The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 91 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 527 437 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.25% 1.86% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 5.99% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 315 293
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £107.58 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
REST
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in London

REST
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram in London

REST
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London 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
(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
City of London +5 126 £438 +2.94% 40
Paddington - 13 £500 -
Croydon -12 10 £350 +16.66%
Wimbledon 0 3 £375 -
Uxbridge - 3 £391 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Hammersmith - 2 £410 -
Bromley - 1 £425 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 609 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (54.45%) Java
3 403 (40.34%) TDD
4 394 (39.44%) Web Services
5 381 (38.14%) JavaScript
6 366 (36.64%) HTML
7 335 (33.53%) SOAP
8 302 (30.23%) Scrum
9 268 (26.83%) JSON
10 266 (26.63%) CSS
11 265 (26.53%) Git (software)
12 248 (24.82%) Spring
13 232 (23.22%) XML
14 219 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
15 217 (21.72%) BDD
16 212 (21.22%) SQL
17 190 (19.02%) HTML5
18 188 (18.82%) .NET
19 156 (15.62%) Jenkins
20 155 (15.52%) C#
21 152 (15.22%) Linux
21 152 (15.22%) OO
21 152 (15.22%) MVC
22 149 (14.91%) jQuery
23 147 (14.71%) AngularJS
24 146 (14.61%) Maven
25 135 (13.51%) MongoDB
26 133 (13.31%) HTTP
27 130 (13.01%) Software Engineering
28 128 (12.81%) NoSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 93 (9.31%) Tomcat
2 80 (8.01%) Apache
3 73 (7.31%) Node.js
4 45 (4.50%) CMS
5 38 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 36 (3.60%) Jetty
7 35 (3.50%) WebLogic
8 33 (3.30%) JBoss
9 27 (2.70%) Confluence
10 26 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (2.50%) Mule
12 20 (2.00%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.80%) GlassFish
14 16 (1.60%) Apache Spark
14 16 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (1.40%) Mule ESB
15 14 (1.40%) IIS
16 13 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (1.10%) nginx
18 10 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.50%) MS Office
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) Tridion
4 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Radian6
7 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.40%) GitHub
5 9 (0.90%) Heroku
5 9 (0.90%) Force.com
5 9 (0.90%) Office 365
6 8 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.70%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.60%) SaaS
9 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.40%) Boomi
10 4 (0.40%) PaaS
10 4 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.40%) Taleo
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 133 (13.31%) HTTP
2 62 (6.21%) Internet
3 25 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.80%) LDAP
5 15 (1.50%) X.509
6 14 (1.40%) Kerberos
7 13 (1.30%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (0.60%) SAN
10 5 (0.50%) DNS
10 5 (0.50%) SSL
11 4 (0.40%) WAN
11 4 (0.40%) LAN
12 3 (0.30%) Intranet
12 3 (0.30%) AMQP
12 3 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.30%) SSH
12 3 (0.30%) RTSP
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.20%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 128 (12.81%) NoSQL
3 108 (10.81%) MySQL
4 105 (10.51%) SQL Server
5 101 (10.11%) Relational Database
6 60 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (4.40%) Big Data
9 36 (3.60%) DB2
10 31 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 31 (3.10%) Redis
11 30 (3.00%) Oracle Database
12 26 (2.60%) CouchDB
13 21 (2.10%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.80%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.40%) SQLite
17 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (1.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 265 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 156 (15.62%) Jenkins
3 146 (14.61%) Maven
4 126 (12.61%) Subversion
5 102 (10.21%) JUnit
6 75 (7.51%) Selenium
6 75 (7.51%) Cucumber
7 66 (6.61%) JIRA
8 41 (4.10%) Mockito
9 40 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 36 (3.60%) JMeter
10 36 (3.60%) Gradle
11 28 (2.80%) Visual Studio
12 27 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (2.20%) Ant
14 21 (2.10%) WebDriver
15 20 (2.00%) Hudson
16 17 (1.70%) Xcode
17 16 (1.60%) SonarQube
18 14 (1.40%) Android Studio
General
1 121 (12.11%) Finance
2 84 (8.41%) Banking
3 37 (3.70%) Retail
4 30 (3.00%) Marketing
5 25 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.50%) Publishing
6 22 (2.20%) Games
7 14 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.30%) Front Office
9 10 (1.00%) Back Office
9 10 (1.00%) Automotive
10 9 (0.90%) Advertising
11 8 (0.80%) Legal
12 5 (0.50%) Law
12 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 775 (77.58%) Developer
2 299 (29.93%) Java Developer
3 113 (11.31%) Senior Developer
4 79 (7.91%) Architect
5 75 (7.51%) .NET Developer
6 67 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (4.50%) Android Developer
8 43 (4.30%) Software Engineer
9 40 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 40 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 30 (3.00%) Web Developer
11 29 (2.90%) Scala Developer
12 27 (2.70%) Analyst
13 26 (2.60%) C# Developer
13 26 (2.60%) PHP Developer
14 25 (2.50%) Lead Developer
15 23 (2.30%) Mobile Developer
16 22 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.20%) Tester
16 22 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (39.44%) Web Services
2 366 (36.64%) HTML
3 335 (33.53%) SOAP
4 268 (26.83%) JSON
5 266 (26.63%) CSS
6 248 (24.82%) Spring
7 232 (23.22%) XML
8 190 (19.02%) HTML5
9 188 (18.82%) .NET
10 149 (14.91%) jQuery
11 147 (14.71%) AngularJS
12 110 (11.01%) J2EE
13 102 (10.21%) ASP.NET
14 92 (9.21%) Hibernate
15 87 (8.71%) RESTful
15 87 (8.71%) CSS3
16 79 (7.91%) Ajax
17 71 (7.11%) JSP
18 65 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 58 (5.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.01%) Mobile App
2 57 (5.71%) User Experience
3 53 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.70%) N-Tier
7 16 (1.60%) W3C
7 16 (1.60%) iPad
7 16 (1.60%) Video on Demand
8 14 (1.40%) iPhone
9 13 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.00%) IPTV
12 8 (0.80%) Animation
12 8 (0.80%) Social Media
13 7 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.22%) Linux
2 90 (9.01%) Android
3 87 (8.71%) Apple iOS
4 82 (8.21%) UNIX
5 38 (3.80%) Windows
6 28 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.10%) CentOS
8 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.70%) AIX
10 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (40.34%) TDD
3 302 (30.23%) Scrum
4 219 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
5 217 (21.72%) BDD
6 152 (15.22%) MVC
6 152 (15.22%) OO
7 130 (13.01%) Software Engineering
8 120 (12.01%) E-Commerce
9 118 (11.81%) SOA
10 115 (11.51%) Unit Testing
11 94 (9.41%) Kanban
12 82 (8.21%) Web Development
13 76 (7.61%) Pair Programming
14 74 (7.41%) Microservices
15 71 (7.11%) Open Source
16 69 (6.91%) Multithreading
17 68 (6.81%) DevOps
18 67 (6.71%) Android Development
19 62 (6.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 544 (54.45%) Java
2 381 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 212 (21.22%) SQL
4 155 (15.52%) C#
5 105 (10.51%) Python
6 104 (10.41%) Ruby
7 84 (8.41%) Scala
8 76 (7.61%) PHP
9 60 (6.01%) Objective-C
10 37 (3.70%) Groovy
11 36 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.50%) XPath
13 23 (2.30%) Apple Swift
14 19 (1.90%) Apex Code
14 19 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.80%) C++
16 13 (1.30%) Perl
16 13 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 75 (7.51%) Degree
2 35 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.60%) ISEB
5 5 (0.50%) CCNP
5 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.30%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.30%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.30%) CCNA
7 2 (0.20%) CISSP
7 2 (0.20%) LPIC
7 2 (0.20%) RHCE
7 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.20%) CCIE
7 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.20%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.01%) QA
2 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) COBIT
4 2 (0.20%) COSO
4 2 (0.20%) Basel III
4 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 40 (4.00%) Docker
2 15 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.90%) Varnish
4 8 (0.80%) Squid
5 7 (0.70%) vCloud
5 7 (0.70%) HDFS
6 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.30%) NFS
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 55 (5.51%) Puppet
2 26 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.80%) Ansible
4 17 (1.70%) Salt
5 10 (1.00%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.90%) yum
6 9 (0.90%) HAProxy
6 9 (0.90%) Graphite
7 8 (0.80%) Kibana
7 8 (0.80%) Nagios
8 7 (0.70%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.70%) logstash
8 7 (0.70%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.40%) Oozie
10 4 (0.40%) Jitterbit
11 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.20%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 108 (10.81%) Oracle
2 38 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.50%) Google
4 33 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.20%) IBM
6 23 (2.30%) hybris
7 22 (2.20%) Sybase
8 21 (2.10%) Adobe
9 20 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.80%) VMware
10 18 (1.80%) Xamarin
11 17 (1.70%) Twitter
12 16 (1.60%) Splunk
12 16 (1.60%) TIBCO
13 15 (1.50%) ForgeRock
14 14 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.30%) ServiceNow
15 13 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
16 12 (1.20%) Sitecore
17 10 (1.00%) Facebook
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago