Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 78 75
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,993 3,017 2,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.57% 3.20% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 9.03% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,399 2,262 2,127
England median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £356 £330
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £480 £488 £460
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.98% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 33
England median hourly rate £63.33 £47.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -24.00% +22.55%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £35.40
90th Percentile £122.50 £100.75 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.00% +22.55%

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 24,101 33,413 29,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.13% 35.39% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,989 23,766 21,023
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £499 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 303 355
England median hourly rate £44.28 £41.77 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.03% +4.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.17 £16.40 £18.60
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £41.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% +4.03% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -16 1,094 £525 - 337
South East -40 295 £445 -2.20% 164
North of England -28 196 £450 +7.14% 151
Midlands +14 170 £450 +5.88% 85
South West +46 154 £450 +5.88% 77
North West -41 98 £450 +9.09% 80
West Midlands -4 97 £475 +13.43% 41
Yorkshire +8 88 £450 +5.88% 51
East of England -50 73 £475 -9.52% 89
East Midlands +24 68 £375 -15.49% 44
North East -8 10 £400 - 20
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,208 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 910 (45.66%) Java
3 696 (34.92%) TDD
4 663 (33.27%) JavaScript
5 650 (32.61%) Microservices
6 614 (30.81%) Web Services
7 480 (24.08%) Scrum
8 470 (23.58%) Git (software)
9 455 (22.83%) HTML
10 448 (22.48%) AWS
11 445 (22.33%) SQL
12 435 (21.83%) Azure
13 415 (20.82%) Test Automation
14 412 (20.67%) DevOps
15 402 (20.17%) CSS
16 401 (20.12%) Spring
16 401 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
17 391 (19.62%) .NET
18 371 (18.62%) JSON
19 370 (18.56%) C#
19 370 (18.56%) AngularJS
20 360 (18.06%) Jenkins
20 360 (18.06%) BDD
21 302 (15.15%) Docker
22 297 (14.90%) Node.js
23 291 (14.60%) SOAP
24 281 (14.10%) React
25 273 (13.70%) HTML5
26 272 (13.65%) Finance
27 241 (12.09%) XML

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
1 156 (7.83%) Confluence
2 62 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (2.66%) Apache
4 38 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 33 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.61%) CMS
7 30 (1.51%) IIS
8 29 (1.46%) Mule
8 29 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 19 (0.95%) JBoss
11 18 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.70%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.50%) GeoServer
14 10 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.45%) Drupal
16 8 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.35%) GIMP
3 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.050%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.45%) Magento
3 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.15%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.050%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.050%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.050%) Quorum
7 1 (0.050%) Ripple XRP
7 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 448 (22.48%) AWS
2 435 (21.83%) Azure
3 115 (5.77%) GCP
4 110 (5.52%) GitHub
5 104 (5.22%) Serverless
6 102 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
7 67 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
8 53 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
9 47 (2.36%) OpenShift
10 45 (2.26%) npm
10 45 (2.26%) SaaS
11 40 (2.01%) PaaS
12 31 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 29 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (1.15%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.15%) Apigee
15 21 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
15 21 (1.05%) Azure Functions
16 20 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.76%) HTTP
2 18 (0.90%) Internet
3 14 (0.70%) NAS
3 14 (0.70%) SAN
3 14 (0.70%) SSH
4 10 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.40%) Kerberos
6 7 (0.35%) SSL
7 5 (0.25%) DNS
8 4 (0.20%) Firewall
8 4 (0.20%) Intranet
8 4 (0.20%) SMTP
9 3 (0.15%) X.500
10 2 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.10%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 2 (0.10%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.10%) VPN
11 1 (0.050%) NFC
11 1 (0.050%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.050%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (11.99%) NoSQL
2 234 (11.74%) SQL Server
3 167 (8.38%) Relational Database
4 141 (7.07%) MySQL
5 139 (6.97%) MongoDB
6 124 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (3.36%) Big Data
8 52 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 45 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
10 42 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (2.11%) Redis
11 41 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 39 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 36 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.25%) Couchbase
16 24 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
17 20 (1.00%) Blockchain
18 18 (0.90%) Neo4j
19 17 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 470 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 360 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 222 (11.14%) JIRA
4 191 (9.58%) Maven
5 178 (8.93%) JUnit
6 160 (8.03%) Selenium
7 123 (6.17%) Cucumber
8 119 (5.97%) Mockito
9 81 (4.06%) JMeter
10 77 (3.86%) SonarQube
11 69 (3.46%) jMock
12 68 (3.41%) Visual Studio
13 63 (3.16%) DbUnit
14 58 (2.91%) Bitbucket
15 54 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
16 51 (2.56%) Jasmine
16 51 (2.56%) webpack
17 47 (2.36%) TeamCity
18 45 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
18 45 (2.26%) WebDriver
General
1 272 (13.65%) Finance
2 171 (8.58%) Banking
3 114 (5.72%) Public Sector
4 80 (4.01%) Retail
5 59 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.66%) Marketing
7 44 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.06%) Electronics
8 41 (2.06%) Publishing
9 40 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.91%) Games
11 34 (1.71%) Front Office
11 34 (1.71%) Law
12 19 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.85%) Advertising
14 13 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.55%) Back Office
15 11 (0.55%) Legal
16 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,468 (73.66%) Developer
2 423 (21.22%) Java Developer
3 228 (11.44%) Senior Developer
4 194 (9.73%) .NET Developer
5 139 (6.97%) React Developer
6 126 (6.32%) Architect
7 109 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 107 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 91 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 85 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 84 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
12 69 (3.46%) Scala Developer
13 66 (3.31%) Software Developer
13 66 (3.31%) Tester
14 62 (3.11%) Angular Developer
14 62 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
15 58 (2.91%) iOS Developer
15 58 (2.91%) Node.js Developer
16 57 (2.86%) PHP Developer
17 56 (2.81%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (30.81%) Web Services
2 455 (22.83%) HTML
3 402 (20.17%) CSS
4 401 (20.12%) Spring
5 391 (19.62%) .NET
6 371 (18.62%) JSON
7 370 (18.56%) AngularJS
8 297 (14.90%) Node.js
9 291 (14.60%) SOAP
10 281 (14.10%) React
11 273 (13.70%) HTML5
12 241 (12.09%) XML
13 200 (10.04%) REST
14 192 (9.63%) Spring Boot
15 168 (8.43%) CSS3
16 156 (7.83%) ASP.NET
17 137 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 135 (6.77%) Redux
19 129 (6.47%) Kafka
20 126 (6.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
2 160 (8.03%) User Experience
3 88 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 77 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 46 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 41 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (1.96%) Animation
10 38 (1.91%) Cloud Native
11 35 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
12 29 (1.46%) Video on Demand
12 29 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
13 28 (1.40%) Blog
14 19 (0.95%) NHS
15 16 (0.80%) Replication
16 15 (0.75%) Clustering
16 15 (0.75%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.75%) Equities
17 12 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 187 (9.38%) Linux
2 92 (4.62%) Windows
3 88 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 82 (4.11%) Unix
5 75 (3.76%) Android
6 27 (1.35%) tvOS
7 16 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.25%) Solaris
13 5 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.20%) CentOS
14 4 (0.20%) VMS
15 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,208 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (34.92%) TDD
3 650 (32.61%) Microservices
4 480 (24.08%) Scrum
5 415 (20.82%) Test Automation
6 412 (20.67%) DevOps
7 401 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
8 360 (18.06%) BDD
9 231 (11.59%) MVC
10 218 (10.94%) OO
11 207 (10.39%) Kanban
12 170 (8.53%) Unit Testing
13 159 (7.98%) Software Engineering
14 157 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 157 (7.88%) Open Source
15 154 (7.73%) SOA
16 137 (6.87%) Front End Development
17 128 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
18 116 (5.82%) Mentoring
18 116 (5.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 910 (45.66%) Java
2 663 (33.27%) JavaScript
3 445 (22.33%) SQL
4 370 (18.56%) C#
5 225 (11.29%) Python
6 190 (9.53%) Java 8
7 134 (6.72%) Scala
8 128 (6.42%) TypeScript
9 111 (5.57%) PHP
10 87 (4.37%) Ruby
11 83 (4.16%) ES6
12 62 (3.11%) Apple Swift
13 59 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 48 (2.41%) T-SQL
15 45 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.26%) Perl
16 41 (2.06%) Kotlin
17 38 (1.91%) Groovy
18 33 (1.66%) ES7
19 31 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 158 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 108 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 91 (4.57%) Degree
4 37 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.75%) ISEB
7 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.30%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.20%) MCSE
13 3 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.15%) SANS
14 2 (0.10%) CISSP
14 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.52%) QA
2 13 (0.65%) GDPR
3 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.35%) PSD2
4 3 (0.15%) HL7
4 3 (0.15%) NIST
5 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.10%) EMIR
5 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.10%) MiFID
5 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.10%) PMO
5 2 (0.10%) WCAG
6 1 (0.050%) COBIT
6 1 (0.050%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 302 (15.15%) Docker
2 45 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.51%) Postfix
5 26 (1.30%) vSphere
6 15 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.45%) HDFS
9 5 (0.25%) Varnish
9 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.20%) GridGain
11 3 (0.15%) NDS
11 3 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 3 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.15%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.050%) BusyBox
12 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 191 (9.58%) Kubernetes
2 105 (5.27%) Ansible
3 59 (2.96%) Terraform
4 56 (2.81%) Puppet
5 28 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.90%) Kibana
7 13 (0.65%) Mesos
8 12 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (0.60%) logstash
9 11 (0.55%) Marathon
10 10 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (0.35%) Nagios
13 7 (0.35%) SCCM
14 6 (0.30%) Consul
14 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 5 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 194 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.37%) Oracle
3 124 (6.22%) Google
4 56 (2.81%) SAP
5 50 (2.51%) VMware
6 41 (2.06%) Apple
7 38 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (1.81%) MuleSoft
9 34 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 34 (1.71%) IBM
10 33 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 30 (1.51%) HP
11 30 (1.51%) WSO2
12 28 (1.40%) Splunk
13 17 (0.85%) EMC
14 15 (0.75%) Citrix
14 15 (0.75%) Sybase
14 15 (0.75%) Talend
14 15 (0.75%) Zend
15 13 (0.65%) Cypress Semiconductor