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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 15 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.90% 4.71% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 18.37% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £365 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
31 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.39% 25.65% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 31
Median daily rate £375 £390 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 Luton region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) TestNG
3 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) JBehave
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (40.00%) ATDD
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) SDET
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 3 (30.00%) Java

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 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) JBehave
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (40.00%) TestNG
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ATDD
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
1 4 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO