Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 507 524
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 +28
Contract jobs citing API Integration 149 123 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 98
London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £342 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £575 £618
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £50.53 - £32.64
10th Percentile £45.10 - £30.10
90th Percentile £55.37 - £35.36
England median hourly rate £50.53 £33.44 £32.50
% change year-on-year +51.10% +2.89% -

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 40,711 41,364 39,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.07% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,397 30,013 28,131
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 405 416
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.41 £50.00 £50.07
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 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
Central London -22 30 £475 +8.57% 20
East London - 7 £365 -
West London -5 3 £504 -8.45% 11
South London -15 1 £350 -12.50% 6
API Integration
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 London region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 66 (44.30%) JavaScript
2 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.23%) Microservices
4 44 (29.53%) Finance
5 42 (28.19%) User Experience
6 35 (23.49%) REST
6 35 (23.49%) HTML
7 33 (22.15%) CSS
7 33 (22.15%) Mobile App
8 32 (21.48%) TDD
8 32 (21.48%) Git (software)
9 30 (20.13%) JSON
10 29 (19.46%) Java
11 27 (18.12%) JIRA
11 27 (18.12%) Apple iOS
12 25 (16.78%) React
13 24 (16.11%) Test Automation
14 22 (14.77%) E-Commerce
15 21 (14.09%) Front End Development
16 19 (12.75%) AngularJS
16 19 (12.75%) Scrum
17 17 (11.41%) Retail
17 17 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (11.41%) DevOps
18 16 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (10.74%) OO
19 15 (10.07%) SQL
19 15 (10.07%) .NET
19 15 (10.07%) Subversion

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 7 (4.70%) CMS
2 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.01%) Drupal
4 3 (2.01%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.01%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.34%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.34%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.67%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.67%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.05%) PaaS
4 5 (3.36%) Heroku
5 3 (2.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.67%) Apigee
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) npm
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) SaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) 2G
2 2 (1.34%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.34%) 4G
2 2 (1.34%) DHCP
2 2 (1.34%) DNS
2 2 (1.34%) GSM
2 2 (1.34%) LTE
2 2 (1.34%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.34%) SSL
2 2 (1.34%) VLAN
2 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.67%) VPN
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) Cosmos DB
2 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.36%) MySQL
6 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.12%) JIRA
3 15 (10.07%) Subversion
4 14 (9.40%) Mercurial
5 12 (8.05%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.71%) Sublime Text
6 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (5.37%) Axure RP
7 8 (5.37%) webpack
8 6 (4.03%) Selenium
8 6 (4.03%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.67%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.67%) JMeter
11 1 (0.67%) Mocha
11 1 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Publishing
6 3 (2.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (48.32%) Developer
2 23 (15.44%) React Developer
3 15 (10.07%) Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) Architect
3 15 (10.07%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.72%) Digital Developer
4 13 (8.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Technical Business Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Applications Developer
6 10 (6.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Integration Developer
8 7 (4.70%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Mobile Tester
9 6 (4.03%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) HTML
1 35 (23.49%) REST
2 33 (22.15%) CSS
3 30 (20.13%) JSON
4 25 (16.78%) React
5 19 (12.75%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.07%) .NET
6 15 (10.07%) React Native
6 15 (10.07%) Redux
7 14 (9.40%) RESTful
8 12 (8.05%) OAuth
8 12 (8.05%) OpenID
9 11 (7.38%) CSS3
9 11 (7.38%) HTML5
9 11 (7.38%) Node.js
10 10 (6.71%) OAuth2
10 10 (6.71%) Web Services
11 9 (6.04%) Spring
11 9 (6.04%) Spring Boot
12 7 (4.70%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.19%) User Experience
2 33 (22.15%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.36%) Video on Demand
3 5 (3.36%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.01%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Equities
6 2 (1.34%) iPad
6 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.05%) Android
3 3 (2.01%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.23%) Microservices
3 32 (21.48%) TDD
4 24 (16.11%) Test Automation
5 22 (14.77%) E-Commerce
6 21 (14.09%) Front End Development
7 19 (12.75%) Scrum
8 17 (11.41%) DevOps
8 17 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.74%) OO
10 14 (9.40%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.72%) Release Management
11 13 (8.72%) User Stories
12 11 (7.38%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.71%) Benchmarking
13 10 (6.71%) CRM
14 9 (6.04%) B2B
14 9 (6.04%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.30%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.46%) Java
3 15 (10.07%) SQL
4 13 (8.72%) C#
5 12 (8.05%) Python
6 10 (6.71%) JSX
7 8 (5.37%) ES6
7 8 (5.37%) PHP
8 7 (4.70%) Apple Swift
9 6 (4.03%) Java 8
9 6 (4.03%) Ruby
10 5 (3.36%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.01%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.67%) Go
14 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) PMO
3 2 (1.34%) MiFID
3 2 (1.34%) SEPA
4 1 (0.67%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.67%) FISMA
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.34%) Firmware
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) etcd
2 1 (0.67%) flannel
2 1 (0.67%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.67%) OpenDJ
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Ansible
1 2 (1.34%) Iperf
1 2 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.34%) Terraform
2 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.67%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) rkt
Vendors
1 8 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.68%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.68%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.01%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.34%) Adyen
5 2 (1.34%) GoCardless
5 2 (1.34%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Centrify
6 1 (0.67%) Facebook
6 1 (0.67%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.67%) Okta
6 1 (0.67%) OneLogin
6 1 (0.67%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) WSO2