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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing REST 5 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.04% 1.75% 10.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 3.68% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 19
Median daily rate £325 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
61 136 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.90% 47.55% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 52
Median daily rate £340 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) JSON
2 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (69.57%) OpenGL
2 16 (69.57%) Web Services
2 16 (69.57%) XML
2 16 (69.57%) Memory Management
2 16 (69.57%) Mobile App
2 16 (69.57%) Mobile Development
3 10 (43.48%) Core Data
3 10 (43.48%) Cocoa Touch
3 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
3 10 (43.48%) iPad
3 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
3 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) iPhone
3 10 (43.48%) Cocoa
3 10 (43.48%) Xcode
3 10 (43.48%) Objective-C
4 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
6 6 (26.09%) Android
6 6 (26.09%) Android SDK
6 6 (26.09%) Android Development
7 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
7 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript

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 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Xcode
2 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
4 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.70%) Moq
5 2 (8.70%) MSTest
5 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Android Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) WCF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) JSON
1 16 (69.57%) OpenGL
1 16 (69.57%) Web Services
1 16 (69.57%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) Cocoa
2 10 (43.48%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (43.48%) Core Data
3 6 (26.09%) Android SDK
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
6 3 (13.04%) StructureMap
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
6 3 (13.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
1 16 (69.57%) Mobile App
2 10 (43.48%) iPad
2 10 (43.48%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Memory Management
2 16 (69.57%) Mobile Development
3 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
4 6 (26.09%) Android Development
5 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) CQRS
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) MVVM
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.70%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Objective-C
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (4.35%) Gluster
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (4.35%) Squid
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) VMware