The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 94 149 178
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1276 946 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 1.63% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.85% 5.77% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 707 534
Median daily rate £431 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £31.76 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.76 -

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
16247 16402 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.26% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11283 10195
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 310 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 1211 £438 -2.77% 394
London +1 623 £450 -5.26% 174
South East +74 188 £450 +12.50% 42
Yorkshire +74 122 £425 +6.25% 26
West Yorkshire +73 104 £450 +20.00% 14
City of London +28 91 £450 -10.00% 35
Leeds +50 87 £450 +20.00% 12
North West +34 87 £400 -15.78% 42
West Midlands +36 76 £396 +5.46% 22
Oxfordshire +40 69 £475 +16.92% 7
Oxford +21 44 £475 +11.76% 3
Manchester +5 42 £410 -13.68% 32
South West +34 37 £358 -4.66% 21
Scotland +16 34 £365 -2.66% 11
East Midlands +4 33 £388 +6.89% 16
East of England -13 33 £325 -16.66% 46
Surrey +30 31 £380 -15.55% 8
Cheshire +17 29 £408 -5.78% 5
Berkshire +29 27 £425 +2.40% 10
West Sussex 0 25 £475 +21.01% 1
Bristol +16 24 £360 -10.00% 5
Birmingham +8 24 £495 +27.74% 5
Edinburgh +7 21 £350 -6.66% 4
Wales +40 18 £475 +22.58% 7
South Wales +41 17 £463 +19.35% 5
South Yorkshire +16 17 £400 - 6
Coventry +3 16 £396 +5.46% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 16 £475 +43.93% 8
Hertfordshire 0 15 £325 -16.12% 12
Sheffield +10 14 £400 - 6

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RESTful.

1 1510 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1292 (54.47%) Java
3 926 (39.04%) JavaScript
4 896 (37.77%) Web Services
5 823 (34.70%) HTML
6 790 (33.31%) TDD
7 768 (32.38%) Scrum
8 691 (29.13%) Git (software)
9 687 (28.96%) Spring
9 687 (28.96%) CSS
10 561 (23.65%) JSON
11 536 (22.60%) AngularJS
12 516 (21.75%) HTML5
13 506 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
14 452 (19.06%) SQL
15 438 (18.47%) BDD
16 414 (17.45%) Jenkins
17 404 (17.03%) OO
17 404 (17.03%) MVC
18 367 (15.47%) C#
19 366 (15.43%) Linux
20 363 (15.30%) Node.js
21 361 (15.22%) XML
22 360 (15.18%) CSS3
23 354 (14.92%) SOAP
24 341 (14.38%) Open Source
25 335 (14.12%) REST
26 334 (14.08%) .NET
27 309 (13.03%) Microservices
28 304 (12.82%) JIRA

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (7.67%) Tomcat
2 142 (5.99%) Confluence
3 105 (4.43%) JBoss
4 96 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
5 87 (3.67%) Apache
6 65 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 63 (2.66%) CMS
8 52 (2.19%) Mule
9 44 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 41 (1.73%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.48%) IIS
11 35 (1.48%) nginx
12 31 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 31 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 31 (1.31%) Apache Spark
13 28 (1.18%) Mule ESB
14 24 (1.01%) Jetty
15 20 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
16 17 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 15 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 33 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.05%) MS Office
4 8 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.084%) MS Project
8 2 (0.084%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.042%) InVision
Business Applications
1 28 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.17%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.084%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.084%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.042%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 192 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (6.20%) GitHub
3 146 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.43%) Google Play
6 28 (1.18%) PaaS
7 25 (1.05%) SaaS
8 23 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.46%) Boomi
16 9 (0.38%) Force.com
16 9 (0.38%) Heroku
16 9 (0.38%) IaaS
17 7 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 229 (9.65%) HTTP
2 38 (1.60%) Internet
3 30 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.22%) Network Security
5 28 (1.18%) Firewall
6 24 (1.01%) SSL
7 20 (0.84%) AMQP
8 18 (0.76%) VPN
9 14 (0.59%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.46%) MQTT
10 11 (0.46%) WAN
11 10 (0.42%) DNS
11 10 (0.42%) FTP
11 10 (0.42%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.38%) LAN
12 9 (0.38%) SNMP
13 8 (0.34%) VoIP
14 7 (0.30%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.30%) LDAP
14 7 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.34%) NoSQL
2 245 (10.33%) MongoDB
3 229 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 204 (8.60%) MySQL
5 138 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 115 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (2.32%) Oracle Database
8 54 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.02%) Couchbase
11 46 (1.94%) Big Data
12 42 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (1.31%) Redis
15 30 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 25 (1.05%) CouchDB
18 22 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 691 (29.13%) Git (software)
2 414 (17.45%) Jenkins
3 304 (12.82%) JIRA
4 293 (12.35%) Maven
5 292 (12.31%) JUnit
6 250 (10.54%) Cucumber
7 204 (8.60%) Selenium
8 177 (7.46%) Subversion
9 141 (5.94%) Mockito
10 124 (5.23%) Gradle
11 93 (3.92%) Grunt
12 89 (3.75%) gulp
13 87 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 82 (3.46%) Visual Studio
15 76 (3.20%) SoapUI
16 63 (2.66%) WebDriver
17 59 (2.49%) Mercurial
18 58 (2.45%) Jasmine
19 55 (2.32%) JMeter
20 54 (2.28%) Xcode
General
1 210 (8.85%) Finance
2 94 (3.96%) Retail
3 61 (2.57%) Publishing
4 60 (2.53%) Banking
5 48 (2.02%) Marketing
6 47 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.14%) Electronics
7 27 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.89%) Games
9 18 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.55%) Front Office
11 13 (0.55%) Law
12 12 (0.51%) Legal
13 6 (0.25%) Advertising
13 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.042%) Automotive
16 1 (0.042%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1823 (76.85%) Developer
2 682 (28.75%) Java Developer
3 291 (12.27%) Senior Developer
4 178 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 164 (6.91%) .NET Developer
6 161 (6.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 158 (6.66%) Architect
7 158 (6.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 126 (5.31%) Scala Developer
9 108 (4.55%) iOS Developer
10 105 (4.43%) C# Developer
11 102 (4.30%) Agile Developer
12 90 (3.79%) Angular Developer
13 83 (3.50%) PHP Developer
14 79 (3.33%) Android Developer
15 75 (3.16%) Agile Java Developer
16 74 (3.12%) Software Engineer
16 74 (3.12%) Web Developer
17 73 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
18 72 (3.04%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (37.77%) Web Services
2 823 (34.70%) HTML
3 687 (28.96%) CSS
3 687 (28.96%) Spring
4 561 (23.65%) JSON
5 536 (22.60%) AngularJS
6 516 (21.75%) HTML5
7 363 (15.30%) Node.js
8 361 (15.22%) XML
9 360 (15.18%) CSS3
10 354 (14.92%) SOAP
11 335 (14.12%) REST
12 334 (14.08%) .NET
13 259 (10.92%) Hibernate
13 259 (10.92%) jQuery
14 251 (10.58%) J2EE
15 156 (6.58%) React
16 149 (6.28%) ASP.NET
17 143 (6.03%) Ajax
18 139 (5.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 206 (8.68%) User Experience
2 134 (5.65%) Mobile App
3 124 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
4 97 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 79 (3.33%) iPad
6 60 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (2.40%) iPhone
8 56 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 48 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 37 (1.56%) Social Media
11 35 (1.48%) Digital Media
12 24 (1.01%) Fintech
13 21 (0.89%) DataPower
14 20 (0.84%) Cryptography
15 17 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.67%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.55%) Derivative
17 13 (0.55%) SWIFT
17 13 (0.55%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 366 (15.43%) Linux
2 193 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 170 (7.17%) Android
4 137 (5.78%) Windows
5 109 (4.60%) Unix
6 20 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 16 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.55%) CentOS
11 9 (0.38%) VMS
12 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.084%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.042%) Debian
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1510 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (33.31%) TDD
3 768 (32.38%) Scrum
4 506 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
5 438 (18.47%) BDD
6 404 (17.03%) MVC
6 404 (17.03%) OO
7 341 (14.38%) Open Source
8 309 (13.03%) Microservices
9 300 (12.65%) SOA
10 273 (11.51%) Web Development
11 233 (9.82%) Kanban
12 232 (9.78%) Front End Development
13 216 (9.11%) Unit Testing
14 209 (8.81%) Software Engineering
15 204 (8.60%) Pair Programming
16 181 (7.63%) Automated Testing
17 170 (7.17%) E-Commerce
18 156 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
19 145 (6.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1292 (54.47%) Java
2 926 (39.04%) JavaScript
3 452 (19.06%) SQL
4 367 (15.47%) C#
5 276 (11.64%) Scala
6 223 (9.40%) Python
7 173 (7.29%) PHP
8 158 (6.66%) Ruby
9 122 (5.14%) Groovy
10 104 (4.38%) Objective-C
11 73 (3.08%) Apple Swift
12 62 (2.61%) C++
13 61 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 50 (2.11%) Clojure
15 41 (1.73%) Perl
16 37 (1.56%) C
16 37 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 34 (1.43%) ES6
18 29 (1.22%) Bash Shell
19 25 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 120 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 111 (4.68%) Degree
3 84 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.38%) CISSP
5 9 (0.38%) SANS
5 9 (0.38%) SSCP
6 8 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.30%) ISEB
8 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.17%) PhD
9 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.042%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.042%) MCITP
10 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.68%) QA
2 26 (1.10%) SDET
3 15 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.084%) SEPA
6 1 (0.042%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.042%) ISO20022
System Software
1 134 (5.65%) Docker
2 53 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (1.31%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.21%) KVM
6 5 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 4 (0.17%) HDFS
7 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.17%) Varnish
8 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.084%) vSphere
10 1 (0.042%) Firmware
10 1 (0.042%) LXC
10 1 (0.042%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (4.60%) Puppet
2 49 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.81%) Ansible
4 18 (0.76%) Kibana
5 17 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.72%) logstash
6 12 (0.51%) Grafana
7 11 (0.46%) SCCM
8 9 (0.38%) Rsyslog
9 8 (0.34%) QRadar
10 7 (0.30%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.17%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.17%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.17%) RSA enVision
12 4 (0.17%) StatsD
12 4 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
13 3 (0.13%) Mesos
13 3 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 183 (7.72%) Oracle
2 159 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 135 (5.69%) Google
4 63 (2.66%) IBM
5 62 (2.61%) Adobe
6 57 (2.40%) Apple
6 57 (2.40%) MuleSoft
7 44 (1.85%) hybris
8 38 (1.60%) SAP
9 36 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 35 (1.48%) Atlassian
11 34 (1.43%) ATG
12 32 (1.35%) Splunk
13 31 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (1.22%) Facebook
14 29 (1.22%) WSO2
15 17 (0.72%) Talend
16 16 (0.67%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.63%) ForgeRock
17 15 (0.63%) VMware
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £319 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Interact Consulting
Rate: 575-600pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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