Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 668 697
Rank change year-on-year +74 +29 +37
Contract jobs citing API Integration 272 181 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 142 147
England median daily rate £445 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £300 £319 £306
90th Percentile £575 £581 £538
UK median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
England median hourly rate £50.53 £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.57% -30.77% -
10th Percentile £34.25 £19.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £84.75 £30.36 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £50.53 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +124.57% -30.77% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,314 77,837 84,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.78% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,581 51,761 56,694
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,200 1,897 2,152
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.58% +5.10% +3.80%

API Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for API Integration in England

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Integration in England

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Integration in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Integration in England

API Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Integration in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for API Integration in England

API Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Integration in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for API Integration in England

API Integration
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
London +36 168 £450 - 27
North of England -2 32 £356 -5.00% 25
South East -4 27 £400 +3.23% 19
East of England +9 24 £293 -31.18% 7
Yorkshire -1 22 £335 -10.67% 6
Midlands -28 14 £375 -31.82% 9
North West -16 8 £400 +17.65% 15
West Midlands -44 8 £550 - 8
South West -8 7 £575 +94.92% 13
East Midlands +13 6 £356 +18.75% 1
North East - 2 £420 - 4
API Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 England region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 113 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 108 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (27.21%) Microservices
4 72 (26.47%) REST
5 70 (25.74%) User Experience
5 70 (25.74%) Git (software)
6 65 (23.90%) HTML
7 64 (23.53%) Finance
8 61 (22.43%) JSON
8 61 (22.43%) CSS
9 58 (21.32%) Java
10 51 (18.75%) JIRA
11 50 (18.38%) Mobile App
12 49 (18.01%) Scrum
13 47 (17.28%) AngularJS
14 45 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (16.54%) TDD
15 42 (15.44%) Apple iOS
15 42 (15.44%) DevOps
16 39 (14.34%) React
17 38 (13.97%) Subversion
18 37 (13.60%) PaaS
19 36 (13.24%) E-Commerce
20 35 (12.87%) PHP
20 35 (12.87%) SQL
20 35 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (12.50%) .NET
21 34 (12.50%) Web Services
22 31 (11.40%) OAuth
23 30 (11.03%) React Native

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (5.88%) CMS
2 15 (5.51%) WordPress
3 10 (3.68%) Apache
4 7 (2.57%) Drupal
5 6 (2.21%) Confluence
5 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.21%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.47%) Mule
6 4 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.74%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.37%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.37%) Snapchat
1 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.84%) Magento
2 5 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.74%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.74%) Maximo
5 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.37%) Minerva
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.60%) PaaS
2 35 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.31%) IaaS
5 7 (2.57%) GitHub
5 7 (2.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Heroku
6 6 (2.21%) SaaS
7 4 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.47%) Force.com
7 4 (1.47%) npm
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) Serverless
8 1 (0.37%) Slack
8 1 (0.37%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) VPN
2 11 (4.04%) DNS
2 11 (4.04%) LAN
3 5 (1.84%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (1.47%) HTTP
4 4 (1.47%) Internet
4 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.10%) BGP
5 3 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.10%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.10%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.10%) Firewall
5 3 (1.10%) MPLS
5 3 (1.10%) TACACS
5 3 (1.10%) WAN
5 3 (1.10%) Wireless
6 2 (0.74%) Skype
6 2 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.29%) Cosmos DB
2 22 (8.09%) MySQL
3 18 (6.62%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.68%) Big Data
6 9 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.74%) Impala
9 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 51 (18.75%) JIRA
3 38 (13.97%) Subversion
4 29 (10.66%) Visual Studio
5 28 (10.29%) Mercurial
6 27 (9.93%) Sublime Text
7 26 (9.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (6.62%) Selenium
9 12 (4.41%) webpack
10 10 (3.68%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.94%) Axure RP
11 8 (2.94%) gulp
12 7 (2.57%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.21%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.21%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.84%) Maven
14 5 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (1.47%) Ant
15 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 64 (23.53%) Finance
2 27 (9.93%) Retail
3 14 (5.15%) Marketing
4 8 (2.94%) Banking
5 7 (2.57%) Automotive
6 3 (1.10%) Front Office
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) International Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (60.29%) Developer
2 32 (11.76%) React Developer
3 29 (10.66%) Architect
4 28 (10.29%) Applications Developer
5 27 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 27 (9.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 24 (8.82%) Analyst
6 24 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (8.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 17 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.51%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.15%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (5.15%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (4.41%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 12 (4.41%) iOS Developer
12 11 (4.04%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.47%) REST
2 65 (23.90%) HTML
3 61 (22.43%) CSS
3 61 (22.43%) JSON
4 47 (17.28%) AngularJS
5 39 (14.34%) React
6 34 (12.50%) .NET
6 34 (12.50%) Web Services
7 31 (11.40%) OAuth
8 30 (11.03%) React Native
9 29 (10.66%) OAuth2
10 28 (10.29%) OpenID
11 26 (9.56%) RESTful
11 26 (9.56%) Spring
12 22 (8.09%) SOAP
13 21 (7.72%) jQuery
14 20 (7.35%) XML
15 19 (6.99%) HTML5
16 18 (6.62%) CSS3
17 13 (4.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.74%) User Experience
2 50 (18.38%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.84%) Video on Demand
5 5 (1.84%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (1.47%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.10%) Equities
7 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (0.74%) DataPower
8 2 (0.74%) Derivative
8 2 (0.74%) Fintech
8 2 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) Social Media
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.44%) Apple iOS
2 28 (10.29%) Linux
3 27 (9.93%) Android
4 6 (2.21%) Unix
5 3 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (27.21%) Microservices
3 49 (18.01%) Scrum
4 45 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (16.54%) TDD
5 42 (15.44%) DevOps
6 36 (13.24%) E-Commerce
7 29 (10.66%) Test Automation
8 27 (9.93%) Benchmarking
8 27 (9.93%) Front End Development
8 27 (9.93%) OO
9 26 (9.56%) Release Management
9 26 (9.56%) Web Development
10 24 (8.82%) CRM
11 20 (7.35%) MVC
12 19 (6.99%) User Stories
13 18 (6.62%) API Development
14 16 (5.88%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.51%) BDD
16 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 58 (21.32%) Java
3 35 (12.87%) PHP
3 35 (12.87%) SQL
4 26 (9.56%) JSX
5 25 (9.19%) Python
6 22 (8.09%) C#
7 11 (4.04%) ES6
7 11 (4.04%) Ruby
8 8 (2.94%) Apex Code
8 8 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.57%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.84%) Java 8
10 5 (1.84%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.47%) SOQL
12 3 (1.10%) Go
13 2 (0.74%) Perl
14 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.15%) Degree
2 5 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) CCIE
4 2 (0.74%) CCNP
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) PMO
3 2 (0.74%) GDPR
3 2 (0.74%) MiFID
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) etcd
2 4 (1.47%) flannel
3 2 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.57%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.57%) Puppet
2 6 (2.21%) Ansible
2 6 (2.21%) Kibana
3 4 (1.47%) rkt
4 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (0.74%) Iperf
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.74%) Terraform
5 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.37%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.37%) DameWare
6 1 (0.37%) Plesk
6 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.15%) Oracle
4 9 (3.31%) SAP
5 7 (2.57%) CA
5 7 (2.57%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.21%) Cisco
7 5 (1.84%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.47%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.47%) IBM
8 4 (1.47%) Sencha
8 4 (1.47%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.10%) Adobe
9 3 (1.10%) KANA
10 2 (0.74%) Apigee
10 2 (0.74%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.74%) HP
10 2 (0.74%) Sybase
11 1 (0.37%) Apiary
11 1 (0.37%) Samsung