Period
to 18 May 2021

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 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.

GraphQL
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 212 303
Rank change year-on-year +72 +91 +222
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 452 231 347
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.89% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 3.01% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 187 254
10th Percentile £388 £395 £425
25th Percentile £425 £487 £509
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £603 £613 £612
90th Percentile £700 £638 £684
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £36.25 " £32.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.50
75th Percentile £43.13 " £56.50
90th Percentile £45.75 " "
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.00

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 8,664 7,686 15,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.29% 37.80% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,490 5,759 11,342
10th Percentile £381 £375 £375
25th Percentile £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £706 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 55
10th Percentile £20.33 £25.30 £24.35
25th Percentile £36.38 £38.59 £31.63
Median hourly rate £49.83 £54.00 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -7.73% +22.23% +2.74%
75th Percentile £65.00 £64.94 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.00 £69.50 £57.10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £44.92
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.53% +6.31%

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 18 May 2021.

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 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
Central London +12 45 £550 -8.33% 62
West London +13 8 £575 +5.50% 16
East London - 1 £588 - 6
GraphQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 247 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 220 (48.67%) Node.js
3 212 (46.90%) React
4 200 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
5 170 (37.61%) TypeScript
6 146 (32.30%) Azure
7 140 (30.97%) AWS
8 127 (28.10%) CSS
9 116 (25.66%) TDD
10 109 (24.12%) HTML
11 107 (23.67%) Redux
12 94 (20.80%) Microservices
13 92 (20.35%) Software Engineering
14 89 (19.69%) REST
15 86 (19.03%) Kubernetes
15 86 (19.03%) Java
16 82 (18.14%) DevOps
17 80 (17.70%) webpack
18 75 (16.59%) Test Automation
19 74 (16.37%) SQL
20 69 (15.27%) Git (software)
21 68 (15.04%) Python
21 68 (15.04%) Finance
21 68 (15.04%) Docker
21 68 (15.04%) Serverless
22 63 (13.94%) Social Skills
23 62 (13.72%) ES6
24 56 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
25 51 (11.28%) Spring
26 48 (10.62%) Jest

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 18 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.76%) CMS
3 7 (1.55%) Headless CMS
4 6 (1.33%) Apache
4 6 (1.33%) Tornado
5 4 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.44%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.44%) nginx
6 2 (0.44%) Wowza Streaming Engine
7 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.22%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 146 (32.30%) Azure
2 140 (30.97%) AWS
3 68 (15.04%) Serverless
4 45 (9.96%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (9.51%) GCP
6 27 (5.97%) GitHub
7 25 (5.53%) Heroku
8 13 (2.88%) PaaS
9 12 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.43%) npm
11 10 (2.21%) Azure Functions
11 10 (2.21%) IaaS
12 8 (1.77%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.77%) Azure Logic Apps
12 8 (1.77%) Azure Storage
12 8 (1.77%) Datadog
12 8 (1.77%) SaaS
13 7 (1.55%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.44%) HTTP
1 2 (0.44%) RTMP
2 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (7.74%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (2.65%) Hazelcast
7 11 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.43%) Redis
8 10 (2.21%) DB2
9 9 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.99%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (0.88%) Big Data
12 3 (0.66%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.44%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.44%) MySQL
13 2 (0.44%) Power BI
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 80 (17.70%) webpack
2 69 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.98%) Cypress.io
4 18 (3.98%) Maven
5 16 (3.54%) JIRA
6 15 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.10%) gulp
8 13 (2.88%) Gradle
8 13 (2.88%) SonarQube
9 11 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.99%) CircleCI
11 8 (1.77%) Selenium
12 7 (1.55%) Babel
12 7 (1.55%) git-flow
12 7 (1.55%) JUnit
12 7 (1.55%) Mocha
12 7 (1.55%) Protractor
13 6 (1.33%) Concordion
13 6 (1.33%) GitLab
General
1 68 (15.04%) Finance
2 63 (13.94%) Social Skills
3 36 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.65%) Front Office
5 19 (4.20%) Retail
6 15 (3.32%) Games
7 14 (3.10%) Banking
8 9 (1.99%) Publishing
9 6 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.33%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.11%) Advertising
11 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.66%) Marketing
13 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 307 (67.92%) Developer
2 112 (24.78%) React Developer
3 73 (16.15%) Full Stack Developer
4 47 (10.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 47 (10.40%) Node.js Developer
5 36 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 35 (7.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 33 (7.30%) Java Developer
8 21 (4.65%) Front Office Developer
9 17 (3.76%) Architect
9 17 (3.76%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.10%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.10%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.65%) Azure Developer
12 11 (2.43%) Digital Developer
12 11 (2.43%) Senior React Developer
13 9 (1.99%) .NET Developer
13 9 (1.99%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (1.99%) C# Developer
13 9 (1.99%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (48.67%) Node.js
2 212 (46.90%) React
3 127 (28.10%) CSS
4 109 (24.12%) HTML
5 107 (23.67%) Redux
6 89 (19.69%) REST
7 51 (11.28%) Spring
8 48 (10.62%) Apollo GraphQL
8 48 (10.62%) Jest
9 47 (10.40%) AngularJS
9 47 (10.40%) Kafka
10 39 (8.63%) React Native
11 32 (7.08%) Express
12 31 (6.86%) HTML5
12 31 (6.86%) RESTful
13 26 (5.75%) .NET
14 23 (5.09%) Sass
14 23 (5.09%) Spring Boot
15 22 (4.87%) Django
16 20 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (9.96%) User Experience
3 35 (7.74%) Algorithms
4 32 (7.08%) Data Structures
5 22 (4.87%) Equities
6 19 (4.20%) Credit Risk
6 19 (4.20%) Derivative
6 19 (4.20%) Fixed Income
6 19 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (4.20%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.98%) Reference Data
8 16 (3.54%) Cloud Native
8 16 (3.54%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.88%) Social Media
10 9 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.88%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.64%) Linux
2 20 (4.42%) Android
3 19 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.21%) Unix
5 2 (0.44%) VMS
5 2 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.66%) TDD
3 94 (20.80%) Microservices
4 92 (20.35%) Software Engineering
5 82 (18.14%) DevOps
6 75 (16.59%) Test Automation
7 47 (10.40%) Analytics
7 47 (10.40%) BDD
7 47 (10.40%) Front End Development
8 46 (10.18%) Scrum
9 43 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (8.19%) E-Commerce
11 35 (7.74%) Computer Science
12 34 (7.52%) API Design
13 33 (7.30%) Open Source
14 28 (6.19%) Fintech
15 26 (5.75%) OO
16 24 (5.31%) Pair Programming
17 22 (4.87%) Human-Centred Design
18 21 (4.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 170 (37.61%) TypeScript
3 86 (19.03%) Java
4 74 (16.37%) SQL
5 68 (15.04%) Python
6 62 (13.72%) ES6
7 40 (8.85%) C#
8 36 (7.96%) Kotlin
9 30 (6.64%) Scala
10 29 (6.42%) Java 8
11 24 (5.31%) C++
12 18 (3.98%) Go
13 9 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.55%) PHP
16 6 (1.33%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.11%) VB
18 4 (0.88%) C
18 4 (0.88%) Ruby
18 4 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 26 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.65%) Degree
4 7 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.19%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (15.04%) Docker
2 10 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 86 (19.03%) Kubernetes
2 47 (10.40%) Terraform
3 14 (3.10%) Grafana
4 12 (2.65%) Prometheus
4 12 (2.65%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.99%) Graphite
6 2 (0.44%) Istio
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (7.96%) Splunk
2 22 (4.87%) Google
3 19 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.20%) New Relic
4 12 (2.65%) Spiceworks
5 10 (2.21%) AppDynamics
5 10 (2.21%) IBM
5 10 (2.21%) Sparx
6 9 (1.99%) Apple
7 3 (0.66%) Rollbar
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
8 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.44%) Remedy
9 1 (0.22%) Confluent
9 1 (0.22%) Dell
9 1 (0.22%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.22%) Facebook
9 1 (0.22%) mParticle
9 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.22%) SAP