The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 30 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing REST 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.85% 0.82% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 2.84% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £263 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -15.15%  
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 £40.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +23.64% +25.38%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 145 141 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 41.31% 28.83% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 56
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £46.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for REST.

1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Yii
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (20.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) WSO2
1 1 (20.00%) Zend