Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 21 September 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 89 101
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing API Testing 31 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.82% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
West Sussex median daily rate £439 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.53% -11.43% -
10th Percentile £322 £305 £325
90th Percentile £452 £418 £375
South East median daily rate £395 £379 £444
% change year-on-year +4.29% -14.65% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,005 958 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.28% 89.87% 90.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 607 778
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -1.20% +11.33%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £547 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 36
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +10.47% +160.61%
10th Percentile £23.55 £24.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in West Sussex

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for API Testing in West Sussex

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Testing in West Sussex

API Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing API Testing within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Worthing +13 23 £446 +43.77% 2
East Grinstead - 1 £330 -
Gatwick - 1 £505 -
API Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) Selenium
2 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (83.87%) Scrum
4 25 (80.65%) QA
5 23 (74.19%) JIRA
5 23 (74.19%) Confluence
6 22 (70.97%) SoapUI
7 17 (54.84%) Gherkin
8 16 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (51.61%) RESTful
8 16 (51.61%) Scala
8 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
8 16 (51.61%) Kanban
8 16 (51.61%) Groovy
8 16 (51.61%) Web Services
9 15 (48.39%) Performance Testing
9 15 (48.39%) User Stories
9 15 (48.39%) Defect Management
9 15 (48.39%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (45.16%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
10 14 (45.16%) Usability Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
11 13 (41.94%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (38.71%) BDD

API Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 23 (74.19%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 30 (96.77%) Selenium
2 23 (74.19%) JIRA
3 22 (70.97%) SoapUI
4 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
5 10 (32.26%) JMeter
6 3 (9.68%) Toad
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Analyst
1 21 (67.74%) Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer in Test
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Gherkin
2 16 (51.61%) RESTful
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
3 10 (32.26%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) LESS
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 26 (83.87%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (51.61%) Kanban
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) Defect Management
4 15 (48.39%) Performance Testing
4 15 (48.39%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (48.39%) User Stories
5 14 (45.16%) Exploratory Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Usability Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
7 12 (38.71%) BDD
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Test Management
9 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Groovy
2 16 (51.61%) Scala
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (80.65%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) webMethods
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft