Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 July 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.

GraphQL
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 105 184
Rank change year-on-year -12 +79 +9
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 9 7 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
10th Percentile £500 £334 £425
25th Percentile £513 £348 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £386 £500
Median % change year-on-year +42.39% -22.75% -
75th Percentile £569 £415 £525
90th Percentile £588 " "
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £55.00

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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 445 498 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.22% 28.23% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 358 731
10th Percentile £325 £324 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £474 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.26% +5.28% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £625 £582 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 22
10th Percentile £11.25 £41.40 £27.08
25th Percentile £27.00 £45.56 £41.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £57.00 £45.75
Median % change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +29.79%
75th Percentile £50.18 £66.00 £54.56
90th Percentile £56.53 £68.70 £66.45
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GraphQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in the East of England

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GraphQL in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for GraphQL in the East of England

GraphQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GraphQL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
Essex - 3 £550 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £575 +40.24% 7
Bedfordshire -6 1 - -
GraphQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for GraphQL.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
1 7 (77.78%) React
2 6 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (66.67%) Terraform
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) B2C
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Serverless
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (22.22%) Data Science
3 2 (22.22%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (11.11%) Chaos Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Puppeteer
4 1 (11.11%) Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin

GraphQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) AWS
1 6 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (66.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Cypress.io
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (44.44%) React Developer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
5 1 (11.11%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) React
2 2 (22.22%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) Puppeteer
3 1 (11.11%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) B2C
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Microservices
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Data Science
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Chaos Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Accessibility
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes