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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 16 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing REST 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.47% 1.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.70% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
66 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.84% 42.42% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 22
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 +14 11 £400 -15.78%
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) JIRA
4 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) Clustering
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
8 5 (26.32%) ForgeRock
8 5 (26.32%) OSGi
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) OpenAM
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) Ajax
10 3 (15.79%) MVC
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) HTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Lead Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) OSGi
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
4 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) WSDL
6 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) DataPower
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) OpenAM
3 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) ForgeRock
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Intel
4 2 (10.53%) Rackspace