (91.63%) C#
3 988 (67.81%) MVC
4 922 (63.28%) ASP.NET
5 901 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
6 770 (52.85%) SQL Server
7 726 (49.83%) JavaScript
8 699 (47.98%) TDD
9 623 (42.76%) AngularJS
10 603 (41.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 565 (38.78%) HTML
12 488 (33.49%) CSS
13 457 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 445 (30.54%) SQL
15 432 (29.65%) .NET Framework
16 414 (28.41%) Scrum
17 401 (27.52%) Microsoft
18 392 (26.90%) Web Services
19 307 (21.07%) WCF
20 298 (20.45%) BDD
21 278 (19.08%) SOLID
22 271 (18.60%) Git (software)
23 269 (18.46%) jQuery
24 266 (18.26%) Entity Framework
25 265 (18.19%) RESTful
26 246 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
27 237 (16.27%) REST
28 232 (15.92%) HTML5
29 222 (15.24%) Finance
30 216 (14.82%) React

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
1 101 (6.93%) CMS
2 83 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (3.16%) IIS
4 40 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 37 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 26 (1.78%) NServiceBus
8 19 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (1.10%) Confluence
11 9 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.41%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.14%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.14%) WordPress
16 1 (0.069%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.069%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.34%) InfoPath
1 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.069%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.14%) RMDS
3 2 (0.14%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 457 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.75%) GitHub
4 31 (2.13%) Serverless
5 27 (1.85%) PaaS
6 24 (1.65%) IaaS
7 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.96%) npm
8 14 (0.96%) SaaS
9 10 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.62%) Office 365
11 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.41%) Yarn
13 5 (0.34%) Firebase
14 3 (0.21%) Boomi
14 3 (0.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.20%) HTTP
2 11 (0.75%) SMS
3 9 (0.62%) Internet
4 5 (0.34%) Intranet
5 4 (0.27%) DNS
5 4 (0.27%) IMAP
5 4 (0.27%) SMTP
6 3 (0.21%) CTI
6 3 (0.21%) FTP
6 3 (0.21%) Skype
6 3 (0.21%) WEP
7 1 (0.069%) AMQP
7 1 (0.069%) ATM
7 1 (0.069%) Extranet
7 1 (0.069%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.069%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (52.85%) SQL Server
2 166 (11.39%) NoSQL
3 116 (7.96%) MongoDB
4 78 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (1.44%) Cosmos DB
14 20 (1.37%) Redis
15 17 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.82%) MySQL
18 11 (0.75%) CouchDB
19 9 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 8 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 271 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 170 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (9.81%) TeamCity
4 142 (9.75%) Visual Studio
5 134 (9.20%) NUnit
6 113 (7.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 62 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 56 (3.84%) ReSharper
9 49 (3.36%) JIRA
9 49 (3.36%) Selenium
10 42 (2.88%) MSBuild
11 36 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 32 (2.20%) Moq
13 29 (1.99%) Subversion
14 27 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.58%) NuGet
16 22 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 22 (1.51%) MSTest
17 20 (1.37%) Jenkins
18 18 (1.24%) gulp
General
1 222 (15.24%) Finance
2 88 (6.04%) Banking
3 69 (4.74%) Retail
4 40 (2.75%) Legal
4 40 (2.75%) Marketing
5 38 (2.61%) Law
6 32 (2.20%) Advertising
7 29 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.92%) Front Office
9 27 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.65%) Electronics
11 22 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Games
15 3 (0.21%) Publishing
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.069%) French Language
17 1 (0.069%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,333 (91.49%) Developer
2 913 (62.66%) .NET Developer
3 552 (37.89%) C# Developer
4 378 (25.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 219 (15.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 149 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 143 (9.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 136 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 126 (8.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 102 (7.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 98 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 90 (6.18%) Angular Developer
13 82 (5.63%) SQL Developer
14 81 (5.56%) Azure Developer
15 68 (4.67%) Agile Developer
16 62 (4.26%) Software Developer
17 59 (4.05%) Lead Developer
18 58 (3.98%) Senior C# Developer
19 55 (3.77%) Web Developer
20 52 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,429 (98.08%) .NET
2 922 (63.28%) ASP.NET
3 623 (42.76%) AngularJS
4 603 (41.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 565 (38.78%) HTML
6 488 (33.49%) CSS
7 432 (29.65%) .NET Framework
8 392 (26.90%) Web Services
9 307 (21.07%) WCF
10 269 (18.46%) jQuery
11 266 (18.26%) Entity Framework
12 265 (18.19%) RESTful
13 237 (16.27%) REST
14 232 (15.92%) HTML5
15 216 (14.82%) React
16 172 (11.81%) .NET Core
17 145 (9.95%) Node.js
18 141 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 125 (8.58%) JSON
20 124 (8.51%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 140 (9.61%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 62 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 51 (3.50%) User Experience
5 39 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.40%) Blog
7 34 (2.33%) Fintech
7 34 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.13%) NHS
9 30 (2.06%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.65%) Online Banking
11 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 20 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.10%) Wiki
14 13 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.69%) W3C
16 7 (0.48%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.41%) Data Structures
18 5 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (8.65%) Windows
2 25 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.10%) Android
3 16 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.27%) Linux
4 4 (0.27%) Unix
4 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.069%) MVS
5 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.069%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (67.81%) MVC
2 901 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
3 699 (47.98%) TDD
4 414 (28.41%) Scrum
5 298 (20.45%) BDD
6 278 (19.08%) SOLID
7 246 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
8 206 (14.14%) Unit Testing
9 203 (13.93%) Microservices
10 182 (12.49%) Web Development
11 155 (10.64%) DevOps
12 139 (9.54%) E-Commerce
13 131 (8.99%) OO
14 129 (8.85%) SOA
15 127 (8.72%) Software Engineering
16 106 (7.28%) Test Automation
17 103 (7.07%) MVVM
18 92 (6.31%) CQRS
19 89 (6.11%) Domain-Driven Design
19 89 (6.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,335 (91.63%) C#
2 726 (49.83%) JavaScript
3 445 (30.54%) SQL
4 125 (8.58%) T-SQL
5 82 (5.63%) TypeScript
6 62 (4.26%) Java
7 48 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 34 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 15 (1.03%) ES6
10 13 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.89%) XAML
11 12 (0.82%) Ruby
12 9 (0.62%) Python
13 8 (0.55%) C
14 7 (0.48%) PHP
15 6 (0.41%) C++
15 6 (0.41%) XPath
16 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
17 4 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (2.06%) Degree
2 25 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.55%) MCSD
7 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) MCAD
8 2 (0.14%) MCP
8 2 (0.14%) MCTS
9 1 (0.069%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.069%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.069%) HND
9 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.069%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.19%) QA
2 25 (1.72%) HL7
3 14 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.069%) MiFID
6 1 (0.069%) PMO
6 1 (0.069%) PSD2
6 1 (0.069%) SLA
6 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.75%) Docker
3 9 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.30%) Ansible
3 16 (1.10%) Puppet
4 10 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.34%) Terraform
6 2 (0.14%) Grafana
6 2 (0.14%) Kibana
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
6 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.14%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.069%) Control-M
7 1 (0.069%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 401 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.41%) Oracle
3 59 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 35 (2.40%) Apigee
5 29 (1.99%) Xamarin
6 23 (1.58%) SAP
7 22 (1.51%) Google
8 9 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.48%) Capita
10 6 (0.41%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.34%) Apple
11 5 (0.34%) Facebook
11 5 (0.34%) Sybase
12 4 (0.27%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.27%) IBM
12 4 (0.27%) VMware
13 3 (0.21%) Informatica
13 3 (0.21%) SnapLogic
13 3 (0.21%) Telerik
13 3 (0.21%) TIBCO