Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Postman skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Postman over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 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.

Postman
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 204 244
Rank change year-on-year +60 +40 -9
Contract jobs citing Postman 13 34 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.74% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 9
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £350 £378 £369
90th Percentile £505 £542 £738
Central London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Postman is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 557 1,241 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.76% 19.35% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 904 1,186
Median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £369
90th Percentile £661 £675 £633
Central London median daily rate £506 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% +42.19% -
10th Percentile £34.55 £20.25 £27.40
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.25 £70.22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +42.19% -

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Postman as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Postman in the City of London

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Postman in the City of London

Postman
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postman in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in the City of London

Postman
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postman within the City of London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
Moorgate - 2 £525 -
Postman
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Postman 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 Postman.

1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) JMeter
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Swagger
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Postman
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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) REST Assured
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) TestCafe
5 1 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Swagger
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) RAML
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) API Integration
6 2 (15.38%) API Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle