Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 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.

OpenAPI Swagger
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 441 453 557
Rank change year-on-year +12 +104 +68
Contract jobs citing Swagger 224 209 333
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 159 235
10th Percentile £363 £400 £384
25th Percentile £400 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £572
90th Percentile £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -13.25% +1.01% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year - +41.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 16,354 16,867 31,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.22% 30.02% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,680 11,874 22,268
10th Percentile £331 £331 £325
25th Percentile £406 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £584 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 163 286
10th Percentile £23.80 £17.52 £17.46
25th Percentile £33.88 £29.49 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +7.41%
75th Percentile £57.50 £53.51 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.43 £69.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%

Swagger
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Swagger over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 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
England +17 163 £511 -2.62% 55
London -22 104 £550 +2.33% 30
Work from Home -173 89 £500 +37.93% 6
UK excluding London +64 47 £434 -13.25% 26
North of England +68 18 £500 +15.94% 9
Midlands +36 14 £370 -26.00% 5
West Midlands +28 10 £380 -24.00% 5
South East +61 9 £475 +5.56% 5
North West +36 8 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +40 7 £510 +24.77% 4
Scotland +7 4 £400 -14.89% 1
East Midlands - 4 £365 -
North East +33 3 £475 -2.56% 3
East of England +21 2 £392 -17.50% 4

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 93 (41.52%) Java
1 93 (41.52%) Microservices
2 80 (35.71%) REST
3 78 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (33.93%) Azure
5 73 (32.59%) AWS
6 63 (28.13%) DevOps
6 63 (28.13%) Python
7 56 (25.00%) TDD
8 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.66%) SQL
9 53 (23.66%) RESTful
10 51 (22.77%) Docker
11 50 (22.32%) Node.js
12 47 (20.98%) Spring
13 46 (20.54%) SOA
13 46 (20.54%) Spring Boot
14 44 (19.64%) Finance
15 43 (19.20%) Kubernetes
16 42 (18.75%) C#
17 40 (17.86%) Test Automation
18 38 (16.96%) Serverless
19 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
19 36 (16.07%) Web Services
19 36 (16.07%) Git (software)
19 36 (16.07%) React
20 35 (15.63%) Apigee
20 35 (15.63%) .NET
20 35 (15.63%) Scrum
21 34 (15.18%) HTML

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 22 (9.82%) Confluence
2 17 (7.59%) Apache
3 16 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (3.57%) Anypoint
6 7 (3.13%) Mule
6 7 (3.13%) Mule ESB
7 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.79%) IIS
8 4 (1.79%) JBoss
8 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.89%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 76 (33.93%) Azure
2 73 (32.59%) AWS
3 38 (16.96%) Serverless
4 35 (15.63%) Apigee
5 29 (12.95%) PaaS
6 21 (9.38%) Amazon S3
7 20 (8.93%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (7.59%) SaaS
9 16 (7.14%) AWS Step Functions
9 16 (7.14%) Slack
10 15 (6.70%) Azure Functions
11 13 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (5.80%) GitHub
12 10 (4.46%) Azure Service Bus
13 8 (3.57%) GCP
14 6 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (2.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.89%) AMQP
3 2 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.45%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
4 1 (0.45%) SNMP
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 24 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 20 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 17 (7.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (3.57%) MySQL
8 6 (2.68%) Redis
9 3 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.89%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.45%) DB2
11 1 (0.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 36 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.18%) JIRA
3 28 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 27 (12.05%) GitLab
4 27 (12.05%) SonarQube
5 23 (10.27%) Maven
5 23 (10.27%) Postman
6 18 (8.04%) SoapUI
7 17 (7.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (7.14%) Artifactory
8 16 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.80%) JUnit
10 12 (5.36%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.13%) Cypress.io
11 7 (3.13%) Gatling
11 7 (3.13%) git-flow
11 7 (3.13%) JMeter
11 7 (3.13%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.68%) Burp Suite
12 6 (2.68%) Selenium
General
1 44 (19.64%) Finance
2 32 (14.29%) Banking
3 18 (8.04%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.68%) Publishing
6 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.89%) Front Office
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (46.43%) Developer
2 39 (17.41%) Architect
3 28 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.59%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (7.59%) Integration Architect
5 14 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 14 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 13 (5.80%) Azure Architect
6 13 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.36%) React Developer
8 11 (4.91%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.91%) Technical Architect
9 10 (4.46%) Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) AWS Architect
9 10 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Tester
11 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.57%) Lead Architect
11 8 (3.57%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (35.71%) REST
2 53 (23.66%) RESTful
3 50 (22.32%) Node.js
4 47 (20.98%) Spring
5 46 (20.54%) Spring Boot
6 36 (16.07%) React
6 36 (16.07%) Web Services
7 35 (15.63%) .NET
8 34 (15.18%) HTML
9 31 (13.84%) Kafka
10 27 (12.05%) OAuth
11 26 (11.61%) JSON
12 24 (10.71%) CSS
13 23 (10.27%) XML
14 22 (9.82%) RAML
15 21 (9.38%) .NET Core
15 21 (9.38%) AngularJS
16 20 (8.93%) SOAP
17 19 (8.48%) HTML5
18 18 (8.04%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Cloud Native
2 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.57%) DataPower
4 6 (2.68%) Derivative
4 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.23%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.34%) Blog
7 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) CMDB
8 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.89%) Tandem
9 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.93%) Linux
2 9 (4.02%) Windows
3 7 (3.13%) Unix
4 3 (1.34%) Android
4 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.52%) Microservices
2 78 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.13%) DevOps
4 56 (25.00%) TDD
5 46 (20.54%) SOA
6 40 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 35 (15.63%) Scrum
8 34 (15.18%) Unit Testing
9 28 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 27 (12.05%) BDD
10 27 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.82%) CQRS
12 21 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (9.38%) Workflow
13 19 (8.48%) API Design
13 19 (8.48%) Kanban
14 18 (8.04%) Test Strategy
15 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (6.70%) API Development
16 15 (6.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (41.52%) Java
2 63 (28.13%) Python
3 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
4 53 (23.66%) SQL
5 42 (18.75%) C#
6 32 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 22 (9.82%) Java 8
8 21 (9.38%) Go
9 9 (4.02%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.57%) Scala
11 7 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.13%) Groovy
11 7 (3.13%) Perl
12 6 (2.68%) ES6
13 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.79%) C
14 4 (1.79%) C++
15 3 (1.34%) ABAP
15 3 (1.34%) PHP
15 3 (1.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.25%) Degree
4 8 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.34%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (22.77%) Docker
2 8 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (19.20%) Kubernetes
2 31 (13.84%) Terraform
3 26 (11.61%) Ansible
4 17 (7.59%) Grafana
5 16 (7.14%) Prometheus
6 5 (2.23%) CloudHub
7 4 (1.79%) Puppet
8 3 (1.34%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.89%) Salt
9 2 (0.89%) vRealize
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.45%) Istio
10 1 (0.45%) Kibana
10 1 (0.45%) Packer
10 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) MuleSoft
2 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.93%) Google
4 19 (8.48%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (7.59%) ServiceNow
5 17 (7.59%) Splunk
6 14 (6.25%) Veracode
7 11 (4.91%) Oracle
7 11 (4.91%) VMware
8 9 (4.02%) SAP
9 8 (3.57%) MEDITECH
10 5 (2.23%) Confluent
11 4 (1.79%) Altova
11 4 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.79%) IBM
12 3 (1.34%) Dell
12 3 (1.34%) WSO2
13 2 (0.89%) HP
13 2 (0.89%) hybris
13 2 (0.89%) webMethods