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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 160 228 297
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +69
Contract jobs citing RESTful 756 470 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 3.08% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 359 223
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 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
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
15355 15252 15663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.95% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10019 9918 9361
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.50
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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 +68 713 £400 - 247
London +60 451 £425 - 108
City of London +67 114 £400 -5.88% 23
South East +71 96 £353 -6.00% 38
Hampshire - 55 £350 - 8
Southampton - 39 £343 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 34 £450 - 11
Tyne and Wear - 34 £450 - 13
North East - 34 £450 - 13
North West -18 28 £425 +41.66% 27
South West -27 27 £325 -7.14% 10
Scotland +8 25 £325 -7.14% 9
Yorkshire +7 24 £318 -2.30% 17
Edinburgh +14 22 £323 +15.17% 5
West Midlands -11 18 £350 - 4
Manchester -14 16 £425 +39.34% 15
Berkshire +26 15 £329 -17.81% 7
Surrey +14 15 £388 - 7
West Yorkshire -2 15 £331 -1.85% 3
East of England -23 15 £381 -7.57% 22
Bristol -11 14 £425 +21.42% 1
East Midlands +8 11 £450 +62.16% 10
Wales - 10 £413 - 6
Cheshire -3 9 £375 +25.00% 5
South Wales - 9 £413 - 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £310 - 9
Cardiff - 8 £425 - 1
Bath - 7 £288 -
Sheffield - 7 £305 - 9
Somerset - 7 £288 -

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 854 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (54.04%) Web Services
3 666 (48.90%) Java
4 612 (44.93%) JavaScript
5 554 (40.68%) HTML
6 534 (39.21%) TDD
7 395 (29.00%) CSS
8 391 (28.71%) Scrum
9 380 (27.90%) JSON
10 378 (27.75%) XML
11 352 (25.84%) HTML5
12 302 (22.17%) MVC
13 292 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
14 290 (21.29%) SOAP
14 290 (21.29%) Git (software)
15 283 (20.78%) Linux
16 273 (20.04%) BDD
17 270 (19.82%) jQuery
18 247 (18.14%) OO
19 225 (16.52%) Spring
20 224 (16.45%) AngularJS
21 211 (15.49%) CSS3
22 209 (15.35%) Subversion
23 208 (15.27%) PHP
24 205 (15.05%) HTTP
25 203 (14.90%) C#
26 202 (14.83%) .NET
27 186 (13.66%) SQL
27 186 (13.66%) Maven
28 177 (13.00%) Jenkins

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 98 (7.20%) Apache
2 92 (6.75%) Node.js
3 63 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 61 (4.48%) CMS
5 47 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 46 (3.38%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.79%) Confluence
8 23 (1.69%) IIS
9 18 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (1.10%) nginx
12 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.73%) Lync
14 9 (0.66%) Mule
15 8 (0.59%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.59%) Jetty
16 7 (0.51%) WordPress
16 7 (0.51%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (0.81%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.073%) MS Office
5 1 (0.073%) Blender
Business Applications
1 11 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.44%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.44%) Magento
4 6 (0.44%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (0.44%) RMDS
5 4 (0.29%) Shopify
6 3 (0.22%) Tridion
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.69%) SaaS
3 19 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.73%) Heroku
7 8 (0.59%) GitHub
8 6 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.37%) Force.com
10 3 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.15%) Route 53
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.073%) IaaS
12 1 (0.073%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 205 (15.05%) HTTP
2 56 (4.11%) Internet
3 18 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 16 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.03%) SSH
6 11 (0.81%) VPN
7 9 (0.66%) SSL
8 5 (0.37%) FTP
9 4 (0.29%) LDAP
10 3 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.15%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.15%) AMQP
11 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.15%) SNMP
11 2 (0.15%) DNS
11 2 (0.15%) Telnet
12 1 (0.073%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.073%) X.509
12 1 (0.073%) CTI
12 1 (0.073%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (12.11%) MySQL
2 147 (10.79%) NoSQL
3 141 (10.35%) MongoDB
4 92 (6.75%) SQL Server
5 73 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 61 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.20%) Redis
8 22 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.32%) SQLite
11 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.17%) Big Data
11 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.59%) Hazelcast
15 8 (0.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 290 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 209 (15.35%) Subversion
3 186 (13.66%) Maven
4 177 (13.00%) Jenkins
5 149 (10.94%) Cucumber
6 118 (8.66%) JIRA
7 109 (8.00%) Selenium
8 93 (6.83%) JUnit
9 64 (4.70%) Ant
10 58 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 49 (3.60%) Xcode
12 45 (3.30%) Hudson
12 45 (3.30%) Jasmine
13 43 (3.16%) WebDriver
14 34 (2.50%) TeamCity
14 34 (2.50%) Grunt
15 33 (2.42%) Mockito
16 32 (2.35%) NUnit
17 30 (2.20%) FitNesse
17 30 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (10.21%) Finance
2 70 (5.14%) Banking
3 68 (4.99%) Retail
4 46 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.16%) Marketing
6 38 (2.79%) Games
7 34 (2.50%) Front Office
8 32 (2.35%) Publishing
9 26 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.40%) Advertising
11 16 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.81%) Electronics
12 11 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.37%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.29%) Back Office
14 4 (0.29%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
16 1 (0.073%) Automotive
16 1 (0.073%) Law
Job Titles
1 1131 (83.04%) Developer
2 285 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 141 (10.35%) Senior Developer
4 104 (7.64%) iOS Developer
5 101 (7.42%) PHP Developer
6 83 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 79 (5.80%) Architect
8 77 (5.65%) Front-End Developer
9 73 (5.36%) .NET Developer
10 72 (5.29%) Web Developer
11 66 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 55 (4.04%) Android Developer
13 49 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
14 47 (3.45%) Lead Developer
15 45 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
16 36 (2.64%) Scala Developer
17 34 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
18 33 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
19 28 (2.06%) Software Engineer
19 28 (2.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (54.04%) Web Services
2 554 (40.68%) HTML
3 395 (29.00%) CSS
4 380 (27.90%) JSON
5 378 (27.75%) XML
6 352 (25.84%) HTML5
7 290 (21.29%) SOAP
8 270 (19.82%) jQuery
9 225 (16.52%) Spring
10 224 (16.45%) AngularJS
11 211 (15.49%) CSS3
12 202 (14.83%) .NET
13 166 (12.19%) J2EE
14 119 (8.74%) REST
15 118 (8.66%) Ajax
16 117 (8.59%) Backbone.js
17 113 (8.30%) Hibernate
18 102 (7.49%) ASP.NET
19 70 (5.14%) Java EE
20 67 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.28%) Open Source
2 125 (9.18%) Mobile App
3 108 (7.93%) User Experience
4 74 (5.43%) iPad
5 52 (3.82%) iPhone
6 49 (3.60%) Social Media
7 46 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (2.79%) Data Structures
9 36 (2.64%) Client/Server
10 35 (2.57%) Computer Science
11 22 (1.62%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.47%) Online Games
13 18 (1.32%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.17%) Fixed Income
15 15 (1.10%) W3C
16 14 (1.03%) Streaming Media
17 13 (0.95%) DTV
18 12 (0.88%) Animation
19 10 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
19 10 (0.73%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 283 (20.78%) Linux
2 169 (12.41%) Apple iOS
3 129 (9.47%) Android
4 93 (6.83%) UNIX
5 49 (3.60%) Windows
6 40 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 33 (2.42%) CentOS
8 16 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.66%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.29%) VMS
12 3 (0.22%) Fedora
12 3 (0.22%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.073%) Debian
14 1 (0.073%) Solaris
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.073%) webOS
14 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (39.21%) TDD
3 391 (28.71%) Scrum
4 302 (22.17%) MVC
5 292 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
6 273 (20.04%) BDD
7 247 (18.14%) OO
8 151 (11.09%) SOA
9 150 (11.01%) E-Commerce
10 133 (9.77%) Unit Testing
11 122 (8.96%) iOS Development
12 116 (8.52%) Web Development
13 99 (7.27%) OOP
14 95 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 88 (6.46%) Software Engineering
16 81 (5.95%) Android Development
17 75 (5.51%) Waterfall
18 74 (5.43%) Pair Programming
19 71 (5.21%) Kanban
20 65 (4.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 666 (48.90%) Java
2 612 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 208 (15.27%) PHP
4 203 (14.90%) C#
5 186 (13.66%) SQL
6 157 (11.53%) Scala
7 145 (10.65%) Ruby
8 112 (8.22%) Objective-C
9 99 (7.27%) Python
10 80 (5.87%) Groovy
11 46 (3.38%) C++
12 45 (3.30%) PHP5
13 29 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.76%) Perl
15 23 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 19 (1.40%) C
18 17 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 16 (1.17%) XQuery
20 15 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (5.07%) Degree
2 28 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.44%) ISEB
5 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.073%) MCP
7 1 (0.073%) MCAD
7 1 (0.073%) MCSD
7 1 (0.073%) HNC
7 1 (0.073%) HND
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.073%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (0.73%) VirtualBox
1 10 (0.73%) Varnish
1 10 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.51%) Docker
3 5 (0.37%) vCloud
4 2 (0.15%) KVM
4 2 (0.15%) HDFS
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.073%) Squid
Systems Management
1 60 (4.41%) Puppet
2 40 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.66%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.44%) Ansible
6 5 (0.37%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.22%) Oozie
8 2 (0.15%) logstash
8 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.15%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 2 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.073%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.073%) Mesos
9 1 (0.073%) Kibana
9 1 (0.073%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 119 (8.74%) Oracle
2 81 (5.95%) JBoss
3 73 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 47 (3.45%) Zend
5 37 (2.72%) ATG
5 37 (2.72%) Apple
5 37 (2.72%) Endeca
6 36 (2.64%) Perforce
7 30 (2.20%) Google
8 24 (1.76%) Adobe
9 23 (1.69%) Facebook
10 21 (1.54%) Twitter
11 18 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.10%) SAP
13 14 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 14 (1.03%) IBM
14 13 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.95%) VMware
15 10 (0.73%) New Relic
15 10 (0.73%) Xamarin
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 Per Day market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 250 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago