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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 35 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 28 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.75% 1.36% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.47% 5.65% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£484 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +6.50%
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
170 124 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.91% 24.12% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 59 41
Average daily rate £425 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 18
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 £25.00 £21.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £33.80 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (85.71%) HTML
3 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
4 20 (71.43%) Spring
4 20 (71.43%) CSS
5 18 (64.29%) HTTP
5 18 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (60.71%) Linux
6 17 (60.71%) XML
7 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (57.14%) Web Design
7 16 (57.14%) Relational Database
8 15 (53.57%) Web Services
8 15 (53.57%) UNIX
9 14 (50.00%) SQL
9 14 (50.00%) Mac OS X
9 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (50.00%) Web Development
10 13 (46.43%) MVC
11 12 (42.86%) MySQL
11 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
12 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
12 11 (39.29%) jQuery
12 11 (39.29%) JAX-RS
12 11 (39.29%) Scrum
13 10 (35.71%) Oracle
13 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (35.71%) JBoss
13 10 (35.71%) JPA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) HTTP
2 9 (32.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 10 (35.71%) Neo4j
4 8 (28.57%) MariaDB
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 2 (7.14%) Hamcrest
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) UI Programmer
4 5 (17.86%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 20 (71.43%) Spring
3 20 (71.43%) CSS
4 17 (60.71%) XML
5 15 (53.57%) Web Services
6 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
6 11 (39.29%) jQuery
6 11 (39.29%) JAX-RS
7 10 (35.71%) JPA
8 9 (32.14%) HTML5
8 9 (32.14%) J2EE
8 9 (32.14%) JAAS
9 8 (28.57%) SOAP
9 8 (28.57%) Struts
10 7 (25.00%) JSON
10 7 (25.00%) CSS3
10 7 (25.00%) Ajax
11 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.86%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (25.00%) Biology
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) UNIX
3 14 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Web Design
3 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (50.00%) Web Development
4 13 (46.43%) MVC
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) Microservices
9 5 (17.86%) UML
10 4 (14.29%) Validation
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 2 (7.14%) Test-First Development
12 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter
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