The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 86 118
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 892 604 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.93% 2.56% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.75% 8.08% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 472 310
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £562 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £19.23 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.29% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
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
7592 7476 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.42% 31.68% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5647 5485 5240
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 154 £450 -1.09% 55
Croydon +14 38 £400 +14.28%
Westminster - 19 £425 -
Canary Wharf +4 6 £338 -48.07%
Uxbridge +1 6 £400 +1.26%
Osterley - 4 £445 -
Bromley +4 3 £450 +5.88%
Paddington -7 3 £475 -13.63%
Edgware - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £525 - 1
Docklands, London +11 2 £500 +51.51%
Wimbledon - 2 £400 -
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Harrow - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith +1 1 - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for REST.

1 949 (59.46%) Java
2 940 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (39.60%) JavaScript
4 618 (38.72%) Web Services
5 573 (35.90%) HTML
6 564 (35.34%) TDD
7 523 (32.77%) SOAP
8 479 (30.01%) Scrum
9 476 (29.82%) CSS
10 472 (29.57%) Spring
11 427 (26.75%) JSON
12 387 (24.25%) AngularJS
13 367 (22.99%) XML
14 366 (22.93%) Git (software)
15 348 (21.80%) HTML5
16 330 (20.68%) SQL
17 299 (18.73%) BDD
18 296 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
19 251 (15.73%) NoSQL
20 244 (15.29%) Node.js
20 244 (15.29%) CSS3
21 235 (14.72%) MVC
22 225 (14.10%) Linux
23 217 (13.60%) Finance
23 217 (13.60%) Jenkins
24 210 (13.16%) Maven
24 210 (13.16%) OO
25 209 (13.10%) MongoDB
26 206 (12.91%) Scala
27 202 (12.66%) HTTP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (7.52%) Tomcat
2 68 (4.26%) JBoss
3 63 (3.95%) Apache Spark
4 61 (3.82%) CMS
5 58 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 49 (3.07%) Apache
8 48 (3.01%) Jetty
8 48 (3.01%) WebLogic
9 45 (2.82%) Mule
10 37 (2.32%) Mule ESB
10 37 (2.32%) nginx
11 36 (2.26%) Confluence
12 30 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 20 (1.25%) IIS
14 17 (1.07%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.81%) WordPress
17 12 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.50%) Radian6
3 8 (0.50%) Social Studio
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.063%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.063%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.063%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 159 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.57%) GitHub
4 29 (1.82%) SaaS
5 26 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.38%) PaaS
7 18 (1.13%) Google Play
8 17 (1.07%) Heroku
9 14 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.75%) Force.com
10 12 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.75%) TestFlight
11 11 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.69%) IaaS
11 11 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.63%) CloudBees
13 9 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.56%) Boomi
14 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 202 (12.66%) HTTP
2 39 (2.44%) Internet
3 35 (2.19%) LDAP
4 14 (0.88%) SSL
5 13 (0.81%) Network Security
6 12 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.69%) CTI
7 11 (0.69%) DNS
7 11 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.63%) SNMP
9 7 (0.44%) AMQP
9 7 (0.44%) SSH
9 7 (0.44%) VPN
10 5 (0.31%) Firewall
10 5 (0.31%) FTP
11 2 (0.13%) 3G
11 2 (0.13%) MPLS
11 2 (0.13%) OSPF
11 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (15.73%) NoSQL
2 209 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 198 (12.41%) MySQL
4 118 (7.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 112 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 108 (6.77%) Big Data
7 104 (6.52%) Relational Database
8 93 (5.83%) Hadoop
9 89 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (3.51%) Neo4j
11 47 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 42 (2.63%) Apache Hive
13 28 (1.75%) Impala
14 26 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.57%) HBase
16 22 (1.38%) CouchDB
17 20 (1.25%) DB2
18 16 (1.00%) SQLite
19 15 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 366 (22.93%) Git (software)
2 217 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 210 (13.16%) Maven
4 174 (10.90%) JUnit
5 129 (8.08%) JIRA
6 120 (7.52%) Subversion
7 113 (7.08%) Cucumber
8 111 (6.95%) Gradle
9 74 (4.64%) gulp
10 72 (4.51%) Mockito
11 71 (4.45%) Selenium
12 59 (3.70%) Grunt
13 54 (3.38%) TeamCity
14 45 (2.82%) Babel
15 43 (2.69%) Jasmine
15 43 (2.69%) SoapUI
16 41 (2.57%) Ant
16 41 (2.57%) Eclipse
17 40 (2.51%) WebDriver
18 39 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 217 (13.60%) Finance
2 165 (10.34%) Banking
3 74 (4.64%) Retail
4 71 (4.45%) Marketing
5 43 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.51%) Games
7 37 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 35 (2.19%) Publishing
9 29 (1.82%) Front Office
10 22 (1.38%) Advertising
11 12 (0.75%) Law
12 11 (0.69%) Legal
13 8 (0.50%) Back Office
14 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
15 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.25%) French Language
16 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.19%) German Language
17 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1122 (70.30%) Developer
2 496 (31.08%) Java Developer
3 234 (14.66%) Senior Developer
4 170 (10.65%) Architect
5 124 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 115 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 95 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 88 (5.51%) Agile Developer
9 85 (5.33%) Scala Developer
10 77 (4.82%) Lead Developer
11 74 (4.64%) Angular Developer
12 67 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
12 67 (4.20%) C# Developer
13 63 (3.95%) Android Developer
14 62 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
15 58 (3.63%) Technical Architect
16 55 (3.45%) Web Developer
17 52 (3.26%) .NET Developer
18 49 (3.07%) HTML Developer
19 47 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (38.72%) Web Services
2 573 (35.90%) HTML
3 523 (32.77%) SOAP
4 476 (29.82%) CSS
5 472 (29.57%) Spring
6 427 (26.75%) JSON
7 387 (24.25%) AngularJS
8 367 (22.99%) XML
9 348 (21.80%) HTML5
10 244 (15.29%) CSS3
10 244 (15.29%) Node.js
11 178 (11.15%) Hibernate
12 170 (10.65%) .NET
13 165 (10.34%) RESTful
14 159 (9.96%) jQuery
15 140 (8.77%) J2EE
16 130 (8.15%) React
17 125 (7.83%) Java EE
18 122 (7.64%) Ajax
19 120 (7.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.70%) User Experience
2 96 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 77 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 62 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 36 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 21 (1.32%) Fintech
9 17 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (0.81%) Derivative
10 13 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 13 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (0.81%) Video on Demand
11 12 (0.75%) IVR
12 11 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.69%) Social Media
12 11 (0.69%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
13 10 (0.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 225 (14.10%) Linux
2 101 (6.33%) Unix
3 100 (6.27%) Android
4 83 (5.20%) Apple iOS
5 78 (4.89%) Windows
6 14 (0.88%) Solaris
7 13 (0.81%) CentOS
8 11 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (0.31%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
15 1 (0.063%) Fedora
15 1 (0.063%) SUSE
15 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (35.34%) TDD
3 479 (30.01%) Scrum
4 299 (18.73%) BDD
5 296 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
6 235 (14.72%) MVC
7 210 (13.16%) OO
8 201 (12.59%) Open Source
9 159 (9.96%) Microservices
10 149 (9.34%) Kanban
11 145 (9.09%) Front End Development
12 138 (8.65%) Software Engineering
12 138 (8.65%) Web Development
13 137 (8.58%) SOA
14 135 (8.46%) Pair Programming
15 127 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
16 117 (7.33%) High Availability
17 112 (7.02%) DevOps
18 106 (6.64%) Automated Testing
18 106 (6.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 949 (59.46%) Java
2 632 (39.60%) JavaScript
3 330 (20.68%) SQL
4 206 (12.91%) Scala
5 173 (10.84%) C#
6 139 (8.71%) Ruby
7 130 (8.15%) Python
8 71 (4.45%) PHP
9 55 (3.45%) ES6
10 45 (2.82%) Objective-C
11 44 (2.76%) C++
12 42 (2.63%) Groovy
13 35 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 29 (1.82%) Apple Swift
15 29 (1.82%) C
16 26 (1.63%) Apex Code
16 26 (1.63%) Perl
17 25 (1.57%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (7.14%) Degree
2 96 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.44%) ISEB
5 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.13%) CCIE
8 2 (0.13%) CCSP
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.13%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.063%) PMP
9 1 (0.063%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.26%) QA
2 13 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.38%) SDET
6 4 (0.25%) FATCA
7 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) GCP
8 2 (0.13%) SEPA
9 1 (0.063%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (9.52%) Docker
2 29 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.81%) HDFS
5 9 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.56%) Xen
6 8 (0.50%) KVM
7 6 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
7 6 (0.38%) vCloud
7 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.19%) vSphere
10 1 (0.063%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.063%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.063%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (2.51%) Puppet
2 38 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 33 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.63%) Ansible
5 11 (0.69%) Nagios
6 10 (0.63%) Kibana
6 10 (0.63%) logstash
7 9 (0.56%) Grafana
7 9 (0.56%) StatsD
7 9 (0.56%) yum
8 8 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
9 7 (0.44%) CloudHub
9 7 (0.44%) SCCM
10 6 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.38%) vRealize
11 5 (0.31%) Casper Suite
11 5 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.31%) Terraform
11 5 (0.31%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 201 (12.59%) Oracle
2 78 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.01%) Google
4 56 (3.51%) IBM
5 53 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.57%) MuleSoft
7 34 (2.13%) Adobe
8 33 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 32 (2.01%) VMware
10 24 (1.50%) Apple
11 22 (1.38%) Informatica
12 21 (1.32%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.32%) Facebook
13 16 (1.00%) hybris
13 16 (1.00%) TIBCO
14 15 (0.94%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.94%) Twitter
15 12 (0.75%) SAP
16 11 (0.69%) Optimizely
17 10 (0.63%) Xamarin
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 Daily
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400-600 Daily
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day for 6 months
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