Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GraphQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GraphQL over the 6 months to 15 February 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.

GraphQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 181 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - -
Contract jobs citing GraphQL 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% - -
England median daily rate £538 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

GraphQL 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,456 1,314 1,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.18% 27.47% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 850 881
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £275
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.34 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.34% +21.34% +13.64%
10th Percentile £32.73 £14.01 £15.70
90th Percentile £61.94 £43.75 £34.45
England median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.90%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GraphQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in the West Midlands

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GraphQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for GraphQL in the West Midlands

GraphQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GraphQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GraphQL in the West Midlands

GraphQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GraphQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Coventry - 5 £500 -
Birmingham +9 3 £525 +31.25%
GraphQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GraphQL 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GraphQL.

1 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) Python
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) Django
1 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) Big Data
1 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (90.00%) Flask
1 9 (90.00%) Cosmos DB
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (80.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 8 (80.00%) OWASP
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Redux
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) API Development
4 1 (10.00%) Sass

GraphQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (90.00%) Big Data
1 9 (90.00%) Cosmos DB
1 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Django Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Python Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (10.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Django
1 9 (90.00%) Flask
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) Redux
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (80.00%) OWASP
2 8 (80.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft