Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 March 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -27 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 506 829 1,592
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.52% 2.95% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 8.06% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 610 1,227
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £391 £413
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
England median daily rate £500 £486 £500
% change year-on-year +2.83% -2.75% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £56.09 £59.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -6.26% -
10th Percentile £35.33 £40.46 £56.73
90th Percentile £68.25 £69.50 £62.94
England median hourly rate £50.00 £48.85 £49.20
% change year-on-year +2.35% -0.71% +3.58%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 7,360 10,279 16,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.60% 36.63% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,436 7,656 12,581
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £375 £370
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 62
Median hourly rate £44.25 £48.85 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +26.88% +32.76%
10th Percentile £23.13 £25.33 £24.11
90th Percentile £67.25 £78.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +8.75%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in London.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in London.

Hourly rate trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing RESTful in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the London region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
Central London +8 63 £586 +17.20% 82
West London +5 7 £575 +9.52% 50
South London 0 7 £413 -17.50% 5
East London +30 4 £505 -3.81% 22
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 258 (50.99%) Java
2 257 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (33.40%) Microservices
4 163 (32.21%) TDD
5 150 (29.64%) JavaScript
6 146 (28.85%) Git (software)
7 134 (26.48%) Spring
8 128 (25.30%) AWS
9 119 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
10 118 (23.32%) Web Services
11 109 (21.54%) Python
11 109 (21.54%) Finance
11 109 (21.54%) Jenkins
12 108 (21.34%) JSON
13 101 (19.96%) Azure
14 98 (19.37%) Node.js
14 98 (19.37%) React
15 97 (19.17%) SQL
16 96 (18.97%) CSS
17 94 (18.58%) DevOps
18 89 (17.59%) HTML
19 88 (17.39%) Docker
20 87 (17.19%) Scrum
21 85 (16.80%) BDD
21 85 (16.80%) Kubernetes
22 83 (16.40%) XML
23 79 (15.61%) Test Automation
24 76 (15.02%) Spring Boot
25 75 (14.82%) Software Engineering
26 74 (14.62%) Java 8

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (6.13%) WebSphere
2 26 (5.14%) Red Hat Fuse
3 23 (4.55%) Confluence
4 21 (4.15%) Apache
5 15 (2.96%) Mule
6 14 (2.77%) Apache Airflow
7 12 (2.37%) JBoss
8 11 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.98%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.78%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.38%) Jetty
12 6 (1.19%) Camunda
12 6 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.99%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.59%) Sketch
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) InVision
4 1 (0.20%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) BambooHR
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
1 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (25.30%) AWS
2 101 (19.96%) Azure
3 51 (10.08%) Serverless
4 49 (9.68%) GitHub
5 40 (7.91%) GCP
6 31 (6.13%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (3.56%) OpenShift
8 15 (2.96%) Logic Apps
9 14 (2.77%) Amazon ECS
9 14 (2.77%) Apigee
9 14 (2.77%) Boomi
9 14 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.17%) npm
11 9 (1.78%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.78%) PaaS
12 8 (1.58%) Azure Functions
12 8 (1.58%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.19%) IaaS
14 6 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.88%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) Firewall
2 6 (1.19%) SSL
3 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.59%) SNMP
4 3 (0.59%) VLAN
5 2 (0.40%) FTP
5 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) MQTT
6 1 (0.20%) NFC
6 1 (0.20%) RTMP
6 1 (0.20%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.88%) NoSQL
2 35 (6.92%) MongoDB
3 25 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (4.74%) SQL Server
5 23 (4.55%) Redis
6 20 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.56%) Big Data
8 18 (3.56%) BigQuery
9 17 (3.36%) SQLite
10 16 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (2.77%) Bigtable
11 14 (2.77%) Cloud Spanner
11 14 (2.77%) MySQL
12 12 (2.37%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.98%) Data Mart
15 9 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.78%) Hazelcast
16 8 (1.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 146 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 109 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 63 (12.45%) Maven
4 51 (10.08%) JIRA
5 49 (9.68%) JUnit
6 34 (6.72%) Gradle
6 34 (6.72%) Mockito
6 34 (6.72%) webpack
7 25 (4.94%) Ant
8 23 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 18 (3.56%) Cypress.io
10 15 (2.96%) Selenium
11 14 (2.77%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.57%) GitLab
13 12 (2.37%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.37%) JMeter
13 12 (2.37%) SonarQube
14 11 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.17%) git-flow
14 11 (2.17%) Mocha
General
1 109 (21.54%) Finance
2 43 (8.50%) Public Sector
3 39 (7.71%) Banking
4 34 (6.72%) Marketing
5 30 (5.93%) Telecoms
6 28 (5.53%) Manufacturing
7 27 (5.34%) Electronics
8 26 (5.14%) Front Office
9 19 (3.75%) Investment Banking
10 14 (2.77%) Retail
11 12 (2.37%) Games
12 8 (1.58%) Publishing
13 7 (1.38%) Legal
14 6 (1.19%) Advertising
14 6 (1.19%) German Language
15 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.40%) Military
16 2 (0.40%) Police
17 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 333 (65.81%) Developer
2 137 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 74 (14.62%) Senior Developer
4 44 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (8.50%) React Developer
6 34 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (6.13%) Java Engineer
8 30 (5.93%) Architect
9 29 (5.73%) Integration Developer
10 27 (5.34%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.74%) Python Developer
12 23 (4.55%) Lead Developer
12 23 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 20 (3.95%) Android Developer
13 20 (3.95%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.75%) .NET Developer
15 18 (3.56%) Data Engineer
16 17 (3.36%) Senior Integration Developer
17 15 (2.96%) Consultant
18 14 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (26.48%) Spring
2 118 (23.32%) Web Services
3 108 (21.34%) JSON
4 98 (19.37%) Node.js
4 98 (19.37%) React
5 96 (18.97%) CSS
6 89 (17.59%) HTML
7 83 (16.40%) XML
8 76 (15.02%) Spring Boot
9 65 (12.85%) SOAP
10 57 (11.26%) AngularJS
11 51 (10.08%) .NET
12 50 (9.88%) Redux
13 41 (8.10%) HTML5
14 40 (7.91%) Middleware
15 36 (7.11%) Kafka
16 30 (5.93%) REST
17 29 (5.73%) GraphQL
18 28 (5.53%) Apache Camel
19 23 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.66%) User Experience
2 31 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.57%) Cloud Native
7 13 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.19%) Derivative
12 6 (1.19%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.99%) Equities
13 5 (0.99%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.79%) FMCG
14 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.31%) Linux
2 34 (6.72%) Android
3 27 (5.34%) Unix
4 24 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.78%) Windows
6 3 (0.59%) CentOS
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Tizen
8 1 (0.20%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (33.40%) Microservices
3 163 (32.21%) TDD
4 119 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (18.58%) DevOps
6 87 (17.19%) Scrum
7 85 (16.80%) BDD
8 79 (15.61%) Test Automation
9 75 (14.82%) Software Engineering
10 61 (12.06%) Unit Testing
11 47 (9.29%) SDLC
12 43 (8.50%) API Development
13 42 (8.30%) MVC
13 42 (8.30%) SOA
14 37 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (7.11%) Web Development
16 35 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (6.72%) OOP
18 33 (6.52%) OO
19 32 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 258 (50.99%) Java
2 150 (29.64%) JavaScript
3 109 (21.54%) Python
4 97 (19.17%) SQL
5 74 (14.62%) Java 8
6 69 (13.64%) Kotlin
7 58 (11.46%) C#
8 31 (6.13%) Scala
9 28 (5.53%) TypeScript
10 23 (4.55%) XPath
11 22 (4.35%) ES6
11 22 (4.35%) Ruby
12 18 (3.56%) Go
13 13 (2.57%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.57%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.37%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.78%) PHP
15 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.58%) C++
16 8 (1.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.73%) Degree
4 18 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.14%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) WCAG
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) GxP
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (17.39%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.59%) vSphere
3 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (16.80%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.94%) Terraform
3 22 (4.35%) Ansible
4 15 (2.96%) Prometheus
5 11 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.78%) Puppet
7 8 (1.58%) Grafana
8 6 (1.19%) Zipkin
9 5 (0.99%) Mesos
10 3 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.59%) Marathon
10 3 (0.59%) Packer
10 3 (0.59%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.20%) SCCM
11 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (8.89%) Oracle
2 33 (6.52%) Google
3 27 (5.34%) SAP
4 23 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 22 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.16%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.96%) Talend
8 14 (2.77%) TIBCO
8 14 (2.77%) webMethods
9 13 (2.57%) Dell
9 13 (2.57%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.37%) Axway
11 10 (1.98%) Fiorano
11 10 (1.98%) Jitterbit
11 10 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.98%) WSO2
12 7 (1.38%) Splunk
13 5 (0.99%) Adobe
13 5 (0.99%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.79%) Sybase