Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 67 98
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +58
Contract jobs citing RESTful 379 557 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.58% 3.36% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.95% 10.90% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 390 228
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £640 £588 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +17.65% -
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 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 4,234 5,112 4,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.77% 30.82% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,707 3,242 2,603
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £331 £312 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 75
South East median hourly rate £48.95 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £20.12 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.27 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.46% +8.55%

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 24 June 2019.

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
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 24 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
Thames Valley -32 100 £450 - 28
Surrey -8 94 £500 - 14
Hampshire -26 92 £428 +6.88% 14
Berkshire -27 58 £450 - 11
West Sussex +7 38 £450 - 5
Kent +19 30 £450 +12.50% 11
Buckinghamshire -18 29 £313 -30.56% 6
East Sussex -2 15 £413 -7.04% 4
Oxfordshire +12 14 £650 +8.33% 11
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 249 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (42.74%) Java
3 144 (37.99%) C#
4 139 (36.68%) .NET
5 132 (34.83%) TDD
6 115 (30.34%) Web Services
7 113 (29.82%) SQL
8 112 (29.55%) JSON
9 110 (29.02%) AngularJS
10 107 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (27.97%) Scrum
12 99 (26.12%) JavaScript
13 95 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 95 (25.07%) Microservices
14 83 (21.90%) Spring
15 81 (21.37%) SOAP
16 80 (21.11%) SQL Server
17 77 (20.32%) XML
17 77 (20.32%) Jenkins
18 76 (20.05%) Git (software)
19 68 (17.94%) MVC
20 66 (17.41%) CSS
20 66 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
21 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
21 64 (16.89%) Docker
22 63 (16.62%) .NET Framework
23 62 (16.36%) JIRA
23 62 (16.36%) HTML
24 61 (16.09%) ASP.NET
25 53 (13.98%) Software Engineering

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 37 (9.76%) Confluence
2 16 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.96%) Apache
4 10 (2.64%) CMS
4 10 (2.64%) GeoServer
5 7 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.58%) Mule
7 5 (1.32%) JBoss
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.71%) Serverless
4 25 (6.60%) Azure Functions
5 23 (6.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (3.96%) PaaS
7 14 (3.69%) SaaS
8 9 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.37%) IaaS
9 8 (2.11%) AWS IoT
9 8 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.85%) npm
11 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.32%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.06%) GitHub
13 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.53%) Slack
15 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Flow
15 1 (0.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.90%) HTTP
2 8 (2.11%) FTP
3 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.26%) AMQP
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.03%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 36 (9.50%) MySQL
5 35 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 31 (8.18%) NoSQL
7 28 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.90%) Big Data
9 11 (2.90%) Redis
10 10 (2.64%) GIS
11 9 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.85%) NuoDB
12 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.06%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 77 (20.32%) Jenkins
2 76 (20.05%) Git (software)
3 62 (16.36%) JIRA
4 37 (9.76%) JUnit
5 34 (8.97%) Selenium
6 29 (7.65%) Mockito
7 28 (7.39%) Maven
8 22 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (5.54%) Cucumber
10 18 (4.75%) JMeter
11 17 (4.49%) Vagrant
11 17 (4.49%) Visual Studio
12 16 (4.22%) Bitbucket
13 15 (3.96%) Subversion
14 13 (3.43%) Mocha
15 12 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
16 11 (2.90%) Grunt
16 11 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (2.11%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (12.93%) Finance
2 18 (4.75%) Banking
3 15 (3.96%) Retail
4 6 (1.58%) Electronics
5 5 (1.32%) Automotive
5 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 246 (64.91%) Developer
2 78 (20.58%) Java Developer
3 58 (15.30%) .NET Developer
4 43 (11.35%) C# Developer
5 37 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 32 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 26 (6.86%) Angular Developer
9 23 (6.07%) Analyst
10 22 (5.80%) Architect
11 19 (5.01%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (3.43%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 13 (3.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (3.43%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.43%) Test Engineer
14 12 (3.17%) Python Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (36.68%) .NET
2 115 (30.34%) Web Services
3 112 (29.55%) JSON
4 110 (29.02%) AngularJS
5 83 (21.90%) Spring
6 81 (21.37%) SOAP
7 77 (20.32%) XML
8 66 (17.41%) CSS
9 63 (16.62%) .NET Framework
10 62 (16.36%) HTML
11 61 (16.09%) ASP.NET
12 45 (11.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (10.82%) Entity Framework
14 40 (10.55%) REST
15 33 (8.71%) .NET Core
16 31 (8.18%) Node.js
17 30 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (7.39%) React
19 27 (7.12%) JMS
19 27 (7.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.17%) User Experience
3 10 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.79%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.53%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.80%) Linux
2 12 (3.17%) VMS
3 9 (2.37%) Android
4 7 (1.85%) Windows
5 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (34.83%) TDD
3 107 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (27.97%) Scrum
5 95 (25.07%) Microservices
6 68 (17.94%) MVC
7 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
8 53 (13.98%) Software Engineering
9 48 (12.66%) DevOps
10 44 (11.61%) BDD
10 44 (11.61%) OO
11 42 (11.08%) Kanban
12 37 (9.76%) SOLID
13 30 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (7.39%) User Stories
15 26 (6.86%) Unit Testing
16 25 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (6.60%) OOP
17 24 (6.33%) Configuration Management
18 22 (5.80%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 162 (42.74%) Java
2 144 (37.99%) C#
3 113 (29.82%) SQL
4 99 (26.12%) JavaScript
5 52 (13.72%) Java 8
6 28 (7.39%) TypeScript
7 27 (7.12%) Python
8 26 (6.86%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.01%) Scala
10 18 (4.75%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.69%) Ruby
13 12 (3.17%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.90%) Groovy
15 10 (2.64%) PHP
16 6 (1.58%) ES6
17 5 (1.32%) F#
18 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.79%) C
19 3 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (6.07%) Degree
2 22 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.96%) ISTQB
5 12 (3.17%) ISEB
5 12 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.79%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.22%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (16.89%) Docker
2 6 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) HDFS
3 3 (0.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (11.61%) Ansible
2 36 (9.50%) Kubernetes
3 34 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (8.97%) Puppet
4 7 (1.85%) Terraform
5 4 (1.06%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.26%) logstash
8 1 (0.26%) Mesos
8 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.33%) Oracle
3 23 (6.07%) Google
4 18 (4.75%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.69%) MuleSoft
6 11 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.37%) SAP
8 6 (1.58%) VMware
9 5 (1.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 5 (1.32%) WSO2
10 4 (1.06%) HP
10 4 (1.06%) Talend
11 3 (0.79%) Adobe
11 3 (0.79%) New Relic
11 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.53%) IBM
12 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.26%) CA
13 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.26%) Zend