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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 116 174 224
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +50
Contract jobs citing REST 841 545 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.81% 1.24% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 4.54% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 372 258
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £51.29 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +52 494 £425 - 130
South East +43 108 £388 +3.33% 53
North West +19 56 £363 - 34
East of England +44 51 £450 +40.62% 22
Yorkshire +8 44 £375 +5.26% 18
South West -9 39 £400 +7.38% 25
East Midlands +28 28 £368 +17.60% 8
West Midlands -10 20 £360 +35.84% 15
North East -13 2 - - 7
Midlands +5 1 £350 +7.69%
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 978 (56.11%) Java
2 908 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
3 797 (45.73%) HTML
4 690 (39.59%) Web Services
5 666 (38.21%) JavaScript
6 570 (32.70%) SOAP
7 556 (31.90%) CSS
8 552 (31.67%) XML
9 532 (30.52%) TDD
10 511 (29.32%) JSON
11 404 (23.18%) Scrum
12 388 (22.26%) Git (software)
13 386 (22.15%) Linux
14 371 (21.29%) MVC
15 361 (20.71%) Spring
16 351 (20.14%) SQL
17 339 (19.45%) HTML5
18 338 (19.39%) C#
19 337 (19.33%) .NET
20 336 (19.28%) BDD
21 326 (18.70%) OO
22 323 (18.53%) HTTP
22 323 (18.53%) jQuery
23 266 (15.26%) Hibernate
24 265 (15.20%) Subversion
25 257 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
26 242 (13.88%) UNIX
27 228 (13.08%) Oracle
28 227 (13.02%) Ajax
28 227 (13.02%) MongoDB

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 124 (7.11%) Apache
2 122 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 99 (5.68%) Node.js
4 89 (5.11%) CMS
5 66 (3.79%) JBoss
6 59 (3.38%) WebLogic
7 57 (3.27%) WebSphere
8 41 (2.35%) SharePoint
9 38 (2.18%) Mule
9 38 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (1.78%) IIS
11 25 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (1.38%) nginx
13 23 (1.32%) Drupal
14 22 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (1.15%) Confluence
16 19 (1.09%) Apache Solr
17 18 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 66 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 29 (1.66%) MS Office
3 26 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.057%) InDesign
7 1 (0.057%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.40%) Magento
3 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.34%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.17%) Tridion
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.057%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.057%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.057%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.057%) Summit
8 1 (0.057%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.66%) GitHub
4 26 (1.49%) SaaS
5 23 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.92%) Office 365
7 15 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.86%) Heroku
8 11 (0.63%) Force.com
9 8 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.46%) PaaS
10 7 (0.40%) IaaS
11 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.23%) Yammer
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.17%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 323 (18.53%) HTTP
2 63 (3.61%) Internet
3 39 (2.24%) SSL
4 28 (1.61%) LDAP
5 19 (1.09%) Firewall
6 11 (0.63%) DNS
6 11 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.52%) Intranet
9 8 (0.46%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.34%) VPN
10 6 (0.34%) FTP
10 6 (0.34%) SAN
10 6 (0.34%) DMZ
10 6 (0.34%) NAS
11 5 (0.29%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.29%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.29%) SSH
12 4 (0.23%) RFID
12 4 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (13.02%) MongoDB
2 215 (12.34%) Relational Database
3 201 (11.53%) SQL Server
4 199 (11.42%) MySQL
5 136 (7.80%) NoSQL
6 115 (6.60%) Neo4j
7 58 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 49 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.89%) Redis
12 32 (1.84%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.72%) Big Data
14 27 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (1.38%) DB2
16 24 (1.38%) Couchbase
17 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 388 (22.26%) Git (software)
2 265 (15.20%) Subversion
3 218 (12.51%) Maven
4 182 (10.44%) Jenkins
5 155 (8.89%) JUnit
6 141 (8.09%) Cucumber
7 134 (7.69%) Selenium
8 98 (5.62%) JIRA
9 96 (5.51%) Visual Studio
10 90 (5.16%) Eclipse
11 72 (4.13%) Ant
12 57 (3.27%) Mockito
13 55 (3.16%) Jasmine
14 54 (3.10%) WebDriver
15 51 (2.93%) SpecFlow
16 49 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (1.95%) Grunt
18 33 (1.89%) NUnit
19 31 (1.78%) JMeter
20 30 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 177 (10.15%) Finance
2 103 (5.91%) Banking
3 53 (3.04%) Marketing
4 51 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.47%) Publishing
6 34 (1.95%) Games
6 34 (1.95%) Retail
7 23 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.09%) Legal
10 17 (0.98%) Front Office
11 15 (0.86%) Advertising
12 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.40%) Law
13 7 (0.40%) Electronics
14 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
16 2 (0.11%) German Language
16 2 (0.11%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 1268 (72.75%) Developer
2 506 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 175 (10.04%) Senior Developer
4 160 (9.18%) Architect
5 90 (5.16%) .NET Developer
6 87 (4.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 76 (4.36%) Web Developer
8 66 (3.79%) Android Developer
9 58 (3.33%) PHP Developer
10 55 (3.16%) C# Developer
11 52 (2.98%) Lead Developer
12 49 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
13 47 (2.70%) Consultant
14 46 (2.64%) Analyst
14 46 (2.64%) Software Engineer
15 45 (2.58%) Technical Architect
16 44 (2.52%) iOS Developer
16 44 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
18 34 (1.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (45.73%) HTML
2 690 (39.59%) Web Services
3 570 (32.70%) SOAP
4 556 (31.90%) CSS
5 552 (31.67%) XML
6 511 (29.32%) JSON
7 361 (20.71%) Spring
8 339 (19.45%) HTML5
9 337 (19.33%) .NET
10 323 (18.53%) jQuery
11 266 (15.26%) Hibernate
12 227 (13.02%) Ajax
13 212 (12.16%) AngularJS
14 207 (11.88%) CSS3
15 186 (10.67%) J2EE
16 159 (9.12%) ASP.NET
17 139 (7.97%) JAX-RS
18 130 (7.46%) RESTful
19 116 (6.66%) JMS
20 114 (6.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.24%) Open Source
2 124 (7.11%) User Experience
3 89 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 85 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 83 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.47%) Visualisation
8 28 (1.61%) Derivative
9 26 (1.49%) Clustering
10 25 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 25 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.38%) Data Integration
12 23 (1.32%) Social Media
12 23 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
13 21 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 19 (1.09%) Online Games
15 16 (0.92%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
16 15 (0.86%) W3C
16 15 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 386 (22.15%) Linux
2 242 (13.88%) UNIX
3 151 (8.66%) Mac OS X
4 135 (7.75%) Android
5 118 (6.77%) Apple iOS
6 92 (5.28%) Windows
7 20 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.03%) CentOS
9 9 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.23%) Solaris
13 4 (0.23%) VMS
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.057%) Debian
16 1 (0.057%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (30.52%) TDD
3 404 (23.18%) Scrum
4 371 (21.29%) MVC
5 336 (19.28%) BDD
6 326 (18.70%) OO
7 257 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
8 212 (12.16%) SOA
8 212 (12.16%) Web Development
9 194 (11.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 178 (10.21%) Web Design
11 144 (8.26%) Unit Testing
12 143 (8.20%) Software Engineering
13 136 (7.80%) Configuration Management
14 104 (5.97%) OOP
15 96 (5.51%) E-Commerce
16 93 (5.34%) Kanban
17 84 (4.82%) Android Development
18 83 (4.76%) Automated Testing
19 78 (4.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 978 (56.11%) Java
2 666 (38.21%) JavaScript
3 351 (20.14%) SQL
4 338 (19.39%) C#
5 185 (10.61%) Ruby
6 147 (8.43%) PHP
7 145 (8.32%) Python
8 112 (6.43%) Scala
9 67 (3.84%) PL/SQL
10 48 (2.75%) C++
11 42 (2.41%) Perl
12 40 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.01%) Objective-C
15 32 (1.84%) XPath
16 30 (1.72%) PHP5
17 27 (1.55%) Apex Code
18 26 (1.49%) C
19 21 (1.20%) Groovy
20 19 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 127 (7.29%) Degree
2 55 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.69%) ISEB
5 11 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.11%) MCTS
11 2 (0.11%) MCITP
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.057%) PhD
12 1 (0.057%) HNC
12 1 (0.057%) HND
12 1 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.057%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.20%) QA
2 10 (0.57%) COBIT
3 7 (0.40%) WCAG
4 5 (0.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.057%) Basel III
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (0.80%) KVM
2 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.46%) vCloud
5 5 (0.29%) vSphere
5 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.29%) NFS
6 3 (0.17%) Docker
7 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.11%) Varnish
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.057%) RHEV
8 1 (0.057%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 63 (3.61%) Puppet
2 49 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 14 (0.80%) Ansible
5 12 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.46%) yum
6 8 (0.46%) SCOM
7 7 (0.40%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.29%) Kibana
8 5 (0.29%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.29%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.29%) StatsD
9 4 (0.23%) WMI
10 3 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.17%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.17%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.17%) Control-M
10 3 (0.17%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 228 (13.08%) Oracle
2 143 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 84 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (2.58%) Google
5 39 (2.24%) IBM
6 37 (2.12%) SAP
7 35 (2.01%) Adobe
8 26 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.15%) HP
11 19 (1.09%) TIBCO
12 17 (0.98%) Zend
12 17 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 16 (0.92%) VMware
14 15 (0.86%) Cisco
14 15 (0.86%) Software AG
15 13 (0.75%) Xamarin
15 13 (0.75%) Splunk
16 11 (0.63%) Twitter
17 10 (0.57%) ESRI
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