Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 118 165
Rank change year-on-year +34 +47 +56
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2654 2255 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.78% 2.05% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.69% 7.21% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1675 1199
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 5
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% +27.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30535 31258 30648
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.02% 28.44% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21135 21823 20216
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 396 422
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.27% -1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.08 £13.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £53.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -2.70% +8.82%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +38 2488 £450 - 533
UK excluding London +57 1344 £410 -0.61% 324
London +21 1284 £500 +10.80% 238
North of England +41 398 £425 - 84
South East +51 386 £425 - 86
Midlands +39 194 £375 -12.79% 43
North West +58 171 £425 +6.25% 50
Yorkshire +1 170 £425 - 30
East of England +29 132 £425 -2.86% 50
East Midlands +8 101 £375 +7.14% 20
South West +8 98 £363 -3.33% 32
West Midlands +47 90 £388 -8.82% 23
Scotland +40 73 £375 -6.25% 26
North East +75 57 £368 -13.53% 4
Northern Ireland -10 43 £413 -
Wales +7 28 £333 -6.34% 3

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1790 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1384 (52.15%) Java
3 1080 (40.69%) JavaScript
4 960 (36.17%) TDD
5 916 (34.51%) Web Services
6 864 (32.55%) HTML
7 851 (32.06%) Git (software)
8 819 (30.86%) Scrum
9 763 (28.75%) CSS
10 654 (24.64%) JSON
11 649 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
12 642 (24.19%) Spring
13 614 (23.13%) AngularJS
14 553 (20.84%) Jenkins
15 508 (19.14%) Microservices
15 508 (19.14%) HTML5
16 497 (18.73%) BDD
17 475 (17.90%) Test Automation
18 455 (17.14%) MVC
19 431 (16.24%) C#
19 431 (16.24%) .NET
20 425 (16.01%) SQL
21 412 (15.52%) Node.js
22 389 (14.66%) Linux
23 388 (14.62%) OO
24 378 (14.24%) XML
25 372 (14.02%) JIRA
26 364 (13.72%) Finance
27 358 (13.49%) REST
28 351 (13.23%) CSS3

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
1 192 (7.23%) Confluence
2 113 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 109 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 103 (3.88%) Apache
5 84 (3.17%) JBoss
6 79 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 57 (2.15%) Apache Spark
9 56 (2.11%) CMS
10 52 (1.96%) WebLogic
11 35 (1.32%) IIS
12 33 (1.24%) Mule
13 28 (1.06%) SharePoint
14 25 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 25 (0.94%) Drupal
15 19 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.68%) nginx
17 17 (0.64%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.64%) Mule ESB
18 14 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.038%) GIMP
5 1 (0.038%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 28 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.60%) Magento
4 8 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.038%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 224 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (4.45%) GitHub
4 74 (2.79%) PaaS
5 34 (1.28%) OpenShift
6 31 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.06%) SaaS
8 26 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.68%) IaaS
11 16 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 16 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 13 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.34%) Firebase
15 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 188 (7.08%) HTTP
2 46 (1.73%) Internet
3 38 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.24%) SSL
5 28 (1.06%) Network Security
6 20 (0.75%) LDAP
7 17 (0.64%) DNS
8 16 (0.60%) Firewall
8 16 (0.60%) SMTP
9 10 (0.38%) IMAP
10 9 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.34%) VoIP
11 8 (0.30%) DSL
11 8 (0.30%) VPN
12 7 (0.26%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.23%) LAN
13 6 (0.23%) SMS
13 6 (0.23%) WAN
13 6 (0.23%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (10.89%) NoSQL
2 267 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 249 (9.38%) MySQL
4 231 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 230 (8.67%) Relational Database
6 149 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 115 (4.33%) Big Data
8 94 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 93 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 79 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 67 (2.52%) Oracle Database
12 59 (2.22%) Redis
13 33 (1.24%) DB2
13 33 (1.24%) HBase
14 26 (0.98%) Endeca
15 24 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (0.68%) Couchbase
18 16 (0.60%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 851 (32.06%) Git (software)
2 553 (20.84%) Jenkins
3 372 (14.02%) JIRA
4 262 (9.87%) JUnit
5 243 (9.16%) Maven
6 238 (8.97%) Subversion
7 220 (8.29%) Selenium
8 168 (6.33%) Cucumber
9 143 (5.39%) Mockito
10 141 (5.31%) Gradle
11 103 (3.88%) TeamCity
12 96 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 96 (3.62%) WebDriver
13 88 (3.32%) gulp
14 71 (2.68%) Xcode
15 64 (2.41%) Eclipse
16 60 (2.26%) Grunt
17 56 (2.11%) Mocha
17 56 (2.11%) Protractor
18 55 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 364 (13.72%) Finance
2 271 (10.21%) Banking
3 110 (4.14%) Retail
4 74 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 58 (2.19%) Marketing
6 53 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 49 (1.85%) Games
8 42 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.39%) Front Office
9 37 (1.39%) Publishing
10 30 (1.13%) Electronics
11 27 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.72%) Automotive
13 18 (0.68%) Advertising
14 13 (0.49%) Law
15 10 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.19%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2124 (80.03%) Developer
2 726 (27.35%) Java Developer
3 348 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 229 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 200 (7.54%) .NET Developer
6 165 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 146 (5.50%) iOS Developer
8 142 (5.35%) Angular Developer
9 141 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 137 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 123 (4.63%) C# Developer
12 118 (4.45%) Agile Developer
13 115 (4.33%) Architect
14 111 (4.18%) Scala Developer
15 101 (3.81%) HTML Developer
16 98 (3.69%) Android Developer
17 95 (3.58%) Web Developer
18 94 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
19 87 (3.28%) PHP Developer
19 87 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 916 (34.51%) Web Services
2 864 (32.55%) HTML
3 763 (28.75%) CSS
4 654 (24.64%) JSON
5 642 (24.19%) Spring
6 614 (23.13%) AngularJS
7 508 (19.14%) HTML5
8 431 (16.24%) .NET
9 412 (15.52%) Node.js
10 378 (14.24%) XML
11 358 (13.49%) REST
12 351 (13.23%) CSS3
13 313 (11.79%) React
14 285 (10.74%) SOAP
15 278 (10.47%) jQuery
16 236 (8.89%) Hibernate
17 229 (8.63%) Spring Boot
18 199 (7.50%) Ajax
19 184 (6.93%) ASP.NET
20 174 (6.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 226 (8.52%) User Experience
2 184 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
3 172 (6.48%) Mobile App
4 90 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 89 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 86 (3.24%) iPad
7 63 (2.37%) iPhone
8 44 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (1.28%) Social Media
10 32 (1.21%) Animation
11 31 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 26 (0.98%) Fintech
14 25 (0.94%) Derivative
15 23 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 22 (0.83%) Cloud Native
17 21 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
18 16 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 389 (14.66%) Linux
2 213 (8.03%) Apple iOS
3 165 (6.22%) Android
3 165 (6.22%) Unix
4 114 (4.30%) Windows
5 58 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.83%) CentOS
8 21 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 20 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.34%) Debian
12 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.11%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.11%) HPUX
13 3 (0.11%) Solaris
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.075%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.075%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1790 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 960 (36.17%) TDD
3 819 (30.86%) Scrum
4 649 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
5 508 (19.14%) Microservices
6 497 (18.73%) BDD
7 475 (17.90%) Test Automation
8 455 (17.14%) MVC
9 388 (14.62%) OO
10 335 (12.62%) DevOps
11 322 (12.13%) Open Source
12 290 (10.93%) Unit Testing
13 265 (9.98%) Software Engineering
14 246 (9.27%) Kanban
15 243 (9.16%) Front End Development
16 230 (8.67%) Web Development
17 226 (8.52%) SOA
18 205 (7.72%) Pair Programming
19 201 (7.57%) E-Commerce
20 173 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1384 (52.15%) Java
2 1080 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 431 (16.24%) C#
4 425 (16.01%) SQL
5 282 (10.63%) Python
6 281 (10.59%) Scala
7 195 (7.35%) Ruby
8 148 (5.58%) PHP
9 143 (5.39%) Objective-C
10 133 (5.01%) Apple Swift
11 96 (3.62%) Groovy
12 84 (3.17%) TypeScript
13 67 (2.52%) ES6
13 67 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 62 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 57 (2.15%) C++
16 50 (1.88%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.85%) PowerShell
18 47 (1.77%) T-SQL
19 30 (1.13%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (5.20%) Degree
2 115 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 78 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 70 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.45%) CISSP
8 11 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.26%) ISEB
11 6 (0.23%) SANS
11 6 (0.23%) SSCP
12 5 (0.19%) CISA
12 5 (0.19%) CISM
13 4 (0.15%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.11%) VCAP
14 3 (0.11%) VCP6
14 3 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.075%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.54%) QA
2 18 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.26%) GPG13
5 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.19%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.11%) WCAG
8 2 (0.075%) GCP
8 2 (0.075%) MiFID
9 1 (0.038%) HL7
9 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 278 (10.47%) Docker
2 17 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.57%) HDFS
4 14 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.26%) vSphere
9 6 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.15%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.11%) KVM
12 2 (0.075%) GridGain
12 2 (0.075%) LXC
12 2 (0.075%) Varnish
12 2 (0.075%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.038%) Squid
13 1 (0.038%) vCloud
13 1 (0.038%) XenApp
13 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (3.50%) Ansible
2 86 (3.24%) Puppet
3 83 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 64 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.51%) Kibana
6 36 (1.36%) logstash
7 29 (1.09%) Terraform
8 14 (0.53%) Grafana
9 10 (0.38%) Rancher
10 9 (0.34%) Graphite
10 9 (0.34%) vRealize
11 7 (0.26%) Control-M
11 7 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (0.23%) Mesos
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 5 (0.19%) Nagios
13 5 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 315 (11.87%) Oracle
2 170 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 119 (4.48%) IBM
4 101 (3.81%) Google
5 58 (2.19%) Splunk
6 56 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 49 (1.85%) Apple
8 43 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.39%) SAP
10 36 (1.36%) VMware
11 34 (1.28%) Xamarin
12 31 (1.17%) Adobe
12 31 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 30 (1.13%) ATG
14 29 (1.09%) hybris
14 29 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (1.02%) AppDynamics
16 23 (0.87%) Sybase
17 22 (0.83%) TIBCO
18 21 (0.79%) Apigee
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venture Up
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £530 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
People Source Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + WFH, Flexi, Latest Tech
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £435 per day
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