Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

RESTful
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 160 362 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.70% 4.05% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 10.13% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 311 300
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £354 £419 £380
90th Percentile £634 £650 £626
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £63.33 - -
London median hourly rate £38.00 £59.84 £100.50
% change year-on-year -36.49% -40.46% -

RESTful 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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,066 3,574 3,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.84% 40.00% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,606 2,864 2,878
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £24.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +11.13% -55.21%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.35 £20.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £81.03 £151.50
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +32.86% +6.60% -24.96%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Central London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
City of London -11 124 £520 -0.95% 85
Southwark +21 4 £525 -8.70%
City of Westminster -12 3 £500 -9.09%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £275 -
West End of London +21 1 £250 -54.55%
RESTful
London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 Central London region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 99 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (43.13%) Java
3 67 (41.88%) Microservices
4 58 (36.25%) TDD
5 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 50 (31.25%) Web Services
7 48 (30.00%) Scrum
8 42 (26.25%) DevOps
9 40 (25.00%) CSS
10 37 (23.13%) HTML
10 37 (23.13%) Spring
10 37 (23.13%) Git (software)
11 35 (21.88%) Test Automation
11 35 (21.88%) Finance
12 33 (20.63%) SQL
13 32 (20.00%) Azure
14 31 (19.38%) C#
15 29 (18.13%) Node.js
15 29 (18.13%) AngularJS
16 26 (16.25%) Python
17 25 (15.63%) AWS
17 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (15.63%) React
18 24 (15.00%) Kanban
19 23 (14.38%) .NET
19 23 (14.38%) BDD
19 23 (14.38%) SDLC
20 22 (13.75%) Docker
20 22 (13.75%) OOP
21 21 (13.13%) Multithreading

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 15 (9.38%) Confluence
2 7 (4.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.38%) CMS
2 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.88%) Apache
4 3 (1.88%) IIS
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.25%) Ethereum
5 2 (1.25%) Hyperledger
5 2 (1.25%) JBoss
5 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.25%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Mule
6 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Zeplin
2 2 (1.25%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.25%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.00%) Azure
2 25 (15.63%) AWS
3 20 (12.50%) GitHub
4 10 (6.25%) PaaS
4 10 (6.25%) Serverless
5 6 (3.75%) GCP
6 3 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.88%) AWS IoT
6 3 (1.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.88%) SaaS
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.25%) Firebase
7 2 (1.25%) IaaS
7 2 (1.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.25%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.63%) MySQL
3 15 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.38%) Redis
8 6 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.13%) DB2
10 4 (2.50%) Big Data
11 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.88%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.25%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.63%) JIRA
3 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.00%) JUnit
4 13 (8.13%) Maven
4 13 (8.13%) Mockito
5 11 (6.88%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.25%) Gradle
7 9 (5.63%) JMeter
8 8 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.38%) Ant
9 7 (4.38%) git-flow
9 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.75%) Selenium
11 4 (2.50%) Cypress.io
11 4 (2.50%) REST Assured
11 4 (2.50%) TestNG
12 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.88%) Postman
12 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (21.88%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Games
4 7 (4.38%) Back Office
4 7 (4.38%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Front Office
6 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Housing Association
7 2 (1.25%) Local Government
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (75.00%) Developer
2 33 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.25%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.13%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (8.13%) React Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Azure Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Backend Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.75%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.13%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.13%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (3.13%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) Web Services
2 40 (25.00%) CSS
3 37 (23.13%) HTML
3 37 (23.13%) Spring
4 29 (18.13%) AngularJS
4 29 (18.13%) Node.js
5 25 (15.63%) React
6 23 (14.38%) .NET
7 18 (11.25%) HTML5
8 17 (10.63%) SOAP
9 13 (8.13%) JSON
10 11 (6.88%) Spring Boot
11 10 (6.25%) Jest
11 10 (6.25%) Kafka
12 9 (5.63%) REST
12 9 (5.63%) RxJava
12 9 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.00%) OAuth
13 8 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) User Experience
2 16 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.88%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.38%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.75%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.88%) Derivative
8 3 (1.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (1.88%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.88%) Tandem
9 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.25%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) Linux
2 8 (5.00%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.13%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (41.88%) Microservices
3 58 (36.25%) TDD
4 48 (30.00%) Scrum
5 42 (26.25%) DevOps
6 35 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.00%) Kanban
9 23 (14.38%) BDD
9 23 (14.38%) SDLC
10 22 (13.75%) OOP
11 21 (13.13%) Multithreading
12 19 (11.88%) API Development
13 18 (11.25%) OO
13 18 (11.25%) Open Source
13 18 (11.25%) Unit Testing
13 18 (11.25%) Web Development
14 17 (10.63%) SOLID
15 16 (10.00%) Fintech
16 14 (8.75%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) Java
2 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.63%) SQL
4 31 (19.38%) C#
5 26 (16.25%) Python
6 18 (11.25%) TypeScript
7 17 (10.63%) Kotlin
8 15 (9.38%) Scala
9 12 (7.50%) Java 8
10 11 (6.88%) Ruby
11 9 (5.63%) PHP
12 6 (3.75%) C++
13 5 (3.13%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.50%) C
14 4 (2.50%) Go
15 3 (1.88%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.88%) Groovy
16 1 (0.63%) Haskell
16 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (13.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (10.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.00%) Ansible
3 5 (3.13%) Puppet
4 3 (1.88%) Graphite
5 2 (1.25%) MIIS
5 2 (1.25%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Atlassian
2 8 (5.00%) Google
3 7 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.50%) IBM
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.88%) Perforce
6 2 (1.25%) New Relic
6 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.63%) CA
7 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) Okta
7 1 (0.63%) Ping Identity
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase