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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 172 237 319
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +82
Contract jobs citing RESTful 722 460 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 0.87% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 3.02% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 339 218
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 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
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 188 266 374
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 £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +58 679 £400 - 239
London +58 434 £425 - 117
City of London +54 104 £400 -5.88% 38
South East +97 100 £365 -2.66% 37
Hampshire - 61 £355 - 12
Southampton - 41 £350 -
South West -42 27 £323 -7.85% 14
Yorkshire +10 25 £338 +3.84% 19
Scotland +1 25 £413 +19.47% 6
North West -17 25 £425 +41.66% 27
Tyne and Wear - 23 £390 - 4
North East - 23 £390 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 23 £390 - 3
Edinburgh +16 22 £375 +33.92% 3
West Yorkshire +13 18 £338 -3.57% 5
West Midlands -13 18 £325 -7.14% 3
Bristol -10 15 £400 +14.28% 4
Berkshire +17 14 £369 -1.66% 6
Surrey +8 13 £400 - 4
East of England -19 13 £425 - 11
Manchester -19 11 £425 +41.66% 18
Cheshire +7 10 £375 -9.09% 4
Wales -13 9 £400 +33.33% 1
South Wales -4 8 £400 +33.33%
Cardiff -6 7 £413 -
Bath - 7 £288 -
Somerset - 7 £288 -
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands +2 6 £450 +62.16% 9
South Yorkshire - 6 £310 - 10

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 839 (63.61%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (54.81%) Web Services
3 647 (49.05%) Java
4 604 (45.79%) JavaScript
5 535 (40.56%) HTML
6 534 (40.49%) TDD
7 391 (29.64%) CSS
8 382 (28.96%) Scrum
9 378 (28.66%) XML
10 369 (27.98%) JSON
11 337 (25.55%) HTML5
12 289 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
13 286 (21.68%) SOAP
14 284 (21.53%) Git (software)
15 282 (21.38%) MVC
16 272 (20.62%) Linux
16 272 (20.62%) jQuery
16 272 (20.62%) BDD
17 247 (18.73%) OO
18 224 (16.98%) AngularJS
19 217 (16.45%) Spring
20 215 (16.30%) Subversion
20 215 (16.30%) CSS3
21 207 (15.69%) PHP
22 195 (14.78%) HTTP
23 189 (14.33%) SQL
24 185 (14.03%) Maven
25 184 (13.95%) C#
26 179 (13.57%) .NET
27 167 (12.66%) Jenkins

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 100 (7.58%) Apache
2 97 (7.35%) Node.js
3 61 (4.62%) CMS
4 60 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 50 (3.79%) WebLogic
6 46 (3.49%) Apache Solr
7 29 (2.20%) Confluence
8 25 (1.90%) IIS
9 18 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
11 14 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.99%) nginx
13 11 (0.83%) Jetty
14 10 (0.76%) Lync
14 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.76%) Mule
15 8 (0.61%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.53%) Liferay
17 6 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.76%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.076%) MS Office
5 1 (0.076%) Blender
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.45%) Magento
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.30%) Shopify
5 4 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.30%) RMDS
6 3 (0.23%) Tridion
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.74%) SaaS
3 18 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.76%) Heroku
8 9 (0.68%) GitHub
9 7 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (0.38%) Force.com
11 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.23%) PaaS
12 2 (0.15%) Route 53
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.076%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.076%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (14.78%) HTTP
2 56 (4.25%) Internet
3 17 (1.29%) HTTPS
4 16 (1.21%) SSH
5 15 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.76%) SSL
6 10 (0.76%) VPN
7 4 (0.30%) FTP
7 4 (0.30%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) AMQP
8 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) Telnet
8 2 (0.15%) SNMP
9 1 (0.076%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.076%) VoIP
9 1 (0.076%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.076%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.076%) X.509
9 1 (0.076%) CTI
9 1 (0.076%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (12.43%) MySQL
2 136 (10.31%) NoSQL
3 132 (10.01%) MongoDB
4 91 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 68 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 60 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.35%) Redis
8 22 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.29%) SQLite
10 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.06%) Big Data
13 14 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.61%) Hazelcast
15 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 284 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 215 (16.30%) Subversion
3 185 (14.03%) Maven
4 167 (12.66%) Jenkins
5 147 (11.14%) Cucumber
6 105 (7.96%) JIRA
7 96 (7.28%) Selenium
8 88 (6.67%) JUnit
9 66 (5.00%) Ant
10 56 (4.25%) Eclipse
11 48 (3.64%) Hudson
12 47 (3.56%) Xcode
13 45 (3.41%) Jasmine
14 41 (3.11%) WebDriver
15 38 (2.88%) TeamCity
16 34 (2.58%) Mockito
17 32 (2.43%) Visual Studio
17 32 (2.43%) Grunt
18 30 (2.27%) FitNesse
19 27 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 136 (10.31%) Finance
2 67 (5.08%) Banking
3 66 (5.00%) Retail
4 50 (3.79%) Marketing
5 46 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.18%) Games
7 31 (2.35%) Publishing
7 31 (2.35%) Front Office
8 27 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.59%) Advertising
10 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.99%) Electronics
12 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.30%) Legal
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
17 1 (0.076%) Law
Job Titles
1 1103 (83.62%) Developer
2 284 (21.53%) Java Developer
3 146 (11.07%) Senior Developer
4 102 (7.73%) iOS Developer
5 99 (7.51%) PHP Developer
6 82 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 79 (5.99%) Front-End Developer
8 69 (5.23%) Architect
9 68 (5.16%) Web Developer
10 65 (4.93%) .NET Developer
11 64 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 52 (3.94%) Android Developer
13 47 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 46 (3.49%) Lead Developer
14 46 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (2.50%) Scala Developer
16 32 (2.43%) Mobile Developer
17 28 (2.12%) Software Engineer
18 27 (2.05%) UI Developer
18 27 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (54.81%) Web Services
2 535 (40.56%) HTML
3 391 (29.64%) CSS
4 378 (28.66%) XML
5 369 (27.98%) JSON
6 337 (25.55%) HTML5
7 286 (21.68%) SOAP
8 272 (20.62%) jQuery
9 224 (16.98%) AngularJS
10 217 (16.45%) Spring
11 215 (16.30%) CSS3
12 179 (13.57%) .NET
13 164 (12.43%) J2EE
14 124 (9.40%) Backbone.js
15 117 (8.87%) Ajax
16 113 (8.57%) Hibernate
17 109 (8.26%) REST
18 91 (6.90%) ASP.NET
19 70 (5.31%) Java EE
20 58 (4.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.78%) Open Source
2 118 (8.95%) Mobile App
3 106 (8.04%) User Experience
4 77 (5.84%) iPad
5 53 (4.02%) iPhone
6 51 (3.87%) Social Media
7 45 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (2.88%) Computer Science
9 35 (2.65%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.67%) Online Games
11 21 (1.59%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.14%) DTV
13 14 (1.06%) Streaming Media
14 13 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.99%) W3C
15 12 (0.91%) Animation
16 11 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.76%) Video on Demand
17 10 (0.76%) Social Network
18 7 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 272 (20.62%) Linux
2 159 (12.05%) Apple iOS
3 119 (9.02%) Android
4 94 (7.13%) UNIX
5 38 (2.88%) Mac OS X
5 38 (2.88%) Windows
6 34 (2.58%) CentOS
7 16 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.30%) VMS
11 3 (0.23%) AIX
11 3 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Fedora
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.076%) Debian
13 1 (0.076%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.076%) webOS
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (63.61%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (40.49%) TDD
3 382 (28.96%) Scrum
4 289 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
5 282 (21.38%) MVC
6 272 (20.62%) BDD
7 247 (18.73%) OO
8 148 (11.22%) E-Commerce
9 139 (10.54%) SOA
10 134 (10.16%) Unit Testing
11 119 (9.02%) iOS Development
12 105 (7.96%) Web Development
13 103 (7.81%) OOP
14 89 (6.75%) Software Engineering
15 86 (6.52%) Mentoring
16 76 (5.76%) Waterfall
16 76 (5.76%) Android Development
16 76 (5.76%) Kanban
17 73 (5.53%) Pair Programming
18 62 (4.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 647 (49.05%) Java
2 604 (45.79%) JavaScript
3 207 (15.69%) PHP
4 189 (14.33%) SQL
5 184 (13.95%) C#
6 143 (10.84%) Scala
7 130 (9.86%) Ruby
8 109 (8.26%) Objective-C
9 88 (6.67%) Python
10 82 (6.22%) Groovy
11 45 (3.41%) C++
12 44 (3.34%) PHP5
13 28 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.67%) Perl
16 19 (1.44%) C
16 19 (1.44%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.29%) XQuery
19 15 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (5.08%) Degree
2 28 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.30%) ISEB
5 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.076%) MCP
7 1 (0.076%) MCAD
7 1 (0.076%) MCSD
7 1 (0.076%) HNC
7 1 (0.076%) HND
7 1 (0.076%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Varnish
1 10 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.45%) Docker
5 5 (0.38%) vCloud
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) KVM
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.076%) Squid
Systems Management
1 47 (3.56%) Puppet
2 30 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.74%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.68%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.45%) Ansible
6 5 (0.38%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.30%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.30%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.23%) Nagios
8 3 (0.23%) Oozie
9 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.15%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.076%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.076%) logstash
Vendors
1 121 (9.17%) Oracle
2 82 (6.22%) JBoss
3 65 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 46 (3.49%) Zend
5 39 (2.96%) Endeca
5 39 (2.96%) ATG
6 38 (2.88%) Perforce
6 38 (2.88%) Apple
7 31 (2.35%) Google
8 24 (1.82%) Adobe
9 23 (1.74%) Facebook
10 21 (1.59%) Twitter
11 18 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.29%) SAP
13 15 (1.14%) Rackspace
14 14 (1.06%) IBM
15 13 (0.99%) VMware
15 13 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.68%) New Relic
16 9 (0.68%) Xamarin
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