The first table below looks at the demand for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 46 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing RESTful 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 5.88% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.45% 18.48% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
1 5 (83.33%) RavenDB
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) Neo4j
1 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (83.33%) CQRS
1 5 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Windows

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) RavenDB
1 5 (83.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) CQRS
2 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace