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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 109 150 168
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 998 737 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.94% 1.49% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.93% 5.31% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 481 393
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.55 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.12% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.02 £22.31 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.70 £40.71 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +32 527 £438 +2.94% 151
South East +21 159 £400 +14.28% 37
East of England +52 95 £410 +9.33% 19
South West +22 78 £413 +15.78% 26
North West +4 48 £425 +25.92% 41
Yorkshire -5 41 £430 +32.30% 16
East Midlands +2 22 £375 +10.29% 14
West Midlands -2 16 £450 +5.88% 17
North East -31 7 £415 +66.00% 9
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1077 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1019 (52.42%) Java
3 765 (39.35%) Web Services
4 729 (37.50%) HTML
5 712 (36.63%) SOAP
6 700 (36.01%) TDD
7 665 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 555 (28.55%) JSON
9 515 (26.49%) CSS
10 497 (25.57%) Scrum
11 491 (25.26%) XML
12 449 (23.10%) Git (software)
13 405 (20.83%) Spring
14 378 (19.44%) .NET
15 377 (19.39%) SQL
16 367 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
17 354 (18.21%) HTML5
18 344 (17.70%) BDD
19 332 (17.08%) Linux
20 317 (16.31%) MVC
21 306 (15.74%) C#
22 297 (15.28%) SOA
23 273 (14.04%) SQL Server
24 263 (13.53%) MongoDB
25 258 (13.27%) HTTP
26 256 (13.17%) Jenkins
27 244 (12.55%) jQuery
28 243 (12.50%) Relational Database
29 242 (12.45%) Subversion
30 237 (12.19%) OO

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 129 (6.64%) Apache
2 124 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 113 (5.81%) Node.js
4 94 (4.84%) JBoss
5 80 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 77 (3.96%) WebSphere
7 68 (3.50%) CMS
8 44 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 41 (2.11%) IIS
10 40 (2.06%) Jetty
10 40 (2.06%) Mule
11 33 (1.70%) Confluence
12 28 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (1.23%) Mule ESB
13 24 (1.23%) GlassFish
14 23 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 21 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 21 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
16 19 (0.98%) Liferay
17 17 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.57%) MS Office
4 10 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
1 14 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) Tridion
3 10 (0.51%) Maximo
3 10 (0.51%) Magento
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.15%) Summit
8 2 (0.10%) Radian6
8 2 (0.10%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.10%) AWD
9 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 130 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.90%) GitHub
4 26 (1.34%) SaaS
5 21 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.03%) PaaS
7 14 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.51%) Office 365
9 9 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.46%) Force.com
9 9 (0.46%) Heroku
9 9 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.36%) IaaS
12 6 (0.31%) Boomi
13 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 258 (13.27%) HTTP
2 105 (5.40%) Internet
3 42 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.90%) LDAP
5 32 (1.65%) HTTPS
6 22 (1.13%) SSL
7 15 (0.77%) Kerberos
7 15 (0.77%) X.509
8 13 (0.67%) DNS
9 12 (0.62%) FTP
10 10 (0.51%) SSH
11 7 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (0.36%) SAN
11 7 (0.36%) Firewall
12 6 (0.31%) Intranet
13 5 (0.26%) LAN
13 5 (0.26%) WAN
13 5 (0.26%) SMTP
14 4 (0.21%) VPN
14 4 (0.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 263 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 243 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 184 (9.47%) MySQL
5 171 (8.80%) NoSQL
6 78 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (3.40%) Neo4j
8 64 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (2.78%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.62%) Big Data
11 41 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 41 (2.11%) DB2
12 36 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.80%) Redis
14 27 (1.39%) CouchDB
14 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.08%) Couchbase
17 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 449 (23.10%) Git (software)
2 256 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 242 (12.45%) Subversion
4 230 (11.83%) Maven
5 198 (10.19%) JUnit
6 122 (6.28%) Selenium
7 107 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 98 (5.04%) JIRA
9 78 (4.01%) Eclipse
10 72 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 59 (3.03%) Mockito
12 54 (2.78%) Gradle
13 45 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 43 (2.21%) Ant
15 39 (2.01%) JMeter
16 38 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 32 (1.65%) Grunt
18 31 (1.59%) Xcode
19 29 (1.49%) IntelliJ
19 29 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 197 (10.13%) Finance
2 104 (5.35%) Banking
3 58 (2.98%) Retail
4 48 (2.47%) Marketing
5 33 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.59%) Publishing
6 31 (1.59%) Games
7 29 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 19 (0.98%) Back Office
9 17 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.82%) Legal
11 15 (0.77%) Automotive
12 14 (0.72%) Front Office
13 10 (0.51%) Advertising
14 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.36%) Electronics
15 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.26%) Law
18 3 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1452 (74.69%) Developer
2 555 (28.55%) Java Developer
3 209 (10.75%) Architect
4 177 (9.10%) Senior Developer
5 138 (7.10%) .NET Developer
6 109 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 94 (4.84%) Android Developer
8 86 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 77 (3.96%) Technical Architect
10 74 (3.81%) iOS Developer
11 68 (3.50%) Web Developer
12 57 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
13 56 (2.88%) C# Developer
14 50 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (2.57%) Mobile Developer
15 47 (2.42%) Lead Developer
16 44 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
17 43 (2.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
18 42 (2.16%) PHP Developer
19 41 (2.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 765 (39.35%) Web Services
2 729 (37.50%) HTML
3 712 (36.63%) SOAP
4 555 (28.55%) JSON
5 515 (26.49%) CSS
6 491 (25.26%) XML
7 405 (20.83%) Spring
8 378 (19.44%) .NET
9 354 (18.21%) HTML5
10 244 (12.55%) jQuery
11 236 (12.14%) Hibernate
12 225 (11.57%) AngularJS
13 202 (10.39%) ASP.NET
14 191 (9.83%) J2EE
15 179 (9.21%) CSS3
16 155 (7.97%) Ajax
17 138 (7.10%) RESTful
18 122 (6.28%) Middleware
19 117 (6.02%) .NET Framework
20 114 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.64%) Mobile App
2 120 (6.17%) User Experience
3 90 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 28 (1.44%) iPad
8 26 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 26 (1.34%) iPhone
8 26 (1.34%) Social Media
9 24 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 20 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 19 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 18 (0.93%) W3C
13 18 (0.93%) GIS
13 18 (0.93%) Clustering
14 17 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.87%) DataPower
15 16 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 332 (17.08%) Linux
2 198 (10.19%) UNIX
3 176 (9.05%) Android
4 158 (8.13%) Apple iOS
5 113 (5.81%) Mac OS X
6 69 (3.55%) Windows
7 18 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.62%) CentOS
9 10 (0.51%) AIX
10 8 (0.41%) Solaris
10 8 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.31%) SUSE
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.10%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (36.01%) TDD
3 497 (25.57%) Scrum
4 367 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
5 344 (17.70%) BDD
6 317 (16.31%) MVC
7 297 (15.28%) SOA
8 237 (12.19%) OO
9 208 (10.70%) Software Engineering
10 194 (9.98%) E-Commerce
11 184 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 180 (9.26%) Web Development
13 177 (9.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 149 (7.66%) Kanban
15 146 (7.51%) Android Development
16 129 (6.64%) Open Source
17 126 (6.48%) iOS Development
18 121 (6.22%) Web Design
19 114 (5.86%) Configuration Management
20 107 (5.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1019 (52.42%) Java
2 665 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 377 (19.39%) SQL
4 306 (15.74%) C#
5 167 (8.59%) Python
6 154 (7.92%) Ruby
7 119 (6.12%) PHP
8 117 (6.02%) Scala
9 113 (5.81%) Objective-C
10 54 (2.78%) Apex Code
11 47 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 41 (2.11%) Groovy
13 40 (2.06%) Apple Swift
14 37 (1.90%) XPath
15 36 (1.85%) C++
16 30 (1.54%) PowerShell
17 29 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.23%) Perl
19 22 (1.13%) XQuery
20 21 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 124 (6.38%) Degree
2 67 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.46%) ISEB
5 7 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.26%) CISSP
6 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.26%) CCNP
6 5 (0.26%) VCAP
7 3 (0.15%) CCNA
7 3 (0.15%) GIAC
7 3 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.15%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.15%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.10%) LPIC
8 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.10%) CCIE
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.10%) RHCE
8 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (5.20%) QA
2 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.10%) COBIT
4 2 (0.10%) COSO
4 2 (0.10%) Basel III
4 2 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.051%) Basel II
System Software
1 49 (2.52%) Docker
2 25 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.93%) Squid
5 14 (0.72%) vCloud
6 11 (0.57%) Varnish
7 7 (0.36%) HDFS
8 5 (0.26%) vSphere
9 3 (0.15%) NFS
9 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.10%) GridGain
10 2 (0.10%) KVM
10 2 (0.10%) LXC
10 2 (0.10%) iptables
10 2 (0.10%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 115 (5.92%) Puppet
2 60 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.54%) Ansible
4 17 (0.87%) Salt
5 14 (0.72%) Kibana
6 12 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 12 (0.62%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.51%) CA LISA
7 10 (0.51%) yum
7 10 (0.51%) Nagios
8 9 (0.46%) Graphite
9 8 (0.41%) logstash
9 8 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.36%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.26%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.21%) Jitterbit
12 4 (0.21%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.21%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 213 (10.96%) Oracle
2 118 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 91 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
4 72 (3.70%) IBM
5 41 (2.11%) Google
6 40 (2.06%) TIBCO
7 36 (1.85%) VMware
8 35 (1.80%) Adobe
9 28 (1.44%) webMethods
10 27 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.39%) hybris
11 26 (1.34%) Splunk
12 25 (1.29%) SAP
13 24 (1.23%) Sybase
14 22 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 22 (1.13%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.98%) Sitecore
16 17 (0.87%) Twitter
17 15 (0.77%) ForgeRock
17 15 (0.77%) Citrix
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Rates!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago