Period
to

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 16 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 409 380 432
Rank change year-on-year -29 +52 +100
Contract jobs citing Postman 386 247 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 3.24% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 161 125
10th Percentile £331 £319 £313
25th Percentile £413 £378 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £433 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £515 £525
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £68.08 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate £68.17 £50.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +36.33% - -
75th Percentile £68.25 £52.50 -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £68.17 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +36.33% - -

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 12,371 7,631 8,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.61% 16.91% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,748 5,110 5,662
10th Percentile £400 £346 £338
25th Percentile £463 £410 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £655 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £674 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £495
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 148 118
10th Percentile £38.68 £26.75 £18.25
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.71 £56.50 £53.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £65.50 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £52.55 £45.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +15.48% -4.21% +7.51%

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 16 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in England

Postman
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Postman in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 16 May 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
London -63 174 £550 +25.71% 40
North of England -57 48 £475 - 25
South East -9 43 £475 +18.75% 9
Midlands -28 37 £405 +7.28% 9
West Midlands -25 32 £410 +8.61% 4
South West -22 25 £500 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire -34 25 £475 -7.32% 10
North West -21 22 £425 -3.41% 15
East of England -23 14 £430 -11.79% 4
East Midlands -17 5 £375 - 5
North East -18 1 £475 -
Postman
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 England region with a requirement for Postman.

1 229 (59.33%) Agile
2 226 (58.55%) Test Automation
3 145 (37.56%) Selenium
4 140 (36.27%) QA
5 135 (34.97%) API Testing
6 134 (34.72%) Java
7 133 (34.46%) SoapUI
8 131 (33.94%) Jenkins
9 126 (32.64%) SQL
10 121 (31.35%) JIRA
11 120 (31.09%) Git (software)
12 118 (30.57%) C#
13 114 (29.53%) JavaScript
14 106 (27.46%) REST
14 106 (27.46%) DevOps
15 101 (26.17%) Finance
16 99 (25.65%) Cucumber
17 98 (25.39%) Azure
18 87 (22.54%) SOAP
19 84 (21.76%) Microservices
20 83 (21.50%) Social Skills
20 83 (21.50%) JMeter
21 81 (20.98%) Cypress.io
22 79 (20.47%) .NET
22 79 (20.47%) CI/CD
23 77 (19.95%) Oracle
23 77 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (19.69%) BDD
25 75 (19.43%) SpecFlow
26 69 (17.88%) Swagger

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 64 (16.58%) Confluence
2 17 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.30%) Mule
6 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.26%) Jetty
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.26%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 21 (5.44%) SAP FI-CA
1 21 (5.44%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.52%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.26%) iTrent
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.39%) Azure
2 49 (12.69%) GitHub
3 41 (10.62%) BrowserStack
4 33 (8.55%) AWS
5 29 (7.51%) Sauce Labs
6 23 (5.96%) SaaS
6 23 (5.96%) Serverless
7 20 (5.18%) Azure Service Bus
8 13 (3.37%) Azure Functions
9 12 (3.11%) PaaS
10 11 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (2.07%) Amazon S3
12 8 (2.07%) Kong
13 7 (1.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.55%) Azure Logic Apps
14 6 (1.55%) GCP
15 5 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.15%) HTTP
2 4 (1.04%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.62%) Oracle Database
2 38 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 20 (5.18%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.15%) MySQL
4 16 (4.15%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.78%) DB2
8 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 145 (37.56%) Selenium
2 133 (34.46%) SoapUI
3 131 (33.94%) Jenkins
4 121 (31.35%) JIRA
5 120 (31.09%) Git (software)
6 99 (25.65%) Cucumber
7 83 (21.50%) JMeter
8 81 (20.98%) Cypress.io
9 75 (19.43%) SpecFlow
10 47 (12.18%) Protractor
11 34 (8.81%) Gatling
12 29 (7.51%) TestCafe
13 26 (6.74%) REST Assured
14 24 (6.22%) Maven
15 22 (5.70%) Bitbucket
16 20 (5.18%) JUnit
16 20 (5.18%) TeamCity
17 16 (4.15%) WebDriver
18 13 (3.37%) SonarQube
18 13 (3.37%) Toad
General
1 101 (26.17%) Finance
2 83 (21.50%) Social Skills
3 42 (10.88%) Public Sector
4 38 (9.84%) Banking
5 28 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.11%) Marketing
7 10 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.59%) Police
7 10 (2.59%) Retail
8 8 (2.07%) Military
8 8 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.30%) Electronics
10 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.78%) Automotive
12 3 (0.78%) Back Office
12 3 (0.78%) Billing
12 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (22.80%) Developer
2 68 (17.62%) Analyst
3 60 (15.54%) Test Analyst
4 58 (15.03%) Tester
5 46 (11.92%) QA Engineer
5 46 (11.92%) Test Engineer
6 33 (8.55%) Automation Tester
7 22 (5.70%) Software Developer
7 22 (5.70%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.40%) Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (4.15%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (3.89%) JavaScript Engineer
12 14 (3.63%) .NET Developer
12 14 (3.63%) Scala Developer
12 14 (3.63%) Test Leader
13 12 (3.11%) Developer in Test
14 11 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
15 10 (2.59%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.46%) REST
2 87 (22.54%) SOAP
3 79 (20.47%) .NET
4 69 (17.88%) Swagger
5 64 (16.58%) JSON
6 57 (14.77%) XML
7 48 (12.44%) AngularJS
8 42 (10.88%) React
9 40 (10.36%) Spring
10 38 (9.84%) Web Services
11 31 (8.03%) Spring Boot
12 30 (7.77%) RESTful
13 27 (6.99%) HTML
14 24 (6.22%) Node.js
15 20 (5.18%) CSS
16 17 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (3.89%) Play Framework
18 13 (3.37%) Kafka
19 12 (3.11%) Gherkin
19 12 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.44%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (2.07%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.81%) User Experience
5 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.78%) DataPower
7 3 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.78%) W3C
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.92%) Windows
2 41 (10.62%) Linux
3 29 (7.51%) Unix
4 17 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.63%) Android
6 3 (0.78%) AIX
6 3 (0.78%) SUSE
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (59.33%) Agile
2 226 (58.55%) Test Automation
3 135 (34.97%) API Testing
4 106 (27.46%) DevOps
5 84 (21.76%) Microservices
6 79 (20.47%) CI/CD
7 77 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (19.69%) BDD
9 67 (17.36%) Scrum
10 66 (17.10%) Software Testing
11 53 (13.73%) Software Engineering
12 51 (13.21%) Test Scripting
13 50 (12.95%) SDLC
14 47 (12.18%) Performance Testing
14 47 (12.18%) TDD
15 46 (11.92%) Unit Testing
16 39 (10.10%) Defect Management
17 37 (9.59%) Analytics
17 37 (9.59%) Fintech
18 35 (9.07%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (34.72%) Java
2 126 (32.64%) SQL
3 118 (30.57%) C#
4 114 (29.53%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.40%) TypeScript
6 33 (8.55%) Python
7 27 (6.99%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.85%) Ruby
8 11 (2.85%) Scala
9 9 (2.33%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.07%) C
11 7 (1.81%) Go
12 6 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.55%) Perl
12 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.30%) ABAP
13 5 (1.30%) SAPscript
13 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.04%) C++
14 4 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.84%) ISTQB
4 32 (8.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (8.03%) ISEB
6 9 (2.33%) Degree
7 7 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.55%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.30%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CISA
12 1 (0.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.26%) GIAC
12 1 (0.26%) GPEN
12 1 (0.26%) MBA
12 1 (0.26%) OSCP
12 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (36.27%) QA
2 27 (6.99%) Accessibility
3 13 (3.37%) WCAG
4 3 (0.78%) GRC
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (6.48%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) HDFS
3 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (6.99%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.15%) Terraform
3 9 (2.33%) Consul
4 6 (1.55%) Ansible
4 6 (1.55%) Kibana
5 5 (1.30%) Grafana
5 5 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.78%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.78%) Puppet
6 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 2 (0.52%) Istio
8 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (19.95%) Oracle
2 61 (15.80%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.84%) SAP
4 16 (4.15%) Splunk
5 12 (3.11%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.59%) webMethods
7 7 (1.81%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.81%) Google
8 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.04%) IBM
9 4 (1.04%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.78%) Checkmarx
10 3 (0.78%) Green Hat
10 3 (0.78%) New Relic
10 3 (0.78%) Perforce
10 3 (0.78%) Sonatype
10 3 (0.78%) Synopsys
11 2 (0.52%) Cadence
11 2 (0.52%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Infragistics