Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 121 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 -17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,391 986 1,055
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.14% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 7.01% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 675 761
10th Percentile £392 £356 £363
25th Percentile £458 £423 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £563
90th Percentile £750 £675 £630
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 7
10th Percentile £41.33 - £52.57
25th Percentile £48.50 £25.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate £61.63 £55.00 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.05% -11.29% +3.33%
75th Percentile £67.40 £66.00 £66.25
90th Percentile £76.40 £68.00 £69.50
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £41.00 £62.00
% change year-on-year +46.34% -33.87% +12.73%

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 19,121 14,059 13,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.94% 30.53% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,366 10,156 9,494
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.00% - -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £768 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 144 117
10th Percentile £22.10 £22.10 £20.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.19 £32.50
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.13 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.45% +2.42%
75th Percentile £67.36 £57.63 £54.69
90th Percentile £76.93 £65.54 £66.00
UK median hourly rate £49.99 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +11.08% -2.17% +4.12%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -32 787 £600 +14.29% 234
South East -6 158 £491 +10.39% 58
North of England -32 121 £479 +3.51% 87
Midlands +13 117 £500 +17.65% 46
West Midlands +4 93 £525 +41.89% 28
North West -30 64 £479 +3.51% 41
Yorkshire -5 43 £450 +20.00% 32
South West -10 41 £530 +17.78% 21
East of England -39 32 £475 - 25
East Midlands -5 24 £463 +12.46% 17
North East -15 14 £575 +15.00% 14
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 816 (58.66%) Agile
2 594 (42.70%) Java
3 527 (37.89%) JavaScript
4 449 (32.28%) Microservices
5 439 (31.56%) Git (software)
6 396 (28.47%) Azure
7 389 (27.97%) DevOps
8 376 (27.03%) CI/CD
9 368 (26.46%) SQL
10 345 (24.80%) Spring
11 332 (23.87%) Web Services
12 326 (23.44%) Jenkins
13 316 (22.72%) HTML
14 312 (22.43%) Test Automation
15 311 (22.36%) CSS
16 310 (22.29%) Docker
17 298 (21.42%) TDD
18 289 (20.78%) AWS
19 277 (19.91%) Scrum
20 270 (19.41%) React
21 262 (18.84%) Finance
22 259 (18.62%) Kubernetes
23 254 (18.26%) C#
24 252 (18.12%) .NET
25 229 (16.46%) Social Skills
26 226 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
27 223 (16.03%) Spring Boot
28 217 (15.60%) Python
29 206 (14.81%) JIRA
30 201 (14.45%) Node.js

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
1 121 (8.70%) Confluence
2 33 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 25 (1.80%) Apache
3 25 (1.80%) CMS
4 24 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.86%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (0.79%) nginx
9 11 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.72%) IIS
10 10 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.65%) JBoss
11 9 (0.65%) Jetty
12 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.36%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.22%) Magento
4 3 (0.22%) Maximo
4 3 (0.22%) Shopify
5 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.072%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.072%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 396 (28.47%) Azure
2 289 (20.78%) AWS
3 110 (7.91%) GCP
4 84 (6.04%) GitHub
5 67 (4.82%) Serverless
6 56 (4.03%) npm
7 41 (2.95%) PaaS
8 38 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (2.59%) Amazon S3
10 36 (2.59%) SaaS
11 33 (2.37%) Power Platform
12 29 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (1.94%) OpenShift
14 24 (1.73%) Amazon EKS
14 24 (1.73%) Azure Service Bus
15 19 (1.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 19 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.88%) HTTP
2 23 (1.65%) Internet
3 20 (1.44%) HTTPS
4 19 (1.37%) DNS
5 16 (1.15%) Network Security
6 13 (0.93%) SSL
7 11 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 11 (0.79%) VLAN
8 10 (0.72%) VPN
9 9 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.58%) Firewall
10 8 (0.58%) Wireless
11 7 (0.50%) NAS
11 7 (0.50%) SAN
12 6 (0.43%) FTP
12 6 (0.43%) MPLS
12 6 (0.43%) MQTT
13 5 (0.36%) DHCP
13 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 188 (13.52%) NoSQL
3 115 (8.27%) MongoDB
4 107 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 65 (4.67%) MySQL
7 56 (4.03%) Redis
8 32 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (2.16%) DB2
10 26 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (1.65%) Big Data
12 22 (1.58%) Power BI
13 21 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.22%) Hazelcast
16 16 (1.15%) Neo4j
17 15 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 12 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 439 (31.56%) Git (software)
2 326 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 206 (14.81%) JIRA
4 154 (11.07%) Maven
5 117 (8.41%) Selenium
6 113 (8.12%) Cucumber
7 98 (7.05%) GitLab
8 93 (6.69%) TeamCity
9 80 (5.75%) webpack
10 52 (3.74%) NUnit
11 50 (3.59%) JUnit
12 49 (3.52%) Jasmine
13 48 (3.45%) REST Assured
14 47 (3.38%) Gradle
15 46 (3.31%) Bitbucket
16 41 (2.95%) Cypress.io
17 38 (2.73%) Visual Studio
18 34 (2.44%) Postman
19 33 (2.37%) Mockito
20 32 (2.30%) git-flow
General
1 262 (18.84%) Finance
2 229 (16.46%) Social Skills
3 179 (12.87%) Banking
4 94 (6.76%) Public Sector
5 86 (6.18%) Investment Banking
6 68 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.52%) Front Office
8 34 (2.44%) Retail
9 28 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.44%) Law
11 18 (1.29%) Publishing
12 15 (1.08%) Legal
12 15 (1.08%) Marketing
13 13 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
13 13 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (0.79%) Police
14 11 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.72%) Advertising
15 10 (0.72%) Automotive
15 10 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 919 (66.07%) Developer
2 246 (17.69%) Java Developer
3 172 (12.37%) Senior Developer
4 100 (7.19%) .NET Developer
5 98 (7.05%) Architect
6 94 (6.76%) React Developer
7 80 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 74 (5.32%) Software Developer
9 73 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 68 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 67 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 61 (4.39%) Python Developer
13 57 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
14 51 (3.67%) Backend Developer
15 40 (2.88%) Java Engineer
16 39 (2.80%) Node.js Developer
17 38 (2.73%) Angular Developer
17 38 (2.73%) Scala Developer
18 35 (2.52%) Analyst
18 35 (2.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (24.80%) Spring
2 332 (23.87%) Web Services
3 316 (22.72%) HTML
4 311 (22.36%) CSS
5 270 (19.41%) React
6 252 (18.12%) .NET
7 223 (16.03%) Spring Boot
8 201 (14.45%) Node.js
9 175 (12.58%) JSON
10 164 (11.79%) AngularJS
11 150 (10.78%) HTML5
12 137 (9.85%) XML
13 117 (8.41%) REST
14 112 (8.05%) Kafka
15 109 (7.84%) .NET Framework
15 109 (7.84%) Redux
16 107 (7.69%) SOAP
17 101 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 99 (7.12%) .NET Core
19 89 (6.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.47%) User Experience
2 55 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (3.67%) Data Structures
4 49 (3.52%) Cloud Native
4 49 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.02%) Algorithms
6 39 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 37 (2.66%) Virtual Team
8 30 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.94%) Derivative
10 24 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
10 24 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
13 13 (0.93%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.86%) Media Streaming
15 11 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (8.05%) Linux
2 61 (4.39%) Windows
3 48 (3.45%) Android
4 44 (3.16%) Unix
5 32 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.08%) VMS
7 11 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.43%) CentOS
10 5 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.072%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (58.66%) Agile
2 449 (32.28%) Microservices
3 389 (27.97%) DevOps
4 376 (27.03%) CI/CD
5 312 (22.43%) Test Automation
6 298 (21.42%) TDD
7 277 (19.91%) Scrum
8 226 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 180 (12.94%) Software Engineering
10 166 (11.93%) Full Stack Development
10 166 (11.93%) OO
11 150 (10.78%) Front End Development
12 148 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 139 (9.99%) BDD
14 134 (9.63%) API Design
15 126 (9.06%) MVC
15 126 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
16 114 (8.20%) Multithreading
17 107 (7.69%) Kanban
18 104 (7.48%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 594 (42.70%) Java
2 527 (37.89%) JavaScript
3 368 (26.46%) SQL
4 254 (18.26%) C#
5 217 (15.60%) Python
6 175 (12.58%) TypeScript
7 60 (4.31%) ES6
7 60 (4.31%) Scala
8 32 (2.30%) Bash
9 29 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.01%) Go
11 26 (1.87%) Groovy
12 24 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 22 (1.58%) PHP
15 19 (1.37%) C
15 19 (1.37%) C++
15 19 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 168 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 134 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.54%) Degree
4 41 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.36%) CCNA
8 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.36%) CISM
8 5 (0.36%) CISSP
8 5 (0.36%) PhD
9 4 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.22%) CRISC
10 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) GIAC
11 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.14%) SANS
12 1 (0.072%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.78%) QA
2 58 (4.17%) Accessibility
3 15 (1.08%) WCAG
4 11 (0.79%) GDPR
5 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) NIST
7 2 (0.14%) RMADS
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.072%) DICOM
8 1 (0.072%) HL7
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.072%) PMO
8 1 (0.072%) SEPA
System Software
1 310 (22.29%) Docker
2 16 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.36%) iptables
5 5 (0.36%) KVM
5 5 (0.36%) Xen
6 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.29%) vSphere
7 3 (0.22%) GridGain
8 1 (0.072%) Firmware
8 1 (0.072%) Postfix
8 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.072%) zsh
Systems Management
1 259 (18.62%) Kubernetes
2 75 (5.39%) Terraform
3 64 (4.60%) Ansible
4 29 (2.08%) Grafana
5 20 (1.44%) Puppet
6 15 (1.08%) Kibana
7 14 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 13 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.79%) logstash
10 8 (0.58%) Consul
11 6 (0.43%) Nagios
11 6 (0.43%) Salt
12 5 (0.36%) CloudForms
12 5 (0.36%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.36%) vRealize
13 4 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.29%) Istio
14 3 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (10.14%) Oracle
2 108 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 66 (4.74%) Google
4 28 (2.01%) IBM
5 25 (1.80%) MuleSoft
6 23 (1.65%) Adobe
7 22 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.58%) SAP
8 21 (1.51%) Splunk
9 20 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 20 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 16 (1.15%) BiZZdesign
10 16 (1.15%) VMware
11 13 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 13 (0.93%) Telerik
12 10 (0.72%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.58%) Sybase
14 7 (0.50%) Citrix
14 7 (0.50%) Veritas