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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 122 148 182
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +34
Contract jobs citing REST 860 680 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.42% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.40% 5.11% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 477 331
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.56 £34.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £65.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +6 436 £425 - 141
South East +25 133 £400 +11.11% 49
North West +28 67 £388 +19.23% 25
South West +33 59 £388 +10.71% 26
Yorkshire +14 57 £425 +28.78% 5
East of England +25 50 £400 +23.07% 14
West Midlands 0 25 £375 +25.00% 14
East Midlands -7 22 £413 +50.00% 12
North East -18 3 - - 8
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 914 (52.59%) Java
2 901 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
3 749 (43.10%) Web Services
4 688 (39.59%) HTML
5 625 (35.96%) SOAP
6 592 (34.06%) TDD
7 568 (32.68%) JavaScript
8 509 (29.29%) JSON
9 482 (27.73%) CSS
10 454 (26.12%) XML
11 372 (21.40%) Scrum
12 358 (20.60%) .NET
13 354 (20.37%) Git (software)
14 348 (20.02%) Spring
15 323 (18.58%) SQL
16 321 (18.47%) HTML5
17 315 (18.12%) Linux
18 304 (17.49%) BDD
19 292 (16.80%) C#
20 285 (16.40%) MVC
21 276 (15.88%) SOA
22 267 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
23 265 (15.25%) OO
24 256 (14.73%) HTTP
25 245 (14.10%) SQL Server
26 243 (13.98%) jQuery
27 221 (12.72%) MongoDB
28 218 (12.54%) Hibernate
29 211 (12.14%) Oracle
30 209 (12.03%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 86 (4.95%) Apache
2 83 (4.78%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.49%) Node.js
4 77 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 70 (4.03%) CMS
6 66 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 63 (3.62%) JBoss
8 52 (2.99%) Mule
9 41 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 40 (2.30%) IIS
11 38 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.84%) Mule ESB
13 26 (1.50%) Confluence
14 23 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (1.15%) MQSeries
15 20 (1.15%) nginx
16 18 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (1.04%) GlassFish
17 17 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 16 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 59 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 25 (1.44%) MS Office
3 24 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 22 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.46%) Tridion
3 8 (0.46%) Maximo
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.23%) Magento
6 4 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.17%) Summit
8 2 (0.12%) Radian6
8 2 (0.12%) AWD
8 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.19%) SaaS
3 35 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.78%) GitHub
5 28 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (1.04%) PaaS
7 16 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.86%) Heroku
9 12 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.63%) Office 365
10 11 (0.63%) Force.com
11 9 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.46%) IaaS
13 7 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.12%) Boomi
17 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
17 1 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 256 (14.73%) HTTP
2 89 (5.12%) Internet
3 29 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 27 (1.55%) LDAP
5 20 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.86%) X.509
6 15 (0.86%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.81%) Firewall
8 10 (0.58%) SSL
9 8 (0.46%) FTP
9 8 (0.46%) DNS
9 8 (0.46%) Intranet
9 8 (0.46%) DMZ
10 7 (0.40%) SAN
11 5 (0.29%) CTI
11 5 (0.29%) WAN
11 5 (0.29%) LAN
12 4 (0.23%) VPN
12 4 (0.23%) RFID
12 4 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 221 (12.72%) MongoDB
3 197 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 153 (8.80%) MySQL
5 143 (8.23%) NoSQL
6 65 (3.74%) Neo4j
7 59 (3.39%) Oracle Database
8 49 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 47 (2.70%) Big Data
10 46 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.13%) Redis
13 35 (2.01%) DB2
14 32 (1.84%) Couchbase
15 28 (1.61%) Hadoop
16 26 (1.50%) CouchDB
16 26 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 354 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 209 (12.03%) Subversion
3 194 (11.16%) Maven
4 180 (10.36%) Jenkins
5 164 (9.44%) JUnit
6 114 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 99 (5.70%) Selenium
8 82 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 74 (4.26%) JIRA
10 56 (3.22%) Eclipse
11 48 (2.76%) Mockito
12 43 (2.47%) Ant
13 37 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (1.90%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.61%) Gradle
16 26 (1.50%) NUnit
17 24 (1.38%) WebDriver
18 23 (1.32%) SoapUI
18 23 (1.32%) Xcode
19 21 (1.21%) JMeter
General
1 163 (9.38%) Finance
2 83 (4.78%) Banking
3 49 (2.82%) Marketing
4 45 (2.59%) Retail
5 39 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.07%) Publishing
7 31 (1.78%) Games
8 26 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.98%) Legal
11 13 (0.75%) Automotive
12 12 (0.69%) Advertising
13 7 (0.40%) Electronics
14 6 (0.35%) Front Office
14 6 (0.35%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1289 (74.17%) Developer
2 497 (28.60%) Java Developer
3 203 (11.68%) Architect
4 154 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 113 (6.50%) .NET Developer
6 94 (5.41%) Android Developer
7 86 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 68 (3.91%) Web Developer
9 63 (3.62%) iOS Developer
10 61 (3.51%) Technical Architect
11 55 (3.16%) Software Engineer
12 52 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 51 (2.93%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 50 (2.88%) C# Developer
15 48 (2.76%) Analyst
16 46 (2.65%) PHP Developer
17 45 (2.59%) Lead Developer
18 42 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
19 40 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
19 40 (2.30%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (43.10%) Web Services
2 688 (39.59%) HTML
3 625 (35.96%) SOAP
4 509 (29.29%) JSON
5 482 (27.73%) CSS
6 454 (26.12%) XML
7 358 (20.60%) .NET
8 348 (20.02%) Spring
9 321 (18.47%) HTML5
10 243 (13.98%) jQuery
11 218 (12.54%) Hibernate
12 188 (10.82%) AngularJS
13 166 (9.55%) ASP.NET
14 164 (9.44%) J2EE
15 155 (8.92%) CSS3
16 138 (7.94%) Ajax
17 127 (7.31%) RESTful
18 108 (6.21%) JMS
19 107 (6.16%) .NET Framework
20 103 (5.93%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 126 (7.25%) Open Source
3 103 (5.93%) User Experience
4 100 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 68 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 28 (1.61%) Social Media
8 28 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.50%) Clustering
11 25 (1.44%) iPad
12 23 (1.32%) iPhone
13 21 (1.21%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 19 (1.09%) W3C
15 17 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.81%) GIS
16 14 (0.81%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 315 (18.12%) Linux
2 176 (10.13%) Android
3 156 (8.98%) UNIX
4 151 (8.69%) Apple iOS
5 100 (5.75%) Mac OS X
6 86 (4.95%) Windows
7 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.81%) CentOS
8 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.46%) Solaris
10 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.35%) SUSE
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.17%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 592 (34.06%) TDD
3 372 (21.40%) Scrum
4 304 (17.49%) BDD
5 285 (16.40%) MVC
6 276 (15.88%) SOA
7 267 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
8 265 (15.25%) OO
9 164 (9.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 160 (9.21%) Web Development
11 157 (9.03%) Software Engineering
12 145 (8.34%) E-Commerce
13 142 (8.17%) Unit Testing
14 134 (7.71%) Android Development
15 129 (7.42%) Kanban
16 117 (6.73%) Web Design
17 109 (6.27%) OOP
18 105 (6.04%) iOS Development
19 89 (5.12%) Configuration Management
20 84 (4.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 914 (52.59%) Java
2 568 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 323 (18.58%) SQL
4 292 (16.80%) C#
5 149 (8.57%) Ruby
6 128 (7.36%) Python
7 113 (6.50%) PHP
8 87 (5.01%) Objective-C
9 86 (4.95%) Scala
10 60 (3.45%) Apex Code
10 60 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.36%) XPath
12 32 (1.84%) C++
13 29 (1.67%) Perl
13 29 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 28 (1.61%) Apple Swift
15 23 (1.32%) XQuery
16 20 (1.15%) Groovy
17 18 (1.04%) PHP5
18 16 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 132 (7.59%) Degree
2 43 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.29%) CCNP
4 5 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.17%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.17%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.17%) CCNA
6 3 (0.17%) ISEB
7 2 (0.12%) CISSP
7 2 (0.12%) RHCE
7 2 (0.12%) CCIE
7 2 (0.12%) LPIC
7 2 (0.12%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.12%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.058%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.058%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.058%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.78%) QA
2 6 (0.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.058%) Basel III
5 1 (0.058%) HL7
5 1 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.86%) Docker
3 12 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.58%) Squid
5 7 (0.40%) Varnish
6 6 (0.35%) vCloud
7 4 (0.23%) NFS
8 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
8 3 (0.17%) HDFS
9 2 (0.12%) Firmware
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.058%) XenApp
10 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.058%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 77 (4.43%) Puppet
2 47 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.04%) Ansible
4 15 (0.86%) Kibana
5 12 (0.69%) CloudHub
6 11 (0.63%) yum
7 10 (0.58%) CA LISA
8 9 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.52%) TeamSite
9 8 (0.46%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.40%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.40%) Salt
10 7 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.29%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.29%) StatsD
12 4 (0.23%) Jitterbit
12 4 (0.23%) logstash
12 4 (0.23%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 211 (12.14%) Oracle
2 131 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 121 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
4 51 (2.93%) IBM
5 40 (2.30%) SAP
6 35 (2.01%) Adobe
6 35 (2.01%) Google
7 28 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 27 (1.55%) VMware
9 24 (1.38%) Sybase
10 23 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.27%) Sitecore
12 18 (1.04%) ForgeRock
13 17 (0.98%) webMethods
13 17 (0.98%) HP
14 16 (0.92%) Cisco
15 15 (0.86%) hybris
15 15 (0.86%) Citrix
15 15 (0.86%) Apple
15 15 (0.86%) MuleSoft
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £400 per day
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Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
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Rate: £550 - £750 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £500 - 525 per day
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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