The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 18 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.51% 0.72% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 1.33% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 75 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.82% 54.35% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 12
Average daily rate £320 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
5 5 (50.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) WSDL
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Confluence
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) Big Data
8 2 (20.00%) Kafka
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) C++
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (20.00%) XSD
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) JDBC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) WSDL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Kafka
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) XSD
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) JDBC
7 2 (20.00%) Swing
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) Bing Maps
8 1 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Google