Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 +45
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3,068 3,068 2,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.22% 3.24% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.14% 9.96% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,298 2,263 1,733
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £313
90th Percentile £600 £625 £563
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 2
England median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +35.42% -4.00%
UK median hourly rate £52.42 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.52% +35.42% -4.00%

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 33,560 30,808 30,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.24% 32.52% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,919 21,905 21,434
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
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% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 367 356
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £18.65 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.60 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -9 1,685 £525 +5.00% 470
South East +2 520 £470 +10.91% 192
North of England -3 350 £425 +0.89% 183
Midlands -9 224 £425 +6.25% 104
North West +22 214 £409 +2.19% 120
East of England +12 187 £525 +16.67% 85
West Midlands +10 150 £413 +9.27% 59
Yorkshire -34 103 £438 +2.94% 48
South West -14 99 £431 +17.75% 86
East Midlands -27 74 £450 +5.88% 45
North East -5 33 £407 -14.32% 15
South Coast - 1 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 2,086 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,734 (56.52%) Java
3 1,360 (44.33%) TDD
4 1,109 (36.15%) JavaScript
5 1,036 (33.77%) Web Services
6 989 (32.24%) Microservices
7 899 (29.30%) Spring
8 868 (28.29%) Git (software)
9 736 (23.99%) Scrum
10 717 (23.37%) Test Automation
10 717 (23.37%) BDD
11 682 (22.23%) HTML
12 665 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
13 648 (21.12%) Jenkins
14 636 (20.73%) CSS
15 626 (20.40%) Java 8
16 573 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
17 565 (18.42%) Maven
18 539 (17.57%) Spring Boot
19 532 (17.34%) AngularJS
20 510 (16.62%) Docker
21 488 (15.91%) Node.js
22 480 (15.65%) .NET
23 477 (15.55%) MVC
24 471 (15.35%) SQL
25 455 (14.83%) JSON
26 445 (14.50%) REST
27 442 (14.41%) OO
28 441 (14.37%) Hibernate
29 431 (14.05%) 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
1 241 (7.86%) Confluence
2 131 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (3.42%) Apache
4 97 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 83 (2.71%) Mule
6 77 (2.51%) Apache Spark
7 76 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 72 (2.35%) WildFly
9 69 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 64 (2.09%) MQSeries
11 63 (2.05%) CMS
12 31 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 31 (1.01%) JBoss
13 26 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 21 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.65%) nginx
15 20 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 15 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
17 14 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.26%) GIMP
4 6 (0.20%) InVision
5 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.098%) Magento
5 3 (0.098%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.098%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.098%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.065%) Global One
6 2 (0.065%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.065%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.033%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.033%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 573 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
2 378 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (4.40%) GitHub
4 93 (3.03%) Serverless
5 79 (2.57%) PaaS
6 77 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 62 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 56 (1.83%) npm
9 54 (1.76%) Apigee
10 45 (1.47%) IaaS
11 35 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
12 31 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
13 29 (0.95%) SaaS
14 24 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (0.75%) OpenShift
16 22 (0.72%) Azure Functions
17 18 (0.59%) Amazon S3
18 16 (0.52%) Google Analytics
19 14 (0.46%) BrowserStack
20 12 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 145 (4.73%) HTTP
2 32 (1.04%) SSL
3 31 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.91%) Internet
5 18 (0.59%) Firewall
6 12 (0.39%) Bluetooth
7 11 (0.36%) DNS
7 11 (0.36%) Skype
8 9 (0.29%) Network Security
8 9 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 7 (0.23%) AMQP
10 6 (0.20%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.20%) FTP
10 6 (0.20%) Intranet
11 5 (0.16%) SMTP
12 4 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.13%) DOCSIS
12 4 (0.13%) MQTT
12 4 (0.13%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (13.07%) NoSQL
2 346 (11.28%) MongoDB
3 281 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 240 (7.82%) SQL Server
5 189 (6.16%) MySQL
6 184 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 169 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 125 (4.07%) RDBMS
9 111 (3.62%) Big Data
10 108 (3.52%) Hadoop
11 91 (2.97%) Redis
12 83 (2.71%) Couchbase
13 58 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (1.47%) HBase
15 28 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
15 28 (0.91%) Riak
16 27 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
17 26 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 23 (0.75%) Apache Hive
19 18 (0.59%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 868 (28.29%) Git (software)
2 648 (21.12%) Jenkins
3 565 (18.42%) Maven
4 428 (13.95%) JIRA
5 373 (12.16%) JUnit
6 277 (9.03%) Selenium
7 241 (7.86%) Mockito
8 181 (5.90%) Cucumber
9 156 (5.08%) SonarQube
10 125 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 125 (4.07%) Subversion
11 121 (3.94%) Gradle
11 121 (3.94%) JMeter
12 120 (3.91%) webpack
13 106 (3.46%) WebDriver
14 96 (3.13%) TeamCity
15 88 (2.87%) Vagrant
16 84 (2.74%) Mocha
17 83 (2.71%) DbUnit
18 82 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 425 (13.85%) Finance
2 214 (6.98%) Banking
3 132 (4.30%) Retail
4 131 (4.27%) Marketing
5 118 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 105 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 96 (3.13%) Electronics
8 68 (2.22%) Games
9 42 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 41 (1.34%) Advertising
11 35 (1.14%) Publishing
12 28 (0.91%) Front Office
13 18 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.52%) Law
15 12 (0.39%) Automotive
16 11 (0.36%) Legal
17 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.20%) Back Office
18 6 (0.20%) Billing
19 2 (0.065%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,346 (76.47%) Developer
2 1,011 (32.95%) Java Developer
3 324 (10.56%) Senior Developer
4 252 (8.21%) .NET Developer
5 216 (7.04%) React Developer
6 175 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 165 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 151 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 137 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 129 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 129 (4.20%) Scala Developer
11 121 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 113 (3.68%) Architect
13 103 (3.36%) Agile Developer
14 102 (3.32%) AWS Developer
14 102 (3.32%) Tester
15 99 (3.23%) iOS Developer
16 89 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
17 88 (2.87%) Analyst
18 87 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,036 (33.77%) Web Services
2 899 (29.30%) Spring
3 682 (22.23%) HTML
4 636 (20.73%) CSS
5 539 (17.57%) Spring Boot
6 532 (17.34%) AngularJS
7 488 (15.91%) Node.js
8 480 (15.65%) .NET
9 455 (14.83%) JSON
10 445 (14.50%) REST
11 441 (14.37%) Hibernate
12 431 (14.05%) SOAP
13 398 (12.97%) React
14 373 (12.16%) HTML5
15 309 (10.07%) XML
16 256 (8.34%) CSS3
17 255 (8.31%) JMS
18 232 (7.56%) ASP.NET
19 218 (7.11%) jQuery
20 210 (6.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 377 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
2 244 (7.95%) User Experience
3 151 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 113 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 97 (3.16%) Fintech
6 95 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 79 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.50%) iPad
10 44 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 42 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 37 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 34 (1.11%) iPhone
14 29 (0.95%) NHS
15 26 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
16 25 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.75%) Fixed Income
18 22 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 21 (0.68%) Animation
19 21 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 344 (11.21%) Linux
2 217 (7.07%) Unix
3 191 (6.23%) Apple iOS
4 149 (4.86%) Android
5 100 (3.26%) Windows
6 77 (2.51%) VMS
7 21 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.39%) CentOS
9 12 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.098%) tvOS
13 1 (0.033%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.033%) Debian
13 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,086 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,360 (44.33%) TDD
3 989 (32.24%) Microservices
4 736 (23.99%) Scrum
5 717 (23.37%) BDD
5 717 (23.37%) Test Automation
6 665 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
7 477 (15.55%) MVC
8 442 (14.41%) OO
9 414 (13.49%) DevOps
10 386 (12.58%) Kanban
11 334 (10.89%) Open Source
12 319 (10.40%) Unit Testing
13 290 (9.45%) SOA
14 278 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
15 252 (8.21%) E-Commerce
16 248 (8.08%) Software Engineering
17 235 (7.66%) Front End Development
18 222 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
19 220 (7.17%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 1,734 (56.52%) Java
2 1,109 (36.15%) JavaScript
3 626 (20.40%) Java 8
4 471 (15.35%) SQL
5 411 (13.40%) C#
6 342 (11.15%) Scala
7 223 (7.27%) Python
8 159 (5.18%) Ruby
9 112 (3.65%) Groovy
10 111 (3.62%) Apple Swift
11 104 (3.39%) PHP
12 88 (2.87%) ES6
12 88 (2.87%) Objective-C
12 88 (2.87%) TypeScript
13 83 (2.71%) Java 9
14 73 (2.38%) JPQL
15 58 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 55 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 54 (1.76%) Kotlin
18 44 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 170 (5.54%) Degree
3 162 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 71 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.88%) ISEB
8 15 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.16%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.098%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.098%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.098%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.065%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.033%) CBAP
14 1 (0.033%) CFA
14 1 (0.033%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.033%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (5.48%) QA
2 17 (0.55%) PMO
3 13 (0.42%) GDPR
4 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.26%) SLA
5 8 (0.26%) WCAG
6 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.20%) PSD2
8 5 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 3 (0.098%) COBIT
10 3 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.033%) IFRS
11 1 (0.033%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 510 (16.62%) Docker
2 60 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (1.76%) vSphere
4 45 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.55%) HDFS
7 16 (0.52%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.33%) OpenAM
9 7 (0.23%) LXC
10 6 (0.20%) KVM
11 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.16%) vCloud
12 4 (0.13%) etcd
13 2 (0.065%) Ceph
13 2 (0.065%) Postfix
13 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.033%) OpenDJ
14 1 (0.033%) OpenIDM
14 1 (0.033%) Squid
Systems Management
1 200 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 130 (4.24%) Ansible
3 105 (3.42%) Terraform
4 80 (2.61%) Puppet
5 68 (2.22%) Kibana
6 57 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 46 (1.50%) logstash
9 27 (0.88%) Grafana
10 26 (0.85%) Prometheus
11 19 (0.62%) Consul
11 19 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.55%) Mesos
13 9 (0.29%) Rancher
14 8 (0.26%) Salt
15 7 (0.23%) Packer
16 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (0.13%) Cobbler
17 4 (0.13%) Nagios
18 3 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 210 (6.84%) Oracle
2 185 (6.03%) Google
3 169 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 118 (3.85%) SAP
5 75 (2.44%) VMware
6 74 (2.41%) WSO2
7 67 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 44 (1.43%) Apple
9 36 (1.17%) Apiary
10 35 (1.14%) IBM
11 31 (1.01%) Splunk
12 30 (0.98%) Adobe
12 30 (0.98%) AppDynamics
13 28 (0.91%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.65%) hybris
16 19 (0.62%) Xamarin
17 17 (0.55%) Red Hat
18 15 (0.49%) Cisco
18 15 (0.49%) Remedy