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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 87 134 158
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 478 349 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.31% 1.60% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 5.45% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 269 198
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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 +38 110 £450 - 31
Docklands, London +13 4 £383 -2.85%
Westminster - 4 £575 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - - 4
Canary Wharf +12 3 £600 +4.34%
Bromley - 3 £375 - 1
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 561 (57.54%) Java
2 525 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (43.38%) HTML
4 387 (39.69%) Web Services
5 384 (39.38%) JavaScript
6 341 (34.97%) TDD
7 316 (32.41%) SOAP
8 285 (29.23%) CSS
9 271 (27.79%) XML
10 252 (25.85%) Scrum
11 242 (24.82%) JSON
12 236 (24.21%) Git (software)
13 231 (23.69%) BDD
14 200 (20.51%) Spring
14 200 (20.51%) SQL
15 196 (20.10%) HTML5
16 188 (19.28%) OO
17 185 (18.97%) MVC
18 184 (18.87%) Linux
19 183 (18.77%) jQuery
20 171 (17.54%) HTTP
21 166 (17.03%) .NET
22 153 (15.69%) C#
23 150 (15.38%) Oracle
23 150 (15.38%) Subversion
24 149 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
25 142 (14.56%) MongoDB
26 141 (14.46%) AngularJS
27 138 (14.15%) Maven
28 125 (12.82%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 76 (7.79%) Node.js
2 60 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 59 (6.05%) CMS
4 58 (5.95%) Apache
5 36 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.77%) Mule
8 26 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 25 (2.56%) JBoss
10 22 (2.26%) nginx
11 19 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.33%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.23%) Jetty
15 9 (0.92%) IIS
15 9 (0.92%) ArcGIS
15 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
16 8 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.46%) MS Office
3 22 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.56%) GitHub
3 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.33%) SaaS
6 12 (1.23%) Heroku
6 12 (1.23%) Force.com
7 6 (0.62%) Office 365
8 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.41%) IaaS
9 4 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.31%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.31%) PaaS
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 171 (17.54%) HTTP
2 34 (3.49%) Internet
3 22 (2.26%) SSL
4 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.72%) LDAP
6 6 (0.62%) Intranet
6 6 (0.62%) Firewall
6 6 (0.62%) VPN
6 6 (0.62%) DNS
7 5 (0.51%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.31%) DVB
8 3 (0.31%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.21%) RTP
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 1 (0.10%) RTSP
10 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.56%) MongoDB
2 102 (10.46%) MySQL
3 100 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 100 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 97 (9.95%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.74%) Neo4j
6 46 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 42 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 38 (3.90%) Redis
9 33 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 29 (2.97%) Big Data
12 23 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (2.15%) CouchDB
14 18 (1.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.44%) DB2
16 13 (1.33%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
19 9 (0.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 236 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 150 (15.38%) Subversion
3 138 (14.15%) Maven
4 112 (11.49%) Cucumber
5 101 (10.36%) Jenkins
6 85 (8.72%) Selenium
7 77 (7.90%) JUnit
8 61 (6.26%) JIRA
9 48 (4.92%) Visual Studio
10 46 (4.72%) Jasmine
11 41 (4.21%) Eclipse
11 41 (4.21%) WebDriver
12 36 (3.69%) SpecFlow
13 27 (2.77%) NUnit
13 27 (2.77%) Mockito
14 25 (2.56%) Grunt
15 21 (2.15%) JMeter
16 20 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
17 19 (1.95%) Mocha
17 19 (1.95%) Hudson
General
1 112 (11.49%) Finance
2 80 (8.21%) Banking
3 28 (2.87%) Games
4 23 (2.36%) Marketing
4 23 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.05%) Publishing
6 19 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.74%) Front Office
8 15 (1.54%) Legal
9 14 (1.44%) Advertising
10 13 (1.33%) Retail
11 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Greek Language
13 2 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 688 (70.56%) Developer
2 281 (28.82%) Java Developer
3 131 (13.44%) Senior Developer
4 80 (8.21%) Architect
5 72 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 37 (3.79%) .NET Developer
8 35 (3.59%) iOS Developer
9 34 (3.49%) Lead Developer
10 31 (3.18%) Android Developer
11 29 (2.97%) PHP Developer
11 29 (2.97%) Analyst
12 26 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
13 25 (2.56%) Software Engineer
14 23 (2.36%) Consultant
14 23 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (2.36%) C# Developer
15 22 (2.26%) Technical Architect
16 21 (2.15%) Author
16 21 (2.15%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (43.38%) HTML
2 387 (39.69%) Web Services
3 316 (32.41%) SOAP
4 285 (29.23%) CSS
5 271 (27.79%) XML
6 242 (24.82%) JSON
7 200 (20.51%) Spring
8 196 (20.10%) HTML5
9 183 (18.77%) jQuery
10 166 (17.03%) .NET
11 141 (14.46%) AngularJS
12 125 (12.82%) Hibernate
13 100 (10.26%) J2EE
14 97 (9.95%) CSS3
15 85 (8.72%) JMS
16 82 (8.41%) Ajax
17 69 (7.08%) ASP.NET
17 69 (7.08%) JAX-RS
18 68 (6.97%) RESTful
19 66 (6.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.05%) Open Source
2 73 (7.49%) User Experience
3 65 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.21%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.87%) Derivative
7 25 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 21 (2.15%) Data Integration
10 19 (1.95%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.74%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.54%) Online Games
13 14 (1.44%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (1.23%) Social Media
14 12 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.23%) Equities
15 8 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 184 (18.87%) Linux
2 105 (10.77%) UNIX
3 72 (7.38%) Apple iOS
4 68 (6.97%) Android
4 68 (6.97%) Mac OS X
5 46 (4.72%) Windows
6 9 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.92%) CentOS
7 8 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.41%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) Solaris
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) MVS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (34.97%) TDD
3 252 (25.85%) Scrum
4 231 (23.69%) BDD
5 188 (19.28%) OO
6 185 (18.97%) MVC
7 149 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (11.08%) SOA
9 107 (10.97%) Web Development
10 103 (10.56%) Software Engineering
11 94 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 90 (9.23%) Web Design
13 73 (7.49%) Kanban
14 63 (6.46%) Configuration Management
15 62 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 58 (5.95%) E-Commerce
17 51 (5.23%) Multithreading
18 49 (5.03%) Workflow
19 48 (4.92%) Data Modelling
20 44 (4.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 561 (57.54%) Java
2 384 (39.38%) JavaScript
3 200 (20.51%) SQL
4 153 (15.69%) C#
5 111 (11.38%) Ruby
6 74 (7.59%) PHP
7 65 (6.67%) Python
7 65 (6.67%) Scala
8 43 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 28 (2.87%) Perl
9 28 (2.87%) Objective-C
10 23 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.15%) C++
11 21 (2.15%) Apex Code
12 18 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.85%) Groovy
13 15 (1.54%) PHP5
14 14 (1.44%) C
15 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (9.44%) Degree
2 27 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) ISEB
5 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.90%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.10%) COBIT
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
3 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.10%) Basel III
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.51%) vCloud
3 4 (0.41%) KVM
3 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) XenApp
4 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.21%) Varnish
4 2 (0.21%) vSphere
4 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.21%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) RHEV
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (4.62%) Puppet
2 18 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.44%) Ansible
4 10 (1.03%) yum
5 9 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.62%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.51%) Kibana
8 5 (0.51%) StatsD
9 3 (0.31%) Control-M
9 3 (0.31%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.21%) SCOM
10 2 (0.21%) Salt
10 2 (0.21%) logstash
10 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.21%) Nagios
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.10%) Graphite
Vendors
1 150 (15.38%) Oracle
2 69 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 66 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (3.08%) Google
5 22 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 20 (2.05%) IBM
7 17 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.23%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.13%) Adobe
9 11 (1.13%) SAP
9 11 (1.13%) VMware
10 10 (1.03%) HP
11 9 (0.92%) ESRI
12 8 (0.82%) hybris
13 7 (0.72%) Zend
13 7 (0.72%) Axway
13 7 (0.72%) Atomikos
14 6 (0.62%) F5
14 6 (0.62%) Xamarin
London
Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 600 per day
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