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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 762 499 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.52% 2.14% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.88% 6.84% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 368 343
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.23 £107.58 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.12% +13.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
7004 7291 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.22% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5295 5278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +39 137 £450 +1.40% 46
Croydon +10 30 £411 -
Westminster - 10 £413 -
Canary Wharf +6 4 £513 +70.83%
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
Paddington +2 2 £550 +10.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Romford - 1 £400 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 938 (63.85%) Java
2 888 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (39.01%) TDD
4 565 (38.46%) Web Services
5 515 (35.06%) JavaScript
6 475 (32.33%) HTML
7 461 (31.38%) SOAP
8 456 (31.04%) Scrum
9 432 (29.41%) Spring
10 388 (26.41%) JSON
11 371 (25.26%) CSS
12 351 (23.89%) Git (software)
13 350 (23.83%) XML
14 328 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
15 304 (20.69%) NoSQL
15 304 (20.69%) SQL
16 298 (20.29%) AngularJS
17 294 (20.01%) HTML5
18 275 (18.72%) BDD
19 250 (17.02%) Maven
20 249 (16.95%) Finance
21 235 (16.00%) Linux
22 224 (15.25%) OO
23 222 (15.11%) HTTP
23 222 (15.11%) Banking
24 221 (15.04%) Jenkins
25 219 (14.91%) MongoDB
26 211 (14.36%) CSS3
27 207 (14.09%) Oracle
28 201 (13.68%) Pair Programming

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
1 116 (7.90%) Tomcat
2 74 (5.04%) Jetty
3 71 (4.83%) CMS
4 67 (4.56%) Apache
5 57 (3.88%) Apache Spark
6 55 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 41 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (2.65%) Mule
9 33 (2.25%) JBoss
10 32 (2.18%) nginx
10 32 (2.18%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.57%) Mule ESB
12 20 (1.36%) WordPress
13 15 (1.02%) Confluence
13 15 (1.02%) IIS
13 15 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
14 14 (0.95%) Liferay
15 13 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (0.82%) Alfresco
16 12 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.14%) MS Office
4 2 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.27%) Magento
5 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.14%) Revive Adserver
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.068%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 131 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.13%) GitHub
4 23 (1.57%) SaaS
5 21 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.23%) Google App Engine
8 16 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (0.95%) Force.com
10 13 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.88%) Google Play
11 10 (0.68%) PaaS
12 9 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.61%) Boomi
13 8 (0.54%) TestFlight
14 7 (0.48%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.41%) Heroku
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 222 (15.11%) HTTP
2 42 (2.86%) Internet
3 35 (2.38%) LDAP
4 32 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.63%) SSL
6 14 (0.95%) DNS
6 14 (0.95%) FTP
6 14 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 10 (0.68%) SNMP
8 8 (0.54%) Network Security
9 7 (0.48%) SSH
10 6 (0.41%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.41%) WinSCP
11 5 (0.34%) VPN
12 4 (0.27%) Firewall
13 3 (0.20%) Wireless
14 2 (0.14%) Intranet
14 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.14%) X.509
15 1 (0.068%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 219 (14.91%) MongoDB
3 169 (11.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 161 (10.96%) MySQL
5 126 (8.58%) Relational Database
6 104 (7.08%) SQL Server
7 84 (5.72%) Big Data
8 77 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (4.49%) Neo4j
10 64 (4.36%) Hadoop
11 54 (3.68%) Oracle Database
12 36 (2.45%) Apache Hive
13 35 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.91%) Impala
15 16 (1.09%) HBase
16 15 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (1.02%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.95%) Redis
18 13 (0.88%) DB2
18 13 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 351 (23.89%) Git (software)
2 250 (17.02%) Maven
3 221 (15.04%) Jenkins
4 195 (13.27%) JUnit
5 157 (10.69%) Subversion
6 120 (8.17%) Gradle
7 116 (7.90%) Cucumber
8 113 (7.69%) Mockito
9 99 (6.74%) JIRA
10 58 (3.95%) Selenium
11 46 (3.13%) Grunt
12 42 (2.86%) TeamCity
13 41 (2.79%) Hudson
14 36 (2.45%) Ant
14 36 (2.45%) gulp
15 29 (1.97%) Eclipse
15 29 (1.97%) SoapUI
16 25 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (1.63%) JMeter
18 23 (1.57%) Spock
General
1 249 (16.95%) Finance
2 222 (15.11%) Banking
3 59 (4.02%) Retail
4 58 (3.95%) Marketing
5 54 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.65%) Games
7 27 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.77%) Publishing
9 23 (1.57%) Front Office
10 20 (1.36%) Advertising
11 14 (0.95%) Legal
12 7 (0.48%) Back Office
12 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.41%) Automotive
13 6 (0.41%) Law
13 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.34%) International Banking
14 5 (0.34%) Local Government
15 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1087 (74.00%) Developer
2 525 (35.74%) Java Developer
3 204 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 145 (9.87%) Architect
5 131 (8.92%) Agile Developer
6 127 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 104 (7.08%) Agile Java Developer
8 91 (6.19%) Scala Developer
9 90 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 66 (4.49%) Lead Developer
11 56 (3.81%) Android Developer
11 56 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 56 (3.81%) Technical Architect
12 52 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
13 51 (3.47%) Angular Developer
14 48 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 47 (3.20%) .NET Developer
16 41 (2.79%) iOS Developer
16 41 (2.79%) Java Scala Developer
17 40 (2.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (38.46%) Web Services
2 475 (32.33%) HTML
3 461 (31.38%) SOAP
4 432 (29.41%) Spring
5 388 (26.41%) JSON
6 371 (25.26%) CSS
7 350 (23.83%) XML
8 298 (20.29%) AngularJS
9 294 (20.01%) HTML5
10 211 (14.36%) CSS3
11 186 (12.66%) Node.js
12 154 (10.48%) .NET
12 154 (10.48%) RESTful
13 152 (10.35%) Hibernate
14 121 (8.24%) JMS
15 115 (7.83%) jQuery
16 113 (7.69%) J2EE
17 112 (7.62%) Ajax
18 102 (6.94%) Java EE
19 95 (6.47%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.13%) Mobile App
2 64 (4.36%) User Experience
3 58 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 55 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 40 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.57%) Derivative
10 20 (1.36%) Fintech
11 16 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 16 (1.09%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.09%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.95%) Fixed Income
13 14 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.88%) Semantic Web
15 10 (0.68%) Equities
15 10 (0.68%) W3C
16 9 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 235 (16.00%) Linux
2 153 (10.42%) Unix
3 79 (5.38%) Android
4 78 (5.31%) Windows
5 71 (4.83%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.31%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.75%) CentOS
10 9 (0.61%) Solaris
11 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (0.34%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (39.01%) TDD
3 456 (31.04%) Scrum
4 328 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
5 275 (18.72%) BDD
6 224 (15.25%) OO
7 201 (13.68%) Pair Programming
8 199 (13.55%) Open Source
9 180 (12.25%) MVC
10 142 (9.67%) Software Engineering
11 141 (9.60%) SDLC
12 135 (9.19%) Microservices
13 133 (9.05%) SOA
14 131 (8.92%) Kanban
15 126 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
15 126 (8.58%) High Availability
16 125 (8.51%) Web Development
17 117 (7.96%) Multithreading
18 113 (7.69%) Unit Testing
19 107 (7.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 938 (63.85%) Java
2 515 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 304 (20.69%) SQL
4 198 (13.48%) Scala
5 159 (10.82%) C#
6 117 (7.96%) Ruby
7 114 (7.76%) Python
8 71 (4.83%) PHP
9 55 (3.74%) Groovy
10 45 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.52%) C++
11 37 (2.52%) Objective-C
12 36 (2.45%) Apex Code
13 34 (2.31%) Perl
14 29 (1.97%) Apple Swift
15 26 (1.77%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.57%) ES6
17 21 (1.43%) Clojure
18 20 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (6.74%) Degree
2 72 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.068%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.068%) CITP
8 1 (0.068%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.068%) PhD
8 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.54%) QA
2 12 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.48%) HL7
4 6 (0.41%) SEPA
5 5 (0.34%) SLA
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 1 (0.068%) FATCA
7 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (8.44%) Docker
2 28 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.68%) HDFS
5 8 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.48%) Xen
7 6 (0.41%) KVM
8 5 (0.34%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.20%) vCloud
10 2 (0.14%) vSphere
11 1 (0.068%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.068%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.068%) Varnish
11 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (3.00%) Puppet
2 41 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 21 (1.43%) Ansible
5 18 (1.23%) Nagios
6 10 (0.68%) Graphite
6 10 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.61%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.54%) logstash
8 8 (0.54%) yum
9 7 (0.48%) Kibana
10 6 (0.41%) SCCM
11 5 (0.34%) Casper Suite
11 5 (0.34%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.27%) Control-M
12 4 (0.27%) Grafana
12 4 (0.27%) StatsD
12 4 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 207 (14.09%) Oracle
2 76 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.83%) Google
4 48 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (3.13%) IBM
6 34 (2.31%) ServiceNow
6 34 (2.31%) VMware
7 28 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.57%) MuleSoft
9 21 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 20 (1.36%) Apple
11 15 (1.02%) Facebook
12 14 (0.95%) hybris
12 14 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.88%) Twitter
14 12 (0.82%) Informatica
15 11 (0.75%) Adobe
15 11 (0.75%) Sybase
16 9 (0.61%) SAP
16 9 (0.61%) Siebel
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