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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 101 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 434 290 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 1.33% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 4.53% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 212 176
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £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 £40.00 - £36.50
RESTful
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
6284 6396 5891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.60% 29.43% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4620 4495 4286
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 52
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £82.25 £84.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +62 124 £413 -13.15% 33
Hammersmith +3 2 £325 -16.12%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 508 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (52.02%) Java
3 385 (45.83%) TDD
4 382 (45.48%) Web Services
5 353 (42.02%) JavaScript
6 321 (38.21%) HTML
7 261 (31.07%) Scrum
8 242 (28.81%) OO
9 238 (28.33%) CSS
10 203 (24.17%) BDD
11 189 (22.50%) HTML5
12 187 (22.26%) MVC
13 173 (20.60%) Git (software)
14 168 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 167 (19.88%) SQL
16 164 (19.52%) .NET
16 164 (19.52%) C#
17 154 (18.33%) XML
18 145 (17.26%) AngularJS
19 142 (16.90%) Spring
20 136 (16.19%) JSON
20 136 (16.19%) SOA
21 134 (15.95%) Linux
22 116 (13.81%) jQuery
23 115 (13.69%) E-Commerce
24 110 (13.10%) SOAP
25 109 (12.98%) Maven
26 108 (12.86%) J2EE
27 99 (11.79%) Subversion
28 98 (11.67%) Ruby

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (7.62%) Apache
1 64 (7.62%) Node.js
2 61 (7.26%) Tomcat
3 40 (4.76%) CMS
4 34 (4.05%) JBoss
5 26 (3.10%) Confluence
6 25 (2.98%) Adobe CQ
7 21 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.14%) IIS
11 14 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.55%) nginx
13 11 (1.31%) Mule
13 11 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 10 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (1.19%) Kentico
15 9 (1.07%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.95%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.48%) MS Office
2 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.48%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.48%) RMDS
3 3 (0.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.55%) GitHub
5 10 (1.19%) ElastiCache
5 10 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.07%) SaaS
7 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.36%) PaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) Force.com
11 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.74%) HTTP
2 52 (6.19%) Internet
3 12 (1.43%) DNS
4 10 (1.19%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.83%) VPN
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) DSL
7 2 (0.24%) DVB
7 2 (0.24%) Multicast
8 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) LDAP
8 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.95%) MongoDB
2 82 (9.76%) MySQL
3 75 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 65 (7.74%) SQL Server
5 60 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.57%) Big Data
8 28 (3.33%) Redis
9 27 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.79%) DB2
10 15 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.31%) Jackrabbit
14 10 (1.19%) MarkLogic
14 10 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 173 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 109 (12.98%) Maven
3 99 (11.79%) Subversion
4 78 (9.29%) Cucumber
5 68 (8.10%) Jenkins
6 67 (7.98%) JIRA
7 62 (7.38%) Selenium
8 60 (7.14%) JUnit
9 40 (4.76%) Ant
9 40 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 37 (4.40%) NUnit
11 34 (4.05%) Grunt
12 28 (3.33%) Jasmine
13 27 (3.21%) Hudson
14 26 (3.10%) SpecFlow
15 25 (2.98%) Mockito
15 25 (2.98%) Xcode
15 25 (2.98%) TeamCity
16 23 (2.74%) Eclipse
17 19 (2.26%) Bower
General
1 92 (10.95%) Finance
2 80 (9.52%) Banking
3 51 (6.07%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.12%) Retail
5 29 (3.45%) Front Office
6 20 (2.38%) Games
7 17 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.79%) Publishing
9 9 (1.07%) Marketing
10 8 (0.95%) Advertising
10 8 (0.95%) Back Office
11 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.83%) Law
12 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.60%) Automotive
14 4 (0.48%) Legal
15 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 669 (79.64%) Developer
2 218 (25.95%) Java Developer
3 101 (12.02%) Senior Developer
4 61 (7.26%) .NET Developer
5 53 (6.31%) Web Developer
6 49 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 45 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 41 (4.88%) PHP Developer
9 38 (4.52%) Architect
10 37 (4.40%) iOS Developer
11 35 (4.17%) Scala Developer
12 28 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
14 25 (2.98%) Android Developer
15 23 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (2.62%) Tester
17 21 (2.50%) Software Developer
18 20 (2.38%) Analyst
18 20 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
19 19 (2.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (45.48%) Web Services
2 321 (38.21%) HTML
3 238 (28.33%) CSS
4 189 (22.50%) HTML5
5 164 (19.52%) .NET
6 154 (18.33%) XML
7 145 (17.26%) AngularJS
8 142 (16.90%) Spring
9 136 (16.19%) JSON
10 116 (13.81%) jQuery
11 110 (13.10%) SOAP
12 108 (12.86%) J2EE
13 93 (11.07%) CSS3
14 91 (10.83%) REST
15 80 (9.52%) ASP.NET
16 77 (9.17%) Hibernate
17 60 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 56 (6.67%) Backbone.js
19 54 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.88%) User Experience
2 51 (6.07%) Open Source
3 45 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.69%) iPad
6 30 (3.57%) Derivative
7 29 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 28 (3.33%) Social Media
9 15 (1.79%) W3C
10 14 (1.67%) iPhone
10 14 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (1.67%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.43%) Streaming Video
13 11 (1.31%) Online Games
13 11 (1.31%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.07%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.07%) Streaming Media
14 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 134 (15.95%) Linux
2 77 (9.17%) UNIX
3 72 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 67 (7.98%) Windows
5 66 (7.86%) Android
6 11 (1.31%) CentOS
7 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (45.83%) TDD
3 261 (31.07%) Scrum
4 242 (28.81%) OO
5 203 (24.17%) BDD
6 187 (22.26%) MVC
7 168 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (16.19%) SOA
9 115 (13.69%) E-Commerce
10 71 (8.45%) Data Modelling
11 67 (7.98%) Multithreading
11 67 (7.98%) Unit Testing
12 64 (7.62%) Pair Programming
13 61 (7.26%) Web Development
14 50 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 50 (5.95%) Mentoring
15 49 (5.83%) Kanban
15 49 (5.83%) Test Automation
16 47 (5.60%) iOS Development
16 47 (5.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 437 (52.02%) Java
2 353 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 167 (19.88%) SQL
4 164 (19.52%) C#
5 98 (11.67%) Ruby
6 86 (10.24%) PHP
7 76 (9.05%) Python
8 68 (8.10%) Scala
9 35 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 35 (4.17%) Groovy
10 28 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.21%) Perl
12 26 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.74%) Clojure
14 15 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.55%) C++
16 11 (1.31%) C
17 9 (1.07%) VBA
18 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (7.86%) Degree
2 24 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.55%) VCP4
5 6 (0.71%) ISEB
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) HL7
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (1.43%) Varnish
2 5 (0.60%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.24%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Squid
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.50%) Puppet
2 14 (1.67%) Ansible
3 6 (0.71%) Capistrano
3 6 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.60%) Kibana
4 5 (0.60%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.60%) logstash
5 3 (0.36%) Salt
5 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (9.40%) Oracle
2 49 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.17%) Google
4 23 (2.74%) Endeca
4 23 (2.74%) ATG
5 19 (2.26%) Perforce
6 17 (2.02%) Adobe
7 15 (1.79%) Twitter
8 12 (1.43%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.31%) Zend
10 8 (0.95%) Sybase
11 7 (0.83%) Apple
11 7 (0.83%) Facebook
12 6 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.60%) hybris
13 5 (0.60%) New Relic
14 4 (0.48%) ION Trading
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