Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for API Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Integration over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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 Integration
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing API Integration 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £550 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £389 £313
% change year-on-year +41.48% +24.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 - -

API Integration 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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing API Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Heroku
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) GitLab
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 5 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 5 (100.00%) Apigee
1 5 (100.00%) API Development

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) Heroku
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) GitLab
General
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) API Design
1 5 (100.00%) API Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apigee
1 5 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com