Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 73 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.49% 1.95% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 6.04% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 45
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £231 £310 £308
90th Percentile £500 £540 £605
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +20.16%

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 862 961 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.46% 32.25% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 587 474
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £269 £268 £238
90th Percentile £525 £515 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +45.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £23.70 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.75 £67.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +11 26 £425 +30.77% 7
Nottinghamshire +5 25 £355 -29.00% 13
Derbyshire +8 10 £475 -12.04% 1
Leicestershire 0 9 £375 -25.00% 6
Lincolnshire +2 2 - -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.16%) SOAP
3 37 (50.68%) Java
4 35 (47.95%) JSON
5 32 (43.84%) XML
6 24 (32.88%) SQL
7 22 (30.14%) Web Services
8 21 (28.77%) SOA
9 19 (26.03%) Unix
9 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
9 19 (26.03%) DevOps
10 18 (24.66%) Linux
11 17 (23.29%) HTML
12 16 (21.92%) .NET
12 16 (21.92%) Red Hat
12 16 (21.92%) Dell
12 16 (21.92%) Boomi
13 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
14 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
14 14 (19.18%) Oracle
14 14 (19.18%) MVC
14 14 (19.18%) Spring
15 13 (17.81%) CSS
15 13 (17.81%) UML
15 13 (17.81%) OOA/OOD
15 13 (17.81%) XSD
16 12 (16.44%) XSL
16 12 (16.44%) PL/SQL
16 12 (16.44%) Shell Script

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 12 (16.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) Mule
5 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.74%) WordPress
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Kentico
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) HipChat
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Boomi
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.96%) iPaaS
4 4 (5.48%) npm
5 3 (4.11%) PaaS
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.74%) IaaS
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) FTP
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
1 7 (9.59%) HTTPS
1 7 (9.59%) Wireshark
2 6 (8.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) Power BI
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL
5 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.33%) Subversion
3 7 (9.59%) JUnit
3 7 (9.59%) Maven
4 6 (8.22%) Xcode
5 5 (6.85%) Gradle
5 5 (6.85%) IntelliJ
5 5 (6.85%) JIRA
6 4 (5.48%) Selenium
7 3 (4.11%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (4.11%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.11%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.11%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.74%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.37%) Mockito
9 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (9.59%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Back Office
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.22%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Objective-C Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Programmer
7 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) SOAP
2 35 (47.95%) JSON
3 32 (43.84%) XML
4 22 (30.14%) Web Services
5 17 (23.29%) HTML
6 16 (21.92%) .NET
7 14 (19.18%) Spring
8 13 (17.81%) CSS
8 13 (17.81%) XSD
9 12 (16.44%) jQuery
9 12 (16.44%) XSL
10 9 (12.33%) Ajax
11 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.59%) HTML5
11 7 (9.59%) J2EE
12 6 (8.22%) Sass
12 6 (8.22%) Spring Boot
13 5 (6.85%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (6.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) DataPower
3 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) iPhone
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Unix
2 18 (24.66%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
5 8 (10.96%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) SOA
3 19 (26.03%) DevOps
4 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
4 14 (19.18%) MVC
5 13 (17.81%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (17.81%) UML
6 12 (16.44%) EAI
7 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.70%) OO
8 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.59%) Web Development
11 6 (8.22%) Content Management
11 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
11 6 (8.22%) Release Management
11 6 (8.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) Java
2 24 (32.88%) SQL
3 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.44%) PL/SQL
4 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.44%) XPath
4 12 (16.44%) XQuery
5 10 (13.70%) C#
6 7 (9.59%) PHP
7 6 (8.22%) Apple Swift
7 6 (8.22%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.48%) Java 8
8 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) Go
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Dell
1 16 (21.92%) Red Hat
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Apple
5 5 (6.85%) Zend
6 3 (4.11%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.74%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) Perforce
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.37%) Capita
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) VMware