The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.95% 1.27% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 4.17% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£360 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
REST
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
104 96 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.64% 30.57% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 40
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (66.67%) SOAP
2 11 (61.11%) JSON
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) SAP
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) HTTP
6 7 (38.89%) SOA
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) Clustering
7 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 6 (33.33%) DB2
7 6 (33.33%) JMS
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (27.78%) Open Source
8 5 (27.78%) WSDL
8 5 (27.78%) XSD
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) NetWeaver
8 5 (27.78%) DMZ
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (27.78%) Software AG
8 5 (27.78%) Middleware
8 5 (27.78%) Retail

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
1 5 (27.78%) NetWeaver
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 5 (27.78%) DMZ
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) NFC
4 3 (16.67%) RFID
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) IntelliJ
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) Gradle
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) SOAP
2 11 (61.11%) JSON
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (27.78%) WSDL
7 5 (27.78%) XSD
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 2 (11.11%) XHTML
9 2 (11.11%) Symfony
9 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.11%) WCF
9 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Business Development
5 3 (16.67%) B2C
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Software AG
4 4 (22.22%) Intel
5 3 (16.67%) Syclo
5 3 (16.67%) Kony
5 3 (16.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 3 (16.67%) Sybase
5 3 (16.67%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO