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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 66 118 156
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +38
Contract jobs citing REST 1501 941 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.08% 1.85% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.66% 6.65% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 649 494
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 3
Median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £24.38 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £109.65 £136.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
14087 14140 13737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.94% 27.81% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10053 9639 9098
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 195 196
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +43 747 £475 +11.76% 195
South East +70 295 £475 +18.75% 55
East of England +28 96 £400 -1.53% 21
South West +17 93 £455 +10.30% 33
North West +8 89 £425 +6.25% 23
West Midlands +36 81 £404 -1.46% 25
Yorkshire +31 57 £425 +13.33% 14
East Midlands +11 23 £463 +8.82% 8
North East -40 15 £363 -2.68% 6
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1710 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1665 (60.37%) Java
3 1026 (37.20%) Web Services
4 956 (34.66%) SOAP
5 937 (33.97%) HTML
6 892 (32.34%) TDD
7 888 (32.20%) JavaScript
8 836 (30.31%) JSON
9 795 (28.83%) Scrum
10 781 (28.32%) Spring
11 731 (26.50%) CSS
12 705 (25.56%) XML
13 618 (22.41%) Git (software)
14 612 (22.19%) HTML5
15 601 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
16 573 (20.78%) SQL
17 534 (19.36%) Linux
18 472 (17.11%) HTTP
18 472 (17.11%) AngularJS
19 457 (16.57%) Open Source
20 445 (16.13%) Jenkins
21 430 (15.59%) C#
22 429 (15.55%) NoSQL
23 407 (14.76%) CSS3
24 404 (14.65%) Oracle
25 400 (14.50%) JUnit
26 390 (14.14%) SOA
27 388 (14.07%) BDD
28 372 (13.49%) Scala
29 370 (13.42%) 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
1 218 (7.90%) Tomcat
2 153 (5.55%) Apache
3 136 (4.93%) JBoss
4 119 (4.31%) Confluence
5 100 (3.63%) WebLogic
6 91 (3.30%) CMS
7 81 (2.94%) Jetty
8 77 (2.79%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.32%) Mule
10 63 (2.28%) Apache Spark
11 60 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
12 49 (1.78%) nginx
13 44 (1.60%) SharePoint
14 41 (1.49%) IIS
15 39 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
16 35 (1.27%) Mule ESB
17 30 (1.09%) MQSeries
18 24 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 23 (0.83%) WordPress
20 22 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.51%) MS Office
2 14 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.073%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.036%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 15 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.22%) Magento
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.073%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.073%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.073%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.073%) Revive Adserver
8 2 (0.073%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.036%) Maximo
9 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.036%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.036%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 207 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (2.72%) GitHub
4 41 (1.49%) SaaS
5 36 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (0.98%) Google App Engine
8 26 (0.94%) Boomi
9 24 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (0.69%) Force.com
12 16 (0.58%) PaaS
13 13 (0.47%) Google Play
14 11 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.33%) Heroku
15 9 (0.33%) Office 365
15 9 (0.33%) TestFlight
16 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 472 (17.11%) HTTP
2 74 (2.68%) Internet
3 61 (2.21%) SSL
4 55 (1.99%) LDAP
5 44 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.05%) DNS
7 27 (0.98%) DVB
8 26 (0.94%) FTP
9 23 (0.83%) HTTPS
10 22 (0.80%) Network Security
11 16 (0.58%) SSH
12 15 (0.54%) SNMP
13 10 (0.36%) VPN
14 9 (0.33%) Firewall
14 9 (0.33%) WinSCP
15 8 (0.29%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.29%) SAN
15 8 (0.29%) Wireshark
16 7 (0.25%) Intranet
17 5 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (15.55%) NoSQL
2 354 (12.84%) MongoDB
3 266 (9.64%) MySQL
4 257 (9.32%) Relational Database
5 243 (8.81%) SQL Server
6 180 (6.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 146 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (3.84%) Hadoop
9 105 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 101 (3.66%) Big Data
11 93 (3.37%) Neo4j
12 69 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.02%) Impala
15 28 (1.02%) Redis
16 19 (0.69%) CouchDB
16 19 (0.69%) GIS
16 19 (0.69%) HBase
16 19 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 618 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 445 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 400 (14.50%) JUnit
4 368 (13.34%) Maven
5 308 (11.17%) Subversion
6 228 (8.27%) JIRA
7 189 (6.85%) Cucumber
8 169 (6.13%) Mockito
8 169 (6.13%) Selenium
9 154 (5.58%) Gradle
10 97 (3.52%) Eclipse
11 76 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 70 (2.54%) Hudson
13 68 (2.47%) Ant
13 68 (2.47%) Grunt
14 66 (2.39%) SoapUI
15 63 (2.28%) Visual Studio
16 54 (1.96%) TeamCity
17 50 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 47 (1.70%) gulp
General
1 370 (13.42%) Finance
2 268 (9.72%) Banking
3 105 (3.81%) Retail
4 87 (3.15%) Marketing
5 58 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 52 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.41%) Games
8 36 (1.31%) Publishing
9 23 (0.83%) Front Office
10 22 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.76%) Advertising
12 18 (0.65%) Legal
13 16 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.54%) Electronics
15 9 (0.33%) Automotive
15 9 (0.33%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) Billing
16 7 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.25%) Law
16 7 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2008 (72.81%) Developer
2 925 (33.54%) Java Developer
3 346 (12.55%) Architect
4 325 (11.78%) Senior Developer
5 220 (7.98%) Agile Developer
6 200 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 189 (6.85%) Scala Developer
8 173 (6.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 142 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
10 127 (4.60%) C# Developer
11 126 (4.57%) Technical Architect
12 120 (4.35%) .NET Developer
13 117 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 101 (3.66%) Lead Developer
15 99 (3.59%) Java Scala Developer
16 88 (3.19%) Android Developer
17 87 (3.15%) Software Developer
18 82 (2.97%) Software Engineer
19 81 (2.94%) Angular Developer
20 71 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1026 (37.20%) Web Services
2 956 (34.66%) SOAP
3 937 (33.97%) HTML
4 836 (30.31%) JSON
5 781 (28.32%) Spring
6 731 (26.50%) CSS
7 705 (25.56%) XML
8 612 (22.19%) HTML5
9 472 (17.11%) AngularJS
10 407 (14.76%) CSS3
11 350 (12.69%) .NET
12 306 (11.09%) RESTful
13 291 (10.55%) Ajax
14 275 (9.97%) Node.js
15 263 (9.54%) Hibernate
16 255 (9.25%) jQuery
17 218 (7.90%) J2EE
18 216 (7.83%) Play Framework
19 199 (7.22%) Middleware
20 178 (6.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 174 (6.31%) User Experience
2 172 (6.24%) Mobile App
3 128 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (2.18%) Data Structures
7 44 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 39 (1.41%) DataPower
9 36 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (1.23%) Data Integration
11 33 (1.20%) STB
12 28 (1.02%) DTV
13 26 (0.94%) iPad
13 26 (0.94%) MPEG
14 25 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 23 (0.83%) Derivative
15 23 (0.83%) NHS
16 22 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.76%) Fintech
18 19 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 534 (19.36%) Linux
2 281 (10.19%) Unix
3 150 (5.44%) Windows
4 139 (5.04%) Android
5 113 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 68 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 36 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.76%) CentOS
9 20 (0.73%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.40%) Solaris
12 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.25%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.11%) AIX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.073%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.073%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.073%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1710 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (32.34%) TDD
3 795 (28.83%) Scrum
4 601 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
5 457 (16.57%) Open Source
6 390 (14.14%) SOA
7 388 (14.07%) BDD
8 364 (13.20%) MVC
9 305 (11.06%) OO
10 286 (10.37%) Software Engineering
11 274 (9.93%) Microservices
12 251 (9.10%) Web Development
13 226 (8.19%) Automated Testing
14 224 (8.12%) Pair Programming
15 211 (7.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 207 (7.51%) High Availability
17 201 (7.29%) SDLC
18 190 (6.89%) Unit Testing
19 177 (6.42%) E-Commerce
19 177 (6.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1665 (60.37%) Java
2 888 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 573 (20.78%) SQL
4 430 (15.59%) C#
5 372 (13.49%) Scala
6 284 (10.30%) Python
7 263 (9.54%) Ruby
8 153 (5.55%) PHP
9 103 (3.73%) Groovy
10 95 (3.44%) C++
11 77 (2.79%) C
12 65 (2.36%) Objective-C
13 63 (2.28%) T-SQL
14 59 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 50 (1.81%) Perl
16 44 (1.60%) Bash Shell
17 43 (1.56%) Apex Code
18 36 (1.31%) Apple Swift
19 33 (1.20%) Shell Script
20 32 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 195 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 187 (6.78%) Degree
3 126 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (0.80%) ISEB
5 22 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.29%) MCSA
7 8 (0.29%) MCSD
7 8 (0.29%) MCSE
8 6 (0.22%) CCNP
8 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.11%) MCITP
10 3 (0.11%) MCTS
10 3 (0.11%) PhD
11 2 (0.073%) CISSP
11 2 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.73%) QA
2 30 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (1.02%) HL7
4 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.36%) SLA
7 6 (0.22%) SEPA
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) COBIT
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.073%) SDET
9 2 (0.073%) WCAG
10 1 (0.036%) FATCA
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (7.18%) Docker
2 60 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.09%) Xen
5 10 (0.36%) HDFS
6 9 (0.33%) KVM
7 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.25%) vSphere
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.18%) vCloud
10 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.11%) NFS
11 3 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.11%) Squid
11 3 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.073%) Gluster
12 2 (0.073%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 98 (3.55%) Puppet
2 54 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.27%) Ansible
4 32 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.91%) Nagios
6 24 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (0.51%) Graphite
7 14 (0.51%) Kibana
7 14 (0.51%) logstash
7 14 (0.51%) OpenAM
8 11 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.33%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.29%) yum
11 7 (0.25%) OpenIDM
12 6 (0.22%) Control-M
12 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.22%) SCCM
13 5 (0.18%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 404 (14.65%) Oracle
2 263 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 190 (6.89%) Google
4 124 (4.50%) IBM
5 94 (3.41%) VMware
6 58 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.81%) SAP
9 48 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 45 (1.63%) webMethods
11 41 (1.49%) TIBCO
12 38 (1.38%) ServiceNow
13 32 (1.16%) WSO2
14 30 (1.09%) Citrix
15 25 (0.91%) Adobe
16 24 (0.87%) Dell
17 23 (0.83%) MuleSoft
18 22 (0.80%) hybris
19 21 (0.76%) Apple
20 19 (0.69%) Informatica
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