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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 746 448 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.27% 2.00% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 6.56% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 326 326
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
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
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +42 119 £500 +20.48% 46
Croydon - 15 £410 -
Canary Wharf +10 9 £563 +87.50%
Westminster -9 5 £425 -22.72%
Osterley - 3 £400 -
Docklands, London +12 2 £450 -
Paddington +5 2 £550 +10.00%
Hammersmith -4 1 £475 +0.97%
Bromley - 1 £600 -
Edgware - 1 £300 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 931 (67.12%) Java
2 891 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
3 596 (42.97%) TDD
4 508 (36.63%) Web Services
5 465 (33.53%) JavaScript
6 452 (32.59%) Scrum
7 446 (32.16%) SOAP
8 427 (30.79%) Spring
9 420 (30.28%) HTML
10 339 (24.44%) JSON
11 324 (23.36%) CSS
12 317 (22.86%) Git (software)
13 315 (22.71%) NoSQL
14 311 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
15 310 (22.35%) BDD
16 293 (21.12%) XML
17 283 (20.40%) AngularJS
18 279 (20.12%) SQL
19 272 (19.61%) Finance
20 247 (17.81%) Banking
21 236 (17.02%) Maven
22 233 (16.80%) HTML5
23 219 (15.79%) Linux
24 216 (15.57%) Oracle
25 215 (15.50%) HTTP
26 214 (15.43%) Pair Programming
27 205 (14.78%) OO
28 198 (14.28%) Jenkins
29 193 (13.91%) Subversion
30 190 (13.70%) JUnit

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
1 189 (13.63%) Node.js
2 140 (10.09%) Tomcat
3 95 (6.85%) Jetty
4 82 (5.91%) Apache
5 57 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 51 (3.68%) CMS
7 47 (3.39%) Apache Spark
8 38 (2.74%) JBoss
9 31 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (2.16%) nginx
10 30 (2.16%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.80%) Mule
12 22 (1.59%) Confluence
13 17 (1.23%) SharePoint
14 16 (1.15%) WordPress
15 15 (1.08%) IIS
16 13 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (0.87%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.87%) Liferay
17 12 (0.87%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Magento
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) Revive Adserver
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.16%) GitHub
4 21 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.30%) Google App Engine
6 17 (1.23%) Force.com
7 16 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.94%) SaaS
10 11 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.43%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.36%) Heroku
13 5 (0.36%) Lucidchart
13 5 (0.36%) PaaS
14 4 (0.29%) Boomi
14 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 215 (15.50%) HTTP
2 54 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 45 (3.24%) Internet
4 36 (2.60%) SSL
5 19 (1.37%) LDAP
6 18 (1.30%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.94%) FTP
8 12 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.87%) X.509
9 11 (0.79%) 802.15
9 11 (0.79%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.79%) ZigBee
10 9 (0.65%) DNS
11 8 (0.58%) SNMP
11 8 (0.58%) SSH
12 6 (0.43%) WinSCP
13 5 (0.36%) Firewall
13 5 (0.36%) Network Security
13 5 (0.36%) VPN
14 3 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (22.71%) NoSQL
2 186 (13.41%) MongoDB
3 181 (13.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 146 (10.53%) MySQL
5 122 (8.80%) Relational Database
6 90 (6.49%) SQL Server
7 78 (5.62%) Big Data
8 69 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (4.33%) Hadoop
10 59 (4.25%) Neo4j
11 53 (3.82%) Oracle Database
12 31 (2.24%) Apache Hive
13 27 (1.95%) Impala
14 22 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.23%) Redis
16 16 (1.15%) HBase
17 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.72%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 317 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 236 (17.02%) Maven
3 198 (14.28%) Jenkins
4 193 (13.91%) Subversion
5 190 (13.70%) JUnit
6 131 (9.44%) Mockito
7 129 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 117 (8.44%) JIRA
9 112 (8.07%) Gradle
10 62 (4.47%) Selenium
11 44 (3.17%) TeamCity
12 36 (2.60%) Hudson
12 36 (2.60%) JMeter
13 35 (2.52%) Grunt
14 29 (2.09%) Ant
15 28 (2.02%) Eclipse
16 24 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.66%) gulp
18 22 (1.59%) Jasmine
18 22 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 272 (19.61%) Finance
2 247 (17.81%) Banking
3 58 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 55 (3.97%) Retail
5 54 (3.89%) Marketing
6 37 (2.67%) Games
7 27 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.73%) Front Office
8 24 (1.73%) Publishing
9 10 (0.72%) Back Office
9 10 (0.72%) Legal
10 8 (0.58%) Advertising
11 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.36%) International Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Local Government
14 4 (0.29%) Law
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1069 (77.07%) Developer
2 557 (40.16%) Java Developer
3 190 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 159 (11.46%) Agile Developer
5 139 (10.02%) Architect
6 136 (9.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 133 (9.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 87 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 81 (5.84%) Scala Developer
