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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 20 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.48% 1.82% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 7.89% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £361 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +6.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
REST
South East

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
45 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.82% 23.03% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for REST.

1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) STB
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) MPEG
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Digital TV
4 4 (36.36%) DVB
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) DVB
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Bower
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) webpack
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) React
3 2 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Digital TV
1 4 (36.36%) MPEG
1 4 (36.36%) STB
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) API Design
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) AOP
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack