Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4 +20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,012 2,577 3,081
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.42% 3.11% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 9.43% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1,905 2,287
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £370 £350
90th Percentile £626 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -14.29% +78.34%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% -18.52% +71.97%

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 12,913 27,341 30,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.82% 32.96% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,832 19,267 21,771
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 327
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.71 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.92% +3.41% +3.09%
10th Percentile £23.32 £18.50 £17.40
90th Percentile £63.00 £61.28 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
% change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +4.65%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -11 589 £500 -4.76% 94
South East -19 131 £450 - 41
North of England -21 108 £425 -5.56% 100
South West +5 105 £525 +16.67% 36
North West +15 51 £425 - 37
Midlands -15 42 £450 - 21
Yorkshire -27 41 £475 -5.00% 50
West Midlands +2 34 £450 - 13
East of England -19 32 £506 -3.57% 16
North East -1 17 £450 -5.26% 13
East Midlands +12 8 £381 -4.69% 8
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 570 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (48.52%) Java
3 362 (35.77%) Web Services
4 361 (35.67%) JavaScript
5 313 (30.93%) TDD
6 304 (30.04%) Git (software)
7 289 (28.56%) Microservices
8 272 (26.88%) Spring
9 257 (25.40%) HTML
10 237 (23.42%) CSS
11 227 (22.43%) Scrum
12 222 (21.94%) Azure
13 216 (21.34%) AWS
14 214 (21.15%) SQL
15 213 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
16 194 (19.17%) Test Automation
17 189 (18.68%) AngularJS
18 185 (18.28%) DevOps
19 170 (16.80%) React
20 167 (16.50%) JSON
20 167 (16.50%) C#
21 166 (16.40%) Node.js
22 162 (16.01%) Docker
23 159 (15.71%) .NET
23 159 (15.71%) Finance
24 156 (15.42%) SOAP
25 146 (14.43%) Python
26 141 (13.93%) Jenkins
27 139 (13.74%) HTML5
28 132 (13.04%) JUnit

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 48 (4.74%) Apache Spark
2 46 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (4.25%) Confluence
4 35 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (3.16%) Red Hat Fuse
6 31 (3.06%) Mule
7 30 (2.96%) Oracle Service Bus
8 26 (2.57%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.88%) CMS
10 18 (1.78%) Apache
11 14 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (1.28%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.19%) IIS
14 11 (1.09%) Drupal
15 9 (0.89%) WordPress
16 8 (0.79%) JBoss
17 6 (0.59%) nginx
17 6 (0.59%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Figma
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.49%) Zeplin
3 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.40%) Sketch
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.20%) Shopify
4 1 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.099%) Magento
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 222 (21.94%) Azure
2 216 (21.34%) AWS
3 89 (8.79%) GitHub
4 69 (6.82%) GCP
5 52 (5.14%) Serverless
6 42 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
9 28 (2.77%) Amazon S3
10 27 (2.67%) OpenShift
11 21 (2.08%) npm
12 18 (1.78%) PaaS
13 15 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.19%) IaaS
16 10 (0.99%) Apigee
17 8 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.79%) SaaS
18 7 (0.69%) Amazon Cognito
18 7 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.13%) HTTP
2 27 (2.67%) SSL
3 23 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.09%) RTMP
5 9 (0.89%) DNS
5 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.79%) Firewall
7 7 (0.69%) MQTT
8 6 (0.59%) Internet
8 6 (0.59%) Junos
8 6 (0.59%) VXLAN
9 5 (0.49%) VPN
10 4 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.30%) AMQP
11 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.30%) Network Security
11 3 (0.30%) Skype
11 3 (0.30%) SNMP
11 3 (0.30%) VLAN
12 2 (0.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.98%) NoSQL
2 91 (8.99%) MySQL
2 91 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 77 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.46%) Big Data
7 25 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.88%) Redis
10 18 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.79%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 304 (30.04%) Git (software)
2 141 (13.93%) Jenkins
3 132 (13.04%) JUnit
4 129 (12.75%) Maven
5 95 (9.39%) JIRA
6 81 (8.00%) Gradle
7 71 (7.02%) Mockito
8 62 (6.13%) Cucumber
9 47 (4.64%) Selenium
10 39 (3.85%) Bitbucket
11 34 (3.36%) SonarQube
12 30 (2.96%) DbUnit
12 30 (2.96%) GitLab
12 30 (2.96%) jMock
13 29 (2.87%) Visual Studio
13 29 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
14 27 (2.67%) Jasmine
15 25 (2.47%) SpecFlow
16 24 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 159 (15.71%) Finance
2 92 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 78 (7.71%) Banking
4 52 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 51 (5.04%) Marketing
6 50 (4.94%) Manufacturing
7 42 (4.15%) Electronics
8 33 (3.26%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.78%) Front Office
10 16 (1.58%) Retail
11 13 (1.28%) Back Office
12 12 (1.19%) Publishing
13 10 (0.99%) Games
14 9 (0.89%) Automotive
14 9 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.40%) Local Government
17 3 (0.30%) Advertising
17 3 (0.30%) Law
17 3 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 800 (79.05%) Developer
2 260 (25.69%) Java Developer
3 123 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 90 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 80 (7.91%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (7.81%) React Developer
7 64 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 58 (5.73%) C# Developer
9 55 (5.43%) Python Developer
10 54 (5.34%) Backend Developer
10 54 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 49 (4.84%) Angular Developer
11 49 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 42 (4.15%) Node.js Developer
13 41 (4.05%) Android Developer
13 41 (4.05%) Azure Developer
14 38 (3.75%) Software Engineer
15 35 (3.46%) Software Developer
16 32 (3.16%) Architect
17 30 (2.96%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (35.77%) Web Services
2 272 (26.88%) Spring
3 257 (25.40%) HTML
4 237 (23.42%) CSS
5 189 (18.68%) AngularJS
6 170 (16.80%) React
7 167 (16.50%) JSON
8 166 (16.40%) Node.js
9 159 (15.71%) .NET
10 156 (15.42%) SOAP
11 139 (13.74%) HTML5
12 125 (12.35%) Spring Boot
13 113 (11.17%) XML
14 77 (7.61%) REST
15 70 (6.92%) Kafka
16 63 (6.23%) Redux
17 58 (5.73%) Middleware
18 56 (5.53%) ASP.NET
19 55 (5.43%) Swagger
20 54 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.36%) User Experience
2 61 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 46 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
7 17 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.58%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.09%) Blog
11 11 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.99%) iPad
13 9 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.59%) iPhone
16 5 (0.49%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.99%) Linux
2 64 (6.32%) Android
3 36 (3.56%) Windows
4 31 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.96%) Unix
6 9 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.30%) CentOS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (30.93%) TDD
3 289 (28.56%) Microservices
4 227 (22.43%) Scrum
5 213 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 194 (19.17%) Test Automation
7 185 (18.28%) DevOps
8 132 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 128 (12.65%) Open Source
10 114 (11.26%) SDLC
11 109 (10.77%) BDD
12 108 (10.67%) MVC
13 99 (9.78%) SOA
14 92 (9.09%) OO
15 84 (8.30%) Front End Development
16 81 (8.00%) Kanban
17 68 (6.72%) Unit Testing
18 66 (6.52%) Pair Programming
19 65 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
20 64 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 491 (48.52%) Java
2 361 (35.67%) JavaScript
3 214 (21.15%) SQL
4 167 (16.50%) C#
5 146 (14.43%) Python
6 127 (12.55%) Java 8
7 79 (7.81%) TypeScript
8 77 (7.61%) Kotlin
9 43 (4.25%) Scala
10 39 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 36 (3.56%) ES6
12 32 (3.16%) PHP
13 30 (2.96%) XPath
14 27 (2.67%) PowerShell
15 26 (2.57%) Ruby
15 26 (2.57%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.88%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.78%) Groovy
17 18 (1.78%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 89 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 79 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 54 (5.34%) Degree
4 24 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.49%) MCSE
7 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.40%) ISEB
9 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.20%) HND
10 2 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.099%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.099%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.75%) QA
2 12 (1.19%) GDPR
3 7 (0.69%) WCAG
4 5 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.099%) HL7
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.099%) NIST
System Software
1 162 (16.01%) Docker
2 19 (1.88%) Postfix
3 12 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.99%) vSphere
5 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.59%) KVM
6 6 (0.59%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.49%) HDFS
7 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.20%) BusyBox
9 1 (0.099%) GridGain
9 1 (0.099%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 112 (11.07%) Kubernetes
2 45 (4.45%) Terraform
3 27 (2.67%) Ansible
4 24 (2.37%) Prometheus
5 18 (1.78%) Puppet
6 16 (1.58%) Kibana
6 16 (1.58%) Zipkin
7 13 (1.28%) Grafana
7 13 (1.28%) logstash
8 9 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.59%) Cobbler
9 6 (0.59%) Consul
9 6 (0.59%) Icinga
9 6 (0.59%) Packer
9 6 (0.59%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.20%) OpenNebula
11 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.099%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (8.00%) Oracle
2 80 (7.91%) SAP
3 57 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.64%) Google
5 32 (3.16%) WSO2
6 26 (2.57%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.57%) Talend
7 23 (2.27%) hybris
8 17 (1.68%) Adobe
9 16 (1.58%) VMware
10 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.09%) IBM
12 10 (0.99%) Gigya
13 8 (0.79%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.79%) New Relic
13 8 (0.79%) Splunk
13 8 (0.79%) Sybase
14 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.69%) Twitter
15 6 (0.59%) Apple