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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 134 175 263
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +88
Contract jobs citing REST 760 553 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.22% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 4.30% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 362 238
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
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 £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13333 12872 13501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.89% 28.29% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8302 8365
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 £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 304 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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 9 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
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 9 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 463 £425 +6.25% 128
South East +67 117 £360 +2.85% 39
South West 0 38 £356 +9.61% 22
Yorkshire +17 36 £328 +9.16% 16
East of England -15 26 £300 -22.58% 16
East Midlands +23 25 £275 +12.82% 10
West Midlands +1 21 £380 -7.87% 5
North East - 15 £250 - 3
North West -20 13 £300 - 35
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 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.

1 652 (45.50%) Java
2 645 (45.01%) Web Services
3 585 (40.82%) JavaScript
4 548 (38.24%) HTML
5 512 (35.73%) SOAP
6 501 (34.96%) XML
7 443 (30.91%) JSON
8 425 (29.66%) TDD
9 401 (27.98%) Scrum
9 401 (27.98%) CSS
10 385 (26.87%) .NET
11 358 (24.98%) SQL
12 351 (24.49%) C#
13 336 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
14 311 (21.70%) MVC
15 283 (19.75%) Spring
16 275 (19.19%) jQuery
17 251 (17.52%) HTML5
18 224 (15.63%) SOA
19 223 (15.56%) BDD
20 216 (15.07%) OO
21 213 (14.86%) Linux
22 212 (14.79%) SQL Server
23 207 (14.45%) Ajax
24 194 (13.54%) Oracle
25 186 (12.98%) HTTP
25 186 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
26 177 (12.35%) ASP.NET
27 172 (12.00%) MySQL
27 172 (12.00%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 96 (6.70%) Tomcat
2 73 (5.09%) Node.js
3 70 (4.88%) Apache
4 69 (4.82%) CMS
5 47 (3.28%) IIS
6 36 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 34 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 33 (2.30%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
11 18 (1.26%) Apache Solr
12 16 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (1.05%) Jetty
13 15 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
14 14 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.84%) Drupal
16 11 (0.77%) Alfresco
Applications
1 53 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.70%) MS Office
4 10 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (1.40%) Magento
2 10 (0.70%) 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 Retail
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.21%) Summit
7 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.14%) RMDS
9 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.070%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.070%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.47%) Office 365
4 19 (1.33%) SaaS
5 12 (0.84%) PaaS
6 11 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.42%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.21%) Force.com
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
12 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.070%) GitHub
12 1 (0.070%) Heroku
12 1 (0.070%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 186 (12.98%) HTTP
2 96 (6.70%) Internet
3 25 (1.74%) SSL
4 23 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.33%) LDAP
6 17 (1.19%) Firewall
7 16 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.98%) DNS
9 10 (0.70%) AMQP
10 9 (0.63%) FTP
11 7 (0.49%) 4G
11 7 (0.49%) 2G
11 7 (0.49%) 3G
12 6 (0.42%) VoIP
12 6 (0.42%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.42%) Network Security
12 6 (0.42%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.35%) Extranet
14 4 (0.28%) SNMP
15 3 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 172 (12.00%) MySQL
3 147 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 133 (9.28%) NoSQL
5 102 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 67 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 61 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 42 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (2.16%) Redis
11 27 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.81%) SQLite
13 23 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.33%) Neo4j
17 18 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.26%) Hazelcast
18 17 (1.19%) Big Data
19 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 169 (11.79%) Subversion
2 157 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 147 (10.26%) Maven
4 100 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 98 (6.84%) Selenium
6 97 (6.77%) Eclipse
7 93 (6.49%) Visual Studio
8 82 (5.72%) JUnit
9 77 (5.37%) Ant
10 74 (5.16%) Cucumber
11 73 (5.09%) JIRA
12 68 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 40 (2.79%) NUnit
14 38 (2.65%) SoapUI
15 37 (2.58%) SpecFlow
16 35 (2.44%) Hudson
17 31 (2.16%) JBehave
18 28 (1.95%) TeamCity
19 25 (1.74%) WebDriver
20 24 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 158 (11.03%) Finance
2 87 (6.07%) Banking
3 56 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.63%) Marketing
5 51 (3.56%) Retail
6 41 (2.86%) Games
7 30 (2.09%) Publishing
8 21 (1.47%) Front Office
9 15 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.91%) Back Office
11 12 (0.84%) Advertising
12 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.70%) Billing
14 8 (0.56%) Electronics
15 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.42%) Legal
16 6 (0.42%) Automotive
16 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 961 (67.06%) Developer
2 305 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 177 (12.35%) Architect
4 131 (9.14%) .NET Developer
5 109 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 89 (6.21%) Web Developer
7 66 (4.61%) Analyst
8 64 (4.47%) C# Developer
9 56 (3.91%) Technical Architect
10 55 (3.84%) Lead Developer
11 54 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.56%) Mobile Developer
13 47 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
14 46 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (3.14%) PHP Developer
16 44 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
17 43 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
18 40 (2.79%) Test Engineer
18 40 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
19 38 (2.65%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (45.01%) Web Services
2 548 (38.24%) HTML
3 512 (35.73%) SOAP
4 501 (34.96%) XML
5 443 (30.91%) JSON
6 401 (27.98%) CSS
7 385 (26.87%) .NET
8 283 (19.75%) Spring
9 275 (19.19%) jQuery
10 251 (17.52%) HTML5
11 207 (14.45%) Ajax
12 177 (12.35%) ASP.NET
13 172 (12.00%) WCF
14 170 (11.86%) CSS3
15 143 (9.98%) J2EE
16 138 (9.63%) Hibernate
17 123 (8.58%) JMS
18 116 (8.09%) .NET Framework
19 112 (7.82%) AngularJS
20 107 (7.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (10.89%) Open Source
2 140 (9.77%) Mobile App
3 62 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 34 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 22 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.54%) iPhone
7 20 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.33%) iPad
9 18 (1.26%) Social Media
10 17 (1.19%) Video on Demand
10 17 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.70%) Web 2.0
11 10 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.63%) IPTV
12 9 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.63%) DTV
13 8 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 213 (14.86%) Linux
2 111 (7.75%) UNIX
3 106 (7.40%) Windows
4 104 (7.26%) Android
5 99 (6.91%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 21 (1.47%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.35%) CentOS
13 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.35%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.35%) Solaris
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.14%) HPUX
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.070%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (29.66%) TDD
2 401 (27.98%) Scrum
3 336 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
4 311 (21.70%) MVC
5 224 (15.63%) SOA
6 223 (15.56%) BDD
7 216 (15.07%) OO
8 186 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (9.07%) Software Engineering
10 117 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 107 (7.47%) OOP
12 105 (7.33%) E-Commerce
13 102 (7.12%) Kanban
14 91 (6.35%) Web Development
15 78 (5.44%) Content Management
16 70 (4.88%) Configuration Management
17 63 (4.40%) iOS Development
18 60 (4.19%) Automated Testing
18 60 (4.19%) Android Development
19 58 (4.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 652 (45.50%) Java
2 585 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 358 (24.98%) SQL
4 351 (24.49%) C#
5 125 (8.72%) Ruby
5 125 (8.72%) PHP
6 95 (6.63%) Python
7 66 (4.61%) Scala
8 58 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 41 (2.86%) C++
10 38 (2.65%) Objective-C
11 34 (2.37%) XPath
11 34 (2.37%) Groovy
12 30 (2.09%) C
13 28 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 26 (1.81%) Perl
15 21 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.26%) XQuery
16 18 (1.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 95 (6.63%) Degree
2 65 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.16%) ISEB
5 14 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.070%) CITP
9 1 (0.070%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.070%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (0.070%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.44%) QA
2 12 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) HDFS
2 4 (0.28%) Cygwin
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.14%) vCloud
4 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (2.93%) Puppet
2 34 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.84%) Nagios
3 12 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.70%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.49%) Ansible
5 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.35%) Control-M
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.21%) WMI
8 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.070%) Kibana
10 1 (0.070%) logstash
10 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.070%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 194 (13.54%) Oracle
2 121 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 66 (4.61%) Google
3 66 (4.61%) JBoss
4 46 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 45 (3.14%) Facebook
5 45 (3.14%) Twitter
6 42 (2.93%) SAP
7 36 (2.51%) IBM
8 26 (1.81%) Adobe
9 24 (1.67%) Zend
10 23 (1.61%) TIBCO
11 21 (1.47%) Apple
12 18 (1.26%) Alterian
13 17 (1.19%) Sitecore
13 17 (1.19%) Telerik
14 14 (0.98%) FatWire
15 13 (0.91%) HP
16 12 (0.84%) VMware
17 10 (0.70%) Sun
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