The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 45 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% 0.23% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £394 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
REST
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.37% 17.89% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 66
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £45.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +118.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Blackburn - 1 £313 -
Blackpool - 1 £475 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for REST.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
5 11 (61.11%) Unix
5 11 (61.11%) Mac OS X
6 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
6 10 (55.56%) Neo4j
6 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (55.56%) JAX-RS
6 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 10 (55.56%) Web Design
6 10 (55.56%) Dropwizard
7 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) SOAP
10 3 (16.67%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) MySQL
10 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) JSON
10 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
11 2 (11.11%) HTML5
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
11 2 (11.11%) CSS3
11 2 (11.11%) SDLC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
2 10 (55.56%) Neo4j
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Digital Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) Dropwizard
2 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 10 (55.56%) JAX-RS
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JDBC
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) JPA
6 1 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Mac OS X
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (55.56%) Web Design
3 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) E-business
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian