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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +37
Contract jobs citing REST 90 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.78% 1.84% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.26% 6.29% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 5
Average daily rate £550 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
631 747 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.48% 29.19% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 447 388
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +22 32 £525 +141.37% 1
Hertfordshire +15 22 £625 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +27 19 £368 +5.00% 12
Bedfordshire +12 11 £588 +6.81% 4
Norfolk - 3 £475 - 1
Suffolk -11 2 £330 -17.50% 3
East Anglia - 1 £470 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (61.80%) SOAP
2 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (49.44%) Java
4 87 (48.88%) SOA
5 74 (41.57%) HTML
6 72 (40.45%) Web Services
7 60 (33.71%) TDD
8 53 (29.78%) JavaScript
9 51 (28.65%) C#
9 51 (28.65%) CSS
9 51 (28.65%) HTML5
10 50 (28.09%) XML
11 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
12 46 (25.84%) .NET
12 46 (25.84%) JSON
13 45 (25.28%) Software Engineering
13 45 (25.28%) Ajax
14 42 (23.60%) jQuery
15 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
15 37 (20.79%) SQL
16 36 (20.22%) Git (software)
17 35 (19.66%) WCF
18 33 (18.54%) Open Source
18 33 (18.54%) Middleware
18 33 (18.54%) CSS3
19 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (15.17%) User Experience
20 27 (15.17%) Oracle
20 27 (15.17%) Spring
21 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (10.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 14 (7.87%) Confluence
2 14 (7.87%) JBoss
3 13 (7.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (6.18%) Apache
5 10 (5.62%) Node.js
6 8 (4.49%) Mule
7 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.25%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (7.87%) OmniGraffle
1 14 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (3.37%) Maximo
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.56%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.24%) SaaS
2 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.37%) IaaS
5 6 (3.37%) PaaS
6 4 (2.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.36%) HTTP
2 16 (8.99%) SSL
2 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.62%) 802.15
3 10 (5.62%) Bluetooth
3 10 (5.62%) Internet
3 10 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (5.62%) X.509
3 10 (5.62%) ZigBee
4 6 (3.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.56%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Megaco
5 1 (0.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.43%) MySQL
4 10 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.37%) GIS
6 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.12%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.48%) Mercurial
3 21 (11.80%) IntelliJ
3 21 (11.80%) WebStorm
4 17 (9.55%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.55%) JIRA
5 15 (8.43%) Maven
6 13 (7.30%) JUnit
7 11 (6.18%) Mockito
8 10 (5.62%) gulp
8 10 (5.62%) Jasmine
8 10 (5.62%) Selenium
8 10 (5.62%) Subversion
9 9 (5.06%) Grunt
9 9 (5.06%) PhantomJS
10 8 (4.49%) Visual Studio
11 7 (3.93%) AccuRev
12 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.25%) EasyMock
General
1 7 (3.93%) Legal
2 5 (2.81%) Back Office
3 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.25%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Finance
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 107 (60.11%) Developer
2 52 (29.21%) Architect
3 45 (25.28%) Java Developer
4 24 (13.48%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (13.48%) Technical Architect
5 23 (12.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.87%) E-Commerce Architect
8 11 (6.18%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.18%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 10 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Integration Architect
10 9 (5.06%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (5.06%) SOA Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Senior Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.93%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (61.80%) SOAP
2 74 (41.57%) HTML
3 72 (40.45%) Web Services
4 51 (28.65%) CSS
4 51 (28.65%) HTML5
5 50 (28.09%) XML
6 46 (25.84%) .NET
6 46 (25.84%) JSON
7 45 (25.28%) Ajax
8 42 (23.60%) jQuery
9 35 (19.66%) WCF
10 33 (18.54%) CSS3
10 33 (18.54%) Middleware
11 27 (15.17%) Spring
12 26 (14.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (12.92%) Apache Camel
13 23 (12.92%) J2EE
14 22 (12.36%) MSMQ
15 20 (11.24%) PhoneGap
16 17 (9.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (15.17%) User Experience
3 26 (14.61%) Mobile App
4 21 (11.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (8.43%) Data Integration
6 14 (7.87%) Graphic Design
7 8 (4.49%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.81%) Clustering
9 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.25%) Replication
9 4 (2.25%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.56%) FMCG
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.74%) Linux
1 12 (6.74%) Unix
2 7 (3.93%) Mac OS X
2 7 (3.93%) Windows
3 6 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.88%) SOA
3 60 (33.71%) TDD
4 45 (25.28%) Software Engineering
5 33 (18.54%) Open Source
6 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (14.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 25 (14.04%) Low Latency
7 25 (14.04%) Microservices
8 24 (13.48%) Reverse Engineering
8 24 (13.48%) Scrum
9 23 (12.92%) Front End Development
9 23 (12.92%) UX Design
10 21 (11.80%) DevOps
10 21 (11.80%) MVC
11 18 (10.11%) OO
12 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
12 17 (9.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.44%) Java
2 53 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.65%) C#
4 37 (20.79%) SQL
5 18 (10.11%) TypeScript
6 17 (9.55%) Dart
6 17 (9.55%) ECMAScript
7 14 (7.87%) C++
8 11 (6.18%) Perl
8 11 (6.18%) Python
9 10 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.62%) C
10 9 (5.06%) Scala
11 5 (2.81%) Ruby
11 5 (2.81%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.25%) Groovy
12 4 (2.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
1 1 (0.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.17%) Oracle
3 24 (13.48%) WSO2
4 18 (10.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.43%) Google
6 12 (6.74%) Atlassian
7 10 (5.62%) IBM
8 6 (3.37%) Citrix
8 6 (3.37%) ESRI
8 6 (3.37%) VMware
9 4 (2.25%) hybris
9 4 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.12%) Coverity
10 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.56%) Apigee
11 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.56%) Mashery
11 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.56%) Siebel
11 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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