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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 117 164
Rank change year-on-year +34 +47  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1239 1042 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.87% 2.14% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.92% 7.37% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 773 544
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £51.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +45.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13889 14144 14206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.18% 29.02% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9642 10076 9673
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 656 £500 +8.10% 215
South East +63 203 £416 -2.63% 80
Yorkshire +5 85 £425 - 34
North West +37 81 £450 +5.88% 53
East of England +7 65 £450 +28.57% 35
East Midlands +5 51 £350 - 20
South West -12 48 £360 -1.36% 31
West Midlands +36 36 £351 -15.03% 29
North East +70 14 £413 -2.94% 8
Midlands +15 2 - - 49
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1523 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1139 (49.98%) Java
3 950 (41.68%) JavaScript
4 816 (35.81%) TDD
5 792 (34.75%) Web Services
6 774 (33.96%) HTML
7 707 (31.02%) Git (software)
8 691 (30.32%) CSS
9 653 (28.65%) Scrum
10 561 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
11 545 (23.91%) JSON
12 505 (22.16%) Spring
13 481 (21.11%) AngularJS
14 473 (20.75%) Jenkins
15 459 (20.14%) Test Automation
16 428 (18.78%) HTML5
17 426 (18.69%) BDD
18 418 (18.34%) Microservices
19 376 (16.50%) C#
20 373 (16.37%) SQL
21 371 (16.28%) MVC
22 356 (15.62%) .NET
23 350 (15.36%) OO
24 344 (15.09%) Linux
25 339 (14.87%) JIRA
26 334 (14.66%) Node.js
27 321 (14.09%) REST
28 319 (14.00%) XML
29 303 (13.30%) Open Source
30 302 (13.25%) CSS3

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
1 170 (7.46%) Confluence
2 94 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 91 (3.99%) Apache
4 79 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 73 (3.20%) JBoss
6 57 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.67%) CMS
10 36 (1.58%) Apache Spark
10 36 (1.58%) SharePoint
11 24 (1.05%) IIS
12 23 (1.01%) Drupal
12 23 (1.01%) Mule
13 22 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.66%) nginx
16 12 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.088%) InVision
6 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.044%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
1 26 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.61%) Magento
4 8 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.18%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.088%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.044%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.044%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 185 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (4.08%) GitHub
4 62 (2.72%) PaaS
5 25 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 24 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.97%) IaaS
8 21 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 18 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 15 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.57%) SaaS
12 12 (0.53%) Office 365
13 11 (0.48%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.35%) Boomi
16 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 182 (7.99%) HTTP
2 44 (1.93%) Internet
3 36 (1.58%) SSL
4 34 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.05%) Network Security
6 20 (0.88%) LDAP
7 18 (0.79%) DNS
8 14 (0.61%) SMTP
9 11 (0.48%) Firewall
10 9 (0.39%) IMAP
10 9 (0.39%) VoIP
11 8 (0.35%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.31%) FTP
12 7 (0.31%) VPN
13 6 (0.26%) LAN
13 6 (0.26%) WAN
14 5 (0.22%) MQTT
14 5 (0.22%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (10.44%) MySQL
2 231 (10.14%) MongoDB
3 230 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 190 (8.34%) Relational Database
5 175 (7.68%) SQL Server
6 109 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (3.60%) Big Data
8 80 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 76 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 60 (2.63%) Redis
11 56 (2.46%) Hadoop
12 52 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (0.83%) Endeca
15 17 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 17 (0.75%) HBase
15 17 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.70%) CouchDB
16 16 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 707 (31.02%) Git (software)
2 473 (20.75%) Jenkins
3 339 (14.87%) JIRA
4 222 (9.74%) Subversion
5 220 (9.65%) JUnit
6 205 (9.00%) Selenium
7 200 (8.78%) Maven
8 138 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 127 (5.57%) Mockito
10 123 (5.40%) Gradle
11 101 (4.43%) WebDriver
12 91 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 82 (3.60%) TeamCity
14 69 (3.03%) gulp
15 57 (2.50%) Eclipse
16 48 (2.11%) Grunt
17 47 (2.06%) Hudson
17 47 (2.06%) Protractor
17 47 (2.06%) SoapUI
18 46 (2.02%) Xcode
General
1 291 (12.77%) Finance
2 195 (8.56%) Banking
3 97 (4.26%) Retail
4 69 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.41%) Marketing
6 47 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 40 (1.76%) Games
8 39 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.23%) Front Office
10 27 (1.18%) Electronics
11 21 (0.92%) Publishing
12 19 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.70%) Automotive
14 14 (0.61%) Advertising
15 10 (0.44%) Law
16 8 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.31%) Legal
18 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1830 (80.30%) Developer
2 565 (24.79%) Java Developer
3 257 (11.28%) Senior Developer
4 196 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 172 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 146 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 115 (5.05%) Angular Developer
8 112 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 109 (4.78%) Scala Developer
10 108 (4.74%) iOS Developer
11 101 (4.43%) Architect
12 99 (4.34%) Agile Developer
13 97 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 92 (4.04%) PHP Developer
15 89 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 85 (3.73%) Tester
17 81 (3.55%) HTML Developer
18 80 (3.51%) Web Developer
19 76 (3.33%) Android Developer
19 76 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 792 (34.75%) Web Services
