The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.24% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £536 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
REST
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.91% 13.46% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Luton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

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

1 18 (100.00%) SOAP
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) SOA
3 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (77.78%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (66.67%) Microservices
6 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (50.00%) WCF
7 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
8 8 (44.44%) TDD
9 7 (38.89%) Middleware
9 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
9 7 (38.89%) User Stories
9 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (27.78%) AOP
11 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
11 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
12 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 3 (16.67%) JIRA
13 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
13 3 (16.67%) Confluence
13 3 (16.67%) JBoss
13 3 (16.67%) SQL
13 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
14 2 (11.11%) MSMQ

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (16.67%) Confluence
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Architect
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Designer
4 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
5 6 (33.33%) Senior Designer
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Designer
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Architect
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (16.67%) SOA Designer
7 3 (16.67%) SOA Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C# Architect
8 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
9 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) SOAP
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.56%) Java RMI
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) SOA
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (77.78%) Reverse Engineering
4 12 (66.67%) Microservices
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
7 8 (44.44%) TDD
8 7 (38.89%) User Stories
9 5 (27.78%) AOP
9 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
10 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
12 1 (5.56%) BDD
12 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
12 1 (5.56%) OO
12 1 (5.56%) OOP
12 1 (5.56%) Open Source
12 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) WSO2