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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 149 213 277
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +64
Contract jobs citing RESTful 844 517 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 0.95% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 3.43% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 357 249
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
15064 15068 12977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.61% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9784 9859 8111
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 216 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

RESTful Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 +63 774 £400 - 288
London +52 436 £425 - 116
City of London +58 126 £425 -5.55% 26
South East +24 99 £375 +11.11% 44
North West +27 69 £375 +20.96% 31
Scotland +17 41 £400 -2.14% 16
Berkshire +8 35 £388 +14.81% 15
Yorkshire +3 35 £350 +16.66% 14
Manchester +20 32 £350 +12.90% 13
East Midlands -2 31 £469 +33.92% 17
North East +21 30 £400 - 8
South West +7 30 £340 -4.89% 17
West Midlands +10 29 £350 +7.69% 15
Cheshire +10 29 £400 - 14
Hampshire +10 29 £375 +7.14% 4
Tyne and Wear +22 28 £398 - 8
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 27 £398 - 5
Edinburgh -2 23 £400 -3.90% 8
East of England +23 20 £369 -1.66% 26
Wales -2 20 £363 -9.31% 2
South Wales +4 19 £361 -9.87% 1
Reading +16 18 £350 -12.50% 12
Cardiff +19 17 £361 -6.96% 1
West Yorkshire 0 16 £375 +25.00% 8
Leeds -9 16 £375 +25.00% 7
Leicestershire +14 15 £350 +27.27% 2
Southampton -2 15 £341 -11.93% 1
North Yorkshire +9 14 £340 -
Birmingham +7 13 £350 +7.69% 5
Leicester +22 12 £406 +47.72%

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 906 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (47.78%) Java
3 712 (45.91%) Web Services
4 676 (43.58%) TDD
5 645 (41.59%) JavaScript
6 600 (38.68%) HTML
7 479 (30.88%) CSS
8 445 (28.69%) Scrum
9 387 (24.95%) BDD
10 371 (23.92%) OO
11 351 (22.63%) SQL
12 347 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
13 341 (21.99%) HTML5
14 333 (21.47%) JSON
15 328 (21.15%) Spring
16 323 (20.83%) Git (software)
17 316 (20.37%) AngularJS
18 297 (19.15%) .NET
19 293 (18.89%) XML
20 287 (18.50%) C#
21 282 (18.18%) MVC
22 268 (17.28%) SOAP
23 250 (16.12%) jQuery
24 236 (15.22%) Linux
25 211 (13.60%) Jenkins
26 193 (12.44%) SOA
27 192 (12.38%) Subversion
28 186 (11.99%) CSS3
29 180 (11.61%) Maven
30 177 (11.41%) SQL Server

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 150 (9.67%) Node.js
2 149 (9.61%) Apache
3 123 (7.93%) Tomcat
4 75 (4.84%) CMS
5 71 (4.58%) JBoss
6 50 (3.22%) WebSphere
7 46 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (2.51%) Confluence
9 38 (2.45%) WebLogic
10 36 (2.32%) nginx
11 27 (1.74%) IIS
12 23 (1.48%) SharePoint
12 23 (1.48%) Mule
13 22 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (1.35%) Umbraco
15 20 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 20 (1.29%) Mule ESB
16 19 (1.23%) Kentico
17 18 (1.16%) Apache Solr
17 18 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.64%) MS Office
3 6 (0.39%) Doxygen
4 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.064%) Mingle
6 1 (0.064%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.90%) Magento
2 9 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Summit
4 4 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.13%) Tridion
5 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.064%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 126 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.74%) Amazon S3
5 26 (1.68%) GitHub
6 19 (1.23%) Heroku
7 17 (1.10%) SaaS
8 16 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.19%) IaaS
15 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.13%) PaaS
15 2 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 127 (8.19%) HTTP
2 105 (6.77%) Internet
3 18 (1.16%) DNS
4 14 (0.90%) Bluetooth
5 10 (0.64%) Firewall
6 9 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.45%) ZigBee
8 6 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.19%) iBeacon
10 3 (0.19%) VPN
11 2 (0.13%) LDAP
11 2 (0.13%) SSL
11 2 (0.13%) 3G
11 2 (0.13%) DSL
11 2 (0.13%) DVB
11 2 (0.13%) Skype
11 2 (0.13%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) Multicast
11 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 167 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 154 (9.93%) NoSQL
4 116 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 113 (7.29%) MySQL
6 82 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (2.71%) Big Data
8 40 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.51%) Redis
10 36 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (2.00%) DB2
13 28 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.23%) CouchDB
16 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (0.84%) Couchbase
19 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 10 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 323 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 211 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 192 (12.38%) Subversion
4 180 (11.61%) Maven
5 168 (10.83%) Cucumber
6 163 (10.51%) Selenium
7 125 (8.06%) JUnit
8 115 (7.41%) JIRA
9 73 (4.71%) Mockito
10 59 (3.80%) Eclipse
11 58 (3.74%) Ant
11 58 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (3.42%) WebDriver
13 52 (3.35%) Grunt
14 45 (2.90%) Jasmine
15 43 (2.77%) Xcode
16 41 (2.64%) Hudson
17 35 (2.26%) Visual Studio
18 34 (2.19%) TeamCity
19 30 (1.93%) Bower
General
1 160 (10.32%) Finance
2 124 (7.99%) Banking
3 65 (4.19%) Retail
4 64 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.55%) Games
7 23 (1.48%) Front Office
7 23 (1.48%) Publishing
8 18 (1.16%) Marketing
9 15 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.97%) Electronics
10 13 (0.84%) Back Office
10 13 (0.84%) Legal
11 10 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.58%) Law
13 7 (0.45%) Advertising
14 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.26%) Automotive
16 3 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1211 (78.08%) Developer
2 358 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 156 (10.06%) Senior Developer
4 113 (7.29%) .NET Developer
5 90 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 90 (5.80%) iOS Developer
6 84 (5.42%) C# Developer
7 76 (4.90%) Architect
8 73 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
9 71 (4.58%) Web Developer
10 64 (4.13%) Analyst
11 60 (3.87%) PHP Developer
12 52 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 48 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (2.77%) Software Developer
14 43 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (2.19%) Android Developer
16 33 (2.13%) Technical Architect
16 33 (2.13%) Python Developer
17 31 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (45.91%) Web Services
2 600 (38.68%) HTML
3 479 (30.88%) CSS
4 341 (21.99%) HTML5
5 333 (21.47%) JSON
6 328 (21.15%) Spring
7 316 (20.37%) AngularJS
8 297 (19.15%) .NET
9 293 (18.89%) XML
10 268 (17.28%) SOAP
11 250 (16.12%) jQuery
12 186 (11.99%) CSS3
13 171 (11.03%) J2EE
14 170 (10.96%) Hibernate
15 146 (9.41%) ASP.NET
16 131 (8.45%) REST
17 95 (6.13%) WCF
18 94 (6.06%) Ajax
19 93 (6.00%) Backbone.js
20 89 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.96%) User Experience
2 145 (9.35%) Open Source
3 120 (7.74%) Mobile App
4 73 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 69 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (3.35%) iPhone
7 49 (3.16%) iPad
8 32 (2.06%) Derivative
9 29 (1.87%) Social Media
10 28 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.16%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.97%) Animation
14 15 (0.97%) Statistics
15 13 (0.84%) W3C
15 13 (0.84%) DTV
16 12 (0.77%) Streaming Video
16 12 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
16 12 (0.77%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 236 (15.22%) Linux
2 157 (10.12%) Apple iOS
3 108 (6.96%) Android
4 107 (6.90%) UNIX
5 86 (5.54%) Windows
6 20 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.84%) Debian
9 11 (0.71%) CentOS
10 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.32%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (43.58%) TDD
3 445 (28.69%) Scrum
4 387 (24.95%) BDD
5 371 (23.92%) OO
6 347 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
7 282 (18.18%) MVC
8 193 (12.44%) SOA
9 155 (9.99%) E-Commerce
10 148 (9.54%) Web Development
11 145 (9.35%) Software Engineering
12 137 (8.83%) Unit Testing
13 115 (7.41%) iOS Development
14 99 (6.38%) Kanban
15 98 (6.32%) Pair Programming
16 90 (5.80%) Test Automation
17 84 (5.42%) Automated Testing
18 82 (5.29%) Mentoring
19 78 (5.03%) Multithreading
20 77 (4.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 741 (47.78%) Java
2 645 (41.59%) JavaScript
3 351 (22.63%) SQL
4 287 (18.50%) C#
5 144 (9.28%) PHP
6 143 (9.22%) Python
7 124 (7.99%) Ruby
8 101 (6.51%) Scala
9 94 (6.06%) Objective-C
10 59 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 58 (3.74%) Groovy
12 51 (3.29%) Perl
13 32 (2.06%) C++
14 29 (1.87%) PHP5
15 28 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.81%) C
16 27 (1.74%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.35%) Clojure
18 18 (1.16%) Apple Swift
18 18 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (6.90%) Degree
2 61 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.39%) ISEB
4 6 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.26%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.19%) MCAD
7 3 (0.19%) MCSD
7 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.064%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.22%) QA
2 8 (0.52%) WAI
3 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.32%) HL7
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.064%) DICOM
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (1.35%) Docker
2 16 (1.03%) Varnish
3 7 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.45%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.39%) vCloud
5 5 (0.32%) vSphere
5 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (3.03%) Puppet
2 25 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.55%) Vagrant
4 22 (1.42%) Ansible
5 9 (0.58%) Salt
6 7 (0.45%) logstash
6 7 (0.45%) Oozie
7 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.26%) Kibana
9 3 (0.19%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.13%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.064%) Graphite
11 1 (0.064%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 132 (8.51%) Oracle
2 106 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.16%) Google
4 39 (2.51%) Apple
5 34 (2.19%) IBM
6 23 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.29%) EPiServer
7 20 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.10%) Perforce
9 16 (1.03%) Endeca
9 16 (1.03%) ATG
10 15 (0.97%) Twitter
11 14 (0.90%) Adobe
11 14 (0.90%) SAP
12 11 (0.71%) Apigee
13 10 (0.64%) CA
13 10 (0.64%) Zend
13 10 (0.64%) Telerik
14 9 (0.58%) VMware
15 8 (0.52%) TIBCO
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day Competitive rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £900 - £901 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago