The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.96% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£455 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
REST
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
119 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.17% 24.26% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 12
Average daily rate £363 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 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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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 - 8 £455 -
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) OO
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
1 17 (100.00%) CSS3
1 17 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 17 (100.00%) Sass
1 17 (100.00%) LESS
2 15 (88.24%) Mobile App
2 15 (88.24%) Mobile Application Development
2 15 (88.24%) Adobe
2 15 (88.24%) Photoshop
3 13 (76.47%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 9 (52.94%) User Experience
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) QA
9 1 (5.88%) Legal
9 1 (5.88%) Node.js

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Photoshop
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) UI Programmer
2 11 (64.71%) UI Developer
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
1 17 (100.00%) CSS3
1 17 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 17 (100.00%) Sass
1 17 (100.00%) LESS
2 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Mobile App
2 9 (52.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (88.24%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Adobe