Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 374 421 535
Rank change year-on-year +47 +114 +111
Contract jobs citing Postman 252 183 311
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 2.28% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 125 207
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
25th Percentile £378 £340 £351
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £439 £425 £440
Median % change year-on-year +3.24% -3.41% +3.53%
75th Percentile £515 £525 £488
90th Percentile £591 £600 £568
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,672 8,027 17,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.85% 18.12% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,150 5,601 11,969
10th Percentile £348 £338 £340
25th Percentile £410 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £495 £495 £480
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 115 236
10th Percentile £25.50 £18.55 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £40.13 £37.38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57.00 £53.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Postman in England

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Postman in England

Postman
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postman in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in England

Postman
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 May 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
London -26 119 £450 +2.86% 34
North of England +51 50 £475 +33.33% 14
Yorkshire +37 24 £513 +2.50% 6
South East +37 23 £400 +22.14% 15
Midlands +16 21 £375 +0.33% 6
West Midlands +19 20 £375 +0.33% 5
North East +28 15 £475 +21.79% 1
South West +44 11 £425 +17.24% 1
North West +18 11 £440 +43.09% 7
East of England +25 5 £463 +8.82% 1
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Postman
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 England region with a requirement for Postman.

1 155 (61.51%) Test Automation
2 125 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (47.62%) Java
4 102 (40.48%) SoapUI
5 95 (37.70%) Jenkins
6 94 (37.30%) Selenium
7 82 (32.54%) QA
8 73 (28.97%) SQL
9 65 (25.79%) DevOps
10 61 (24.21%) Cucumber
11 59 (23.41%) API Testing
11 59 (23.41%) Social Skills
12 58 (23.02%) BDD
12 58 (23.02%) Git (software)
12 58 (23.02%) C#
12 58 (23.02%) SOAP
13 57 (22.62%) JIRA
14 55 (21.83%) Azure
15 52 (20.63%) XML
16 48 (19.05%) AWS
17 42 (16.67%) REST
17 42 (16.67%) Microservices
18 40 (15.87%) Software Testing
19 39 (15.48%) SpecFlow
20 37 (14.68%) TDD
21 36 (14.29%) JSON
22 33 (13.10%) Scrum
22 33 (13.10%) Docker
23 32 (12.70%) Confluence
23 32 (12.70%) Test Strategy

Postman
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (12.70%) Confluence
2 14 (5.56%) Mule
3 11 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.17%) Anypoint
5 6 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.59%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.19%) Apache
8 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) Jetty
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.56%) SAP FI-CA
1 14 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.83%) Azure
2 48 (19.05%) AWS
3 29 (11.51%) GitHub
4 20 (7.94%) PaaS
5 18 (7.14%) SaaS
6 17 (6.75%) Serverless
7 11 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.57%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.98%) Boomi
11 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.59%) Slack
12 3 (1.19%) Apigee
12 3 (1.19%) Apple Pay
12 3 (1.19%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.19%) CloudBees
12 3 (1.19%) GCP
12 3 (1.19%) IaaS
13 2 (0.79%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (1.59%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.19%) VPN
4 2 (0.79%) ATM
4 2 (0.79%) FTP
4 2 (0.79%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.14%) MySQL
2 15 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.59%) Power BI
7 3 (1.19%) DB2
7 3 (1.19%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 102 (40.48%) SoapUI
2 95 (37.70%) Jenkins
3 94 (37.30%) Selenium
4 61 (24.21%) Cucumber
5 58 (23.02%) Git (software)
6 57 (22.62%) JIRA
7 39 (15.48%) SpecFlow
8 31 (12.30%) Appium
9 30 (11.90%) JMeter
9 30 (11.90%) REST Assured
10 27 (10.71%) JUnit
10 27 (10.71%) Maven
11 22 (8.73%) IntelliJ
12 16 (6.35%) SonarQube
13 15 (5.95%) Cypress.io
14 14 (5.56%) GitLab
14 14 (5.56%) Visual Studio
14 14 (5.56%) WebDriver
15 11 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (3.97%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (23.41%) Social Skills
2 24 (9.52%) Finance
3 22 (8.73%) Public Sector
4 18 (7.14%) Retail
5 14 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.16%) Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Law
8 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 3 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (21.83%) Tester
2 41 (16.27%) Developer
3 37 (14.68%) Automation Tester
4 30 (11.90%) Analyst
5 28 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 28 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 20 (7.94%) QA Tester
7 18 (7.14%) Architect
7 18 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 17 (6.75%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) QA Automation Tester
11 10 (3.97%) AWS Architect
11 10 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
11 10 (3.97%) SAP Test Analyst
11 10 (3.97%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (2.78%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.02%) SOAP
2 52 (20.63%) XML
3 42 (16.67%) REST
4 36 (14.29%) JSON
5 27 (10.71%) RESTful
5 27 (10.71%) Web Services
6 22 (8.73%) Swagger
7 21 (8.33%) Spring
8 20 (7.94%) Gherkin
8 20 (7.94%) Spring Boot
9 18 (7.14%) .NET
10 14 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.56%) XSLT
11 12 (4.76%) React
12 11 (4.37%) Spring Security
13 9 (3.57%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.57%) Spring MVC
14 8 (3.17%) OAuth
14 8 (3.17%) RAML
15 7 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.17%) NHS
3 8 (3.17%) User Experience
4 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.98%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.19%) iPad
6 3 (1.19%) iPhone
6 3 (1.19%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.19%) Replication
6 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.19%) Wiki
7 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.90%) Apple iOS
1 30 (11.90%) Unix
2 22 (8.73%) Android
3 19 (7.54%) Windows
4 11 (4.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (61.51%) Test Automation
2 125 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (25.79%) DevOps
4 59 (23.41%) API Testing
5 58 (23.02%) BDD
6 42 (16.67%) Microservices
7 40 (15.87%) Software Testing
8 37 (14.68%) TDD
9 33 (13.10%) Scrum
10 32 (12.70%) Test Strategy
11 24 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 22 (8.73%) Defect Management
13 21 (8.33%) Regression Testing
13 21 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 19 (7.54%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (7.54%) QA Automation
15 18 (7.14%) Functional Testing
15 18 (7.14%) Manual Testing
15 18 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (6.75%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.62%) Java
2 73 (28.97%) SQL
3 58 (23.02%) C#
4 26 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.92%) Python
6 23 (9.13%) PL/SQL
7 21 (8.33%) Java 8
8 18 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.76%) Apple Swift
10 8 (3.17%) Ruby
11 7 (2.78%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.98%) Perl
12 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.98%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.19%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.19%) C
14 3 (1.19%) Korn
15 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) ISTQB
4 18 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (6.35%) ISEB
6 11 (4.37%) AWS Certification
7 10 (3.97%) Degree
8 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.40%) HNC
10 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (32.54%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.10%) Docker
2 7 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.35%) Terraform
2 9 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.17%) Ansible
4 7 (2.78%) Puppet
5 4 (1.59%) CloudHub
6 3 (1.19%) Rancher
7 2 (0.79%) Grafana
7 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.40%) Giant Swarm
8 1 (0.40%) Graphite
8 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) Kibana
8 1 (0.40%) logstash
8 1 (0.40%) Nessus
8 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (10.71%) MuleSoft
1 27 (10.71%) Splunk
2 24 (9.52%) Oracle
3 15 (5.95%) SAP
4 8 (3.17%) IBM
5 7 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) Altova
7 4 (1.59%) Dell
8 3 (1.19%) Apple
8 3 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.79%) CA
9 2 (0.79%) Databricks
9 2 (0.79%) Google
9 2 (0.79%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) Perfecto Mobile
9 2 (0.79%) Xerox
10 1 (0.40%) Fortinet