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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing REST 30 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.77% 5.04% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.13% 15.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Median daily rate £240 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
142 169 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.05% 31.53% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 79 85
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.64% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.83 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 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 26 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 +2 5 £240 -36.00%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 53 (85.48%) Web Services
2 48 (77.42%) SOAP
3 45 (72.58%) XML
4 43 (69.35%) Java
5 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (58.06%) SOA
7 33 (53.23%) JSON
8 29 (46.77%) Open Source
8 29 (46.77%) HTML
9 28 (45.16%) WSO2
10 27 (43.55%) TDD
11 26 (41.94%) Apache Camel
12 23 (37.10%) HTML5
12 23 (37.10%) Oracle
13 22 (35.48%) XSD
13 22 (35.48%) Google
14 21 (33.87%) Scrum
15 20 (32.26%) MySQL
16 19 (30.65%) XSLT
16 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (29.03%) TopLink
17 18 (29.03%) Middleware
17 18 (29.03%) Apache ServiceMix
17 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
17 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (25.81%) J2EE
18 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
18 16 (25.81%) JSF
19 14 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
20 13 (20.97%) AccuRev

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 (29.03%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Mule
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) MySQL
2 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) AccuRev
2 10 (16.13%) EasyMock
2 10 (16.13%) Mockito
3 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) Subversion
5 4 (6.45%) Ant
5 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Automotive
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (91.94%) Developer
2 40 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 18 (29.03%) SOA Developer
4 14 (22.58%) J2EE Developer
5 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (17.74%) XML Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Angular Developer
8 6 (9.68%) HTML Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum Master
9 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Integration Developer
10 4 (6.45%) XML XSLT Developer
11 3 (4.84%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) Web Services
2 48 (77.42%) SOAP
3 45 (72.58%) XML
4 33 (53.23%) JSON
5 29 (46.77%) HTML
6 26 (41.94%) Apache Camel
7 23 (37.10%) HTML5
8 22 (35.48%) XSD
9 19 (30.65%) XSLT
10 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
10 18 (29.03%) Middleware
10 18 (29.03%) TopLink
11 16 (25.81%) J2EE
11 16 (25.81%) JSF
12 12 (19.35%) CSS
12 12 (19.35%) PrimeFaces
13 10 (16.13%) Ajax
14 7 (11.29%) CSS3
14 7 (11.29%) Spring
15 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Replication
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
1 11 (17.74%) Unix
2 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
3 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 3 (4.84%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) SOA
3 29 (46.77%) Open Source
4 27 (43.55%) TDD
5 21 (33.87%) Scrum
6 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.13%) User Stories
8 8 (12.90%) Kanban
9 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) API Design
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.06%) B2C
11 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (8.06%) OO
11 5 (8.06%) Process Management
11 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (8.06%) Web Design
12 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) Ruby
3 5 (8.06%) Scala
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Groovy
5 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) WSO2
2 23 (37.10%) Oracle
3 22 (35.48%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Rally