Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 99 138
Rank change year-on-year +30 +39 +41
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3072 2323 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.24% 2.37% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.01% 7.73% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2278 1736 1351
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £313
90th Percentile £625 £564 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 8
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.42% +3.60% -10.90%
10th Percentile £35.60 £36.00 £27.80
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £41.38
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +35.42% +3.60% -10.90%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30685 30052 29794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.34% 30.68% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21840 20981 20650
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 344 501
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.73 £14.56 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +30 1815 £500 +11.11% 228
South East +59 478 £425 -5.56% 82
North of England +4 299 £420 -1.18% 88
Midlands +61 233 £400 +0.57% 42
East of England +26 165 £438 +25.00% 40
Yorkshire -14 135 £425 - 31
East Midlands +55 134 £425 +6.25% 22
North West -17 130 £400 -3.61% 51
West Midlands +18 97 £380 -3.25% 20
South West +8 90 £368 +2.08% 37
North East +60 31 £475 +11.76% 6
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 2047 (66.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1597 (51.99%) Java
3 1220 (39.71%) TDD
4 1189 (38.70%) JavaScript
5 1088 (35.42%) Web Services
6 1019 (33.17%) Git (software)
7 918 (29.88%) Scrum
8 890 (28.97%) HTML
9 748 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
10 741 (24.12%) CSS
11 735 (23.93%) AngularJS
12 715 (23.27%) Spring
13 692 (22.53%) BDD
14 678 (22.07%) Microservices
15 659 (21.45%) JSON
16 599 (19.50%) Jenkins
17 555 (18.07%) SQL
18 526 (17.12%) HTML5
19 525 (17.09%) Node.js
20 518 (16.86%) C#
21 510 (16.60%) .NET
22 497 (16.18%) Test Automation
23 460 (14.97%) React
24 456 (14.84%) OO
25 454 (14.78%) NoSQL
26 447 (14.55%) MVC
27 439 (14.29%) REST
28 426 (13.87%) JIRA
29 415 (13.51%) Finance
30 408 (13.28%) Linux

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 251 (8.17%) Confluence
2 151 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 140 (4.56%) Tomcat
4 135 (4.39%) Apache Spark
5 115 (3.74%) Apache
6 89 (2.90%) CMS
6 89 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 67 (2.18%) JBoss
8 64 (2.08%) WildFly
9 58 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 48 (1.56%) IIS
11 47 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 47 (1.53%) Mule
12 32 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
13 29 (0.94%) Drupal
13 29 (0.94%) nginx
14 23 (0.75%) GlassFish
15 21 (0.68%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.62%) Apache Solr
17 18 (0.59%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
5 8 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.098%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.065%) GIMP
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 35 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.39%) Magento
4 7 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.098%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.065%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.033%) Lawson
9 1 (0.033%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 349 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (2.93%) PaaS
4 79 (2.57%) GitHub
5 60 (1.95%) npm
6 45 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (1.27%) Serverless
8 36 (1.17%) SaaS
9 34 (1.11%) Amazon S3
9 34 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.94%) IaaS
11 25 (0.81%) OpenShift
12 20 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 16 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 15 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (0.49%) Yarn
16 14 (0.46%) Google Play
17 12 (0.39%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 162 (5.27%) HTTP
2 53 (1.73%) Internet
3 30 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.46%) DSL
4 14 (0.46%) SMS
4 14 (0.46%) SSL
5 13 (0.42%) Firewall
5 13 (0.42%) FTP
5 13 (0.42%) Network Security
6 12 (0.39%) DNS
7 11 (0.36%) SMTP
8 10 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.33%) LDAP
9 9 (0.29%) AMQP
10 7 (0.23%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.23%) MQTT
11 6 (0.20%) IMAP
11 6 (0.20%) Intranet
11 6 (0.20%) Skype
12 5 (0.16%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 298 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 286 (9.31%) Relational Database
4 274 (8.92%) MongoDB
5 254 (8.27%) MySQL
6 196 (6.38%) Big Data
7 170 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
7 170 (5.53%) RDBMS
8 151 (4.92%) Hadoop
9 137 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 79 (2.57%) Redis
11 70 (2.28%) HBase
12 67 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 53 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 45 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (1.01%) Apache Hive
16 28 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
17 27 (0.88%) CouchDB
17 27 (0.88%) DB2
17 27 (0.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 1019 (33.17%) Git (software)
2 599 (19.50%) Jenkins
3 426 (13.87%) JIRA
4 377 (12.27%) JUnit
5 374 (12.17%) Maven
6 235 (7.65%) Mockito
7 229 (7.45%) Selenium
8 204 (6.64%) Cucumber
9 193 (6.28%) Subversion
10 186 (6.05%) Gradle
11 126 (4.10%) TeamCity
12 105 (3.42%) Xcode
13 104 (3.39%) SonarQube
14 97 (3.16%) webpack
15 93 (3.03%) WebDriver
16 81 (2.64%) gulp
17 78 (2.54%) Protractor
18 77 (2.51%) NUnit
19 75 (2.44%) Vagrant
20 74 (2.41%) Mocha
General
1 415 (13.51%) Finance
2 312 (10.16%) Banking
3 90 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 86 (2.80%) Marketing
5 84 (2.73%) Retail
6 72 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.12%) Games
7 65 (2.12%) Publishing
8 59 (1.92%) Electronics
8 59 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 50 (1.63%) Front Office
10 37 (1.20%) Advertising
11 25 (0.81%) Law
12 23 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.42%) Legal
15 8 (0.26%) Automotive
16 7 (0.23%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2463 (80.18%) Developer
2 865 (28.16%) Java Developer
3 397 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 251 (8.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 232 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 216 (7.03%) .NET Developer
7 159 (5.18%) C# Developer
8 157 (5.11%) Architect
9 154 (5.01%) Agile Developer
10 149 (4.85%) iOS Developer
11 145 (4.72%) Angular Developer
12 141 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 133 (4.33%) Scala Developer
14 129 (4.20%) Node.js Developer
15 110 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 101 (3.29%) Android Developer
17 97 (3.16%) Python Developer
18 94 (3.06%) Web Developer
19 88 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
20 86 (2.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (35.42%) Web Services
2 890 (28.97%) HTML
3 741 (24.12%) CSS
4 735 (23.93%) AngularJS
5 715 (23.27%) Spring
6 659 (21.45%) JSON
7 526 (17.12%) HTML5
8 525 (17.09%) Node.js
9 510 (16.60%) .NET
10 460 (14.97%) React
11 439 (14.29%) REST
12 400 (13.02%) XML
13 376 (12.24%) SOAP
14 337 (10.97%) CSS3
15 324 (10.55%) Spring Boot
16 288 (9.38%) Hibernate
17 254 (8.27%) jQuery
18 240 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 239 (7.78%) ASP.NET
20 213 (6.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.46%) User Experience
2 199 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 196 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 113 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 111 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 106 (3.45%) Fintech
6 106 (3.45%) iPad
7 93 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
9 69 (2.25%) iPhone
10 47 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 44 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 44 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.07%) Social Media
13 25 (0.81%) Animation
14 23 (0.75%) Cloud Native
14 23 (0.75%) Video on Demand
14 23 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
15 22 (0.72%) Online Games
15 22 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 408 (13.28%) Linux
2 291 (9.47%) Unix
3 227 (7.39%) Apple iOS
4 194 (6.32%) Android
5 134 (4.36%) Windows
6 54 (1.76%) VMS
7 44 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 40 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 19 (0.62%) CentOS
11 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.26%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.16%) AIX
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.098%) Solaris
17 2 (0.065%) HPUX
17 2 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2047 (66.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1220 (39.71%) TDD
3 918 (29.88%) Scrum
4 748 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
5 692 (22.53%) BDD
6 678 (22.07%) Microservices
7 497 (16.18%) Test Automation
8 456 (14.84%) OO
9 447 (14.55%) MVC
10 396 (12.89%) DevOps
11 338 (11.00%) Kanban
12 313 (10.19%) Unit Testing
13 284 (9.24%) SOA
14 281 (9.15%) Open Source
15 272 (8.85%) Software Engineering
16 269 (8.76%) Pair Programming
17 250 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
18 243 (7.91%) E-Commerce
19 240 (7.81%) API Development
20 230 (7.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1597 (51.99%) Java
2 1189 (38.70%) JavaScript
3 555 (18.07%) SQL
4 518 (16.86%) C#
5 308 (10.03%) Scala
6 295 (9.60%) Python
7 176 (5.73%) Ruby
8 154 (5.01%) Apple Swift
9 153 (4.98%) Objective-C
10 139 (4.52%) PHP
11 116 (3.78%) ES6
12 115 (3.74%) TypeScript
13 97 (3.16%) Groovy
14 90 (2.93%) Shell Script
15 67 (2.18%) Bash Shell
16 64 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 62 (2.02%) PowerShell
18 58 (1.89%) PL/SQL
19 52 (1.69%) C++
19 52 (1.69%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 155 (5.05%) Degree
2 141 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 105 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 77 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.33%) PhD
8 9 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.20%) ISEB
10 6 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.065%) APMP
13 2 (0.065%) CFA
13 2 (0.065%) CISA
13 2 (0.065%) CISM
13 2 (0.065%) CISSP
13 2 (0.065%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.83%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) GPG13
3 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.26%) GCP
5 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.065%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.065%) HL7
8 1 (0.033%) MiFID
8 1 (0.033%) SLA
System Software
1 366 (11.91%) Docker
2 46 (1.50%) HDFS
3 31 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (0.72%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.20%) LXC
8 6 (0.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.065%) Ceph
9 2 (0.065%) GridGain
9 2 (0.065%) Varnish
10 1 (0.033%) KVM
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.033%) Squid
10 1 (0.033%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 127 (4.13%) Ansible
2 114 (3.71%) Puppet
3 110 (3.58%) Kubernetes
4 79 (2.57%) Kibana
5 76 (2.47%) logstash
6 71 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.63%) Grafana
8 43 (1.40%) Terraform
9 16 (0.52%) Oozie
9 16 (0.52%) Rancher
10 15 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
12 12 (0.39%) Graphite
13 11 (0.36%) Control-M
13 11 (0.36%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.29%) Mesos
14 9 (0.29%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.26%) Nagios
15 8 (0.26%) StatsD
16 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 295 (9.60%) Oracle
2 206 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 98 (3.19%) Splunk
4 93 (3.03%) Google
5 82 (2.67%) IBM
6 76 (2.47%) AppDynamics
7 72 (2.34%) Apple
7 72 (2.34%) SAP
8 62 (2.02%) Xamarin
9 58 (1.89%) Atlassian
10 49 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 47 (1.53%) Apigee
11 47 (1.53%) WSO2
12 45 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 29 (0.94%) Cloudera
14 28 (0.91%) ATG
15 27 (0.88%) MuleSoft
16 25 (0.81%) hybris
17 21 (0.68%) VMware
18 20 (0.65%) Sitecore