The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Buckinghamshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 78 56 84
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 1.29% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 5.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +30.15%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 199 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.27% 23.38% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 128 131
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 5 £500 -
High Wycombe -3 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 4
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 3 (18.75%) LINQ
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Security
7 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) XMLUnit
1 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 3 (18.75%) LINQ
7 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
8 2 (12.50%) Akka
8 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
8 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
8 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 2 (12.50%) Spring
8 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Security
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects