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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 63 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +53
Contract jobs citing REST 75 96 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.93% 3.07% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 11.59% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 19
Median daily rate £400 £411 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +36.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £583 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
678 828 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.46% 26.51% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 540 548
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 26
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.94 £19.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £42.00 £40.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 30 £400 +10.34% 16
Essex -14 19 £335 -33.00% 1
Suffolk -2 12 - - 1
Hertfordshire +12 10 £425 - 7
Bedfordshire +1 2 £536 -6.73%
Norfolk -1 2 £250 -33.42% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 112 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (63.98%) Java
3 102 (63.35%) SOAP
4 80 (49.69%) Web Services
5 67 (41.61%) HTML
6 59 (36.65%) XML
7 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
8 56 (34.78%) TDD
9 52 (32.30%) HTML5
10 50 (31.06%) AngularJS
11 49 (30.43%) SOA
12 46 (28.57%) CSS
12 46 (28.57%) JSON
13 45 (27.95%) Open Source
14 38 (23.60%) Scrum
15 36 (22.36%) C#
16 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
16 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
17 34 (21.12%) .NET
18 32 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (19.25%) SQL
20 30 (18.63%) Spring
21 27 (16.77%) Software Engineering
21 27 (16.77%) jQuery
21 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
21 27 (16.77%) OO
22 26 (16.15%) Oracle
22 26 (16.15%) Middleware
23 22 (13.66%) Finance
23 22 (13.66%) J2EE

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 15 (9.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.21%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (5.59%) JBoss
5 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.35%) Mule
7 5 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.11%) Confluence
8 4 (2.48%) Apache
8 4 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.24%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.24%) IIS
10 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (7.45%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (7.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) SDL Web 8
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.62%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.86%) GitHub
3 3 (1.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) HTTP
1 2 (1.24%) Network Security
2 1 (0.62%) 802.15
2 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.62%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.62%) X.509
2 1 (0.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.21%) MySQL
4 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.73%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.11%) DB2
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.24%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) GIS
10 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.62%) SQLite
10 1 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.56%) Mercurial
3 15 (9.32%) AccuRev
4 13 (8.07%) Mockito
5 12 (7.45%) IntelliJ
5 12 (7.45%) WebStorm
6 11 (6.83%) gulp
6 11 (6.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.21%) Grunt
7 10 (6.21%) Jasmine
8 9 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (5.59%) JUnit
8 9 (5.59%) Selenium
9 8 (4.97%) EasyMock
9 8 (4.97%) Maven
10 6 (3.73%) JIRA
10 6 (3.73%) Mocha
11 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.48%) RSpec
12 4 (2.48%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (13.66%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.86%) Automotive
5 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (86.96%) Developer
2 68 (42.24%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.15%) Agile Developer
4 21 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.80%) SOA Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Architect
6 17 (10.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (9.32%) .NET Developer
7 15 (9.32%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (7.45%) Angular Developer
9 12 (7.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Designer
10 10 (6.21%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.59%) Integration Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Senior Designer
12 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.97%) XML Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (63.35%) SOAP
2 80 (49.69%) Web Services
3 67 (41.61%) HTML
4 59 (36.65%) XML
5 52 (32.30%) HTML5
6 50 (31.06%) AngularJS
7 46 (28.57%) CSS
7 46 (28.57%) JSON
8 34 (21.12%) .NET
9 30 (18.63%) Spring
10 27 (16.77%) jQuery
11 26 (16.15%) Middleware
12 22 (13.66%) J2EE
13 20 (12.42%) CSS3
14 18 (11.18%) Apache Camel
15 17 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (9.94%) JSF
17 15 (9.32%) Ajax
17 15 (9.32%) Hibernate
17 15 (9.32%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.42%) Mobile App
3 17 (10.56%) User Experience
4 15 (9.32%) Graphic Design
5 10 (6.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.24%) iPad
6 2 (1.24%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.62%) FMCG
7 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.35%) Linux
2 4 (2.48%) Unix
3 3 (1.86%) Android
4 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.24%) Windows
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.78%) TDD
3 49 (30.43%) SOA
4 45 (27.95%) Open Source
5 38 (23.60%) Scrum
6 32 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (16.77%) OO
7 27 (16.77%) Software Engineering
8 21 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
9 20 (12.42%) Microservices
10 18 (11.18%) Front End Development
11 17 (10.56%) E-Commerce
11 17 (10.56%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (9.94%) UX Design
13 13 (8.07%) MVC
13 13 (8.07%) User Stories
14 11 (6.83%) BDD
15 10 (6.21%) Low Latency
15 10 (6.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.98%) Java
2 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
3 36 (22.36%) C#
4 31 (19.25%) SQL
5 13 (8.07%) TypeScript
6 8 (4.97%) Dart
6 8 (4.97%) ECMAScript
7 6 (3.73%) Python
7 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.73%) XPath
8 5 (3.11%) C++
8 5 (3.11%) Groovy
9 4 (2.48%) ES6
9 4 (2.48%) Ruby
9 4 (2.48%) Scala
10 3 (1.86%) PHP
11 2 (1.24%) C
11 2 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.24%) XQuery
12 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
1 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.15%) Oracle
3 18 (11.18%) WSO2
4 12 (7.45%) IBM
5 11 (6.83%) Google
5 11 (6.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.24%) Endeca
8 1 (0.62%) CA
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) ESRI
8 1 (0.62%) Rally
8 1 (0.62%) Sybase
8 1 (0.62%) VMware
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