The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.39% 0.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£480 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -5.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.06% 22.99% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 35
Average daily rate £325 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
East Midlands

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 4 £480 +96.92% 1
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) Backbone.js
3 5 (71.43%) Sass
3 5 (71.43%) LESS
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (57.14%) Adobe
4 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) J2EE
7 1 (14.29%) MySQL
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (14.29%) Struts

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) Backbone.js
3 5 (71.43%) Sass
3 5 (71.43%) LESS
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft