The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hounslow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 6 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.17% 5.97% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 13.79% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.50% 43.28% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 12
Average daily rate £505 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
London

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) Kinect
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (50.00%) Xbox
3 3 (50.00%) XAML
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) XNA
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Capybara
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Capybara
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) XNA
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Kinect
1 3 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) XAML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft