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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 79 129 179
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +50
Contract jobs citing REST 1217 825 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.58% 1.79% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 6.58% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 548 386
Average daily rate £475 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 6
Average hourly rate £39.38 £32.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £30.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £36.00 £49.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +30 670 £500 +17.64% 210
South East +58 185 £389 +0.32% 52
East of England +34 89 £550 +29.41% 28
North West +6 81 £425 +17.24% 29
South West +15 56 £388 -3.12% 19
Yorkshire -12 56 £450 +20.00% 17
West Midlands +5 41 £450 +22.44% 36
East Midlands -14 23 £375 -2.59% 12
North East -10 15 £425 - 6
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1452 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1342 (56.13%) Java
3 895 (37.43%) TDD
4 862 (36.05%) Web Services
5 853 (35.68%) SOAP
6 825 (34.50%) JavaScript
7 804 (33.63%) HTML
8 651 (27.23%) JSON
9 623 (26.06%) Scrum
10 606 (25.35%) SQL
11 567 (23.71%) CSS
12 523 (21.87%) Git (software)
13 502 (21.00%) XML
14 489 (20.45%) Spring
15 441 (18.44%) Linux
16 427 (17.86%) BDD
17 400 (16.73%) HTTP
18 398 (16.65%) HTML5
19 395 (16.52%) NoSQL
20 393 (16.44%) C#
21 388 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
22 379 (15.85%) Unix
23 376 (15.73%) AngularJS
24 364 (15.22%) SOA
25 357 (14.93%) .NET
26 350 (14.64%) MongoDB
27 341 (14.26%) MVC
28 330 (13.80%) Finance
29 318 (13.30%) OO
30 310 (12.97%) Node.js

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 310 (12.97%) Node.js
2 176 (7.36%) Tomcat
3 131 (5.48%) Apache
4 102 (4.27%) JBoss
5 81 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 67 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 65 (2.72%) SharePoint
8 64 (2.68%) CMS
9 61 (2.55%) Jetty
10 56 (2.34%) Confluence
11 37 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 30 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (1.21%) Mule
14 28 (1.17%) IIS
15 25 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
18 19 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 19 (0.79%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 35 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 22 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.33%) MS Office
6 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.042%) InDesign
7 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.042%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
1 13 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.50%) Tridion
3 11 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.29%) HFM
6 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.25%) Maximo
7 4 (0.17%) Magento
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.084%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.084%) Cordys
9 2 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.042%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.042%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.042%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 209 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.80%) SaaS
4 39 (1.63%) GitHub
5 27 (1.13%) Force.com
6 25 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.79%) IaaS
9 18 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (0.67%) PaaS
11 14 (0.59%) Taleo
12 12 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.33%) Office 365
14 6 (0.25%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.25%) Heroku
15 5 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.21%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 400 (16.73%) HTTP
2 107 (4.48%) Internet
3 92 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 63 (2.63%) SSL
5 25 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 24 (1.00%) X.509
7 23 (0.96%) 802.15
7 23 (0.96%) Bluetooth
7 23 (0.96%) FTP
7 23 (0.96%) ZigBee
8 22 (0.92%) HTTPS
9 20 (0.84%) LDAP
10 19 (0.79%) SSH
11 18 (0.75%) DNS
12 17 (0.71%) DVB
13 12 (0.50%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.42%) DHCP
14 10 (0.42%) Firewall
15 9 (0.38%) VPN
16 8 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (16.52%) NoSQL
2 350 (14.64%) MongoDB
3 282 (11.79%) SQL Server
4 257 (10.75%) Relational Database
5 198 (8.28%) MySQL
6 157 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 130 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
8 89 (3.72%) Neo4j
9 65 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 58 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 41 (1.71%) Big Data
12 32 (1.34%) DB2
13 28 (1.17%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.17%) Redis
14 26 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.05%) SQLite
16 23 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (0.71%) GIS
19 16 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 523 (21.87%) Git (software)
2 299 (12.51%) Subversion
3 281 (11.75%) Jenkins
4 277 (11.59%) Maven
5 202 (8.45%) JUnit
6 201 (8.41%) Cucumber
7 178 (7.44%) Mockito
8 167 (6.98%) JIRA
9 152 (6.36%) Selenium
10 126 (5.27%) Gradle
11 93 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 65 (2.72%) Jasmine
13 64 (2.68%) Visual Studio
14 60 (2.51%) Eclipse
15 54 (2.26%) JMeter
16 45 (1.88%) Grunt
16 45 (1.88%) SoapUI
17 42 (1.76%) Ant
18 37 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
19 35 (1.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 330 (13.80%) Finance
2 221 (9.24%) Banking
3 80 (3.35%) Retail
4 50 (2.09%) Games
5 46 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 45 (1.88%) Marketing
7 40 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.55%) Publishing
9 20 (0.84%) Front Office
10 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.54%) Legal
13 12 (0.50%) Back Office
14 10 (0.42%) Billing
15 8 (0.33%) Advertising
16 5 (0.21%) Electronics
16 5 (0.21%) Interactive Media
16 5 (0.21%) Local Government
16 5 (0.21%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1746 (73.02%) Developer
2 759 (31.74%) Java Developer
3 322 (13.47%) Architect
4 289 (12.09%) Senior Developer
5 197 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 181 (7.57%) Agile Developer
7 157 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 151 (6.32%) Agile Java Developer
9 131 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 128 (5.35%) .NET Developer
11 112 (4.68%) C# Developer
12 110 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 94 (3.93%) Android Developer
14 88 (3.68%) Technical Architect
15 84 (3.51%) Scala Developer
16 77 (3.22%) HTML Developer
17 75 (3.14%) Python Developer
18 70 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
19 69 (2.89%) iOS Developer
19 69 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (36.05%) Web Services
2 853 (35.68%) SOAP
3 804 (33.63%) HTML
4 651 (27.23%) JSON
5 567 (23.71%) CSS
6 502 (21.00%) XML
7 489 (20.45%) Spring
8 398 (16.65%) HTML5
9 376 (15.73%) AngularJS
10 357 (14.93%) .NET
11 304 (12.71%) jQuery
12 245 (10.25%) Hibernate
13 237 (9.91%) RESTful
14 226 (9.45%) CSS3
15 193 (8.07%) J2EE
16 184 (7.70%) Ajax
17 159 (6.65%) JMS
18 148 (6.19%) Middleware
19 146 (6.11%) WCF
20 141 (5.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 176 (7.36%) User Experience
2 129 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 121 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 39 (1.63%) DataPower
7 37 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 23 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 21 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (0.84%) Fintech
11 20 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 19 (0.79%) Internet of Things
13 17 (0.71%) Equities
13 17 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.67%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.63%) DTV
15 15 (0.63%) iPad
16 14 (0.59%) MPEG
16 14 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 441 (18.44%) Linux
2 379 (15.85%) Unix
3 165 (6.90%) Windows
4 139 (5.81%) Android
5 121 (5.06%) Mac OS X
6 113 (4.73%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.63%) CentOS
9 15 (0.63%) Solaris
10 7 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.17%) SmartOS
12 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.084%) AIX
14 2 (0.084%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.042%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1452 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
2 895 (37.43%) TDD
3 623 (26.06%) Scrum
4 427 (17.86%) BDD
5 388 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
6 364 (15.22%) SOA
7 341 (14.26%) MVC
8 318 (13.30%) OO
9 283 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 247 (10.33%) Open Source
11 239 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 203 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 190 (7.95%) SDLC
14 185 (7.74%) E-Commerce
15 184 (7.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 170 (7.11%) Microservices
17 147 (6.15%) Front End Development
18 145 (6.06%) Web Development
19 139 (5.81%) Kanban
20 132 (5.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1342 (56.13%) Java
2 825 (34.50%) JavaScript
3 606 (25.35%) SQL
4 393 (16.44%) C#
5 249 (10.41%) Python
6 222 (9.28%) Scala
7 216 (9.03%) Ruby
8 160 (6.69%) PHP
9 88 (3.68%) Groovy
10 79 (3.30%) C++
11 72 (3.01%) Shell Script
12 68 (2.84%) Perl
13 63 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 61 (2.55%) PL/SQL
15 52 (2.17%) C
16 48 (2.01%) Bash Shell
17 46 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 46 (1.92%) XPath
18 45 (1.88%) PowerShell
19 40 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 133 (5.56%) Degree
2 122 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (0.79%) ISEB
6 16 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.33%) CCNP
8 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.17%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.17%) OCPJWCD
9 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.17%) PMP
10 2 (0.084%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.084%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.084%) PhD
10 2 (0.084%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.042%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.042%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.14%) QA
2 28 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.71%) SLA
4 15 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.42%) WCAG
6 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.13%) SDET
9 2 (0.084%) EMIR
9 2 (0.084%) HL7
9 2 (0.084%) MiFID
9 2 (0.084%) SEPA
10 1 (0.042%) COBIT
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (4.02%) Docker
2 25 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.42%) Varnish
5 7 (0.29%) KVM
5 7 (0.29%) vSphere
6 5 (0.21%) iptables
6 5 (0.21%) LXC
7 4 (0.17%) Btrfs
7 4 (0.17%) Snort
7 4 (0.17%) Squid
7 4 (0.17%) vCloud
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.13%) Firmware
8 3 (0.13%) HDFS
8 3 (0.13%) NDS
8 3 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
9 2 (0.084%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (4.14%) Puppet
2 68 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.30%) Graphite
4 28 (1.17%) Ansible
5 17 (0.71%) Nagios
6 14 (0.59%) Control-M
7 11 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.33%) yum
10 7 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.21%) Oozie
12 4 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.17%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.17%) Nessus
12 4 (0.17%) systemd
13 3 (0.13%) DBAmp
13 3 (0.13%) Jitterbit
14 2 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 268 (11.21%) Oracle
2 203 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 111 (4.64%) IBM
4 62 (2.59%) Google
5 59 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (1.92%) VMware
7 44 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 34 (1.42%) hybris
8 34 (1.42%) SAP
8 34 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 30 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 30 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
10 29 (1.21%) webMethods
11 28 (1.17%) Adobe
12 23 (0.96%) WSO2
13 21 (0.88%) Sybase
14 19 (0.79%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.71%) Sitecore
16 16 (0.67%) MuleSoft
17 15 (0.63%) ATG
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago