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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 116 94 128
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Contract jobs citing REST 30 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 1.13% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.34% 3.94% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 8
Average daily rate
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£301 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
898 686 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.60% 28.70% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 373 439
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £300 - 5
Hertfordshire -2 11 £300 -24.93% 5
Essex -3 3 £448 -0.55% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 39 (60.94%) HTML
2 39 (60.94%) Web Services
3 36 (56.25%) Java
3 36 (56.25%) MySQL
4 32 (50.00%) CSS
4 32 (50.00%) MVC
5 25 (39.06%) SQL
6 24 (37.50%) XML
7 22 (34.38%) SOAP
8 21 (32.81%) C#
8 21 (32.81%) UNIX
9 20 (31.25%) jQuery
10 18 (28.13%) WCF
11 17 (26.56%) Subversion
11 17 (26.56%) OO
11 17 (26.56%) Oracle
12 16 (25.00%) PHP
12 16 (25.00%) Linux
12 16 (25.00%) TDD
13 15 (23.44%) Eclipse
13 15 (23.44%) .NET
13 15 (23.44%) Spring
13 15 (23.44%) Ajax
13 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
14 13 (20.31%) Scrum
14 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (17.19%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.38%) CMS
4 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.25%) Node.js
6 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.69%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.13%) MS Project Server
7 2 (3.13%) Drupal
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (4.69%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
2 9 (14.06%) Internet
3 5 (7.81%) LDAP
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) IPv4
4 2 (3.13%) IPv6
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) MySQL
2 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.69%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.56%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.56%) SQLite
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Subversion
2 15 (23.44%) Eclipse
3 10 (15.63%) Ant
4 9 (14.06%) Maven
5 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.50%) JUnit
6 6 (9.38%) CruiseControl
7 5 (7.81%) MSBuild
7 5 (7.81%) NUnit
7 5 (7.81%) JIRA
7 5 (7.81%) Selenium
8 4 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.25%) Mockito
9 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.69%) Log4j
10 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.13%) Firebug
10 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
10 2 (3.13%) Grunt
10 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.69%) UI Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Portal Developer
10 2 (3.13%) CRM Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) HTML
1 39 (60.94%) Web Services
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 24 (37.50%) XML
4 22 (34.38%) SOAP
5 20 (31.25%) jQuery
6 18 (28.13%) WCF
7 15 (23.44%) Spring
7 15 (23.44%) Ajax
7 15 (23.44%) .NET
8 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
9 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
10 11 (17.19%) JSON
11 9 (14.06%) XHTML
11 9 (14.06%) HTML5
11 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.50%) Struts
13 7 (10.94%) JSP
13 7 (10.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) UNIX
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) HPUX
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) MVC
2 17 (26.56%) OO
3 16 (25.00%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) OOP
7 8 (12.50%) SOA
7 8 (12.50%) Web Design
7 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.94%) BDD
8 7 (10.94%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.81%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
4 21 (32.81%) C#
5 16 (25.00%) PHP
6 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.25%) XPath
9 2 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) PHP5
10 1 (1.56%) Groovy
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) JBoss
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Sun
4 3 (4.69%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Nintex
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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