Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 68 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.74% 1.88% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.64% 6.50% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 30
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £325 £231 £263
90th Percentile £550 £450 £426
England median daily rate £513 £483 £450
% change year-on-year +6.22% +7.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

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 787 862 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.72% 28.93% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 577 538
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £38.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.84% +80.23% -38.57%
10th Percentile £13.71 £19.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.85 £41.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Northamptonshire -6 29 £375 -6.25% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 27 £550 +83.33% 13
Leicestershire +23 11 £450 +37.40% 24
Lincolnshire - 6 £550 - 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (58.82%) HTML
3 39 (57.35%) CSS
4 36 (52.94%) Web Services
4 36 (52.94%) Java
5 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
6 26 (38.24%) JUnit
7 25 (36.76%) HTML5
7 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
8 22 (32.35%) Scrum
8 22 (32.35%) SOAP
9 21 (30.88%) SQL
9 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
10 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
10 19 (27.94%) C#
11 18 (26.47%) .NET
11 18 (26.47%) BDD
11 18 (26.47%) Node.js
12 17 (25.00%) J2EE
13 16 (23.53%) Spring
13 16 (23.53%) jQuery
13 16 (23.53%) CSS3
14 15 (22.06%) JIRA
14 15 (22.06%) Ajax
15 14 (20.59%) React
16 13 (19.12%) Spring Boot
16 13 (19.12%) Groovy
16 13 (19.12%) Selenium
16 13 (19.12%) npm
17 12 (17.65%) Subversion

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 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) Mule
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.47%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) npm
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.82%) BrowserStack
5 3 (4.41%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) DB2
3 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.47%) HBase
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) JUnit
2 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
3 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
4 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 13 (19.12%) Selenium
6 12 (17.65%) Subversion
7 11 (16.18%) Gradle
7 11 (16.18%) Maven
8 9 (13.24%) Jasmine
9 8 (11.76%) NetBeans
10 7 (10.29%) CA Release Automation
10 7 (10.29%) HP UFT
11 6 (8.82%) Babel
11 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
11 6 (8.82%) Grunt
11 6 (8.82%) gulp
11 6 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (8.82%) Mocha
11 6 (8.82%) Mockito
11 6 (8.82%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (85.29%) Developer
2 25 (36.76%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
3 6 (8.82%) UI Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) HTML
2 39 (57.35%) CSS
3 36 (52.94%) Web Services
4 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
4 25 (36.76%) HTML5
5 22 (32.35%) SOAP
6 18 (26.47%) .NET
6 18 (26.47%) Node.js
7 17 (25.00%) J2EE
8 16 (23.53%) CSS3
8 16 (23.53%) jQuery
8 16 (23.53%) Spring
9 15 (22.06%) Ajax
10 14 (20.59%) React
11 13 (19.12%) Spring Boot
12 11 (16.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (16.18%) XML
13 10 (14.71%) Gherkin
13 10 (14.71%) JSON
13 10 (14.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Clustering
1 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.41%) Fintech
1 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Scrum
3 18 (26.47%) BDD
4 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.18%) Microservices
5 11 (16.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Build Automation
7 8 (11.76%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (10.29%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (10.29%) Open Source
8 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.29%) SDLC
8 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Dependency Management
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
10 4 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) SQL
4 19 (27.94%) C#
5 13 (19.12%) Groovy
6 6 (8.82%) ES6
7 4 (5.88%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (5.88%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.88%) Python
8 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.41%) Scala
8 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.94%) Jython
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (8.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) Marketo
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) VMware