Period
to 27 January 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 January 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 79 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +24
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,620 2,924 2,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.49% 3.26% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.23% 9.43% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 2,137 2,234
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £369 £350
90th Percentile £613 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.40 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.69% -3.20% +36.99%
10th Percentile £27.40 £35.00 £35.80
90th Percentile £54.17 £64.75 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.40 £50.00
% change year-on-year -27.69% -3.20% +36.99%

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 19,696 30,993 29,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.31% 34.52% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,733 22,025 21,451
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +10.47%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £630
UK median daily rate £490 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +2.08% +3.78% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 263 327
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £20.26 £19.05 £18.15
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% -

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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 -13 880 £500 -4.76% 320
North of England -3 225 £438 - 152
South East -60 191 £450 -1.10% 144
South West +22 137 £450 +4.35% 92
Midlands +3 135 £450 - 82
North West -12 105 £431 +1.47% 80
Yorkshire +25 100 £450 -5.26% 49
West Midlands +23 89 £475 +10.14% 43
East Midlands +1 46 £301 -36.74% 39
East of England -38 41 £448 -14.76% 86
North East 0 21 £388 -13.89% 23
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 967 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (45.06%) Java
3 565 (34.88%) TDD
4 542 (33.46%) Web Services
5 537 (33.15%) JavaScript
6 482 (29.75%) Git (software)
7 464 (28.64%) Microservices
8 427 (26.36%) HTML
9 408 (25.19%) Scrum
10 403 (24.88%) CSS
11 388 (23.95%) Spring
12 328 (20.25%) SQL
13 322 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
13 322 (19.88%) Test Automation
14 320 (19.75%) AWS
15 318 (19.63%) DevOps
15 318 (19.63%) AngularJS
16 295 (18.21%) .NET
17 284 (17.53%) C#
18 282 (17.41%) Azure
19 280 (17.28%) BDD
20 251 (15.49%) Jenkins
21 250 (15.43%) JSON
22 240 (14.81%) Node.js
23 237 (14.63%) HTML5
24 231 (14.26%) React
25 229 (14.14%) Finance
26 219 (13.52%) SOAP
27 202 (12.47%) MVC
28 197 (12.16%) Maven

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
1 116 (7.16%) Confluence
2 42 (2.59%) CMS
3 30 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.23%) Apache
7 17 (1.05%) IIS
8 16 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 14 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.74%) Mule
10 12 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.68%) NServiceBus
11 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
12 9 (0.56%) Drupal
12 9 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.49%) nginx
13 8 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.37%) GIMP
2 6 (0.37%) Zeplin
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.12%) Sketch
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 320 (19.75%) AWS
2 282 (17.41%) Azure
3 110 (6.79%) Amazon EC2
4 102 (6.30%) GitHub
5 79 (4.88%) Serverless
6 64 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
7 63 (3.89%) GCP
8 54 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
9 40 (2.47%) OpenShift
10 33 (2.04%) PaaS
11 28 (1.73%) npm
12 23 (1.42%) SaaS
13 17 (1.05%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.05%) Apigee
14 16 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
14 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.68%) IaaS
17 10 (0.62%) AWS IoT
17 10 (0.62%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.68%) HTTP
2 14 (0.86%) Internet
3 9 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 9 (0.56%) SSL
4 7 (0.43%) DNS
5 6 (0.37%) SSH
6 5 (0.31%) Junos
6 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.31%) VXLAN
7 3 (0.19%) Firewall
7 3 (0.19%) NAS
7 3 (0.19%) SAN
7 3 (0.19%) WAN
7 3 (0.19%) X.500
8 2 (0.12%) Intranet
8 2 (0.12%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 2 (0.12%) RTMP
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.062%) LAN
9 1 (0.062%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 145 (8.95%) MySQL
3 138 (8.52%) Relational Database
4 134 (8.27%) NoSQL
5 121 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.19%) MongoDB
7 59 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
8 43 (2.65%) Big Data
9 35 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.48%) Redis
13 20 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.93%) DB2
16 13 (0.80%) Couchbase
16 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (0.68%) Neo4j
18 10 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 482 (29.75%) Git (software)
2 251 (15.49%) Jenkins
3 197 (12.16%) Maven
4 196 (12.10%) JUnit
5 182 (11.23%) JIRA
6 129 (7.96%) Selenium
7 125 (7.72%) Mockito
8 124 (7.65%) Cucumber
9 79 (4.88%) Gradle
10 76 (4.69%) SonarQube
11 73 (4.51%) DbUnit
11 73 (4.51%) jMock
12 55 (3.40%) JMeter
13 49 (3.02%) Bitbucket
14 46 (2.84%) webpack
15 44 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
16 41 (2.53%) Visual Studio
17 36 (2.22%) Postman
18 35 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (2.04%) GitLab
General
1 229 (14.14%) Finance
2 117 (7.22%) Banking
3 106 (6.54%) Public Sector
4 46 (2.84%) Retail
5 43 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.28%) Marketing
8 28 (1.73%) Electronics
9 26 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.42%) Front Office
11 21 (1.30%) Games
11 21 (1.30%) Law
12 17 (1.05%) Back Office
13 16 (0.99%) Publishing
14 14 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.43%) Advertising
17 6 (0.37%) Automotive
17 6 (0.37%) Legal
18 5 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,281 (79.07%) Developer
2 371 (22.90%) Java Developer
3 162 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 161 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 111 (6.85%) React Developer
6 87 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 85 (5.25%) C# Developer
8 70 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 69 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 63 (3.89%) Architect
10 63 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 62 (3.83%) PHP Developer
12 61 (3.77%) Software Developer
13 54 (3.33%) Python Developer
14 53 (3.27%) Software Engineer
15 52 (3.21%) Angular Developer
15 52 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 51 (3.15%) Scala Developer
17 48 (2.96%) iOS Developer
18 47 (2.90%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (33.46%) Web Services
2 427 (26.36%) HTML
3 403 (24.88%) CSS
4 388 (23.95%) Spring
5 318 (19.63%) AngularJS
6 295 (18.21%) .NET
7 250 (15.43%) JSON
8 240 (14.81%) Node.js
9 237 (14.63%) HTML5
10 231 (14.26%) React
11 219 (13.52%) SOAP
12 168 (10.37%) Spring Boot
13 151 (9.32%) REST
14 141 (8.70%) CSS3
14 141 (8.70%) XML
15 100 (6.17%) Redux
16 99 (6.11%) ASP.NET
17 82 (5.06%) .NET Framework
17 82 (5.06%) Hibernate
18 79 (4.88%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 160 (9.88%) User Experience
2 108 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 101 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.28%) Algorithms
7 30 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.30%) Animation
10 21 (1.30%) Cloud Native
11 19 (1.17%) NHS
12 18 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
14 14 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.80%) Video on Demand
16 12 (0.74%) Blog
16 12 (0.74%) Equities
17 11 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
18 8 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 149 (9.20%) Linux
2 76 (4.69%) Android
2 76 (4.69%) Unix
3 75 (4.63%) Apple iOS
4 48 (2.96%) Windows
5 14 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.68%) tvOS
7 10 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.31%) VMS
9 4 (0.25%) CentOS
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (34.88%) TDD
3 464 (28.64%) Microservices
4 408 (25.19%) Scrum
5 322 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
5 322 (19.88%) Test Automation
6 318 (19.63%) DevOps
7 280 (17.28%) BDD
8 202 (12.47%) MVC
9 176 (10.86%) OO
10 170 (10.49%) Open Source
11 157 (9.69%) Software Engineering
12 153 (9.44%) Kanban
13 146 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 132 (8.15%) Unit Testing
15 124 (7.65%) Front End Development
16 109 (6.73%) OOP
17 104 (6.42%) Web Development
18 102 (6.30%) SDLC
19 95 (5.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 730 (45.06%) Java
2 537 (33.15%) JavaScript
3 328 (20.25%) SQL
4 284 (17.53%) C#
5 169 (10.43%) Java 8
6 155 (9.57%) Python
7 105 (6.48%) Scala
8 95 (5.86%) TypeScript
9 93 (5.74%) ES6
9 93 (5.74%) PHP
10 88 (5.43%) Ruby
11 64 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 59 (3.64%) Kotlin
13 43 (2.65%) Apple Swift
14 34 (2.10%) Groovy
15 31 (1.91%) ES7
16 29 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 29 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.42%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 145 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 112 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.43%) Degree
4 39 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.62%) ISEB
8 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.49%) MCSE
10 6 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.37%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) PhD
12 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.12%) HND
13 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.062%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.69%) QA
2 8 (0.49%) WCAG
3 5 (0.31%) GDPR
4 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.19%) PSD2
4 3 (0.19%) SEPA
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) NIST
5 2 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.062%) COBIT
6 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.062%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 185 (11.42%) Docker
2 52 (3.21%) Postfix
3 27 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.17%) vSphere
6 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.43%) HDFS
8 5 (0.31%) GridGain
8 5 (0.31%) KVM
8 5 (0.31%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.19%) NDS
9 3 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.12%) BusyBox
10 2 (0.12%) Varnish
11 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 120 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 43 (2.65%) Terraform
3 29 (1.79%) Ansible
4 18 (1.11%) Puppet
5 17 (1.05%) logstash
6 15 (0.93%) Kibana
7 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.31%) Consul
9 5 (0.31%) Icinga
9 5 (0.31%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.19%) Grafana
11 3 (0.19%) Graphite
11 3 (0.19%) Mesos
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 144 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.68%) Google
3 77 (4.75%) Oracle
4 62 (3.83%) SAP
5 37 (2.28%) Atlassian
6 34 (2.10%) Apple
7 32 (1.98%) VMware
8 23 (1.42%) hybris
8 23 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.30%) MuleSoft
9 21 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.11%) Adobe
11 16 (0.99%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.86%) Zend
13 13 (0.80%) New Relic
14 12 (0.74%) IBM
15 11 (0.68%) NetIQ
15 11 (0.68%) WSO2
16 9 (0.56%) ForgeRock
16 9 (0.56%) Sybase