The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 19 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.77% 0.60% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 3.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £228 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -61.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.70% 17.86% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Docklands, London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing REST 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 REST.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) JMS
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSD
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) JPA
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) VisualVM
4 2 (33.33%) YourKit
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (33.33%) Atomikos
4 2 (33.33%) Drools
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Mule
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (33.33%) YourKit
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) JMS
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Drools
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (33.33%) JTA
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Dojo
4 1 (16.67%) YUI
4 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) BPMN
1 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Axway
2 2 (33.33%) Atomikos