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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 24 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.58% 1.14% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 4.29% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
Median daily rate £463 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £539 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
355 420 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.42% 26.60% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 265 202
Median daily rate £355 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Northamptonshire +6 9 £463 -13.95%
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £450 +40.62% 6
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) XML
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) JSON
6 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (33.33%) SOAP
7 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) XSLT
9 9 (25.00%) SOA
10 8 (22.22%) MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Android
11 7 (19.44%) WCF
11 7 (19.44%) HTML5
11 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 6 (16.67%) IBM
12 6 (16.67%) Ajax
12 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) JBoss
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (11.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DMZ
1 4 (11.11%) Extranet
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
1 4 (11.11%) Intranet
2 3 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Checkstyle
4 3 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (8.33%) QUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) Toad
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Software Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) XML
3 16 (44.44%) .NET
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) JSON
6 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (33.33%) SOAP
7 9 (25.00%) XSLT
8 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
9 6 (16.67%) Ajax
9 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.89%) J2EE
10 5 (13.89%) LINQ
10 5 (13.89%) Middleware
11 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) DataPower
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) BBC
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Android
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) SOA
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 4 (11.11%) SOLID
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Android Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) OWASP
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) VBScript
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.56%) OCMJD
2 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenAM
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Twitter
4 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) Zend