The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 55 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 22 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.28% 1.24% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 4.72% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Median daily rate £500 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
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
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
257 318 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.66% 26.30% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 182 176
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £25.75 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.62% +113.33%
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes +8 5 £200 -20.00% 2
High Wycombe +7 5 £500 - 2
Marlow - 4 - -
Aylesbury -3 1 £440 -20.00%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 33 (82.50%) SOAP
2 17 (42.50%) SOA
3 16 (40.00%) Middleware
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) MQSeries
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) TIBCO
6 12 (30.00%) BusinessWorks
6 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) Axway
6 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (30.00%) High Availability
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) C#
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
9 8 (20.00%) JSON
10 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
10 7 (17.50%) DataPower
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) IBM
10 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.50%) XML
10 7 (17.50%) XSD
11 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) FTP
3 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) DataStage
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Android Studio
1 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.50%) XMLSpy
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Architect
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Designer
2 8 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (20.00%) TIBCO Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
4 5 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
4 5 (12.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) SOAP
2 16 (40.00%) Middleware
3 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) JSON
5 7 (17.50%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) XSD
6 6 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (10.00%) CSS3
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) MSMQ
7 4 (10.00%) Node.js
7 4 (10.00%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) WSDL
8 3 (7.50%) JMS
8 3 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) DataPower
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) SOA
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) High Availability
3 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) EAI
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 3 (7.50%) Android Development
8 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.50%) Service Design
9 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.50%) Data Management
10 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Axway
1 12 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Talend