The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 22 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.68% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 2.02% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £572 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £389
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 99 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.92% 26.90% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 98
Average daily rate £550 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
London

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 23 April 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JDBC
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Documentum
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JDBC
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SGML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat