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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 148 196 238
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +42
Contract jobs citing RESTful 863 591 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.12% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 3.99% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 417 288
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
15034 14825 13750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 28.02% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10082 9622 8642
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 211 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 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 +45 785 £425 +5.59% 299
London +33 411 £470 +10.58% 126
South East +8 110 £375 +7.14% 39
City of London +29 103 £488 +8.33% 29
North West -4 52 £400 - 34
Yorkshire +12 42 £400 +12.28% 16
Scotland -4 40 £388 -7.18% 19
North East +13 39 £400 - 8
East of England +22 36 £400 +18.51% 28
Tyne and Wear +11 36 £400 - 7
West Midlands +28 34 £375 -3.22% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 34 £400 - 6
Leeds +11 32 £465 +24.00% 11
South West +10 32 £375 +2.73% 25
West Yorkshire +6 32 £465 +30.52% 12
East Midlands +4 30 £383 +47.11% 6
Wales +12 29 £350 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh -4 29 £400 -5.88% 11
South Wales +17 27 £350 -12.50% 1
Birmingham +28 26 £363 -14.70% 3
Cheshire -2 26 £400 -14.89% 16
Hampshire -5 25 £350 -5.40% 12
Berkshire -9 24 £350 +12.90% 11
Oxfordshire -4 22 £400 +31.14% 2
Cardiff +16 21 £360 -9.93% 1
Leicestershire +13 19 £463 +68.18% 1
Southampton +4 18 £350 -11.11% 8
Leicester +20 17 £463 +68.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 17 £381 +15.09% 16
Manchester +1 17 £400 +23.07% 15

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1018 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (49.79%) Java
3 769 (46.13%) Web Services
4 742 (44.51%) TDD
5 669 (40.13%) JavaScript
6 599 (35.93%) HTML
7 485 (29.09%) CSS
8 468 (28.07%) Scrum
9 440 (26.39%) BDD
10 396 (23.76%) SQL
11 383 (22.98%) HTML5
12 378 (22.68%) Spring
13 369 (22.14%) Git (software)
14 350 (21.00%) AngularJS
15 349 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
15 349 (20.94%) MVC
16 331 (19.86%) OO
17 316 (18.96%) JSON
18 314 (18.84%) .NET
19 301 (18.06%) C#
20 292 (17.52%) XML
21 277 (16.62%) SOAP
22 256 (15.36%) jQuery
23 244 (14.64%) Linux
24 220 (13.20%) SOA
25 216 (12.96%) SQL Server
26 214 (12.84%) CSS3
27 212 (12.72%) Jenkins
28 207 (12.42%) MongoDB
29 206 (12.36%) J2EE

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 184 (11.04%) Node.js
2 136 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 122 (7.32%) Apache
4 84 (5.04%) JBoss
5 61 (3.66%) Confluence
6 56 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 56 (3.36%) CMS
6 56 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 29 (1.74%) nginx
9 23 (1.38%) Mule
10 22 (1.32%) Mule ESB
11 19 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 19 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (1.08%) Umbraco
13 17 (1.02%) IIS
14 16 (0.96%) Kentico
15 14 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 31 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.60%) MS Office
3 6 (0.36%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.060%) HipChat
6 1 (0.060%) MS Project
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Magento
2 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.18%) Summit
7 2 (0.12%) Tridion
8 1 (0.060%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.060%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 132 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.26%) GitHub
5 20 (1.20%) SaaS
6 16 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.90%) Heroku
8 9 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.30%) IaaS
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.12%) Force.com
13 2 (0.12%) PaaS
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.50%) HTTP
2 117 (7.02%) Internet
3 16 (0.96%) Bluetooth
3 16 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 15 (0.90%) Converged Networks
4 15 (0.90%) DNS
5 12 (0.72%) Firewall
6 10 (0.60%) ZigBee
7 9 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.48%) Intranet
9 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.24%) VPN
10 4 (0.24%) SSL
11 3 (0.18%) iBeacon
11 3 (0.18%) AMQP
12 2 (0.12%) Skype
12 2 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.12%) SSH
12 2 (0.12%) UPnP
12 2 (0.12%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 207 (12.42%) MongoDB
3 190 (11.40%) NoSQL
4 155 (9.30%) MySQL
5 115 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 80 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (3.90%) Big Data
8 63 (3.78%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.34%) DB2
12 30 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.56%) Redis
14 24 (1.44%) CouchDB
15 22 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (1.02%) HBase
19 13 (0.78%) Couchbase
19 13 (0.78%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 369 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 212 (12.72%) Jenkins
3 203 (12.18%) Subversion
4 190 (11.40%) Maven
5 176 (10.56%) Selenium
6 170 (10.20%) Cucumber
7 137 (8.22%) JIRA
8 120 (7.20%) JUnit
9 79 (4.74%) Grunt
10 67 (4.02%) Eclipse
11 64 (3.84%) Mockito
12 61 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 60 (3.60%) Jasmine
14 58 (3.48%) WebDriver
15 50 (3.00%) Ant
16 47 (2.82%) TeamCity
17 44 (2.64%) Xcode
18 36 (2.16%) Gradle
19 35 (2.10%) Visual Studio
20 32 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 168 (10.08%) Finance
2 130 (7.80%) Banking
3 71 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 67 (4.02%) Retail
5 43 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.16%) Front Office
7 29 (1.74%) Publishing
8 22 (1.32%) Games
9 16 (0.96%) Back Office
9 16 (0.96%) Electronics
10 15 (0.90%) Legal
10 15 (0.90%) Marketing
11 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.48%) Advertising
13 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.12%) Automotive
15 2 (0.12%) Law
15 2 (0.12%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1238 (74.27%) Developer
2 406 (24.36%) Java Developer
3 148 (8.88%) Architect
4 134 (8.04%) Senior Developer
5 117 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 102 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 95 (5.70%) iOS Developer
8 77 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 72 (4.32%) Analyst
10 71 (4.26%) Web Developer
11 65 (3.90%) Technical Architect
12 64 (3.84%) Front-End Developer
13 59 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 49 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
15 47 (2.82%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.40%) PHP Developer
17 39 (2.34%) Tester
18 38 (2.28%) Software Developer
18 38 (2.28%) Python Developer
19 36 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (46.13%) Web Services
2 599 (35.93%) HTML
3 485 (29.09%) CSS
4 383 (22.98%) HTML5
5 378 (22.68%) Spring
6 350 (21.00%) AngularJS
7 316 (18.96%) JSON
8 314 (18.84%) .NET
9 292 (17.52%) XML
10 277 (16.62%) SOAP
11 256 (15.36%) jQuery
12 214 (12.84%) CSS3
13 206 (12.36%) J2EE
14 194 (11.64%) Hibernate
15 152 (9.12%) ASP.NET
16 133 (7.98%) REST
17 120 (7.20%) Backbone.js
18 110 (6.60%) WCF
19 106 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 101 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 162 (9.72%) User Experience
2 122 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 65 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 57 (3.42%) iPhone
6 53 (3.18%) iPad
7 32 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 31 (1.86%) Social Media
9 30 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.74%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.50%) Derivative
12 21 (1.26%) Algorithms
13 19 (1.14%) Digital Media
14 17 (1.02%) Animation
15 16 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.90%) Statistics
17 13 (0.78%) Market Risk
18 12 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 12 (0.72%) Clustering
19 11 (0.66%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 244 (14.64%) Linux
2 145 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 141 (8.46%) UNIX
4 85 (5.10%) Android
5 56 (3.36%) Windows
6 30 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 28 (1.68%) CentOS
8 15 (0.90%) Debian
9 10 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.060%) Solaris
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1018 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 742 (44.51%) TDD
3 468 (28.07%) Scrum
4 440 (26.39%) BDD
5 349 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
5 349 (20.94%) MVC
6 331 (19.86%) OO
7 220 (13.20%) SOA
8 189 (11.34%) Open Source
9 182 (10.92%) E-Commerce
10 146 (8.76%) Software Engineering
11 135 (8.10%) Web Development
12 126 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 118 (7.08%) Pair Programming
14 115 (6.90%) DevOps
15 114 (6.84%) Kanban
16 109 (6.54%) iOS Development
17 95 (5.70%) Multithreading
18 94 (5.64%) SDLC
19 91 (5.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 830 (49.79%) Java
2 669 (40.13%) JavaScript
3 396 (23.76%) SQL
4 301 (18.06%) C#
5 157 (9.42%) Ruby
6 145 (8.70%) Python
7 139 (8.34%) Scala
8 138 (8.28%) PHP
9 94 (5.64%) Objective-C
10 74 (4.44%) Groovy
11 57 (3.42%) Perl
12 45 (2.70%) C++
13 40 (2.40%) T-SQL
14 39 (2.34%) Clojure
15 27 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.38%) C
17 21 (1.26%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.14%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.02%) XPath
20 15 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 93 (5.58%) Degree
2 81 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.24%) ISEB
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) MCAD
6 3 (0.18%) MCSD
6 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.060%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.60%) QA
2 9 (0.54%) WAI
3 4 (0.24%) HL7
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.060%) DICOM
5 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (1.32%) Docker
2 15 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.72%) Varnish
4 10 (0.60%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.18%) vCloud
6 3 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.060%) KVM
7 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.060%) vSphere
7 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (2.70%) Puppet
2 31 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.20%) Vagrant
3 20 (1.20%) Ansible
4 12 (0.72%) Salt
5 10 (0.60%) Oozie
5 10 (0.60%) Rundeck
6 7 (0.42%) Apache Shiro
6 7 (0.42%) logstash
6 7 (0.42%) Kibana
7 4 (0.24%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.12%) MOM
10 1 (0.060%) Netcool
10 1 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.060%) Nagios
10 1 (0.060%) OpenView
10 1 (0.060%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 151 (9.06%) Oracle
2 104 (6.24%) Microsoft
3 45 (2.70%) Apple
4 44 (2.64%) IBM
5 34 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 27 (1.62%) Google
7 23 (1.38%) SAP
8 20 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.08%) Perforce
10 17 (1.02%) EPiServer
11 15 (0.90%) ATG
11 15 (0.90%) Endeca
12 13 (0.78%) CA
13 12 (0.72%) Adobe
13 12 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.72%) Apigee
14 11 (0.66%) Twitter
14 11 (0.66%) Sybase
15 10 (0.60%) Progress
15 10 (0.60%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day + £400 / Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £380 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago