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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 30 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 2.80% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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
405 429 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.33% 26.86% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 244 181
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Northamptonshire 0 10 £420 -12.50% 5
Nottinghamshire -9 6 £350 - 1
Derbyshire +2 4 £325 +18.18%
Leicestershire - - - - 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (60.38%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) JSON
3 25 (47.17%) SOAP
3 25 (47.17%) Web Services
4 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) Mobile App
6 15 (28.30%) XML
6 15 (28.30%) Ajax
7 14 (26.42%) Finance
7 14 (26.42%) Scrum
7 14 (26.42%) SOA
8 13 (24.53%) OO
8 13 (24.53%) HTTP
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
9 12 (22.64%) Oracle
9 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 11 (20.75%) JUnit
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.75%) HTML
10 11 (20.75%) Spring
10 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
11 10 (18.87%) LESS
11 10 (18.87%) Backbone.js
11 10 (18.87%) Photoshop
11 10 (18.87%) SAP
11 10 (18.87%) Apache
11 10 (18.87%) Adobe
12 9 (16.98%) Middleware

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.32%) NetWeaver
5 4 (7.55%) IIS
6 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.66%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.89%) JBoss
7 1 (1.89%) Jetty
7 1 (1.89%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) HTTP
2 7 (13.21%) HTTPS
3 6 (11.32%) DMZ
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) NFC
4 4 (7.55%) RFID
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) DB2
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JUnit
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) Spock
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.43%) Gradle
3 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.55%) Fiddler
4 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.66%) Grunt
5 3 (5.66%) Bower
6 2 (3.77%) Introscope
7 1 (1.89%) Log4j
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 8 (15.09%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Integration Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.43%) UI Developer
4 5 (9.43%) UI Programmer
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.66%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) JSON
2 25 (47.17%) SOAP
2 25 (47.17%) Web Services
3 15 (28.30%) XML
3 15 (28.30%) Ajax
4 13 (24.53%) .NET
5 12 (22.64%) CSS
6 11 (20.75%) HTML
6 11 (20.75%) Spring
7 10 (18.87%) Backbone.js
7 10 (18.87%) LESS
8 9 (16.98%) WSDL
8 9 (16.98%) Middleware
9 8 (15.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (15.09%) Sass
10 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
10 7 (13.21%) Marionette.js
10 7 (13.21%) JMS
10 7 (13.21%) XSD
10 7 (13.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Clustering
3 6 (11.32%) Open Source
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) TDD
3 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 14 (26.42%) SOA
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 8 (15.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) BDD
7 6 (11.32%) User Stories
7 6 (11.32%) Microservices
8 5 (9.43%) B2B
9 4 (7.55%) B2C
9 4 (7.55%) Kanban
9 4 (7.55%) Business Development
9 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) WMI
2 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.77%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) SAP
2 10 (18.87%) Adobe
3 6 (11.32%) Software AG
3 6 (11.32%) CA
4 5 (9.43%) Intel
5 4 (7.55%) Syclo
5 4 (7.55%) Kony
5 4 (7.55%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (7.55%) Sybase
6 3 (5.66%) Zend
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.89%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.89%) Akamai