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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 102 152 169
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 110 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 0.98% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.23% 3.29% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 44
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£444 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1765 2155 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.50% 29.64% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1646 1492
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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.

1 121 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (49.00%) Java
3 96 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 95 (47.50%) Web Services
5 94 (47.00%) HTML
6 83 (41.50%) TDD
7 68 (34.00%) Scrum
8 66 (33.00%) HTML5
9 58 (29.00%) MVC
9 58 (29.00%) CSS
10 49 (24.50%) OO
11 46 (23.00%) jQuery
12 44 (22.00%) JSON
12 44 (22.00%) BDD
13 41 (20.50%) E-Commerce
14 40 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 40 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 37 (18.50%) XML
16 36 (18.00%) .NET
16 36 (18.00%) SOA
17 35 (17.50%) C#
17 35 (17.50%) Scala
18 33 (16.50%) Spring
19 29 (14.50%) Banking
19 29 (14.50%) Finance
19 29 (14.50%) CSS3
20 26 (13.00%) Backbone.js
20 26 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
21 24 (12.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.50%) Apache
3 7 (3.50%) CMS
3 7 (3.50%) Node.js
4 6 (3.00%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.50%) Mule
5 5 (2.50%) JBoss
6 3 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) RMDS
1 5 (2.50%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.00%) PaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) HTTP
1 15 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) LDAP
3 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.00%) AMQP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.50%) MySQL
2 22 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.50%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.50%) Redis
6 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.50%) Big Data
8 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.50%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.50%) DB2
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.00%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.00%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.00%) Subversion
3 17 (8.50%) Selenium
3 17 (8.50%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.50%) Maven
5 14 (7.00%) WebDriver
6 13 (6.50%) JIRA
6 13 (6.50%) Xcode
7 11 (5.50%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.00%) Jasmine
9 9 (4.50%) Grunt
10 8 (4.00%) Mockito
10 8 (4.00%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.00%) JMeter
11 6 (3.00%) Ant
11 6 (3.00%) JUnit
12 4 (2.00%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.00%) Bower
13 3 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (14.50%) Finance
1 29 (14.50%) Banking
2 21 (10.50%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.50%) Front Office
4 6 (3.00%) Games
5 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.50%) Publishing
6 4 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (84.50%) Developer
2 56 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.00%) Senior Developer
4 22 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 15 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.00%) iOS Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Scala Developer
8 13 (6.50%) Web Developer
9 10 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Programmer
12 5 (2.50%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.00%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (47.50%) Web Services
2 94 (47.00%) HTML
3 66 (33.00%) HTML5
4 58 (29.00%) CSS
5 46 (23.00%) jQuery
6 44 (22.00%) JSON
7 40 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.50%) XML
9 36 (18.00%) .NET
10 33 (16.50%) Spring
11 29 (14.50%) CSS3
12 26 (13.00%) Backbone.js
13 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
14 21 (10.50%) Hibernate
15 19 (9.50%) SOAP
16 16 (8.00%) J2EE
16 16 (8.00%) REST
17 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (6.50%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.00%) Open Source
1 12 (6.00%) User Experience
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.50%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.00%) Online Games
6 5 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.50%) Derivative
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.00%) Social Network
7 4 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.00%) iPhone
7 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.00%) Social Media
8 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.50%) New Media
8 3 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.00%) Linux
2 20 (10.00%) UNIX
3 18 (9.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.00%) Windows
5 11 (5.50%) Android
6 4 (2.00%) VMS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.50%) TDD
3 68 (34.00%) Scrum
4 58 (29.00%) MVC
5 49 (24.50%) OO
6 44 (22.00%) BDD
7 41 (20.50%) E-Commerce
8 36 (18.00%) SOA
9 26 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.50%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (9.00%) DevOps
12 14 (7.00%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.00%) iOS Development
12 14 (7.00%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.50%) Integration Testing
14 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.00%) Web Development
15 11 (5.50%) Kanban
15 11 (5.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.00%) Java
2 96 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.50%) C#
3 35 (17.50%) Scala
4 21 (10.50%) PHP
5 18 (9.00%) SQL
6 15 (7.50%) Python
7 14 (7.00%) Objective-C
8 13 (6.50%) Groovy
9 6 (3.00%) Ruby
9 6 (3.00%) C++
10 5 (2.50%) C
11 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.50%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.00%) Golang
13 2 (1.00%) F#
13 2 (1.00%) PHP5
13 2 (1.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Varnish
1 2 (1.00%) HDFS
2 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.50%) Oozie
3 2 (1.00%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 14 (7.00%) Oracle
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.50%) New Relic
3 5 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 5 (2.50%) ION Trading
4 4 (2.00%) Google
4 4 (2.00%) Zend
4 4 (2.00%) hybris
4 4 (2.00%) Apple
4 4 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.50%) Twitter
5 3 (1.50%) Open Text
5 3 (1.50%) RedDot
6 2 (1.00%) Akamai
6 2 (1.00%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe
6 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.50%) Reuters
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago