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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing REST 16 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.36% 0.31% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 1.37% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
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£328 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
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
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
292 293 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.89% 22.38% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 181 148
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
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 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 7 July 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 7 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
Milton Keynes +15 9 £310 - 4
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (63.33%) SOAP
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) Web Services
3 15 (50.00%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) Middleware
5 12 (40.00%) XML
5 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 9 (30.00%) SOA
8 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (26.67%) Web Development
9 8 (26.67%) jQuery
9 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) IIS
10 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (23.33%) C#
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) XSL
10 7 (23.33%) ETL
10 7 (23.33%) EAI
10 7 (23.33%) LINQ
10 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.00%) Computer Science

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) ColdFusion
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) DataStage
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Xcode
2 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) ColdFusion Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Web Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Website Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) SOAP
2 15 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (43.33%) Middleware
4 12 (40.00%) XML
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) LINQ
8 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (23.33%) XSL
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.00%) HTML5
10 3 (10.00%) XSD
11 2 (6.67%) J2EE
11 2 (6.67%) XSLT
11 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
11 2 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 7 (23.33%) EAI
5 5 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) UML
9 1 (3.33%) OOP
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) XQuery
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (13.33%) Akamai
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio