The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.36% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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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
23 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.65% 17.84% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 17
Average daily rate £338 £278 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Mule
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) WSO2

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) Mule
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) WSO2