The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 East Midlands 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 13 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 1.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 4.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Average daily rate £350 £338 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
435 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.12% 26.28% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 178 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £40.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 4 - - 1
Leicestershire -15 4 £381 +43.86% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £275 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £480 - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) Web Services
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) SOAP
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) XML
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) C#
8 11 (33.33%) JSON
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) Windows
9 10 (30.30%) HTML5
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (24.24%) OO
11 8 (24.24%) SOA
11 8 (24.24%) HTTP
11 8 (24.24%) Silverlight
11 8 (24.24%) Ajax
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
12 7 (21.21%) Spring
12 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle
12 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (21.21%) Android
12 7 (21.21%) Sencha
12 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
13 6 (18.18%) PHP
13 6 (18.18%) JBoss

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
1 3 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.03%) DMZ
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQLite
4 3 (9.09%) OLAP
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Infinispan
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
4 4 (12.12%) PhoneGap
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Xcode
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Applications Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) Web Services
2 17 (51.52%) SOAP
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 15 (45.45%) .NET
5 13 (39.39%) CSS
6 12 (36.36%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) JSON
8 10 (30.30%) HTML5
9 8 (24.24%) Silverlight
9 8 (24.24%) Ajax
10 7 (21.21%) Spring
10 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
11 6 (18.18%) XSD
11 6 (18.18%) XSLT
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 5 (15.15%) J2EE
12 5 (15.15%) WCF
12 5 (15.15%) WPF
12 5 (15.15%) WF
12 5 (15.15%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) iPhone
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) SOA
1 8 (24.24%) OO
1 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 6 (18.18%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) System Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Android Development
5 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) SEO
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) XPath
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
1 7 (21.21%) Sencha
2 6 (18.18%) Apple
2 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 6 (18.18%) Adobe
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Sybase
4 4 (12.12%) Google
5 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.09%) Symbian
6 2 (6.06%) Zend
7 1 (3.03%) Alterian
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Software AG
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