Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 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 Integration
UK > England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 574 649 642
Rank change year-on-year +75 -7 +103
Contract jobs citing API Integration 276 199 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 155 151
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £318
90th Percentile £625 £538 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 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 79,193 80,145 76,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.22% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,894 53,920 50,617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,988 1,943 2,160
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.00

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 15 February 2019.

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
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 15 February 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
London +31 167 £525 +23.53% 59
North of England +3 41 £425 +25.46% 28
North West +11 28 £475 +46.15% 9
South East +5 24 £431 -4.17% 18
East of England +40 21 £465 +50.00% 1
South West -20 13 £378 +9.82% 9
Yorkshire -17 11 £308 -18.00% 12
Midlands +7 10 £425 - 11
West Midlands -11 9 £425 - 4
North East - 2 £350 - 7
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 7
API Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 130 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 69 (25.00%) Java
4 61 (22.10%) Finance
5 52 (18.84%) HTML
5 52 (18.84%) Microservices
6 51 (18.48%) Git (software)
7 49 (17.75%) REST
8 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 45 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (15.94%) SQL
11 42 (15.22%) .NET
11 42 (15.22%) CSS
12 39 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (13.41%) AngularJS
14 35 (12.68%) User Experience
14 35 (12.68%) JSON
15 34 (12.32%) Test Automation
16 33 (11.96%) TDD
17 32 (11.59%) API Development
18 31 (11.23%) DevOps
18 31 (11.23%) HTML5
19 30 (10.87%) C#
20 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
20 28 (10.14%) Node.js
21 27 (9.78%) Scrum
22 26 (9.42%) Python
22 26 (9.42%) E-Commerce
22 26 (9.42%) Mobile App
22 26 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 21 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.99%) CMS
4 6 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.17%) Confluence
4 6 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.81%) Drupal
6 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.09%) IIS
6 3 (1.09%) WordPress
7 2 (0.72%) Mule
8 1 (0.36%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.90%) Magento
3 4 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.07%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (3.62%) Office 365
5 7 (2.54%) PaaS
6 6 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.17%) IaaS
6 6 (2.17%) SaaS
7 5 (1.81%) AWS Fargate
8 4 (1.45%) GitHub
8 4 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.45%) iPaaS
9 3 (1.09%) Heroku
10 2 (0.72%) Apigee
10 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Serverless
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) VPN
2 9 (3.26%) DNS
2 9 (3.26%) LAN
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.62%) MongoDB
1 10 (3.62%) Neo4j
2 9 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.90%) Big Data
3 8 (2.90%) MySQL
3 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.09%) Impala
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.72%) Power BI
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 51 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.16%) JIRA
3 12 (4.35%) Selenium
3 12 (4.35%) Subversion
4 10 (3.62%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.26%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.54%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.17%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.81%) GitLab
9 4 (1.45%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.45%) git-flow
9 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.09%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.09%) Katalon Studio
10 3 (1.09%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 61 (22.10%) Finance
2 13 (4.71%) Banking
3 9 (3.26%) Retail
4 7 (2.54%) Billing
5 6 (2.17%) Marketing
6 5 (1.81%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.45%) Law
7 4 (1.45%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 147 (53.26%) Developer
2 28 (10.14%) Architect
3 24 (8.70%) Analyst
4 18 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 17 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.80%) React Developer
7 15 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
10 11 (3.99%) Consultant
10 11 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.62%) Integration Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Agile Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.26%) Python Developer
13 8 (2.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.84%) HTML
2 49 (17.75%) REST
3 42 (15.22%) .NET
3 42 (15.22%) CSS
4 37 (13.41%) AngularJS
5 35 (12.68%) JSON
6 31 (11.23%) HTML5
7 28 (10.14%) Node.js
8 26 (9.42%) Redux
8 26 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (8.70%) jQuery
10 23 (8.33%) React
11 22 (7.97%) RESTful
12 20 (7.25%) React Native
13 14 (5.07%) CSS3
13 14 (5.07%) Django
14 12 (4.35%) Web Services
15 11 (3.99%) Spring
16 10 (3.62%) Sass
17 9 (3.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) User Experience
2 26 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.26%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.17%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (1.45%) iPad
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) Fintech
8 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) Robotics
9 2 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.88%) Apple iOS
2 13 (4.71%) Android
3 12 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.84%) Microservices
3 39 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (12.32%) Test Automation
5 33 (11.96%) TDD
6 32 (11.59%) API Development
7 31 (11.23%) DevOps
8 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 27 (9.78%) Scrum
10 26 (9.42%) E-Commerce
11 24 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.97%) Front End Development
13 20 (7.25%) CRM
14 18 (6.52%) BDD
14 18 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
15 17 (6.16%) Case Management
15 17 (6.16%) Workflow
16 16 (5.80%) User Stories
16 16 (5.80%) Web Development
17 15 (5.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 69 (25.00%) Java
3 44 (15.94%) SQL
4 30 (10.87%) C#
5 26 (9.42%) Python
6 24 (8.70%) PHP
7 11 (3.99%) ES6
8 9 (3.26%) Java 8
9 8 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.54%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.54%) Groovy
10 7 (2.54%) Scala
11 6 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.45%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.45%) Go
12 4 (1.45%) Haskell
12 4 (1.45%) OCaml
12 4 (1.45%) Ruby
12 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) Degree
4 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.72%) VCP6
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.45%) QA
1 4 (1.45%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.09%) SEPA
3 2 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.36%) FISMA
4 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (7.25%) Docker
2 7 (2.54%) OpenAM
2 7 (2.54%) OpenDJ
3 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.81%) VMware NSX
4 5 (1.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.81%) Kibana
2 5 (1.81%) vRealize
2 5 (1.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 4 (1.45%) Terraform
4 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) CASB
5 1 (0.36%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.36%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.26%) MuleSoft
3 8 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.54%) ForgeRock
4 7 (2.54%) SAP
5 6 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.81%) VMware
7 4 (1.45%) Google
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle
8 2 (0.72%) Adyen
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) GoCardless
8 2 (0.72%) Moogsoft
8 2 (0.72%) New Relic
8 2 (0.72%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.72%) Symantec
8 2 (0.72%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.36%) Centrify
9 1 (0.36%) OneLogin
9 1 (0.36%) Zscaler