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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.97% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 4.12% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 243 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.94% 23.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 127
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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
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 30 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) WEP
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience Design
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WEP
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) XMLUnit
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) Akka
4 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience Design
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft