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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 36 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing REST 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.43% 2.03% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 15.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £485 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
69 44 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 12.79% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 79
Median daily rate £400 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 -7 5 £485 -17.44%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SOA
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) Middleware
8 5 (33.33%) Microservices
9 4 (26.67%) WCF
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (20.00%) IBM
10 3 (20.00%) AOP
10 3 (20.00%) User Stories
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (13.33%) Selenium
11 2 (13.33%) SDET
11 2 (13.33%) High Availability
11 2 (13.33%) QA
11 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
11 2 (13.33%) BDD
11 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (13.33%) WebSphere

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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) TestNG
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Designer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Architect
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
4 2 (13.33%) SOA Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) Java RMI
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) Microservices
8 3 (20.00%) AOP
8 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) User Stories
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) High Availability
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
10 1 (6.67%) ATDD
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
10 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 1 (6.67%) Open Source
10 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) WSO2