Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 73 77
Rank change year-on-year -40 +4 +53
Contract jobs citing RESTful 280 514 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 3.12% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 9.32% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 372 281
South East median daily rate £450 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £312 £331 £313
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% -22.22% -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +38.89%

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 3,580 5,517 4,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.31% 33.45% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,187 3,614 2,862
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £570
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 73 88
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.14 £22.40 £16.15
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.75 £49.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +20 105 £444 +4.41% 55
Hampshire -33 84 £425 -10.53% 42
Berkshire -10 52 £463 +8.82% 31
Surrey -22 42 £488 -2.50% 36
Buckinghamshire +27 37 £380 -10.59% 10
West Sussex -13 25 £475 +5.56% 9
Oxfordshire +32 17 £510 +16.57% 14
East Sussex -18 13 £362 -19.61% 4
Kent -8 12 £475 +18.75% 21
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 196 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (43.57%) Java
3 97 (34.64%) TDD
4 91 (32.50%) JSON
4 91 (32.50%) Scrum
5 88 (31.43%) Microservices
6 87 (31.07%) Azure
7 86 (30.71%) C#
8 84 (30.00%) .NET
9 83 (29.64%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (28.21%) SQL
11 78 (27.86%) Spring
12 73 (26.07%) Web Services
13 63 (22.50%) AngularJS
14 61 (21.79%) SQL Server
15 59 (21.07%) Jenkins
15 59 (21.07%) DevOps
16 58 (20.71%) Git (software)
16 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
17 54 (19.29%) Test Automation
18 52 (18.57%) SOAP
19 50 (17.86%) ASP.NET
19 50 (17.86%) Docker
20 47 (16.79%) REST
20 47 (16.79%) MVC
21 45 (16.07%) HTML
21 45 (16.07%) JIRA
22 44 (15.71%) Unit Testing
23 42 (15.00%) XML
23 42 (15.00%) AWS

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 30 (10.71%) Confluence
2 12 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.57%) Apache
4 7 (2.50%) CMS
5 6 (2.14%) ArcGIS
5 6 (2.14%) GeoServer
6 5 (1.79%) JBoss
7 4 (1.43%) ColdFusion
7 4 (1.43%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.07%) Mule
9 2 (0.71%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.71%) GemFire
9 2 (0.71%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.36%) Kentico
10 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 87 (31.07%) Azure
2 42 (15.00%) AWS
3 17 (6.07%) GCP
4 12 (4.29%) npm
5 11 (3.93%) SaaS
6 10 (3.57%) Serverless
7 8 (2.86%) PaaS
8 7 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.79%) GitHub
11 4 (1.43%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.43%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.07%) Apple Pay
12 3 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.07%) Google Pay
12 3 (1.07%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.36%) HTTP
2 4 (1.43%) DNS
3 3 (1.07%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.50%) MySQL
4 21 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.50%) GIS
9 7 (2.50%) SQLite
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.43%) Redis
12 3 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.71%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.71%) NuoDB
13 2 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (21.07%) Jenkins
2 58 (20.71%) Git (software)
3 45 (16.07%) JIRA
4 29 (10.36%) Maven
5 27 (9.64%) Selenium
6 20 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 20 (7.14%) JUnit
7 19 (6.79%) JMeter
8 15 (5.36%) IntelliJ
9 14 (5.00%) Mockito
9 14 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (4.64%) Eclipse
11 12 (4.29%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.93%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.86%) Grunt
13 8 (2.86%) Mocha
13 8 (2.86%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (2.50%) Visual Studio
14 7 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 32 (11.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Banking
3 8 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.50%) Retail
5 4 (1.43%) Local Government
6 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.07%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (73.57%) Developer
2 52 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 50 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 17 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (6.07%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.71%) Angular Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.29%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 12 (4.29%) Test Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Lead Developer
9 11 (3.93%) Python Developer
9 11 (3.93%) Scala Developer
10 10 (3.57%) Analyst
10 10 (3.57%) Architect
10 10 (3.57%) Tester
11 9 (3.21%) Azure Developer
11 9 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (2.86%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (32.50%) JSON
2 84 (30.00%) .NET
3 78 (27.86%) Spring
4 73 (26.07%) Web Services
5 63 (22.50%) AngularJS
6 52 (18.57%) SOAP
7 50 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 47 (16.79%) REST
9 45 (16.07%) HTML
10 42 (15.00%) XML
11 38 (13.57%) CSS
12 34 (12.14%) .NET Framework
12 34 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (10.36%) Node.js
14 27 (9.64%) .NET Core
15 26 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (8.93%) HTML5
16 25 (8.93%) J2EE
16 25 (8.93%) Spring Boot
17 22 (7.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.07%) User Experience
3 16 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 14 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.14%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.36%) Life Science
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Robotics
11 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.00%) Linux
2 15 (5.36%) Unix
2 15 (5.36%) Windows
3 11 (3.93%) Android
4 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.64%) TDD
3 91 (32.50%) Scrum
4 88 (31.43%) Microservices
5 83 (29.64%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (21.07%) DevOps
7 54 (19.29%) Test Automation
8 47 (16.79%) MVC
9 44 (15.71%) Unit Testing
10 41 (14.64%) Software Engineering
11 37 (13.21%) BDD
12 31 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (10.71%) OO
14 26 (9.29%) Web Development
15 25 (8.93%) User Stories
16 24 (8.57%) Acceptance Criteria
16 24 (8.57%) SDLC
17 21 (7.50%) Kanban
18 20 (7.14%) Mentoring
19 19 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 122 (43.57%) Java
2 86 (30.71%) C#
3 79 (28.21%) SQL
4 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.07%) Java 8
6 26 (9.29%) Python
7 21 (7.50%) Scala
8 20 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 14 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.64%) Ruby
11 11 (3.93%) Groovy
12 10 (3.57%) Kotlin
13 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.86%) C++
15 7 (2.50%) ES6
15 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.14%) VB
16 6 (2.14%) VB6
17 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.21%) Degree
3 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.43%) MCSE
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) SEPA
3 1 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (17.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.07%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 21 (7.50%) Ansible
3 17 (6.07%) Puppet
4 14 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.79%) Terraform
6 3 (1.07%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.00%) Google
3 15 (5.36%) Atlassian
4 9 (3.21%) Oracle
5 8 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.79%) Jitterbit
7 4 (1.43%) Adobe
7 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.07%) Apple
8 3 (1.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (1.07%) ESRI
8 3 (1.07%) PayPal
8 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.07%) SAP
8 3 (1.07%) VMware
8 3 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.71%) Demandware
9 2 (0.71%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.36%) New Relic
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk