Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 17 February 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 Testing
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing API Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.22% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £388 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

API Testing 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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 399 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 78.88% 77.18% 77.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 256 315
Southampton median daily rate £405 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £619 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 40
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -43.00% +83.35%
10th Percentile £42.00 £11.01 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.11 £41.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% +55.56%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing API Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in Southampton

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing API Testing 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 Southampton region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript