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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing REST 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.22% 1.09% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £589 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
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
49 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.56% 13.39% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 59
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £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 £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 +5 5 £594 +3.26%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (100.00%) SOAP
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
4 21 (80.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (73.08%) Microservices
6 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (53.85%) Middleware
7 14 (53.85%) Low Latency
8 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
9 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
9 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
10 11 (42.31%) User Stories
11 10 (38.46%) JBoss
11 10 (38.46%) WCF
12 9 (34.62%) TDD
13 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
14 7 (26.92%) AOP
15 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
15 6 (23.08%) JIRA
15 6 (23.08%) Confluence
15 6 (23.08%) Data Transformation
16 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
17 3 (11.54%) Migration
18 2 (7.69%) Retail

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 (38.46%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Architect
2 14 (53.85%) Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Technical Architect
4 11 (42.31%) Senior Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Designer
6 8 (30.77%) Senior Designer
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Designer
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Architect
8 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (15.38%) SOA Designer
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Messaging Architect
9 3 (11.54%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
9 3 (11.54%) SOA Developer
10 2 (7.69%) C# Architect
10 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
10 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) SOAP
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) Middleware
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (38.46%) WCF
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 21 (80.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 19 (73.08%) Microservices
5 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (53.85%) Low Latency
7 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
8 11 (42.31%) User Stories
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
10 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
11 7 (26.92%) AOP
12 6 (23.08%) Data Transformation
13 3 (11.54%) Migration
14 2 (7.69%) High Availability
15 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
15 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
15 1 (3.85%) Open Source
15 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
15 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Apigee
5 1 (3.85%) Mashery
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) WSO2