The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing REST 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.90% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 3.64% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £571
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.23% 30.22% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 61
Average daily rate £475 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Canary Wharf region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Impala
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Greeks
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Basel III
1 1 (100.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flume