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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing REST 21 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.40% 0.50% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 1.96% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£480 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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
362 409 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.07% 25.39% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 219 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +6 9 £480 +96.92%
Nottinghamshire +13 6 - - 1
Leicestershire +2 1 £265 -37.64% 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) CSS
2 23 (57.50%) JSON
3 21 (52.50%) Ajax
3 21 (52.50%) Web Services
4 20 (50.00%) SOAP
5 19 (47.50%) XML
6 16 (40.00%) CSS3
7 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 12 (30.00%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) SOA
7 12 (30.00%) HTTP
8 11 (27.50%) SAP
8 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
9 10 (25.00%) .NET
9 10 (25.00%) Java
9 10 (25.00%) XSD
9 10 (25.00%) OO
9 10 (25.00%) WSDL
9 10 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (22.50%) Backbone.js
10 9 (22.50%) Sass
10 9 (22.50%) LESS
10 9 (22.50%) Adobe
10 9 (22.50%) JMS
10 9 (22.50%) Photoshop
11 8 (20.00%) Finance
11 8 (20.00%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 5 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 8 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) OLAP
3 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Introscope
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.50%) UI Programmer
4 7 (17.50%) UI Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.50%) GIS Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) HTML
1 23 (57.50%) CSS
1 23 (57.50%) JSON
2 21 (52.50%) Ajax
2 21 (52.50%) Web Services
3 20 (50.00%) SOAP
4 19 (47.50%) XML
5 16 (40.00%) CSS3
6 10 (25.00%) .NET
6 10 (25.00%) XSD
6 10 (25.00%) WSDL
6 10 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (22.50%) Backbone.js
7 9 (22.50%) Sass
7 9 (22.50%) LESS
7 9 (22.50%) JMS
8 8 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (17.50%) HTML5
10 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) RIA
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) SOA
2 10 (25.00%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Release Management
8 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) SAP
2 9 (22.50%) Adobe
3 7 (17.50%) Intel
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.00%) Software AG
8 1 (2.50%) Zend
8 1 (2.50%) Perforce
8 1 (2.50%) Alterian
8 1 (2.50%) Cognos
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) Apple