Projects

Minimum access level: Contacts and Projects, unless stated otherwise.

Attributes

Required Attribute Description Kind
url The unique identifier for the project URI
contact Contact to bill for the project URI
name Free-text project name String
status One of the following:

  • Active
  • Completed
  • Cancelled
  • Hidden

String
contract_po_reference Contract / Purchase order reference String
uses_project_invoice_sequence true if invoice sequence is project-level, false otherwise Boolean
currency Currency code of the project (e.g. USD, GBP, EUR, …) String
budget Leave as zero if this project doesn't have a budget Decimal
budget_units One of the following:

  • Hours
  • Days
  • Monetary (ex-VAT)

String
hours_per_day Hours per day (e.g. 1:30 hours → use 1.5) Decimal
normal_billing_rate Normal billing rate Decimal
billing_period

Unit for the normal_billing_rate:

  • hour
  • day
String
is_ir35 true if this project comes under IR35 as de facto employment, false otherwise Boolean
starts_on

Start date of the project in YYYY-MM-DD format

Leave blank if this project doesn't have a starting date
Date
ends_on

End date of the proejct in YYYY-MM-DD format

Leave blank if this project doesn't have an ending date
Date
created_at Creation of the project resource (UTC) Timestamp
updated_at When the project resource was last updated (UTC) Timestamp

List all projects

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects

Input

View Filters

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects?view=active
  • active: Show only active projects.
  • completed: Show only completed projects.
  • cancelled: Show only cancelled projects.
  • hidden: Show only hidden projects.

Sort Orders

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects?sort=updated_at
  • name: Sort by project name (default).
  • contact_name: Sort by the contact_name.
  • created_at: Sort by the time the project was created.
  • updated_at: Sort by the time the project was last modified.

To sort in descending order, the sort parameter can be prefixed with a hyphen.

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects?sort=-updated_at

Response

Status: 200 OK
{ "projects":[
  {
    "url":"https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/1",
    "name":"Test Project",
    "contact":"https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1",
    "budget":0,
    "is_ir35":false,
    "status":"Active",
    "budget_units":"Hours",
    "normal_billing_rate":"0.0",
    "hours_per_day":"8.0",
    "uses_project_invoice_sequence":false,
    "currency":"GBP",
    "billing_period":"hour",
    "created_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z",
    "updated_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z"
  }
]}
Show as XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<freeagent>
  <projects type="array">
    <project>
      <url>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/1</url>
      <name>Test Project</name>
      <contact>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1</contact>
      <budget type="integer">0</budget>
      <is-ir35 type="boolean">false</is-ir35>
      <status>Active</status>
      <budget-units>Hours</budget-units>
      <normal-billing-rate type="decimal">0.0</normal-billing-rate>
      <hours-per-day type="decimal">8.0</hours-per-day>
      <uses-project-invoice-sequence type="boolean">false</uses-project-invoice-sequence>
      <currency>GBP</currency>
      <billing-period>hour</billing-period>
      <created-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</created-at>
      <updated-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</updated-at>
    </project>
  </projects>
</freeagent>
Show as JSON

Get a single project

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK
{ "project":
  {
    "name":"Test Project",
    "contact":"https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1",
    "budget":0,
    "is_ir35":false,
    "status":"Active",
    "budget_units":"Hours",
    "normal_billing_rate":"0.0",
    "hours_per_day":"8.0",
    "uses_project_invoice_sequence":false,
    "currency":"GBP",
    "billing_period":"hour",
    "created_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z",
    "updated_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z"
  }
}
Show as XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<freeagent>
  <project>
    <name>Test Project</name>
    <contact>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1</contact>
    <budget type="integer">0</budget>
    <is-ir35 type="boolean">false</is-ir35>
    <status>Active</status>
    <budget-units>Hours</budget-units>
    <normal-billing-rate type="decimal">0.0</normal-billing-rate>
    <hours-per-day type="decimal">8.0</hours-per-day>
    <uses-project-invoice-sequence type="boolean">false</uses-project-invoice-sequence>
    <currency>GBP</currency>
    <billing-period>hour</billing-period>
    <created-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</created-at>
    <updated-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</updated-at>
  </project>
</freeagent>
Show as JSON
GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects?contact=https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/2

Create a project

POST https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects

Payload should have a root project element, containing elements listed under Attributes.

Response

Status: 201 Created
Location: https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/2
{ "project":
  {
    "name":"Test Project",
    "contact":"https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1",
    "budget":0,
    "is_ir35":false,
    "status":"Active",
    "budget_units":"Hours",
    "normal_billing_rate":"0.0",
    "hours_per_day":"8.0",
    "uses_project_invoice_sequence":false,
    "currency":"GBP",
    "billing_period":"hour",
    "created_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z",
    "updated_at":"2011-09-14T16:05:57Z"
  }
}
Show as XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<freeagent>
  <project>
    <name>Test Project</name>
    <contact>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1</contact>
    <budget type="integer">0</budget>
    <is-ir35 type="boolean">false</is-ir35>
    <status>Active</status>
    <budget-units>Hours</budget-units>
    <normal-billing-rate type="decimal">0.0</normal-billing-rate>
    <hours-per-day type="decimal">8.0</hours-per-day>
    <uses-project-invoice-sequence type="boolean">false</uses-project-invoice-sequence>
    <currency>GBP</currency>
    <billing-period>hour</billing-period>
    <created-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</created-at>
    <updated-at type="datetime">2011-09-14T16:05:57Z</updated-at>
  </project>
</freeagent>
Show as JSON

Update a project

PUT https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/:id

Payload should have a root project element, containing elements listed under Attributes that should be updated.

Response

Status: 200 OK

Delete a project

DELETE https://api.freeagent.com/v2/projects/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK