The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.55% 1.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £485 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.87%
REST
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 45 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.75% 12.06% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 66
Median daily rate £425 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Bedfordshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -4 2 £485 -15.65% 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 17 (94.44%) SOAP
2 16 (88.89%) SOA
3 15 (83.33%) C#
4 14 (77.78%) .NET
4 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
5 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (61.11%) Microservices
8 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
9 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (50.00%) Middleware
10 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
10 7 (38.89%) TDD
10 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (33.33%) User Stories
11 6 (33.33%) WCF
12 5 (27.78%) JBoss
12 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
13 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
13 4 (22.22%) AOP
14 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 3 (16.67%) Confluence
14 3 (16.67%) JIRA
14 3 (16.67%) Migration
15 2 (11.11%) High Availability
15 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
15 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (27.78%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (5.56%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Designer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior Designer
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Designer
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Architect
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
7 3 (16.67%) SOA Designer
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C# Architect
8 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (11.11%) Messaging Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (11.11%) SOA Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) SOAP
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.56%) Java RMI
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) SOA
2 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 12 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Microservices
5 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) User Stories
8 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
9 4 (22.22%) AOP
9 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 3 (16.67%) Migration
11 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
12 1 (5.56%) BDD
12 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
12 1 (5.56%) Open Source
12 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
12 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) WSO2
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