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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 66 101 144
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 1636 1108 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.28% 2.13% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.56% 7.41% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 813 513
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £32.00 £37.45 £34.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.87 £36.00 £23.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 26 September 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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +33 951 £475 +5.55% 201
South East +56 233 £433 +5.28% 42
Yorkshire +27 104 £425 -1.16% 24
West Midlands +26 83 £390 -2.50% 24
South West +20 81 £350 -22.22% 19
North West +18 64 £395 -7.05% 34
East of England -12 59 £375 -1.31% 41
East Midlands +5 37 £365 -2.66% 10
North East -31 19 £440 -12.00% 5
Midlands -3 4 £500 -
South Coast - 2 £263 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1902 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1755 (55.91%) Java
3 1178 (37.53%) HTML
4 1173 (37.37%) Web Services
5 1166 (37.15%) JavaScript
6 1099 (35.01%) SOAP
7 973 (31.00%) CSS
8 960 (30.58%) JSON
9 940 (29.95%) TDD
10 903 (28.77%) Spring
11 865 (27.56%) Scrum
12 752 (23.96%) XML
13 716 (22.81%) HTML5
14 685 (21.82%) AngularJS
15 683 (21.76%) SQL
16 666 (21.22%) Git (software)
17 573 (18.25%) Linux
18 549 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
19 520 (16.57%) MVC
20 509 (16.22%) BDD
21 477 (15.20%) CSS3
22 458 (14.59%) C#
23 452 (14.40%) Jenkins
24 448 (14.27%) Open Source
25 441 (14.05%) .NET
26 416 (13.25%) JUnit
27 414 (13.19%) HTTP
28 402 (12.81%) Oracle
29 392 (12.49%) MongoDB
30 391 (12.46%) jQuery

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
1 241 (7.68%) Tomcat
2 180 (5.73%) JBoss
3 157 (5.00%) Confluence
4 139 (4.43%) Apache
5 122 (3.89%) WebSphere
6 110 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 91 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 88 (2.80%) CMS
9 80 (2.55%) SharePoint
10 78 (2.48%) Mule
11 67 (2.13%) Apache Spark
12 62 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 58 (1.85%) Mule ESB
14 45 (1.43%) nginx
15 44 (1.40%) IIS
16 42 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
17 39 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
18 38 (1.21%) Jetty
19 31 (0.99%) OpenStack
19 31 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.32%) MS Office
5 9 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.16%) MS Project
7 3 (0.096%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 27 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 18 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
7 8 (0.25%) Radian6
7 8 (0.25%) Social Studio
8 6 (0.19%) Magento
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.13%) SAP hybris
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.064%) Exchequer
12 2 (0.064%) OpenText Process Suite
13 1 (0.032%) RMDS
13 1 (0.032%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 282 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (3.82%) GitHub
4 57 (1.82%) PaaS
5 48 (1.53%) SaaS
6 37 (1.18%) IaaS
7 36 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 36 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
9 30 (0.96%) Heroku
10 27 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.64%) TestFlight
13 19 (0.61%) Google Play
14 17 (0.54%) Boomi
14 17 (0.54%) Google App Engine
14 17 (0.54%) Office 365
14 17 (0.54%) OpenShift
15 16 (0.51%) CloudBees
16 15 (0.48%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 414 (13.19%) HTTP
2 90 (2.87%) Internet
3 85 (2.71%) LDAP
4 58 (1.85%) SSL
5 44 (1.40%) Network Security
6 34 (1.08%) Firewall
7 30 (0.96%) DNS
7 30 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 21 (0.67%) FTP
8 21 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.61%) Kerberos
10 18 (0.57%) DVB
11 15 (0.48%) SSH
12 13 (0.41%) SNMP
13 12 (0.38%) SAN
14 11 (0.35%) CTI
14 11 (0.35%) WinSCP
15 10 (0.32%) AMQP
16 8 (0.25%) DSL
16 8 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (12.49%) MongoDB
2 389 (12.39%) NoSQL
3 316 (10.07%) MySQL
4 268 (8.54%) SQL Server
5 239 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 183 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 138 (4.40%) Big Data
9 129 (4.11%) Hadoop
10 118 (3.76%) Oracle Database
11 74 (2.36%) RDBMS
12 66 (2.10%) Neo4j
13 47 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (1.40%) CouchDB
15 37 (1.18%) Redis
16 34 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 30 (0.96%) DB2
18 29 (0.92%) HBase
19 23 (0.73%) SQLite
20 21 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 666 (21.22%) Git (software)
2 452 (14.40%) Jenkins
3 416 (13.25%) JUnit
4 347 (11.05%) Maven
5 313 (9.97%) JIRA
6 250 (7.96%) Subversion
7 245 (7.81%) Cucumber
8 180 (5.73%) Selenium
9 156 (4.97%) Gradle
10 150 (4.78%) Mockito
11 114 (3.63%) Eclipse
12 90 (2.87%) IntelliJ
12 90 (2.87%) Visual Studio
13 86 (2.74%) gulp
13 86 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 84 (2.68%) SoapUI
15 78 (2.48%) Grunt
16 75 (2.39%) Ant
17 71 (2.26%) TeamCity
18 70 (2.23%) WebDriver
General
1 374 (11.91%) Finance
2 213 (6.79%) Banking
3 122 (3.89%) Marketing
4 114 (3.63%) Retail
5 72 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 57 (1.82%) Publishing
7 43 (1.37%) Games
8 34 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 29 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 28 (0.89%) Electronics
11 27 (0.86%) Advertising
11 27 (0.86%) Front Office
12 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.38%) Law
13 12 (0.38%) Legal
14 11 (0.35%) Automotive
15 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.32%) Local Government
16 8 (0.25%) Back Office
17 7 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2209 (70.37%) Developer
2 946 (30.14%) Java Developer
3 388 (12.36%) Architect
4 347 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 217 (6.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 192 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 186 (5.93%) Agile Developer
8 167 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 161 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 154 (4.91%) C# Developer
11 151 (4.81%) Scala Developer
12 135 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
13 117 (3.73%) Angular Developer
14 108 (3.44%) Software Engineer
15 105 (3.35%) Lead Developer
16 101 (3.22%) Technical Architect
17 98 (3.12%) Android Developer
17 98 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
18 97 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
19 95 (3.03%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1178 (37.53%) HTML
2 1173 (37.37%) Web Services
3 1099 (35.01%) SOAP
4 973 (31.00%) CSS
5 960 (30.58%) JSON
6 903 (28.77%) Spring
7 752 (23.96%) XML
8 716 (22.81%) HTML5
9 685 (21.82%) AngularJS
10 477 (15.20%) CSS3
11 441 (14.05%) .NET
12 391 (12.46%) jQuery
13 376 (11.98%) Node.js
14 342 (10.90%) Hibernate
15 326 (10.39%) RESTful
16 316 (10.07%) Ajax
17 264 (8.41%) J2EE
18 221 (7.04%) Spring MVC
19 218 (6.94%) Play Framework
20 198 (6.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 225 (7.17%) User Experience
2 171 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 158 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 116 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 35 (1.12%) DataPower
10 33 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (0.99%) Digital Media
12 30 (0.96%) NHS
13 28 (0.89%) Fintech
14 26 (0.83%) Management Information System
15 23 (0.73%) STB
16 22 (0.70%) Private Cloud
17 20 (0.64%) Internet of Things
17 20 (0.64%) N-Tier
18 19 (0.61%) iPad
18 19 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 573 (18.25%) Linux
2 219 (6.98%) Unix
3 161 (5.13%) Android
4 152 (4.84%) Windows
5 149 (4.75%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (0.99%) CentOS
8 29 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.70%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.54%) Solaris
12 15 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.32%) AIX
14 8 (0.25%) Mesosphere
15 7 (0.22%) VxWorks
16 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.13%) Debian
17 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.096%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1902 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 940 (29.95%) TDD
3 865 (27.56%) Scrum
4 549 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
5 520 (16.57%) MVC
6 509 (16.22%) BDD
7 448 (14.27%) Open Source
8 340 (10.83%) SOA
9 328 (10.45%) OO
10 325 (10.35%) Software Engineering
11 312 (9.94%) Microservices
12 278 (8.86%) Web Development
13 265 (8.44%) Front End Development
14 234 (7.45%) Unit Testing
15 233 (7.42%) Automated Testing
16 224 (7.14%) DevOps
16 224 (7.14%) Kanban
17 194 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
18 187 (5.96%) E-Commerce
19 183 (5.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1755 (55.91%) Java
2 1166 (37.15%) JavaScript
3 683 (21.76%) SQL
4 458 (14.59%) C#
5 370 (11.79%) Scala
6 286 (9.11%) Python
7 285 (9.08%) Ruby
8 174 (5.54%) PHP
9 121 (3.85%) Groovy
10 95 (3.03%) C++
11 89 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 83 (2.64%) C
13 68 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 65 (2.07%) ES6
15 59 (1.88%) Apple Swift
16 56 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 53 (1.69%) Perl
18 49 (1.56%) Bash Shell
19 45 (1.43%) XPath
20 41 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 223 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 220 (7.01%) Degree
3 148 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (0.96%) ISEB
6 27 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.45%) CCNP
10 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.38%) MCSE
12 8 (0.25%) MCSA
12 8 (0.25%) MCSD
13 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.13%) PhD
14 4 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.096%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.096%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.49%) QA
2 28 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (0.83%) HL7
4 17 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.35%) SDET
6 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.25%) FATCA
7 8 (0.25%) SLA
8 6 (0.19%) GCP
9 4 (0.13%) Dublin Core
10 2 (0.064%) COBIT
10 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.064%) MISRA
10 2 (0.064%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.032%) SEPA
11 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 284 (9.05%) Docker
2 68 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 63 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.99%) Xen
5 25 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.45%) vSphere
7 10 (0.32%) KVM
8 8 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.25%) vCloud
9 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
10 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.16%) HDFS
11 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.096%) NFS
13 3 (0.096%) Squid
13 3 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.064%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 112 (3.57%) Puppet
2 68 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 49 (1.56%) Ansible
5 29 (0.92%) OpenAM
6 24 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 22 (0.70%) OpenIDM
8 17 (0.54%) Kibana
8 17 (0.54%) logstash
9 16 (0.51%) Nagios
10 11 (0.35%) CloudHub
10 11 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.32%) yum
12 9 (0.29%) vRealize
13 8 (0.25%) Grafana
13 8 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (0.22%) SCCM
15 6 (0.19%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.19%) StatsD
15 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 402 (12.81%) Oracle
2 241 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 155 (4.94%) Google
4 149 (4.75%) IBM
5 102 (3.25%) VMware
6 75 (2.39%) Adobe
7 64 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (1.85%) SAP
9 56 (1.78%) MuleSoft
10 52 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 45 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 40 (1.27%) ServiceNow
13 38 (1.21%) webMethods
14 32 (1.02%) Citrix
14 32 (1.02%) ForgeRock
14 32 (1.02%) TIBCO
15 30 (0.96%) Apple
16 27 (0.86%) Informatica
17 26 (0.83%) HP
17 26 (0.83%) hybris
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Middlesex
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North Yorkshire
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
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Talent International
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Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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