The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Kent
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 2.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 5.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +26.36%

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
106 129 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.00% 38.05% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 113 46
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for REST.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) OpenGL
3 12 (80.00%) Android
3 12 (80.00%) Android Development
4 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (73.33%) Android SDK
4 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (73.33%) Memory Management
4 11 (73.33%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) JSON
6 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
6 9 (60.00%) Eclipse
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
7 8 (53.33%) Degree
7 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) PHP
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) Games
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (6.67%) jMock
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Android Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (53.33%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 11 (73.33%) Android SDK
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Android Development
3 11 (73.33%) Memory Management
4 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Game Development
6 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) ATDD
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory