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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing REST 25 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.52% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 6.32% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 10
Median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £399 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £615 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -3.51% +10.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 364 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.39% 23.99% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 233 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Leicestershire - 7 £400 -
Northamptonshire -6 6 £325 -29.72% 2
Derbyshire -10 6 £540 +54.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £513 +13.88% 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) SOAP
3 22 (35.48%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Scrum
4 21 (33.87%) .NET
4 21 (33.87%) Web Services
5 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 18 (29.03%) SQL
6 18 (29.03%) HTTP
7 17 (27.42%) SOA
7 17 (27.42%) TDD
8 15 (24.19%) MVC
8 15 (24.19%) JSON
8 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
9 14 (22.58%) Spring
9 14 (22.58%) Linux
10 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
10 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.97%) Node.js
11 12 (19.35%) OO
11 12 (19.35%) Data Modelling
11 12 (19.35%) HTML
11 12 (19.35%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
12 11 (17.74%) Java EE
12 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
12 11 (17.74%) Docker
13 10 (16.13%) Python

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 7 (11.29%) JBoss
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) IaaS
1 8 (12.90%) PaaS
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) HTTP
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
2 8 (12.90%) SSL
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.29%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) Maven
3 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.06%) gulp
4 5 (8.06%) Hudson
4 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.45%) NUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) JIRA
6 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.23%) Bower
7 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Protractor
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) Babel
8 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Web Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.06%) ABAP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.45%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) SOAP
2 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) Web Services
3 15 (24.19%) JSON
4 14 (22.58%) Spring
5 13 (20.97%) Node.js
6 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
6 12 (19.35%) HTML
6 12 (19.35%) XML
7 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
7 11 (17.74%) Java EE
8 8 (12.90%) J2EE
9 7 (11.29%) CSS
9 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) JPA
10 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.68%) EDI
10 6 (9.68%) J2SE
10 6 (9.68%) RESTful
10 6 (9.68%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) DataPower
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) CoreOS
2 8 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Scrum
3 17 (27.42%) SOA
3 17 (27.42%) TDD
4 15 (24.19%) MVC
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
6 12 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 12 (19.35%) OO
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (12.90%) Kanban
8 8 (12.90%) SDLC
8 8 (12.90%) User Stories
9 7 (11.29%) Workflow
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.45%) BDD
11 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
11 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Python
5 8 (12.90%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) ABAP
6 6 (9.68%) SAPscript
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Groovy
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WAI
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) WSO2
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.61%) Kony
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) VMware