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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 150 168 228
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +60
Contract jobs citing RESTful 858 692 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.27% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 4.56% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 496 321
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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
(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 +10 793 £448 +11.87% 334
London +8 440 £490 +15.29% 135
South East -21 96 £380 +8.57% 49
City of London -16 93 £500 +23.83% 19
East of England +23 50 £390 +15.55% 20
North West -21 49 £425 - 33
Scotland +1 47 £375 -11.76% 13
Yorkshire 0 42 £400 +18.51% 20
North East +13 38 £438 +9.37% 5
Leeds +13 37 £400 -3.03% 15
West Yorkshire -1 37 £400 +18.51% 15
Tyne and Wear +6 35 £445 +11.25% 4
Edinburgh -3 35 £400 -11.11% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 33 £448 +11.87% 2
South West +12 30 £375 +15.38% 26
Hampshire -19 28 £325 -12.16% 8
East Midlands +13 24 £375 - 20
Cambridgeshire +4 22 £380 -10.58% 11
Cheshire -10 22 £500 +14.94% 15
West Midlands +16 21 £375 +11.11% 25
Manchester +3 20 £446 +9.84% 13
Cambridge +3 19 £381 -10.29% 10
Southampton 0 18 £350 -8.49% 3
Oxfordshire -2 18 £400 +18.51% 4
Birmingham +13 15 £375 -11.76% 6
Surrey +5 13 £438 +16.66% 11
Hertfordshire - 13 £390 - 4
West Sussex - 12 £385 - 2
Wales 0 11 £348 -13.12% 2
Warrington -6 11 £650 +27.45% 4

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1044 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (50.06%) Java
3 754 (44.30%) Web Services
4 741 (43.54%) TDD
5 661 (38.84%) JavaScript
6 626 (36.78%) HTML
7 491 (28.85%) CSS
8 470 (27.61%) Scrum
9 435 (25.56%) BDD
10 409 (24.03%) HTML5
11 399 (23.44%) Git (software)
12 386 (22.68%) Spring
13 385 (22.62%) SQL
14 376 (22.09%) MVC
15 351 (20.62%) AngularJS
16 338 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
17 328 (19.27%) .NET
18 327 (19.21%) JSON
19 322 (18.92%) OO
20 319 (18.74%) C#
21 282 (16.57%) XML
22 272 (15.98%) SOAP
23 264 (15.51%) jQuery
24 250 (14.69%) Linux
25 227 (13.34%) MongoDB
26 224 (13.16%) CSS3
27 221 (12.98%) SQL Server
28 212 (12.46%) Subversion
29 209 (12.28%) SOA
30 207 (12.16%) Open Source

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 196 (11.52%) Node.js
2 125 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 112 (6.58%) Apache
4 93 (5.46%) JBoss
5 77 (4.52%) Confluence
6 67 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (3.06%) WebSphere
8 50 (2.94%) CMS
9 35 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 27 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (1.41%) nginx
12 23 (1.35%) Umbraco
13 22 (1.29%) Mule
14 21 (1.23%) IIS
14 21 (1.23%) Mule ESB
15 17 (1.00%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.94%) MQSeries
16 16 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.41%) MS Office
3 6 (0.35%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.059%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (0.88%) Magento
2 8 (0.47%) SAP HR
2 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Tridion
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.059%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.059%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.059%) Summit
6 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 132 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.29%) GitHub
5 20 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.18%) SaaS
6 15 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.88%) Heroku
7 5 (0.29%) IaaS
8 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.18%) Force.com
10 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.12%) Boomi
11 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.059%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 109 (6.40%) Internet
2 97 (5.70%) HTTP
3 16 (0.94%) Bluetooth
3 16 (0.94%) Unified Communications
4 15 (0.88%) Converged Networks
5 13 (0.76%) Firewall
6 11 (0.65%) DNS
6 11 (0.65%) Intranet
7 10 (0.59%) ZigBee
8 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.29%) Skype
9 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 3 (0.18%) AMQP
11 2 (0.12%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.12%) VPN
11 2 (0.12%) Wireless
11 2 (0.12%) SSH
11 2 (0.12%) UPnP
11 2 (0.12%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (13.34%) MongoDB
2 221 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 205 (12.04%) NoSQL
4 158 (9.28%) MySQL
5 113 (6.64%) Relational Database
6 85 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (4.52%) Hadoop
8 64 (3.76%) Big Data
9 58 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 57 (3.35%) Oracle Database
11 34 (2.00%) DB2
12 33 (1.94%) HBase
12 33 (1.94%) Redis
13 31 (1.82%) CouchDB
14 24 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (1.00%) Couchbase
19 15 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 399 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 212 (12.46%) Subversion
3 204 (11.99%) Jenkins
4 186 (10.93%) Maven
5 167 (9.81%) Cucumber
6 162 (9.52%) Selenium
7 152 (8.93%) JIRA
8 95 (5.58%) JUnit
9 93 (5.46%) Grunt
10 63 (3.70%) Jasmine
11 61 (3.58%) TeamCity
12 60 (3.53%) Mockito
13 58 (3.41%) WebDriver
13 58 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (3.29%) Eclipse
15 45 (2.64%) Ant
16 42 (2.47%) Xcode
17 41 (2.41%) Gradle
18 37 (2.17%) Visual Studio
19 34 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 173 (10.16%) Finance
2 132 (7.76%) Banking
3 76 (4.47%) Investment Banking
4 72 (4.23%) Retail
5 39 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.17%) Front Office
7 28 (1.65%) Publishing
8 21 (1.23%) Games
9 16 (0.94%) Back Office
10 15 (0.88%) Electronics
11 14 (0.82%) Marketing
12 13 (0.76%) Legal
13 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.53%) Advertising
15 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.12%) Automotive
18 1 (0.059%) Law
18 1 (0.059%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1251 (73.50%) Developer
2 403 (23.68%) Java Developer
3 166 (9.75%) Architect
4 140 (8.23%) Senior Developer
5 124 (7.29%) .NET Developer
6 92 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 86 (5.05%) iOS Developer
8 78 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 77 (4.52%) Front-End Developer
10 72 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 70 (4.11%) Technical Architect
12 66 (3.88%) Analyst
12 66 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
13 58 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
14 46 (2.70%) Software Engineer
15 41 (2.41%) Python Developer
16 38 (2.23%) Tester
16 38 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (2.17%) Software Developer
17 37 (2.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (44.30%) Web Services
2 626 (36.78%) HTML
3 491 (28.85%) CSS
4 409 (24.03%) HTML5
5 386 (22.68%) Spring
6 351 (20.62%) AngularJS
7 328 (19.27%) .NET
8 327 (19.21%) JSON
9 282 (16.57%) XML
10 272 (15.98%) SOAP
11 264 (15.51%) jQuery
12 224 (13.16%) CSS3
13 202 (11.87%) J2EE
14 179 (10.52%) Hibernate
15 166 (9.75%) ASP.NET
16 127 (7.46%) REST
17 112 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 112 (6.58%) Backbone.js
18 104 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
19 101 (5.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.75%) User Experience
2 113 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 66 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 46 (2.70%) iPhone
6 45 (2.64%) iPad
7 37 (2.17%) Social Media
8 31 (1.82%) Visualisation
9 25 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.23%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 19 (1.12%) Derivative
13 19 (1.12%) Fixed Income
14 18 (1.06%) Animation
15 15 (0.88%) Market Risk
16 14 (0.82%) Statistics
17 13 (0.76%) Clustering
17 13 (0.76%) Algorithms
17 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 250 (14.69%) Linux
2 141 (8.28%) UNIX
3 132 (7.76%) Apple iOS
4 89 (5.23%) Android
5 51 (3.00%) Windows
6 40 (2.35%) Ubuntu
7 38 (2.23%) CentOS
8 15 (0.88%) Debian
9 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.059%) ThreadX
13 1 (0.059%) Solaris
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1044 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (43.54%) TDD
3 470 (27.61%) Scrum
4 435 (25.56%) BDD
5 376 (22.09%) MVC
6 338 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
7 322 (18.92%) OO
8 209 (12.28%) SOA
9 207 (12.16%) Open Source
10 175 (10.28%) E-Commerce
11 135 (7.93%) Pair Programming
11 135 (7.93%) Software Engineering
12 126 (7.40%) Kanban
12 126 (7.40%) Web Development
13 125 (7.34%) Unit Testing
14 119 (6.99%) DevOps
15 107 (6.29%) Multithreading
16 99 (5.82%) iOS Development
17 89 (5.23%) SDLC
18 86 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 852 (50.06%) Java
2 661 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 385 (22.62%) SQL
4 319 (18.74%) C#
5 179 (10.52%) Scala
6 169 (9.93%) Ruby
7 139 (8.17%) PHP
8 136 (7.99%) Python
9 91 (5.35%) Groovy
10 85 (4.99%) Objective-C
11 54 (3.17%) Perl
12 47 (2.76%) C++
13 41 (2.41%) Clojure
14 36 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.41%) Apple Swift
16 22 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.29%) C
17 17 (1.00%) PHP5
18 16 (0.94%) XPath
19 14 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (5.46%) Security Cleared
2 84 (4.94%) Degree
3 50 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) MCAD
6 3 (0.18%) MCSD
6 3 (0.18%) ISEB
6 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.059%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.93%) QA
2 9 (0.53%) WAI
3 5 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.059%) DICOM
4 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (1.12%) Docker
2 15 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.59%) Varnish
5 5 (0.29%) HDFS
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.059%) vSphere
7 1 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.059%) vCloud
7 1 (0.059%) Xen
7 1 (0.059%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (2.76%) Puppet
2 42 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.12%) Vagrant
4 17 (1.00%) Ansible
5 11 (0.65%) Apache Shiro
6 10 (0.59%) Salt
6 10 (0.59%) Oozie
7 7 (0.41%) Rundeck
8 4 (0.24%) Kibana
8 4 (0.24%) logstash
8 4 (0.24%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.18%) MOM
10 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.059%) OpenView
11 1 (0.059%) Netcool
11 1 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.059%) Nagios
11 1 (0.059%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.059%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.059%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 153 (8.99%) Oracle
2 99 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 47 (2.76%) IBM
4 38 (2.23%) Apple
5 33 (1.94%) Google
6 31 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.29%) SAP
8 18 (1.06%) CA
9 17 (1.00%) Adobe
9 17 (1.00%) Perforce
10 16 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 15 (0.88%) ATG
11 15 (0.88%) Endeca
12 14 (0.82%) TIBCO
13 13 (0.76%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.71%) Apigee
15 11 (0.65%) Twitter
15 11 (0.65%) Sybase
16 10 (0.59%) Progress
16 10 (0.59%) Telerik
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