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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 68 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 77 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.71% 0.41% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 1.42% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 6 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £336 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% -25.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £265 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £425 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
877 702 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.89% 28.95% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 387 464
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 41
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.15 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Hertfordshire +29 32 £425 -12.82%
Essex +13 23 £475 +62.39%
Suffolk - 13 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £350 +3.70% 4
Bedfordshire - 3 £550 - 4
Norfolk - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 108 (78.26%) Java
2 83 (60.14%) HTML
3 70 (50.72%) XML
4 66 (47.83%) CSS
5 65 (47.10%) Linux
6 63 (45.65%) UNIX
7 62 (44.93%) Web Services
7 62 (44.93%) Spring
8 61 (44.20%) MySQL
9 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
10 57 (41.30%) Hibernate
10 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (37.68%) SQL
12 49 (35.51%) SOAP
12 49 (35.51%) TDD
12 49 (35.51%) Relational Database
13 48 (34.78%) MVC
14 42 (30.43%) HTTP
15 38 (27.54%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (26.81%) Scrum
17 35 (25.36%) Web Design
17 35 (25.36%) Oracle
17 35 (25.36%) Subversion
17 35 (25.36%) JSON
18 33 (23.91%) Git (software)
18 33 (23.91%) Mac OS X
19 32 (23.19%) MongoDB
20 30 (21.74%) Configuration Management
20 30 (21.74%) Eclipse
21 29 (21.01%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 25 (18.12%) JBoss
2 25 (18.12%) Apache
3 16 (11.59%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.80%) CMS
5 6 (4.35%) Node.js
6 5 (3.62%) Confluence
6 5 (3.62%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (2.17%) Liferay
7 3 (2.17%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.72%) Mule
9 1 (0.72%) WordPress
9 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.72%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.72%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.45%) IaaS
4 2 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.43%) HTTP
2 23 (16.67%) LDAP
3 7 (5.07%) Internet
4 3 (2.17%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (44.20%) MySQL
2 49 (35.51%) Relational Database
3 32 (23.19%) MongoDB
4 23 (16.67%) Neo4j
5 19 (13.77%) NoSQL
6 18 (13.04%) MariaDB
7 13 (9.42%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.80%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.17%) DTS
11 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.72%) Big Data
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (25.36%) Subversion
2 33 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 30 (21.74%) Eclipse
4 26 (18.84%) Maven
5 25 (18.12%) Ant
6 20 (14.49%) JIRA
7 18 (13.04%) JUnit
8 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.42%) Mockito
10 12 (8.70%) Selenium
11 11 (7.97%) IntelliJ
12 7 (5.07%) SpecFlow
12 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
12 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.62%) CruiseControl
13 5 (3.62%) NUnit
14 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
15 3 (2.17%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Marketing
3 8 (5.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.62%) Publishing
6 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Games
7 2 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 105 (76.09%) Developer
2 69 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.59%) Architect
4 12 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.07%) Java Architect
6 7 (5.07%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.62%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.62%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Tester
9 4 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.17%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (60.14%) HTML
2 70 (50.72%) XML
3 66 (47.83%) CSS
4 62 (44.93%) Web Services
4 62 (44.93%) Spring
5 57 (41.30%) Hibernate
6 49 (35.51%) SOAP
7 35 (25.36%) JSON
8 27 (19.57%) JAX-RS
9 26 (18.84%) jQuery
10 25 (18.12%) Ajax
10 25 (18.12%) Spring MVC
11 23 (16.67%) JPA
12 22 (15.94%) J2EE
12 22 (15.94%) Struts
13 21 (15.22%) JAAS
13 21 (15.22%) HTML5
14 19 (13.77%) JSP
15 17 (12.32%) .NET
16 15 (10.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.32%) Visualisation
3 13 (9.42%) Open Source
4 11 (7.97%) User Experience
5 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.07%) Biology
7 3 (2.17%) Social Media
7 3 (2.17%) Online Games
7 3 (2.17%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.45%) DTV
8 2 (1.45%) EMV
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) Life Science
8 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.10%) Linux
2 63 (45.65%) UNIX
3 33 (23.91%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.07%) Windows
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.17%) HPUX
6 3 (2.17%) Solaris
7 2 (1.45%) Android
7 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.51%) TDD
3 48 (34.78%) MVC
4 38 (27.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 37 (26.81%) Scrum
6 35 (25.36%) Web Design
7 30 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 29 (21.01%) Web Development
9 28 (20.29%) BDD
10 24 (17.39%) OO
11 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (12.32%) SOA
13 16 (11.59%) E-Commerce
13 16 (11.59%) Waterfall
13 16 (11.59%) Microservices
14 11 (7.97%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.97%) OOP
15 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.25%) DevOps
16 9 (6.52%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 108 (78.26%) Java
2 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
3 52 (37.68%) SQL
4 24 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 17 (12.32%) C#
6 9 (6.52%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) PHP
8 6 (4.35%) XPath
9 4 (2.90%) Scala
10 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.17%) Ruby
11 2 (1.45%) VBScript
12 1 (0.72%) Golang
12 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.17%) vCloud
1 3 (2.17%) vSphere
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.17%) NFS
2 2 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.62%) SCOM
3 4 (2.90%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.17%) Puppet
5 2 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.90%) IBM
3 4 (2.90%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.17%) Twitter
4 3 (2.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco
4 3 (2.17%) Sun
4 3 (2.17%) Dell
4 3 (2.17%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.17%) Citrix
4 3 (2.17%) NetApp
5 2 (1.45%) SAP
5 2 (1.45%) Progress
5 2 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.45%) Temenos
5 2 (1.45%) KANA
5 2 (1.45%) Splunk
5 2 (1.45%) hybris
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