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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 56 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 3.79% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
707 791 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.01% 27.24% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 476 358
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 - 27 £390 - 5
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £400 +33.33% 7
Hertfordshire -13 11 £450 +45.04% 3
Suffolk +7 4 £388 +3.40% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 78 (73.58%) Java
2 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (53.77%) SOAP
4 53 (50.00%) HTML
5 49 (46.23%) Web Services
6 47 (44.34%) TDD
7 37 (34.91%) XML
8 34 (32.08%) HTML5
9 33 (31.13%) SOA
10 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
11 31 (29.25%) CSS
12 29 (27.36%) Hibernate
13 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
14 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
14 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (24.53%) Spring
16 25 (23.58%) J2EE
17 24 (22.64%) Linux
17 24 (22.64%) Relational Database
18 23 (21.70%) SQL
19 22 (20.75%) UNIX
19 22 (20.75%) Ajax
20 21 (19.81%) TopLink
21 20 (18.87%) Scrum
21 20 (18.87%) MVC
22 19 (17.92%) Oracle
22 19 (17.92%) Jenkins
23 17 (16.04%) JSF
24 15 (14.15%) jQuery
24 15 (14.15%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (14.15%) JBoss
2 11 (10.38%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.66%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.72%) Confluence
6 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.83%) Node.js
7 3 (2.83%) Drupal
7 3 (2.83%) Mule
8 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.77%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Maximo
2 4 (3.77%) Tridion
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) PaaS
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.83%) GitHub
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Office 365
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) HTTP
2 8 (7.55%) FTP
3 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.66%) SSL
5 5 (4.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.94%) SSH
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.64%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.32%) MySQL
4 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.72%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.83%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.92%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.21%) Subversion
4 10 (9.43%) JUnit
5 9 (8.49%) JIRA
5 9 (8.49%) Maven
6 7 (6.60%) Selenium
6 7 (6.60%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
7 5 (4.72%) AccuRev
7 5 (4.72%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.72%) WebStorm
8 4 (3.77%) Ant
9 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.83%) Geb
9 3 (2.83%) Gradle
10 2 (1.89%) Grunt
10 2 (1.89%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (8.49%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Legal
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (68.87%) Developer
2 54 (50.94%) Java Developer
3 26 (24.53%) Architect
4 12 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Integration Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Applications Architect
10 5 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Java Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Java Consultant
12 3 (2.83%) Lead Technical Architect
12 3 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.77%) SOAP
2 53 (50.00%) HTML
3 49 (46.23%) Web Services
4 37 (34.91%) XML
5 34 (32.08%) HTML5
6 31 (29.25%) CSS
7 29 (27.36%) Hibernate
8 26 (24.53%) Spring
9 25 (23.58%) J2EE
10 22 (20.75%) Ajax
11 21 (19.81%) TopLink
12 17 (16.04%) JSF
13 15 (14.15%) jQuery
14 14 (13.21%) JPA
14 14 (13.21%) PrimeFaces
15 13 (12.26%) Spring MVC
16 12 (11.32%) CSS3
16 12 (11.32%) EclipseLink
17 11 (10.38%) JSON
17 11 (10.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Data Integration
1 9 (8.49%) User Experience
2 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.55%) GIS
3 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.72%) Clustering
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.83%) DataPower
7 2 (1.89%) DTV
8 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Linux
2 22 (20.75%) UNIX
3 14 (13.21%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.77%) Windows
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Solaris
6 2 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) TDD
3 33 (31.13%) SOA
4 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.87%) Scrum
5 20 (18.87%) MVC
6 13 (12.26%) ETL
7 12 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (11.32%) Kanban
8 9 (8.49%) User Stories
9 8 (7.55%) TOGAF
9 8 (7.55%) BDD
10 7 (6.60%) Open Source
10 7 (6.60%) UX Design
10 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.60%) Web Design
10 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.60%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.60%) Coaching
11 6 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (73.58%) Java
2 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.70%) SQL
4 7 (6.60%) Scala
4 7 (6.60%) Ruby
4 7 (6.60%) C#
5 5 (4.72%) ECMAScript
5 5 (4.72%) Python
5 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.72%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.72%) Dart
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (0.94%) ABAP
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.89%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 12 (11.32%) IBM
3 9 (8.49%) ESRI
4 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 6 (5.66%) WSO2
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.83%) Apigee
6 3 (2.83%) Mashery
7 2 (1.89%) Intel
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) KANA
7 2 (1.89%) hybris
7 2 (1.89%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.94%) Splunk
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Temenos
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