The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 45 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 2.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£252 £293 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.76% -24.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
REST
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.36% 26.11% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Essex region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Essex

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Essex region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

REST
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

REST
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Brentwood - 4 £218 - 2
Basildon - - - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (90.74%) HTML
3 41 (75.93%) Hibernate
4 33 (61.11%) HTTP
4 33 (61.11%) Spring
5 32 (59.26%) XML
5 32 (59.26%) Linux
6 31 (57.41%) Mac OS X
6 31 (57.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (55.56%) UNIX
7 30 (55.56%) CSS
7 30 (55.56%) Relational Database
8 29 (53.70%) Web Services
8 29 (53.70%) Web Design
9 28 (51.85%) MongoDB
10 27 (50.00%) Configuration Management
11 26 (48.15%) JAX-RS
12 25 (46.30%) Web Development
12 25 (46.30%) MVC
12 25 (46.30%) SQL
13 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
13 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (42.59%) Spring MVC
15 22 (40.74%) Neo4j
16 21 (38.89%) TDD
16 21 (38.89%) PL/SQL
17 20 (37.04%) MySQL
18 19 (35.19%) Oracle
18 19 (35.19%) JPA
18 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (33.33%) JBoss
2 14 (25.93%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) HTTP
2 18 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 28 (51.85%) MongoDB
3 22 (40.74%) Neo4j
4 20 (37.04%) MySQL
5 15 (27.78%) MariaDB
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.56%) DTS
8 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Mockito
4 2 (3.70%) Hamcrest
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 5 (9.26%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (92.59%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.26%) UI Programmer
4 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Junior
8 1 (1.85%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) HTML
2 41 (75.93%) Hibernate
3 33 (61.11%) Spring
4 32 (59.26%) XML
5 30 (55.56%) CSS
6 29 (53.70%) Web Services
7 26 (48.15%) JAX-RS
8 23 (42.59%) Spring MVC
9 19 (35.19%) JPA
10 18 (33.33%) J2EE
10 18 (33.33%) JAAS
11 16 (29.63%) Struts
12 15 (27.78%) HTML5
13 14 (25.93%) SOAP
14 13 (24.07%) JAX-RPC
14 13 (24.07%) Struts2
15 11 (20.37%) jQuery
16 7 (12.96%) CSS3
16 7 (12.96%) JSF
16 7 (12.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (27.78%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.96%) Biology
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (3.70%) Life Science
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Mac OS X
3 30 (55.56%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (53.70%) Web Design
3 27 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 25 (46.30%) Web Development
4 25 (46.30%) MVC
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (38.89%) TDD
7 14 (25.93%) Microservices
8 13 (24.07%) Scrum
9 9 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.11%) OO
12 5 (9.26%) UML
12 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.41%) Validation
14 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
15 2 (3.70%) Test-First Development
15 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
15 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter
2 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
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