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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 693 439 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.19% 1.91% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 6.23% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 319 339
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £581 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 29 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 +35 106 £444 +4.41% 52
Croydon +10 23 £410 - 2
Canary Wharf +11 7 £613 +104.16%
Westminster - 4 £388 -
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Paddington +8 3 £550 +4.76%
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £600 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 930 (66.48%) Java
2 874 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
3 570 (40.74%) TDD
4 515 (36.81%) Web Services
5 477 (34.10%) JavaScript
6 442 (31.59%) Scrum
7 435 (31.09%) SOAP
8 430 (30.74%) HTML
8 430 (30.74%) Spring
9 345 (24.66%) JSON
10 342 (24.45%) CSS
11 313 (22.37%) Git (software)
12 308 (22.02%) XML
13 306 (21.87%) Continuous Integration
13 306 (21.87%) NoSQL
14 289 (20.66%) BDD
15 286 (20.44%) AngularJS
16 272 (19.44%) SQL
17 255 (18.23%) Finance
17 255 (18.23%) HTML5
18 240 (17.16%) Maven
19 229 (16.37%) Banking
20 217 (15.51%) HTTP
21 214 (15.30%) Linux
22 207 (14.80%) OO
22 207 (14.80%) Pair Programming
23 200 (14.30%) Oracle
24 199 (14.22%) MongoDB
25 195 (13.94%) Scala
26 189 (13.51%) Jenkins

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
1 185 (13.22%) Node.js
2 123 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 85 (6.08%) Jetty
4 73 (5.22%) Apache
5 69 (4.93%) CMS
6 57 (4.07%) Apache Spark
7 51 (3.65%) WebLogic
8 35 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (2.36%) JBoss
10 32 (2.29%) nginx
11 30 (2.14%) Mule
12 24 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.43%) WordPress
14 15 (1.07%) Confluence
14 15 (1.07%) Mule ESB
15 14 (1.00%) IIS
15 14 (1.00%) Liferay
16 13 (0.93%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.86%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.071%) MS Office
4 1 (0.071%) MS Project
4 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.72%) GitHub
4 21 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.29%) Google App Engine
6 16 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 14 (1.00%) SaaS
8 13 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (0.93%) Force.com
9 9 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.57%) Google Play
11 7 (0.50%) Heroku
11 7 (0.50%) PaaS
12 6 (0.43%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.36%) Boomi
13 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.36%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 217 (15.51%) HTTP
2 42 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.86%) Internet
4 29 (2.07%) SSL
5 24 (1.72%) LDAP
6 16 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 14 (1.00%) DNS
8 13 (0.93%) FTP
9 11 (0.79%) SNMP
10 7 (0.50%) Network Security
10 7 (0.50%) SSH
10 7 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.50%) X.509
11 6 (0.43%) 802.15
11 6 (0.43%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.43%) WinSCP
11 6 (0.43%) ZigBee
12 5 (0.36%) Firewall
12 5 (0.36%) VPN
13 3 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (21.87%) NoSQL
2 199 (14.22%) MongoDB
3 167 (11.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 146 (10.44%) MySQL
5 116 (8.29%) Relational Database
6 84 (6.00%) Big Data
7 83 (5.93%) SQL Server
8 69 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
9 65 (4.65%) Neo4j
10 61 (4.36%) Hadoop
11 48 (3.43%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.43%) Apache Hive
13 28 (2.00%) Impala
14 25 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.22%) Redis
16 16 (1.14%) HBase
17 12 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 10 (0.71%) CouchDB
19 10 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 313 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 240 (17.16%) Maven
3 189 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 179 (12.79%) JUnit
5 167 (11.94%) Subversion
6 120 (8.58%) Mockito
7 115 (8.22%) Gradle
8 114 (8.15%) Cucumber
9 92 (6.58%) JIRA
10 57 (4.07%) Selenium
11 46 (3.29%) Grunt
12 41 (2.93%) TeamCity
13 40 (2.86%) Hudson
14 32 (2.29%) gulp
15 31 (2.22%) Ant
16 24 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.64%) Eclipse
18 22 (1.57%) JMeter
19 20 (1.43%) SoapUI
20 19 (1.36%) Spock
General
1 255 (18.23%) Finance
2 229 (16.37%) Banking
3 56 (4.00%) Marketing
3 56 (4.00%) Retail
4 50 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.07%) Games
6 24 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.57%) Front Office
8 20 (1.43%) Publishing
9 14 (1.00%) Advertising
10 12 (0.86%) Legal
11 8 (0.57%) Back Office
12 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.43%) Automotive
13 6 (0.43%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) International Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1072 (76.63%) Developer
2 538 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 200 (14.30%) Senior Developer
4 138 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 136 (9.72%) Agile Developer
6 133 (9.51%) Architect
7 110 (7.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 90 (6.43%) Scala Developer
9 85 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 60 (4.29%) Lead Developer
11 53 (3.79%) C# Developer
11 53 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
12 51 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 49 (3.50%) .NET Developer
13 49 (3.50%) Android Developer
14 48 (3.43%) Technical Architect
15 47 (3.36%) Angular Developer
16 42 (3.00%) Java Scala Developer
17 38 (2.72%) Web Developer
18 36 (2.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (36.81%) Web Services
2 435 (31.09%) SOAP
3 430 (30.74%) HTML
3 430 (30.74%) Spring
4 345 (24.66%) JSON
5 342 (24.45%) CSS
6 308 (22.02%) XML
7 286 (20.44%) AngularJS
8 255 (18.23%) HTML5
9 186 (13.30%) CSS3
10 156 (11.15%) Hibernate
11 148 (10.58%) .NET
12 146 (10.44%) RESTful
13 119 (8.51%) JMS
14 115 (8.22%) J2EE
15 110 (7.86%) jQuery
16 99 (7.08%) Ajax
17 93 (6.65%) Java EE
18 85 (6.08%) Play Framework
19 72 (5.15%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.65%) Mobile App
2 58 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 52 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.57%) User Experience
5 42 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 37 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.57%) Derivative
10 18 (1.29%) Fintech
11 16 (1.14%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.00%) Video on Demand
13 13 (0.93%) Data Integration
13 13 (0.93%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.79%) W3C
15 9 (0.64%) Equities
15 9 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 8 (0.57%) Digital Media
16 8 (0.57%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 214 (15.30%) Linux
2 160 (11.44%) Unix
3 64 (4.57%) Windows
4 62 (4.43%) Android
5 53 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.36%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.57%) Solaris
9 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.43%) CentOS
11 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.071%) AIX
13 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.071%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (40.74%) TDD
3 442 (31.59%) Scrum
4 306 (21.87%) Continuous Integration
5 289 (20.66%) BDD
6 207 (14.80%) OO
6 207 (14.80%) Pair Programming
7 178 (12.72%) MVC
8 177 (12.65%) Open Source
9 156 (11.15%) SDLC
10 145 (10.36%) Software Engineering
11 132 (9.44%) SOA
12 126 (9.01%) Web Development
13 124 (8.86%) Multithreading
14 123 (8.79%) Kanban
15 121 (8.65%) Microservices
16 117 (8.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 115 (8.22%) High Availability
18 105 (7.51%) E-Commerce
19 100 (7.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 930 (66.48%) Java
2 477 (34.10%) JavaScript
3 272 (19.44%) SQL
4 195 (13.94%) Scala
5 153 (10.94%) C#
6 119 (8.51%) Python
7 97 (6.93%) Ruby
8 82 (5.86%) PHP
9 63 (4.50%) Groovy
10 47 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.07%) C++
12 41 (2.93%) Perl
13 36 (2.57%) Apex Code
14 25 (1.79%) Apple Swift
15 24 (1.72%) Objective-C
16 23 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.57%) C
17 22 (1.57%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (6.72%) Degree
2 69 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.21%) ISEB
6 3 (0.21%) PhD
7 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) CEH
8 1 (0.071%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.071%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.071%) PMP
8 1 (0.071%) SANS
8 1 (0.071%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.93%) QA
2 15 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.64%) SLA
5 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.43%) HL7
5 6 (0.43%) SEPA
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (8.65%) Docker
2 24 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.71%) HDFS
5 8 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.50%) KVM
7 6 (0.43%) Xen
8 3 (0.21%) vCloud
9 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.071%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.071%) Varnish
10 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (3.50%) Puppet
2 41 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.86%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.43%) Nagios
5 15 (1.07%) Ansible
6 13 (0.93%) Graphite
7 12 (0.86%) Capistrano
8 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.57%) logstash
10 7 (0.50%) Kibana
10 7 (0.50%) yum
11 5 (0.36%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.29%) Grafana
12 4 (0.29%) StatsD
12 4 (0.29%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.21%) Control-M
13 3 (0.21%) Terraform
13 3 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.21%) vRealize
14 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 200 (14.30%) Oracle
2 58 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 53 (3.79%) Google
4 43 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (2.72%) IBM
6 30 (2.14%) VMware
7 28 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 16 (1.14%) hybris
11 13 (0.93%) MuleSoft
11 13 (0.93%) SOASTA, Inc
11 13 (0.93%) Twitter
12 10 (0.71%) Apple
12 10 (0.71%) HP
12 10 (0.71%) Sybase
13 9 (0.64%) Adobe
13 9 (0.64%) Akamai
13 9 (0.64%) Siebel
14 8 (0.57%) Facebook
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £480 to £485 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Music Sales Group
Salary: bonus + package OR £300/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Henderson Scott
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £600 per day market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rates Dependant On Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
EXCELerate
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago