Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 83 99
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 56 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.74% 1.91% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 6.82% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 40
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% -9.24%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £313
90th Percentile £448 £491 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.00% +7.14%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 913 924 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.35% 28.07% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 553 510
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £487
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the East Midlands

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the East Midlands

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the East Midlands

REST
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +11 19 £400 +1.59% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 14 £325 -18.75% 4
Derbyshire +3 14 £384 +42.83% 2
Leicestershire -18 9 £328 -6.43% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 29 (51.79%) SOAP
2 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
3 23 (41.07%) Web Services
4 21 (37.50%) MVC
5 17 (30.36%) TDD
5 17 (30.36%) JSON
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) C#
7 15 (26.79%) Java
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle
8 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.43%) HTML
10 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 11 (19.64%) XML
12 10 (17.86%) React
12 10 (17.86%) Node.js
13 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
13 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.07%) Visualisation
13 9 (16.07%) Loose Coupling
13 9 (16.07%) Web Application Development
13 9 (16.07%) SOA
13 9 (16.07%) OO
13 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.07%) Banking
13 9 (16.07%) Web Development

REST
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 5 (8.93%) IIS
1 5 (8.93%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.36%) Documentum
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Boomi
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 5 (8.93%) Intranet
3 3 (5.36%) ATM
3 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) SMS
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) GIS
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.57%) Power BI
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Xcode
5 3 (5.36%) Gradle
5 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) JProfiler
5 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Web Developer
3 8 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Business Integration Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Objective-C Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) SOAP
2 26 (46.43%) .NET
3 23 (41.07%) Web Services
4 17 (30.36%) JSON
5 16 (28.57%) CSS
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (21.43%) HTML
8 11 (19.64%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) Node.js
9 10 (17.86%) React
10 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.07%) Spring
11 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 8 (14.29%) Java EE
11 8 (14.29%) JPA
11 8 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 7 (12.50%) OAuth
12 7 (12.50%) OAuth2
12 7 (12.50%) RESTful
13 6 (10.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) iPad
2 5 (8.93%) iPhone
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) IVR
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) MVC
3 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 9 (16.07%) Loose Coupling
4 9 (16.07%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) SOA
4 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.07%) Visualisation
4 9 (16.07%) Web Application Development
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 8 (14.29%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.50%) OWASP
7 6 (10.71%) Proactive Management
7 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.71%) Runbook
7 6 (10.71%) SDLC
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) C#
1 15 (26.79%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 7 (12.50%) Apple Swift
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 3 (5.36%) XQuery
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Perforce
3 3 (5.36%) Apple
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
3 3 (5.36%) OpenText
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Capita
4 1 (1.79%) WSO2