The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 28 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing REST 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% 3.51% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £595 - £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Docklands, London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 20 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 28.81% 35.09% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 15
Median daily rate £588 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £678 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, 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 Docklands, London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Chief Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Chief Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Akka
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) spray
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) API Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes