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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 118 112 165
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +53
Contract jobs citing RESTful 98 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.65% 1.53% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 5.16% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 55
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
1775 1745 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.92% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1300 1657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (48.25%) Java
3 90 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 87 (38.16%) TDD
5 81 (35.53%) Web Services
6 73 (32.02%) HTML
7 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
8 58 (25.44%) BDD
9 56 (24.56%) AngularJS
10 53 (23.25%) C#
11 48 (21.05%) Scrum
11 48 (21.05%) HTML5
12 46 (20.18%) Banking
12 46 (20.18%) CSS
13 44 (19.30%) SQL
14 42 (18.42%) OO
15 38 (16.67%) MVC
15 38 (16.67%) Spring
16 37 (16.23%) .NET
17 36 (15.79%) Finance
18 35 (15.35%) SQL Server
19 34 (14.91%) E-Commerce
19 34 (14.91%) Investment Banking
19 34 (14.91%) Subversion
19 34 (14.91%) Scala
20 32 (14.04%) Maven
21 30 (13.16%) JSON
22 29 (12.72%) CSS3
22 29 (12.72%) User Experience
23 28 (12.28%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (8.33%) CMS
2 18 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 17 (7.46%) Node.js
4 15 (6.58%) Umbraco
4 15 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (5.70%) Kentico
6 8 (3.51%) Apache
7 5 (2.19%) JBoss
7 5 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.75%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.75%) Jetty
9 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.88%) Confluence
10 2 (0.88%) Liferay
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.32%) GitHub
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
5 3 (1.32%) Heroku
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) HTTP
2 17 (7.46%) Internet
3 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.75%) Converged Networks
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.44%) LDAP
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.70%) Big Data
3 13 (5.70%) MySQL
4 12 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.19%) Redis
10 4 (1.75%) HBase
10 4 (1.75%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.91%) Subversion
3 32 (14.04%) Maven
4 28 (12.28%) Jenkins
5 21 (9.21%) WebDriver
6 20 (8.77%) Selenium
6 20 (8.77%) TeamCity
6 20 (8.77%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.58%) Jasmine
8 14 (6.14%) JIRA
9 13 (5.70%) SpecFlow
9 13 (5.70%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (5.26%) JUnit
10 12 (5.26%) Grunt
11 11 (4.82%) WATIR
11 11 (4.82%) Capybara
12 10 (4.39%) Bower
13 8 (3.51%) Hudson
14 6 (2.63%) Gradle
15 5 (2.19%) Mockito
General
1 46 (20.18%) Banking
2 36 (15.79%) Finance
3 34 (14.91%) Investment Banking
4 25 (10.96%) Front Office
5 6 (2.63%) Retail
6 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Back Office
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 173 (75.88%) Developer
2 61 (26.75%) Java Developer
3 20 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.14%) Architect
7 12 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.39%) iOS Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Android Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.19%) Chief Architect
13 5 (2.19%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.19%) Node.js Developer
14 4 (1.75%) Digital Architect
14 4 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (1.75%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (35.53%) Web Services
2 73 (32.02%) HTML
3 56 (24.56%) AngularJS
4 48 (21.05%) HTML5
5 46 (20.18%) CSS
6 38 (16.67%) Spring
7 37 (16.23%) .NET
8 30 (13.16%) JSON
9 29 (12.72%) CSS3
10 25 (10.96%) ASP.NET
11 24 (10.53%) SOAP
11 24 (10.53%) Hibernate
11 24 (10.53%) jQuery
12 22 (9.65%) WCF
12 22 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (9.21%) XML
13 21 (9.21%) JMS
14 20 (8.77%) Backbone.js
14 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (7.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.72%) User Experience
2 16 (7.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 8 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.63%) Streaming Video
5 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.19%) Social Media
6 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.75%) Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Streaming Media
7 3 (1.32%) iPhone
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Statistics
9 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.14%) Android
2 13 (5.70%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.70%) Linux
3 6 (2.63%) Windows
4 5 (2.19%) UNIX
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.16%) TDD
3 58 (25.44%) BDD
4 48 (21.05%) Scrum
5 42 (18.42%) OO
6 38 (16.67%) MVC
7 34 (14.91%) E-Commerce
8 27 (11.84%) Pair Programming
9 26 (11.40%) Multithreading
10 23 (10.09%) Open Source
11 22 (9.65%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.77%) SOA
14 19 (8.33%) Unit Testing
15 17 (7.46%) DevOps
15 17 (7.46%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.02%) Web Development
17 14 (6.14%) Automated Testing
17 14 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (5.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 110 (48.25%) Java
2 90 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.25%) C#
4 44 (19.30%) SQL
5 34 (14.91%) Scala
6 20 (8.77%) PHP
7 19 (8.33%) Ruby
8 14 (6.14%) Python
9 10 (4.39%) Groovy
10 9 (3.95%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.75%) Perl
12 3 (1.32%) C++
12 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.07%) Degree
4 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
2 1 (0.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.44%) HDFS
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) Oozie
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (11.40%) Oracle
2 15 (6.58%) Sitecore
3 14 (6.14%) EPiServer
4 9 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.63%) SAP
6 4 (1.75%) Adobe
7 3 (1.32%) Facebook
7 3 (1.32%) Twitter
7 3 (1.32%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.88%) Sencha
8 2 (0.88%) FatWire
8 2 (0.88%) Google
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.44%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.44%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) hybris
9 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.44%) SOASTA, Inc
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