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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 18 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.95% 1.38% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 6.03% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
249 282 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.92% 22.87% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 168 169
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 23 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 23 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 +10 6 £200 -28.57% 1
High Wycombe +8 3 £500 - 1
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury -7 1 £440 -20.00%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 28 (77.78%) SOAP
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MQSeries
3 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) SOA
5 12 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 12 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (33.33%) Middleware
5 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 12 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 12 (33.33%) Axway
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) High Availability
8 9 (25.00%) Java
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (22.22%) JSON
10 7 (19.44%) DataPower
10 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
10 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) XSD
10 7 (19.44%) IBM
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) SSL
11 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) .NET

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 (41.67%) MQSeries
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SSL
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) DataStage
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
2 2 (5.56%) Android Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Integration Architect
3 8 (22.22%) TIBCO Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Architect
5 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) SOAP
2 12 (33.33%) Middleware
2 12 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (22.22%) JSON
4 7 (19.44%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) XSD
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (13.89%) Node.js
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) WSDL
8 3 (8.33%) JMS
8 3 (8.33%) XSL
8 3 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) DataPower
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) SOA
3 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 10 (27.78%) High Availability
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.33%) EAI
9 3 (8.33%) Service Design
10 2 (5.56%) Android Development
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.56%) Scrum
11 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.78%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Axway
1 12 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Talend