Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 90 112
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22 +55
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3,065 2,215 2,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.33% 2.66% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.02% 8.27% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,235 1,560 1,511
England median daily rate £488 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £319
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 4 14 2
England median hourly rate £70.00 £39.25 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.34% -2.48% +0.63%
10th Percentile £54.50 £35.00 £30.53
90th Percentile £93.03 £63.75 £48.98
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £39.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year +78.34% -2.48% +0.63%

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 30,604 26,782 28,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.25% 32.13% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,735 18,574 19,786
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 333 413
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £17.15 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £60.25 £53.95 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +6.58% +8.57%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +32 1,743 £500 +5.26% 429
South East +50 560 £475 +5.56% 156
North of England -21 346 £400 -5.88% 195
Yorkshire -14 185 £413 -2.94% 62
Midlands -7 181 £425 +13.33% 75
East of England +6 161 £513 +20.59% 70
North West -33 136 £413 -2.94% 108
West Midlands +13 112 £441 +3.82% 46
South West -18 79 £389 -2.81% 60
East Midlands -17 69 £413 +10.00% 29
North East -37 26 £400 +3.90% 25
South Coast -2 2 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2,043 (66.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,644 (53.64%) Java
3 1,334 (43.52%) TDD
4 1,265 (41.27%) JavaScript
5 1,121 (36.57%) Web Services
6 897 (29.27%) Microservices
7 848 (27.67%) Git (software)
8 836 (27.28%) HTML
9 799 (26.07%) Spring
10 727 (23.72%) CSS
11 720 (23.49%) Scrum
12 716 (23.36%) Test Automation
13 695 (22.68%) BDD
14 694 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
15 656 (21.40%) Jenkins
16 642 (20.95%) AngularJS
17 545 (17.78%) Node.js
18 544 (17.75%) Finance
19 527 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
20 514 (16.77%) React
21 501 (16.35%) .NET
22 495 (16.15%) HTML5
23 488 (15.92%) SOAP
23 488 (15.92%) OO
24 487 (15.89%) Java 8
25 477 (15.56%) JSON
26 470 (15.33%) SQL
27 467 (15.24%) MVC
27 467 (15.24%) Maven
28 466 (15.20%) C#

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
1 179 (5.84%) Confluence
2 165 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (4.21%) Apache
4 126 (4.11%) Apache Spark
5 123 (4.01%) Tomcat
6 104 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 88 (2.87%) Mule
8 76 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 75 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
10 66 (2.15%) CMS
11 62 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 58 (1.89%) JBoss
13 37 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 34 (1.11%) Liferay
14 34 (1.11%) MQSeries
15 29 (0.95%) Mule ESB
15 29 (0.95%) WildFly
16 28 (0.91%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.91%) GlassFish
17 27 (0.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 23 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.33%) GIMP
2 10 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.033%) InVision
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.33%) Magento
4 10 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.26%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.13%) Global One
7 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.065%) Pivotal CRM
8 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.065%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.033%) Maximo
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 527 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (4.34%) Serverless
4 116 (3.78%) GitHub
5 97 (3.16%) npm
6 62 (2.02%) PaaS
7 57 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 56 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (1.21%) SaaS
10 29 (0.95%) IaaS
11 25 (0.82%) BrowserStack
12 24 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
12 24 (0.78%) Heroku
13 23 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (0.75%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.59%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
17 15 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 194 (6.33%) HTTP
2 27 (0.88%) Kerberos
2 27 (0.88%) SSL
3 25 (0.82%) Internet
4 19 (0.62%) FTP
4 19 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.55%) SMS
6 16 (0.52%) SMTP
7 9 (0.29%) DNS
8 7 (0.23%) Broadband
8 7 (0.23%) Firewall
8 7 (0.23%) IMAP
9 6 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.16%) 3G
10 5 (0.16%) 4G
10 5 (0.16%) Intranet
10 5 (0.16%) VPN
11 3 (0.098%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.098%) Network Security
11 3 (0.098%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (13.18%) NoSQL
2 310 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 260 (8.48%) MySQL
4 251 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
5 249 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 248 (8.09%) MongoDB
7 162 (5.29%) Big Data
8 128 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 126 (4.11%) Hadoop
10 110 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 104 (3.39%) Redis
12 86 (2.81%) HBase
13 83 (2.71%) Oracle Database
14 50 (1.63%) Data Lake
15 45 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 35 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 35 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
17 34 (1.11%) CouchDB
18 33 (1.08%) Endeca
19 32 (1.04%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 848 (27.67%) Git (software)
2 656 (21.40%) Jenkins
3 467 (15.24%) Maven
4 385 (12.56%) JUnit
5 304 (9.92%) JIRA
6 252 (8.22%) Selenium
7 235 (7.67%) Cucumber
8 224 (7.31%) Mockito
9 158 (5.15%) Subversion
10 147 (4.80%) webpack
11 132 (4.31%) Gradle
12 124 (4.05%) SonarQube
13 105 (3.43%) Mocha
14 89 (2.90%) gulp
14 89 (2.90%) SoapUI
15 88 (2.87%) Babel
16 85 (2.77%) TeamCity
17 80 (2.61%) Jasmine
18 74 (2.41%) Eclipse
19 73 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 544 (17.75%) Finance
2 269 (8.78%) Banking
3 92 (3.00%) Games
3 92 (3.00%) Marketing
4 91 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.15%) Electronics
7 62 (2.02%) Retail
8 50 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.11%) Front Office
10 28 (0.91%) Publishing
11 23 (0.75%) Advertising
12 18 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.36%) Law
15 10 (0.33%) Legal
16 4 (0.13%) Automotive
16 4 (0.13%) Billing
16 4 (0.13%) German Language
17 3 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,350 (76.67%) Developer
2 919 (29.98%) Java Developer
3 360 (11.75%) Senior Developer
4 293 (9.56%) .NET Developer
5 216 (7.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 197 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 186 (6.07%) Architect
8 185 (6.04%) React Developer
9 179 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 141 (4.60%) C# Developer
11 138 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 134 (4.37%) Angular Developer
13 127 (4.14%) Node.js Developer
14 123 (4.01%) Agile Developer
15 104 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 100 (3.26%) Lead Developer
17 85 (2.77%) Android Developer
17 85 (2.77%) Scala Developer
18 81 (2.64%) Tester
19 79 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,121 (36.57%) Web Services
2 836 (27.28%) HTML
3 799 (26.07%) Spring
4 727 (23.72%) CSS
5 642 (20.95%) AngularJS
6 545 (17.78%) Node.js
7 514 (16.77%) React
8 501 (16.35%) .NET
9 495 (16.15%) HTML5
10 488 (15.92%) SOAP
11 477 (15.56%) JSON
12 391 (12.76%) Spring Boot
13 388 (12.66%) XML
14 385 (12.56%) REST
15 358 (11.68%) CSS3
16 346 (11.29%) Hibernate
17 288 (9.40%) ASP.NET
18 248 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
19 247 (8.06%) JMS
20 225 (7.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 376 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
2 221 (7.21%) User Experience
3 158 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 124 (4.05%) Fintech
5 116 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
7 86 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (2.54%) Computer Science
9 67 (2.19%) iPad
9 67 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 39 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
11 38 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 37 (1.21%) Online Banking
13 35 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 22 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.72%) PKI
14 22 (0.72%) Social Media
15 21 (0.69%) Animation
15 21 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 378 (12.33%) Linux
2 255 (8.32%) Unix
3 177 (5.77%) Android
4 146 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 65 (2.12%) Windows
6 37 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 35 (1.14%) CentOS
8 32 (1.04%) VMS
9 13 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.26%) HPUX
12 8 (0.26%) Solaris
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.098%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.065%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.065%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.065%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,043 (66.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,334 (43.52%) TDD
3 897 (29.27%) Microservices
4 720 (23.49%) Scrum
5 716 (23.36%) Test Automation
6 695 (22.68%) BDD
7 694 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
8 488 (15.92%) OO
9 467 (15.24%) MVC
10 409 (13.34%) DevOps
11 351 (11.45%) Unit Testing
12 333 (10.86%) SOA
13 307 (10.02%) Kanban
14 288 (9.40%) Software Engineering
15 286 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 283 (9.23%) Open Source
17 263 (8.58%) E-Commerce
18 237 (7.73%) Pair Programming
19 234 (7.63%) Front End Development
20 220 (7.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,644 (53.64%) Java
2 1,265 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 487 (15.89%) Java 8
4 470 (15.33%) SQL
5 466 (15.20%) C#
6 259 (8.45%) Python
7 247 (8.06%) Scala
8 154 (5.02%) ES6
9 152 (4.96%) Ruby
10 139 (4.54%) TypeScript
11 127 (4.14%) PHP
12 114 (3.72%) Groovy
13 105 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 88 (2.87%) Shell Script
15 81 (2.64%) Kotlin
16 72 (2.35%) Apple Swift
17 67 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.99%) Objective-C
19 59 (1.92%) XPath
20 55 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 142 (4.63%) Degree
2 138 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 99 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.36%) ISEB
8 11 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.20%) CCNA
9 6 (0.20%) CCNP
9 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.098%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.065%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.065%) OCA
13 2 (0.065%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.57%) QA
2 33 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.04%) GCP
4 19 (0.62%) GDPR
5 14 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.33%) COBIT
7 10 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.26%) PMO
9 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 4 (0.13%) WCAG
11 2 (0.065%) PSD2
12 1 (0.033%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.033%) SEPA
12 1 (0.033%) SLA
System Software
1 440 (14.36%) Docker
2 63 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 59 (1.92%) HDFS
4 37 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (1.14%) vSphere
6 28 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.72%) Apache Flume
8 14 (0.46%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.13%) Firmware
9 4 (0.13%) LXC
10 2 (0.065%) Ceph
10 2 (0.065%) etcd
10 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.033%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) Varnish
11 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 125 (4.08%) Ansible
2 122 (3.98%) Kubernetes
3 69 (2.25%) Terraform
4 62 (2.02%) Puppet
5 55 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
7 41 (1.34%) logstash
8 37 (1.21%) Kibana
9 31 (1.01%) Grafana
10 30 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 28 (0.91%) HP ALM
12 24 (0.78%) Oozie
13 15 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.49%) OpenSSO
14 10 (0.33%) Consul
14 10 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 9 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
15 9 (0.29%) Control-M
15 9 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
16 8 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 244 (7.96%) Oracle
2 205 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 137 (4.47%) Google
4 97 (3.16%) SAP
5 75 (2.45%) IBM
6 74 (2.41%) Splunk
7 68 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 54 (1.76%) WSO2
10 44 (1.44%) Hortonworks
11 41 (1.34%) AppDynamics
12 37 (1.21%) VMware
13 35 (1.14%) Apigee
14 31 (1.01%) Apple
15 30 (0.98%) ATG
15 30 (0.98%) HP
16 28 (0.91%) Cloudera
17 25 (0.82%) MuleSoft
18 24 (0.78%) Red Hat
19 23 (0.75%) Talend