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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 228 269 391
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +122
Contract jobs citing RESTful 505 318 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.34% 2.49% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 251 148
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +14 465 £400 +6.66% 179
London +31 316 £425 +6.25% 89
City of London +10 67 £444 +17.54% 22
South East +11 40 £338 -20.58% 24
North West -8 33 £310 -3.87% 13
Scotland +6 25 £405 +8.00% 11
South West -10 25 £375 +7.14% 9
Berkshire +10 22 £338 -30.05% 4
East Midlands - 19 £375 - 7
Edinburgh -9 18 £413 +19.56% 7
Manchester -13 16 £310 -4.61% 7
Cheshire -6 14 - - 3
Yorkshire -13 14 £300 -7.69% 16
South Wales - 14 £400 - 2
Wales - 14 £400 - 2
East of England -27 11 £450 +67.44% 12
Cardiff - 11 £388 - 2
Leeds -12 10 £300 -25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -14 10 £300 -7.69% 8
Chester - 10 - -
Northamptonshire - 8 £383 -
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £494 +12.85%
Glasgow +10 6 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 6 £425 -5.55%
Reading +1 5 £400 -23.80% 3
Hertfordshire -7 5 £488 +109.67% 4
West Midlands -12 5 £325 -10.95% 4
Derbyshire - 5 £260 - 2
Chesterfield - 5 £260 - 1
Hampshire +7 4 £325 -1.51% 4

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 551 (57.64%) Web Services
2 526 (55.02%) Java
3 421 (44.04%) TDD
4 393 (41.11%) JavaScript
5 387 (40.48%) HTML
6 383 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
7 308 (32.22%) CSS
8 303 (31.69%) Scrum
9 294 (30.75%) XML
10 273 (28.56%) JSON
11 247 (25.84%) MVC
12 236 (24.69%) jQuery
13 232 (24.27%) Spring
14 224 (23.43%) HTML5
15 223 (23.33%) SOAP
16 214 (22.38%) BDD
17 205 (21.44%) SQL
18 198 (20.71%) Git (software)
19 193 (20.19%) Linux
20 184 (19.25%) .NET
21 178 (18.62%) OO
22 175 (18.31%) CSS3
23 170 (17.78%) C#
23 170 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
24 146 (15.27%) Subversion
25 145 (15.17%) Hibernate
26 133 (13.91%) SOA
27 127 (13.28%) J2EE
28 126 (13.18%) MySQL
29 124 (12.97%) SQL Server

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (8.79%) Node.js
2 82 (8.58%) Apache
3 70 (7.32%) CMS
4 65 (6.80%) Tomcat
5 29 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 25 (2.62%) Adobe CQ
8 23 (2.41%) Alfresco
8 23 (2.41%) Liferay
9 18 (1.88%) nginx
10 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.26%) IIS
13 9 (0.94%) Mule
13 9 (0.94%) Drupal
13 9 (0.94%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.94%) Confluence
14 6 (0.63%) Jadu
14 6 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.63%) Mingle
4 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.88%) SaaS
3 11 (1.15%) GitHub
3 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (0.73%) Heroku
6 7 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 2 (0.21%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.10%) Office 365
9 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.03%) HTTP
2 37 (3.87%) Internet
3 11 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.05%) SSL
5 9 (0.94%) LDAP
5 9 (0.94%) AMQP
6 7 (0.73%) Wireless
7 6 (0.63%) ZigBee
7 6 (0.63%) SSH
8 3 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) SMTP
9 2 (0.21%) VPN
9 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.10%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (13.18%) MySQL
2 124 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 122 (12.76%) MongoDB
4 105 (10.98%) NoSQL
5 66 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.99%) RavenDB
10 17 (1.78%) SQLite
10 17 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 16 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.15%) MarkLogic
13 11 (1.15%) Big Data
14 10 (1.05%) Redis
15 9 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.94%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 198 (20.71%) Git (software)
2 146 (15.27%) Subversion
3 113 (11.82%) Jenkins
4 112 (11.72%) Maven
5 108 (11.30%) Cucumber
6 106 (11.09%) Selenium
7 78 (8.16%) JUnit
8 73 (7.64%) Ant
9 65 (6.80%) Hudson
10 61 (6.38%) WebDriver
11 53 (5.54%) TeamCity
12 49 (5.13%) Visual Studio
13 38 (3.97%) JIRA
14 37 (3.87%) NUnit
15 33 (3.45%) CruiseControl
16 28 (2.93%) Mockito
17 27 (2.82%) Xcode
18 26 (2.72%) JBehave
18 26 (2.72%) SpecFlow
19 25 (2.62%) Eclipse
General
1 103 (10.77%) Finance
2 62 (6.49%) Banking
3 56 (5.86%) Retail
4 38 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.66%) Marketing
6 30 (3.14%) Publishing
7 21 (2.20%) Games
8 16 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.57%) Legal
10 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.15%) Advertising
12 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.94%) Billing
13 9 (0.94%) Electronics
14 6 (0.63%) Front Office
15 3 (0.31%) Back Office
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 760 (79.50%) Developer
2 234 (24.48%) Java Developer
3 91 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 81 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 76 (7.95%) C# Developer
6 53 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (5.02%) Architect
8 43 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 43 (4.50%) PHP Developer
8 43 (4.50%) iOS Developer
9 39 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 38 (3.97%) Android Developer
11 36 (3.77%) Software Developer
12 35 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
13 30 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (2.82%) Tester
15 19 (1.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (1.99%) Technical Architect
16 18 (1.88%) Automation Tester
17 17 (1.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (57.64%) Web Services
2 387 (40.48%) HTML
3 308 (32.22%) CSS
4 294 (30.75%) XML
5 273 (28.56%) JSON
6 236 (24.69%) jQuery
7 232 (24.27%) Spring
8 224 (23.43%) HTML5
9 223 (23.33%) SOAP
10 184 (19.25%) .NET
11 175 (18.31%) CSS3
12 145 (15.17%) Hibernate
13 127 (13.28%) J2EE
14 92 (9.62%) ASP.NET
15 84 (8.79%) Spring MVC
15 84 (8.79%) Backbone.js
16 81 (8.47%) AngularJS
17 75 (7.85%) Ajax
17 75 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (7.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.36%) Mobile App
2 93 (9.73%) Open Source
3 40 (4.18%) Social Media
4 35 (3.66%) iPad
5 31 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.62%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.78%) Mobile Banking
9 15 (1.57%) PKI
10 12 (1.26%) Online Games
10 12 (1.26%) iPhone
11 11 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.05%) DTV
12 10 (1.05%) Derivative
13 9 (0.94%) Semantic Web
13 9 (0.94%) Social Network
13 9 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.84%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.84%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 193 (20.19%) Linux
2 82 (8.58%) Apple iOS
3 73 (7.64%) Android
4 50 (5.23%) Windows
5 49 (5.13%) UNIX
6 28 (2.93%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.30%) CentOS
8 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.63%) AIX
10 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.52%) Solaris
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.10%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (44.04%) TDD
2 383 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (31.69%) Scrum
4 247 (25.84%) MVC
5 214 (22.38%) BDD
6 178 (18.62%) OO
7 170 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 133 (13.91%) SOA
9 98 (10.25%) E-Commerce
10 94 (9.83%) Unit Testing
11 89 (9.31%) Pair Programming
12 74 (7.74%) Test Automation
13 72 (7.53%) Content Management
14 65 (6.80%) OOP
15 61 (6.38%) Software Engineering
15 61 (6.38%) Web Development
16 58 (6.07%) Kanban
17 57 (5.96%) iOS Development
18 48 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (4.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 526 (55.02%) Java
2 393 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 205 (21.44%) SQL
4 170 (17.78%) C#
5 106 (11.09%) PHP
6 100 (10.46%) Ruby
7 57 (5.96%) Scala
8 56 (5.86%) Objective-C
9 50 (5.23%) T-SQL
10 49 (5.13%) Groovy
11 43 (4.50%) Python
12 36 (3.77%) XQuery
13 27 (2.82%) XPath
14 23 (2.41%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.30%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.20%) C++
16 21 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 21 (2.20%) Clojure
17 20 (2.09%) Perl
18 19 (1.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (5.23%) Degree
2 33 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.99%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) MBA
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCSD
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.21%) MCTS
7 2 (0.21%) CFA
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.84%) Squid
2 7 (0.73%) Varnish
3 4 (0.42%) KVM
3 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (4.18%) Puppet
2 33 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.84%) OpenSSO
3 8 (0.84%) Ansible
4 6 (0.63%) Nagios
5 5 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
5 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.42%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.31%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.10%) YUM
Vendors
1 104 (10.88%) Oracle
2 48 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.71%) JBoss
4 30 (3.14%) ATG
4 30 (3.14%) Twitter
5 29 (3.03%) Endeca
6 27 (2.82%) Adobe
7 25 (2.62%) Facebook
8 24 (2.51%) Perforce
9 20 (2.09%) Talend
10 19 (1.99%) Apple
11 17 (1.78%) Zend
12 15 (1.57%) Google
13 11 (1.15%) SAP
14 10 (1.05%) HP
15 9 (0.94%) IBM
15 9 (0.94%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.84%) Red Hat
17 7 (0.73%) WSO2
18 6 (0.63%) Atlassian
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
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