Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 69 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 +20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,710 1,600 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.73% 3.63% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 9.82% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,333 1,244 878
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £638 £625 £575
England median daily rate £488 £471 £445
% change year-on-year +3.61% +5.73% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
London median hourly rate £100.50 £42.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.47% -16.67% +45.71%
England median hourly rate £70.00 £48.75 £51.00
% change year-on-year +43.59% -4.41% +45.71%

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 18,099 16,290 15,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.44% 36.93% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,687 12,245 11,290
London median daily rate £518 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £370 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 96 62
London median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £20.65 £18.75 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £52.25 £87.28
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 +20 371 £513 +2.50% 124
South London +10 146 £550 +18.92% 7
West London -34 64 £518 - 67
East London +5 51 £525 - 34
North London -6 3 £750 +93.55% 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,105 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (50.99%) Java
3 764 (44.68%) TDD
4 677 (39.59%) JavaScript
5 545 (31.87%) Microservices
6 496 (29.01%) Web Services
7 464 (27.13%) Git (software)
8 413 (24.15%) Spring
9 408 (23.86%) HTML
10 407 (23.80%) BDD
11 403 (23.57%) Test Automation
12 381 (22.28%) Scrum
13 357 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
14 353 (20.64%) CSS
15 346 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
16 337 (19.71%) Node.js
17 328 (19.18%) Java 8
18 317 (18.54%) React
19 302 (17.66%) Jenkins
20 299 (17.49%) AngularJS
21 290 (16.96%) Maven
22 280 (16.37%) OO
23 269 (15.73%) Finance
24 257 (15.03%) Docker
25 243 (14.21%) SQL
26 235 (13.74%) DevOps
27 227 (13.27%) REST
27 227 (13.27%) Hibernate
28 223 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
29 218 (12.75%) .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
1 121 (7.08%) Confluence
2 107 (6.26%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 59 (3.45%) Apache
5 49 (2.87%) WildFly
6 39 (2.28%) CMS
7 38 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 31 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.23%) NServiceBus
10 16 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.88%) Mule
12 13 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.70%) JBoss
13 12 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.58%) Mule ESB
14 10 (0.58%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.53%) Jetty
15 9 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.35%) InVision
1 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.18%) Global One
6 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.058%) Magento
8 1 (0.058%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.058%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 346 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (4.09%) Serverless
4 65 (3.80%) GitHub
5 54 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (2.46%) PaaS
8 34 (1.99%) npm
9 20 (1.17%) BrowserStack
10 18 (1.05%) IaaS
11 17 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.94%) Sauce Labs
13 15 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.88%) SaaS
14 14 (0.82%) Heroku
15 13 (0.76%) Azure Functions
16 11 (0.64%) Yarn
17 7 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 105 (6.14%) HTTP
2 25 (1.46%) Internet
3 18 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.82%) SSL
5 8 (0.47%) Firewall
6 5 (0.29%) FTP
6 5 (0.29%) Intranet
6 5 (0.29%) Network Security
6 5 (0.29%) SMTP
7 4 (0.23%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.23%) DNS
7 4 (0.23%) DOCSIS
7 4 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
9 2 (0.12%) VLAN
10 1 (0.058%) 4G
10 1 (0.058%) IMAP
10 1 (0.058%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (11.17%) NoSQL
2 177 (10.35%) Relational Database
3 140 (8.19%) MongoDB
4 124 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 123 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 81 (4.74%) RDBMS
7 80 (4.68%) MySQL
8 56 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 56 (3.27%) Big Data
9 53 (3.10%) Redis
10 42 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.75%) HBase
12 26 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
14 19 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.05%) SAP HANA
16 17 (0.99%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 16 (0.94%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 464 (27.13%) Git (software)
2 302 (17.66%) Jenkins
3 290 (16.96%) Maven
4 210 (12.28%) JUnit
5 197 (11.52%) JIRA
6 160 (9.36%) Mockito
7 143 (8.36%) Selenium
8 109 (6.37%) webpack
9 104 (6.08%) Cucumber
10 102 (5.96%) SonarQube
11 77 (4.50%) Gradle
12 74 (4.33%) JMeter
13 70 (4.09%) WebDriver
14 65 (3.80%) Mocha
15 63 (3.68%) Subversion
16 57 (3.33%) Vagrant
17 55 (3.22%) SoapUI
17 55 (3.22%) TeamCity
18 54 (3.16%) Liquibase
19 53 (3.10%) Checkstyle
General
1 269 (15.73%) Finance
2 216 (12.63%) Banking
3 82 (4.80%) Retail
4 49 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 33 (1.93%) Advertising
6 32 (1.87%) Games
7 31 (1.81%) Front Office
8 29 (1.70%) Publishing
9 23 (1.35%) Marketing
10 20 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.88%) Law
13 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.58%) Electronics
15 8 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.41%) Legal
17 6 (0.35%) Billing
18 4 (0.23%) German Language
19 3 (0.18%) Automotive
20 2 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,299 (75.96%) Developer
2 493 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 191 (11.17%) Senior Developer
4 186 (10.88%) React Developer
5 157 (9.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 132 (7.72%) .NET Developer
7 101 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 88 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 82 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
10 73 (4.27%) Architect
11 72 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
12 71 (4.15%) iOS Developer
13 66 (3.86%) Angular Developer
14 64 (3.74%) Scala Developer
15 59 (3.45%) Backend Developer
16 57 (3.33%) C# Developer
17 52 (3.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
18 50 (2.92%) Tester
19 47 (2.75%) Android Developer
19 47 (2.75%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (29.01%) Web Services
2 413 (24.15%) Spring
3 408 (23.86%) HTML
4 353 (20.64%) CSS
5 337 (19.71%) Node.js
6 317 (18.54%) React
7 299 (17.49%) AngularJS
8 227 (13.27%) Hibernate
8 227 (13.27%) REST
9 218 (12.75%) .NET
10 213 (12.46%) HTML5
11 207 (12.11%) Spring Boot
12 167 (9.77%) JSON
13 164 (9.59%) SOAP
14 138 (8.07%) JMS
15 123 (7.19%) Redux
16 117 (6.84%) CSS3
17 116 (6.78%) XML
18 112 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (6.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 196 (11.46%) User Experience
2 154 (9.01%) Greenfield Project
3 118 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 105 (6.14%) Fintech
5 69 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
6 56 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.57%) iPad
8 34 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.93%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.75%) iPhone
11 29 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.52%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.46%) Fixed Income
14 24 (1.40%) PKI
15 21 (1.23%) Virtual Team
16 20 (1.17%) Derivative
16 20 (1.17%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 15 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 154 (9.01%) Apple iOS
2 146 (8.54%) Unix
3 139 (8.13%) Linux
4 122 (7.13%) Android
5 53 (3.10%) VMS
6 49 (2.87%) Windows
7 11 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (44.68%) TDD
3 545 (31.87%) Microservices
4 407 (23.80%) BDD
5 403 (23.57%) Test Automation
6 381 (22.28%) Scrum
7 357 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
8 280 (16.37%) OO
9 235 (13.74%) DevOps
10 214 (12.51%) MVC
11 189 (11.05%) Kanban
12 187 (10.94%) E-Commerce
13 178 (10.41%) Open Source
14 172 (10.06%) Unit Testing
15 169 (9.88%) API Design
16 159 (9.30%) Front End Development
17 140 (8.19%) Software Engineering
18 138 (8.07%) SOA
19 137 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
20 118 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 872 (50.99%) Java
2 677 (39.59%) JavaScript
3 328 (19.18%) Java 8
4 243 (14.21%) SQL
5 174 (10.18%) C#
6 158 (9.24%) Python
7 140 (8.19%) Scala
8 100 (5.85%) ES6
9 81 (4.74%) Apple Swift
10 71 (4.15%) TypeScript
11 63 (3.68%) Objective-C
11 63 (3.68%) Ruby
12 56 (3.27%) JPQL
13 41 (2.40%) PHP
14 40 (2.34%) Go
14 40 (2.34%) Kotlin
15 28 (1.64%) JSX
15 28 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 92 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 89 (5.20%) Degree
4 40 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.99%) ISEB
8 10 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.29%) CCNA
9 5 (0.29%) CCNP
9 5 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.23%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.058%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.058%) CBAP
12 1 (0.058%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.058%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.058%) MCSA
12 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.50%) QA
2 15 (0.88%) GDPR
3 14 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.58%) COBIT
4 10 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.41%) SLA
7 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.23%) HL7
8 4 (0.23%) PMO
8 4 (0.23%) PSD2
8 4 (0.23%) WCAG
9 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.058%) IFRS
10 1 (0.058%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 257 (15.03%) Docker
2 34 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.81%) vSphere
4 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.29%) KVM
5 5 (0.29%) LXC
6 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.23%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.12%) HDFS
8 2 (0.12%) Postfix
9 1 (0.058%) Ceph
9 1 (0.058%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.058%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 115 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 68 (3.98%) Ansible
3 57 (3.33%) Terraform
4 39 (2.28%) Kibana
5 37 (2.16%) logstash
6 22 (1.29%) Prometheus
6 22 (1.29%) Puppet
7 19 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (0.94%) Consul
9 15 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (0.88%) Mesos
9 15 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.76%) Grafana
11 10 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (0.41%) Rancher
13 6 (0.35%) OpenSSO
14 5 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (6.08%) Google
2 83 (4.85%) Oracle
3 78 (4.56%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.22%) Apigee
5 36 (2.11%) VMware
6 31 (1.81%) IBM
7 30 (1.75%) Apiary
7 30 (1.75%) Apple
7 30 (1.75%) SAP
8 26 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 23 (1.35%) AppDynamics
11 21 (1.23%) Adobe
12 18 (1.05%) MuleSoft
13 17 (0.99%) Splunk
14 15 (0.88%) hybris
15 13 (0.76%) TIBCO
16 12 (0.70%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.58%) Ping Identity
17 10 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc