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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 68 106 142
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 1555 1088 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.07% 2.05% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 7.20% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 782 498
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 £44.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £36.07 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £70.73 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +42.85%
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
15219 15108 14035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.08% 28.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10644 10370 9071
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 261 198
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 902 £475 +5.55% 203
South East +44 240 £425 +4.87% 41
West Midlands +34 98 £415 +1.21% 22
Yorkshire +28 85 £428 -0.58% 10
South West +13 74 £350 -17.64% 39
East of England -11 61 £400 -4.47% 18
North West +15 51 £350 -22.22% 34
East Midlands -1 25 £350 -6.66% 14
North East -28 14 £406 -34.21% 1
Midlands -9 2 £513 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 1839 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1754 (58.51%) Java
3 1107 (36.92%) Web Services
4 1090 (36.36%) HTML
5 1084 (36.16%) JavaScript
6 1075 (35.86%) SOAP
7 914 (30.49%) JSON
8 908 (30.29%) CSS
9 894 (29.82%) Spring
10 889 (29.65%) TDD
11 824 (27.48%) Scrum
12 744 (24.82%) XML
13 699 (23.32%) HTML5
14 672 (22.41%) Git (software)
15 647 (21.58%) SQL
16 620 (20.68%) AngularJS
17 564 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
18 551 (18.38%) Linux
19 489 (16.31%) MVC
20 469 (15.64%) Open Source
21 462 (15.41%) CSS3
22 455 (15.18%) Jenkins
23 454 (15.14%) BDD
24 451 (15.04%) C#
25 424 (14.14%) JUnit
26 410 (13.68%) Oracle
26 410 (13.68%) HTTP
27 391 (13.04%) .NET
28 387 (12.91%) Scala
29 372 (12.41%) Finance

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
1 241 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 171 (5.70%) JBoss
3 140 (4.67%) Apache
4 138 (4.60%) Confluence
5 107 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 100 (3.34%) WebLogic
7 87 (2.90%) CMS
8 86 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
9 74 (2.47%) Apache Spark
10 69 (2.30%) Mule
11 65 (2.17%) SharePoint
12 59 (1.97%) Jetty
13 51 (1.70%) nginx
14 50 (1.67%) Mule ESB
15 47 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 42 (1.40%) IIS
17 36 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
19 25 (0.83%) MQSeries
19 25 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 75 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.33%) MS Office
6 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.033%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 31 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 24 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
7 8 (0.27%) Radian6
7 8 (0.27%) Social Studio
8 6 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.17%) Magento
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.067%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.067%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.067%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.067%) SAP hybris
12 1 (0.033%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 248 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.47%) GitHub
4 43 (1.43%) PaaS
5 41 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (1.37%) SaaS
6 27 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 26 (0.87%) Boomi
8 25 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.80%) IaaS
10 22 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (0.67%) Google App Engine
11 20 (0.67%) Heroku
12 18 (0.60%) Google Play
13 17 (0.57%) TestFlight
14 16 (0.53%) Force.com
15 13 (0.43%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.37%) CloudBees
16 11 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 410 (13.68%) HTTP
2 89 (2.97%) LDAP
3 75 (2.50%) Internet
4 48 (1.60%) SSL
5 38 (1.27%) Network Security
6 29 (0.97%) DNS
7 22 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 20 (0.67%) SSH
9 18 (0.60%) Firewall
10 16 (0.53%) FTP
10 16 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.50%) CTI
11 15 (0.50%) SNMP
12 13 (0.43%) DVB
12 13 (0.43%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.37%) SAN
14 10 (0.33%) AMQP
14 10 (0.33%) VPN
15 7 (0.23%) DSL
16 6 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (12.31%) MongoDB
1 369 (12.31%) NoSQL
2 295 (9.84%) MySQL
3 270 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 248 (8.27%) Relational Database
5 157 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 143 (4.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 133 (4.44%) Big Data
8 132 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 121 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 80 (2.67%) Neo4j
11 63 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 50 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.40%) Apache Hive
14 34 (1.13%) HBase
15 33 (1.10%) CouchDB
16 28 (0.93%) Impala
16 28 (0.93%) Redis
17 27 (0.90%) DB2
18 23 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 672 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 455 (15.18%) Jenkins
3 424 (14.14%) JUnit
4 345 (11.51%) Maven
5 284 (9.47%) JIRA
6 283 (9.44%) Subversion
7 226 (7.54%) Cucumber
8 181 (6.04%) Selenium
9 160 (5.34%) Mockito
10 155 (5.17%) Gradle
11 113 (3.77%) Eclipse
12 88 (2.94%) Grunt
12 88 (2.94%) gulp
13 84 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 84 (2.80%) Visual Studio
14 80 (2.67%) SoapUI
15 73 (2.43%) Ant
16 72 (2.40%) IntelliJ
17 69 (2.30%) TeamCity
18 68 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 372 (12.41%) Finance
2 219 (7.30%) Banking
3 118 (3.94%) Retail
4 107 (3.57%) Marketing
5 74 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 47 (1.57%) Publishing
7 44 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.43%) Games
9 30 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 29 (0.97%) Front Office
11 24 (0.80%) Advertising
11 24 (0.80%) Electronics
12 16 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.50%) Legal
14 13 (0.43%) Law
