The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.11% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
48 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.33% 19.06% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 34
Average daily rate £350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £575 -
Bedford - 1 £375 -
Shefford - 1 - - 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) EAI
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Mule
3 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) AOP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Lagan
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) WPF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Mule
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) EAI
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) AOP
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Lagan
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2
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