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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
England / South East
Rank 105 141 149
Rank change year-on-year +36 +8  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 148 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.88% 1.46% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 6.16% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 85 66
Median daily rate £455 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +9.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 45 £450 +26.76% 16
Oxfordshire +10 37 £494 +9.72% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £350 +3.70% 4
West Sussex -13 17 £425 -2.29% 5
Surrey +8 14 £500 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +12 10 £440 +0.57% 12
Kent +5 4 - - 3
East Sussex +3 2 £500 +42.85% 1
Middlesex +1 1 £500 +15.94%
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 157 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (42.96%) Java
3 112 (41.48%) Web Services
4 95 (35.19%) TDD
5 83 (30.74%) Git (software)
6 79 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (28.89%) SOAP
8 75 (27.78%) HTML
9 74 (27.41%) Spring
10 71 (26.30%) JavaScript
11 68 (25.19%) Linux
12 66 (24.44%) CSS
13 63 (23.33%) Scrum
14 62 (22.96%) JSON
15 60 (22.22%) XML
16 56 (20.74%) C#
17 51 (18.89%) SQL
18 50 (18.52%) Jenkins
19 47 (17.41%) JIRA
20 43 (15.93%) .NET
21 41 (15.19%) Unit Testing
22 40 (14.81%) HTML5
23 39 (14.44%) BDD
23 39 (14.44%) Microservices
23 39 (14.44%) MVC
24 38 (14.07%) Maven
25 35 (12.96%) DevOps
25 35 (12.96%) REST
26 34 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
26 34 (12.59%) Web Development

RESTful
Top Related 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 27 (10.00%) JBoss
2 26 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.67%) Confluence
4 10 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.59%) Apache
5 7 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.48%) IIS
7 3 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.11%) nginx
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.74%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.74%) Jetty
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Magento
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.00%) PaaS
3 23 (8.52%) IaaS
4 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (5.93%) GitHub
6 8 (2.96%) Boomi
7 5 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.48%) Google Play
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.37%) Asana
10 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) HTTP
2 9 (3.33%) FTP
3 8 (2.96%) SSL
4 6 (2.22%) LDAP
5 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.11%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.11%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.74%) AMQP
8 1 (0.37%) Broadband
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) DNS
8 1 (0.37%) Firewall
8 1 (0.37%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.52%) MySQL
4 17 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.11%) Big Data
9 3 (1.11%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 83 (30.74%) Git (software)
2 50 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 47 (17.41%) JIRA
4 38 (14.07%) Maven
5 32 (11.85%) Selenium
6 26 (9.63%) Gradle
7 23 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (8.15%) JUnit
9 21 (7.78%) Mockito
10 19 (7.04%) Subversion
11 15 (5.56%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.81%) Talend Open Studio
12 13 (4.81%) WebDriver
13 12 (4.44%) Grunt
14 11 (4.07%) SpecFlow
15 10 (3.70%) Bower
15 10 (3.70%) NUnit
16 9 (3.33%) SoapUI
17 8 (2.96%) JMeter
17 8 (2.96%) MSTest
General
1 30 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (4.44%) Publishing
3 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.48%) Front Office
4 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 195 (72.22%) Developer
2 78 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 22 (8.15%) .NET Developer
4 18 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 16 (5.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.56%) ETL Developer
7 12 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (4.07%) Web Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Android Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Architect
9 9 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (3.33%) HTML Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Integration Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Scala Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (41.48%) Web Services
2 78 (28.89%) SOAP
3 75 (27.78%) HTML
4 74 (27.41%) Spring
5 66 (24.44%) CSS
6 62 (22.96%) JSON
7 60 (22.22%) XML
8 43 (15.93%) .NET
9 40 (14.81%) HTML5
10 35 (12.96%) REST
11 33 (12.22%) Hibernate
12 32 (11.85%) CSS3
13 30 (11.11%) Node.js
14 28 (10.37%) AngularJS
15 24 (8.89%) Apache Camel
16 21 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (7.78%) Spring Boot
17 20 (7.41%) Ajax
17 20 (7.41%) jQuery
18 18 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.37%) Social Media
6 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.19%) Linux
2 29 (10.74%) Windows
3 20 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 17 (6.30%) Android
5 9 (3.33%) Unix
6 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.19%) TDD
3 79 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (23.33%) Scrum
5 41 (15.19%) Unit Testing
6 39 (14.44%) BDD
6 39 (14.44%) Microservices
6 39 (14.44%) MVC
7 35 (12.96%) DevOps
8 34 (12.59%) Web Development
9 33 (12.22%) Automated Testing
9 33 (12.22%) Software Engineering
10 29 (10.74%) OO
10 29 (10.74%) Workflow
11 28 (10.37%) Kanban
12 24 (8.89%) ETL
12 24 (8.89%) ITIL
13 22 (8.15%) Open Source
14 19 (7.04%) Test Automation
15 18 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (42.96%) Java
2 71 (26.30%) JavaScript
3 56 (20.74%) C#
4 51 (18.89%) SQL
5 24 (8.89%) Python
6 23 (8.52%) Scala
7 21 (7.78%) PHP
8 19 (7.04%) Groovy
8 19 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.56%) Ruby
10 8 (2.96%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.85%) C++
13 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.48%) C
14 2 (0.74%) F#
14 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.48%) Degree
4 3 (1.11%) ISEB
4 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.11%) MCSD
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (5.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.48%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.48%) Marathon
1 4 (1.48%) Mesos
2 3 (1.11%) Ansible
2 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (1.11%) Kibana
2 3 (1.11%) logstash
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.74%) vRealize
4 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (12.59%) Oracle
2 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.26%) VMware
4 22 (8.15%) CA
5 13 (4.81%) Google
5 13 (4.81%) Talend
6 11 (4.07%) IBM
7 8 (2.96%) Dell
8 6 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.48%) Infragistics
11 3 (1.11%) Apple
11 3 (1.11%) SAP
12 2 (0.74%) Apiary
12 2 (0.74%) ATG
12 2 (0.74%) HP
13 1 (0.37%) Software AG
13 1 (0.37%) Telerik
13 1 (0.37%) Zend
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