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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 100 119 179
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +60
Contract jobs citing REST 471 426 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.82% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 6.08% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 324 177
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
6837 7001 6300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.53% 29.99% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4868 5064 4575
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 67
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
(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 +34 115 £415 -7.77% 52
Hammersmith - 9 £470 - 1
Hounslow -1 3 £320 -20.00%
Docklands, London +4 2 - -
Canary Wharf -4 2 - -
Hackney - 2 £475 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Twickenham - 1 £295 -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 539 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (55.36%) Java
3 391 (41.07%) Web Services
4 384 (40.34%) HTML
5 368 (38.66%) TDD
6 344 (36.13%) JavaScript
7 303 (31.83%) SOAP
8 263 (27.63%) CSS
9 251 (26.37%) JSON
10 234 (24.58%) Scrum
11 216 (22.69%) Git (software)
12 214 (22.48%) BDD
13 213 (22.37%) XML
14 200 (21.01%) SQL
15 199 (20.90%) Spring
16 191 (20.06%) HTML5
17 183 (19.22%) .NET
18 181 (19.01%) Linux
19 176 (18.49%) OO
20 158 (16.60%) jQuery
20 158 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
21 157 (16.49%) C#
22 143 (15.02%) Maven
23 138 (14.50%) Oracle
23 138 (14.50%) HTTP
24 136 (14.29%) MongoDB
25 128 (13.45%) AngularJS
25 128 (13.45%) Subversion
26 125 (13.13%) SOA
27 121 (12.71%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 67 (7.04%) Node.js
2 51 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 50 (5.25%) Apache
4 42 (4.41%) CMS
5 37 (3.89%) WebLogic
5 37 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.73%) Mule
7 23 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.68%) nginx
10 16 (1.68%) JBoss
11 15 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.47%) Confluence
13 13 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (1.26%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.16%) IIS
15 11 (1.16%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.16%) Mule ESB
16 9 (0.95%) Jetty
Applications
1 41 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.52%) MS Office
3 22 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.53%) Tridion
3 5 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.21%) Radian6
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.47%) SaaS
3 14 (1.47%) Heroku
3 14 (1.47%) GitHub
4 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.16%) Force.com
5 9 (0.95%) Office 365
5 9 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 138 (14.50%) HTTP
2 48 (5.04%) Internet
3 21 (2.21%) LDAP
4 14 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 14 (1.47%) X.509
5 10 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.74%) DNS
7 7 (0.74%) Intranet
8 4 (0.42%) SAN
9 3 (0.32%) DVB
9 3 (0.32%) VPN
9 3 (0.32%) Firewall
9 3 (0.32%) RTSP
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.21%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 104 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 102 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 99 (10.40%) SQL Server
5 84 (8.82%) MySQL
6 48 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 47 (4.94%) Big Data
8 43 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (4.20%) Neo4j
10 38 (3.99%) Redis
11 30 (3.15%) Hadoop
12 29 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (2.31%) CouchDB
15 19 (2.00%) DB2
15 19 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.79%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.37%) Couchbase
18 11 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
18 11 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 216 (22.69%) Git (software)
2 143 (15.02%) Maven
3 128 (13.45%) Subversion
4 103 (10.82%) Jenkins
5 93 (9.77%) Cucumber
6 75 (7.88%) JUnit
7 60 (6.30%) Selenium
8 41 (4.31%) Visual Studio
8 41 (4.31%) Mockito
9 40 (4.20%) JIRA
10 34 (3.57%) Eclipse
11 26 (2.73%) Jasmine
12 21 (2.21%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.79%) SpecFlow
14 16 (1.68%) Hudson
15 15 (1.58%) RSpec
15 15 (1.58%) Ant
16 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.37%) Mocha
17 11 (1.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 104 (10.92%) Finance
2 76 (7.98%) Banking
3 35 (3.68%) Games
4 30 (3.15%) Marketing
5 29 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.79%) Publishing
7 16 (1.68%) Retail
8 12 (1.26%) Advertising
9 11 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.16%) Legal
10 10 (1.05%) Front Office
11 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 712 (74.79%) Developer
2 303 (31.83%) Java Developer
3 123 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 85 (8.93%) Architect
5 67 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 53 (5.57%) .NET Developer
7 38 (3.99%) Android Developer
8 36 (3.78%) iOS Developer
9 34 (3.57%) Analyst
10 32 (3.36%) Technical Architect
11 29 (3.05%) Lead Developer
12 27 (2.84%) PHP Developer
13 25 (2.63%) C# Developer
14 22 (2.31%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.31%) AWS Developer
15 20 (2.10%) Software Engineer
16 19 (2.00%) Author
16 19 (2.00%) Technical Author
16 19 (2.00%) Scala Developer
16 19 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (41.07%) Web Services
2 384 (40.34%) HTML
3 303 (31.83%) SOAP
4 263 (27.63%) CSS
5 251 (26.37%) JSON
6 213 (22.37%) XML
7 199 (20.90%) Spring
8 191 (20.06%) HTML5
9 183 (19.22%) .NET
10 158 (16.60%) jQuery
11 128 (13.45%) AngularJS
12 102 (10.71%) Hibernate
13 94 (9.87%) JMS
14 92 (9.66%) J2EE
15 87 (9.14%) RESTful
16 83 (8.72%) CSS3
17 71 (7.46%) ASP.NET
18 68 (7.14%) Ajax
19 63 (6.62%) JSP
20 56 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.82%) Open Source
2 71 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 62 (6.51%) User Experience
4 56 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 53 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.52%) Derivative
8 23 (2.42%) Equity Derivative
9 18 (1.89%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.79%) Online Games
10 17 (1.79%) iPad
10 17 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.58%) iPhone
13 14 (1.47%) Social Media
14 13 (1.37%) Digital Media
15 11 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.16%) Data Integration
15 11 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 181 (19.01%) Linux
2 90 (9.45%) UNIX
3 77 (8.09%) Android
4 76 (7.98%) Apple iOS
5 52 (5.46%) Mac OS X
6 40 (4.20%) Windows
7 12 (1.26%) CentOS
8 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.42%) VMS
12 3 (0.32%) Solaris
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (38.66%) TDD
3 234 (24.58%) Scrum
4 214 (22.48%) BDD
5 176 (18.49%) OO
6 158 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (13.13%) SOA
8 121 (12.71%) MVC
9 94 (9.87%) Software Engineering
10 91 (9.56%) Web Development
11 90 (9.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 84 (8.82%) Kanban
13 79 (8.30%) E-Commerce
14 72 (7.56%) Web Design
15 67 (7.04%) Multithreading
16 65 (6.83%) Unit Testing
17 55 (5.78%) Content Management
18 53 (5.57%) OOP
19 51 (5.36%) Android Development
19 51 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 527 (55.36%) Java
2 344 (36.13%) JavaScript
3 200 (21.01%) SQL
4 157 (16.49%) C#
5 106 (11.13%) Ruby
6 73 (7.67%) Scala
6 73 (7.67%) PHP
7 70 (7.35%) Python
8 58 (6.09%) PL/SQL
9 41 (4.31%) Objective-C
10 25 (2.63%) C++
11 21 (2.21%) Apex Code
12 19 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.79%) Groovy
14 16 (1.68%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.58%) XPath
16 14 (1.47%) Perl
17 11 (1.16%) PHP5
18 10 (1.05%) Bash Shell
19 9 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 98 (10.29%) Degree
2 20 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.42%) CCNP
4 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.32%) CCNA
5 3 (0.32%) ISEB
5 3 (0.32%) JNCIA
5 3 (0.32%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.21%) CISSP
6 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) RHCE
7 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) CCIE
7 1 (0.11%) LPIC
7 1 (0.11%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.11%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.63%) Docker
3 5 (0.53%) vCloud
3 5 (0.53%) NFS
4 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.32%) Varnish
4 3 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (4.41%) Puppet
2 25 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.16%) yum
4 10 (1.05%) Ansible
5 9 (0.95%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.74%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.74%) CloudHub
7 6 (0.63%) Kibana
8 5 (0.53%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.53%) StatsD
9 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.42%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.32%) Salt
10 3 (0.32%) Control-M
11 2 (0.21%) SCOM
11 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.21%) Oozie
11 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 138 (14.50%) Oracle
2 64 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
3 63 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.94%) Google
5 23 (2.42%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.79%) Adobe
7 15 (1.58%) ForgeRock
8 14 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.47%) IBM
8 14 (1.47%) VMware
9 12 (1.26%) SAP
10 11 (1.16%) hybris
11 10 (1.05%) Sybase
12 9 (0.95%) Apple
12 9 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.95%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.84%) Atomikos
13 8 (0.84%) Facebook
13 8 (0.84%) Informatica
13 8 (0.84%) TIBCO
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