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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 111 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +44
Contract jobs citing REST 436 430 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.97% 1.90% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 6.19% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 333 211
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 102 £415 -7.77% 45
Croydon -9 5 - -
Hammersmith - 5 £470 -
Canary Wharf -8 3 £300 -
Hounslow -3 2 £308 -23.12% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 £295 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 519 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (53.65%) Java
3 394 (42.87%) Web Services
4 359 (39.06%) HTML
5 348 (37.87%) JavaScript
6 346 (37.65%) TDD
7 318 (34.60%) SOAP
8 263 (28.62%) CSS
9 255 (27.75%) JSON
10 244 (26.55%) Scrum
11 221 (24.05%) XML
12 219 (23.83%) Git (software)
13 200 (21.76%) SQL
14 197 (21.44%) HTML5
15 195 (21.22%) Spring
16 183 (19.91%) .NET
17 182 (19.80%) BDD
18 176 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
19 166 (18.06%) OO
20 159 (17.30%) Linux
21 148 (16.10%) C#
22 145 (15.78%) jQuery
23 130 (14.15%) HTTP
23 130 (14.15%) MVC
24 129 (14.04%) AngularJS
25 127 (13.82%) Maven
26 124 (13.49%) Oracle
26 124 (13.49%) MongoDB
27 123 (13.38%) SOA
28 117 (12.73%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (6.64%) Node.js
2 56 (6.09%) Apache
3 55 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 43 (4.68%) CMS
5 39 (4.24%) WebLogic
6 34 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (3.26%) Mule
8 23 (2.50%) JBoss
9 22 (2.39%) WebSphere
10 20 (2.18%) SharePoint
11 19 (2.07%) Confluence
12 18 (1.96%) Mule ESB
13 17 (1.85%) nginx
14 13 (1.41%) Jetty
15 12 (1.31%) GlassFish
15 12 (1.31%) IIS
15 12 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (1.31%) Apache Solr
15 12 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.96%) MS Office
2 18 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.54%) Tridion
3 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.22%) Radian6
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.63%) GitHub
4 15 (1.63%) Heroku
5 12 (1.31%) SaaS
6 11 (1.20%) Force.com
7 9 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.87%) Office 365
9 7 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.11%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 130 (14.15%) HTTP
2 49 (5.33%) Internet
3 18 (1.96%) LDAP
4 15 (1.63%) X.509
5 14 (1.52%) Kerberos
6 10 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.09%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.65%) DNS
7 6 (0.65%) SAN
7 6 (0.65%) Intranet
8 4 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.33%) RTSP
10 2 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.22%) WAN
10 2 (0.22%) CTI
10 2 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.22%) OpenFlow
11 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (13.49%) MongoDB
2 106 (11.53%) NoSQL
3 98 (10.66%) SQL Server
4 97 (10.55%) MySQL
5 93 (10.12%) Relational Database
6 48 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (4.68%) Big Data
7 43 (4.68%) Oracle Database
8 37 (4.03%) Redis
9 31 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.72%) CouchDB
10 25 (2.72%) DB2
11 23 (2.50%) Neo4j
12 22 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.41%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.87%) SQLite
17 7 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 219 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 127 (13.82%) Maven
3 117 (12.73%) Subversion
4 113 (12.30%) Jenkins
5 83 (9.03%) JUnit
6 80 (8.71%) Cucumber
7 64 (6.96%) Selenium
8 52 (5.66%) JIRA
9 35 (3.81%) Visual Studio
10 34 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 33 (3.59%) Mockito
12 24 (2.61%) Jasmine
13 18 (1.96%) JMeter
13 18 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.85%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.85%) RSpec
14 17 (1.85%) Mocha
15 16 (1.74%) Android Studio
16 15 (1.63%) Gradle
16 15 (1.63%) Hudson
General
1 93 (10.12%) Finance
2 62 (6.75%) Banking
3 29 (3.16%) Marketing
4 24 (2.61%) Games
5 22 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.96%) Retail
7 17 (1.85%) Publishing
8 12 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.09%) Advertising
10 9 (0.98%) Legal
11 8 (0.87%) Automotive
12 6 (0.65%) Front Office
13 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 687 (74.76%) Developer
2 267 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 112 (12.19%) Senior Developer
4 82 (8.92%) Architect
5 59 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 59 (6.42%) .NET Developer
6 43 (4.68%) Android Developer
7 39 (4.24%) iOS Developer
8 32 (3.48%) Analyst
9 29 (3.16%) Lead Developer
9 29 (3.16%) Software Engineer
9 29 (3.16%) Technical Architect
10 28 (3.05%) PHP Developer
11 24 (2.61%) Web Developer
11 24 (2.61%) C# Developer
12 20 (2.18%) Front-End Developer
12 20 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (2.18%) AWS Developer
13 19 (2.07%) Scala Developer
14 17 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (42.87%) Web Services
2 359 (39.06%) HTML
3 318 (34.60%) SOAP
4 263 (28.62%) CSS
5 255 (27.75%) JSON
6 221 (24.05%) XML
7 197 (21.44%) HTML5
8 195 (21.22%) Spring
9 183 (19.91%) .NET
10 145 (15.78%) jQuery
11 129 (14.04%) AngularJS
12 92 (10.01%) J2EE
13 89 (9.68%) Hibernate
14 84 (9.14%) RESTful
14 84 (9.14%) CSS3
15 78 (8.49%) ASP.NET
15 78 (8.49%) JMS
16 67 (7.29%) Ajax
17 59 (6.42%) JSP
18 52 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.94%) Open Source
2 67 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 66 (7.18%) Computer Science
4 61 (6.64%) User Experience
5 48 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.85%) iPad
10 16 (1.74%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.63%) iPhone
12 14 (1.52%) Social Media
13 12 (1.31%) Video on Demand
14 11 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.20%) W3C
14 11 (1.20%) Online Games
14 11 (1.20%) Derivative
15 10 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.30%) Linux
2 90 (9.79%) Android
3 84 (9.14%) Apple iOS
4 69 (7.51%) UNIX
5 41 (4.46%) Windows
6 35 (3.81%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.09%) CentOS
8 7 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.44%) Solaris
9 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.22%) AIX
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (37.65%) TDD
3 244 (26.55%) Scrum
4 182 (19.80%) BDD
5 176 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 166 (18.06%) OO
7 130 (14.15%) MVC
8 123 (13.38%) SOA
9 104 (11.32%) Software Engineering
10 88 (9.58%) Kanban
11 85 (9.25%) E-Commerce
12 76 (8.27%) Web Development
12 76 (8.27%) Unit Testing
13 75 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 67 (7.29%) Multithreading
15 62 (6.75%) Android Development
16 60 (6.53%) DevOps
17 55 (5.98%) Content Management
18 53 (5.77%) iOS Development
19 51 (5.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 493 (53.65%) Java
2 348 (37.87%) JavaScript
3 200 (21.76%) SQL
4 148 (16.10%) C#
5 105 (11.43%) Ruby
6 72 (7.83%) Python
6 72 (7.83%) PHP
7 69 (7.51%) Scala
8 51 (5.55%) PL/SQL
9 49 (5.33%) Objective-C
10 21 (2.29%) Apex Code
11 20 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.07%) Groovy
12 19 (2.07%) C++
13 17 (1.85%) XPath
14 16 (1.74%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.63%) Perl
16 10 (1.09%) PHP5
16 10 (1.09%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (9.36%) Degree
2 21 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.54%) CCNP
4 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.33%) ISEB
6 3 (0.33%) CCNA
6 3 (0.33%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.33%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.22%) LPIC
7 2 (0.22%) CISSP
7 2 (0.22%) RHCE
7 2 (0.22%) CCIE
7 2 (0.22%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.22%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.42%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.11%) Basel III
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.31%) Docker
2 10 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.76%) Varnish
3 7 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.65%) vCloud
5 4 (0.44%) Squid
5 4 (0.44%) NFS
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.33%) HDFS
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) GridGain
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (4.90%) Puppet
2 24 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.52%) Ansible
4 11 (1.20%) yum
5 9 (0.98%) Kibana
6 7 (0.76%) Salt
6 7 (0.76%) CloudHub
6 7 (0.76%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.65%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.54%) StatsD
8 5 (0.54%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.44%) logstash
9 4 (0.44%) Rundeck
9 4 (0.44%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.33%) Control-M
11 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 124 (13.49%) Oracle
2 60 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
3 55 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 32 (3.48%) Google
5 18 (1.96%) Sybase
5 18 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.85%) IBM
6 17 (1.85%) Adobe
7 16 (1.74%) VMware
8 15 (1.63%) ForgeRock
9 13 (1.41%) hybris
10 12 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.20%) Xamarin
11 11 (1.20%) Apple
11 11 (1.20%) SAP
12 10 (1.09%) Twitter
12 10 (1.09%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.87%) Facebook
14 7 (0.76%) ServiceNow
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