Period
to 2 August 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 2 August 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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 319 457
Rank change year-on-year -76 +138 +37
Contract jobs citing Postman 137 67 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 2.05% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 107
10th Percentile £323 £400 £348
25th Percentile £405 £420 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £468 £513 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.78% +13.89% -
75th Percentile £575 £594 £519
90th Percentile £675 £650 £588
England median daily rate £446 £436 £433
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.87% +4.85%

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 5,841 3,261 7,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.33% 20.70% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,091 2,390 5,680
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £643 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 25
10th Percentile £28.50 £32.13 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.00 £45.19 £23.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.75 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +18.23% +6.10% +14.00%
75th Percentile £68.00 £63.19 £53.75
90th Percentile £69.00 £65.28 £56.10
England median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +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 2 August 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 2 August 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 -21 14 £427 -18.67% 10
East London +6 5 £650 - 6
South London +22 2 - - 1
West London +2 1 £413 -34.52% 3
Postman
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 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 67 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
1 67 (48.91%) Test Automation
2 65 (47.45%) Java
3 52 (37.96%) DevOps
4 50 (36.50%) Social Skills
5 45 (32.85%) AWS
6 37 (27.01%) Git (software)
6 37 (27.01%) QA
6 37 (27.01%) Selenium
7 34 (24.82%) C#
7 34 (24.82%) Jenkins
8 32 (23.36%) Microservices
9 30 (21.90%) Azure
9 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
9 30 (21.90%) SQL
10 29 (21.17%) BDD
10 29 (21.17%) GitHub
11 28 (20.44%) REST
11 28 (20.44%) JMeter
11 28 (20.44%) TDD
12 27 (19.71%) JIRA
13 26 (18.98%) Scrum
13 26 (18.98%) API Testing
14 24 (17.52%) SOAP
14 24 (17.52%) Web Services
14 24 (17.52%) Acceptance Criteria
14 24 (17.52%) Splunk
15 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
15 23 (16.79%) XML
16 22 (16.06%) Software Testing

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 12 (8.76%) Confluence
2 11 (8.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (6.57%) Mule
4 4 (2.92%) Anypoint
4 4 (2.92%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.46%) Mingle
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.19%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.73%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 45 (32.85%) AWS
2 30 (21.90%) Azure
3 29 (21.17%) GitHub
4 13 (9.49%) PaaS
5 12 (8.76%) Serverless
6 7 (5.11%) Apigee
6 7 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (5.11%) SaaS
7 6 (4.38%) Slack
8 5 (3.65%) GCP
9 4 (2.92%) BrowserStack
9 4 (2.92%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.19%) Apple Pay
10 3 (2.19%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.19%) Snowflake
10 3 (2.19%) Twilio
11 2 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.73%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) HTTP
1 4 (2.92%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.19%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) SMS
3 2 (1.46%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.38%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.19%) Power BI
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.73%) Redis
8 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.73%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 37 (27.01%) Git (software)
1 37 (27.01%) Selenium
2 34 (24.82%) Jenkins
3 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
4 28 (20.44%) JMeter
5 27 (19.71%) JIRA
6 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
7 21 (15.33%) SpecFlow
8 18 (13.14%) Appium
9 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio
10 12 (8.76%) NUnit
10 12 (8.76%) REST Assured
11 11 (8.03%) IntelliJ
11 11 (8.03%) LoadRunner
11 11 (8.03%) Maven
12 10 (7.30%) Cypress.io
12 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio Code
14 8 (5.84%) Eclipse
15 7 (5.11%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (36.50%) Social Skills
2 19 (13.87%) Retail
3 17 (12.41%) Finance
4 15 (10.95%) Banking
5 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.84%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.92%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.19%) Games
9 3 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.19%) Local Government
10 2 (1.46%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.46%) Marketing
11 1 (0.73%) Automotive
11 1 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Law
11 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.73%) Police
11 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Developer
1 25 (18.25%) Tester
2 18 (13.14%) Automation Tester
3 14 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (8.76%) Architect
5 11 (8.03%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) QA Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.11%) AWS Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.38%) Developer in Test
8 6 (4.38%) QA Tester
8 6 (4.38%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) MuleSoft Developer
9 5 (3.65%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.44%) REST
2 24 (17.52%) SOAP
2 24 (17.52%) Web Services
3 23 (16.79%) XML
4 22 (16.06%) Swagger
5 19 (13.87%) RESTful
6 15 (10.95%) Gherkin
6 15 (10.95%) Spring
6 15 (10.95%) Spring Boot
7 12 (8.76%) .NET
8 11 (8.03%) OAuth
9 10 (7.30%) React
10 9 (6.57%) JSON
11 7 (5.11%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (5.11%) XSLT
12 6 (4.38%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.38%) WireMock
13 5 (3.65%) CSS
13 5 (3.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Mobile App
1 12 (8.76%) User Experience
2 7 (5.11%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
4 3 (2.19%) iPhone
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Wiki
5 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.46%) DataPower
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) Social Media
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.73%) FMCG
6 1 (0.73%) iSeries
6 1 (0.73%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.49%) Android
3 10 (7.30%) Linux
4 4 (2.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
1 67 (48.91%) Test Automation
2 52 (37.96%) DevOps
3 32 (23.36%) Microservices
4 29 (21.17%) BDD
5 28 (20.44%) TDD
6 26 (18.98%) API Testing
6 26 (18.98%) Scrum
7 24 (17.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 22 (16.06%) Software Testing
9 20 (14.60%) Test Strategy
10 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing
11 18 (13.14%) Performance Testing
12 17 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.68%) API Development
13 16 (11.68%) Functional Testing
14 15 (10.95%) Release Management
15 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
15 14 (10.22%) Regression Testing
16 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.45%) Java
2 34 (24.82%) C#
3 30 (21.90%) SQL
4 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.22%) Python
7 8 (5.84%) Apple Swift
7 8 (5.84%) Kotlin
7 8 (5.84%) Ruby
8 5 (3.65%) C
8 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.65%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.92%) Java 8
9 4 (2.92%) Perl
10 2 (1.46%) Go
10 2 (1.46%) Java 11
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.22%) Degree
3 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) AWS Certification
5 6 (4.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.19%) ISEB
7 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.73%) HNC
9 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (27.01%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Terraform
2 8 (5.84%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.92%) Ansible
3 4 (2.92%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.46%) Grafana
4 2 (1.46%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.46%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.73%) Graphite
5 1 (0.73%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.73%) Kibana
5 1 (0.73%) logstash
5 1 (0.73%) Nessus
5 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Splunk
2 18 (13.14%) MuleSoft
3 7 (5.11%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) HP
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.92%) Altova
6 4 (2.92%) Apple
6 4 (2.92%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle
6 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.19%) TSYS
8 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.46%) CA
8 2 (1.46%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.46%) F5
8 2 (1.46%) OutSystems
8 2 (1.46%) Veracode
8 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.73%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow