Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 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.

OpenAPI Swagger
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 345 506 593
Rank change year-on-year +161 +87 -37
Contract jobs citing Swagger 210 362 322
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 1.26% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 242 254
Median daily rate £525 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.50% -1.95%
10th Percentile £412 £369 £363
90th Percentile £750 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +9.47% -7.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 10,443 28,773 35,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.41% 31.71% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,931 20,051 24,880
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £320
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 321 353
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +6.25% +3.53%
10th Percentile £22.42 £19.88 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.86 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +7.50% -0.62%

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 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Swagger over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
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 Swagger within the UK over the 6 months to 13 August 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 +173 202 £525 +5.00% 28
London +160 122 £600 +14.29% 9
UK excluding London +138 83 £520 +9.47% 21
South East +135 24 £481 +1.32% 4
South West +115 24 £525 +33.33% 1
Midlands +80 16 £315 -29.01% 4
East of England +68 9 £525 - 1
West Midlands +59 9 £350 -22.22% 1
Work from Home -34 8 £475 +4.97% 8
North of England +86 7 £450 -5.26% 9
East Midlands +63 7 £290 -27.63% 3
North West +81 3 £415 -17.00% 5
North East +34 3 £488 -3.47%
Scotland +62 2 £448 -4.53% 2
Yorkshire +49 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 127 (60.48%) Java
2 118 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (50.00%) Web Services
4 96 (45.71%) Finance
5 94 (44.76%) DevOps
6 91 (43.33%) Python
7 90 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 89 (42.38%) Docker
9 88 (41.90%) Microservices
10 87 (41.43%) Azure
11 84 (40.00%) Kubernetes
12 80 (38.10%) AWS
13 70 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 69 (32.86%) Apigee
15 68 (32.38%) Banking
16 67 (31.90%) PostgreSQL
16 67 (31.90%) REST
17 66 (31.43%) RESTful
18 64 (30.48%) OAuth
18 64 (30.48%) SQL
19 63 (30.00%) Oracle
19 63 (30.00%) GitLab
19 63 (30.00%) Serverless
20 61 (29.05%) Google
20 61 (29.05%) Amazon ECS
21 60 (28.57%) gRPC
22 58 (27.62%) AWS Lambda
23 56 (26.67%) GCP
23 56 (26.67%) MySQL
24 55 (26.19%) JSON

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 52 (24.76%) Apache
2 29 (13.81%) Red Hat Fuse
3 28 (13.33%) Mule
4 24 (11.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (8.57%) Confluence
6 9 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.38%) JBoss
8 5 (2.38%) SAS
9 4 (1.90%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.90%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.95%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.95%) CMS
11 2 (0.95%) IIS
11 2 (0.95%) Jetty
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Figma
2 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 87 (41.43%) Azure
2 80 (38.10%) AWS
3 69 (32.86%) Apigee
4 63 (30.00%) Serverless
5 61 (29.05%) Amazon ECS
6 58 (27.62%) AWS Lambda
7 56 (26.67%) GCP
8 15 (7.14%) GitHub
9 11 (5.24%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (4.76%) AWS CodePipeline
11 9 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (3.33%) CloudFront
13 7 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (2.38%) PaaS
15 4 (1.90%) Logic Apps
16 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (1.43%) npm
16 3 (1.43%) Slack
17 2 (0.95%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) Firewall
1 10 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 10 (4.76%) VLAN
2 9 (4.29%) SNMP
3 2 (0.95%) BGP
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.95%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 67 (31.90%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (26.67%) MySQL
4 50 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 21 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.67%) Redis
8 9 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.38%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.48%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 90 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 63 (30.00%) GitLab
3 50 (23.81%) Artifactory
4 44 (20.95%) Git (software)
5 39 (18.57%) Maven
6 29 (13.81%) JIRA
7 18 (8.57%) Selenium
8 13 (6.19%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.19%) webpack
9 12 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (5.71%) Jasmine
9 12 (5.71%) JUnit
9 12 (5.71%) Travis CI
10 11 (5.24%) Babel
10 11 (5.24%) Hudson
11 9 (4.29%) Postman
11 9 (4.29%) TeamCity
11 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.81%) SpecFlow
13 7 (3.33%) Gradle
General
1 96 (45.71%) Finance
2 68 (32.38%) Banking
3 36 (17.14%) Public Sector
4 33 (15.71%) Telecoms
5 30 (14.29%) Electronics
5 30 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 30 (14.29%) Marketing
6 19 (9.05%) Back Office
7 3 (1.43%) Police
8 2 (0.95%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 127 (60.48%) Developer
2 72 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 39 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 38 (18.10%) Architect
5 33 (15.71%) Java Engineer
6 32 (15.24%) Java Software Engineer
7 30 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
7 30 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 29 (13.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 27 (12.86%) AWS Engineer
9 27 (12.86%) Senior Developer
10 24 (11.43%) AWS Developer
10 24 (11.43%) Java Architect
11 23 (10.95%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (10.48%) AWS Architect
12 22 (10.48%) Cloud Architect
12 22 (10.48%) Data Architect
12 22 (10.48%) Java Solutions Architect
13 21 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 21 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (50.00%) Web Services
2 67 (31.90%) REST
3 66 (31.43%) RESTful
4 64 (30.48%) OAuth
5 60 (28.57%) gRPC
6 55 (26.19%) JSON
7 46 (21.90%) XML
8 44 (20.95%) SOAP
9 37 (17.62%) Middleware
10 32 (15.24%) Apache Camel
11 30 (14.29%) WireMock
12 29 (13.81%) XSLT
13 25 (11.90%) .NET
14 24 (11.43%) AngularJS
14 24 (11.43%) Node.js
15 21 (10.00%) Spring
16 18 (8.57%) HTML
17 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET
18 15 (7.14%) React
19 14 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.81%) Hedge funds
2 37 (17.62%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.19%) Public Cloud
3 13 (6.19%) User Experience
4 12 (5.71%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) Derivative
7 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.95%) TM Forum
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.90%) Linux
2 16 (7.62%) Windows
3 12 (5.71%) CentOS
3 12 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 10 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (4.29%) Unix
6 2 (0.95%) Android
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Debian
6 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (44.76%) DevOps
3 88 (41.90%) Microservices
4 52 (24.76%) Investment Management
5 51 (24.29%) Asset Management
6 50 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 48 (22.86%) TDD
8 45 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (20.95%) Test Automation
10 35 (16.67%) BDD
11 34 (16.19%) SOA
12 30 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
12 30 (14.29%) Programme Management
13 28 (13.33%) Mentoring
14 27 (12.86%) Technology Roadmap
15 25 (11.90%) API Design
16 19 (9.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (8.10%) API Development
18 15 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 127 (60.48%) Java
2 91 (43.33%) Python
3 64 (30.48%) SQL
4 45 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 38 (18.10%) C#
6 29 (13.81%) XPath
7 26 (12.38%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.24%) Go
9 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.86%) Ruby
10 6 (2.86%) Scala
11 5 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.90%) Groovy
12 4 (1.90%) Java 8
12 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.43%) C++
14 2 (0.95%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.95%) Perl
14 2 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.05%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.95%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.95%) Degree
6 1 (0.48%) CIPD
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 89 (42.38%) Docker
2 10 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.76%) vSphere
3 3 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 84 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 30 (14.29%) Terraform
3 15 (7.14%) Ansible
3 15 (7.14%) Puppet
4 13 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.76%) Packer
6 9 (4.29%) Grafana
6 9 (4.29%) Prometheus
6 9 (4.29%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.95%) Salt
8 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 63 (30.00%) Oracle
2 61 (29.05%) Google
3 30 (14.29%) SAP
4 27 (12.86%) WSO2
5 24 (11.43%) Talend
6 14 (6.67%) Atlassian
7 10 (4.76%) Dell
7 10 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.76%) MuleSoft
7 10 (4.76%) VMware
8 9 (4.29%) EMC
8 9 (4.29%) Splunk
9 5 (2.38%) Axway
9 5 (2.38%) IBM
10 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.90%) Sparx
10 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.43%) Sybase