The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.94% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +15.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 64.71% 72.50% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 32
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
REST
Staffordshire

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus