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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 140 162 185
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Contract jobs citing RESTful 64 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.69% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 2.45% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 30
Average daily rate £438 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1834 1756 1949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.47% 27.98% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1392 1405
Average daily rate £425 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £135.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.62% +321.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 84 (63.64%) Java
2 71 (53.79%) TDD
3 64 (48.48%) Web Services
4 57 (43.18%) HTML
4 57 (43.18%) MVC
5 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 48 (36.36%) BDD
7 47 (35.61%) CSS
7 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (34.85%) Scrum
8 46 (34.85%) Spring
9 44 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 41 (31.06%) JSON
11 40 (30.30%) HTML5
11 40 (30.30%) XML
12 38 (28.79%) jQuery
12 38 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (27.27%) Linux
14 32 (24.24%) OO
14 32 (24.24%) MongoDB
15 30 (22.73%) NoSQL
15 30 (22.73%) CSS3
16 29 (21.97%) SOAP
17 27 (20.45%) Spring MVC
18 26 (19.70%) HTTP
19 25 (18.94%) Subversion
19 25 (18.94%) Hibernate
19 25 (18.94%) Cucumber
20 23 (17.42%) MySQL
20 23 (17.42%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (8.33%) CMS
1 11 (8.33%) Node.js
2 10 (7.58%) Apache
3 9 (6.82%) Alfresco
4 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.79%) Confluence
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
5 5 (3.79%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.76%) Jetty
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.70%) HTTP
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) Wireless
3 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) AMQP
4 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 2 (1.52%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) MongoDB
2 30 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 23 (17.42%) MySQL
4 13 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.03%) MarkLogic
8 4 (3.03%) Triplestore
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.52%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.76%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.76%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.76%) Redis
10 1 (0.76%) Riak
10 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.94%) Cucumber
2 25 (18.94%) Subversion
3 22 (16.67%) Hudson
3 22 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 21 (15.91%) Selenium
5 19 (14.39%) WebDriver
6 18 (13.64%) JUnit
7 11 (8.33%) Mockito
8 10 (7.58%) JIRA
9 9 (6.82%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.55%) Maven
11 5 (3.79%) Xcode
11 5 (3.79%) QUnit
12 4 (3.03%) Spring Roo
12 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.27%) JBehave
13 3 (2.27%) Mercurial
13 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
1 12 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (3.79%) Publishing
2 5 (3.79%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Games
4 3 (2.27%) Billing
5 2 (1.52%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (81.82%) Developer
2 42 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 7 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Architect
8 4 (3.03%) Tester
8 4 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (2.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.27%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.27%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.27%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) Web Services
2 57 (43.18%) HTML
3 47 (35.61%) CSS
4 46 (34.85%) Spring
5 41 (31.06%) JSON
6 40 (30.30%) XML
6 40 (30.30%) HTML5
7 38 (28.79%) jQuery
8 30 (22.73%) CSS3
9 29 (21.97%) SOAP
10 27 (20.45%) Spring MVC
11 25 (18.94%) Hibernate
12 16 (12.12%) JMS
12 16 (12.12%) Grails
13 12 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 12 (9.09%) .NET
14 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 11 (8.33%) Akka
15 10 (7.58%) Spring Integration
15 10 (7.58%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Open Source
2 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.79%) Semantic Web
3 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Online Games
4 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.52%) iPhone
5 2 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.52%) iPad
5 2 (1.52%) Kindle
5 2 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.27%) Linux
2 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.36%) Android
4 10 (7.58%) Windows
5 7 (5.30%) UNIX
6 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (53.79%) TDD
2 57 (43.18%) MVC
3 48 (36.36%) BDD
4 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (34.85%) Scrum
6 38 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (24.24%) OO
8 23 (17.42%) Test Automation
9 19 (14.39%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.64%) SOA
11 17 (12.88%) OOP
11 17 (12.88%) Kanban
12 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
13 11 (8.33%) Pair Programming
14 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.30%) Web Development
15 7 (5.30%) iOS Development
16 6 (4.55%) Android Development
16 6 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 84 (63.64%) Java
2 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.39%) Ruby
4 18 (13.64%) SQL
5 17 (12.88%) Scala
6 15 (11.36%) PHP
7 14 (10.61%) Python
7 14 (10.61%) C#
8 12 (9.09%) Groovy
9 8 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.30%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.55%) XQuery
12 4 (3.03%) Clojure
13 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.27%) Perl
14 2 (1.52%) C
14 2 (1.52%) XPath
14 2 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Squid
1 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Puppet
2 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.03%) Nagios
3 4 (3.03%) Ganglia
4 3 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (5.30%) Adobe
2 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.03%) Twitter
4 3 (2.27%) Zend
4 3 (2.27%) HP
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.52%) Google
5 2 (1.52%) Apple
5 2 (1.52%) Facebook
6 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.76%) hybris
6 1 (0.76%) Akamai
6 1 (0.76%) 29West
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.76%) Sybase
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
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