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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 123 149 235
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +86
Contract jobs citing REST 902 711 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.50% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 5.24% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 258
Average daily rate
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£420 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
13982 13567 13324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.81% 28.53% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9637 8975 8250
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 258 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +27 501 £429 +2.08% 139
South East -5 120 £355 +8.39% 56
East of England +40 80 £450 +33.33% 22
North West +10 58 £363 -4.91% 28
Yorkshire +3 56 £375 +19.04% 20
North East -9 27 £350 - 3
West Midlands -4 21 £400 +41.59% 13
South West -32 21 £388 +10.71% 23
East Midlands -6 16 £442 +36.00% 15
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 910 (53.31%) Java
2 861 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
3 761 (44.58%) HTML
4 706 (41.36%) JavaScript
5 650 (38.08%) Web Services
6 613 (35.91%) XML
7 564 (33.04%) SOAP
8 522 (30.58%) CSS
9 514 (30.11%) JSON
10 494 (28.94%) TDD
11 426 (24.96%) Scrum
12 404 (23.67%) SQL
13 396 (23.20%) MVC
14 350 (20.50%) C#
15 345 (20.21%) Spring
16 337 (19.74%) Linux
17 334 (19.57%) .NET
18 329 (19.27%) jQuery
19 313 (18.34%) HTML5
20 311 (18.22%) Git (software)
21 308 (18.04%) OO
22 302 (17.69%) HTTP
23 283 (16.58%) BDD
24 259 (15.17%) Ajax
25 253 (14.82%) Hibernate
26 243 (14.24%) UNIX
27 233 (13.65%) Subversion
28 231 (13.53%) SOA
29 230 (13.47%) Oracle
30 228 (13.36%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 133 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 123 (7.21%) Apache
3 86 (5.04%) Node.js
4 84 (4.92%) CMS
5 79 (4.63%) JBoss
6 68 (3.98%) WebSphere
7 46 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 43 (2.52%) WebLogic
9 25 (1.46%) IIS
9 25 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.41%) Drupal
11 23 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.17%) Mule
13 19 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 18 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
14 18 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 17 (1.00%) Jetty
16 16 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.59%) MS Office
6 9 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.059%) InDesign
9 1 (0.059%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Magento
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.35%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.23%) Summit
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.059%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.059%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.059%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.059%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.059%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.23%) GitHub
4 15 (0.88%) Office 365
4 15 (0.88%) Force.com
4 15 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.64%) SaaS
5 11 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.53%) Heroku
7 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.29%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
8 5 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.059%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.059%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.059%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 302 (17.69%) HTTP
2 88 (5.16%) Internet
3 55 (3.22%) SSL
4 30 (1.76%) LDAP
5 23 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.88%) DNS
7 10 (0.59%) Firewall
8 9 (0.53%) Extranet
8 9 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.47%) VoIP
10 7 (0.41%) SAN
10 7 (0.41%) BIG-IP
10 7 (0.41%) NAS
11 6 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (0.35%) FTP
11 6 (0.35%) Intranet
12 5 (0.29%) PBX
12 5 (0.29%) VPN
12 5 (0.29%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (13.36%) MySQL
2 211 (12.36%) MongoDB
3 200 (11.72%) Relational Database
3 200 (11.72%) SQL Server
4 146 (8.55%) NoSQL
5 96 (5.62%) Neo4j
6 64 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 51 (2.99%) RDBMS
9 48 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 42 (2.46%) Redis
11 35 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (1.52%) SQLite
13 25 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.46%) Big Data
14 23 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.05%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 311 (18.22%) Git (software)
2 233 (13.65%) Subversion
3 180 (10.54%) Maven
4 151 (8.85%) Jenkins
5 129 (7.56%) Selenium
6 123 (7.21%) JUnit
7 104 (6.09%) Eclipse
8 100 (5.86%) Cucumber
9 99 (5.80%) JIRA
10 92 (5.39%) Visual Studio
11 70 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 68 (3.98%) Ant
13 62 (3.63%) WebDriver
14 59 (3.46%) SpecFlow
15 51 (2.99%) NUnit
16 41 (2.40%) Mockito
17 37 (2.17%) Grunt
18 36 (2.11%) Jasmine
19 35 (2.05%) IntelliJ
20 34 (1.99%) JMeter
General
1 183 (10.72%) Finance
2 97 (5.68%) Banking
3 57 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.16%) Games
5 49 (2.87%) Marketing
6 43 (2.52%) Retail
7 32 (1.87%) Publishing
8 29 (1.70%) Front Office
9 23 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.82%) Legal
11 13 (0.76%) Advertising
11 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.47%) Back Office
13 7 (0.41%) Law
14 6 (0.35%) Billing
15 5 (0.29%) Electronics
15 5 (0.29%) French Language
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1252 (73.35%) Developer
2 454 (26.60%) Java Developer
3 160 (9.37%) Senior Developer
4 147 (8.61%) Architect
5 110 (6.44%) .NET Developer
6 83 (4.86%) Web Developer
7 76 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 67 (3.93%) Software Engineer
8 67 (3.93%) C# Developer
9 65 (3.81%) Lead Developer
10 57 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
11 55 (3.22%) PHP Developer
12 53 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
14 49 (2.87%) Mobile Developer
14 49 (2.87%) Consultant
15 45 (2.64%) Technical Architect
16 41 (2.40%) Tester
16 41 (2.40%) iOS Developer
16 41 (2.40%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (44.58%) HTML
2 650 (38.08%) Web Services
3 613 (35.91%) XML
4 564 (33.04%) SOAP
5 522 (30.58%) CSS
6 514 (30.11%) JSON
7 345 (20.21%) Spring
8 334 (19.57%) .NET
9 329 (19.27%) jQuery
10 313 (18.34%) HTML5
11 259 (15.17%) Ajax
12 253 (14.82%) Hibernate
13 198 (11.60%) J2EE
14 195 (11.42%) CSS3
15 194 (11.36%) ASP.NET
16 188 (11.01%) AngularJS
17 130 (7.62%) JSP
18 129 (7.56%) WCF
19 123 (7.21%) JMS
20 122 (7.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.96%) Open Source
2 143 (8.38%) User Experience
3 133 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 82 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 77 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 30 (1.76%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.64%) Derivative
10 27 (1.58%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.11%) Online Games
13 18 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.05%) Social Media
14 16 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.76%) iPhone
16 13 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 337 (19.74%) Linux
2 243 (14.24%) UNIX
3 127 (7.44%) Mac OS X
4 106 (6.21%) Android
5 101 (5.92%) Apple iOS
6 81 (4.75%) Windows
7 16 (0.94%) CentOS
8 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.53%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.35%) Solaris
12 5 (0.29%) HPUX
12 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.18%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Debian
14 1 (0.059%) MVS
14 1 (0.059%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (28.94%) TDD
3 426 (24.96%) Scrum
4 396 (23.20%) MVC
5 308 (18.04%) OO
6 283 (16.58%) BDD
7 231 (13.53%) SOA
8 226 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 172 (10.08%) Web Development
10 157 (9.20%) Software Engineering
11 156 (9.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 150 (8.79%) Configuration Management
13 148 (8.67%) Web Design
14 146 (8.55%) Unit Testing
15 120 (7.03%) OOP
16 103 (6.03%) E-Commerce
17 80 (4.69%) Automated Testing
18 77 (4.51%) Kanban
19 73 (4.28%) Mobile Application Development
19 73 (4.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 910 (53.31%) Java
2 706 (41.36%) JavaScript
3 404 (23.67%) SQL
4 350 (20.50%) C#
5 171 (10.02%) Ruby
6 158 (9.26%) PHP
7 126 (7.38%) Python
8 112 (6.56%) Scala
9 56 (3.28%) C++
10 55 (3.22%) T-SQL
11 47 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 43 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 37 (2.17%) Perl
14 36 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.93%) C
16 31 (1.82%) PHP5
17 28 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 28 (1.64%) VB.NET
18 26 (1.52%) XPath
19 24 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 122 (7.15%) Degree
2 70 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.00%) ISEB
5 11 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.41%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) MCTS
11 2 (0.12%) MCITP
12 1 (0.059%) CITP
12 1 (0.059%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.059%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.059%) HNC
12 1 (0.059%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.56%) QA
2 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.47%) COBIT
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.23%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (0.82%) KVM
2 8 (0.47%) vCloud
2 8 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.23%) vSphere
4 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.23%) NFS
5 3 (0.18%) Docker
5 3 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.059%) RHEV
6 1 (0.059%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.059%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.059%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.059%) XenApp
6 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (3.69%) Puppet
2 43 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.11%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.64%) Ansible
5 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.47%) SCOM
7 7 (0.41%) YUM
8 6 (0.35%) Nagios
8 6 (0.35%) OpenAM
9 5 (0.29%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.23%) OpenIDM
11 3 (0.18%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.18%) CA LISA
12 2 (0.12%) WMI
12 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.12%) logstash
12 2 (0.12%) Salt
13 1 (0.059%) Kibana
Vendors
1 230 (13.47%) Oracle
2 119 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.16%) Google
4 65 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 61 (3.57%) IBM
6 38 (2.23%) Facebook
6 38 (2.23%) Twitter
7 36 (2.11%) SAP
8 35 (2.05%) Adobe
9 24 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.17%) TIBCO
11 19 (1.11%) Sitecore
12 18 (1.05%) Zend
13 16 (0.94%) Software AG
13 16 (0.94%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.88%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.88%) Telerik
15 13 (0.76%) FatWire
16 11 (0.64%) VMware
16 11 (0.64%) Cisco
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