Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 93 85
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 +44
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,787 1,139 1,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.87% 2.78% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 7.82% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 871 968
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £393 £356 £325
90th Percentile £625 £588 £602
England median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £100.50 - £20.50
10th Percentile £100.25 - £19.75
90th Percentile £100.75 - £21.25
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -4.00% -6.25%

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 16,596 14,571 14,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.90% 35.54% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,873 10,922 10,839
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 75 88
London median hourly rate £32.77 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +30.43% -2.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £20.60 £15.80
90th Percentile £48.30 £75.00 £57.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.59
% change year-on-year - +3.65% +10.26%

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 18 February 2018.

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
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 18 February 2018. 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 +17 343 £500 - 124
West London +55 154 £525 +16.67% 62
South London +23 93 £525 +15.07% 9
East London +9 23 £513 +3.80% 22
North London -2 6 £488 +14.71% 3
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 1,252 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (50.87%) Java
3 824 (46.11%) TDD
4 757 (42.36%) JavaScript
5 603 (33.74%) Web Services
6 540 (30.22%) Git (software)
7 534 (29.88%) BDD
8 524 (29.32%) Microservices
9 479 (26.80%) HTML
10 455 (25.46%) Scrum
11 434 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
12 417 (23.34%) CSS
13 400 (22.38%) AngularJS
14 396 (22.16%) Test Automation
15 373 (20.87%) React
16 336 (18.80%) Spring
17 334 (18.69%) SQL
18 332 (18.58%) HTML5
19 328 (18.35%) Node.js
20 319 (17.85%) NoSQL
21 297 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
21 297 (16.62%) OO
22 296 (16.56%) Finance
23 285 (15.95%) .NET
24 282 (15.78%) C#
25 281 (15.72%) Jenkins
26 270 (15.11%) DevOps
27 267 (14.94%) JUnit
28 266 (14.89%) REST
29 243 (13.60%) Unix

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
1 178 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
2 170 (9.51%) Confluence
3 72 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 65 (3.64%) WildFly
5 60 (3.36%) Apache Spark
6 53 (2.97%) Apache
7 52 (2.91%) CMS
8 41 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 32 (1.79%) JBoss
11 26 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 26 (1.45%) Mule
12 25 (1.40%) MQSeries
13 23 (1.29%) Mule ESB
14 21 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 20 (1.12%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.73%) Drupal
16 13 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.056%) HipChat
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.17%) Global One
4 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.056%) Magento
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.056%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 297 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.74%) npm
4 48 (2.69%) Serverless
5 35 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (1.57%) GitHub
8 27 (1.51%) PaaS
9 21 (1.18%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.06%) SaaS
11 16 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.90%) Google Play
11 16 (0.90%) Heroku
11 16 (0.90%) IaaS
12 11 (0.62%) Algolia
13 9 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.04%) HTTP
2 36 (2.01%) Internet
3 16 (0.90%) SSL
4 11 (0.62%) SMTP
5 10 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.50%) FTP
6 9 (0.50%) SMS
7 7 (0.39%) Firewall
8 6 (0.34%) Skype
9 4 (0.22%) 3G
9 4 (0.22%) 4G
9 4 (0.22%) Broadband
9 4 (0.22%) IMAP
9 4 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.17%) DNS
10 3 (0.17%) SNMP
10 3 (0.17%) VPN
11 2 (0.11%) DSL
11 2 (0.11%) Miracast
11 2 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (17.85%) NoSQL
2 194 (10.86%) Relational Database
3 177 (9.90%) MongoDB
4 140 (7.83%) MySQL
5 131 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 124 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 124 (6.94%) RDBMS
7 115 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
8 92 (5.15%) Redis
9 82 (4.59%) Big Data
10 72 (4.03%) Hadoop
11 44 (2.46%) HBase
12 31 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (1.73%) Endeca
13 24 (1.34%) Neo4j
13 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
14 22 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
16 19 (1.06%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 540 (30.22%) Git (software)
2 281 (15.72%) Jenkins
3 267 (14.94%) JUnit
4 229 (12.81%) Mockito
5 219 (12.26%) JIRA
6 204 (11.42%) Maven
7 177 (9.90%) Cucumber
8 146 (8.17%) Selenium
9 113 (6.32%) SonarQube
10 91 (5.09%) webpack
11 80 (4.48%) Vagrant
12 76 (4.25%) Gradle
13 74 (4.14%) Xcode
14 73 (4.09%) Checkstyle
15 71 (3.97%) Subversion
16 70 (3.92%) Liquibase
17 56 (3.13%) Mocha
18 54 (3.02%) TeamCity
19 51 (2.85%) gulp
19 51 (2.85%) Jasmine
General
1 296 (16.56%) Finance
2 232 (12.98%) Banking
3 70 (3.92%) Games
4 57 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.63%) Publishing
6 46 (2.57%) Front Office
7 34 (1.90%) Marketing
8 26 (1.45%) Retail
9 20 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.01%) Law
11 16 (0.90%) Advertising
11 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.84%) Electronics
12 15 (0.84%) Legal
13 12 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
15 3 (0.17%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.056%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,439 (80.53%) Developer
2 509 (28.48%) Java Developer
3 264 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 184 (10.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 147 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 125 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 123 (6.88%) React Developer
8 117 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 88 (4.92%) Angular Developer
9 88 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 84 (4.70%) Agile Developer
11 83 (4.64%) Scala Developer
12 82 (4.59%) Architect
13 81 (4.53%) iOS Developer
14 75 (4.20%) Node.js Developer
15 62 (3.47%) Agile Java Developer
16 61 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 61 (3.41%) Tester
17 56 (3.13%) Automation Tester
17 56 (3.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (33.74%) Web Services
2 479 (26.80%) HTML
3 417 (23.34%) CSS
4 400 (22.38%) AngularJS
5 373 (20.87%) React
6 336 (18.80%) Spring
7 332 (18.58%) HTML5
8 328 (18.35%) Node.js
9 285 (15.95%) .NET
10 266 (14.89%) REST
11 242 (13.54%) JSON
12 223 (12.48%) Hibernate
13 203 (11.36%) CSS3
14 198 (11.08%) SOAP
15 195 (10.91%) XML
16 171 (9.57%) JMS
17 168 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 148 (8.28%) Spring Boot
19 145 (8.11%) ASP.NET
19 145 (8.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
2 139 (7.78%) User Experience
3 118 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 113 (6.32%) Fintech
5 101 (5.65%) Linux Command Line
6 66 (3.69%) iPad
7 59 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (1.62%) iPhone
12 28 (1.57%) Social Media
13 27 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.51%) Online Banking
14 26 (1.45%) Online Games
15 25 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
16 23 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.29%) Virtual Team
17 22 (1.23%) Video on Demand
18 13 (0.73%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 243 (13.60%) Unix
2 150 (8.39%) Linux
3 124 (6.94%) Apple iOS
4 88 (4.92%) Android
5 71 (3.97%) VMS
6 45 (2.52%) Mac OS X
7 34 (1.90%) Windows
8 9 (0.50%) CentOS
9 7 (0.39%) HPUX
9 7 (0.39%) Solaris
10 6 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.28%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.11%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) Fedora
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,252 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (46.11%) TDD
3 534 (29.88%) BDD
4 524 (29.32%) Microservices
5 455 (25.46%) Scrum
6 434 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
7 396 (22.16%) Test Automation
8 297 (16.62%) OO
9 270 (15.11%) DevOps
10 243 (13.60%) Kanban
11 235 (13.15%) MVC
12 223 (12.48%) Pair Programming
13 208 (11.64%) Software Engineering
14 202 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
15 197 (11.02%) E-Commerce
16 190 (10.63%) Open Source
16 190 (10.63%) SOA
17 187 (10.46%) Domain-Driven Design
18 159 (8.90%) High Availability
19 155 (8.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 909 (50.87%) Java
2 757 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 334 (18.69%) SQL
4 282 (15.78%) C#
5 178 (9.96%) Scala
6 173 (9.68%) Python
7 106 (5.93%) ES6
8 92 (5.15%) Apple Swift
9 90 (5.04%) Ruby
9 90 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 84 (4.70%) Objective-C
11 71 (3.97%) JPQL
12 53 (2.97%) PHP
13 49 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.63%) Groovy
15 46 (2.57%) Bash Shell
16 35 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 33 (1.85%) GraphQL
17 33 (1.85%) PowerShell
18 32 (1.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 99 (5.54%) Degree
2 94 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 45 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.056%) CEH
11 1 (0.056%) CFA
11 1 (0.056%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.056%) MCSD
11 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.056%) OCP
11 1 (0.056%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.44%) QA
2 20 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.67%) GCP
4 11 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.056%) MiFID
7 1 (0.056%) PSD2
7 1 (0.056%) SLA
7 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 238 (13.32%) Docker
2 15 (0.84%) HDFS
3 12 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.62%) vSphere
5 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.17%) Ceph
9 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 87 (4.87%) Ansible
2 80 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 65 (3.64%) Kibana
3 65 (3.64%) logstash
4 62 (3.47%) Grafana
5 47 (2.63%) Puppet
6 29 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.62%) Terraform
7 19 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (0.67%) StatsD
10 10 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.56%) OpenSSO
11 7 (0.39%) Mesos
12 6 (0.34%) Nagios
12 6 (0.34%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.22%) Control-M
15 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 120 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.60%) Splunk
3 84 (4.70%) Oracle
4 79 (4.42%) AppDynamics
5 60 (3.36%) Google
6 49 (2.74%) Apple
7 39 (2.18%) Apigee
8 31 (1.73%) ATG
9 30 (1.68%) Xamarin
10 29 (1.62%) SAP
11 27 (1.51%) IBM
12 21 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 18 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.90%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.84%) Alteryx
16 14 (0.78%) MuleSoft
17 12 (0.67%) Adobe
17 12 (0.67%) VMware
18 10 (0.56%) Cisco
18 10 (0.56%) Red Hat