Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 September 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.

RESTful
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +33
Contract jobs citing RESTful 193 274 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.11% 3.92% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.85% 9.65% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 242 177
City of London median daily rate £563 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £373
90th Percentile £720 £636 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 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 2,182 2,838 2,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.19% 40.61% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,770 2,351 2,097
City of London median daily rate £536 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £408 £380 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.00 £24.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.40% +31.03% -43.95%
10th Percentile £21.95 £19.14 £20.28
90th Percentile £86.25 £73.98 £28.24
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +46.40% +48.84% -50.65%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the City of London

RESTful
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 RESTful in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the City of London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the City of London

RESTful
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 RESTful within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
London Bridge -20 1 £440 -23.48%
RESTful
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.01%) TDD
3 82 (42.49%) Java
4 79 (40.93%) Microservices
5 57 (29.53%) Scrum
6 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
6 55 (28.50%) BDD
7 52 (26.94%) AWS
8 50 (25.91%) Node.js
9 49 (25.39%) DevOps
10 48 (24.87%) Test Automation
10 48 (24.87%) Git (software)
11 47 (24.35%) Python
12 46 (23.83%) SQL
13 42 (21.76%) Finance
14 41 (21.24%) Docker
15 40 (20.73%) Azure
15 40 (20.73%) Web Services
16 38 (19.69%) C#
17 34 (17.62%) Unit Testing
17 34 (17.62%) Kanban
17 34 (17.62%) Kafka
17 34 (17.62%) AngularJS
18 33 (17.10%) HTML
19 32 (16.58%) .NET
19 32 (16.58%) Scala
20 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
20 31 (16.06%) Kubernetes
20 31 (16.06%) OO
21 29 (15.03%) Linux

RESTful
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 27 (13.99%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.33%) Confluence
3 5 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.07%) Apache
4 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.52%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.52%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.52%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.94%) AWS
2 40 (20.73%) Azure
3 29 (15.03%) GitHub
4 22 (11.40%) Serverless
5 21 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (4.66%) Azure Functions
6 9 (4.66%) npm
7 8 (4.15%) Heroku
8 5 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.07%) Fastly
9 4 (2.07%) GCP
9 4 (2.07%) PaaS
10 3 (1.55%) IaaS
10 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.55%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.04%) Office 365
11 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.59%) HTTP
2 4 (2.07%) SMTP
3 2 (1.04%) NAS
3 2 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
2 26 (13.47%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.88%) Couchbase
4 20 (10.36%) SQL Server
5 17 (8.81%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.22%) MySQL
7 10 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.66%) Redis
9 7 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.59%) Big Data
10 5 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.59%) HBase
11 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.07%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.07%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.07%) Presto
11 4 (2.07%) Spark SQL
11 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.07%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.44%) JIRA
3 18 (9.33%) Selenium
4 17 (8.81%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.74%) webpack
6 12 (6.22%) Mocha
7 10 (5.18%) Maven
8 9 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.66%) Jasmine
8 9 (4.66%) JUnit
9 8 (4.15%) CircleCI
10 6 (3.11%) Gatling
10 6 (3.11%) Grunt
10 6 (3.11%) gulp
10 6 (3.11%) Subversion
11 5 (2.59%) git-flow
11 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.59%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.07%) Mockito
12 4 (2.07%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 26 (13.47%) Banking
3 17 (8.81%) Retail
4 12 (6.22%) Back Office
5 8 (4.15%) Front Office
6 7 (3.63%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.11%) Law
8 5 (2.59%) Publishing
9 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.04%) Games
10 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.52%) International Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (69.43%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.29%) C# Developer
3 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.77%) Java Engineer
4 15 (7.77%) Scala Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Python Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Salesforce Developer
6 11 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.18%) React Developer
8 8 (4.15%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Architect
8 8 (4.15%) Lead Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.11%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.91%) Node.js
2 40 (20.73%) Web Services
3 34 (17.62%) AngularJS
3 34 (17.62%) Kafka
4 33 (17.10%) HTML
5 32 (16.58%) .NET
6 29 (15.03%) CSS
7 22 (11.40%) Spring
8 20 (10.36%) React
9 17 (8.81%) REST
9 17 (8.81%) SOAP
10 15 (7.77%) Sass
11 14 (7.25%) Akka
11 14 (7.25%) Play Framework
12 13 (6.74%) HTML5
12 13 (6.74%) Jest
12 13 (6.74%) Redux
13 12 (6.22%) GraphQL
14 11 (5.70%) .NET Core
14 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.74%) User Experience
3 7 (3.63%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.07%) Blog
6 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.04%) Clustering
7 2 (1.04%) Derivative
7 2 (1.04%) Equities
7 2 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.03%) Linux
2 13 (6.74%) Unix
3 10 (5.18%) Windows
4 9 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.63%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Solaris
7 2 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.04%) VMS
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.01%) TDD
3 79 (40.93%) Microservices
4 57 (29.53%) Scrum
5 55 (28.50%) BDD
6 49 (25.39%) DevOps
7 48 (24.87%) Test Automation
8 34 (17.62%) Kanban
8 34 (17.62%) Unit Testing
9 31 (16.06%) OO
10 29 (15.03%) Pair Programming
11 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
12 25 (12.95%) OOP
13 24 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (12.44%) SDLC
14 23 (11.92%) SOLID
15 20 (10.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (10.36%) SOA
16 18 (9.33%) Web Development
17 17 (8.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.49%) Java
2 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
3 47 (24.35%) Python
4 46 (23.83%) SQL
5 38 (19.69%) C#
6 32 (16.58%) Scala
7 21 (10.88%) TypeScript
8 13 (6.74%) Apex Code
8 13 (6.74%) Java 8
8 13 (6.74%) Ruby
9 12 (6.22%) Perl
10 11 (5.70%) ES6
11 9 (4.66%) Go
12 8 (4.15%) Groovy
12 8 (4.15%) PHP
13 6 (3.11%) Apple Swift
13 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.59%) Kotlin
15 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) EMIR
2 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (21.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.04%) Varnish
2 2 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (16.06%) Kubernetes
2 14 (7.25%) Marathon
2 14 (7.25%) Mesos
3 8 (4.15%) Ansible
4 4 (2.07%) Grafana
4 4 (2.07%) Graphite
4 4 (2.07%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (2.07%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (2.07%) Nagios
4 4 (2.07%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.55%) Puppet
6 2 (1.04%) SCOM
6 2 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.52%) Istio
7 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.74%) Google
4 8 (4.15%) Splunk
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle
5 5 (2.59%) Perforce
5 5 (2.59%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.07%) BMC
6 4 (2.07%) Citrix
6 4 (2.07%) Informatica
6 4 (2.07%) Remedy
6 4 (2.07%) Sybase
7 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (1.55%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) EMC
8 2 (1.04%) HP
8 2 (1.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.04%) Veritas
8 2 (1.04%) VMware