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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.93% - 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.48% - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£401 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
91 125 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.97% 45.29% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 33
Average daily rate £413 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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 - 13 £403 - 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) OOD
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (35.29%) GitHub
4 6 (35.29%) Gradle
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) Geb
4 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
5 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
5 5 (29.41%) SIEM
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) GIAC
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 3 (17.65%) Websense
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) SecurID
6 3 (17.65%) Rapid7
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Drupal
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Gradle
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (35.29%) Geb
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) OSGi
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) SecurID
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) OOD
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) SIEM
4 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
1 3 (17.65%) GIAC
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Rapid7
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee
2 3 (17.65%) Websense
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) Apigee
4 1 (5.88%) Mashery
4 1 (5.88%) Intel