Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 676 743
Rank change year-on-year +102 +67 +2
Contract jobs citing API Integration 287 151 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 121 108
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £347
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
England median hourly rate £49.88 £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.67% -30.77% -
10th Percentile £34.25 £19.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £84.75 £25.75 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £49.88 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +121.67% -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 81,576 74,700 85,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.16% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,250 49,195 57,202
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,261 1,931 2,059
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.38 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.25 £48.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.54%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +33 176 £450 - 31
North of England +15 44 £400 +0.31% 20
Yorkshire +7 30 £400 - 5
South East -8 29 £425 +21.43% 12
East of England +12 14 £293 -38.42% 3
North West -7 12 £350 -15.15% 14
Midlands -25 12 £381 -30.68% 10
South West +13 10 £450 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +7 6 £381 +27.08% 5
West Midlands -42 6 £438 -20.45% 5
North East -3 2 £420 +9.09% 1
South Coast - 1 £700 -
API Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 123 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 119 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (27.18%) REST
4 73 (25.44%) Java
5 70 (24.39%) HTML
6 67 (23.34%) Finance
7 66 (23.00%) Git (software)
8 64 (22.30%) CSS
8 64 (22.30%) User Experience
9 60 (20.91%) Microservices
9 60 (20.91%) AngularJS
10 56 (19.51%) JSON
11 51 (17.77%) JIRA
11 51 (17.77%) DevOps
12 50 (17.42%) Scrum
13 49 (17.07%) Mobile App
14 47 (16.38%) Apple iOS
14 47 (16.38%) .NET
15 44 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 42 (14.63%) TDD
17 41 (14.29%) Subversion
18 39 (13.59%) Linux
19 38 (13.24%) Web Services
20 37 (12.89%) MySQL
20 37 (12.89%) SQL
21 36 (12.54%) SQL Server
21 36 (12.54%) PaaS
21 36 (12.54%) Android
22 35 (12.20%) OAuth

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 22 (7.67%) WordPress
2 19 (6.62%) CMS
3 14 (4.88%) Apache
4 10 (3.48%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.44%) Drupal
5 7 (2.44%) EPiServer
6 6 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.74%) Confluence
7 5 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.39%) Kentico
8 4 (1.39%) Mule
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.70%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.70%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.70%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.70%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.35%) Minerva
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.35%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.35%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.54%) PaaS
3 22 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 9 (3.14%) Force.com
6 7 (2.44%) npm
7 6 (2.09%) IaaS
7 6 (2.09%) SaaS
8 5 (1.74%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) GitHub
10 3 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.05%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.05%) Heroku
11 2 (0.70%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.83%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) DOCSIS
3 5 (1.74%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (1.39%) BGP
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.39%) Firewall
4 4 (1.39%) MPLS
4 4 (1.39%) SNMP
4 4 (1.39%) WAN
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.05%) LAN
5 3 (1.05%) TACACS
5 3 (1.05%) VPN
5 3 (1.05%) Wireless
6 2 (0.70%) Internet
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) Skype
6 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.89%) MySQL
2 36 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.10%) Cosmos DB
4 14 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.14%) Big Data
6 9 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.74%) HBase
10 4 (1.39%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.70%) Impala
13 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (23.00%) Git (software)
2 51 (17.77%) JIRA
3 41 (14.29%) Subversion
4 33 (11.50%) Visual Studio
5 30 (10.45%) Mercurial
6 29 (10.10%) Sublime Text
6 29 (10.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (4.88%) gulp
8 13 (4.53%) Selenium
9 10 (3.48%) webpack
10 8 (2.79%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.79%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (2.79%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.70%) Appium
14 2 (0.70%) Maven
14 2 (0.70%) Mocha
General
1 67 (23.34%) Finance
2 19 (6.62%) Marketing
3 18 (6.27%) Retail
4 11 (3.83%) Banking
5 8 (2.79%) Games
6 7 (2.44%) Automotive
7 6 (2.09%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) Law
9 3 (1.05%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.70%) International Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (66.20%) Developer
2 33 (11.50%) Applications Developer
3 32 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 29 (10.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (9.06%) React Developer
7 24 (8.36%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.67%) Architect
9 20 (6.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (5.23%) WordPress Developer
11 14 (4.88%) Analyst
12 13 (4.53%) Salesforce Developer
12 13 (4.53%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Consultant
13 12 (4.18%) Digital Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Mobile Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.83%) iOS Developer
15 10 (3.48%) Android Developer
15 10 (3.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (27.18%) REST
2 70 (24.39%) HTML
3 64 (22.30%) CSS
4 60 (20.91%) AngularJS
5 56 (19.51%) JSON
6 47 (16.38%) .NET
7 38 (13.24%) Web Services
8 35 (12.20%) OAuth
9 34 (11.85%) React Native
10 33 (11.50%) OAuth2
10 33 (11.50%) RESTful
10 33 (11.50%) SOAP
11 32 (11.15%) React
12 29 (10.10%) OpenID
13 24 (8.36%) HTML5
13 24 (8.36%) jQuery
14 23 (8.01%) Spring
15 22 (7.67%) XML
16 21 (7.32%) CSS3
17 20 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.30%) User Experience
2 49 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.48%) Fintech
6 6 (2.09%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Animation
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) Derivative
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Equities
8 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.38%) Apple iOS
2 39 (13.59%) Linux
3 36 (12.54%) Android
4 10 (3.48%) Unix
5 3 (1.05%) Windows
6 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.91%) Microservices
3 51 (17.77%) DevOps
4 50 (17.42%) Scrum
5 44 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (14.63%) TDD
7 31 (10.80%) Release Management
8 30 (10.45%) MVC
9 29 (10.10%) Benchmarking
10 28 (9.76%) CRM
11 27 (9.41%) Web Development
12 26 (9.06%) API Development
12 26 (9.06%) E-Commerce
13 25 (8.71%) Test Automation
14 24 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.67%) OO
16 17 (5.92%) Front End Development
17 14 (4.88%) BDD
17 14 (4.88%) Unit Testing
17 14 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 123 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 73 (25.44%) Java
3 37 (12.89%) SQL
4 34 (11.85%) C#
5 33 (11.50%) Python
6 28 (9.76%) JSX
6 28 (9.76%) PHP
7 13 (4.53%) Apex Code
8 11 (3.83%) ES6
8 11 (3.83%) Ruby
9 10 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.48%) SOQL
10 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.74%) Go
12 4 (1.39%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.39%) Perl
13 3 (1.05%) Java 8
13 3 (1.05%) Scala
14 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.05%) CCIE
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.35%) OSCE
7 1 (0.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) PMO
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.79%) Docker
2 7 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.39%) etcd
3 4 (1.39%) flannel
4 2 (0.70%) HDFS
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.57%) Puppet
2 14 (4.88%) Ansible
3 11 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.79%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.39%) rkt
5 4 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) DameWare
7 1 (0.35%) Iperf
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) Plesk
7 1 (0.35%) QRadar
7 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (7.67%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.27%) Oracle
3 7 (2.44%) CA
3 7 (2.44%) MuleSoft
3 7 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.09%) Cisco
4 6 (2.09%) Sencha
5 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.74%) CyberArk
5 5 (1.74%) Rackspace
5 5 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.39%) Adobe
6 4 (1.39%) Apigee
6 4 (1.39%) SAP
6 4 (1.39%) Sybase
7 3 (1.05%) IBM
7 3 (1.05%) KANA
8 2 (0.70%) Google
8 2 (0.70%) Twitter