The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 City of London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 114 145 194
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +49
Contract jobs citing RESTful 91 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.34% 3.21% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 35
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £323 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1704 2117 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.13% 29.77% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1632 1701
Average daily rate £440 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
RESTful
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 86 (54.43%) Java
2 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 72 (45.57%) Web Services
4 71 (44.94%) HTML
4 71 (44.94%) TDD
5 57 (36.08%) Scrum
6 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (30.38%) BDD
8 47 (29.75%) HTML5
9 45 (28.48%) jQuery
9 45 (28.48%) CSS
10 44 (27.85%) MVC
11 41 (25.95%) JSON
12 39 (24.68%) OO
13 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
14 35 (22.15%) XML
15 34 (21.52%) Spring
16 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
17 29 (18.35%) NoSQL
18 28 (17.72%) SOAP
19 27 (17.09%) AngularJS
20 25 (15.82%) DevOps
21 24 (15.19%) CSS3
21 24 (15.19%) Linux
22 23 (14.56%) PHP
22 23 (14.56%) Subversion
22 23 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (14.56%) Cucumber
23 22 (13.92%) MongoDB
23 22 (13.92%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (8.23%) Apache
2 12 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.59%) Node.js
3 5 (3.16%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.16%) Confluence
3 5 (3.16%) CMS
3 5 (3.16%) Mule
4 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.90%) nginx
5 3 (1.90%) Drupal
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) GitHub
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Heroku
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) HTTP
2 9 (5.70%) Internet
3 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.63%) SSH
5 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.35%) NoSQL
2 22 (13.92%) MySQL
2 22 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.90%) Redis
7 3 (1.90%) Big Data
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.63%) SQLite
9 1 (0.63%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.63%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.63%) Riak
9 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.56%) Cucumber
2 23 (14.56%) Subversion
3 19 (12.03%) Selenium
4 17 (10.76%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.49%) JIRA
6 13 (8.23%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.59%) Maven
8 10 (6.33%) Xcode
9 9 (5.70%) Hudson
9 9 (5.70%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.06%) Mockito
10 8 (5.06%) JUnit
10 8 (5.06%) Jasmine
11 7 (4.43%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.16%) Ant
13 4 (2.53%) JMeter
13 4 (2.53%) Hamcrest
14 3 (1.90%) Mocha
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Games
4 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Front Office
5 3 (1.90%) Publishing
5 3 (1.90%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (76.58%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 14 (8.86%) PHP Developer
5 12 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (6.96%) iOS Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Architect
9 5 (3.16%) Tester
9 5 (3.16%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) Junior Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Junior
10 4 (2.53%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.57%) Web Services
2 71 (44.94%) HTML
3 47 (29.75%) HTML5
4 45 (28.48%) jQuery
4 45 (28.48%) CSS
5 41 (25.95%) JSON
6 35 (22.15%) XML
7 34 (21.52%) Spring
8 28 (17.72%) SOAP
9 27 (17.09%) AngularJS
10 24 (15.19%) CSS3
11 21 (13.29%) Backbone.js
12 20 (12.66%) Hibernate
12 20 (12.66%) .NET
13 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
14 12 (7.59%) Ajax
14 12 (7.59%) REST
15 11 (6.96%) Spring MVC
16 9 (5.70%) J2EE
16 9 (5.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Open Source
1 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.80%) Online Games
2 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.53%) Social Media
4 3 (1.90%) iPhone
4 3 (1.90%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.27%) Derivative
5 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.27%) W3C
5 2 (1.27%) DTV
5 2 (1.27%) Animation
5 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.27%) Physics
5 2 (1.27%) Social Network
5 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.19%) Linux
2 17 (10.76%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.23%) Android
4 10 (6.33%) UNIX
5 5 (3.16%) Windows
5 5 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.53%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) TDD
2 57 (36.08%) Scrum
3 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (30.38%) BDD
5 44 (27.85%) MVC
6 39 (24.68%) OO
7 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
8 25 (15.82%) DevOps
9 23 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.66%) SOA
11 13 (8.23%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.96%) iOS Development
14 10 (6.33%) OOP
14 10 (6.33%) Web Development
15 9 (5.70%) Software Engineering
15 9 (5.70%) Integration Testing
16 8 (5.06%) Kanban
16 8 (5.06%) Configuration Management
17 7 (4.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.43%) Java
2 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.56%) PHP
4 22 (13.92%) C#
5 20 (12.66%) Scala
6 15 (9.49%) Groovy
7 14 (8.86%) SQL
8 13 (8.23%) Python
9 11 (6.96%) Objective-C
9 11 (6.96%) Ruby
10 6 (3.80%) C
11 4 (2.53%) PHP5
11 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.53%) Clojure
11 4 (2.53%) XQuery
12 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.27%) C++
13 2 (1.27%) XPath
13 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.53%) KVM
2 1 (0.63%) Squid
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.80%) Puppet
3 4 (2.53%) Nagios
3 4 (2.53%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.90%) Oozie
5 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.63%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle
2 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.16%) Twitter
3 3 (1.90%) Zend
3 3 (1.90%) Facebook
3 3 (1.90%) Akamai
3 3 (1.90%) HP
3 3 (1.90%) Apple
3 3 (1.90%) Open Text
3 3 (1.90%) RedDot
4 2 (1.27%) Google
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe
4 2 (1.27%) hybris
4 2 (1.27%) New Relic
5 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.63%) 29West
5 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago