The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 84 131
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +47
Contract jobs citing REST 1546 1282 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.37% 2.54% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.86% 8.68% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 929 619
Median daily rate £450 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £311 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 2
Median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
REST
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14238 14764 13933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 29.25% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9894 10346 9666
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 235 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.47 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in England

REST
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in England

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in England

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the England region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in England

REST
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 944 £491 +0.76% 213
South East -6 181 £429 +7.25% 59
Yorkshire +17 84 £434 -11.47% 16
North West +13 77 £401 +0.12% 31
South West +25 75 £355 -9.84% 40
East of England -12 75 £388 -26.19% 27
West Midlands +15 50 £426 -14.75% 18
East Midlands +1 35 £350 -15.15% 12
North East -8 25 £444 +47.91% 7
Midlands +7 3 £600 -
South Coast - 2 £263 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for REST.

1 1829 (58.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1645 (52.88%) Java
3 1217 (39.12%) JavaScript
4 1177 (37.83%) Web Services
5 1137 (36.55%) HTML
6 1037 (33.33%) SOAP
7 1010 (32.47%) TDD
8 958 (30.79%) JSON
9 950 (30.54%) CSS
10 878 (28.22%) Scrum
11 870 (27.97%) Spring
12 718 (23.08%) SQL
13 709 (22.79%) Git (software)
14 706 (22.69%) XML
15 699 (22.47%) AngularJS
16 627 (20.15%) HTML5
17 613 (19.70%) BDD
18 577 (18.55%) Linux
19 559 (17.97%) MVC
20 463 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
21 453 (14.56%) .NET
22 449 (14.43%) Jenkins
23 443 (14.24%) C#
24 442 (14.21%) Node.js
25 435 (13.98%) MongoDB
26 428 (13.76%) CSS3
27 418 (13.44%) NoSQL
28 402 (12.92%) jQuery
29 401 (12.89%) Finance
30 378 (12.15%) JUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 177 (5.69%) Tomcat
2 165 (5.30%) Confluence
3 142 (4.56%) JBoss
4 132 (4.24%) WebSphere
5 113 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
6 101 (3.25%) Apache
7 91 (2.93%) WebLogic
8 86 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 83 (2.67%) CMS
10 77 (2.48%) SharePoint
11 72 (2.31%) Apache Spark
12 66 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 62 (1.99%) Mule
14 51 (1.64%) Mule ESB
15 47 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
16 39 (1.25%) IIS
17 30 (0.96%) OpenStack
18 29 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
19 25 (0.80%) Apache Solr
19 25 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.16%) MS Office
6 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
8 3 (0.096%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.032%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 34 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 28 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.26%) Radian6
6 8 (0.26%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.13%) SAP hybris
9 3 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.096%) Magento
9 3 (0.096%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.064%) OpenText Process Suite
10 2 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.064%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.064%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.032%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 360 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (4.24%) GitHub
4 88 (2.83%) PaaS
5 68 (2.19%) IaaS
6 50 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 49 (1.58%) SaaS
8 44 (1.41%) Heroku
9 41 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (0.84%) CloudBees
12 26 (0.84%) OpenShift
13 23 (0.74%) TestFlight
14 22 (0.71%) Office 365
15 21 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
16 16 (0.51%) Force.com
17 15 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
19 13 (0.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 356 (11.44%) HTTP
2 90 (2.89%) Internet
3 67 (2.15%) LDAP
4 49 (1.58%) SSL
5 38 (1.22%) Firewall
6 37 (1.19%) DNS
7 32 (1.03%) HTTPS
8 27 (0.87%) Network Security
9 20 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.58%) Kerberos
11 15 (0.48%) AMQP
12 14 (0.45%) FTP
13 13 (0.42%) SSH
14 12 (0.39%) DVB
15 11 (0.35%) CTI
16 9 (0.29%) X.509
17 8 (0.26%) DSL
18 7 (0.23%) FCAPS
18 7 (0.23%) SNMP
18 7 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (13.98%) MongoDB
2 418 (13.44%) NoSQL
3 318 (10.22%) MySQL
4 288 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 259 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 202 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
7 171 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 163 (5.24%) Big Data
9 132 (4.24%) Hadoop
10 103 (3.31%) Oracle Database
11 80 (2.57%) RDBMS
12 59 (1.90%) HBase
13 51 (1.64%) Neo4j
13 51 (1.64%) Redis
14 47 (1.51%) CouchDB
15 37 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.09%) DB2
17 29 (0.93%) SQLite
18 25 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
19 24 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 709 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 449 (14.43%) Jenkins
3 378 (12.15%) JUnit
4 361 (11.60%) JIRA
5 297 (9.55%) Maven
6 256 (8.23%) Cucumber
7 198 (6.36%) Subversion
8 178 (5.72%) Mockito
9 168 (5.40%) Selenium
10 133 (4.28%) Gradle
11 110 (3.54%) Eclipse
12 93 (2.99%) IntelliJ
12 93 (2.99%) TeamCity
13 87 (2.80%) Jasmine
14 83 (2.67%) gulp
15 81 (2.60%) WebDriver
16 80 (2.57%) Visual Studio
17 78 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 77 (2.48%) SoapUI
19 71 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 401 (12.89%) Finance
2 242 (7.78%) Banking
3 105 (3.38%) Marketing
4 96 (3.09%) Retail
5 79 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.03%) Publishing
7 51 (1.64%) Games
8 43 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.00%) Electronics
10 30 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.90%) Front Office
12 25 (0.80%) Advertising
13 14 (0.45%) Back Office
14 9 (0.29%) Automotive
14 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.29%) Law
15 8 (0.26%) Legal
15 8 (0.26%) Local Government
16 7 (0.23%) French Language
17 6 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2216 (71.23%) Developer
2 910 (29.25%) Java Developer
3 351 (11.28%) Senior Developer
4 341 (10.96%) Architect
5 248 (7.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 184 (5.91%) Agile Developer
7 183 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 180 (5.79%) .NET Developer
9 157 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 144 (4.63%) Agile Java Developer
11 140 (4.50%) C# Developer
12 116 (3.73%) Software Engineer
13 114 (3.66%) Angular Developer
14 108 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
15 107 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
16 105 (3.38%) Scala Developer
17 101 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
18 91 (2.93%) Android Developer
19 87 (2.80%) HTML Developer
20 84 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1177 (37.83%) Web Services
2 1137 (36.55%) HTML
3 1037 (33.33%) SOAP
4 958 (30.79%) JSON
5 950 (30.54%) CSS
6 870 (27.97%) Spring
7 706 (22.69%) XML
8 699 (22.47%) AngularJS
9 627 (20.15%) HTML5
10 453 (14.56%) .NET
11 442 (14.21%) Node.js
12 428 (13.76%) CSS3
13 402 (12.92%) jQuery
14 373 (11.99%) Hibernate
15 361 (11.60%) RESTful
16 295 (9.48%) J2EE
17 268 (8.61%) React
18 263 (8.45%) Ajax
19 228 (7.33%) Spring MVC
20 214 (6.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 230 (7.39%) User Experience
2 165 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 165 (5.30%) Mobile App
3 118 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (1.51%) Data Structures
6 44 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 40 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 38 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 38 (1.22%) Fintech
9 28 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (0.80%) DataPower
11 25 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 22 (0.71%) CMDB
13 21 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 21 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 21 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.64%) Private Cloud
15 17 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 577 (18.55%) Linux
2 264 (8.49%) Unix
3 152 (4.89%) Android
4 140 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 140 (4.50%) Windows
5 53 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 37 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 21 (0.68%) CentOS
10 16 (0.51%) Solaris
11 8 (0.26%) Mesosphere
12 7 (0.23%) AIX
12 7 (0.23%) HPUX
13 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.096%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.096%) zOS
15 2 (0.064%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.064%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1829 (58.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1010 (32.47%) TDD
3 878 (28.22%) Scrum
4 613 (19.70%) BDD
5 559 (17.97%) MVC
6 463 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
7 371 (11.93%) Software Engineering
8 368 (11.83%) Open Source
9 340 (10.93%) OO
10 327 (10.51%) Microservices
11 310 (9.96%) DevOps
12 298 (9.58%) Web Development
13 260 (8.36%) Kanban
14 254 (8.16%) SOA
15 253 (8.13%) Unit Testing
16 244 (7.84%) Front End Development
17 216 (6.94%) Configuration Management
18 215 (6.91%) E-Commerce
19 213 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
20 172 (5.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1645 (52.88%) Java
2 1217 (39.12%) JavaScript
3 718 (23.08%) SQL
4 443 (14.24%) C#
5 356 (11.44%) Scala
6 323 (10.38%) Python
7 291 (9.35%) Ruby
8 192 (6.17%) PHP
9 115 (3.70%) Groovy
10 93 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 90 (2.89%) Objective-C
12 78 (2.51%) Apple Swift
13 74 (2.38%) XPath
14 71 (2.28%) C++
15 59 (1.90%) Bash Shell
16 58 (1.86%) C
17 57 (1.83%) ES6
18 56 (1.80%) Perl
19 54 (1.74%) T-SQL
20 49 (1.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (6.75%) Degree
2 184 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 133 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.61%) ISEB
7 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.32%) CCNP
10 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.19%) MCSE
12 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.13%) PhD
12 4 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.096%) RHCE
14 2 (0.064%) CCIE
14 2 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.064%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.064%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.79%) QA
2 31 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (0.74%) FATCA
4 15 (0.48%) SDET
5 12 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.26%) GCP
7 7 (0.23%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.19%) SLA
9 4 (0.13%) Dublin Core
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 3 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.096%) EMIR
10 3 (0.096%) MiFID
11 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.064%) MISRA
12 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 319 (10.25%) Docker
2 51 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.48%) HDFS
6 12 (0.39%) vSphere
7 9 (0.29%) LXC
8 5 (0.16%) vCloud
8 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.13%) KVM
9 4 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
9 4 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.13%) Xen
10 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.032%) Ceph
11 1 (0.032%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 134 (4.31%) Puppet
2 118 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (2.06%) Ansible
4 49 (1.58%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.87%) Kibana
6 23 (0.74%) OpenAM
7 21 (0.68%) logstash
8 19 (0.61%) MOM
8 19 (0.61%) OpenIDM
9 15 (0.48%) Grafana
9 15 (0.48%) Terraform
10 11 (0.35%) CloudHub
11 8 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.26%) Nagios
11 8 (0.26%) Oozie
11 8 (0.26%) vRealize
12 7 (0.23%) rkt
12 7 (0.23%) Salt
12 7 (0.23%) yum
13 6 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 375 (12.05%) Oracle
2 187 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 149 (4.79%) IBM
4 105 (3.38%) Google
5 90 (2.89%) MuleSoft
6 77 (2.48%) Adobe
7 69 (2.22%) VMware
8 61 (1.96%) SAP
9 59 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 49 (1.58%) hybris
11 48 (1.54%) Atlassian
12 46 (1.48%) Solace
13 40 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 39 (1.25%) ServiceNow
15 37 (1.19%) Apple
16 34 (1.09%) Splunk
17 32 (1.03%) Apigee
17 32 (1.03%) HP
18 28 (0.90%) Sitecore
19 26 (0.84%) Cloudera
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