The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 147 168 266
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +98
Contract jobs citing REST 737 602 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.49% 1.29% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 4.51% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 393 250
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -11.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
REST
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 437 £425 +3.03% 155
South East +67 122 £350 - 36
South West +12 44 £356 +18.75% 22
East of England -12 32 £375 -6.25% 11
Yorkshire +6 23 £325 +8.33% 13
West Midlands -6 21 £425 +6.25% 8
East Midlands +14 20 £340 +39.48% 7
North West -17 18 £338 +4.65% 20
North East - 12 £250 - 10
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 659 (45.54%) Java
2 633 (43.75%) Web Services
3 588 (40.64%) JavaScript
4 555 (38.36%) HTML
5 524 (36.21%) XML
6 519 (35.87%) SOAP
7 443 (30.62%) TDD
7 443 (30.62%) JSON
8 408 (28.20%) Scrum
9 405 (27.99%) CSS
10 382 (26.40%) .NET
11 370 (25.57%) SQL
12 355 (24.53%) C#
13 336 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
14 309 (21.35%) MVC
15 288 (19.90%) Spring
16 274 (18.94%) jQuery
17 248 (17.14%) HTML5
18 236 (16.31%) SOA
19 235 (16.24%) OO
19 235 (16.24%) BDD
20 222 (15.34%) Linux
21 220 (15.20%) SQL Server
22 200 (13.82%) HTTP
23 196 (13.55%) Oracle
24 195 (13.48%) Ajax
25 187 (12.92%) ASP.NET
25 187 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
26 181 (12.51%) MySQL
27 177 (12.23%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 102 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 74 (5.11%) Apache
3 73 (5.04%) Node.js
4 71 (4.91%) CMS
5 45 (3.11%) IIS
6 38 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 34 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 33 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (1.31%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
11 17 (1.17%) Jetty
12 15 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.04%) Mule
13 14 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.69%) MS Office
5 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.069%) Blender
9 1 (0.069%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.11%) Magento
2 9 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.21%) Summit
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.14%) RMDS
9 1 (0.069%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.069%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.069%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.31%) SaaS
4 18 (1.24%) Office 365
5 13 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.83%) PaaS
7 10 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.62%) Force.com
8 9 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.41%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.28%) GitHub
12 2 (0.14%) IaaS
13 1 (0.069%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.069%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 200 (13.82%) HTTP
2 102 (7.05%) Internet
3 29 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.94%) SSL
5 20 (1.38%) LDAP
6 17 (1.17%) Firewall
7 16 (1.11%) HTTPS
8 15 (1.04%) DNS
9 8 (0.55%) FTP
9 8 (0.55%) AMQP
10 7 (0.48%) 4G
10 7 (0.48%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.48%) 3G
10 7 (0.48%) 2G
11 6 (0.41%) VoIP
12 5 (0.35%) Network Security
12 5 (0.35%) Extranet
12 5 (0.35%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.35%) SNMP
13 4 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 181 (12.51%) MySQL
3 147 (10.16%) NoSQL
4 146 (10.09%) MongoDB
5 104 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 69 (4.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (2.90%) Redis
9 42 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.80%) SQLite
12 25 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.38%) Neo4j
15 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.24%) Hazelcast
17 17 (1.17%) Big Data
18 16 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 177 (12.23%) Subversion
2 173 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 157 (10.85%) Maven
4 110 (7.60%) Jenkins
5 105 (7.26%) Eclipse
6 103 (7.12%) Visual Studio
7 94 (6.50%) Selenium
8 85 (5.87%) JUnit
9 80 (5.53%) JIRA
10 79 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 78 (5.39%) Ant
12 72 (4.98%) Cucumber
13 44 (3.04%) SpecFlow
14 43 (2.97%) NUnit
15 33 (2.28%) SoapUI
16 32 (2.21%) WebDriver
17 29 (2.00%) Hudson
18 28 (1.94%) TeamCity
19 26 (1.80%) IntelliJ
19 26 (1.80%) JBehave
General
1 155 (10.71%) Finance
2 81 (5.60%) Banking
3 60 (4.15%) Retail
4 56 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.32%) Games
6 47 (3.25%) Marketing
7 25 (1.73%) Publishing
8 20 (1.38%) Front Office
9 19 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.97%) Back Office
10 14 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.69%) Billing
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.48%) Electronics
14 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 5 (0.35%) German Language
15 5 (0.35%) Automotive
15 5 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 979 (67.66%) Developer
2 315 (21.77%) Java Developer
3 177 (12.23%) Architect
4 128 (8.85%) .NET Developer
5 105 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 91 (6.29%) Web Developer
7 64 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 63 (4.35%) Analyst
9 57 (3.94%) Mobile Developer
10 56 (3.87%) Software Engineer
10 56 (3.87%) Technical Architect
11 55 (3.80%) Lead Developer
12 48 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 48 (3.32%) PHP Developer
13 46 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 45 (3.11%) Front-End Developer
15 41 (2.83%) Test Engineer
16 40 (2.76%) Consultant
17 39 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (43.75%) Web Services
2 555 (38.36%) HTML
3 524 (36.21%) XML
4 519 (35.87%) SOAP
5 443 (30.62%) JSON
6 405 (27.99%) CSS
7 382 (26.40%) .NET
8 288 (19.90%) Spring
9 274 (18.94%) jQuery
10 248 (17.14%) HTML5
11 195 (13.48%) Ajax
12 187 (12.92%) ASP.NET
13 171 (11.82%) WCF
14 162 (11.20%) CSS3
15 144 (9.95%) J2EE
16 140 (9.68%) Hibernate
17 132 (9.12%) JMS
18 126 (8.71%) AngularJS
19 123 (8.50%) .NET Framework
20 102 (7.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (10.92%) Open Source
2 149 (10.30%) Mobile App
3 60 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.66%) iPhone
7 23 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 19 (1.31%) iPad
9 18 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.17%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.11%) Social Media
12 12 (0.83%) Web 2.0
13 9 (0.62%) Social Gaming
13 9 (0.62%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.62%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.62%) Derivative
14 8 (0.55%) DTV
14 8 (0.55%) Blog
14 8 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 222 (15.34%) Linux
2 129 (8.91%) UNIX
3 105 (7.26%) Android
4 101 (6.98%) Windows
5 97 (6.70%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.31%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.55%) Solaris
11 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.41%) HPUX
13 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.28%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.28%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) Debian
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (30.62%) TDD
2 408 (28.20%) Scrum
3 336 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 309 (21.35%) MVC
5 236 (16.31%) SOA
6 235 (16.24%) OO
6 235 (16.24%) BDD
7 187 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 118 (8.15%) Unit Testing
10 115 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 114 (7.88%) OOP
12 99 (6.84%) Kanban
13 85 (5.87%) Web Development
14 77 (5.32%) Content Management
15 76 (5.25%) Configuration Management
16 66 (4.56%) Automated Testing
17 65 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
18 59 (4.08%) iOS Development
19 58 (4.01%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 659 (45.54%) Java
2 588 (40.64%) JavaScript
3 370 (25.57%) SQL
4 355 (24.53%) C#
5 126 (8.71%) PHP
6 121 (8.36%) Ruby
7 92 (6.36%) Python
8 68 (4.70%) Scala
9 53 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 35 (2.42%) C++
12 34 (2.35%) XPath
13 33 (2.28%) Groovy
14 31 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.07%) C
16 28 (1.94%) Perl
17 23 (1.59%) PHP5
18 21 (1.45%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.45%) XQuery
18 21 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (6.91%) Degree
2 66 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.21%) ISEB
5 15 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.069%) CITP
11 1 (0.069%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.069%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.74%) QA
2 12 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.28%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) vCloud
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.069%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (3.73%) Puppet
2 41 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.83%) Nagios
5 10 (0.69%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.55%) Ansible
7 7 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.41%) YUM
9 5 (0.35%) Control-M
10 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.14%) MOM
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.14%) SCOM
12 1 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.069%) WMI
12 1 (0.069%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.069%) Salt
12 1 (0.069%) Kibana
Vendors
1 196 (13.55%) Oracle
2 111 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.77%) Google
4 61 (4.22%) JBoss
5 54 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
6 52 (3.59%) Facebook
7 50 (3.46%) Twitter
8 44 (3.04%) IBM
9 42 (2.90%) SAP
10 26 (1.80%) Adobe
11 24 (1.66%) Zend
12 22 (1.52%) Apple
12 22 (1.52%) TIBCO
13 19 (1.31%) Telerik
14 18 (1.24%) Alterian
15 15 (1.04%) Sitecore
15 15 (1.04%) FatWire
16 14 (0.97%) HP
17 13 (0.90%) Sun
18 11 (0.76%) VMware
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camden, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day | 12 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day Contract Length: 5 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago