The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
Rank 67 89 124
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +35
Contract jobs citing REST 1435 1217 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.21% 2.44% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.45% 8.41% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 869 623
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

REST
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST within the UK.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the UK

REST
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

REST
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST within the UK.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

REST
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 1357 £450 - 386
London +23 827 £475 -5.00% 158
South East -6 159 £425 +8.97% 78
City of London +26 148 £475 -9.52% 36
South West +42 80 £350 -6.66% 39
Yorkshire +19 69 £450 - 20
North West +19 62 £375 -11.76% 24
West Yorkshire +14 56 £450 -10.08% 11
West Midlands +22 55 £450 -5.26% 27
Leeds +18 55 £450 -2.70% 8
East of England -23 52 £365 -33.63% 20
Surrey +16 46 £425 - 7
Manchester +7 45 £375 -11.76% 18
Wales +36 44 £475 +16.92% 3
Berkshire -9 26 £450 +20.00% 14
South Wales +30 25 £425 +4.61% 1
North East -5 25 £438 +2.94% 5
Scotland -11 25 £388 +14.81% 6
Cambridgeshire -6 23 £350 -6.66% 8
Bristol +14 22 £350 -6.66% 14
Hampshire -9 22 £431 +19.79% 19
West Sussex +11 21 £444 -11.25% 8
Tyne and Wear -10 21 £438 +2.94% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 21 £438 +2.94% 2
Wiltshire +8 19 £340 -4.56% 6
East Midlands -5 19 £335 -18.78% 14
Swindon +15 18 £343 -2.14% 1
Devon +10 18 £413 +6.45% 1
Birmingham +9 18 £388 -26.19% 9
Sheffield +8 17 £463 +15.62% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for REST.

1 1850 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1700 (53.88%) Java
3 1258 (39.87%) JavaScript
4 1204 (38.16%) Web Services
5 1157 (36.67%) HTML
6 1023 (32.42%) SOAP
7 1010 (32.01%) TDD
8 947 (30.02%) JSON
9 942 (29.86%) CSS
10 897 (28.43%) Scrum
11 848 (26.88%) Spring
12 676 (21.43%) XML
13 674 (21.36%) AngularJS
14 660 (20.92%) SQL
15 659 (20.89%) Git (software)
16 629 (19.94%) BDD
17 621 (19.68%) HTML5
18 582 (18.45%) Linux
19 545 (17.27%) MVC
20 508 (16.10%) Jenkins
21 496 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
22 465 (14.74%) .NET
23 458 (14.52%) C#
24 446 (14.14%) NoSQL
25 437 (13.85%) Node.js
26 430 (13.63%) Finance
27 427 (13.53%) CSS3
28 421 (13.34%) Amazon AWS
29 415 (13.15%) Open Source
30 406 (12.87%) MongoDB

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 179 (5.67%) Confluence
2 173 (5.48%) Tomcat
3 122 (3.87%) JBoss
4 120 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 114 (3.61%) Apache
6 97 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
7 90 (2.85%) CMS
7 90 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 81 (2.57%) SharePoint
9 77 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 64 (2.03%) Apache Spark
11 49 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 48 (1.52%) Mule
13 44 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
14 39 (1.24%) IIS
15 36 (1.14%) Mule ESB
16 30 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
17 29 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
18 27 (0.86%) OpenStack
19 24 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) MS Office
5 4 (0.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.095%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.095%) Magento
7 3 (0.095%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.095%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.063%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.063%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.032%) RMDS
9 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.032%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.032%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 421 (13.34%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (4.44%) GitHub
4 84 (2.66%) PaaS
5 64 (2.03%) IaaS
6 51 (1.62%) Amazon S3
7 49 (1.55%) Heroku
8 41 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 41 (1.30%) SaaS
9 34 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 27 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (0.76%) CloudBees
11 24 (0.76%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.67%) Office 365
13 19 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
16 14 (0.44%) TestFlight
17 13 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 359 (11.38%) HTTP
2 74 (2.35%) Internet
3 57 (1.81%) SSL
4 52 (1.65%) LDAP
5 39 (1.24%) Firewall
5 39 (1.24%) HTTPS
6 33 (1.05%) DNS
7 24 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.70%) Network Security
9 16 (0.51%) FTP
10 15 (0.48%) Kerberos
10 15 (0.48%) SSH
11 14 (0.44%) DVB
12 12 (0.38%) AMQP
13 9 (0.29%) X.509
14 7 (0.22%) SMTP
14 7 (0.22%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.19%) SAN
15 6 (0.19%) SNMP
15 6 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (14.14%) NoSQL
2 406 (12.87%) MongoDB
3 310 (9.83%) Relational Database
4 298 (9.45%) MySQL
5 239 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 209 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
7 175 (5.55%) Big Data
8 171 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 133 (4.22%) Hadoop
10 86 (2.73%) Oracle Database
11 67 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 62 (1.97%) HBase
13 54 (1.71%) Neo4j
14 50 (1.58%) Redis
15 35 (1.11%) CouchDB
16 34 (1.08%) DB2
17 27 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 23 (0.73%) GIS
19 21 (0.67%) SQLite
20 20 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 659 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 508 (16.10%) Jenkins
3 393 (12.46%) JIRA
4 356 (11.28%) JUnit
5 323 (10.24%) Maven
6 263 (8.34%) Cucumber
7 190 (6.02%) Selenium
8 176 (5.58%) Subversion
9 161 (5.10%) Mockito
10 158 (5.01%) Gradle
11 102 (3.23%) Eclipse
12 98 (3.11%) TeamCity
13 81 (2.57%) IntelliJ
13 81 (2.57%) WebDriver
14 78 (2.47%) Jasmine
14 78 (2.47%) Visual Studio
15 74 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 72 (2.28%) Ant
17 70 (2.22%) gulp
18 66 (2.09%) SoapUI
General
1 430 (13.63%) Finance
2 243 (7.70%) Banking
3 108 (3.42%) Marketing
4 78 (2.47%) Retail
4 78 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.16%) Publishing
6 46 (1.46%) Electronics
7 45 (1.43%) Games
7 45 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.05%) Front Office
10 21 (0.67%) Advertising
11 16 (0.51%) Back Office
12 14 (0.44%) Law
13 9 (0.29%) Local Government
14 8 (0.25%) Automotive
15 7 (0.22%) Legal
16 6 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2264 (71.76%) Developer
2 957 (30.33%) Java Developer
3 365 (11.57%) Architect
4 324 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 244 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 189 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 165 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 165 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 162 (5.13%) Agile Developer
9 139 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 127 (4.03%) Agile Java Developer
11 122 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
12 118 (3.74%) Angular Developer
12 118 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 106 (3.36%) Scala Developer
14 105 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
15 102 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
16 92 (2.92%) Node.js Developer
17 88 (2.79%) Software Developer
18 86 (2.73%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1204 (38.16%) Web Services
2 1157 (36.67%) HTML
3 1023 (32.42%) SOAP
4 947 (30.02%) JSON
5 942 (29.86%) CSS
6 848 (26.88%) Spring
7 676 (21.43%) XML
8 674 (21.36%) AngularJS
9 621 (19.68%) HTML5
10 465 (14.74%) .NET
11 437 (13.85%) Node.js
12 427 (13.53%) CSS3
13 388 (12.30%) jQuery
14 375 (11.89%) RESTful
15 359 (11.38%) Hibernate
16 300 (9.51%) J2EE
17 262 (8.30%) Ajax
18 250 (7.92%) React
19 226 (7.16%) ASP.NET
20 209 (6.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 214 (6.78%) User Experience
2 160 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 142 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 108 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 38 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 35 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
9 32 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 30 (0.95%) Fintech
11 28 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 26 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 26 (0.82%) DataPower
14 22 (0.70%) CMDB
15 21 (0.67%) Private Cloud
16 20 (0.63%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.63%) Public Cloud
17 19 (0.60%) Management Information System
18 18 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 582 (18.45%) Linux
2 268 (8.49%) Unix
3 144 (4.56%) Android
4 136 (4.31%) Windows
5 123 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.48%) CentOS
11 13 (0.41%) Solaris
12 8 (0.25%) HPUX
13 7 (0.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.095%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.095%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.095%) zOS
15 2 (0.063%) Debian
15 2 (0.063%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.063%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1850 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1010 (32.01%) TDD
3 897 (28.43%) Scrum
4 629 (19.94%) BDD
5 545 (17.27%) MVC
6 496 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
7 415 (13.15%) Open Source
8 385 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 384 (12.17%) Microservices
10 330 (10.46%) DevOps
11 323 (10.24%) OO
12 301 (9.54%) Web Development
13 268 (8.49%) Kanban
14 261 (8.27%) SOA
15 246 (7.80%) Configuration Management
16 234 (7.42%) Unit Testing
17 222 (7.04%) Front End Development
18 204 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
18 204 (6.47%) E-Commerce
19 163 (5.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1700 (53.88%) Java
2 1258 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 660 (20.92%) SQL
4 458 (14.52%) C#
5 353 (11.19%) Python
6 349 (11.06%) Scala
7 279 (8.84%) Ruby
8 182 (5.77%) PHP
9 107 (3.39%) Groovy
10 95 (3.01%) Shell Script
11 80 (2.54%) XPath
12 77 (2.44%) C++
13 72 (2.28%) Apple Swift
14 69 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 67 (2.12%) C
16 65 (2.06%) Bash Shell
17 55 (1.74%) Perl
17 55 (1.74%) T-SQL
18 52 (1.65%) PowerShell
19 49 (1.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 234 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 195 (6.18%) Degree
3 176 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.57%) ISEB
7 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.19%) MCSE
11 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.13%) PhD
11 4 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.095%) CCNP
12 3 (0.095%) RHCE
13 2 (0.063%) CCIE
13 2 (0.063%) CCSP
13 2 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.063%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (4.25%) QA
2 31 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (0.76%) FATCA
4 16 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.51%) SDET
5 13 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.29%) PA-DSS
7 7 (0.22%) WCAG
8 6 (0.19%) GCP
9 4 (0.13%) Dublin Core
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
9 4 (0.13%) SLA
10 3 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.095%) EMIR
10 3 (0.095%) MiFID
11 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.032%) MISRA
12 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 321 (10.17%) Docker
2 40 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.51%) HDFS
6 12 (0.38%) vSphere
7 9 (0.29%) LXC
8 6 (0.19%) vCloud
8 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.095%) KVM
10 3 (0.095%) Xen
11 2 (0.063%) Varnish
11 2 (0.063%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.032%) Ceph
12 1 (0.032%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.032%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.032%) iptables
Systems Management
1 127 (4.03%) Puppet
2 113 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (3.39%) Ansible
4 51 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.86%) Kibana
6 22 (0.70%) MOM
7 21 (0.67%) Terraform
8 18 (0.57%) logstash
9 17 (0.54%) Grafana
10 14 (0.44%) OpenAM
11 10 (0.32%) OpenIDM
12 9 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.29%) vRealize
13 8 (0.25%) CloudHub
13 8 (0.25%) Oozie
13 8 (0.25%) rkt
14 7 (0.22%) Nagios
15 6 (0.19%) Salt
15 6 (0.19%) StatsD
15 6 (0.19%) yum
Vendors
1 350 (11.09%) Oracle
2 186 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 138 (4.37%) IBM
4 110 (3.49%) Google
5 87 (2.76%) MuleSoft
6 80 (2.54%) SAP
7 64 (2.03%) VMware
8 56 (1.77%) Adobe
8 56 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.58%) hybris
10 49 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 48 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 48 (1.52%) Solace
12 42 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 40 (1.27%) Sitecore
14 37 (1.17%) Splunk
15 35 (1.11%) Apigee
15 35 (1.11%) HP
16 31 (0.98%) Apple
17 24 (0.76%) Zend
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6 months contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £385 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £430 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago