Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Postfix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Postfix over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 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.

Postfix
UK
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 593 822 881
Rank change year-on-year +229 +59 -54
Contract jobs citing Postfix 15 20 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £538 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £450 £360 £394
90th Percentile £588 £475 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £425 -
% change year-on-year +26.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.50

Postfix is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7,054 14,044 13,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.49% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,513 9,349 8,900
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £180 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 598 803
Median hourly rate £19.25 £16.74 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.98% +5.56% -0.88%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.30 £47.50 £45.05
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.76 £15.20
% change year-on-year +11.04% +3.68% -1.94%

Postfix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Postfix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Postfix in the UK

Postfix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Postfix in the UK

Postfix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Postfix in the UK

Postfix
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
England +230 15 £538 +26.47% 2
UK excluding London +182 14 £538 +26.47% 1
Midlands +84 13 £538 +21.13%
West Midlands +69 13 £538 +21.13%
London +183 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Postfix 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 with a requirement for Postfix.

1 14 (93.33%) SOAP
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) JUnit
1 14 (93.33%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
1 14 (93.33%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (93.33%) Spring
1 14 (93.33%) Maven
1 14 (93.33%) jMock
1 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
1 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (93.33%) RESTful
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (93.33%) AWS
1 14 (93.33%) Open Source
1 14 (93.33%) DbUnit
1 14 (93.33%) Mockito
1 14 (93.33%) BDD
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon SQS
1 14 (93.33%) PowerMock
1 14 (93.33%) Microservices
1 14 (93.33%) SonarQube
1 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (80.00%) Spring Cloud
2 12 (80.00%) Kanban
3 9 (60.00%) Hibernate

Postfix
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon SQS
1 14 (93.33%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (93.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) DbUnit
1 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
1 14 (93.33%) jMock
1 14 (93.33%) JUnit
1 14 (93.33%) Maven
1 14 (93.33%) Mockito
1 14 (93.33%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (40.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (93.33%) PowerMock
1 14 (93.33%) RESTful
1 14 (93.33%) SOAP
1 14 (93.33%) Spring
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) Spring Cloud
3 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (53.33%) JPA
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (40.00%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) BDD
1 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (93.33%) Microservices
1 14 (93.33%) Open Source
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) BPMN
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft