The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 119 159 212
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +53
Contract jobs citing RESTful 412 328 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.35% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 4.30% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 241 153
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7209 7626 7622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.66% 31.43% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 5478 5350
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
RESTful
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +44 92 £408 +1.87% 37
Hounslow +4 1 £500 +12.35%
Pinner - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 428 (58.15%) Web Services
2 360 (48.91%) Java
3 358 (48.64%) TDD
4 341 (46.33%) HTML
5 336 (45.65%) JavaScript
6 286 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
7 232 (31.52%) Scrum
8 225 (30.57%) CSS
9 214 (29.08%) XML
9 214 (29.08%) JSON
10 208 (28.26%) HTML5
11 188 (25.54%) BDD
12 182 (24.73%) Git (software)
13 164 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (21.60%) jQuery
15 158 (21.47%) MVC
16 154 (20.92%) OO
17 147 (19.97%) Linux
18 141 (19.16%) AngularJS
19 139 (18.89%) Subversion
20 133 (18.07%) SOAP
21 130 (17.66%) CSS3
22 126 (17.12%) Spring
23 116 (15.76%) MySQL
24 109 (14.81%) PHP
25 101 (13.72%) E-Commerce
26 99 (13.45%) MongoDB
27 94 (12.77%) Maven
28 90 (12.23%) Backbone.js
29 88 (11.96%) NoSQL

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 61 (8.29%) Apache
2 52 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 51 (6.93%) Node.js
4 49 (6.66%) CMS
5 42 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 27 (3.67%) Confluence
7 24 (3.26%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.90%) nginx
8 14 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.63%) Mule
10 11 (1.49%) IIS
11 10 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.82%) Drupal
13 6 (0.82%) Jetty
14 5 (0.68%) WordPress
14 5 (0.68%) FileNet
14 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.68%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.95%) Heroku
2 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.41%) GitHub
6 2 (0.27%) Route 53
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.27%) SaaS
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 87 (11.82%) HTTP
2 27 (3.67%) Internet
3 14 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.77%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.22%) SSH
6 5 (0.68%) SSL
6 5 (0.68%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) DNS
7 3 (0.41%) Intranet
8 2 (0.27%) LDAP
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) DVB
9 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.76%) MySQL
2 99 (13.45%) MongoDB
3 88 (11.96%) NoSQL
4 58 (7.88%) SQL Server
5 33 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.45%) Redis
6 18 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.45%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (1.49%) Big Data
9 9 (1.22%) SQLite
10 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.68%) MarkLogic
12 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 182 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 139 (18.89%) Subversion
3 94 (12.77%) Maven
4 83 (11.28%) Jenkins
5 82 (11.14%) Cucumber
6 74 (10.05%) JIRA
7 56 (7.61%) Selenium
8 51 (6.93%) Ant
9 46 (6.25%) JUnit
10 42 (5.71%) TeamCity
11 37 (5.03%) WebDriver
12 35 (4.76%) Xcode
13 34 (4.62%) Hudson
14 29 (3.94%) Jasmine
15 24 (3.26%) SpecFlow
16 20 (2.72%) CruiseControl
17 17 (2.31%) Eclipse
17 17 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (2.31%) WATIR
18 16 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (8.02%) Finance
2 48 (6.52%) Retail
3 40 (5.43%) Banking
4 31 (4.21%) Games
5 27 (3.67%) Publishing
6 21 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.72%) Marketing
8 17 (2.31%) Advertising
9 13 (1.77%) Front Office
10 9 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 611 (83.02%) Developer
2 146 (19.84%) Java Developer
3 78 (10.60%) Senior Developer
4 62 (8.42%) iOS Developer
5 56 (7.61%) Front-End Developer
5 56 (7.61%) PHP Developer
6 51 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 41 (5.57%) C# Developer
7 41 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 39 (5.30%) Android Developer
9 37 (5.03%) Web Developer
10 31 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (3.80%) Architect
12 27 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (3.26%) Lead Developer
14 20 (2.72%) Tester
14 20 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.04%) Automation Tester
15 15 (2.04%) Scala Developer
15 15 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (58.15%) Web Services
2 341 (46.33%) HTML
3 225 (30.57%) CSS
4 214 (29.08%) XML
4 214 (29.08%) JSON
5 208 (28.26%) HTML5
6 159 (21.60%) jQuery
7 141 (19.16%) AngularJS
8 133 (18.07%) SOAP
9 130 (17.66%) CSS3
10 126 (17.12%) Spring
11 90 (12.23%) Backbone.js
12 83 (11.28%) J2EE
13 82 (11.14%) .NET
14 65 (8.83%) Hibernate
15 59 (8.02%) Ajax
15 59 (8.02%) REST
16 42 (5.71%) ASP.NET
17 40 (5.43%) XSD
18 39 (5.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.05%) Mobile App
2 59 (8.02%) Open Source
3 56 (7.61%) Social Media
4 44 (5.98%) iPad
5 26 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.45%) Online Games
7 17 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 16 (2.17%) Social Network
9 13 (1.77%) Streaming Media
10 12 (1.63%) Animation
10 12 (1.63%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.49%) iPhone
12 10 (1.36%) W3C
13 9 (1.22%) Derivative
13 9 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.95%) Streaming Video
15 7 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 6 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 147 (19.97%) Linux
2 88 (11.96%) Apple iOS
3 77 (10.46%) Android
4 45 (6.11%) UNIX
5 31 (4.21%) Windows
6 11 (1.49%) CentOS
7 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.54%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (48.64%) TDD
2 286 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (31.52%) Scrum
4 188 (25.54%) BDD
5 164 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
6 158 (21.47%) MVC
7 154 (20.92%) OO
8 101 (13.72%) E-Commerce
9 80 (10.87%) SOA
10 74 (10.05%) Content Management
11 69 (9.38%) Unit Testing
12 67 (9.10%) iOS Development
13 54 (7.34%) Web Development
14 53 (7.20%) Test Automation
15 52 (7.07%) Android Development
15 52 (7.07%) DevOps
16 51 (6.93%) Pair Programming
16 51 (6.93%) OOP
17 47 (6.39%) Waterfall
18 44 (5.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 360 (48.91%) Java
2 336 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 109 (14.81%) PHP
4 88 (11.96%) SQL
5 85 (11.55%) C#
6 77 (10.46%) Ruby
7 68 (9.24%) Groovy
8 65 (8.83%) Objective-C
9 46 (6.25%) Scala
10 26 (3.53%) Python
11 20 (2.72%) XQuery
11 20 (2.72%) PHP5
12 19 (2.58%) Clojure
12 19 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.45%) C++
14 17 (2.31%) C
15 16 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 15 (2.04%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.90%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (5.84%) Degree
2 6 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.68%) MBA
4 2 (0.27%) CFA
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) HL7
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.63%) Varnish
2 4 (0.54%) KVM
2 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.13%) Puppet
3 11 (1.49%) Ansible
4 10 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.09%) OpenSSO
5 8 (1.09%) Salt
6 6 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
7 5 (0.68%) Nagios
8 4 (0.54%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.54%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.54%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.41%) Oozie
10 2 (0.27%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 78 (10.60%) Oracle
2 49 (6.66%) JBoss
3 42 (5.71%) ATG
3 42 (5.71%) Endeca
4 36 (4.89%) Perforce
5 33 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.94%) Zend
7 26 (3.53%) Facebook
7 26 (3.53%) Twitter
8 19 (2.58%) Google
8 19 (2.58%) Adobe
8 19 (2.58%) Apple
9 10 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.22%) RedDot
11 8 (1.09%) Open Text
12 7 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.95%) HP
13 6 (0.82%) BEA
13 6 (0.82%) Akamai
14 5 (0.68%) DataSynapse
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £395 per day + £395 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago