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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / East of England
Rank 72 47 83
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 55 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 3.56% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 12.71% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 36
Median daily rate £350 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £349 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
677 661 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.87% 28.03% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 425 463
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire -3 22 £350 -2.77% 13
Hertfordshire -5 14 £410 -34.40% 4
Bedfordshire +3 7 £408 -30.63%
Suffolk -8 5 £400 +2.56%
Norfolk +6 4 £300 -36.84% 3
Essex -21 3 £425 -22.72% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for REST.

1 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
2 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (41.23%) Java
4 40 (35.09%) JSON
5 38 (33.33%) HTML
6 37 (32.46%) C#
7 33 (28.95%) Linux
8 30 (26.32%) Web Services
8 30 (26.32%) E-Commerce
9 29 (25.44%) SQL
9 29 (25.44%) .NET
9 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
10 27 (23.68%) XML
10 27 (23.68%) TDD
11 26 (22.81%) SOAP
11 26 (22.81%) MongoDB
12 25 (21.93%) CSS
13 23 (20.18%) Node.js
13 23 (20.18%) Relational Database
14 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
15 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 21 (18.42%) Python
15 21 (18.42%) MVC
16 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
17 19 (16.67%) Docker
17 19 (16.67%) Scrum
17 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 18 (15.79%) Spring
19 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (6.14%) IIS
1 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) Drupal
4 4 (3.51%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.63%) nginx
5 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.40%) IaaS
3 13 (11.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.65%) Internet
3 9 (7.89%) SSL
4 8 (7.02%) HTTP
4 8 (7.02%) X.509
5 2 (1.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) 802.15
6 1 (0.88%) AMQP
6 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Telnet
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.18%) Relational Database
3 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.51%) MySQL
8 3 (2.63%) DB2
8 3 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.75%) Redis
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.88%) Big Data
10 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.88%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.40%) JUnit
3 11 (9.65%) JIRA
4 10 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.02%) Mockito
6 8 (7.02%) Subversion
7 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.39%) FxCop
7 5 (4.39%) Mercurial
7 5 (4.39%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.39%) Selenium
7 5 (4.39%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.39%) StyleCop
7 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.51%) JBehave
8 4 (3.51%) Moq
8 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.51%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Automotive
2 1 (0.88%) Banking
2 1 (0.88%) Billing
2 1 (0.88%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
2 1 (0.88%) Publishing
2 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (73.68%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.28%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Angular Developer
6 9 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) MongoDB Developer
7 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Android Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.09%) JSON
2 38 (33.33%) HTML
3 30 (26.32%) Web Services
4 29 (25.44%) .NET
4 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
5 27 (23.68%) XML
6 26 (22.81%) SOAP
7 25 (21.93%) CSS
8 23 (20.18%) Node.js
9 18 (15.79%) Spring
10 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
10 13 (11.40%) HTML5
11 12 (10.53%) WCF
12 10 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 10 (8.77%) J2EE
12 10 (8.77%) XSLT
13 9 (7.89%) JPA
13 9 (7.89%) jQuery
13 9 (7.89%) RESTful
14 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Internet of Things
1 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Contactless
3 4 (3.51%) EMV
3 4 (3.51%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.88%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
6 1 (0.88%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Linux
2 12 (10.53%) Windows
3 11 (9.65%) Unix
4 7 (6.14%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.26%) Android
5 6 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.51%) Solaris
7 3 (2.63%) HPUX
7 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 27 (23.68%) TDD
4 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 21 (18.42%) MVC
6 19 (16.67%) Scrum
7 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.04%) BDD
8 16 (14.04%) OO
9 14 (12.28%) DevOps
10 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (11.40%) SOLID
11 10 (8.77%) OOP
11 10 (8.77%) Web Development
12 7 (6.14%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.26%) Android Development
13 6 (5.26%) Open Source
13 6 (5.26%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.39%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
2 47 (41.23%) Java
3 37 (32.46%) C#
4 29 (25.44%) SQL
5 21 (18.42%) Python
6 15 (13.16%) Perl
7 11 (9.65%) C++
8 9 (7.89%) C
8 9 (7.89%) PHP
9 8 (7.02%) Ruby
10 6 (5.26%) Groovy
10 6 (5.26%) VBScript
11 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.51%) Scala
11 4 (3.51%) XPath
12 3 (2.63%) Go
12 3 (2.63%) XAML
12 3 (2.63%) XQuery
13 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Consul
1 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) IBM
2 5 (4.39%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 3 (2.63%) ATG
4 3 (2.63%) Blue Martini
4 3 (2.63%) Elastic Path
4 3 (2.63%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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