The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 96 152 167
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +15
Contract jobs citing RESTful 113 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.03% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 3.48% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 68 46
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -10.85%
RESTful
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1759 2153 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.62% 29.53% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1646 1594
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £44.25 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the City of London region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 119 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.98%) Java
3 94 (47.96%) JavaScript
3 94 (47.96%) Web Services
4 92 (46.94%) HTML
5 81 (41.33%) TDD
6 66 (33.67%) Scrum
7 65 (33.16%) HTML5
8 57 (29.08%) MVC
9 56 (28.57%) CSS
10 46 (23.47%) OO
11 45 (22.96%) jQuery
12 44 (22.45%) BDD
13 43 (21.94%) JSON
14 42 (21.43%) E-Commerce
15 38 (19.39%) Git (software)
15 38 (19.39%) AngularJS
16 37 (18.88%) XML
17 36 (18.37%) SOA
18 35 (17.86%) Scala
19 34 (17.35%) .NET
19 34 (17.35%) Spring
20 33 (16.84%) C#
21 29 (14.80%) Finance
21 29 (14.80%) Banking
22 28 (14.29%) CSS3
23 26 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (12.76%) Backbone.js
25 23 (11.73%) NoSQL
25 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.59%) Apache
3 6 (3.06%) CMS
3 6 (3.06%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.55%) Node.js
4 5 (2.55%) Mule
4 5 (2.55%) JBoss
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) RMDS
1 5 (2.55%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
4 2 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) Internet
2 14 (7.14%) HTTP
3 3 (1.53%) LDAP
4 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) AMQP
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.73%) NoSQL
2 22 (11.22%) MySQL
3 12 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.59%) Redis
6 8 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.57%) Big Data
8 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.53%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.53%) DB2
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.02%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.18%) Cucumber
3 17 (8.67%) Selenium
4 16 (8.16%) Subversion
4 16 (8.16%) Maven
5 14 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 13 (6.63%) JIRA
7 12 (6.12%) Xcode
8 10 (5.10%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.10%) Jasmine
8 10 (5.10%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.59%) Grunt
9 9 (4.59%) Mockito
10 8 (4.08%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.06%) JMeter
11 6 (3.06%) Ant
11 6 (3.06%) JUnit
12 4 (2.04%) Hamcrest
12 4 (2.04%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.04%) Bower
General
1 29 (14.80%) Finance
1 29 (14.80%) Banking
2 21 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.63%) Front Office
4 6 (3.06%) Games
5 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.55%) Publishing
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (84.18%) Developer
2 56 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (8.16%) PHP Developer
6 14 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 13 (6.63%) iOS Developer
7 13 (6.63%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.63%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Programmer
11 5 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.55%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (2.04%) Java Swing Developer
12 4 (2.04%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.96%) Web Services
2 92 (46.94%) HTML
3 65 (33.16%) HTML5
4 56 (28.57%) CSS
5 45 (22.96%) jQuery
6 43 (21.94%) JSON
7 38 (19.39%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.88%) XML
9 34 (17.35%) .NET
9 34 (17.35%) Spring
10 28 (14.29%) CSS3
11 25 (12.76%) Backbone.js
12 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET
13 21 (10.71%) Hibernate
14 19 (9.69%) SOAP
15 16 (8.16%) J2EE
16 15 (7.65%) REST
17 13 (6.63%) D3.js
17 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) User Experience
2 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.61%) Open Source
3 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.06%) Online Games
6 5 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.55%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.55%) Derivative
6 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.04%) Social Network
7 4 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.04%) iPhone
7 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.04%) Social Media
8 3 (1.53%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.53%) New Media
8 3 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Linux
2 18 (9.18%) UNIX
3 17 (8.67%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.12%) Windows
5 11 (5.61%) Android
6 4 (2.04%) VMS
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.33%) TDD
3 66 (33.67%) Scrum
4 57 (29.08%) MVC
5 46 (23.47%) OO
6 44 (22.45%) BDD
7 42 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 36 (18.37%) SOA
9 26 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 19 (9.69%) DevOps
12 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.14%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.63%) Integration Testing
13 13 (6.63%) iOS Development
14 12 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (6.12%) Web Development
15 11 (5.61%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.61%) OO PHP
15 11 (5.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.98%) Java
2 94 (47.96%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.86%) Scala
4 33 (16.84%) C#
5 21 (10.71%) PHP
6 18 (9.18%) SQL
7 14 (7.14%) Python
8 13 (6.63%) Objective-C
8 13 (6.63%) Groovy
9 6 (3.06%) Ruby
10 5 (2.55%) C
11 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.04%) C++
11 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.53%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.02%) F#
13 2 (1.02%) PHP5
13 2 (1.02%) Haskell
13 2 (1.02%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Varnish
1 2 (1.02%) HDFS
2 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.53%) Oozie
3 2 (1.02%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 14 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (3.57%) New Relic
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.55%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.55%) ION Trading
5 4 (2.04%) Google
5 4 (2.04%) Zend
5 4 (2.04%) hybris
5 4 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.04%) Apple
6 3 (1.53%) Open Text
6 3 (1.53%) RedDot
6 3 (1.53%) Akamai
7 2 (1.02%) Facebook
7 2 (1.02%) Twitter
7 2 (1.02%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Sybase
8 1 (0.51%) Reuters
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