Period
to 21 November 2019

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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 201 345 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.44% 4.87% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.73% 12.32% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 292 312
City of London median daily rate £525 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £414 £394
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

REST 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 City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,065 2,801 2,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.35% 39.56% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,691 2,335 2,284
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
City of London median hourly rate £48.28 £19.00 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.12% -17.36% -34.31%
10th Percentile £27.56 £14.32 £20.28
90th Percentile £62.15 £77.95 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +65.06% +25.58% -38.57%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the City of London

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London Bridge +34 4 £588 +38.24% 1
Moorgate - 1 - -
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 101 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.77%) Java
3 63 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 61 (30.35%) Microservices
5 53 (26.37%) SOAP
5 53 (26.37%) TDD
6 48 (23.88%) Web Services
7 47 (23.38%) AWS
8 45 (22.39%) SQL
9 42 (20.90%) JSON
9 42 (20.90%) Docker
10 41 (20.40%) Git (software)
11 39 (19.40%) Spring
12 38 (18.91%) Scrum
12 38 (18.91%) AngularJS
13 37 (18.41%) DevOps
14 35 (17.41%) CSS
15 32 (15.92%) HTML
15 32 (15.92%) C#
15 32 (15.92%) SQL Server
15 32 (15.92%) Spring Boot
16 30 (14.93%) React
16 30 (14.93%) Python
17 29 (14.43%) Java 8
18 28 (13.93%) Azure
19 27 (13.43%) Linux
20 26 (12.94%) SOA
20 26 (12.94%) Software Engineering
20 26 (12.94%) BDD
20 26 (12.94%) Jenkins

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 13 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.48%) Apache
3 6 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.49%) CMS
5 4 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.99%) Confluence
5 4 (1.99%) IIS
5 4 (1.99%) Luigi
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.00%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.00%) Ethereum
7 2 (1.00%) Hyperledger
7 2 (1.00%) JBoss
7 2 (1.00%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.00%) nginx
7 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) InDesign
1 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.00%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.38%) AWS
2 28 (13.93%) Azure
3 12 (5.97%) GCP
4 10 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.98%) GitHub
5 6 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.99%) Force.com
5 6 (2.99%) SaaS
6 5 (2.49%) PaaS
7 4 (1.99%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.99%) Route 53
7 4 (1.99%) Serverless
8 3 (1.49%) Apigee
8 3 (1.49%) IaaS
8 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.00%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) HTTP
2 10 (4.98%) DNS
3 9 (4.48%) FTP
3 9 (4.48%) SSL
3 9 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.00%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (1.00%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) AMQP
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.44%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (8.46%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.96%) MySQL
6 14 (6.97%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.99%) Big Data
9 5 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.49%) Redis
10 4 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.99%) Azkaban
10 4 (1.99%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.99%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.00%) GIS
12 2 (1.00%) HBase
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (20.40%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.97%) Maven
4 13 (6.47%) Gatling
4 13 (6.47%) Gradle
5 10 (4.98%) GitLab
6 9 (4.48%) Geb
6 9 (4.48%) Spock
7 7 (3.48%) JIRA
7 7 (3.48%) Selenium
8 6 (2.99%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.99%) gulp
8 6 (2.99%) Mocha
8 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.49%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.99%) Mockito
10 4 (1.99%) NUnit
10 4 (1.99%) webpack
General
1 25 (12.44%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Banking
3 9 (4.48%) Retail
4 7 (3.48%) Publishing
4 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Law
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (70.65%) Developer
2 45 (22.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.96%) Architect
4 17 (8.46%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.96%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (5.97%) Python Developer
7 12 (5.97%) Salesforce Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Agile Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (5.47%) React Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Angular Developer
9 9 (4.48%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.48%) ServiceNow Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Telecoms Developer
12 6 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.99%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.37%) SOAP
2 48 (23.88%) Web Services
3 42 (20.90%) JSON
4 39 (19.40%) Spring
5 38 (18.91%) AngularJS
6 35 (17.41%) CSS
7 32 (15.92%) HTML
7 32 (15.92%) Spring Boot
8 30 (14.93%) React
9 25 (12.44%) Kafka
9 25 (12.44%) Redux
10 23 (11.44%) .NET
11 21 (10.45%) Node.js
12 19 (9.45%) XML
13 14 (6.97%) OAuth
13 14 (6.97%) RESTful
14 12 (5.97%) HTML5
14 12 (5.97%) Java EE
15 11 (5.47%) OAuth2
15 11 (5.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.98%) User Experience
2 9 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.98%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.00%) Derivative
8 2 (1.00%) Equities
8 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.00%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.43%) Linux
2 9 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (1.49%) Android
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.35%) Microservices
3 53 (26.37%) TDD
4 38 (18.91%) Scrum
5 37 (18.41%) DevOps
6 26 (12.94%) BDD
6 26 (12.94%) SOA
6 26 (12.94%) Software Engineering
7 23 (11.44%) Front End Development
7 23 (11.44%) Unit Testing
8 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.96%) SDLC
10 17 (8.46%) Fintech
10 17 (8.46%) Kanban
10 17 (8.46%) OO
11 14 (6.97%) Computer Science
12 13 (6.47%) MVC
13 12 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.77%) Java
2 63 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.39%) SQL
4 32 (15.92%) C#
5 30 (14.93%) Python
6 29 (14.43%) Java 8
7 19 (9.45%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.97%) Apex Code
9 12 (5.97%) ES6
10 9 (4.48%) PHP
11 7 (3.48%) Scala
12 6 (2.99%) C++
12 6 (2.99%) Go
12 6 (2.99%) SOQL
12 6 (2.99%) SOSL
13 4 (1.99%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (1.99%) AWK
13 4 (1.99%) sed
13 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) CCIE
5 1 (0.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.97%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.50%) EMIR
2 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (20.90%) Docker
2 4 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (11.94%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.47%) Terraform
3 9 (4.48%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.99%) Ansible
6 2 (1.00%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) MIIS
7 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (5.97%) Google
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle
4 8 (3.98%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.99%) Adobe
6 4 (1.99%) Informatica
6 4 (1.99%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.99%) Okta
7 3 (1.49%) Criteo
7 3 (1.49%) Facebook
7 3 (1.49%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.49%) InterSystems
7 3 (1.49%) WSO2
8 2 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.00%) CA
8 2 (1.00%) ESRI
8 2 (1.00%) IBM
8 2 (1.00%) Sencha
8 2 (1.00%) Sitecore