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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 103 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 47 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 0.97% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 3.19% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £375 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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
946 721 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.16% 30.32% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 377 467
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £300 +20.00% 6
Hertfordshire -8 15 £379 -8.18%
Essex +5 14 £448 -0.55% 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (67.53%) HTML
2 49 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 45 (58.44%) Java
3 45 (58.44%) Web Services
4 44 (57.14%) CSS
5 39 (50.65%) MySQL
6 38 (49.35%) XML
7 33 (42.86%) MVC
8 32 (41.56%) SQL
9 30 (38.96%) jQuery
10 29 (37.66%) SOAP
11 24 (31.17%) C#
11 24 (31.17%) UNIX
11 24 (31.17%) Subversion
12 23 (29.87%) Spring
13 22 (28.57%) Ajax
13 22 (28.57%) JSON
14 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
15 20 (25.97%) Linux
15 20 (25.97%) OO
15 20 (25.97%) Oracle
15 20 (25.97%) WCF
16 19 (24.68%) .NET
16 19 (24.68%) Hibernate
17 18 (23.38%) HTML5
18 16 (20.78%) Maven
18 16 (20.78%) TDD
18 16 (20.78%) Tomcat
19 15 (19.48%) J2EE
19 15 (19.48%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (20.78%) Tomcat
2 14 (18.18%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) CMS
3 7 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (6.49%) Node.js
4 5 (6.49%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) WordPress
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) HTTP
2 11 (14.29%) Internet
3 5 (6.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.65%) MySQL
2 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.19%) MariaDB
8 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.30%) Big Data
10 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.30%) SQLite
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Subversion
2 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 16 (20.78%) Maven
4 14 (18.18%) Ant
5 11 (14.29%) JUnit
5 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.09%) JIRA
6 7 (9.09%) Selenium
7 6 (7.79%) Mockito
7 6 (7.79%) CruiseControl
7 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.49%) MSBuild
8 5 (6.49%) IntelliJ
8 5 (6.49%) Log4j
8 5 (6.49%) NUnit
9 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 9 (11.69%) Marketing
4 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.19%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Games
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 7 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.60%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.60%) J2EE Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (67.53%) HTML
2 45 (58.44%) Web Services
3 44 (57.14%) CSS
4 38 (49.35%) XML
5 30 (38.96%) jQuery
6 29 (37.66%) SOAP
7 23 (29.87%) Spring
8 22 (28.57%) Ajax
8 22 (28.57%) JSON
9 20 (25.97%) WCF
10 19 (24.68%) Hibernate
10 19 (24.68%) .NET
11 18 (23.38%) HTML5
12 15 (19.48%) J2EE
13 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
15 12 (15.58%) CSS3
15 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (15.58%) JSP
16 11 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Web 2.0
1 5 (6.49%) Biology
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
1 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) UNIX
2 20 (25.97%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
4 5 (6.49%) HPUX
4 5 (6.49%) Solaris
4 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) MVC
2 20 (25.97%) OO
3 16 (20.78%) TDD
4 14 (18.18%) Scrum
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.99%) OOP
6 10 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (12.99%) BDD
7 8 (10.39%) Web Design
7 8 (10.39%) Web Development
8 7 (9.09%) Content Management
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.79%) Bioinformatics
9 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.79%) SOA
9 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 32 (41.56%) SQL
4 24 (31.17%) C#
5 15 (19.48%) PHP
6 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.09%) XPath
7 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.90%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) PHP5
9 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) IBM
3 5 (6.49%) Sun
3 5 (6.49%) Interwoven
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Zend
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Nintex
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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