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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 65 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 88 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.85% 0.91% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.32% 2.95% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
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
944 745 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.59% 30.84% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 383 420
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 47
Average hourly rate £32.36 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.79 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 October 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 October 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 +20 47 £475 +5.55% 4
Hertfordshire +9 34 £405 -10.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £325 -3.70% 2
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 89 (75.42%) Java
2 85 (72.03%) HTML
3 67 (56.78%) XML
4 65 (55.08%) CSS
5 63 (53.39%) UNIX
6 61 (51.69%) Web Services
6 61 (51.69%) Linux
7 58 (49.15%) JavaScript
8 56 (47.46%) MySQL
9 55 (46.61%) Spring
10 52 (44.07%) SQL
10 52 (44.07%) Hibernate
10 52 (44.07%) MVC
11 47 (39.83%) Relational Database
12 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (34.75%) HTTP
14 40 (33.90%) SOAP
15 38 (32.20%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (31.36%) Oracle
16 37 (31.36%) TDD
17 36 (30.51%) Subversion
18 33 (27.97%) JSON
18 33 (27.97%) Eclipse
18 33 (27.97%) Web Design
18 33 (27.97%) Mac OS X
19 32 (27.12%) Scrum
19 32 (27.12%) MongoDB
20 30 (25.42%) Configuration Management
21 29 (24.58%) Web Development
22 28 (23.73%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (23.73%) Tomcat
2 25 (21.19%) Apache
3 22 (18.64%) JBoss
4 16 (13.56%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.63%) CMS
6 7 (5.93%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (5.93%) Node.js
7 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.54%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.69%) Liferay
9 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.85%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.54%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.75%) HTTP
2 21 (17.80%) LDAP
3 9 (7.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.46%) MySQL
2 47 (39.83%) Relational Database
3 32 (27.12%) MongoDB
4 23 (19.49%) Neo4j
5 18 (15.25%) MariaDB
6 14 (11.86%) NoSQL
6 14 (11.86%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.24%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.54%) DTS
8 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (30.51%) Subversion
2 33 (27.97%) Eclipse
3 26 (22.03%) Ant
4 24 (20.34%) Maven
5 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
6 15 (12.71%) JUnit
7 13 (11.02%) Mockito
8 11 (9.32%) IntelliJ
9 10 (8.47%) Selenium
10 8 (6.78%) JIRA
10 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
11 7 (5.93%) NUnit
12 6 (5.08%) CruiseControl
12 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
13 5 (4.24%) MSBuild
14 4 (3.39%) Log4j
15 3 (2.54%) JMeter
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Marketing
3 9 (7.63%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.24%) Publishing
6 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (82.20%) Developer
2 58 (49.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
5 8 (6.78%) UI Developer
5 8 (6.78%) UI Programmer
6 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Tester
8 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.69%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (72.03%) HTML
2 67 (56.78%) XML
3 65 (55.08%) CSS
4 61 (51.69%) Web Services
5 55 (46.61%) Spring
6 52 (44.07%) Hibernate
7 40 (33.90%) SOAP
8 33 (27.97%) JSON
9 27 (22.88%) Spring MVC
9 27 (22.88%) JAX-RS
10 26 (22.03%) jQuery
10 26 (22.03%) Ajax
11 23 (19.49%) Struts
11 23 (19.49%) JPA
11 23 (19.49%) HTML5
12 21 (17.80%) JSP
12 21 (17.80%) JAAS
13 20 (16.95%) J2EE
14 18 (15.25%) CSS3
15 15 (12.71%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (14.41%) Visualisation
3 10 (8.47%) User Experience
4 7 (5.93%) Biology
4 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.08%) Open Source
6 4 (3.39%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.54%) Social Media
8 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.69%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Online Games
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (53.39%) UNIX
2 61 (51.69%) Linux
3 33 (27.97%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) Windows
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) HPUX
5 4 (3.39%) Solaris
6 2 (1.69%) Android
6 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) MVC
2 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 37 (31.36%) TDD
5 33 (27.97%) Web Design
6 32 (27.12%) Scrum
7 30 (25.42%) Configuration Management
8 29 (24.58%) Web Development
9 23 (19.49%) OO
10 19 (16.10%) BDD
11 16 (13.56%) Waterfall
11 16 (13.56%) Microservices
12 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.63%) SOA
13 9 (7.63%) Bioinformatics
13 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.78%) Performance Testing
15 7 (5.93%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (75.42%) Java
2 58 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 52 (44.07%) SQL
4 25 (21.19%) PL/SQL
5 15 (12.71%) C#
6 8 (6.78%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) XPath
8 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) NFS
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) vSphere
1 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) IBM
2 4 (3.39%) Interwoven
2 4 (3.39%) Sun
3 3 (2.54%) Twitter
4 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe
4 2 (1.69%) Progress
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) NetApp
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Dell
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix
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