Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 501 709
Rank change year-on-year +19 +208 +65
Contract jobs citing Postman 210 364 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 1.90% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 244 93
England median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +15.94%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
UK median daily rate £408 £439 £395
% change year-on-year -7.12% +11.08% +14.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 10,571 19,122 17,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 21.41% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,046 13,182 12,217
England median daily rate £488 £497 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +4.58% +9.45%
10th Percentile £328 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 252 216
England median hourly rate £42.38 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -5.00% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.95 £27.08 £32.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -4.44% +9.76%

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Postman in England

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Postman in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Postman in England

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Postman in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor 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 24 February 2020. 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 +77 101 £425 -10.29% 24
North of England +32 36 £450 +14.07% 25
South East +42 30 £340 -15.00% 11
Yorkshire +49 22 £500 +37.93% 13
Midlands +39 17 £388 +9.15% 8
South West +26 17 £368 -16.00% 14
East Midlands +37 10 £360 -20.00% 3
North West +19 10 £288 -36.11% 9
West Midlands +38 7 £394 +15.81% 5
East of England +17 7 £450 +20.00% 1
North East +14 4 £500 +38.89% 3
Postman
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 113 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (44.76%) Test Automation
3 89 (42.38%) Selenium
3 89 (42.38%) Java
4 78 (37.14%) SoapUI
5 75 (35.71%) JIRA
6 71 (33.81%) API Testing
7 58 (27.62%) C#
8 54 (25.71%) JSON
9 51 (24.29%) SQL
9 51 (24.29%) REST
9 51 (24.29%) Jenkins
10 48 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 48 (22.86%) SOAP
11 47 (22.38%) DevOps
12 45 (21.43%) Confluence
12 45 (21.43%) BDD
13 44 (20.95%) Cucumber
14 42 (20.00%) QA
14 42 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 39 (18.57%) TDD
16 38 (18.10%) JMeter
16 38 (18.10%) Scrum
17 34 (16.19%) Finance
17 34 (16.19%) Azure
18 32 (15.24%) XML
18 32 (15.24%) Swagger
19 31 (14.76%) SpecFlow
20 29 (13.81%) Microservices
21 28 (13.33%) .NET

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 45 (21.43%) Confluence
2 12 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (5.24%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.76%) Apache
4 10 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.38%) IIS
7 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.43%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (1.43%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.19%) Azure
2 22 (10.48%) AWS
3 16 (7.62%) GitHub
4 13 (6.19%) BlazeMeter
5 7 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.38%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.38%) npm
7 4 (1.90%) PaaS
8 3 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.43%) GCP
8 3 (1.43%) IaaS
9 2 (0.95%) Heroku
9 2 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.95%) Serverless
9 2 (0.95%) Trello
10 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) SaaS
10 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) DSL
2 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.33%) MySQL
4 6 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (42.38%) Selenium
2 78 (37.14%) SoapUI
3 75 (35.71%) JIRA
4 51 (24.29%) Jenkins
5 44 (20.95%) Cucumber
6 42 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 38 (18.10%) JMeter
8 31 (14.76%) SpecFlow
9 21 (10.00%) Maven
9 21 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 16 (7.62%) JUnit
11 15 (7.14%) LoadRunner
11 15 (7.14%) REST Assured
12 13 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (5.71%) Appium
13 12 (5.71%) Gradle
14 11 (5.24%) TeamCity
14 11 (5.24%) Xcode
14 11 (5.24%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (16.19%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Public Sector
3 15 (7.14%) Banking
4 6 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.43%) Local Government
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (28.10%) Analyst
2 48 (22.86%) Developer
3 46 (21.90%) Test Analyst
4 38 (18.10%) Tester
5 32 (15.24%) Automation Tester
6 24 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 17 (8.10%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Java Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.76%) QA Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Performance Analyst
12 8 (3.81%) Performance Test Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Java Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.71%) JSON
2 51 (24.29%) REST
3 48 (22.86%) SOAP
4 32 (15.24%) Swagger
4 32 (15.24%) XML
5 28 (13.33%) .NET
6 27 (12.86%) RESTful
6 27 (12.86%) Web Services
7 26 (12.38%) CSS
7 26 (12.38%) HTML
8 25 (11.90%) AngularJS
9 18 (8.57%) Gherkin
9 18 (8.57%) Spring
10 16 (7.62%) XSLT
11 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.19%) OAuth
11 13 (6.19%) Spring Boot
12 12 (5.71%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.71%) JPA
13 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.38%) User Experience
6 3 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) W3C
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Handset
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.62%) Windows
2 15 (7.14%) Linux
3 14 (6.67%) Android
4 13 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (44.76%) Test Automation
3 71 (33.81%) API Testing
4 47 (22.38%) DevOps
5 45 (21.43%) BDD
6 39 (18.57%) TDD
7 38 (18.10%) Scrum
8 29 (13.81%) Microservices
9 26 (12.38%) Defect Management
10 25 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 25 (11.90%) SDLC
10 25 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 24 (11.43%) Test Scripting
12 23 (10.95%) SOA
13 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
16 17 (8.10%) Manual Testing
16 17 (8.10%) Open Source
16 17 (8.10%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (42.38%) Java
2 58 (27.62%) C#
3 51 (24.29%) SQL
4 48 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.57%) Java 8
6 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.19%) Python
7 12 (5.71%) Groovy
8 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.38%) Go
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
12 3 (1.43%) Scala
13 2 (0.95%) C
13 2 (0.95%) C++
13 2 (0.95%) ES6
13 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.48%) ISEB
3 20 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 20 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.81%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (2.86%) Degree
6 5 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.43%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.48%) CCIE
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (11.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) HDFS
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.33%) Terraform
3 4 (1.90%) Kibana
3 4 (1.90%) logstash
4 2 (0.95%) Ansible
4 2 (0.95%) Mesos
4 2 (0.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (10.48%) Oracle
2 13 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.90%) Google
3 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.43%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.43%) SAP
4 3 (1.43%) webMethods
5 2 (0.95%) BT
5 2 (0.95%) Demandware
5 2 (0.95%) Guidewire
5 2 (0.95%) HP
5 2 (0.95%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.48%) FNZ
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Pega
6 1 (0.48%) Splunk