The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 163 211 258
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +47
Contract jobs citing RESTful 705 440 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 3.26% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 345 248
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.23%
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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
13873 13481 13688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.66% 28.43% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9597 8896 8483
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 249 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in England

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the England region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in England

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in England

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the England region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in England

RESTful
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 RESTful within the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
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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 +39 402 £414 -2.64% 114
South East +71 125 £400 - 47
North East - 39 £450 - 3
North West -8 35 £338 -3.57% 31
South West -18 32 £400 +16.36% 20
Yorkshire -6 26 £305 -6.15% 17
East Midlands +11 16 £338 +24.42% 12
East of England -11 13 £450 +20.00% 12
West Midlands -1 12 £361 +57.06% 4
Midlands - - - -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 870 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 697 (50.51%) Web Services
3 689 (49.93%) Java
4 594 (43.04%) TDD
5 569 (41.23%) JavaScript
6 557 (40.36%) HTML
7 439 (31.81%) Scrum
8 412 (29.86%) CSS
9 359 (26.01%) JSON
10 356 (25.80%) HTML5
11 331 (23.99%) MVC
12 329 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
13 316 (22.90%) Git (software)
14 311 (22.54%) XML
15 293 (21.23%) BDD
16 280 (20.29%) OO
17 278 (20.14%) Linux
18 253 (18.33%) Spring
19 250 (18.12%) SOAP
20 249 (18.04%) C#
21 228 (16.52%) jQuery
22 226 (16.38%) AngularJS
23 225 (16.30%) .NET
24 215 (15.58%) PHP
25 207 (15.00%) SQL
25 207 (15.00%) Jenkins
26 200 (14.49%) Subversion
27 199 (14.42%) CSS3
28 198 (14.35%) Maven
29 189 (13.70%) MySQL

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 119 (8.62%) Node.js
2 110 (7.97%) Apache
3 79 (5.72%) Tomcat
4 75 (5.43%) CMS
5 60 (4.35%) JBoss
6 53 (3.84%) Apache Solr
7 52 (3.77%) Confluence
8 40 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
10 25 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.52%) IIS
12 17 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.09%) nginx
13 15 (1.09%) Alfresco
14 13 (0.94%) SharePoint
15 11 (0.80%) Mule
16 10 (0.72%) Jetty
17 9 (0.65%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.58%) Drupal
19 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Doxygen
2 9 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.072%) Blender
4 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.072%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.65%) Magento
3 7 (0.51%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.51%) RMDS
4 6 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.29%) Shopify
7 3 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.072%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.03%) SaaS
4 22 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 18 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.58%) Heroku
7 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.36%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Office 365
10 1 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (10.51%) HTTP
2 69 (5.00%) Internet
3 15 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.72%) VPN
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
6 7 (0.51%) SSH
7 6 (0.43%) FTP
8 5 (0.36%) LDAP
9 4 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.22%) AMQP
11 2 (0.14%) SMTP
11 2 (0.14%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) SNMP
11 2 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) 3G
11 2 (0.14%) Telnet
11 2 (0.14%) Network Security
12 1 (0.072%) NGN
12 1 (0.072%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.70%) MySQL
2 166 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 160 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 83 (6.01%) SQL Server
5 78 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 60 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.25%) Redis
8 28 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.96%) Big Data
10 26 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.38%) SQLite
12 18 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.72%) Couchbase
17 9 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 316 (22.90%) Git (software)
2 207 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 200 (14.49%) Subversion
4 198 (14.35%) Maven
5 154 (11.16%) Cucumber
6 141 (10.22%) JIRA
7 127 (9.20%) Selenium
8 104 (7.54%) JUnit
9 53 (3.84%) Eclipse
10 51 (3.70%) Ant
11 47 (3.41%) Mockito
12 45 (3.26%) Jasmine
12 45 (3.26%) Xcode
13 44 (3.19%) NUnit
13 44 (3.19%) WebDriver
14 42 (3.04%) Grunt
15 38 (2.75%) Hudson
16 30 (2.17%) SpecFlow
17 29 (2.10%) FitNesse
17 29 (2.10%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (9.64%) Finance
2 82 (5.94%) Banking
3 68 (4.93%) Retail
4 41 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.61%) Publishing
6 35 (2.54%) Marketing
7 34 (2.46%) Front Office
8 32 (2.32%) Investment Banking
9 30 (2.17%) Games
10 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.01%) Advertising
11 12 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.65%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.65%) Electronics
13 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.43%) Back Office
15 4 (0.29%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Legal
16 3 (0.22%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1102 (79.86%) Developer
2 296 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 154 (11.16%) Senior Developer
4 115 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 94 (6.81%) .NET Developer
6 90 (6.52%) iOS Developer
7 87 (6.30%) Architect
8 78 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 74 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
10 71 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 60 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 57 (4.13%) Android Developer
13 45 (3.26%) Scala Developer
14 44 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 39 (2.83%) Lead Developer
16 39 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
17 37 (2.68%) Analyst
18 33 (2.39%) Mobile Developer
19 30 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (50.51%) Web Services
2 557 (40.36%) HTML
3 412 (29.86%) CSS
4 359 (26.01%) JSON
5 356 (25.80%) HTML5
6 311 (22.54%) XML
7 253 (18.33%) Spring
8 250 (18.12%) SOAP
9 228 (16.52%) jQuery
10 226 (16.38%) AngularJS
11 225 (16.30%) .NET
12 199 (14.42%) CSS3
13 145 (10.51%) J2EE
14 126 (9.13%) REST
15 115 (8.33%) Ajax
16 111 (8.04%) Hibernate
17 110 (7.97%) ASP.NET
18 86 (6.23%) Backbone.js
18 86 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 72 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 144 (10.43%) Open Source
2 104 (7.54%) User Experience
3 97 (7.03%) Mobile App
4 70 (5.07%) iPad
5 51 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 49 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (3.41%) iPhone
8 44 (3.19%) Social Media
9 34 (2.46%) Data Structures
10 28 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.67%) W3C
13 22 (1.59%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.01%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.94%) Online Games
16 12 (0.87%) Streaming Media
17 11 (0.80%) Video on Demand
17 11 (0.80%) Digital Media
18 10 (0.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 278 (20.14%) Linux
2 161 (11.67%) Apple iOS
3 135 (9.78%) Android
4 124 (8.99%) UNIX
5 76 (5.51%) Windows
6 23 (1.67%) CentOS
7 22 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.29%) VMS
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.22%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.072%) Debian
14 1 (0.072%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (43.04%) TDD
3 439 (31.81%) Scrum
4 331 (23.99%) MVC
5 329 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
6 293 (21.23%) BDD
7 280 (20.29%) OO
8 180 (13.04%) SOA
9 173 (12.54%) E-Commerce
10 127 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 115 (8.33%) iOS Development
12 112 (8.12%) Web Development
13 103 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 92 (6.67%) Android Development
15 89 (6.45%) OOP
16 84 (6.09%) Pair Programming
17 77 (5.58%) Test Automation
18 75 (5.43%) Kanban
19 71 (5.14%) Software Engineering
20 66 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 689 (49.93%) Java
2 569 (41.23%) JavaScript
3 249 (18.04%) C#
4 215 (15.58%) PHP
5 207 (15.00%) SQL
6 167 (12.10%) Ruby
7 157 (11.38%) Scala
8 129 (9.35%) Python
9 96 (6.96%) Objective-C
10 78 (5.65%) Groovy
11 48 (3.48%) PHP5
12 47 (3.41%) C++
13 38 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.96%) Perl
15 25 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.59%) C
17 17 (1.23%) Clojure
18 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.09%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.80%) Golang
Qualifications
1 98 (7.10%) Degree
2 38 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.58%) ISEB
5 7 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.072%) MCTS
7 1 (0.072%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.072%) MCP
7 1 (0.072%) MCAD
7 1 (0.072%) MCSD
7 1 (0.072%) HNC
7 1 (0.072%) HND
7 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) HL7
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (1.23%) Docker
2 13 (0.94%) VirtualBox
3 10 (0.72%) Varnish
3 10 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.51%) vCloud
5 5 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.072%) Squid
7 1 (0.072%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (5.43%) Puppet
2 36 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.88%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.72%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.43%) logstash
6 5 (0.36%) Ansible
6 5 (0.36%) OpenSSO
6 5 (0.36%) WebInspect
6 5 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
7 4 (0.29%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.22%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.22%) Oozie
8 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.072%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 117 (8.48%) Oracle
2 82 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 51 (3.70%) Zend
4 50 (3.62%) Google
5 38 (2.75%) ATG
5 38 (2.75%) Endeca
6 35 (2.54%) Perforce
7 30 (2.17%) Adobe
8 28 (2.03%) Twitter
8 28 (2.03%) Apple
9 22 (1.59%) Facebook
10 17 (1.23%) VMware
11 16 (1.16%) TIBCO
11 16 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 12 (0.87%) SAP
12 12 (0.87%) hybris
12 12 (0.87%) New Relic
13 9 (0.65%) IBM
14 8 (0.58%) Sencha
15 7 (0.51%) Xamarin
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