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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 151 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +16
Contract jobs citing RESTful 790 477 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 3.38% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 358 302
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 £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.00 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £39.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%

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
14612 14099 13778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9984 9008 8637
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 303 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +53 743 £400 - 220
London +55 439 £413 -2.94% 94
South East +70 135 £400 +28.00% 39
City of London +49 119 £438 -2.77% 34
Hampshire +16 46 £400 +77.77% 15
South West -10 40 £400 +12.28% 18
North West +3 38 £338 -3.57% 17
Southampton +15 29 £425 +88.88% 9
Scotland +10 27 £375 +7.14% 7
Berkshire +12 26 £400 +18.51% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 24 £500 - 2
North East - 24 £500 - 2
East of England -3 23 £350 -12.50% 16
Edinburgh +8 22 £375 +7.14% 5
Yorkshire -7 22 £325 - 18
West Sussex - 22 £393 - 1
Bristol -4 18 £378 +11.85% 9
Crawley - 18 £403 -
Oxfordshire - 18 £450 - 4
Manchester -5 17 £325 -7.14% 12
Surrey +3 16 £338 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +18 15 £325 +23.80% 12
Cheshire +7 15 £363 +7.40% 5
West Yorkshire -13 13 £350 +7.69% 9
Slough +3 12 £308 -21.15%
Wales - 11 £375 - 1
South Wales - 11 £375 -
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £238 -40.62% 3
Oxford - 10 £444 -

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 934 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (49.41%) Java
3 730 (47.77%) Web Services
4 624 (40.84%) HTML
5 623 (40.77%) TDD
6 620 (40.58%) JavaScript
7 479 (31.35%) Scrum
8 465 (30.43%) CSS
9 393 (25.72%) HTML5
10 368 (24.08%) JSON
11 353 (23.10%) Git (software)
12 345 (22.58%) MVC
13 344 (22.51%) XML
14 341 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
15 323 (21.14%) OO
16 311 (20.35%) BDD
17 289 (18.91%) Spring
18 284 (18.59%) SOAP
19 270 (17.67%) Linux
20 268 (17.54%) C#
21 264 (17.28%) .NET
22 254 (16.62%) jQuery
23 234 (15.31%) SQL
23 234 (15.31%) AngularJS
24 228 (14.92%) Jenkins
25 217 (14.20%) Subversion
26 216 (14.14%) PHP
26 216 (14.14%) CSS3
27 204 (13.35%) Maven
28 199 (13.02%) SOA

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 132 (8.64%) Apache
2 121 (7.92%) Node.js
3 105 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 89 (5.82%) JBoss
5 84 (5.50%) CMS
6 53 (3.47%) Apache Solr
6 53 (3.47%) Confluence
7 38 (2.49%) WebLogic
8 32 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 31 (2.03%) IIS
10 26 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
11 25 (1.64%) nginx
12 22 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 19 (1.24%) Alfresco
14 18 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.85%) Mule
16 13 (0.85%) Jetty
17 12 (0.79%) WordPress
18 11 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.59%) Doxygen
3 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.065%) MS Office
4 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.065%) Blender
4 1 (0.065%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.46%) Magento
3 7 (0.46%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.46%) RMDS
4 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.39%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.065%) Shopify
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.065%) Tridion
7 1 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.065%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (1.70%) SaaS
5 22 (1.44%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.65%) GitHub
8 9 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.59%) Heroku
9 3 (0.20%) PaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.20%) IaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Route 53
11 1 (0.065%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.065%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 161 (10.54%) HTTP
2 72 (4.71%) Internet
3 16 (1.05%) HTTPS
4 13 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.79%) DNS
6 9 (0.59%) VPN
7 6 (0.39%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.33%) LDAP
9 4 (0.26%) FTP
9 4 (0.26%) SSH
9 4 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (0.26%) iBeacon
10 3 (0.20%) AMQP
11 2 (0.13%) Multicast
11 2 (0.13%) Intranet
11 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.13%) 3G
11 2 (0.13%) DSL
11 2 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (12.63%) MySQL
2 171 (11.19%) MongoDB
3 152 (9.95%) NoSQL
4 112 (7.33%) SQL Server
5 103 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.49%) Redis
8 36 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 29 (1.90%) Big Data
12 17 (1.11%) SQLite
13 16 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.79%) DB2
16 11 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 353 (23.10%) Git (software)
2 228 (14.92%) Jenkins
3 217 (14.20%) Subversion
4 204 (13.35%) Maven
5 166 (10.86%) Cucumber
6 151 (9.88%) JIRA
7 144 (9.42%) Selenium
8 124 (8.12%) JUnit
9 65 (4.25%) Eclipse
10 56 (3.66%) Ant
10 56 (3.66%) Jasmine
11 53 (3.47%) Mockito
12 51 (3.34%) Xcode
13 49 (3.21%) WebDriver
13 49 (3.21%) Grunt
14 45 (2.95%) NUnit
15 44 (2.88%) Hudson
16 34 (2.23%) PHPUnit
16 34 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (2.16%) JMeter
General
1 138 (9.03%) Finance
2 90 (5.89%) Banking
3 67 (4.38%) Retail
4 38 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.49%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.29%) Front Office
6 33 (2.16%) Publishing
7 29 (1.90%) Games
8 21 (1.37%) Marketing
9 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.79%) Advertising
11 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 8 (0.52%) Electronics
14 7 (0.46%) Law
14 7 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.39%) Back Office
16 4 (0.26%) Automotive
17 3 (0.20%) Legal
18 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1216 (79.58%) Developer
2 333 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 181 (11.85%) Senior Developer
4 120 (7.85%) PHP Developer
5 105 (6.87%) .NET Developer
6 95 (6.22%) iOS Developer
7 84 (5.50%) Web Developer
7 84 (5.50%) Architect
8 79 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
9 77 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 66 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 59 (3.86%) Android Developer
12 51 (3.34%) Scala Developer
13 44 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 44 (2.88%) Analyst
13 44 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (2.29%) Tester
14 35 (2.29%) Mobile Developer
15 34 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (2.16%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (47.77%) Web Services
2 624 (40.84%) HTML
3 465 (30.43%) CSS
4 393 (25.72%) HTML5
5 368 (24.08%) JSON
6 344 (22.51%) XML
7 289 (18.91%) Spring
8 284 (18.59%) SOAP
9 264 (17.28%) .NET
10 254 (16.62%) jQuery
11 234 (15.31%) AngularJS
12 216 (14.14%) CSS3
13 176 (11.52%) J2EE
14 133 (8.70%) REST
15 131 (8.57%) ASP.NET
15 131 (8.57%) Hibernate
16 116 (7.59%) Ajax
17 83 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 82 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 78 (5.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 148 (9.69%) Open Source
2 123 (8.05%) User Experience
3 102 (6.68%) Mobile App
4 63 (4.12%) iPad
5 60 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (2.88%) iPhone
8 38 (2.49%) Social Media
9 30 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.70%) W3C
11 25 (1.64%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.44%) Visualisation
13 21 (1.37%) Derivative
14 17 (1.11%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.98%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.92%) Video on Demand
16 14 (0.92%) Fixed Income
17 13 (0.85%) Online Games
18 11 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 270 (17.67%) Linux
2 176 (11.52%) Apple iOS
3 151 (9.88%) Android
4 133 (8.70%) UNIX
5 87 (5.69%) Windows
6 29 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.11%) CentOS
8 14 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.59%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.13%) Debian
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.065%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (40.77%) TDD
3 479 (31.35%) Scrum
4 345 (22.58%) MVC
5 341 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
6 323 (21.14%) OO
7 311 (20.35%) BDD
8 199 (13.02%) SOA
9 171 (11.19%) E-Commerce
10 130 (8.51%) Web Development
11 129 (8.44%) Unit Testing
12 123 (8.05%) iOS Development
13 104 (6.81%) Mentoring
13 104 (6.81%) OOP
14 99 (6.48%) Android Development
15 92 (6.02%) Software Engineering
16 88 (5.76%) Kanban
17 85 (5.56%) Test Automation
18 84 (5.50%) Pair Programming
19 74 (4.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 755 (49.41%) Java
2 620 (40.58%) JavaScript
3 268 (17.54%) C#
4 234 (15.31%) SQL
5 216 (14.14%) PHP
6 163 (10.67%) Ruby
7 155 (10.14%) Scala
8 129 (8.44%) Python
9 102 (6.68%) Objective-C
10 73 (4.78%) Groovy
11 58 (3.80%) PHP5
12 43 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 32 (2.09%) Perl
15 30 (1.96%) C++
16 25 (1.64%) C
17 20 (1.31%) Clojure
18 19 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.05%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (7.07%) Degree
2 45 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.65%) ISEB
5 7 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.065%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.065%) HNC
8 1 (0.065%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.81%) QA
2 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (1.24%) Docker
2 14 (0.92%) Varnish
3 12 (0.79%) VirtualBox
4 11 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.65%) vCloud
6 6 (0.39%) vSphere
6 6 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) HDFS
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.065%) Squid
Systems Management
1 77 (5.04%) Puppet
2 37 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.59%) Ansible
5 7 (0.46%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.39%) logstash
6 6 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
6 6 (0.39%) OpenSSO
7 5 (0.33%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.26%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.20%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) Kibana
11 1 (0.065%) Mesos
11 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 135 (8.84%) Oracle
2 94 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.25%) Google
4 51 (3.34%) Zend
5 34 (2.23%) Endeca
5 34 (2.23%) ATG
6 31 (2.03%) Perforce
7 29 (1.90%) Twitter
8 27 (1.77%) Apple
9 22 (1.44%) Adobe
10 20 (1.31%) Facebook
11 18 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 17 (1.11%) VMware
13 15 (0.98%) New Relic
14 12 (0.79%) hybris
14 12 (0.79%) IBM
14 12 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.72%) SAP
16 8 (0.52%) Sencha
16 8 (0.52%) Xamarin
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