The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 6 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 3.87% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 15.63% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 12
Median daily rate £250 £583 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.08% +20.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
78 128 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.35% 24.76% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 100
Median daily rate £358 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £583 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.96 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +12 4 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for REST.

1 33 (97.06%) SOAP
1 33 (97.06%) Web Services
2 29 (85.29%) Java
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) XML
4 21 (61.76%) TDD
5 20 (58.82%) HTML
5 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
6 19 (55.88%) J2EE
7 18 (52.94%) AccuRev
8 16 (47.06%) HTML5
8 16 (47.06%) JSF
9 15 (44.12%) TopLink
10 13 (38.24%) PrimeFaces
11 9 (26.47%) Open Source
12 8 (23.53%) JSON
12 8 (23.53%) Scrum
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle
13 7 (20.59%) SOA
13 7 (20.59%) Finance
13 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel
13 7 (20.59%) WSO2
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (17.65%) Apache CXF
14 6 (17.65%) Mule
15 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
15 5 (14.71%) Linux
15 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
15 5 (14.71%) CSS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (17.65%) Mule
3 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Mockito
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 15 (44.12%) J2EE Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Developer
6 7 (20.59%) SOA Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Angular Developer
7 6 (17.65%) HTML Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
10 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.94%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) SOAP
1 33 (97.06%) Web Services
2 23 (67.65%) XML
3 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
4 19 (55.88%) J2EE
5 16 (47.06%) HTML5
5 16 (47.06%) JSF
6 15 (44.12%) TopLink
7 13 (38.24%) PrimeFaces
8 8 (23.53%) JSON
9 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel
10 6 (17.65%) Apache CXF
11 5 (14.71%) CSS
11 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
11 5 (14.71%) JPA
12 4 (11.76%) JAX-WS
12 4 (11.76%) JMS
12 4 (11.76%) Spring
13 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) Open Source
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.88%) B2C
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) Code Coverage
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.94%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) WSO2
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Rally