Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 76 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 +55
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3,057 2,783 2,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.31% 3.09% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.32% 9.49% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,304 1,973 1,704
England median daily rate £488 £471 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +6.93% +3.53%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £563
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +7.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 1
England median hourly rate £70.00 £48.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.59% -4.41% +45.71%
UK median hourly rate £67.50 £48.75 £51.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% -4.41% +45.71%

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 32,809 29,318 30,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.50% 32.55% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,362 20,526 21,289
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 372 358
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.85 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.08%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -4 1,682 £513 +2.50% 431
South East +16 544 £475 +13.10% 184
North of England -9 347 £415 -2.35% 167
Midlands -17 215 £425 +11.84% 103
East of England +23 186 £525 +16.67% 97
North West +4 177 £408 -3.83% 116
West Midlands +8 138 £413 +3.13% 51
Yorkshire -14 135 £425 - 41
South West -21 82 £424 +16.90% 75
East Midlands -21 77 £456 +21.67% 52
North East -5 35 £400 +14.29% 10
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2,051 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,651 (54.01%) Java
3 1,360 (44.49%) TDD
4 1,193 (39.03%) JavaScript
5 1,054 (34.48%) Web Services
6 885 (28.95%) Microservices
7 839 (27.45%) Git (software)
8 831 (27.18%) Spring
9 748 (24.47%) Scrum
10 742 (24.27%) HTML
11 703 (23.00%) Test Automation
12 693 (22.67%) BDD
13 687 (22.47%) CSS
14 679 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
15 647 (21.16%) Jenkins
16 571 (18.68%) AngularJS
17 552 (18.06%) Java 8
18 536 (17.53%) Maven
19 526 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
20 482 (15.77%) Node.js
21 480 (15.70%) Finance
22 477 (15.60%) MVC
22 477 (15.60%) .NET
23 470 (15.37%) OO
24 466 (15.24%) SQL
25 457 (14.95%) Spring Boot
26 446 (14.59%) JSON
27 443 (14.49%) React
28 439 (14.36%) Docker
29 424 (13.87%) 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
1 216 (7.07%) Confluence
2 139 (4.55%) Apache
3 121 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 111 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 92 (3.01%) Apache Spark
6 82 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 79 (2.58%) Mule
8 76 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
9 62 (2.03%) CMS
10 55 (1.80%) WildFly
11 44 (1.44%) MQSeries
12 40 (1.31%) JBoss
13 34 (1.11%) Apache Solr
14 31 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
15 26 (0.85%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.79%) NServiceBus
17 23 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 21 (0.69%) GemFire
18 21 (0.69%) nginx
19 20 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.43%) GIMP
3 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.20%) InVision
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.098%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.26%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.13%) Magento
7 4 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.098%) Global One
8 3 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.098%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.033%) Pivotal CRM
10 1 (0.033%) R3 Corda
10 1 (0.033%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 526 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (5.23%) GitHub
4 122 (3.99%) Serverless
5 74 (2.42%) PaaS
6 67 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 60 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 50 (1.64%) npm
9 33 (1.08%) SaaS
10 32 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (1.01%) OpenShift
12 25 (0.82%) Azure Functions
12 25 (0.82%) IaaS
13 24 (0.79%) BrowserStack
14 22 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (0.62%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
16 16 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
17 14 (0.46%) Google Analytics
17 14 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 171 (5.59%) HTTP
2 30 (0.98%) Internet
3 29 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.92%) SSL
5 18 (0.59%) Firewall
6 12 (0.39%) Bluetooth
7 11 (0.36%) Network Security
8 9 (0.29%) SMS
8 9 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 8 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.20%) AMQP
10 6 (0.20%) DNS
10 6 (0.20%) Intranet
11 4 (0.13%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.13%) DOCSIS
11 4 (0.13%) FTP
11 4 (0.13%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.13%) SMTP
12 3 (0.098%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (11.78%) NoSQL
2 311 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 263 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 260 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 218 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
6 215 (7.03%) MySQL
7 154 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 120 (3.93%) Big Data
9 99 (3.24%) RDBMS
10 97 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 85 (2.78%) Redis
12 62 (2.03%) Couchbase
13 59 (1.93%) HBase
14 43 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 40 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 29 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 29 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
18 27 (0.88%) Apache Hive
19 23 (0.75%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 839 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 647 (21.16%) Jenkins
3 536 (17.53%) Maven
4 393 (12.86%) JIRA
5 350 (11.45%) JUnit
6 259 (8.47%) Selenium
7 217 (7.10%) Mockito
8 197 (6.44%) Cucumber
9 135 (4.42%) SonarQube
9 135 (4.42%) webpack
10 127 (4.15%) Subversion
11 126 (4.12%) SoapUI
12 121 (3.96%) Gradle
13 98 (3.21%) WebDriver
14 96 (3.14%) TeamCity
15 95 (3.11%) JMeter
16 93 (3.04%) Mocha
17 77 (2.52%) DbUnit
18 72 (2.36%) jMock
19 68 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 480 (15.70%) Finance
2 248 (8.11%) Banking
3 124 (4.06%) Retail
4 111 (3.63%) Marketing
5 108 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 100 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 85 (2.78%) Electronics
8 77 (2.52%) Games
9 47 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.37%) Advertising
11 36 (1.18%) Publishing
12 30 (0.98%) Front Office
13 20 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.56%) Law
15 13 (0.43%) Legal
15 13 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.36%) Automotive
17 8 (0.26%) Billing
18 5 (0.16%) Back Office
19 4 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,322 (75.96%) Developer
2 953 (31.17%) Java Developer
3 298 (9.75%) Senior Developer
4 261 (8.54%) .NET Developer
5 227 (7.43%) React Developer
6 209 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 160 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 160 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 145 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 134 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 131 (4.29%) Architect
11 108 (3.53%) Angular Developer
12 102 (3.34%) Scala Developer
13 101 (3.30%) Lead Developer
14 99 (3.24%) iOS Developer
15 98 (3.21%) Node.js Developer
16 96 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
17 92 (3.01%) Tester
18 83 (2.72%) Agile Developer
19 81 (2.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,054 (34.48%) Web Services
2 831 (27.18%) Spring
3 742 (24.27%) HTML
4 687 (22.47%) CSS
5 571 (18.68%) AngularJS
6 482 (15.77%) Node.js
7 477 (15.60%) .NET
8 457 (14.95%) Spring Boot
9 446 (14.59%) JSON
10 443 (14.49%) React
11 424 (13.87%) SOAP
12 406 (13.28%) REST
13 399 (13.05%) HTML5
14 388 (12.69%) Hibernate
15 326 (10.66%) XML
16 286 (9.36%) CSS3
17 245 (8.01%) ASP.NET
18 235 (7.69%) jQuery
19 224 (7.33%) JMS
20 210 (6.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 350 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
2 285 (9.32%) User Experience
3 172 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 120 (3.93%) Fintech
5 96 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 84 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 77 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 47 (1.54%) iPad
11 41 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 40 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.11%) iPhone
14 31 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (0.92%) Animation
16 27 (0.88%) NHS
17 26 (0.85%) Management Information System
18 25 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
19 24 (0.79%) Fixed Income
19 24 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 352 (11.51%) Linux
2 234 (7.65%) Unix
3 208 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 184 (6.02%) Android
5 104 (3.40%) Windows
6 56 (1.83%) VMS
7 23 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.43%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.098%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.065%) CentOS
13 2 (0.065%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.033%) Debian
14 1 (0.033%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,051 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,360 (44.49%) TDD
3 885 (28.95%) Microservices
4 748 (24.47%) Scrum
5 703 (23.00%) Test Automation
6 693 (22.67%) BDD
7 679 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
8 477 (15.60%) MVC
9 470 (15.37%) OO
10 373 (12.20%) DevOps
11 357 (11.68%) Kanban
12 328 (10.73%) Unit Testing
13 301 (9.85%) SOA
14 300 (9.81%) Open Source
15 256 (8.37%) Software Engineering
16 250 (8.18%) Front End Development
17 249 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
18 246 (8.05%) E-Commerce
19 230 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
20 217 (7.10%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 1,651 (54.01%) Java
2 1,193 (39.03%) JavaScript
3 552 (18.06%) Java 8
4 466 (15.24%) SQL
5 416 (13.61%) C#
6 299 (9.78%) Scala
7 255 (8.34%) Python
8 144 (4.71%) Ruby
9 129 (4.22%) ES6
10 120 (3.93%) Groovy
11 110 (3.60%) Apple Swift
12 102 (3.34%) TypeScript
13 95 (3.11%) PHP
14 88 (2.88%) Objective-C
15 62 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 61 (2.00%) Java 9
17 58 (1.90%) Kotlin
18 54 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 54 (1.77%) Shell Script
19 53 (1.73%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 207 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 164 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 153 (5.00%) Degree
4 69 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 42 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.98%) ISEB
8 10 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.16%) CCNA
10 5 (0.16%) CCNP
10 5 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.098%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.065%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.065%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.065%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.033%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (5.27%) QA
2 20 (0.65%) GDPR
3 17 (0.56%) PMO
4 16 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.33%) COBIT
5 10 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.23%) SLA
8 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
9 4 (0.13%) PSD2
9 4 (0.13%) WCAG
10 3 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.033%) IFRS
11 1 (0.033%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.033%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 439 (14.36%) Docker
2 63 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 50 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.54%) vSphere
5 32 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.98%) HDFS
7 14 (0.46%) Active Directory
8 11 (0.36%) LXC
9 7 (0.23%) KVM
10 6 (0.20%) etcd
11 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.16%) vCloud
12 4 (0.13%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.065%) Postfix
13 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.033%) Ceph
14 1 (0.033%) OpenDJ
14 1 (0.033%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 147 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 102 (3.34%) Ansible
3 82 (2.68%) Terraform
4 67 (2.19%) Puppet
5 57 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
6 56 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 54 (1.77%) Kibana
8 40 (1.31%) logstash
9 25 (0.82%) Grafana
10 22 (0.72%) Consul
10 22 (0.72%) Prometheus
11 21 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.56%) Mesos
13 10 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (0.23%) Rancher
15 6 (0.20%) OpenSSO
16 5 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
16 5 (0.16%) HP ALM
16 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (0.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 227 (7.43%) Oracle
2 174 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 153 (5.00%) Google
4 116 (3.79%) SAP
5 71 (2.32%) WSO2
6 69 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 63 (2.06%) VMware
8 53 (1.73%) IBM
9 45 (1.47%) Apple
10 41 (1.34%) Apigee
11 34 (1.11%) Splunk
12 30 (0.98%) Apiary
13 29 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 28 (0.92%) Adobe
15 26 (0.85%) AppDynamics
15 26 (0.85%) MuleSoft
16 22 (0.72%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.59%) Cisco
17 18 (0.59%) hybris
17 18 (0.59%) Remedy