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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 82 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.23% 1.77% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.36% 6.36% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 19
Median daily rate £413 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £305 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £30.89 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.20% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
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
614 770 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.17% 27.84% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 434 468
Median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Essex +5 27 £240 -41.81%
Cambridgeshire +16 19 £360 +2.85% 12
Bedfordshire +20 17 £600 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +4 9 £538 +22.85% 5
Suffolk +7 6 - - 3
Norfolk - 4 £400 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (64.29%) SOAP
3 87 (51.79%) SOA
4 82 (48.81%) Java
5 71 (42.26%) Web Services
6 67 (39.88%) HTML
7 57 (33.93%) XML
7 57 (33.93%) TDD
8 53 (31.55%) JSON
9 52 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 49 (29.17%) C#
11 47 (27.98%) CSS
12 44 (26.19%) Middleware
13 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 40 (23.81%) .NET
14 40 (23.81%) Open Source
14 40 (23.81%) HTML5
15 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
16 36 (21.43%) Scrum
16 36 (21.43%) AngularJS
17 34 (20.24%) Oracle
17 34 (20.24%) SQL Server
17 34 (20.24%) Ajax
18 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (16.67%) SQL
20 28 (16.67%) E-Commerce
21 27 (16.07%) Microservices
22 26 (15.48%) WSO2
22 26 (15.48%) Git (software)

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 20 (11.90%) Apache ServiceMix
1 20 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (10.71%) JBoss
3 13 (7.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (4.76%) Apache
4 8 (4.76%) Confluence
4 8 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.17%) Node.js
6 5 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.79%) Mule
9 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.60%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.17%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (1.79%) Maximo
4 2 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.60%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.60%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) SaaS
2 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.55%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.79%) GitHub
5 3 (1.79%) IaaS
5 3 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) HTTP
2 17 (10.12%) SSL
2 17 (10.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.55%) 802.15
3 11 (6.55%) Bluetooth
3 11 (6.55%) Internet
3 11 (6.55%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (6.55%) X.509
3 11 (6.55%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.60%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) Megaco
5 1 (0.60%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.69%) Relational Database
3 20 (11.90%) MySQL
4 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.79%) GIS
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.19%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.60%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.14%) Mockito
4 11 (6.55%) IntelliJ
4 11 (6.55%) Mercurial
4 11 (6.55%) WebStorm
5 10 (5.95%) EasyMock
6 9 (5.36%) AccuRev
6 9 (5.36%) JIRA
6 9 (5.36%) Maven
6 9 (5.36%) Subversion
7 8 (4.76%) Selenium
8 7 (4.17%) JUnit
9 6 (3.57%) gulp
9 6 (3.57%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.57%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.98%) Ant
10 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.98%) Grunt
10 5 (2.98%) PhantomJS
General
1 11 (6.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.17%) Legal
3 6 (3.57%) Marketing
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (68.45%) Developer
2 56 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 38 (22.62%) Architect
4 25 (14.88%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.31%) SOA Developer
6 17 (10.12%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (9.52%) Technical Architect
8 15 (8.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (7.74%) Agile Developer
9 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce Architect
10 12 (7.14%) Designer
11 11 (6.55%) Agile Java Developer
11 11 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (6.55%) XML Developer
12 10 (5.95%) J2EE Developer
13 9 (5.36%) .NET Developer
13 9 (5.36%) Senior Architect
13 9 (5.36%) Senior Designer
14 8 (4.76%) Angular Developer
14 8 (4.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (64.29%) SOAP
2 71 (42.26%) Web Services
3 67 (39.88%) HTML
4 57 (33.93%) XML
5 53 (31.55%) JSON
6 47 (27.98%) CSS
7 44 (26.19%) Middleware
8 40 (23.81%) .NET
8 40 (23.81%) HTML5
9 36 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 34 (20.24%) Ajax
11 25 (14.88%) Apache Camel
11 25 (14.88%) jQuery
12 24 (14.29%) XSD
13 22 (13.10%) WCF
13 22 (13.10%) XSLT
14 20 (11.90%) CSS3
15 18 (10.71%) J2EE
15 18 (10.71%) Spring
16 16 (9.52%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.52%) User Experience
3 15 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 9 (5.36%) Internet of Things
6 8 (4.76%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.98%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.38%) Clustering
8 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.38%) Replication
9 2 (1.19%) iPad
9 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.33%) Linux
1 14 (8.33%) Unix
2 7 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.38%) Solaris
4 4 (2.38%) Windows
5 2 (1.19%) Android
5 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (51.79%) SOA
3 57 (33.93%) TDD
4 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 40 (23.81%) Open Source
6 36 (21.43%) Scrum
7 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 27 (16.07%) Microservices
10 24 (14.29%) User Stories
11 23 (13.69%) Reverse Engineering
12 22 (13.10%) OO
13 17 (10.12%) DevOps
14 16 (9.52%) Low Latency
15 15 (8.93%) Front End Development
15 15 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (7.74%) MVC
16 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.81%) Java
2 52 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 49 (29.17%) C#
4 28 (16.67%) SQL
5 19 (11.31%) C++
6 17 (10.12%) Python
7 12 (7.14%) Perl
7 12 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.55%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.55%) C
9 9 (5.36%) Dart
9 9 (5.36%) ECMAScript
9 9 (5.36%) Ruby
10 7 (4.17%) Scala
11 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.79%) Groovy
12 3 (1.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.24%) Oracle
3 26 (15.48%) WSO2
4 22 (13.10%) Google
4 22 (13.10%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (1.79%) Citrix
6 3 (1.79%) ESRI
6 3 (1.79%) VMware
7 2 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.19%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.60%) Apigee
8 1 (0.60%) CA
8 1 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) Mashery
8 1 (0.60%) Rally
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.60%) Siebel
8 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
Ipswich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago