Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 97 99
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2 +24
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,742 1,075 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.82% 2.70% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 7.65% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,320 817 805
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +10.47%
10th Percentile £403 £356 £350
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
England median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £100.50 - £51.00
England median hourly rate £70.00 £39.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year +78.34% -2.48% +0.63%

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 16,716 14,054 14,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.67% 35.36% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,777 10,493 10,561
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £656 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 90 64
London median hourly rate £43.71 £44.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +7.88% +50.71%
10th Percentile £20.99 £19.25 £18.46
90th Percentile £68.25 £57.50 £59.25
England median hourly rate £42.27 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.89% +8.57%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +40 429 £500 - 95
West London +32 116 £500 +5.26% 59
South London +10 82 £550 +22.22% 10
East London +5 35 £525 -8.70% 23
North London +1 3 £488 +25.81% 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,169 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (52.70%) Java
3 782 (44.89%) TDD
4 710 (40.76%) JavaScript
5 579 (33.24%) Web Services
6 570 (32.72%) Microservices
7 497 (28.53%) Git (software)
8 444 (25.49%) HTML
9 436 (25.03%) BDD
10 426 (24.45%) Spring
11 417 (23.94%) Scrum
12 408 (23.42%) CSS
13 398 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
14 381 (21.87%) Test Automation
15 367 (21.07%) React
16 361 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
17 349 (20.03%) AngularJS
18 343 (19.69%) Node.js
19 335 (19.23%) Finance
20 324 (18.60%) Java 8
21 319 (18.31%) Jenkins
22 297 (17.05%) NoSQL
23 285 (16.36%) .NET
24 282 (16.19%) Docker
25 279 (16.02%) DevOps
26 277 (15.90%) OO
27 272 (15.61%) HTML5
28 270 (15.50%) REST
29 267 (15.33%) MVC
30 265 (15.21%) SQL

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
1 139 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
2 133 (7.63%) Confluence
3 87 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 66 (3.79%) Apache
5 50 (2.87%) CMS
6 49 (2.81%) Apache Spark
7 39 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.84%) MQSeries
8 32 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 28 (1.61%) Mule
10 27 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 26 (1.49%) JBoss
11 26 (1.49%) WildFly
12 25 (1.44%) Mule ESB
13 22 (1.26%) WebLogic
14 21 (1.21%) SharePoint
15 18 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.92%) NServiceBus
17 14 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.057%) InVision
4 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.46%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.23%) Global One
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 361 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.59%) Serverless
4 57 (3.27%) npm
5 54 (3.10%) GitHub
6 51 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.44%) PaaS
9 22 (1.26%) Heroku
10 20 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.09%) BrowserStack
12 18 (1.03%) IaaS
13 16 (0.92%) Sauce Labs
14 15 (0.86%) SaaS
15 14 (0.80%) Algolia
15 14 (0.80%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
17 7 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 137 (7.86%) HTTP
2 22 (1.26%) SSL
3 18 (1.03%) Internet
4 15 (0.86%) SMTP
5 12 (0.69%) FTP
6 9 (0.52%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.40%) Broadband
7 7 (0.40%) IMAP
8 6 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.29%) 3G
9 5 (0.29%) 4G
9 5 (0.29%) SMS
10 4 (0.23%) Firewall
10 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.17%) DSL
11 3 (0.17%) Intranet
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) Miracast
12 2 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (17.05%) NoSQL
2 168 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 154 (8.84%) MongoDB
4 150 (8.61%) SQL Server
5 136 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 133 (7.63%) MySQL
7 91 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 79 (4.54%) RDBMS
9 71 (4.08%) Redis
10 65 (3.73%) Big Data
11 55 (3.16%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (2.12%) HBase
14 31 (1.78%) Endeca
15 30 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
16 28 (1.61%) Couchbase
17 27 (1.55%) SAP HANA
18 21 (1.21%) Data Lake
19 17 (0.98%) HDInsight
19 17 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 497 (28.53%) Git (software)
2 319 (18.31%) Jenkins
3 248 (14.24%) JUnit
4 225 (12.92%) Maven
5 177 (10.16%) JIRA
6 159 (9.13%) Mockito
7 150 (8.61%) Selenium
8 142 (8.15%) Cucumber
9 96 (5.51%) webpack
10 92 (5.28%) Subversion
11 90 (5.17%) SonarQube
12 72 (4.13%) Gradle
13 60 (3.44%) WebDriver
14 58 (3.33%) Mocha
15 56 (3.21%) gulp
16 54 (3.10%) Jasmine
17 52 (2.99%) Babel
18 48 (2.76%) TeamCity
19 43 (2.47%) Checkstyle
20 42 (2.41%) Liquibase
General
1 335 (19.23%) Finance
2 229 (13.15%) Banking
3 67 (3.85%) Games
4 47 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.01%) Front Office
6 31 (1.78%) Retail
7 25 (1.44%) Publishing
8 20 (1.15%) Marketing
9 17 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.86%) Advertising
12 12 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.46%) Electronics
14 8 (0.46%) Legal
15 6 (0.34%) Law
16 4 (0.23%) Billing
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
17 1 (0.057%) French Language
17 1 (0.057%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,363 (78.24%) Developer
2 514 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 234 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 183 (10.51%) .NET Developer
5 158 (9.07%) JavaScript Developer
6 131 (7.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 130 (7.46%) React Developer
8 93 (5.34%) Architect
9 92 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 77 (4.42%) Angular Developer
11 75 (4.31%) Node.js Developer
12 74 (4.25%) Agile Developer
13 70 (4.02%) C# Developer
13 70 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 64 (3.67%) Backend Developer
15 61 (3.50%) Scala Developer
16 54 (3.10%) Android Developer
16 54 (3.10%) Web Developer
17 51 (2.93%) Java Engineer
18 49 (2.81%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (33.24%) Web Services
2 444 (25.49%) HTML
3 426 (24.45%) Spring
4 408 (23.42%) CSS
5 367 (21.07%) React
6 349 (20.03%) AngularJS
7 343 (19.69%) Node.js
8 285 (16.36%) .NET
9 272 (15.61%) HTML5
10 270 (15.50%) REST
11 212 (12.17%) SOAP
12 202 (11.60%) Hibernate
13 197 (11.31%) JSON
14 175 (10.05%) CSS3
15 172 (9.87%) XML
16 162 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 162 (9.30%) Spring Boot
17 155 (8.90%) ASP.NET
17 155 (8.90%) JMS
18 120 (6.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (8.61%) User Experience
3 113 (6.49%) Fintech
4 103 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 63 (3.62%) iPad
6 62 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
7 56 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 44 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 37 (2.12%) Online Banking
12 30 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 29 (1.66%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
15 22 (1.26%) PKI
16 21 (1.21%) iPhone
16 21 (1.21%) Management Information System
17 18 (1.03%) Social Media
18 17 (0.98%) Data Structures
19 14 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.67%) Linux
1 151 (8.67%) Unix
2 105 (6.03%) Android
3 94 (5.40%) Apple iOS
4 39 (2.24%) Windows
5 30 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 30 (1.72%) VMS
6 10 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.46%) HPUX
7 8 (0.46%) Solaris
8 5 (0.29%) CentOS
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,169 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (44.89%) TDD
3 570 (32.72%) Microservices
4 436 (25.03%) BDD
5 417 (23.94%) Scrum
6 398 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (21.87%) Test Automation
8 279 (16.02%) DevOps
9 277 (15.90%) OO
10 267 (15.33%) MVC
11 203 (11.65%) SOA
12 202 (11.60%) E-Commerce
12 202 (11.60%) Kanban
13 200 (11.48%) Open Source
14 192 (11.02%) Pair Programming
15 182 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 182 (10.45%) Software Engineering
16 148 (8.50%) Front End Development
17 147 (8.44%) Unit Testing
18 142 (8.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 918 (52.70%) Java
2 710 (40.76%) JavaScript
3 324 (18.60%) Java 8
4 265 (15.21%) SQL
5 237 (13.61%) C#
6 180 (10.33%) Python
7 143 (8.21%) Scala
8 93 (5.34%) ES6
8 93 (5.34%) Ruby
9 73 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 62 (3.56%) Bash Shell
11 58 (3.33%) Groovy
12 57 (3.27%) Apple Swift
13 56 (3.21%) Kotlin
14 48 (2.76%) PHP
14 48 (2.76%) Shell Script
15 43 (2.47%) JPQL
16 41 (2.35%) Objective-C
17 40 (2.30%) C++
18 35 (2.01%) Go
Qualifications
1 92 (5.28%) Degree
2 66 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 50 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.57%) ISEB
8 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.34%) CCNA
9 6 (0.34%) CCNP
9 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.057%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.68%) QA
2 31 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.66%) GCP
4 14 (0.80%) GDPR
5 11 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.57%) COBIT
6 10 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.23%) HL7
9 2 (0.11%) WCAG
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.057%) PMO
10 1 (0.057%) PSD2
10 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 282 (16.19%) Docker
2 14 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.80%) vSphere
3 6 (0.34%) HDFS
4 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.23%) Firmware
5 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) Ceph
7 1 (0.057%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.057%) KVM
7 1 (0.057%) LXC
7 1 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 104 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 94 (5.40%) Ansible
3 51 (2.93%) Terraform
4 35 (2.01%) Kibana
4 35 (2.01%) logstash
5 29 (1.66%) Grafana
5 29 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
6 28 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (1.49%) Puppet
8 15 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.86%) OpenSSO
9 10 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (0.52%) Control-M
10 9 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.52%) Mesos
11 8 (0.46%) Consul
11 8 (0.46%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.46%) Rancher
12 4 (0.23%) StatsD
13 3 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 114 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 94 (5.40%) Google
3 76 (4.36%) Oracle
4 57 (3.27%) Splunk
5 40 (2.30%) IBM
6 37 (2.12%) AppDynamics
7 36 (2.07%) SAP
8 31 (1.78%) Apigee
9 30 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.66%) ATG
11 22 (1.26%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.09%) MuleSoft
12 19 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 18 (1.03%) Apple
14 17 (0.98%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.80%) BEA
15 14 (0.80%) VMware
16 10 (0.57%) Ping Identity
17 9 (0.52%) WorldPay
18 8 (0.46%) Cisco