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 3 months to 28 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing REST 22 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.95% 2.00% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.60% 7.81% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 6
Median daily rate £363 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.55% +19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 141 192 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.93% 25.63% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 115 108
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
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 - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for REST.

1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) SOAP
4 14 (43.75%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) Maven
7 11 (34.38%) XSLT
7 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) Grails
8 10 (31.25%) Groovy
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Apache Camel
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.00%) Java EE
10 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 7 (21.88%) Spock
11 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
11 7 (21.88%) Gradle
11 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) Spring Integration
12 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket

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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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) AMQP
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (37.50%) Maven
4 7 (21.88%) Gradle
4 7 (21.88%) Spock
5 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
6 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) Mockito
6 4 (12.50%) Selenium
6 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (9.38%) Calabash
7 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.25%) Android Studio
8 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
8 2 (6.25%) Subversion
9 1 (3.13%) git-flow
9 1 (3.13%) GitLab
9 1 (3.13%) JProfiler
9 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Android Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 14 (43.75%) SOAP
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) XSLT
4 10 (31.25%) Apache Camel
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) Grails
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (25.00%) Java EE
6 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
7 6 (18.75%) CSS3
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Spring Integration
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) JMS
8 5 (15.63%) Redux
9 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Android
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Android Development
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
8 3 (9.38%) Planning Poker
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
9 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Groovy
4 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) ECMAScript
5 3 (9.38%) ES6
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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