Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 100 142
Rank change year-on-year +33 +42 +36
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3042 2323 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.24% 2.37% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.01% 7.71% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2248 1743 1358
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.68% +9.56%
10th Percentile £337 £313 £313
90th Percentile £625 £563 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 7
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.42% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £35.60 £36.00 £31.41
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.42% -4.00% -3.85%

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 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 1792 £500 +11.11% 140
South East +54 471 £425 -5.56% 64
North of England +4 298 £420 -1.18% 75
Midlands +60 236 £400 +0.57% 38
East of England +12 157 £450 +28.57% 36
East Midlands +61 135 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire -18 134 £425 - 19
North West -2 130 £400 -3.61% 49
West Midlands +23 99 £380 -2.56% 22
South West +10 91 £366 +0.34% 24
North East +59 31 £475 +11.76% 7
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 2018 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1567 (51.51%) Java
3 1208 (39.71%) TDD
4 1189 (39.09%) JavaScript
5 1071 (35.21%) Web Services
6 1029 (33.83%) Git (software)
7 910 (29.91%) Scrum
8 892 (29.32%) HTML
9 743 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
10 740 (24.33%) CSS
11 735 (24.16%) AngularJS
12 699 (22.98%) Spring
13 674 (22.16%) BDD
14 665 (21.86%) Microservices
15 657 (21.60%) JSON
16 585 (19.23%) Jenkins
17 545 (17.92%) SQL
18 530 (17.42%) HTML5
19 517 (17.00%) Node.js
19 517 (17.00%) C#
20 503 (16.54%) .NET
21 491 (16.14%) Test Automation
22 458 (15.06%) React
23 446 (14.66%) NoSQL
24 445 (14.63%) MVC
25 444 (14.60%) OO
26 433 (14.23%) REST
27 419 (13.77%) JIRA
28 410 (13.48%) Finance
29 404 (13.28%) Linux

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
1 247 (8.12%) Confluence
2 147 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
3 141 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 129 (4.24%) Apache Spark
5 115 (3.78%) Apache
6 90 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 89 (2.93%) CMS
8 69 (2.27%) JBoss
9 63 (2.07%) WildFly
10 57 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 48 (1.58%) IIS
12 46 (1.51%) Mule
13 45 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (1.05%) nginx
15 31 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
16 29 (0.95%) Drupal
17 23 (0.76%) GlassFish
18 21 (0.69%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.62%) Apache Solr
20 17 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 13 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
5 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.099%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.066%) GIMP
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 36 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.39%) Magento
4 7 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.099%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.066%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.033%) Lawson
9 1 (0.033%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 344 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (2.99%) PaaS
4 78 (2.56%) GitHub
5 60 (1.97%) npm
6 44 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (1.31%) Serverless
8 36 (1.18%) SaaS
9 35 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.95%) IaaS
12 25 (0.82%) OpenShift
13 19 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 16 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 16 (0.53%) Yarn
16 15 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.39%) Firebase
17 12 (0.39%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 161 (5.29%) HTTP
2 53 (1.74%) Internet
3 30 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.46%) DSL
4 14 (0.46%) SMS
4 14 (0.46%) SSL
5 13 (0.43%) Firewall
5 13 (0.43%) Network Security
6 12 (0.39%) DNS
6 12 (0.39%) FTP
7 11 (0.36%) LDAP
7 11 (0.36%) SMTP
8 9 (0.30%) AMQP
8 9 (0.30%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.23%) MQTT
10 6 (0.20%) IMAP
10 6 (0.20%) Intranet
10 6 (0.20%) Skype
11 5 (0.16%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (14.66%) NoSQL
2 293 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 283 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 274 (9.01%) MongoDB
5 255 (8.38%) MySQL
6 189 (6.21%) Big Data
7 169 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 163 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
9 145 (4.77%) Hadoop
10 130 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (2.47%) Redis
12 66 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 65 (2.14%) HBase
14 53 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (0.95%) Apache Hive
17 28 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (0.89%) CouchDB
19 26 (0.85%) Endeca
20 25 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1029 (33.83%) Git (software)
2 585 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 419 (13.77%) JIRA
4 368 (12.10%) JUnit
5 359 (11.80%) Maven
6 231 (7.59%) Mockito
7 223 (7.33%) Selenium
8 197 (6.48%) Subversion
9 187 (6.15%) Cucumber
10 184 (6.05%) Gradle
11 127 (4.17%) TeamCity
12 104 (3.42%) Xcode
13 103 (3.39%) SonarQube
14 96 (3.16%) webpack
15 92 (3.02%) WebDriver
16 82 (2.70%) gulp
17 79 (2.60%) Protractor
18 78 (2.56%) NUnit
19 74 (2.43%) Mocha
20 73 (2.40%) Vagrant
General
1 410 (13.48%) Finance
2 309 (10.16%) Banking
3 90 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 87 (2.86%) Retail
5 86 (2.83%) Marketing
6 72 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.14%) Publishing
8 61 (2.01%) Games
9 60 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 59 (1.94%) Electronics
11 50 (1.64%) Front Office
12 35 (1.15%) Advertising
13 25 (0.82%) Law
14 22 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.39%) Legal
17 10 (0.33%) Automotive
18 7 (0.23%) Digital Economy
19 5 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2440 (80.21%) Developer
2 850 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 393 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 253 (8.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 228 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 211 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 159 (5.23%) Architect
7 159 (5.23%) C# Developer
8 154 (5.06%) Agile Developer
9 151 (4.96%) iOS Developer
10 144 (4.73%) Angular Developer
11 136 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 129 (4.24%) Node.js Developer
13 128 (4.21%) Scala Developer
14 115 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 101 (3.32%) Android Developer
16 95 (3.12%) Web Developer
17 94 (3.09%) Python Developer
18 87 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
19 86 (2.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1071 (35.21%) Web Services
2 892 (29.32%) HTML
3 740 (24.33%) CSS
4 735 (24.16%) AngularJS
5 699 (22.98%) Spring
6 657 (21.60%) JSON
7 530 (17.42%) HTML5
8 517 (17.00%) Node.js
9 503 (16.54%) .NET
10 458 (15.06%) React
11 433 (14.23%) REST
12 403 (13.25%) XML
13 368 (12.10%) SOAP
14 342 (11.24%) CSS3
15 319 (10.49%) Spring Boot
16 282 (9.27%) Hibernate
17 264 (8.68%) jQuery
18 235 (7.73%) ASP.NET
19 231 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
20 209 (6.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 264 (8.68%) User Experience
2 195 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 195 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 111 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 110 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 106 (3.48%) iPad
6 100 (3.29%) Fintech
7 90 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 84 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
9 70 (2.30%) iPhone
10 45 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 44 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 34 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 33 (1.08%) Social Media
14 25 (0.82%) Animation
15 23 (0.76%) Cloud Native
16 21 (0.69%) Online Games
16 21 (0.69%) Public Cloud
16 21 (0.69%) Video on Demand
16 21 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 404 (13.28%) Linux
2 285 (9.37%) Unix
3 228 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 193 (6.34%) Android
5 134 (4.40%) Windows
6 52 (1.71%) VMS
7 44 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 40 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.56%) CentOS
11 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.26%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.16%) AIX
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.099%) Solaris
17 2 (0.066%) Fedora
17 2 (0.066%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2018 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1208 (39.71%) TDD
3 910 (29.91%) Scrum
4 743 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
5 674 (22.16%) BDD
6 665 (21.86%) Microservices
7 491 (16.14%) Test Automation
8 445 (14.63%) MVC
9 444 (14.60%) OO
10 394 (12.95%) DevOps
11 336 (11.05%) Kanban
12 314 (10.32%) Unit Testing
13 282 (9.27%) SOA
14 280 (9.20%) Open Source
15 274 (9.01%) Software Engineering
16 263 (8.65%) Pair Programming
17 250 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
18 241 (7.92%) E-Commerce
19 233 (7.66%) Web Development
20 227 (7.46%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 1567 (51.51%) Java
2 1189 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 545 (17.92%) SQL
4 517 (17.00%) C#
5 299 (9.83%) Scala
6 297 (9.76%) Python
7 176 (5.79%) Ruby
8 155 (5.10%) Apple Swift
9 154 (5.06%) Objective-C
10 141 (4.64%) PHP
11 116 (3.81%) ES6
12 115 (3.78%) TypeScript
13 97 (3.19%) Groovy
14 89 (2.93%) Shell Script
15 64 (2.10%) Bash Shell
15 64 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 64 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 58 (1.91%) PL/SQL
17 53 (1.74%) C++
18 50 (1.64%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 152 (5.00%) Degree
2 138 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 102 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 77 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.33%) PhD
8 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.23%) ISEB
9 6 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.099%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.066%) APMP
13 2 (0.066%) CFA
13 2 (0.066%) CISA
13 2 (0.066%) CISM
13 2 (0.066%) CISSP
13 2 (0.066%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.88%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) GPG13
3 9 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.23%) GCP
5 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.066%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.066%) HL7
8 1 (0.033%) MiFID
8 1 (0.033%) SLA
System Software
1 364 (11.97%) Docker
2 42 (1.38%) HDFS
3 28 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 20 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.53%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.20%) LXC
8 6 (0.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.066%) GridGain
9 2 (0.066%) Varnish
10 1 (0.033%) Ceph
10 1 (0.033%) KVM
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.033%) Squid
10 1 (0.033%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 125 (4.11%) Ansible
2 112 (3.68%) Puppet
3 109 (3.58%) Kubernetes
4 78 (2.56%) Kibana
5 75 (2.47%) logstash
6 70 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (1.58%) Grafana
8 43 (1.41%) Terraform
9 16 (0.53%) Rancher
10 15 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
11 13 (0.43%) Oozie
12 12 (0.39%) Control-M
12 12 (0.39%) Graphite
13 11 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
13 11 (0.36%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.30%) Mesos
14 9 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.26%) Nagios
16 7 (0.23%) StatsD
17 6 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 293 (9.63%) Oracle
2 206 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 96 (3.16%) Splunk
4 90 (2.96%) Google
5 83 (2.73%) IBM
6 75 (2.47%) AppDynamics
7 72 (2.37%) SAP
8 70 (2.30%) Apple
9 62 (2.04%) Xamarin
10 59 (1.94%) Atlassian
11 47 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (1.51%) WSO2
13 45 (1.48%) Apigee
14 37 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 27 (0.89%) ATG
15 27 (0.89%) Cloudera
15 27 (0.89%) MuleSoft
16 24 (0.79%) hybris
17 21 (0.69%) VMware
18 20 (0.66%) Sitecore