The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

RESTful
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 2.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £394 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +2.46% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 90 69 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.94% 21.17% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 48
Median daily rate £365 £556 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +17.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Bedfordshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (41.67%) Android
5 5 (41.67%) Android Development
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) R
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (25.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (25.00%) Core Animation
6 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) GitHub
8 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL

RESTful
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 3 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Core Animation
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Android Development
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) R
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft