Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 71 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +30
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2,535 3,016 2,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.05% 3.30% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.35% 9.75% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,833 2,206 1,611
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £371 £350 £320
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 16
England median hourly rate £60.00 £100.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.30% +142.17% -18.63%
10th Percentile £35.00 £59.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £122.50 £100.75 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £53.50 £85.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year -37.24% +105.42% -18.63%

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 27,121 30,925 27,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.67% 33.79% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,120 21,932 18,872
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £315 £306
90th Percentile £650 £631 £614
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £445
% change year-on-year +4.26% +5.62% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 333 355
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.27 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.46% +8.55%
10th Percentile £18.50 £16.25 £17.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £62.00 £53.90
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £41.13
% change year-on-year +0.89% +2.43% +9.67%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -3 1,413 £525 +5.00% 135
South East -21 379 £450 -5.26% 76
North of England -5 280 £456 +8.63% 63
South West +45 179 £450 +15.38% 31
Midlands +6 162 £450 +5.88% 37
Yorkshire +4 151 £500 +17.65% 19
East of England -22 121 £525 +1.69% 28
West Midlands +7 106 £450 - 23
North West -24 95 £425 +3.03% 38
East Midlands 0 48 £406 - 14
North East +9 34 £450 +12.50% 6
South Coast -3 1 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 1,554 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,261 (49.74%) Java
3 982 (38.74%) TDD
4 960 (37.87%) JavaScript
5 837 (33.02%) Web Services
6 781 (30.81%) Microservices
7 616 (24.30%) Git (software)
8 610 (24.06%) HTML
9 583 (23.00%) SQL
10 578 (22.80%) Scrum
11 577 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
12 570 (22.49%) CSS
13 562 (22.17%) Spring
14 546 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 534 (21.07%) .NET
16 529 (20.87%) C#
17 526 (20.75%) Test Automation
18 506 (19.96%) AngularJS
19 498 (19.64%) Jenkins
20 490 (19.33%) JSON
21 486 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
22 472 (18.62%) SOAP
23 457 (18.03%) DevOps
24 442 (17.44%) Node.js
25 431 (17.00%) BDD
26 402 (15.86%) Docker
27 392 (15.46%) Java 8
28 383 (15.11%) Finance
29 374 (14.75%) React
30 345 (13.61%) Python

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
1 170 (6.71%) Confluence
2 88 (3.47%) Mule
3 81 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 80 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 71 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
6 62 (2.45%) Apache
7 57 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 49 (1.93%) Apache Spark
9 38 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 30 (1.18%) CMS
11 29 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.83%) JBoss
12 21 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 18 (0.71%) GeoServer
13 18 (0.71%) IIS
14 13 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.47%) MQSeries
16 10 (0.39%) Anypoint
17 9 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.079%) InVision
6 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.039%) GIMP
6 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.039%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 67 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.43%) Magento
3 10 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.20%) R3 Corda
6 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
8 3 (0.12%) Quorum
8 3 (0.12%) Ripple XRP
9 2 (0.079%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.079%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.039%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.039%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.039%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 577 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 546 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (5.29%) Serverless
4 129 (5.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 111 (4.38%) GitHub
6 92 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
7 78 (3.08%) PaaS
8 74 (2.92%) SaaS
9 64 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
10 57 (2.25%) npm
11 56 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
12 51 (2.01%) Azure Functions
13 48 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
14 44 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
15 37 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 37 (1.46%) Apigee
16 30 (1.18%) Amazon S3
17 29 (1.14%) IaaS
18 24 (0.95%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.91%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.91%) HTTP
2 20 (0.79%) SSL
3 17 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.59%) Internet
5 13 (0.51%) Firewall
6 12 (0.47%) NAS
6 12 (0.47%) SAN
7 11 (0.43%) SMTP
7 11 (0.43%) SSH
8 8 (0.32%) DNS
8 8 (0.32%) FTP
9 5 (0.20%) Intranet
9 5 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.20%) Skype
9 5 (0.20%) VPN
10 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.12%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.12%) DHCP
11 3 (0.12%) DSL
11 3 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 298 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 221 (8.72%) MongoDB
4 197 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 159 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
6 148 (5.84%) MySQL
7 89 (3.51%) Big Data
8 88 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 72 (2.84%) Redis
10 67 (2.64%) RDBMS
11 57 (2.25%) Hadoop
12 44 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
13 43 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 40 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
16 34 (1.34%) Couchbase
17 32 (1.26%) Blockchain
18 29 (1.14%) Neo4j
18 29 (1.14%) Oracle Database
19 28 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 616 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 498 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 301 (11.87%) Maven
4 290 (11.44%) JUnit
5 273 (10.77%) JIRA
6 171 (6.75%) Selenium
7 168 (6.63%) Mockito
8 158 (6.23%) Cucumber
9 110 (4.34%) Visual Studio
10 100 (3.94%) Jasmine
11 89 (3.51%) SonarQube
12 83 (3.27%) Bitbucket
13 80 (3.16%) jMock
14 73 (2.88%) Subversion
15 71 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
16 68 (2.68%) DbUnit
16 68 (2.68%) JMeter
16 68 (2.68%) TeamCity
17 65 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
18 52 (2.05%) Eclipse
General
1 383 (15.11%) Finance
2 234 (9.23%) Banking
3 118 (4.65%) Marketing
4 107 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 101 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 96 (3.79%) Electronics
6 96 (3.79%) Retail
7 64 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.66%) Games
9 36 (1.42%) Publishing
10 34 (1.34%) Law
11 33 (1.30%) Legal
12 32 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.26%) Front Office
13 22 (0.87%) Back Office
14 15 (0.59%) Advertising
15 12 (0.47%) Automotive
16 6 (0.24%) Billing
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,843 (72.70%) Developer
2 644 (25.40%) Java Developer
3 339 (13.37%) Senior Developer
4 221 (8.72%) .NET Developer
5 172 (6.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 153 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 150 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 149 (5.88%) React Developer
9 146 (5.76%) Architect
10 122 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 112 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 101 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 87 (3.43%) Lead Developer
13 87 (3.43%) Python Developer
14 83 (3.27%) AWS Developer
15 82 (3.23%) Software Engineer
16 80 (3.16%) Angular Developer
17 74 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
17 74 (2.92%) Tester
18 68 (2.68%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 837 (33.02%) Web Services
2 610 (24.06%) HTML
3 570 (22.49%) CSS
4 562 (22.17%) Spring
5 534 (21.07%) .NET
6 506 (19.96%) AngularJS
7 490 (19.33%) JSON
8 472 (18.62%) SOAP
9 442 (17.44%) Node.js
10 374 (14.75%) React
11 317 (12.50%) XML
12 298 (11.76%) REST
13 287 (11.32%) Spring Boot
14 280 (11.05%) HTML5
15 235 (9.27%) ASP.NET
16 201 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 185 (7.30%) Hibernate
18 183 (7.22%) .NET Framework
19 176 (6.94%) CSS3
20 169 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 144 (5.68%) User Experience
3 96 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 58 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 50 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 43 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 35 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 35 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 32 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (1.10%) Video on Demand
12 26 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
13 24 (0.95%) Blog
14 23 (0.91%) Animation
15 19 (0.75%) Data Centre
16 18 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.67%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 223 (8.80%) Linux
2 125 (4.93%) Unix
3 99 (3.91%) Windows
4 94 (3.71%) Android
5 88 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.95%) VMS
7 18 (0.71%) tvOS
8 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.36%) CentOS
12 8 (0.32%) Fedora
13 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.24%) Solaris
14 5 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.12%) Debian
15 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.079%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,554 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (38.74%) TDD
3 781 (30.81%) Microservices
4 578 (22.80%) Scrum
5 526 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 486 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
7 457 (18.03%) DevOps
8 431 (17.00%) BDD
9 299 (11.79%) MVC
10 295 (11.64%) Kanban
11 258 (10.18%) Open Source
12 256 (10.10%) OO
13 225 (8.88%) SOA
14 203 (8.01%) Software Engineering
15 185 (7.30%) E-Commerce
16 182 (7.18%) Unit Testing
17 170 (6.71%) Front End Development
18 161 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
19 154 (6.07%) Pair Programming
20 144 (5.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,261 (49.74%) Java
2 960 (37.87%) JavaScript
3 583 (23.00%) SQL
4 529 (20.87%) C#
5 392 (15.46%) Java 8
6 345 (13.61%) Python
7 163 (6.43%) Scala
8 161 (6.35%) TypeScript
9 122 (4.81%) Ruby
10 112 (4.42%) ES6
11 95 (3.75%) PHP
12 84 (3.31%) T-SQL
13 76 (3.00%) PowerShell
14 64 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 63 (2.49%) Kotlin
16 56 (2.21%) Groovy
17 51 (2.01%) Apple Swift
18 49 (1.93%) PL/SQL
19 46 (1.81%) Perl
20 39 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 196 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 135 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 134 (5.29%) Degree
4 52 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.79%) DBS Check
7 20 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.71%) ISEB
9 13 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.079%) OCA
13 2 (0.079%) OCAJ
13 2 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.079%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.33%) QA
2 15 (0.59%) WCAG
3 13 (0.51%) GDPR
4 10 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.28%) HL7
5 7 (0.28%) SEPA
6 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.24%) PSD2
7 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.079%) EMIR
8 2 (0.079%) MiFID
9 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.039%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.039%) PMO
System Software
1 402 (15.86%) Docker
2 61 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 54 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.54%) vSphere
5 17 (0.67%) Postfix
5 17 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.47%) HDFS
6 12 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.43%) OpenAM
8 8 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.32%) OpenDJ
9 5 (0.20%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.16%) Varnish
11 2 (0.079%) KVM
11 2 (0.079%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.079%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.039%) LXC
12 1 (0.039%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 221 (8.72%) Kubernetes
2 175 (6.90%) Ansible
3 103 (4.06%) Puppet
4 91 (3.59%) Terraform
5 81 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.79%) Kibana
7 18 (0.71%) logstash
8 15 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.51%) Salt
11 12 (0.47%) Mesos
12 11 (0.43%) Marathon
13 9 (0.36%) Grafana
13 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.32%) Consul
14 8 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.24%) Rancher
15 6 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 228 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 211 (8.32%) Oracle
3 165 (6.51%) Google
4 113 (4.46%) SAP
5 79 (3.12%) WSO2
6 58 (2.29%) Splunk
7 56 (2.21%) VMware
8 50 (1.97%) MuleSoft
8 50 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 38 (1.50%) Talend
11 37 (1.46%) IBM
12 30 (1.18%) HP
13 25 (0.99%) Adobe
14 23 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 22 (0.87%) Apple
15 22 (0.87%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 15 (0.59%) Citrix
17 14 (0.55%) EMC
17 14 (0.55%) New Relic