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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 76 64 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +41
Contract jobs citing REST 55 89 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.19% 2.85% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.12% 10.15% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 23
Median daily rate £375 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £340 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £600 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.87%
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
603 877 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.02% 28.10% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 562 593
Median daily rate £375 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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
Cambridgeshire +19 29 £400 +14.28% 8
Suffolk +7 12 £288 -39.47%
Essex -14 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire -7 3 - - 3
Norfolk -2 2 £250 -33.42%
Bedfordshire -7 2 £485 -15.65% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (63.58%) Java
3 85 (56.29%) SOAP
4 75 (49.67%) Web Services
5 72 (47.68%) HTML
6 62 (41.06%) JavaScript
7 56 (37.09%) AngularJS
8 53 (35.10%) HTML5
9 51 (33.77%) XML
10 50 (33.11%) TDD
11 47 (31.13%) CSS
12 42 (27.81%) JSON
13 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
14 37 (24.50%) Scrum
15 35 (23.18%) Open Source
16 33 (21.85%) SOA
17 32 (21.19%) SQL
18 30 (19.87%) C#
19 28 (18.54%) .NET
19 28 (18.54%) Spring
20 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (17.88%) J2EE
20 27 (17.88%) OO
20 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
21 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
22 23 (15.23%) Software Engineering
23 22 (14.57%) jQuery
23 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
24 21 (13.91%) Finance
24 21 (13.91%) Oracle

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 14 (9.27%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.28%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (4.64%) Mule
5 6 (3.97%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (3.97%) JBoss
6 5 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.65%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.99%) Apache
8 3 (1.99%) Confluence
8 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
10 1 (0.66%) Drupal
10 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (6.62%) OmniGraffle
2 10 (6.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.66%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) SSL
2 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.31%) X.509
3 2 (1.32%) FTP
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) 802.15
4 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.66%) SSH
4 1 (0.66%) Telnet
4 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.30%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.97%) DB2
4 6 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.31%) MySQL
6 3 (1.99%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.66%) SQLite
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.26%) AccuRev
3 15 (9.93%) Mercurial
4 11 (7.28%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.62%) IntelliJ
5 10 (6.62%) JUnit
5 10 (6.62%) Mockito
5 10 (6.62%) WebStorm
6 9 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (5.96%) Grunt
6 9 (5.96%) gulp
6 9 (5.96%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.30%) Selenium
8 7 (4.64%) Maven
9 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.31%) Mocha
10 5 (3.31%) Subversion
11 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.65%) JIRA
11 4 (2.65%) NUnit
General
1 21 (13.91%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.99%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (84.11%) Developer
2 63 (41.72%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.57%) Agile Developer
4 18 (11.92%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (10.60%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (9.93%) Angular Developer
6 15 (9.93%) Architect
6 15 (9.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (9.27%) .NET Developer
8 13 (8.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (7.95%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.95%) SOA Developer
10 10 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (5.96%) HTML Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Technical Architect
12 8 (5.30%) Integration Developer
13 6 (3.97%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Senior Architect
14 5 (3.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (56.29%) SOAP
2 75 (49.67%) Web Services
3 72 (47.68%) HTML
4 56 (37.09%) AngularJS
5 53 (35.10%) HTML5
6 51 (33.77%) XML
7 47 (31.13%) CSS
8 42 (27.81%) JSON
9 28 (18.54%) .NET
9 28 (18.54%) Spring
10 27 (17.88%) J2EE
11 22 (14.57%) jQuery
12 18 (11.92%) CSS3
12 18 (11.92%) Middleware
13 16 (10.60%) Hibernate
13 16 (10.60%) JSF
13 16 (10.60%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (9.93%) TopLink
15 13 (8.61%) Ajax
15 13 (8.61%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
2 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.27%) User Experience
4 13 (8.61%) Graphic Design
5 7 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.31%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.32%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.28%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) AIX
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) HPUX
4 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.11%) TDD
3 37 (24.50%) Scrum
4 35 (23.18%) Open Source
5 33 (21.85%) SOA
6 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (17.88%) OO
7 23 (15.23%) Software Engineering
8 17 (11.26%) Front End Development
8 17 (11.26%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (9.93%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
10 14 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (8.61%) UX Design
12 12 (7.95%) MVC
13 11 (7.28%) Microservices
14 10 (6.62%) BDD
15 9 (5.96%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (5.96%) User Stories
16 8 (5.30%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 96 (63.58%) Java
2 62 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 32 (21.19%) SQL
4 30 (19.87%) C#
5 10 (6.62%) Python
5 10 (6.62%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.96%) C++
7 7 (4.64%) XPath
8 6 (3.97%) C
8 6 (3.97%) Dart
8 6 (3.97%) ECMAScript
8 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 6 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.31%) Groovy
10 4 (2.65%) ES6
10 4 (2.65%) Ruby
10 4 (2.65%) Scala
11 3 (1.99%) PHP
11 3 (1.99%) XQuery
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
1 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.91%) Oracle
3 15 (9.93%) IBM
4 12 (7.95%) WSO2
5 8 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.31%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.32%) Endeca
8 1 (0.66%) ATG
8 1 (0.66%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.66%) CA
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix
8 1 (0.66%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.66%) ESRI
8 1 (0.66%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.66%) Rally
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
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