The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.29% - 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% - 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £349 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £345
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 Middlesex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 29 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 31.30% 18.35% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 26
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Middlesex

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for REST.

1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) HTTP
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) STB
5 6 (60.00%) C++
5 6 (60.00%) C
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) SOA
5 6 (60.00%) MPEG
5 6 (60.00%) Digital TV
5 6 (60.00%) DVB
5 6 (60.00%) Node.js
6 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
6 5 (50.00%) User Stories
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (20.00%) React
8 2 (20.00%) webpack

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Bower
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) webpack
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) React
4 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Digital TV
1 6 (60.00%) MPEG
1 6 (60.00%) STB
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) API Design
7 2 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) AOP
8 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SaltStack