Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 138 211
Rank change year-on-year +63 +73 -33
Contract jobs citing RESTful 476 300 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.83% 1.79% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 6.68% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 215 133
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £318 £303 £301
90th Percentile £575 £525 £465
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £20.31 - £36.25
90th Percentile £51.75 - £45.75
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.42% -4.00% -3.85%

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 4637 4492 5156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.77% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2733 3330
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £53.40 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Thames Valley +33 266 £413 -8.33% 23
Buckinghamshire +61 150 £375 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +41 83 £450 +5.88% 11
Surrey +13 78 £450 +18.42% 15
Hampshire +35 53 £400 +24.03% 10
West Sussex +3 45 £450 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -40 39 £450 -4.36% 9
Kent +2 18 £350 -6.67% 3
East Sussex -3 6 £438 +9.38% 4
Middlesex +10 4 £425 +17.24%
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 258 (54.20%) Java
2 229 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (40.55%) Git (software)
4 154 (32.35%) Web Services
5 148 (31.09%) JavaScript
6 147 (30.88%) Scrum
7 145 (30.46%) TDD
8 144 (30.25%) Spring
9 142 (29.83%) HTML
10 131 (27.52%) AngularJS
11 123 (25.84%) JSON
12 120 (25.21%) CSS
13 105 (22.06%) Linux
14 102 (21.43%) Node.js
15 99 (20.80%) REST
16 98 (20.59%) Jenkins
17 93 (19.54%) SQL
18 87 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
19 85 (17.86%) Unit Testing
19 85 (17.86%) C#
20 84 (17.65%) Spring Boot
21 78 (16.39%) Microservices
22 71 (14.92%) .NET
23 68 (14.29%) SOAP
24 64 (13.45%) MVC
25 63 (13.24%) Test Automation
26 61 (12.82%) XML
27 60 (12.61%) Finance
28 59 (12.39%) Banking
29 58 (12.18%) HTML5

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 54 (11.34%) Apache Spark
2 36 (7.56%) Apache
3 25 (5.25%) Confluence
4 24 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (2.94%) CMS
6 14 (2.94%) GemFire
6 14 (2.94%) Liferay
7 13 (2.73%) nginx
8 12 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.52%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.10%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (2.10%) Drupal
9 10 (2.10%) Luigi
10 7 (1.47%) JBoss
11 6 (1.26%) NServiceBus
12 5 (1.05%) IIS
12 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.84%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (2.52%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.10%) Pipeline Pilot
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Lawson
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.40%) PaaS
3 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.20%) OpenShift
5 17 (3.57%) npm
6 16 (3.36%) GitHub
7 12 (2.52%) SaaS
8 11 (2.31%) Google Analytics
9 9 (1.89%) Firebase
10 7 (1.47%) Boomi
10 7 (1.47%) IaaS
11 6 (1.26%) Serverless
12 4 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.83%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) AMQP
3 7 (1.47%) FTP
4 5 (1.05%) Junos
5 4 (0.84%) Internet
6 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.42%) SMS
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.21%) LDAP
7 1 (0.21%) MQTT
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) SNMP
7 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.34%) Hadoop
2 51 (10.71%) Big Data
3 47 (9.87%) SQL Server
4 38 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 32 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 29 (6.09%) MySQL
7 27 (5.67%) HBase
8 25 (5.25%) Apache Hive
9 20 (4.20%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.20%) Relational Database
10 18 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (3.15%) Redis
12 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.73%) OLTP
14 12 (2.52%) Data Lake
14 12 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (2.31%) Impala
15 11 (2.31%) Sqoop
16 10 (2.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 193 (40.55%) Git (software)
2 98 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 49 (10.29%) Maven
4 45 (9.45%) JIRA
5 42 (8.82%) JUnit
6 40 (8.40%) Subversion
7 32 (6.72%) Gradle
8 27 (5.67%) Selenium
9 23 (4.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 22 (4.62%) GitLab
11 20 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (3.99%) Protractor
13 17 (3.57%) IntelliJ
14 15 (3.15%) Cucumber
14 15 (3.15%) Mocha
14 15 (3.15%) Mockito
15 14 (2.94%) PostCSS
16 13 (2.73%) Eclipse
17 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
18 10 (2.10%) Bower
General
1 60 (12.61%) Finance
2 59 (12.39%) Banking
3 16 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.26%) Retail
5 5 (1.05%) Advertising
6 4 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.63%) Games
7 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Front Office
8 2 (0.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 380 (79.83%) Developer
2 157 (32.98%) Java Developer
3 47 (9.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 38 (7.98%) Node.js Developer
5 37 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.30%) Angular Developer
7 28 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.36%) Scala Developer
12 15 (3.15%) Cloud Developer
12 15 (3.15%) Tester
13 14 (2.94%) Agile Developer
13 14 (2.94%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.73%) Architect
14 13 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (2.73%) Integration Developer
14 13 (2.73%) iOS Developer
14 13 (2.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (32.35%) Web Services
2 144 (30.25%) Spring
3 142 (29.83%) HTML
4 131 (27.52%) AngularJS
5 123 (25.84%) JSON
6 120 (25.21%) CSS
7 102 (21.43%) Node.js
8 99 (20.80%) REST
9 84 (17.65%) Spring Boot
10 71 (14.92%) .NET
11 68 (14.29%) SOAP
12 61 (12.82%) XML
13 58 (12.18%) HTML5
14 49 (10.29%) CSS3
15 45 (9.45%) Kafka
16 39 (8.19%) OAuth
17 38 (7.98%) J2EE
18 34 (7.14%) ASP.NET
19 33 (6.93%) Swagger
20 31 (6.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.04%) User Experience
2 21 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.73%) Replication
6 13 (2.73%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.10%) Life Science
8 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.26%) IVR
10 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Fintech
11 4 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
12 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.42%) iPad
12 2 (0.42%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.21%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.06%) Linux
2 37 (7.77%) Unix
3 21 (4.41%) Android
4 18 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 18 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.57%) Windows
6 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.63%) CentOS
8 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.42%) Debian
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (30.88%) Scrum
3 145 (30.46%) TDD
4 87 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 78 (16.39%) Microservices
7 64 (13.45%) MVC
8 63 (13.24%) Test Automation
9 54 (11.34%) OO
10 48 (10.08%) API Development
11 44 (9.24%) BDD
12 37 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (7.35%) DevOps
13 35 (7.35%) Web Development
14 31 (6.51%) Workflow
15 30 (6.30%) Open Source
15 30 (6.30%) SOA
16 29 (6.09%) Kanban
17 28 (5.88%) User Stories
18 23 (4.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 258 (54.20%) Java
2 148 (31.09%) JavaScript
3 93 (19.54%) SQL
4 85 (17.86%) C#
5 41 (8.61%) Scala
6 38 (7.98%) Ruby
7 29 (6.09%) PHP
8 27 (5.67%) Python
9 23 (4.83%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.20%) Perl
10 20 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.15%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.94%) Apple Swift
12 14 (2.94%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.52%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.52%) ECMAScript
14 11 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.47%) PHP 7
16 6 (1.26%) C
16 6 (1.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (4.83%) Degree
2 10 (2.10%) PhD
3 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.77%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) GCP
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (10.71%) Docker
2 27 (5.67%) HDFS
3 22 (4.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (2.31%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.73%) Ansible
2 12 (2.52%) Oozie
3 9 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.68%) Puppet
5 5 (1.05%) Icinga
6 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (9.87%) Oracle
2 41 (8.61%) IBM
3 34 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.83%) Google
5 17 (3.57%) HP
6 16 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.94%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.73%) Apigee
8 13 (2.73%) WSO2
9 11 (2.31%) MuleSoft
10 10 (2.10%) Netezza
10 10 (2.10%) RapidMiner
11 7 (1.47%) CA
11 7 (1.47%) Dell
12 6 (1.26%) Apple
12 6 (1.26%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.26%) Genesys
13 4 (0.84%) VMware
13 4 (0.84%) Xamarin