The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 68 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs citing REST 80 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.78% 0.78% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 2.66% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 10 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £277 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
REST
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
878 714 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 29.24% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 378 432
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 51 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £12.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the East of England region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the East of England region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

REST
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +18 37 £475 +41.79% 2
Hertfordshire +22 32 £409 -15.06% 7
Suffolk - 6 £450 - 4
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £325 -3.70% 8
Norfolk - 1 £513 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 99 (77.34%) Java
2 83 (64.84%) HTML
3 68 (53.13%) XML
4 63 (49.22%) CSS
5 62 (48.44%) MySQL
5 62 (48.44%) UNIX
5 62 (48.44%) Linux
6 61 (47.66%) Web Services
7 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 56 (43.75%) Spring
8 53 (41.41%) Hibernate
9 52 (40.63%) SQL
10 51 (39.84%) MVC
10 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (37.50%) Relational Database
12 44 (34.38%) SOAP
13 42 (32.81%) TDD
14 40 (31.25%) HTTP
15 38 (29.69%) Responsive Web Design
16 36 (28.13%) Subversion
17 35 (27.34%) Web Design
17 35 (27.34%) Oracle
18 34 (26.56%) Scrum
19 33 (25.78%) Mac OS X
20 32 (25.00%) Eclipse
20 32 (25.00%) MongoDB
21 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
21 30 (23.44%) JSON
21 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
22 28 (21.88%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.09%) Tomcat
2 25 (19.53%) Apache
3 23 (17.97%) JBoss
4 16 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.03%) CMS
6 7 (5.47%) Node.js
7 6 (4.69%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.34%) Liferay
8 3 (2.34%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.78%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.34%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.25%) HTTP
2 23 (17.97%) LDAP
3 8 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (2.34%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.34%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.34%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.34%) DNS
5 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (48.44%) MySQL
2 48 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 32 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 23 (17.97%) Neo4j
5 18 (14.06%) MariaDB
6 17 (13.28%) NoSQL
7 13 (10.16%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.69%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.34%) DTS
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.78%) DB2
12 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (28.13%) Subversion
2 32 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
4 25 (19.53%) Ant
5 24 (18.75%) Maven
6 16 (12.50%) JIRA
7 15 (11.72%) JUnit
8 13 (10.16%) Mockito
9 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
9 11 (8.59%) IntelliJ
10 10 (7.81%) Selenium
11 7 (5.47%) NUnit
11 7 (5.47%) CruiseControl
11 7 (5.47%) SpecFlow
11 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.91%) MSBuild
13 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.34%) JMeter
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Marketing
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (76.56%) Developer
2 61 (47.66%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.47%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Lead Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Java Architect
6 7 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (3.91%) UI Programmer
7 5 (3.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.91%) UI Developer
7 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Tester
8 4 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (64.84%) HTML
2 68 (53.13%) XML
3 63 (49.22%) CSS
4 61 (47.66%) Web Services
5 56 (43.75%) Spring
6 53 (41.41%) Hibernate
7 44 (34.38%) SOAP
8 30 (23.44%) JSON
9 27 (21.09%) Spring MVC
9 27 (21.09%) jQuery
9 27 (21.09%) JAX-RS
10 25 (19.53%) Ajax
11 23 (17.97%) JPA
12 22 (17.19%) Struts
13 21 (16.41%) JSP
13 21 (16.41%) J2EE
13 21 (16.41%) JAAS
14 20 (15.63%) HTML5
15 17 (13.28%) .NET
16 15 (11.72%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (13.28%) Visualisation
3 11 (8.59%) User Experience
4 10 (7.81%) Open Source
5 7 (5.47%) Biology
5 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.91%) Clustering
7 3 (2.34%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) Social Media
7 3 (2.34%) Online Games
8 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.56%) EMV
8 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.44%) UNIX
1 62 (48.44%) Linux
2 33 (25.78%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.34%) HPUX
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.84%) MVC
1 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.81%) TDD
3 38 (29.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 35 (27.34%) Web Design
5 34 (26.56%) Scrum
6 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
7 28 (21.88%) Web Development
8 23 (17.97%) OO
8 23 (17.97%) BDD
9 16 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.50%) Microservices
10 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.38%) SOA
11 11 (8.59%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.03%) OOP
13 9 (7.03%) Bioinformatics
14 8 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (77.34%) Java
2 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 52 (40.63%) SQL
4 24 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 17 (13.28%) C#
6 8 (6.25%) PHP
7 6 (4.69%) XPath
8 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.13%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) NFS
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.34%) vSphere
1 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.34%) vCloud
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) SCOM
2 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.34%) Puppet
4 2 (1.56%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 35 (27.34%) Oracle
2 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.34%) VMware
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco
3 3 (2.34%) IBM
3 3 (2.34%) Sun
3 3 (2.34%) Dell
3 3 (2.34%) Citrix
3 3 (2.34%) Interwoven
3 3 (2.34%) Twitter
3 3 (2.34%) NetApp
4 2 (1.56%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.56%) Adobe
4 2 (1.56%) Splunk
4 2 (1.56%) Progress
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Google
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