Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.95% 2.52% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 8.74% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% +6.15%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £313
90th Percentile £468 £535 £378
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71 103 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 27.63% 28.85% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 35
Middlesex median daily rate £435 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £300 £334 £263
90th Percentile £533 £528 £445
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £13.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for REST.

1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) XML

REST
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk