The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 45 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.80% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
RESTful
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
147 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.89% 23.30% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 78
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Essex region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Essex

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Essex region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Brentwood - 3 £388 -
Colchester - 2 £431 -
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (53.33%) Wealth Management
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) DB2
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Struts
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) JAXB
7 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (26.67%) JSON

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) DB2
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (26.67%) AccuRev
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) JAXB
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) Struts
4 3 (20.00%) EclipseLink
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Jade
5 1 (6.67%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Wealth Management
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) Android Development
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) HP