Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for API Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Design over the 6 months to 13 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 Design
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing API Design 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 17.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Walsall median daily rate £580 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £580 £500 -
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

API Design 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 Walsall with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Walsall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 23 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 82.14% 73.53% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 14
Walsall median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +6.87%
10th Percentile £222 £122 £229
90th Percentile £590 £447 £460
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Walsall median hourly rate £20.00 £11.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.44% -35.23% +67.30%
10th Percentile £15.49 £10.13 £16.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £15.20 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.10 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.92% -4.53% +1.27%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing API Design 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 Walsall region with a requirement for API Design.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Heroku
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 5 (100.00%) API Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Integration

API Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 5 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Heroku
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) API Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com