The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing REST 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.31% 3.23% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 12.90% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £588 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.63% +70.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 48 31 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 42.48% 25.00% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 40
Median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Canary Wharf

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for REST.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) JBoss
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) PaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
7 3 (25.00%) Kanban
7 3 (25.00%) Linked Data
7 3 (25.00%) SOLID

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) KDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) jspm
1 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Platform Architect
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) iBATIS
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (25.00%) Linked Data
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) RDF
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) SABSA
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) FXall
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Reuters