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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing REST 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.18% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.12% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £595 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
59 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.09% 14.43% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 42
Median daily rate £513 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 - 11 £600 -
Dunstable - 1 £608 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (100.00%) SOAP
1 28 (100.00%) SOA
2 26 (92.86%) C#
3 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
4 22 (78.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (71.43%) Microservices
6 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (53.57%) Low Latency
8 14 (50.00%) Middleware
8 14 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
10 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
10 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
11 11 (39.29%) User Stories
11 11 (39.29%) WCF
12 10 (35.71%) JBoss
13 9 (32.14%) TDD
14 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
15 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
15 7 (25.00%) AOP
16 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
16 6 (21.43%) JIRA
16 6 (21.43%) Confluence
17 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
18 3 (10.71%) Migration
19 2 (7.14%) MSMQ

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 10 (35.71%) JBoss
2 6 (21.43%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Mule
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Technical Architect
4 11 (39.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Designer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Designer
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Designer
7 5 (17.86%) Integration Architect
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (14.29%) SOA Designer
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Messaging Architect
9 3 (10.71%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
9 3 (10.71%) SOA Developer
10 2 (7.14%) C# Architect
10 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) SOAP
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 14 (50.00%) Middleware
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) SOA
2 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
3 22 (78.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 20 (71.43%) Microservices
5 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (53.57%) Low Latency
7 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
8 11 (39.29%) User Stories
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
10 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
11 7 (25.00%) AOP
11 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
12 3 (10.71%) Migration
13 2 (7.14%) High Availability
14 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
14 1 (3.57%) EAI
14 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
14 1 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 1 (3.57%) Open Source
14 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Apigee
5 1 (3.57%) Mashery
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) WSO2