The table below looks at the statistics for MAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAPI over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
Rank 593 574 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing MAPI 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£488 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

MAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MAPI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MAPI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MAPI within the UK.

MAPI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MAPI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MAPI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MAPI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MAPI within the UK.

MAPI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MAPI
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 2 £488 -2.50% 1
South East -1 1 £400 -20.00%
London - 1 £575 - 1
Reading - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £575 -
Bracknell - - - -

MAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MAPI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MAPI.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MFC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (33.33%) J2ME
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (33.33%) ISAPI
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
2 1 (33.33%) OLE DB
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

MAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MAPI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MAPI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) POP3
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
1 1 (33.33%) J2ME
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) ISAPI
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) OLE
1 1 (33.33%) OLE DB
1 1 (33.33%) DAO
1 1 (33.33%) BREW
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) 29West