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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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 146 119 121
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2 +64
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 47 45 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 1.46% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 4.33% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 20
10th Percentile £413 £425 £468
25th Percentile £425 £510 £512
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £605 £600
Median % change year-on-year -4.96% +0.83% +11.63%
75th Percentile £700 £619 £638
90th Percentile £720 £653 £641
Central London median daily rate £588 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -2.08% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 1,289 1,039 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.48% 33.64% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 789 721
10th Percentile £425 £395 £375
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £713 £644 £625
90th Percentile £800 £722 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
10th Percentile £42.25 £15.75 £27.20
25th Percentile £43.75 £16.88 £32.75
Median hourly rate £47.50 £25.50 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +86.27% -45.16% +21.18%
75th Percentile £62.88 £36.38 £57.50
90th Percentile £71.35 £37.75 £59.75
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year +86.27% -45.16% +11.39%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GraphQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GraphQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GraphQL in the City of London

GraphQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GraphQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GraphQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
1 24 (51.06%) REST
2 20 (42.55%) Agile
3 19 (40.43%) Node.js
3 19 (40.43%) Docker
3 19 (40.43%) React
4 18 (38.30%) DevOps
5 17 (36.17%) AWS
6 15 (31.91%) Azure
6 15 (31.91%) TypeScript
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) Microservices
8 13 (27.66%) Full Stack Development
9 11 (23.40%) CI/CD
9 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 10 (21.28%) BDD
10 10 (21.28%) GitHub
10 10 (21.28%) Spring
10 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
10 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
11 9 (19.15%) User Experience
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.02%) Front End Development
12 8 (17.02%) Event-Driven
13 7 (14.89%) Social Skills
13 7 (14.89%) Redux
13 7 (14.89%) Go

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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Headless CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Strapi
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) AWS
2 15 (31.91%) Azure
3 10 (21.28%) GitHub
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (8.51%) Datadog
4 4 (8.51%) SaaS
5 3 (6.38%) GCP
5 3 (6.38%) Serverless
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.13%) Azure Storage
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (2.13%) Heroku
6 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Metadata
6 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) webpack
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Cypress.io
5 3 (6.38%) GitLab
5 3 (6.38%) gulp
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Grunt
6 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.26%) Mocha
7 1 (2.13%) Babel
7 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) minitest
7 1 (2.13%) Postman
7 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (14.89%) Social Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) React Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Backend Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) REST
2 19 (40.43%) Node.js
2 19 (40.43%) React
3 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) Spring
6 7 (14.89%) Redux
6 7 (14.89%) RESTful
7 6 (12.77%) Apollo GraphQL
7 6 (12.77%) Kafka
7 6 (12.77%) Vue.js
8 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.64%) DOM
9 4 (8.51%) .NET
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
9 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
9 4 (8.51%) Jest
9 4 (8.51%) Next.js
10 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.13%) State Machine
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile
2 18 (38.30%) DevOps
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) Full Stack Development
4 13 (27.66%) Microservices
5 11 (23.40%) CI/CD
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 8 (17.02%) Event-Driven
7 8 (17.02%) Front End Development
7 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.64%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
11 4 (8.51%) API Development
11 4 (8.51%) Open Source
11 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.51%) Secure Coding
11 4 (8.51%) Web Development
12 3 (6.38%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) TypeScript
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) Go
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) ES6
7 3 (6.38%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Accessibility
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.51%) Terraform
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Argo
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Okta
3 1 (2.13%) Ping Identity
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Refinitiv
3 1 (2.13%) Sparx