Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 645 691
Rank change year-on-year +22 +46 +49
Contract jobs citing API Integration 255 196 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 156 131
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £316 £306
90th Percentile £622 £581 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
England median hourly rate £50.53 £33.44 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.10% +3.69% -
10th Percentile £45.10 £33.44 £30.00
90th Percentile £55.37 £33.44 £35.06
UK median hourly rate £50.53 £33.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +51.10% +3.69% -

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 82,074 81,309 84,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 85.93% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,931 54,590 56,047
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £609
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,100 1,934 2,258
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% +4.44% +2.27%

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 16 November 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
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 16 November 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 +24 147 £464 +5.40% 54
North of England -1 33 £400 +6.67% 24
East of England +26 25 £295 -19.73% 9
South East +6 24 £435 +5.45% 18
Yorkshire 0 21 £321 -14.33% 5
Midlands -19 15 £425 -22.73% 11
North West -9 12 £400 +4.58% 17
South West -19 11 £425 +59.62% 9
West Midlands -25 11 £525 -4.55% 5
East Midlands - 4 £356 - 6
API Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 97 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 62 (24.31%) Microservices
4 59 (23.14%) Finance
5 55 (21.57%) REST
6 54 (21.18%) Java
7 52 (20.39%) HTML
8 51 (20.00%) CSS
8 51 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 51 (20.00%) User Experience
9 41 (16.08%) JSON
10 36 (14.12%) JIRA
10 36 (14.12%) TDD
10 36 (14.12%) SQL
11 35 (13.73%) E-Commerce
11 35 (13.73%) Mobile App
12 34 (13.33%) Test Automation
13 33 (12.94%) PHP
13 33 (12.94%) Scrum
14 32 (12.55%) .NET
15 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
16 27 (10.59%) React
16 27 (10.59%) C#
16 27 (10.59%) Front End Development
17 26 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (10.20%) Apple iOS
18 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (9.80%) OO
18 25 (9.80%) Web Development
19 24 (9.41%) CRM

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 (6.27%) CMS
2 9 (3.53%) WordPress
3 8 (3.14%) Drupal
4 7 (2.75%) Apache
5 6 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.96%) Confluence
6 5 (1.96%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.18%) Mule
8 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.78%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.39%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.35%) Magento
3 5 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.78%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.67%) PaaS
4 9 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.75%) IaaS
6 6 (2.35%) GitHub
7 5 (1.96%) Heroku
7 5 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Force.com
9 3 (1.18%) SaaS
10 1 (0.39%) Apigee
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) Office 365
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Serverless
10 1 (0.39%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) DNS
2 10 (3.92%) VPN
3 9 (3.53%) LAN
4 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) 2G
6 2 (0.78%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.78%) 4G
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) GSM
6 2 (0.78%) LTE
6 2 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.78%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) VLAN
6 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.39%) Extranet
7 1 (0.39%) HTTP
7 1 (0.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) MySQL
2 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.31%) Cosmos DB
5 10 (3.92%) Big Data
6 7 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.18%) Impala
8 3 (1.18%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.78%) Power BI
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.12%) JIRA
3 22 (8.63%) Subversion
4 20 (7.84%) Selenium
5 16 (6.27%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.10%) Mercurial
7 10 (3.92%) Sublime Text
7 10 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.53%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.14%) Axure RP
9 8 (3.14%) webpack
10 7 (2.75%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.35%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.96%) Maven
12 5 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.57%) Ant
13 4 (1.57%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.57%) JUnit
General
1 59 (23.14%) Finance
2 21 (8.24%) Retail
3 14 (5.49%) Marketing
4 6 (2.35%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Law
5 4 (1.57%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Front Office
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (52.55%) Developer
2 34 (13.33%) Architect
3 26 (10.20%) Analyst
4 24 (9.41%) React Developer
5 17 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.49%) PHP Developer
8 14 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (5.10%) Digital Developer
9 13 (5.10%) Technical Business Analyst
10 12 (4.71%) Integration Developer
11 11 (4.31%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 11 (4.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 11 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 9 (3.53%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.53%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.57%) REST
2 52 (20.39%) HTML
3 51 (20.00%) CSS
4 41 (16.08%) JSON
5 32 (12.55%) .NET
6 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
7 27 (10.59%) React
8 21 (8.24%) RESTful
8 21 (8.24%) Web Services
9 19 (7.45%) HTML5
10 18 (7.06%) CSS3
11 17 (6.67%) jQuery
11 17 (6.67%) Redux
11 17 (6.67%) Spring
12 16 (6.27%) SOAP
12 16 (6.27%) XML
13 15 (5.88%) React Native
14 12 (4.71%) Node.js
14 12 (4.71%) OAuth
14 12 (4.71%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.00%) User Experience
2 35 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.96%) Video on Demand
5 5 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.18%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.18%) iPad
6 3 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.78%) Equities
7 2 (0.78%) Fintech
7 2 (0.78%) Robotics
7 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 15 (5.88%) Linux
3 11 (4.31%) Android
4 6 (2.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.39%) VMS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.31%) Microservices
3 36 (14.12%) TDD
4 35 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 34 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 33 (12.94%) Scrum
7 27 (10.59%) Front End Development
8 26 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (9.80%) OO
9 25 (9.80%) Web Development
10 24 (9.41%) CRM
11 21 (8.24%) DevOps
12 19 (7.45%) API Development
13 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.06%) User Stories
14 17 (6.67%) MVC
14 17 (6.67%) Unit Testing
15 16 (6.27%) Open Source
16 14 (5.49%) BDD
17 13 (5.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 54 (21.18%) Java
3 36 (14.12%) SQL
4 33 (12.94%) PHP
5 27 (10.59%) C#
6 18 (7.06%) Python
7 10 (3.92%) JSX
8 9 (3.53%) Apex Code
8 9 (3.53%) ES6
9 8 (3.14%) Java 8
10 7 (2.75%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.35%) Ruby
12 5 (1.96%) Go
12 5 (1.96%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.57%) SOQL
14 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.78%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.53%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.27%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) MiFID
3 2 (0.78%) SEPA
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.39%) FISMA
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (1.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Firmware
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.39%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) Kibana
2 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.18%) Terraform
3 2 (0.78%) Iperf
3 2 (0.78%) vRealize
3 2 (0.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) CASB
4 1 (0.39%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.10%) Oracle
4 10 (3.92%) SAP
5 5 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.18%) KANA
8 2 (0.78%) Adyen
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.78%) GoCardless
8 2 (0.78%) HP
8 2 (0.78%) Symantec
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 2 (0.78%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.39%) Apiary
9 1 (0.39%) Centrify
9 1 (0.39%) Ping Identity
9 1 (0.39%) Zscaler