Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 23 October 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 Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -
Contract jobs citing API Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.52% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
East Sussex median daily rate £338 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.42% -
10th Percentile £266 £274 £267
90th Percentile £419 £411 £303
South East median daily rate £404 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +0.94% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

API Testing 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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 514 464 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 89.70% 87.05% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 314 296
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66% +9.66%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £581 £546 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
East Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.85% +52.19% +1.69%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.17 £13.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £101.25 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing API Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in East Sussex

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Testing in East Sussex

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Testing in East Sussex

API Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Testing within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Brighton -7 3 £338 +22.73%
API Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing API Testing 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 Sussex region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB