Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for API Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Development over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 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.

API Development
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 169 161
Rank change year-on-year +67 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing API Development 2 13 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 8
Median daily rate - £425 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.05% +9.46%
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

API Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,392 3,769 3,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.36% 87.79% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1,838 1,769
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £265
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 124 83
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.33 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.18% +3.84% +43.33%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £54.10 £76.38 £49.75
Median hourly rate £29.80 £31.17 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.40% +24.69% +25.31%

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing API Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in Berkshire

API Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing API Development in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for API Development in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing API Development 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for API Development.

1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) GCP
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ES6
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Twig
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Chai
2 1 (50.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (50.00%) Jest
2 1 (50.00%) Enzyme
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CircleCI
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Chai
1 1 (50.00%) Enzyme
1 1 (50.00%) Jest
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) ES6
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore