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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 79 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 51 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.96% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 3.30% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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 £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -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
739 787 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.38% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 433 368
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +28 25 £390 -8.23%
Hertfordshire +8 10 £438 +21.44% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £375 +25.00% 9
Suffolk -2 6 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 94 (77.69%) Java
2 68 (56.20%) HTML
3 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (44.63%) TDD
4 54 (44.63%) Web Services
5 53 (43.80%) XML
5 53 (43.80%) SOAP
6 47 (38.84%) Hibernate
7 41 (33.88%) Linux
7 41 (33.88%) Spring
8 39 (32.23%) CSS
9 37 (30.58%) SQL
9 37 (30.58%) UNIX
10 36 (29.75%) JavaScript
10 36 (29.75%) MySQL
11 34 (28.10%) MVC
11 34 (28.10%) Relational Database
12 28 (23.14%) Oracle
12 28 (23.14%) HTML5
13 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
13 27 (22.31%) HTTP
13 27 (22.31%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (20.66%) J2EE
14 25 (20.66%) Mac OS X
15 24 (19.83%) Web Design
16 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
16 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
16 23 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (18.18%) Spring MVC
18 20 (16.53%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (16.53%) JBoss
2 16 (13.22%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.79%) Confluence
4 6 (4.96%) Apache
4 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) Mule
6 2 (1.65%) Liferay
6 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.48%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.48%) Maximo
2 3 (2.48%) Tridion
3 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.65%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) PaaS
3 4 (3.31%) SaaS
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.65%) Office 365
5 2 (1.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) HTTP
2 19 (15.70%) LDAP
3 3 (2.48%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) FTP
3 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.48%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.65%) SSH
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) MySQL
2 34 (28.10%) Relational Database
3 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
4 20 (16.53%) MongoDB
5 15 (12.40%) Neo4j
5 15 (12.40%) MariaDB
6 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.13%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.65%) DTS
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.88%) JIRA
3 15 (12.40%) JUnit
3 15 (12.40%) Subversion
4 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.26%) Eclipse
5 10 (8.26%) Maven
5 10 (8.26%) Selenium
6 8 (6.61%) Ant
7 7 (5.79%) IntelliJ
8 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.13%) AccuRev
9 4 (3.31%) Mockito
9 4 (3.31%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.48%) WebStorm
10 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.48%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.65%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.65%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
1 8 (6.61%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.31%) Retail
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Games
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (71.90%) Developer
2 66 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.36%) Architect
4 10 (8.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Integration Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Tester
9 4 (3.31%) Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (56.20%) HTML
2 54 (44.63%) Web Services
3 53 (43.80%) XML
3 53 (43.80%) SOAP
4 47 (38.84%) Hibernate
5 41 (33.88%) Spring
6 39 (32.23%) CSS
7 28 (23.14%) HTML5
8 25 (20.66%) J2EE
9 22 (18.18%) Spring MVC
10 18 (14.88%) JPA
10 18 (14.88%) JAX-RS
11 16 (13.22%) JAAS
12 15 (12.40%) jQuery
12 15 (12.40%) JSF
13 14 (11.57%) PrimeFaces
13 14 (11.57%) JSON
13 14 (11.57%) Struts2
13 14 (11.57%) Struts
13 14 (11.57%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
3 9 (7.44%) Open Source
4 8 (6.61%) Clustering
5 7 (5.79%) User Experience
6 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.31%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.48%) GIS
8 3 (2.48%) Replication
8 3 (2.48%) DataPower
8 3 (2.48%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.48%) Online Games
9 2 (1.65%) EMV
9 2 (1.65%) DTV
9 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Linux
2 37 (30.58%) UNIX
3 25 (20.66%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.31%) Windows
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (44.63%) TDD
3 34 (28.10%) MVC
4 27 (22.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (19.83%) Web Design
6 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
6 23 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.53%) SOA
7 20 (16.53%) Web Development
8 18 (14.88%) Scrum
8 18 (14.88%) BDD
9 16 (13.22%) Microservices
10 11 (9.09%) DevOps
10 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.44%) Pair Programming
12 8 (6.61%) ETL
12 8 (6.61%) OOP
12 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.79%) OO
14 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (77.69%) Java
2 37 (30.58%) SQL
3 36 (29.75%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.70%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.26%) C#
6 6 (4.96%) Scala
6 6 (4.96%) Python
7 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.48%) Dart
8 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.48%) ECMAScript
8 3 (2.48%) XPath
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) Golang
10 1 (0.83%) ABAP
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) vCloud
2 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.48%) NFS
2 3 (2.48%) vSphere
3 2 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.13%) SCOM
3 4 (3.31%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.48%) Puppet
5 2 (1.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) Oracle
2 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.96%) IBM
3 6 (4.96%) Citrix
3 6 (4.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.31%) ESRI
6 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.48%) NetApp
6 3 (2.48%) Dell
6 3 (2.48%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Cisco
7 2 (1.65%) KANA
7 2 (1.65%) hybris
7 2 (1.65%) Intel
7 2 (1.65%) Temenos
7 2 (1.65%) Splunk
7 2 (1.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.83%) WSO2
8 1 (0.83%) Progress
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