15 11 (0.37%) Automotive
15 11 (0.37%) Back Office
16 9 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.23%) Billing
17 7 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2150 (71.71%) Developer
2 953 (31.79%) Java Developer
3 357 (11.91%) Architect
4 343 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 206 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 195 (6.50%) Agile Developer
7 180 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 174 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 169 (5.64%) Scala Developer
10 157 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 153 (5.10%) .NET Developer
12 145 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
13 117 (3.90%) Lead Developer
14 113 (3.77%) Angular Developer
15 106 (3.54%) Technical Architect
16 104 (3.47%) Java Scala Developer
17 95 (3.17%) Android Developer
17 95 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 92 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
19 89 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1107 (36.92%) Web Services
2 1090 (36.36%) HTML
3 1075 (35.86%) SOAP
4 914 (30.49%) JSON
5 908 (30.29%) CSS
6 894 (29.82%) Spring
7 744 (24.82%) XML
8 699 (23.32%) HTML5
9 620 (20.68%) AngularJS
10 462 (15.41%) CSS3
11 391 (13.04%) .NET
12 345 (11.51%) Node.js
13 344 (11.47%) jQuery
14 330 (11.01%) Hibernate
15 314 (10.47%) RESTful
16 310 (10.34%) Ajax
17 273 (9.11%) J2EE
18 227 (7.57%) Play Framework
19 206 (6.87%) Spring MVC
20 175 (5.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.17%) User Experience
2 177 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 135 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 121 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 50 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 38 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 32 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 30 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (0.83%) DataPower
10 25 (0.83%) NHS
11 21 (0.70%) Fintech
11 21 (0.70%) iPad
11 21 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 19 (0.63%) iPhone
12 19 (0.63%) STB
13 18 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.60%) Private Cloud
14 16 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 551 (18.38%) Linux
2 227 (7.57%) Unix
3 159 (5.30%) Android
4 146 (4.87%) Windows
5 135 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 28 (0.93%) CentOS
9 22 (0.73%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.47%) Solaris
11 14 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.23%) Mesosphere
12 7 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.10%) AIX
15 2 (0.067%) Debian
15 2 (0.067%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.067%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1839 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 889 (29.65%) TDD
3 824 (27.48%) Scrum
4 564 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
5 489 (16.31%) MVC
6 469 (15.64%) Open Source
7 454 (15.14%) BDD
8 345 (11.51%) SOA
9 320 (10.67%) OO
10 306 (10.21%) Microservices
11 293 (9.77%) Software Engineering
12 270 (9.01%) Web Development
13 261 (8.71%) Automated Testing
14 252 (8.41%) Front End Development
15 209 (6.97%) DevOps
16 208 (6.94%) Unit Testing
17 205 (6.84%) Kanban
18 189 (6.30%) High Availability
19 183 (6.10%) Pair Programming
19 183 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1754 (58.51%) Java
2 1084 (36.16%) JavaScript
3 647 (21.58%) SQL
4 451 (15.04%) C#
5 387 (12.91%) Scala
6 291 (9.71%) Python
7 288 (9.61%) Ruby
8 159 (5.30%) PHP
9 122 (4.07%) Groovy
10 90 (3.00%) C++
11 84 (2.80%) Objective-C
12 72 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 68 (2.27%) C
14 62 (2.07%) ES6
15 49 (1.63%) Perl
16 48 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 43 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 40 (1.33%) Bash Shell
18 40 (1.33%) PowerShell
19 39 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 218 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 209 (6.97%) Degree
3 141 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (0.93%) ISEB
6 26 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.47%) CCNP
10 13 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.37%) MCSE
12 8 (0.27%) MCSA
12 8 (0.27%) MCSD
13 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.10%) PhD
14 3 (0.10%) RHCE
14 3 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.067%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.40%) QA
2 28 (0.93%) HL7
3 23 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.30%) SLA
7 7 (0.23%) SDET
8 4 (0.13%) FATCA
8 4 (0.13%) GCP
9 3 (0.10%) SEPA
10 2 (0.067%) COBIT
10 2 (0.067%) MISRA
11 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (8.41%) Docker
2 69 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 61 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.07%) Xen
5 16 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.43%) HDFS
7 11 (0.37%) vSphere
8 10 (0.33%) KVM
9 9 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
11 6 (0.20%) vCloud
12 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.17%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.067%) Gluster
14 2 (0.067%) Squid
Systems Management
1 102 (3.40%) Puppet
2 58 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 42 (1.40%) Ansible
5 32 (1.07%) OpenAM
6 25 (0.83%) OpenIDM
7 24 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 18 (0.60%) Kibana
8 18 (0.60%) logstash
9 17 (0.57%) Nagios
10 9 (0.30%) Grafana
10 9 (0.30%) yum
11 8 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.27%) StatsD
12 7 (0.23%) CloudHub
12 7 (0.23%) SCCM
13 6 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.20%) Graphite
13 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 410 (13.68%) Oracle
2 249 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 172 (5.74%) Google
4 138 (4.60%) IBM
5 98 (3.27%) VMware
6 62 (2.07%) SAP
7 61 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 60 (2.00%) Adobe
9 43 (1.43%) webMethods
10 42 (1.40%) MuleSoft
10 42 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 38 (1.27%) Atlassian
13 37 (1.23%) ForgeRock
14 36 (1.20%) TIBCO
15 30 (1.00%) Citrix
15 30 (1.00%) Informatica
16 28 (0.93%) Apple
17 24 (0.80%) Dell
18 21 (0.70%) Facebook
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