The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 133 166 237
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +71
Contract jobs citing REST 819 647 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.34% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 4.56% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 416 290
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £294 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
REST
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14043 14174 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.40% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 9288 9097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 250 343
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.91 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 443 £425 +2.40% 115
South East +84 136 £350 +2.94% 36
East of England +14 60 £405 -4.70% 20
North East - 44 £350 - 8
Yorkshire -10 31 £338 +12.50% 10
South West -11 31 £350 +7.69% 12
North West -27 25 £375 +7.14% 21
West Midlands -12 23 £413 +17.85% 10
East Midlands +17 14 £480 +12.94% 3
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 764 (49.35%) Java
2 753 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (40.83%) HTML
4 624 (40.31%) JavaScript
5 623 (40.25%) Web Services
6 589 (38.05%) XML
7 546 (35.27%) SOAP
8 486 (31.40%) JSON
9 458 (29.59%) CSS
10 435 (28.10%) TDD
11 419 (27.07%) Scrum
12 409 (26.42%) SQL
13 372 (24.03%) .NET
14 361 (23.32%) C#
15 348 (22.48%) MVC
16 310 (20.03%) Spring
17 301 (19.44%) jQuery
18 280 (18.09%) OO
19 274 (17.70%) HTML5
20 269 (17.38%) HTTP
21 264 (17.05%) Linux
22 246 (15.89%) Git (software)
23 237 (15.31%) SOA
24 234 (15.12%) BDD
25 233 (15.05%) Oracle
26 226 (14.60%) Ajax
27 225 (14.53%) Subversion
28 221 (14.28%) SQL Server
29 207 (13.37%) MySQL
30 197 (12.73%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 116 (7.49%) Tomcat
2 88 (5.68%) Apache
3 75 (4.84%) Node.js
4 64 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 58 (3.75%) CMS
6 45 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 36 (2.33%) IIS
8 35 (2.26%) WebLogic
9 21 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (1.23%) Mule
10 19 (1.23%) Jetty
10 19 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
15 13 (0.84%) Drupal
15 13 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.71%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 63 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.78%) MS Office
5 10 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.065%) MS Project
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) Blender
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) Magento
2 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.26%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.26%) Summit
8 3 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.13%) RMDS
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.065%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.065%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.065%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.61%) Office 365
4 15 (0.97%) SaaS
5 13 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (0.84%) GitHub
6 12 (0.78%) PaaS
7 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.65%) Force.com
8 10 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.26%) IaaS
11 4 (0.26%) Heroku
12 1 (0.065%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.065%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 269 (17.38%) HTTP
2 113 (7.30%) Internet
3 48 (3.10%) SSL
4 32 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.42%) LDAP
6 17 (1.10%) DNS
6 17 (1.10%) Firewall
7 13 (0.84%) FTP
8 12 (0.78%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.52%) Extranet
10 7 (0.45%) VoIP
11 6 (0.39%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.32%) AMQP
12 5 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.26%) PBX
13 4 (0.26%) SNMP
14 3 (0.19%) 3G
14 3 (0.19%) Intranet
14 3 (0.19%) 2G
14 3 (0.19%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 207 (13.37%) MySQL
3 161 (10.40%) MongoDB
4 151 (9.75%) Relational Database
5 149 (9.63%) NoSQL
6 65 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (3.36%) Oracle Database
9 50 (3.23%) Neo4j
10 39 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (2.45%) Redis
12 37 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.81%) SQLite
13 28 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.16%) Hazelcast
15 18 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.10%) Big Data
17 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 246 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 225 (14.53%) Subversion
3 149 (9.63%) Maven
4 124 (8.01%) Jenkins
5 101 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 99 (6.40%) JUnit
6 99 (6.40%) Eclipse
7 93 (6.01%) Selenium
8 83 (5.36%) JIRA
9 72 (4.65%) Cucumber
9 72 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 62 (4.01%) Ant
11 55 (3.55%) SpecFlow
12 40 (2.58%) NUnit
12 40 (2.58%) WebDriver
13 32 (2.07%) IntelliJ
14 31 (2.00%) Hudson
15 28 (1.81%) Grunt
15 28 (1.81%) SoapUI
15 28 (1.81%) Xcode
General
1 150 (9.69%) Finance
2 80 (5.17%) Banking
3 66 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.88%) Retail
5 48 (3.10%) Games
6 45 (2.91%) Marketing
7 24 (1.55%) Publishing
8 23 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.49%) Front Office
9 15 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.84%) Back Office
11 10 (0.65%) Billing
12 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.58%) Advertising
13 7 (0.45%) Electronics
13 7 (0.45%) Law
13 7 (0.45%) French Language
14 6 (0.39%) German Language
14 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1088 (70.28%) Developer
2 347 (22.42%) Java Developer
3 158 (10.21%) Architect
4 136 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 122 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 87 (5.62%) Web Developer
7 72 (4.65%) Lead Developer
8 69 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 63 (4.07%) C# Developer
10 61 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 60 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
12 58 (3.75%) Analyst
13 55 (3.55%) PHP Developer
14 54 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
15 44 (2.84%) Technical Architect
15 44 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (2.84%) iOS Developer
16 43 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
18 37 (2.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (40.83%) HTML
2 623 (40.25%) Web Services
3 589 (38.05%) XML
4 546 (35.27%) SOAP
5 486 (31.40%) JSON
6 458 (29.59%) CSS
7 372 (24.03%) .NET
8 310 (20.03%) Spring
9 301 (19.44%) jQuery
10 274 (17.70%) HTML5
11 226 (14.60%) Ajax
12 195 (12.60%) ASP.NET
13 189 (12.21%) CSS3
14 188 (12.14%) Hibernate
15 166 (10.72%) J2EE
16 159 (10.27%) WCF
17 152 (9.82%) AngularJS
18 147 (9.50%) JMS
19 119 (7.69%) JSP
20 106 (6.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 156 (10.08%) Open Source
2 150 (9.69%) Mobile App
3 121 (7.82%) User Experience
4 97 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 31 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 21 (1.36%) iPhone
10 20 (1.29%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.10%) iPad
13 16 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.97%) Social Media
15 14 (0.90%) Web 2.0
16 12 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
16 12 (0.78%) Mathematics
17 11 (0.71%) GIS
18 9 (0.58%) Social Gaming
19 8 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 264 (17.05%) Linux
2 180 (11.63%) UNIX
3 106 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 102 (6.59%) Android
5 88 (5.68%) Windows
6 74 (4.78%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.78%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.58%) Solaris
8 9 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.45%) HPUX
11 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.32%) CentOS
12 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.19%) Debian
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (28.10%) TDD
3 419 (27.07%) Scrum
4 348 (22.48%) MVC
5 280 (18.09%) OO
6 237 (15.31%) SOA
7 234 (15.12%) BDD
8 197 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
9 153 (9.88%) Software Engineering
10 134 (8.66%) Web Development
11 125 (8.07%) Unit Testing
12 124 (8.01%) OOP
13 117 (7.56%) E-Commerce
13 117 (7.56%) Configuration Management
14 90 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 84 (5.43%) Web Design
16 81 (5.23%) Kanban
17 79 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
18 78 (5.04%) Automated Testing
19 69 (4.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 764 (49.35%) Java
2 624 (40.31%) JavaScript
3 409 (26.42%) SQL
4 361 (23.32%) C#
5 141 (9.11%) PHP
5 141 (9.11%) Ruby
6 118 (7.62%) Python
7 76 (4.91%) Scala
8 51 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.23%) C++
10 44 (2.84%) C
11 43 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 42 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 37 (2.39%) Perl
14 31 (2.00%) Groovy
15 30 (1.94%) VB.NET
16 28 (1.81%) PHP5
16 28 (1.81%) XPath
17 25 (1.61%) XQuery
18 22 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (7.36%) Degree
2 80 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.68%) ISEB
5 12 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.45%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.065%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.065%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.065%) PhD
12 1 (0.065%) HNC
12 1 (0.065%) HND
12 1 (0.065%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.30%) QA
2 12 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.52%) COBIT
4 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.065%) SLA
5 1 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (0.45%) KVM
2 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.19%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.13%) HDFS
4 2 (0.13%) vCloud
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.065%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 45 (2.91%) Puppet
2 29 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.45%) Nagios
5 6 (0.39%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.39%) Ansible
5 6 (0.39%) YUM
5 6 (0.39%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.32%) Control-M
7 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.13%) SCOM
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.065%) WMI
9 1 (0.065%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.065%) Salt
Vendors
1 233 (15.05%) Oracle
2 114 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.17%) Google
4 74 (4.78%) JBoss
5 63 (4.07%) IBM
6 59 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
7 53 (3.42%) Facebook
8 52 (3.36%) Twitter
9 42 (2.71%) SAP
10 26 (1.68%) Adobe
11 22 (1.42%) TIBCO
12 18 (1.16%) Zend
12 18 (1.16%) Apple
13 14 (0.90%) Software AG
14 13 (0.84%) HP
14 13 (0.84%) FatWire
15 12 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.71%) Splunk
16 11 (0.71%) Xamarin
17 10 (0.65%) Informatica
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