Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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 Development
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 171 175
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing API Development 35 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 10
East of England median daily rate £425 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +18.18% -2.94%
10th Percentile £329 £413 £270
90th Percentile £519 £525 £461
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.50 £33.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year +142.11% +7.26% -56.03%

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 3,731 3,774 4,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.55% 85.02% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,101 2,234 2,353
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.77%
10th Percentile £240 £230 £248
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 262 292
East of England median hourly rate £17.41 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% +26.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.51 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.73 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
Suffolk +6 11 £488 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 10 £385 -14.44% 4
Norfolk +11 8 £419 -8.97% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £425 - 5
Bedfordshire -3 3 £475 -5.00%
API Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) RESTful
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (37.14%) REST
6 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (31.43%) Node.js
7 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
8 10 (28.57%) ES6
8 10 (28.57%) Angular 2
8 10 (28.57%) Sass
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (28.57%) .NET
8 10 (28.57%) Unix
8 10 (28.57%) TDD
9 9 (25.71%) TypeScript
10 8 (22.86%) webpack
10 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
10 8 (22.86%) JUnit
10 8 (22.86%) Apache Camel
11 7 (20.00%) CQRS
11 7 (20.00%) C#
12 6 (17.14%) HTML
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.14%) CSS
12 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat

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 6 (17.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 8 (22.86%) webpack
3 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) git-flow
4 2 (5.71%) Mockito
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Grunt
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (17.14%) Angular Developer
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) RESTful
2 13 (37.14%) REST
3 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
4 11 (31.43%) Node.js
5 10 (28.57%) .NET
5 10 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 10 (28.57%) Sass
6 8 (22.86%) Apache Camel
7 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) Entity Framework
7 6 (17.14%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.43%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) React
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
4 7 (20.00%) CQRS
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) MVC
9 2 (5.71%) OO
9 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) ES6
4 9 (25.71%) TypeScript
5 7 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) Capita
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Telerik
5 1 (2.86%) Apigee
5 1 (2.86%) Facebook
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Mashery
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) WSO2