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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 29 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 29 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.17% 5.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.66% 18.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Median daily rate £230 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
128 175 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.23% 27.69% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 86
Median daily rate £313 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 17
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +3.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £48.60 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -40.00%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 52 (100.00%) Web Services
2 49 (94.23%) SOAP
3 45 (86.54%) XML
4 37 (71.15%) Java
5 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (53.85%) Open Source
6 27 (51.92%) JSON
7 26 (50.00%) WSO2
7 26 (50.00%) Apache Camel
7 26 (50.00%) SOA
8 25 (48.08%) Oracle
9 23 (44.23%) HTML
10 21 (40.38%) TDD
11 20 (38.46%) Google
11 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
11 20 (38.46%) XSD
12 18 (34.62%) TopLink
12 18 (34.62%) Apache ServiceMix
12 18 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (34.62%) HTML5
13 17 (32.69%) JSF
13 17 (32.69%) XSLT
13 17 (32.69%) J2EE
13 17 (32.69%) MySQL
13 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
13 17 (32.69%) WireMock
14 16 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
15 14 (26.92%) AccuRev
16 13 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
17 12 (23.08%) Scrum

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 (34.62%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (11.54%) Mule
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) MySQL
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) AccuRev
2 10 (19.23%) EasyMock
2 10 (19.23%) Mockito
3 3 (5.77%) Ant
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 32 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 18 (34.62%) SOA Developer
4 15 (28.85%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (17.31%) XML Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Angular Developer
8 6 (11.54%) HTML Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Integration Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum Master
11 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.85%) C++/Java Developer
11 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) Web Services
2 49 (94.23%) SOAP
3 45 (86.54%) XML
4 27 (51.92%) JSON
5 26 (50.00%) Apache Camel
6 23 (44.23%) HTML
7 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 20 (38.46%) XSD
8 18 (34.62%) HTML5
8 18 (34.62%) TopLink
9 17 (32.69%) J2EE
9 17 (32.69%) JSF
9 17 (32.69%) WireMock
9 17 (32.69%) XSLT
10 13 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
11 11 (21.15%) Middleware
12 6 (11.54%) Apache CXF
12 6 (11.54%) CSS
13 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
13 5 (9.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Solaris
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (53.85%) Open Source
2 26 (50.00%) SOA
3 21 (40.38%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) B2C
7 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.77%) Process Management
9 2 (3.85%) CRM
9 2 (3.85%) Information Management
9 2 (3.85%) MVC
9 2 (3.85%) User Stories
10 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.92%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) XPath
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) WSO2
2 25 (48.08%) Oracle
3 20 (38.46%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Rally