Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 193 290
Rank change year-on-year +24 +97 +24
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,727 1,391 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.36% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 4.21% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,368 1,117 665
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +9.66% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £21.99
90th Percentile £29.10 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -40.00%

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 36,238 33,013 31,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.28% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,562 23,296 22,128
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £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 320 381 371
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.50 £14.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +9.33% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +28 1,643 £450 +9.09% 760
UK excluding London +38 1,016 £398 +9.66% 580
London +30 688 £488 +2.63% 217
South East +40 413 £400 +14.29% 165
North of England +18 203 £375 +1.35% 173
Midlands -12 141 £425 +17.24% 70
South West -6 134 £406 +12.46% 76
Yorkshire +24 101 £375 +7.14% 67
West Midlands 0 101 £475 +22.58% 40
North West -8 93 £375 - 96
East of England +9 65 £400 +10.34% 59
Scotland +6 39 £375 +3.81% 23
East Midlands -20 37 £366 +7.72% 30
Wales -10 20 £365 -1.02% 9
North East - 9 £370 - 10
Northern Ireland +38 3 - - 5

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1,675 (96.99%) .NET
2 1,548 (89.64%) C#
3 1,012 (58.60%) ASP.NET
4 995 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
5 935 (54.14%) JavaScript
6 931 (53.91%) MVC
7 786 (45.51%) SQL Server
8 750 (43.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 731 (42.33%) SQL
10 720 (41.69%) AngularJS
11 630 (36.48%) TDD
12 610 (35.32%) HTML
13 577 (33.41%) .NET Framework
14 570 (33.01%) CSS
15 544 (31.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 479 (27.74%) Microsoft
17 434 (25.13%) .NET Core
18 418 (24.20%) Entity Framework
19 411 (23.80%) Scrum
20 333 (19.28%) Microservices
21 325 (18.82%) Git (software)
22 321 (18.59%) jQuery
23 315 (18.24%) React
24 293 (16.97%) Finance
25 287 (16.62%) Web Services
26 273 (15.81%) WCF
27 262 (15.17%) REST
28 253 (14.65%) Greenfield Project
29 228 (13.20%) SOLID
30 226 (13.09%) Angular 2

