Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 111 157
Rank change year-on-year +1 +46 +3
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 90 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.51% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 6.16% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 29
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £280
90th Percentile £528 £490 £405
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £29.25 £25.00 £22.00
90th Percentile £29.75 £25.00 £24.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £33.75 £23.89
% change year-on-year -24.44% +41.29% -36.30%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,554 1,104 1,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.36% 24.53% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 718 1,000
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £570 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.29 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +19.57% -19.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.83 £39.58 £39.50
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.40%

ASP.NET Web API
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ASP.NET Web API as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands

ASP.NET Web API
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET Web API in the West Midlands

ASP.NET Web API
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Coventry -8 34 £475 +5.56% 7
Birmingham +2 17 £463 +23.33% 12
Staffordshire -1 10 £375 +15.38% 14
Wolverhampton - 10 £475 -
Warwickshire +6 5 £400 +45.45% 3
Herefordshire - 5 £375 -
Worcestershire - 3 - - 3
Solihull -5 2 £500 - 4
ASP.NET Web API
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ASP.NET Web API.

1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (78.89%) C#
3 68 (75.56%) JavaScript
4 59 (65.56%) ASP.NET
5 57 (63.33%) MVC
6 56 (62.22%) HTML
6 56 (62.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (57.78%) CSS
9 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (44.44%) SQL Server
11 39 (43.33%) Scrum
12 35 (38.89%) TDD
12 35 (38.89%) Web Services
12 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
12 35 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (38.89%) Kanban
13 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
13 34 (37.78%) SQL
14 33 (36.67%) BDD
15 32 (35.56%) Dapper ORM
16 30 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (27.78%) .NET Framework
18 20 (22.22%) Workflow
19 19 (21.11%) WCF
19 19 (21.11%) SOLID
20 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
21 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 15 (16.67%) OO

ASP.NET Web API
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (62.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (6.67%) PaaS
4 4 (4.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.22%) Azure Functions
5 2 (2.22%) Office 365
5 2 (2.22%) Serverless
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) Force.com
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Network Security
1 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Hudson
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) MSI
4 2 (2.22%) NUnit
4 2 (2.22%) WiX
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 9 (10.00%) Back Office
3 8 (8.89%) Local Government
4 7 (7.78%) Finance
5 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.33%) Electronics
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Retail
8 1 (1.11%) Automotive
8 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (84.44%) Developer
2 45 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Azure Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Xamarin Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) CRM Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.56%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (65.56%) ASP.NET
3 56 (62.22%) HTML
4 52 (57.78%) CSS
5 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (38.89%) Web Services
7 32 (35.56%) Dapper ORM
8 25 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 19 (21.11%) WCF
10 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 12 (13.33%) jQuery
12 10 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (10.00%) .NET Core
13 9 (10.00%) WPF
14 7 (7.78%) HTML5
14 7 (7.78%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.78%) React
15 6 (6.67%) Entity Framework
16 5 (5.56%) Node.js
16 5 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (15.56%) User Experience
3 9 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Android
2 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) MVC
2 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (43.33%) Scrum
4 35 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (38.89%) Kanban
4 35 (38.89%) TDD
5 33 (36.67%) BDD
6 20 (22.22%) Workflow
7 19 (21.11%) SOLID
8 15 (16.67%) CRM
8 15 (16.67%) OO
9 13 (14.44%) Creative Thinking
9 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
9 13 (14.44%) Migration
10 11 (12.22%) OOP
10 11 (12.22%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.78%) Project Management
13 6 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (78.89%) C#
2 68 (75.56%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.78%) SQL
4 8 (8.89%) XAML
5 6 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.11%) GDPR
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
1 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.56%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Capita
5 1 (1.11%) Mercator
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter