Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 318 534 574
Rank change year-on-year +216 +40 -15
Contract jobs citing Swagger 217 293 350
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 1.12% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 182 288
Median daily rate £525 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.99% -1.46%
10th Percentile £367 £369 £367
90th Percentile £750 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 10,050 26,112 35,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.82% 30.89% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,648 18,140 25,286
Median daily rate £485 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.11% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 281 311
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.34% +3.83%
10th Percentile £25.14 £20.26 £17.00
90th Percentile £62.08 £70.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.48%

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 28 October 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
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 28 October 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 +194 195 £525 +5.00% 53
London +135 118 £575 +9.52% 18
UK excluding London +218 82 £475 - 37
South East +170 32 £489 +2.89% 8
Work from Home -89 31 £416 -16.80% 13
Midlands +95 20 £315 -21.25% 5
South West +126 14 £525 +31.25% 3
East Midlands +59 12 £315 -21.25%
West Midlands +68 8 £441 +15.29% 5
North of England +103 5 £400 -9.09% 15
East of England +85 5 - - 4
North West +83 5 £400 -9.09% 9
Scotland +69 5 £400 -13.51% 1
Wales +39 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 October 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%) Microservices
2 128 (58.99%) Java
3 126 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (52.53%) DevOps
5 112 (51.61%) Jenkins
6 109 (50.23%) Docker
7 106 (48.85%) Kubernetes
7 106 (48.85%) Python
8 105 (48.39%) Finance
9 102 (47.00%) Web Services
9 102 (47.00%) AWS
10 93 (42.86%) Azure
11 91 (41.94%) GitLab
12 90 (41.47%) Apigee
13 88 (40.55%) gRPC
14 85 (39.17%) SQL Server
15 84 (38.71%) SQL
16 81 (37.33%) PostgreSQL
16 81 (37.33%) Banking
17 80 (36.87%) Serverless
18 79 (36.41%) GCP
19 76 (35.02%) AWS Lambda
20 73 (33.64%) MySQL
21 72 (33.18%) Amazon ECS
22 71 (32.72%) Google
23 69 (31.80%) OAuth
23 69 (31.80%) Apache
24 68 (31.34%) Investment Management
25 67 (30.88%) Asset Management
25 67 (30.88%) Amazon Redshift

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 69 (31.80%) Apache
2 17 (7.83%) Confluence
3 15 (6.91%) Mule
4 13 (5.99%) Red Hat Fuse
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.84%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.38%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.92%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.92%) Jetty
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.92%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 102 (47.00%) AWS
2 93 (42.86%) Azure
3 90 (41.47%) Apigee
4 80 (36.87%) Serverless
5 79 (36.41%) GCP
6 76 (35.02%) AWS Lambda
7 72 (33.18%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (9.68%) GitHub
9 10 (4.61%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (4.15%) PaaS
11 5 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon Cognito
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.84%) CloudFront
12 4 (1.84%) Logic Apps
12 4 (1.84%) npm
12 4 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.29%) Firewall
1 18 (8.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 18 (8.29%) SNMP
1 18 (8.29%) VLAN
2 4 (1.84%) DWDM
2 4 (1.84%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.84%) SDH
2 4 (1.84%) SONET
3 3 (1.38%) SSH
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (39.17%) SQL Server
2 81 (37.33%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (33.64%) MySQL
4 67 (30.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (11.98%) MongoDB
6 25 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.99%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.69%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.76%) Redis
11 5 (2.30%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.84%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.38%) Informix
13 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.46%) DB2
15 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.46%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 112 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 91 (41.94%) GitLab
3 67 (30.88%) Artifactory
4 42 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 39 (17.97%) JIRA
6 28 (12.90%) Maven
7 25 (11.52%) Selenium
8 20 (9.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (7.37%) Cucumber
10 13 (5.99%) JUnit
11 12 (5.53%) Postman
11 12 (5.53%) SpecFlow
11 12 (5.53%) TeamCity
12 10 (4.61%) Bitbucket
13 9 (4.15%) Mercurial
14 8 (3.69%) webpack
15 7 (3.23%) MbUnit
15 7 (3.23%) MSTest
15 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 105 (48.39%) Finance
2 81 (37.33%) Banking
3 25 (11.52%) Back Office
4 24 (11.06%) Public Sector
5 20 (9.22%) Telecoms
6 14 (6.45%) Electronics
6 14 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 14 (6.45%) Marketing
7 3 (1.38%) Police
7 3 (1.38%) Retail
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (52.53%) Developer
2 66 (30.41%) Java Developer
3 54 (24.88%) Software Engineer
4 45 (20.74%) Java Engineer
4 45 (20.74%) Java Software Engineer
5 44 (20.28%) Architect
6 43 (19.82%) Java Software Developer
7 42 (19.35%) AWS Developer
7 42 (19.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 42 (19.35%) SQL Developer
8 40 (18.43%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (16.59%) AWS Software Engineer
10 28 (12.90%) AWS Architect
11 27 (12.44%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (11.98%) Cloud Architect
12 26 (11.98%) Data Architect
12 26 (11.98%) Java Architect
12 26 (11.98%) Java Solutions Architect
13 25 (11.52%) AWS Solutions Architect
13 25 (11.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (47.00%) Web Services
2 88 (40.55%) gRPC
3 69 (31.80%) OAuth
4 64 (29.49%) REST
5 54 (24.88%) RESTful
6 42 (19.35%) JSON
7 32 (14.75%) Spring Boot
8 29 (13.36%) SOAP
8 29 (13.36%) XML
9 26 (11.98%) .NET
9 26 (11.98%) Node.js
10 24 (11.06%) Kafka
11 23 (10.60%) Spring
12 20 (9.22%) Middleware
13 18 (8.29%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (8.29%) React
14 16 (7.37%) .NET Core
14 16 (7.37%) AngularJS
14 16 (7.37%) Apache Camel
15 15 (6.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (30.88%) Hedge funds
2 43 (19.82%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.07%) Cloud Native
3 11 (5.07%) DataPower
4 8 (3.69%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.76%) TM Forum
7 5 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.92%) Derivative
9 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.20%) Linux
2 31 (14.29%) Windows
3 24 (11.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (9.22%) CentOS
5 18 (8.29%) Windows 10
5 18 (8.29%) Windows Server
5 18 (8.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.23%) Unix
7 6 (2.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.92%) Android
8 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.92%) Debian
8 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (59.91%) Microservices
2 126 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (52.53%) DevOps
4 68 (31.34%) Investment Management
5 67 (30.88%) Asset Management
6 64 (29.49%) Software Engineering
7 56 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 43 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (17.05%) TDD
10 29 (13.36%) Unit Testing
11 27 (12.44%) Mentoring
11 27 (12.44%) Technology Roadmap
12 23 (10.60%) BDD
13 22 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (9.22%) Continuous Deployment
14 20 (9.22%) Scrum
15 19 (8.76%) Configuration Management
15 19 (8.76%) SOA
16 18 (8.29%) Infrastructure as Code
17 14 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 128 (58.99%) Java
2 106 (48.85%) Python
3 84 (38.71%) SQL
4 39 (17.97%) C#
5 30 (13.82%) JavaScript
6 26 (11.98%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.22%) Go
7 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.45%) XPath
9 6 (2.76%) Java 8
9 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.30%) Groovy
10 5 (2.30%) Scala
11 4 (1.84%) C++
11 4 (1.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.38%) Perl
12 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.38%) Ruby
13 2 (0.92%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.52%) Sun Certification
3 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.92%) Degree
4 2 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 109 (50.23%) Docker
2 18 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.29%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 106 (48.85%) Kubernetes
2 35 (16.13%) Terraform
3 25 (11.52%) Ansible
4 24 (11.06%) Puppet
5 23 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (8.76%) Grafana
7 18 (8.29%) Packer
7 18 (8.29%) Prometheus
7 18 (8.29%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.92%) Salt
9 1 (0.46%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.46%) Istio
9 1 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (32.72%) Google
2 58 (26.73%) Oracle
3 25 (11.52%) Atlassian
4 21 (9.68%) VMware
5 19 (8.76%) Dell
6 18 (8.29%) EMC
6 18 (8.29%) Splunk
7 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (7.37%) SAP
8 9 (4.15%) Talend
8 9 (4.15%) WSO2
9 6 (2.76%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.76%) IBM
9 6 (2.76%) MuleSoft
9 6 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.84%) Axway
10 4 (1.84%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.84%) Sparx
10 4 (1.84%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.84%) Xerox