The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
London / City of London
Rank 53 48 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42  
Contract jobs citing REST 117 133 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.91% 4.00% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 12.19% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 124 93
Median daily rate £457 £525 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +26.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £391 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the City of London

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 110 (40.44%) TDD
4 105 (38.60%) Java
5 103 (37.87%) HTML
6 83 (30.51%) JSON
7 78 (28.68%) Web Services
8 77 (28.31%) CSS
9 61 (22.43%) SQL
10 60 (22.06%) Finance
11 59 (21.69%) HTML5
12 58 (21.32%) Git (software)
12 58 (21.32%) Microservices
13 53 (19.49%) Scrum
13 53 (19.49%) Banking
13 53 (19.49%) C#
13 53 (19.49%) SOAP
14 51 (18.75%) .NET
15 50 (18.38%) BDD
15 50 (18.38%) AngularJS
16 49 (18.01%) Spring
17 48 (17.65%) MVC
18 43 (15.81%) Jenkins
18 43 (15.81%) RESTful
19 40 (14.71%) Node.js
19 40 (14.71%) Linux
20 39 (14.34%) XML
20 39 (14.34%) CSS3
21 38 (13.97%) SQL Server
22 37 (13.60%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.04%) Anypoint
2 11 (4.04%) JBoss
2 11 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.68%) Confluence
4 8 (2.94%) Mule
5 7 (2.57%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.10%) CMS
8 3 (1.10%) IIS
8 3 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.74%) Apache
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.74%) WordPress
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.41%) GitHub
4 6 (2.21%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.84%) Slack
6 4 (1.47%) SaaS
7 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.10%) IaaS
8 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.74%) Heroku
8 2 (0.74%) Office 365
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.37%) Firebase
9 1 (0.37%) Force.com
9 1 (0.37%) G Suite
9 1 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.40%) HTTP
2 10 (3.68%) DNS
2 10 (3.68%) SSL
3 5 (1.84%) Internet
4 4 (1.47%) AMQP
5 3 (1.10%) LDAP
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
7 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.13%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.82%) MySQL
5 21 (7.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.68%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.31%) Big Data
10 7 (2.57%) CouchDB
10 7 (2.57%) HBase
10 7 (2.57%) SQLite
11 6 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.10%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (21.32%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.81%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.13%) Maven
4 26 (9.56%) Selenium
5 22 (8.09%) Cucumber
5 22 (8.09%) JIRA
6 16 (5.88%) webpack
7 15 (5.51%) Jasmine
8 14 (5.15%) JUnit
9 11 (4.04%) Mockito
9 11 (4.04%) Subversion
10 10 (3.68%) Hudson
11 9 (3.31%) Ant
11 9 (3.31%) Bower
11 9 (3.31%) Grunt
11 9 (3.31%) gulp
11 9 (3.31%) JSHint
11 9 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (3.31%) Protractor
11 9 (3.31%) QUnit
General
1 60 (22.06%) Finance
2 53 (19.49%) Banking
3 14 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.78%) Retail
4 13 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.04%) Advertising
6 7 (2.57%) Front Office
6 7 (2.57%) Games
7 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 201 (73.90%) Developer
2 70 (25.74%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.81%) Senior Developer
4 37 (13.60%) Architect
5 23 (8.46%) .NET Developer
6 19 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Integration Architect
8 14 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Lead Architect
9 13 (4.78%) Android Developer
9 13 (4.78%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
11 11 (4.04%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.68%) Digital Architect
13 9 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (37.87%) HTML
2 83 (30.51%) JSON
3 78 (28.68%) Web Services
4 77 (28.31%) CSS
5 59 (21.69%) HTML5
6 53 (19.49%) SOAP
7 51 (18.75%) .NET
8 50 (18.38%) AngularJS
9 49 (18.01%) Spring
10 43 (15.81%) RESTful
11 40 (14.71%) Node.js
12 39 (14.34%) CSS3
12 39 (14.34%) XML
13 37 (13.60%) jQuery
14 36 (13.24%) React
15 28 (10.29%) Hibernate
16 24 (8.82%) ASP.NET
17 23 (8.46%) J2EE
18 20 (7.35%) Ajax
18 20 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.56%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.78%) User Experience
3 10 (3.68%) iPad
4 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.31%) Graphic Design
5 7 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.21%) Derivative
6 6 (2.21%) Equities
6 6 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.84%) Fintech
7 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.10%) iPhone
8 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.71%) Linux
2 28 (10.29%) Apple iOS
3 22 (8.09%) Android
4 20 (7.35%) Unix
5 9 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.31%) Windows
6 5 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (40.44%) TDD
3 58 (21.32%) Microservices
4 53 (19.49%) Scrum
5 50 (18.38%) BDD
6 48 (17.65%) MVC
7 36 (13.24%) Software Engineering
8 33 (12.13%) OO
9 32 (11.76%) DevOps
10 31 (11.40%) Web Development
11 28 (10.29%) Unit Testing
12 27 (9.93%) SOA
13 26 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.72%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (7.35%) Open Source
15 20 (7.35%) Web Design
16 19 (6.99%) iOS Development
17 18 (6.62%) API Integration
18 16 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.91%) JavaScript
2 105 (38.60%) Java
3 61 (22.43%) SQL
4 53 (19.49%) C#
5 25 (9.19%) Python
6 22 (8.09%) Apple Swift
6 22 (8.09%) PHP
7 20 (7.35%) Scala
8 15 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.51%) Objective-C
9 11 (4.04%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.94%) Ruby
13 7 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.21%) C
15 5 (1.84%) XPath
16 4 (1.47%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.47%) C++
16 4 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.31%) Degree
1 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
1 9 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.74%) CFA
3 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Ceph
3 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (5.15%) Puppet
2 13 (4.78%) MOM
3 11 (4.04%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.84%) Ansible
6 3 (1.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.74%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.37%) Cacti
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.37%) Mesos
8 1 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.29%) Oracle
2 14 (5.15%) IBM
3 13 (4.78%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.41%) MuleSoft
5 10 (3.68%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.57%) VMware
7 6 (2.21%) Sybase
8 5 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.47%) Google
9 4 (1.47%) Splunk
10 3 (1.10%) Apple
10 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.10%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.10%) Informatica
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix
11 2 (0.74%) Marketo
11 2 (0.74%) Tableau
11 2 (0.74%) Teradata
12 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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