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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing REST 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.43% 2.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £588 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
46 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.00% 24.40% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 18
Average daily rate £390 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.20 - £29.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) SOAP
1 24 (100.00%) SOA
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
3 22 (91.67%) Low Latency
3 22 (91.67%) C#
4 21 (87.50%) .NET
4 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (87.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 18 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (70.83%) WCF
7 16 (66.67%) Microservices
8 12 (50.00%) Data Transformation
9 11 (45.83%) MSMQ
9 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
10 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
11 9 (37.50%) TDD
11 9 (37.50%) Atlassian
11 9 (37.50%) JIRA
11 9 (37.50%) Confluence
12 8 (33.33%) AOP
12 8 (33.33%) Middleware
12 8 (33.33%) SQL
13 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
13 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (25.00%) Mule
14 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 5 (20.83%) JBoss
15 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 5 (20.83%) Open Source

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (37.50%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) Mule
3 5 (20.83%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (20.83%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Architect
2 15 (62.50%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Designer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) SOAP
2 21 (87.50%) .NET
3 17 (70.83%) WCF
4 11 (45.83%) MSMQ
5 8 (33.33%) Middleware
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) SOA
2 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
3 22 (91.67%) Low Latency
4 21 (87.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (66.67%) Microservices
6 12 (50.00%) Data Transformation
7 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
8 9 (37.50%) TDD
9 8 (33.33%) AOP
10 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (20.83%) Open Source
12 4 (16.67%) User Stories
13 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
14 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) WSO2
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Apigee
6 1 (4.17%) Mashery
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO