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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 16 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.38% 1.53% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 4.65% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £563 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
London

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
32 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.23% 32.82% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 25
Median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £564 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) Drools
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (30.00%) HBase
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) HDFS
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) HBase
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) Drools
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle