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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / England
Rank 67 87 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 1352 1143 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.26% 2.50% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 8.53% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 831 567
Median daily rate £450 £455 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £345 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £165.00 £45.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+266.66% +39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 January 2017.

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
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 January 2017. 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 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 +20 796 £475 -5.00% 168
South East +3 171 £425 +6.25% 74
South West +33 81 £350 -6.66% 54
Yorkshire +29 73 £450 - 31
North West +20 65 £375 -11.76% 19
West Midlands +20 56 £450 - 26
East of England -24 50 £350 -36.36% 24
North East 0 26 £438 +2.94% 6
East Midlands -11 20 £335 -21.17% 7
Midlands - 6 £600 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1741 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1568 (52.35%) Java
3 1193 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 1123 (37.50%) HTML
5 1118 (37.33%) Web Services
6 982 (32.79%) SOAP
7 981 (32.75%) TDD
8 930 (31.05%) CSS
9 927 (30.95%) JSON
10 853 (28.48%) Scrum
11 822 (27.45%) Spring
12 660 (22.04%) XML
13 653 (21.80%) SQL
14 649 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 646 (21.57%) AngularJS
16 607 (20.27%) BDD
17 602 (20.10%) HTML5
18 584 (19.50%) Linux
19 541 (18.06%) MVC
20 452 (15.09%) C#
21 451 (15.06%) Jenkins
22 449 (14.99%) .NET
23 428 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
23 428 (14.29%) Node.js
24 422 (14.09%) CSS3
25 420 (14.02%) Finance
26 418 (13.96%) NoSQL
27 385 (12.85%) MongoDB
28 378 (12.62%) JIRA
29 377 (12.59%) jQuery

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
1 181 (6.04%) Confluence
2 160 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 116 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 111 (3.71%) JBoss
5 108 (3.61%) Apache
6 93 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
7 90 (3.01%) CMS
7 90 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 83 (2.77%) WebLogic
9 75 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 62 (2.07%) Apache Spark
11 49 (1.64%) Mule
12 42 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 40 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
14 35 (1.17%) IIS
15 31 (1.04%) Mule ESB
16 27 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
17 26 (0.87%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) MS Office
5 4 (0.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.10%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 30 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.10%) Magento
7 3 (0.10%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.10%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.067%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.067%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.033%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.033%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 359 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (4.84%) GitHub
4 82 (2.74%) PaaS
5 63 (2.10%) IaaS
6 49 (1.64%) Heroku
7 48 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 40 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.30%) SaaS
10 33 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
11 26 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (0.80%) CloudBees
12 24 (0.80%) Office 365
12 24 (0.80%) OpenShift
13 19 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
15 14 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 14 (0.47%) TestFlight
16 13 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 353 (11.79%) HTTP
2 74 (2.47%) Internet
3 58 (1.94%) SSL
4 52 (1.74%) LDAP
5 41 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 40 (1.34%) Firewall
7 31 (1.04%) DNS
8 24 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.67%) Network Security
10 16 (0.53%) FTP
11 14 (0.47%) Kerberos
12 13 (0.43%) DVB
12 13 (0.43%) SSH
13 12 (0.40%) AMQP
14 9 (0.30%) X.509
15 7 (0.23%) SMTP
15 7 (0.23%) VPN
15 7 (0.23%) WinSCP
16 6 (0.20%) SAN
17 5 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (13.96%) NoSQL
2 385 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 296 (9.88%) MySQL
4 272 (9.08%) Relational Database
5 241 (8.05%) SQL Server
6 205 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
7 167 (5.58%) Big Data
8 162 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 126 (4.21%) Hadoop
10 84 (2.80%) Oracle Database
11 67 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 63 (2.10%) HBase
13 52 (1.74%) Redis
14 47 (1.57%) Neo4j
15 36 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 34 (1.14%) DB2
17 28 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 22 (0.73%) SQLite
19 21 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
20 19 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 649 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 451 (15.06%) Jenkins
3 378 (12.62%) JIRA
4 346 (11.55%) JUnit
5 302 (10.08%) Maven
6 237 (7.91%) Cucumber
7 174 (5.81%) Selenium
8 165 (5.51%) Subversion
9 157 (5.24%) Mockito
10 129 (4.31%) Gradle
11 101 (3.37%) TeamCity
12 94 (3.14%) Eclipse
13 80 (2.67%) IntelliJ
14 77 (2.57%) Visual Studio
14 77 (2.57%) WebDriver
15 71 (2.37%) Jasmine
16 66 (2.20%) Ant
16 66 (2.20%) SoapUI
16 66 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 60 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 420 (14.02%) Finance
2 240 (8.01%) Banking
3 96 (3.21%) Marketing
4 76 (2.54%) Retail
5 65 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 58 (1.94%) Publishing
7 48 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.44%) Games
9 33 (1.10%) Electronics
10 32 (1.07%) Front Office
10 32 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.67%) Advertising
12 18 (0.60%) Back Office
13 13 (0.43%) Law
14 9 (0.30%) Local Government
15 8 (0.27%) Automotive
16 7 (0.23%) Legal
17 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2129 (71.09%) Developer
2 871 (29.08%) Java Developer
3 359 (11.99%) Architect
4 319 (10.65%) Senior Developer
5 229 (7.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 191 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 163 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 160 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 146 (4.87%) Agile Developer
10 139 (4.64%) C# Developer
11 123 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
12 111 (3.71%) Agile Java Developer
12 111 (3.71%) Software Engineer
13 107 (3.57%) Angular Developer
14 105 (3.51%) Scala Developer
15 103 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
16 99 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
17 93 (3.11%) Node.js Developer
18 85 (2.84%) Android Developer
19 83 (2.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1123 (37.50%) HTML
2 1118 (37.33%) Web Services
3 982 (32.79%) SOAP
4 930 (31.05%) CSS
5 927 (30.95%) JSON
6 822 (27.45%) Spring
7 660 (22.04%) XML
8 646 (21.57%) AngularJS
9 602 (20.10%) HTML5
10 449 (14.99%) .NET
11 428 (14.29%) Node.js
12 422 (14.09%) CSS3
13 377 (12.59%) jQuery
14 355 (11.85%) RESTful
15 343 (11.45%) Hibernate
16 291 (9.72%) J2EE
17 264 (8.81%) Ajax
18 245 (8.18%) React
19 217 (7.25%) ASP.NET
20 206 (6.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 211 (7.05%) User Experience
2 163 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 140 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 41 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 32 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 32 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
10 30 (1.00%) Fintech
11 26 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 24 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 22 (0.73%) CMDB
13 22 (0.73%) DataPower
14 21 (0.70%) Private Cloud
14 21 (0.70%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.67%) Mathematics
16 19 (0.63%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 584 (19.50%) Linux
2 267 (8.91%) Unix
3 141 (4.71%) Android
4 140 (4.67%) Windows
5 116 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.07%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.63%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.60%) CentOS
11 13 (0.43%) Solaris
12 8 (0.27%) HPUX
13 7 (0.23%) AIX
14 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.10%) zOS
15 2 (0.067%) Debian
15 2 (0.067%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.067%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1741 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 981 (32.75%) TDD
3 853 (28.48%) Scrum
4 607 (20.27%) BDD
5 541 (18.06%) MVC
6 428 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 350 (11.69%) Microservices
7 350 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 341 (11.39%) Open Source
9 329 (10.98%) DevOps
10 314 (10.48%) OO
11 284 (9.48%) Web Development
12 257 (8.58%) Kanban
13 242 (8.08%) SOA
14 227 (7.58%) Unit Testing
15 224 (7.48%) Front End Development
16 217 (7.25%) Configuration Management
17 211 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
18 203 (6.78%) E-Commerce
19 159 (5.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1568 (52.35%) Java
2 1193 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 653 (21.80%) SQL
4 452 (15.09%) C#
5 340 (11.35%) Scala
6 326 (10.88%) Python
7 279 (9.32%) Ruby
8 181 (6.04%) PHP
9 104 (3.47%) Groovy
10 101 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 79 (2.64%) C++
12 74 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 72 (2.40%) Apple Swift
14 70 (2.34%) XPath
15 69 (2.30%) C
16 68 (2.27%) Objective-C
17 54 (1.80%) PL/SQL
18 52 (1.74%) Perl
18 52 (1.74%) PowerShell
19 49 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 192 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 190 (6.34%) Degree
3 144 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.53%) ISEB
7 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.23%) MCSE
11 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.13%) PhD
14 3 (0.10%) CCNP
14 3 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.10%) RHCE
15 2 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.067%) JNCIE
15 2 (0.067%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.97%) QA
2 29 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (0.83%) FATCA
4 18 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.53%) SDET
6 14 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.30%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.20%) GCP
9 4 (0.13%) Dublin Core
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
9 4 (0.13%) SLA
10 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.10%) EMIR
10 3 (0.10%) MiFID
11 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.033%) IFRS
12 1 (0.033%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.033%) MISRA
12 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 314 (10.48%) Docker
2 41 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 36 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.53%) HDFS
6 13 (0.43%) vSphere
7 11 (0.37%) LXC
8 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.17%) vCloud
9 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.067%) KVM
10 2 (0.067%) Varnish
10 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.067%) Xen
11 1 (0.033%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.033%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.033%) Squid
11 1 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.033%) XenApp
11 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 131 (4.37%) Puppet
2 117 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (1.94%) Ansible
4 54 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.83%) Kibana
6 22 (0.73%) MOM
7 21 (0.70%) Terraform
8 17 (0.57%) Grafana
8 17 (0.57%) logstash
9 14 (0.47%) OpenAM
10 8 (0.27%) CloudHub
10 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.27%) Oozie
10 8 (0.27%) OpenIDM
10 8 (0.27%) rkt
10 8 (0.27%) vRealize
11 6 (0.20%) Nagios
11 6 (0.20%) Salt
11 6 (0.20%) StatsD
11 6 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 357 (11.92%) Oracle
2 193 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 129 (4.31%) IBM
4 115 (3.84%) Google
5 86 (2.87%) MuleSoft
6 66 (2.20%) SAP
7 62 (2.07%) VMware
8 53 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.64%) Adobe
9 49 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 49 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 49 (1.64%) Solace
10 46 (1.54%) hybris
11 41 (1.37%) Sitecore
12 39 (1.30%) Splunk
13 34 (1.14%) Apigee
13 34 (1.14%) HP
13 34 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 31 (1.04%) Apple
15 25 (0.83%) Zend
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £293.79 - £377.73 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £314 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 3 days ago