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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 163
Rank change year-on-year +27 +44  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1146 1115 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 1.99% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.80% 7.17% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 779 546
Median daily rate £450 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £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 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 14686 15547 14903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.61% 27.81% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10211 10854 9641
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 193 201
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RESTful in the UK

RESTful
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 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
England +24 1074 £450 +2.85% 445
London +9 507 £488 +3.72% 176
South East -6 134 £450 +5.88% 64
Yorkshire +3 98 £425 +2.10% 37
City of London +18 84 £488 -2.50% 35
North West +45 80 £425 +13.33% 31
West Yorkshire +11 78 £425 - 24
East of England +22 67 £350 -25.13% 40
Leeds +5 65 £420 -1.17% 15
South West +21 53 £394 +1.61% 35
East Midlands -4 53 £369 +5.35% 27
Tyne and Wear +54 48 £350 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +51 48 £350 - 5
North East +49 48 £350 - 7
Cheshire +44 36 £425 +18.05% 7
West Midlands +31 35 £400 -7.51% 23
Manchester +11 31 £425 +6.25% 17
Scotland +20 28 £355 -11.25% 8
Leicestershire -6 27 £350 -12.50% 6
Oxfordshire -1 26 £500 +3.09% 14
Essex +11 25 £275 -37.14% 8
Hampshire -4 24 £435 +20.83% 8
Leicester -5 24 £378 -16.11% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 22 £425 +16.43% 4
Hertfordshire +17 19 £360 -24.21% 8
Edinburgh +7 19 £368 -8.12% 6
Northern Ireland -12 19 £400 - 2
Chester +24 18 £450 -5.26% 1
Belfast -8 18 £400 - 2
County Antrim -8 18 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1609 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1228 (52.66%) Java
3 944 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 863 (37.01%) Web Services
5 846 (36.28%) TDD
6 776 (33.28%) HTML
7 689 (29.55%) Scrum
8 675 (28.95%) CSS
9 611 (26.20%) Git (software)
10 570 (24.44%) JSON
11 552 (23.67%) Spring
12 514 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
13 448 (19.21%) Jenkins
14 444 (19.04%) AngularJS
15 434 (18.61%) BDD
16 431 (18.48%) Microservices
17 427 (18.31%) SQL
18 390 (16.72%) HTML5
19 388 (16.64%) MVC
20 376 (16.12%) OO
21 363 (15.57%) XML
22 357 (15.31%) C#
23 350 (15.01%) REST
24 344 (14.75%) Linux
25 343 (14.71%) JIRA
26 341 (14.62%) SOAP
27 321 (13.77%) Node.js
28 310 (13.29%) .NET
29 295 (12.65%) Finance
30 284 (12.18%) Software Engineering

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
1 179 (7.68%) Confluence
2 116 (4.97%) Apache
3 95 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 85 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 72 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 70 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 65 (2.79%) JBoss
8 62 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 47 (2.02%) Apache Solr
9 47 (2.02%) CMS
10 40 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 32 (1.37%) Apache Spark
12 23 (0.99%) Mule
13 22 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 21 (0.90%) IIS
15 18 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
16 15 (0.64%) Mule ESB
17 12 (0.51%) Drupal
18 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.086%) InVision
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.043%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.26%) Magento
5 5 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.086%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 196 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (5.15%) GitHub
3 101 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (3.00%) PaaS
5 33 (1.42%) IaaS
6 24 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 16 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.69%) Heroku
9 14 (0.60%) OpenShift
10 13 (0.56%) Office 365
11 12 (0.51%) Boomi
12 11 (0.47%) SaaS
13 10 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.39%) Slack
15 8 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.30%) Google Play
17 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 198 (8.49%) HTTP
2 37 (1.59%) Internet
3 27 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.99%) SSL
5 18 (0.77%) Network Security
6 11 (0.47%) Firewall
7 9 (0.39%) AMQP
7 9 (0.39%) FTP
7 9 (0.39%) LDAP
7 9 (0.39%) VoIP
8 8 (0.34%) DNS
9 7 (0.30%) RTP
9 7 (0.30%) RTSP
10 6 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.26%) LAN
10 6 (0.26%) VPN
10 6 (0.26%) WAN
11 5 (0.21%) Intranet
12 4 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (9.56%) MongoDB
2 217 (9.31%) NoSQL
3 204 (8.75%) MySQL
4 176 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 170 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 107 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 66 (2.83%) Redis
9 55 (2.36%) Big Data
10 42 (1.80%) Hadoop
11 38 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.20%) Neo4j
15 26 (1.11%) HBase
16 25 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.99%) Endeca
18 20 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
20 14 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 611 (26.20%) Git (software)
2 448 (19.21%) Jenkins
3 343 (14.71%) JIRA
4 236 (10.12%) JUnit
5 229 (9.82%) Selenium
6 201 (8.62%) Cucumber
7 194 (8.32%) Subversion
8 189 (8.10%) Maven
9 155 (6.65%) Mockito
10 129 (5.53%) Gradle
11 123 (5.27%) WebDriver
12 94 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 75 (3.22%) SoapUI
14 65 (2.79%) gulp
15 64 (2.74%) Eclipse
16 59 (2.53%) Grunt
17 55 (2.36%) TeamCity
18 45 (1.93%) Moq
18 45 (1.93%) NUnit
19 44 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 295 (12.65%) Finance
2 153 (6.56%) Banking
3 83 (3.56%) Retail
4 68 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 42 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 42 (1.80%) Marketing
6 40 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.54%) Publishing
8 35 (1.50%) Front Office
9 34 (1.46%) Games
10 26 (1.11%) Electronics
11 14 (0.60%) Automotive
12 12 (0.51%) Advertising
13 10 (0.43%) Legal
14 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.26%) Back Office
15 6 (0.26%) Law
16 4 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1811 (77.66%) Developer
2 610 (26.16%) Java Developer
3 237 (10.16%) Senior Developer
4 204 (8.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 162 (6.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 139 (5.96%) Architect
7 135 (5.79%) .NET Developer
8 116 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 103 (4.42%) Scala Developer
10 102 (4.37%) Angular Developer
11 98 (4.20%) Agile Developer
12 94 (4.03%) iOS Developer
13 92 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
14 82 (3.52%) Tester
15 81 (3.47%) PHP Developer
16 76 (3.26%) Agile Java Developer
17 73 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
18 71 (3.04%) Software Developer
18 71 (3.04%) Software Engineer
19 70 (3.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 863 (37.01%) Web Services
2 776 (33.28%) HTML
3 675 (28.95%) CSS
4 570 (24.44%) JSON
5 552 (23.67%) Spring
6 444 (19.04%) AngularJS
7 390 (16.72%) HTML5
8 363 (15.57%) XML
9 350 (15.01%) REST
10 341 (14.62%) SOAP
11 321 (13.77%) Node.js
12 310 (13.29%) .NET
13 271 (11.62%) jQuery
14 263 (11.28%) CSS3
15 223 (9.56%) React
16 221 (9.48%) Hibernate
17 185 (7.93%) Ajax
18 177 (7.59%) J2EE
19 158 (6.78%) Spring Boot
20 127 (5.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
2 156 (6.69%) User Experience
3 153 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 68 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.36%) iPad
6 51 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 38 (1.63%) iPhone
8 32 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (1.33%) Animation
9 31 (1.33%) Social Media
10 28 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 22 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 20 (0.86%) Derivative
13 18 (0.77%) Fintech
14 16 (0.69%) RIA
15 15 (0.64%) DataPower
15 15 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.60%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 344 (14.75%) Linux
2 154 (6.60%) Apple iOS
3 140 (6.00%) Unix
4 117 (5.02%) Android
5 101 (4.33%) Windows
6 31 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 22 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.34%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) HPUX
13 4 (0.17%) CentOS
13 4 (0.17%) Debian
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.086%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1609 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (36.28%) TDD
3 689 (29.55%) Scrum
4 514 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
5 434 (18.61%) BDD
6 431 (18.48%) Microservices
7 388 (16.64%) MVC
8 376 (16.12%) OO
9 284 (12.18%) Software Engineering
10 267 (11.45%) Open Source
11 262 (11.23%) Front End Development
12 251 (10.76%) Kanban
13 245 (10.51%) Unit Testing
14 228 (9.78%) DevOps
15 216 (9.26%) Pair Programming
16 215 (9.22%) Web Development
17 209 (8.96%) SOA
18 195 (8.36%) Automated Testing
19 173 (7.42%) E-Commerce
20 150 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1228 (52.66%) Java
2 944 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 427 (18.31%) SQL
4 357 (15.31%) C#
5 275 (11.79%) Scala
6 253 (10.85%) Python
7 162 (6.95%) Ruby
8 130 (5.57%) PHP
9 92 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 90 (3.86%) Apple Swift
11 82 (3.52%) Groovy
12 63 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 55 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 52 (2.23%) C++
15 50 (2.14%) ES6
16 42 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 38 (1.63%) Go
17 38 (1.63%) PowerShell
18 33 (1.42%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (5.57%) Security Cleared
2 74 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 70 (3.00%) Degree
4 24 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.69%) ISEB
6 16 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.39%) CISSP
8 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.26%) SANS
9 6 (0.26%) SSCP
10 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.13%) MCSD
11 3 (0.13%) VCAP
11 3 (0.13%) VCP6
11 3 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.086%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.086%) CISA
12 2 (0.086%) CISM
12 2 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.27%) QA
2 23 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.90%) SDET
4 14 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.17%) WCAG
6 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.086%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.086%) HL7
6 2 (0.086%) MiFID
7 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) SAS 70
System Software
1 190 (8.15%) Docker
2 16 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.34%) Shibboleth
4 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.30%) vSphere
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.17%) HDFS
9 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.086%) LXC
11 1 (0.043%) KVM
11 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.043%) XenApp
11 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (2.62%) Puppet
2 57 (2.44%) Ansible
3 40 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.16%) Kibana
5 22 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.90%) logstash
7 17 (0.73%) Grafana
8 11 (0.47%) Mesos
8 11 (0.47%) rkt
9 9 (0.39%) vRealize
10 8 (0.34%) Marathon
11 7 (0.30%) Nagios
11 7 (0.30%) Rancher
11 7 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.21%) QRadar
13 5 (0.21%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 246 (10.55%) Oracle
2 122 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 89 (3.82%) IBM
4 78 (3.34%) Adobe
5 72 (3.09%) Google
6 71 (3.04%) Atlassian
7 48 (2.06%) VMware
8 38 (1.63%) ATG
9 33 (1.42%) Splunk
10 32 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 32 (1.37%) Sybase
11 30 (1.29%) SAP
12 28 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (1.16%) Apigee
14 25 (1.07%) CA
15 24 (1.03%) MuleSoft
16 22 (0.94%) Apple
17 20 (0.86%) Xamarin
18 19 (0.81%) Zend
19 15 (0.64%) hybris
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £575 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + extensions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £535 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago