Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 91 116
Rank change year-on-year +21 +25 +60
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3,013 2,255 2,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.26% 2.57% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.09% 8.09% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,248 1,635 1,551
England median daily rate £488 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 6
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% -4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £42.50 £35.30 £24.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.70 £43.13
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -4.00% -6.25%

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 29,853 27,859 29,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.29% 31.80% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,475 19,375 20,311
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £626 £600 £591
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 315 508
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.40 £15.75 £16.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £56.67
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +31 1,801 £500 +5.26% 476
South East +44 464 £450 - 171
North of England -22 302 £420 +1.51% 213
Midlands +42 204 £413 +3.13% 94
East of England +7 175 £475 +26.67% 89
Yorkshire -8 168 £420 - 71
North West -30 110 £388 -6.06% 127
East Midlands +45 106 £425 +13.33% 42
West Midlands +15 98 £400 -5.88% 52
South West +1 83 £375 -1.32% 59
North East +11 23 £475 +23.38% 15
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 2,005 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,592 (52.84%) Java
3 1,245 (41.32%) TDD
4 1,225 (40.66%) JavaScript
5 1,100 (36.51%) Web Services
6 900 (29.87%) Git (software)
7 833 (27.65%) HTML
8 792 (26.29%) Scrum
9 780 (25.89%) Microservices
10 717 (23.80%) BDD
11 699 (23.20%) CSS
12 686 (22.77%) Spring
13 676 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
14 674 (22.37%) AngularJS
15 630 (20.91%) Test Automation
16 562 (18.65%) Jenkins
17 553 (18.35%) SQL
18 530 (17.59%) JSON
19 519 (17.23%) Node.js
19 519 (17.23%) HTML5
20 507 (16.83%) React
21 494 (16.40%) C#
22 475 (15.77%) Finance
23 470 (15.60%) .NET
24 467 (15.50%) OO
25 460 (15.27%) SOAP
26 451 (14.97%) NoSQL
27 424 (14.07%) Maven
28 410 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
29 399 (13.24%) MVC

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
1 233 (7.73%) Confluence
2 195 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
3 151 (5.01%) Apache Spark
4 130 (4.31%) Tomcat
5 101 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 97 (3.22%) Apache
7 77 (2.56%) Mule
8 74 (2.46%) CMS
9 69 (2.29%) WebSphere
10 67 (2.22%) WildFly
11 65 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 56 (1.86%) JBoss
13 55 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
14 34 (1.13%) Liferay
15 31 (1.03%) GlassFish
16 29 (0.96%) nginx
17 27 (0.90%) IIS
18 26 (0.86%) MQSeries
18 26 (0.86%) Mule ESB
19 25 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.23%) Pipeline Pilot
5 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.100%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.100%) GIMP
8 1 (0.033%) HipChat
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.30%) Magento
4 8 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.100%) Global One
7 2 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.066%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.066%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.033%) Lawson
8 1 (0.033%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.033%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.033%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 410 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.62%) Serverless
4 72 (2.39%) npm
5 69 (2.29%) PaaS
6 67 (2.22%) GitHub
7 51 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (1.00%) IaaS
11 28 (0.93%) SaaS
12 26 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
13 18 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.56%) Google Play
15 16 (0.53%) Heroku
16 15 (0.50%) OpenShift
17 12 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 11 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.98%) HTTP
2 43 (1.43%) Internet
3 21 (0.70%) FTP
4 19 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 19 (0.63%) SSL
5 15 (0.50%) SMS
6 13 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.37%) SMTP
8 8 (0.27%) AMQP
8 8 (0.27%) Firewall
9 7 (0.23%) MQTT
10 6 (0.20%) Skype
11 5 (0.17%) DNS
11 5 (0.17%) Intranet
12 4 (0.13%) 3G
12 4 (0.13%) 4G
12 4 (0.13%) Broadband
12 4 (0.13%) IMAP
12 4 (0.13%) VPN
13 3 (0.100%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (14.97%) NoSQL
2 286 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 260 (8.63%) MongoDB
4 256 (8.50%) Relational Database
5 232 (7.70%) MySQL
6 193 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
7 191 (6.34%) Big Data
8 157 (5.21%) Hadoop
9 144 (4.78%) RDBMS
10 138 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 105 (3.48%) Redis
12 85 (2.82%) HBase
13 74 (2.46%) Oracle Database
14 43 (1.43%) Data Lake
15 41 (1.36%) CouchDB
15 41 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 39 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 31 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 900 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 562 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 424 (14.07%) Maven
4 397 (13.18%) JUnit
5 356 (11.82%) JIRA
6 257 (8.53%) Mockito
7 247 (8.20%) Selenium
8 245 (8.13%) Cucumber
9 160 (5.31%) Gradle
10 141 (4.68%) SonarQube
11 140 (4.65%) Subversion
12 126 (4.18%) webpack
13 91 (3.02%) TeamCity
14 90 (2.99%) WebDriver
15 89 (2.95%) Vagrant
16 80 (2.66%) Mocha
16 80 (2.66%) Xcode
17 78 (2.59%) gulp
18 74 (2.46%) Checkstyle
19 70 (2.32%) Jasmine
General
1 475 (15.77%) Finance
2 303 (10.06%) Banking
3 87 (2.89%) Marketing
4 86 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 78 (2.59%) Games
7 64 (2.12%) Electronics
8 60 (1.99%) Retail
9 58 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.69%) Publishing
11 49 (1.63%) Front Office
12 31 (1.03%) Advertising
13 21 (0.70%) Law
14 16 (0.53%) Legal
15 13 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.13%) Back Office
19 3 (0.100%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.100%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 2,367 (78.56%) Developer
2 884 (29.34%) Java Developer
3 389 (12.91%) Senior Developer
4 251 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 242 (8.03%) .NET Developer
6 202 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 177 (5.87%) Architect
8 160 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 155 (5.14%) React Developer
10 150 (4.98%) Agile Developer
11 143 (4.75%) Angular Developer
12 142 (4.71%) C# Developer
13 126 (4.18%) Node.js Developer
14 113 (3.75%) Scala Developer
15 108 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 107 (3.55%) iOS Developer
17 97 (3.22%) Tester
18 91 (3.02%) Agile Java Developer
19 81 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
20 80 (2.66%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,100 (36.51%) Web Services
2 833 (27.65%) HTML
3 699 (23.20%) CSS
4 686 (22.77%) Spring
5 674 (22.37%) AngularJS
6 530 (17.59%) JSON
7 519 (17.23%) HTML5
7 519 (17.23%) Node.js
8 507 (16.83%) React
9 470 (15.60%) .NET
10 460 (15.27%) SOAP
11 388 (12.88%) REST
12 366 (12.15%) XML
13 337 (11.18%) CSS3
14 336 (11.15%) Spring Boot
15 327 (10.85%) Hibernate
16 256 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 241 (8.00%) ASP.NET
18 221 (7.33%) Kafka
19 216 (7.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 305 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
2 199 (6.60%) User Experience
3 181 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 123 (4.08%) Fintech
5 118 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 115 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 93 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 84 (2.79%) iPad
9 70 (2.32%) Virtual Team
10 68 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 36 (1.19%) iPhone
14 32 (1.06%) Social Media
15 29 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 29 (0.96%) Online Banking
16 26 (0.86%) Online Games
17 25 (0.83%) Animation
17 25 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
18 22 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 337 (11.18%) Linux
2 301 (9.99%) Unix
3 177 (5.87%) Apple iOS
4 153 (5.08%) Android
5 71 (2.36%) VMS
6 69 (2.29%) Windows
7 61 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 36 (1.19%) CentOS
9 14 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.27%) Solaris
12 7 (0.23%) HPUX
12 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.066%) AIX
14 2 (0.066%) Fedora
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,005 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,245 (41.32%) TDD
3 792 (26.29%) Scrum
4 780 (25.89%) Microservices
5 717 (23.80%) BDD
6 676 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
7 630 (20.91%) Test Automation
8 467 (15.50%) OO
9 399 (13.24%) MVC
10 384 (12.74%) DevOps
11 332 (11.02%) Unit Testing
12 330 (10.95%) Kanban
13 322 (10.69%) SOA
14 295 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
15 286 (9.49%) Software Engineering
16 285 (9.46%) Open Source
17 276 (9.16%) E-Commerce
18 262 (8.70%) Pair Programming
19 235 (7.80%) API Development
20 219 (7.27%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,592 (52.84%) Java
2 1,225 (40.66%) JavaScript
3 553 (18.35%) SQL
4 494 (16.40%) C#
5 282 (9.36%) Scala
6 263 (8.73%) Python
7 163 (5.41%) Ruby
8 137 (4.55%) ES6
9 136 (4.51%) PHP
10 130 (4.31%) TypeScript
11 117 (3.88%) Apple Swift
12 108 (3.58%) Objective-C
13 98 (3.25%) Groovy
14 83 (2.75%) Bash Shell
15 80 (2.66%) Shell Script
16 71 (2.36%) JPQL
17 67 (2.22%) T-SQL
18 62 (2.06%) PL/SQL
19 57 (1.89%) XPath
20 56 (1.86%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 144 (4.78%) Degree
2 126 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 59 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.23%) PhD
10 6 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) ISEB
12 3 (0.100%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.066%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.066%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.066%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.033%) CFA
14 1 (0.033%) CREST Certified
14 1 (0.033%) MCSD
14 1 (0.033%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.04%) QA
2 22 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.66%) GCP
4 12 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.23%) GDPR
6 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.100%) HL7
7 3 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.100%) PMO
7 3 (0.100%) WCAG
8 2 (0.066%) PSD2
9 1 (0.033%) MiFID
9 1 (0.033%) SEPA
9 1 (0.033%) SLA
System Software
1 361 (11.98%) Docker
2 59 (1.96%) HDFS
3 42 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 35 (1.16%) Apache Flume
5 26 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 23 (0.76%) vSphere
7 20 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.13%) LXC
9 3 (0.100%) Ceph
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.033%) Varnish
10 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.033%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 124 (4.12%) Ansible
2 100 (3.32%) Kubernetes
3 88 (2.92%) Puppet
4 69 (2.29%) logstash
5 65 (2.16%) Kibana
6 62 (2.06%) Grafana
7 57 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (1.06%) Oozie
8 32 (1.06%) Terraform
9 30 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
10 20 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
12 13 (0.43%) Nagios
13 12 (0.40%) StatsD
14 10 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.33%) OpenSSO
15 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.23%) Mesos
17 6 (0.20%) Rancher
17 6 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 257 (8.53%) Oracle
2 181 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 108 (3.58%) Google
4 105 (3.48%) Splunk
5 86 (2.85%) SAP
6 79 (2.62%) AppDynamics
7 68 (2.26%) IBM
8 64 (2.12%) Atlassian
9 58 (1.92%) WSO2
10 57 (1.89%) Apple
11 56 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
12 49 (1.63%) Apigee
13 42 (1.39%) Xamarin
14 39 (1.29%) Hortonworks
14 39 (1.29%) Red Hat
15 38 (1.26%) HP
16 36 (1.19%) Cloudera
17 34 (1.13%) ATG
18 27 (0.90%) VMware
19 25 (0.83%) Talend