Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 580 791
Rank change year-on-year 0 +211 +96
Contract jobs citing Swagger 334 320 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.96% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 228 73
UK median daily rate £505 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +13.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £321
90th Percentile £626 £621 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £423
% change year-on-year -2.44% +21.30% +46.96%
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 36,313 33,201 32,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 32.23% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,612 23,418 22,493
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 380 374
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.45 £14.04
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +12.24% -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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 November 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 +15 324 £505 -1.46% 65
London +39 178 £505 +1.51% 32
UK excluding London -55 147 £500 -2.44% 40
Midlands +28 40 £414 - 4
South East -48 39 £419 -18.29% 14
East of England -31 34 £525 +2.44% 4
West Midlands - 22 £420 - 3
East Midlands +29 18 £406 - 1
North of England -2 17 £438 +2.94% 9
South West -14 14 £475 - 2
Yorkshire -14 7 £438 +2.94% 2
North West -6 5 £450 +28.57% 6
North East - 5 £393 - 1
Scotland -20 3 £500 +25.00% 5

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 194 (58.08%) Java
2 192 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (37.72%) TDD
4 120 (35.93%) Jenkins
5 117 (35.03%) REST
6 113 (33.83%) Git (software)
7 107 (32.04%) Web Services
8 101 (30.24%) RESTful
9 97 (29.04%) JSON
10 94 (28.14%) Finance
11 90 (26.95%) Spring
11 90 (26.95%) Microservices
12 86 (25.75%) Maven
13 85 (25.45%) DevOps
14 84 (25.15%) Docker
15 83 (24.85%) .NET
16 79 (23.65%) Test Automation
17 73 (21.86%) JIRA
17 73 (21.86%) XML
18 72 (21.56%) SOAP
18 72 (21.56%) Scrum
19 71 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
20 69 (20.66%) HTML
20 69 (20.66%) Spring Boot
21 68 (20.36%) SQL
22 66 (19.76%) JavaScript
23 62 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
23 62 (18.56%) Cucumber
24 61 (18.26%) SOA
25 58 (17.37%) Java 8

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 46 (13.77%) Mule
2 33 (9.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 33 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (8.98%) Confluence
4 24 (7.19%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.89%) JBoss
6 12 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (3.29%) Apache
8 9 (2.69%) nginx
9 7 (2.10%) CMS
9 7 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.20%) Liferay
10 4 (1.20%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.30%) Maya
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (15.27%) GitHub
4 23 (6.89%) Apigee
5 18 (5.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (5.09%) OpenShift
7 15 (4.49%) npm
8 8 (2.40%) IaaS
9 7 (2.10%) Slack
10 6 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.80%) PaaS
10 6 (1.80%) Serverless
11 4 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.20%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (1.20%) BrowserStack
11 4 (1.20%) Datadog
11 4 (1.20%) NuGet
11 4 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.09%) SSL
2 14 (4.19%) HTTP
3 10 (2.99%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.80%) AMQP
4 6 (1.80%) Internet
4 6 (1.80%) MQTT
5 5 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.20%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.90%) FTP
7 3 (0.90%) SMTP
8 2 (0.60%) WAN
9 1 (0.30%) BGP
9 1 (0.30%) MPLS
9 1 (0.30%) OSPF
9 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.08%) Relational Database
2 26 (7.78%) MongoDB
2 26 (7.78%) MySQL
3 23 (6.89%) Redis
4 20 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (5.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.89%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.29%) Cloud Spanner
8 10 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.50%) InfluxDB
10 4 (1.20%) Big Data
10 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.20%) NuoDB
11 3 (0.90%) OLAP
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.60%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 120 (35.93%) Jenkins
2 113 (33.83%) Git (software)
3 86 (25.75%) Maven
4 73 (21.86%) JIRA
5 62 (18.56%) Cucumber
6 34 (10.18%) JUnit
7 32 (9.58%) Selenium
8 31 (9.28%) Bitbucket
9 30 (8.98%) Gradle
10 24 (7.19%) SonarQube
11 21 (6.29%) SoapUI
12 19 (5.69%) JMeter
13 18 (5.39%) Mockito
14 12 (3.59%) DbUnit
14 12 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (3.29%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.99%) Artifactory
17 9 (2.69%) Mocha
17 9 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (28.14%) Finance
2 42 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 41 (12.28%) Banking
4 34 (10.18%) Manufacturing
4 34 (10.18%) Marketing
5 33 (9.88%) Electronics
6 7 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.20%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (62.57%) Developer
2 98 (29.34%) Java Developer
3 51 (15.27%) Architect
4 42 (12.57%) Senior Developer
5 38 (11.38%) Technical Architect
6 27 (8.08%) Integration Developer
7 22 (6.59%) .NET Architect
7 22 (6.59%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (6.29%) .NET Technical Architect
8 21 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.69%) SOA Developer
10 18 (5.39%) Lead Developer
11 13 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.89%) Lead Java Developer
12 12 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.29%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.29%) Developer in Test
13 11 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (2.99%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.03%) REST
2 107 (32.04%) Web Services
3 101 (30.24%) RESTful
4 97 (29.04%) JSON
5 90 (26.95%) Spring
6 83 (24.85%) .NET
7 73 (21.86%) XML
8 72 (21.56%) SOAP
9 69 (20.66%) HTML
9 69 (20.66%) Spring Boot
10 57 (17.07%) Apache Camel
11 55 (16.47%) CSS
12 48 (14.37%) WireMock
13 44 (13.17%) Node.js
14 42 (12.57%) Middleware
15 39 (11.68%) XSLT
16 38 (11.38%) HTML5
17 35 (10.48%) Kafka
18 33 (9.88%) WCF
19 32 (9.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.37%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.29%) User Experience
3 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.40%) Fintech
4 8 (2.40%) PKI
5 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.20%) DataPower
8 4 (1.20%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.60%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.87%) Linux
2 29 (8.68%) Windows
3 9 (2.69%) Unix
4 7 (2.10%) Android
4 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (37.72%) TDD
3 90 (26.95%) Microservices
4 85 (25.45%) DevOps
5 79 (23.65%) Test Automation
6 72 (21.56%) Scrum
7 61 (18.26%) SOA
8 52 (15.57%) BDD
9 47 (14.07%) Software Engineering
10 45 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (12.28%) API Design
12 37 (11.08%) MVC
13 34 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
14 33 (9.88%) Programme Management
15 32 (9.58%) Kanban
16 29 (8.68%) Open Source
17 28 (8.38%) Mentoring
18 27 (8.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 194 (58.08%) Java
2 68 (20.36%) SQL
3 66 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.37%) Java 8
5 34 (10.18%) C#
6 33 (9.88%) XPath
7 26 (7.78%) Python
8 16 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.99%) PHP
9 10 (2.99%) Ruby
10 9 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.10%) C++
11 7 (2.10%) Groovy
12 5 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (1.20%) Go
13 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.59%) Degree
4 5 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.49%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) PSD2
3 3 (0.90%) WCAG
4 2 (0.60%) OASIS TOSCA
4 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 84 (25.15%) Docker
2 6 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.80%) vCloud
3 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) HDFS
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 35 (10.48%) Ansible
3 22 (6.59%) Puppet
4 20 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.59%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (2.99%) Terraform
7 9 (2.69%) Grafana
8 8 (2.40%) CA Single Sign-On
8 8 (2.40%) Kibana
9 5 (1.50%) logstash
10 4 (1.20%) Consul
10 4 (1.20%) Graphite
10 4 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.60%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.60%) Oozie
12 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
12 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.30%) Rancher
12 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (14.07%) WSO2
2 41 (12.28%) Oracle
3 33 (9.88%) SAP
4 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.78%) Google
6 16 (4.79%) AppDynamics
7 13 (3.89%) IBM
8 11 (3.29%) Splunk
9 10 (2.99%) Kony
10 9 (2.69%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.69%) Axway
10 9 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.10%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (2.10%) MuleSoft
11 7 (2.10%) VMware
12 5 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.50%) Talend
13 4 (1.20%) CA
13 4 (1.20%) Citrix
13 4 (1.20%) Veracode