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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 101 155 178
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +23
Contract jobs citing RESTful 101 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.05% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 3.49% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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 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
1731 2205 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.38% 29.96% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1688 1708
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 96 (56.47%) Java
2 80 (47.06%) TDD
3 79 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 79 (46.47%) Web Services
4 77 (45.29%) HTML
5 65 (38.24%) Scrum
6 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (30.59%) HTML5
8 51 (30.00%) BDD
9 48 (28.24%) CSS
10 46 (27.06%) MVC
11 43 (25.29%) jQuery
12 40 (23.53%) OO
13 38 (22.35%) E-Commerce
13 38 (22.35%) JSON
13 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
14 35 (20.59%) Spring
15 33 (19.41%) XML
16 28 (16.47%) SOAP
16 28 (16.47%) C#
16 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
17 27 (15.88%) NoSQL
17 27 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.29%) SOA
18 26 (15.29%) Scala
18 26 (15.29%) DevOps
19 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
19 25 (14.71%) CSS3
20 24 (14.12%) .NET
21 23 (13.53%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.47%) Apache
3 10 (5.88%) Node.js
4 6 (3.53%) CMS
5 5 (2.94%) Mule
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.35%) Confluence
7 3 (1.76%) Drupal
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.76%) GitHub
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) PaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Heroku
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.76%) HTTP
2 8 (4.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) SSH
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.88%) NoSQL
2 20 (11.76%) MySQL
3 19 (11.18%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.12%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.35%) Big Data
8 4 (2.35%) Redis
8 4 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.76%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.59%) SQLite
11 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.59%) Riak
11 1 (0.59%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.59%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 21 (12.35%) Subversion
4 20 (11.76%) Selenium
5 19 (11.18%) Jenkins
6 13 (7.65%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.06%) Xcode
7 12 (7.06%) TeamCity
8 11 (6.47%) Maven
8 11 (6.47%) JIRA
9 9 (5.29%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.71%) Mockito
10 8 (4.71%) Mercurial
10 8 (4.71%) JUnit
11 7 (4.12%) Hudson
12 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.35%) Hamcrest
13 4 (2.35%) JMeter
13 4 (2.35%) Ant
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Banking
3 10 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.29%) Front Office
5 7 (4.12%) Games
6 6 (3.53%) Marketing
7 4 (2.35%) Publishing
8 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (77.06%) Developer
2 46 (27.06%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.65%) iOS Developer
4 13 (7.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (7.06%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 8 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Scala Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.94%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Programmer
11 4 (2.35%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.35%) Architect
11 4 (2.35%) Tester
11 4 (2.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (46.47%) Web Services
2 77 (45.29%) HTML
3 52 (30.59%) HTML5
4 48 (28.24%) CSS
5 43 (25.29%) jQuery
6 38 (22.35%) JSON
7 35 (20.59%) Spring
8 33 (19.41%) XML
9 28 (16.47%) SOAP
9 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
10 25 (14.71%) CSS3
11 24 (14.12%) .NET
12 23 (13.53%) Backbone.js
13 22 (12.94%) Hibernate
14 15 (8.82%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.24%) REST
16 11 (6.47%) Spring MVC
17 10 (5.88%) J2EE
18 9 (5.29%) Ajax
18 9 (5.29%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Open Source
1 11 (6.47%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.53%) Online Games
3 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.35%) Social Media
4 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.35%) iPhone
5 3 (1.76%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.76%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.76%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.76%) New Media
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) DTV
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) W3C
6 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.53%) Linux
2 20 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 14 (8.24%) Android
4 9 (5.29%) UNIX
5 6 (3.53%) Windows
6 5 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.35%) VMS
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.06%) TDD
2 65 (38.24%) Scrum
3 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (30.00%) BDD
5 46 (27.06%) MVC
6 40 (23.53%) OO
7 38 (22.35%) E-Commerce
8 27 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (15.29%) SOA
9 26 (15.29%) DevOps
10 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.24%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (7.65%) iOS Development
12 13 (7.65%) Integration Testing
13 12 (7.06%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.06%) Kanban
14 10 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.88%) Web Development
14 10 (5.88%) Pair Programming
15 9 (5.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.47%) Java
2 79 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.47%) C#
4 26 (15.29%) Scala
5 19 (11.18%) PHP
6 16 (9.41%) Groovy
7 13 (7.65%) Python
7 13 (7.65%) SQL
7 13 (7.65%) Objective-C
8 12 (7.06%) Ruby
9 6 (3.53%) C
10 4 (2.35%) Clojure
11 3 (1.76%) PHP5
11 3 (1.76%) C++
11 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) XQuery
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) KVM
1 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.53%) Puppet
3 4 (2.35%) Ganglia
3 4 (2.35%) Nagios
4 3 (1.76%) Oozie
5 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.18%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.59%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 7 (4.12%) Oracle
2 4 (2.35%) JBoss
2 4 (2.35%) Apple
2 4 (2.35%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.76%) Open Text
3 3 (1.76%) RedDot
3 3 (1.76%) Akamai
3 3 (1.76%) hybris
4 2 (1.18%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.18%) Facebook
4 2 (1.18%) Twitter
4 2 (1.18%) New Relic
4 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.18%) Zend
4 2 (1.18%) Google
4 2 (1.18%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.59%) Sybase
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
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