Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 73 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +26
Contract jobs citing RESTful 43 281 368
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.13% 3.55% 4.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.20% 9.62% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 220 322
Median daily rate £568 £550 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £453 £406 £401
90th Percentile £688 £676 £638
London median daily rate £500 £525 £505
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £115.00 £100.50
% change year-on-year -69.57% +14.43% +136.47%

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 597 2,921 3,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 29.63% 36.86% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 2,374 3,100
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +39.27% +48.84%
10th Percentile £29.05 £21.85 £19.76
90th Percentile £43.10 £57.60 £70.15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.83 £43.83
% change year-on-year -26.82% +9.12% +25.24%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in Central London.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in Central London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in Central London

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in Central London.

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 26 September 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 +4 42 £568 +2.11% 47
RESTful
London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 32 (74.42%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) Microservices
3 20 (46.51%) Spring
3 20 (46.51%) AWS
4 19 (44.19%) Azure
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (41.86%) Docker
6 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
6 14 (32.56%) NoSQL
7 13 (30.23%) DevOps
7 13 (30.23%) Kubernetes
7 13 (30.23%) Kotlin
8 12 (27.91%) GCP
9 11 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (25.58%) SDLC
10 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
10 10 (23.26%) Spring Security
10 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (23.26%) TDD
10 10 (23.26%) C#
10 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.93%) React
12 8 (18.60%) Java 8
12 8 (18.60%) AOP
12 8 (18.60%) JAAS
12 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) .NET
12 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
12 8 (18.60%) SSL

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 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) AWS
2 19 (44.19%) Azure
3 12 (27.91%) GCP
4 7 (16.28%) GitHub
5 2 (4.65%) Power Platform
5 2 (4.65%) Serverless
5 2 (4.65%) Slack
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (2.33%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
1 8 (18.60%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) NoSQL
2 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Redis
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Power BI
5 1 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.33%) Flink
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Gradle
3 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) Maven
3 5 (11.63%) Mockito
4 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Postman
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) TestNG
5 2 (4.65%) WebLOAD
6 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Gatling
6 1 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Front Office
3 4 (9.30%) Games
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) React Developer
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) Spring
2 10 (23.26%) Spring Security
3 9 (20.93%) React
4 8 (18.60%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) Guice
4 8 (18.60%) JAAS
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Core
5 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) Kafka
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.63%) Web Services
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
8 4 (9.30%) GraphQL
9 3 (6.98%) Django
9 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.65%) HTML5
10 2 (4.65%) Node.js
10 2 (4.65%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Microservices
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.23%) DevOps
5 11 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (25.58%) SDLC
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) AOP
8 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (18.60%) Open Source
9 7 (16.28%) Scrum
10 6 (13.95%) BDD
10 6 (13.95%) Web Development
11 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
12 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) Kotlin
3 10 (23.26%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) Java 8
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
2 3 (6.98%) Terraform
2 3 (6.98%) Zipkin
3 2 (4.65%) Grafana
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Google
1 2 (4.65%) Splunk
1 2 (4.65%) Tableau