Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 381 404 529
Rank change year-on-year +23 +125 -37
Contract jobs citing Postman 419 88 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.52% 1.83% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 61 195
10th Percentile £313 £300 £279
25th Percentile £378 £348 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £531 £488 £488
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £446 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +4.94% +4.29% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.50 - -

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 11,904 4,806 13,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.88% 18.10% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,140 3,380 9,323
10th Percentile £363 £315 £330
25th Percentile £435 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £523 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +6.73% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 66 154
10th Percentile £25.48 £27.67 £20.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £40.06
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%
75th Percentile £62.00 £54.52 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.12 £61.38 £59.63
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -87 164 £468 -6.50% 46
North of England +5 101 £445 +30.88% 34
Yorkshire +1 53 £475 - 14
South East -48 52 £413 +10.00% 14
North West -30 33 £400 +14.29% 17
Midlands -69 31 £425 -1.39% 10
West Midlands -66 23 £398 -7.71% 3
South West -22 19 £445 +5.33% 16
North East +4 17 £458 +38.64% 3
East of England -36 12 £463 -2.63% 5
East Midlands - 8 £500 - 7
Postman
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 249 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (55.85%) Test Automation
3 169 (40.33%) Java
4 148 (35.32%) Selenium
5 130 (31.03%) Jenkins
5 130 (31.03%) DevOps
6 128 (30.55%) Git (software)
7 120 (28.64%) Social Skills
8 119 (28.40%) SoapUI
9 117 (27.92%) API Testing
10 115 (27.45%) JIRA
11 104 (24.82%) SQL
12 95 (22.67%) QA
13 92 (21.96%) Cucumber
14 89 (21.24%) Azure
15 87 (20.76%) Software Testing
16 85 (20.29%) AWS
16 85 (20.29%) BDD
17 84 (20.05%) C#
18 83 (19.81%) SOAP
18 83 (19.81%) GitHub
19 80 (19.09%) Scrum
20 79 (18.85%) JavaScript
20 79 (18.85%) Microservices
21 69 (16.47%) JMeter
22 66 (15.75%) XML
23 65 (15.51%) RESTful
24 61 (14.56%) JSON
24 61 (14.56%) Finance
24 61 (14.56%) TDD

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 55 (13.13%) Confluence
2 19 (4.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.86%) Mule
4 11 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.43%) Apache
6 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.72%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.72%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.72%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.48%) Drupal
9 2 (0.48%) Jetty
9 2 (0.48%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.72%) Mingle
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.67%) SAP FI-CA
2 7 (1.67%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (0.95%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Endur
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (21.24%) Azure
2 85 (20.29%) AWS
3 83 (19.81%) GitHub
4 29 (6.92%) PaaS
5 27 (6.44%) Serverless
6 26 (6.21%) SaaS
7 19 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (4.53%) BrowserStack
8 14 (3.34%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (2.63%) Apigee
9 11 (2.63%) Azure Logic Apps
9 11 (2.63%) Azure Service Bus
10 10 (2.39%) Slack
11 8 (1.91%) IaaS
12 7 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.67%) GCP
12 7 (1.67%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.19%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) HTTP
2 6 (1.43%) ATM
3 5 (1.19%) Firewall
4 4 (0.95%) SMS
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.48%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.07%) MongoDB
2 32 (7.64%) Oracle Database
3 31 (7.40%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (3.82%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.39%) MySQL
8 9 (2.15%) DB2
9 4 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.95%) Power BI
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.72%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.72%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.72%) Redis
10 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.48%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 148 (35.32%) Selenium
2 130 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 128 (30.55%) Git (software)
4 119 (28.40%) SoapUI
5 115 (27.45%) JIRA
6 92 (21.96%) Cucumber
7 69 (16.47%) JMeter
8 56 (13.37%) SpecFlow
9 39 (9.31%) Maven
10 36 (8.59%) JUnit
11 35 (8.35%) Appium
12 31 (7.40%) REST Assured
13 29 (6.92%) SonarQube
14 26 (6.21%) Visual Studio
15 19 (4.53%) Cypress.io
16 17 (4.06%) IntelliJ
16 17 (4.06%) WebDriver
17 16 (3.82%) Bitbucket
17 16 (3.82%) Gatling
18 15 (3.58%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (28.64%) Social Skills
2 61 (14.56%) Finance
3 40 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (8.59%) Retail
5 33 (7.88%) Banking
6 29 (6.92%) Public Sector
7 18 (4.30%) Marketing
8 12 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.91%) Police
11 7 (1.67%) Electronics
11 7 (1.67%) Military
12 5 (1.19%) Back Office
13 4 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.95%) Games
13 4 (0.95%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.72%) Front Office
14 3 (0.72%) Local Government
15 2 (0.48%) Automotive
15 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (23.63%) Tester
2 87 (20.76%) Developer
3 66 (15.75%) Automation Tester
4 57 (13.60%) Analyst
5 56 (13.37%) Test Engineer
6 49 (11.69%) Test Analyst
7 34 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 30 (7.16%) Architect
9 22 (5.25%) Developer in Test
10 18 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (4.06%) QA Engineer
11 17 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.82%) AWS Architect
12 16 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (3.82%) QA Tester
13 13 (3.10%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.10%) QA Automation Tester
13 13 (3.10%) Test Automation Developer
13 13 (3.10%) Test Leader
14 11 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (19.81%) SOAP
2 66 (15.75%) XML
3 65 (15.51%) RESTful
4 61 (14.56%) JSON
5 60 (14.32%) REST
6 53 (12.65%) Web Services
7 50 (11.93%) Swagger
8 45 (10.74%) Spring
9 41 (9.79%) .NET
10 40 (9.55%) Spring Boot
11 38 (9.07%) Gherkin
12 35 (8.35%) HTML
13 31 (7.40%) CSS
14 26 (6.21%) React
15 18 (4.30%) OAuth
15 18 (4.30%) XSLT
16 17 (4.06%) Node.js
16 17 (4.06%) Spring Security
17 16 (3.82%) .NET Framework
18 15 (3.58%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.44%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.77%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.06%) User Experience
5 11 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.72%) iPad
9 3 (0.72%) iPhone
9 3 (0.72%) NHS
10 2 (0.48%) Blog
10 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) DataPower
10 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.79%) Apple iOS
2 29 (6.92%) Linux
3 25 (5.97%) Android
3 25 (5.97%) Unix
4 18 (4.30%) Windows
5 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (55.85%) Test Automation
3 130 (31.03%) DevOps
4 117 (27.92%) API Testing
5 87 (20.76%) Software Testing
6 85 (20.29%) BDD
7 80 (19.09%) Scrum
8 79 (18.85%) Microservices
9 61 (14.56%) TDD
10 54 (12.89%) Performance Testing
11 53 (12.65%) Test Strategy
12 48 (11.46%) Regression Testing
13 47 (11.22%) Manual Testing
13 47 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (9.79%) Unit Testing
16 40 (9.55%) Defect Management
17 37 (8.83%) Functional Testing
18 36 (8.59%) Acceptance Criteria
19 35 (8.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (40.33%) Java
2 104 (24.82%) SQL
3 84 (20.05%) C#
4 79 (18.85%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.16%) Python
6 25 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.73%) Java 8
8 21 (5.01%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.53%) TypeScript
10 16 (3.82%) Ruby
11 14 (3.34%) Scala
12 13 (3.10%) Kotlin
13 9 (2.15%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.91%) Go
14 8 (1.91%) Groovy
15 6 (1.43%) Java 11
16 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.19%) C
17 4 (0.95%) Perl
18 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.88%) ISTQB
4 27 (6.44%) ISEB
5 22 (5.25%) Degree
6 19 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (4.06%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.48%) CCA
12 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (22.67%) QA
2 39 (9.31%) Accessibility
3 13 (3.10%) WCAG
4 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (10.26%) Docker
2 9 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (5.01%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.30%) Terraform
3 10 (2.39%) Ansible
4 9 (2.15%) Grafana
5 6 (1.43%) Kibana
6 5 (1.19%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.95%) Puppet
8 3 (0.72%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.48%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.48%) Graphite
9 2 (0.48%) logstash
9 2 (0.48%) MIIS
9 2 (0.48%) Nessus
10 1 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.24%) Istio
10 1 (0.24%) nmon
10 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (13.60%) Oracle
2 44 (10.50%) Splunk
3 28 (6.68%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.01%) MuleSoft
5 13 (3.10%) IBM
5 13 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.10%) SAP
6 11 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (1.91%) CA
7 8 (1.91%) HP
8 7 (1.67%) Apple
9 6 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.19%) New Relic
10 5 (1.19%) UiPath
10 5 (1.19%) webMethods
11 4 (0.95%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.95%) Google
11 4 (0.95%) OutSystems
11 4 (0.95%) TSYS
11 4 (0.95%) Xamarin