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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 49 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.85% 1.08% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 3.92% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £297 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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
778 867 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.38% 27.59% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 488 343
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 32
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Essex +32 28 £408 -4.11% 2
Hertfordshire +12 10 £425 +6.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £350 +16.66% 7
Suffolk 0 2 £375 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 69 (71.88%) Java
2 53 (55.21%) SOAP
3 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.88%) HTML
5 43 (44.79%) Web Services
6 41 (42.71%) TDD
7 38 (39.58%) XML
8 29 (30.21%) SQL Server
9 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
9 27 (28.13%) HTML5
10 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (26.04%) J2EE
11 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 24 (25.00%) CSS
11 24 (25.00%) SOA
11 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 23 (23.96%) Spring
13 20 (20.83%) SQL
13 20 (20.83%) MySQL
14 18 (18.75%) JIRA
15 17 (17.71%) Oracle
15 17 (17.71%) MVC
16 16 (16.67%) JSF
16 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 15 (15.63%) jQuery
17 15 (15.63%) TopLink
18 14 (14.58%) Linux
18 14 (14.58%) BDD
18 14 (14.58%) PrimeFaces
19 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 11 (11.46%) JBoss
2 7 (7.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.29%) Confluence
3 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Mule
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.04%) Liferay
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Maximo
2 3 (3.13%) Tridion
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) PaaS
3 7 (7.29%) SaaS
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.08%) Office 365
6 2 (2.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) HTTP
2 7 (7.29%) LDAP
3 6 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) DNS
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) SSH
4 2 (2.08%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) MySQL
3 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.21%) Couchbase
6 5 (5.21%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.08%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.75%) JIRA
3 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.46%) JUnit
5 8 (8.33%) Subversion
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
6 5 (5.21%) Maven
6 5 (5.21%) AccuRev
6 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.13%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.13%) WebStorm
9 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.08%) StyleCop
9 2 (2.08%) Moq
General
1 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (66.67%) Developer
2 45 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 24 (25.00%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Integration Architect
7 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) SOAP
2 45 (46.88%) HTML
3 43 (44.79%) Web Services
4 38 (39.58%) XML
5 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
5 27 (28.13%) HTML5
6 25 (26.04%) J2EE
7 24 (25.00%) CSS
8 23 (23.96%) Spring
9 16 (16.67%) JSF
10 15 (15.63%) TopLink
10 15 (15.63%) jQuery
11 14 (14.58%) PrimeFaces
12 10 (10.42%) Ajax
13 9 (9.38%) Spring MVC
13 9 (9.38%) JPA
14 8 (8.33%) JSON
14 8 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (7.29%) Apache Camel
15 7 (7.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Open Source
2 8 (8.33%) Clustering
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.29%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.25%) User Experience
4 6 (6.25%) GIS
5 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.13%) DataPower
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) EMV
7 2 (2.08%) DTV
7 2 (2.08%) Online Games
8 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) UNIX
3 6 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.13%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.71%) TDD
3 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (25.00%) SOA
5 17 (17.71%) MVC
6 14 (14.58%) BDD
7 11 (11.46%) DevOps
7 11 (11.46%) ETL
7 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.46%) Scrum
8 10 (10.42%) Pair Programming
9 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.33%) Web Design
10 8 (8.33%) OOP
11 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.29%) Web Development
12 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.25%) OO
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.21%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 69 (71.88%) Java
2 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.83%) SQL
4 10 (10.42%) C#
5 7 (7.29%) Python
5 7 (7.29%) Scala
6 6 (6.25%) Ruby
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.13%) Dart
8 3 (3.13%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) VBScript
9 2 (2.08%) XPath
10 1 (1.04%) Golang
10 1 (1.04%) ABAP
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.08%) vCloud
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.17%) OpenAM
2 4 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) IBM
3 8 (8.33%) Citrix
3 8 (8.33%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) ESRI
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) ForgeRock
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.13%) SAP
8 3 (3.13%) Apigee
8 3 (3.13%) Mashery
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco
9 2 (2.08%) NetApp
9 2 (2.08%) Temenos
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) Intel
9 2 (2.08%) KANA
9 2 (2.08%) hybris
9 2 (2.08%) Splunk
9 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
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