The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 158 212 223
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +11
Contract jobs citing RESTful 705 453 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 3.49% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 314 281
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RESTful Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
England +53 678 £400 - 327
London +40 394 £425 - 143
South East +87 144 £389 +19.61% 63
City of London +47 107 £425 -5.55% 53
Hampshire +33 71 £390 +73.33% 13
South West +9 46 £400 +18.51% 15
North West -9 40 £350 -3.44% 30
Southampton +16 39 £413 +83.33% 7
Berkshire +21 31 £400 +18.51% 23
Surrey +15 24 £338 +12.50% 3
East of England +2 22 £388 -3.12% 17
Cheshire +16 21 £350 - 6
Bristol +9 19 £378 +11.85% 5
Scotland +4 19 £400 +21.21% 11
Yorkshire -3 18 £328 +2.34% 26
West Yorkshire -1 15 £330 -12.00% 19
Edinburgh +7 13 £400 +17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £231 -42.18% 5
Manchester -10 13 £344 -1.78% 17
East Midlands +17 9 £318 -18.06% 14
Cambridge +3 8 £450 +9.09% 5
Slough 0 8 £308 -21.15% 2
Devon -6 8 £450 +12.50%
Wiltshire - 8 £489 - 2
Exeter -1 7 £450 +5.88%
Leeds -11 7 £330 -12.00% 12
Gloucestershire -14 7 £400 - 3
Swindon - 6 £489 -
Reading +11 5 £450 +44.00% 7
Suffolk +1 5 £450 -

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 910 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (51.21%) Java
3 687 (46.23%) Web Services
4 618 (41.59%) JavaScript
5 612 (41.18%) HTML
6 611 (41.12%) TDD
7 471 (31.70%) CSS
8 461 (31.02%) Scrum
9 367 (24.70%) HTML5
10 334 (22.48%) Git (software)
11 326 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
12 322 (21.67%) JSON
12 322 (21.67%) MVC
13 319 (21.47%) OO
14 311 (20.93%) BDD
15 309 (20.79%) Spring
16 306 (20.59%) XML
17 280 (18.84%) SOAP
18 268 (18.03%) C#
19 266 (17.90%) .NET
20 264 (17.77%) SQL
21 254 (17.09%) Linux
22 237 (15.95%) jQuery
23 226 (15.21%) Jenkins
24 215 (14.47%) AngularJS
25 210 (14.13%) SOA
26 201 (13.53%) CSS3
27 196 (13.19%) Subversion
28 193 (12.99%) Maven
29 174 (11.71%) J2EE

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 130 (8.75%) Apache
2 125 (8.41%) Node.js
3 112 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 81 (5.45%) CMS
5 78 (5.25%) JBoss
6 43 (2.89%) Confluence
7 40 (2.69%) Apache Solr
8 33 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 33 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.95%) nginx
10 27 (1.82%) IIS
11 25 (1.68%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
13 22 (1.48%) Alfresco
14 19 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.94%) Mule
17 12 (0.81%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.74%) Jetty
19 9 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.61%) Doxygen
3 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.27%) MS Office
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.067%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.067%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.61%) Magento
3 7 (0.47%) RMDS
3 7 (0.47%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.40%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.20%) Summit
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.067%) Tridion
8 1 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.35%) SaaS
6 18 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.14%) GitHub
8 10 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.47%) Heroku
10 5 (0.34%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.20%) IaaS
11 3 (0.20%) PaaS
11 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.067%) Office 365
12 1 (0.067%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 172 (11.57%) HTTP
2 83 (5.59%) Internet
3 17 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 17 (1.14%) DNS
4 11 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.74%) VPN
5 5 (0.34%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (0.27%) iBeacon
6 4 (0.27%) FTP
6 4 (0.27%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) Intranet
7 3 (0.20%) LDAP
7 3 (0.20%) AMQP
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) Multicast
8 2 (0.13%) SMTP
8 2 (0.13%) DVB
8 2 (0.13%) DSL
8 2 (0.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.83%) MongoDB
2 153 (10.30%) MySQL
3 131 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 118 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 117 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 75 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 36 (2.42%) Redis
9 35 (2.36%) Big Data
10 34 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.21%) DB2
13 15 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.87%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.81%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 334 (22.48%) Git (software)
2 226 (15.21%) Jenkins
3 196 (13.19%) Subversion
4 193 (12.99%) Maven
5 173 (11.64%) Cucumber
6 156 (10.50%) Selenium
7 140 (9.42%) JUnit
8 130 (8.75%) JIRA
9 64 (4.31%) Eclipse
10 61 (4.10%) Mockito
11 53 (3.57%) Ant
12 50 (3.36%) WebDriver
13 47 (3.16%) Jasmine
14 46 (3.10%) NUnit
15 41 (2.76%) Grunt
15 41 (2.76%) Xcode
16 40 (2.69%) Hudson
17 38 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (2.22%) JMeter
19 31 (2.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 145 (9.76%) Finance
2 101 (6.80%) Banking
3 62 (4.17%) Retail
4 43 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.62%) Front Office
7 35 (2.36%) Publishing
8 27 (1.82%) Games
9 18 (1.21%) Marketing
10 13 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.67%) Advertising
12 9 (0.61%) Back Office
13 8 (0.54%) Law
14 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.47%) Electronics
15 5 (0.34%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.34%) Legal
16 4 (0.27%) Automotive
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1166 (78.47%) Developer
2 361 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 169 (11.37%) Senior Developer
4 103 (6.93%) .NET Developer
5 87 (5.85%) PHP Developer
6 86 (5.79%) Architect
7 84 (5.65%) iOS Developer
7 84 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 71 (4.78%) Web Developer
9 63 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 61 (4.10%) Front-End Developer
11 50 (3.36%) Analyst
12 48 (3.23%) Scala Developer
13 44 (2.96%) Android Developer
14 39 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 38 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 37 (2.49%) Tester
17 32 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
18 31 (2.09%) Technical Architect
19 30 (2.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (46.23%) Web Services
2 612 (41.18%) HTML
3 471 (31.70%) CSS
4 367 (24.70%) HTML5
5 322 (21.67%) JSON
6 309 (20.79%) Spring
7 306 (20.59%) XML
8 280 (18.84%) SOAP
9 266 (17.90%) .NET
10 237 (15.95%) jQuery
11 215 (14.47%) AngularJS
12 201 (13.53%) CSS3
13 174 (11.71%) J2EE
14 153 (10.30%) Hibernate
15 137 (9.22%) REST
16 132 (8.88%) ASP.NET
17 115 (7.74%) Ajax
18 88 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 84 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 74 (4.98%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.56%) Open Source
2 128 (8.61%) User Experience
3 102 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 59 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.70%) iPad
6 52 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (2.76%) iPhone
8 31 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 30 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.95%) Derivative
11 27 (1.82%) Social Media
12 26 (1.75%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.48%) Data Integration
13 22 (1.48%) W3C
14 14 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (0.94%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.87%) Online Games
16 12 (0.81%) Video on Demand
16 12 (0.81%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.81%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 254 (17.09%) Linux
2 160 (10.77%) Apple iOS
3 132 (8.88%) Android
4 121 (8.14%) UNIX
5 92 (6.19%) Windows
6 32 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.08%) CentOS
8 14 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.67%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.27%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.067%) Solaris
14 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.067%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (41.12%) TDD
3 461 (31.02%) Scrum
4 326 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
5 322 (21.67%) MVC
6 319 (21.47%) OO
7 311 (20.93%) BDD
8 210 (14.13%) SOA
9 160 (10.77%) E-Commerce
10 149 (10.03%) Web Development
11 117 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 110 (7.40%) iOS Development
13 103 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 91 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 88 (5.92%) Kanban
15 88 (5.92%) OOP
16 85 (5.72%) Android Development
17 83 (5.59%) Automated Testing
17 83 (5.59%) Test Automation
18 81 (5.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 761 (51.21%) Java
2 618 (41.59%) JavaScript
3 268 (18.03%) C#
4 264 (17.77%) SQL
5 173 (11.64%) PHP
6 170 (11.44%) Ruby
7 148 (9.96%) Python
8 136 (9.15%) Scala
9 91 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 62 (4.17%) Groovy
11 52 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.89%) PHP5
13 41 (2.76%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.09%) Perl
15 26 (1.75%) C++
16 25 (1.68%) C
17 23 (1.55%) Clojure
18 21 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.94%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 106 (7.13%) Degree
2 48 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.67%) ISEB
5 6 (0.40%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.067%) HNC
8 1 (0.067%) HND
8 1 (0.067%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.96%) QA
2 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (1.68%) Docker
2 13 (0.87%) Varnish
3 12 (0.81%) VirtualBox
4 11 (0.74%) vCloud
5 10 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.40%) vSphere
7 4 (0.27%) HDFS
8 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.067%) Squid
Systems Management
1 76 (5.11%) Puppet
2 33 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.68%) Vagrant
4 18 (1.21%) Ansible
5 9 (0.61%) logstash
6 6 (0.40%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
7 5 (0.34%) Kibana
7 5 (0.34%) OpenSSO
7 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.27%) WebInspect
9 3 (0.20%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.20%) Salt
10 1 (0.067%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.067%) Mesos
Vendors
1 134 (9.02%) Oracle
2 91 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.37%) Google
4 33 (2.22%) Apple
5 29 (1.95%) Zend
6 26 (1.75%) ATG
6 26 (1.75%) Endeca
7 25 (1.68%) Perforce
8 24 (1.62%) Twitter
9 18 (1.21%) TIBCO
9 18 (1.21%) VMware
9 18 (1.21%) Adobe
10 15 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.94%) Facebook
12 13 (0.87%) IBM
12 13 (0.87%) hybris
13 12 (0.81%) New Relic
14 10 (0.67%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.67%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.61%) Sybase
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Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT People First
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day Negotiable - 5 Months + Remote Work
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
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