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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.68% 2.70% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 8.93% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £345 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
37 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.17% 30.27% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 16
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft