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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 166 229 266
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +37
Contract jobs citing RESTful 783 466 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 3.05% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 358 258
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 £301 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -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
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +56 727 £400 - 229
London +68 459 £425 - 97
City of London +61 117 £450 +5.88% 22
South East +65 97 £355 -5.33% 37
Hampshire - 48 £350 - 11
Tyne and Wear - 38 £450 - 12
North East - 38 £450 - 13
Newcastle upon Tyne - 38 £450 - 11
Southampton - 37 £315 - 3
North West -16 29 £355 +14.51% 30
Scotland +10 28 £320 -8.70% 5
South West -31 26 £330 -5.71% 13
Edinburgh +24 25 £298 +23.95% 3
Yorkshire -4 20 £301 -7.38% 12
West Midlands -4 19 £350 - 2
Manchester -4 18 £356 +14.91% 16
East of England -22 18 £425 +9.67% 14
Wales - 17 £400 - 2
Bristol -23 16 £400 +14.28% 4
South Wales - 16 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 15 £438 - 8
East Midlands +13 14 £388 +39.63% 11
Surrey +8 14 £400 +24.03% 4
Berkshire +18 13 £308 -23.12% 4
Oxford - 10 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -14 9 £319 -1.76% 4
South Yorkshire - 9 £305 - 4
Northamptonshire - 9 £450 - 1
Slough - 9 £308 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £413 -

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 891 (62.97%) Agile Software Development
2 733 (51.80%) Web Services
3 691 (48.83%) Java
4 618 (43.67%) JavaScript
5 582 (41.13%) HTML
6 570 (40.28%) TDD
7 425 (30.04%) Scrum
8 400 (28.27%) CSS
9 386 (27.28%) JSON
10 381 (26.93%) HTML5
11 378 (26.71%) XML
12 327 (23.11%) MVC
13 301 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
13 301 (21.27%) Git (software)
14 287 (20.28%) BDD
15 275 (19.43%) SOAP
16 274 (19.36%) Linux
17 273 (19.29%) jQuery
18 257 (18.16%) OO
19 242 (17.10%) Spring
20 231 (16.33%) AngularJS
21 223 (15.76%) C#
22 221 (15.62%) .NET
23 217 (15.34%) CSS3
24 215 (15.19%) PHP
25 209 (14.77%) Subversion
26 201 (14.20%) SQL
27 200 (14.13%) HTTP
28 197 (13.92%) Maven
29 185 (13.07%) Jenkins

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 107 (7.56%) Apache
2 97 (6.86%) Node.js
3 90 (6.36%) JBoss
4 81 (5.72%) Tomcat
5 69 (4.88%) CMS
6 46 (3.25%) Apache Solr
7 43 (3.04%) WebLogic
8 42 (2.97%) Confluence
9 24 (1.70%) IIS
10 22 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
12 17 (1.20%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.92%) nginx
15 10 (0.71%) Jetty
15 10 (0.71%) Lync
16 9 (0.64%) Alfresco
17 8 (0.57%) Mule
17 8 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.071%) MS Office
6 1 (0.071%) Blender
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) RMDS
3 6 (0.42%) Magento
3 6 (0.42%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 4 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.21%) Tridion
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.70%) SaaS
4 21 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.64%) Heroku
8 7 (0.49%) GitHub
9 5 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.28%) Force.com
11 3 (0.21%) PaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.14%) Route 53
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.071%) IaaS
13 1 (0.071%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 200 (14.13%) HTTP
2 65 (4.59%) Internet
3 20 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 19 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.99%) SSH
6 13 (0.92%) VPN
7 8 (0.57%) SSL
8 6 (0.42%) FTP
9 5 (0.35%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.28%) LDAP
10 4 (0.28%) iBeacon
11 3 (0.21%) DNS
12 2 (0.14%) Telnet
12 2 (0.14%) SMTP
12 2 (0.14%) SNMP
12 2 (0.14%) Intranet
12 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.14%) AMQP
13 1 (0.071%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.071%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (12.79%) MySQL
2 160 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 148 (10.46%) MongoDB
4 86 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 73 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 60 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.19%) Redis
8 23 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.41%) Big Data
11 19 (1.34%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.27%) SQLite
13 16 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (0.64%) MarkLogic
18 9 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 301 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 209 (14.77%) Subversion
3 197 (13.92%) Maven
4 185 (13.07%) Jenkins
5 153 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 137 (9.68%) JIRA
7 129 (9.12%) Selenium
8 95 (6.71%) JUnit
9 65 (4.59%) Ant
10 60 (4.24%) Eclipse
11 51 (3.60%) Xcode
12 47 (3.32%) Jasmine
13 45 (3.18%) WebDriver
14 39 (2.76%) Hudson
14 39 (2.76%) NUnit
15 36 (2.54%) Mockito
16 35 (2.47%) Grunt
17 33 (2.33%) JMeter
18 31 (2.19%) SpecFlow
19 30 (2.12%) FitNesse
General
1 138 (9.75%) Finance
2 81 (5.72%) Banking
3 65 (4.59%) Retail
4 42 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.83%) Front Office
5 40 (2.83%) Publishing
6 38 (2.69%) Marketing
7 34 (2.40%) Games
8 33 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.20%) Advertising
10 14 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.57%) Electronics
13 5 (0.35%) Back Office
13 5 (0.35%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.21%) Legal
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.071%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.071%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1158 (81.84%) Developer
2 293 (20.71%) Java Developer
3 155 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 108 (7.63%) iOS Developer
5 106 (7.49%) PHP Developer
6 88 (6.22%) Architect
7 83 (5.87%) .NET Developer
8 80 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 77 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 74 (5.23%) Front-End Developer
11 58 (4.10%) Android Developer
12 57 (4.03%) C# Developer
13 49 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
14 48 (3.39%) Lead Developer
15 47 (3.32%) Scala Developer
16 42 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
17 40 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
18 34 (2.40%) Mobile Developer
19 32 (2.26%) UI Developer
20 31 (2.19%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (51.80%) Web Services
2 582 (41.13%) HTML
3 400 (28.27%) CSS
4 386 (27.28%) JSON
5 381 (26.93%) HTML5
6 378 (26.71%) XML
7 275 (19.43%) SOAP
8 273 (19.29%) jQuery
9 242 (17.10%) Spring
10 231 (16.33%) AngularJS
11 221 (15.62%) .NET
12 217 (15.34%) CSS3
13 178 (12.58%) J2EE
14 125 (8.83%) REST
15 118 (8.34%) Ajax
16 116 (8.20%) Hibernate
17 115 (8.13%) ASP.NET
18 114 (8.06%) Backbone.js
19 80 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 74 (5.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.95%) Open Source
2 123 (8.69%) Mobile App
3 108 (7.63%) User Experience
4 75 (5.30%) iPad
5 51 (3.60%) iPhone
6 48 (3.39%) Social Media
6 48 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 37 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 37 (2.61%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 21 (1.48%) W3C
11 20 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.13%) Online Games
12 16 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 14 (0.99%) Streaming Media
14 13 (0.92%) Animation
15 11 (0.78%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.78%) Derivative
16 10 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 274 (19.36%) Linux
2 175 (12.37%) Apple iOS
3 138 (9.75%) Android
4 107 (7.56%) UNIX
5 58 (4.10%) Windows
6 33 (2.33%) CentOS
7 27 (1.91%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.28%) VMS
12 3 (0.21%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (62.97%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (40.28%) TDD
3 425 (30.04%) Scrum
4 327 (23.11%) MVC
5 301 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
6 287 (20.28%) BDD
7 257 (18.16%) OO
8 180 (12.72%) SOA
9 163 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 127 (8.98%) iOS Development
11 125 (8.83%) Unit Testing
12 110 (7.77%) Web Development
13 103 (7.28%) Mentoring
14 95 (6.71%) OOP
15 89 (6.29%) Software Engineering
15 89 (6.29%) Pair Programming
15 89 (6.29%) Android Development
16 72 (5.09%) Kanban
17 67 (4.73%) Test Automation
17 67 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 691 (48.83%) Java
2 618 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 223 (15.76%) C#
4 215 (15.19%) PHP
5 201 (14.20%) SQL
6 172 (12.16%) Scala
7 161 (11.38%) Ruby
8 113 (7.99%) Python
8 113 (7.99%) Objective-C
9 82 (5.80%) Groovy
10 49 (3.46%) C++
11 45 (3.18%) PHP5
12 37 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.98%) Perl
14 21 (1.48%) C
15 18 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.27%) Clojure
16 15 (1.06%) XQuery
17 14 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 88 (6.22%) Degree
2 32 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.49%) ISEB
5 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.071%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.071%) MCTS
7 1 (0.071%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.071%) MCP
7 1 (0.071%) MCAD
7 1 (0.071%) MCSD
7 1 (0.071%) HNC
7 1 (0.071%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (0.14%) HL7
2 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.71%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.64%) Docker
2 9 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.64%) Varnish
3 8 (0.57%) vCloud
4 2 (0.14%) HDFS
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.071%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (4.59%) Puppet
2 38 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.64%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.42%) Ansible
6 5 (0.35%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.21%) Oozie
8 2 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.14%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.14%) logstash
9 1 (0.071%) Kibana
9 1 (0.071%) Mesos
9 1 (0.071%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.071%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 122 (8.62%) Oracle
2 81 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 50 (3.53%) Zend
4 37 (2.61%) Endeca
4 37 (2.61%) ATG
5 36 (2.54%) Perforce
5 36 (2.54%) Apple
6 32 (2.26%) Google
7 27 (1.91%) Adobe
8 24 (1.70%) Facebook
9 23 (1.63%) Twitter
10 18 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.20%) VMware
12 13 (0.92%) Rackspace
13 12 (0.85%) New Relic
13 12 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.85%) IBM
13 12 (0.85%) SAP
14 10 (0.71%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.64%) hybris
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Keene and Lord
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago