Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 33 70
Rank change year-on-year -35 +37 +37
Contract jobs citing REST 38 100 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.69% 6.00% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 19.16% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £368 £360 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -18.87% +58.48%
10th Percentile £350 £275 £288
90th Percentile £518 £443 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -22.00% +56.25%
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 437 522 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.88% 31.31% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 229 152
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £585 £532 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +39.42%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 29 (76.32%) Web Services
2 27 (71.05%) SOAP
3 21 (55.26%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) Git (software)
3 21 (55.26%) Jenkins
4 20 (52.63%) JSON
4 20 (52.63%) JIRA
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (47.37%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
7 16 (42.11%) IBM
7 16 (42.11%) Open Source
7 16 (42.11%) Confluence
8 15 (39.47%) Ruby
8 15 (39.47%) Python
9 13 (34.21%) OpenShift
9 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (31.58%) Ansible
10 12 (31.58%) Redis
10 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 12 (31.58%) RESTful
11 11 (28.95%) MVC
11 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 10 (26.32%) RAML
12 10 (26.32%) Swagger
12 10 (26.32%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) MySQL

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 16 (42.11%) Confluence
1 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) OpenShift
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.89%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (5.26%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) npm
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Redis
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (23.68%) NuoDB
4 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Git (software)
1 21 (55.26%) Jenkins
2 20 (52.63%) JIRA
3 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) WebStorm
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
6 3 (7.89%) Appium
6 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.89%) Calabash
6 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.26%) Mocha
7 2 (5.26%) Protractor
8 1 (2.63%) MSI
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (15.79%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) Web Services
2 27 (71.05%) SOAP
3 20 (52.63%) JSON
4 18 (47.37%) XML
5 12 (31.58%) RESTful
6 10 (26.32%) RAML
6 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 10 (26.32%) Swagger
6 10 (26.32%) YAML
7 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.68%) LAMP
7 9 (23.68%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (23.68%) Spring MVC
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Middleware
9 6 (15.79%) Angular 2
9 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) CSS
10 5 (13.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 8 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) RIA
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Open Source
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) Microservices
6 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 7 (18.42%) DevOps
7 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) CRM
9 5 (13.16%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Scrum
11 3 (7.89%) API Development
11 3 (7.89%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 3 (7.89%) ITIL
12 2 (5.26%) OO
12 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Python
2 15 (39.47%) Ruby
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) VB
7 3 (7.89%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.89%) Java 8
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin