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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 74 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 19 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.21% 1.62% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 6.32% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £340 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
415 364 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.38% 25.56% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 197 155
Average daily rate £310 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Lincolnshire +1 8 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £320 - 5
Leicestershire -1 2 £273 +2.83% 1
Northamptonshire +4 1 £538 +11.97% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (58.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) JSON
3 23 (46.00%) SOAP
4 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.00%) Web Services
6 19 (38.00%) TDD
7 17 (34.00%) Mobile App
8 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.00%) Scrum
10 14 (28.00%) Ajax
10 14 (28.00%) CSS
11 13 (26.00%) JUnit
11 13 (26.00%) OO
11 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 13 (26.00%) Spring
12 11 (22.00%) XML
12 11 (22.00%) LESS
13 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.00%) Backbone.js
13 10 (20.00%) Photoshop
13 10 (20.00%) .NET
13 10 (20.00%) Adobe
14 9 (18.00%) MVC
14 9 (18.00%) CSS3
14 9 (18.00%) Sass
14 9 (18.00%) Microservices
15 8 (16.00%) Spock
15 8 (16.00%) Apache Camel
15 8 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (16.00%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Jetty
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.00%) DMZ
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) NFC
4 2 (4.00%) RFID
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) JUnit
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) Spock
3 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.00%) Grunt
5 3 (6.00%) Bower
6 2 (4.00%) Gradle
6 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.00%) Log4j
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (10.00%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) JSON
2 23 (46.00%) SOAP
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
4 14 (28.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) Ajax
5 13 (26.00%) Spring
6 11 (22.00%) XML
6 11 (22.00%) LESS
7 10 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 10 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) Sass
9 8 (16.00%) Apache Camel
10 7 (14.00%) Marionette.js
10 7 (14.00%) Spring Security
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
11 6 (12.00%) J2EE
11 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
11 6 (12.00%) Spring Boot
11 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) TDD
3 15 (30.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) MVC
5 9 (18.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (16.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) User Stories
9 4 (8.00%) API Development
9 4 (8.00%) API Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
10 3 (6.00%) Workflow
10 3 (6.00%) B2B
10 3 (6.00%) OOP
10 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) PHP5
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Adobe
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Software AG
5 2 (4.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) Intel
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.00%) Zend
5 2 (4.00%) Syclo
5 2 (4.00%) Kony
5 2 (4.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (2.00%) Akamai
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
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