Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 700 861
Rank change year-on-year +62 +161 -3
Contract jobs citing Swagger 234 130 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.44% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 107 18
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £275
90th Percentile £615 £575 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £288
% change year-on-year +13.89% +56.52% -28.13%
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 32,119 29,815 31,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.55% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,889 20,628 21,659
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 336 547
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.12 £52.00 £56.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year +7.73% -0.32% +10.71%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swagger in the UK

Swagger
Top 13 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 19 February 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 +94 222 £513 +7.89% 28
London -12 124 £488 +2.63% 19
UK excluding London +67 102 £513 +13.89% 10
East of England +22 50 £513 +12.64% 2
South East +24 35 £425 -8.11% 1
North of England +35 7 £275 -28.57% 4
Yorkshire +2 5 £275 -47.62% 3
Scotland - 5 £400 - 1
Midlands +3 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West +13 2 - - 1
Wales -11 1 £450 -
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 176 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (61.11%) Java
3 115 (49.15%) JSON
4 110 (47.01%) RESTful
5 92 (39.32%) XML
6 84 (35.90%) Finance
7 81 (34.62%) SOAP
8 80 (34.19%) TDD
9 73 (31.20%) Maven
10 71 (30.34%) REST
11 69 (29.49%) Web Services
12 64 (27.35%) Scrum
13 62 (26.50%) Node.js
14 60 (25.64%) Spring
15 58 (24.79%) Oracle
15 58 (24.79%) WSO2
16 57 (24.36%) Microservices
16 57 (24.36%) Greenfield Project
16 57 (24.36%) XSLT
17 55 (23.50%) SOA
17 55 (23.50%) Mule
18 53 (22.65%) Apache Camel
19 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (20.51%) Telecoms
20 48 (20.51%) Middleware
20 48 (20.51%) Jenkins
21 47 (20.09%) Spring Boot
21 47 (20.09%) WireMock
21 47 (20.09%) XPath
22 46 (19.66%) Oracle Service Bus

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 55 (23.50%) Mule
2 46 (19.66%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (19.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (4.70%) Confluence
4 9 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.85%) Mule ESB
5 8 (3.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.85%) Apache
8 2 (0.85%) Jetty
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.43%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) HipChat
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 19 (8.12%) Amazon SQS
4 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (5.98%) Amazon S3
6 12 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.85%) npm
7 9 (3.85%) PaaS
8 8 (3.42%) IaaS
8 8 (3.42%) Serverless
9 4 (1.71%) GitHub
9 4 (1.71%) Google App Engine
10 3 (1.28%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.85%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.85%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.85%) Route 53
11 2 (0.85%) Twilio
11 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) FTP
1 7 (2.99%) SMTP
1 7 (2.99%) SSL
2 3 (1.28%) AMQP
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.97%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (8.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (4.70%) MySQL
4 8 (3.42%) Cloud Spanner
5 7 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.14%) Redis
8 4 (1.71%) Big Data
8 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.28%) Impala
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.85%) HBase
10 2 (0.85%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 73 (31.20%) Maven
2 48 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 42 (17.95%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.26%) JIRA
4 24 (10.26%) Selenium
5 19 (8.12%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.84%) JUnit
7 13 (5.56%) Gradle
8 10 (4.27%) Babel
8 10 (4.27%) Grunt
8 10 (4.27%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.27%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.85%) Bower
9 9 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 9 (3.85%) webpack
10 7 (2.99%) gulp
11 6 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.56%) Subversion
11 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (35.90%) Finance
2 48 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 43 (18.38%) Marketing
4 42 (17.95%) Banking
5 40 (17.09%) Electronics
5 40 (17.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.56%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (71.37%) Developer
2 65 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 48 (20.51%) Integration Developer
4 46 (19.66%) Senior Developer
5 32 (13.68%) Agile Developer
6 30 (12.82%) SOA Developer
7 22 (9.40%) Senior Agile Developer
8 18 (7.69%) Architect
9 17 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (6.84%) Analyst
10 16 (6.84%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.98%) Angular Developer
11 14 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.70%) Tester
13 10 (4.27%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (3.42%) Automation Tester
14 8 (3.42%) Cloud Developer
15 7 (2.99%) MuleSoft Developer
15 7 (2.99%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.99%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (49.15%) JSON
2 110 (47.01%) RESTful
3 92 (39.32%) XML
4 81 (34.62%) SOAP
5 71 (30.34%) REST
6 69 (29.49%) Web Services
7 62 (26.50%) Node.js
8 60 (25.64%) Spring
9 57 (24.36%) XSLT
10 53 (22.65%) Apache Camel
11 48 (20.51%) Middleware
12 47 (20.09%) Spring Boot
12 47 (20.09%) WireMock
13 37 (15.81%) OAuth
14 31 (13.25%) AngularJS
15 28 (11.97%) OAuth2
16 22 (9.40%) .NET
17 20 (8.55%) Kafka
18 18 (7.69%) CSS
19 17 (7.26%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.36%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.27%) User Experience
4 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.71%) Fintech
7 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.13%) Android
2 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.71%) Unix
3 3 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (34.19%) TDD
3 64 (27.35%) Scrum
4 57 (24.36%) Microservices
5 55 (23.50%) SOA
6 41 (17.52%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (17.09%) API Development
7 40 (17.09%) Digital Marketing
7 40 (17.09%) Programme Management
8 28 (11.97%) Test Automation
9 23 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.40%) API Design
10 22 (9.40%) DevOps
11 20 (8.55%) OO
11 20 (8.55%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.84%) BDD
13 14 (5.98%) User Stories
14 13 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.56%) Functional Testing
15 11 (4.70%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (61.11%) Java
2 47 (20.09%) XPath
3 44 (18.80%) SQL
4 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.11%) Python
6 24 (10.26%) C#
7 18 (7.69%) Ruby
8 11 (4.70%) ES6
9 9 (3.85%) ES8
10 7 (2.99%) Scala
11 4 (1.71%) PHP
12 3 (1.28%) C++
12 3 (1.28%) Perl
13 2 (0.85%) ES7
13 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.85%) R
13 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.43%) Dart
14 1 (0.43%) Go
14 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) GCP
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (14.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.70%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) Oozie
3 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.85%) Terraform
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (24.79%) Oracle
1 58 (24.79%) WSO2
2 42 (17.95%) SAP
3 23 (9.83%) Google
4 18 (7.69%) IBM
5 15 (6.41%) MuleSoft
6 14 (5.98%) Kony
7 10 (4.27%) Apigee
8 6 (2.56%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.85%) CA
9 2 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.85%) Databricks
9 2 (0.85%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Apiary
10 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.43%) Nuxeo
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.43%) Tableau