Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 65 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1,735 1,831 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.68% 3.86% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.42% 10.42% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,344 1,479 966
London median daily rate £525 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £356
90th Percentile £638 £635 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
London median hourly rate £100.50 £71.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.56% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +35.42% +12.50%

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 18,416 17,566 15,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.99% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,925 13,460 11,485
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £373 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 100 71
London median hourly rate £38.44 £30.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.34% -24.54% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.31 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £61.68 £47.83 £57.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +14 361 £525 +5.00% 109
South London +6 160 £525 +5.00% 12
East London +25 110 £575 +11.65% 15
West London -58 53 £525 - 93
North London -8 2 £613 +25.64% 3
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,113 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 952 (54.87%) Java
3 791 (45.59%) TDD
4 689 (39.71%) Microservices
5 639 (36.83%) JavaScript
6 517 (29.80%) Git (software)
7 500 (28.82%) Web Services
8 479 (27.61%) Spring
9 439 (25.30%) BDD
10 432 (24.90%) Test Automation
11 427 (24.61%) Amazon AWS
12 387 (22.31%) Java 8
13 371 (21.38%) HTML
14 361 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
15 352 (20.29%) Jenkins
16 350 (20.17%) Docker
17 347 (20.00%) Scrum
18 333 (19.19%) Maven
19 326 (18.79%) Node.js
20 311 (17.93%) CSS
21 310 (17.87%) Spring Boot
22 296 (17.06%) Hibernate
23 283 (16.31%) DevOps
24 282 (16.25%) React
25 275 (15.85%) OO
26 263 (15.16%) AngularJS
27 242 (13.95%) REST
28 234 (13.49%) SQL
29 231 (13.31%) JUnit
30 226 (13.03%) 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
1 148 (8.53%) Confluence
2 107 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (3.69%) WildFly
4 40 (2.31%) Apache
5 33 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.67%) CMS
7 25 (1.44%) Apache Solr
7 25 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.38%) MQSeries
9 17 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (0.86%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.69%) Mule
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.40%) IIS
13 7 (0.40%) JBoss
13 7 (0.40%) nginx
14 6 (0.35%) Jetty
14 6 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.35%) InVision
3 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.058%) GIMP
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Global One
3 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 427 (24.61%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (2.88%) PaaS
6 48 (2.77%) GitHub
6 48 (2.77%) Serverless
7 39 (2.25%) Apigee
8 36 (2.07%) npm
9 27 (1.56%) SaaS
10 23 (1.33%) IaaS
11 19 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (1.04%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.75%) Yarn
15 9 (0.52%) Azure Functions
15 9 (0.52%) BrowserStack
16 8 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 7 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.07%) HTTP
2 26 (1.50%) Internet
3 15 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.40%) DNS
4 7 (0.40%) Firewall
5 6 (0.35%) BIG-IP
5 6 (0.35%) SSL
6 5 (0.29%) Network Security
6 5 (0.29%) SMTP
7 4 (0.23%) DOCSIS
7 4 (0.23%) Intranet
7 4 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.17%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.058%) 4G
10 1 (0.058%) AMQP
10 1 (0.058%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (12.62%) NoSQL
2 197 (11.35%) Relational Database
3 190 (10.95%) MongoDB
4 103 (5.94%) RDBMS
5 97 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 97 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (5.59%) SQL Server
6 76 (4.38%) Redis
7 68 (3.92%) MySQL
8 57 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 45 (2.59%) Big Data
10 33 (1.90%) Couchbase
11 27 (1.56%) HBase
12 26 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (1.38%) Riak
14 17 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 17 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
15 16 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 517 (29.80%) Git (software)
2 352 (20.29%) Jenkins
3 333 (19.19%) Maven
4 231 (13.31%) JUnit
5 219 (12.62%) JIRA
6 178 (10.26%) Mockito
7 148 (8.53%) Selenium
8 128 (7.38%) SonarQube
9 102 (5.88%) Cucumber
10 90 (5.19%) webpack
11 82 (4.73%) Gradle
12 80 (4.61%) JMeter
13 77 (4.44%) Vagrant
14 70 (4.03%) Mocha
15 68 (3.92%) Liquibase
16 67 (3.86%) Checkstyle
17 62 (3.57%) Subversion
18 59 (3.40%) TeamCity
18 59 (3.40%) WebDriver
19 52 (3.00%) SoapUI
General
1 226 (13.03%) Finance
2 195 (11.24%) Banking
3 79 (4.55%) Retail
4 43 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.84%) Advertising
6 29 (1.67%) Front Office
6 29 (1.67%) Publishing
7 22 (1.27%) Games
7 22 (1.27%) Marketing
8 21 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.04%) Law
10 10 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.46%) Electronics
12 7 (0.40%) Legal
13 5 (0.29%) Automotive
13 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
16 2 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,291 (74.41%) Developer
2 538 (31.01%) Java Developer
3 205 (11.82%) Senior Developer
4 181 (10.43%) React Developer
5 125 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 114 (6.57%) .NET Developer
7 96 (5.53%) AWS Developer
8 91 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 84 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 78 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 67 (3.86%) iOS Developer
11 67 (3.86%) Node.js Developer
12 64 (3.69%) Architect
13 63 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 60 (3.46%) Scala Developer
15 56 (3.23%) Tester
16 55 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 53 (3.05%) Analyst
18 51 (2.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
19 50 (2.88%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (28.82%) Web Services
2 479 (27.61%) Spring
3 371 (21.38%) HTML
4 326 (18.79%) Node.js
5 311 (17.93%) CSS
6 310 (17.87%) Spring Boot
7 296 (17.06%) Hibernate
8 282 (16.25%) React
9 263 (15.16%) AngularJS
10 242 (13.95%) REST
11 217 (12.51%) HTML5
12 188 (10.84%) .NET
13 160 (9.22%) SOAP
14 157 (9.05%) JSON
15 156 (8.99%) JMS
16 143 (8.24%) Redux
17 125 (7.20%) CSS3
18 110 (6.34%) Java EE
19 98 (5.65%) J2EE
20 95 (5.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 206 (11.87%) Greenfield Project
2 142 (8.18%) User Experience
3 86 (4.96%) Fintech
4 83 (4.78%) Linux Command Line
5 79 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 33 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.79%) iPad
10 26 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.27%) iPhone
13 20 (1.15%) Derivative
13 20 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
15 17 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (0.75%) PKI
16 13 (0.75%) RIA
17 11 (0.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 144 (8.30%) Unix
2 136 (7.84%) Linux
3 135 (7.78%) Apple iOS
4 89 (5.13%) Android
5 73 (4.21%) VMS
6 27 (1.56%) Windows
7 10 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.17%) tvOS
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,113 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 791 (45.59%) TDD
3 689 (39.71%) Microservices
4 439 (25.30%) BDD
5 432 (24.90%) Test Automation
6 361 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
7 347 (20.00%) Scrum
8 283 (16.31%) DevOps
9 275 (15.85%) OO
10 225 (12.97%) Open Source
11 209 (12.05%) Kanban
12 206 (11.87%) MVC
13 170 (9.80%) Unit Testing
14 163 (9.39%) E-Commerce
15 148 (8.53%) API Design
16 145 (8.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 141 (8.13%) Front End Development
18 139 (8.01%) Software Engineering
19 124 (7.15%) Domain-Driven Design
20 118 (6.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 952 (54.87%) Java
2 639 (36.83%) JavaScript
3 387 (22.31%) Java 8
4 234 (13.49%) SQL
5 173 (9.97%) C#
6 170 (9.80%) Python
7 144 (8.30%) Scala
8 75 (4.32%) ES6
9 73 (4.21%) Apple Swift
10 70 (4.03%) JPQL
10 70 (4.03%) TypeScript
11 62 (3.57%) Ruby
12 58 (3.34%) Objective-C
13 44 (2.54%) PHP
14 33 (1.90%) Kotlin
15 30 (1.73%) Go
16 27 (1.56%) Java 9
17 26 (1.50%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.10%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 96 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 86 (4.96%) Degree
4 37 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.52%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.46%) ISEB
10 3 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.17%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.058%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.058%) CBAP
12 1 (0.058%) CFA
12 1 (0.058%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.058%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.058%) MCSA
12 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.07%) QA
2 10 (0.58%) GDPR
3 8 (0.46%) SLA
4 7 (0.40%) PSD2
4 7 (0.40%) WCAG
5 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.17%) SEPA
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) PMO
10 1 (0.058%) IFRS
10 1 (0.058%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 350 (20.17%) Docker
2 48 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.48%) vSphere
4 10 (0.58%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.23%) KVM
7 4 (0.23%) LXC
8 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.12%) Ceph
8 2 (0.12%) Postfix
9 1 (0.058%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.058%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.058%) Squid
Systems Management
1 165 (9.51%) Kubernetes
2 117 (6.74%) Ansible
3 96 (5.53%) Terraform
4 40 (2.31%) Puppet
5 37 (2.13%) Kibana
6 34 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (1.84%) logstash
8 28 (1.61%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.86%) Consul
9 15 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
11 12 (0.69%) Mesos
11 12 (0.69%) Rancher
12 10 (0.58%) Grafana
13 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.40%) Packer
14 7 (0.40%) Salt
15 4 (0.23%) Nagios
16 2 (0.12%) Cobbler
16 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 112 (6.46%) Google
2 68 (3.92%) Oracle
3 61 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 50 (2.88%) VMware
5 35 (2.02%) Adobe
6 33 (1.90%) Apiary
7 30 (1.73%) Atlassian
8 28 (1.61%) Splunk
9 27 (1.56%) AppDynamics
9 27 (1.56%) Apple
10 20 (1.15%) IBM
11 16 (0.92%) MuleSoft
12 15 (0.86%) hybris
12 15 (0.86%) SAP
13 14 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
15 9 (0.52%) F5
15 9 (0.52%) Informatica
15 9 (0.52%) Xamarin
16 8 (0.46%) TIBCO