Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 129 158
Rank change year-on-year +23 +29 +4
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET Web API 97 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 1.11% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.23% 4.50% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 25
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £243 £278
90th Percentile £533 £538 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% -15.63% -

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 1,557 1,089 1,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.94% 24.65% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 746 948
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.86%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +12.24% -14.60%
10th Percentile £11.63 £21.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +9 43 £475 +1.06% 5
Birmingham -11 15 £475 +26.67% 9
Staffordshire +4 11 £365 +12.31% 10
Wolverhampton - 10 £475 -
Herefordshire +14 8 £375 -6.25%
Worcestershire -4 3 - - 2
Warwickshire -3 2 £350 +40.00%
Solihull -10 2 £500 - 2
ASP.NET Web API
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (85.57%) C#
3 76 (78.35%) JavaScript
4 70 (72.16%) ASP.NET
5 67 (69.07%) MVC
6 65 (67.01%) HTML
7 64 (65.98%) CSS
8 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (63.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (54.64%) SQL Server
11 49 (50.52%) Scrum
11 49 (50.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (46.39%) Web Services
13 43 (44.33%) Git (software)
13 43 (44.33%) Kanban
14 42 (43.30%) TDD
14 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
15 41 (42.27%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (42.27%) BDD
15 41 (42.27%) Dapper ORM
16 37 (38.14%) .NET Framework
17 36 (37.11%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (30.93%) SQL
19 27 (27.84%) SOLID
20 22 (22.68%) WCF
21 16 (16.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 15 (15.46%) Greenfield Project
22 15 (15.46%) AngularJS
22 15 (15.46%) Migration
22 15 (15.46%) 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 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (63.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.40%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (9.28%) PaaS
4 7 (7.22%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Office 365
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) Force.com
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.09%) Cloud Spanner
6 3 (3.09%) Redis
7 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (44.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) MSI
2 5 (5.15%) WiX
3 4 (4.12%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.03%) Hudson
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.03%) MSTest
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 13 (13.40%) Marketing
2 9 (9.28%) Back Office
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 8 (8.25%) Local Government
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (85.57%) Developer
2 52 (53.61%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Azure Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 16 (16.49%) C# Developer
6 15 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Agile .NET Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Xamarin Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) CRM Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (72.16%) ASP.NET
3 65 (67.01%) HTML
4 64 (65.98%) CSS
5 49 (50.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (46.39%) Web Services
7 41 (42.27%) Dapper ORM
8 37 (38.14%) .NET Framework
9 22 (22.68%) WCF
10 15 (15.46%) AngularJS
11 14 (14.43%) WPF
12 12 (12.37%) Entity Framework
12 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (11.34%) jQuery
14 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (9.28%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (7.22%) React
16 5 (5.15%) .NET Core
16 5 (5.15%) Angular 2
16 5 (5.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (15.46%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (13.40%) User Experience
4 9 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Android
2 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) MVC
2 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.52%) Scrum
4 43 (44.33%) Kanban
5 42 (43.30%) TDD
6 41 (42.27%) BDD
6 41 (42.27%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (27.84%) SOLID
8 16 (16.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (15.46%) Migration
9 15 (15.46%) OO
10 14 (14.43%) Workflow
11 13 (13.40%) Creative Thinking
11 13 (13.40%) CRM
11 13 (13.40%) Data Migration
12 11 (11.34%) OOP
12 11 (11.34%) Problem Management
13 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.22%) Project Management
13 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (85.57%) C#
2 76 (78.35%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.93%) SQL
4 7 (7.22%) XAML
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.03%) MCSD
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) GDPR
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
1 5 (5.15%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Telerik
6 1 (1.03%) Mercator
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter