The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 164 230 341
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +111
Contract jobs citing RESTful 661 430 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 3.02% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 307 197
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +56 597 £400 - 228
London +50 396 £425 +3.03% 119
South East +78 94 £350 - 27
City of London +50 86 £450 +12.50% 33
Hampshire +22 41 £381 - 10
North West +8 41 £425 +31.78% 21
Scotland +3 41 £420 +12.00% 3
Berkshire +35 34 £310 +12.72% 6
Edinburgh +7 34 £433 +54.46% 1
Cheshire +28 26 £470 -6.00% 3
Southampton +10 20 £388 - 5
Yorkshire +17 16 £338 +16.37% 11
South West -32 15 £350 - 18
West Yorkshire +11 14 £338 +16.37% 9
East of England -8 14 £338 -20.58% 10
Chester +17 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Slough +13 12 £285 +14.00%
Warrington - 12 £510 - 1
East Midlands +9 10 £260 - 9
West Midlands -19 9 £338 -3.57% 5
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £338 -20.58% 6
Cardiff 0 8 £400 - 1
Wales -12 8 £400 +33.33% 2
South Wales -15 8 £400 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £338 - 5
Reading - 6 £413 - 2
Glasgow +2 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey +1 5 £375 -37.50% 1
Bristol -30 5 £450 +28.57% 5

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 630 (54.40%) Web Services
2 591 (51.04%) Java
3 539 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 469 (40.50%) TDD
5 468 (40.41%) HTML
6 424 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
7 350 (30.22%) CSS
8 343 (29.62%) Scrum
9 336 (29.02%) XML
10 332 (28.67%) JSON
11 288 (24.87%) HTML5
12 275 (23.75%) jQuery
13 270 (23.32%) SOAP
14 257 (22.19%) Linux
15 249 (21.50%) BDD
16 235 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
17 231 (19.95%) MVC
17 231 (19.95%) Git (software)
18 208 (17.96%) OO
19 200 (17.27%) Subversion
20 196 (16.93%) CSS3
21 195 (16.84%) Spring
22 187 (16.15%) AngularJS
23 186 (16.06%) SQL
24 167 (14.42%) HTTP
25 164 (14.16%) PHP
26 162 (13.99%) MySQL
27 157 (13.56%) Maven
28 151 (13.04%) .NET
29 150 (12.95%) Jenkins

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 103 (8.89%) Apache
2 76 (6.56%) Node.js
3 67 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 57 (4.92%) CMS
5 50 (4.32%) WebLogic
6 30 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 28 (2.42%) Confluence
8 24 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.64%) IIS
10 17 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (1.30%) nginx
12 13 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.86%) Mule
14 9 (0.78%) Alfresco
15 8 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.60%) Drupal
16 7 (0.60%) Jetty
17 6 (0.52%) Liferay
17 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.43%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.086%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.35%) Magento
4 3 (0.26%) Shopify
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Tridion
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
3 11 (0.95%) GitHub
4 10 (0.86%) SaaS
5 9 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.69%) Heroku
7 5 (0.43%) Force.com
8 3 (0.26%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.086%) IaaS
10 1 (0.086%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (14.42%) HTTP
2 51 (4.40%) Internet
3 20 (1.73%) SSH
4 18 (1.55%) SSL
5 16 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.69%) LDAP
8 6 (0.52%) VPN
9 3 (0.26%) DNS
9 3 (0.26%) SMTP
9 3 (0.26%) Intranet
10 2 (0.17%) Telnet
10 2 (0.17%) FTP
10 2 (0.17%) SNMP
10 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.086%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.086%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.086%) Network Security
11 1 (0.086%) AMQP
11 1 (0.086%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (13.99%) MySQL
2 147 (12.69%) MongoDB
3 137 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 95 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 57 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.73%) Redis
7 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.47%) SQLite
10 16 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.04%) Big Data
12 12 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 231 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 200 (17.27%) Subversion
3 157 (13.56%) Maven
4 150 (12.95%) Jenkins
5 111 (9.59%) Cucumber
6 99 (8.55%) Selenium
7 90 (7.77%) JIRA
8 77 (6.65%) Ant
9 62 (5.35%) JUnit
10 53 (4.58%) Hudson
11 49 (4.23%) WebDriver
12 45 (3.89%) TeamCity
13 38 (3.28%) Eclipse
13 38 (3.28%) Xcode
14 35 (3.02%) Visual Studio
15 31 (2.68%) Jasmine
16 26 (2.25%) Grunt
17 25 (2.16%) SpecFlow
18 23 (1.99%) Mockito
19 22 (1.90%) CruiseControl
General
1 110 (9.50%) Finance
2 68 (5.87%) Retail
3 57 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.49%) Banking
5 51 (4.40%) Marketing
6 32 (2.76%) Games
7 28 (2.42%) Publishing
8 24 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.64%) Advertising
10 15 (1.30%) Electronics
11 13 (1.12%) Front Office
12 9 (0.78%) Legal
13 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.43%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.35%) Billing
16 3 (0.26%) Back Office
16 3 (0.26%) Automotive
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
18 1 (0.086%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 935 (80.74%) Developer
2 241 (20.81%) Java Developer
3 112 (9.67%) Senior Developer
4 82 (7.08%) iOS Developer
5 77 (6.65%) PHP Developer
6 75 (6.48%) Front-End Developer
7 70 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 66 (5.70%) .NET Developer
9 65 (5.61%) C# Developer
9 65 (5.61%) Architect
10 50 (4.32%) Web Developer
10 50 (4.32%) Android Developer
10 50 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 42 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (3.28%) Lead Developer
13 29 (2.50%) Software Developer
14 28 (2.42%) Software Engineer
15 26 (2.25%) Tester
16 25 (2.16%) Technical Architect
17 22 (1.90%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (54.40%) Web Services
2 468 (40.41%) HTML
3 350 (30.22%) CSS
4 336 (29.02%) XML
5 332 (28.67%) JSON
6 288 (24.87%) HTML5
7 275 (23.75%) jQuery
8 270 (23.32%) SOAP
9 196 (16.93%) CSS3
10 195 (16.84%) Spring
11 187 (16.15%) AngularJS
12 151 (13.04%) .NET
13 147 (12.69%) J2EE
14 121 (10.45%) Hibernate
15 120 (10.36%) Backbone.js
16 106 (9.15%) Ajax
17 80 (6.91%) ASP.NET
18 72 (6.22%) REST
19 63 (5.44%) Java EE
20 54 (4.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.49%) Open Source
2 126 (10.88%) Mobile App
3 59 (5.09%) Social Media
3 59 (5.09%) iPad
4 34 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.85%) Client/Server
6 30 (2.59%) iPhone
7 19 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.55%) Online Games
8 18 (1.55%) DTV
9 16 (1.38%) Social Network
9 16 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.12%) W3C
10 13 (1.12%) Streaming Media
11 12 (1.04%) PKI
11 12 (1.04%) Animation
11 12 (1.04%) Video on Demand
12 10 (0.86%) Derivative
13 9 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 257 (22.19%) Linux
2 125 (10.79%) Apple iOS
3 100 (8.64%) Android
4 73 (6.30%) UNIX
5 36 (3.11%) Windows
6 32 (2.76%) CentOS
7 27 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.69%) AIX
11 7 (0.60%) Fedora
12 6 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.52%) Solaris
13 4 (0.35%) VMS
14 1 (0.086%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.086%) Debian
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.086%) webOS
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (40.50%) TDD
2 424 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (29.62%) Scrum
4 249 (21.50%) BDD
5 235 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
6 231 (19.95%) MVC
7 208 (17.96%) OO
8 127 (10.97%) SOA
9 122 (10.54%) Unit Testing
10 121 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 95 (8.20%) iOS Development
12 84 (7.25%) Web Development
13 81 (6.99%) Software Engineering
14 78 (6.74%) OOP
15 76 (6.56%) Content Management
16 69 (5.96%) DevOps
17 68 (5.87%) Test Automation
18 66 (5.70%) Android Development
19 65 (5.61%) Pair Programming
20 64 (5.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 591 (51.04%) Java
2 539 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 186 (16.06%) SQL
4 164 (14.16%) PHP
5 148 (12.78%) C#
6 106 (9.15%) Ruby
7 94 (8.12%) Objective-C
8 82 (7.08%) Scala
9 77 (6.65%) Groovy
10 54 (4.66%) Python
11 46 (3.97%) C++
12 28 (2.42%) XQuery
13 27 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.16%) PHP5
15 24 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.99%) Perl
17 21 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.81%) Clojure
18 20 (1.73%) Bash Shell
19 19 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (4.75%) Degree
2 30 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 11 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.43%) MBA
6 2 (0.17%) CFA
6 2 (0.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.086%) MCP
7 1 (0.086%) MCAD
7 1 (0.086%) MCSD
7 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.086%) MCTS
7 1 (0.086%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.12%) Varnish
2 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.35%) KVM
4 3 (0.26%) vCloud
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Docker
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.086%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (3.45%) Puppet
2 33 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.38%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.95%) Ansible
5 8 (0.69%) Salt
5 8 (0.69%) OpenSSO
6 7 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.43%) Nagios
7 5 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (0.35%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.35%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.26%) Oozie
10 2 (0.17%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.086%) YUM
11 1 (0.086%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 118 (10.19%) Oracle
2 84 (7.25%) JBoss
3 55 (4.75%) Microsoft
4 39 (3.37%) ATG
4 39 (3.37%) Endeca
5 34 (2.94%) Perforce
6 33 (2.85%) Twitter
7 32 (2.76%) Adobe
7 32 (2.76%) Apple
8 29 (2.50%) Facebook
9 28 (2.42%) Zend
10 22 (1.90%) Google
11 19 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.64%) Rackspace
12 18 (1.55%) SAP
13 16 (1.38%) IBM
14 12 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.86%) HP
16 9 (0.78%) RedDot
17 8 (0.69%) VMware
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £505 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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