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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.70% - 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
56 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.82% 23.38% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 16
Average daily rate £440 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £202 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £298 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) KANA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Golang
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Web Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Golang
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) KANA
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft