The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.58% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 2.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.50% 18.31% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate £315 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Log4j
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Log4j
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft