Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 119 105 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 -13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 850 437 898
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.56% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.07% 7.12% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 324 650
10th Percentile £413 £363 £399
25th Percentile £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £600 £575
90th Percentile £800 £675 £638
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
10th Percentile " £34.38 £39.67
25th Percentile £75.00 £37.24 £44.43
Median hourly rate £80.00 £42.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year +90.48% -14.02% -18.36%
75th Percentile £107.50 £55.00 £55.50
90th Percentile £148.00 £62.80 £61.20
England median hourly rate £64.50 £38.48 £48.85
% change year-on-year +67.64% -21.24% +0.93%

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 12,020 6,139 10,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.45% 36.03% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,265 4,589 8,058
10th Percentile £413 £355 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% - -
75th Percentile £688 £613 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 24 59
10th Percentile £20.89 £22.38 £20.85
25th Percentile £35.00 £29.74 £36.60
Median hourly rate £55.50 £45.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -5.92% +25.87%
75th Percentile £71.00 £54.25 £53.28
90th Percentile £80.50 £64.18 £78.75
England median hourly rate £50.88 £46.21 £46.00
% change year-on-year +10.10% +0.45% +9.93%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 -20 86 £540 -6.09% 88
West London -5 28 £649 +12.83% 29
South London -11 7 £463 -7.50% 6
East London -7 6 £573 +13.37% 12
North London +2 2 £800 +28.00%
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 505 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (47.41%) Java
3 291 (34.24%) JavaScript
4 285 (33.53%) Microservices
5 283 (33.29%) Git (software)
6 236 (27.76%) TDD
7 226 (26.59%) DevOps
8 207 (24.35%) Spring
9 205 (24.12%) HTML
10 198 (23.29%) Social Skills
11 195 (22.94%) Finance
12 192 (22.59%) Jenkins
13 180 (21.18%) SQL
13 180 (21.18%) CSS
14 174 (20.47%) Test Automation
15 170 (20.00%) Web Services
16 163 (19.18%) AWS
17 162 (19.06%) Azure
17 162 (19.06%) Node.js
18 161 (18.94%) Scrum
19 156 (18.35%) Banking
20 154 (18.12%) Python
21 149 (17.53%) React
22 143 (16.82%) AngularJS
22 143 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
23 142 (16.71%) Maven
24 139 (16.35%) Docker
25 137 (16.12%) C#
26 133 (15.65%) Full Stack Development
27 128 (15.06%) .NET

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 58 (6.82%) Confluence
2 26 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.24%) nginx
4 18 (2.12%) Apache
4 18 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.65%) Gunicorn
6 11 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.18%) IIS
8 8 (0.94%) CMS
8 8 (0.94%) Headless CMS
8 8 (0.94%) Mule
9 7 (0.82%) Jetty
10 6 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.59%) JBoss
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.47%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.35%) Ethereum
Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (19.18%) AWS
2 162 (19.06%) Azure
3 56 (6.59%) npm
4 47 (5.53%) Serverless
5 33 (3.88%) GCP
6 31 (3.65%) Power Platform
7 30 (3.53%) GitHub
8 28 (3.29%) PaaS
8 28 (3.29%) SaaS
9 26 (3.06%) Amazon S3
10 25 (2.94%) Yarn
11 24 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (2.59%) OpenShift
13 17 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
14 14 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (1.65%) Apigee
15 13 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.53%) IaaS
16 10 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.06%) HTTP
2 13 (1.53%) Internet
3 10 (1.18%) RTMP
4 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.94%) Firewall
5 8 (0.94%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.94%) SSL
6 7 (0.82%) DNS
7 5 (0.59%) Intranet
7 5 (0.59%) VPN
8 3 (0.35%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.35%) FTP
8 3 (0.35%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 90 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 67 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 59 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 54 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (3.88%) MySQL
7 31 (3.65%) Redis
8 28 (3.29%) Power BI
9 27 (3.18%) Big Data
10 23 (2.71%) Hazelcast
11 22 (2.59%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.47%) Data Lake
13 19 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.00%) Tableau
15 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.65%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
19 9 (1.06%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 283 (33.29%) Git (software)
2 192 (22.59%) Jenkins
3 142 (16.71%) Maven
4 96 (11.29%) JIRA
5 61 (7.18%) Selenium
6 59 (6.94%) Cucumber
7 52 (6.12%) GitLab
8 43 (5.06%) JUnit
8 43 (5.06%) webpack
9 35 (4.12%) Mocha
10 31 (3.65%) Mockito
11 30 (3.53%) WebDriver
12 28 (3.29%) REST Assured
13 27 (3.18%) Karma Test Runner
14 24 (2.82%) Gatling
14 24 (2.82%) Jasmine
15 21 (2.47%) Artifactory
15 21 (2.47%) Bitbucket
15 21 (2.47%) Gradle
15 21 (2.47%) TeamCity
General
1 198 (23.29%) Social Skills
2 195 (22.94%) Finance
3 156 (18.35%) Banking
4 84 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 81 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (6.24%) Front Office
7 31 (3.65%) Public Sector
8 29 (3.41%) Marketing
9 25 (2.94%) Retail
10 23 (2.71%) Presentation Skills
11 22 (2.59%) Publishing
12 17 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
13 13 (1.53%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
16 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.94%) Electronics
18 7 (0.82%) Games
19 6 (0.71%) Automotive
19 6 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 625 (73.53%) Developer
2 223 (26.24%) Java Developer
3 170 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 94 (11.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 54 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 48 (5.65%) Core Java Developer
7 47 (5.53%) Python Developer
8 45 (5.29%) Architect
9 44 (5.18%) .NET Developer
10 43 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 40 (4.71%) Software Engineer
12 39 (4.59%) React Developer
13 34 (4.00%) Angular Developer
13 34 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 32 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (3.76%) iOS Developer
15 31 (3.65%) C# Developer
16 27 (3.18%) Scala Developer
17 26 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
18 25 (2.94%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (24.35%) Spring
2 205 (24.12%) HTML
3 180 (21.18%) CSS
4 170 (20.00%) Web Services
5 162 (19.06%) Node.js
6 149 (17.53%) React
7 143 (16.82%) AngularJS
8 128 (15.06%) .NET
9 124 (14.59%) Spring Boot
10 94 (11.06%) JSON
11 84 (9.88%) HTML5
12 77 (9.06%) REST
13 69 (8.12%) Hibernate
14 67 (7.88%) Kafka
15 60 (7.06%) JPA
15 60 (7.06%) Sass
16 57 (6.71%) .NET Core
16 57 (6.71%) GraphQL
17 52 (6.12%) CSS3
17 52 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.47%) User Experience
2 56 (6.59%) Data Structures
2 56 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 42 (4.94%) Derivative
5 40 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.88%) Equities
9 15 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.06%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.94%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.82%) iPad
15 7 (0.82%) iPhone
15 7 (0.82%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 84 (9.88%) Linux
2 53 (6.24%) Unix
3 48 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 45 (5.29%) Android
5 20 (2.35%) Windows
6 16 (1.88%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.59%) tvOS
8 5 (0.59%) VMS
9 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (33.53%) Microservices
3 236 (27.76%) TDD
4 226 (26.59%) DevOps
5 174 (20.47%) Test Automation
6 161 (18.94%) Scrum
7 143 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 133 (15.65%) Full Stack Development
9 127 (14.94%) Software Engineering
10 118 (13.88%) BDD
11 111 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (12.24%) API Development
13 101 (11.88%) Multithreading
14 97 (11.41%) API Design
15 95 (11.18%) Unit Testing
16 93 (10.94%) OO
17 80 (9.41%) MVC
18 76 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
19 69 (8.12%) Front End Development
20 64 (7.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 403 (47.41%) Java
2 291 (34.24%) JavaScript
3 180 (21.18%) SQL
4 154 (18.12%) Python
5 137 (16.12%) C#
6 113 (13.29%) Java 8
7 102 (12.00%) TypeScript
8 55 (6.47%) ES6
9 51 (6.00%) Scala
10 40 (4.71%) Apple Swift
11 36 (4.24%) Kotlin
12 34 (4.00%) Ruby
13 33 (3.88%) Shell Script
14 32 (3.76%) Java 11
15 22 (2.59%) PHP
16 18 (2.12%) PL/SQL
17 17 (2.00%) Objective-C
17 17 (2.00%) Perl
17 17 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.06%) Degree
3 55 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) CFA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.35%) QA
2 42 (4.94%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.94%) GDPR
4 3 (0.35%) WCAG
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 139 (16.35%) Docker
2 10 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.24%) Postfix
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) iptables
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (14.12%) Kubernetes
2 44 (5.18%) Ansible
3 32 (3.76%) Grafana
4 29 (3.41%) Prometheus
5 18 (2.12%) Kibana
6 17 (2.00%) Terraform
7 16 (1.88%) logstash
8 9 (1.06%) Puppet
9 7 (0.82%) Graphite
10 5 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.24%) Istio
13 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.12%) Consul
13 1 (0.12%) Nagios
13 1 (0.12%) Oozie
13 1 (0.12%) Packer
13 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 88 (10.35%) Oracle
2 54 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.06%) MuleSoft
4 23 (2.71%) Databricks
5 22 (2.59%) Google
6 18 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.12%) SAP
7 17 (2.00%) Solace
8 11 (1.29%) BiZZdesign
8 11 (1.29%) Telerik
9 9 (1.06%) Apple
9 9 (1.06%) IBM
10 8 (0.94%) Splunk
10 8 (0.94%) Sybase
11 7 (0.82%) Adobe
11 7 (0.82%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.71%) CA
12 6 (0.71%) New Relic
13 5 (0.59%) F5
13 5 (0.59%) Red Hat