The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 111 122 189
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +67
Contract jobs citing REST 438 426 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.87% 1.75% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 5.61% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 293 206
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -5.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 104 £421 -0.88% 48
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 3
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 398 (46.50%) Java
2 376 (43.93%) Web Services
3 328 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 324 (37.85%) HTML
5 311 (36.33%) TDD
6 308 (35.98%) SOAP
7 301 (35.16%) Scrum
8 256 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
9 255 (29.79%) JSON
10 239 (27.92%) XML
11 216 (25.23%) CSS
12 179 (20.91%) C#
12 179 (20.91%) .NET
13 168 (19.63%) MVC
14 167 (19.51%) BDD
15 163 (19.04%) OO
16 151 (17.64%) HTML5
17 148 (17.29%) SQL
18 145 (16.94%) Spring
19 142 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
20 138 (16.12%) jQuery
21 134 (15.65%) HTTP
22 123 (14.37%) MongoDB
23 122 (14.25%) SOA
24 120 (14.02%) Git (software)
25 118 (13.79%) Linux
26 117 (13.67%) Open Source
27 113 (13.20%) NoSQL
28 112 (13.08%) Oracle
29 105 (12.27%) Ruby

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 63 (7.36%) Node.js
2 60 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.86%) Apache
4 24 (2.80%) CMS
5 21 (2.45%) IIS
6 20 (2.34%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.29%) Jetty
9 10 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.05%) Mule
11 8 (0.93%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.82%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.82%) JCAPS
13 6 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.82%) MS Office
3 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Magento
2 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.17%) SaaS
3 10 (1.17%) PaaS
4 9 (1.05%) Force.com
5 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.47%) GitHub
9 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.23%) Office 365
11 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 134 (15.65%) HTTP
2 40 (4.67%) Internet
3 28 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.69%) SSL
5 9 (1.05%) LDAP
6 8 (0.93%) FTP
7 7 (0.82%) 2G
7 7 (0.82%) 3G
7 7 (0.82%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.82%) 4G
8 6 (0.70%) Firewall
8 6 (0.70%) DNS
9 4 (0.47%) AMQP
10 3 (0.35%) VoIP
11 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.23%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.23%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.23%) SNMP
11 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (14.37%) MongoDB
2 113 (13.20%) NoSQL
3 102 (11.92%) MySQL
4 83 (9.70%) SQL Server
5 68 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 63 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (4.09%) Redis
9 32 (3.74%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.34%) SQLite
10 20 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (2.22%) Neo4j
12 18 (2.10%) Hazelcast
13 15 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.93%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.93%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 120 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 96 (11.21%) Subversion
3 84 (9.81%) Maven
4 78 (9.11%) Jenkins
5 62 (7.24%) Cucumber
6 60 (7.01%) Selenium
7 59 (6.89%) JUnit
8 56 (6.54%) JIRA
9 46 (5.37%) Eclipse
10 45 (5.26%) Visual Studio
11 37 (4.32%) Ant
12 29 (3.39%) SpecFlow
13 28 (3.27%) NUnit
13 28 (3.27%) WebDriver
14 25 (2.92%) JBehave
14 25 (2.92%) SoapUI
15 23 (2.69%) Capybara
16 22 (2.57%) TeamCity
17 18 (2.10%) eggPlant
17 18 (2.10%) Hudson
General
1 92 (10.75%) Finance
2 75 (8.76%) Banking
3 38 (4.44%) Retail
4 30 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.80%) Games
6 20 (2.34%) Front Office
7 19 (2.22%) Publishing
8 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.64%) Marketing
9 13 (1.52%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.58%) French Language
12 5 (0.58%) German Language
13 3 (0.35%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 563 (65.77%) Developer
2 186 (21.73%) Java Developer
3 91 (10.63%) Senior Developer
4 89 (10.40%) Architect
5 84 (9.81%) .NET Developer
6 45 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 36 (4.21%) C# Developer
8 35 (4.09%) Technical Architect
9 33 (3.86%) Analyst
9 33 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (3.04%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.92%) Tester
13 25 (2.92%) Lead Developer
13 25 (2.92%) iOS Developer
14 24 (2.80%) Android Developer
14 24 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
14 24 (2.80%) PHP Developer
15 22 (2.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (43.93%) Web Services
2 324 (37.85%) HTML
3 308 (35.98%) SOAP
4 255 (29.79%) JSON
5 239 (27.92%) XML
6 216 (25.23%) CSS
7 179 (20.91%) .NET
8 151 (17.64%) HTML5
9 145 (16.94%) Spring
10 138 (16.12%) jQuery
11 105 (12.27%) CSS3
12 100 (11.68%) ASP.NET
13 98 (11.45%) Ajax
14 84 (9.81%) JMS
15 82 (9.58%) Hibernate
15 82 (9.58%) AngularJS
16 74 (8.64%) .NET Framework
17 63 (7.36%) WCF
17 63 (7.36%) J2EE
18 58 (6.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.67%) Open Source
2 64 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.10%) iPhone
5 17 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (1.99%) iPad
6 16 (1.87%) Video on Demand
7 11 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.29%) Social Media
8 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.05%) Derivative
8 9 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.05%) Social Gaming
9 8 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.82%) Handset
10 7 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.82%) IPTV
11 6 (0.70%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 118 (13.79%) Linux
2 76 (8.88%) UNIX
3 72 (8.41%) Android
4 71 (8.29%) Apple iOS
5 59 (6.89%) Windows
6 21 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 18 (2.10%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.47%) CentOS
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
12 2 (0.23%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (36.33%) TDD
2 301 (35.16%) Scrum
3 256 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (19.63%) MVC
5 167 (19.51%) BDD
6 163 (19.04%) OO
7 142 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
8 122 (14.25%) SOA
9 103 (12.03%) Software Engineering
10 93 (10.86%) Kanban
11 70 (8.18%) E-Commerce
12 68 (7.94%) OOP
13 64 (7.48%) Web Development
14 60 (7.01%) Content Management
14 60 (7.01%) Configuration Management
15 56 (6.54%) Unit Testing
16 46 (5.37%) MVVM
17 43 (5.02%) User Stories
18 42 (4.91%) UML
19 39 (4.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 398 (46.50%) Java
2 328 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 179 (20.91%) C#
4 148 (17.29%) SQL
5 105 (12.27%) Ruby
6 62 (7.24%) PHP
7 55 (6.43%) Python
8 54 (6.31%) Scala
9 30 (3.50%) Groovy
10 26 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 25 (2.92%) C++
12 23 (2.69%) XPath
13 22 (2.57%) Perl
14 21 (2.45%) C
15 18 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.99%) XQuery
17 12 (1.40%) XAML
17 12 (1.40%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 59 (6.89%) Degree
2 34 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.70%) ISEB
5 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.13%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.35%) HDFS
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) RHEV
5 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (4.67%) Puppet
2 31 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.40%) Nagios
4 10 (1.17%) Capistrano
4 10 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.70%) YUM
6 5 (0.58%) Control-M
7 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.23%) SCOM
8 2 (0.23%) Ansible
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.12%) WMI
9 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.12%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (13.08%) Oracle
2 49 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.79%) JBoss
4 31 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.57%) Google
6 21 (2.45%) Apple
7 17 (1.99%) IBM
8 16 (1.87%) Adobe
9 11 (1.29%) HP
10 10 (1.17%) FatWire
11 9 (1.05%) Sun
11 9 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.05%) Telerik
11 9 (1.05%) VMware
11 9 (1.05%) Zend
12 7 (0.82%) Sybase
12 7 (0.82%) Facebook
12 7 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.82%) hybris
13 6 (0.70%) Splunk
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: Market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
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Rate: £425 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
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City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day based on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £420 to £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
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