Period
to 22 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Swagger skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Swagger over the 6 months to 22 September 2017 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.

Swagger
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 818 892
Rank change year-on-year +290 +74 -29
Contract jobs citing Swagger 347 83 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.077% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.26% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 52 8
UK median daily rate £513 £440 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.48% +21.38% -3.33%
10th Percentile £375 £320 £300
90th Percentile £606 £563 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +20.59% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Swagger 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31672 31766 31843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.10% 29.55% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22013 22197 21577
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 382 516
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.87% +7.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.28 £14.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +14.50%

Swagger
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Swagger as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Swagger.

Contractor daily rate trend for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swagger over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swagger within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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 +273 334 £513 +16.48% 12
UK excluding London +215 207 £513 +20.59% 4
London +96 139 £525 +10.53% 8
South East +118 99 £475 +59.66% 2
East of England - 82 £525 - 1
North of England +84 16 £313 -8.09% 1
Yorkshire +53 14 £300 -20.00%
Scotland - 9 £400 -
Wales +5 4 £525 +23.53%
North West +26 2 £350 +2.94% 1
South West +12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Swagger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Swagger.

1 291 (83.86%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (64.27%) JSON
3 181 (52.16%) Finance
4 148 (42.65%) TDD
5 141 (40.63%) XML
6 137 (39.48%) Maven
7 132 (38.04%) Greenfield Project
8 125 (36.02%) Java
9 116 (33.43%) XSLT
10 110 (31.70%) Scrum
10 110 (31.70%) Marketing
10 110 (31.70%) XPath
11 109 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
11 109 (31.41%) WireMock
12 107 (30.84%) Telecoms
13 106 (30.55%) Manufacturing
13 106 (30.55%) Electronics
13 106 (30.55%) Programme Management
13 106 (30.55%) SAP
13 106 (30.55%) Digital Marketing
14 104 (29.97%) Node.js
15 101 (29.11%) Oracle
16 99 (28.53%) WSO2
17 96 (27.67%) Microservices
18 92 (26.51%) SOA
18 92 (26.51%) OAuth
19 91 (26.22%) RESTful
20 85 (24.50%) API Development
21 83 (23.92%) Mule
22 82 (23.63%) REST

Swagger
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 83 (23.92%) Mule
2 79 (22.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 77 (22.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.44%) Confluence
7 4 (1.15%) Apache
8 3 (0.86%) CMS
8 3 (0.86%) IIS
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
9 2 (0.58%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.58%) Drupal
9 2 (0.58%) Liferay
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.29%) Jetty
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.65%) PaaS
2 20 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.46%) Twilio
5 11 (3.17%) npm
6 7 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.02%) GitHub
7 5 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.15%) IaaS
8 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.29%) Route 53
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) HTTP
2 3 (0.86%) DNS
2 3 (0.86%) LDAP
2 3 (0.86%) X.509
3 2 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (3.46%) Big Data
6 11 (3.17%) MySQL
7 9 (2.59%) Blockchain
8 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.15%) GIS
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.86%) Bigtable
11 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 137 (39.48%) Maven
2 64 (18.44%) Jenkins
3 50 (14.41%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.90%) JUnit
4 17 (4.90%) Selenium
5 16 (4.61%) JIRA
6 12 (3.46%) SoapUI
7 11 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.88%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.31%) Gradle
9 8 (2.31%) webpack
10 6 (1.73%) Grunt
10 6 (1.73%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.73%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.73%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.44%) XMLSpy
12 4 (1.15%) Moq
12 4 (1.15%) MSTest
12 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 181 (52.16%) Finance
2 110 (31.70%) Marketing
3 107 (30.84%) Telecoms
4 106 (30.55%) Electronics
4 106 (30.55%) Manufacturing
5 69 (19.88%) Banking
6 8 (2.31%) Front Office
6 8 (2.31%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (75.79%) Developer
2 67 (19.31%) Agile Developer
3 62 (17.87%) Integration Developer
4 61 (17.58%) Java Developer
5 60 (17.29%) SOA Developer
6 50 (14.41%) Senior Developer
7 38 (10.95%) Node.js Developer
8 31 (8.93%) Consultant
8 31 (8.93%) XML Consultant
8 31 (8.93%) XML Specialist
9 26 (7.49%) Lead Developer
10 24 (6.92%) Architect
11 22 (6.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (5.76%) Senior Agile Developer
13 17 (4.90%) Technical Architect
14 15 (4.32%) Software Developer
15 14 (4.03%) Python Developer
16 12 (3.46%) AWS Developer
17 9 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
17 9 (2.59%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (64.27%) JSON
2 141 (40.63%) XML
3 116 (33.43%) XSLT
4 109 (31.41%) WireMock
5 104 (29.97%) Node.js
6 92 (26.51%) OAuth
7 91 (26.22%) RESTful
8 82 (23.63%) REST
9 79 (22.77%) Apache Camel
10 78 (22.48%) Middleware
11 73 (21.04%) Spring
12 62 (17.87%) OAuth2
13 52 (14.99%) OpenID
13 52 (14.99%) SOAP
14 50 (14.41%) HTML
14 50 (14.41%) Spring Boot
15 47 (13.54%) Web Services
16 43 (12.39%) AngularJS
16 43 (12.39%) RAML
17 42 (12.10%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 132 (38.04%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (2.88%) User Experience
4 9 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.02%) Minimum Viable Product
7 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.15%) PKI
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.03%) Linux
2 7 (2.02%) Unix
3 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (83.86%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (42.65%) TDD
3 110 (31.70%) Scrum
4 109 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
5 106 (30.55%) Digital Marketing
5 106 (30.55%) Programme Management
6 96 (27.67%) Microservices
7 92 (26.51%) SOA
8 85 (24.50%) API Development
9 53 (15.27%) API Design
10 48 (13.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.92%) OO
13 23 (6.63%) DevOps
14 20 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (5.48%) Software Engineering
16 18 (5.19%) Waterfall
17 16 (4.61%) BDD
18 15 (4.32%) Data Modelling
19 13 (3.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 125 (36.02%) Java
2 110 (31.70%) XPath
3 68 (19.60%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.10%) Ruby
5 37 (10.66%) Python
6 22 (6.34%) SQL
7 17 (4.90%) C#
8 7 (2.02%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.73%) ES6
9 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.15%) F#
11 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.86%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) C
13 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.58%) Scala
14 1 (0.29%) Clojure
14 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (2.59%) Degree
2 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 26 (7.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) logstash
2 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (30.55%) SAP
2 101 (29.11%) Oracle
3 99 (28.53%) WSO2
4 46 (13.26%) IBM
5 17 (4.90%) Apigee
6 15 (4.32%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.02%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (2.02%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.73%) Solace
9 4 (1.15%) ESRI
10 2 (0.58%) Google
10 2 (0.58%) OpenText
10 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.29%) Axway
11 1 (0.29%) Databricks
11 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.29%) Tealium