Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 4 December 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
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 91 159
Rank change year-on-year -42 +68 +33
Contract jobs citing Postman 13 4 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 1.45% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
10th Percentile £323 " £366
25th Percentile £450 £463 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.64% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £469 £525 £484
90th Percentile £504 " £505
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 515 275 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.13% 20.55% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 160 397
10th Percentile £325 £305 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £573 £520 £525
90th Percentile £625 £589 £588
England median daily rate £535 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +12.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 21
10th Percentile £26.99 £36.65 £10.75
25th Percentile £45.50 £44.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.45% +2.35%
75th Percentile £56.00 £50.63 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.39 £54.33 £48.75
England median hourly rate £50.77 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.82% - +3.45%

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Postman in the East of England

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Postman in the East of England

Postman
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postman in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in the East of England

Postman
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 Postman within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Hertfordshire -21 7 £460 -8.00% 6
Essex - 4 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire -22 2 £463 -2.63% 1
Postman
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Postman.

1 8 (61.54%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Social Skills
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) API Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Confluence
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
6 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Finance

Postman
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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (15.38%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
2 2 (15.38%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
4 2 (15.38%) REST Assured
5 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (7.69%) Flyway
5 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (46.15%) Social Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Azure Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (15.38%) Blazor
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) WireMock
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) API Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data-Driven Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java 11
4 1 (7.69%) Java 8
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Prometheus
1 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Xerox