Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for REST Assured skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST Assured over the 6 months to 22 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.

REST Assured
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 429 735 728
Rank change year-on-year +306 -7 +80
Contract jobs citing REST Assured 63 89 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.56% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 126
Median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £314 £360 £375
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.09% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

REST Assured is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,263 15,886 21,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.18% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,407 10,342 14,570
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 251 234
Median hourly rate £41.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £28.18 £27.15 £26.58
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +4.71% -

REST Assured
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing REST Assured as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for REST Assured in the UK

REST Assured
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST Assured.

Daily rate trend for REST Assured in the UK

REST Assured
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST Assured over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for REST Assured in the UK

REST Assured
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST Assured within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +275 50 £438 -2.78% 9
London +188 27 £430 -4.44% 4
UK excluding London +260 25 £440 -2.22% 8
Work from Home - 11 £550 - 1
East of England +95 10 £508 -
North of England +122 4 £500 +2.56% 2
Midlands +103 4 £423 -6.11% 1
South East +190 3 £440 -2.22% 2
East Midlands +70 3 £423 -0.59%
North East +37 3 £500 - 1
South West +109 2 £406 +1.56%
Scotland +76 2 £475 - 2
North West +84 1 - -
West Midlands +75 1 £313 -31.88% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing REST Assured 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 with a requirement for REST Assured.

1 59 (93.65%) Test Automation
2 54 (85.71%) Java
3 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (79.37%) Cucumber
5 49 (77.78%) BDD
6 42 (66.67%) Jenkins
7 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
8 31 (49.21%) SQL
8 31 (49.21%) Microservices
9 30 (47.62%) QA
10 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
10 29 (46.03%) Scenario Testing
11 28 (44.44%) Integration Testing
12 26 (41.27%) TDD
12 26 (41.27%) REST
13 25 (39.68%) DevOps
13 25 (39.68%) Selenium
14 22 (34.92%) JIRA
14 22 (34.92%) Spring
14 22 (34.92%) JMeter
14 22 (34.92%) SoapUI
15 21 (33.33%) API Testing
16 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
17 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
18 18 (28.57%) Functional Testing
19 16 (25.40%) Gherkin
19 16 (25.40%) Unix
20 15 (23.81%) WebDriver
20 15 (23.81%) Docker
20 15 (23.81%) Public Sector

REST Assured
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (19.05%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) WildFly
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) SaaS
2 5 (7.94%) AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.59%) 3G
2 1 (1.59%) 4G
2 1 (1.59%) 5G
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Power BI
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (79.37%) Cucumber
2 42 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 25 (39.68%) Selenium
4 22 (34.92%) JIRA
4 22 (34.92%) JMeter
4 22 (34.92%) SoapUI
5 15 (23.81%) WebDriver
6 12 (19.05%) GitLab
7 11 (17.46%) Gatling
7 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
7 11 (17.46%) Jasmine
7 11 (17.46%) Postman
8 8 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (12.70%) NeoLoad
9 7 (11.11%) Bitbucket
9 7 (11.11%) SonarQube
9 7 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (9.52%) JUnit
10 6 (9.52%) Maven
11 4 (6.35%) Cypress.io
General
1 15 (23.81%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Tester
2 15 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 14 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) QA Tester
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Test Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Java Automation Tester
10 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft Developer
10 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) REST
2 22 (34.92%) Spring
3 16 (25.40%) Gherkin
4 10 (15.87%) J2SE
5 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 8 (12.70%) RESTful
7 6 (9.52%) WireMock
8 4 (6.35%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (6.35%) XML
9 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (3.17%) Java EE
10 2 (3.17%) JMS
10 2 (3.17%) Jolokia
10 2 (3.17%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) OAuth
10 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.17%) RESTEasy
10 2 (3.17%) Web Services
11 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.17%) Wiki
2 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.59%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Test Automation
2 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (77.78%) BDD
4 31 (49.21%) Microservices
5 29 (46.03%) Scenario Testing
6 28 (44.44%) Integration Testing
7 26 (41.27%) TDD
8 25 (39.68%) DevOps
9 21 (33.33%) API Testing
10 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
11 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
12 18 (28.57%) Functional Testing
13 14 (22.22%) Open Source
13 14 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (20.63%) Scrum
15 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
15 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (14.29%) Agile Testing
16 9 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (1.59%) Groovy
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) ISEB
3 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Terraform
2 4 (6.35%) Ansible
2 4 (6.35%) HP ALM
2 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.76%) Kibana
4 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.17%) logstash
4 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.59%) Giant Swarm
5 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) MuleSoft
3 4 (6.35%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) Ariba
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.17%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.59%) Curam
6 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.59%) Pega
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow