The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MAPI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MAPI over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 425 411
Contract jobs citing MAPI 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MAPI is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6789 7106 6491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.82% 31.86% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5057 5320 4694
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.17 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

MAPI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MAPI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MAPI in London

MAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MAPI in London

MAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MAPI in London