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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 61 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 1.05% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 3.51% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £311 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Essex +15 28 £484 +7.50% 2
Hertfordshire -14 19 £391 -5.15% 6
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £300 +2.12% 7
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (69.66%) HTML
2 59 (66.29%) Java
3 52 (58.43%) CSS
4 49 (55.06%) XML
4 49 (55.06%) JavaScript
5 48 (53.93%) Web Services
6 40 (44.94%) MySQL
6 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (43.82%) MVC
8 38 (42.70%) SQL
9 35 (39.33%) Spring
10 34 (38.20%) UNIX
11 33 (37.08%) jQuery
12 32 (35.96%) SOAP
13 31 (34.83%) Hibernate
13 31 (34.83%) Linux
14 27 (30.34%) Subversion
15 26 (29.21%) JSON
15 26 (29.21%) Relational Database
16 24 (26.97%) Ajax
16 24 (26.97%) OO
17 23 (25.84%) Oracle
17 23 (25.84%) HTTP
18 22 (24.72%) Eclipse
19 21 (23.60%) Scrum
20 20 (22.47%) TDD
20 20 (22.47%) Tomcat
21 19 (21.35%) C#
21 19 (21.35%) J2EE
21 19 (21.35%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (22.47%) Tomcat
2 16 (17.98%) Apache
3 8 (8.99%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (8.99%) CMS
4 6 (6.74%) Node.js
5 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.37%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.12%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (1.12%) Liferay
8 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Zen Cart
3 1 (1.12%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.37%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.84%) HTTP
2 10 (11.24%) Internet
3 9 (10.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) MySQL
2 26 (29.21%) Relational Database
3 15 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.24%) Neo4j
6 9 (10.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.99%) MariaDB
7 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.49%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.12%) DB2
10 1 (1.12%) DTS
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.12%) Big Data
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.12%) SQLite
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Subversion
2 22 (24.72%) Eclipse
3 18 (20.22%) Maven
4 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
4 16 (17.98%) Ant
5 12 (13.48%) JUnit
6 8 (8.99%) Selenium
6 8 (8.99%) Mockito
7 7 (7.87%) JIRA
7 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.74%) CruiseControl
8 6 (6.74%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.62%) Log4j
9 5 (5.62%) SpecFlow
9 5 (5.62%) MSBuild
9 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.62%) NUnit
10 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.25%) Grunt
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Marketing
2 11 (12.36%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 32 (35.96%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (8.99%) UI Developer
4 8 (8.99%) UI Programmer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) CRM Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) HTML
2 52 (58.43%) CSS
3 49 (55.06%) XML
4 48 (53.93%) Web Services
5 35 (39.33%) Spring
6 33 (37.08%) jQuery
7 32 (35.96%) SOAP
8 31 (34.83%) Hibernate
9 26 (29.21%) JSON
10 24 (26.97%) Ajax
11 19 (21.35%) J2EE
11 19 (21.35%) HTML5
12 18 (20.22%) .NET
13 17 (19.10%) WCF
14 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
15 14 (15.73%) CSS3
15 14 (15.73%) Struts
16 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
16 13 (14.61%) JSP
16 13 (14.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.99%) User Experience
3 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.87%) Biology
3 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.74%) Open Source
5 5 (5.62%) Web 2.0
6 3 (3.37%) Social Media
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Life Science
7 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) UNIX
2 31 (34.83%) Linux
3 14 (15.73%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.11%) Windows
5 5 (5.62%) HPUX
5 5 (5.62%) Solaris
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.37%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.82%) MVC
3 24 (26.97%) OO
4 21 (23.60%) Scrum
5 20 (22.47%) TDD
6 18 (20.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (19.10%) Web Design
8 16 (17.98%) Web Development
9 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management
10 12 (13.48%) BDD
10 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.11%) OOP
11 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.11%) Bioinformatics
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.99%) Content Management
13 7 (7.87%) SOA
13 7 (7.87%) Performance Testing
14 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
15 5 (5.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 49 (55.06%) JavaScript
3 38 (42.70%) SQL
4 19 (21.35%) C#
5 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
7 7 (7.87%) XPath
8 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) JBoss
3 5 (5.62%) IBM
3 5 (5.62%) Sun
3 5 (5.62%) Interwoven
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) Twitter
5 2 (2.25%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.12%) Facebook
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
6 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
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