The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 123 157
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +34
Contract jobs citing REST 1416 916 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.78% 1.81% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 6.64% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 636 493
Median daily rate £470 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -17.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £32.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £35.70 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14230 13798 13509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 27.26% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9062 9006
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 180 187
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

REST
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the England region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in England

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in England

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the England region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in England

REST
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram in England

REST
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +40 743 £500 +14.28% 165
South East +68 271 £425 +8.97% 59
North West +14 91 £450 +16.12% 24
Yorkshire +1 88 £438 +2.94% 16
East of England +30 81 £406 -4.41% 25
West Midlands +13 63 £404 +7.73% 19
South West -9 47 £375 -9.09% 27
East Midlands +4 19 £398 -5.35% 11
North East -31 6 £375 - 5
Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for REST.

1 1663 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1625 (62.52%) Java
3 916 (35.24%) TDD
4 912 (35.09%) SOAP
5 911 (35.05%) Web Services
6 903 (34.74%) HTML
7 860 (33.09%) JavaScript
8 794 (30.55%) Scrum
9 781 (30.05%) JSON
10 687 (26.43%) Spring
11 680 (26.16%) CSS
12 592 (22.78%) XML
13 573 (22.05%) SQL
14 560 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
15 559 (21.51%) Git (software)
16 532 (20.47%) HTML5
17 490 (18.85%) Linux
18 482 (18.55%) HTTP
19 473 (18.20%) NoSQL
20 444 (17.08%) C#
21 442 (17.01%) AngularJS
22 426 (16.39%) BDD
23 386 (14.85%) Open Source
24 379 (14.58%) SOA
25 375 (14.43%) Oracle
25 375 (14.43%) Jenkins
26 368 (14.16%) MVC
27 365 (14.04%) .NET
28 363 (13.97%) Finance
29 361 (13.89%) Scala

REST
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 302 (11.62%) Node.js
2 216 (8.31%) Tomcat
3 151 (5.81%) Apache
4 105 (4.04%) JBoss
5 98 (3.77%) Confluence
5 98 (3.77%) Jetty
6 83 (3.19%) WebLogic
7 73 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 66 (2.54%) CMS
9 51 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 46 (1.77%) nginx
11 41 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
12 40 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 39 (1.50%) IIS
14 37 (1.42%) Mule
15 30 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
16 29 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 22 (0.85%) MQSeries
19 21 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 49 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.46%) MS Office
4 9 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.077%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
1 15 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.19%) Magento
8 3 (0.12%) BigMachines
8 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.12%) Maximo
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.077%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.077%) Revive Adserver
9 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.038%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 208 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.27%) SaaS
4 41 (1.58%) GitHub
5 35 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.19%) Force.com
7 23 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.81%) Boomi
9 20 (0.77%) Google App Engine
10 18 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.62%) PaaS
12 14 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.46%) IaaS
14 9 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.27%) iPaaS
16 6 (0.23%) Heroku
16 6 (0.23%) Oracle CX
17 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 482 (18.55%) HTTP
2 89 (3.42%) SSL
3 88 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 86 (3.31%) Internet
5 42 (1.62%) LDAP
6 33 (1.27%) HTTPS
7 29 (1.12%) FTP
8 26 (1.00%) DNS
9 23 (0.88%) DVB
10 22 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (0.85%) X.509
11 21 (0.81%) 802.15
11 21 (0.81%) Bluetooth
11 21 (0.81%) ZigBee
12 18 (0.69%) Network Security
13 15 (0.58%) SSH
13 15 (0.58%) VPN
14 10 (0.38%) DHCP
14 10 (0.38%) Firewall
14 10 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (18.20%) NoSQL
2 334 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 268 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 251 (9.66%) MySQL
5 231 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 195 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 124 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
8 103 (3.96%) Neo4j
9 92 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 88 (3.39%) Big Data
11 78 (3.00%) Hadoop
12 61 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.27%) Apache Hive
14 29 (1.12%) Redis
15 28 (1.08%) Impala
16 23 (0.88%) GIS
17 21 (0.81%) DB2
18 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 17 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 559 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 375 (14.43%) Jenkins
3 344 (13.24%) Subversion
4 342 (13.16%) JUnit
5 323 (12.43%) Maven
6 217 (8.35%) JIRA
7 197 (7.58%) Cucumber
8 179 (6.89%) Selenium
9 173 (6.66%) Mockito
10 150 (5.77%) Gradle
11 82 (3.16%) Eclipse
12 80 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (2.54%) Ant
14 57 (2.19%) Grunt
15 54 (2.08%) Hudson
15 54 (2.08%) TeamCity
16 53 (2.04%) SoapUI
17 47 (1.81%) JMeter
17 47 (1.81%) Visual Studio
18 44 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 363 (13.97%) Finance
2 289 (11.12%) Banking
3 108 (4.16%) Retail
4 78 (3.00%) Marketing
5 57 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 48 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.50%) Games
8 36 (1.39%) Publishing
9 25 (0.96%) Front Office
10 17 (0.65%) Legal
11 13 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.42%) Back Office
14 10 (0.38%) Billing
15 9 (0.35%) Electronics
16 8 (0.31%) Advertising
16 8 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.27%) Local Government
17 7 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1936 (74.49%) Developer
2 901 (34.67%) Java Developer
3 323 (12.43%) Architect
4 318 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 229 (8.81%) Agile Developer
6 224 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 190 (7.31%) Agile Java Developer
8 177 (6.81%) Scala Developer
9 144 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 129 (4.96%) C# Developer
11 118 (4.54%) Technical Architect
12 115 (4.42%) .NET Developer
13 106 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 96 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
15 91 (3.50%) Software Developer
16 90 (3.46%) Java Scala Developer
17 88 (3.39%) Lead Developer
18 82 (3.16%) Android Developer
19 74 (2.85%) Software Engineer
20 72 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (35.09%) SOAP
2 911 (35.05%) Web Services
3 903 (34.74%) HTML
4 781 (30.05%) JSON
5 687 (26.43%) Spring
6 680 (26.16%) CSS
7 592 (22.78%) XML
8 532 (20.47%) HTML5
9 442 (17.01%) AngularJS
10 365 (14.04%) .NET
11 340 (13.08%) CSS3
12 288 (11.08%) RESTful
13 283 (10.89%) Ajax
14 265 (10.20%) Hibernate
15 221 (8.50%) jQuery
16 216 (8.31%) J2EE
17 201 (7.73%) Middleware
18 179 (6.89%) Play Framework
19 170 (6.54%) JMS
20 133 (5.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 166 (6.39%) User Experience
2 152 (5.85%) Mobile App
3 135 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 72 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 43 (1.65%) DataPower
8 40 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 29 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (0.92%) DTV
11 24 (0.92%) STB
12 23 (0.88%) Fintech
12 23 (0.88%) MPEG
13 22 (0.85%) Derivative
14 19 (0.73%) iPad
14 19 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.69%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (0.62%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 490 (18.85%) Linux
2 349 (13.43%) Unix
3 150 (5.77%) Windows
4 132 (5.08%) Android
5 98 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 98 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 26 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.65%) Solaris
8 12 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.35%) CentOS
11 7 (0.27%) VxWorks
11 7 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.077%) Debian
13 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.077%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.077%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1663 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
2 916 (35.24%) TDD
3 794 (30.55%) Scrum
4 560 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
5 426 (16.39%) BDD
6 386 (14.85%) Open Source
7 379 (14.58%) SOA
8 368 (14.16%) MVC
9 299 (11.50%) OO
9 299 (11.50%) Software Engineering
10 252 (9.70%) Pair Programming
11 238 (9.16%) Web Development
12 234 (9.00%) SDLC
13 233 (8.96%) Microservices
14 210 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 197 (7.58%) High Availability
16 187 (7.20%) Automated Testing
17 186 (7.16%) E-Commerce
18 181 (6.96%) Unit Testing
19 170 (6.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1625 (62.52%) Java
2 860 (33.09%) JavaScript
3 573 (22.05%) SQL
4 444 (17.08%) C#
5 361 (13.89%) Scala
6 305 (11.74%) Python
7 261 (10.04%) Ruby
8 167 (6.43%) PHP
9 114 (4.39%) Groovy
10 113 (4.35%) C++
11 85 (3.27%) C
12 69 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 67 (2.58%) Perl
14 55 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 53 (2.04%) Apex Code
16 52 (2.00%) Shell Script
17 49 (1.89%) Bash Shell
18 45 (1.73%) Objective-C
19 39 (1.50%) XPath
20 38 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 169 (6.50%) Degree
2 152 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (0.85%) ISEB
6 19 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) CCNP
8 5 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.19%) PhD
9 4 (0.15%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.12%) MCITP
10 3 (0.12%) MCTS
10 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.038%) EMC Certification
12 1 (0.038%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.038%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.54%) QA
2 33 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.54%) SLA
5 13 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.23%) HL7
6 6 (0.23%) SEPA
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.12%) SDET
9 2 (0.077%) WCAG
10 1 (0.038%) COBIT
10 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (5.27%) Docker
2 32 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.38%) HDFS
5 8 (0.31%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.19%) KVM
7 4 (0.15%) Varnish
8 3 (0.12%) Squid
9 2 (0.077%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.077%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.077%) Gluster
9 2 (0.077%) iptables
9 2 (0.077%) LXC
9 2 (0.077%) NFS
9 2 (0.077%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.077%) vCloud
9 2 (0.077%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.077%) Xen
10 1 (0.038%) Firmware
10 1 (0.038%) NDS
Systems Management
1 90 (3.46%) Puppet
2 58 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.00%) Ansible
4 25 (0.96%) Graphite
5 22 (0.85%) Nagios
6 16 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 13 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.46%) OpenAM
9 7 (0.27%) Kibana
9 7 (0.27%) logstash
9 7 (0.27%) yum
10 6 (0.23%) OpenIDM
11 5 (0.19%) Control-M
12 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.15%) Grafana
12 4 (0.15%) StatsD
13 3 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
14 2 (0.077%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 375 (14.43%) Oracle
2 225 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 149 (5.73%) Google
4 120 (4.62%) IBM
5 59 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 47 (1.81%) SAP
7 47 (1.81%) VMware
8 46 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.42%) webMethods
10 31 (1.19%) WSO2
11 29 (1.12%) TIBCO
12 25 (0.96%) hybris
13 24 (0.92%) SOASTA, Inc
14 23 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.81%) Dell
16 20 (0.77%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.69%) ESRI
17 18 (0.69%) Informatica
18 16 (0.62%) Adobe
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E-synergy Solutions
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
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North West
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Rate: £400 - £530 per day
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Derby, Derbyshire
Dantech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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London
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South West
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Surrey
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Essex
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West Midlands
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City, London
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Staines, Middlesex
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Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
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London
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Information Consulting Services Ltd
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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West London
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City, London
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Brighton, East Sussex
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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solocal
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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London
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Rate: £500 - £575 per day
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
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Understanding Recruitment
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