Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 85 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 +46
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3,159 2,469 2,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.32% 2.79% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 8.60% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,333 1,729 1,591
England median daily rate £488 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.12% +9.54%
10th Percentile £354 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £588 £569
UK median daily rate £478 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 1
England median hourly rate £100.50 £41.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.17% -18.63% +27.50%
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £41.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year +142.17% -18.63% +27.50%

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 32,623 28,701 29,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.33% 32.48% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,185 19,902 20,933
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £308 £295
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 366 376
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +8.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.54 £12.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% +7.68% +2.74%

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 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +16 1,716 £505 +1.00% 395
South East +29 604 £475 +11.76% 166
North of England -20 373 £425 -0.06% 203
East of England +31 188 £525 +16.67% 69
Midlands -12 188 £425 +13.33% 92
Yorkshire -10 173 £425 - 55
North West -14 162 £413 -2.94% 127
West Midlands +1 120 £425 +6.25% 53
South West -9 86 £390 +8.33% 59
East Midlands -19 68 £400 +6.67% 39
North East -21 39 £400 +3.90% 21
South Coast - 2 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 2,104 (66.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,693 (53.59%) Java
3 1,402 (44.38%) TDD
4 1,272 (40.27%) JavaScript
5 1,129 (35.74%) Web Services
6 871 (27.57%) Microservices
7 857 (27.13%) Git (software)
8 832 (26.34%) HTML
9 820 (25.96%) Spring
10 743 (23.52%) Scrum
11 732 (23.17%) CSS
12 722 (22.86%) Test Automation
13 690 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
14 676 (21.40%) BDD
15 661 (20.92%) Jenkins
16 647 (20.48%) AngularJS
17 538 (17.03%) Finance
18 533 (16.87%) Node.js
19 529 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
20 511 (16.18%) Java 8
21 509 (16.11%) JSON
22 508 (16.08%) OO
22 508 (16.08%) .NET
22 508 (16.08%) React
23 484 (15.32%) SOAP
23 484 (15.32%) Maven
24 479 (15.16%) HTML5
25 466 (14.75%) SQL
26 463 (14.66%) MVC
27 458 (14.50%) 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
1 224 (7.09%) Confluence
2 150 (4.75%) Apache
3 137 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
4 120 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 113 (3.58%) Apache Spark
6 89 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 80 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
8 79 (2.50%) Mule
9 69 (2.18%) CMS
10 62 (1.96%) WebSphere
11 49 (1.55%) JBoss
12 43 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 42 (1.33%) WildFly
14 34 (1.08%) GemFire
15 32 (1.01%) MQSeries
15 32 (1.01%) WebLogic
16 30 (0.95%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.76%) Liferay
18 23 (0.73%) NServiceBus
19 22 (0.70%) Jetty
Applications
1 28 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.51%) GIMP
3 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.13%) InVision
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.19%) Magento
8 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.13%) Global One
8 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 4 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.063%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.032%) R3 Corda
10 1 (0.032%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.032%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 529 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 337 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (4.56%) GitHub
4 136 (4.31%) Serverless
5 81 (2.56%) npm
6 60 (1.90%) PaaS
7 52 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 40 (1.27%) SaaS
10 29 (0.92%) OpenShift
11 28 (0.89%) BrowserStack
12 26 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (0.76%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.63%) IaaS
15 19 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
16 18 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
17 16 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.44%) Heroku
19 13 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 204 (6.46%) HTTP
2 23 (0.73%) Internet
3 22 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.60%) SSL
5 18 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 16 (0.51%) SMS
7 13 (0.41%) Firewall
8 11 (0.35%) FTP
8 11 (0.35%) SMTP
9 8 (0.25%) DNS
9 8 (0.25%) Network Security
10 6 (0.19%) AMQP
10 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.19%) IMAP
11 5 (0.16%) Broadband
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.16%) Intranet
12 4 (0.13%) Junos
12 4 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (12.09%) NoSQL
2 312 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 277 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 253 (8.01%) MongoDB
5 245 (7.76%) MySQL
6 232 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
7 147 (4.65%) Big Data
8 135 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 123 (3.89%) RDBMS
10 116 (3.67%) Hadoop
11 91 (2.88%) Redis
12 69 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 64 (2.03%) HBase
14 37 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 35 (1.11%) Couchbase
15 35 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
16 33 (1.04%) Endeca
17 31 (0.98%) Data Lake
18 28 (0.89%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 857 (27.13%) Git (software)
2 661 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 484 (15.32%) Maven
4 377 (11.93%) JUnit
5 367 (11.62%) JIRA
6 246 (7.79%) Selenium
7 217 (6.87%) Mockito
8 214 (6.77%) Cucumber
9 159 (5.03%) Subversion
10 141 (4.46%) webpack
11 126 (3.99%) SonarQube
12 121 (3.83%) Gradle
13 119 (3.77%) SoapUI
14 104 (3.29%) Mocha
15 90 (2.85%) TeamCity
16 85 (2.69%) WebDriver
17 82 (2.60%) Eclipse
18 79 (2.50%) Babel
19 67 (2.12%) Visual Studio
20 66 (2.09%) NUnit
General
1 538 (17.03%) Finance
2 249 (7.88%) Banking
3 104 (3.29%) Marketing
3 104 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 90 (2.85%) Manufacturing
4 90 (2.85%) Retail
5 77 (2.44%) Electronics
6 75 (2.37%) Games
7 55 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.23%) Front Office
9 35 (1.11%) Publishing
10 31 (0.98%) Advertising
11 21 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.35%) Legal
14 10 (0.32%) Law
15 7 (0.22%) Automotive
16 5 (0.16%) Back Office
16 5 (0.16%) Billing
17 4 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,422 (76.67%) Developer
2 944 (29.88%) Java Developer
3 335 (10.60%) Senior Developer
4 280 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 219 (6.93%) React Developer
6 208 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 197 (6.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 172 (5.44%) Architect
9 169 (5.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 167 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 156 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 127 (4.02%) Angular Developer
12 127 (4.02%) Lead Developer
13 110 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
14 109 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
15 100 (3.17%) Agile Developer
15 100 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
16 95 (3.01%) Android Developer
16 95 (3.01%) Scala Developer
17 84 (2.66%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,129 (35.74%) Web Services
2 832 (26.34%) HTML
3 820 (25.96%) Spring
4 732 (23.17%) CSS
5 647 (20.48%) AngularJS
6 533 (16.87%) Node.js
7 509 (16.11%) JSON
8 508 (16.08%) .NET
8 508 (16.08%) React
9 484 (15.32%) SOAP
10 479 (15.16%) HTML5
11 411 (13.01%) Spring Boot
12 399 (12.63%) REST
13 378 (11.97%) XML
14 374 (11.84%) Hibernate
15 334 (10.57%) CSS3
16 275 (8.71%) ASP.NET
17 248 (7.85%) jQuery
18 239 (7.57%) JMS
19 228 (7.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 352 (11.14%) Greenfield Project
2 288 (9.12%) User Experience
3 187 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 135 (4.27%) Fintech
5 102 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 100 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
8 89 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 66 (2.09%) iPad
10 49 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 48 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 44 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 34 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (1.01%) iPhone
15 29 (0.92%) Animation
16 27 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
17 23 (0.73%) Management Information System
17 23 (0.73%) NHS
18 22 (0.70%) PKI
19 20 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 382 (12.09%) Linux
2 264 (8.36%) Unix
3 202 (6.39%) Android
4 179 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 81 (2.56%) Windows
6 40 (1.27%) VMS
7 25 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.44%) CentOS
9 13 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.16%) HPUX
14 5 (0.16%) Solaris
15 3 (0.095%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.063%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.063%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.063%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,104 (66.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,402 (44.38%) TDD
3 871 (27.57%) Microservices
4 743 (23.52%) Scrum
5 722 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 690 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
7 676 (21.40%) BDD
8 508 (16.08%) OO
9 463 (14.66%) MVC
10 378 (11.97%) DevOps
11 365 (11.55%) Unit Testing
12 329 (10.41%) SOA
13 319 (10.10%) Kanban
14 291 (9.21%) Open Source
15 270 (8.55%) Front End Development
16 262 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 258 (8.17%) Software Engineering
18 247 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
19 235 (7.44%) E-Commerce
20 223 (7.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,693 (53.59%) Java
2 1,272 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 511 (16.18%) Java 8
4 466 (14.75%) SQL
5 458 (14.50%) C#
6 267 (8.45%) Python
7 262 (8.29%) Scala
8 153 (4.84%) ES6
9 145 (4.59%) Ruby
10 134 (4.24%) Groovy
11 125 (3.96%) TypeScript
12 119 (3.77%) PHP
13 98 (3.10%) Apple Swift
14 96 (3.04%) Shell Script
15 90 (2.85%) Bash Shell
16 83 (2.63%) Kotlin
17 79 (2.50%) Objective-C
18 69 (2.18%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.71%) XPath
20 53 (1.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 187 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 154 (4.87%) Degree
3 139 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 68 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.57%) ISEB
8 12 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.19%) CCNA
10 6 (0.19%) CCNP
10 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.095%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.095%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.063%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.063%) OCA
13 2 (0.063%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.53%) QA
2 32 (1.01%) GCP
3 27 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.70%) GDPR
5 15 (0.47%) PMO
6 12 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.35%) COBIT
7 11 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.19%) SLA
11 5 (0.16%) HL7
11 5 (0.16%) WCAG
12 1 (0.032%) IFRS
12 1 (0.032%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.032%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.032%) PSD2
System Software
1 429 (13.58%) Docker
2 73 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 47 (1.49%) HDFS
4 36 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (0.95%) vSphere
7 12 (0.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.22%) LXC
10 5 (0.16%) etcd
11 4 (0.13%) Firmware
11 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.095%) Ceph
12 3 (0.095%) KVM
12 3 (0.095%) vCloud
13 2 (0.063%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 129 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 99 (3.13%) Ansible
3 78 (2.47%) Terraform
4 56 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
5 55 (1.74%) Puppet
6 54 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (1.11%) logstash
8 32 (1.01%) Kibana
9 24 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.57%) Grafana
11 16 (0.51%) Consul
12 15 (0.47%) HP ALM
12 15 (0.47%) Mesos
13 13 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.41%) OpenSSO
14 12 (0.38%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 9 (0.28%) Control-M
16 9 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 232 (7.34%) Oracle
2 196 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 129 (4.08%) Google
4 105 (3.32%) SAP
5 68 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 68 (2.15%) IBM
6 60 (1.90%) Splunk
7 59 (1.87%) WSO2
8 52 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.36%) Apple
10 39 (1.23%) VMware
11 33 (1.04%) Adobe
12 31 (0.98%) Apigee
12 31 (0.98%) Cisco
13 30 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 29 (0.92%) AppDynamics
15 21 (0.66%) ATG
16 20 (0.63%) Hortonworks
17 19 (0.60%) Capita
17 19 (0.60%) Sitecore