Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 September 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
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 105 152
Rank change year-on-year +33 +47 +42
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3120 2378 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 2.23% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.83% 7.52% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1769 1317
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £388
% change year-on-year - +6.45% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 1 8
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £51.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +45.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £31.44
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £39.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £34.75

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31740 31617 31565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.05% 29.61% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22072 22067 21417
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 379 516
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +7.36%
10th Percentile £16.35 £13.45 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.87% +15.23%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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 +26 2821 £472 +5.96% 346
London +28 1610 £500 +11.11% 138
UK excluding London +53 1478 £413 - 225
South East +51 440 £421 -6.39% 63
North of England +19 322 £425 - 63
Midlands +50 224 £384 -3.52% 30
North West +26 151 £423 - 42
Scotland +74 150 £375 +4.90% 10
Yorkshire -16 140 £425 - 21
East of England +31 133 £450 +28.57% 32
East Midlands +24 125 £375 - 15
West Midlands +34 97 £400 - 15
South West -4 93 £363 +0.69% 20
Wales +34 64 £450 - 5
Northern Ireland -3 60 £413 - 2
North East +81 28 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 with a requirement for RESTful.

1 2065 (66.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1692 (54.23%) Java
3 1262 (40.45%) JavaScript
4 1149 (36.83%) Web Services
5 1124 (36.03%) TDD
6 1054 (33.78%) Git (software)
7 990 (31.73%) HTML
8 907 (29.07%) Scrum
9 860 (27.56%) CSS
10 779 (24.97%) Spring
11 768 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
12 741 (23.75%) JSON
13 735 (23.56%) AngularJS
14 638 (20.45%) Jenkins
15 628 (20.13%) Microservices
16 568 (18.21%) BDD
17 560 (17.95%) SQL
18 539 (17.28%) HTML5
19 527 (16.89%) MVC
20 524 (16.79%) Node.js
21 521 (16.70%) C#
22 515 (16.51%) Test Automation
23 507 (16.25%) .NET
24 481 (15.42%) Finance
25 473 (15.16%) XML
26 469 (15.03%) Linux
27 446 (14.29%) REST
28 409 (13.11%) OO
29 401 (12.85%) NoSQL
30 397 (12.72%) DevOps

RESTful
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
1 205 (6.57%) Confluence
2 132 (4.23%) Apache
3 126 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 112 (3.59%) WebSphere
5 106 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 92 (2.95%) Apache Spark
7 85 (2.72%) CMS
8 84 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 82 (2.63%) JBoss
10 58 (1.86%) WebLogic
11 56 (1.79%) IIS
12 44 (1.41%) Mule
13 36 (1.15%) WildFly
14 35 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (0.99%) SharePoint
16 30 (0.96%) nginx
17 29 (0.93%) Drupal
18 23 (0.74%) Apache Solr
19 21 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 20 (0.64%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 17 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.16%) Pipeline Pilot
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.096%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.032%) GIMP
8 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 47 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.45%) Magento
4 7 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.032%) Lawson
7 1 (0.032%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.032%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.032%) Shopify
7 1 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 337 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (4.49%) PaaS
4 129 (4.13%) GitHub
5 57 (1.83%) npm
6 49 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (1.35%) OpenShift
8 36 (1.15%) SaaS
9 33 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 32 (1.03%) IaaS
11 24 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 16 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 15 (0.48%) Yarn
16 13 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.38%) Google Analytics
18 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 193 (6.19%) HTTP
2 62 (1.99%) Internet
3 42 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.93%) SSL
5 25 (0.80%) LDAP
6 21 (0.67%) Firewall
7 17 (0.54%) Network Security
8 15 (0.48%) DNS
8 15 (0.48%) FTP
8 15 (0.48%) SMTP
9 12 (0.38%) DSL
10 10 (0.32%) AMQP
10 10 (0.32%) IMAP
11 8 (0.26%) Intranet
11 8 (0.26%) SMS
12 7 (0.22%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.22%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.19%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.19%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (12.85%) NoSQL
2 308 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 299 (9.58%) MongoDB
4 282 (9.04%) Relational Database
5 272 (8.72%) MySQL
6 165 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
7 164 (5.26%) Big Data
8 156 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 127 (4.07%) Hadoop
10 91 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (2.34%) Redis
12 68 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 50 (1.60%) DB2
14 49 (1.57%) HBase
15 45 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 31 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (0.87%) Couchbase
17 27 (0.87%) CouchDB
17 27 (0.87%) Endeca
17 27 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1054 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 638 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 374 (11.99%) JIRA
4 347 (11.12%) JUnit
5 309 (9.90%) Maven
6 246 (7.88%) Subversion
7 211 (6.76%) Mockito
8 209 (6.70%) Selenium
9 204 (6.54%) Cucumber
10 152 (4.87%) Gradle
11 114 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 98 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 92 (2.95%) gulp
14 90 (2.88%) Xcode
15 87 (2.79%) Eclipse
16 86 (2.76%) WebDriver
17 85 (2.72%) Protractor
18 77 (2.47%) GitLab
18 77 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
19 76 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 481 (15.42%) Finance
2 326 (10.45%) Banking
3 95 (3.04%) Retail
4 92 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 89 (2.85%) Marketing
6 69 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 54 (1.73%) Electronics
9 49 (1.57%) Games
10 42 (1.35%) Front Office
11 41 (1.31%) Publishing
12 29 (0.93%) Advertising
13 27 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.71%) Law
15 12 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.35%) Automotive
16 11 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.32%) Legal
18 6 (0.19%) Digital Economy
19 5 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2495 (79.97%) Developer
2 913 (29.26%) Java Developer
3 405 (12.98%) Senior Developer
4 237 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 229 (7.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 215 (6.89%) .NET Developer
7 178 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 145 (4.65%) Angular Developer
9 143 (4.58%) iOS Developer
10 142 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 138 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 137 (4.39%) Agile Developer
13 133 (4.26%) Scala Developer
14 130 (4.17%) Architect
15 123 (3.94%) Node.js Developer
16 113 (3.62%) Android Developer
17 108 (3.46%) Web Developer
18 91 (2.92%) HTML Developer
19 86 (2.76%) Python Developer
20 80 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1149 (36.83%) Web Services
2 990 (31.73%) HTML
3 860 (27.56%) CSS
4 779 (24.97%) Spring
5 741 (23.75%) JSON
6 735 (23.56%) AngularJS
7 539 (17.28%) HTML5
8 524 (16.79%) Node.js
9 507 (16.25%) .NET
10 473 (15.16%) XML
11 446 (14.29%) REST
12 389 (12.47%) React
13 345 (11.06%) CSS3
14 341 (10.93%) SOAP
15 307 (9.84%) Hibernate
15 307 (9.84%) Spring Boot
16 299 (9.58%) jQuery
17 228 (7.31%) ASP.NET
18 214 (6.86%) Ajax
19 192 (6.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 239 (7.66%) User Experience
2 205 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
3 193 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 124 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 91 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 87 (2.79%) iPad
7 66 (2.12%) iPhone
8 57 (1.83%) Fintech
8 57 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 52 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 37 (1.19%) Social Media
12 36 (1.15%) Animation
13 29 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 26 (0.83%) Cloud Native
14 26 (0.83%) Management Information System
15 18 (0.58%) RIA
16 17 (0.54%) Video on Demand
17 16 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 469 (15.03%) Linux
2 242 (7.76%) Unix
3 214 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 190 (6.09%) Android
5 163 (5.22%) Windows
6 86 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 28 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 23 (0.74%) VMS
10 21 (0.67%) CentOS
11 18 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.26%) Debian
14 6 (0.19%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.16%) AIX
15 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2065 (66.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1124 (36.03%) TDD
3 907 (29.07%) Scrum
4 768 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 628 (20.13%) Microservices
6 568 (18.21%) BDD
7 527 (16.89%) MVC
8 515 (16.51%) Test Automation
9 409 (13.11%) OO
10 397 (12.72%) DevOps
11 351 (11.25%) Open Source
12 316 (10.13%) Unit Testing
13 298 (9.55%) Software Engineering
14 286 (9.17%) Kanban
15 267 (8.56%) SOA
16 258 (8.27%) Web Development
17 245 (7.85%) Front End Development
18 244 (7.82%) Pair Programming
19 212 (6.79%) E-Commerce
20 205 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1692 (54.23%) Java
2 1262 (40.45%) JavaScript
3 560 (17.95%) SQL
4 521 (16.70%) C#
5 346 (11.09%) Python
6 304 (9.74%) Scala
7 194 (6.22%) Ruby
8 151 (4.84%) PHP
9 147 (4.71%) Apple Swift
10 142 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 115 (3.69%) TypeScript
12 99 (3.17%) Groovy
13 96 (3.08%) ES6
14 89 (2.85%) Shell Script
15 65 (2.08%) PowerShell
16 64 (2.05%) T-SQL
17 59 (1.89%) Bash Shell
18 57 (1.83%) PL/SQL
19 56 (1.79%) Perl
20 53 (1.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 190 (6.09%) Degree
2 163 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 112 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 101 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.22%) ISEB
9 6 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.16%) PhD
11 3 (0.096%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.096%) CISA
11 3 (0.096%) CISM
11 3 (0.096%) CISSP
11 3 (0.096%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.064%) CFA
13 1 (0.032%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.90%) QA
2 26 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.54%) GDPR
4 12 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.38%) GPG13
5 5 (0.16%) HL7
6 3 (0.096%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.096%) GCP
7 1 (0.032%) MiFID
7 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 356 (11.41%) Docker
2 27 (0.87%) HDFS
3 20 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.096%) KVM
8 2 (0.064%) GridGain
8 2 (0.064%) LXC
8 2 (0.064%) Varnish
8 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.032%) Ceph
9 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.032%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.032%) vCloud
9 1 (0.032%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.032%) XenApp
9 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (4.17%) Puppet
2 116 (3.72%) Ansible
3 105 (3.37%) Kubernetes
4 77 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.57%) Kibana
6 43 (1.38%) logstash
7 40 (1.28%) Terraform
8 21 (0.67%) Grafana
9 14 (0.45%) Rancher
10 12 (0.38%) Control-M
11 11 (0.35%) Graphite
12 9 (0.29%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.26%) Oozie
14 7 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.22%) Nagios
15 5 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.16%) Icinga
15 5 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 339 (10.87%) Oracle
2 215 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 115 (3.69%) IBM
4 103 (3.30%) Google
5 65 (2.08%) SAP
6 64 (2.05%) Splunk
7 61 (1.96%) Apple
8 51 (1.63%) Xamarin
9 43 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 42 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 41 (1.31%) AppDynamics
12 38 (1.22%) MuleSoft
12 38 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (1.15%) Apigee
14 34 (1.09%) VMware
14 34 (1.09%) WSO2
15 33 (1.06%) Adobe
16 26 (0.83%) hybris
17 24 (0.77%) ATG
18 22 (0.71%) Cloudera