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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing REST 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.43% 0.89% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.07% 3.66% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
135 164 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.47% 24.44% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 24
Average daily rate £400 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
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 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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
Basildon - 3 - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (92.86%) HTML
3 41 (73.21%) Hibernate
4 36 (64.29%) XML
5 35 (62.50%) Linux
6 34 (60.71%) HTTP
6 34 (60.71%) UNIX
6 34 (60.71%) Mac OS X
7 33 (58.93%) Relational Database
8 31 (55.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 31 (55.36%) Web Design
9 30 (53.57%) Configuration Management
9 30 (53.57%) Web Services
9 30 (53.57%) Spring
10 28 (50.00%) MongoDB
10 28 (50.00%) MVC
10 28 (50.00%) TDD
11 27 (48.21%) SQL
11 27 (48.21%) JAX-RS
11 27 (48.21%) Spring MVC
12 26 (46.43%) Web Development
12 26 (46.43%) CSS
13 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (41.07%) Neo4j
14 23 (41.07%) PL/SQL
15 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (37.50%) MySQL
16 21 (37.50%) Oracle
17 20 (35.71%) JBoss
17 20 (35.71%) LDAP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (35.71%) JBoss
2 17 (30.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 34 (60.71%) HTTP
2 20 (35.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) Relational Database
2 28 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 23 (41.07%) Neo4j
4 21 (37.50%) MySQL
5 19 (33.93%) MariaDB
6 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.36%) DTS
8 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) AccuRev
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) Hamcrest
General
1 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 48 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (92.86%) HTML
2 41 (73.21%) Hibernate
3 36 (64.29%) XML
4 30 (53.57%) Web Services
4 30 (53.57%) Spring
5 27 (48.21%) Spring MVC
5 27 (48.21%) JAX-RS
6 26 (46.43%) CSS
7 20 (35.71%) JAAS
7 20 (35.71%) JPA
8 18 (32.14%) J2EE
8 18 (32.14%) Struts
9 15 (26.79%) JAX-RPC
9 15 (26.79%) Struts2
10 14 (25.00%) HTML5
10 14 (25.00%) SOAP
11 11 (19.64%) JSF
11 11 (19.64%) PrimeFaces
12 9 (16.07%) TopLink
13 5 (8.93%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) Biology
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Mac OS X
2 34 (60.71%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Web Design
1 31 (55.36%) Responsive Web Design
2 30 (53.57%) Configuration Management
3 28 (50.00%) MVC
3 28 (50.00%) TDD
4 26 (46.43%) Web Development
5 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.36%) Microservices
7 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) UML
10 4 (7.14%) OO
11 3 (5.36%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.57%) Validation
12 2 (3.57%) CMMI
13 1 (1.79%) CRM
13 1 (1.79%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) PL/SQL
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Twitter