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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 31 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing REST 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.27% 0.73% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 129 100 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.91% 36.63% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 25 March 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 -5 3 £500 +40.35% 1
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (79.17%) Node.js
2 17 (70.83%) E-Commerce
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) IaaS
3 16 (66.67%) PaaS
3 16 (66.67%) Docker
4 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (41.67%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
7 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (33.33%) CoreOS
8 8 (33.33%) TDD
8 8 (33.33%) Python
8 8 (33.33%) SOA
8 8 (33.33%) HTTP
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) SSL
8 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (33.33%) Kanban
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Web Development

REST
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) IaaS
1 16 (66.67%) PaaS
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
1 8 (33.33%) SSL
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Grunt
2 2 (8.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) MongoDB Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Node.js
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) Java EE
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.33%) WebSockets
7 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.17%) JPA
7 1 (4.17%) JSP
7 1 (4.17%) React
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 8 (33.33%) CoreOS
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Kanban
5 8 (33.33%) SOA
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) API Design
8 2 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
8 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.17%) Android Development
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
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