Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 82 118
Rank change year-on-year +35 +36 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 106 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.45% 1.52% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.11% 5.66% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £369 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +40.63% -1.54%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £250
90th Percentile £488 £533 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 751 477 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.50% 26.87% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 255 330
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.81% +1.18%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £256
90th Percentile £525 £500 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.55% +76.97% +26.61%
10th Percentile £18.25 £24.35 £11.90
90th Percentile £70.00 £48.60 £36.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Buckinghamshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Buckinghamshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Buckinghamshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Milton Keynes +28 82 £375 -14.29% 1
High Wycombe -9 3 £450 -11.76% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 72 (67.92%) Java
1 72 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (53.77%) Git (software)
3 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
4 49 (46.23%) SOAP
5 42 (39.62%) Node.js
6 41 (38.68%) TDD
7 39 (36.79%) Banking
8 38 (35.85%) RESTful
8 38 (35.85%) Microservices
9 37 (34.91%) Finance
10 36 (33.96%) Spring
10 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
11 35 (33.02%) API Development
12 33 (31.13%) Scrum
12 33 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (26.42%) JSON
14 27 (25.47%) IBM
15 26 (24.53%) Web Services
16 25 (23.58%) SQL
16 25 (23.58%) Swagger
16 25 (23.58%) Spring Boot
16 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
17 24 (22.64%) Test Automation
18 21 (19.81%) JIRA
19 19 (17.92%) Maven
20 18 (16.98%) QA
21 17 (16.04%) Selenium
21 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
21 17 (16.04%) Apple iOS

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 11 (10.38%) Confluence
2 5 (4.72%) Drupal
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.77%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.77%) CMS
3 4 (3.77%) Liferay
3 4 (3.77%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) PaaS
2 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.55%) Sauce Labs
4 7 (6.60%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.83%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.43%) Redis
3 5 (4.72%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) DB2
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (53.77%) Git (software)
2 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.81%) JIRA
4 19 (17.92%) Maven
5 17 (16.04%) Selenium
6 16 (15.09%) Cucumber
7 13 (12.26%) Bitbucket
8 11 (10.38%) Appium
9 10 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (9.43%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.49%) Protractor
11 7 (6.60%) JUnit
12 6 (5.66%) GitLab
13 5 (4.72%) Calabash
13 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
13 5 (4.72%) git-flow
13 5 (4.72%) Jasmine
14 4 (3.77%) IntelliJ
15 3 (2.83%) NUnit
15 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (36.79%) Banking
2 37 (34.91%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Games
6 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (72.64%) Developer
2 36 (33.96%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.70%) Tester
4 22 (20.75%) Automation Tester
5 16 (15.09%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (9.43%) QA Automation Tester
6 10 (9.43%) QA Tester
7 8 (7.55%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (6.60%) iOS Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Java Automation Tester
9 6 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Automation Tester
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.72%) Android Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.77%) MongoDB Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (3.77%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) SOAP
2 42 (39.62%) Node.js
3 38 (35.85%) RESTful
4 36 (33.96%) Spring
5 28 (26.42%) JSON
6 26 (24.53%) Web Services
7 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
7 25 (23.58%) Spring Boot
7 25 (23.58%) Swagger
8 17 (16.04%) OAuth
9 14 (13.21%) Java EE
10 12 (11.32%) HTML
11 11 (10.38%) Spring Security
12 9 (8.49%) J2EE
13 8 (7.55%) XML
14 6 (5.66%) Apache Camel
14 6 (5.66%) Spring MVC
15 4 (3.77%) Android SDK
15 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (3.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (2.83%) iPad
2 3 (2.83%) Online Games
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Apple iOS
2 15 (14.15%) Android
3 10 (9.43%) Mac OS X
3 10 (9.43%) Windows
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.68%) TDD
3 38 (35.85%) Microservices
4 35 (33.02%) API Development
5 33 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (31.13%) Scrum
6 24 (22.64%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (14.15%) MVC
8 14 (13.21%) SDLC
9 13 (12.26%) Open Source
10 12 (11.32%) BDD
11 10 (9.43%) SOA
12 9 (8.49%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 9 (8.49%) Test-First Development
13 7 (6.60%) iOS Development
14 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.72%) Android Development
15 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) Java
2 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.58%) SQL
4 15 (14.15%) Apple Swift
5 14 (13.21%) Ruby
6 7 (6.60%) C#
7 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.83%) Groovy
9 2 (1.89%) Python
9 2 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Consul
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.83%) Mesos
2 1 (0.94%) Oozie
2 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) IBM
2 10 (9.43%) Apigee
2 10 (9.43%) MuleSoft
2 10 (9.43%) WSO2
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.77%) OpenText
6 3 (2.83%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Apple
8 1 (0.94%) Nuxeo
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) TEOCO