Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 397 330 464
Rank change year-on-year -67 +134 +19
Contract jobs citing Postman 165 39 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 1.44% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 23 73
10th Percentile £313 £325 £290
25th Percentile £405 £366 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% -7.86%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £488
90th Percentile £675 £635 £585
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,982 2,715 6,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.42% 19.19% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,002 1,957 4,931
10th Percentile £410 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.94%
75th Percentile £665 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 17
10th Percentile £27.40 £30.10 £18.32
25th Percentile £44.13 £37.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £46.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -7.00% +66.67%
75th Percentile £69.88 £54.25 £55.50
90th Percentile £81.40 £54.70 £60.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Postman in London

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Postman in London

Postman
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postman in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in London

Postman
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 Postman within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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
Central London -41 23 £510 +2.00% 17
South London -1 3 - - 1
East London -10 3 £468 - 2
West London -15 1 £413 -34.52% 1
Postman
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Postman.

1 93 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (52.73%) Test Automation
3 80 (48.48%) Java
4 58 (35.15%) DevOps
5 56 (33.94%) JIRA
6 54 (32.73%) Social Skills
7 53 (32.12%) Selenium
8 48 (29.09%) Git (software)
8 48 (29.09%) Jenkins
9 46 (27.88%) AWS
9 46 (27.88%) API Testing
10 42 (25.45%) Cucumber
11 40 (24.24%) JMeter
12 38 (23.03%) BDD
13 37 (22.42%) Scrum
14 36 (21.82%) QA
14 36 (21.82%) Microservices
15 35 (21.21%) Azure
16 34 (20.61%) REST
16 34 (20.61%) GitHub
17 33 (20.00%) SQL
18 32 (19.39%) C#
19 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
19 31 (18.79%) SoapUI
20 30 (18.18%) Software Testing
21 28 (16.97%) Performance Testing
21 28 (16.97%) SOAP
22 27 (16.36%) Finance
22 27 (16.36%) TDD
22 27 (16.36%) Swagger

Postman
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 24 (14.55%) Confluence
2 8 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) Jetty
6 2 (1.21%) Mule
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.82%) Mingle
1 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.21%) Endur
4 1 (0.61%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.88%) AWS
2 35 (21.21%) Azure
3 34 (20.61%) GitHub
4 15 (9.09%) Serverless
5 11 (6.67%) Apigee
5 11 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.45%) PaaS
7 8 (4.85%) SaaS
8 7 (4.24%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.24%) Slack
9 6 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.64%) GCP
10 5 (3.03%) AWS Step Functions
11 4 (2.42%) BrowserStack
12 3 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.82%) IaaS
12 3 (1.82%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.82%) Snowflake
12 3 (1.82%) Twilio
13 2 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) Firewall
1 3 (1.82%) HTTP
1 3 (1.82%) SMS
2 2 (1.21%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.21%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.42%) DB2
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.82%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 56 (33.94%) JIRA
2 53 (32.12%) Selenium
3 48 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 48 (29.09%) Jenkins
4 42 (25.45%) Cucumber
5 40 (24.24%) JMeter
6 31 (18.79%) SoapUI
7 21 (12.73%) Appium
8 18 (10.91%) Maven
8 18 (10.91%) REST Assured
8 18 (10.91%) SpecFlow
9 12 (7.27%) JUnit
9 12 (7.27%) LoadRunner
10 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio
10 11 (6.67%) WebDriver
11 10 (6.06%) Gatling
11 10 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (4.85%) Bitbucket
12 8 (4.85%) Mockito
12 8 (4.85%) SonarQube
General
1 54 (32.73%) Social Skills
2 27 (16.36%) Finance
3 22 (13.33%) Banking
4 18 (10.91%) Retail
5 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
8 7 (4.24%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.82%) Back Office
9 3 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.82%) Front Office
9 3 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.82%) Local Government
10 2 (1.21%) Games
10 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.21%) Marketing
10 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.21%) Police
11 1 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (23.03%) Tester
2 35 (21.21%) Developer
3 25 (15.15%) Automation Tester
4 19 (11.52%) Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 12 (7.27%) Architect
6 12 (7.27%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Developer in Test
9 9 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (5.45%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) AWS Architect
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Test Leader
13 5 (3.03%) Manual Tester
13 5 (3.03%) QA Tester
13 5 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) REST
2 28 (16.97%) SOAP
3 27 (16.36%) Swagger
4 26 (15.76%) Web Services
5 23 (13.94%) Gherkin
6 21 (12.73%) XML
7 18 (10.91%) JSON
7 18 (10.91%) RESTful
8 17 (10.30%) .NET
9 15 (9.09%) Spring
10 13 (7.88%) Spring Boot
11 11 (6.67%) CSS
12 10 (6.06%) HTML
13 9 (5.45%) OAuth
14 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
14 8 (4.85%) React
15 7 (4.24%) Node.js
16 6 (3.64%) Kafka
16 6 (3.64%) WireMock
17 5 (3.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.06%) User Experience
3 8 (4.85%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.21%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.21%) DataPower
6 2 (1.21%) Equities
6 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.21%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Robotics
7 1 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.67%) Android
3 8 (4.85%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Unix
5 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (52.73%) Test Automation
3 58 (35.15%) DevOps
4 46 (27.88%) API Testing
5 38 (23.03%) BDD
6 37 (22.42%) Scrum
7 36 (21.82%) Microservices
8 30 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 28 (16.97%) Performance Testing
10 27 (16.36%) TDD
11 24 (14.55%) Manual Testing
12 23 (13.94%) Acceptance Criteria
12 23 (13.94%) Regression Testing
12 23 (13.94%) Scenario Testing
13 21 (12.73%) Functional Testing
14 20 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (12.12%) Test Strategy
15 19 (11.52%) Defect Management
16 18 (10.91%) SDET
16 18 (10.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.48%) Java
2 33 (20.00%) SQL
3 32 (19.39%) C#
4 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.70%) PowerShell
6 15 (9.09%) Python
7 9 (5.45%) Kotlin
8 8 (4.85%) Scala
9 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.64%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.64%) Ruby
11 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.42%) Perl
13 3 (1.82%) C
13 3 (1.82%) Go
14 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.21%) Java 11
15 1 (0.61%) C++
15 1 (0.61%) COBOL
15 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.12%) Degree
3 18 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.45%) AWS Certification
5 8 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.24%) ISEB
6 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.82%) QA
2 12 (7.27%) Accessibility
3 4 (2.42%) WCAG
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.70%) Docker
2 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.67%) Terraform
3 5 (3.03%) Ansible
3 5 (3.03%) Grafana
3 5 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.42%) HP ALM
4 4 (2.42%) Kibana
5 3 (1.82%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.21%) Graphite
6 2 (1.21%) logstash
7 1 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.61%) Istio
7 1 (0.61%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (13.94%) Splunk
2 12 (7.27%) MuleSoft
3 11 (6.67%) Oracle
4 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.24%) HP
5 7 (4.24%) IBM
6 6 (3.64%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.82%) Apple
8 3 (1.82%) CA
8 3 (1.82%) TSYS
9 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.21%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.21%) F5
9 2 (1.21%) Google
9 2 (1.21%) OutSystems
9 2 (1.21%) SAP
9 2 (1.21%) Veracode
9 2 (1.21%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.61%) Perfecto Mobile