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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 71 57 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 23 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 2.13% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 10.45% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Average daily rate £375 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
425 287 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.71% 20.37% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 147 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £16.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire - 8 £358 - 2
Nottinghamshire -22 7 £350 +5.26%
Northamptonshire +10 6 £475 +13.09% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (72.34%) SOAP
2 31 (65.96%) Web Services
3 21 (44.68%) XML
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) Java
4 20 (42.55%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.17%) SOA
7 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 16 (34.04%) Ajax
8 15 (31.91%) CSS
9 14 (29.79%) IBM
9 14 (29.79%) MVC
10 13 (27.66%) .NET
11 11 (23.40%) J2EE
11 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
11 11 (23.40%) JSON
12 10 (21.28%) JMS
12 10 (21.28%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) Windows
13 9 (19.15%) HTTP
13 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.02%) ETL
14 8 (17.02%) Unix
14 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
14 8 (17.02%) Middleware
15 7 (14.89%) TIBCO
15 7 (14.89%) BusinessWorks

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (14.89%) MQSeries
2 6 (12.77%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) Node.js
3 5 (10.64%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Force.com
3 5 (10.64%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) DB2
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) DataStage
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) gulp
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Middleware Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.38%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) SOAP
2 31 (65.96%) Web Services
3 21 (44.68%) XML
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
5 16 (34.04%) Ajax
6 15 (31.91%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) .NET
8 11 (23.40%) J2EE
8 11 (23.40%) JSON
9 10 (21.28%) JMS
10 8 (17.02%) Middleware
11 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (12.77%) DHTML
12 6 (12.77%) JAX-WS
12 6 (12.77%) Visualforce
13 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
13 5 (10.64%) JPA
13 5 (10.64%) Spring
13 5 (10.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) DataPower
3 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Android
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) SOA
3 16 (34.04%) TDD
4 14 (29.79%) MVC
5 8 (17.02%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) EAI
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.77%) UML
7 5 (10.64%) AOP
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.51%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Apex Code
5 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 5 (10.64%) COBOL
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
8 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) IBM
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) TIBCO
4 6 (12.77%) Informatica
4 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.13%) Facebook
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter