Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 November 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 89 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Contract jobs citing API Integration 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.54% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% - -
North West median daily rate £400 £383 -
% change year-on-year +4.58% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 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 1,111 1,128 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.92% 84.62% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 808 904
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £619 £621
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 40 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -33.76% +12.14%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

API Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for API Integration in Cheshire

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Integration in Cheshire

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Integration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Integration in Cheshire

API Integration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Integration within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £550 -
Knutsford - 2 £400 -
Warrington - 1 £275 - 1
API Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing API Integration 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) CyberArk
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Java

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Backend Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Laravel
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CyberArk
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) SAP