Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 97 77
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 737 1,640 2,932
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.20% 2.47% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 8.15% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1,208 2,198
Median daily rate £486 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £363
90th Percentile £638 £618 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 18
Median hourly rate £38.48 £48.85 £48.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.24% +0.93% -0.72%
10th Percentile £25.50 £16.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.40 £59.30 £64.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.85 £48.40
% change year-on-year -18.12% +0.93% -0.72%

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 10,314 20,120 31,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.85% 30.34% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,354 14,321 22,593
Median daily rate £488 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £325
90th Percentile £663 £655 £638
UK median daily rate £485 £495 £478
% change year-on-year -2.02% +3.66% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 186 239
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.93% +4.61%
10th Percentile £22.10 £16.73 £18.90
90th Percentile £62.03 £78.75 £60.33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year - +7.54% +4.61%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in England.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in England

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in England.

Hourly rate trend for RESTful in England

RESTful
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing RESTful in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 -24 440 £525 +5.00% 169
South East +46 99 £450 +2.27% 90
North of England -18 64 £436 -3.22% 118
Midlands +2 62 £403 -10.56% 47
West Midlands +11 42 £418 -11.98% 23
North West 0 28 £450 +5.88% 61
Yorkshire -16 24 £375 -17.58% 38
South West -1 23 £445 -1.11% 58
East of England +43 19 £425 -3.41% 46
North East +30 12 £438 +12.90% 19
East Midlands +7 12 £365 +16.71% 24
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 368 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (45.86%) Java
3 237 (32.16%) Microservices
4 236 (32.02%) JavaScript
5 205 (27.82%) AWS
6 202 (27.41%) Web Services
7 187 (25.37%) TDD
8 184 (24.97%) Git (software)
9 178 (24.15%) Azure
10 171 (23.20%) Jenkins
11 164 (22.25%) Spring
12 160 (21.71%) DevOps
13 156 (21.17%) JSON
14 155 (21.03%) HTML
15 153 (20.76%) Docker
16 148 (20.08%) CSS
17 147 (19.95%) Python
18 146 (19.81%) SQL
19 139 (18.86%) React
20 131 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
21 127 (17.23%) Test Automation
22 125 (16.96%) Scrum
23 123 (16.69%) C#
24 121 (16.42%) Finance
25 115 (15.60%) XML
26 112 (15.20%) .NET
26 112 (15.20%) Kubernetes
27 106 (14.38%) Software Engineering
28 104 (14.11%) BDD
29 100 (13.57%) AngularJS

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 36 (4.88%) Apache
2 35 (4.75%) Confluence
3 33 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 30 (4.07%) Red Hat Fuse
5 19 (2.58%) Mule
6 18 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.49%) JBoss
11 10 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
12 9 (1.22%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.22%) Jadu
12 9 (1.22%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.95%) CMS
15 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.54%) Sketch
3 3 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) Lawson
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.14%) BambooHR
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 205 (27.82%) AWS
2 178 (24.15%) Azure
3 93 (12.62%) GitHub
4 48 (6.51%) Serverless
5 46 (6.24%) GCP
6 31 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (3.93%) PaaS
8 24 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
8 24 (3.26%) IaaS
9 19 (2.58%) Boomi
10 17 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (2.17%) OpenShift
12 15 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (2.04%) Apigee
13 14 (1.90%) Logic Apps
14 13 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (1.63%) Amazon S3
15 12 (1.63%) Slack
16 11 (1.49%) npm
17 10 (1.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.77%) HTTP
2 16 (2.17%) Firewall
3 12 (1.63%) Internet
4 11 (1.49%) VLAN
5 10 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (1.36%) SNMP
6 9 (1.22%) DNS
7 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.81%) SSL
9 4 (0.54%) SMTP
10 3 (0.41%) SSH
10 3 (0.41%) VPN
11 2 (0.27%) FTP
11 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
12 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.14%) DHCP
12 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.14%) IPv4
12 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.77%) NoSQL
2 64 (8.68%) SQL Server
3 62 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 48 (6.51%) MySQL
6 33 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 20 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.44%) Big Data
10 17 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (2.17%) BigQuery
12 11 (1.49%) Bigtable
12 11 (1.49%) Cloud Spanner
12 11 (1.49%) Data Mart
12 11 (1.49%) Redis
13 10 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.36%) SQLite
14 8 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 184 (24.97%) Git (software)
2 171 (23.20%) Jenkins
3 80 (10.85%) JIRA
4 76 (10.31%) Maven
5 69 (9.36%) JUnit
6 57 (7.73%) Gradle
7 42 (5.70%) GitLab
8 39 (5.29%) Mockito
8 39 (5.29%) webpack
9 31 (4.21%) Selenium
10 30 (4.07%) Cucumber
11 29 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (3.66%) JMeter
13 25 (3.39%) Ant
14 24 (3.26%) SonarQube
15 23 (3.12%) Cypress.io
16 20 (2.71%) Bitbucket
17 19 (2.58%) NUnit
17 19 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (2.58%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (16.42%) Finance
2 82 (11.13%) Public Sector
3 44 (5.97%) Marketing
4 41 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.21%) Electronics
7 27 (3.66%) Banking
8 24 (3.26%) Front Office
9 17 (2.31%) Games
10 13 (1.76%) Retail
11 12 (1.63%) Law
12 8 (1.09%) Local Government
13 6 (0.81%) German Language
13 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.81%) Publishing
14 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.68%) Legal
15 4 (0.54%) Advertising
16 2 (0.27%) Automotive
16 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 445 (60.38%) Developer
2 157 (21.30%) Java Developer
3 78 (10.58%) Architect
4 73 (9.91%) Senior Developer
5 66 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 62 (8.41%) React Developer
7 51 (6.92%) .NET Developer
8 38 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (5.02%) Software Engineer
10 35 (4.75%) Java Engineer
11 34 (4.61%) Integration Developer
12 31 (4.21%) C# Developer
13 26 (3.53%) Python Developer
14 25 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (3.39%) Software Developer
15 24 (3.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 22 (2.99%) Consultant
17 21 (2.85%) Azure Developer
17 21 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 21 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (27.41%) Web Services
2 164 (22.25%) Spring
3 156 (21.17%) JSON
4 155 (21.03%) HTML
5 148 (20.08%) CSS
6 139 (18.86%) React
7 115 (15.60%) XML
8 112 (15.20%) .NET
9 100 (13.57%) AngularJS
10 98 (13.30%) SOAP
10 98 (13.30%) Spring Boot
11 95 (12.89%) Node.js
12 74 (10.04%) HTML5
13 57 (7.73%) REST
14 55 (7.46%) Redux
15 53 (7.19%) Kafka
15 53 (7.19%) Middleware
16 47 (6.38%) ASP.NET
17 46 (6.24%) .NET Core
18 43 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.91%) User Experience
2 45 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.66%) Data Structures
3 27 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.85%) Cloud Native
5 16 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.49%) Social Media
9 9 (1.22%) Animation
10 8 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.68%) NHS
11 5 (0.68%) Robotics
12 4 (0.54%) Equities
12 4 (0.54%) FMCG
12 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.13%) Linux
2 42 (5.70%) Android
3 36 (4.88%) Windows
4 33 (4.48%) Unix
5 29 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.76%) CentOS
6 13 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.68%) Solaris
9 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.41%) Fedora
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Tizen
12 1 (0.14%) tvOS
12 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (32.16%) Microservices
3 187 (25.37%) TDD
4 160 (21.71%) DevOps
5 131 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (17.23%) Test Automation
7 125 (16.96%) Scrum
8 106 (14.38%) Software Engineering
9 104 (14.11%) BDD
10 76 (10.31%) SDLC
11 75 (10.18%) SOA
11 75 (10.18%) Unit Testing
12 64 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (8.28%) MVC
13 61 (8.28%) OO
14 59 (8.01%) Open Source
15 58 (7.87%) Computer Science
16 52 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (6.51%) Mentoring
18 45 (6.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (45.86%) Java
2 236 (32.02%) JavaScript
3 147 (19.95%) Python
4 146 (19.81%) SQL
5 123 (16.69%) C#
6 90 (12.21%) Java 8
7 70 (9.50%) Kotlin
8 46 (6.24%) Scala
9 35 (4.75%) TypeScript
10 29 (3.93%) XPath
11 26 (3.53%) Go
12 25 (3.39%) PowerShell
13 24 (3.26%) Bash Shell
14 23 (3.12%) PHP
15 21 (2.85%) ES6
16 20 (2.71%) PL/SQL
17 15 (2.04%) Ruby
18 14 (1.90%) C++
19 12 (1.63%) T-SQL
20 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.01%) Degree
3 56 (7.60%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.54%) PhD
8 3 (0.41%) CISM
8 3 (0.41%) CISSP
8 3 (0.41%) GIAC
8 3 (0.41%) SANS
9 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.34%) QA
2 12 (1.63%) GDPR
3 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.41%) GxP
4 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) RMADS
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (20.76%) Docker
2 11 (1.49%) GlusterFS
3 10 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.36%) vSphere
4 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.68%) Postfix
6 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 49 (6.65%) Terraform
3 42 (5.70%) Ansible
4 30 (4.07%) Prometheus
5 24 (3.26%) Grafana
6 17 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.04%) Puppet
8 11 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.36%) Packer
9 10 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.68%) Mesos
10 5 (0.68%) Zipkin
11 3 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.41%) Marathon
12 1 (0.14%) Kibana
12 1 (0.14%) logstash
12 1 (0.14%) SCCM
12 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (9.09%) Oracle
2 50 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.70%) SAP
4 37 (5.02%) Google
5 31 (4.21%) Atlassian
6 25 (3.39%) Dell
7 24 (3.26%) MuleSoft
8 20 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.71%) TIBCO
9 18 (2.44%) IBM
10 15 (2.04%) Talend
11 14 (1.90%) webMethods
12 13 (1.76%) Axway
12 13 (1.76%) WSO2
13 12 (1.63%) Splunk
13 12 (1.63%) VMware
14 11 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.36%) Bloomberg
15 10 (1.36%) EMC
15 10 (1.36%) Fiorano