Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 219 242
Rank change year-on-year +39 +23 +162
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 530 137 428
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.57% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 2.71% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 100 346
10th Percentile £425 £260 £425
25th Percentile £500 £375 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £464 £550
Median % change year-on-year +18.60% -15.68% +4.76%
75th Percentile £619 £578 £613
90th Percentile £700 £663 £713
England median daily rate £550 £450 £538
% change year-on-year +22.22% -16.28% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.93 -
Median % change year-on-year +6.55% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.93 -
% change year-on-year -4.10% - -

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 11,627 5,064 13,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.52% 38.07% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,734 3,733 10,530
10th Percentile £400 £363 £375
25th Percentile £469 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £660 £630 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 60
10th Percentile £21.11 £21.70 £16.03
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £33.81
Median hourly rate £49.00 £34.95 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.20% -30.10% +14.29%
75th Percentile £66.38 £46.38 £53.50
90th Percentile £72.80 £53.28 £69.18
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.75 £46.45
% change year-on-year +12.00% -5.81% +10.60%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GraphQL in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 26 September 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 -15 58 £605 +27.37% 44
West London - 9 £543 - 11
South London 0 2 £550 +18.92% 1
GraphQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 279 (52.64%) React
2 276 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 245 (46.23%) Node.js
4 209 (39.43%) TypeScript
5 201 (37.92%) AWS
6 197 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
7 182 (34.34%) Full Stack Development
8 178 (33.58%) Microservices
9 150 (28.30%) Java
10 128 (24.15%) Software Engineering
11 126 (23.77%) Kubernetes
12 121 (22.83%) Docker
13 120 (22.64%) CSS
14 114 (21.51%) Python
15 110 (20.75%) TDD
16 105 (19.81%) DevOps
17 103 (19.43%) Azure
18 102 (19.25%) REST
19 98 (18.49%) Social Skills
20 97 (18.30%) Finance
21 96 (18.11%) HTML
22 90 (16.98%) Serverless
23 87 (16.42%) SQL
24 84 (15.85%) Test Automation
25 75 (14.15%) AWS Lambda
26 72 (13.58%) RESTful
27 68 (12.83%) Redux
28 67 (12.64%) E-Commerce
29 65 (12.26%) GCP
30 64 (12.08%) QA

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 25 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.02%) Confluence
3 14 (2.64%) CMS
3 14 (2.64%) Headless CMS
4 12 (2.26%) nginx
5 11 (2.08%) Apache
6 7 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.94%) Drupal
8 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.75%) Tornado
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.38%) Wowza Streaming Engine
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Camunda
11 1 (0.19%) IIS
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.38%) Figma
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 201 (37.92%) AWS
2 103 (19.43%) Azure
3 90 (16.98%) Serverless
4 75 (14.15%) AWS Lambda
5 65 (12.26%) GCP
6 31 (5.85%) SaaS
7 30 (5.66%) npm
8 27 (5.09%) Amazon S3
9 25 (4.72%) Amazon SQS
10 22 (4.15%) Amazon ECS
11 21 (3.96%) GitHub
12 19 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (3.40%) Heroku
13 18 (3.40%) Route 53
14 17 (3.21%) Amazon EKS
15 16 (3.02%) AWS Step Functions
16 14 (2.64%) Datadog
16 14 (2.64%) PaaS
16 14 (2.64%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.40%) HTTP
2 10 (1.89%) AMQP
3 4 (0.75%) Firewall
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) RTMP
5 2 (0.38%) SSH
5 2 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) DHCP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) IPv4
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) SNMP
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (9.81%) MongoDB
3 35 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.77%) Redis
5 17 (3.21%) Neo4j
5 17 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.70%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.32%) Cloud Spanner
10 6 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (0.75%) Power BI
12 3 (0.57%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.57%) MySQL
13 2 (0.38%) Big Data
13 2 (0.38%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.38%) Metadata
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (10.94%) webpack
2 51 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 43 (8.11%) Cypress.io
5 37 (6.98%) JIRA
6 34 (6.42%) Mocha
7 20 (3.77%) Gatling
8 18 (3.40%) JMeter
9 17 (3.21%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.64%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (2.45%) REST Assured
11 13 (2.45%) Spock
12 11 (2.08%) Maven
13 9 (1.70%) CircleCI
13 9 (1.70%) GitLab
13 9 (1.70%) gulp
13 9 (1.70%) JUnit
14 8 (1.51%) Protractor
15 7 (1.32%) Babel
General
1 98 (18.49%) Social Skills
2 97 (18.30%) Finance
3 32 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.85%) Front Office
5 29 (5.47%) Retail
6 20 (3.77%) Games
7 18 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (3.02%) Banking
9 15 (2.83%) Marketing
10 13 (2.45%) Publishing
11 9 (1.70%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.13%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.94%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.75%) Electronics
14 4 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.38%) Law
17 1 (0.19%) Automotive
17 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 318 (60.00%) Developer
2 99 (18.68%) React Developer
3 82 (15.47%) Full Stack Developer
4 41 (7.74%) Software Engineer
5 37 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 36 (6.79%) Lead Developer
7 35 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (5.85%) Python Developer
9 29 (5.47%) Front Office Developer
10 27 (5.09%) Architect
11 26 (4.91%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (4.15%) Node.js Developer
14 21 (3.96%) AWS Developer
15 20 (3.77%) JavaScript Engineer
16 16 (3.02%) Python Engineer
16 16 (3.02%) Senior React Developer
16 16 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
16 16 (3.02%) Test Engineer
17 14 (2.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (52.64%) React
2 245 (46.23%) Node.js
3 120 (22.64%) CSS
4 102 (19.25%) REST
5 96 (18.11%) HTML
6 72 (13.58%) RESTful
7 68 (12.83%) Redux
8 61 (11.51%) Kafka
9 60 (11.32%) Spring
10 48 (9.06%) gRPC
11 42 (7.92%) Jest
12 41 (7.74%) AngularJS
13 36 (6.79%) Django
13 36 (6.79%) HTML5
14 34 (6.42%) React Native
14 34 (6.42%) Spring Boot
15 32 (6.04%) Express
16 30 (5.66%) Apollo GraphQL
17 29 (5.47%) CSS3
18 28 (5.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (8.68%) User Experience
3 42 (7.92%) Mobile App
4 33 (6.23%) Data Structures
5 30 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 30 (5.66%) Derivative
6 29 (5.47%) Credit Risk
6 29 (5.47%) Equities
6 29 (5.47%) Fixed Income
6 29 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (5.47%) Hedge funds
7 16 (3.02%) Reference Data
8 14 (2.64%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.51%) Social Media
11 7 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.13%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.94%) Chromecast
13 5 (0.94%) iPad
13 5 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.15%) Apple iOS
1 22 (4.15%) Linux
2 13 (2.45%) Android
3 8 (1.51%) Windows
4 2 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (34.34%) Full Stack Development
3 178 (33.58%) Microservices
4 128 (24.15%) Software Engineering
5 110 (20.75%) TDD
6 105 (19.81%) DevOps
7 84 (15.85%) Test Automation
8 67 (12.64%) E-Commerce
9 62 (11.70%) BDD
10 59 (11.13%) Analytics
11 51 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (8.11%) Fintech
14 42 (7.92%) Scrum
15 38 (7.17%) Open Source
16 37 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (6.98%) SDLC
17 35 (6.60%) Front End Development
18 34 (6.42%) API Design
19 32 (6.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 209 (39.43%) TypeScript
3 150 (28.30%) Java
4 114 (21.51%) Python
5 87 (16.42%) SQL
6 62 (11.70%) Kotlin
7 56 (10.57%) C#
8 42 (7.92%) Scala
9 40 (7.55%) C++
10 34 (6.42%) ES6
11 19 (3.58%) Go
12 16 (3.02%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.08%) Java 8
15 7 (1.32%) Java 11
15 7 (1.32%) PHP
16 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.94%) VB
18 4 (0.75%) C
18 4 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 20 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.83%) Degree
3 13 (2.45%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.08%) QA
2 49 (9.25%) Accessibility
3 15 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 121 (22.83%) Docker
2 7 (1.32%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 126 (23.77%) Kubernetes
2 45 (8.49%) Terraform
3 17 (3.21%) Grafana
3 17 (3.21%) Prometheus
4 16 (3.02%) Graphite
4 16 (3.02%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.13%) Istio
6 4 (0.75%) Packer
7 3 (0.57%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.19%) Ansible
8 1 (0.19%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) Graylog
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.19%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 46 (8.68%) Splunk
2 23 (4.34%) New Relic
3 17 (3.21%) Google
4 16 (3.02%) Spiceworks
5 13 (2.45%) CA
5 13 (2.45%) Oracle
6 12 (2.26%) MuleSoft
7 10 (1.89%) Perfecto Mobile
8 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.13%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.13%) Sparx
9 4 (0.75%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.75%) SAP
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe
10 2 (0.38%) Facebook
10 2 (0.38%) Rollbar
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.19%) Monetate
11 1 (0.19%) YouTube