Period
to 21 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 21 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 257 327
Rank change year-on-year +71 +70 +161
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 1,433 953 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 3.15% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 702 580
UK median daily rate £423 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.11% +1.43% +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 31,709 30,228 31,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.11% 31.47% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,629 20,824 21,551
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £589 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 341 584
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 £15.25 £15.10
90th Percentile £52.75 £52.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +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 21 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 21 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 +72 1,354 £425 +13.33% 679
UK excluding London +74 816 £363 +2.11% 510
London +70 600 £475 +6.74% 202
South East +65 296 £350 -6.67% 155
North of England +81 165 £375 +7.14% 124
Midlands +38 157 £396 +11.55% 81
West Midlands +36 105 £406 +8.62% 42
North West +51 91 £375 +1.35% 69
South West -18 87 £363 +3.57% 58
Yorkshire +22 74 £375 +7.14% 47
East of England -7 51 £363 +7.41% 59
East Midlands +12 49 £375 +15.38% 39
Scotland -5 34 £375 +9.09% 19
Wales +34 30 £375 -4.76% 12
Northern Ireland -21 3 £275 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 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 1,406 (98.12%) .NET
2 1,313 (91.63%) C#
3 966 (67.41%) MVC
4 907 (63.29%) ASP.NET
5 890 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
6 756 (52.76%) SQL Server
7 716 (49.97%) JavaScript
8 692 (48.29%) TDD
9 612 (42.71%) AngularJS
10 588 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 558 (38.94%) HTML
12 482 (33.64%) CSS
13 453 (31.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 441 (30.77%) SQL
15 424 (29.59%) .NET Framework
16 403 (28.12%) Scrum
17 390 (27.22%) Microsoft
18 389 (27.15%) Web Services
19 303 (21.14%) WCF
20 296 (20.66%) BDD
21 278 (19.40%) SOLID
22 265 (18.49%) Git (software)
23 264 (18.42%) Entity Framework
24 260 (18.14%) RESTful
25 259 (18.07%) jQuery
26 244 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
27 233 (16.26%) REST
28 229 (15.98%) HTML5
29 218 (15.21%) Finance
30 213 (14.86%) 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
1 100 (6.98%) CMS
2 83 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.07%) IIS
4 39 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 36 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (1.88%) EPiServer
6 27 (1.88%) NServiceBus
7 16 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.12%) Confluence
7 16 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.14%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.070%) Kentico
13 1 (0.070%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.35%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.070%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.070%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 453 (31.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.72%) GitHub
4 30 (2.09%) Serverless
5 28 (1.95%) PaaS
6 25 (1.74%) IaaS
7 19 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.98%) npm
9 13 (0.91%) SaaS
10 10 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.63%) Office 365
12 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.42%) Yarn
14 5 (0.35%) Firebase
15 3 (0.21%) Boomi
15 3 (0.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.30%) HTTP
2 11 (0.77%) SMS
3 8 (0.56%) Internet
4 4 (0.28%) DNS
4 4 (0.28%) IMAP
4 4 (0.28%) Intranet
4 4 (0.28%) SMTP
5 3 (0.21%) CTI
5 3 (0.21%) FTP
5 3 (0.21%) Skype
5 3 (0.21%) WEP
6 1 (0.070%) AMQP
6 1 (0.070%) Extranet
6 1 (0.070%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 756 (52.76%) SQL Server
2 165 (11.51%) NoSQL
3 115 (8.03%) MongoDB
4 76 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 51 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
12 18 (1.26%) Redis
13 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.84%) MySQL
16 11 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 265 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 167 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (9.98%) TeamCity
4 140 (9.77%) Visual Studio
5 133 (9.28%) NUnit
6 113 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 61 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 54 (3.77%) ReSharper
9 49 (3.42%) JIRA
9 49 (3.42%) Selenium
10 42 (2.93%) MSBuild
11 37 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
12 31 (2.16%) Moq
13 29 (2.02%) Subversion
14 27 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.61%) NuGet
16 22 (1.54%) MSTest
17 21 (1.47%) Jasmine
18 20 (1.40%) Jenkins
19 17 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 218 (15.21%) Finance
2 90 (6.28%) Banking
3 69 (4.82%) Retail
4 40 (2.79%) Legal
5 39 (2.72%) Marketing
6 38 (2.65%) Law
7 32 (2.23%) Advertising
8 28 (1.95%) Front Office
8 28 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.61%) Electronics
11 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.35%) Automotive
14 4 (0.28%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Games
15 3 (0.21%) Publishing
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.070%) French Language
17 1 (0.070%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,312 (91.56%) Developer
2 896 (62.53%) .NET Developer
3 542 (37.82%) C# Developer
4 370 (25.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 216 (15.07%) Full Stack Developer
6 148 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 137 (9.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 132 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 120 (8.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 102 (7.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 97 (6.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 88 (6.14%) Angular Developer
13 81 (5.65%) SQL Developer
14 76 (5.30%) Azure Developer
15 67 (4.68%) Agile Developer
16 60 (4.19%) Software Developer
17 58 (4.05%) Lead Developer
17 58 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
18 55 (3.84%) Web Developer
19 50 (3.49%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,406 (98.12%) .NET
2 907 (63.29%) ASP.NET
3 612 (42.71%) AngularJS
4 588 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 558 (38.94%) HTML
6 482 (33.64%) CSS
7 424 (29.59%) .NET Framework
8 389 (27.15%) Web Services
9 303 (21.14%) WCF
10 264 (18.42%) Entity Framework
11 260 (18.14%) RESTful
12 259 (18.07%) jQuery
13 233 (16.26%) REST
14 229 (15.98%) HTML5
15 213 (14.86%) React
16 167 (11.65%) .NET Core
17 143 (9.98%) Node.js
18 136 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 124 (8.65%) Angular 2
20 122 (8.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
3 62 (4.33%) N-Tier
4 50 (3.49%) User Experience
5 38 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.37%) Blog
6 34 (2.37%) Fintech
6 34 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.16%) NHS
8 29 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.67%) Online Banking
10 20 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.05%) Wiki
13 13 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.70%) W3C
15 7 (0.49%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.42%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (8.72%) Windows
2 24 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.05%) Android
3 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.21%) Linux
6 2 (0.14%) Unix
7 1 (0.070%) MVS
7 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (67.41%) MVC
2 890 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 692 (48.29%) TDD
4 403 (28.12%) Scrum
5 296 (20.66%) BDD
6 278 (19.40%) SOLID
7 244 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
8 202 (14.10%) Unit Testing
9 201 (14.03%) Microservices
10 179 (12.49%) Web Development
11 152 (10.61%) DevOps
12 138 (9.63%) E-Commerce
13 127 (8.86%) OO
14 126 (8.79%) SOA
15 125 (8.72%) Software Engineering
16 106 (7.40%) Test Automation
17 102 (7.12%) MVVM
18 91 (6.35%) CQRS
18 91 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
19 88 (6.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,313 (91.63%) C#
2 716 (49.97%) JavaScript
3 441 (30.77%) SQL
4 120 (8.37%) T-SQL
5 81 (5.65%) TypeScript
6 63 (4.40%) Java
7 48 (3.35%) VB.NET
8 34 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 15 (1.05%) ES6
10 13 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.91%) XAML
11 11 (0.77%) Ruby
12 8 (0.56%) C
12 8 (0.56%) Python
13 7 (0.49%) PHP
14 6 (0.42%) C++
14 6 (0.42%) XPath
15 5 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.28%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (2.02%) Degree
2 25 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) MCSD
7 5 (0.35%) 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 (0.070%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.070%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.070%) HND
9 1 (0.070%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.05%) QA
2 25 (1.74%) HL7
3 14 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.14%) GCP
5 2 (0.14%) WCAG
6 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.070%) MiFID
6 1 (0.070%) PMO
6 1 (0.070%) PSD2
6 1 (0.070%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.72%) Docker
3 9 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.33%) Ansible
3 16 (1.12%) Puppet
4 10 (0.70%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.35%) Terraform
6 3 (0.21%) SCCM
6 3 (0.21%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.14%) Grafana
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.070%) Control-M
8 1 (0.070%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 390 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.26%) Oracle
3 58 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 36 (2.51%) Apigee
5 28 (1.95%) Xamarin
6 21 (1.47%) Google
6 21 (1.47%) SAP
7 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.49%) Capita
9 6 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.35%) Apple
10 5 (0.35%) Facebook
10 5 (0.35%) VMware
11 4 (0.28%) IBM
11 4 (0.28%) Sybase
12 3 (0.21%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.21%) Informatica
12 3 (0.21%) SnapLogic
12 3 (0.21%) Telerik
12 3 (0.21%) TIBCO