Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 109 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 -13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 949 339 1,103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.69% 2.46% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 6.48% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 249 827
10th Percentile £400 £363 £400
25th Percentile £475 £420 £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £603 £588
90th Percentile £738 £688 £650
England median daily rate £525 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
10th Percentile " " £44.90
25th Percentile £35.25 £32.48 £58.37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £115.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.45% -69.61% +92.20%
75th Percentile £76.94 £37.43 £122.50
90th Percentile £135.78 " "
England median hourly rate £52.50 £53.75 £115.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% -53.26% +228.57%

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 12,118 5,234 13,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.38% 37.94% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,092 3,880 10,171
10th Percentile £406 £360 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
75th Percentile £673 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 62
10th Percentile £19.91 £22.38 £17.88
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.63 £36.70
Median hourly rate £49.00 £34.23 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +43.17% -31.55% +18.30%
75th Percentile £64.56 £40.94 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.85 £50.75 £64.87
England median hourly rate £49.00 £40.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year +22.50% -13.79% +11.62%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +5 128 £588 +2.26% 103
West London -1 25 £649 +17.95% 34
East London +4 15 £480 - 27
South London -1 9 £550 +10.00% 7
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 541 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (51.11%) Java
3 315 (33.19%) JavaScript
4 311 (32.77%) Microservices
5 281 (29.61%) TDD
6 280 (29.50%) Git (software)
7 266 (28.03%) Spring
8 246 (25.92%) DevOps
9 239 (25.18%) SQL
10 221 (23.29%) Social Skills
11 218 (22.97%) Finance
12 211 (22.23%) CSS
13 209 (22.02%) HTML
14 208 (21.92%) AWS
15 203 (21.39%) Jenkins
16 197 (20.76%) Azure
17 195 (20.55%) Scrum
18 188 (19.81%) Web Services
19 182 (19.18%) Test Automation
19 182 (19.18%) Spring Boot
20 178 (18.76%) Docker
20 178 (18.76%) React
21 170 (17.91%) Node.js
22 167 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
23 163 (17.18%) Python
24 161 (16.97%) Full Stack Development
25 159 (16.75%) Kubernetes
26 156 (16.44%) Banking
27 155 (16.33%) AngularJS
28 152 (16.02%) C#

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 51 (5.37%) Confluence
2 37 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (3.69%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.42%) Apache
5 20 (2.11%) CMS
6 19 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.26%) nginx
8 11 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.95%) Headless CMS
9 9 (0.95%) Jetty
9 9 (0.95%) Mule
10 8 (0.84%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.84%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.74%) IIS
11 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.53%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.53%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 14 (1.48%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.11%) Figma
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.53%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 208 (21.92%) AWS
2 197 (20.76%) Azure
3 85 (8.96%) Serverless
4 63 (6.64%) GCP
5 50 (5.27%) npm
6 42 (4.43%) GitHub
7 37 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (3.69%) Amazon S3
9 32 (3.37%) Power Platform
10 31 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 29 (3.06%) Amazon SQS
12 28 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
13 26 (2.74%) Amazon EKS
14 25 (2.63%) SaaS
15 24 (2.53%) PaaS
16 20 (2.11%) OpenShift
17 19 (2.00%) Route 53
17 19 (2.00%) Yarn
18 17 (1.79%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.80%) HTTP
2 26 (2.74%) SSL
3 24 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.26%) Internet
5 7 (0.74%) RTMP
6 5 (0.53%) Intranet
6 5 (0.53%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.53%) Wireless
7 4 (0.42%) DNS
7 4 (0.42%) VPN
8 3 (0.32%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.32%) DHCP
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.32%) IPv4
8 3 (0.32%) IPv6
8 3 (0.32%) MQTT
8 3 (0.32%) VLAN
8 3 (0.32%) VXLAN
8 3 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 77 (8.11%) Redis
4 71 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 51 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (4.11%) Hazelcast
8 37 (3.90%) MySQL
9 34 (3.58%) Big Data
10 33 (3.48%) Data Lake
11 31 (3.27%) Power BI
12 26 (2.74%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.53%) Hadoop
14 21 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (2.00%) Tableau
16 15 (1.58%) BigQuery
17 14 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (1.48%) Oracle Database
18 13 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 280 (29.50%) Git (software)
2 203 (21.39%) Jenkins
3 131 (13.80%) Maven
4 104 (10.96%) JIRA
5 71 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 70 (7.38%) JUnit
7 69 (7.27%) Selenium
8 43 (4.53%) Mockito
8 43 (4.53%) webpack
9 40 (4.21%) Jasmine
10 39 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 35 (3.69%) Gradle
12 32 (3.37%) GitLab
13 28 (2.95%) JMeter
14 27 (2.85%) Mocha
15 26 (2.74%) Gatling
15 26 (2.74%) TeamCity
