The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.36% 8.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 24.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate £330 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
REST
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.45% 34.64% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 40
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

REST
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich -6 1 - - 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Megaco
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Geb
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat