The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing REST 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.47% 2.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 6.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £335 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +26.36%

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
102 130 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.98% 46.26% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 38
Median daily rate £305 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Leicester +6 2 £335 -10.66% 1
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (86.36%) Node.js
2 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) PaaS
3 16 (72.73%) IaaS
3 16 (72.73%) Docker
4 13 (59.09%) MongoDB
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
7 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (36.36%) HTTP
9 7 (31.82%) JSON
9 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
11 5 (22.73%) Python
11 5 (22.73%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) C#
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (22.73%) DNS
11 5 (22.73%) SSL
11 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (18.18%) CoreOS
12 4 (18.18%) Android
12 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) IaaS
1 16 (72.73%) PaaS
2 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) AMQP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) gulp
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (36.36%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) NoSQL Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Node.js
2 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.55%) Akka
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) Grails
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) JSF
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
3 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) CoreOS
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Android Development
7 2 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Consul
2 1 (4.55%) HAProxy