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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / England
Rank 71 79 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 1303 1230 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.12% 2.62% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 9.13% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 892 579
Median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £51.25 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £37.75 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.60 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
13089 13466 12789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.31% 28.70% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9138 9393 8567
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 171
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +9 668 £475 -5.00% 193
South East +28 209 £425 +11.84% 57
South West +40 88 £350 -6.66% 28
Yorkshire +19 74 £450 - 22
West Midlands +14 69 £450 -5.26% 17
North West -7 56 £388 -8.82% 40
East of England -23 55 £365 -33.63% 15
North East +15 45 £385 -9.41% 8
East Midlands +9 29 £335 -10.66% 11
Midlands - 5 £600 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1691 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1535 (52.14%) Java
3 1171 (39.78%) JavaScript
4 1081 (36.72%) Web Services
5 1072 (36.41%) HTML
6 955 (32.44%) TDD
7 953 (32.37%) SOAP
8 912 (30.98%) JSON
9 896 (30.43%) CSS
10 820 (27.85%) Scrum
11 807 (27.41%) Spring
12 668 (22.69%) Git (software)
13 658 (22.35%) XML
14 632 (21.47%) SQL
15 618 (20.99%) AngularJS
16 585 (19.87%) HTML5
17 580 (19.70%) Linux
18 565 (19.19%) BDD
19 515 (17.49%) MVC
20 461 (15.66%) Jenkins
21 458 (15.56%) C#
22 451 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
23 438 (14.88%) .NET
24 420 (14.27%) Finance
25 408 (13.86%) CSS3
26 406 (13.79%) NoSQL
27 404 (13.72%) Node.js
28 389 (13.21%) JIRA
29 372 (12.64%) MongoDB
30 371 (12.60%) Oracle

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
1 192 (6.52%) Confluence
2 158 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 120 (4.08%) JBoss
4 117 (3.97%) Apache
5 109 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 104 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 98 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 96 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
9 95 (3.23%) CMS
10 60 (2.04%) SharePoint
11 58 (1.97%) Apache Spark
12 47 (1.60%) Mule
13 36 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 32 (1.09%) Anypoint
15 29 (0.99%) IIS
16 28 (0.95%) Mule ESB
17 26 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
18 25 (0.85%) Drupal
18 25 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.27%) InfoPath
2 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) MS Project
5 3 (0.10%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.034%) MS Office
6 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.10%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.068%) Magento
8 2 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.068%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.034%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.034%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.034%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.034%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.034%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 347 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (4.59%) GitHub
4 73 (2.48%) PaaS
5 56 (1.90%) IaaS
6 44 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 42 (1.43%) SaaS
8 40 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.36%) Heroku
9 29 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (0.85%) Office 365
11 24 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.61%) OpenShift
14 16 (0.54%) CloudBees
14 16 (0.54%) Google App Engine
15 15 (0.51%) Slack
16 14 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
16 14 (0.48%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 365 (12.40%) HTTP
2 71 (2.41%) SSL
3 66 (2.24%) Internet
4 42 (1.43%) LDAP
5 39 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 38 (1.29%) Firewall
7 34 (1.15%) DNS
8 30 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 21 (0.71%) FTP
10 14 (0.48%) DVB
10 14 (0.48%) SSH
11 13 (0.44%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.41%) Network Security
12 12 (0.41%) SMTP
13 11 (0.37%) AMQP
14 7 (0.24%) VPN
14 7 (0.24%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.20%) SNMP
15 6 (0.20%) X.509
16 5 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 372 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 294 (9.99%) MySQL
4 273 (9.27%) Relational Database
5 262 (8.90%) SQL Server
6 210 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
7 167 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 153 (5.20%) Big Data
9 103 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 97 (3.29%) Oracle Database
11 58 (1.97%) HBase
11 58 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 52 (1.77%) Redis
13 48 (1.63%) Neo4j
14 35 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (1.09%) DB2
16 28 (0.95%) CouchDB
17 27 (0.92%) Apache Hive
18 24 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
19 23 (0.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 668 (22.69%) Git (software)
2 461 (15.66%) Jenkins
3 389 (13.21%) JIRA
4 330 (11.21%) JUnit
5 318 (10.80%) Maven
6 217 (7.37%) Cucumber
7 185 (6.28%) Subversion
8 178 (6.05%) Selenium
9 158 (5.37%) Mockito
10 126 (4.28%) Gradle
11 102 (3.46%) TeamCity
12 98 (3.33%) Eclipse
13 76 (2.58%) WebDriver
14 75 (2.55%) Ant
15 74 (2.51%) IntelliJ
16 70 (2.38%) Visual Studio
17 66 (2.24%) Jasmine
18 62 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 59 (2.00%) Spock
20 58 (1.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 420 (14.27%) Finance
2 241 (8.19%) Banking
3 83 (2.82%) Marketing
4 67 (2.28%) Retail
5 63 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 52 (1.77%) Publishing
7 50 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 40 (1.36%) Games
9 27 (0.92%) Electronics
10 25 (0.85%) Front Office
10 25 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.78%) Advertising
12 20 (0.68%) Back Office
13 12 (0.41%) Law
14 8 (0.27%) Legal
15 7 (0.24%) Local Government
16 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.17%) Automotive
17 5 (0.17%) German Language
17 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2120 (72.01%) Developer
2 861 (29.25%) Java Developer
3 342 (11.62%) Architect
4 293 (9.95%) Senior Developer
5 214 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 200 (6.79%) .NET Developer
7 151 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 142 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 137 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 137 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 121 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
11 113 (3.84%) Scala Developer
12 105 (3.57%) Angular Developer
13 102 (3.46%) Agile Java Developer
13 102 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
13 102 (3.46%) Software Engineer
14 98 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 90 (3.06%) Node.js Developer
16 87 (2.96%) Android Developer
17 75 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1081 (36.72%) Web Services
2 1072 (36.41%) HTML
3 953 (32.37%) SOAP
4 912 (30.98%) JSON
5 896 (30.43%) CSS
6 807 (27.41%) Spring
7 658 (22.35%) XML
8 618 (20.99%) AngularJS
9 585 (19.87%) HTML5
10 438 (14.88%) .NET
11 408 (13.86%) CSS3
12 404 (13.72%) Node.js
13 348 (11.82%) Hibernate
14 347 (11.79%) RESTful
15 339 (11.51%) jQuery
16 273 (9.27%) J2EE
17 265 (9.00%) Ajax
18 220 (7.47%) React
19 208 (7.07%) ASP.NET
20 198 (6.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.10%) User Experience
2 153 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 130 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 102 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 31 (1.05%) Fintech
9 26 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 23 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 23 (0.78%) DataPower
12 19 (0.65%) CMDB
12 19 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 18 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.54%) iPad
15 15 (0.51%) Private Cloud
15 15 (0.51%) Video on Demand
16 14 (0.48%) Management Information System
17 13 (0.44%) STB
Operating Systems
1 580 (19.70%) Linux
2 268 (9.10%) Unix
3 144 (4.89%) Android
4 135 (4.59%) Windows
5 113 (3.84%) Apple iOS
6 65 (2.21%) Mac OS X
7 34 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.85%) CentOS
10 18 (0.61%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.48%) Solaris
12 10 (0.34%) HPUX
13 7 (0.24%) AIX
14 6 (0.20%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.068%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.068%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1691 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 955 (32.44%) TDD
3 820 (27.85%) Scrum
4 565 (19.19%) BDD
5 515 (17.49%) MVC
6 451 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 367 (12.47%) Microservices
8 354 (12.02%) Open Source
9 337 (11.45%) DevOps
10 324 (11.01%) Software Engineering
11 309 (10.50%) OO
12 286 (9.71%) Web Development
13 275 (9.34%) SOA
14 232 (7.88%) Kanban
15 220 (7.47%) Unit Testing
16 213 (7.24%) E-Commerce
17 205 (6.96%) Configuration Management
18 196 (6.66%) Continuous Delivery
19 192 (6.52%) Front End Development
20 153 (5.20%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1535 (52.14%) Java
2 1171 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 632 (21.47%) SQL
4 458 (15.56%) C#
5 350 (11.89%) Scala
6 346 (11.75%) Python
7 290 (9.85%) Ruby
8 169 (5.74%) PHP
9 104 (3.53%) Groovy
10 95 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 83 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 78 (2.65%) C++
13 69 (2.34%) Apple Swift
13 69 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 66 (2.24%) XPath
15 64 (2.17%) C
16 58 (1.97%) Objective-C
17 53 (1.80%) PowerShell
18 52 (1.77%) Korn
19 50 (1.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 174 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 167 (5.67%) Degree
3 131 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.41%) ISEB
7 11 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 9 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.14%) MCSE
12 3 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.10%) PhD
12 3 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.068%) MBA
14 1 (0.034%) AAT
14 1 (0.034%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.034%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.84%) QA
2 28 (0.95%) FATCA
3 26 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.58%) SDET
5 16 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.31%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.14%) Dublin Core
8 4 (0.14%) GCP
9 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.10%) EMIR
9 3 (0.10%) MiFID
9 3 (0.10%) SLA
10 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.034%) HL7
11 1 (0.034%) IFRS
11 1 (0.034%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 317 (10.77%) Docker
2 39 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 24 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.48%) HDFS
6 12 (0.41%) LXC
7 10 (0.34%) vSphere
8 8 (0.27%) vCloud
9 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.10%) Varnish
10 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.068%) XenApp
12 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.034%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.034%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.034%) Squid
12 1 (0.034%) Xen
12 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.034%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 137 (4.65%) Puppet
2 114 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (2.21%) Ansible
4 53 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.85%) Kibana
5 25 (0.85%) Terraform
6 22 (0.75%) MOM
7 15 (0.51%) Grafana
7 15 (0.51%) logstash
8 11 (0.37%) vRealize
9 9 (0.31%) OpenAM
10 8 (0.27%) CloudHub
10 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.27%) Oozie
10 8 (0.27%) rkt
11 7 (0.24%) SCCM
12 6 (0.20%) HockeyApp
12 6 (0.20%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.20%) Salt
13 5 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 371 (12.60%) Oracle
2 188 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 132 (4.48%) Google
4 119 (4.04%) IBM
5 82 (2.79%) MuleSoft
6 64 (2.17%) SAP
7 62 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 54 (1.83%) VMware
9 50 (1.70%) Solace
10 49 (1.66%) Sitecore
11 46 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 45 (1.53%) Adobe
12 45 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 44 (1.49%) hybris
14 43 (1.46%) Splunk
15 38 (1.29%) Apigee
16 37 (1.26%) HP
17 36 (1.22%) Red Hat
18 30 (1.02%) Apple
19 26 (0.88%) Zend
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £380 to £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago