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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 49 76
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27  
Contract jobs citing REST 94 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.11% 2.66% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.92% 9.84% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Median daily rate £348 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 325 254 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.49% 27.05% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 184
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +36 68 £345 +15.00% 3
Amersham - 1 - - 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 98 (74.81%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (64.12%) Java
3 75 (57.25%) Git (software)
4 72 (54.96%) Jenkins
5 59 (45.04%) SOAP
6 51 (38.93%) Scrum
6 51 (38.93%) Node.js
7 49 (37.40%) Banking
8 48 (36.64%) TDD
9 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
10 42 (32.06%) Finance
11 41 (31.30%) Web Services
11 41 (31.30%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (29.01%) SQL
13 37 (28.24%) AngularJS
14 36 (27.48%) Test Automation
14 36 (27.48%) Microservices
15 34 (25.95%) IBM
15 34 (25.95%) Spring
15 34 (25.95%) JSON
16 33 (25.19%) JIRA
16 33 (25.19%) Mobile App
17 30 (22.90%) Internet
18 29 (22.14%) RESTful
18 29 (22.14%) QA
19 27 (20.61%) MongoDB
20 25 (19.08%) API Development
21 23 (17.56%) Java EE
22 21 (16.03%) XML
22 21 (16.03%) Swagger

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 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.11%) Drupal
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.58%) Apache
5 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.05%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.05%) CMS
6 4 (3.05%) Liferay
7 3 (2.29%) Confluence
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) OpenShift
2 15 (11.45%) PaaS
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.53%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) AMQP
2 2 (1.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) ATM
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.11%) MySQL
2 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.34%) Big Data
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.53%) Redis
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.76%) DB2
7 1 (0.76%) Impala
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (57.25%) Git (software)
2 72 (54.96%) Jenkins
3 33 (25.19%) JIRA
4 20 (15.27%) Selenium
5 16 (12.21%) JUnit
6 15 (11.45%) Cucumber
7 14 (10.69%) Maven
7 14 (10.69%) Protractor
8 13 (9.92%) Calabash
9 11 (8.40%) Bitbucket
10 10 (7.63%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (7.63%) Mocha
11 9 (6.87%) GitLab
12 8 (6.11%) Grunt
13 7 (5.34%) git-flow
14 6 (4.58%) Gradle
15 4 (3.05%) gulp
15 4 (3.05%) JMeter
15 4 (3.05%) Mockito
15 4 (3.05%) webpack
General
1 49 (37.40%) Banking
2 42 (32.06%) Finance
3 14 (10.69%) Retail
4 10 (7.63%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Games
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (65.65%) Developer
2 42 (32.06%) Java Developer
3 28 (21.37%) Tester
4 27 (20.61%) Automation Tester
5 20 (15.27%) Node.js Developer
6 15 (11.45%) QA Automation Tester
6 15 (11.45%) QA Tester
7 14 (10.69%) Android Developer
8 12 (9.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Agile Developer
10 10 (7.63%) MongoDB Developer
11 9 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Architect
13 6 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Angular Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 5 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
14 5 (3.82%) QA Automation Engineer
14 5 (3.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (45.04%) SOAP
2 51 (38.93%) Node.js
3 41 (31.30%) Web Services
4 37 (28.24%) AngularJS
5 34 (25.95%) JSON
5 34 (25.95%) Spring
6 29 (22.14%) RESTful
7 23 (17.56%) Java EE
8 21 (16.03%) Swagger
8 21 (16.03%) XML
9 20 (15.27%) HTML
10 19 (14.50%) Spring Boot
11 17 (12.98%) jQuery
12 16 (12.21%) CSS
13 11 (8.40%) Apache Camel
13 11 (8.40%) CSS3
14 10 (7.63%) Android SDK
14 10 (7.63%) Chai
14 10 (7.63%) Grails
14 10 (7.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.19%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.34%) Online Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
5 4 (3.05%) iPad
5 4 (3.05%) Online Games
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Android
2 8 (6.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (74.81%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.93%) Scrum
3 48 (36.64%) TDD
4 41 (31.30%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (27.48%) Microservices
5 36 (27.48%) Test Automation
6 25 (19.08%) API Development
7 20 (15.27%) SDLC
8 15 (11.45%) SOA
9 14 (10.69%) Android Development
9 14 (10.69%) Open Source
10 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.87%) Dependency Management
11 9 (6.87%) QA Automation
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
12 8 (6.11%) Build Automation
12 8 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.11%) Functional Testing
12 8 (6.11%) Workflow
13 7 (5.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 84 (64.12%) Java
2 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
3 38 (29.01%) SQL
4 17 (12.98%) Ruby
5 13 (9.92%) Python
5 13 (9.92%) VB
6 10 (7.63%) Groovy
7 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.05%) PHP
9 3 (2.29%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.29%) C#
9 3 (2.29%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.29%) ES6
10 2 (1.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Clojure
11 1 (0.76%) F#
11 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.29%) Marathon
1 3 (2.29%) Mesos
2 2 (1.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) IBM
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) Apigee
5 4 (3.05%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.05%) OpenText
5 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.05%) WSO2
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) Perforce
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.76%) TEOCO
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 12 days ago