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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 106 142 177
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +35
Contract jobs citing REST 947 744 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.90% 1.55% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.86% 5.52% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 505 340
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £33.55 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £30.71 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.65 £40.71 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £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 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +13 492 £450 +3.15% 206
South East +28 170 £400 +10.72% 60
East of England +53 92 £425 +41.66% 34
South West +21 73 £413 +10.00% 44
North West +17 52 £388 +29.16% 30
West Midlands +5 22 £438 +15.13% 9
Yorkshire -37 21 £356 +8.77% 16
East Midlands -15 14 £425 +54.54% 13
North East -29 3 £445 +78.00% 7
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1040 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1005 (52.18%) Java
3 790 (41.02%) Web Services
4 708 (36.76%) HTML
5 694 (36.03%) TDD
6 690 (35.83%) SOAP
7 636 (33.02%) JavaScript
8 553 (28.71%) JSON
9 503 (26.12%) XML
10 499 (25.91%) CSS
11 461 (23.94%) Scrum
12 415 (21.55%) Git (software)
13 394 (20.46%) Spring
14 390 (20.25%) .NET
15 367 (19.06%) SQL
16 350 (18.17%) Continuous Integration
17 348 (18.07%) HTML5
18 341 (17.71%) BDD
19 335 (17.39%) Linux
20 314 (16.30%) MVC
21 313 (16.25%) C#
22 306 (15.89%) SOA
23 273 (14.17%) SQL Server
24 258 (13.40%) OO
25 256 (13.29%) HTTP
26 237 (12.31%) jQuery
27 235 (12.20%) Hibernate
27 235 (12.20%) Subversion
28 230 (11.94%) MongoDB
29 227 (11.79%) Jenkins

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 118 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 106 (5.50%) Apache
3 98 (5.09%) Node.js
4 91 (4.72%) WebLogic
4 91 (4.72%) JBoss
5 75 (3.89%) WebSphere
6 69 (3.58%) CMS
7 50 (2.60%) IIS
8 47 (2.44%) Mule
9 46 (2.39%) SharePoint
10 29 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.40%) Mule ESB
11 27 (1.40%) Confluence
11 27 (1.40%) Jetty
12 24 (1.25%) MQSeries
13 23 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 20 (1.04%) GlassFish
15 20 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 62 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.51%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.83%) MS Office
4 13 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.052%) MS Project
10 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) Tridion
1 11 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Maximo
3 8 (0.42%) Magento
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.16%) Summit
9 2 (0.10%) Radian6
9 2 (0.10%) AWD
10 1 (0.052%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.02%) GitHub
4 31 (1.61%) SaaS
5 30 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.88%) PaaS
8 14 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (0.67%) Heroku
9 13 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.57%) Office 365
11 9 (0.47%) Force.com
11 9 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.36%) IaaS
13 4 (0.21%) Taleo
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.10%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 256 (13.29%) HTTP
2 103 (5.35%) Internet
3 36 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.77%) HTTPS
5 32 (1.66%) LDAP
6 17 (0.88%) SSL
7 15 (0.78%) Kerberos
7 15 (0.78%) X.509
8 12 (0.62%) FTP
9 10 (0.52%) Firewall
10 9 (0.47%) DNS
11 7 (0.36%) SAN
12 6 (0.31%) Intranet
13 4 (0.21%) RTSP
13 4 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (0.21%) DMZ
13 4 (0.21%) CTI
13 4 (0.21%) VPN
13 4 (0.21%) WAN
13 4 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 230 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 224 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 173 (8.98%) MySQL
5 161 (8.36%) NoSQL
6 66 (3.43%) Neo4j
6 66 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (3.12%) Oracle Database
8 58 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (2.39%) Big Data
10 39 (2.02%) DB2
10 39 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.71%) Redis
12 28 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.40%) CouchDB
14 26 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.25%) Couchbase
16 23 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 415 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 235 (12.20%) Subversion
3 227 (11.79%) Jenkins
4 215 (11.16%) Maven
5 192 (9.97%) JUnit
6 115 (5.97%) Selenium
7 111 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 88 (4.57%) JIRA
9 85 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 70 (3.63%) Eclipse
11 54 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 51 (2.65%) Mockito
13 40 (2.08%) Gradle
14 38 (1.97%) Ant
15 36 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (1.51%) Xcode
16 29 (1.51%) WebDriver
16 29 (1.51%) SoapUI
17 27 (1.40%) Jasmine
17 27 (1.40%) JMeter
General
1 190 (9.87%) Finance
2 94 (4.88%) Banking
3 50 (2.60%) Marketing
4 49 (2.54%) Retail
5 38 (1.97%) Publishing
6 34 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.71%) Games
8 28 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.99%) Legal
10 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.73%) Automotive
11 14 (0.73%) Back Office
12 12 (0.62%) Front Office
13 10 (0.52%) Advertising
14 6 (0.31%) Electronics
14 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.31%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.26%) Law
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1432 (74.35%) Developer
2 549 (28.50%) Java Developer
3 212 (11.01%) Architect
4 180 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 132 (6.85%) .NET Developer
6 110 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 98 (5.09%) Android Developer
8 80 (4.15%) Software Engineer
9 74 (3.84%) Technical Architect
10 69 (3.58%) iOS Developer
11 61 (3.17%) Web Developer
12 53 (2.75%) Analyst
13 51 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
14 50 (2.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 47 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
15 47 (2.44%) C# Developer
16 44 (2.28%) Lead Developer
16 44 (2.28%) PHP Developer
16 44 (2.28%) Mobile Developer
17 38 (1.97%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (41.02%) Web Services
2 708 (36.76%) HTML
3 690 (35.83%) SOAP
4 553 (28.71%) JSON
5 503 (26.12%) XML
6 499 (25.91%) CSS
7 394 (20.46%) Spring
8 390 (20.25%) .NET
9 348 (18.07%) HTML5
10 237 (12.31%) jQuery
11 235 (12.20%) Hibernate
12 207 (10.75%) ASP.NET
12 207 (10.75%) AngularJS
13 190 (9.87%) J2EE
14 170 (8.83%) CSS3
15 155 (8.05%) Ajax
16 134 (6.96%) RESTful
17 124 (6.44%) .NET Framework
18 110 (5.71%) JMS
19 109 (5.66%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.36%) Mobile App
2 106 (5.50%) User Experience
3 92 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 71 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (1.61%) Social Media
7 30 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 29 (1.51%) iPad
8 29 (1.51%) Visualisation
9 26 (1.35%) iPhone
9 26 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 21 (1.09%) Clustering
12 20 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.93%) DataPower
14 17 (0.88%) GIS
14 17 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 335 (17.39%) Linux
2 181 (9.40%) UNIX
3 180 (9.35%) Android
4 151 (7.84%) Apple iOS
5 110 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 85 (4.41%) Windows
7 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.52%) CentOS
8 10 (0.52%) Solaris
9 9 (0.47%) AIX
10 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.31%) SUSE
12 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.16%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1040 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (36.03%) TDD
3 461 (23.94%) Scrum
4 350 (18.17%) Continuous Integration
5 341 (17.71%) BDD
6 314 (16.30%) MVC
7 306 (15.89%) SOA
8 258 (13.40%) OO
9 204 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 175 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 173 (8.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 169 (8.77%) Web Development
13 163 (8.46%) Unit Testing
14 152 (7.89%) Kanban
15 146 (7.58%) Android Development
16 122 (6.33%) Open Source
17 116 (6.02%) iOS Development
18 115 (5.97%) Web Design
19 105 (5.45%) OOP
20 104 (5.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1005 (52.18%) Java
2 636 (33.02%) JavaScript
3 367 (19.06%) SQL
4 313 (16.25%) C#
5 150 (7.79%) Python
6 145 (7.53%) Ruby
7 114 (5.92%) PHP
8 106 (5.50%) Objective-C
9 100 (5.19%) Scala
10 60 (3.12%) Apex Code
11 56 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.34%) XPath
13 40 (2.08%) Apple Swift
14 35 (1.82%) C++
15 32 (1.66%) XQuery
16 30 (1.56%) PowerShell
17 28 (1.45%) Groovy
18 27 (1.40%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.30%) Perl
20 19 (0.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 130 (6.75%) Degree
2 56 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.47%) ISEB
5 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.26%) CISSP
6 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.26%) CCNP
7 4 (0.21%) VCAP
8 3 (0.16%) CCNA
8 3 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.16%) GIAC
8 3 (0.16%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.16%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.10%) LPIC
9 2 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.10%) CCIE
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.10%) RHCE
9 2 (0.10%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (1.71%) Docker
2 25 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.67%) Squid
5 9 (0.47%) vCloud
6 6 (0.31%) Varnish
7 4 (0.21%) HDFS
7 4 (0.21%) vSphere
8 3 (0.16%) NFS
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.10%) Firmware
9 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.052%) GridGain
10 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.052%) XenApp
10 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (5.50%) Puppet
2 57 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.99%) Ansible
4 12 (0.62%) Salt
4 12 (0.62%) Kibana
5 11 (0.57%) CA LISA
5 11 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.57%) yum
6 10 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.52%) Nagios
7 8 (0.42%) CloudHub
8 7 (0.36%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.26%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.21%) Graphite
10 4 (0.21%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.21%) logstash
10 4 (0.21%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.10%) StatsD
Vendors
1 211 (10.96%) Oracle
2 134 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 111 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
4 65 (3.37%) IBM
5 40 (2.08%) Adobe
6 35 (1.82%) Google
7 33 (1.71%) TIBCO
8 28 (1.45%) SAP
8 28 (1.45%) VMware
9 26 (1.35%) webMethods
10 24 (1.25%) Sybase
11 23 (1.19%) Sitecore
12 21 (1.09%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.04%) hybris
13 20 (1.04%) Splunk
14 18 (0.93%) Xamarin
15 16 (0.83%) ForgeRock
15 16 (0.83%) Citrix
16 14 (0.73%) Cisco
Buckinghamshire
FreshtechIT
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £675 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £470 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday