Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 134 80
Rank change year-on-year +51 -54 +9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 104 198 495
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.39% 1.70% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.32% 6.71% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 117 340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £337 £320
90th Percentile £576 £588 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Median hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.38% -60.74% -9.44%
England median hourly rate £38.48 £48.85 £48.40
% change year-on-year -21.24% +0.93% -3.20%

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 1,008 2,951 5,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.17% 25.37% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 1,870 3,386
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £319 £315
90th Percentile £597 £594 £575
England median daily rate £490 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 54
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25.50 £16.10 £25.78
90th Percentile £62.03 £82.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.69
% change year-on-year -2.17% +10.34% +4.22%

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 22 January 2021.

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
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 22 January 2021. 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 +60 45 £350 -20.00% 29
Hampshire +20 29 £509 +16.29% 16
Berkshire +61 26 £400 -5.88% 14
Surrey +45 16 £475 +11.76% 17
Buckinghamshire +31 16 £300 -29.41% 9
East Sussex +18 5 £463 +42.64% 4
West Sussex +8 4 £413 -17.50% 5
Oxfordshire +21 3 £425 -16.67% 6
Kent +19 1 £500 +38.89% 8
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.42%) Web Services
3 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (34.62%) CSS
4 36 (34.62%) DevOps
5 35 (33.65%) HTML
6 32 (30.77%) Java
7 28 (26.92%) JSON
7 28 (26.92%) Jenkins
8 27 (25.96%) Azure
8 27 (25.96%) Microservices
9 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
10 23 (22.12%) C#
11 22 (21.15%) SQL
11 22 (21.15%) Python
11 22 (21.15%) React
11 22 (21.15%) Docker
12 21 (20.19%) JIRA
13 18 (17.31%) Spring
13 18 (17.31%) GitLab
14 16 (15.38%) Java 8
14 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (15.38%) HTML5
15 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
16 14 (13.46%) .NET
16 14 (13.46%) Scrum
16 14 (13.46%) Bash Shell
16 14 (13.46%) AWS
17 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
17 12 (11.54%) REST

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 11 (10.58%) Jadu
2 3 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.96%) Appian
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.96%) Azure
2 14 (13.46%) AWS
3 10 (9.62%) GitHub
4 9 (8.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (8.65%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (8.65%) Serverless
5 8 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (7.69%) IaaS
5 8 (7.69%) PaaS
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (5.77%) AWS Fargate
7 4 (3.85%) Apigee
8 3 (2.88%) GCP
8 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.92%) Firebase
9 2 (1.92%) Power Automate
9 2 (1.92%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.92%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.96%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (0.96%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Firewall
2 7 (6.73%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (6.73%) SNMP
2 7 (6.73%) VLAN
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 3 (2.88%) DNS
4 3 (2.88%) SSH
4 3 (2.88%) SSL
4 3 (2.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.81%) MySQL
5 4 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.88%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.92%) Power BI
7 2 (1.92%) SQLite
8 1 (0.96%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) GIS
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.96%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.19%) JIRA
4 18 (17.31%) GitLab
5 9 (8.65%) JMeter
6 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.69%) Selenium
7 7 (6.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (6.73%) Postman
7 7 (6.73%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.81%) Appium
8 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.81%) webpack
9 4 (3.85%) Android Studio
10 3 (2.88%) Locust
10 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.92%) Babel
11 2 (1.92%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
1 11 (10.58%) Law
2 9 (8.65%) Local Government
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (47.12%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Architect
3 14 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.73%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.77%) Angular Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Python Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) React Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Serverless Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.42%) Web Services
2 36 (34.62%) CSS
3 35 (33.65%) HTML
4 28 (26.92%) JSON
5 22 (21.15%) React
6 18 (17.31%) Spring
7 16 (15.38%) HTML5
8 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
9 14 (13.46%) .NET
10 12 (11.54%) REST
10 12 (11.54%) SOAP
10 12 (11.54%) Spring Boot
11 11 (10.58%) CSS3
11 11 (10.58%) Twig
12 9 (8.65%) Sass
12 9 (8.65%) Swagger
13 8 (7.69%) OpenJDK
14 7 (6.73%) .NET Core
14 7 (6.73%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (6.73%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Social Media
2 7 (6.73%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.77%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.81%) User Experience
5 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.88%) Robotics
6 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.96%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 8 (7.69%) Windows
3 7 (6.73%) Android
3 7 (6.73%) CentOS
3 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) DevOps
3 27 (25.96%) Microservices
4 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.46%) Scrum
6 12 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.58%) BDD
7 11 (10.58%) Information Security
8 10 (9.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (8.65%) Change Control
9 9 (8.65%) Conversational UI
9 9 (8.65%) Release Management
9 9 (8.65%) TDD
9 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.69%) API Design
10 8 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 32 (30.77%) Java
3 23 (22.12%) C#
4 22 (21.15%) Python
4 22 (21.15%) SQL
5 16 (15.38%) Java 8
6 14 (13.46%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.58%) PHP
8 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.73%) Go
10 6 (5.77%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.88%) ES6
12 2 (1.92%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.92%) Java 9
13 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.96%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.96%) Perl
13 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) GDPR
2 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Docker
2 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Kubernetes
1 11 (10.58%) Terraform
2 8 (7.69%) Ansible
3 7 (6.73%) Grafana
3 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.73%) Packer
3 7 (6.73%) Prometheus
3 7 (6.73%) Puppet
3 7 (6.73%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Atlassian
2 7 (6.73%) Dell
2 7 (6.73%) EMC
2 7 (6.73%) Splunk
2 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Apple
4 4 (3.85%) IBM
4 4 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.92%) HP
6 2 (1.92%) hybris
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.96%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.96%) Xamarin