Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 86 70
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 +57
Contract jobs citing RESTful 175 448 552
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 2.85% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.75% 9.28% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 309 373
Median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £326 £363 £350
90th Percentile £550 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.00 £48.40 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.55% +7.56% +5.88%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -32.69% -9.57% +57.53%

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 2,258 4,827 4,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.30% 30.66% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,403 3,154 3,127
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £583 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30.00 £20.25 £9.84
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.75 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RESTful as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the South East.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for RESTful in the South East

RESTful
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing RESTful in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +9 59 £425 -5.56% 51
Hampshire +5 46 £463 +7.25% 12
Berkshire +15 39 £425 -2.86% 30
Surrey -8 36 £438 -12.50% 17
West Sussex +7 24 £489 +9.65% 8
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £413 -13.16% 11
Oxfordshire +11 9 £510 -15.00% 10
East Sussex -2 9 £450 - 2
Kent -13 2 £360 -19.10% 7
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 101 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (49.71%) Java
3 58 (33.14%) Web Services
4 56 (32.00%) Microservices
5 55 (31.43%) Scrum
6 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
7 48 (27.43%) SQL
8 47 (26.86%) TDD
9 44 (25.14%) Spring
10 43 (24.57%) Test Automation
11 41 (23.43%) Azure
11 41 (23.43%) Python
12 39 (22.29%) C#
13 38 (21.71%) Git (software)
14 36 (20.57%) AWS
14 36 (20.57%) HTML
15 35 (20.00%) .NET
15 35 (20.00%) JSON
16 34 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (19.43%) CSS
17 33 (18.86%) Node.js
18 32 (18.29%) Jenkins
18 32 (18.29%) Linux
19 27 (15.43%) Selenium
20 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
21 24 (13.71%) SQL Server
22 23 (13.14%) SOAP
22 23 (13.14%) Docker
22 23 (13.14%) DevOps
23 22 (12.57%) Relational Database

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 13 (7.43%) Confluence
2 7 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.29%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) JBoss
5 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.57%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.43%) Azure
2 36 (20.57%) AWS
3 19 (10.86%) Serverless
4 16 (9.14%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.14%) npm
7 8 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (4.00%) OpenShift
9 6 (3.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.43%) GitHub
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.29%) Heroku
11 3 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.71%) CloudFront
11 3 (1.71%) PaaS
11 3 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.29%) Junos
2 4 (2.29%) VXLAN
3 3 (1.71%) AMQP
3 3 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) BGP
4 2 (1.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.14%) Firewall
4 2 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.14%) SNMP
4 2 (1.14%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) MQTT
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.57%) MySQL
4 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.86%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.86%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.86%) Big Data
9 4 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.71%) HBase
10 3 (1.71%) SQLite
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.14%) Power BI
12 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 32 (18.29%) Jenkins
3 27 (15.43%) Selenium
4 20 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 19 (10.86%) JIRA
6 13 (7.43%) JUnit
7 8 (4.57%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.00%) Maven
9 6 (3.43%) Android Studio
9 6 (3.43%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.86%) gulp
10 5 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.86%) JMeter
10 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.86%) webpack
11 4 (2.29%) Mockito
12 3 (1.71%) Subversion
12 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.86%) Public Sector
2 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.71%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Local Government
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (72.57%) Developer
2 36 (20.57%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (7.43%) Python Developer
5 12 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.29%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (4.57%) React Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Developer in Test
10 6 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.43%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Tester
11 5 (2.86%) Analyst
11 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.14%) Web Services
2 44 (25.14%) Spring
3 36 (20.57%) HTML
4 35 (20.00%) .NET
4 35 (20.00%) JSON
5 34 (19.43%) CSS
6 33 (18.86%) Node.js
7 23 (13.14%) SOAP
8 22 (12.57%) AngularJS
9 21 (12.00%) Middleware
10 20 (11.43%) Spring Boot
11 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET
11 19 (10.86%) React
12 18 (10.29%) REST
13 16 (9.14%) HTML5
14 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (6.29%) .NET Core
15 11 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (5.71%) CSS3
17 9 (5.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.00%) User Experience
4 6 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.71%) Handset
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) Unix
3 9 (5.14%) Windows
4 8 (4.57%) Android
5 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.00%) Microservices
3 55 (31.43%) Scrum
4 47 (26.86%) TDD
5 43 (24.57%) Test Automation
6 34 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.14%) DevOps
9 20 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 19 (10.86%) MVC
11 16 (9.14%) BDD
11 16 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.57%) Web Development
13 14 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (8.00%) ETL
13 14 (8.00%) User Stories
14 13 (7.43%) SDLC
15 12 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (6.86%) OO
16 11 (6.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 87 (49.71%) Java
2 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
3 48 (27.43%) SQL
4 41 (23.43%) Python
5 39 (22.29%) C#
6 21 (12.00%) Java 8
7 9 (5.14%) Scala
8 8 (4.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.00%) Ruby
10 6 (3.43%) Groovy
10 6 (3.43%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.86%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.29%) C++
12 4 (2.29%) ES6
12 4 (2.29%) Perl
12 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.71%) Go
13 3 (1.71%) PHP
13 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (6.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.86%) MCSE
5 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (13.14%) Docker
2 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.29%) KVM
3 4 (2.29%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.71%) HDFS
4 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.57%) Ansible
3 7 (4.00%) Terraform
4 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.43%) Puppet
5 4 (2.29%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.29%) Icinga
5 4 (2.29%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.14%) Grafana
6 2 (1.14%) OpenNebula
6 2 (1.14%) Packer
6 2 (1.14%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.71%) Google
3 8 (4.57%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.43%) VMware
5 5 (2.86%) IBM
6 4 (2.29%) Juniper
6 4 (2.29%) Mirantis
7 3 (1.71%) Apple
7 3 (1.71%) PayPal
8 2 (1.14%) Dell
8 2 (1.14%) EMC
8 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.14%) Splunk
9 1 (0.57%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Talend
9 1 (0.57%) Xamarin