The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 143 167 266
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +99
Contract jobs citing REST 722 593 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.27% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 4.48% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 393 252
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -11.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
REST
UK

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram in England

REST
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 428 £425 +3.97% 133
South East +73 118 £350 - 43
South West +3 42 £356 +18.75% 22
East of England -22 30 £301 -24.87% 11
Yorkshire +10 24 £325 +8.33% 15
West Midlands +2 23 £335 -16.25% 6
East Midlands +13 20 £270 +10.76% 11
North West -22 18 £338 +4.65% 17
North East - 12 £250 - 7
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 650 (45.65%) Java
2 630 (44.24%) Web Services
3 581 (40.80%) JavaScript
4 550 (38.62%) HTML
5 514 (36.10%) XML
6 503 (35.32%) SOAP
7 440 (30.90%) JSON
8 434 (30.48%) TDD
9 402 (28.23%) CSS
10 394 (27.67%) Scrum
11 378 (26.54%) .NET
12 363 (25.49%) SQL
13 350 (24.58%) C#
14 336 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
15 310 (21.77%) MVC
16 278 (19.52%) Spring
17 267 (18.75%) jQuery
18 253 (17.77%) HTML5
19 229 (16.08%) SOA
20 227 (15.94%) BDD
21 225 (15.80%) OO
22 221 (15.52%) Linux
23 216 (15.17%) SQL Server
24 197 (13.83%) Oracle
25 194 (13.62%) Ajax
26 193 (13.55%) HTTP
27 184 (12.92%) ASP.NET
28 183 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
29 174 (12.22%) MySQL
30 168 (11.80%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 98 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 73 (5.13%) Node.js
3 70 (4.92%) CMS
4 69 (4.85%) Apache
5 45 (3.16%) IIS
6 35 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 34 (2.39%) WebLogic
7 34 (2.39%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.19%) Jetty
11 15 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
12 14 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.91%) Drupal
14 12 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.70%) MS Office
5 6 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.070%) Blender
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.12%) Magento
2 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.21%) Summit
7 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.14%) RMDS
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.070%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.070%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.33%) SaaS
4 18 (1.26%) Office 365
5 13 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.84%) PaaS
7 10 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.42%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.35%) Force.com
12 3 (0.21%) GitHub
13 2 (0.14%) IaaS
14 1 (0.070%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 193 (13.55%) HTTP
2 96 (6.74%) Internet
3 28 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.76%) SSL
5 22 (1.54%) LDAP
6 17 (1.19%) Firewall
7 16 (1.12%) DNS
7 16 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.63%) AMQP
9 8 (0.56%) FTP
10 7 (0.49%) 3G
10 7 (0.49%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.49%) 2G
10 7 (0.49%) 4G
11 6 (0.42%) Network Security
11 6 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.42%) VoIP
12 5 (0.35%) SNMP
12 5 (0.35%) Extranet
13 4 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 174 (12.22%) MySQL
3 138 (9.69%) MongoDB
3 138 (9.69%) NoSQL
4 105 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 68 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 37 (2.60%) Redis
10 27 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.83%) SQLite
12 25 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.40%) Neo4j
15 18 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.26%) Hazelcast
16 17 (1.19%) Big Data
17 15 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 167 (11.73%) Subversion
2 161 (11.31%) Git (software)
3 157 (11.03%) Maven
4 103 (7.23%) Jenkins
5 101 (7.09%) Visual Studio
5 101 (7.09%) Eclipse
6 92 (6.46%) Selenium
7 77 (5.41%) JIRA
7 77 (5.41%) JUnit
8 76 (5.34%) Ant
9 75 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (4.99%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.95%) NUnit
12 41 (2.88%) SpecFlow
13 35 (2.46%) SoapUI
14 31 (2.18%) WebDriver
15 30 (2.11%) Hudson
16 26 (1.83%) JBehave
16 26 (1.83%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 158 (11.10%) Finance
2 84 (5.90%) Banking
3 58 (4.07%) Retail
4 54 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.23%) Games
6 42 (2.95%) Marketing
7 24 (1.69%) Publishing
8 20 (1.40%) Front Office
9 17 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.98%) Back Office
10 14 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.70%) Billing
12 8 (0.56%) Advertising
13 7 (0.49%) Electronics
13 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.35%) Automotive
15 5 (0.35%) Legal
15 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 5 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 959 (67.35%) Developer
2 309 (21.70%) Java Developer
3 181 (12.71%) Architect
4 127 (8.92%) .NET Developer
5 104 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 92 (6.46%) Web Developer
7 65 (4.56%) C# Developer
8 62 (4.35%) Analyst
9 56 (3.93%) Technical Architect
10 55 (3.86%) Mobile Developer
11 54 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 52 (3.65%) Lead Developer
13 47 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 46 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 46 (3.23%) PHP Developer
15 42 (2.95%) Front-End Developer
16 41 (2.88%) Test Engineer
17 39 (2.74%) Consultant
17 39 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (44.24%) Web Services
2 550 (38.62%) HTML
3 514 (36.10%) XML
4 503 (35.32%) SOAP
5 440 (30.90%) JSON
6 402 (28.23%) CSS
7 378 (26.54%) .NET
8 278 (19.52%) Spring
9 267 (18.75%) jQuery
10 253 (17.77%) HTML5
11 194 (13.62%) Ajax
12 184 (12.92%) ASP.NET
13 168 (11.80%) WCF
14 166 (11.66%) CSS3
15 141 (9.90%) J2EE
16 135 (9.48%) Hibernate
17 124 (8.71%) JMS
18 123 (8.64%) .NET Framework
19 121 (8.50%) AngularJS
20 103 (7.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.53%) Open Source
2 143 (10.04%) Mobile App
3 62 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (1.76%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 23 (1.62%) iPhone
8 19 (1.33%) iPad
9 18 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.19%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.12%) Social Media
12 10 (0.70%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.70%) Web 2.0
13 9 (0.63%) Derivative
13 9 (0.63%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.56%) DTV
14 8 (0.56%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.56%) Blog
14 8 (0.56%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.52%) Linux
2 125 (8.78%) UNIX
3 105 (7.37%) Android
4 100 (7.02%) Windows
5 97 (6.81%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.33%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.42%) Solaris
12 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.28%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.28%) HPUX
14 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (30.48%) TDD
2 394 (27.67%) Scrum
3 336 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (21.77%) MVC
5 229 (16.08%) SOA
6 227 (15.94%) BDD
7 225 (15.80%) OO
8 183 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
9 136 (9.55%) Software Engineering
10 117 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 110 (7.72%) OOP
11 110 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 95 (6.67%) Kanban
13 91 (6.39%) Web Development
14 75 (5.27%) Configuration Management
14 75 (5.27%) Content Management
15 61 (4.28%) Automated Testing
16 60 (4.21%) Mobile Application Development
17 59 (4.14%) iOS Development
18 58 (4.07%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 650 (45.65%) Java
2 581 (40.80%) JavaScript
3 363 (25.49%) SQL
4 350 (24.58%) C#
5 123 (8.64%) PHP
6 118 (8.29%) Ruby
7 90 (6.32%) Python
8 67 (4.71%) Scala
9 53 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 36 (2.53%) XPath
10 36 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 35 (2.46%) C++
12 32 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.25%) Groovy
13 29 (2.04%) C
14 27 (1.90%) Perl
15 22 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.47%) XQuery
16 21 (1.47%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 98 (6.88%) Degree
2 65 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.18%) ISEB
5 15 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.070%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.070%) CITP
10 1 (0.070%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.94%) QA
2 12 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.28%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.14%) vCloud
5 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (3.23%) Puppet
2 37 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.84%) Nagios
5 10 (0.70%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.49%) Ansible
7 5 (0.35%) Control-M
8 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.14%) YUM
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.14%) WMI
9 2 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.070%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.070%) logstash
Vendors
1 197 (13.83%) Oracle
2 112 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.71%) Google
4 64 (4.49%) JBoss
5 50 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (3.44%) Facebook
7 48 (3.37%) Twitter
8 42 (2.95%) SAP
9 39 (2.74%) IBM
10 25 (1.76%) Adobe
11 24 (1.69%) Zend
12 22 (1.54%) TIBCO
12 22 (1.54%) Apple
13 18 (1.26%) Telerik
13 18 (1.26%) Alterian
14 15 (1.05%) FatWire
14 15 (1.05%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.98%) HP
16 12 (0.84%) VMware
17 11 (0.77%) Sun
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