The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 60 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 +53  
Contract jobs citing REST 843 768 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.06% 3.54% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.28% 10.90% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 587 354
Median daily rate £498 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £19.23 £107.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.50% -82.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.23 £43.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.23 £171.52
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7474 7044 7223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.99% 32.45% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5553 5408 5246
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 49
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in London

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in London

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in London

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in London

REST
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 152 £475 +5.55% 41
Croydon +4 43 £525 +27.65% 4
Canary Wharf +6 6 £588 +14.63%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 - - 1
Southwark - 2 £350 -
Moorgate - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £385 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £600 +33.33%
Mayfair - 1 £463 -
Uxbridge - 1 £425 -
REST
England

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

1 852 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
2 812 (53.77%) Java
3 539 (35.70%) TDD
4 536 (35.50%) JavaScript
5 504 (33.38%) Web Services
6 436 (28.87%) SOAP
7 429 (28.41%) HTML
8 404 (26.75%) Scrum
9 395 (26.16%) CSS
10 389 (25.76%) Spring
11 345 (22.85%) JSON
11 345 (22.85%) AngularJS
12 322 (21.32%) Microservices
13 299 (19.80%) Finance
14 292 (19.34%) SQL
14 292 (19.34%) BDD
15 266 (17.62%) DevOps
16 261 (17.28%) Git (software)
17 252 (16.69%) HTML5
18 249 (16.49%) XML
19 245 (16.23%) Linux
20 240 (15.89%) Jenkins
21 232 (15.36%) Test Automation
22 223 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
23 216 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
23 216 (14.30%) MVC
24 202 (13.38%) Banking
25 201 (13.31%) C#
26 196 (12.98%) .NET
27 192 (12.72%) Docker

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 112 (7.42%) Tomcat
2 99 (6.56%) Confluence
3 85 (5.63%) JBoss
4 81 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
5 80 (5.30%) Apache
6 72 (4.77%) WebSphere
7 50 (3.31%) CMS
8 40 (2.65%) Apache Spark
9 35 (2.32%) WebLogic
10 32 (2.12%) Apache Solr
11 27 (1.79%) Mule
12 26 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 22 (1.46%) SharePoint
14 19 (1.26%) GlassFish
14 19 (1.26%) IIS
15 17 (1.13%) nginx
16 16 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 12 (0.79%) OpenStack
19 10 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) GIMP
5 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
3 4 (0.26%) Siebel CRM
4 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.13%) RMDS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.066%) BASE24
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.066%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 223 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (4.77%) GitHub
4 30 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (1.85%) Heroku
7 26 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 22 (1.46%) PaaS
8 22 (1.46%) SaaS
9 20 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 17 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.79%) Force.com
15 10 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.66%) Office 365
16 8 (0.53%) IaaS
17 7 (0.46%) Slack
17 7 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 121 (8.01%) HTTP
2 48 (3.18%) Internet
3 34 (2.25%) LDAP
4 33 (2.19%) SSL
5 24 (1.59%) DNS
6 23 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.39%) Kerberos
7 21 (1.39%) SSH
8 13 (0.86%) FTP
9 11 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (0.66%) OpenVPN
11 9 (0.60%) Firewall
12 8 (0.53%) Intranet
13 7 (0.46%) VPN
13 7 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.40%) SMTP
15 5 (0.33%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.33%) Network Security
15 5 (0.33%) SMS
16 4 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (10.93%) NoSQL
2 130 (8.61%) SQL Server
3 127 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 118 (7.81%) MySQL
5 113 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 107 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 106 (7.02%) Big Data
8 103 (6.82%) MongoDB
9 68 (4.50%) HBase
10 61 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.93%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.86%) CouchDB
15 13 (0.86%) Hazelcast
15 13 (0.86%) MariaDB
15 13 (0.86%) MarkLogic
16 12 (0.79%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 261 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 240 (15.89%) Jenkins
3 162 (10.73%) JIRA
4 160 (10.60%) Maven
5 130 (8.61%) JUnit
6 129 (8.54%) Cucumber
7 74 (4.90%) Selenium
8 70 (4.64%) TeamCity
9 57 (3.77%) Mockito
10 56 (3.71%) Subversion
11 48 (3.18%) Jasmine
12 42 (2.78%) gulp
12 42 (2.78%) IntelliJ
13 39 (2.58%) Gradle
13 39 (2.58%) Mocha
14 38 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
15 37 (2.45%) NUnit
16 35 (2.32%) Bitbucket
16 35 (2.32%) webpack
17 33 (2.19%) GitLab
General
1 299 (19.80%) Finance
2 202 (13.38%) Banking
3 69 (4.57%) Front Office
4 53 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.85%) Retail
6 38 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.12%) Marketing
8 31 (2.05%) Games
9 24 (1.59%) Publishing
10 21 (1.39%) Legal
11 20 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.06%) Electronics
13 15 (0.99%) Law
14 10 (0.66%) Advertising
15 7 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.33%) French Language
17 4 (0.26%) Billing
18 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
19 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
19 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1080 (71.52%) Developer
2 426 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 146 (9.67%) Architect
4 142 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 92 (6.09%) .NET Developer
6 91 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 73 (4.83%) Angular Developer
8 69 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 67 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 66 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 59 (3.91%) Agile Developer
11 59 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 59 (3.91%) Scala Developer
12 47 (3.11%) Android Developer
12 47 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 46 (3.05%) Software Engineer
14 44 (2.91%) iOS Developer
14 44 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (2.85%) Node.js Developer
16 40 (2.65%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (33.38%) Web Services
2 436 (28.87%) SOAP
3 429 (28.41%) HTML
4 395 (26.16%) CSS
5 389 (25.76%) Spring
6 345 (22.85%) AngularJS
6 345 (22.85%) JSON
7 252 (16.69%) HTML5
8 249 (16.49%) XML
9 196 (12.98%) .NET
10 172 (11.39%) Node.js
11 166 (10.99%) CSS3
12 153 (10.13%) RESTful
13 151 (10.00%) Hibernate
14 150 (9.93%) React
15 144 (9.54%) jQuery
16 134 (8.87%) Spring Boot
17 109 (7.22%) J2EE
18 87 (5.76%) Kafka
19 83 (5.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.48%) User Experience
2 109 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 91 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 84 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 69 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 36 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
9 33 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.72%) Fintech
11 26 (1.72%) iPad
12 24 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 23 (1.52%) Equities
14 22 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.99%) Derivative
15 15 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.66%) Video on Demand
18 9 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.23%) Linux
2 92 (6.09%) Apple iOS
2 92 (6.09%) Unix
3 83 (5.50%) Android
4 49 (3.25%) Windows
5 42 (2.78%) CentOS
6 26 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.79%) Solaris
8 10 (0.66%) HPUX
9 7 (0.46%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.066%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 852 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (35.70%) TDD
3 404 (26.75%) Scrum
4 322 (21.32%) Microservices
5 292 (19.34%) BDD
6 266 (17.62%) DevOps
7 232 (15.36%) Test Automation
8 216 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
8 216 (14.30%) MVC
9 165 (10.93%) OO
10 158 (10.46%) Unit Testing
11 144 (9.54%) Open Source
12 141 (9.34%) Software Engineering
13 139 (9.21%) SOA
14 137 (9.07%) Front End Development
15 123 (8.15%) Web Development
16 121 (8.01%) E-Commerce
17 116 (7.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 90 (5.96%) Kanban
19 71 (4.70%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 812 (53.77%) Java
2 536 (35.50%) JavaScript
3 292 (19.34%) SQL
4 201 (13.31%) C#
5 146 (9.67%) Python
6 122 (8.08%) Scala
7 73 (4.83%) Bash Shell
8 69 (4.57%) Ruby
9 63 (4.17%) ES6
10 49 (3.25%) Apple Swift
11 46 (3.05%) PHP
12 42 (2.78%) Apex Code
12 42 (2.78%) Objective-C
13 33 (2.19%) Go
14 32 (2.12%) Groovy
15 31 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.85%) TypeScript
17 26 (1.72%) Perl
18 24 (1.59%) PowerShell
19 23 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 104 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 98 (6.49%) Degree
3 85 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.40%) MBA
9 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.33%) CISA
9 5 (0.33%) CISM
9 5 (0.33%) CISSP
10 3 (0.20%) CFA
10 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.20%) PMP
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB
11 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.43%) QA
2 15 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.66%) MiFID
3 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.46%) FedRAMP
5 6 (0.40%) FATCA
6 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.066%) GDPR
System Software
1 192 (12.72%) Docker
2 31 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 27 (1.79%) HDFS
4 22 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.93%) vCloud
7 10 (0.66%) Postfix
7 10 (0.66%) Squid
8 6 (0.40%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
10 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.066%) Varnish
12 1 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (6.16%) Kubernetes
2 84 (5.56%) Ansible
3 68 (4.50%) Puppet
4 47 (3.11%) Terraform
5 46 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.46%) Kibana
7 20 (1.32%) logstash
8 15 (0.99%) OpenAM
9 13 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (0.66%) Piwik
10 10 (0.66%) Rancher
10 10 (0.66%) Rsyslog
10 10 (0.66%) Sysdig
10 10 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.33%) MOM
12 5 (0.33%) OpenIDM
13 4 (0.26%) Grafana
13 4 (0.26%) Mesos
14 3 (0.20%) Graphite
Vendors
1 101 (6.69%) Oracle
2 92 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
4 54 (3.58%) IBM
5 38 (2.52%) SAP
6 34 (2.25%) Adobe
7 32 (2.12%) ServiceNow
8 31 (2.05%) Apple
9 25 (1.66%) Google
10 22 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.46%) VMware
11 21 (1.39%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.32%) Pega
13 19 (1.26%) hybris
14 14 (0.93%) ATG
14 14 (0.93%) Informatica
14 14 (0.93%) Splunk
15 12 (0.79%) Solace
16 11 (0.73%) Hortonworks
16 11 (0.73%) Sonatype
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Norton Blake
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertus Partners
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago