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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 127 171 226
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +55
Contract jobs citing REST 413 258 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 4.08% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 183 143
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% +29.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +30.15%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 89 £435 +7.40% 42
Brentford -1 1 £388 -3.12%
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Stanmore - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 357 (46.85%) Web Services
2 356 (46.72%) Java
3 279 (36.61%) JavaScript
4 276 (36.22%) SOAP
5 271 (35.56%) TDD
6 260 (34.12%) JSON
7 252 (33.07%) HTML
8 230 (30.18%) XML
9 215 (28.22%) Scrum
10 212 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
11 193 (25.33%) CSS
12 187 (24.54%) MVC
13 175 (22.97%) .NET
14 172 (22.57%) C#
15 161 (21.13%) Spring
16 142 (18.64%) HTML5
17 138 (18.11%) BDD
17 138 (18.11%) Git (software)
18 127 (16.67%) SQL
19 126 (16.54%) jQuery
20 116 (15.22%) OO
20 116 (15.22%) MongoDB
21 110 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
21 110 (14.44%) Ruby
22 108 (14.17%) Open Source
23 100 (13.12%) CSS3
23 100 (13.12%) SOA
24 98 (12.86%) HTTP
25 93 (12.20%) Linux
25 93 (12.20%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 70 (9.19%) Node.js
2 63 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 39 (5.12%) Apache
4 23 (3.02%) IIS
5 21 (2.76%) CMS
6 19 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.10%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.97%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.71%) Mule
10 11 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.31%) Alfresco
12 9 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.18%) Documentum
13 8 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.05%) Jetty
13 8 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.92%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 34 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.52%) MS Project
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (2.10%) Magento
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.44%) PaaS
4 10 (1.31%) SaaS
4 10 (1.31%) GitHub
5 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (12.86%) HTTP
2 31 (4.07%) Internet
2 31 (4.07%) SSL
3 21 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.62%) LDAP
5 15 (1.97%) AMQP
6 13 (1.71%) Kerberos
7 12 (1.57%) Firewall
8 9 (1.18%) WAN
9 8 (1.05%) VPN
10 6 (0.79%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.52%) 2G
11 4 (0.52%) Intranet
11 4 (0.52%) 4G
11 4 (0.52%) DNS
11 4 (0.52%) 3G
12 3 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.26%) Network Security
13 2 (0.26%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 93 (12.20%) MySQL
3 81 (10.63%) SQL Server
4 69 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 54 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.84%) DB2
11 14 (1.84%) Hazelcast
11 14 (1.84%) Redis
12 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.92%) Big Data
14 6 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 138 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 89 (11.68%) Subversion
3 87 (11.42%) Maven
4 75 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 68 (8.92%) JUnit
6 62 (8.14%) Selenium
7 54 (7.09%) Cucumber
8 43 (5.64%) JIRA
9 38 (4.99%) Ant
10 37 (4.86%) JBehave
11 33 (4.33%) Eclipse
12 28 (3.67%) Visual Studio
13 22 (2.89%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.89%) Hudson
13 22 (2.89%) SoapUI
14 20 (2.62%) Mockito
15 19 (2.49%) Capybara
15 19 (2.49%) NUnit
16 18 (2.36%) Xcode
16 18 (2.36%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (11.68%) Finance
2 67 (8.79%) Banking
3 30 (3.94%) Games
4 29 (3.81%) Marketing
5 27 (3.54%) Retail
6 25 (3.28%) Publishing
7 24 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.71%) Advertising
9 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.05%) Back Office
11 7 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.66%) Front Office
14 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Legal
16 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 497 (65.22%) Developer
2 136 (17.85%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.15%) Architect
4 73 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 70 (9.19%) Senior Developer
6 43 (5.64%) C# Developer
7 38 (4.99%) iOS Developer
8 35 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (4.07%) Analyst
10 29 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (3.67%) PHP Developer
12 26 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 26 (3.41%) Lead Developer
13 22 (2.89%) Tester
14 21 (2.76%) Technical Architect
14 21 (2.76%) Web Developer
14 21 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (2.62%) Android Developer
16 17 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
16 17 (2.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (46.85%) Web Services
2 276 (36.22%) SOAP
3 260 (34.12%) JSON
4 252 (33.07%) HTML
5 230 (30.18%) XML
6 193 (25.33%) CSS
7 175 (22.97%) .NET
8 161 (21.13%) Spring
9 142 (18.64%) HTML5
10 126 (16.54%) jQuery
11 100 (13.12%) CSS3
12 93 (12.20%) Ajax
13 79 (10.37%) Hibernate
13 79 (10.37%) ASP.NET
14 76 (9.97%) J2EE
15 67 (8.79%) .NET Framework
16 65 (8.53%) JSP
17 64 (8.40%) WCF
18 60 (7.87%) AngularJS
19 56 (7.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.17%) Open Source
2 70 (9.19%) Mobile App
3 30 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.36%) Video on Demand
5 17 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.84%) Social Media
7 14 (1.84%) iPad
8 13 (1.71%) iPhone
9 12 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.57%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.31%) Clustering
10 10 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.92%) Physics
12 7 (0.92%) Streaming Video
13 6 (0.79%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.20%) Linux
2 82 (10.76%) Windows
3 73 (9.58%) Apple iOS
4 65 (8.53%) Android
5 44 (5.77%) UNIX
6 26 (3.41%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.71%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.79%) CentOS
10 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.52%) Solaris
12 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (35.56%) TDD
2 215 (28.22%) Scrum
3 212 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (24.54%) MVC
5 138 (18.11%) BDD
6 116 (15.22%) OO
7 110 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (13.12%) SOA
9 85 (11.15%) Software Engineering
10 76 (9.97%) Unit Testing
11 70 (9.19%) E-Commerce
12 60 (7.87%) Web Development
13 56 (7.35%) Kanban
14 49 (6.43%) MVVM
15 48 (6.30%) OOP
16 47 (6.17%) Content Management
17 45 (5.91%) UML
17 45 (5.91%) iOS Development
18 41 (5.38%) Test Automation
19 35 (4.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 356 (46.72%) Java
2 279 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 172 (22.57%) C#
4 127 (16.67%) SQL
5 110 (14.44%) Ruby
6 79 (10.37%) PHP
7 78 (10.24%) Python
8 41 (5.38%) C++
9 40 (5.25%) Scala
10 38 (4.99%) Objective-C
11 30 (3.94%) Groovy
12 23 (3.02%) C
12 23 (3.02%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.76%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.62%) Perl
15 19 (2.49%) XPath
16 11 (1.44%) XAML
16 11 (1.44%) Clojure
17 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (6.69%) Degree
2 18 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.92%) ISEB
5 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.26%) OCMJEA
7 2 (0.26%) CCA
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CCNA
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.39%) Varnish
3 3 (0.39%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (4.20%) Puppet
1 32 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.84%) Nagios
3 7 (0.92%) ZABBIX
3 7 (0.92%) Capistrano
4 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.52%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.39%) StatsD
7 1 (0.13%) MOM
7 1 (0.13%) Control-M
7 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 93 (12.20%) Oracle
2 75 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.20%) JBoss
4 20 (2.62%) Adobe
5 18 (2.36%) Google
6 15 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.71%) Facebook
7 13 (1.71%) Twitter
8 12 (1.57%) Telerik
8 12 (1.57%) Zend
8 12 (1.57%) Elastic Path
8 12 (1.57%) Apple
8 12 (1.57%) VMware
9 10 (1.31%) GigaSpaces
10 9 (1.18%) IBM
11 8 (1.05%) SAP
11 8 (1.05%) BEA
12 7 (0.92%) Sun
12 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.92%) Cerillion
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £348 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago