Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 485 560 647
Rank change year-on-year +75 +87 +50
Contract jobs citing Swagger 217 326 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 250 201
Median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £400 £381 £350
90th Percentile £605 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £513
% change year-on-year +1.01% -3.41% +12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 18,541 31,861 32,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.01% 32.86% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,569 22,466 23,285
Median daily rate £500 £488 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.17% +9.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 311 326
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.93% +2.04%
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.50 £17.52
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.00 £59.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.56
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.27% +3.89%

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 6 April 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 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Top 15 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 6 April 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 +74 208 £525 +5.00% 50
London +145 130 £525 +3.96% 36
UK excluding London +35 82 £500 +1.01% 16
South East +66 25 £475 - 6
South West +45 23 £525 -1.41%
North of England +39 12 £413 -16.67% 4
East of England +8 10 £400 -23.81% 2
Yorkshire +51 7 £405 -10.00%
West Midlands +28 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Midlands +27 5 £500 +12.68% 2
Work from Home -3 5 £363 -28.22% 3
Scotland +31 4 £470 -18.26% 1
Wales +25 3 £500 +33.33% 1
North East +19 3 £488 -1.52%
North West +21 2 £400 -20.00% 4

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 130 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.70%) REST
3 96 (44.24%) Java
4 78 (35.94%) JavaScript
5 73 (33.64%) DevOps
6 71 (32.72%) Web Services
7 66 (30.41%) Git (software)
8 64 (29.49%) Azure
8 64 (29.49%) Microservices
9 62 (28.57%) AWS
10 60 (27.65%) Docker
11 57 (26.27%) C#
11 57 (26.27%) JSON
12 55 (25.35%) Jenkins
13 54 (24.88%) SOAP
14 53 (24.42%) Kubernetes
14 53 (24.42%) RESTful
15 51 (23.50%) Python
16 50 (23.04%) XML
17 44 (20.28%) Spring
17 44 (20.28%) .NET
18 43 (19.82%) Test Automation
19 42 (19.35%) BDD
19 42 (19.35%) SQL
20 41 (18.89%) TDD
21 40 (18.43%) HTML
22 39 (17.97%) TypeScript
23 38 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
24 36 (16.59%) Finance
24 36 (16.59%) OAuth

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 17 (7.83%) Red Hat Fuse
2 16 (7.37%) Confluence
2 16 (7.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (6.91%) Mule
3 15 (6.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (6.91%) SAS
4 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.30%) CMS
6 4 (1.84%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.84%) JBoss
6 4 (1.84%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Figma
2 4 (1.84%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.92%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 64 (29.49%) Azure
2 62 (28.57%) AWS
3 29 (13.36%) Serverless
4 18 (8.29%) GitHub
5 16 (7.37%) Apigee
6 15 (6.91%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (5.99%) GCP
8 11 (5.07%) PaaS
9 10 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (4.15%) Azure Functions
11 6 (2.76%) Amazon S3
12 5 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (2.30%) SaaS
12 5 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (1.84%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (1.84%) Azure Stack
13 4 (1.84%) npm
14 3 (1.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) HTTP
2 4 (1.84%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.84%) X.500
3 3 (1.38%) Firewall
3 3 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.38%) VLAN
4 2 (0.92%) BGP
4 2 (0.92%) FTP
4 2 (0.92%) SNMP
5 1 (0.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.29%) Redis
2 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.91%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.53%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.69%) MySQL
6 8 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.76%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.38%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.38%) DB2
11 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.38%) Power BI
11 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 66 (30.41%) Git (software)
2 55 (25.35%) Jenkins
3 33 (15.21%) Postman
4 32 (14.75%) Maven
5 23 (10.60%) JIRA
6 20 (9.22%) JUnit
7 18 (8.29%) Selenium
8 17 (7.83%) Cucumber
8 17 (7.83%) Jasmine
9 16 (7.37%) Gradle
10 14 (6.45%) GitLab
11 13 (5.99%) webpack
12 12 (5.53%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.53%) SonarQube
13 10 (4.61%) Babel
13 10 (4.61%) Hudson
13 10 (4.61%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (4.15%) Subversion
14 9 (4.15%) Visual Studio
15 8 (3.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (16.59%) Finance
2 25 (11.52%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.60%) Public Sector
4 20 (9.22%) Manufacturing
5 18 (8.29%) Marketing
6 17 (7.83%) Banking
7 16 (7.37%) Electronics
8 10 (4.61%) Retail
9 3 (1.38%) Front Office
9 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 142 (65.44%) Developer
2 47 (21.66%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.06%) React Developer
3 24 (11.06%) Senior Developer
4 21 (9.68%) Architect
5 19 (8.76%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (5.99%) UI Developer
8 12 (5.53%) Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.07%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Azure Developer
10 10 (4.61%) Backend Developer
10 10 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (3.23%) Java Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.70%) REST
2 71 (32.72%) Web Services
3 57 (26.27%) JSON
4 54 (24.88%) SOAP
5 53 (24.42%) RESTful
6 50 (23.04%) XML
7 44 (20.28%) .NET
7 44 (20.28%) Spring
8 40 (18.43%) HTML
9 36 (16.59%) OAuth
10 35 (16.13%) CSS
11 34 (15.67%) AngularJS
12 31 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 30 (13.82%) Node.js
14 28 (12.90%) Middleware
15 25 (11.52%) Spring Boot
16 23 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (10.60%) OAuth2
17 22 (10.14%) Redux
18 20 (9.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.82%) User Experience
2 25 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.15%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.76%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.30%) IVR
7 5 (2.30%) W3C
8 4 (1.84%) PKI
8 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.38%) Blog
9 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.22%) Linux
2 7 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (1.84%) CentOS
3 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Debian
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.64%) DevOps
3 64 (29.49%) Microservices
4 43 (19.82%) Test Automation
5 42 (19.35%) BDD
6 41 (18.89%) TDD
7 38 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (16.13%) MVC
9 31 (14.29%) API Design
10 28 (12.90%) Front End Development
11 27 (12.44%) API Development
12 25 (11.52%) SOA
13 23 (10.60%) API Testing
13 23 (10.60%) SDLC
14 22 (10.14%) Scrum
15 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (8.29%) Software Engineering
17 17 (7.83%) Kanban
18 16 (7.37%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (7.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.24%) Java
2 78 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 57 (26.27%) C#
4 51 (23.50%) Python
5 42 (19.35%) SQL
6 39 (17.97%) TypeScript
7 25 (11.52%) Java 8
8 15 (6.91%) XPath
9 12 (5.53%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.61%) Ruby
11 8 (3.69%) Groovy
12 7 (3.23%) Go
13 6 (2.76%) ES6
13 6 (2.76%) PHP
13 6 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.38%) Scala
15 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.92%) C++
17 1 (0.46%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) SC Cleared
1 16 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.30%) Degree
3 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.46%) CIPD
4 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 60 (27.65%) Docker
2 5 (2.30%) NFS
3 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.84%) NDS
3 4 (1.84%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (24.42%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.83%) Terraform
3 6 (2.76%) Ansible
3 6 (2.76%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 4 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.38%) Packer
6 2 (0.92%) Grafana
6 2 (0.92%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.46%) Istio
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (16.13%) Oracle
2 18 (8.29%) SAP
2 18 (8.29%) WSO2
3 16 (7.37%) Google
4 13 (5.99%) Talend
5 12 (5.53%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.69%) IBM
7 7 (3.23%) Apiary
7 7 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.76%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.30%) Okta
9 5 (2.30%) Sparx
10 4 (1.84%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.84%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.84%) NetIQ
10 4 (1.84%) Software AG
10 4 (1.84%) webMethods
11 3 (1.38%) Splunk
11 3 (1.38%) VMware
12 2 (0.92%) Axway