The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 10 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing REST 37 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.42% 0.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.54% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
REST
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.21% 26.21% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Kent

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Kent region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

REST
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Kent region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 16 £350 -
West Malling - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 59 (93.65%) JSON
2 53 (84.13%) SQL
2 53 (84.13%) XML
3 39 (61.90%) Internet
3 39 (61.90%) OAuth
3 39 (61.90%) Google
3 39 (61.90%) Facebook
3 39 (61.90%) Twitter
3 39 (61.90%) Mobile App
3 39 (61.90%) Mobile Application Development
4 37 (58.73%) SOA
5 36 (57.14%) TDD
5 36 (57.14%) Use Case
5 36 (57.14%) Rapid Prototyping
6 26 (41.27%) Java
7 23 (36.51%) Games
7 23 (36.51%) Spring
7 23 (36.51%) Game Development
8 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 14 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (20.63%) C#
11 13 (20.63%) .NET
12 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.46%) CSS
13 11 (17.46%) OOP
13 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
13 11 (17.46%) VB.NET
13 11 (17.46%) HTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 3 (4.76%) Maven
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (36.51%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (98.41%) Developer
2 32 (50.79%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (41.27%) Lead Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
6 8 (12.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Tester
8 1 (1.59%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (93.65%) JSON
2 53 (84.13%) XML
3 39 (61.90%) OAuth
4 23 (36.51%) Spring
5 16 (25.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 14 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (20.63%) .NET
8 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.46%) CSS
9 11 (17.46%) WCF
9 11 (17.46%) HTML
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (15.87%) HTML5
11 6 (9.52%) Java ME
11 6 (9.52%) J2ME
12 4 (6.35%) Web Services
12 4 (6.35%) jQuery
13 3 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 39 (61.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Mobile Application Development
2 37 (58.73%) SOA
3 36 (57.14%) Rapid Prototyping
3 36 (57.14%) TDD
3 36 (57.14%) Use Case
4 23 (36.51%) Game Development
5 11 (17.46%) MVC
5 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.46%) OOP
5 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (84.13%) SQL
2 26 (41.27%) Java
3 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) C#
5 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.46%) VB.NET
6 7 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Google
1 39 (61.90%) Facebook
1 39 (61.90%) Twitter
2 5 (7.94%) DevExpress
2 5 (7.94%) Telerik
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