The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 105 166 187
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +21
Contract jobs citing RESTful 429 305 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.33% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 4.46% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 236 170
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.50
RESTful
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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
6523 6840 6107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.74% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 4886 4482
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 48
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in London

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the London region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in London

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in London

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the London region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in London

RESTful
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 RESTful within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 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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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 +58 123 £425 -5.55% 28
Hammersmith -1 2 £325 -13.33%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 517 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (50.06%) Java
3 396 (46.21%) TDD
4 362 (42.24%) Web Services
5 349 (40.72%) JavaScript
6 317 (36.99%) HTML
7 262 (30.57%) Scrum
8 250 (29.17%) OO
9 247 (28.82%) CSS
10 215 (25.09%) BDD
11 181 (21.12%) HTML5
12 179 (20.89%) C#
13 176 (20.54%) SQL
14 175 (20.42%) .NET
15 173 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
16 168 (19.60%) MVC
17 162 (18.90%) AngularJS
18 159 (18.55%) Git (software)
19 140 (16.34%) XML
20 136 (15.87%) Spring
21 135 (15.75%) JSON
22 130 (15.17%) SOA
23 128 (14.94%) E-Commerce
24 125 (14.59%) Linux
25 123 (14.35%) jQuery
26 108 (12.60%) SOAP
27 105 (12.25%) Subversion
28 103 (12.02%) J2EE
29 100 (11.67%) Maven
29 100 (11.67%) MongoDB

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (9.57%) Node.js
2 76 (8.87%) Apache
3 68 (7.93%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.48%) CMS
5 31 (3.62%) JBoss
6 30 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (2.80%) Confluence
7 24 (2.80%) Adobe CQ
8 23 (2.68%) IIS
9 19 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.87%) Apache Solr
11 15 (1.75%) nginx
12 14 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (1.63%) Kentico
12 14 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.63%) Umbraco
13 10 (1.17%) Mule
14 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.10%) GitHub
4 14 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.17%) SaaS
5 10 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (1.17%) ElastiCache
5 10 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.35%) PaaS
9 3 (0.35%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) Force.com
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.70%) Internet
2 53 (6.18%) HTTP
3 10 (1.17%) DNS
4 6 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.47%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) Multicast
7 2 (0.23%) UPnP
7 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.23%) DSL
7 2 (0.23%) DVB
8 1 (0.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) LDAP
8 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.12%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.67%) MongoDB
2 84 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 81 (9.45%) MySQL
4 76 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 59 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 42 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (4.08%) Redis
8 34 (3.97%) Big Data
9 28 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 26 (3.03%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.40%) DB2
15 11 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
16 10 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (0.82%) MarkLogic
19 6 (0.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 159 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 105 (12.25%) Subversion
3 100 (11.67%) Maven
4 74 (8.63%) Cucumber
5 68 (7.93%) JIRA
6 65 (7.58%) Jenkins
7 57 (6.65%) JUnit
8 55 (6.42%) Selenium
9 43 (5.02%) Grunt
10 41 (4.78%) WebDriver
11 40 (4.67%) Ant
12 32 (3.73%) Mockito
13 28 (3.27%) NUnit
14 26 (3.03%) Xcode
14 26 (3.03%) Jasmine
15 24 (2.80%) Hudson
16 23 (2.68%) SpecFlow
16 23 (2.68%) Bower
16 23 (2.68%) TeamCity
16 23 (2.68%) Eclipse
General
1 96 (11.20%) Finance
2 86 (10.04%) Banking
3 58 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 46 (5.37%) Retail
5 21 (2.45%) Front Office
6 15 (1.75%) Publishing
6 15 (1.75%) Games
7 13 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.17%) Back Office
9 9 (1.05%) Marketing
10 7 (0.82%) Law
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
12 5 (0.58%) Legal
12 5 (0.58%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.47%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 686 (80.05%) Developer
2 207 (24.15%) Java Developer
3 97 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 72 (8.40%) .NET Developer
5 57 (6.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 51 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 50 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 42 (4.90%) iOS Developer
9 41 (4.78%) Architect
10 29 (3.38%) PHP Developer
10 29 (3.38%) Scala Developer
11 28 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
11 28 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (3.15%) Analyst
13 23 (2.68%) Software Developer
14 22 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (2.45%) Android Developer
16 19 (2.22%) Tester
17 18 (2.10%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (42.24%) Web Services
2 317 (36.99%) HTML
3 247 (28.82%) CSS
4 181 (21.12%) HTML5
5 175 (20.42%) .NET
6 162 (18.90%) AngularJS
7 140 (16.34%) XML
8 136 (15.87%) Spring
9 135 (15.75%) JSON
10 123 (14.35%) jQuery
11 108 (12.60%) SOAP
12 103 (12.02%) J2EE
13 97 (11.32%) CSS3
14 90 (10.50%) REST
15 80 (9.33%) ASP.NET
16 74 (8.63%) Hibernate
17 64 (7.47%) WCF
18 62 (7.23%) Backbone.js
19 60 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.44%) User Experience
2 50 (5.83%) Open Source
3 46 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 43 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.55%) iPad
6 38 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 33 (3.85%) Derivative
8 31 (3.62%) Social Media
9 20 (2.33%) iPhone
10 14 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.63%) W3C
11 13 (1.52%) Streaming Video
11 13 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.40%) Animation
13 10 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.05%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.59%) Linux
2 80 (9.33%) Apple iOS
3 76 (8.87%) UNIX
4 60 (7.00%) Android
5 54 (6.30%) Windows
6 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (46.21%) TDD
3 262 (30.57%) Scrum
4 250 (29.17%) OO
5 215 (25.09%) BDD
6 173 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
7 168 (19.60%) MVC
8 130 (15.17%) SOA
9 128 (14.94%) E-Commerce
10 77 (8.98%) Pair Programming
11 74 (8.63%) Unit Testing
12 65 (7.58%) Web Development
12 65 (7.58%) Data Modelling
13 58 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 57 (6.65%) Multithreading
15 55 (6.42%) Kanban
16 53 (6.18%) iOS Development
17 50 (5.83%) Mentoring
18 49 (5.72%) DevOps
19 44 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 429 (50.06%) Java
2 349 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 179 (20.89%) C#
4 176 (20.54%) SQL
5 92 (10.74%) Ruby
6 79 (9.22%) Python
7 73 (8.52%) PHP
8 66 (7.70%) Scala
9 38 (4.43%) Objective-C
10 37 (4.32%) Groovy
11 29 (3.38%) Bash Shell
11 29 (3.38%) T-SQL
12 28 (3.27%) Perl
12 28 (3.27%) Clojure
13 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.40%) C
14 12 (1.40%) C++
15 10 (1.17%) VBA
16 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (7.70%) Degree
2 22 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.47%) ISEB
5 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) HL7
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) DICOM
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (1.75%) Varnish
2 6 (0.70%) Docker
3 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.35%) HDFS
5 2 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.10%) Puppet
2 15 (1.75%) Ansible
3 5 (0.58%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.58%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.47%) Oozie
4 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.47%) logstash
4 4 (0.47%) Kibana
5 3 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (8.40%) Oracle
2 54 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.97%) Google
4 23 (2.68%) Endeca
4 23 (2.68%) ATG
5 19 (2.22%) Perforce
6 18 (2.10%) Twitter
7 17 (1.98%) Adobe
8 16 (1.87%) EPiServer
9 15 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.63%) Apple
11 10 (1.17%) Zend
12 9 (1.05%) Facebook
13 8 (0.93%) Sybase
14 6 (0.70%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.58%) IBM
15 5 (0.58%) hybris
16 4 (0.47%) BEA
16 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.35%) SAP
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