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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.91% 0.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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
154 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 24.78% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.26 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.12 £37.50 £42.50
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 - -
Brentwood - - - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) Hibernate
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (78.57%) Web Services
5 10 (71.43%) Spring
6 9 (64.29%) XML
6 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (57.14%) jQuery
7 8 (57.14%) HTTP
8 7 (50.00%) Web Design
8 7 (50.00%) Web Development
8 7 (50.00%) MySQL
8 7 (50.00%) Linux
8 7 (50.00%) HTML5
8 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (42.86%) JPA
9 6 (42.86%) SOAP
9 6 (42.86%) UNIX
9 6 (42.86%) JBoss
9 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
9 6 (42.86%) Oracle
9 6 (42.86%) J2EE
9 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
9 6 (42.86%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (35.71%) JSON
10 5 (35.71%) Biology
10 5 (35.71%) Computer Science

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) MariaDB
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Hamcrest
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) Hibernate
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
5 9 (64.29%) XML
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
7 7 (50.00%) HTML5
8 6 (42.86%) JPA
8 6 (42.86%) SOAP
8 6 (42.86%) J2EE
9 5 (35.71%) JSON
9 5 (35.71%) JAAS
9 5 (35.71%) Ajax
9 5 (35.71%) CSS3
10 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (28.57%) Struts2
10 4 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
10 4 (28.57%) Struts
10 4 (28.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Biology
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (50.00%) Web Design
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 1 (7.14%) Test-First Development
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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