The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 115 122 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +64
Contract jobs citing REST 428 429 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.77% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 5.66% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 295 203
Average daily rate
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£425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
REST
England

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 25 July 2014.

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
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 25 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
City of London +27 108 £438 +2.94% 39
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 395 (46.25%) Java
2 377 (44.15%) Web Services
3 330 (38.64%) HTML
4 327 (38.29%) JavaScript
5 307 (35.95%) TDD
6 294 (34.43%) SOAP
7 290 (33.96%) Scrum
8 266 (31.15%) JSON
9 255 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
10 235 (27.52%) XML
11 223 (26.11%) CSS
12 184 (21.55%) .NET
13 181 (21.19%) C#
14 173 (20.26%) MVC
15 162 (18.97%) HTML5
16 158 (18.50%) BDD
17 155 (18.15%) OO
18 153 (17.92%) SQL
19 140 (16.39%) Spring
20 139 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
21 136 (15.93%) jQuery
22 128 (14.99%) HTTP
23 118 (13.82%) Linux
23 118 (13.82%) MongoDB
24 117 (13.70%) SOA
25 115 (13.47%) Oracle
25 115 (13.47%) CSS3
26 111 (13.00%) Open Source
27 108 (12.65%) NoSQL
28 107 (12.53%) Ruby

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 64 (7.49%) Node.js
2 56 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.40%) Apache
4 25 (2.93%) CMS
5 21 (2.46%) IIS
6 17 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.29%) Jetty
10 10 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (0.94%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.82%) JCAPS
13 7 (0.82%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.82%) MS Office
4 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Magento
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.23%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.17%) PaaS
4 9 (1.05%) SaaS
5 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.47%) Force.com
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.35%) Office 365
8 3 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 128 (14.99%) HTTP
2 35 (4.10%) Internet
3 27 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.34%) SSL
5 10 (1.17%) LDAP
6 8 (0.94%) FTP
7 7 (0.82%) DNS
7 7 (0.82%) 3G
7 7 (0.82%) 2G
7 7 (0.82%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.82%) 4G
8 6 (0.70%) Firewall
9 5 (0.59%) AMQP
10 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.35%) VoIP
11 2 (0.23%) SNMP
11 2 (0.23%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (13.82%) MongoDB
2 108 (12.65%) NoSQL
3 103 (12.06%) MySQL
4 82 (9.60%) SQL Server
5 71 (8.31%) Relational Database
6 68 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 30 (3.51%) Redis
10 21 (2.46%) SQLite
11 20 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (2.22%) Neo4j
13 18 (2.11%) Hazelcast
14 15 (1.76%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.29%) Big Data
16 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.94%) RavenDB
18 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 106 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 89 (10.42%) Subversion
3 88 (10.30%) Maven
4 70 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 61 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 59 (6.91%) Selenium
7 52 (6.09%) JUnit
8 51 (5.97%) JIRA
9 46 (5.39%) Eclipse
10 44 (5.15%) Visual Studio
11 36 (4.22%) Ant
12 28 (3.28%) NUnit
12 28 (3.28%) SpecFlow
13 26 (3.04%) SoapUI
13 26 (3.04%) JBehave
13 26 (3.04%) WebDriver
14 22 (2.58%) Capybara
15 19 (2.22%) Hudson
15 19 (2.22%) TeamCity
16 18 (2.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 98 (11.48%) Finance
2 79 (9.25%) Banking
3 37 (4.33%) Retail
4 27 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.69%) Games
6 20 (2.34%) Front Office
7 18 (2.11%) Publishing
8 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.64%) Marketing
9 13 (1.52%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) French Language
12 5 (0.59%) German Language
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 560 (65.57%) Developer
2 185 (21.66%) Java Developer
3 96 (11.24%) Architect
4 89 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 86 (10.07%) .NET Developer
6 43 (5.04%) Software Engineer
7 38 (4.45%) Technical Architect
8 36 (4.22%) C# Developer
9 31 (3.63%) Analyst
9 31 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (3.16%) iOS Developer
12 27 (3.16%) Web Developer
13 26 (3.04%) Tester
13 26 (3.04%) Android Developer
14 24 (2.81%) Lead Developer
15 23 (2.69%) Consultant
15 23 (2.69%) Front-End Developer
16 22 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (44.15%) Web Services
2 330 (38.64%) HTML
3 294 (34.43%) SOAP
4 266 (31.15%) JSON
5 235 (27.52%) XML
6 223 (26.11%) CSS
7 184 (21.55%) .NET
8 162 (18.97%) HTML5
9 140 (16.39%) Spring
10 136 (15.93%) jQuery
11 115 (13.47%) CSS3
12 106 (12.41%) Ajax
13 101 (11.83%) ASP.NET
14 79 (9.25%) Hibernate
14 79 (9.25%) AngularJS
15 77 (9.02%) .NET Framework
15 77 (9.02%) JMS
16 65 (7.61%) J2EE
17 64 (7.49%) WCF
18 63 (7.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.00%) Open Source
2 63 (7.38%) Mobile App
3 37 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (1.99%) Video on Demand
4 17 (1.99%) iPad
4 17 (1.99%) iPhone
5 11 (1.29%) Social Media
5 11 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.17%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.05%) Derivative
8 8 (0.94%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.94%) Social Gaming
9 7 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.82%) Handset
9 7 (0.82%) IPTV
9 7 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.70%) W3C
10 6 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 118 (13.82%) Linux
2 76 (8.90%) UNIX
3 72 (8.43%) Android
3 72 (8.43%) Apple iOS
4 62 (7.26%) Windows
5 21 (2.46%) Mac OS X
6 19 (2.22%) Windows Phone
7 13 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.47%) CentOS
9 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.23%) Debian
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (35.95%) TDD
2 290 (33.96%) Scrum
3 255 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (20.26%) MVC
5 158 (18.50%) BDD
6 155 (18.15%) OO
7 139 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (13.70%) SOA
9 102 (11.94%) Software Engineering
10 90 (10.54%) Kanban
11 70 (8.20%) Web Development
12 68 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 64 (7.49%) OOP
14 59 (6.91%) Configuration Management
15 58 (6.79%) Content Management
15 58 (6.79%) Unit Testing
16 52 (6.09%) MVVM
17 42 (4.92%) User Stories
18 41 (4.80%) Test Automation
19 40 (4.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 395 (46.25%) Java
2 327 (38.29%) JavaScript
3 181 (21.19%) C#
4 153 (17.92%) SQL
5 107 (12.53%) Ruby
6 61 (7.14%) PHP
7 56 (6.56%) Scala
8 53 (6.21%) Python
9 28 (3.28%) Groovy
10 27 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 26 (3.04%) XPath
12 24 (2.81%) C++
13 21 (2.46%) Perl
14 20 (2.34%) C
15 18 (2.11%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.99%) XQuery
17 12 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.41%) XAML
18 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (6.79%) Degree
2 32 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.59%) ISEB
5 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.35%) HDFS
4 2 (0.23%) vCloud
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (3.63%) Puppet
2 25 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.41%) Nagios
4 10 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.17%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.59%) Control-M
6 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.23%) YUM
7 2 (0.23%) SCOM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) WMI
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 115 (13.47%) Oracle
2 51 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.15%) JBoss
4 25 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.58%) Google
6 21 (2.46%) Apple
7 18 (2.11%) Adobe
8 12 (1.41%) IBM
9 11 (1.29%) HP
10 10 (1.17%) FatWire
10 10 (1.17%) VMware
10 10 (1.17%) Telerik
10 10 (1.17%) Zend
11 9 (1.05%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.94%) Sun
13 7 (0.82%) Sybase
13 7 (0.82%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.82%) hybris
14 6 (0.70%) Splunk
14 6 (0.70%) Facebook
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: Yesterday
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Synergize Consulting
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