Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 19 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.78% 1.51% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.05% 6.70% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £394 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -28.41% +14.58%
10th Percentile £278 £327 £500
90th Percentile £538 £445 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £406
% change year-on-year +7.14% -13.85% -9.37%
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 210 209 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 30.70% 22.55% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 141 86
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.74%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £256
90th Percentile £550 £550 £553
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 12 £400 +3.23%
Wellingborough - 1 £335 -
REST
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 17 (89.47%) SOAP
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) Java EE
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 8 (42.11%) Banking
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
6 8 (42.11%) OO
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) JPA
6 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (36.84%) JUnit
7 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
7 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Perforce
7 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) SOA
9 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
9 4 (21.05%) Use Case
10 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design

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 3 (15.79%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Gradle
3 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JProfiler
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Integration Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) SOAP
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
3 8 (42.11%) Java EE
3 8 (42.11%) JPA
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) RAD
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Perforce
3 3 (15.79%) OpenText
4 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Capita
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) WSO2