The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 116 147 198
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +51
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1099 832 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.51% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.16% 5.48% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 593 428
Median daily rate £445 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15340 15170 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 27.51% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10819 10144 9789
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 210 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful within the UK.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful within the UK.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RESTful
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 1057 £450 +8.43% 323
London +31 536 £463 +2.77% 122
South East +35 135 £425 +13.33% 57
Yorkshire +54 121 £425 +11.84% 19
West Yorkshire +46 92 £425 -6.59% 10
Leeds +40 83 £425 -6.59% 6
South West +37 68 £365 +4.28% 15
North West +8 67 £425 +6.25% 26
East of England +37 53 £350 -6.66% 33
City of London -16 49 £448 -5.78% 23
Manchester +3 39 £375 -3.22% 18
East Midlands 0 37 £350 -7.59% 15
Scotland -17 35 £350 -9.67% 11
West Sussex +14 30 £475 +26.66% 3
Hampshire +22 28 £463 +42.30% 10
Edinburgh -12 26 £363 -9.37% 3
Leicestershire +7 23 £325 -20.00% 2
Cheshire +3 23 £475 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -31 23 £413 +10.00% 26
South Yorkshire +13 22 £363 +9.84% 4
Oxfordshire +11 22 £485 +21.25% 13
Sheffield 0 22 £363 +9.84% 2
Worthing - 21 £468 -
Norfolk +20 20 £325 +62.50%
Leicester +1 19 £381 -17.56% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 16 £393 +4.66% 10
Devon +14 16 £320 -28.88%
Berkshire -13 16 £360 +2.85% 5
Bristol +9 15 £340 -2.85% 4
Croydon -2 15 £380 +8.57% 1

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RESTful.

1 1411 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1246 (56.23%) Java
3 889 (40.12%) Web Services
4 800 (36.10%) JavaScript
5 788 (35.56%) TDD
6 755 (34.07%) HTML
7 668 (30.14%) Scrum
8 624 (28.16%) CSS
9 583 (26.31%) Spring
10 574 (25.90%) Git (software)
11 468 (21.12%) Continuous Integration
12 440 (19.86%) HTML5
13 438 (19.77%) AngularJS
14 431 (19.45%) SQL
15 426 (19.22%) OO
16 410 (18.50%) JSON
17 395 (17.82%) MVC
18 374 (16.88%) BDD
19 366 (16.52%) SOAP
20 352 (15.88%) Linux
21 350 (15.79%) XML
22 348 (15.70%) C#
23 346 (15.61%) Jenkins
24 326 (14.71%) REST
25 318 (14.35%) Node.js
26 317 (14.31%) .NET
27 308 (13.90%) SOA
28 306 (13.81%) CSS3
29 302 (13.63%) Hibernate
30 279 (12.59%) Microservices

RESTful
Top Related 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
1 118 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 106 (4.78%) Confluence
3 86 (3.88%) Apache
4 79 (3.56%) JBoss
5 69 (3.11%) CMS
6 63 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
7 57 (2.57%) WebSphere
8 38 (1.71%) IIS
9 34 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 28 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 21 (0.95%) nginx
12 19 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
13 18 (0.81%) Mule
14 16 (0.72%) GlassFish
14 16 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (0.68%) Jetty
16 13 (0.59%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.72%) MS Office
4 6 (0.27%) Doxygen
5 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.090%) MS Project
7 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.86%) Magento
4 8 (0.36%) BigMachines
5 7 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.090%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.090%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.045%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 174 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (4.74%) GitHub
3 71 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.35%) Google Play
5 24 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.04%) SaaS
7 22 (0.99%) PaaS
8 18 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 18 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (0.81%) Heroku
9 16 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.72%) IaaS
10 15 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.63%) Force.com
12 11 (0.50%) Boomi
13 10 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.32%) Route 53
14 7 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 241 (10.88%) HTTP
2 28 (1.26%) SSL
3 19 (0.86%) Internet
3 19 (0.86%) Network Security
4 15 (0.68%) Bluetooth
5 14 (0.63%) Firewall
6 12 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.50%) DNS
7 11 (0.50%) SNMP
8 10 (0.45%) FTP
9 6 (0.27%) AMQP
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.27%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.23%) SSH
11 4 (0.18%) MQTT
12 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.14%) Skype
12 3 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (12.27%) NoSQL
2 231 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 208 (9.39%) SQL Server
4 197 (8.89%) MySQL
5 150 (6.77%) Relational Database
6 122 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 62 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (2.35%) Big Data
10 49 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 45 (2.03%) CouchDB
12 44 (1.99%) Redis
13 38 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 36 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.17%) DB2
17 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 20 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 574 (25.90%) Git (software)
2 346 (15.61%) Jenkins
3 266 (12.00%) JIRA
4 211 (9.52%) JUnit
5 209 (9.43%) Maven
6 184 (8.30%) Cucumber
7 169 (7.63%) Subversion
8 156 (7.04%) Selenium
9 84 (3.79%) Grunt
10 83 (3.75%) Gradle
11 80 (3.61%) Mockito
12 74 (3.34%) gulp
12 74 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 62 (2.80%) Eclipse
14 56 (2.53%) Hudson
15 52 (2.35%) Xcode
16 51 (2.30%) Jasmine
17 49 (2.21%) Visual Studio
18 44 (1.99%) SoapUI
18 44 (1.99%) WebDriver
General
1 213 (9.61%) Finance
2 87 (3.93%) Retail
3 67 (3.02%) Banking
4 47 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 42 (1.90%) Marketing
6 33 (1.49%) Publishing
7 26 (1.17%) Legal
8 24 (1.08%) Games
8 24 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.99%) Electronics
10 20 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.54%) Front Office
12 9 (0.41%) Advertising
13 8 (0.36%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.32%) International Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Law
16 4 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
17 3 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.090%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1735 (78.29%) Developer
2 645 (29.11%) Java Developer
3 312 (14.08%) Senior Developer
4 161 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 155 (6.99%) Scala Developer
6 148 (6.68%) .NET Developer
7 145 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 135 (6.09%) Architect
9 116 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 115 (5.19%) PHP Developer
11 101 (4.56%) C# Developer
12 98 (4.42%) Agile Developer
13 96 (4.33%) iOS Developer
14 84 (3.79%) Angular Developer
15 69 (3.11%) Android Developer
15 69 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
16 66 (2.98%) Node.js Developer
17 65 (2.93%) Agile Java Developer
17 65 (2.93%) Applications Developer
18 64 (2.89%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 889 (40.12%) Web Services
2 755 (34.07%) HTML
3 624 (28.16%) CSS
4 583 (26.31%) Spring
5 440 (19.86%) HTML5
6 438 (19.77%) AngularJS
7 410 (18.50%) JSON
8 366 (16.52%) SOAP
9 350 (15.79%) XML
10 326 (14.71%) REST
11 318 (14.35%) Node.js
12 317 (14.31%) .NET
13 306 (13.81%) CSS3
14 302 (13.63%) Hibernate
15 265 (11.96%) jQuery
16 253 (11.42%) J2EE
17 162 (7.31%) Ajax
18 147 (6.63%) ASP.NET
19 133 (6.00%) Play Framework
20 130 (5.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.72%) User Experience
2 133 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 116 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 109 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 89 (4.02%) iPad
6 63 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 57 (2.57%) Data Structures
9 54 (2.44%) iPhone
10 37 (1.67%) Social Media
11 33 (1.49%) Digital Media
12 31 (1.40%) DataPower
13 26 (1.17%) N-Tier
14 23 (1.04%) Fintech
15 19 (0.86%) Cryptography
16 18 (0.81%) Device Driver
17 16 (0.72%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.68%) Data Centre
19 14 (0.63%) STB
19 14 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 352 (15.88%) Linux
2 174 (7.85%) Windows
3 157 (7.08%) Apple iOS
4 130 (5.87%) Android
5 124 (5.60%) Unix
6 34 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 26 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 25 (1.13%) Windows Phone
11 20 (0.90%) CentOS
12 16 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.41%) VMS
14 7 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.090%) Windows Phone 8
17 1 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.045%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1411 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 788 (35.56%) TDD
3 668 (30.14%) Scrum
4 468 (21.12%) Continuous Integration
5 426 (19.22%) OO
6 395 (17.82%) MVC
7 374 (16.88%) BDD
8 308 (13.90%) SOA
9 279 (12.59%) Microservices
10 264 (11.91%) Open Source
11 213 (9.61%) Web Development
12 203 (9.16%) Unit Testing
13 194 (8.75%) Software Engineering
14 182 (8.21%) Front End Development
15 169 (7.63%) Automated Testing
16 167 (7.54%) Pair Programming
17 161 (7.27%) E-Commerce
18 135 (6.09%) Multithreading
19 132 (5.96%) SDLC
20 129 (5.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1246 (56.23%) Java
2 800 (36.10%) JavaScript
3 431 (19.45%) SQL
4 348 (15.70%) C#
5 264 (11.91%) Scala
6 214 (9.66%) Python
7 203 (9.16%) PHP
8 149 (6.72%) Ruby
9 95 (4.29%) Groovy
10 71 (3.20%) Objective-C
11 57 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 47 (2.12%) Clojure
13 45 (2.03%) PL/SQL
14 44 (1.99%) Apple Swift
15 43 (1.94%) C++
16 42 (1.90%) Apex Code
17 40 (1.81%) C
18 39 (1.76%) Go
18 39 (1.76%) Perl
19 36 (1.62%) ES6
Qualifications
1 138 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 119 (5.37%) Degree
3 80 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.45%) BC Cleared
5 10 (0.45%) ISEB
6 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.27%) PhD
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.090%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.090%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.045%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.045%) MCITP
10 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.97%) QA
2 27 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.36%) SDET
4 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
6 2 (0.090%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.090%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.045%) HL7
7 1 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) RMADS
7 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 118 (5.32%) Docker
2 38 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.32%) LXC
7 6 (0.27%) Varnish
8 5 (0.23%) vSphere
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.090%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.090%) vCloud
11 1 (0.045%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (3.07%) Puppet
2 30 (1.35%) Ansible
3 27 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.81%) Kibana
5 16 (0.72%) logstash
6 12 (0.54%) SCCM
7 10 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.36%) Grafana
8 8 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.27%) vRealize
10 5 (0.23%) Graphite
10 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.18%) Oozie
11 4 (0.18%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.18%) Terraform
12 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (0.090%) OpenNMS
13 2 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 187 (8.44%) Oracle
2 155 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 137 (6.18%) Google
4 63 (2.84%) IBM
5 60 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 38 (1.71%) Apple
7 38 (1.71%) SAP
8 35 (1.58%) ATG
9 29 (1.31%) Zend
10 25 (1.13%) Facebook
11 24 (1.08%) Endeca
12 20 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.90%) Siebel
12 20 (0.90%) VMware
13 19 (0.86%) Adobe
13 19 (0.86%) Talend
14 18 (0.81%) hybris
15 14 (0.63%) WSO2
16 13 (0.59%) Xamarin
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