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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 15 August 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 161 122
Rank change year-on-year -22 -39 +101
Contract jobs citing API Integration 11 12 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
10th Percentile £414 £461 £450
25th Percentile £474 £475 £468
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £630
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% -8.73% +22.93%
75th Percentile £558 £600 £650
90th Percentile £685 - £690
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £630
% change year-on-year -4.55% -12.70% +25.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £53.50
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
75th Percentile - - £56.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,113 3,168 1,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.81% 91.19% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,330 1,394
10th Percentile £375 £363 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £603
90th Percentile £788 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £516
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.54% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 35
10th Percentile £17.70 £11.15 £12.75
25th Percentile £23.13 £14.81 £17.00
Median hourly rate £43.24 £25.25 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year +71.25% -29.86% +89.47%
75th Percentile £57.50 £35.00 £44.85
90th Percentile £77.70 £67.98 £50.60
Central London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.23 £35.50
% change year-on-year +82.99% -34.58% +79.75%

API Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing API Integration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for API Integration in the City of London

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing API Integration in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for API Integration in the City of London

API Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing API Integration in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for API Integration in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Agile
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Power BI
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) GDPR
4 4 (36.36%) Power Platform
4 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
4 4 (36.36%) CI/CD
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Event Grid
5 3 (27.27%) Databricks
5 3 (27.27%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Data Lake
5 3 (27.27%) PySpark
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (27.27%) Serverless
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Functions
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Power Platform
3 3 (27.27%) AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (27.27%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Event Grid
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Functions
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Logic Apps
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Service Bus
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Serverless
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (9.09%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (9.09%) GCP
5 1 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Nutanix
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Power BI
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Data Lake
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Cypress.io
2 1 (9.09%) git-flow
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) International Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Azure Data Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Backend Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Backend Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) PySpark
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
4 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) NestJS
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Agile
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) CI/CD
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Bash
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Databricks
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
4 1 (9.09%) VMware