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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 112 147 182
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +35
Contract jobs citing REST 934 721 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.41% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 5.20% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 501 324
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £32.50 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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
13752 13864 11648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.06% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9015 9070 7417
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 210 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +19 467 £425 - 169
South East +15 124 £400 +15.94% 57
Yorkshire +47 99 £425 +32.81% 12
North West +21 71 £400 +10.34% 33
East of England +26 49 £400 +23.07% 17
South West +9 49 £390 -17.89% 30
West Midlands +7 43 £400 +40.35% 13
East Midlands +15 30 £420 +24.44% 9
North East -7 3 - - 7
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 981 (55.17%) Java
2 919 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 756 (42.52%) HTML
4 746 (41.96%) Web Services
5 601 (33.80%) TDD
6 598 (33.63%) SOAP
7 572 (32.17%) JavaScript
8 499 (28.07%) JSON
9 483 (27.17%) CSS
10 446 (25.08%) XML
11 375 (21.09%) Linux
12 358 (20.13%) .NET
12 358 (20.13%) Scrum
13 353 (19.85%) Git (software)
14 348 (19.57%) BDD
15 341 (19.18%) Spring
16 329 (18.50%) SQL
17 312 (17.55%) HTML5
18 311 (17.49%) C#
19 289 (16.25%) HTTP
20 283 (15.92%) MVC
21 279 (15.69%) OO
22 271 (15.24%) jQuery
23 262 (14.74%) Hibernate
24 258 (14.51%) SOA
24 258 (14.51%) MongoDB
25 257 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
26 235 (13.22%) Relational Database
27 231 (12.99%) SQL Server
28 228 (12.82%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 89 (5.01%) Tomcat
2 87 (4.89%) Apache
3 81 (4.56%) Node.js
4 72 (4.05%) CMS
5 67 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 60 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 53 (2.98%) JBoss
8 49 (2.76%) Mule
9 42 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 41 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (2.08%) IIS
12 28 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (1.41%) Mule ESB
14 24 (1.35%) Confluence
15 23 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (1.01%) nginx
16 18 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
16 18 (1.01%) MQSeries
17 17 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 61 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 30 (1.69%) MS Office
3 29 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) MS Project
9 1 (0.056%) InDesign
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.45%) Tridion
3 8 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.39%) Magento
5 6 (0.34%) Maximo
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.11%) Radian6
9 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.11%) AWD
9 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.02%) SaaS
3 28 (1.57%) GitHub
4 25 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.84%) PaaS
8 13 (0.73%) Heroku
9 12 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.67%) Office 365
9 12 (0.67%) Force.com
10 9 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.22%) IaaS
11 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) Boomi
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 289 (16.25%) HTTP
2 83 (4.67%) Internet
3 32 (1.80%) LDAP
4 23 (1.29%) HTTPS
5 20 (1.12%) Firewall
6 15 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.79%) X.509
8 12 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.62%) DNS
10 10 (0.56%) Intranet
11 8 (0.45%) DMZ
12 7 (0.39%) SAN
12 7 (0.39%) FTP
13 6 (0.34%) SSL
13 6 (0.34%) VPN
13 6 (0.34%) CTI
14 4 (0.22%) RFID
14 4 (0.22%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.22%) WAN
14 4 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (14.51%) MongoDB
2 235 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 231 (12.99%) SQL Server
4 147 (8.27%) MySQL
5 142 (7.99%) NoSQL
6 113 (6.36%) Neo4j
7 59 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 53 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (2.81%) Big Data
10 45 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.08%) Redis
13 35 (1.97%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.86%) Couchbase
15 30 (1.69%) DB2
16 27 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (1.07%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (0.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 353 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 228 (12.82%) Subversion
3 207 (11.64%) Maven
4 169 (9.51%) Jenkins
5 161 (9.06%) JUnit
6 134 (7.54%) Cucumber
7 99 (5.57%) Selenium
8 98 (5.51%) Visual Studio
9 75 (4.22%) JIRA
10 60 (3.37%) Eclipse
11 57 (3.21%) Mockito
12 42 (2.36%) Ant
13 39 (2.19%) Jasmine
14 33 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (1.80%) WebDriver
16 30 (1.69%) NUnit
17 25 (1.41%) JMeter
17 25 (1.41%) SpecFlow
18 23 (1.29%) Hudson
19 22 (1.24%) SoapUI
General
1 173 (9.73%) Finance
2 95 (5.34%) Banking
3 56 (3.15%) Marketing
4 46 (2.59%) Games
5 43 (2.42%) Retail
6 39 (2.19%) Publishing
7 33 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.01%) Legal
11 15 (0.84%) Advertising
12 12 (0.67%) Front Office
13 8 (0.45%) Electronics
14 5 (0.28%) Automotive
14 5 (0.28%) Back Office
14 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 1317 (74.07%) Developer
2 562 (31.61%) Java Developer
3 207 (11.64%) Architect
4 165 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 105 (5.91%) .NET Developer
6 85 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 73 (4.11%) Android Developer
8 67 (3.77%) Technical Architect
9 63 (3.54%) Web Developer
10 59 (3.32%) C# Developer
11 52 (2.92%) Analyst
11 52 (2.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 51 (2.87%) iOS Developer
12 51 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
13 47 (2.64%) Lead Developer
13 47 (2.64%) PHP Developer
13 47 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (2.59%) Front-End Developer
15 43 (2.42%) Consultant
16 40 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (42.52%) HTML
2 746 (41.96%) Web Services
3 598 (33.63%) SOAP
4 499 (28.07%) JSON
5 483 (27.17%) CSS
6 446 (25.08%) XML
7 358 (20.13%) .NET
8 341 (19.18%) Spring
9 312 (17.55%) HTML5
10 271 (15.24%) jQuery
11 262 (14.74%) Hibernate
12 184 (10.35%) AngularJS
13 174 (9.79%) J2EE
14 161 (9.06%) ASP.NET
15 156 (8.77%) CSS3
16 151 (8.49%) Ajax
17 141 (7.93%) JAX-RS
18 133 (7.48%) RESTful
19 121 (6.81%) JMS
20 107 (6.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.32%) Open Source
2 103 (5.79%) Mobile App
2 103 (5.79%) User Experience
3 102 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (1.80%) Clustering
7 29 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 28 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 28 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 28 (1.57%) Social Media
9 27 (1.52%) Derivative
10 24 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (1.29%) Data Integration
12 22 (1.24%) iPad
13 21 (1.18%) Online Games
14 19 (1.07%) iPhone
14 19 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.96%) W3C
16 15 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 375 (21.09%) Linux
2 200 (11.25%) UNIX
3 142 (7.99%) Mac OS X
4 133 (7.48%) Android
5 119 (6.69%) Apple iOS
6 86 (4.84%) Windows
7 21 (1.18%) CentOS
8 19 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.34%) SUSE
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.22%) VMS
15 3 (0.17%) Solaris
15 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (33.80%) TDD
3 358 (20.13%) Scrum
4 348 (19.57%) BDD
5 283 (15.92%) MVC
6 279 (15.69%) OO
7 258 (14.51%) SOA
8 257 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
9 213 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 185 (10.40%) Web Development
11 179 (10.07%) Web Design
12 136 (7.65%) E-Commerce
13 133 (7.48%) Unit Testing
14 126 (7.09%) Kanban
15 123 (6.92%) Configuration Management
16 122 (6.86%) Software Engineering
17 116 (6.52%) OOP
18 95 (5.34%) Android Development
19 83 (4.67%) DevOps
20 80 (4.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 981 (55.17%) Java
2 572 (32.17%) JavaScript
3 329 (18.50%) SQL
4 311 (17.49%) C#
5 154 (8.66%) Ruby
6 141 (7.93%) Python
7 122 (6.86%) PHP
8 97 (5.46%) Scala
9 64 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 62 (3.49%) Apex Code
11 58 (3.26%) Objective-C
12 39 (2.19%) C++
13 37 (2.08%) XPath
14 31 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.57%) Perl
16 19 (1.07%) PHP5
16 19 (1.07%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.01%) Groovy
18 17 (0.96%) XQuery
19 15 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 144 (8.10%) Degree
2 44 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (0.22%) CCNP
4 4 (0.22%) ISEB
4 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.17%) CCNA
5 3 (0.17%) JNCIA
5 3 (0.17%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.056%) RHCE
7 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.056%) CCIE
7 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.056%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.17%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) WCAG
3 4 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.11%) COBIT
4 2 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.056%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.56%) Docker
3 8 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.39%) NFS
4 7 (0.39%) vCloud
5 6 (0.34%) vSphere
6 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) Varnish
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.17%) Squid
8 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.056%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 68 (3.82%) Puppet
2 45 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.84%) Ansible
4 12 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.67%) Kibana
4 12 (0.67%) CloudHub
5 11 (0.62%) yum
6 9 (0.51%) CA LISA
7 7 (0.39%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.34%) SCOM
8 6 (0.34%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.28%) OpenAM
9 5 (0.28%) StatsD
9 5 (0.28%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.22%) WMI
10 4 (0.22%) Jitterbit
11 3 (0.17%) Salt
11 3 (0.17%) Control-M
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 224 (12.60%) Oracle
2 134 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 128 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (2.47%) IBM
5 42 (2.36%) SAP
6 39 (2.19%) Adobe
7 35 (1.97%) Google
8 33 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.63%) Sitecore
10 28 (1.57%) TIBCO
11 27 (1.52%) VMware
12 22 (1.24%) Cisco
13 20 (1.12%) ForgeRock
14 15 (0.84%) Sybase
14 15 (0.84%) HP
15 14 (0.79%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.73%) hybris
17 12 (0.67%) Sencha
17 12 (0.67%) Citrix
18 11 (0.62%) Splunk
London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Enorth Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £380 Per Day + excellent benefits
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Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day call for details
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London
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago