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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 111 122 178
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +56
Contract jobs citing REST 453 450 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.79% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 5.72% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 314 211
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +7 89 £400 -9.85% 42
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £215 -
Docklands, London +14 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 504 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (52.05%) Java
3 368 (40.75%) HTML
3 368 (40.75%) Web Services
4 363 (40.20%) JavaScript
5 314 (34.77%) SOAP
6 308 (34.11%) TDD
7 294 (32.56%) Scrum
8 275 (30.45%) XML
9 266 (29.46%) JSON
10 242 (26.80%) CSS
11 193 (21.37%) MVC
12 181 (20.04%) OO
12 181 (20.04%) SQL
13 178 (19.71%) .NET
14 173 (19.16%) C#
14 173 (19.16%) HTTP
15 168 (18.60%) BDD
16 167 (18.49%) Git (software)
17 164 (18.16%) jQuery
18 154 (17.05%) Spring
19 152 (16.83%) HTML5
20 148 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
21 147 (16.28%) Linux
22 136 (15.06%) Oracle
23 135 (14.95%) Subversion
24 125 (13.84%) MongoDB
25 114 (12.62%) Software Engineering
26 111 (12.29%) SOA
27 109 (12.07%) Open Source

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 60 (6.64%) Node.js
3 38 (4.21%) Apache
3 38 (4.21%) WebSphere
4 29 (3.21%) CMS
5 21 (2.33%) IIS
6 16 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.33%) Jetty
7 12 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.11%) Mule
9 10 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.00%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.78%) MS Office
4 4 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) Magento
3 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.22%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.22%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.66%) GitHub
4 9 (1.00%) Force.com
5 8 (0.89%) PaaS
6 7 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.33%) Office 365
9 3 (0.33%) Heroku
9 3 (0.33%) SaaS
10 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 173 (19.16%) HTTP
2 45 (4.98%) Internet
3 33 (3.65%) SSL
4 29 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.00%) FTP
6 8 (0.89%) Firewall
7 7 (0.78%) DNS
8 6 (0.66%) LDAP
9 5 (0.55%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.44%) AMQP
11 3 (0.33%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.33%) SSH
11 3 (0.33%) VoIP
11 3 (0.33%) 2G
11 3 (0.33%) 3G
11 3 (0.33%) 4G
12 2 (0.22%) VPN
13 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
13 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.84%) MongoDB
2 108 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 107 (11.85%) MySQL
4 102 (11.30%) SQL Server
5 96 (10.63%) Relational Database
6 56 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (4.54%) Oracle Database
8 41 (4.54%) Neo4j
9 33 (3.65%) Redis
10 23 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.10%) SQLite
13 18 (1.99%) Hazelcast
14 12 (1.33%) Big Data
15 11 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.22%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.00%) MarkLogic
16 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 167 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 135 (14.95%) Subversion
3 84 (9.30%) Maven
4 83 (9.19%) Jenkins
5 62 (6.87%) Cucumber
6 59 (6.53%) JUnit
7 57 (6.31%) JIRA
8 55 (6.09%) Selenium
9 51 (5.65%) Eclipse
10 48 (5.32%) Visual Studio
11 35 (3.88%) SpecFlow
12 32 (3.54%) WebDriver
13 29 (3.21%) NUnit
14 25 (2.77%) Ant
15 24 (2.66%) Jasmine
16 23 (2.55%) Capybara
17 22 (2.44%) TeamCity
17 22 (2.44%) Grunt
18 20 (2.21%) Hudson
19 19 (2.10%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (10.08%) Finance
2 69 (7.64%) Banking
3 35 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.65%) Retail
5 24 (2.66%) Front Office
6 21 (2.33%) Games
7 17 (1.88%) Publishing
8 16 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.33%) Back Office
10 11 (1.22%) Marketing
11 8 (0.89%) Advertising
12 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.66%) French Language
13 6 (0.66%) German Language
14 5 (0.55%) Legal
14 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.22%) Law
17 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 623 (68.99%) Developer
2 221 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 110 (12.18%) Senior Developer
4 86 (9.52%) Architect
5 74 (8.19%) .NET Developer
6 52 (5.76%) Software Engineer
7 51 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 39 (4.32%) Web Developer
9 38 (4.21%) Lead Developer
10 36 (3.99%) Technical Architect
10 36 (3.99%) iOS Developer
11 31 (3.43%) Analyst
12 29 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
13 28 (3.10%) C# Developer
14 27 (2.99%) Android Developer
15 26 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (2.88%) PHP Developer
16 22 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.44%) Tester
17 21 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (40.75%) HTML
1 368 (40.75%) Web Services
2 314 (34.77%) SOAP
3 275 (30.45%) XML
4 266 (29.46%) JSON
5 242 (26.80%) CSS
6 178 (19.71%) .NET
7 164 (18.16%) jQuery
8 154 (17.05%) Spring
9 152 (16.83%) HTML5
10 102 (11.30%) Hibernate
11 99 (10.96%) Ajax
11 99 (10.96%) CSS3
12 95 (10.52%) ASP.NET
13 93 (10.30%) AngularJS
14 90 (9.97%) JMS
15 80 (8.86%) J2EE
16 69 (7.64%) JSP
17 64 (7.09%) RESTful
18 60 (6.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.07%) Open Source
2 86 (9.52%) User Experience
3 62 (6.87%) Mobile App
4 52 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.10%) Data Integration
7 18 (1.99%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.88%) iPhone
9 15 (1.66%) iPad
10 12 (1.33%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.00%) Social Gaming
13 8 (0.89%) Derivative
14 6 (0.66%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.66%) Social Media
14 6 (0.66%) W3C
14 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 147 (16.28%) Linux
2 101 (11.18%) UNIX
3 82 (9.08%) Apple iOS
4 72 (7.97%) Android
5 57 (6.31%) Windows
6 51 (5.65%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.33%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.55%) CentOS
8 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.33%) Solaris
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.22%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (34.11%) TDD
3 294 (32.56%) Scrum
4 193 (21.37%) MVC
5 181 (20.04%) OO
6 168 (18.60%) BDD
7 148 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (12.62%) Software Engineering
9 111 (12.29%) SOA
10 95 (10.52%) Web Development
11 83 (9.19%) Configuration Management
12 82 (9.08%) Kanban
13 73 (8.08%) E-Commerce
14 70 (7.75%) OOP
15 60 (6.64%) Unit Testing
16 57 (6.31%) Web Design
17 54 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
18 50 (5.54%) Content Management
19 48 (5.32%) iOS Development
20 44 (4.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 470 (52.05%) Java
2 363 (40.20%) JavaScript
3 181 (20.04%) SQL
4 173 (19.16%) C#
5 98 (10.85%) Ruby
6 68 (7.53%) PHP
7 57 (6.31%) Python
8 47 (5.20%) Scala
9 34 (3.77%) Objective-C
10 32 (3.54%) Perl
11 30 (3.32%) C
12 28 (3.10%) Groovy
13 27 (2.99%) C++
14 21 (2.33%) XQuery
15 20 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 20 (2.21%) XPath
16 16 (1.77%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.44%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.33%) Bash Shell
19 11 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (7.20%) Degree
2 42 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.55%) ISEB
5 4 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.42%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) COBIT
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.33%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) HDFS
3 2 (0.22%) KVM
3 2 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.11%) RHEV
4 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (3.32%) Puppet
2 19 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.78%) Nagios
5 6 (0.66%) YUM
6 5 (0.55%) Control-M
6 5 (0.55%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.44%) Ansible
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 2 (0.22%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) WMI
9 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.11%) StatsD
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 136 (15.06%) Oracle
2 51 (5.65%) JBoss
3 50 (5.54%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (3.43%) IBM
6 30 (3.32%) Google
7 18 (1.99%) Apple
8 14 (1.55%) Adobe
9 12 (1.33%) TIBCO
9 12 (1.33%) FatWire
10 10 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.00%) HP
11 9 (1.00%) ESRI
11 9 (1.00%) Splunk
12 8 (0.89%) hybris
13 7 (0.78%) Software AG
13 7 (0.78%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.66%) Informatica
14 6 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.66%) SAP
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