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 26 June 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.

RESTful
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 149 167
Rank change year-on-year +63 +18  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 203 133 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.61% 1.51% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.53% 5.64% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 58
Median daily rate £416 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £324 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £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 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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
Buckinghamshire +31 69 £388 +8.39% 10
Berkshire +55 50 £425 +19.71% 16
Hampshire +5 25 £400 -13.51% 10
Oxfordshire -7 19 £450 -7.21% 12
Surrey +11 16 £365 -8.75% 18
West Sussex +4 13 £423 -11.05% 6
East Sussex +3 12 £471 +14.06% 3
Kent - 12 £375 - 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 203 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (39.77%) Java
3 135 (38.90%) Web Services
4 118 (34.01%) Git (software)
5 110 (31.70%) JavaScript
6 100 (28.82%) Scrum
7 97 (27.95%) HTML
8 94 (27.09%) JSON
9 90 (25.94%) TDD
10 89 (25.65%) Spring
11 81 (23.34%) CSS
12 80 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (22.77%) Linux
14 71 (20.46%) SOAP
15 69 (19.88%) Jenkins
16 67 (19.31%) REST
17 66 (19.02%) Test Automation
18 63 (18.16%) C#
19 62 (17.87%) Node.js
20 60 (17.29%) Microservices
21 59 (17.00%) AngularJS
22 57 (16.43%) .NET
23 54 (15.56%) Unit Testing
24 53 (15.27%) DevOps
25 52 (14.99%) SQL
25 52 (14.99%) XML
25 52 (14.99%) Maven
26 50 (14.41%) HTML5
27 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
28 46 (13.26%) Oracle

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 30 (8.65%) JBoss
2 25 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.03%) Confluence
4 10 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.31%) CMS
6 8 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.02%) IIS
7 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.73%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.73%) Drupal
8 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.73%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.44%) Apache
10 3 (0.86%) GeoServer
10 3 (0.86%) Mule
10 3 (0.86%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.58%) Liferay
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.51%) PaaS
2 32 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.90%) IaaS
4 14 (4.03%) GitHub
5 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.88%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.44%) Google Play
9 4 (1.15%) Boomi
9 4 (1.15%) SaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.36%) HTTP
2 13 (3.75%) SSL
3 6 (1.73%) Internet
4 5 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.15%) FTP
5 4 (1.15%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.15%) LDAP
5 4 (1.15%) MQTT
6 3 (0.86%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.86%) Skype
7 2 (0.58%) AMQP
7 2 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.29%) BGP
8 1 (0.29%) DHCP
8 1 (0.29%) IPv6
8 1 (0.29%) MPLS
8 1 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.29%) OSPF
8 1 (0.29%) SNMP
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 33 (9.51%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.49%) MySQL
4 25 (7.20%) Relational Database
5 21 (6.05%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.75%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.31%) Big Data
8 8 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.31%) Redis
8 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 118 (34.01%) Git (software)
2 69 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 52 (14.99%) Maven
4 44 (12.68%) JIRA
5 31 (8.93%) Subversion
5 31 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (7.78%) JUnit
7 21 (6.05%) Gradle
7 21 (6.05%) Selenium
8 20 (5.76%) Mockito
9 15 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 15 (4.32%) Protractor
10 13 (3.75%) Cucumber
11 12 (3.46%) Mocha
12 9 (2.59%) PHPUnit
13 8 (2.31%) Ant
13 8 (2.31%) git-flow
13 8 (2.31%) JSUnit
13 8 (2.31%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (2.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (10.37%) Finance
2 31 (8.93%) Banking
3 13 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (2.02%) Retail
5 6 (1.73%) Publishing
6 4 (1.15%) Advertising
6 4 (1.15%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Front Office
8 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (72.91%) Developer
2 82 (23.63%) Java Developer
3 31 (8.93%) .NET Developer
3 31 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 25 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (5.48%) Agile Developer
5 19 (5.48%) Node.js Developer
6 16 (4.61%) Tester
7 15 (4.32%) PHP Developer
7 15 (4.32%) Scala Developer
8 14 (4.03%) HTML Developer
9 13 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (3.75%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.75%) WPF Developer
10 12 (3.46%) Android Developer
10 12 (3.46%) iOS Developer
11 11 (3.17%) Architect
11 11 (3.17%) Automation Tester
11 11 (3.17%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (38.90%) Web Services
2 97 (27.95%) HTML
3 94 (27.09%) JSON
4 89 (25.65%) Spring
5 81 (23.34%) CSS
6 71 (20.46%) SOAP
7 67 (19.31%) REST
8 62 (17.87%) Node.js
9 59 (17.00%) AngularJS
10 57 (16.43%) .NET
11 52 (14.99%) XML
12 50 (14.41%) HTML5
13 33 (9.51%) CSS3
14 32 (9.22%) Spring Boot
15 30 (8.65%) Hibernate
16 27 (7.78%) Ajax
16 27 (7.78%) Swagger
17 26 (7.49%) .NET Framework
18 25 (7.20%) jQuery
18 25 (7.20%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.09%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.46%) Virtual Team
4 11 (3.17%) User Experience
5 6 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.86%) NHS
7 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Fintech
9 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.77%) Linux
2 33 (9.51%) Windows
3 25 (7.20%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.19%) Android
5 11 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.88%) Unix
7 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.44%) Debian
9 4 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.82%) Scrum
3 90 (25.94%) TDD
4 80 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (19.02%) Test Automation
6 60 (17.29%) Microservices
7 54 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 53 (15.27%) DevOps
9 41 (11.82%) Open Source
10 39 (11.24%) OO
11 36 (10.37%) API Development
11 36 (10.37%) Workflow
12 33 (9.51%) MVC
13 31 (8.93%) Software Engineering
14 28 (8.07%) BDD
14 28 (8.07%) Web Development
15 24 (6.92%) Front End Development
16 21 (6.05%) Task Automation
17 20 (5.76%) ITIL
18 17 (4.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.77%) Java
2 110 (31.70%) JavaScript
3 63 (18.16%) C#
4 52 (14.99%) SQL
5 25 (7.20%) PHP
6 21 (6.05%) Python
7 20 (5.76%) Ruby
7 20 (5.76%) Scala
8 15 (4.32%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.46%) Apple Swift
11 11 (3.17%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.59%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.31%) PHP 5
13 8 (2.31%) PHP 7
14 6 (1.73%) C
14 6 (1.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) Degree
4 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.86%) MCSD
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (6.63%) Docker
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.29%) KVM
4 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (1.15%) Marathon
2 4 (1.15%) Mesos
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.15%) Puppet
3 3 (0.86%) vRealize
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.26%) Oracle
3 43 (12.39%) IBM
4 26 (7.49%) VMware
5 19 (5.48%) Google
6 17 (4.90%) CA
7 11 (3.17%) Infragistics
8 9 (2.59%) Apple
9 8 (2.31%) Talend
10 7 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.44%) Apigee
11 5 (1.44%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.15%) Dell
12 4 (1.15%) WSO2
13 3 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.86%) Zend
14 2 (0.58%) Citrix
14 2 (0.58%) Facebook
14 2 (0.58%) HP
14 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
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