Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 68 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,420 1,666 1,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.52% 3.68% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 9.90% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 1,263 857
London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +3.72%
10th Percentile £414 £403 £356
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
London median hourly rate £115.00 £100.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £100.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -40.30% +142.17% -18.63%

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 14,940 16,821 14,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.03% 37.17% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,149 12,820 10,642
London median daily rate £525 £510 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.78%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £670 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 120 100
London median hourly rate £44.96 £44.21 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.70% +2.51% +26.84%
10th Percentile £32.50 £20.15 £19.42
90th Percentile £117.25 £78.75 £54.69
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.26 £41.38
% change year-on-year +4.12% +2.13% +10.33%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -8 341 £550 +8.91% 29
South London +20 95 £475 -13.64% 3
East London +7 48 £525 - 6
West London -24 42 £525 +7.14% 34
North London -2 9 £525 -19.23% 1
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 830 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (46.90%) Java
3 590 (41.55%) TDD
4 547 (38.52%) JavaScript
5 508 (35.77%) Microservices
6 402 (28.31%) Web Services
7 380 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
8 377 (26.55%) Git (software)
9 345 (24.30%) HTML
10 328 (23.10%) Scrum
11 322 (22.68%) DevOps
12 319 (22.46%) Test Automation
13 318 (22.39%) SQL
14 313 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 311 (21.90%) CSS
15 311 (21.90%) Spring
16 298 (20.99%) BDD
17 286 (20.14%) Jenkins
18 270 (19.01%) Node.js
19 267 (18.80%) Docker
20 262 (18.45%) Python
21 257 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
22 247 (17.39%) AngularJS
23 246 (17.32%) C#
24 245 (17.25%) .NET
25 243 (17.11%) React
26 208 (14.65%) NoSQL
27 200 (14.08%) REST
28 199 (14.01%) Banking
29 197 (13.87%) Finance

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 97 (6.83%) Confluence
2 76 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (1.83%) Apache
7 19 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.70%) IIS
9 10 (0.70%) JBoss
9 10 (0.70%) Mule
10 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.63%) nginx
11 8 (0.56%) CMS
11 8 (0.56%) GeoServer
11 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.42%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.35%) Drupal
14 5 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.14%) InVision
5 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.070%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.35%) Magento
2 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.14%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.070%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.070%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 380 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (6.41%) GitHub
5 67 (4.72%) Serverless
6 56 (3.94%) SaaS
7 50 (3.52%) PaaS
8 49 (3.45%) npm
9 48 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
11 27 (1.90%) Apigee
12 25 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.34%) Amazon S3
13 19 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (1.34%) OpenShift
13 19 (1.34%) Power Platform
14 17 (1.20%) Heroku
15 16 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.44%) HTTP
2 15 (1.06%) SSL
3 11 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.70%) Firewall
4 10 (0.70%) Internet
4 10 (0.70%) SMTP
5 6 (0.42%) NAS
5 6 (0.42%) SAN
6 5 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.35%) VPN
7 3 (0.21%) Intranet
7 3 (0.21%) WAN
8 2 (0.14%) DNS
8 2 (0.14%) MPLS
8 2 (0.14%) Skype
8 2 (0.14%) SSH
8 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.070%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.070%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.070%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (14.65%) NoSQL
2 147 (10.35%) SQL Server
3 128 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 114 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 82 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 80 (5.63%) MySQL
7 72 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 69 (4.86%) Big Data
9 54 (3.80%) Redis
10 42 (2.96%) Hadoop
11 31 (2.18%) Cosmos DB
12 30 (2.11%) Couchbase
12 30 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (1.97%) Blockchain
14 21 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 18 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (1.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 377 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 286 (20.14%) Jenkins
3 159 (11.20%) Maven
4 145 (10.21%) JIRA
5 141 (9.93%) JUnit
6 89 (6.27%) Selenium
7 86 (6.06%) Jasmine
8 72 (5.07%) Mockito
9 71 (5.00%) Cucumber
10 63 (4.44%) Bitbucket
11 59 (4.15%) Karma Test Runner
11 59 (4.15%) TeamCity
12 53 (3.73%) SonarQube
13 46 (3.24%) Visual Studio
14 44 (3.10%) Subversion
15 39 (2.75%) jMock
16 37 (2.61%) DbUnit
17 36 (2.54%) webpack
18 35 (2.46%) Gradle
19 34 (2.39%) gulp
General
1 199 (14.01%) Banking
2 197 (13.87%) Finance
3 66 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 60 (4.23%) Retail
5 36 (2.54%) Games
6 31 (2.18%) Front Office
7 30 (2.11%) Law
8 28 (1.97%) Marketing
9 27 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.90%) Legal
10 25 (1.76%) Publishing
11 17 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.13%) Advertising
13 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.77%) Back Office
15 9 (0.63%) Electronics
16 6 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.35%) Billing
17 5 (0.35%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,054 (74.23%) Developer
2 310 (21.83%) Java Developer
3 187 (13.17%) Senior Developer
4 119 (8.38%) React Developer
5 105 (7.39%) .NET Developer
6 91 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 81 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 77 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 71 (5.00%) Python Developer
10 69 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 68 (4.79%) C# Developer
12 60 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
13 54 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 52 (3.66%) Architect
14 52 (3.66%) AWS Developer
15 51 (3.59%) Lead Developer
16 47 (3.31%) Java Engineer
17 45 (3.17%) Scala Developer
18 42 (2.96%) Angular Developer
18 42 (2.96%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (28.31%) Web Services
2 345 (24.30%) HTML
3 311 (21.90%) CSS
3 311 (21.90%) Spring
4 270 (19.01%) Node.js
5 247 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 245 (17.25%) .NET
7 243 (17.11%) React
8 200 (14.08%) REST
9 196 (13.80%) JSON
10 191 (13.45%) HTML5
10 191 (13.45%) SOAP
11 177 (12.46%) Spring Boot
12 139 (9.79%) Redux
13 129 (9.08%) ASP.NET
14 120 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 117 (8.24%) CSS3
16 116 (8.17%) Hibernate
17 101 (7.11%) Kafka
18 97 (6.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.58%) Greenfield Project
2 97 (6.83%) User Experience
3 65 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 43 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.97%) Cloud Native
8 28 (1.97%) Video on Demand
9 26 (1.83%) Video\Live Streaming
10 24 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (1.62%) Animation
12 16 (1.13%) Online Games
13 15 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.99%) Blog
14 14 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 150 (10.56%) Linux
2 80 (5.63%) Windows
3 74 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 70 (4.93%) Android
5 53 (3.73%) Unix
6 18 (1.27%) tvOS
7 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.56%) CentOS
9 8 (0.56%) Fedora
9 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.28%) Solaris
12 4 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (41.55%) TDD
3 508 (35.77%) Microservices
4 328 (23.10%) Scrum
5 322 (22.68%) DevOps
6 319 (22.46%) Test Automation
7 298 (20.99%) BDD
8 257 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
9 191 (13.45%) Kanban
10 150 (10.56%) MVC
10 150 (10.56%) Open Source
11 147 (10.35%) OO
12 126 (8.87%) E-Commerce
13 122 (8.59%) Front End Development
14 113 (7.96%) Software Engineering
15 107 (7.54%) Pair Programming
15 107 (7.54%) Unit Testing
16 106 (7.46%) SDLC
17 97 (6.83%) Web Development
18 89 (6.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 666 (46.90%) Java
2 547 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 318 (22.39%) SQL
4 262 (18.45%) Python
5 246 (17.32%) C#
6 159 (11.20%) Java 8
7 109 (7.68%) TypeScript
8 107 (7.54%) Scala
9 76 (5.35%) Ruby
10 67 (4.72%) ES6
11 46 (3.24%) Apple Swift
11 46 (3.24%) Kotlin
11 46 (3.24%) PHP
12 38 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 36 (2.54%) Perl
14 32 (2.25%) Groovy
15 29 (2.04%) C++
16 28 (1.97%) Go
17 26 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (6.76%) Degree
2 84 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.35%) ISEB
8 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.070%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.06%) QA
2 7 (0.49%) SEPA
3 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.35%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) PSD2
5 2 (0.14%) EMIR
5 2 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.070%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 267 (18.80%) Docker
2 40 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.32%) vSphere
4 20 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.63%) OpenAM
7 8 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.49%) HDFS
9 6 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.42%) OpenDJ
10 5 (0.35%) OpenIDM
11 4 (0.28%) Varnish
11 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.14%) KVM
13 1 (0.070%) LXC
13 1 (0.070%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.070%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 161 (11.34%) Kubernetes
2 92 (6.48%) Ansible
3 79 (5.56%) Terraform
4 45 (3.17%) Puppet
5 35 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.20%) Kibana
7 16 (1.13%) logstash
8 12 (0.85%) Marathon
8 12 (0.85%) Mesos
8 12 (0.85%) Salt
9 11 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.63%) Grafana
11 8 (0.56%) Consul
12 6 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.42%) Nagios
12 6 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.28%) Graphite
13 4 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 116 (8.17%) Google
2 92 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.86%) Oracle
4 55 (3.87%) Splunk
5 41 (2.89%) VMware
6 32 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.69%) MuleSoft
8 22 (1.55%) Adobe
8 22 (1.55%) Atlassian
9 21 (1.48%) IBM
10 20 (1.41%) Apple
11 18 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.20%) HP
13 15 (1.06%) SAP
14 13 (0.92%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 12 (0.85%) Facebook
16 11 (0.77%) Informatica
16 11 (0.77%) New Relic
17 10 (0.70%) Citrix
17 10 (0.70%) Sybase