The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing REST 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.85% 1.42% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 5.88% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £348 £345 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% +0.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
38 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.23% 24.11% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 42
Median daily rate £350 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 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 19 January 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) STB
4 5 (55.56%) Digital TV
4 5 (55.56%) DVB
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) MPEG
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) DVB
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Bower
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) webpack
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Digital TV
1 5 (55.56%) MPEG
1 5 (55.56%) STB
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) API Design
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) AOP
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SaltStack