Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 January 2019 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 37 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 29 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.76% 4.03% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.86% 11.85% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 8
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% -22.00%
10th Percentile £332 £234 £327
90th Percentile £550 £530 £427
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -19.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 267 211 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 34.63% 33.98% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 131 122
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £313
90th Percentile £576 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +5.81% +4.73% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £38.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -54.84% +80.23% +7.50%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Northamptonshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Northamptonshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Northamptonshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 22 £365 -8.86%
REST
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (65.52%) HTML
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
4 16 (55.17%) Node.js
4 16 (55.17%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
5 15 (51.72%) JUnit
5 15 (51.72%) HTML5
6 13 (44.83%) Spring Boot
6 13 (44.83%) J2EE
6 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 13 (44.83%) Spring
6 13 (44.83%) Ajax
6 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
6 13 (44.83%) npm
7 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) Subversion
9 9 (31.03%) Jasmine
10 8 (27.59%) Sass
10 8 (27.59%) CSS3
11 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (24.14%) Gradle
11 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 7 (24.14%) Puppet

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) npm
2 6 (20.69%) BrowserStack
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Blockchain
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) JUnit
2 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (34.48%) JIRA
4 10 (34.48%) Selenium
4 10 (34.48%) Subversion
5 9 (31.03%) Jasmine
6 7 (24.14%) CA Release Automation
6 7 (24.14%) Gradle
6 7 (24.14%) HP UFT
6 7 (24.14%) Maven
7 6 (20.69%) Babel
7 6 (20.69%) Grunt
7 6 (20.69%) gulp
7 6 (20.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (20.69%) Mocha
7 6 (20.69%) Mockito
7 6 (20.69%) webpack
8 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (10.34%) Xcode
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.34%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Blockchain Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) Node.js
4 15 (51.72%) HTML5
5 13 (44.83%) Ajax
5 13 (44.83%) J2EE
5 13 (44.83%) Spring
5 13 (44.83%) Spring Boot
5 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) jQuery
7 8 (27.59%) CSS3
7 8 (27.59%) Sass
8 7 (24.14%) SOAP
8 7 (24.14%) Spring Security
8 7 (24.14%) Swagger
8 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
9 6 (20.69%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (20.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.69%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
6 1 (3.45%) API Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) ES6
4 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
4 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (13.79%) Apple Swift
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (20.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft