Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 52 37
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -
Contract jobs citing REST 29 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.31% 1.45% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.90% 6.77% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.74% -
10th Percentile £333 £450 £363
90th Percentile £525 £478 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +38.01% -13.15% -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 162 133 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.07% 21.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 80
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.48% +1.67%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £278
90th Percentile £572 £522 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Bedfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Bedfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Bedfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 21 £500 +3.09% 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 28 (96.55%) SOAP
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 17 (58.62%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
4 13 (44.83%) SOA
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
5 12 (41.38%) Retail
6 10 (34.48%) C++
6 10 (34.48%) User Stories
6 10 (34.48%) Microservices
6 10 (34.48%) API Development
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
7 8 (27.59%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (24.14%) Docker
8 7 (24.14%) Appium
8 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
8 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Bitbucket
8 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
8 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
8 7 (24.14%) Confluence
8 7 (24.14%) Redis
8 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Testing

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) Appium
2 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (24.14%) Bitbucket
2 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
3 6 (20.69%) Protractor
3 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (41.38%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Designer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Designer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
4 7 (24.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (24.14%) QA Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Designer
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) SOAP
2 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (20.69%) WCF
4 5 (17.24%) MSMQ
5 4 (13.79%) JMS
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
1 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
1 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
3 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) SOA
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) API Development
4 10 (34.48%) Microservices
4 10 (34.48%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
6 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.79%) UML
10 2 (6.90%) API Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Apple Swift
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat