The first table below looks at the demand for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 162 223 331
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +108
Contract jobs citing RESTful 692 448 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 0.88% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 3.14% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 321 200
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.78% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RESTful
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England +68 626 £400 - 258
London +42 416 £425 +3.03% 119
City of London +52 96 £404 +0.93% 37
South East +74 89 £350 -3.44% 42
Scotland +8 45 £425 +13.33% 4
North West +7 44 £425 +31.78% 24
Hampshire +27 39 £370 - 12
Edinburgh +13 38 £450 +60.71% 3
Berkshire +28 32 £311 +13.18% 8
Cheshire +24 28 £435 +33.84% 6
East of England -1 18 £338 -20.58% 14
Southampton +7 17 £383 - 4
Yorkshire +11 16 £338 +16.37% 14
South West -42 15 £325 -7.14% 16
West Yorkshire +10 14 £338 +16.37% 5
Chester +18 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Slough +13 12 £285 +14.00%
Cambridgeshire 0 12 £425 - 10
West Midlands -13 12 £338 -3.57% 6
Warrington - 12 £510 - 1
Cambridge - 11 £425 - 7
Cardiff -5 7 £400 -
Wales -8 7 £400 +33.33% 1
South Wales -10 7 £400 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 7 £400 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £400 - 4
North East - 7 £400 - 8
East Midlands 0 6 - - 15
Reading - 6 £413 - 5
Glasgow +1 5 £400 +45.45% 1

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 659 (54.51%) Web Services
2 600 (49.63%) Java
3 569 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 495 (40.94%) HTML
5 494 (40.86%) TDD
6 444 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
7 371 (30.69%) CSS
8 352 (29.11%) Scrum
9 350 (28.95%) XML
10 348 (28.78%) JSON
11 303 (25.06%) HTML5
12 282 (23.33%) jQuery
13 278 (22.99%) SOAP
14 262 (21.67%) Linux
15 261 (21.59%) BDD
16 251 (20.76%) MVC
17 248 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
18 247 (20.43%) Git (software)
19 223 (18.44%) OO
20 207 (17.12%) Subversion
21 206 (17.04%) CSS3
22 205 (16.96%) AngularJS
23 191 (15.80%) Spring
24 189 (15.63%) SQL
25 178 (14.72%) PHP
26 172 (14.23%) MySQL
27 169 (13.98%) HTTP
28 168 (13.90%) C#
29 167 (13.81%) .NET
30 154 (12.74%) Maven

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 104 (8.60%) Apache
2 81 (6.70%) Node.js
3 62 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 60 (4.96%) CMS
5 51 (4.22%) WebLogic
6 33 (2.73%) Apache Solr
7 28 (2.32%) Confluence
8 24 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (1.99%) IIS
9 19 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
10 17 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.16%) nginx
12 12 (0.99%) Mule
13 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.74%) Lync
15 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.66%) Jetty
16 7 (0.58%) Drupal
16 7 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
16 7 (0.58%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.41%) Doxygen
3 5 (0.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.083%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.33%) Magento
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Shopify
5 2 (0.17%) Tridion
6 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.08%) Rackspace Cloud
2 13 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (0.99%) SaaS
4 11 (0.91%) GitHub
4 11 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.66%) Heroku
7 5 (0.41%) Force.com
8 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.083%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.083%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.083%) IaaS
10 1 (0.083%) Office 365
10 1 (0.083%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 169 (13.98%) HTTP
2 53 (4.38%) Internet
3 20 (1.65%) SSH
4 18 (1.49%) SSL
5 15 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.08%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.66%) LDAP
8 5 (0.41%) VPN
9 3 (0.25%) Intranet
9 3 (0.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.17%) SNMP
10 2 (0.17%) SMTP
10 2 (0.17%) FTP
10 2 (0.17%) Telnet
10 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.083%) Network Security
11 1 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.083%) X.509
11 1 (0.083%) DVB
11 1 (0.083%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.23%) MySQL
2 152 (12.57%) MongoDB
3 143 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 102 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 58 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (1.82%) Redis
8 20 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.49%) SQLite
10 17 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.99%) Big Data
14 7 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
15 6 (0.50%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 247 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 207 (17.12%) Subversion
3 154 (12.74%) Maven
4 148 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 115 (9.51%) Cucumber
6 95 (7.86%) JIRA
6 95 (7.86%) Selenium
7 77 (6.37%) Ant
8 65 (5.38%) JUnit
9 53 (4.38%) Hudson
10 49 (4.05%) TeamCity
11 48 (3.97%) WebDriver
12 44 (3.64%) Xcode
13 40 (3.31%) Eclipse
14 36 (2.98%) Jasmine
15 35 (2.89%) Visual Studio
16 30 (2.48%) Grunt
17 27 (2.23%) SpecFlow
18 23 (1.90%) Mockito
19 20 (1.65%) Mercurial
General
1 111 (9.18%) Finance
2 70 (5.79%) Retail
3 56 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 51 (4.22%) Marketing
5 49 (4.05%) Banking
6 33 (2.73%) Games
7 27 (2.23%) Publishing
8 22 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.57%) Advertising
10 15 (1.24%) Electronics
11 14 (1.16%) Front Office
12 9 (0.74%) Legal
13 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.41%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.33%) Back Office
16 3 (0.25%) Billing
16 3 (0.25%) Automotive
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
18 1 (0.083%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 990 (81.89%) Developer
2 240 (19.85%) Java Developer
3 121 (10.01%) Senior Developer
4 87 (7.20%) iOS Developer
5 83 (6.87%) PHP Developer
6 80 (6.62%) Front-End Developer
7 73 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 72 (5.96%) .NET Developer
9 70 (5.79%) C# Developer
10 65 (5.38%) Architect
11 58 (4.80%) Web Developer
12 54 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (4.14%) Android Developer
14 42 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 40 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 29 (2.40%) Software Developer
17 28 (2.32%) Software Engineer
18 25 (2.07%) Technical Architect
19 24 (1.99%) UI Developer
20 23 (1.90%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (54.51%) Web Services
2 495 (40.94%) HTML
3 371 (30.69%) CSS
4 350 (28.95%) XML
5 348 (28.78%) JSON
6 303 (25.06%) HTML5
7 282 (23.33%) jQuery
8 278 (22.99%) SOAP
9 206 (17.04%) CSS3
10 205 (16.96%) AngularJS
11 191 (15.80%) Spring
12 167 (13.81%) .NET
13 145 (11.99%) J2EE
14 124 (10.26%) Backbone.js
15 113 (9.35%) Ajax
16 112 (9.26%) Hibernate
17 90 (7.44%) ASP.NET
18 76 (6.29%) REST
19 63 (5.21%) Java EE
20 59 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.17%) Open Source
1 123 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 64 (5.29%) iPad
3 62 (5.13%) Social Media
4 36 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.65%) iPhone
6 31 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 18 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.49%) DTV
7 18 (1.49%) Online Games
8 17 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.32%) Social Network
10 13 (1.08%) Streaming Media
10 13 (1.08%) W3C
11 12 (0.99%) Video on Demand
11 12 (0.99%) PKI
11 12 (0.99%) Animation
12 9 (0.74%) Credit Risk
12 9 (0.74%) Derivative
13 8 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 262 (21.67%) Linux
2 129 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 100 (8.27%) Android
4 79 (6.53%) UNIX
5 36 (2.98%) Windows
6 32 (2.65%) CentOS
7 27 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.66%) AIX
11 7 (0.58%) Fedora
12 6 (0.50%) Solaris
13 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.33%) VMS
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.083%) Debian
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.083%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (40.86%) TDD
2 444 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (29.11%) Scrum
4 261 (21.59%) BDD
5 251 (20.76%) MVC
6 248 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 223 (18.44%) OO
8 134 (11.08%) E-Commerce
9 132 (10.92%) Unit Testing
10 121 (10.01%) SOA
11 100 (8.27%) iOS Development
12 89 (7.36%) Web Development
13 87 (7.20%) OOP
14 85 (7.03%) Software Engineering
15 82 (6.78%) Content Management
16 67 (5.54%) Pair Programming
16 67 (5.54%) Waterfall
17 66 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 66 (5.46%) Android Development
18 65 (5.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 600 (49.63%) Java
2 569 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 189 (15.63%) SQL
4 178 (14.72%) PHP
5 168 (13.90%) C#
6 110 (9.10%) Ruby
7 99 (8.19%) Objective-C
8 96 (7.94%) Scala
9 86 (7.11%) Groovy
10 63 (5.21%) Python
11 45 (3.72%) C++
12 31 (2.56%) PHP5
13 26 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 26 (2.15%) XQuery
14 24 (1.99%) Perl
15 23 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.74%) Clojure
16 21 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (4.47%) Degree
2 31 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 11 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.41%) MBA
6 2 (0.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.17%) CFA
7 1 (0.083%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.083%) MCTS
7 1 (0.083%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.083%) MCP
7 1 (0.083%) MCAD
7 1 (0.083%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.89%) QA
2 1 (0.083%) HL7
2 1 (0.083%) SLA
2 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.08%) Varnish
2 9 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.33%) KVM
5 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.25%) vCloud
6 2 (0.17%) Docker
7 1 (0.083%) Squid
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (3.23%) Puppet
2 31 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.74%) Ansible
5 8 (0.66%) OpenSSO
6 7 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.50%) Salt
7 6 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.41%) Nagios
9 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.33%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.33%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.25%) Oozie
11 2 (0.17%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.083%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.083%) YUM
Vendors
1 114 (9.43%) Oracle
2 81 (6.70%) JBoss
3 61 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 43 (3.56%) ATG
4 43 (3.56%) Endeca
5 38 (3.14%) Perforce
6 37 (3.06%) Twitter
7 34 (2.81%) Facebook
7 34 (2.81%) Zend
7 34 (2.81%) Adobe
8 32 (2.65%) Apple
9 25 (2.07%) Google
10 19 (1.57%) SAP
10 19 (1.57%) Rackspace
11 18 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.32%) IBM
13 13 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.83%) HP
15 9 (0.74%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.74%) RedDot
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £395 per day + £395 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 3 days ago