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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 150 214 258
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +44
Contract jobs citing RESTful 763 451 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 0.91% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 3.37% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 286 252
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £311 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50

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
13576 13373 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8850 8409 7599
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 245 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +77 721 £400 -3.03% 302
London +51 419 £425 - 126
South East +88 144 £380 +12.59% 65
City of London +55 120 £418 -12.10% 34
Hampshire +45 67 £380 +55.10% 16
North West +3 56 £350 -6.66% 34
South West +10 45 £375 +7.14% 15
Berkshire +18 35 £400 +18.51% 17
Southampton +15 35 £380 +68.88% 6
Scotland +12 33 £391 +4.33% 12
Manchester +7 28 £350 -6.66% 21
Cheshire +7 23 £375 - 9
Surrey +16 21 £325 +8.33% 10
Yorkshire +12 21 £345 +18.96% 15
Edinburgh +16 19 £395 - 8
East of England +14 17 £369 -7.81% 14
West Yorkshire +5 17 £350 - 12
Bristol +6 16 £375 +7.14% 7
Devon +5 13 £450 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -4 13 £375 - 1
Leeds - 13 £350 - 8
Exeter - 11 £450 -
West Midlands +1 10 £338 +7.14% 11
Basingstoke +5 9 £425 +13.33% 2
Hertfordshire +5 9 £388 -3.12% 5
East Midlands 0 8 £350 -9.67% 14
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £369 -9.23% 5
Glasgow +1 7 £371 +10.00% 2
Nottingham - 7 - - 7
Nottinghamshire - 7 - - 7

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 890 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 800 (52.08%) Java
3 703 (45.77%) Web Services
4 638 (41.54%) JavaScript
5 629 (40.95%) TDD
6 613 (39.91%) HTML
7 478 (31.12%) CSS
8 452 (29.43%) Scrum
9 358 (23.31%) Spring
9 358 (23.31%) HTML5
10 345 (22.46%) Git (software)
10 345 (22.46%) JSON
11 343 (22.33%) OO
12 338 (22.01%) BDD
13 323 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
14 322 (20.96%) MVC
15 304 (19.79%) XML
16 301 (19.60%) SQL
17 294 (19.14%) SOAP
18 286 (18.62%) .NET
19 280 (18.23%) C#
20 272 (17.71%) Linux
21 265 (17.25%) AngularJS
22 249 (16.21%) jQuery
23 229 (14.91%) Jenkins
24 223 (14.52%) SOA
25 208 (13.54%) Maven
26 190 (12.37%) J2EE
27 188 (12.24%) Subversion
28 184 (11.98%) CSS3

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 160 (10.42%) Apache
2 135 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 132 (8.59%) Node.js
4 83 (5.40%) CMS
5 75 (4.88%) JBoss
6 46 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 45 (2.93%) Confluence
8 34 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 33 (2.15%) nginx
10 30 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (1.82%) Apache Solr
12 26 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
13 23 (1.50%) Alfresco
13 23 (1.50%) SharePoint
14 21 (1.37%) IIS
15 15 (0.98%) Mule
15 15 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.78%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.39%) Doxygen
3 5 (0.33%) MS Office
4 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.065%) Mingle
5 1 (0.065%) MS Project
5 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.52%) Magento
3 6 (0.39%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.26%) Summit
5 4 (0.26%) RMDS
5 4 (0.26%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.065%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.76%) Amazon S3
5 21 (1.37%) SaaS
6 19 (1.24%) GitHub
7 10 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.65%) ElastiCache
7 10 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.59%) Heroku
9 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.20%) PaaS
10 3 (0.20%) IaaS
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.065%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.065%) Office 365
12 1 (0.065%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.065%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 143 (9.31%) HTTP
2 103 (6.71%) Internet
3 19 (1.24%) DNS
4 15 (0.98%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.59%) VPN
7 6 (0.39%) Firewall
7 6 (0.39%) iBeacon
8 5 (0.33%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.20%) FTP
10 3 (0.20%) Intranet
11 2 (0.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.13%) SSH
11 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) Multicast
11 2 (0.13%) LDAP
11 2 (0.13%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) SSL
11 2 (0.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (11.33%) MongoDB
2 151 (9.83%) NoSQL
3 147 (9.57%) MySQL
4 117 (7.62%) SQL Server
5 116 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 72 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (2.93%) Big Data
8 37 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 35 (2.28%) Redis
10 32 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.30%) DB2
14 18 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
18 11 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 345 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 229 (14.91%) Jenkins
3 208 (13.54%) Maven
4 188 (12.24%) Subversion
5 179 (11.65%) Cucumber
6 161 (10.48%) Selenium
7 148 (9.64%) JUnit
8 136 (8.85%) JIRA
9 71 (4.62%) Mockito
10 64 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 63 (4.10%) Ant
12 50 (3.26%) WebDriver
13 48 (3.13%) Grunt
14 44 (2.86%) Jasmine
15 42 (2.73%) NUnit
16 41 (2.67%) Hudson
17 40 (2.60%) Xcode
18 39 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 38 (2.47%) Visual Studio
20 30 (1.95%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (9.64%) Finance
2 111 (7.23%) Banking
3 66 (4.30%) Retail
4 55 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 36 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.08%) Front Office
7 27 (1.76%) Publishing
8 22 (1.43%) Games
9 14 (0.91%) Marketing
10 13 (0.85%) Back Office
11 12 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.59%) Advertising
13 9 (0.59%) Electronics
14 8 (0.52%) Law
15 7 (0.46%) Legal
16 5 (0.33%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.33%) Automotive
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1188 (77.34%) Developer
2 396 (25.78%) Java Developer
3 162 (10.55%) Senior Developer
4 111 (7.23%) .NET Developer
5 91 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 86 (5.60%) Architect
7 82 (5.34%) iOS Developer
8 80 (5.21%) PHP Developer
9 73 (4.75%) Web Developer
10 72 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 66 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
12 56 (3.65%) Analyst
13 45 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (2.80%) Android Developer
15 42 (2.73%) Scala Developer
16 37 (2.41%) Software Engineer
17 35 (2.28%) Tester
18 31 (2.02%) Technical Architect
18 31 (2.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (45.77%) Web Services
2 613 (39.91%) HTML
3 478 (31.12%) CSS
4 358 (23.31%) Spring
4 358 (23.31%) HTML5
5 345 (22.46%) JSON
6 304 (19.79%) XML
7 294 (19.14%) SOAP
8 286 (18.62%) .NET
9 265 (17.25%) AngularJS
10 249 (16.21%) jQuery
11 190 (12.37%) J2EE
12 184 (11.98%) CSS3
13 179 (11.65%) Hibernate
14 148 (9.64%) REST
15 141 (9.18%) ASP.NET
16 98 (6.38%) Ajax
17 95 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 85 (5.53%) Backbone.js
19 84 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.03%) User Experience
2 152 (9.90%) Open Source
3 108 (7.03%) Mobile App
4 63 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (2.93%) iPad
7 38 (2.47%) iPhone
8 36 (2.34%) Derivative
9 31 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.95%) Social Media
11 25 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.43%) W3C
13 21 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.37%) Data Integration
14 16 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (0.85%) Streaming Video
17 12 (0.78%) Statistics
17 12 (0.78%) Linked Data
18 11 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 272 (17.71%) Linux
2 150 (9.77%) Apple iOS
3 126 (8.20%) Android
4 123 (8.01%) UNIX
5 95 (6.18%) Windows
6 28 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.98%) CentOS
8 13 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.33%) ThreadX
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.13%) Debian
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.065%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.065%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (40.95%) TDD
3 452 (29.43%) Scrum
4 343 (22.33%) OO
5 338 (22.01%) BDD
6 323 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
7 322 (20.96%) MVC
8 223 (14.52%) SOA
9 163 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 160 (10.42%) Web Development
11 130 (8.46%) Unit Testing
12 122 (7.94%) Software Engineering
13 104 (6.77%) iOS Development
14 89 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 84 (5.47%) Pair Programming
16 83 (5.40%) Responsive Web Design
17 82 (5.34%) Multithreading
18 80 (5.21%) Automated Testing
18 80 (5.21%) Android Development
19 79 (5.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 800 (52.08%) Java
2 638 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 301 (19.60%) SQL
4 280 (18.23%) C#
5 163 (10.61%) Ruby
6 157 (10.22%) PHP
7 139 (9.05%) Python
8 114 (7.42%) Scala
9 85 (5.53%) Objective-C
10 62 (4.04%) Groovy
11 55 (3.58%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.80%) Perl
13 37 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.95%) C++
14 30 (1.95%) C
15 28 (1.82%) PHP5
16 27 (1.76%) Clojure
16 27 (1.76%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 107 (6.97%) Degree
2 54 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.41%) VCP4
4 30 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.46%) ISEB
6 6 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) MCAD
9 2 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.71%) QA
2 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.065%) DICOM
System Software
1 25 (1.63%) Docker
2 13 (0.85%) Varnish
3 10 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.59%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.59%) vCloud
5 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.26%) vSphere
7 3 (0.20%) HDFS
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (4.62%) Puppet
2 27 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.37%) Vagrant
4 18 (1.17%) Ansible
5 9 (0.59%) logstash
6 6 (0.39%) Kibana
6 6 (0.39%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.33%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.33%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.26%) Salt
9 3 (0.20%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.065%) Mesos
Vendors
1 142 (9.24%) Oracle
2 92 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.52%) Google
4 26 (1.69%) Twitter
5 23 (1.50%) Endeca
5 23 (1.50%) ATG
5 23 (1.50%) Apple
6 22 (1.43%) IBM
7 21 (1.37%) Perforce
8 19 (1.24%) Adobe
9 18 (1.17%) TIBCO
10 16 (1.04%) VMware
11 15 (0.98%) Zend
11 15 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.91%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.85%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.78%) hybris
15 10 (0.65%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.59%) SAP
16 9 (0.59%) Sencha
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £300 per day - 12 months contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
People Source
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + remote working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits & package
Posted: 4 days ago