Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 92 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 587 2,121 3,076
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.64% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% 8.40% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,504 2,365
Median daily rate £475 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +4.84%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £356
90th Percentile £636 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £64.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -19.90% +33.16%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +33.33%

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 8,055 25,252 33,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.74% 31.49% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,455 17,750 23,702
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +0.51% +3.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 261 316
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +6.82% +5.31%
10th Percentile £23.00 £17.50 £15.24
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.77
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.35% +4.41%

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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 -28 312 £500 -4.76% 155
South East +38 87 £475 +5.56% 78
North of England +17 65 £475 +8.57% 99
South West +15 47 £525 +16.67% 39
North West +24 35 £375 -12.49% 41
Midlands -11 31 £375 -16.67% 43
East of England +39 29 £437 -12.60% 29
Yorkshire +19 23 £493 +9.44% 41
West Midlands -7 16 £434 -7.22% 23
East Midlands +16 13 £370 -1.33% 20
North East +36 7 £542 +35.56% 17
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 315 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (43.78%) Java
3 190 (32.37%) Microservices
4 181 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 170 (28.96%) Web Services
6 167 (28.45%) Azure
7 159 (27.09%) AWS
8 157 (26.75%) TDD
9 149 (25.38%) HTML
10 145 (24.70%) Spring
11 125 (21.29%) CSS
12 123 (20.95%) DevOps
13 122 (20.78%) Git (software)
14 121 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (20.44%) SQL
16 114 (19.42%) Docker
17 113 (19.25%) C#
17 113 (19.25%) Python
18 110 (18.74%) .NET
19 105 (17.89%) Scrum
19 105 (17.89%) AngularJS
19 105 (17.89%) Jenkins
20 104 (17.72%) Kubernetes
21 103 (17.55%) React
22 96 (16.35%) Test Automation
23 93 (15.84%) Finance
24 89 (15.16%) JSON
25 86 (14.65%) Security Cleared
26 82 (13.97%) Java 8
27 79 (13.46%) 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 27 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.43%) Red Hat Fuse
3 25 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (3.41%) Confluence
4 20 (3.41%) Mule
4 20 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.70%) Apache
6 10 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.36%) JBoss
9 5 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (0.68%) WordPress
11 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.34%) WildFly
13 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.85%) Lawson
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) BambooHR
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 167 (28.45%) Azure
2 159 (27.09%) AWS
3 49 (8.35%) GitHub
4 43 (7.33%) GCP
5 31 (5.28%) Serverless
6 24 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (4.09%) Amazon S3
7 23 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (2.90%) IaaS
9 17 (2.90%) PaaS
10 16 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (2.04%) npm
13 11 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (1.87%) OpenShift
13 11 (1.87%) SaaS
14 9 (1.53%) Apigee
14 9 (1.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.79%) HTTP
2 22 (3.75%) HTTPS
2 22 (3.75%) SSL
3 15 (2.56%) Firewall
3 15 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 15 (2.56%) VLAN
4 14 (2.39%) SNMP
5 9 (1.53%) Internet
6 5 (0.85%) RTMP
7 3 (0.51%) DNS
7 3 (0.51%) MQTT
7 3 (0.51%) Skype
8 2 (0.34%) DHCP
8 2 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) IPv4
9 1 (0.17%) IPv6
9 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.29%) MongoDB
2 72 (12.27%) NoSQL
3 68 (11.58%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.16%) MySQL
5 37 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (3.41%) Big Data
9 17 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (2.56%) Redis
11 13 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.87%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.53%) GIS
13 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 122 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 105 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 76 (12.95%) Maven
4 52 (8.86%) JUnit
5 47 (8.01%) JIRA
6 35 (5.96%) Gradle
7 32 (5.45%) GitLab
8 27 (4.60%) Mockito
9 26 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (4.09%) SonarQube
11 23 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (3.41%) Selenium
13 18 (3.07%) NUnit
13 18 (3.07%) Visual Studio
14 17 (2.90%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.73%) SpecFlow
16 15 (2.56%) Bitbucket
17 12 (2.04%) DbUnit
17 12 (2.04%) jMock
18 11 (1.87%) webpack
General
1 93 (15.84%) Finance
2 62 (10.56%) Public Sector
3 47 (8.01%) Banking
4 38 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 34 (5.79%) Manufacturing
6 32 (5.45%) Marketing
7 30 (5.11%) Electronics
8 19 (3.24%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.73%) Front Office
10 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.19%) Games
11 6 (1.02%) Legal
12 5 (0.85%) Law
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.51%) Police
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 394 (67.12%) Developer
2 131 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.07%) .NET Developer
4 57 (9.71%) Full Stack Developer
4 57 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.67%) Architect
6 40 (6.81%) React Developer
7 38 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 35 (5.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 34 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (5.11%) Azure Developer
11 30 (5.11%) HTML Developer
12 28 (4.77%) Python Developer
13 22 (3.75%) Integration Developer
14 20 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.24%) Angular Developer
16 16 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (28.96%) Web Services
2 149 (25.38%) HTML
3 145 (24.70%) Spring
4 125 (21.29%) CSS
5 110 (18.74%) .NET
6 105 (17.89%) AngularJS
7 103 (17.55%) React
8 89 (15.16%) JSON
9 79 (13.46%) SOAP
10 74 (12.61%) Spring Boot
10 74 (12.61%) XML
11 68 (11.58%) Node.js
12 66 (11.24%) HTML5
13 57 (9.71%) Kafka
13 57 (9.71%) Swagger
14 54 (9.20%) ASP.NET
15 52 (8.86%) REST
16 50 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (7.84%) Middleware
18 45 (7.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.24%) User Experience
2 19 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.87%) Cloud Native
5 11 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 11 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.70%) Animation
6 10 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.36%) Derivative
9 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.02%) Equities
10 6 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.02%) Robotics
11 5 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.05%) Linux
2 40 (6.81%) Windows
3 29 (4.94%) Android
4 28 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (2.90%) CentOS
7 15 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.39%) Unix
8 14 (2.39%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.68%) Solaris
11 3 (0.51%) Debian
11 3 (0.51%) Fedora
12 2 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.17%) tvOS
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (32.37%) Microservices
3 157 (26.75%) TDD
4 123 (20.95%) DevOps
5 121 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (17.89%) Scrum
7 96 (16.35%) Test Automation
8 77 (13.12%) Software Engineering
9 73 (12.44%) BDD
10 71 (12.10%) SDLC
11 69 (11.75%) OO
12 68 (11.58%) SOA
13 60 (10.22%) Unit Testing
14 49 (8.35%) Open Source
15 48 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 44 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (7.50%) Computer Science
18 40 (6.81%) Front End Development
19 39 (6.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 257 (43.78%) Java
2 181 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 120 (20.44%) SQL
4 113 (19.25%) C#
4 113 (19.25%) Python
5 82 (13.97%) Java 8
6 46 (7.84%) Kotlin
7 40 (6.81%) Scala
8 32 (5.45%) TypeScript
9 25 (4.26%) XPath
10 24 (4.09%) Bash Shell
10 24 (4.09%) Go
11 22 (3.75%) PowerShell
12 21 (3.58%) ES6
13 18 (3.07%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.73%) Apple Swift
15 16 (2.73%) Objective-C
16 15 (2.56%) Groovy
17 12 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 70 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.62%) Degree
4 12 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.24%) QA
2 13 (2.21%) GDPR
3 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) GxP
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (19.42%) Docker
2 19 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.24%) vSphere
3 6 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.85%) Postfix
5 3 (0.51%) NFS
6 2 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) NDS
7 1 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 104 (17.72%) Kubernetes
2 60 (10.22%) Terraform
3 38 (6.47%) Ansible
4 35 (5.96%) Prometheus
5 20 (3.41%) Packer
6 19 (3.24%) Grafana
7 17 (2.90%) Puppet
8 16 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.73%) ZABBIX
9 15 (2.56%) Zipkin
10 5 (0.85%) Kibana
11 3 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (0.34%) Consul
12 2 (0.34%) logstash
13 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.17%) Control-M
13 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.17%) Icinga
13 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (12.44%) Oracle
2 45 (7.67%) SAP
3 38 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.09%) Talend
5 23 (3.92%) Dell
6 20 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 20 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.41%) VMware
6 20 (3.41%) WSO2
7 19 (3.24%) Splunk
8 16 (2.73%) Google
9 14 (2.39%) EMC
10 9 (1.53%) Apple
11 8 (1.36%) IBM
11 8 (1.36%) MuleSoft
11 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.02%) Axway
12 6 (1.02%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.02%) Sun