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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.56% - 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.65% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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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
43 36 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.59% 22.93% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 75
Average daily rate £500 £563 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £710 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JTA
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (20.00%) Impala
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Impala
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JTA
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Greeks
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Basel III
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Actian