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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 164 232 314
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +82
Contract jobs citing RESTful 729 449 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 2.97% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 327 217
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 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25

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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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
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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 +57 680 £400 - 235
London +50 444 £425 - 115
City of London +42 106 £408 -4.11% 26
South East +75 96 £350 +16.66% 31
Hampshire +39 57 £353 - 8
North West +7 48 £400 +29.03% 32
Southampton +21 36 £350 - 4
Cheshire +18 29 £400 +23.07% 11
Scotland 0 29 £415 +14.40% 10
Edinburgh +13 28 £408 +45.53% 2
South West -33 25 £325 -7.14% 10
Yorkshire +14 21 £338 +9.75% 17
Berkshire +25 18 £325 +8.33% 6
West Midlands -9 17 £325 -7.14% 6
West Yorkshire +13 16 £338 - 7
East of England -22 13 £338 -20.58% 12
Chester +14 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Bristol -23 11 £450 +28.57% 3
Warrington - 11 £503 - 4
Manchester -18 9 £425 +41.66% 19
South Wales -4 8 £400 +33.33% 4
Wales -7 8 £400 +33.33% 5
Tyne and Wear - 8 £388 -
North East - 8 £388 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £388 -
Surrey +4 7 £375 - 2
Cardiff -2 7 £413 - 3
Slough - 7 £240 -
Somerset - 6 £288 - 3
Bath - 6 £288 - 3

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 698 (55.13%) Web Services
2 618 (48.82%) Java
3 584 (46.13%) JavaScript
4 531 (41.94%) TDD
5 517 (40.84%) HTML
6 473 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
7 380 (30.02%) CSS
8 372 (29.38%) XML
9 365 (28.83%) Scrum
10 350 (27.65%) JSON
11 315 (24.88%) HTML5
12 279 (22.04%) jQuery
12 279 (22.04%) SOAP
13 273 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
14 270 (21.33%) BDD
15 266 (21.01%) MVC
16 260 (20.54%) Linux
17 255 (20.14%) Git (software)
18 231 (18.25%) OO
19 212 (16.75%) Subversion
20 209 (16.51%) Spring
21 208 (16.43%) CSS3
22 206 (16.27%) AngularJS
23 197 (15.56%) SQL
24 190 (15.01%) PHP
25 189 (14.93%) HTTP
26 171 (13.51%) C#
27 170 (13.43%) .NET
28 167 (13.19%) MySQL
29 166 (13.11%) Maven

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 96 (7.58%) Apache
2 89 (7.03%) Node.js
3 66 (5.21%) CMS
4 62 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 52 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 41 (3.24%) Apache Solr
7 28 (2.21%) Confluence
8 22 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.66%) IIS
10 16 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.87%) nginx
13 10 (0.79%) Lync
13 10 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.71%) Jetty
14 9 (0.71%) Mule
15 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.55%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.47%) Liferay
16 6 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.24%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.079%) MS Office
5 1 (0.079%) Blender
Business Applications
1 16 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.55%) Magento
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.32%) Shopify
5 3 (0.24%) RMDS
5 3 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.24%) Tridion
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.26%) SaaS
5 13 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.95%) GitHub
7 10 (0.79%) Heroku
7 10 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.39%) Force.com
9 3 (0.24%) PaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.16%) Route 53
11 1 (0.079%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.079%) Office 365
11 1 (0.079%) IaaS
11 1 (0.079%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 189 (14.93%) HTTP
2 49 (3.87%) Internet
3 17 (1.34%) SSH
4 16 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.95%) SSL
7 7 (0.55%) VPN
8 4 (0.32%) LDAP
9 3 (0.24%) DNS
10 2 (0.16%) SNMP
10 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.16%) AMQP
10 2 (0.16%) Telnet
10 2 (0.16%) FTP
11 1 (0.079%) X.509
11 1 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.079%) DVB
11 1 (0.079%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.079%) Network Security
11 1 (0.079%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (13.19%) MySQL
2 141 (11.14%) MongoDB
2 141 (11.14%) NoSQL
3 99 (7.82%) SQL Server
4 66 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.05%) Redis
7 20 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.18%) SQLite
13 14 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.03%) Big Data
15 9 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 255 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 212 (16.75%) Subversion
3 166 (13.11%) Maven
4 161 (12.72%) Jenkins
5 137 (10.82%) Cucumber
6 100 (7.90%) Selenium
7 97 (7.66%) JIRA
8 72 (5.69%) JUnit
9 69 (5.45%) Ant
10 51 (4.03%) Hudson
11 48 (3.79%) Eclipse
12 47 (3.71%) TeamCity
13 44 (3.48%) WebDriver
14 43 (3.40%) Jasmine
15 42 (3.32%) Xcode
16 33 (2.61%) Visual Studio
17 31 (2.45%) Grunt
18 30 (2.37%) SpecFlow
19 29 (2.29%) Mockito
20 23 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 129 (10.19%) Finance
2 69 (5.45%) Retail
3 54 (4.27%) Banking
4 53 (4.19%) Marketing
5 48 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.92%) Games
7 33 (2.61%) Publishing
8 23 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.82%) Front Office
9 20 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.58%) Advertising
10 16 (1.26%) Electronics
11 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.47%) Legal
12 5 (0.39%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.079%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.079%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1044 (82.46%) Developer
2 259 (20.46%) Java Developer
3 132 (10.43%) Senior Developer
4 96 (7.58%) iOS Developer
5 89 (7.03%) PHP Developer
6 78 (6.16%) Front-End Developer
7 77 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 71 (5.61%) .NET Developer
9 66 (5.21%) C# Developer
10 65 (5.13%) Web Developer
11 62 (4.90%) Architect
12 51 (4.03%) Android Developer
13 49 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 45 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 41 (3.24%) Lead Developer
16 29 (2.29%) Software Engineer
17 27 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
18 26 (2.05%) UI Developer
18 26 (2.05%) Scala Developer
19 25 (1.97%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (55.13%) Web Services
2 517 (40.84%) HTML
3 380 (30.02%) CSS
4 372 (29.38%) XML
5 350 (27.65%) JSON
6 315 (24.88%) HTML5
7 279 (22.04%) jQuery
7 279 (22.04%) SOAP
8 209 (16.51%) Spring
9 208 (16.43%) CSS3
10 206 (16.27%) AngularJS
11 170 (13.43%) .NET
12 153 (12.09%) J2EE
13 121 (9.56%) Backbone.js
14 120 (9.48%) Ajax
15 111 (8.77%) Hibernate
16 93 (7.35%) ASP.NET
17 83 (6.56%) REST
18 68 (5.37%) Java EE
19 61 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.87%) Open Source
2 116 (9.16%) Mobile App
3 77 (6.08%) iPad
4 55 (4.34%) Social Media
5 48 (3.79%) iPhone
6 40 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 35 (2.76%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.50%) DTV
9 18 (1.42%) Online Games
10 15 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.11%) Streaming Media
12 13 (1.03%) Animation
12 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.95%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.87%) W3C
14 11 (0.87%) Video on Demand
15 10 (0.79%) Social Network
16 8 (0.63%) Derivative
17 7 (0.55%) Streaming Video
17 7 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 260 (20.54%) Linux
2 147 (11.61%) Apple iOS
3 112 (8.85%) Android
4 80 (6.32%) UNIX
5 36 (2.84%) Windows
6 28 (2.21%) CentOS
7 27 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.55%) Fedora
9 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.47%) Solaris
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.39%) AIX
12 4 (0.32%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.079%) Debian
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.079%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (41.94%) TDD
2 473 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (28.83%) Scrum
4 273 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
5 270 (21.33%) BDD
6 266 (21.01%) MVC
7 231 (18.25%) OO
8 141 (11.14%) E-Commerce
8 141 (11.14%) Unit Testing
9 124 (9.79%) SOA
10 111 (8.77%) iOS Development
11 99 (7.82%) OOP
12 96 (7.58%) Web Development
13 91 (7.19%) Software Engineering
14 75 (5.92%) Waterfall
15 74 (5.85%) Content Management
16 72 (5.69%) Kanban
17 71 (5.61%) Pair Programming
17 71 (5.61%) Android Development
18 69 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 618 (48.82%) Java
2 584 (46.13%) JavaScript
3 197 (15.56%) SQL
4 190 (15.01%) PHP
5 171 (13.51%) C#
6 117 (9.24%) Ruby
7 111 (8.77%) Scala
8 104 (8.21%) Objective-C
9 90 (7.11%) Groovy
10 70 (5.53%) Python
11 46 (3.63%) C++
12 44 (3.48%) PHP5
13 29 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.05%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.74%) Perl
18 21 (1.66%) C
19 19 (1.50%) XQuery
19 19 (1.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 68 (5.37%) Degree
2 24 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.32%) MBA
6 3 (0.24%) ISEB
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.079%) MCTS
8 1 (0.079%) CFA
8 1 (0.079%) MCP
8 1 (0.079%) MCAD
8 1 (0.079%) MCSD
8 1 (0.079%) HNC
8 1 (0.079%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.32%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.71%) Varnish
3 8 (0.63%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.39%) vCloud
4 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.39%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (3.40%) Puppet
2 32 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.82%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.55%) Ansible
5 5 (0.39%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.32%) WebInspect
6 4 (0.32%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.24%) Oozie
7 3 (0.24%) Nagios
7 3 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.16%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.079%) logstash
9 1 (0.079%) YUM
Vendors
1 122 (9.64%) Oracle
2 77 (6.08%) JBoss
3 62 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 45 (3.55%) Zend
5 42 (3.32%) Endeca
5 42 (3.32%) ATG
6 40 (3.16%) Perforce
7 34 (2.69%) Apple
8 29 (2.29%) Google
9 26 (2.05%) Adobe
10 24 (1.90%) Facebook
11 21 (1.66%) Twitter
12 19 (1.50%) SAP
13 18 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 16 (1.26%) IBM
15 13 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.71%) VMware
17 8 (0.63%) Akamai
18 7 (0.55%) Sitecore
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