The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone - - 10.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
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 Maidstone with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 5 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 43.75% 31.25% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Median daily rate £340 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Maidstone