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 (5.67%) CMS
2 67 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (2.95%) Umbraco
5 50 (2.90%) IIS
6 44 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 37 (2.14%) NServiceBus
8 19 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (0.98%) Apache Solr
10 16 (0.93%) Confluence
11 10 (0.58%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.23%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.17%) Kentico
15 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 60 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.058%) Endur
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 750 (43.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (3.01%) Serverless
4 34 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
5 31 (1.80%) Azure Functions
5 31 (1.80%) GitHub
5 31 (1.80%) npm
6 30 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.33%) NuGet
8 21 (1.22%) Office 365
9 16 (0.93%) SaaS
10 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.58%) PaaS
11 9 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.23%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.23%) Google Play
14 4 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.63%) HTTP
2 22 (1.27%) AMQP
3 12 (0.69%) DNS
3 12 (0.69%) Internet
4 10 (0.58%) IMAP
4 10 (0.58%) SMTP
5 3 (0.17%) Firewall
6 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.058%) FTP
7 1 (0.058%) ICMP
7 1 (0.058%) Intranet
7 1 (0.058%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.058%) MQTT
7 1 (0.058%) Network Security
7 1 (0.058%) Skype
7 1 (0.058%) SMS
7 1 (0.058%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.058%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 786 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 100 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 80 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 65 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 46 (2.66%) Redis
9 45 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (2.32%) Cosmos DB
11 31 (1.80%) Data Lake
11 31 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.16%) MySQL
16 19 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 18 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 325 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 212 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 187 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 172 (9.96%) TeamCity
5 153 (8.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 135 (7.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 106 (6.14%) Selenium
8 77 (4.46%) SpecFlow
9 70 (4.05%) NUnit
10 57 (3.30%) Moq
11 52 (3.01%) JIRA
12 41 (2.37%) Subversion
13 39 (2.26%) gulp
14 37 (2.14%) Jenkins
15 30 (1.74%) MSTest
16 29 (1.68%) Bitbucket
16 29 (1.68%) WebDriver
17 22 (1.27%) ReSharper
18 21 (1.22%) webpack
19 18 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 293 (16.97%) Finance
2 83 (4.81%) Banking
3 53 (3.07%) Retail
4 51 (2.95%) Marketing
5 41 (2.37%) Front Office
6 27 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.22%) Advertising
8 20 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.10%) Back Office
10 16 (0.93%) Electronics
11 14 (0.81%) Law
11 14 (0.81%) Legal
12 13 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.46%) Local Government
15 7 (0.41%) Automotive
16 6 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.17%) French Language
17 3 (0.17%) Publishing
18 2 (0.12%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,524 (88.25%) Developer
2 1,069 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 609 (35.26%) C# Developer
4 407 (23.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 206 (11.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 196 (11.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 191 (11.06%) Angular Developer
8 154 (8.92%) Senior Developer
9 147 (8.51%) Azure Developer
10 138 (7.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 122 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 113 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 92 (5.33%) React Developer
14 79 (4.57%) SQL Developer
15 78 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
16 62 (3.59%) Architect
17 61 (3.53%) Software Developer
18 59 (3.42%) Lead Developer
19 49 (2.84%) Senior C# Developer
20 37 (2.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,675 (96.99%) .NET
2 1,012 (58.60%) ASP.NET
3 720 (41.69%) AngularJS
4 610 (35.32%) HTML
5 577 (33.41%) .NET Framework
6 570 (33.01%) CSS
7 544 (31.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 434 (25.13%) .NET Core
9 418 (24.20%) Entity Framework
10 321 (18.59%) jQuery
11 315 (18.24%) React
12 287 (16.62%) Web Services
13 273 (15.81%) WCF
14 262 (15.17%) REST
15 226 (13.09%) Angular 2
16 214 (12.39%) HTML5
17 152 (8.80%) RESTful
18 124 (7.18%) Node.js
19 120 (6.95%) JSON
20 110 (6.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (14.65%) Greenfield Project
2 123 (7.12%) Fintech
3 79 (4.57%) User Experience
4 64 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 30 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 23 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 16 (0.93%) Blog
11 16 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.81%) Equities
13 8 (0.46%) W3C
14 7 (0.41%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.41%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.41%) iPad
14 7 (0.41%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (5.27%) Windows
2 17 (0.98%) Windows Server
3 13 (0.75%) Android
4 12 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.41%) Linux
6 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.058%) Unix
7 1 (0.058%) VMS
7 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 931 (53.91%) MVC
3 630 (36.48%) TDD
4 411 (23.80%) Scrum
5 333 (19.28%) Microservices
6 228 (13.20%) SOLID
7 224 (12.97%) BDD
8 203 (11.75%) OO
9 199 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
10 193 (11.18%) Unit Testing
11 186 (10.77%) Test Automation
12 179 (10.36%) Web Development
13 158 (9.15%) DevOps
14 147 (8.51%) E-Commerce
15 136 (7.87%) SOA
16 108 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
17 101 (5.85%) API Development
18 99 (5.73%) Software Engineering
19 95 (5.50%) OOP
19 95 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,548 (89.64%) C#
2 935 (54.14%) JavaScript
3 731 (42.33%) SQL
4 154 (8.92%) T-SQL
4 154 (8.92%) TypeScript
5 44 (2.55%) PowerShell
6 32 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 27 (1.56%) Java
8 22 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 16 (0.93%) C
9 16 (0.93%) ES6
10 12 (0.69%) Python
11 9 (0.52%) VB
12 4 (0.23%) Scala
12 4 (0.23%) VBScript
12 4 (0.23%) XAML
13 3 (0.17%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.17%) F#
13 3 (0.17%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.17%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (3.01%) Degree
2 19 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.058%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.058%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.43%) QA
2 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.41%) PMO
3 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.23%) GDPR
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) PSD2
7 1 (0.058%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.058%) HL7
7 1 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (6.77%) Docker
2 11 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 93 (5.39%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.87%) Ansible
3 8 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.23%) Puppet
5 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.12%) Kibana
6 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.058%) Grafana
7 1 (0.058%) Packer
7 1 (0.058%) Terraform
Vendors
1 479 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 89 (5.15%) Oracle
3 64 (3.71%) Sitecore
4 19 (1.10%) Google
5 18 (1.04%) SAP
6 17 (0.98%) Xamarin
7 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 14 (0.81%) Rackspace
8 10 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 10 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.46%) Telerik
10 4 (0.23%) Anite
10 4 (0.23%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.23%) Tableau
11 3 (0.17%) Automation Anywhere
11 3 (0.17%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.17%) Cadence
11 3 (0.17%) Nintex
11 3 (0.17%) Sybase
11 3 (0.17%) TIBCO