16 25 (2.63%) NUnit
17 23 (2.42%) WebDriver
18 22 (2.32%) Subversion
General
1 221 (23.29%) Social Skills
2 218 (22.97%) Finance
3 156 (16.44%) Banking
4 81 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (8.32%) Investment Banking
6 64 (6.74%) Front Office
7 35 (3.69%) Presentation Skills
8 31 (3.27%) Marketing
9 26 (2.74%) Retail
10 22 (2.32%) Public Sector
11 19 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
11 19 (2.00%) Games
12 17 (1.79%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.16%) Publishing
14 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.95%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.84%) Back Office
16 5 (0.53%) Automotive
16 5 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 670 (70.60%) Developer
2 248 (26.13%) Java Developer
3 170 (17.91%) Senior Developer
4 97 (10.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 72 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 56 (5.90%) Architect
7 48 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 42 (4.43%) React Developer
8 42 (4.43%) Software Engineer
9 38 (4.00%) Angular Developer
10 35 (3.69%) Android Developer
10 35 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 34 (3.58%) iOS Developer
11 34 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 32 (3.37%) Core Java Developer
13 31 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (3.27%) Python Developer
14 30 (3.16%) Java Engineer
14 30 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (2.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (28.03%) Spring
2 211 (22.23%) CSS
3 209 (22.02%) HTML
4 188 (19.81%) Web Services
5 182 (19.18%) Spring Boot
6 178 (18.76%) React
7 170 (17.91%) Node.js
8 155 (16.33%) AngularJS
9 145 (15.28%) .NET
10 116 (12.22%) JSON
11 80 (8.43%) HTML5
12 78 (8.22%) GraphQL
13 73 (7.69%) Kafka
14 62 (6.53%) Hibernate
15 59 (6.22%) XML
16 58 (6.11%) .NET Framework
17 53 (5.58%) REST
18 52 (5.48%) .NET Core
19 51 (5.37%) SOAP
20 46 (4.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.11%) User Experience
2 68 (7.17%) Data Structures
3 61 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 60 (6.32%) Algorithms
5 48 (5.06%) Derivative
6 43 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (4.21%) Fixed Income
8 31 (3.27%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.26%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.16%) Equities
14 10 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.95%) Animation
15 9 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
16 8 (0.84%) Video on Demand
17 7 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 96 (10.12%) Linux
2 59 (6.22%) Android
3 54 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 52 (5.48%) Unix
5 19 (2.00%) Windows
6 9 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.84%) tvOS
8 7 (0.74%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.32%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (32.77%) Microservices
3 281 (29.61%) TDD
4 246 (25.92%) DevOps
5 195 (20.55%) Scrum
6 182 (19.18%) Test Automation
7 167 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
8 161 (16.97%) Full Stack Development
9 128 (13.49%) Software Engineering
10 123 (12.96%) BDD
11 119 (12.54%) Unit Testing
12 113 (11.91%) API Development
13 107 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
14 106 (11.17%) Multithreading
14 106 (11.17%) OO
15 100 (10.54%) MVC
16 98 (10.33%) API Design
17 81 (8.54%) OOP
18 80 (8.43%) Pair Programming
19 73 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 485 (51.11%) Java
2 315 (33.19%) JavaScript
3 239 (25.18%) SQL
4 163 (17.18%) Python
5 152 (16.02%) C#
6 126 (13.28%) Java 8
7 106 (11.17%) TypeScript
8 79 (8.32%) Scala
9 75 (7.90%) Kotlin
10 59 (6.22%) ES6
11 45 (4.74%) Apple Swift
12 37 (3.90%) PL/SQL
13 30 (3.16%) PHP
13 30 (3.16%) Ruby
14 28 (2.95%) C
14 28 (2.95%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.63%) Haskell
16 24 (2.53%) C++
16 24 (2.53%) Objective-C
17 22 (2.32%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 69 (7.27%) Degree
2 61 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.05%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CCNA
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CFA
11 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.11%) MBA
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.53%) QA
2 59 (6.22%) Accessibility
3 15 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.16%) GDPR
5 7 (0.74%) WCAG
6 4 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (18.76%) Docker
2 17 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.32%) HDFS
3 3 (0.32%) iptables
3 3 (0.32%) KVM
3 3 (0.32%) Varnish
3 3 (0.32%) Xen
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 159 (16.75%) Kubernetes
2 52 (5.48%) Ansible
3 34 (3.58%) Prometheus
4 29 (3.06%) Grafana
5 20 (2.11%) Terraform
6 17 (1.79%) Kibana
7 14 (1.48%) Puppet
8 13 (1.37%) Graphite
9 10 (1.05%) logstash
9 10 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.32%) Istio
11 3 (0.32%) Oozie
11 3 (0.32%) Packer
11 3 (0.32%) Zipkin
12 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.21%) Kustomize
12 2 (0.21%) Rancher
13 1 (0.11%) Mesos
13 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (11.28%) Oracle
2 82 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 48 (5.06%) Google
4 28 (2.95%) MuleSoft
5 27 (2.85%) Databricks
6 24 (2.53%) SAP
7 23 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.21%) CA
9 20 (2.11%) Adobe
9 20 (2.11%) Splunk
10 17 (1.79%) Apple
11 14 (1.48%) hybris
11 14 (1.48%) Telerik
12 13 (1.37%) New Relic
12 13 (1.37%) Solace
13 11 (1.16%) BiZZdesign
14 10 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.05%) ION Trading
14 10 (1.05%) Sybase
15 8 (0.84%) ESRI