Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 January 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 461 500 462
Rank change year-on-year +39 -38 +82
Contract jobs citing API Integration 166 136 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 124
London median daily rate £512 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.47% -6.59% -1.62%
10th Percentile £364 £383 £351
90th Percentile £660 £575 £675
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
London median hourly rate £50.53 - £32.00
10th Percentile £45.10 - £30.00
90th Percentile £55.37 - £35.21
England median hourly rate £50.53 £33.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year +51.10% +4.50% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,201 40,859 36,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.88% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,062 29,756 26,321
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 421 442
London median hourly rate £24.47 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

API Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for API Integration in London

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Integration in London

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Integration in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Integration in London

API Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for API Integration in London

API Integration
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Central London +11 47 £500 +17.65% 18
West London +18 9 £483 -3.50% 11
South London -6 2 £550 +29.41% 1
API Integration
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 81 (48.80%) JavaScript
2 78 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.12%) Finance
4 48 (28.92%) Microservices
5 42 (25.30%) HTML
5 42 (25.30%) Java
6 41 (24.70%) REST
7 40 (24.10%) Git (software)
8 37 (22.29%) JSON
9 31 (18.67%) User Experience
10 30 (18.07%) CSS
11 27 (16.27%) TDD
12 26 (15.66%) Redux
13 25 (15.06%) React
14 24 (14.46%) Software Engineering
14 24 (14.46%) Test Automation
14 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (14.46%) Scrum
15 23 (13.86%) Mobile App
15 23 (13.86%) HTML5
15 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (13.86%) AngularJS
16 22 (13.25%) Node.js
16 22 (13.25%) Front End Development
17 20 (12.05%) Unit Testing
18 19 (11.45%) DevOps
19 18 (10.84%) Apple iOS
19 18 (10.84%) React Native
19 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (10.84%) SQL

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.22%) CMS
3 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.81%) Confluence
5 3 (1.81%) Drupal
6 2 (1.20%) Mule
7 1 (0.60%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.60%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.61%) IaaS
3 6 (3.61%) PaaS
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.41%) AWS Fargate
5 4 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.41%) SaaS
6 3 (1.81%) GitHub
6 3 (1.81%) Heroku
6 3 (1.81%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.60%) Apigee
8 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) 2G
1 2 (1.20%) 3GPP
1 2 (1.20%) 4G
1 2 (1.20%) DHCP
1 2 (1.20%) DNS
1 2 (1.20%) GSM
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
1 2 (1.20%) LTE
1 2 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.20%) SSL
1 2 (1.20%) VLAN
1 2 (1.20%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) VPN
2 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.22%) Neo4j
3 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.60%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.24%) JIRA
3 10 (6.02%) Subversion
4 9 (5.42%) Mercurial
5 8 (4.82%) Axure RP
5 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.61%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.41%) GitLab
7 4 (2.41%) webpack
8 3 (1.81%) git-flow
8 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.81%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.20%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.20%) Xcode
10 1 (0.60%) Appium
10 1 (0.60%) Gradle
10 1 (0.60%) Grunt
10 1 (0.60%) NUnit
10 1 (0.60%) QUnit
General
1 50 (30.12%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Retail
3 9 (5.42%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Billing
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (49.40%) Developer
2 20 (12.05%) React Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.84%) Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (7.23%) Architect
8 11 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Integration Developer
10 8 (4.82%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Technical Business Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Digital Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.30%) HTML
2 41 (24.70%) REST
3 37 (22.29%) JSON
4 30 (18.07%) CSS
5 26 (15.66%) Redux
6 25 (15.06%) React
7 23 (13.86%) AngularJS
7 23 (13.86%) HTML5
8 22 (13.25%) Node.js
9 18 (10.84%) React Native
10 17 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (9.64%) RESTful
12 12 (7.23%) .NET
13 11 (6.63%) CSS3
14 10 (6.02%) Web Services
15 8 (4.82%) jQuery
15 8 (4.82%) Spring Boot
16 7 (4.22%) GraphQL
17 6 (3.61%) IBM Integration Bus
17 6 (3.61%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.67%) User Experience
2 23 (13.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.61%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.61%) Video\Live Streaming
5 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.41%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.41%) iPad
7 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.81%) Fintech
7 3 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.23%) Android
3 6 (3.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) VMS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.92%) Microservices
3 27 (16.27%) TDD
4 24 (14.46%) Scrum
4 24 (14.46%) Software Engineering
4 24 (14.46%) Test Automation
5 22 (13.25%) Front End Development
6 20 (12.05%) Unit Testing
7 19 (11.45%) DevOps
8 18 (10.84%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.04%) OO
10 14 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.83%) User Stories
12 12 (7.23%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (7.23%) Release Management
13 11 (6.63%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.02%) B2B
15 9 (5.42%) B2C
15 9 (5.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 81 (48.80%) JavaScript
2 42 (25.30%) Java
3 18 (10.84%) SQL
4 16 (9.64%) Python
5 12 (7.23%) ES6
6 8 (4.82%) Apple Swift
7 6 (3.61%) Groovy
7 6 (3.61%) Java 8
7 6 (3.61%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.61%) PHP
8 4 (2.41%) C#
8 4 (2.41%) Ruby
8 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.81%) ES7
9 3 (1.81%) ES8
9 3 (1.81%) Haskell
9 3 (1.81%) OCaml
9 3 (1.81%) Scala
10 2 (1.20%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.22%) Degree
3 3 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.20%) SEPA
3 1 (0.60%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.60%) FISMA
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) Docker
2 6 (3.61%) OpenAM
2 6 (3.61%) OpenDJ
3 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.01%) Terraform
3 3 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.20%) Iperf
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (3.61%) ForgeRock
2 5 (3.01%) MuleSoft
2 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.41%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle
4 3 (1.81%) Google
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.20%) Adyen
5 2 (1.20%) GoCardless
5 2 (1.20%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.60%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.60%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.60%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.60%) Splunk
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau
6 1 (0.60%) WSO2