Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for API Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Development over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

API Development
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - +49 -
Contract jobs citing API Development 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.71% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Slough median daily rate £475 - £375
10th Percentile £434 - £363
90th Percentile £526 - £388
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

API Development 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 242 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 72.95% 80.67% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 160 269
Slough median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £575 £513 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £27.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.46% +36.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% -32.08% +39.47%

API Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing API Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for API Development in Slough

API Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing API Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for API Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Flask
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) ES6
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) GraphQL
2 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (50.00%) Data Ingestion
2 1 (50.00%) npm
2 1 (50.00%) webpack
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

API Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flask
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Ingestion
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ES6
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) GraphQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker