Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 15 December 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 47 76
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 +25
Contract jobs citing REST 19 79 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.54% 4.47% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 13.53% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -7.25% +4.55%
10th Percentile £372 £307 £300
90th Percentile £656 £524 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £458 £400 £431
% change year-on-year +14.38% -7.25% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 355 584 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.70% 33.03% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 264 151
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £290
90th Percentile £684 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -52.00% +257.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Milton Keynes

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Milton Keynes

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for REST.

1 15 (78.95%) SOAP
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 10 (52.63%) JIRA
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Confluence
6 8 (42.11%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (31.58%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) Ruby
7 6 (31.58%) Ansible
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) Microservices
8 5 (26.32%) OpenShift
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
8 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SOA
9 4 (21.05%) IBM

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 8 (42.11%) Confluence
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) OpenShift
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Boomi
4 1 (5.26%) npm
4 1 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Redis
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) NuoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Appium
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Calabash
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) git-flow
4 1 (5.26%) GitLab
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.26%) Mocha
4 1 (5.26%) MSI
4 1 (5.26%) Protractor
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) SOAP
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 9 (47.37%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) RAML
7 3 (15.79%) Swagger
7 3 (15.79%) YAML
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) LAMP
8 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (10.53%) OAuth
8 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
8 2 (10.53%) OpenID
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) API Development
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) API Design
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau