Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 38 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.10% 2.54% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.39% 8.10% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 64 44
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £306 £332 £266
90th Percentile £503 £550 £443
England median daily rate £520 £505 £475
% change year-on-year +2.97% +6.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.25 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.67% - +42.86%

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 514 840 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.46% 31.38% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 612 611
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £404 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.62% +2.00%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.68 £13.60
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.00 £48.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +1.01%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 15 £400 -27.27% 11
Leicestershire -1 11 £335 -33.00% 13
Northamptonshire +8 8 £425 +13.33% 2
Derbyshire +11 3 £400 -15.79%
Lincolnshire -6 1 £275 -50.00% 8
REST
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 14 (36.84%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 12 (31.58%) SOAP
5 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 10 (26.32%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) Azure
8 8 (21.05%) AWS
8 8 (21.05%) Node.js
8 8 (21.05%) React
8 8 (21.05%) .NET Core
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) QA
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.42%) JIRA
9 7 (18.42%) TDD
9 7 (18.42%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) CRM
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.79%) Microservices
10 6 (15.79%) GitHub
10 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.79%) MongoDB

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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.89%) Confluence
1 3 (7.89%) Ethereum
1 3 (7.89%) Hyperledger
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Azure
2 8 (21.05%) AWS
3 6 (15.79%) GitHub
4 5 (13.16%) Apigee
4 5 (13.16%) GCP
5 3 (7.89%) BrowserStack
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Functions
6 2 (5.26%) Serverless
6 2 (5.26%) Trello
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) SMTP
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) Blockchain
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Postman
5 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.53%) Selenium
6 3 (7.89%) Mocha
6 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
6 3 (7.89%) Travis CI
7 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
7 2 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) Subversion
7 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Ant
8 1 (2.63%) git-flow
8 1 (2.63%) JUnit
8 1 (2.63%) NetBeans
8 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
3 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) SOAP
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Core
5 8 (21.05%) Node.js
5 8 (21.05%) React
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) JSON
7 5 (13.16%) XML
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) jQuery
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.89%) Middleware
9 3 (7.89%) OAuth
9 3 (7.89%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Microservices
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Fintech
5 4 (10.53%) SDET
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C#
1 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) MIIS
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) CA
2 5 (13.16%) WSO2
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Jitterbit
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) Zend