Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 87 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 63 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.16% 1.97% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% 6.21% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 31
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £305
90th Percentile £508 £538 £648
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +7.64%

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 864 999 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.60% 31.73% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 616 493
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26.88 £28.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £67.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 July 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 July 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
Nottinghamshire -4 18 £479 +25.64% 14
Northamptonshire -7 17 £425 +30.77% 3
Leicestershire +5 13 £375 -16.67% 6
Derbyshire +20 12 £475 -12.04% 1
Lincolnshire +9 5 - -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) SOAP
4 27 (42.86%) JSON
5 24 (38.10%) XML
6 23 (36.51%) Web Services
7 19 (30.16%) SQL
8 17 (26.98%) .NET
8 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.40%) MVC
10 15 (23.81%) HTML
10 15 (23.81%) Unix
10 15 (23.81%) SOA
10 15 (23.81%) DevOps
11 14 (22.22%) jQuery
11 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 13 (20.63%) Linux
12 13 (20.63%) CSS
12 13 (20.63%) Spring
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
14 11 (17.46%) Boomi
14 11 (17.46%) C#
14 11 (17.46%) J2EE
14 11 (17.46%) Dell
14 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
14 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
15 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
15 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 8 (12.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Mule
5 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Kentico
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) HipChat
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.46%) Boomi
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.35%) iPaaS
4 4 (6.35%) npm
5 3 (4.76%) PaaS
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) SaaS
7 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) FTP
1 7 (11.11%) HTTP
1 7 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 7 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 6 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (11.11%) Power BI
3 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) JUnit
4 6 (9.52%) Maven
5 5 (7.94%) JIRA
6 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.35%) Gradle
6 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium
7 3 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.76%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.76%) PHPUnit
7 3 (4.76%) Xcode
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.59%) Mockito
8 1 (1.59%) MSI
8 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (7.94%) Back Office
1 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.94%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) SOAP
2 27 (42.86%) JSON
3 24 (38.10%) XML
4 23 (36.51%) Web Services
5 17 (26.98%) .NET
6 15 (23.81%) HTML
7 14 (22.22%) jQuery
8 13 (20.63%) CSS
8 13 (20.63%) Spring
9 11 (17.46%) J2EE
10 9 (14.29%) HTML5
10 9 (14.29%) XSD
11 8 (12.70%) XSL
12 7 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.94%) Node.js
13 5 (7.94%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (7.94%) Symfony
13 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (7.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (6.35%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Unix
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.70%) Windows
5 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) MVC
3 15 (23.81%) DevOps
3 15 (23.81%) SOA
4 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
5 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.29%) OO
6 9 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (14.29%) UML
7 8 (12.70%) EAI
7 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Web Development
9 6 (9.52%) Content Management
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Release Management
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) SQL
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) C#
5 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.70%) XPath
5 8 (12.70%) XQuery
6 5 (7.94%) PHP
7 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.76%) Java 8
8 3 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) ABAP
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) Go
10 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Dell
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Zend
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Splunk
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) SYSPRO
6 1 (1.59%) VMware