Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 35 80
Rank change year-on-year -18 +45 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 52 105 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.42% 6.39% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.23% 21.83% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £360 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -14.03% -1.47%
10th Percentile £348 £259 £269
90th Percentile £558 £435 £553
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +17.65%
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 463 481 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.46% 29.29% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 203 152
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £257
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +8.97% +7.59% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +55.17% -20.55% +40.38%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 36 (69.23%) Web Services
2 35 (67.31%) SOAP
3 30 (57.69%) Java
4 28 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (48.08%) SQL
7 23 (44.23%) JIRA
8 20 (38.46%) JSON
9 19 (36.54%) XML
10 17 (32.69%) Python
10 17 (32.69%) Ruby
10 17 (32.69%) Confluence
11 16 (30.77%) Open Source
11 16 (30.77%) Tomcat
11 16 (30.77%) IBM
12 15 (28.85%) RESTful
12 15 (28.85%) Microservices
13 14 (26.92%) OpenShift
13 14 (26.92%) Spring
14 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (25.00%) MVC
14 13 (25.00%) Linux
14 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (23.08%) Ansible
15 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
15 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
15 12 (23.08%) Redis
15 12 (23.08%) TDD
16 11 (21.15%) JavaScript

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 17 (32.69%) Confluence
2 16 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) NServiceBus
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) OpenShift
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.69%) SaaS
5 3 (5.77%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (3.85%) IaaS
6 2 (3.85%) iPaaS
6 2 (3.85%) PaaS
7 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 12 (23.08%) Redis
2 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 9 (17.31%) NuoDB
3 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 23 (44.23%) JIRA
3 8 (15.38%) Selenium
4 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.62%) Calabash
5 5 (9.62%) Maven
5 5 (9.62%) WebStorm
6 4 (7.69%) Appium
6 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.77%) Gradle
8 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.85%) Mocha
8 2 (3.85%) NWDI
8 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.85%) Protractor
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Tester
4 9 (17.31%) QA Automation Tester
4 9 (17.31%) QA Tester
5 8 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Python Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (69.23%) Web Services
2 35 (67.31%) SOAP
3 20 (38.46%) JSON
4 19 (36.54%) XML
5 15 (28.85%) RESTful
6 14 (26.92%) Spring
7 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.15%) Swagger
8 10 (19.23%) RAML
8 10 (19.23%) Spring MVC
8 10 (19.23%) YAML
9 9 (17.31%) LAMP
9 9 (17.31%) LAPP Stack
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Spring Boot
11 7 (13.46%) Angular 2
11 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.46%) HTML
11 7 (13.46%) Middleware
12 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
2 10 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) RIA
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Android
2 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Open Source
3 15 (28.85%) Microservices
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
5 12 (23.08%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (21.15%) DevOps
7 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 9 (17.31%) SDLC
9 7 (13.46%) Scrum
10 5 (9.62%) API Development
10 5 (9.62%) CRM
10 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.62%) SOA
11 4 (7.69%) QA Automation
12 3 (5.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) Python
3 17 (32.69%) Ruby
4 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.54%) VB
7 5 (9.62%) C#
7 5 (9.62%) Java 8
8 4 (7.69%) Apple Swift
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.77%) PHP
10 2 (3.85%) ABAP
10 2 (3.85%) Groovy
11 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) IBM
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin