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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 83 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21  
Contract jobs citing REST 37 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.48% 0.74% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 2.96% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 17
Median daily rate £395 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.90% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £358 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 484 405 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.42% 24.95% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 234 192
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 March 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 March 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
Northamptonshire +6 13 £344 +18.53% 1
Leicestershire +6 12 £500 +40.35% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £294 -16.07% 3
Lincolnshire -3 4 - -
Derbyshire -10 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 24 (39.34%) Node.js
3 22 (36.07%) .NET
3 22 (36.07%) E-Commerce
4 20 (32.79%) Linux
5 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.87%) TDD
6 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
6 17 (27.87%) Docker
7 16 (26.23%) IaaS
7 16 (26.23%) PaaS
7 16 (26.23%) MVC
7 16 (26.23%) Scrum
7 16 (26.23%) JSON
7 16 (26.23%) Java
8 15 (24.59%) Web Services
8 15 (24.59%) SOA
8 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 14 (22.95%) SOAP
9 14 (22.95%) C#
9 14 (22.95%) SQL
9 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
10 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
10 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.67%) CSS
12 11 (18.03%) Python
12 11 (18.03%) Spring
12 11 (18.03%) Web Development
12 11 (18.03%) SDLC

REST
Top Related 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 (11.48%) JBoss
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) IaaS
1 16 (26.23%) PaaS
2 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) HTTP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) SSL
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.11%) Maven
4 6 (9.84%) gulp
4 6 (9.84%) NUnit
5 5 (8.20%) Hudson
5 5 (8.20%) JMeter
5 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Selenium
7 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.28%) Grunt
8 2 (3.28%) JUnit
8 2 (3.28%) Subversion
9 1 (1.64%) Bower
9 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (13.11%) MongoDB Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Node.js Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Node.js
2 22 (36.07%) .NET
3 16 (26.23%) JSON
4 15 (24.59%) Web Services
5 14 (22.95%) SOAP
6 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
7 12 (19.67%) CSS
8 11 (18.03%) Spring
9 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
9 10 (16.39%) HTML
10 9 (14.75%) XML
11 8 (13.11%) J2EE
11 8 (13.11%) Java EE
12 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.48%) HTML5
13 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (9.84%) RESTful
14 5 (8.20%) JPA
14 5 (8.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
3 8 (13.11%) CoreOS
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
5 3 (4.92%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) E-Commerce
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) TDD
4 16 (26.23%) MVC
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 15 (24.59%) SOA
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) SDLC
6 11 (18.03%) Web Development
7 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (13.11%) Kanban
10 6 (9.84%) User Stories
11 5 (8.20%) Load Testing
11 5 (8.20%) OWASP
12 4 (6.56%) Refactoring
12 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 14 (22.95%) C#
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) WSO2
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Kony
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) Zend
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