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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.74% - 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £358 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
133 65 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.55% 23.47% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 63
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £358 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 11
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester - 3 £375 - 1
Loughborough - 2 £338 -
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
6 4 (36.36%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) Marketing
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Symfony
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (36.36%) Symfony
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (9.09%) RESTful
9 1 (9.09%) WinForms
9 1 (9.09%) WPF
9 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) MVVM
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin