Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for API Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Design over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 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 Design
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 91 90
Contract jobs citing API Design 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Cheshire median daily rate - £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.11% -
North West median daily rate £428 £500 £445
% change year-on-year -14.50% +12.36% +35.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

API Design 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 788 1,099 1,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.26% 86.13% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 726 804
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £256 £276 £263
90th Percentile £586 £538 £619
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £17.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.89% +35.38% -33.76%
10th Percentile £13.44 £13.45 £11.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.38% -25.00% +33.05%

API Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing API Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for API Design in Cheshire

API Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing API Design in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for API Design in Cheshire