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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.43% 3.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 22.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £485 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
Bedfordshire

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
43 22 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.57% 16.30% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 47
Median daily rate £425 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) SOA
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) SDET
6 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JBehave
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) TestNG
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) HR Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Java RMI
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) AOP
6 2 (18.18%) ATDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) Feature Driven Development
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) WSO2