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 3 months to 27 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 13 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.47% 0.82% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.13% 3.53% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £344 £290 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.53% -30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £278 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £290 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 92 85 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 24.53% 23.22% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 43
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -  
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 8 £344 +18.53% 1
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 10 (55.56%) JSON
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (27.78%) Docker
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) NUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) PaaS
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Babel
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mocha
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) Django
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Flask
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) JSF
7 1 (5.56%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) DataPower
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CoreOS
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) AOP
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Groovy
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) WSO2
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Kony
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase