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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 118 159
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +41
Contract jobs citing REST 1595 1005 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.20% 1.94% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 6.93% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1156 696 476
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Median hourly rate £31.70 £45.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +34.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £26.02 £22.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £83.70 £40.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
14811 14498 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.75% 28.04% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10460 9952 9010
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 200
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +46 877 £475 +8.57% 211
South East +60 265 £450 +12.50% 44
South West +17 106 £400 -3.03% 34
West Midlands +46 95 £415 -7.77% 16
East of England +7 75 £400 -2.43% 18
North West +16 65 £403 -5.29% 40
Yorkshire +19 63 £425 -1.16% 14
East Midlands +8 29 £450 +20.00% 7
North East -28 17 £388 -6.62% 3
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1856 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1807 (60.33%) Java
3 1110 (37.06%) Web Services
4 1078 (35.99%) SOAP
5 1036 (34.59%) HTML
6 1029 (34.36%) JavaScript
7 926 (30.92%) TDD
8 880 (29.38%) JSON
9 865 (28.88%) Spring
10 835 (27.88%) CSS
11 811 (27.08%) Scrum
12 761 (25.41%) XML
13 667 (22.27%) Git (software)
14 654 (21.84%) HTML5
15 646 (21.57%) SQL
16 602 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
17 563 (18.80%) AngularJS
18 556 (18.56%) Linux
19 489 (16.33%) Open Source
20 457 (15.26%) Jenkins
21 453 (15.13%) C#
22 447 (14.92%) MVC
23 445 (14.86%) HTTP
24 436 (14.56%) JUnit
25 434 (14.49%) BDD
26 424 (14.16%) CSS3
27 421 (14.06%) Oracle
28 401 (13.39%) NoSQL
29 400 (13.36%) SOA
30 392 (13.09%) Finance

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
1 237 (7.91%) Tomcat
2 168 (5.61%) JBoss
3 152 (5.08%) Apache
4 122 (4.07%) Confluence
5 111 (3.71%) WebLogic
6 93 (3.11%) WebSphere
7 92 (3.07%) CMS
8 77 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 77 (2.57%) Mule
9 75 (2.50%) Apache Spark
10 65 (2.17%) Jetty
11 58 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 53 (1.77%) nginx
13 50 (1.67%) Mule ESB
14 41 (1.37%) IIS
15 38 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 36 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
17 29 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
17 29 (0.97%) MQSeries
18 25 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.30%) MS Office
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.067%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.033%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 33 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 21 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
6 8 (0.27%) Radian6
6 8 (0.27%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.13%) Magento
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.067%) BigMachines
11 2 (0.067%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.067%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.067%) Revive Adserver
11 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.067%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 225 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.90%) GitHub
4 43 (1.44%) SaaS
5 41 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.90%) Google App Engine
8 26 (0.87%) Boomi
9 23 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.77%) PaaS
10 21 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (0.60%) Google Play
12 17 (0.57%) Force.com
13 15 (0.50%) TestFlight
14 12 (0.40%) Office 365
15 11 (0.37%) Heroku
16 10 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.30%) IaaS
18 8 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 445 (14.86%) HTTP
2 79 (2.64%) LDAP
3 70 (2.34%) Internet
4 56 (1.87%) SSL
5 31 (1.04%) Network Security
6 29 (0.97%) DNS
7 27 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 23 (0.77%) FTP
9 21 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 21 (0.70%) SSH
10 19 (0.63%) DVB
11 17 (0.57%) SNMP
12 15 (0.50%) CTI
13 13 (0.43%) Kerberos
14 12 (0.40%) Firewall
15 11 (0.37%) VPN
16 10 (0.33%) AMQP
17 8 (0.27%) SAN
17 8 (0.27%) WinSCP
17 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (13.39%) NoSQL
2 372 (12.42%) MongoDB
3 289 (9.65%) MySQL
4 267 (8.91%) SQL Server
5 263 (8.78%) Relational Database
6 152 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 150 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
8 130 (4.34%) Oracle Database
9 129 (4.31%) Hadoop
10 125 (4.17%) Big Data
11 92 (3.07%) Neo4j
12 73 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 55 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.27%) Apache Hive
15 32 (1.07%) Redis
16 28 (0.93%) Impala
17 27 (0.90%) CouchDB
18 25 (0.83%) HBase
19 24 (0.80%) DB2
20 22 (0.73%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 667 (22.27%) Git (software)
2 457 (15.26%) Jenkins
3 436 (14.56%) JUnit
4 366 (12.22%) Maven
5 302 (10.08%) Subversion
6 260 (8.68%) JIRA
7 218 (7.28%) Cucumber
8 186 (6.21%) Selenium
9 178 (5.94%) Mockito
10 156 (5.21%) Gradle
11 119 (3.97%) Eclipse
12 84 (2.80%) gulp
12 84 (2.80%) Visual Studio
13 82 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 78 (2.60%) Grunt
15 75 (2.50%) Ant
16 74 (2.47%) SoapUI
17 70 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 63 (2.10%) Hudson
19 62 (2.07%) TeamCity
General
1 392 (13.09%) Finance
2 266 (8.88%) Banking
3 119 (3.97%) Retail
4 105 (3.51%) Marketing
5 70 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 42 (1.40%) Games
8 38 (1.27%) Publishing
9 26 (0.87%) Advertising
9 26 (0.87%) Front Office
9 26 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.70%) Electronics
11 18 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.47%) Legal
13 12 (0.40%) Law
14 11 (0.37%) Back Office
14 11 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.33%) Automotive
16 7 (0.23%) Billing
16 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2171 (72.49%) Developer
2 987 (32.95%) Java Developer
3 359 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 349 (11.65%) Architect
5 220 (7.35%) Agile Developer
6 203 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 182 (6.08%) Scala Developer
8 179 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 169 (5.64%) Agile Java Developer
10 156 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 150 (5.01%) C# Developer
12 146 (4.87%) .NET Developer
13 121 (4.04%) Technical Architect
14 115 (3.84%) Lead Developer
15 103 (3.44%) Java Scala Developer
16 97 (3.24%) Android Developer
17 96 (3.21%) Angular Developer
18 89 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
19 88 (2.94%) Software Engineer
20 82 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1110 (37.06%) Web Services
2 1078 (35.99%) SOAP
3 1036 (34.59%) HTML
4 880 (29.38%) JSON
5 865 (28.88%) Spring
6 835 (27.88%) CSS
7 761 (25.41%) XML
8 654 (21.84%) HTML5
9 563 (18.80%) AngularJS
10 424 (14.16%) CSS3
11 379 (12.65%) .NET
12 325 (10.85%) RESTful
13 312 (10.42%) Hibernate
14 311 (10.38%) Node.js
15 298 (9.95%) jQuery
16 295 (9.85%) Ajax
17 254 (8.48%) J2EE
18 227 (7.58%) Play Framework
19 191 (6.38%) Middleware
20 181 (6.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 210 (7.01%) User Experience
2 177 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 133 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 88 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 52 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 42 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 38 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (1.20%) DataPower
11 30 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 25 (0.83%) Fintech
12 25 (0.83%) NHS
12 25 (0.83%) STB
13 23 (0.77%) Derivative
13 23 (0.77%) iPad
14 19 (0.63%) Digital TV
14 19 (0.63%) iPhone
15 18 (0.60%) MPEG
15 18 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 556 (18.56%) Linux
2 259 (8.65%) Unix
3 157 (5.24%) Android
4 148 (4.94%) Windows
5 133 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 42 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.93%) CentOS
9 18 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.43%) Solaris
13 8 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.23%) VxWorks
15 6 (0.20%) Mesosphere
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.10%) AIX
17 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.067%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1856 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 926 (30.92%) TDD
3 811 (27.08%) Scrum
4 602 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
5 489 (16.33%) Open Source
6 447 (14.92%) MVC
7 434 (14.49%) BDD
8 400 (13.36%) SOA
9 330 (11.02%) OO
10 297 (9.92%) Software Engineering
11 296 (9.88%) Microservices
12 269 (8.98%) Web Development
13 252 (8.41%) Automated Testing
14 221 (7.38%) Front End Development
15 208 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 203 (6.78%) Pair Programming
16 203 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
17 201 (6.71%) High Availability
18 199 (6.64%) DevOps
19 186 (6.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1807 (60.33%) Java
2 1029 (34.36%) JavaScript
3 646 (21.57%) SQL
4 453 (15.13%) C#
5 389 (12.99%) Scala
6 299 (9.98%) Python
7 276 (9.22%) Ruby
8 153 (5.11%) PHP
9 119 (3.97%) Groovy
10 95 (3.17%) C++
11 80 (2.67%) Objective-C
12 75 (2.50%) C
13 72 (2.40%) T-SQL
14 48 (1.60%) ES6
14 48 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 47 (1.57%) Perl
16 44 (1.47%) Apple Swift
16 44 (1.47%) Bash Shell
17 36 (1.20%) Apex Code
18 33 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 213 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 203 (6.78%) Degree
3 134 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (0.90%) ISEB
6 25 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.40%) CCNP
9 9 (0.30%) MCSE
10 8 (0.27%) MCSA
10 8 (0.27%) MCSD
11 5 (0.17%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.10%) MCITP
12 3 (0.10%) MCTS
12 3 (0.10%) PhD
13 2 (0.067%) CISSP
13 2 (0.067%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.17%) QA
2 29 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (0.93%) HL7
4 16 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.23%) SLA
7 5 (0.17%) SEPA
8 4 (0.13%) SDET
9 2 (0.067%) COBIT
9 2 (0.067%) GCP
10 1 (0.033%) FATCA
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.033%) MISRA
10 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 226 (7.55%) Docker
2 57 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 33 (1.10%) Xen
5 12 (0.40%) KVM
6 10 (0.33%) HDFS
7 8 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.23%) vCloud
8 7 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.23%) vSphere
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
10 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.10%) NFS
11 3 (0.10%) Squid
11 3 (0.10%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.067%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 106 (3.54%) Puppet
2 55 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.47%) Ansible
4 39 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.87%) Nagios
6 24 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (0.80%) OpenAM
7 17 (0.57%) OpenIDM
8 16 (0.53%) Kibana
8 16 (0.53%) logstash
9 10 (0.33%) yum
10 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.27%) Capistrano
11 8 (0.27%) CloudHub
12 7 (0.23%) Graphite
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.23%) SCCM
13 6 (0.20%) Control-M
13 6 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.20%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 421 (14.06%) Oracle
2 258 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 189 (6.31%) Google
4 144 (4.81%) IBM
5 99 (3.31%) VMware
6 65 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (1.97%) SAP
8 54 (1.80%) Adobe
9 48 (1.60%) webMethods
10 44 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 44 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 40 (1.34%) TIBCO
12 37 (1.24%) MuleSoft
12 37 (1.24%) ServiceNow
13 30 (1.00%) Citrix
13 30 (1.00%) Informatica
14 28 (0.93%) ForgeRock
15 24 (0.80%) Dell
15 24 (0.80%) WSO2
16 23 (0.77%) Cloudera
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Elevate Direct
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West Midlands (County)
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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