Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 70 94
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 +26
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2,942 2,945 2,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 3.24% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 9.97% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,147 2,203 1,661
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £319
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 3
England median hourly rate £48.40 £48.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +35.42% +12.50%
UK median hourly rate £48.40 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% +35.42% +12.50%

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 31,253 29,541 28,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.51% 32.49% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,190 21,278 19,623
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £476 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.48% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 317 317
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.03 £18.65 £15.43
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £51.35
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -2 1,682 £525 +5.00% 460
South East +8 490 £450 +5.88% 192
North of England -1 329 £428 +6.88% 206
Midlands -7 197 £450 +9.09% 109
North West +32 179 £419 +8.13% 127
East of England -11 125 £525 +16.67% 63
West Midlands +6 115 £415 +3.75% 58
South West -9 115 £450 +20.00% 100
Yorkshire -32 112 £463 +10.24% 68
East Midlands -27 76 £475 +11.76% 51
North East +7 38 £450 +5.26% 11
South Coast - 2 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 1,958 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,642 (55.81%) Java
3 1,240 (42.15%) TDD
4 1,085 (36.88%) JavaScript
5 995 (33.82%) Microservices
6 951 (32.32%) Web Services
7 839 (28.52%) Spring
8 821 (27.91%) Git (software)
9 680 (23.11%) BDD
10 670 (22.77%) Scrum
11 667 (22.67%) Test Automation
12 660 (22.43%) HTML
13 631 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
14 624 (21.21%) Jenkins
15 613 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
16 592 (20.12%) CSS
17 556 (18.90%) Java 8
18 524 (17.81%) SQL
19 513 (17.44%) Spring Boot
20 510 (17.34%) Node.js
21 508 (17.27%) Docker
22 500 (17.00%) AngularJS
23 499 (16.96%) .NET
24 490 (16.66%) Maven
25 467 (15.87%) JSON
26 444 (15.09%) DevOps
27 442 (15.02%) MVC
28 430 (14.62%) C#
29 427 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
30 425 (14.45%) SOAP

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
1 213 (7.24%) Confluence
2 116 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.45%) Mule
4 71 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 68 (2.31%) Apache
6 65 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 61 (2.07%) MQSeries
8 60 (2.04%) CMS
9 55 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 50 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
11 49 (1.67%) WildFly
12 47 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
13 30 (1.02%) Apache Solr
14 25 (0.85%) JBoss
15 22 (0.75%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.68%) nginx
18 18 (0.61%) Skype for Business
19 16 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 12 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.61%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.10%) GIMP
4 3 (0.10%) InVision
5 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.17%) HFM
4 5 (0.17%) Maximo
5 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.068%) Magento
6 2 (0.068%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.034%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.034%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 613 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (4.25%) GitHub
4 111 (3.77%) PaaS
5 100 (3.40%) Serverless
6 83 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
8 75 (2.55%) Apigee
9 68 (2.31%) npm
10 66 (2.24%) IaaS
11 58 (1.97%) SaaS
12 37 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (1.02%) Azure Functions
14 29 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
15 25 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 17 (0.58%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.54%) Google Analytics
18 13 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 164 (5.57%) HTTP
2 53 (1.80%) SSL
3 34 (1.16%) Internet
4 26 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.71%) Skype
6 18 (0.61%) Firewall
7 16 (0.54%) DNS
8 9 (0.31%) Bluetooth
8 9 (0.31%) ZigBee
9 7 (0.24%) VPN
10 6 (0.20%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.17%) FTP
11 5 (0.17%) Intranet
12 4 (0.14%) AMQP
12 4 (0.14%) MQTT
12 4 (0.14%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.14%) Network Security
12 4 (0.14%) SMTP
12 4 (0.14%) SSH
13 3 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (13.12%) NoSQL
2 338 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 293 (9.96%) Relational Database
4 226 (7.68%) SQL Server
5 180 (6.12%) MySQL
6 178 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 160 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (3.60%) RDBMS
9 96 (3.26%) Hadoop
10 91 (3.09%) Big Data
11 87 (2.96%) Redis
12 74 (2.52%) Couchbase
13 48 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (1.12%) HBase
15 24 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
15 24 (0.82%) Riak
15 24 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (0.75%) Oracle Database
18 21 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 821 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 624 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 490 (16.66%) Maven
4 368 (12.51%) JIRA
5 352 (11.96%) JUnit
6 244 (8.29%) Selenium
7 210 (7.14%) Mockito
8 164 (5.57%) Cucumber
9 144 (4.89%) SonarQube
10 135 (4.59%) Subversion
11 112 (3.81%) JMeter
12 108 (3.67%) Gradle
13 102 (3.47%) webpack
14 100 (3.40%) Visual Studio
15 97 (3.30%) Bitbucket
16 83 (2.82%) WebDriver
17 79 (2.69%) TeamCity
18 78 (2.65%) Mocha
19 77 (2.62%) SoapUI
20 76 (2.58%) DbUnit
General
1 387 (13.15%) Finance
2 223 (7.58%) Banking
3 106 (3.60%) Marketing
4 93 (3.16%) Retail
4 93 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 85 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 78 (2.65%) Electronics
7 54 (1.84%) Games
8 37 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.12%) Front Office
10 30 (1.02%) Advertising
11 29 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 24 (0.82%) Publishing
13 21 (0.71%) Law
14 14 (0.48%) Automotive
15 13 (0.44%) Back Office
16 8 (0.27%) Legal
17 7 (0.24%) Billing
18 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,209 (75.08%) Developer
2 894 (30.39%) Java Developer
3 326 (11.08%) Senior Developer
4 243 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 211 (7.17%) React Developer
6 158 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 148 (5.03%) Architect
8 145 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
9 136 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 128 (4.35%) AWS Developer
10 128 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 125 (4.25%) Scala Developer
12 123 (4.18%) Agile Developer
13 109 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 106 (3.60%) Lead Developer
15 90 (3.06%) Tester
16 86 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
17 83 (2.82%) Node.js Developer
18 82 (2.79%) Angular Developer
19 77 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 951 (32.32%) Web Services
2 839 (28.52%) Spring
3 660 (22.43%) HTML
4 592 (20.12%) CSS
5 513 (17.44%) Spring Boot
6 510 (17.34%) Node.js
7 500 (17.00%) AngularJS
8 499 (16.96%) .NET
9 467 (15.87%) JSON
10 425 (14.45%) SOAP
11 414 (14.07%) REST
12 410 (13.94%) React
13 350 (11.90%) Hibernate
14 345 (11.73%) HTML5
15 301 (10.23%) XML
16 227 (7.72%) CSS3
17 223 (7.58%) jQuery
18 222 (7.55%) ASP.NET
19 215 (7.31%) JMS
20 198 (6.73%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 367 (12.47%) Greenfield Project
2 165 (5.61%) User Experience
3 142 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 99 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (2.89%) Fintech
6 74 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
7 55 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 53 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 49 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.19%) iPad
12 32 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 26 (0.88%) Cloud Native
14 24 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (0.68%) iPhone
16 19 (0.65%) Fixed Income
16 19 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (0.65%) Management Information System
17 18 (0.61%) NHS
18 15 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 326 (11.08%) Linux
2 169 (5.74%) Unix
3 160 (5.44%) Apple iOS
4 121 (4.11%) Android
5 92 (3.13%) Windows
6 60 (2.04%) VMS
7 37 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.85%) CentOS
9 18 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.24%) Solaris
13 4 (0.14%) tvOS
14 2 (0.068%) Fedora
15 1 (0.034%) Debian
15 1 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,958 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,240 (42.15%) TDD
3 995 (33.82%) Microservices
4 680 (23.11%) BDD
5 670 (22.77%) Scrum
6 667 (22.67%) Test Automation
7 631 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
8 444 (15.09%) DevOps
9 442 (15.02%) MVC
10 402 (13.66%) OO
11 345 (11.73%) Open Source
12 338 (11.49%) Kanban
13 258 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
14 247 (8.40%) Unit Testing
15 241 (8.19%) E-Commerce
16 236 (8.02%) Software Engineering
17 231 (7.85%) SOA
18 206 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 206 (7.00%) Web Development
19 199 (6.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,642 (55.81%) Java
2 1,085 (36.88%) JavaScript
3 556 (18.90%) Java 8
4 524 (17.81%) SQL
5 430 (14.62%) C#
6 298 (10.13%) Scala
7 289 (9.82%) Python
8 172 (5.85%) Ruby
9 108 (3.67%) TypeScript
10 105 (3.57%) PHP
11 97 (3.30%) ES6
12 84 (2.86%) Apple Swift
13 75 (2.55%) Java 9
14 67 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 59 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 57 (1.94%) Groovy
16 57 (1.94%) T-SQL
17 54 (1.84%) Bash Shell
18 52 (1.77%) Kotlin
19 51 (1.73%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 212 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 158 (5.37%) Degree
2 158 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 84 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 64 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 34 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 28 (0.95%) ISEB
8 20 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.48%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.10%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.068%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.068%) OCA
14 2 (0.068%) OCAJ
14 2 (0.068%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.034%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.034%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.00%) QA
2 13 (0.44%) WCAG
3 12 (0.41%) PSD2
4 10 (0.34%) GDPR
5 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.27%) HL7
6 7 (0.24%) PMO
7 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) SEPA
8 3 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 508 (17.27%) Docker
2 71 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.21%) vSphere
4 19 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.37%) OpenAM
8 8 (0.27%) HDFS
9 5 (0.17%) KVM
10 4 (0.14%) LXC
11 3 (0.10%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.068%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.068%) vCloud
13 1 (0.034%) Ceph
13 1 (0.034%) etcd
13 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.034%) OpenDJ
13 1 (0.034%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.034%) Squid
13 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 207 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 157 (5.34%) Ansible
3 115 (3.91%) Terraform
4 82 (2.79%) Puppet
5 65 (2.21%) Kibana
6 60 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (1.39%) logstash
8 30 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
9 26 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 23 (0.78%) Grafana
11 18 (0.61%) Rancher
12 16 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.48%) Consul
14 10 (0.34%) Mesos
15 9 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.31%) Packer
16 8 (0.27%) Salt
17 4 (0.14%) Nagios
18 3 (0.10%) Cobbler
19 2 (0.068%) Istio
Vendors
1 210 (7.14%) Oracle
2 209 (7.10%) Google
3 177 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 103 (3.50%) SAP
5 81 (2.75%) VMware
6 63 (2.14%) WSO2
7 52 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 44 (1.50%) Splunk
9 35 (1.19%) IBM
10 33 (1.12%) MuleSoft
11 30 (1.02%) Adobe
12 28 (0.95%) AppDynamics
13 27 (0.92%) Apiary
13 27 (0.92%) Apple
13 27 (0.92%) ServiceNow
14 21 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.51%) hybris
16 15 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 11 (0.37%) Zend