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 3 months to 29 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.92% - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £400 - £273
10th Percentile £380 - £271
90th Percentile £420 - £274
East Midlands median daily rate £490 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 130 94 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 49.81% 37.60% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 254 395
Leicestershire median daily rate £315 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
10th Percentile £275 £184 £222
90th Percentile £475 £469 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £365 £310
% change year-on-year +6.16% +17.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  

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 3 months to 29 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
Leicester - 3 £400 -
REST
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) SSL
5 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
5 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (42.11%) PaaS
5 8 (42.11%) Node.js
5 8 (42.11%) IaaS
5 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (42.11%) Docker
5 8 (42.11%) CoreOS
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Java EE
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 4 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (21.05%) Sitecore

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) IaaS
1 8 (42.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
1 8 (42.11%) SSL
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Sitecore Architect
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 8 (42.11%) Node.js
3 7 (36.84%) Java EE
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) JSP
6 2 (10.53%) React
7 1 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) CoreOS
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) Kanban
3 8 (42.11%) SOA
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.53%) API Design
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
1 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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