Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 21 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 Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 40 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 9 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.58% 3.22% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 7.94% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +7.28% +37.37%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £300
90th Percentile £400 £375 £354
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.07% -15.09% -9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 229 214 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 40.32% 40.53% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 116 125
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.45% +9.73%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £220
90th Percentile £490 £438 £431
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -
10th Percentile £27.53 £22.68 £17.30
90th Percentile £45.60 £38.23 £46.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Leicestershire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Leicestershire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leicester +2 7 £328 -6.43% 1
REST
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 6 (66.67%) Runbook
2 6 (66.67%) Proactive Management
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (66.67%) Proactive Management
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) Runbook
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Sitecore