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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.21% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.18% 11.90% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 19
Average daily rate £300 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) RESTEasy
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Wiki
4 2 (33.33%) Blog

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (33.33%) Log4j
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) RESTEasy
3 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) RUP
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe