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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / East of England
Rank 73 46 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 56 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.57% 3.46% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 13.51% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 36
Median daily rate £365 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
624 607 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 25.64% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 364 478
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 31
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £55.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +10 22 £350 -2.77% 8
Hertfordshire -12 16 £475 -23.69% 1
Essex -22 9 £481 -3.75% 3
Bedfordshire -5 6 £365 -37.87%
Suffolk -5 3 £350 +6.06% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 62 (47.33%) Java
2 61 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (44.27%) JavaScript
4 45 (34.35%) JSON
5 44 (33.59%) E-Commerce
6 41 (31.30%) Linux
6 41 (31.30%) TDD
7 40 (30.53%) C#
7 40 (30.53%) .NET
8 35 (26.72%) HTML
9 33 (25.19%) SQL
9 33 (25.19%) Scrum
10 32 (24.43%) XML
10 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (23.66%) Web Services
11 31 (23.66%) SOAP
12 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
12 29 (22.14%) Node.js
13 27 (20.61%) Docker
13 27 (20.61%) Python
14 26 (19.85%) AngularJS
14 26 (19.85%) MongoDB
15 25 (19.08%) Spring
16 24 (18.32%) MVC
17 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (17.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (16.03%) PaaS
18 21 (16.03%) IaaS
19 20 (15.27%) NoSQL
19 20 (15.27%) Relational Database

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 7 (5.34%) CMS
1 7 (5.34%) IIS
1 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.05%) Drupal
3 4 (3.05%) nginx
3 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.29%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) Confluence
4 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.29%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.03%) IaaS
2 21 (16.03%) PaaS
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Route 53
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) HTTP
1 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.92%) SSL
3 9 (6.87%) DNS
4 7 (5.34%) Internet
5 4 (3.05%) X.509
6 2 (1.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.76%) AMQP
7 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.85%) MongoDB
2 20 (15.27%) NoSQL
2 20 (15.27%) Relational Database
3 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.05%) MySQL
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.29%) DB2
7 3 (2.29%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.29%) Redis
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.53%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.69%) JIRA
3 13 (9.92%) JUnit
4 12 (9.16%) Subversion
5 10 (7.63%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (6.11%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.34%) Mockito
9 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.82%) FxCop
9 5 (3.82%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.82%) Selenium
9 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.82%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.82%) StyleCop
9 5 (3.82%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.82%) TestNG
9 5 (3.82%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.05%) JBehave
10 4 (3.05%) Maven
General
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
2 2 (1.53%) Automotive
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Billing
3 1 (0.76%) Electronics
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (67.18%) Developer
2 32 (24.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.21%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.69%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Node.js Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Architect
6 9 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (6.87%) MongoDB Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Angular Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Android Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.05%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (3.05%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.35%) JSON
2 40 (30.53%) .NET
3 35 (26.72%) HTML
4 32 (24.43%) XML
5 31 (23.66%) SOAP
5 31 (23.66%) Web Services
6 29 (22.14%) Node.js
7 26 (19.85%) AngularJS
8 25 (19.08%) Spring
9 20 (15.27%) CSS
10 14 (10.69%) XSLT
11 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
11 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.16%) JMS
12 12 (9.16%) RESTful
12 12 (9.16%) WCF
13 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
13 10 (7.63%) HTML5
13 10 (7.63%) JPA
14 9 (6.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) iPad
1 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.05%) Contactless
2 4 (3.05%) EMV
2 4 (3.05%) Internet of Things
2 4 (3.05%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.53%) Life Science
4 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.76%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 15 (11.45%) Unix
3 14 (10.69%) Ubuntu
4 12 (9.16%) Windows
5 9 (6.87%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.11%) CoreOS
7 7 (5.34%) Android
8 4 (3.05%) Solaris
9 3 (2.29%) HPUX
9 3 (2.29%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.59%) E-Commerce
3 41 (31.30%) TDD
4 33 (25.19%) Scrum
5 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (18.32%) MVC
7 23 (17.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.74%) BDD
9 18 (13.74%) OO
10 16 (12.21%) SOA
11 14 (10.69%) DevOps
11 14 (10.69%) SOLID
12 11 (8.40%) OOP
12 11 (8.40%) Web Development
13 9 (6.87%) Kanban
14 8 (6.11%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (6.11%) Refactoring
14 8 (6.11%) SDLC
15 7 (5.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.33%) Java
2 58 (44.27%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.53%) C#
4 33 (25.19%) SQL
5 27 (20.61%) Python
6 12 (9.16%) Perl
7 10 (7.63%) C++
8 9 (6.87%) Ruby
9 8 (6.11%) PHP
10 6 (4.58%) VBScript
11 5 (3.82%) C
11 5 (3.82%) Groovy
12 4 (3.05%) Go
12 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.29%) Lua
13 3 (2.29%) Scala
13 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.29%) XAML
13 3 (2.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) SDET
3 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (20.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Consul
2 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) IBM
3 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.29%) ATG
4 3 (2.29%) Blue Martini
4 3 (2.29%) Elastic Path
4 3 (2.29%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.53%) HP
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) webMethods
6 1 (0.76%) JDA
6 1 (0.76%) Sybase
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO