Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 January 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 Development
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 134 176
Rank change year-on-year -40 +42 +1
Contract jobs citing API Development 20 61 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 1.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 8
East of England median daily rate £425 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £313
90th Percentile £570 £525 £588
England median daily rate £480 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.91 £80.50 -
% change year-on-year -66.58% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,812 4,063 3,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.64% 85.43% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,259 2,343 2,131
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £257 £213
90th Percentile £588 £585 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 233 295
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £33.17 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.46% +2.05% +9.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing API Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in the East of England

API Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing API Development in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for API Development in the East of England

API Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Development in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Development in the East of England

API Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Development within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +1 9 £406 -4.41%
Essex -15 5 £525 +16.67% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £525 +61.54% 2
Norfolk -3 2 - -
Bedfordshire +7 1 £388 -22.50%
API Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for API Development.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) Microservices
4 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) XQuery
6 4 (20.00%) CA
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 4 (20.00%) React
6 4 (20.00%) Java 8
7 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (15.00%) Design Thinking

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Apigee
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.00%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) git-flow
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) TestNG
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SaaS Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) REST
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (20.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Memcached
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Design Thinking
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java 8
3 4 (20.00%) XQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) CA
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) WSO2
3 2 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian