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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.38% 5.00% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 15.63% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £514 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
26 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.63% 32.00% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 45
Average daily rate £550 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow