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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 3 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 4.78% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 16.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £425 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
131 152 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.68% 29.06% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 109 56
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
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 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea -10 1 £494 -10.58%
Brentwood - 1 £265 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
4 3 (37.50%) Android Development
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive

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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
2 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) JPA
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Android Development
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
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