2 774 (33.96%) HTML
3 691 (30.32%) CSS
4 545 (23.91%) JSON
5 505 (22.16%) Spring
6 481 (21.11%) AngularJS
7 428 (18.78%) HTML5
8 356 (15.62%) .NET
9 334 (14.66%) Node.js
10 321 (14.09%) REST
11 319 (14.00%) XML
12 302 (13.25%) CSS3
13 286 (12.55%) SOAP
14 268 (11.76%) React
15 259 (11.36%) jQuery
16 181 (7.94%) Hibernate
17 175 (7.68%) Ajax
18 160 (7.02%) Spring Boot
19 140 (6.14%) ASP.NET
20 138 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 178 (7.81%) User Experience
2 166 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 160 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 81 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 57 (2.50%) iPad
8 40 (1.76%) iPhone
9 33 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (1.36%) Animation
11 29 (1.27%) Social Media
12 26 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 22 (0.97%) Derivative
14 19 (0.83%) Fintech
15 18 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.75%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.75%) RIA
17 15 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 15 (0.66%) Private Cloud
18 14 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 344 (15.09%) Linux
2 166 (7.28%) Apple iOS
3 144 (6.32%) Unix
4 124 (5.44%) Android
5 106 (4.65%) Windows
6 38 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 17 (0.75%) CentOS
9 13 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.53%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.22%) Debian
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.13%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.088%) HPUX
14 2 (0.088%) Solaris
14 2 (0.088%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.044%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (35.81%) TDD
3 653 (28.65%) Scrum
4 561 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 459 (20.14%) Test Automation
6 426 (18.69%) BDD
7 418 (18.34%) Microservices
8 371 (16.28%) MVC
9 350 (15.36%) OO
10 303 (13.30%) Open Source
11 300 (13.16%) DevOps
12 251 (11.01%) Unit Testing
13 248 (10.88%) Front End Development
14 216 (9.48%) Software Engineering
15 215 (9.43%) Web Development
16 201 (8.82%) Kanban
17 199 (8.73%) Pair Programming
18 186 (8.16%) SOA
19 180 (7.90%) E-Commerce
20 146 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1139 (49.98%) Java
2 950 (41.68%) JavaScript
3 376 (16.50%) C#
4 373 (16.37%) SQL
5 267 (11.72%) Python
6 254 (11.15%) Scala
7 189 (8.29%) Ruby
8 144 (6.32%) PHP
9 104 (4.56%) Objective-C
10 98 (4.30%) Apple Swift
11 79 (3.47%) Groovy
12 61 (2.68%) ES6
13 59 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 58 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 57 (2.50%) C++
16 50 (2.19%) PL/SQL
17 49 (2.15%) PowerShell
18 47 (2.06%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.23%) Bash Shell
19 28 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 102 (4.48%) Degree
3 78 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.53%) CISSP
8 11 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.39%) ISEB
9 9 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.26%) SANS
10 6 (0.26%) SSCP
11 5 (0.22%) CISA
11 5 (0.22%) CISM
12 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) MCSD
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.088%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.40%) QA
2 18 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.22%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.13%) WCAG
7 2 (0.088%) MiFID
8 1 (0.044%) GCP
8 1 (0.044%) WAI
System Software
1 208 (9.13%) Docker
2 18 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.39%) Shibboleth
5 8 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.31%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.22%) HDFS
8 5 (0.22%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) LXC
10 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.088%) GridGain
11 2 (0.088%) KVM
11 2 (0.088%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.044%) XenApp
12 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (2.90%) Ansible
2 57 (2.50%) Puppet
3 56 (2.46%) Kubernetes
4 44 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.23%) Kibana
6 25 (1.10%) logstash
7 13 (0.57%) Grafana
8 10 (0.44%) Terraform
9 9 (0.39%) Mesos
10 7 (0.31%) Control-M
10 7 (0.31%) Rancher
10 7 (0.31%) vRealize
10 7 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (0.26%) Nagios
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 5 (0.22%) Marathon
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.22%) QRadar
12 5 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 259 (11.36%) Oracle
2 143 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 115 (5.05%) IBM
4 93 (4.08%) Google
5 50 (2.19%) VMware
6 43 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 40 (1.76%) Splunk
8 36 (1.58%) Apple
9 31 (1.36%) ATG
9 31 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.36%) SAP
10 29 (1.27%) MuleSoft
11 28 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.14%) Adobe
13 25 (1.10%) Xamarin
14 24 (1.05%) hybris
15 20 (0.88%) CA
16 18 (0.79%) Zend
17 16 (0.70%) AppDynamics
17 16 (0.70%) TIBCO
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: £400 - 450 per day
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Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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London
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Hydrogen Group
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London
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
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Brentwood, Essex
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Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
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London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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London
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West Midlands
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London
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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West London
Experis Ltd
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London
Oliver Bernard
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Buckinghamshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
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London
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