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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 26 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.02% 4.91% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.80% 13.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
Median daily rate £230 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
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
125 190 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.94% 35.85% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 85
Median daily rate £350 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £274 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.60 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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
Basildon +4 5 £240 -36.00%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 45 (83.33%) Web Services
2 40 (74.07%) SOAP
3 39 (72.22%) Java
4 38 (70.37%) XML
5 32 (59.26%) SOA
6 29 (53.70%) JSON
7 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (50.00%) Open Source
8 25 (46.30%) HTML
9 24 (44.44%) WSO2
10 22 (40.74%) Apache Camel
10 22 (40.74%) XSD
10 22 (40.74%) Google
11 20 (37.04%) HTML5
11 20 (37.04%) MySQL
12 19 (35.19%) Oracle
12 19 (35.19%) XSLT
12 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (35.19%) TDD
13 18 (33.33%) Middleware
13 18 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
13 18 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (31.48%) Scrum
15 16 (29.63%) TopLink
16 13 (24.07%) JSF
16 13 (24.07%) J2EE
16 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
17 12 (22.22%) Unix
17 12 (22.22%) Linux
17 12 (22.22%) AngularJS

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 18 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
2 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) MySQL
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) EasyMock
1 10 (18.52%) Mockito
2 9 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.96%) Subversion
5 5 (9.26%) Ant
5 5 (9.26%) Maven
5 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 36 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.93%) SOA Developer
4 13 (24.07%) Senior Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (20.37%) XML Developer
6 10 (18.52%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
9 5 (9.26%) HTML Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum Master
10 4 (7.41%) Angular Developer
10 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
10 4 (7.41%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (7.41%) XML XSLT Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) Web Services
2 40 (74.07%) SOAP
3 38 (70.37%) XML
4 29 (53.70%) JSON
5 25 (46.30%) HTML
6 22 (40.74%) Apache Camel
6 22 (40.74%) XSD
7 20 (37.04%) HTML5
8 19 (35.19%) XSLT
9 18 (33.33%) Middleware
10 16 (29.63%) TopLink
11 13 (24.07%) J2EE
11 13 (24.07%) JSF
12 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
13 11 (20.37%) Ajax
13 11 (20.37%) CSS
14 10 (18.52%) PrimeFaces
15 7 (12.96%) CSS3
15 7 (12.96%) JAX-RS
16 6 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) SOA
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Open Source
3 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) User Stories
6 8 (14.81%) Kanban
6 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) API Design
7 6 (11.11%) B2C
7 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.26%) Coaching
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Process Management
8 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
4 5 (9.26%) Scala
5 4 (7.41%) C++
5 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) WSO2
2 22 (40.74%) Google
3 19 (35.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Rally
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