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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.12% - 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% - 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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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
56 25 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.63% 20.16% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 81
Average daily rate £500 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £460 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Informix
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JTA
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) JMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) Informix
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) HBase
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) JTA
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft