The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% - 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
REST
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.35% 23.62% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 22
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Chester region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Chester

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) hybris
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) hybris