Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 583 825
Rank change year-on-year -12 +242 +28
Contract jobs citing Swagger 287 268 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.92% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 212 43
UK median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +26.67%
10th Percentile £360 £376 £330
90th Percentile £612 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £475 £481
% change year-on-year +9.21% -1.30% +20.31%
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 33,291 29,223 30,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.28% 32.06% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,401 20,212 21,268
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 375 419
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.26% +8.57%

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Top 14 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 21 June 2018. 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 -41 270 £513 +5.13% 48
London -33 148 £500 - 30
UK excluding London +7 131 £519 +9.21% 20
East of England +9 54 £525 +10.53% 6
North of England -12 33 £412 +37.42% 5
North West +16 25 £538 +95.45% 4
South East -50 23 £463 +8.82% 4
Scotland -28 11 £450 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire -18 6 £275 -8.33% 1
South West - 5 £550 - 2
Midlands -9 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
North East -2 2 £425 +10.26%
Wales -8 1 £450 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Swagger 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 Swagger.

1 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (47.74%) Java
3 96 (33.45%) JSON
4 94 (32.75%) Finance
5 87 (30.31%) Web Services
5 87 (30.31%) TDD
5 87 (30.31%) RESTful
6 86 (29.97%) XML
7 84 (29.27%) SOAP
8 81 (28.22%) REST
9 75 (26.13%) Git (software)
10 72 (25.09%) Jenkins
11 69 (24.04%) Maven
12 68 (23.69%) JavaScript
13 63 (21.95%) Microservices
14 62 (21.60%) SOA
14 62 (21.60%) Scrum
15 59 (20.56%) SQL
15 59 (20.56%) Greenfield Project
16 58 (20.21%) Docker
17 56 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (18.82%) Java 8
19 52 (18.12%) Oracle
20 51 (17.77%) Apache Camel
21 50 (17.42%) XSLT
21 50 (17.42%) Middleware
21 50 (17.42%) JIRA
22 49 (17.07%) .NET
23 48 (16.72%) Mule
23 48 (16.72%) Node.js

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 48 (16.72%) Mule
2 43 (14.98%) Oracle Service Bus
2 43 (14.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (13.94%) Confluence
4 16 (5.57%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.09%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.74%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.05%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) Jetty
11 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.35%) Maya
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (6.62%) Amazon SQS
5 18 (6.27%) OpenShift
6 16 (5.57%) npm
7 13 (4.53%) Amazon S3
7 13 (4.53%) IaaS
7 13 (4.53%) PaaS
8 10 (3.48%) GitHub
9 8 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.74%) Serverless
11 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.05%) NuGet
11 3 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (1.05%) Twilio
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.70%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.70%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) SSL
3 3 (1.05%) AMQP
3 3 (1.05%) DNS
3 3 (1.05%) FTP
3 3 (1.05%) SMTP
3 3 (1.05%) X.509
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.59%) NoSQL
2 38 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.50%) MySQL
4 31 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.23%) Redis
7 13 (4.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.79%) NuoDB
10 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.74%) Big Data
11 5 (1.74%) Cloud Spanner
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.05%) Bigtable
13 3 (1.05%) HBase
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 72 (25.09%) Jenkins
3 69 (24.04%) Maven
4 50 (17.42%) JIRA
5 34 (11.85%) Selenium
6 24 (8.36%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.27%) Gradle
8 17 (5.92%) JUnit
9 13 (4.53%) SpecFlow
9 13 (4.53%) Subversion
10 12 (4.18%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.83%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.14%) SoapUI
12 9 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (3.14%) webpack
13 8 (2.79%) Babel
13 8 (2.79%) Mocha
14 7 (2.44%) CA Release Automation
14 7 (2.44%) HP UFT
14 7 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 94 (32.75%) Finance
2 47 (16.38%) Telecoms
3 37 (12.89%) Electronics
3 37 (12.89%) Manufacturing
3 37 (12.89%) Marketing
4 30 (10.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.39%) Retail
5 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 175 (60.98%) Developer
2 74 (25.78%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.72%) Senior Developer
4 41 (14.29%) Integration Developer
5 22 (7.67%) SOA Developer
6 21 (7.32%) Architect
7 19 (6.62%) Analyst
8 18 (6.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Lead Developer
10 15 (5.23%) Agile Developer
11 14 (4.88%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.53%) Senior Agile Developer
13 12 (4.18%) React Developer
14 11 (3.83%) Data Analyst
14 11 (3.83%) Software Engineer
15 10 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (3.48%) Lead Java Developer
16 9 (3.14%) Angular Developer
16 9 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (33.45%) JSON
2 87 (30.31%) RESTful
2 87 (30.31%) Web Services
3 86 (29.97%) XML
4 84 (29.27%) SOAP
5 81 (28.22%) REST
6 51 (17.77%) Apache Camel
7 50 (17.42%) Middleware
7 50 (17.42%) XSLT
8 49 (17.07%) .NET
9 48 (16.72%) Node.js
10 43 (14.98%) OAuth
10 43 (14.98%) Spring
10 43 (14.98%) WireMock
11 41 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 39 (13.59%) Spring Boot
13 36 (12.54%) CSS
14 35 (12.20%) RAML
15 32 (11.15%) HTML
16 29 (10.10%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.56%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.27%) User Experience
3 14 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.44%) Replication
6 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.39%) Blog
6 4 (1.39%) Fintech
6 4 (1.39%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.05%) IPTV
7 3 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.05%) RIA
7 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.70%) DataPower
8 2 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.70%) iPad
8 2 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.62%) Android
1 19 (6.62%) Linux
2 12 (4.18%) Unix
3 11 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.31%) TDD
3 63 (21.95%) Microservices
4 62 (21.60%) Scrum
4 62 (21.60%) SOA
5 47 (16.38%) Test Automation
6 43 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (12.89%) Digital Marketing
7 37 (12.89%) Programme Management
8 34 (11.85%) API Development
8 34 (11.85%) BDD
8 34 (11.85%) Open Source
9 31 (10.80%) DevOps
10 30 (10.45%) Software Engineering
11 23 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (6.97%) API Design
13 18 (6.27%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.92%) MVC
15 16 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 137 (47.74%) Java
2 68 (23.69%) JavaScript
3 59 (20.56%) SQL
4 54 (18.82%) Java 8
5 46 (16.03%) XPath
6 44 (15.33%) C#
7 26 (9.06%) Python
8 16 (5.57%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.53%) ES6
10 13 (4.53%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.48%) ES8
12 9 (3.14%) Ruby
13 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.74%) C++
14 5 (1.74%) Groovy
14 5 (1.74%) Scala
14 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.39%) Java 9
16 3 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.27%) Degree
2 14 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) GCP
3 4 (1.39%) GDPR
4 3 (1.05%) PSD2
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (20.21%) Docker
2 13 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.70%) HDFS
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.70%) vCloud
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.23%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.88%) Ansible
3 11 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.14%) Puppet
4 9 (3.14%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (2.44%) Terraform
6 6 (2.09%) HockeyApp
7 3 (1.05%) Oozie
8 2 (0.70%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.70%) Grafana
8 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (18.12%) Oracle
2 43 (14.98%) WSO2
3 40 (13.94%) SAP
4 24 (8.36%) Google
5 23 (8.01%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.23%) IBM
7 13 (4.53%) Apiary
8 10 (3.48%) Citrix
8 10 (3.48%) Kony
9 8 (2.79%) Apigee
10 7 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.09%) MuleSoft
11 6 (2.09%) Splunk
12 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.74%) Talend
13 3 (1.05%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.05%) Solace
13 3 (1.05%) VMware
14 2 (0.70%) Veracode