The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 110 101 122
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing REST 34 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 0.75% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 2.85% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 6
Average daily rate £325 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 12 £300 -17.24% 4
Hertfordshire -12 7 £401 -11.00% 3
Essex -21 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Suffolk -2 5 £375 +50.00% 2
Norfolk +11 4 £323 +7.50% 3
East Anglia - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 25 (64.10%) Web Services
3 22 (56.41%) MySQL
4 20 (51.28%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) Java
5 19 (48.72%) MVC
6 18 (46.15%) CSS
7 16 (41.03%) C#
8 15 (38.46%) SOAP
9 14 (35.90%) SQL
10 13 (33.33%) TDD
10 13 (33.33%) WCF
11 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (30.77%) Ajax
11 12 (30.77%) PHP
12 11 (28.21%) UNIX
12 11 (28.21%) Linux
12 11 (28.21%) OO
13 10 (25.64%) Oracle
13 10 (25.64%) jQuery
14 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
14 9 (23.08%) .NET
14 9 (23.08%) XML
14 9 (23.08%) Scrum
14 9 (23.08%) Spring
15 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
16 7 (17.95%) JBoss
16 7 (17.95%) Windows
16 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
16 7 (17.95%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) Drupal
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) LDAP
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) IPv4
4 2 (5.13%) IPv6
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.56%) SQLite
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.95%) Ant
2 7 (17.95%) Maven
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) Firebug
7 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Log4j
7 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Portal Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Web Services
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) CSS
4 15 (38.46%) SOAP
5 13 (33.33%) WCF
6 12 (30.77%) Ajax
7 10 (25.64%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Spring
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (15.38%) XHTML
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
10 5 (12.82%) LINQ
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.26%) Struts
11 4 (10.26%) JSP
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) UNIX
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) OO
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Web Design
6 6 (15.38%) OOP
6 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) XPath
9 1 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Groovy
9 1 (2.56%) PHP5
9 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
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