Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 113 215
Rank change year-on-year -46 +102 +29
Contract jobs citing Postman 21 5 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 1.52% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 15
10th Percentile £363 £340 "
25th Percentile £414 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% - -15.00%
75th Percentile £588 £488 £525
90th Percentile £620 £510 £555
Central London median daily rate £510 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -15.00%

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 723 329 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.47% 18.28% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 240 810
10th Percentile £414 £296 £366
25th Percentile £480 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.14% -2.33% +5.00%
75th Percentile £665 £575 £600
90th Percentile £756 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £513 £515
% change year-on-year +12.20% -0.49% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £26.03 " £28.30
25th Percentile £27.19 " £38.88
Median hourly rate £29.25 - £50.25
75th Percentile £31.19 " £57.87
90th Percentile £32.28 " £62.15
Central London median hourly rate £29.25 - £50.25

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 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) API Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Microservices
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
5 8 (38.10%) RESTful
5 8 (38.10%) QA
5 8 (38.10%) Selenium
5 8 (38.10%) JMeter
6 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (33.33%) DevOps
7 6 (28.57%) Serverless
7 6 (28.57%) Accessibility
7 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 6 (28.57%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) .NET

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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Serverless
2 5 (23.81%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) GitHub
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (9.52%) Snowflake
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Slack
6 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (4.76%) Trello
6 1 (4.76%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JMeter
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
5 4 (19.05%) SpecFlow
6 3 (14.29%) Appium
6 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (14.29%) Mockito
6 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (9.52%) Cypress.io
7 2 (9.52%) JUnit
7 2 (9.52%) NUnit
7 2 (9.52%) Protractor
8 1 (4.76%) Subversion
8 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Military
4 1 (4.76%) Police
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) RESTful
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
4 4 (19.05%) Swagger
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (14.29%) Play Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Express
6 2 (9.52%) GraphQL
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (4.76%) IDoc
7 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
7 1 (4.76%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Robotics
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) API Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Microservices
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Coaching
9 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Scala
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) Accessibility
3 2 (9.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Grafana
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.76%) Concur
3 1 (4.76%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) PagerDuty