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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£325 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
84 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.27% 30.08% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 52
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 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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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
Dartford - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
West Malling - - - - 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (87.10%) JSON
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 24 (77.42%) XML
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) SOA
4 13 (41.94%) Internet
4 13 (41.94%) Use Case
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 13 (41.94%) Google
4 13 (41.94%) OAuth
4 13 (41.94%) Rapid Prototyping
4 13 (41.94%) Facebook
4 13 (41.94%) Twitter
4 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
4 13 (41.94%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (35.48%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) HTML5
7 8 (25.81%) Game Development
7 8 (25.81%) Spring
7 8 (25.81%) WCF
7 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 8 (25.81%) OOP
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) Games
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) JSON
2 24 (77.42%) XML
3 13 (41.94%) OAuth
4 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) WCF
5 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) J2ME
7 6 (19.35%) Java ME
8 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (16.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (12.90%) XHTML
10 3 (9.68%) DOM
10 3 (9.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) TDD
1 13 (41.94%) Use Case
1 13 (41.94%) SOA
1 13 (41.94%) Rapid Prototyping
1 13 (41.94%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (25.81%) Game Development
2 8 (25.81%) OOP
3 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Google
1 13 (41.94%) Facebook
1 13 (41.94%) Twitter
2 3 (9.68%) DevExpress
2 3 (9.68%) Telerik