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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 62 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 89 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.85% 1.50% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 4.91% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 15
Average daily rate
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£411 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £205 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
881 958 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.25% 30.54% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 596 376
Average daily rate £365 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 +5 29 £350 +16.66% 11
Essex +7 24 £583 +30.16%
Hertfordshire +4 17 £425 +12.21% 7
Suffolk - 11 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £575 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £376 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 85 (58.62%) Java
2 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (47.59%) SOAP
4 57 (39.31%) HTML
5 55 (37.93%) Web Services
6 49 (33.79%) TDD
7 48 (33.10%) Git (software)
8 46 (31.72%) HTML5
9 44 (30.34%) SOA
10 43 (29.66%) JavaScript
11 39 (26.90%) CSS
12 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
13 36 (24.83%) Ajax
14 35 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (23.45%) Linux
16 33 (22.76%) Scrum
17 31 (21.38%) Jenkins
18 28 (19.31%) Subversion
19 27 (18.62%) Middleware
19 27 (18.62%) UNIX
19 27 (18.62%) XML
19 27 (18.62%) Relational Database
19 27 (18.62%) CSS3
20 25 (17.24%) Spring
21 24 (16.55%) Kanban
21 24 (16.55%) Responsive Web Design
21 24 (16.55%) Puppet
21 24 (16.55%) Opscode Chef
22 23 (15.86%) jQuery
22 23 (15.86%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.59%) Apache
2 11 (7.59%) Node.js
3 9 (6.21%) JBoss
4 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.14%) CMS
4 6 (4.14%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) Mule
6 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.07%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) IIS
8 2 (1.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.69%) Jetty
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 10 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Maximo
2 10 (6.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.97%) PaaS
3 12 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.28%) SaaS
4 6 (4.14%) GitHub
5 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.34%) HTTP
2 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.66%) FTP
3 12 (8.28%) SSL
4 2 (1.38%) SMTP
5 1 (0.69%) LDAP
5 1 (0.69%) SNMP
5 1 (0.69%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.28%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.83%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.76%) MySQL
6 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.07%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (33.10%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.38%) Jenkins
3 28 (19.31%) Subversion
4 17 (11.72%) Mercurial
5 15 (10.34%) Maven
5 15 (10.34%) IntelliJ
5 15 (10.34%) WebStorm
6 9 (6.21%) Grunt
6 9 (6.21%) PhantomJS
6 9 (6.21%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.21%) gulp
7 8 (5.52%) JUnit
8 7 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.14%) Gradle
9 6 (4.14%) Geb
10 5 (3.45%) Ant
10 5 (3.45%) Selenium
11 3 (2.07%) Mockito
General
1 5 (3.45%) Finance
1 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.07%) Marketing
2 3 (2.07%) Automotive
3 2 (1.38%) Legal
3 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (65.52%) Developer
2 59 (40.69%) Java Developer
3 33 (22.76%) Architect
4 22 (15.17%) Senior Developer
5 21 (14.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (12.41%) Front-End Developer
7 17 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.66%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Lead Technical Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Lead Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Applications Architect
12 5 (3.45%) Security Specialist
12 5 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
12 5 (3.45%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.59%) SOAP
2 57 (39.31%) HTML
3 55 (37.93%) Web Services
4 46 (31.72%) HTML5
5 39 (26.90%) CSS
6 36 (24.83%) Ajax
7 27 (18.62%) Middleware
7 27 (18.62%) XML
7 27 (18.62%) CSS3
8 25 (17.24%) Spring
9 23 (15.86%) jQuery
10 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
11 19 (13.10%) J2EE
11 19 (13.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (11.03%) .NET
13 14 (9.66%) TopLink
14 13 (8.97%) JSON
14 13 (8.97%) PhoneGap
15 11 (7.59%) WCF
15 11 (7.59%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) User Experience
2 15 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.28%) Data Integration
3 12 (8.28%) GIS
4 10 (6.90%) Graphic Design
5 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.07%) SecurID
8 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Linux
2 27 (18.62%) UNIX
3 22 (15.17%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.83%) Windows
6 5 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.79%) TDD
3 44 (30.34%) SOA
4 35 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.76%) Scrum
6 24 (16.55%) Kanban
6 24 (16.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (15.17%) MVC
8 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.10%) User Stories
9 18 (12.41%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.72%) UX Design
11 13 (8.97%) ETL
12 12 (8.28%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.28%) OO
12 12 (8.28%) TOGAF
12 12 (8.28%) Coaching
13 11 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (6.90%) Open Source
15 9 (6.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.62%) Java
2 43 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.86%) SQL
4 20 (13.79%) C#
5 14 (9.66%) ECMAScript
5 14 (9.66%) TypeScript
5 14 (9.66%) Dart
6 10 (6.90%) Scala
7 9 (6.21%) Ruby
8 7 (4.83%) Python
9 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) Perl
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 5 (3.45%) VCAP
2 3 (2.07%) CISSP
2 3 (2.07%) GIAC
2 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.07%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) vCloud
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) vSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (16.55%) Puppet
1 24 (16.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.41%) IBM
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle
2 15 (10.34%) VMware
3 13 (8.97%) WSO2
4 12 (8.28%) ESRI
4 12 (8.28%) Citrix
5 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.52%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.76%) Google
8 3 (2.07%) Rapid7
8 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.07%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.07%) McAfee
8 3 (2.07%) Websense
9 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.38%) Coverity
10 1 (0.69%) hybris
10 1 (0.69%) Zend
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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