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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 99 169 227
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +58
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1131 714 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 1.38% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 5.14% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 466 302
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -

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
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +59 1039 £438 +9.37% 396
London +38 591 £475 +11.76% 178
South East -33 103 £400 +3.22% 43
North West +23 86 £425 +21.42% 41
South West +26 70 £400 +5.26% 16
East of England +43 62 £375 +7.14% 22
City of London 0 60 £450 - 52
Wales +31 43 £350 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +26 40 £375 +11.94% 32
South Wales +24 39 £350 +11.11% 2
Manchester +6 39 £425 +21.42% 24
Cardiff +23 38 £350 +11.11% 2
Cheshire +13 37 £348 -0.71% 12
Scotland +8 37 £363 -6.45% 5
Yorkshire +2 35 £413 +25.00% 38
Edinburgh +10 33 £363 -9.37%
East Midlands +17 32 £338 +18.42% 13
Berkshire +4 31 £448 +11.87% 6
Reading +17 30 £448 -0.55% 3
Devon +15 28 £408 -9.44% 1
North East - 22 £363 - 13
Hampshire -35 21 £340 -13.92% 5
Tyne and Wear - 21 £363 - 13
Leicestershire - 20 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £375 - 9
Bristol +2 19 £375 - 7
Leicester - 19 £425 -
West Yorkshire -7 18 £420 +27.27% 19
Surrey -9 18 £375 +11.11% 8
Norfolk - 17 £425 -

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1378 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1145 (52.31%) Java
3 1019 (46.55%) Web Services
4 914 (41.75%) JavaScript
5 889 (40.61%) TDD
6 809 (36.96%) HTML
7 693 (31.66%) CSS
8 525 (23.98%) Scrum
9 516 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
10 509 (23.25%) Git (software)
11 497 (22.70%) BDD
12 494 (22.57%) MVC
13 465 (21.24%) AngularJS
14 460 (21.01%) SQL
15 444 (20.28%) HTML5
16 436 (19.92%) OO
17 429 (19.60%) Spring
18 410 (18.73%) .NET
19 390 (17.82%) C#
20 371 (16.95%) Node.js
21 368 (16.81%) jQuery
22 357 (16.31%) XML
23 354 (16.17%) SOAP
24 345 (15.76%) JSON
25 320 (14.62%) Linux
26 304 (13.89%) CSS3
27 279 (12.75%) NoSQL
28 266 (12.15%) Jenkins
29 248 (11.33%) REST
30 244 (11.15%) Hibernate

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 371 (16.95%) Node.js
2 137 (6.26%) Tomcat
3 97 (4.43%) Apache
4 76 (3.47%) JBoss
5 69 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
6 66 (3.02%) Confluence
7 60 (2.74%) CMS
8 47 (2.15%) IIS
9 44 (2.01%) Apache Solr
10 37 (1.69%) Jetty
11 35 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (1.28%) WebLogic
14 26 (1.19%) Apache Spark
15 22 (1.01%) nginx
16 18 (0.82%) SharePoint
17 17 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
18 16 (0.73%) Alfresco
19 15 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
20 14 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 25 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.27%) MS Office
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) HipChat
8 2 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.046%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.046%) InDesign
9 1 (0.046%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.046%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.91%) Magento
3 14 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.41%) BASE24
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.23%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.046%) Endur
9 1 (0.046%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 223 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (5.16%) GitHub
3 59 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.82%) Heroku
6 15 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.50%) Route 53
8 11 (0.50%) SaaS
8 11 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.41%) PaaS
11 7 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.23%) IaaS
14 4 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.091%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 169 (7.72%) HTTP
2 72 (3.29%) Internet
3 18 (0.82%) Firewall
4 16 (0.73%) SSL
5 12 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.50%) Intranet
7 7 (0.32%) VPN
8 6 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.27%) SNMP
9 5 (0.23%) WLAN
10 4 (0.18%) 3G
11 3 (0.14%) Network Security
12 1 (0.046%) DVB
12 1 (0.046%) FTP
12 1 (0.046%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.046%) NFC
12 1 (0.046%) Skype
12 1 (0.046%) SMTP
12 1 (0.046%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.046%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (12.75%) NoSQL
2 241 (11.01%) SQL Server
3 215 (9.82%) MySQL
4 202 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 135 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 120 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 111 (5.07%) Hadoop
8 82 (3.75%) Big Data
9 67 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 64 (2.92%) Redis
11 56 (2.56%) HBase
12 44 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (1.87%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.74%) Oracle Database
15 35 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (1.46%) DB2
17 31 (1.42%) Apache Hive
18 30 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
19 29 (1.32%) CouchDB
20 19 (0.87%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 509 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 266 (12.15%) Jenkins
3 232 (10.60%) Maven
4 230 (10.51%) Cucumber
5 212 (9.68%) JIRA
6 178 (8.13%) Subversion
7 144 (6.58%) Selenium
8 135 (6.17%) JUnit
9 104 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 91 (4.16%) Grunt
11 85 (3.88%) Eclipse
12 83 (3.79%) gulp
13 72 (3.29%) Mockito
14 70 (3.20%) NUnit
15 66 (3.02%) Jasmine
15 66 (3.02%) TeamCity
16 62 (2.83%) Hudson
17 60 (2.74%) Gradle
18 50 (2.28%) Visual Studio
19 48 (2.19%) Mocha
General
1 217 (9.91%) Finance
2 99 (4.52%) Banking
3 75 (3.43%) Retail
4 39 (1.78%) Publishing
5 35 (1.60%) Front Office
5 35 (1.60%) Marketing
6 34 (1.55%) Legal
7 31 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.01%) Advertising
10 17 (0.78%) Games
11 11 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.41%) Electronics
12 9 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.37%) Back Office
13 8 (0.37%) International Banking
14 7 (0.32%) Billing
15 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 1730 (79.03%) Developer
2 634 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 274 (12.52%) Senior Developer
4 192 (8.77%) .NET Developer
4 192 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 154 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 138 (6.30%) Angular Developer
7 136 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 111 (5.07%) Architect
9 103 (4.71%) Agile Developer
9 103 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 103 (4.71%) iOS Developer
10 94 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 88 (4.02%) Web Developer
12 85 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
13 80 (3.65%) HTML Developer
14 75 (3.43%) PHP Developer
15 73 (3.33%) Scala Developer
16 64 (2.92%) Agile Java Developer
16 64 (2.92%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1019 (46.55%) Web Services
2 809 (36.96%) HTML
3 693 (31.66%) CSS
4 465 (21.24%) AngularJS
5 444 (20.28%) HTML5
6 429 (19.60%) Spring
7 410 (18.73%) .NET
8 368 (16.81%) jQuery
9 357 (16.31%) XML
10 354 (16.17%) SOAP
11 345 (15.76%) JSON
12 304 (13.89%) CSS3
13 248 (11.33%) REST
14 244 (11.15%) Hibernate
15 225 (10.28%) J2EE
16 213 (9.73%) ASP.NET
17 166 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 159 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 153 (6.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 135 (6.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 132 (6.03%) User Experience
2 112 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 94 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 75 (3.43%) iPad
6 60 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 57 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 49 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (2.15%) iPhone
10 33 (1.51%) Social Media
11 28 (1.28%) DataPower
12 26 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 25 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.78%) W3C
15 15 (0.69%) Cryptography
16 14 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 14 (0.64%) Fintech
17 13 (0.59%) Animation
18 12 (0.55%) Clustering
18 12 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 320 (14.62%) Linux
2 157 (7.17%) Apple iOS
3 149 (6.81%) Unix
4 126 (5.76%) Android
5 107 (4.89%) Windows
6 56 (2.56%) CentOS
7 44 (2.01%) Ubuntu
8 40 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.82%) Windows Phone
12 17 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.37%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.046%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1378 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
2 889 (40.61%) TDD
3 525 (23.98%) Scrum
4 516 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
5 497 (22.70%) BDD
6 494 (22.57%) MVC
7 436 (19.92%) OO
8 238 (10.87%) SOA
9 184 (8.41%) Front End Development
9 184 (8.41%) Software Engineering
10 183 (8.36%) Unit Testing
11 171 (7.81%) Pair Programming
12 161 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 160 (7.31%) Kanban
13 160 (7.31%) Open Source
14 159 (7.26%) Web Development
15 157 (7.17%) SDLC
16 147 (6.72%) Multithreading
17 138 (6.30%) Microservices
18 115 (5.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1145 (52.31%) Java
2 914 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 460 (21.01%) SQL
4 390 (17.82%) C#
5 234 (10.69%) Scala
6 182 (8.31%) Python
7 164 (7.49%) PHP
8 161 (7.35%) Ruby
9 80 (3.65%) Groovy
10 65 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 63 (2.88%) Perl
12 55 (2.51%) Go
13 53 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 51 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 37 (1.69%) Apple Swift
16 36 (1.64%) ES6
17 30 (1.37%) C++
18 23 (1.05%) C
18 23 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
19 22 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 147 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 93 (4.25%) Degree
3 77 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.59%) BC Cleared
6 12 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.55%) ISEB
7 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.046%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.11%) QA
2 45 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.46%) SLA
4 9 (0.41%) ISO 8583
4 9 (0.41%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.14%) Basel III
5 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.14%) SDET
6 1 (0.046%) COBIT
6 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (2.83%) Docker
2 23 (1.05%) Apache Flume
3 13 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.50%) HDFS
5 10 (0.46%) vSphere
6 8 (0.37%) vCloud
7 5 (0.23%) LXC
7 5 (0.23%) Varnish
8 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.091%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.091%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.091%) iptables
Systems Management
1 34 (1.55%) Puppet
2 33 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.32%) Ansible
4 25 (1.14%) logstash
5 22 (1.01%) Capistrano
6 14 (0.64%) Oozie
7 13 (0.59%) Graphite
7 13 (0.59%) Terraform
8 11 (0.50%) Kibana
9 7 (0.32%) Salt
10 6 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.27%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 4 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.18%) OpenSSO
13 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
14 2 (0.091%) Ambari
Vendors
1 175 (7.99%) Oracle
2 153 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 48 (2.19%) Google
4 47 (2.15%) IBM
5 39 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.69%) Adobe
7 34 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.51%) Twitter
9 32 (1.46%) Apple
10 30 (1.37%) ATG
11 23 (1.05%) Zend
12 22 (1.01%) Endeca
12 22 (1.01%) HP
13 19 (0.87%) VMware
14 18 (0.82%) Apigee
15 15 (0.69%) Facebook
15 15 (0.69%) SAP
16 12 (0.55%) Perforce
16 12 (0.55%) Telerik
17 11 (0.50%) CA
South West London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ConSol Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £460 per day 10 weeks contract
Posted: 4 days ago