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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 84 120
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 941 602 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 2.58% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 8.03% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 479 295
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +15 127 £475 - 56
Croydon +7 30 £400 +6.66%
Westminster - 17 £425 -
Uxbridge +5 10 £393 +0.31%
Canary Wharf 0 4 £338 -48.07%
Bromley +1 3 £450 +5.88%
Paddington -2 3 £475 -14.79%
Edgware - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £525 - 3
Osterley - 3 £375 -
Docklands, London +10 2 £500 +51.51%
Wimbledon - 2 £400 -
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Harrow - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1011 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (57.05%) Java
3 673 (39.87%) JavaScript
4 640 (37.91%) Web Services
5 632 (37.44%) HTML
6 595 (35.25%) TDD
7 544 (32.23%) SOAP
8 524 (31.04%) CSS
9 512 (30.33%) Scrum
10 481 (28.50%) Spring
11 462 (27.37%) JSON
12 424 (25.12%) AngularJS
13 383 (22.69%) XML
14 372 (22.04%) Git (software)
15 361 (21.39%) HTML5
16 342 (20.26%) SQL
17 324 (19.19%) BDD
18 290 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
19 267 (15.82%) CSS3
20 258 (15.28%) MVC
21 257 (15.23%) Node.js
22 247 (14.63%) NoSQL
23 245 (14.51%) Linux
24 227 (13.45%) HTTP
24 227 (13.45%) MongoDB
25 225 (13.33%) Jenkins
26 221 (13.09%) Finance
27 212 (12.56%) Maven
28 206 (12.20%) MySQL
29 204 (12.09%) Scala

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
1 114 (6.75%) Tomcat
2 74 (4.38%) JBoss
3 64 (3.79%) Confluence
4 61 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 57 (3.38%) CMS
7 54 (3.20%) Mule
8 53 (3.14%) Apache Spark
9 50 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 47 (2.78%) Apache
11 45 (2.67%) Mule ESB
12 39 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 30 (1.78%) Jetty
13 30 (1.78%) nginx
14 22 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (1.18%) SharePoint
16 19 (1.13%) IIS
17 16 (0.95%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
19 11 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.18%) FrameMaker
2 3 (0.18%) MS Office
2 3 (0.18%) MS Project
2 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.47%) Radian6
3 8 (0.47%) Social Studio
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.18%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.059%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.059%) RMDS
9 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.059%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 173 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (4.92%) GitHub
4 35 (2.07%) SaaS
5 27 (1.60%) PaaS
6 25 (1.48%) Heroku
7 22 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.07%) Google Play
9 17 (1.01%) IaaS
10 16 (0.95%) OpenShift
11 15 (0.89%) CloudBees
12 14 (0.83%) TestFlight
13 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.77%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.71%) Force.com
15 11 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.53%) Boomi
18 7 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 227 (13.45%) HTTP
2 50 (2.96%) Internet
3 32 (1.90%) LDAP
4 24 (1.42%) SSL
5 23 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 18 (1.07%) Firewall
7 17 (1.01%) Kerberos
8 14 (0.83%) Network Security
9 11 (0.65%) CTI
9 11 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.59%) FTP
11 9 (0.53%) DNS
12 8 (0.47%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.41%) AMQP
13 7 (0.41%) SNMP
14 5 (0.30%) VPN
15 4 (0.24%) DVB
16 3 (0.18%) SSH
17 2 (0.12%) 2G
17 2 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (14.63%) NoSQL
2 227 (13.45%) MongoDB
3 206 (12.20%) MySQL
4 119 (7.05%) Big Data
5 114 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 114 (6.75%) SQL Server
6 108 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (6.04%) Relational Database
8 96 (5.69%) Hadoop
9 51 (3.02%) Neo4j
10 40 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 34 (2.01%) Apache Hive
12 33 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.60%) CouchDB
14 20 (1.18%) Impala
14 20 (1.18%) Redis
15 19 (1.13%) DB2
15 19 (1.13%) HBase
16 17 (1.01%) SQLite
17 16 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 372 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 225 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 212 (12.56%) Maven
4 165 (9.77%) JUnit
5 164 (9.72%) JIRA
6 122 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 114 (6.75%) Subversion
8 103 (6.10%) Gradle
9 73 (4.32%) Selenium
10 70 (4.15%) gulp
11 68 (4.03%) Mockito
12 54 (3.20%) TeamCity
13 51 (3.02%) Grunt
14 48 (2.84%) IntelliJ
15 46 (2.73%) Babel
16 44 (2.61%) Jasmine
16 44 (2.61%) SoapUI
16 44 (2.61%) webpack
17 42 (2.49%) Eclipse
18 41 (2.43%) WebDriver
General
1 221 (13.09%) Finance
2 161 (9.54%) Banking
3 79 (4.68%) Marketing
4 75 (4.44%) Retail
5 43 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.37%) Publishing
7 37 (2.19%) Games
8 30 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.60%) Front Office
10 22 (1.30%) Advertising
11 10 (0.59%) Law
12 9 (0.53%) Legal
13 8 (0.47%) Electronics
14 6 (0.36%) Back Office
14 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
15 4 (0.24%) German Language
15 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1179 (69.85%) Developer
2 500 (29.62%) Java Developer
3 246 (14.57%) Senior Developer
4 196 (11.61%) Architect
5 129 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 121 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 101 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 85 (5.04%) Agile Developer
9 80 (4.74%) Scala Developer
10 77 (4.56%) Angular Developer
11 74 (4.38%) Lead Developer
12 66 (3.91%) Android Developer
13 65 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 61 (3.61%) Agile Java Developer
15 60 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
16 56 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
17 52 (3.08%) HTML Developer
17 52 (3.08%) Technical Architect
18 50 (2.96%) .NET Developer
18 50 (2.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (37.91%) Web Services
2 632 (37.44%) HTML
3 544 (32.23%) SOAP
4 524 (31.04%) CSS
5 481 (28.50%) Spring
6 462 (27.37%) JSON
7 424 (25.12%) AngularJS
8 383 (22.69%) XML
9 361 (21.39%) HTML5
10 267 (15.82%) CSS3
11 257 (15.23%) Node.js
12 195 (11.55%) jQuery
13 187 (11.08%) .NET
14 178 (10.55%) Hibernate
15 170 (10.07%) RESTful
16 157 (9.30%) React
17 141 (8.35%) Spring MVC
18 137 (8.12%) Ajax
19 134 (7.94%) J2EE
20 130 (7.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.46%) User Experience
2 101 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 95 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 31 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 27 (1.60%) Fintech
9 23 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.07%) Semantic Web
11 17 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (0.95%) DataPower
12 16 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.83%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.71%) IVR
15 12 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
16 11 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.65%) W3C
17 10 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 245 (14.51%) Linux
2 105 (6.22%) Android
3 101 (5.98%) Unix
4 93 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 80 (4.74%) Windows
6 14 (0.83%) CentOS
6 14 (0.83%) Solaris
7 11 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.53%) AIX
8 9 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (0.30%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.059%) Fedora
11 1 (0.059%) SUSE
11 1 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (35.25%) TDD
3 512 (30.33%) Scrum
4 324 (19.19%) BDD
5 290 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
6 258 (15.28%) MVC
7 203 (12.03%) Open Source
8 195 (11.55%) OO
9 172 (10.19%) Microservices
10 160 (9.48%) Kanban
11 152 (9.00%) Software Engineering
12 146 (8.65%) Front End Development
13 144 (8.53%) SOA
13 144 (8.53%) Web Development
14 131 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
15 123 (7.29%) Pair Programming
16 122 (7.23%) DevOps
17 118 (6.99%) E-Commerce
18 116 (6.87%) Unit Testing
19 105 (6.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 963 (57.05%) Java
2 673 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 342 (20.26%) SQL
4 204 (12.09%) Scala
5 179 (10.60%) C#
6 154 (9.12%) Ruby
7 139 (8.23%) Python
8 82 (4.86%) PHP
9 56 (3.32%) ES6
10 49 (2.90%) Objective-C
11 45 (2.67%) C++
12 41 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 38 (2.25%) C
13 38 (2.25%) Groovy
14 36 (2.13%) Apple Swift
15 34 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 29 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.72%) XPath
17 27 (1.60%) Apex Code
18 25 (1.48%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 131 (7.76%) Degree
2 104 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 74 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.41%) ISEB
6 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.12%) CCIE
8 2 (0.12%) CCSP
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.12%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.059%) AAT
9 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.15%) QA
2 14 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.47%) FATCA
5 7 (0.41%) SDET
6 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.24%) Dublin Core
7 4 (0.24%) GCP
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.059%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.059%) SEPA
9 1 (0.059%) SLA
9 1 (0.059%) WAI
System Software
1 167 (9.89%) Docker
2 27 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.47%) vCloud
5 8 (0.47%) Xen
6 7 (0.41%) KVM
7 6 (0.36%) HDFS
7 6 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
7 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.24%) vSphere
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.059%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.059%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.059%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (2.55%) Puppet
2 40 (2.37%) Kubernetes
3 34 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.60%) Ansible
5 10 (0.59%) CloudHub
5 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.59%) Kibana
5 10 (0.59%) Nagios
5 10 (0.59%) yum
6 8 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.41%) logstash
7 7 (0.41%) SCCM
7 7 (0.41%) vRealize
8 6 (0.36%) Grafana
8 6 (0.36%) StatsD
8 6 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.30%) Casper Suite
9 5 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.30%) Terraform
9 5 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 186 (11.02%) Oracle
2 71 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.09%) IBM
4 68 (4.03%) Google
5 55 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (3.14%) MuleSoft
7 45 (2.67%) Adobe
8 35 (2.07%) VMware
9 34 (2.01%) Atlassian
10 30 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 25 (1.48%) Apple
11 25 (1.48%) Facebook
12 23 (1.36%) hybris
13 22 (1.30%) Informatica
14 18 (1.07%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.89%) HP
15 15 (0.89%) SAP
15 15 (0.89%) Solace
16 13 (0.77%) Twitter
17 12 (0.71%) Xamarin
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