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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.71% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 8.11% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £45.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-40.10% +7.69%
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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
16 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.68% 13.31% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 31
Average daily rate £425 £475 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £645 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) jMock
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) IDOL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) jMock
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Interwoven