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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 26 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.04% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.54% 3.45% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.79%
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
192 174 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.21% 23.80% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 92 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Basildon - 11 £375 -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £450 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 32 (96.97%) Java
2 31 (93.94%) HTML
3 27 (81.82%) Web Services
3 27 (81.82%) XML
4 25 (75.76%) SOAP
5 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (63.64%) TDD
7 20 (60.61%) J2EE
8 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
8 19 (57.58%) TopLink
8 19 (57.58%) HTML5
9 16 (48.48%) JSF
9 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
9 16 (48.48%) SQL
10 14 (42.42%) PrimeFaces
11 11 (33.33%) CSS
12 10 (30.30%) JPA
13 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
13 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
13 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 9 (27.27%) UNIX
13 9 (27.27%) Linux
13 9 (27.27%) JBoss
13 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
13 9 (27.27%) MVC
13 9 (27.27%) Spring
14 8 (24.24%) Struts
15 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (18.18%) Web Development
16 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 9 (27.27%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 5 (15.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) MariaDB
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
1 5 (15.15%) AccuRev
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 28 (84.85%) Java Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 27 (81.82%) Web Services
2 27 (81.82%) XML
3 25 (75.76%) SOAP
4 20 (60.61%) J2EE
5 19 (57.58%) TopLink
5 19 (57.58%) HTML5
6 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
6 16 (48.48%) JSF
7 14 (42.42%) PrimeFaces
8 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 10 (30.30%) JPA
10 9 (27.27%) Spring
10 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
11 8 (24.24%) Struts
12 5 (15.15%) Ajax
12 5 (15.15%) Java SE
12 5 (15.15%) JAXB
12 5 (15.15%) JAAS
12 5 (15.15%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) Web Design
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
6 5 (15.15%) Microservices
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) B2C
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.03%) Information Management
10 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe