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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 2.45% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 10.34% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £480 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +96.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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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
83 87 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.95% 23.71% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 22
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Marionette.js
2 1 (25.00%) Browserify
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) Bower
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Bower
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Marionette.js
2 1 (25.00%) Browserify
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe