The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 76 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 27 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 1.20% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.08% 4.75% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £480 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £391 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £482 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
REST
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
444 379 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.59% 25.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 214 229
Average daily rate £339 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 14
Average hourly rate £8.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

REST
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +5 20 £375 - 2
Leicestershire - 3 £315 - 1
Northamptonshire -11 1 £575 +19.79% 5
Derbyshire - 1 - - 4
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (57.45%) SOAP
2 26 (55.32%) Web Services
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) Scrum
4 21 (44.68%) .NET
5 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
6 18 (38.30%) MVC
7 17 (36.17%) C#
7 17 (36.17%) Java
7 17 (36.17%) CSS
8 15 (31.91%) HTML
9 14 (29.79%) TDD
10 11 (23.40%) Spring
10 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.40%) JUnit
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
11 10 (21.28%) SDLC
11 10 (21.28%) Middleware
11 10 (21.28%) JSON
12 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
12 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
13 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
13 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
13 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
13 8 (17.02%) Mentoring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) GitHub
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) SMTP
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.64%) MySQL
5 4 (8.51%) Redis
6 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JUnit
2 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Spock
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) NeoLoad
4 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) CocoaPods
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.13%) WebCenter Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) SOAP
2 26 (55.32%) Web Services
3 21 (44.68%) .NET
4 17 (36.17%) CSS
5 15 (31.91%) HTML
6 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
6 11 (23.40%) Spring
7 10 (21.28%) JSON
7 10 (21.28%) Middleware
8 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
9 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
10 7 (14.89%) CSS3
10 7 (14.89%) jQuery
10 7 (14.89%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) Spring Security
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (12.77%) Spring Boot
12 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Animation
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) MVC
4 14 (29.79%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.28%) SDLC
7 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.89%) Microservices
9 5 (10.64%) User Stories
9 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (10.64%) OO
10 4 (8.51%) OOD
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.38%) Procedural Programming
11 3 (6.38%) OOP
11 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) C#
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) PHP5
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) XQuery
6 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) New Relic
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Facebook
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
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