The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 11 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 10.00% 17.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.00% 52.94% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Maidstone region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

REST
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java