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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 74 127 160
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +33
Contract jobs citing REST 1453 867 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.90% 1.73% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 6.33% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 596 479
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £22.56 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £37.00 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 704 £475 +11.76% 206
South East +76 300 £450 +12.50% 48
East of England +38 96 £419 +4.68% 25
North West +19 91 £413 +6.45% 35
South West +13 83 £450 +20.00% 35
Yorkshire +31 81 £425 - 14
West Midlands +30 60 £390 +4.00% 21
East Midlands +12 22 £450 +5.88% 3
North East -34 10 £338 - 6
Midlands - 2 £550 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 1705 (63.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1676 (62.10%) Java
3 987 (36.57%) Web Services
4 938 (34.75%) SOAP
5 919 (34.05%) HTML
6 918 (34.01%) TDD
7 866 (32.09%) JavaScript
8 799 (29.60%) JSON
9 792 (29.34%) Scrum
10 751 (27.83%) Spring
11 705 (26.12%) CSS
12 660 (24.45%) XML
13 584 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
14 579 (21.45%) Git (software)
15 570 (21.12%) HTML5
16 568 (21.04%) SQL
17 521 (19.30%) Linux
18 492 (18.23%) HTTP
19 459 (17.01%) AngularJS
20 455 (16.86%) NoSQL
21 431 (15.97%) Open Source
22 427 (15.82%) C#
23 415 (15.38%) BDD
24 411 (15.23%) Jenkins
25 410 (15.19%) SOA
26 391 (14.49%) Oracle
27 380 (14.08%) Scala
28 374 (13.86%) CSS3
29 370 (13.71%) MVC
30 367 (13.60%) JUnit

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
1 286 (10.60%) Node.js
2 222 (8.23%) Tomcat
3 159 (5.89%) Apache
4 122 (4.52%) JBoss
5 114 (4.22%) Confluence
6 93 (3.45%) Jetty
7 88 (3.26%) WebLogic
8 87 (3.22%) CMS
9 62 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 59 (2.19%) Apache Spark
11 51 (1.89%) nginx
12 47 (1.74%) Mule
13 45 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.48%) IIS
15 39 (1.44%) SharePoint
16 33 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
17 31 (1.15%) MQSeries
18 27 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
20 23 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.48%) MS Office
4 11 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.037%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
2 22 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.19%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) BigMachines
8 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.11%) Maximo
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.074%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.074%) Revive Adserver
9 2 (0.074%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.037%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 214 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.45%) GitHub
4 56 (2.07%) SaaS
5 37 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (0.93%) Force.com
8 23 (0.85%) Google App Engine
9 22 (0.82%) Boomi
10 21 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.63%) PaaS
14 10 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.33%) Heroku
15 9 (0.33%) IaaS
16 8 (0.30%) Google Play
17 7 (0.26%) iPaaS
17 7 (0.26%) Office 365
18 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 492 (18.23%) HTTP
2 80 (2.96%) Internet
3 76 (2.82%) SSL
4 67 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.56%) LDAP
6 30 (1.11%) DNS
7 29 (1.07%) FTP
8 28 (1.04%) HTTPS
9 27 (1.00%) DVB
10 20 (0.74%) Network Security
11 15 (0.56%) SNMP
11 15 (0.56%) SSH
12 13 (0.48%) VPN
12 13 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (0.48%) X.509
13 12 (0.44%) 802.15
13 12 (0.44%) Bluetooth
13 12 (0.44%) ZigBee
14 10 (0.37%) Firewall
15 9 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (16.86%) NoSQL
2 338 (12.52%) MongoDB
3 256 (9.48%) MySQL
4 254 (9.41%) Relational Database
5 236 (8.74%) SQL Server
6 179 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 137 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
8 99 (3.67%) Neo4j
9 96 (3.56%) Big Data
10 92 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 88 (3.26%) Hadoop
12 55 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 34 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 31 (1.15%) Redis
15 30 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (1.04%) Impala
17 24 (0.89%) GIS
18 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 17 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 16 (0.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 579 (21.45%) Git (software)
2 411 (15.23%) Jenkins
3 367 (13.60%) JUnit
4 351 (13.00%) Maven
5 325 (12.04%) Subversion
6 217 (8.04%) JIRA
7 189 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 176 (6.52%) Selenium
9 175 (6.48%) Mockito
10 157 (5.82%) Gradle
11 90 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 76 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 68 (2.52%) Ant
14 67 (2.48%) Grunt
15 65 (2.41%) Hudson
16 54 (2.00%) Visual Studio
17 53 (1.96%) SoapUI
18 51 (1.89%) TeamCity
19 44 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 40 (1.48%) gulp
General
1 366 (13.56%) Finance
2 273 (10.11%) Banking
3 106 (3.93%) Retail
4 81 (3.00%) Marketing
5 51 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 48 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 44 (1.63%) Games
8 33 (1.22%) Publishing
9 22 (0.82%) Front Office
10 19 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.67%) Legal
12 15 (0.56%) Advertising
12 15 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.44%) Electronics
14 11 (0.41%) Billing
15 9 (0.33%) Automotive
15 9 (0.33%) Back Office
16 8 (0.30%) Local Government
17 7 (0.26%) Law
17 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1987 (73.62%) Developer
2 932 (34.53%) Java Developer
3 346 (12.82%) Architect
4 329 (12.19%) Senior Developer
5 226 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 224 (8.30%) Agile Developer
7 196 (7.26%) Scala Developer
8 180 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 135 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 124 (4.59%) C# Developer
11 121 (4.48%) Technical Architect
12 116 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 115 (4.26%) .NET Developer
14 105 (3.89%) Java Scala Developer
15 97 (3.59%) Lead Developer
16 94 (3.48%) Software Developer
17 86 (3.19%) Android Developer
18 81 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
19 78 (2.89%) Angular Developer
20 77 (2.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (36.57%) Web Services
2 938 (34.75%) SOAP
3 919 (34.05%) HTML
4 799 (29.60%) JSON
5 751 (27.83%) Spring
6 705 (26.12%) CSS
7 660 (24.45%) XML
8 570 (21.12%) HTML5
9 459 (17.01%) AngularJS
10 374 (13.86%) CSS3
11 353 (13.08%) .NET
12 309 (11.45%) RESTful
13 287 (10.63%) Ajax
14 266 (9.86%) Hibernate
15 248 (9.19%) jQuery
16 221 (8.19%) J2EE
17 203 (7.52%) Play Framework
18 200 (7.41%) Middleware
19 171 (6.34%) JMS
20 143 (5.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.93%) User Experience
2 157 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 133 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 74 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 43 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 40 (1.48%) DataPower
9 38 (1.41%) Data Integration
10 31 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (1.15%) STB
11 28 (1.04%) DTV
12 27 (1.00%) MPEG
13 24 (0.89%) iPad
14 23 (0.85%) Digital Media
15 22 (0.82%) Derivative
16 19 (0.70%) Fintech
17 17 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
17 17 (0.63%) Mathematics
18 16 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 521 (19.30%) Linux
2 314 (11.63%) Unix
3 151 (5.59%) Windows
4 128 (4.74%) Android
5 91 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 85 (3.15%) Mac OS X
7 25 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.41%) CentOS
10 11 (0.41%) Solaris
11 7 (0.26%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.074%) AIX
14 2 (0.074%) Debian
14 2 (0.074%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1705 (63.17%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (34.01%) TDD
3 792 (29.34%) Scrum
4 584 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
5 431 (15.97%) Open Source
6 415 (15.38%) BDD
7 410 (15.19%) SOA
8 370 (13.71%) MVC
9 300 (11.12%) OO
10 289 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 252 (9.34%) Web Development
12 246 (9.11%) Microservices
13 240 (8.89%) Pair Programming
14 221 (8.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 219 (8.11%) SDLC
16 206 (7.63%) High Availability
17 204 (7.56%) Automated Testing
18 181 (6.71%) Unit Testing
19 179 (6.63%) E-Commerce
20 174 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1676 (62.10%) Java
2 866 (32.09%) JavaScript
3 568 (21.04%) SQL
4 427 (15.82%) C#
5 380 (14.08%) Scala
6 295 (10.93%) Python
7 261 (9.67%) Ruby
8 170 (6.30%) PHP
9 107 (3.96%) C++
10 103 (3.82%) Groovy
11 85 (3.15%) C
12 66 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 59 (2.19%) Perl
14 57 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 51 (1.89%) Apex Code
16 47 (1.74%) Objective-C
17 44 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 33 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 33 (1.22%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 190 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 181 (6.71%) Degree
3 120 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (0.67%) ISEB
5 18 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.26%) MCSA
7 7 (0.26%) MCSD
7 7 (0.26%) MCSE
8 5 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) PhD
9 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.11%) CCNP
10 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.11%) MCITP
10 3 (0.11%) MCTS
11 2 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.19%) QA
2 35 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (0.93%) HL7
4 16 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.44%) SLA
7 6 (0.22%) SEPA
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.074%) COBIT
9 2 (0.074%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.074%) SDET
9 2 (0.074%) WCAG
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 187 (6.93%) Docker
2 55 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.96%) Xen
5 11 (0.41%) KVM
6 10 (0.37%) HDFS
7 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.19%) vCloud
11 3 (0.11%) NFS
11 3 (0.11%) Squid
11 3 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.11%) vSphere
12 2 (0.074%) Cygwin
12 2 (0.074%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.074%) Gluster
12 2 (0.074%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.074%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.074%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 103 (3.82%) Puppet
2 58 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.04%) Nagios
4 26 (0.96%) Ansible
5 16 (0.59%) Graphite
6 13 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.48%) OpenAM
7 12 (0.44%) Capistrano
8 11 (0.41%) Kibana
8 11 (0.41%) logstash
9 7 (0.26%) yum
10 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.22%) OpenIDM
11 5 (0.19%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.19%) Control-M
11 5 (0.19%) Grafana
12 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.15%) StatsD
12 4 (0.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 391 (14.49%) Oracle
2 248 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 166 (6.15%) Google
4 116 (4.30%) IBM
5 84 (3.11%) VMware
6 59 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 48 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 47 (1.74%) SAP
10 44 (1.63%) webMethods
11 41 (1.52%) TIBCO
12 33 (1.22%) WSO2
13 30 (1.11%) ServiceNow
14 23 (0.85%) Citrix
15 22 (0.82%) Dell
15 22 (0.82%) hybris
16 20 (0.74%) Adobe
16 20 (0.74%) HP
16 20 (0.74%) Sitecore
17 19 (0.70%) ESRI
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £480 to £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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London
Blue Personnel
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City, London
Arrows Group
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London
Hydrogen Group
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Austin Fraser
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Stockport, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
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London
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West London
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