Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 88 112
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +92
Contract jobs citing RESTful 483 417 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.07% 2.55% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 8.96% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 257 234
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £320 £315 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
South East median hourly rate £37.88 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.83% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33.48 £16.64 £41.25
90th Percentile £48.81 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £48.40 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% +35.42% +12.50%

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 5,092 4,655 4,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.35% 28.45% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,272 2,905 2,518
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 104
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26.65 £21.33 £18.30
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +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 20 January 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
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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Hampshire +33 146 £456 +14.06% 50
Surrey +4 101 £519 +3.75% 32
Thames Valley -42 98 £425 -5.56% 59
Berkshire -16 57 £425 -26.09% 25
West Sussex -6 55 £446 -1.00% 16
East Sussex +24 42 £450 +16.13% 11
Kent +30 29 £448 +27.86% 27
Buckinghamshire -26 26 £450 +12.50% 13
Oxfordshire +9 16 £500 +17.65% 21
Middlesex +9 1 - -
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 335 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (51.97%) Java
3 199 (41.20%) TDD
4 180 (37.27%) JavaScript
5 161 (33.33%) Spring
6 157 (32.51%) Web Services
7 156 (32.30%) JSON
8 155 (32.09%) Git (software)
9 141 (29.19%) .NET
10 138 (28.57%) SQL
10 138 (28.57%) MVC
11 133 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
12 130 (26.92%) Scrum
13 124 (25.67%) AngularJS
13 124 (25.67%) Jenkins
14 122 (25.26%) BDD
15 110 (22.77%) C#
16 104 (21.53%) Test Automation
17 103 (21.33%) HTML
18 99 (20.50%) CSS
19 98 (20.29%) SOAP
20 97 (20.08%) REST
21 96 (19.88%) Microservices
22 93 (19.25%) Linux
23 87 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 84 (17.39%) Java 8
25 83 (17.18%) XML
26 82 (16.98%) Scala
27 79 (16.36%) NoSQL
28 76 (15.73%) Spring Boot

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 41 (8.49%) Confluence
2 31 (6.42%) MQSeries
3 26 (5.38%) Apache
4 22 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.55%) CMS
5 13 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (2.28%) Mule
7 10 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.86%) JBoss
8 9 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.86%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.66%) WordPress
10 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.04%) GemFire
12 4 (0.83%) IIS
13 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.25%) Serverless
4 25 (5.18%) PaaS
5 20 (4.14%) Azure Functions
5 20 (4.14%) GitHub
6 14 (2.90%) IaaS
7 9 (1.86%) Apigee
7 9 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.45%) npm
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.04%) SaaS
12 4 (0.83%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.41%) Boomi
14 2 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.87%) HTTP
2 12 (2.48%) SSL
3 11 (2.28%) Skype
4 4 (0.83%) MQTT
5 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) AMQP
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) ICMP
7 1 (0.21%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.36%) NoSQL
2 70 (14.49%) MongoDB
3 55 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 52 (10.77%) MySQL
5 50 (10.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (10.14%) SQL Server
7 31 (6.42%) Couchbase
8 28 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (5.18%) Big Data
10 23 (4.76%) Hadoop
11 19 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.07%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.86%) HBase
15 7 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (1.04%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.04%) MariaDB
16 5 (1.04%) Redis
17 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 155 (32.09%) Git (software)
2 124 (25.67%) Jenkins
3 73 (15.11%) JIRA
4 69 (14.29%) JUnit
5 59 (12.22%) Maven
6 55 (11.39%) Subversion
7 29 (6.00%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (5.18%) Mockito
10 22 (4.55%) Selenium
10 22 (4.55%) Visual Studio
11 20 (4.14%) Cucumber
11 20 (4.14%) Hudson
12 19 (3.93%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (2.48%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.48%) git-flow
15 10 (2.07%) Mocha
16 8 (1.66%) Firebug
16 8 (1.66%) webpack
General
1 60 (12.42%) Finance
2 32 (6.63%) Games
3 17 (3.52%) Banking
4 12 (2.48%) Retail
5 11 (2.28%) Marketing
6 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 381 (78.88%) Developer
2 158 (32.71%) Java Developer
3 68 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 45 (9.32%) Senior Developer
5 34 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 31 (6.42%) Scala Developer
7 27 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (5.18%) Agile Developer
9 23 (4.76%) Architect
9 23 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 22 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (4.14%) React Developer
12 20 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.93%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.52%) SQL Developer
15 15 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (2.90%) Angular Developer
17 13 (2.69%) Azure Developer
17 13 (2.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (33.33%) Spring
2 157 (32.51%) Web Services
3 156 (32.30%) JSON
4 141 (29.19%) .NET
5 124 (25.67%) AngularJS
6 103 (21.33%) HTML
7 99 (20.50%) CSS
8 98 (20.29%) SOAP
9 97 (20.08%) REST
10 83 (17.18%) XML
11 76 (15.73%) Spring Boot
12 69 (14.29%) Spring MVC
13 64 (13.25%) .NET Framework
13 64 (13.25%) ASP.NET
14 60 (12.42%) Play Framework
15 56 (11.59%) Node.js
16 51 (10.56%) Entity Framework
17 48 (9.94%) HTML5
17 48 (9.94%) JMS
18 47 (9.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.87%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.28%) User Experience
4 8 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.04%) Fintech
7 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.21%) Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) iPhone
10 1 (0.21%) NHS
10 1 (0.21%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Replication
10 1 (0.21%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.21%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 93 (19.25%) Linux
2 26 (5.38%) Unix
3 19 (3.93%) Windows
4 9 (1.86%) CentOS
4 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.66%) Android
6 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.04%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (41.20%) TDD
3 138 (28.57%) MVC
4 133 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (26.92%) Scrum
6 122 (25.26%) BDD
7 104 (21.53%) Test Automation
8 96 (19.88%) Microservices
9 70 (14.49%) Kanban
10 67 (13.87%) OO
11 63 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (11.39%) Open Source
13 48 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
14 43 (8.90%) Unit Testing
15 41 (8.49%) Web Development
16 37 (7.66%) DevOps
16 37 (7.66%) Software Engineering
17 35 (7.25%) SOA
18 33 (6.83%) User Stories
18 33 (6.83%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 251 (51.97%) Java
2 180 (37.27%) JavaScript
3 138 (28.57%) SQL
4 110 (22.77%) C#
5 84 (17.39%) Java 8
6 82 (16.98%) Scala
7 46 (9.52%) Ruby
8 37 (7.66%) Java 9
9 25 (5.18%) PL/SQL
10 24 (4.97%) Python
11 21 (4.35%) PHP
12 20 (4.14%) T-SQL
13 18 (3.73%) TypeScript
14 16 (3.31%) PHP 7
15 14 (2.90%) PHP 5
16 13 (2.69%) Bash Shell
17 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.86%) R
19 8 (1.66%) Groovy
20 7 (1.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 32 (6.63%) Degree
2 24 (4.97%) ISTQB
3 22 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.93%) ISEB
5 19 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.28%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (13.04%) Docker
2 16 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.66%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (2.90%) Puppet
3 12 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.28%) Ansible
5 9 (1.86%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.45%) Terraform
7 6 (1.24%) Kibana
8 1 (0.21%) Grafana
8 1 (0.21%) logstash
8 1 (0.21%) Mesos
8 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 47 (9.73%) Oracle
2 45 (9.32%) Google
3 21 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.93%) MuleSoft
5 12 (2.48%) WSO2
6 9 (1.86%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.66%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.45%) BMC
8 7 (1.45%) Remedy
8 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.45%) VMware
9 5 (1.04%) CA
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco
9 5 (1.04%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 5 (1.04%) SAP
9 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.83%) IBM
11 3 (0.62%) Apple
11 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.62%) Talend