Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 21 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 46 47
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 121 112 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.94% 4.11% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 13.81% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 93 50
Surrey median daily rate £486 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £383 £414 £350
90th Percentile £575 £593 £626
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%

REST 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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,034 811 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.64% 29.73% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 595 343
Surrey median daily rate £488 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +12.73% -1.79%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £580 £559
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 19
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36.25 £42.50 £38.35
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.50 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +18 30 £460 -8.55% 3
Guildford -7 20 £525 +5.00% 11
Staines +9 15 £500 -2.44%
Woking - 15 £500 - 8
Reigate -13 5 £505 +1.00% 1
Camberley -14 4 £550 -2.22% 2
Redhill -5 1 £550 +29.41%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Surrey region with a requirement for REST.

1 80 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.28%) Java
3 44 (36.36%) Scrum
4 42 (34.71%) DevOps
5 40 (33.06%) SOAP
6 39 (32.23%) JSON
7 37 (30.58%) BDD
8 36 (29.75%) Spring
9 35 (28.93%) Git (software)
9 35 (28.93%) AngularJS
10 33 (27.27%) TDD
11 30 (24.79%) C#
12 28 (23.14%) CSS
13 27 (22.31%) .NET
14 26 (21.49%) Docker
15 25 (20.66%) HTML
15 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (19.83%) Visual Studio Team System
17 22 (18.18%) Node.js
17 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 22 (18.18%) Web Services
17 22 (18.18%) Microservices
18 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
18 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.36%) Maven
19 20 (16.53%) NoSQL
19 20 (16.53%) HTML5
19 20 (16.53%) Kanban
19 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (14.88%) SQL

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (6.61%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.13%) CMS
2 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.31%) Apache
3 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 3 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.48%) Drupal
4 3 (2.48%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) WordPress
5 2 (1.65%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.65%) CICS
5 2 (1.65%) Mule
5 2 (1.65%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.57%) OpenShift
4 8 (6.61%) Serverless
5 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.96%) Azure Functions
5 6 (4.96%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.96%) Heroku
6 4 (3.31%) IaaS
6 4 (3.31%) PaaS
7 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.48%) SaaS
8 2 (1.65%) GitHub
9 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Slack
9 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) HTTP
1 6 (4.96%) LAN
1 6 (4.96%) WAN
2 5 (4.13%) SSL
3 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.65%) Extranet
4 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) DSL
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.53%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.09%) MySQL
5 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.61%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.96%) Big Data
8 5 (4.13%) Parquet
9 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.48%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.65%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 2 (1.65%) Redis
11 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (19.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
3 21 (17.36%) Maven
4 16 (13.22%) JUnit
5 14 (11.57%) JIRA
6 11 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (8.26%) MSBuild
8 9 (7.44%) Selenium
9 7 (5.79%) NUnit
9 7 (5.79%) ReSharper
10 6 (4.96%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
11 5 (4.13%) Gradle
11 5 (4.13%) gulp
11 5 (4.13%) Jasmine
11 5 (4.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (4.13%) Protractor
12 4 (3.31%) GitLab
13 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (66.94%) Developer
2 34 (28.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 10 (8.26%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Lead PHP Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Integration Specialist
8 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Test Development Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) SOAP
2 39 (32.23%) JSON
3 36 (29.75%) Spring
4 35 (28.93%) AngularJS
5 28 (23.14%) CSS
6 27 (22.31%) .NET
7 25 (20.66%) HTML
8 22 (18.18%) Node.js
8 22 (18.18%) Web Services
9 20 (16.53%) HTML5
10 18 (14.88%) XML
11 17 (14.05%) CSS3
11 17 (14.05%) jQuery
12 14 (11.57%) JMS
13 13 (10.74%) J2EE
13 13 (10.74%) LAMP
13 13 (10.74%) Symfony
14 12 (9.92%) RESTful
15 11 (9.09%) Spring Boot
16 10 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.44%) User Experience
4 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.96%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.65%) CMDB
8 2 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.83%) DataPower
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Android
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) Scrum
3 42 (34.71%) DevOps
4 37 (30.58%) BDD
5 33 (27.27%) TDD
6 22 (18.18%) Microservices
7 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.53%) Kanban
8 17 (14.05%) MVC
8 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.74%) Open Source
11 12 (9.92%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (9.92%) OO
12 11 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.26%) User Stories
14 9 (7.44%) API Design
14 9 (7.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) Java
2 30 (24.79%) C#
3 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.88%) SQL
5 17 (14.05%) Java 8
6 16 (13.22%) PHP
7 8 (6.61%) Python
8 7 (5.79%) XAML
9 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.13%) Scala
11 4 (3.31%) Perl
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.65%) C
13 2 (1.65%) C++
13 2 (1.65%) COBOL
13 2 (1.65%) Go
13 2 (1.65%) PL/1
13 2 (1.65%) REXX
13 2 (1.65%) VB
13 2 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (4.96%) CCNP
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Docker
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.13%) HDFS
4 4 (3.31%) KVM
5 3 (2.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.65%) ACF2
6 2 (1.65%) RACF
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) Ansible
2 3 (2.48%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.65%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) Cisco
3 6 (4.96%) Aruba
3 6 (4.96%) Juniper
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
6 3 (2.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.65%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk