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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 3 July 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.

Postman
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 113 118
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5 +62
Contract jobs citing Postman 6 8 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 2.32% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
10th Percentile £373 £433 £338
25th Percentile £389 £444 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £456 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.75% +7.35% -8.11%
75th Percentile £470 £478 £438
90th Percentile £485 £484 £460
England median daily rate £500 £434 £436
% change year-on-year +15.27% -0.57% +1.81%

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 423 345 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.87% 17.13% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 170 226
10th Percentile £351 £318 £336
25th Percentile £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £458
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% -1.08%
75th Percentile £625 £549 £525
90th Percentile £694 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 19
10th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £22.65
25th Percentile £50.00 £44.00 £28.18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.75 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.58% +3.34%
75th Percentile £59.38 £52.06 £55.00
90th Percentile £66.36 £56.35 £59.20
England median hourly rate £52.55 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.09% +5.26% +5.56%

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
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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex - 5 £430 -
Cambridgeshire -20 1 - - 2
Postman
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Agile
2 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
3 3 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows

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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Azure AKS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
5 1 (16.67%) REST Assured
5 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) Blazor
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Swagger
4 1 (16.67%) WireMock
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Agile
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Fintech
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods