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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 103 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 484 458 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.97% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.80% 6.32% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 350 256
Average daily rate
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£435 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £107.58 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+258.60% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £171.52 £30.00 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
7121 7249 7299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.19% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5170 5218 5230
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
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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 0 122 £435 -3.33% 39
Paddington - 8 £500 -
Croydon -8 7 £350 +16.66%
Canary Wharf -7 3 £300 -
Wimbledon - 3 £375 -
Hammersmith - 2 £419 - 3
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £320 -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
Ealing - 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 585 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (55.25%) Java
3 395 (40.27%) Web Services
3 395 (40.27%) TDD
4 369 (37.61%) JavaScript
5 365 (37.21%) HTML
6 319 (32.52%) SOAP
7 277 (28.24%) Scrum
8 263 (26.81%) JSON
9 260 (26.50%) CSS
10 246 (25.08%) Git (software)
11 232 (23.65%) Spring
12 228 (23.24%) XML
13 212 (21.61%) SQL
14 210 (21.41%) BDD
15 208 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
16 193 (19.67%) .NET
17 190 (19.37%) HTML5
18 170 (17.33%) Linux
19 156 (15.90%) C#
20 155 (15.80%) OO
21 153 (15.60%) MVC
22 145 (14.78%) Maven
23 144 (14.68%) jQuery
24 140 (14.27%) AngularJS
25 133 (13.56%) Jenkins
25 133 (13.56%) HTTP
26 132 (13.46%) Subversion
27 128 (13.05%) MongoDB
28 121 (12.33%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 81 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 66 (6.73%) Apache
3 62 (6.32%) Node.js
4 46 (4.69%) CMS
5 39 (3.98%) WebLogic
6 30 (3.06%) WebSphere
7 27 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.65%) Mule
8 26 (2.65%) JBoss
9 24 (2.45%) Jetty
10 23 (2.34%) Confluence
11 22 (2.24%) SharePoint
12 17 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (1.53%) Mule ESB
13 15 (1.53%) nginx
14 14 (1.43%) GlassFish
14 14 (1.43%) IIS
15 13 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.33%) Apache Spark
16 10 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.82%) MS Office
4 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.51%) Tridion
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Radian6
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.83%) GitHub
5 14 (1.43%) Heroku
6 10 (1.02%) SaaS
7 9 (0.92%) Force.com
7 9 (0.92%) Office 365
8 8 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.41%) Taleo
10 4 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (13.56%) HTTP
2 53 (5.40%) Internet
3 18 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.63%) LDAP
5 15 (1.53%) X.509
5 15 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 14 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.61%) SAN
8 5 (0.51%) DNS
9 4 (0.41%) RTSP
9 4 (0.41%) Intranet
9 4 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.31%) AMQP
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.20%) OpenFlow
11 2 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.20%) WAN
11 2 (0.20%) LAN
11 2 (0.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.05%) MongoDB
2 117 (11.93%) NoSQL
3 104 (10.60%) Relational Database
4 102 (10.40%) SQL Server
5 100 (10.19%) MySQL
6 54 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (3.98%) Big Data
8 39 (3.98%) Oracle Database
9 34 (3.47%) Redis
10 32 (3.26%) DB2
11 25 (2.55%) CouchDB
11 25 (2.55%) Neo4j
12 23 (2.34%) Hadoop
13 20 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.92%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 246 (25.08%) Git (software)
2 145 (14.78%) Maven
3 133 (13.56%) Jenkins
4 132 (13.46%) Subversion
5 92 (9.38%) JUnit
6 74 (7.54%) Cucumber
7 68 (6.93%) Selenium
8 62 (6.32%) JIRA
9 40 (4.08%) Mockito
10 39 (3.98%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.96%) Visual Studio
12 26 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (2.24%) JMeter
14 21 (2.14%) Gradle
15 20 (2.04%) RSpec
16 19 (1.94%) WebDriver
16 19 (1.94%) Ant
17 17 (1.73%) Hudson
18 15 (1.53%) Jasmine
19 14 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 113 (11.52%) Finance
2 73 (7.44%) Banking
3 34 (3.47%) Marketing
4 24 (2.45%) Retail
4 24 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 24 (2.45%) Publishing
5 23 (2.34%) Games
6 14 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.12%) Legal
7 11 (1.12%) Front Office
8 9 (0.92%) Automotive
8 9 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.51%) Law
10 3 (0.31%) Back Office
10 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 760 (77.47%) Developer
2 304 (30.99%) Java Developer
3 122 (12.44%) Senior Developer
4 78 (7.95%) Architect
5 70 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 69 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (4.59%) Android Developer
8 37 (3.77%) iOS Developer
8 37 (3.77%) Technical Architect
9 36 (3.67%) Software Engineer
10 34 (3.47%) Analyst
11 29 (2.96%) Lead Developer
12 27 (2.75%) PHP Developer
13 25 (2.55%) Scala Developer
14 23 (2.34%) Web Developer
15 21 (2.14%) C# Developer
15 21 (2.14%) Front-End Developer
16 20 (2.04%) AWS Developer
17 18 (1.83%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (1.83%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (40.27%) Web Services
2 365 (37.21%) HTML
3 319 (32.52%) SOAP
4 263 (26.81%) JSON
5 260 (26.50%) CSS
6 232 (23.65%) Spring
7 228 (23.24%) XML
8 193 (19.67%) .NET
9 190 (19.37%) HTML5
10 144 (14.68%) jQuery
11 140 (14.27%) AngularJS
12 106 (10.81%) J2EE
13 98 (9.99%) ASP.NET
14 90 (9.17%) Hibernate
15 87 (8.87%) RESTful
16 83 (8.46%) CSS3
17 72 (7.34%) Ajax
18 71 (7.24%) JMS
19 68 (6.93%) JSP
20 66 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 56 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.20%) User Experience
4 43 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.73%) iPad
9 15 (1.53%) Video on Demand
10 14 (1.43%) iPhone
11 13 (1.33%) Social Media
11 13 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.33%) W3C
12 12 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.12%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.12%) IPTV
14 10 (1.02%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.82%) Derivative
15 8 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 170 (17.33%) Linux
2 89 (9.07%) Android
3 80 (8.15%) Apple iOS
4 75 (7.65%) UNIX
5 39 (3.98%) Windows
6 38 (3.87%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.92%) CentOS
8 7 (0.71%) AIX
9 6 (0.61%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.41%) Solaris
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (40.27%) TDD
3 277 (28.24%) Scrum
4 210 (21.41%) BDD
5 208 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
6 155 (15.80%) OO
7 153 (15.60%) MVC
8 121 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 116 (11.82%) SOA
10 106 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 96 (9.79%) Kanban
12 86 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 80 (8.15%) Web Development
14 79 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 72 (7.34%) Open Source
16 67 (6.83%) Multithreading
17 66 (6.73%) Android Development
18 65 (6.63%) Microservices
19 64 (6.52%) SDLC
20 63 (6.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 542 (55.25%) Java
2 369 (37.61%) JavaScript
3 212 (21.61%) SQL
4 156 (15.90%) C#
5 101 (10.30%) Ruby
6 85 (8.66%) Python
7 72 (7.34%) PHP
8 70 (7.14%) Scala
9 53 (5.40%) Objective-C
10 49 (4.99%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.45%) Groovy
12 21 (2.14%) Apple Swift
13 20 (2.04%) XPath
14 19 (1.94%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.83%) C++
15 18 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.43%) Perl
17 13 (1.33%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.22%) Bash Shell
19 11 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (8.15%) Degree
2 29 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.51%) CCNP
4 5 (0.51%) ISEB
4 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.31%) JNCIA
5 3 (0.31%) JNCIS
5 3 (0.31%) CCNA
6 2 (0.20%) CISSP
6 2 (0.20%) LPIC
6 2 (0.20%) RHCE
6 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.20%) CCIE
6 2 (0.20%) HP ASE
6 2 (0.20%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.22%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (2.65%) Docker
2 13 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.61%) Varnish
5 5 (0.51%) vCloud
5 5 (0.51%) Squid
6 4 (0.41%) HDFS
7 3 (0.31%) NFS
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.10%) GridGain
9 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.10%) XenApp
9 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (5.50%) Puppet
2 24 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.22%) Ansible
4 11 (1.12%) Salt
5 10 (1.02%) yum
6 9 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.82%) Nagios
7 8 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.71%) Kibana
8 7 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.61%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.61%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.51%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.41%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.41%) logstash
11 4 (0.41%) Jitterbit
11 4 (0.41%) Graphite
11 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.31%) StatsD
13 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 106 (10.81%) Oracle
2 47 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (3.06%) Google
5 22 (2.24%) IBM
5 22 (2.24%) Adobe
6 20 (2.04%) Sybase
7 19 (1.94%) hybris
8 18 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.63%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.53%) ForgeRock
11 14 (1.43%) Twitter
11 14 (1.43%) Xamarin
12 13 (1.33%) Splunk
12 13 (1.33%) VMware
13 11 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.12%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.02%) Facebook
14 10 (1.02%) Zend
15 9 (0.92%) Apple
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Dependant on experience.
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 7 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago