Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 66 67
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 901 1,695 1,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.98% 3.81% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.31% 9.86% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 1,307 1,447
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £388 £409 £375
90th Percentile £631 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
London median hourly rate £48.85 £59.84 £71.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.36% -16.31% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £56.73 £47.15
90th Percentile £59.30 £62.94 £95.05
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.40 £48.75
% change year-on-year -27.69% -0.72% +35.42%

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 10,847 17,188 16,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.88% 38.59% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,932 12,929 13,089
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £350
90th Percentile £694 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 73 99
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% +12.50% -28.89%
10th Percentile £24.50 £24.79 £20.60
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in London

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor 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 22 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
Central London -14 189 £503 -4.29% 104
South London -5 68 £488 -7.14% 14
West London +20 47 £525 -4.55% 65
East London -38 10 £500 -13.04% 10
North London +17 3 £525 -14.29% 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 539 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (43.40%) Java
3 318 (35.29%) TDD
4 301 (33.41%) JavaScript
5 285 (31.63%) Web Services
6 249 (27.64%) Microservices
7 247 (27.41%) Git (software)
8 244 (27.08%) HTML
9 230 (25.53%) CSS
10 202 (22.42%) Scrum
11 200 (22.20%) DevOps
12 199 (22.09%) Test Automation
13 180 (19.98%) Spring
14 173 (19.20%) SQL
15 162 (17.98%) BDD
16 161 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
17 155 (17.20%) Azure
17 155 (17.20%) React
18 151 (16.76%) Node.js
18 151 (16.76%) AngularJS
18 151 (16.76%) AWS
19 141 (15.65%) .NET
20 139 (15.43%) Finance
21 134 (14.87%) C#
22 133 (14.76%) Docker
22 133 (14.76%) HTML5
23 123 (13.65%) Jenkins
24 116 (12.87%) JSON
25 111 (12.32%) MVC
26 108 (11.99%) Python

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 69 (7.66%) Confluence
2 25 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.44%) CMS
5 14 (1.55%) IIS
6 12 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.22%) NServiceBus
7 11 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.11%) Apache
9 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.44%) WordPress
12 3 (0.33%) JBoss
12 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.33%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.22%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 155 (17.20%) Azure
2 151 (16.76%) AWS
3 76 (8.44%) GitHub
4 39 (4.33%) GCP
5 38 (4.22%) Serverless
6 33 (3.66%) OpenShift
7 31 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.66%) PaaS
9 23 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (1.22%) SaaS
12 9 (1.00%) AWS IoT
12 9 (1.00%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.89%) IaaS
14 6 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
14 6 (0.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.88%) HTTP
2 9 (1.00%) Internet
3 8 (0.89%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.67%) SSL
5 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) NAS
6 3 (0.33%) SAN
7 2 (0.22%) Junos
7 2 (0.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 2 (0.22%) RTMP
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.11%) DSL
8 1 (0.11%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) NFC
8 1 (0.11%) RFID
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.77%) NoSQL
2 63 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 58 (6.44%) SQL Server
4 57 (6.33%) MySQL
5 49 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 39 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.88%) Big Data
8 29 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 25 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (2.55%) Redis
12 17 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.44%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.33%) DB2
16 9 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.78%) MemSQL
18 6 (0.67%) Blockchain
19 5 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 247 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 123 (13.65%) Jenkins
3 106 (11.76%) JIRA
4 98 (10.88%) Maven
5 91 (10.10%) JUnit
6 67 (7.44%) Gradle
7 65 (7.21%) Cucumber
8 61 (6.77%) Mockito
9 58 (6.44%) Selenium
10 39 (4.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 37 (4.11%) Bitbucket
12 29 (3.22%) JMeter
13 28 (3.11%) SonarQube
14 25 (2.77%) webpack
15 24 (2.66%) DbUnit
15 24 (2.66%) jMock
15 24 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (2.55%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (2.44%) Mocha
18 20 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (15.43%) Finance
2 100 (11.10%) Banking
3 26 (2.89%) Public Sector
4 24 (2.66%) Front Office
4 24 (2.66%) Law
5 22 (2.44%) Retail
6 21 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.00%) Games
8 15 (1.66%) Back Office
9 14 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.33%) Publishing
11 11 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.00%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.78%) Advertising
14 7 (0.78%) Legal
14 7 (0.78%) Marketing
15 4 (0.44%) Electronics
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 713 (79.13%) Developer
2 185 (20.53%) Java Developer
3 98 (10.88%) React Developer
4 92 (10.21%) Senior Developer
5 76 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 55 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 46 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 39 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 37 (4.11%) UI Developer
11 36 (4.00%) Backend Developer
11 36 (4.00%) Python Developer
12 35 (3.88%) Angular Developer
13 34 (3.77%) Azure Developer
14 33 (3.66%) iOS Developer
14 33 (3.66%) Java Engineer
14 33 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
15 32 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (3.55%) Software Engineer
16 29 (3.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (31.63%) Web Services
2 244 (27.08%) HTML
3 230 (25.53%) CSS
4 180 (19.98%) Spring
5 155 (17.20%) React
6 151 (16.76%) AngularJS
6 151 (16.76%) Node.js
7 141 (15.65%) .NET
8 133 (14.76%) HTML5
9 116 (12.87%) JSON
10 92 (10.21%) SOAP
11 78 (8.66%) Redux
12 76 (8.44%) Spring Boot
13 71 (7.88%) CSS3
13 71 (7.88%) REST
14 69 (7.66%) Kafka
15 56 (6.22%) XML
16 46 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
17 45 (4.99%) ASP.NET
17 45 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.65%) User Experience
2 55 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 18 (2.00%) Animation
7 18 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.89%) Video\Live Streaming
9 13 (1.44%) Video on Demand
10 12 (1.33%) Blog
10 12 (1.33%) Equities
10 12 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.89%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.88%) Linux
2 47 (5.22%) Apple iOS
3 34 (3.77%) Android
4 30 (3.33%) Unix
5 25 (2.77%) Windows
6 14 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.22%) tvOS
8 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.33%) VMS
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (35.29%) TDD
3 249 (27.64%) Microservices
4 202 (22.42%) Scrum
5 200 (22.20%) DevOps
6 199 (22.09%) Test Automation
7 162 (17.98%) BDD
8 161 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (12.32%) MVC
10 98 (10.88%) OO
10 98 (10.88%) Open Source
11 94 (10.43%) Software Engineering
12 92 (10.21%) Kanban
13 87 (9.66%) Front End Development
14 64 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (6.99%) Unit Testing
16 60 (6.66%) SOLID
17 57 (6.33%) API Development
18 53 (5.88%) Fintech
18 53 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 391 (43.40%) Java
2 301 (33.41%) JavaScript
3 173 (19.20%) SQL
4 134 (14.87%) C#
5 108 (11.99%) Python
6 85 (9.43%) Java 8
7 71 (7.88%) Scala
8 58 (6.44%) Ruby
9 52 (5.77%) TypeScript
10 45 (4.99%) ES6
11 38 (4.22%) Kotlin
12 30 (3.33%) Apple Swift
13 29 (3.22%) PHP
14 25 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 23 (2.55%) ES7
16 20 (2.22%) Groovy
17 19 (2.11%) Go
18 17 (1.89%) PowerShell
19 13 (1.44%) T-SQL
20 10 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (6.99%) Degree
2 57 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.55%) ISEB
8 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) PSD2
3 4 (0.44%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) NIST
4 2 (0.22%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (14.76%) Docker
2 20 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.55%) vSphere
4 7 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.78%) Postfix
5 5 (0.55%) GridGain
5 5 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.44%) HDFS
7 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) BusyBox
8 2 (0.22%) KVM
8 2 (0.22%) Varnish
8 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 85 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.66%) Terraform
3 20 (2.22%) Ansible
4 13 (1.44%) logstash
4 13 (1.44%) Puppet
5 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Consul
6 4 (0.44%) Kibana
6 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.33%) Graphite
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.33%) SCOM
8 2 (0.22%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.22%) Icinga
8 2 (0.22%) linkerd
8 2 (0.22%) MIIS
8 2 (0.22%) Packer
8 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) Salt
8 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.33%) Google
3 33 (3.66%) SAP
4 27 (3.00%) Atlassian
5 25 (2.77%) Oracle
6 24 (2.66%) Apple
7 21 (2.33%) hybris
7 21 (2.33%) VMware
8 18 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.89%) Adobe
10 14 (1.55%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.33%) New Relic
11 12 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.22%) IBM
13 10 (1.11%) Sybase
14 8 (0.89%) Gigya
14 8 (0.89%) Perforce
15 5 (0.55%) Facebook
15 5 (0.55%) HP
15 5 (0.55%) ServiceNow