Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for API Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Integration over the 6 months to 15 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 Integration
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 189 179
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing API Integration 13 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.19% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £565 £389 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.34% +24.40% -10.71%
10th Percentile £413 £370 £294
90th Percentile £667 £402 £331
England median daily rate £425 £425 £475
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +28.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 - -
England median hourly rate £33.44 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.50% - -

API Integration 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4023 4868 4016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.91% 82.72% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2588 2918 2270
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.07%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £244
90th Percentile £550 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 131 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.06 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.27% -8.05% -
10th Percentile £11.74 £10.88 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% +11.09% +15.79%

API Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing API Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for API Integration in the West Midlands

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing API Integration in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for API Integration in the West Midlands

API Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Integration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Integration in the West Midlands

API Integration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Integration within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Walsall - 5 £580 -
Warwickshire +1 2 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham - 2 £600 -
API Integration
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing API Integration 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for API Integration.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) Salesforce.com
1 9 (69.23%) REST
1 9 (69.23%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) Kubernetes
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
2 8 (61.54%) API Development
2 8 (61.54%) API Design
2 8 (61.54%) Heroku
2 8 (61.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) PaaS
2 8 (61.54%) Billing
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Ansible
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) GitHub
4 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
4 3 (23.08%) OpenShift
4 3 (23.08%) IaaS
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration

API Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Heroku
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (61.54%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 3 (23.08%) OpenShift
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Scribe Online
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (23.08%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 8 (61.54%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Call Centre Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) REST
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) GreenSock GSAP
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Animation
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) API Design
2 8 (61.54%) API Development
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (23.08%) Apigee
2 3 (23.08%) MuleSoft
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) WSO2