Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GraphQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GraphQL over the 6 months to 15 September 2019 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.

GraphQL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 209 240
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 -
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 48 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 1.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 7
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £424 £413 £370
90th Percentile £588 £625 £488
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

GraphQL 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 advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,167 2,827 2,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.01% 40.67% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,758 2,336 2,099
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £409 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £32.00 £24.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.27% +31.03% -43.95%
10th Percentile £22.05 £19.14 £20.28
90th Percentile £77.75 £73.98 £28.24
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £32.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +39.27% +48.84% -50.65%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GraphQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in the City of London

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GraphQL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GraphQL in the City of London

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GraphQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GraphQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GraphQL 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 City of London region with a requirement for GraphQL.

1 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) React
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) Node.js
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
6 15 (31.25%) TDD
6 15 (31.25%) AWS
6 15 (31.25%) Web Development
7 14 (29.17%) Android
7 14 (29.17%) Apple iOS
7 14 (29.17%) BDD
7 14 (29.17%) TypeScript
8 13 (27.08%) Redux
8 13 (27.08%) REST
8 13 (27.08%) Google
9 12 (25.00%) RESTful
9 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (22.92%) Sass
10 11 (22.92%) React Native
10 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
10 11 (22.92%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
11 10 (20.83%) CircleCI
11 10 (20.83%) webpack
11 10 (20.83%) User Experience
11 10 (20.83%) Microservices
12 9 (18.75%) Docker
12 9 (18.75%) Python

GraphQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) AWS
2 8 (16.67%) GitHub
3 7 (14.58%) Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Serverless
4 4 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.33%) Fastly
4 4 (8.33%) Heroku
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.25%) GCP
6 2 (4.17%) Datadog
6 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Redis
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) CircleCI
2 10 (20.83%) webpack
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) gulp
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) Grunt
5 4 (8.33%) PostCSS
5 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.33%) Travis CI
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.17%) git-flow
7 2 (4.17%) GitLab
7 2 (4.17%) PhpStorm
7 2 (4.17%) Selenium
7 2 (4.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.08%) Babel
8 1 (2.08%) jMock
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) React Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Python Developer - Fintech
9 2 (4.17%) Python Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) React
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) Node.js
3 18 (37.50%) CSS
4 13 (27.08%) Redux
4 13 (27.08%) REST
5 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.00%) RESTful
6 11 (22.92%) React Native
6 11 (22.92%) Sass
7 6 (12.50%) Apollo GraphQL
8 5 (10.42%) HTML5
8 5 (10.42%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (10.42%) RxJS
9 4 (8.33%) Handlebars
9 4 (8.33%) LESS
9 4 (8.33%) Spring
9 4 (8.33%) SVG
9 4 (8.33%) VCL
9 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Android
1 14 (29.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) TDD
2 15 (31.25%) Web Development
3 14 (29.17%) BDD
4 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
4 10 (20.83%) Microservices
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Fintech
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Conversational UI
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) TypeScript
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) Kotlin
6 4 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) ES6
8 2 (4.17%) Java 8
8 2 (4.17%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) JSX
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Grafana
1 5 (10.42%) Graphite
2 2 (4.17%) Kibana
2 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Consul
3 1 (2.08%) logstash
3 1 (2.08%) Marathon
3 1 (2.08%) Mesos
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) Splunk
3 3 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow