The table below looks at the statistics for MAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAPI over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
Rank 644 671 639
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs citing MAPI 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £345 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -37.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

MAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MAPI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 8 £375 +8.69%
Berkshire - 7 £375 -
South East - 7 £375 -
Reading - 6 £375 -
London +15 1 - -

MAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MAPI 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 MAPI.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) Office 365
3 10 (83.33%) Memory Management
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 10 (83.33%) VBScript
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) SLA
4 9 (75.00%) Internet
4 9 (75.00%) Node.js
4 9 (75.00%) French Language
4 9 (75.00%) German Language
4 9 (75.00%) Italian Language
4 9 (75.00%) Spanish Language
5 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (66.67%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) VB
8 1 (8.33%) IIS
8 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) DCOM

MAPI
Top Related 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) French Language
1 9 (75.00%) German Language
1 9 (75.00%) Italian Language
1 9 (75.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Messaging Support
5 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) DCOM
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) ATDD
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) OOD
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (83.33%) VBScript
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft