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 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)
England / London
Rank 68 67 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33  
Contract jobs citing REST 660 717 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.43% 3.24% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.85% 10.18% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 578 338
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.38 - -
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 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 6698 7045 6400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.80% 31.82% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 5272 4632
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -5 117 £457 -13.04% 62
Croydon 0 7 £450 +18.42%
Canary Wharf -5 6 £500 -13.04%
Westminster +3 2 £500 +17.64%
Thornton Heath - 2 £525 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £595 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £425 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region with a requirement for REST.

1 862 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (50.77%) Java
3 621 (39.91%) JavaScript
4 547 (35.15%) TDD
5 541 (34.77%) Web Services
6 522 (33.55%) HTML
7 491 (31.56%) SOAP
8 457 (29.37%) JSON
9 441 (28.34%) CSS
10 398 (25.58%) Spring
11 387 (24.87%) Scrum
12 361 (23.20%) AngularJS
13 313 (20.12%) XML
14 310 (19.92%) Finance
15 308 (19.79%) Git (software)
16 296 (19.02%) SQL
17 292 (18.77%) BDD
18 291 (18.70%) HTML5
19 279 (17.93%) Microservices
20 265 (17.03%) Linux
21 258 (16.58%) Jenkins
22 256 (16.45%) DevOps
23 232 (14.91%) Node.js
24 214 (13.75%) MVC
25 212 (13.62%) Banking
26 206 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
27 200 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
28 198 (12.72%) CSS3
29 197 (12.66%) Docker
30 188 (12.08%) C#

REST
Top Related 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 97 (6.23%) Tomcat
2 79 (5.08%) Confluence
3 65 (4.18%) JBoss
4 62 (3.98%) WebSphere
5 58 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (3.47%) Apache
7 48 (3.08%) CMS
8 47 (3.02%) Apache Spark
9 42 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 39 (2.51%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.67%) Mule
13 23 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 21 (1.35%) Anypoint
15 18 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 18 (1.16%) WordPress
16 17 (1.09%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.77%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.77%) IIS
17 12 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.26%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.19%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.064%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.064%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.064%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.064%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 206 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (5.59%) GitHub
4 35 (2.25%) Heroku
5 34 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (2.19%) PaaS
6 29 (1.86%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.61%) SaaS
8 22 (1.41%) IaaS
9 16 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.64%) Force.com
13 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.64%) Office 365
14 8 (0.51%) Boomi
14 8 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 140 (9.00%) HTTP
2 35 (2.25%) Internet
3 29 (1.86%) SSL
4 24 (1.54%) LDAP
5 22 (1.41%) DNS
6 11 (0.71%) SSH
7 10 (0.64%) Firewall
7 10 (0.64%) FTP
8 7 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.45%) SMTP
9 6 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.39%) VPN
10 5 (0.32%) AMQP
10 5 (0.32%) Intranet
10 5 (0.32%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.26%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.26%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.19%) SNMP
12 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (11.38%) NoSQL
2 159 (10.22%) MySQL
3 155 (9.96%) MongoDB
4 132 (8.48%) SQL Server
5 128 (8.23%) Relational Database
6 124 (7.97%) Big Data
7 99 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
8 87 (5.59%) Hadoop
9 86 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (3.34%) HBase
11 26 (1.67%) Neo4j
12 25 (1.61%) Apache Hive
12 25 (1.61%) Blockchain
13 24 (1.54%) Redis
14 21 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.29%) DB2
16 19 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (0.77%) Hazelcast
18 12 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 308 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 258 (16.58%) Jenkins
3 176 (11.31%) Maven
4 173 (11.12%) JIRA
5 146 (9.38%) JUnit
6 124 (7.97%) Cucumber
7 89 (5.72%) Mockito
8 79 (5.08%) Selenium
9 76 (4.88%) Subversion
10 70 (4.50%) TeamCity
11 57 (3.66%) Gradle
12 44 (2.83%) Jasmine
13 41 (2.63%) Spock
14 40 (2.57%) webpack
15 36 (2.31%) NUnit
16 33 (2.12%) gulp
16 33 (2.12%) Mocha
17 31 (1.99%) Eclipse
18 28 (1.80%) Vagrant
19 27 (1.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 310 (19.92%) Finance
2 212 (13.62%) Banking
3 50 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 45 (2.89%) Retail
5 34 (2.19%) Marketing
6 33 (2.12%) Publishing
6 33 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.99%) Games
8 30 (1.93%) Front Office
9 19 (1.22%) Advertising
10 11 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.64%) Electronics
11 10 (0.64%) Legal
12 9 (0.58%) Law
13 8 (0.51%) Back Office
13 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Billing
14 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.064%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1124 (72.24%) Developer
2 445 (28.60%) Java Developer
3 194 (12.47%) Architect
4 178 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 101 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
6 85 (5.46%) .NET Developer
7 84 (5.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 73 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 70 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 69 (4.43%) Agile Developer
11 67 (4.31%) Scala Developer
12 61 (3.92%) C# Developer
13 59 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 56 (3.60%) Angular Developer
15 51 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
16 50 (3.21%) Consultant
17 44 (2.83%) iOS Developer
17 44 (2.83%) Node.js Developer
18 43 (2.76%) Web Developer
19 42 (2.70%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (34.77%) Web Services
2 522 (33.55%) HTML
3 491 (31.56%) SOAP
4 457 (29.37%) JSON
5 441 (28.34%) CSS
6 398 (25.58%) Spring
7 361 (23.20%) AngularJS
8 313 (20.12%) XML
9 291 (18.70%) HTML5
10 232 (14.91%) Node.js
11 198 (12.72%) CSS3
12 183 (11.76%) .NET
13 174 (11.18%) Hibernate
14 163 (10.48%) React
14 163 (10.48%) RESTful
15 162 (10.41%) jQuery
16 150 (9.64%) J2EE
17 120 (7.71%) Spring Boot
18 103 (6.62%) JMS
19 94 (6.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.91%) User Experience
2 86 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 85 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 56 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.54%) Fintech
8 22 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.09%) Equities
11 17 (1.09%) iPad
12 14 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.77%) Derivative
14 11 (0.71%) CMDB
14 11 (0.71%) Graphic Design
14 11 (0.71%) Video on Demand
15 10 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 265 (17.03%) Linux
2 131 (8.42%) Unix
3 78 (5.01%) Apple iOS
4 72 (4.63%) Android
5 44 (2.83%) Windows
6 31 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 28 (1.80%) CentOS
8 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.77%) Solaris
10 11 (0.71%) HPUX
11 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.064%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.064%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (35.15%) TDD
3 387 (24.87%) Scrum
4 292 (18.77%) BDD
5 279 (17.93%) Microservices
6 256 (16.45%) DevOps
7 214 (13.75%) MVC
8 200 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (10.09%) Software Engineering
10 156 (10.03%) OO
10 156 (10.03%) Open Source
11 154 (9.90%) Web Development
12 131 (8.42%) SOA
13 129 (8.29%) Unit Testing
14 115 (7.39%) E-Commerce
15 104 (6.68%) Front End Development
16 98 (6.30%) Kanban
17 95 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
18 82 (5.27%) Pair Programming
19 76 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 790 (50.77%) Java
2 621 (39.91%) JavaScript
3 296 (19.02%) SQL
4 188 (12.08%) C#
5 165 (10.60%) Python
6 155 (9.96%) Scala
7 93 (5.98%) PHP
8 82 (5.27%) Ruby
9 66 (4.24%) Bash Shell
10 59 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 51 (3.28%) Apple Swift
12 44 (2.83%) Go
13 41 (2.63%) Korn
14 37 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 36 (2.31%) Apex Code
16 35 (2.25%) XPath
17 33 (2.12%) Groovy
18 30 (1.93%) ES6
19 23 (1.48%) C
20 22 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (7.01%) Degree
2 91 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.27%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.32%) MBA
8 3 (0.19%) CFA
8 3 (0.19%) ISEB
8 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CISA
9 2 (0.13%) CISM
9 2 (0.13%) CISSP
9 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.064%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.064%) MCSE
10 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.064%) PhD
10 1 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.60%) QA
2 19 (1.22%) FATCA
3 11 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.19%) EMIR
6 3 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.13%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.13%) GCP
7 2 (0.13%) PMO
7 2 (0.13%) SDET
8 1 (0.064%) HL7
8 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 197 (12.66%) Docker
2 28 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.09%) HDFS
4 12 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.39%) vCloud
6 4 (0.26%) Postfix
6 4 (0.26%) Squid
6 4 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.064%) Ceph
8 1 (0.064%) etcd
8 1 (0.064%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.064%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.064%) Xen
8 1 (0.064%) XenApp
8 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 82 (5.27%) Puppet
2 62 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (3.02%) Ansible
4 45 (2.89%) Kubernetes
5 27 (1.74%) Terraform
6 23 (1.48%) MOM
7 22 (1.41%) Kibana
8 16 (1.03%) logstash
9 10 (0.64%) Grafana
9 10 (0.64%) OpenAM
10 9 (0.58%) rkt
11 8 (0.51%) Oozie
12 7 (0.45%) Piwik
13 6 (0.39%) HockeyApp
13 6 (0.39%) Mesos
13 6 (0.39%) SCCM
14 5 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.26%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 158 (10.15%) Oracle
2 80 (5.14%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.82%) IBM
4 64 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 56 (3.60%) MuleSoft
6 39 (2.51%) Solace
7 38 (2.44%) SAP
8 35 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 31 (1.99%) Apigee
9 31 (1.99%) Google
9 31 (1.99%) hybris
10 30 (1.93%) Adobe
11 25 (1.61%) VMware
12 23 (1.48%) Splunk
13 22 (1.41%) Apple
14 19 (1.22%) Hortonworks
14 19 (1.22%) Zend
15 18 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 18 (1.16%) Informatica
16 17 (1.09%) TIBCO
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City, London
Venturi
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City, London
E-synergy Solutions
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London
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Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
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City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
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Avion Recruitment Solutions
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Austin Fraser
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