Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MAPI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MAPI over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 862 876
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -27
Contract jobs citing MAPI 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.027% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
UK median daily rate £525 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +7.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £323
90th Percentile £542 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MAPI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,966 30,129 30,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 31.01% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,806 20,783 21,241
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 338 565
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £15.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

MAPI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MAPI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MAPI in the UK

MAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MAPI in the UK

MAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MAPI over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MAPI in the UK

MAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MAPI in the UK

MAPI
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAPI within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England +1 4 £525 +40.00% 2
London -26 3 £530 -
UK excluding London -5 1 £375 - 2
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MAPI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MAPI.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Ultra Messaging
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Currenex
1 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

MAPI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Currenex
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO