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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 41 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.28% - 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.69% - 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
189 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.94% 25.10% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 79
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 20
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £28.95 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 - 9 £400 -
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £595 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (84.85%) Java
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (71.21%) HTML
3 42 (63.64%) TDD
4 34 (51.52%) Linux
5 32 (48.48%) Web Services
5 32 (48.48%) UNIX
5 32 (48.48%) HTML5
6 30 (45.45%) SOAP
7 29 (43.94%) XML
8 27 (40.91%) Mac OS X
8 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 23 (34.85%) CSS
10 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
11 22 (33.33%) J2EE
11 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 21 (31.82%) Scrum
12 21 (31.82%) TopLink
12 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
13 20 (30.30%) SOA
13 20 (30.30%) Kanban
14 19 (28.79%) Puppet
14 19 (28.79%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (28.79%) HTTP
14 19 (28.79%) Middleware
15 18 (27.27%) Subversion
15 18 (27.27%) JSF
15 18 (27.27%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 11 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) HTTP
2 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.18%) SSL
3 5 (7.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) Neo4j
3 5 (7.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.27%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) JUnit
4 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.58%) AccuRev
5 4 (6.06%) Ant
5 4 (6.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Automotive
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 51 (77.27%) Java Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Architect
6 8 (12.12%) Technical Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Lead Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Lead Technical Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 6 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Architect
10 1 (1.52%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (71.21%) HTML
2 32 (48.48%) Web Services
2 32 (48.48%) HTML5
3 30 (45.45%) SOAP
4 29 (43.94%) XML
5 23 (34.85%) CSS
6 22 (33.33%) J2EE
6 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 21 (31.82%) TopLink
8 19 (28.79%) Middleware
9 18 (27.27%) JSF
9 18 (27.27%) Ajax
10 14 (21.21%) PrimeFaces
11 12 (18.18%) EclipseLink
11 12 (18.18%) JPA
11 12 (18.18%) Spring
12 10 (15.15%) CSS3
12 10 (15.15%) JSON
12 10 (15.15%) Spring MVC
13 9 (13.64%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 32 (48.48%) UNIX
3 27 (40.91%) Mac OS X
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 3 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) TDD
3 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (31.82%) Scrum
5 20 (30.30%) SOA
5 20 (30.30%) Kanban
6 15 (22.73%) User Stories
7 12 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (18.18%) Coaching
8 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.67%) Web Design
9 10 (15.15%) MVC
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
12 6 (9.09%) Web Development
13 5 (7.58%) Open Source
13 5 (7.58%) Microservices
13 5 (7.58%) API Design
14 4 (6.06%) B2C
14 4 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (84.85%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby
4 8 (12.12%) Scala
5 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Puppet
1 19 (28.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) WSO2
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) IBM