The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 127 159 216
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +57
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1045 811 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.92% 1.49% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 5.52% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 573 395
Median daily rate £438 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 1002 £438 +9.37% 325
London +10 497 £463 +2.77% 125
South East +72 163 £425 +19.71% 45
Yorkshire +65 131 £425 +21.42% 30
West Yorkshire +60 100 £425 +13.33% 18
Leeds +50 90 £425 +13.33% 17
South West +19 52 £365 +10.60% 23
North West -26 52 £425 +6.25% 33
City of London -17 51 £475 - 24
West Sussex +15 50 £475 +26.66% 3
East Midlands +26 46 £350 -26.31% 13
Worthing - 38 £450 -
Hampshire +29 37 £425 +13.33% 5
East of England +22 36 £450 +28.57% 27
Leicestershire +15 33 £325 -20.00% 2
Scotland -28 33 £400 +6.66% 7
Leicester +6 28 £300 -35.13% 2
Manchester -12 28 £425 +9.67% 20
Edinburgh -6 26 £400 -
South Yorkshire +9 23 £375 +13.63% 6
Sheffield -6 21 £375 +13.63% 5
Devon +14 20 £343 -
West Midlands -22 20 £400 +10.34% 18
Cheshire -22 20 £375 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +19 19 £500 +25.00% 10
Berkshire -20 18 £425 +21.42% 7
Bradford - 15 £450 - 1
Portsmouth - 14 £463 -
Croydon - 13 £384 - 2
Oxford +9 12 £500 +25.00% 6

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 1431 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1278 (57.10%) Java
3 933 (41.69%) Web Services
4 827 (36.95%) JavaScript
5 801 (35.79%) TDD
6 769 (34.36%) HTML
7 656 (29.31%) Scrum
8 631 (28.19%) CSS
9 578 (25.83%) Spring
10 545 (24.35%) Git (software)
11 479 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
12 439 (19.62%) OO
13 435 (19.44%) HTML5
14 432 (19.30%) SQL
15 420 (18.77%) AngularJS
16 417 (18.63%) MVC
17 389 (17.38%) SOAP
18 381 (17.02%) BDD
19 378 (16.89%) Linux
20 370 (16.53%) JSON
21 364 (16.26%) XML
22 343 (15.33%) C#
23 337 (15.06%) Jenkins
24 326 (14.57%) REST
25 323 (14.43%) .NET
26 307 (13.72%) Hibernate
27 304 (13.58%) SOA
27 304 (13.58%) Node.js
28 292 (13.05%) CSS3
29 289 (12.91%) NoSQL

RESTful
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
1 304 (13.58%) Node.js
2 124 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 108 (4.83%) Confluence
4 92 (4.11%) Apache
5 73 (3.26%) JBoss
6 69 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (2.86%) CMS
8 55 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.65%) IIS
10 31 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.07%) Apache Spark
13 22 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
14 19 (0.85%) GlassFish
15 16 (0.71%) nginx
16 15 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.54%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.54%) Jetty
17 12 (0.54%) Mule
17 12 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.71%) MS Office
3 15 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.31%) Doxygen
5 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.94%) Magento
4 20 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.36%) BigMachines
6 7 (0.31%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.089%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.045%) Endur
8 1 (0.045%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.045%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (4.69%) GitHub
3 53 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.03%) Google Play
6 19 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.80%) SaaS
8 17 (0.76%) PaaS
9 16 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (0.63%) Force.com
10 14 (0.63%) Heroku
11 13 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.58%) IaaS
12 10 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.40%) Route 53
13 9 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.36%) Boomi
14 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 247 (11.04%) HTTP
2 24 (1.07%) Internet
3 23 (1.03%) SSL
4 17 (0.76%) Network Security
5 16 (0.71%) Bluetooth
6 14 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.58%) Firewall
8 10 (0.45%) DNS
8 10 (0.45%) SNMP
9 8 (0.36%) FTP
9 8 (0.36%) Intranet
10 7 (0.31%) ZigBee
11 5 (0.22%) LDAP
12 4 (0.18%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.13%) AMQP
13 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.13%) Skype
14 2 (0.089%) Junos
14 2 (0.089%) MRTG
14 2 (0.089%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (12.91%) NoSQL
2 228 (10.19%) MongoDB
3 206 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 185 (8.27%) MySQL
5 149 (6.66%) Relational Database
6 129 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 69 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 62 (2.77%) Big Data
10 54 (2.41%) CouchDB
11 49 (2.19%) Oracle Database
12 45 (2.01%) Redis
13 40 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (1.34%) DB2
15 30 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 545 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 337 (15.06%) Jenkins
3 285 (12.73%) JIRA
4 229 (10.23%) Maven
5 199 (8.89%) JUnit
6 192 (8.58%) Cucumber
7 191 (8.53%) Subversion
8 165 (7.37%) Selenium
9 81 (3.62%) Eclipse
10 80 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 75 (3.35%) gulp
12 74 (3.31%) Mockito
13 68 (3.04%) Grunt
14 63 (2.82%) Gradle
15 58 (2.59%) Hudson
16 54 (2.41%) Jasmine
17 52 (2.32%) Xcode
18 46 (2.06%) WebDriver
19 45 (2.01%) SoapUI
20 41 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 209 (9.34%) Finance
2 89 (3.98%) Retail
3 68 (3.04%) Banking
4 51 (2.28%) Marketing
5 49 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.56%) Publishing
7 24 (1.07%) Games
7 24 (1.07%) Legal
7 24 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.98%) Electronics
9 17 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.54%) Advertising
11 11 (0.49%) Back Office
12 9 (0.40%) Front Office
13 7 (0.31%) International Banking
14 4 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
15 3 (0.13%) Billing
15 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1730 (77.30%) Developer
2 646 (28.87%) Java Developer
3 300 (13.40%) Senior Developer
4 162 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 152 (6.79%) Scala Developer
6 149 (6.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 141 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 136 (6.08%) Architect
9 117 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 112 (5.00%) PHP Developer
11 107 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 104 (4.65%) iOS Developer
13 93 (4.16%) Agile Developer
14 86 (3.84%) Angular Developer
15 79 (3.53%) Node.js Developer
16 73 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
17 68 (3.04%) Software Developer
18 66 (2.95%) Java Scala Developer
19 63 (2.82%) Applications Developer
20 62 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 933 (41.69%) Web Services
2 769 (34.36%) HTML
3 631 (28.19%) CSS
4 578 (25.83%) Spring
5 435 (19.44%) HTML5
6 420 (18.77%) AngularJS
7 389 (17.38%) SOAP
8 370 (16.53%) JSON
9 364 (16.26%) XML
10 326 (14.57%) REST
11 323 (14.43%) .NET
12 307 (13.72%) Hibernate
13 292 (13.05%) CSS3
14 275 (12.29%) jQuery
15 269 (12.02%) J2EE
16 173 (7.73%) Ajax
17 150 (6.70%) ASP.NET
18 135 (6.03%) Play Framework
19 132 (5.90%) Spring MVC
20 129 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.02%) User Experience
2 142 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 128 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 104 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 95 (4.24%) iPad
6 68 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (2.73%) Data Structures
8 55 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 54 (2.41%) iPhone
10 47 (2.10%) Social Media
11 30 (1.34%) DataPower
12 27 (1.21%) Digital Media
13 24 (1.07%) Fintech
13 24 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 17 (0.76%) Cryptography
14 17 (0.76%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.71%) Device Driver
15 16 (0.71%) STB
16 15 (0.67%) Web 2.0
17 13 (0.58%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 378 (16.89%) Linux
2 178 (7.95%) Windows
3 163 (7.28%) Apple iOS
4 149 (6.66%) Unix
5 123 (5.50%) Android
6 50 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 37 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 36 (1.61%) CentOS
10 33 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 29 (1.30%) Windows Phone
12 22 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.13%) VMS
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.045%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1431 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (35.79%) TDD
3 656 (29.31%) Scrum
4 479 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
5 439 (19.62%) OO
6 417 (18.63%) MVC
7 381 (17.02%) BDD
8 304 (13.58%) SOA
9 257 (11.48%) Microservices
10 245 (10.95%) Open Source
11 211 (9.43%) Web Development
12 197 (8.80%) Software Engineering
13 196 (8.76%) Unit Testing
14 192 (8.58%) Front End Development
15 160 (7.15%) Automated Testing
16 157 (7.02%) E-Commerce
17 156 (6.97%) Pair Programming
18 138 (6.17%) SDLC
19 135 (6.03%) Multithreading
20 130 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1278 (57.10%) Java
2 827 (36.95%) JavaScript
3 432 (19.30%) SQL
4 343 (15.33%) C#
5 276 (12.33%) Scala
6 226 (10.10%) Python
7 208 (9.29%) PHP
8 149 (6.66%) Ruby
9 74 (3.31%) Groovy
10 68 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 57 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 48 (2.14%) Apple Swift
12 48 (2.14%) Go
13 45 (2.01%) Perl
14 44 (1.97%) Apex Code
15 41 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 40 (1.79%) Clojure
17 38 (1.70%) C
18 35 (1.56%) ECMAScript
19 34 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 166 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 119 (5.32%) Degree
3 95 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 12 (0.54%) ISEB
7 10 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.27%) PhD
10 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.089%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.89%) QA
2 29 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.36%) SLA
4 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.22%) SDET
5 2 (0.089%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.089%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.045%) HL7
6 1 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.045%) RMADS
6 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 108 (4.83%) Docker
2 14 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.31%) LXC
6 4 (0.18%) vSphere
7 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.089%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.089%) Varnish
8 2 (0.089%) vCloud
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (3.17%) Puppet
2 27 (1.21%) Ansible
3 26 (1.16%) logstash
4 24 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.71%) Kibana
6 14 (0.63%) Graphite
6 14 (0.63%) Terraform
7 12 (0.54%) SCCM
8 8 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.27%) Oozie
9 6 (0.27%) vRealize
10 5 (0.22%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.18%) Grafana
12 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (0.089%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.089%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 187 (8.36%) Oracle
2 153 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.63%) Google
4 68 (3.04%) IBM
5 64 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 44 (1.97%) SAP
8 41 (1.83%) ATG
9 40 (1.79%) Apple
10 33 (1.47%) Zend
11 28 (1.25%) Endeca
12 23 (1.03%) Adobe
13 21 (0.94%) hybris
14 20 (0.89%) Siebel
15 19 (0.85%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.85%) Facebook
16 18 (0.80%) Talend
17 17 (0.76%) VMware
18 15 (0.67%) CA
18 15 (0.67%) HP
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago