Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 78 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 +57 +82
Contract jobs citing RESTful 510 476 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.06% 2.83% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.17% 10.17% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 275 218
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £333 £317 £304
90th Percentile £584 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +35.42% +3.60%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,559 4,679 4,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.39% 27.79% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,629 2,894 2,778
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 90 133
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £14.78 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hampshire +56 153 £475 +18.75% 38
Surrey +8 108 £500 +11.11% 36
Thames Valley -66 106 £425 +3.03% 53
Berkshire -30 60 £425 -5.56% 19
West Sussex -8 52 £450 - 15
East Sussex +28 44 £450 +2.86% 8
Kent +17 34 £400 +14.29% 25
Buckinghamshire -52 33 £425 +13.33% 16
Oxfordshire -13 14 £475 +5.56% 18
Middlesex +13 4 £425 -
Sussex - 1 £438 -
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 362 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (56.47%) Java
3 231 (45.29%) TDD
4 202 (39.61%) Spring
5 173 (33.92%) JavaScript
6 168 (32.94%) Web Services
7 164 (32.16%) Jenkins
8 159 (31.18%) Git (software)
9 153 (30.00%) BDD
10 150 (29.41%) MVC
11 148 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (28.24%) JSON
13 133 (26.08%) Scrum
14 130 (25.49%) Test Automation
15 124 (24.31%) .NET
16 122 (23.92%) REST
17 121 (23.73%) Microservices
18 114 (22.35%) Spring Boot
18 114 (22.35%) AngularJS
19 110 (21.57%) Linux
19 110 (21.57%) Java 8
20 107 (20.98%) SQL
21 106 (20.78%) C#
21 106 (20.78%) NoSQL
22 101 (19.80%) Scala
23 98 (19.22%) Maven
24 96 (18.82%) HTML
25 93 (18.24%) CSS
26 91 (17.84%) Greenfield Project
27 87 (17.06%) MongoDB

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 52 (10.20%) Confluence
2 42 (8.24%) Apache
2 42 (8.24%) MQSeries
3 39 (7.65%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.31%) CMS
5 14 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.35%) JBoss
7 11 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.96%) GemFire
8 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.76%) Mule
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (1.57%) WordPress
11 6 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.98%) IIS
12 5 (0.98%) Liferay
12 5 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.18%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.49%) Serverless
4 24 (4.71%) GitHub
5 22 (4.31%) PaaS
6 12 (2.35%) IaaS
7 9 (1.76%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.57%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.98%) Apigee
10 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.59%) Google Play
11 3 (0.59%) npm
12 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.39%) Boomi
12 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.24%) HTTP
2 9 (1.76%) SSL
3 7 (1.37%) Skype
4 6 (1.18%) AMQP
5 4 (0.78%) MQTT
6 3 (0.59%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.59%) Firewall
6 3 (0.59%) Network Security
6 3 (0.59%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.39%) FTP
7 2 (0.39%) Junos
7 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.39%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.39%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (20.78%) NoSQL
2 87 (17.06%) MongoDB
3 70 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 49 (9.61%) MySQL
5 44 (8.63%) Relational Database
5 44 (8.63%) SQL Server
6 43 (8.43%) Hadoop
7 42 (8.24%) Big Data
7 42 (8.24%) Couchbase
8 24 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.94%) HBase
11 13 (2.55%) Redis
12 12 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.16%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.98%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.98%) Cloudant
15 5 (0.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 164 (32.16%) Jenkins
2 159 (31.18%) Git (software)
3 98 (19.22%) Maven
4 86 (16.86%) JIRA
5 67 (13.14%) JUnit
6 37 (7.25%) Subversion
7 33 (6.47%) TeamCity
8 29 (5.69%) Selenium
9 26 (5.10%) Mockito
10 23 (4.51%) Cucumber
11 21 (4.12%) Hudson
12 18 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (3.14%) git-flow
13 16 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (3.14%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (2.94%) Visual Studio
15 13 (2.55%) Bitbucket
15 13 (2.55%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.76%) webpack
17 8 (1.57%) Mocha
General
1 68 (13.33%) Finance
2 43 (8.43%) Games
3 16 (3.14%) Banking
4 15 (2.94%) Retail
5 12 (2.35%) Marketing
6 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.78%) Advertising
7 4 (0.78%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 407 (79.80%) Developer
2 191 (37.45%) Java Developer
3 67 (13.14%) .NET Developer
4 41 (8.04%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 33 (6.47%) Scala Developer
7 28 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (5.10%) Lead Developer
9 24 (4.71%) Agile Developer
10 23 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.12%) Big Data Developer
12 21 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
13 19 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (3.53%) Test Engineer
15 17 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.14%) Analyst
16 16 (3.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (39.61%) Spring
2 168 (32.94%) Web Services
3 144 (28.24%) JSON
4 124 (24.31%) .NET
5 122 (23.92%) REST
6 114 (22.35%) AngularJS
6 114 (22.35%) Spring Boot
7 96 (18.82%) HTML
8 93 (18.24%) CSS
9 80 (15.69%) Spring MVC
10 79 (15.49%) SOAP
11 75 (14.71%) Hibernate
12 71 (13.92%) ASP.NET
12 71 (13.92%) Play Framework
13 69 (13.53%) XML
14 61 (11.96%) JMS
15 54 (10.59%) .NET Framework
15 54 (10.59%) Node.js
16 53 (10.39%) RabbitMQ
17 50 (9.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.84%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.51%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.31%) User Experience
4 13 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.37%) Fintech
5 7 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.98%) NHS
7 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.59%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.20%) Animation
10 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.20%) iPhone
10 1 (0.20%) Replication
10 1 (0.20%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.57%) Linux
2 47 (9.22%) Unix
3 22 (4.31%) Windows
4 14 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.35%) Android
6 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.98%) CentOS
8 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (45.29%) TDD
3 153 (30.00%) BDD
4 150 (29.41%) MVC
5 148 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
6 133 (26.08%) Scrum
7 130 (25.49%) Test Automation
8 121 (23.73%) Microservices
9 78 (15.29%) Kanban
10 76 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (14.31%) OO
12 66 (12.94%) Unit Testing
13 62 (12.16%) Open Source
14 46 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 43 (8.43%) DevOps
16 40 (7.84%) SOA
17 39 (7.65%) Software Engineering
18 38 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (7.06%) Web Development
20 34 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 288 (56.47%) Java
2 173 (33.92%) JavaScript
3 110 (21.57%) Java 8
4 107 (20.98%) SQL
5 106 (20.78%) C#
6 101 (19.80%) Scala
7 48 (9.41%) Java 9
8 46 (9.02%) Ruby
9 29 (5.69%) Python
10 25 (4.90%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.55%) Groovy
12 13 (2.55%) PHP
13 11 (2.16%) PHP 7
13 11 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.96%) PHP 5
15 8 (1.57%) ES6
16 7 (1.37%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (6.27%) Degree
2 25 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.94%) ISEB
5 15 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 80 (15.69%) Docker
2 33 (6.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 14 (2.75%) HDFS
4 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.39%) KVM
5 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (6.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (2.75%) Ansible
2 14 (2.75%) Puppet
3 13 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.35%) Terraform
5 11 (2.16%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.37%) Kibana
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.39%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.39%) Icinga
7 2 (0.39%) logstash
7 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 47 (9.22%) Google
2 45 (8.82%) Oracle
3 21 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.75%) Cisco
6 13 (2.55%) BMC
6 13 (2.55%) Remedy
7 11 (2.16%) VMware
8 9 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.57%) Apple
9 8 (1.57%) WSO2
10 7 (1.37%) CA
10 7 (1.37%) IBM
10 7 (1.37%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.18%) Splunk
12 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.59%) Palo Alto
14 2 (0.39%) Mirantis
14 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft