Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 92 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 66 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.46% 1.77% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 6.02% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 39
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -13.94%
10th Percentile £328 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £451 £540
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -16.00%

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 820 930 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.62% 29.45% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 616 548
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +1.73% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £18.97 £21.85 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -2 28 £365 -8.86% 2
Nottinghamshire +19 21 £550 +69.23% 10
Leicestershire +13 14 £500 +52.67% 15
Lincolnshire - 8 £550 - 4
Derbyshire +6 2 £475 +23.86% 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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.

1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) HTML
2 39 (59.09%) Java
3 38 (57.58%) CSS
4 35 (53.03%) Web Services
5 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (40.91%) HTML5
7 26 (39.39%) AngularJS
7 26 (39.39%) JUnit
8 20 (30.30%) Scrum
8 20 (30.30%) J2EE
8 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
9 19 (28.79%) Node.js
9 19 (28.79%) SOAP
10 18 (27.27%) SQL
10 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 17 (25.76%) BDD
11 17 (25.76%) CSS3
11 17 (25.76%) .NET
12 16 (24.24%) C#
12 16 (24.24%) Spring
12 16 (24.24%) JSON
12 16 (24.24%) jQuery
13 15 (22.73%) Ajax
13 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
14 14 (21.21%) Selenium
15 13 (19.70%) JIRA
15 13 (19.70%) Groovy
15 13 (19.70%) Spring Boot
15 13 (19.70%) npm

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 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) Confluence
2 6 (9.09%) Mule
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) npm
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.09%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.03%) Office 365
6 1 (1.52%) Boomi
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) DB2
3 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Blockchain
4 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) JUnit
2 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 14 (21.21%) Selenium
5 13 (19.70%) JIRA
6 11 (16.67%) Gradle
6 11 (16.67%) Maven
6 11 (16.67%) Subversion
7 9 (13.64%) Jasmine
8 8 (12.12%) NetBeans
9 7 (10.61%) CA Release Automation
9 7 (10.61%) HP UFT
10 6 (9.09%) Babel
10 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
10 6 (9.09%) Grunt
10 6 (9.09%) gulp
10 6 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (9.09%) Mocha
10 6 (9.09%) Mockito
10 6 (9.09%) webpack
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
3 6 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Integration Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) HTML
2 38 (57.58%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) Web Services
4 27 (40.91%) HTML5
5 26 (39.39%) AngularJS
6 20 (30.30%) J2EE
7 19 (28.79%) Node.js
7 19 (28.79%) SOAP
8 17 (25.76%) .NET
8 17 (25.76%) CSS3
9 16 (24.24%) jQuery
9 16 (24.24%) JSON
9 16 (24.24%) Spring
10 15 (22.73%) Ajax
11 13 (19.70%) Spring Boot
12 12 (18.18%) React
12 12 (18.18%) XML
13 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
13 10 (15.15%) Swagger
13 10 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Fintech
2 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Scrum
3 17 (25.76%) BDD
4 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Microservices
6 10 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 8 (12.12%) Build Automation
8 8 (12.12%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Open Source
10 6 (9.09%) Dependency Management
10 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
11 4 (6.06%) CRM
11 4 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) C#
5 13 (19.70%) Groovy
6 6 (9.09%) ES6
7 4 (6.06%) ActionScript
7 4 (6.06%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (6.06%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
8 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.03%) ABAP
9 2 (3.03%) Jython
9 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
10 1 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Kubernetes
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (9.09%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) VMware