The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 1.33% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% -23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £332 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £390 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
REST
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
308 226 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.51% 18.96% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 150 157
Average daily rate £367 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Milton Keynes -2 7 £280 -29.55% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 20 (64.52%) SOAP
2 17 (54.84%) JSON
3 16 (51.61%) XML
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) Middleware
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) Web Development
8 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
8 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
9 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (19.35%) LINQ
9 6 (19.35%) ColdFusion
9 6 (19.35%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) IIS
9 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) XSL
10 5 (16.13%) OO

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (19.35%) IIS
1 6 (19.35%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) X.500
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) DataStage
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Flyway
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) ColdFusion Developer
3 6 (19.35%) iOS Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Digital Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Web Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Website Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) SOAP
2 17 (54.84%) JSON
3 16 (51.61%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) Middleware
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) LINQ
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) XSL
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) DOM
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) iOS SDK
8 3 (9.68%) XSD
9 2 (6.45%) XSLT
9 2 (6.45%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) EAI
5 5 (16.13%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) XQuery
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Informatica
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.23%) Talend