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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.28% 4.86% 7.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 13.19% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £403 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
184 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.23% 36.84% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 40 35
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 4 - - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (76.92%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
4 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 6 (46.15%) Dojo
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
7 3 (23.08%) UML
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
8 2 (15.38%) Xcode
8 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging

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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Xcode
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Android Developer
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Dojo
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Java EE
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
6 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
6 2 (15.38%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Swing
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Debian
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (15.38%) Gluster
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (15.38%) Squid
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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