The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.37% 1.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£273 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
REST
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.60% 34.31% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 41
Average daily rate £285 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Leicester +7 1 £273 +2.83% 1
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple