Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 20 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -
Contract jobs citing REST 21 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.54% 2.44% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.93% 10.29% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 17
Luton median daily rate £500 £485 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -17.45% -
10th Percentile £425 £485 £524
90th Percentile £525 £485 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £575
% change year-on-year +11.11% -21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 81 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.23% 23.69% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 47
Luton median daily rate £456 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -19.05% +27.27%
10th Percentile £327 £322 £318
90th Percentile £575 £529 £613
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Luton median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -8.86% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Luton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Luton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Luton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Luton region with a requirement for REST.

1 20 (95.24%) SOAP
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) C#
4 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
5 13 (61.90%) SOA
6 10 (47.62%) C++
6 10 (47.62%) User Stories
6 10 (47.62%) Microservices
6 10 (47.62%) API Development
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
9 5 (23.81%) AMQP
10 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
10 4 (19.05%) Retail
11 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) JMS
11 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 3 (14.29%) UML
11 3 (14.29%) SaaS
11 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
13 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Designer
3 8 (38.10%) Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Designer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Designer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) SOAP
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
5 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
3 13 (61.90%) SOA
4 10 (47.62%) API Development
4 10 (47.62%) Microservices
4 10 (47.62%) User Stories
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (14.29%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.76%) Product Management
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat