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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 97 138
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +41
Contract jobs citing REST 670 472 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.16% 2.22% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.04% 7.37% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 332 279
Average daily rate £500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
6671 6404 6357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.51% 30.17% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5003 4790 4521
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +42 109 £525 +16.66% 49
Croydon +2 13 £411 +2.81% 3
Westminster 0 5 £425 -25.27%
Enfield - 4 £625 -
Docklands, London +6 3 £623 +62.74%
Hammersmith +2 3 £560 +14.28%
Osterley +3 2 £488 +15.38%
Uxbridge +1 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 847 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (57.94%) Java
3 584 (44.58%) TDD
4 462 (35.27%) JavaScript
5 451 (34.43%) Web Services
6 424 (32.37%) HTML
7 405 (30.92%) SOAP
8 389 (29.69%) Scrum
9 336 (25.65%) Git (software)
10 329 (25.11%) CSS
11 322 (24.58%) JSON
12 311 (23.74%) Spring
13 303 (23.13%) BDD
14 267 (20.38%) SQL
15 239 (18.24%) Finance
15 239 (18.24%) AngularJS
16 236 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
16 236 (18.02%) XML
17 225 (17.18%) NoSQL
18 205 (15.65%) HTTP
19 200 (15.27%) Linux
20 197 (15.04%) Banking
21 194 (14.81%) HTML5
22 193 (14.73%) Jenkins
23 189 (14.43%) Pair Programming
24 188 (14.35%) Subversion
25 184 (14.05%) Maven
26 183 (13.97%) Unix
27 178 (13.59%) OO
28 173 (13.21%) Node.js

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 173 (13.21%) Node.js
2 120 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 75 (5.73%) Apache
4 61 (4.66%) Jetty
5 54 (4.12%) CMS
6 45 (3.44%) JBoss
7 34 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 28 (2.14%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.91%) Confluence
11 24 (1.83%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.45%) Mule
13 18 (1.37%) Apache Spark
14 16 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (1.15%) IIS
16 14 (1.07%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.92%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.92%) Mule ESB
18 11 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) MS Office
6 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.23%) HFM
3 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.076%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.076%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.076%) OpenX
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 125 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.91%) GitHub
4 19 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.30%) Force.com
5 17 (1.30%) SaaS
6 14 (1.07%) Taleo
7 10 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.46%) Heroku
10 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.38%) Office 365
11 4 (0.31%) Boomi
11 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.23%) IaaS
12 3 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 205 (15.65%) HTTP
2 61 (4.66%) Internet
3 59 (4.50%) TCP/IP
4 29 (2.21%) SSL
5 15 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.07%) X.509
7 13 (0.99%) 802.15
7 13 (0.99%) Bluetooth
7 13 (0.99%) ZigBee
8 8 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.61%) SSH
9 6 (0.46%) DNS
9 6 (0.46%) Firewall
10 5 (0.38%) FTP
10 5 (0.38%) SNMP
11 4 (0.31%) 3G
11 4 (0.31%) WLAN
12 3 (0.23%) LDAP
12 3 (0.23%) VPN
12 3 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (17.18%) NoSQL
2 164 (12.52%) MongoDB
3 148 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 122 (9.31%) Relational Database
5 111 (8.47%) MySQL
6 105 (8.02%) SQL Server
7 84 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.21%) Big Data
9 35 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 26 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.83%) Redis
13 16 (1.22%) SQLite
14 13 (0.99%) Hazelcast
15 12 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.61%) CouchDB
18 7 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 336 (25.65%) Git (software)
2 193 (14.73%) Jenkins
3 188 (14.35%) Subversion
4 184 (14.05%) Maven
5 133 (10.15%) JUnit
6 130 (9.92%) Cucumber
7 129 (9.85%) Mockito
8 103 (7.86%) JIRA
9 100 (7.63%) Gradle
10 70 (5.34%) Selenium
11 53 (4.05%) JMeter
12 37 (2.82%) Jasmine
13 29 (2.21%) Grunt
14 25 (1.91%) Eclipse
14 25 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
14 25 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (1.83%) SoapUI
15 24 (1.83%) Visual Studio
16 21 (1.60%) Hudson
17 20 (1.53%) QUnit
General
1 239 (18.24%) Finance
2 197 (15.04%) Banking
3 48 (3.66%) Retail
4 46 (3.51%) Games
5 36 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.14%) Marketing
8 25 (1.91%) Publishing
9 20 (1.53%) Front Office
10 13 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.53%) Advertising
12 6 (0.46%) Back Office
12 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.38%) Interactive Media
13 5 (0.38%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Legal
15 3 (0.23%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Law
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1044 (79.69%) Developer
2 499 (38.09%) Java Developer
3 169 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 145 (11.07%) Agile Developer
5 119 (9.08%) Architect
6 117 (8.93%) Agile Java Developer
7 112 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 102 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 75 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 57 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 56 (4.27%) Scala Developer
12 55 (4.20%) HTML Developer
12 55 (4.20%) Python Developer
13 51 (3.89%) Android Developer
14 50 (3.82%) C# Developer
15 49 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (3.44%) iOS Developer
17 42 (3.21%) Analyst
18 36 (2.75%) Angular Developer
18 36 (2.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (34.43%) Web Services
2 424 (32.37%) HTML
3 405 (30.92%) SOAP
4 329 (25.11%) CSS
5 322 (24.58%) JSON
6 311 (23.74%) Spring
7 239 (18.24%) AngularJS
8 236 (18.02%) XML
9 194 (14.81%) HTML5
10 146 (11.15%) jQuery
11 141 (10.76%) .NET
12 135 (10.31%) RESTful
13 132 (10.08%) Hibernate
14 125 (9.54%) CSS3
15 106 (8.09%) JMS
16 101 (7.71%) J2EE
17 98 (7.48%) Ajax
18 75 (5.73%) Backbone.js
19 65 (4.96%) JAX-RS
20 63 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.34%) Mobile App
2 63 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 55 (4.20%) User Experience
4 34 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (1.53%) Fintech
5 20 (1.53%) Mathematics
6 17 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 17 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 17 (1.30%) Equities
7 16 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 11 (0.84%) Online Banking
11 10 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.76%) iPad
12 8 (0.61%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 200 (15.27%) Linux
2 183 (13.97%) Unix
3 79 (6.03%) Apple iOS
4 73 (5.57%) Android
5 50 (3.82%) Mac OS X
6 47 (3.59%) Windows
7 11 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.69%) Solaris
9 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.076%) AIX
12 1 (0.076%) Debian
12 1 (0.076%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (44.58%) TDD
3 389 (29.69%) Scrum
4 303 (23.13%) BDD
5 236 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 189 (14.43%) Pair Programming
7 178 (13.59%) OO
8 172 (13.13%) MVC
9 155 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 129 (9.85%) Unit Testing
11 124 (9.47%) E-Commerce
12 123 (9.39%) SDLC
13 118 (9.01%) Multithreading
14 117 (8.93%) SOA
15 102 (7.79%) Front End Development
15 102 (7.79%) Open Source
16 97 (7.40%) Web Development
17 94 (7.18%) Kanban
18 80 (6.11%) Microservices
18 80 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 759 (57.94%) Java
2 462 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 267 (20.38%) SQL
4 161 (12.29%) C#
4 161 (12.29%) Python
5 132 (10.08%) Scala
6 109 (8.32%) Ruby
7 95 (7.25%) PHP
8 83 (6.34%) Groovy
9 51 (3.89%) Shell Script
10 49 (3.74%) Perl
11 43 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 39 (2.98%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 32 (2.44%) Apple Swift
15 31 (2.37%) C++
16 27 (2.06%) Apex Code
17 24 (1.83%) C
17 24 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (6.95%) Degree
2 49 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.84%) ISEB
5 10 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.15%) PhD
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CEH
10 1 (0.076%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.076%) SANS
10 1 (0.076%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.59%) QA
2 13 (0.99%) SLA
3 12 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.61%) WCAG
6 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) SDET
7 2 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.076%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (5.95%) Docker
2 21 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.53%) vSphere
4 6 (0.46%) Varnish
5 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.23%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (4.20%) Puppet
2 40 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.37%) Graphite
4 15 (1.15%) Ansible
4 15 (1.15%) Nagios
5 11 (0.84%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.61%) Control-M
6 8 (0.61%) yum
7 6 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.38%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.38%) Oozie
9 3 (0.23%) DBAmp
9 3 (0.23%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.076%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.076%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.076%) SCCM
11 1 (0.076%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.076%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 143 (10.92%) Oracle
2 53 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (2.67%) IBM
5 34 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 30 (2.29%) SOASTA, Inc
7 27 (2.06%) Google
8 24 (1.83%) VMware
9 23 (1.76%) hybris
10 20 (1.53%) Adobe
11 19 (1.45%) Sybase
12 13 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.99%) SAP
13 11 (0.84%) Apple
13 11 (0.84%) Fidessa
13 11 (0.84%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.61%) ATG
15 8 (0.61%) BEA
15 8 (0.61%) HP
South West London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago