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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 47 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.83% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.04% 3.91% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 1
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£475 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +43.90%
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
204 128 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.35% 23.57% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 65 39
Average daily rate £425 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 13
Average hourly rate £33.73 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.28 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £37.15 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

REST Daily 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 24 October 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
Saffron Walden - 9 - -
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (92.00%) HTML
3 44 (88.00%) Hibernate
4 36 (72.00%) HTTP
5 35 (70.00%) Linux
5 35 (70.00%) Spring
6 34 (68.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (66.00%) Relational Database
7 33 (66.00%) UNIX
7 33 (66.00%) CSS
7 33 (66.00%) Mac OS X
8 32 (64.00%) Web Design
9 30 (60.00%) Configuration Management
10 29 (58.00%) MongoDB
11 28 (56.00%) XML
11 28 (56.00%) SQL
12 27 (54.00%) MVC
12 27 (54.00%) JAX-RS
12 27 (54.00%) Web Development
13 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
14 25 (50.00%) Web Services
14 25 (50.00%) Spring MVC
15 24 (48.00%) PL/SQL
16 23 (46.00%) Neo4j
17 22 (44.00%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (44.00%) MySQL
17 22 (44.00%) Oracle
18 21 (42.00%) JBoss
18 21 (42.00%) JPA
19 20 (40.00%) LDAP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (42.00%) JBoss
2 16 (32.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) HTTP
2 20 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (58.00%) MongoDB
3 23 (46.00%) Neo4j
4 22 (44.00%) MySQL
5 18 (36.00%) MariaDB
6 3 (6.00%) DTS
7 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.00%) Mockito
4 2 (4.00%) Hamcrest
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 40 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (10.00%) UI Programmer
5 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Development Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Development Team Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Junior
7 1 (2.00%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.00%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (92.00%) HTML
2 44 (88.00%) Hibernate
3 35 (70.00%) Spring
4 33 (66.00%) CSS
5 28 (56.00%) XML
6 27 (54.00%) JAX-RS
7 25 (50.00%) Spring MVC
7 25 (50.00%) Web Services
8 21 (42.00%) JPA
9 20 (40.00%) JAAS
10 18 (36.00%) Struts
11 15 (30.00%) JAX-RPC
11 15 (30.00%) Struts2
12 11 (22.00%) jQuery
12 11 (22.00%) J2EE
13 9 (18.00%) HTML5
14 8 (16.00%) SOAP
15 7 (14.00%) CSS3
15 7 (14.00%) JSON
15 7 (14.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (34.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (14.00%) Biology
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Life Science
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Linux
2 33 (66.00%) Mac OS X
2 33 (66.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (64.00%) Web Design
3 30 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 27 (54.00%) MVC
4 27 (54.00%) Web Development
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) TDD
7 16 (32.00%) Microservices
8 13 (26.00%) Scrum
9 9 (18.00%) Bioinformatics
10 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.00%) OO
12 5 (10.00%) UML
13 4 (8.00%) Validation
13 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
15 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
15 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
15 2 (4.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (48.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter
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