Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 574 633 739
Rank change year-on-year +59 +106 +117
Contract jobs citing Swagger 311 247 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.77% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 184 92
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +12.64% +1.11%
10th Percentile £375 £366 £363
90th Percentile £619 £618 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -3.41% +13.89% +56.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £38.75 - -
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 33,535 31,905 30,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.21% 32.09% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,585 22,760 20,950
UK median daily rate £478 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 330 345
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.30 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.63 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +4.22% +4.58% +2.00%

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily 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 20 January 2019. 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 +78 300 £500 -2.44% 60
UK excluding London +17 153 £495 -3.41% 32
London +40 152 £505 +1.51% 34
Midlands +50 47 £409 - 2
South East +8 39 £488 -4.88% 9
West Midlands - 31 £415 - 1
East of England -44 23 £525 +2.44% 2
North of England -9 22 £450 +5.88% 11
East Midlands +23 16 £400 - 1
South West -17 16 £475 - 2
North East - 10 £495 - 2
North West -3 7 £400 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire -14 5 £425 - 4
Wales -20 4 £285 -36.67%
Scotland +4 2 £575 +43.75% 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 181 (58.20%) Java
2 178 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (41.80%) TDD
4 129 (41.48%) Git (software)
5 113 (36.33%) REST
6 111 (35.69%) Jenkins
7 98 (31.51%) Spring
8 88 (28.30%) Microservices
9 87 (27.97%) DevOps
9 87 (27.97%) RESTful
10 86 (27.65%) Web Services
11 85 (27.33%) Spring Boot
12 83 (26.69%) Docker
13 81 (26.05%) JSON
14 80 (25.72%) Test Automation
15 79 (25.40%) Maven
16 75 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 74 (23.79%) .NET
18 71 (22.83%) JIRA
19 68 (21.86%) Finance
20 67 (21.54%) JavaScript
21 61 (19.61%) HTML
21 61 (19.61%) SOAP
21 61 (19.61%) Scrum
21 61 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
22 60 (19.29%) Cucumber
23 57 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
23 57 (18.33%) XML
24 53 (17.04%) BDD
25 51 (16.40%) CSS

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 40 (12.86%) Confluence
2 30 (9.65%) Mule
3 24 (7.72%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (7.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (5.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (5.14%) CMS
7 10 (3.22%) JBoss
8 6 (1.93%) Apache
9 5 (1.61%) nginx
9 5 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.29%) Liferay
10 4 (1.29%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.96%) Apache Qpid
11 3 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.96%) IIS
12 2 (0.64%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (15.11%) GitHub
4 27 (8.68%) Apigee
5 18 (5.79%) PaaS
6 16 (5.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (5.14%) IaaS
7 13 (4.18%) npm
8 8 (2.57%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.61%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (1.61%) Serverless
10 4 (1.29%) Akamai
10 4 (1.29%) Cloudflare
10 4 (1.29%) Datadog
10 4 (1.29%) Slack
11 3 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.96%) NuGet
11 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.79%) HTTP
1 18 (5.79%) SSL
2 6 (1.93%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.96%) DNS
4 3 (0.96%) FTP
4 3 (0.96%) SMTP
4 3 (0.96%) X.509
5 2 (0.64%) Internet
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) 5G
6 1 (0.32%) BGP
6 1 (0.32%) LTE
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) OSPF
6 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.61%) Redis
3 31 (9.97%) MySQL
4 24 (7.72%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.25%) Cloud Spanner
8 7 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.61%) InfluxDB
9 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.29%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.96%) Bigtable
11 3 (0.96%) NuoDB
11 3 (0.96%) OLAP
11 3 (0.96%) Power BI
12 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 129 (41.48%) Git (software)
2 111 (35.69%) Jenkins
3 79 (25.40%) Maven
4 71 (22.83%) JIRA
5 60 (19.29%) Cucumber
6 44 (14.15%) JUnit
7 38 (12.22%) Selenium
8 31 (9.97%) Mockito
9 29 (9.32%) SonarQube
10 28 (9.00%) Bitbucket
10 28 (9.00%) Gradle
11 27 (8.68%) SoapUI
12 16 (5.14%) JMeter
13 15 (4.82%) IntelliJ
14 13 (4.18%) Eclipse
14 13 (4.18%) Visual Studio
15 12 (3.86%) Bower
15 12 (3.86%) Grunt
15 12 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (3.54%) Subversion
General
1 68 (21.86%) Finance
2 33 (10.61%) Banking
3 26 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.04%) Marketing
5 24 (7.72%) Manufacturing
6 23 (7.40%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) Front Office
7 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Legal
7 4 (1.29%) Retail
8 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (59.49%) Developer
2 82 (26.37%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.47%) Architect
4 30 (9.65%) Technical Architect
5 28 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 27 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (8.04%) Integration Developer
8 21 (6.75%) .NET Architect
9 20 (6.43%) .NET Developer
9 20 (6.43%) .NET Technical Architect
10 18 (5.79%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (4.50%) Developer in Test
13 10 (3.22%) Software Architect
14 9 (2.89%) Lead Java Developer
14 9 (2.89%) PHP Developer
15 8 (2.57%) Tester
16 7 (2.25%) Java Engineer
16 7 (2.25%) Node.js Developer
16 7 (2.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (36.33%) REST
2 98 (31.51%) Spring
3 87 (27.97%) RESTful
4 86 (27.65%) Web Services
5 85 (27.33%) Spring Boot
6 81 (26.05%) JSON
7 74 (23.79%) .NET
8 61 (19.61%) HTML
8 61 (19.61%) SOAP
9 57 (18.33%) XML
10 51 (16.40%) CSS
11 50 (16.08%) Apache Camel
12 48 (15.43%) Node.js
13 43 (13.83%) WireMock
14 38 (12.22%) HTML5
15 37 (11.90%) OAuth
16 31 (9.97%) XSLT
17 27 (8.68%) Middleware
18 26 (8.36%) OAuth2
19 25 (8.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.58%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.22%) User Experience
3 9 (2.89%) Fintech
3 9 (2.89%) NHS
4 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.61%) PKI
7 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.96%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.64%) DataPower
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.64%) Wiki
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.58%) Linux
2 30 (9.65%) Windows
3 11 (3.54%) Android
3 11 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.89%) Unix
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (41.80%) TDD
3 88 (28.30%) Microservices
4 87 (27.97%) DevOps
5 80 (25.72%) Test Automation
6 61 (19.61%) Scrum
7 57 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (17.04%) BDD
9 49 (15.76%) API Design
10 42 (13.50%) SOA
11 38 (12.22%) Software Engineering
12 36 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (11.58%) Open Source
13 29 (9.32%) Software Architecture
14 28 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (8.68%) MVC
16 25 (8.04%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (7.72%) Test Strategy
18 23 (7.40%) Digital Marketing
18 23 (7.40%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (58.20%) Java
2 67 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 45 (14.47%) SQL
4 39 (12.54%) C#
4 39 (12.54%) Java 8
5 25 (8.04%) XPath
6 18 (5.79%) PHP
6 18 (5.79%) Python
7 13 (4.18%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.89%) Ruby
9 8 (2.57%) Go
9 8 (2.57%) Groovy
10 6 (1.93%) PHP 5
10 6 (1.93%) PHP 7
11 5 (1.61%) ES6
11 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.29%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.29%) C
12 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.57%) Degree
4 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.36%) QA
2 9 (2.89%) WCAG
3 5 (1.61%) PSD2
4 3 (0.96%) GDPR
4 3 (0.96%) PMO
5 2 (0.64%) OASIS TOSCA
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 83 (26.69%) Docker
2 5 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.96%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (0.96%) vCloud
4 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (11.90%) Kubernetes
2 29 (9.32%) Ansible
3 20 (6.43%) Puppet
4 16 (5.14%) Kibana
4 16 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.18%) logstash
6 12 (3.86%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (2.89%) Terraform
8 8 (2.57%) Grafana
9 4 (1.29%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.29%) Consul
9 4 (1.29%) Graphite
9 4 (1.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.64%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.32%) confd
11 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 42 (13.50%) WSO2
2 33 (10.61%) Oracle
3 24 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.72%) SAP
4 14 (4.50%) Google
5 12 (3.86%) Atlassian
5 12 (3.86%) IBM
6 10 (3.22%) AppDynamics
7 9 (2.89%) Splunk
8 7 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (1.93%) Kony
9 6 (1.93%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.61%) Axway
10 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.29%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.96%) Talend
12 3 (0.96%) Veracode
12 3 (0.96%) VMware
13 2 (0.64%) Cadence