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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 82 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 621 460 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.58% 1.92% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 6.22% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 308 331
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
7559 7400 8053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.40% 30.86% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 5166 5814
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +34 142 £475 +18.75% 40
Paddington - 16 £550 -
Croydon - 8 £350 -
Uxbridge - 4 £395 - 1
Enfield - 2 £613 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £330 -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Hammersmith - 2 £410 -
Bromley -3 1 £425 -22.72%
Romford - 1 £285 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 634 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (52.97%) Java
3 426 (40.80%) TDD
4 415 (39.75%) JavaScript
5 398 (38.12%) Web Services
6 367 (35.15%) HTML
7 347 (33.24%) SOAP
8 328 (31.42%) Scrum
9 289 (27.68%) Git (software)
10 283 (27.11%) JSON
11 269 (25.77%) CSS
12 251 (24.04%) Spring
13 249 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
14 233 (22.32%) XML
15 229 (21.93%) BDD
16 199 (19.06%) SQL
17 187 (17.91%) HTML5
18 182 (17.43%) .NET
19 175 (16.76%) Jenkins
20 171 (16.38%) MVC
21 167 (16.00%) C#
22 162 (15.52%) jQuery
23 153 (14.66%) AngularJS
24 152 (14.56%) MongoDB
25 147 (14.08%) OO
26 146 (13.98%) Maven
27 139 (13.31%) Software Engineering
28 138 (13.22%) Unit Testing
29 137 (13.12%) Finance
30 135 (12.93%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 98 (9.39%) Tomcat
2 93 (8.91%) Node.js
3 78 (7.47%) Apache
4 50 (4.79%) CMS
5 43 (4.12%) Jetty
6 42 (4.02%) WebSphere
7 41 (3.93%) JBoss
8 35 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (2.78%) Confluence
10 28 (2.68%) WebLogic
11 25 (2.39%) Mule
12 21 (2.01%) Apache Spark
13 18 (1.72%) GlassFish
13 18 (1.72%) SharePoint
14 17 (1.63%) Mule ESB
15 16 (1.53%) IIS
16 15 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 11 (1.05%) nginx
18 10 (0.96%) Alfresco
18 10 (0.96%) iPlanet
Applications
1 22 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Radian6
4 2 (0.19%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.34%) GitHub
5 9 (0.86%) Taleo
5 9 (0.86%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.77%) Heroku
7 7 (0.67%) Office 365
8 6 (0.57%) Boomi
8 6 (0.57%) SaaS
8 6 (0.57%) PaaS
8 6 (0.57%) Force.com
9 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.29%) IaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 135 (12.93%) HTTP
2 57 (5.46%) Internet
3 24 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.34%) LDAP
5 12 (1.15%) SSL
6 9 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (0.86%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.77%) SSH
7 8 (0.77%) X.509
8 7 (0.67%) SAN
8 7 (0.67%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.48%) VPN
9 5 (0.48%) Firewall
10 4 (0.38%) WAN
10 4 (0.38%) LAN
11 3 (0.29%) SMTP
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.29%) AMQP
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.19%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (14.56%) MongoDB
2 131 (12.55%) NoSQL
3 113 (10.82%) MySQL
4 112 (10.73%) SQL Server
5 86 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 70 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (3.83%) Big Data
9 37 (3.54%) DB2
10 34 (3.26%) Redis
11 32 (3.07%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.49%) CouchDB
13 24 (2.30%) Oracle Database
14 23 (2.20%) SQLite
15 15 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.44%) Neo4j
15 15 (1.44%) HBase
16 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.15%) Apache Hive
18 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 289 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 175 (16.76%) Jenkins
3 146 (13.98%) Maven
4 115 (11.02%) Subversion
5 104 (9.96%) JUnit
6 78 (7.47%) Selenium
7 70 (6.70%) JIRA
8 66 (6.32%) Cucumber
9 47 (4.50%) Gradle
10 46 (4.41%) JMeter
11 45 (4.31%) Mockito
12 35 (3.35%) Eclipse
13 32 (3.07%) Visual Studio
14 28 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (2.59%) Ant
16 26 (2.49%) Xcode
16 26 (2.49%) SonarQube
17 21 (2.01%) WebDriver
18 20 (1.92%) Jasmine
19 19 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 137 (13.12%) Finance
2 98 (9.39%) Banking
3 48 (4.60%) Retail
4 31 (2.97%) Publishing
5 27 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.11%) Marketing
7 17 (1.63%) Games
8 16 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.44%) Front Office
10 14 (1.34%) Back Office
11 10 (0.96%) Automotive
12 9 (0.86%) Legal
12 9 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.77%) Advertising
13 8 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.096%) French Language
16 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 800 (76.63%) Developer
2 285 (27.30%) Java Developer
3 110 (10.54%) Senior Developer
4 84 (8.05%) Architect
5 73 (6.99%) .NET Developer
6 67 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (4.79%) Android Developer
8 47 (4.50%) iOS Developer
9 42 (4.02%) Software Engineer
10 41 (3.93%) Technical Architect
11 38 (3.64%) Scala Developer
12 36 (3.45%) Web Developer
13 30 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
14 28 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (2.68%) Python Developer
14 28 (2.68%) C# Developer
15 27 (2.59%) Analyst
16 26 (2.49%) Tester
17 25 (2.39%) Lead Developer
18 23 (2.20%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (38.12%) Web Services
2 367 (35.15%) HTML
3 347 (33.24%) SOAP
4 283 (27.11%) JSON
5 269 (25.77%) CSS
6 251 (24.04%) Spring
7 233 (22.32%) XML
8 187 (17.91%) HTML5
9 182 (17.43%) .NET
10 162 (15.52%) jQuery
11 153 (14.66%) AngularJS
12 112 (10.73%) J2EE
13 108 (10.34%) ASP.NET
14 92 (8.81%) Hibernate
15 90 (8.62%) CSS3
16 81 (7.76%) RESTful
17 79 (7.57%) Ajax
18 72 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
19 67 (6.42%) JSP
20 59 (5.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.43%) Mobile App
2 65 (6.23%) User Experience
3 55 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 19 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.53%) Video on Demand
9 15 (1.44%) W3C
10 14 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.96%) IPTV
13 9 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.86%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.77%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.77%) iPhone
14 8 (0.77%) Social Media
15 7 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 135 (12.93%) Linux
2 94 (9.00%) Android
3 90 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 77 (7.38%) UNIX
5 31 (2.97%) Windows
6 19 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.44%) CentOS
8 13 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.77%) AIX
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.096%) Solaris
13 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (40.80%) TDD
3 328 (31.42%) Scrum
4 249 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 229 (21.93%) BDD
6 171 (16.38%) MVC
7 147 (14.08%) OO
8 139 (13.31%) Software Engineering
9 138 (13.22%) Unit Testing
10 126 (12.07%) E-Commerce
11 124 (11.88%) SOA
12 93 (8.91%) Kanban
13 88 (8.43%) Pair Programming
14 84 (8.05%) Open Source
15 75 (7.18%) Microservices
16 74 (7.09%) Android Development
17 71 (6.80%) Multithreading
18 70 (6.70%) DevOps
19 69 (6.61%) iOS Development
20 67 (6.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 553 (52.97%) Java
2 415 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 199 (19.06%) SQL
4 167 (16.00%) C#
5 113 (10.82%) Python
6 103 (9.87%) Scala
7 102 (9.77%) Ruby
8 70 (6.70%) Objective-C
9 65 (6.23%) PHP
10 44 (4.21%) Groovy
11 31 (2.97%) Apple Swift
12 27 (2.59%) XPath
13 21 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.82%) C++
14 19 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.72%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.53%) Apex Code
18 12 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (7.66%) Degree
2 40 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.57%) ISEB
5 5 (0.48%) CCNP
5 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.29%) CCNA
7 3 (0.29%) PMP
7 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.29%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.29%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.19%) LPIC
8 2 (0.19%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) RHCE
8 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CCIE
8 2 (0.19%) HP ASE
8 2 (0.19%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.50%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.67%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.29%) COSO
5 2 (0.19%) Basel III
6 1 (0.096%) EMIR
6 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.096%) MiFID
6 1 (0.096%) Basel II
System Software
1 51 (4.89%) Docker
2 26 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.25%) Varnish
5 12 (1.15%) HDFS
6 10 (0.96%) Squid
7 9 (0.86%) vCloud
8 6 (0.57%) vSphere
9 4 (0.38%) GridGain
10 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.29%) NFS
11 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 61 (5.84%) Puppet
2 27 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (2.59%) Ansible
3 19 (1.82%) Salt
4 12 (1.15%) Vagrant
5 11 (1.05%) HAProxy
6 10 (0.96%) Graphite
7 9 (0.86%) Kibana
7 9 (0.86%) logstash
7 9 (0.86%) Oozie
7 9 (0.86%) Nagios
7 9 (0.86%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.86%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.57%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.48%) yum
11 1 (0.096%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.096%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.096%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 106 (10.15%) Oracle
2 45 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.54%) IBM
4 35 (3.35%) Google
5 28 (2.68%) VMware
6 27 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.30%) Sybase
8 23 (2.20%) hybris
8 23 (2.20%) ServiceNow
9 21 (2.01%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.92%) Xamarin
11 19 (1.82%) Splunk
11 19 (1.82%) Adobe
11 19 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.72%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.63%) SOASTA, Inc
14 14 (1.34%) Twitter
15 11 (1.05%) SaltStack
15 11 (1.05%) Apple
16 10 (0.96%) Cisco
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