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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 102 156 168
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 104 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 3.39% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 66 46
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 £325 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 106 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (54.12%) Java
3 88 (51.76%) JavaScript
4 85 (50.00%) Web Services
5 84 (49.41%) HTML
6 75 (44.12%) TDD
7 60 (35.29%) Scrum
8 58 (34.12%) HTML5
9 50 (29.41%) CSS
10 45 (26.47%) MVC
10 45 (26.47%) jQuery
11 43 (25.29%) BDD
12 41 (24.12%) OO
13 40 (23.53%) E-Commerce
13 40 (23.53%) JSON
14 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
15 36 (21.18%) XML
16 32 (18.82%) SOA
17 31 (18.24%) Spring
17 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
18 30 (17.65%) Scala
19 26 (15.29%) CSS3
19 26 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.29%) C#
20 25 (14.71%) Backbone.js
21 24 (14.12%) .NET
21 24 (14.12%) Finance
22 23 (13.53%) Linux
23 22 (12.94%) Banking
23 22 (12.94%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.47%) Tomcat
1 11 (6.47%) Apache
2 10 (5.88%) Node.js
3 6 (3.53%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.53%) Mule
4 5 (2.94%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) RMDS
1 3 (1.76%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Heroku
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) HTTP
2 11 (6.47%) Internet
3 3 (1.76%) LDAP
4 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) AMQP
5 1 (0.59%) SSH
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) NoSQL
1 21 (12.35%) MySQL
2 15 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.71%) Redis
5 8 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.35%) Big Data
7 4 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.76%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) SQLite
10 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.94%) Cucumber
3 19 (11.18%) Subversion
4 18 (10.59%) Selenium
5 14 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (7.65%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.06%) Maven
7 12 (7.06%) JIRA
8 11 (6.47%) Xcode
8 11 (6.47%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.71%) Jasmine
9 8 (4.71%) Mockito
9 8 (4.71%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.53%) JUnit
11 5 (2.94%) Ant
11 5 (2.94%) JMeter
11 5 (2.94%) Grunt
12 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.35%) Hamcrest
12 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (14.12%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Banking
3 15 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.06%) Front Office
5 8 (4.71%) Games
6 7 (4.12%) Marketing
7 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.76%) Publishing
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (1.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (81.76%) Developer
2 49 (28.82%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (7.65%) PHP Developer
6 12 (7.06%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.47%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.88%) Scala Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Programmer
12 5 (2.94%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Hybris Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Junior
13 4 (2.35%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Junior Developer
13 4 (2.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.00%) Web Services
2 84 (49.41%) HTML
3 58 (34.12%) HTML5
4 50 (29.41%) CSS
5 45 (26.47%) jQuery
6 40 (23.53%) JSON
7 36 (21.18%) XML
8 31 (18.24%) Spring
8 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
9 26 (15.29%) CSS3
10 25 (14.71%) Backbone.js
11 24 (14.12%) .NET
12 19 (11.18%) Hibernate
13 18 (10.59%) SOAP
14 15 (8.82%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.24%) REST
16 12 (7.06%) J2EE
17 11 (6.47%) D3.js
17 11 (6.47%) Memcached
18 9 (5.29%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Open Source
2 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.12%) Online Games
5 6 (3.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.35%) Social Media
7 4 (2.35%) Social Network
7 4 (2.35%) iPhone
7 4 (2.35%) Derivative
8 3 (1.76%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.76%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.76%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.76%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.76%) New Media
9 2 (1.18%) iPad
9 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.18%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.53%) Linux
2 17 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 14 (8.24%) UNIX
4 10 (5.88%) Windows
4 10 (5.88%) Android
5 4 (2.35%) VMS
6 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.12%) TDD
3 60 (35.29%) Scrum
4 45 (26.47%) MVC
5 43 (25.29%) BDD
6 41 (24.12%) OO
7 40 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 32 (18.82%) SOA
9 26 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (12.94%) DevOps
11 20 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.24%) Integration Testing
14 12 (7.06%) iOS Development
15 11 (6.47%) Kanban
16 10 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (5.88%) OOP
16 10 (5.88%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.88%) Software Engineering
17 9 (5.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (54.12%) Java
2 88 (51.76%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.65%) Scala
4 26 (15.29%) C#
5 21 (12.35%) PHP
6 14 (8.24%) SQL
6 14 (8.24%) Python
7 13 (7.65%) Groovy
8 12 (7.06%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.88%) Ruby
10 6 (3.53%) C
11 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.35%) C++
12 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.18%) XQuery
13 2 (1.18%) PHP5
13 2 (1.18%) Erlang
13 2 (1.18%) F#
14 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) HDFS
1 2 (1.18%) KVM
1 2 (1.18%) Varnish
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.35%) Puppet
3 3 (1.76%) Oozie
4 2 (1.18%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.59%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 12 (7.06%) Oracle
2 5 (2.94%) New Relic
3 4 (2.35%) Rackspace
3 4 (2.35%) hybris
3 4 (2.35%) JBoss
3 4 (2.35%) Google
4 3 (1.76%) ION Trading
4 3 (1.76%) Zend
4 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.76%) Apple
4 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.76%) Open Text
4 3 (1.76%) RedDot
4 3 (1.76%) Akamai
5 2 (1.18%) Facebook
5 2 (1.18%) Twitter
5 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Sybase
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £500 - £625 per day
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