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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 444 396 430
Rank change year-on-year -48 +34 +120
Contract jobs citing Postman 484 395 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 3.39% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 261 111
10th Percentile £318 £313 £300
25th Percentile £410 £363 £336
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% - -
75th Percentile £575 £513 £553
90th Percentile £650 £625 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
10th Percentile - £40.65 -
25th Percentile £57.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate £60.00 £45.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +31.87% - -
75th Percentile £62.50 £49.63 -
90th Percentile - £51.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +31.87% - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,447 11,665 7,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.73% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,816 7,847 5,303
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 200 101
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.48 £19.84
25th Percentile £40.88 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £52.59 £48.87 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.88% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.71 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.88 £45.91
% change year-on-year +14.88% +4.28% +2.02%

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postman over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Postman in the UK

Postman
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postman within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -41 378 £500 +14.94% 104
Work from Home -55 232 £460 +8.24% 39
UK excluding London -9 203 £450 +5.88% 64
London -52 179 £550 +22.22% 41
North of England -56 56 £425 -8.11% 25
South East -17 50 £600 +57.89% 14
Midlands -21 38 £432 +14.44% 10
Scotland +8 35 £450 +12.50%
North West -22 35 £425 +3.03% 14
West Midlands -25 30 £437 +15.76% 9
Yorkshire -40 18 £475 -10.59% 9
South West -10 17 £508 +19.41% 11
East Midlands - 8 £388 - 1
East of England -25 6 £430 -5.75% 3
Wales - 5 £538 - 1
North East -20 3 £400 -15.79% 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Postman.

1 289 (59.71%) Agile
2 272 (56.20%) Test Automation
3 196 (40.50%) Selenium
4 189 (39.05%) SQL
5 173 (35.74%) QA
6 172 (35.54%) Java
7 166 (34.30%) Git (software)
8 158 (32.64%) JIRA
9 157 (32.44%) DevOps
10 156 (32.23%) Jenkins
11 154 (31.82%) SoapUI
11 154 (31.82%) API Testing
12 147 (30.37%) REST
13 140 (28.93%) Azure
14 131 (27.07%) JavaScript
15 128 (26.45%) C#
16 123 (25.41%) Microservices
17 120 (24.79%) Oracle
18 118 (24.38%) BDD
18 118 (24.38%) CI/CD
19 117 (24.17%) SOAP
20 116 (23.97%) Cucumber
21 111 (22.93%) JSON
22 108 (22.31%) Social Skills
23 104 (21.49%) JMeter
24 101 (20.87%) Finance
25 100 (20.66%) .NET
26 97 (20.04%) Scrum
27 92 (19.01%) Security Cleared
27 92 (19.01%) Continuous Integration

Postman
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 73 (15.08%) Confluence
2 14 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.03%) Mule
4 5 (1.03%) nginx
4 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.83%) CMS
6 3 (0.62%) JBoss
6 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.41%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.41%) SAS
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Camunda
8 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.41%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 32 (6.61%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (3.51%) SAP FI-CA
2 17 (3.51%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.21%) iTrent
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.21%) Shopify
6 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 140 (28.93%) Azure
2 65 (13.43%) Azure DevOps
3 57 (11.78%) GitHub
4 47 (9.71%) SaaS
5 42 (8.68%) BrowserStack
6 40 (8.26%) AWS
7 37 (7.64%) PaaS
8 34 (7.02%) Sauce Labs
9 24 (4.96%) Azure Service Bus
10 21 (4.34%) Serverless
11 15 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (2.89%) Azure Functions
13 11 (2.27%) Slack
14 7 (1.45%) GCP
14 7 (1.45%) IaaS
15 6 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (1.24%) Azure Logic Apps
16 5 (1.03%) Azure Monitor
16 5 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.72%) HTTP
2 7 (1.45%) Firewall
3 6 (1.24%) DNS
3 6 (1.24%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.24%) VPN
4 4 (0.83%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.41%) Broadband
5 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.16%) MongoDB
2 44 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 38 (7.85%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.37%) MySQL
6 17 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.86%) Big Data
7 9 (1.86%) DB2
8 6 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.24%) Redis
9 5 (1.03%) DynamoDB
9 5 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 196 (40.50%) Selenium
2 166 (34.30%) Git (software)
3 158 (32.64%) JIRA
4 156 (32.23%) Jenkins
5 154 (31.82%) SoapUI
6 116 (23.97%) Cucumber
7 104 (21.49%) JMeter
8 82 (16.94%) SpecFlow
9 67 (13.84%) Cypress.io
10 42 (8.68%) Gatling
11 40 (8.26%) Maven
12 39 (8.06%) Protractor
13 37 (7.64%) REST Assured
14 31 (6.40%) TestCafe
15 28 (5.79%) Appium
16 24 (4.96%) IntelliJ
16 24 (4.96%) JUnit
17 23 (4.75%) TeamCity
18 22 (4.55%) Bitbucket
19 21 (4.34%) Zephyr
General
1 108 (22.31%) Social Skills
2 101 (20.87%) Finance
3 55 (11.36%) Public Sector
4 50 (10.33%) Banking
5 34 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.55%) Police
7 20 (4.13%) Military
8 13 (2.69%) Retail
9 10 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.65%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.03%) Marketing
15 4 (0.83%) Automotive
15 4 (0.83%) Billing
15 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.83%) Games
15 4 (0.83%) Legal
15 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (19.63%) Developer
2 80 (16.53%) Analyst
2 80 (16.53%) Tester
3 69 (14.26%) Test Analyst
4 64 (13.22%) QA Engineer
5 56 (11.57%) Test Engineer
6 33 (6.82%) Automation Tester
7 29 (5.99%) Oracle Specialist
8 26 (5.37%) Integration Specialist
9 25 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 24 (4.96%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.93%) Scala Developer
13 17 (3.51%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.31%) Test Leader
15 15 (3.10%) JavaScript Engineer
16 14 (2.89%) Manual Tester
17 13 (2.69%) Java Engineer
18 12 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
19 11 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (30.37%) REST
2 117 (24.17%) SOAP
3 111 (22.93%) JSON
4 100 (20.66%) .NET
5 85 (17.56%) Web Services
6 82 (16.94%) XML
7 62 (12.81%) Swagger
8 52 (10.74%) AngularJS
9 51 (10.54%) RESTful
10 47 (9.71%) HTML
10 47 (9.71%) Spring
11 45 (9.30%) React
12 43 (8.88%) CSS
13 41 (8.47%) Spring Boot
14 33 (6.82%) Gherkin
14 33 (6.82%) XSLT
15 31 (6.40%) Oracle Fusion
16 29 (5.99%) Node.js
17 26 (5.37%) Play Framework
18 21 (4.34%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.58%) Public Cloud
2 26 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 9 (1.86%) Cloud Native
4 8 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.24%) Blockchain
5 6 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.24%) W3C
6 5 (1.03%) Bitcoin
6 5 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.03%) Robotics
6 5 (1.03%) User Experience
7 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.62%) DataPower
9 2 (0.41%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.81%) Linux
2 56 (11.57%) Windows
3 28 (5.79%) Unix
4 19 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.89%) Android
6 3 (0.62%) AIX
6 3 (0.62%) SUSE
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (59.71%) Agile
2 272 (56.20%) Test Automation
3 157 (32.44%) DevOps
4 154 (31.82%) API Testing
5 123 (25.41%) Microservices
6 118 (24.38%) BDD
6 118 (24.38%) CI/CD
7 97 (20.04%) Scrum
8 92 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (17.77%) Unit Testing
10 76 (15.70%) Software Testing
11 65 (13.43%) TDD
12 61 (12.60%) Performance Testing
13 59 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (11.78%) SDLC
15 56 (11.57%) Test Scripting
16 51 (10.54%) Functional Testing
17 48 (9.92%) Manual Testing
18 47 (9.71%) Integration Testing
19 45 (9.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 189 (39.05%) SQL
2 172 (35.54%) Java
3 131 (27.07%) JavaScript
4 128 (26.45%) C#
5 51 (10.54%) PL/SQL
6 50 (10.33%) TypeScript
7 45 (9.30%) Python
8 22 (4.55%) Scala
9 13 (2.69%) Go
10 11 (2.27%) Kotlin
11 8 (1.65%) Ruby
12 7 (1.45%) C
12 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.03%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.03%) Bash
13 5 (1.03%) Perl
13 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.83%) C++
14 4 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 80 (16.53%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.88%) ISTQB
4 38 (7.85%) ISEB
5 30 (6.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (2.89%) Degree
7 5 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.62%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISA
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) GIAC
10 1 (0.21%) GPEN
10 1 (0.21%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) OSCP
10 1 (0.21%) SANS
10 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (35.74%) QA
2 51 (10.54%) Accessibility
3 24 (4.96%) WCAG
4 4 (0.83%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.62%) GRC
5 3 (0.62%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 49 (10.12%) Docker
2 8 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.13%) Terraform
3 14 (2.89%) Consul
4 9 (1.86%) Grafana
5 8 (1.65%) Kibana
6 6 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.03%) Ansible
7 5 (1.03%) HP ALM
7 5 (1.03%) MIIS
7 5 (1.03%) Nessus
8 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 2 (0.41%) Puppet
10 1 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 120 (24.79%) Oracle
2 53 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.06%) SAP
4 25 (5.17%) Splunk
5 10 (2.07%) AppDynamics
5 10 (2.07%) Google
5 10 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.65%) webMethods
8 7 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 7 (1.45%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.24%) Dynatrace
9 6 (1.24%) IBM
10 5 (1.03%) Apple
10 5 (1.03%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.83%) HP
11 4 (0.83%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.83%) New Relic
11 4 (0.83%) Sitecore