Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 118 70
Rank change year-on-year +41 -48 +14
Contract jobs citing RESTful 87 293 525
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 2.07% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 7.56% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 154 407
Median daily rate £475 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £331
90th Percentile £600 £571 £575
England median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.29% -22.22%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £64.92
% change year-on-year -32.69% -19.90% +33.16%

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 754 3,876 5,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.78% 27.38% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 2,389 3,512
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 88 86
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -4.49%
10th Percentile £30.00 £19.14 £17.13
90th Percentile £71.10 £78.75 £54.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% +5.00%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 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
Hampshire +44 36 £520 +18.86% 4
Thames Valley +53 21 £453 +6.50% 37
Surrey +55 17 £456 -3.95% 10
Berkshire +66 11 £504 +2.03% 20
West Sussex +25 8 £488 +11.43% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £453 +26.17% 11
Oxfordshire +30 4 £425 -2.86% 6
East Sussex +34 3 £463 -7.50% 6
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) Microservices
3 33 (37.93%) Python
4 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
5 30 (34.48%) Web Services
6 28 (32.18%) C#
7 27 (31.03%) CSS
7 27 (31.03%) Azure
7 27 (31.03%) AWS
8 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
9 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 24 (27.59%) HTML
9 24 (27.59%) Java
10 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
11 22 (25.29%) Kubernetes
12 21 (24.14%) Docker
13 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
13 20 (22.99%) Linux
14 19 (21.84%) Front End Development
15 18 (20.69%) Terraform
15 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (20.69%) DevOps
16 17 (19.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (19.54%) Go
16 17 (19.54%) REST
16 17 (19.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure as Code
17 16 (18.39%) Packer
17 16 (18.39%) Windows

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 7 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.60%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) AWS
1 27 (31.03%) Azure
2 17 (19.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (18.39%) GitHub
4 14 (16.09%) Serverless
5 13 (14.94%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (12.64%) Amazon S3
7 7 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (8.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (6.90%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (6.90%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (6.90%) IaaS
8 6 (6.90%) PaaS
8 6 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (5.75%) AWS CodeBuild
9 5 (5.75%) OpenShift
10 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (4.60%) npm
11 3 (3.45%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
1 11 (12.64%) Reverse Proxy
1 11 (12.64%) SNMP
1 11 (12.64%) VLAN
2 8 (9.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) GIS
4 5 (5.75%) SAP HANA
5 4 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 17 (19.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (17.24%) JIRA
5 11 (12.64%) GitLab
6 6 (6.90%) Spinnaker
7 4 (4.60%) Grunt
7 4 (4.60%) Mocha
7 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.60%) webpack
8 3 (3.45%) Selenium
9 2 (2.30%) JMeter
9 2 (2.30%) Maven
9 2 (2.30%) Postman
9 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.15%) Ant
10 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.15%) Gatling
10 1 (1.15%) Gradle
General
1 6 (6.90%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (14.94%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Digital Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Azure Architect
12 3 (3.45%) Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce Architect
12 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) Web Services
2 27 (31.03%) CSS
3 24 (27.59%) HTML
4 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
5 17 (19.54%) REST
6 15 (17.24%) Sass
7 14 (16.09%) Spring
8 12 (13.79%) Jest
9 11 (12.64%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (12.64%) gRPC
9 11 (12.64%) React
9 11 (12.64%) Swagger
10 10 (11.49%) Node.js
11 9 (10.34%) .NET
12 8 (9.20%) OpenLayers
12 8 (9.20%) SOAP
13 7 (8.05%) jQuery
13 7 (8.05%) NgRx
13 7 (8.05%) RxJS
13 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) CentOS
3 11 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (6.90%) Unix
5 4 (4.60%) Android
5 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) Microservices
3 19 (21.84%) Front End Development
4 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.69%) DevOps
5 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (16.09%) Scrum
7 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 11 (12.64%) BDD
9 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
9 11 (12.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.34%) Web Development
11 8 (9.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Python
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.18%) C#
4 24 (27.59%) Java
5 17 (19.54%) Go
6 15 (17.24%) Java 8
7 14 (16.09%) SQL
8 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
9 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.05%) Scala
11 6 (6.90%) Ruby
12 5 (5.75%) ES6
13 4 (4.60%) Apple Swift
13 4 (4.60%) Kotlin
13 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
15 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.45%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Docker
2 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Kubernetes
2 18 (20.69%) Terraform
3 16 (18.39%) Packer
4 14 (16.09%) Prometheus
5 12 (13.79%) Ansible
6 11 (12.64%) Grafana
6 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (12.64%) Puppet
6 11 (12.64%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Atlassian
1 11 (12.64%) Dell
1 11 (12.64%) EMC
1 11 (12.64%) Splunk
1 11 (12.64%) VMware
2 7 (8.05%) SAP
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) OutSystems
6 2 (2.30%) Databricks
6 2 (2.30%) hybris
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) Capita
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.15%) Talend