10 58 (4.18%) C# Developer
11 55 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 55 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
12 50 (3.60%) Lead Developer
13 48 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 47 (3.39%) Technical Architect
15 44 (3.17%) Angular Developer
16 41 (2.96%) Android Developer
17 40 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 40 (2.88%) HTML Developer
17 40 (2.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (36.63%) Web Services
2 446 (32.16%) SOAP
3 427 (30.79%) Spring
4 420 (30.28%) HTML
5 339 (24.44%) JSON
6 324 (23.36%) CSS
7 293 (21.12%) XML
8 283 (20.40%) AngularJS
9 233 (16.80%) HTML5
10 163 (11.75%) Hibernate
11 160 (11.54%) CSS3
12 154 (11.10%) .NET
13 146 (10.53%) RESTful
14 129 (9.30%) JMS
15 127 (9.16%) J2EE
16 100 (7.21%) Ajax
17 96 (6.92%) Java EE
18 95 (6.85%) jQuery
19 73 (5.26%) Middleware
20 72 (5.19%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 55 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 49 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.17%) User Experience
5 41 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.66%) Fintech
9 22 (1.59%) Derivative
9 22 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 13 (0.94%) Video on Demand
12 12 (0.87%) Equities
13 11 (0.79%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.79%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.72%) Social Media
15 9 (0.65%) W3C
16 8 (0.58%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 219 (15.79%) Linux
2 184 (13.27%) Unix
3 60 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 58 (4.18%) Windows
5 57 (4.11%) Android
6 36 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.94%) Solaris
8 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (42.97%) TDD
3 452 (32.59%) Scrum
4 311 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
5 310 (22.35%) BDD
6 214 (15.43%) Pair Programming
7 205 (14.78%) OO
8 174 (12.55%) MVC
9 169 (12.18%) SDLC
10 167 (12.04%) Software Engineering
11 165 (11.90%) Open Source
12 134 (9.66%) Multithreading
13 133 (9.59%) SOA
14 125 (9.01%) Web Development
15 120 (8.65%) Microservices
16 118 (8.51%) Kanban
17 117 (8.44%) High Availability
18 115 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
19 114 (8.22%) E-Commerce
20 109 (7.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 931 (67.12%) Java
2 465 (33.53%) JavaScript
3 279 (20.12%) SQL
4 183 (13.19%) Scala
5 158 (11.39%) C#
6 138 (9.95%) Python
7 99 (7.14%) Ruby
8 85 (6.13%) Groovy
9 84 (6.06%) PHP
10 49 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 47 (3.39%) Perl
12 45 (3.24%) C++
13 42 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 36 (2.60%) Apex Code
15 29 (2.09%) Bash Shell
16 28 (2.02%) PowerShell
17 26 (1.87%) Apple Swift
18 25 (1.80%) Objective-C
19 22 (1.59%) C
20 21 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (7.07%) Degree
2 59 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.58%) ISEB
5 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) PhD
7 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.072%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.072%) CEH
8 1 (0.072%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.072%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.072%) PMP
8 1 (0.072%) SANS
8 1 (0.072%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.25%) QA
2 16 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.79%) SLA
4 10 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.43%) HL7
5 6 (0.43%) SEPA
6 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 1 (0.072%) COBIT
7 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (7.35%) Docker
2 19 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.72%) HDFS
4 9 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.22%) KVM
6 3 (0.22%) Varnish
7 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.072%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 47 (3.39%) Puppet
2 42 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.73%) Graphite
4 16 (1.15%) Nagios
5 14 (1.01%) Capistrano
5 14 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.79%) Ansible
6 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.50%) yum
8 5 (0.36%) logstash
9 4 (0.29%) Grafana
9 4 (0.29%) Kibana
9 4 (0.29%) StatsD
10 3 (0.22%) Control-M
10 3 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.14%) CloudHub
12 1 (0.072%) Mesos
12 1 (0.072%) Salt
Vendors
1 216 (15.57%) Oracle
2 55 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.10%) IBM
4 41 (2.96%) Google
5 40 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.09%) Atlassian
7 24 (1.73%) SOASTA, Inc
8 23 (1.66%) VMware
9 20 (1.44%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.37%) hybris
11 18 (1.30%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.94%) SAP
12 13 (0.94%) Sybase
13 11 (0.79%) Twitter
14 10 (0.72%) HP
15 9 (0.65%) Akamai
15 9 (0.65%) BEA
15 9 (0.65%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.65%) Siebel
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
The Information Consulting Services Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Rolled out in 6 month increments
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £590.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £400 - 425 per day + Contract Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £0 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago