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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GraphQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GraphQL over the 6 months to 22 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.

GraphQL
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 229 144 233
Rank change year-on-year -85 +89 +72
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 457 470 218
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.93% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 5.28% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 360 174
10th Percentile £433 £381 £400
25th Percentile £513 £425 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £688 £606 £613
90th Percentile £750 £700 £651
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

GraphQL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,030 8,896 7,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.16% 36.48% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,345 6,661 5,598
10th Percentile £425 £381 £375
25th Percentile £506 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £710 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £574 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +14.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 35 33
10th Percentile £27.75 £21.27 £23.80
25th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year -9.50% +2.35% +8.76%
75th Percentile £65.44 £65.00 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.71 £68.00 £68.71
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £46.42
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.34% +3.14%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GraphQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in London

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GraphQL in London.

Daily rate trend for GraphQL in London

GraphQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GraphQL in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GraphQL in London

GraphQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GraphQL in London.

Hourly rate trend for GraphQL in London

GraphQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GraphQL within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London -27 50 £600 +9.09% 22
West London -12 2 £525 -8.70% 3
South London - 1 £550 - 2
GraphQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing GraphQL 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 London region with a requirement for GraphQL.

1 278 (60.83%) React
2 277 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 243 (53.17%) TypeScript
4 201 (43.98%) Node.js
5 198 (43.33%) AWS
6 180 (39.39%) Agile
7 147 (32.17%) Full Stack Development
8 137 (29.98%) REST
9 114 (24.95%) Microservices
10 112 (24.51%) Software Engineering
11 106 (23.19%) CI/CD
12 105 (22.98%) HTML
12 105 (22.98%) Java
13 99 (21.66%) CSS
14 90 (19.69%) Python
15 86 (18.82%) Azure
15 86 (18.82%) Kubernetes
15 86 (18.82%) Docker
16 84 (18.38%) E-Commerce
17 82 (17.94%) Finance
18 76 (16.63%) TDD
18 76 (16.63%) DevOps
19 71 (15.54%) AngularJS
20 62 (13.57%) Kafka
20 62 (13.57%) MongoDB
21 59 (12.91%) Serverless
22 57 (12.47%) Git (software)
23 56 (12.25%) SQL
23 56 (12.25%) Front End Development
24 54 (11.82%) PostgreSQL

GraphQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.50%) CMS
3 11 (2.41%) Headless CMS
4 9 (1.97%) Confluence
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (1.53%) Ethereum
7 6 (1.31%) Apache
7 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.09%) nginx
9 3 (0.66%) SAS
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.22%) Geth
11 1 (0.22%) Strapi
11 1 (0.22%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.22%) InVision
1 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Shopify
2 2 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 198 (43.33%) AWS
2 86 (18.82%) Azure
3 59 (12.91%) Serverless
4 50 (10.94%) AWS Lambda
4 50 (10.94%) GitHub
5 42 (9.19%) GCP
6 20 (4.38%) Amazon S3
7 15 (3.28%) SaaS
8 14 (3.06%) Amazon SQS
8 14 (3.06%) npm
9 11 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (2.19%) AWS Step Functions
10 10 (2.19%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.75%) Amazon Cognito
11 8 (1.75%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.88%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.88%) Datadog
13 4 (0.88%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.09%) HTTP
2 3 (0.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.22%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.57%) MongoDB
2 54 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (7.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 33 (7.22%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 23 (5.03%) MySQL
7 21 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (3.06%) Redis
9 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
10 12 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.75%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.53%) Dremio
14 6 (1.31%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.09%) Big Data
16 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.88%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.66%) Metadata
17 3 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.32%) webpack
3 36 (7.88%) Cypress.io
4 35 (7.66%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.69%) GitLab
6 24 (5.25%) JIRA
7 14 (3.06%) gulp
8 12 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.63%) Grunt
8 12 (2.63%) Storybook
9 11 (2.41%) ESLint
10 10 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.19%) CircleCI
10 10 (2.19%) Maven
11 9 (1.97%) Babel
11 9 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.75%) Mocha
13 7 (1.53%) JMeter
14 5 (1.09%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (17.94%) Finance
2 51 (11.16%) Social Skills
3 32 (7.00%) Front Office
4 27 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.16%) Banking
6 15 (3.28%) Marketing
7 13 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (2.84%) Retail
8 10 (2.19%) Publishing
9 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Games
11 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 3 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.66%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.44%) Tech for Good
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 297 (64.99%) Developer
2 93 (20.35%) React Developer
3 79 (17.29%) Software Engineer
4 75 (16.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 53 (11.60%) Java Developer
6 42 (9.19%) AWS Engineer
7 41 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (8.32%) Node.js Developer
9 37 (8.10%) AWS Developer
10 34 (7.44%) AWS Software Engineer
11 31 (6.78%) Angular Developer
12 29 (6.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 29 (6.35%) Java Engineer
13 28 (6.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (5.47%) Senior Developer
15 23 (5.03%) Java Software Engineer
15 23 (5.03%) Python Developer
16 22 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
17 16 (3.50%) Backend Developer
17 16 (3.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (60.83%) React
2 201 (43.98%) Node.js
3 137 (29.98%) REST
4 105 (22.98%) HTML
5 99 (21.66%) CSS
6 71 (15.54%) AngularJS
7 62 (13.57%) Kafka
8 43 (9.41%) Redux
8 43 (9.41%) RESTful
9 39 (8.53%) HTML5
10 38 (8.32%) gRPC
10 38 (8.32%) Next.js
11 35 (7.66%) Spring
12 34 (7.44%) Apache Camel
12 34 (7.44%) Vue.js
13 33 (7.22%) .NET
14 32 (7.00%) Apollo GraphQL
15 31 (6.78%) Web Services
16 29 (6.35%) React Native
17 27 (5.91%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.38%) User Experience
2 29 (6.35%) Hedge funds
3 23 (5.03%) Blockchain
4 22 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.72%) Cloud Native
6 17 (3.72%) iPad
7 13 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
9 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.53%) Derivative
10 7 (1.53%) Equities
10 7 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.53%) Web3
11 5 (1.09%) Animation
11 5 (1.09%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.88%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.94%) Linux
2 14 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.41%) Android
4 7 (1.53%) Windows
5 3 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (39.39%) Agile
2 147 (32.17%) Full Stack Development
3 114 (24.95%) Microservices
4 112 (24.51%) Software Engineering
5 106 (23.19%) CI/CD
6 84 (18.38%) E-Commerce
7 76 (16.63%) DevOps
7 76 (16.63%) TDD
8 56 (12.25%) Front End Development
9 52 (11.38%) Test Automation
10 51 (11.16%) BDD
11 36 (7.88%) Scrum
12 31 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (6.35%) Investment Management
14 27 (5.91%) Open Source
15 24 (5.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (5.25%) Data Modelling
16 23 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 22 (4.81%) Event-Driven
18 20 (4.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 277 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 243 (53.17%) TypeScript
3 105 (22.98%) Java
4 90 (19.69%) Python
5 56 (12.25%) SQL
6 36 (7.88%) C#
7 26 (5.69%) Go
8 19 (4.16%) ES6
9 18 (3.94%) Ruby
10 12 (2.63%) Scala
11 11 (2.41%) PHP
12 8 (1.75%) Solidity
13 6 (1.31%) Rust
14 4 (0.88%) Ada
14 4 (0.88%) Clojure
15 3 (0.66%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.66%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.66%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.44%) Bash
16 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.84%) Degree
2 13 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.22%) CISSP
5 1 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.22%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.78%) QA
2 14 (3.06%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.53%) WCAG
4 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (18.82%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 86 (18.82%) Kubernetes
2 42 (9.19%) Terraform
3 8 (1.75%) Grafana
4 7 (1.53%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Marathon
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (4.60%) Google
2 16 (3.50%) Oracle
3 14 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.53%) Cadence
5 5 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.88%) Perfecto Mobile
7 3 (0.66%) Okta
7 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
8 2 (0.44%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.44%) Databricks
8 2 (0.44%) Nuxeo
8 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.44%) Sparx
8 2 (0.44%) Splunk
8 2 (0.44%) Talend
9 1 (0.22%) Ping Identity
9 1 (0.22%) Refinitiv
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow