Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for REST Assured skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST Assured over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

REST Assured
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 54 125
Rank change year-on-year -37 +71 +13
Contract jobs citing REST Assured 4 3 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.58% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 3.85% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £423 £425
Median % change year-on-year +18.34% -0.59% +5.66%
England median daily rate £475 £424 £450
% change year-on-year +12.09% -5.83% -

REST Assured is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 134 78 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.07% 15.03% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 208
10th Percentile £298 £243 £287
25th Percentile £348 £270 £324
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £396 £338 £400
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% -15.63% -
75th Percentile £488 £394 £500
90th Percentile £538 £438 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.24% +3.16% +11.76%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +8.82%

REST Assured
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing REST Assured as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for REST Assured in the East Midlands

REST Assured
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST Assured in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for REST Assured in the East Midlands

REST Assured
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST Assured within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
REST Assured
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing REST Assured also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for REST Assured.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) TMMi
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Debt
3 2 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (50.00%) Newman
3 2 (50.00%) Postman
3 2 (50.00%) Business Case
3 2 (50.00%) Product Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins

REST Assured
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Newman
2 2 (50.00%) Postman
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Business Case
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Product Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Debt
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) TMMi
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Xerox