Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 96 95
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 +40
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1813 1246 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.85% 2.76% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 8.03% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 953 876
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £321
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £71.50 - £20.50
10th Percentile £47.15 - £19.75
90th Percentile £95.05 - £21.25
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +35.42% +3.60% -10.90%

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 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +14 275 £500 +11.11% 56
West London +52 150 £525 +16.67% 10
South London +19 98 £500 +25.00% 6
East London +17 28 £515 +9.57% 9
North London -10 3 £488 +14.71% 3
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 1278 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (49.97%) Java
3 827 (45.62%) TDD
4 757 (41.75%) JavaScript
5 644 (35.52%) Web Services
6 603 (33.26%) Git (software)
7 540 (29.78%) BDD
8 522 (28.79%) Scrum
9 506 (27.91%) HTML
10 476 (26.25%) Microservices
11 467 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
12 434 (23.94%) AngularJS
13 422 (23.28%) CSS
14 349 (19.25%) React
15 345 (19.03%) Node.js
16 343 (18.92%) HTML5
17 340 (18.75%) SQL
18 325 (17.93%) OO
19 316 (17.43%) Spring
20 315 (17.37%) Test Automation
21 313 (17.26%) NoSQL
22 300 (16.55%) Jenkins
22 300 (16.55%) .NET
23 297 (16.38%) JSON
24 295 (16.27%) C#
25 282 (15.55%) DevOps
26 260 (14.34%) REST
27 257 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
28 256 (14.12%) MVC
29 254 (14.01%) JIRA

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
1 166 (9.16%) Confluence
2 131 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 62 (3.42%) Apache
5 61 (3.36%) Apache Spark
6 58 (3.20%) CMS
7 52 (2.87%) WildFly
8 37 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.93%) JBoss
10 33 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 28 (1.54%) IIS
12 16 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.83%) Mule
14 14 (0.77%) Drupal
15 13 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.66%) Mule ESB
17 10 (0.55%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.50%) EPiServer
18 9 (0.50%) nginx
18 9 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.055%) GIMP
3 1 (0.055%) HipChat
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.44%) Magento
4 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.055%) Shopify
6 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 257 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.43%) GitHub
4 37 (2.04%) npm
5 31 (1.71%) PaaS
6 30 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (1.65%) Serverless
7 23 (1.27%) Amazon S3
8 20 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 16 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 15 (0.83%) IaaS
10 15 (0.83%) SaaS
11 14 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.77%) Google Play
11 14 (0.77%) Yarn
12 13 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.79%) HTTP
2 43 (2.37%) Internet
3 25 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.72%) DSL
5 12 (0.66%) Network Security
6 11 (0.61%) Firewall
7 9 (0.50%) SMS
8 8 (0.44%) LDAP
8 8 (0.44%) SMTP
8 8 (0.44%) SSL
9 7 (0.39%) DNS
9 7 (0.39%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.33%) IMAP
10 6 (0.33%) Skype
11 5 (0.28%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.22%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.22%) FTP
12 4 (0.22%) SNMP
13 2 (0.11%) VLAN
13 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (17.26%) NoSQL
2 209 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 159 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 154 (8.49%) SQL Server
5 147 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 128 (7.06%) MySQL
7 127 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
8 112 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 112 (6.18%) Big Data
9 77 (4.25%) Hadoop
10 63 (3.47%) Redis
11 40 (2.21%) HBase
12 26 (1.43%) Endeca
13 25 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 22 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (0.83%) DocumentDB
17 15 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 603 (33.26%) Git (software)
2 300 (16.55%) Jenkins
3 254 (14.01%) JIRA
4 222 (12.24%) JUnit
5 208 (11.47%) Mockito
6 182 (10.04%) Maven
7 149 (8.22%) Cucumber
8 143 (7.89%) Selenium
9 97 (5.35%) Subversion
10 96 (5.30%) Xcode
11 88 (4.85%) Gradle
12 87 (4.80%) TeamCity
13 80 (4.41%) webpack
14 79 (4.36%) SonarQube
15 70 (3.86%) Vagrant
16 59 (3.25%) Liquibase
16 59 (3.25%) NUnit
17 55 (3.03%) Checkstyle
17 55 (3.03%) Mocha
18 54 (2.98%) gulp
General
1 249 (13.73%) Finance
2 205 (11.31%) Banking
3 63 (3.47%) Publishing
4 61 (3.36%) Games
5 59 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 56 (3.09%) Marketing
7 55 (3.03%) Retail
8 47 (2.59%) Front Office
8 47 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.82%) Electronics
10 31 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.21%) Law
12 21 (1.16%) Advertising
13 18 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.66%) Legal
15 8 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.39%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.28%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.22%) Back Office
19 3 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1469 (81.03%) Developer
2 473 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 277 (15.28%) Senior Developer
4 190 (10.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 155 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 119 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 112 (6.18%) iOS Developer
8 105 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 104 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 95 (5.24%) Angular Developer
11 88 (4.85%) Scala Developer
12 85 (4.69%) Python Developer
13 79 (4.36%) Architect
14 77 (4.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 77 (4.25%) Node.js Developer
15 74 (4.08%) Agile Developer
16 61 (3.36%) Web Developer
17 51 (2.81%) Agile Java Developer
18 48 (2.65%) Tester
19 47 (2.59%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (35.52%) Web Services
2 506 (27.91%) HTML
3 434 (23.94%) AngularJS
4 422 (23.28%) CSS
5 349 (19.25%) React
6 345 (19.03%) Node.js
7 343 (18.92%) HTML5
8 316 (17.43%) Spring
9 300 (16.55%) .NET
10 297 (16.38%) JSON
11 260 (14.34%) REST
12 216 (11.91%) XML
13 203 (11.20%) CSS3
14 193 (10.65%) Hibernate
15 167 (9.21%) SOAP
16 156 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 145 (8.00%) Redux
18 138 (7.61%) jQuery
19 132 (7.28%) ASP.NET
20 131 (7.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 191 (10.54%) User Experience
2 125 (6.89%) Greenfield Project
2 125 (6.89%) Mobile App
3 101 (5.57%) Fintech
4 83 (4.58%) iPad
5 69 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
6 66 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 60 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (3.25%) iPhone
9 58 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (1.93%) Data Structures
12 32 (1.77%) Social Media
13 23 (1.27%) Video on Demand
13 23 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
14 21 (1.16%) Online Games
15 15 (0.83%) Derivative
16 13 (0.72%) Online Banking
17 12 (0.66%) IPTV
18 11 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 231 (12.74%) Unix
2 186 (10.26%) Linux
3 159 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 109 (6.01%) Android
5 84 (4.63%) Windows
6 55 (3.03%) VMS
7 34 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 19 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.77%) CentOS
10 8 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 8 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.28%) AIX
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.11%) Fedora
13 2 (0.11%) HPUX
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.055%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1278 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (45.62%) TDD
3 540 (29.78%) BDD
4 522 (28.79%) Scrum
5 476 (26.25%) Microservices
6 467 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
7 325 (17.93%) OO
8 315 (17.37%) Test Automation
9 282 (15.55%) DevOps
10 256 (14.12%) MVC
11 235 (12.96%) Kanban
12 227 (12.52%) Pair Programming
13 188 (10.37%) High Availability
14 181 (9.98%) Software Engineering
15 174 (9.60%) Open Source
16 173 (9.54%) E-Commerce
17 166 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
18 160 (8.83%) User Stories
19 158 (8.71%) Domain-Driven Design
20 152 (8.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 906 (49.97%) Java
2 757 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 340 (18.75%) SQL
4 295 (16.27%) C#
5 207 (11.42%) Python
6 200 (11.03%) Scala
7 117 (6.45%) Apple Swift
8 116 (6.40%) Objective-C
9 102 (5.63%) ES6
10 82 (4.52%) Ruby
11 79 (4.36%) TypeScript
12 62 (3.42%) Groovy
13 54 (2.98%) Shell Script
14 53 (2.92%) JPQL
15 52 (2.87%) PowerShell
16 50 (2.76%) PHP
17 40 (2.21%) Bash Shell
18 34 (1.88%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.54%) C++
20 27 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 100 (5.52%) Degree
3 82 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.28%) ISEB
8 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.11%) APMP
10 2 (0.11%) CFA
10 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 2 (0.11%) CISM
10 2 (0.11%) CISSP
10 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.055%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.055%) MCSD
11 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.34%) QA
2 7 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.17%) GCP
5 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.055%) MiFID
6 1 (0.055%) SLA
System Software
1 236 (13.02%) Docker
2 16 (0.88%) HDFS
3 15 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) Ceph
9 2 (0.11%) GridGain
9 2 (0.11%) Varnish
10 1 (0.055%) KVM
10 1 (0.055%) Squid
Systems Management
1 87 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 84 (4.63%) Ansible
3 74 (4.08%) Puppet
4 71 (3.92%) Kibana
5 70 (3.86%) logstash
6 51 (2.81%) Grafana
7 42 (2.32%) Terraform
8 39 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (0.66%) Graphite
11 11 (0.61%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.55%) Control-M
13 9 (0.50%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.44%) StatsD
15 7 (0.39%) Nagios
16 5 (0.28%) Mesos
16 5 (0.28%) Rancher
17 4 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
17 4 (0.22%) vCenter Server
18 3 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 132 (7.28%) Oracle
2 121 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 93 (5.13%) Splunk
4 77 (4.25%) AppDynamics
5 64 (3.53%) Apple
6 49 (2.70%) Xamarin
7 43 (2.37%) Google
8 38 (2.10%) SAP
9 33 (1.82%) IBM
10 32 (1.77%) Apigee
11 30 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.38%) ATG
12 25 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.94%) hybris
15 15 (0.83%) Adobe
16 14 (0.77%) Informatica
17 13 (0.72%) Cloudera
18 12 (0.66%) VMware
19 11 (0.61%) Cisco