Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 99 88
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 71 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.58% 1.61% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.75% 5.32% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 47
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £338 £309 £306
90th Percentile £573 £538 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year - +41.96% -15.47%

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 916 958 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.27% 30.18% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 616 523
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £501 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.79% +145.90%
10th Percentile £33.63 £22.53 £17.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.29 £45.25
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.40%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +11 29 £425 +30.77% 20
Northamptonshire -8 20 £365 -8.86% 5
Leicestershire +7 12 £381 +4.81% 6
Derbyshire +15 7 £475 -9.95% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £400 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 54 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Java
3 31 (43.66%) CSS
3 31 (43.66%) Web Services
4 30 (42.25%) HTML
5 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 27 (38.03%) .NET
6 26 (36.62%) SOAP
7 24 (33.80%) SQL
8 22 (30.99%) HTML5
9 21 (29.58%) C#
10 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
11 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (26.76%) JSON
11 19 (26.76%) MVC
12 16 (22.54%) XML
12 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
12 16 (22.54%) CSS3
13 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
14 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
14 14 (19.72%) jQuery
14 14 (19.72%) Node.js
15 13 (18.31%) J2EE
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.31%) Spring
15 13 (18.31%) React
16 12 (16.90%) Ajax
16 12 (16.90%) Scrum
16 12 (16.90%) JUnit
16 12 (16.90%) Oracle

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 6 (8.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (8.45%) CMS
1 6 (8.45%) Mule
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.08%) npm
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.45%) Boomi
4 6 (8.45%) BrowserStack
4 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.82%) IaaS
5 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
5 2 (2.82%) Office 365
5 2 (2.82%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) HTTP
2 7 (9.86%) FTP
2 7 (9.86%) HTTPS
2 7 (9.86%) Wireshark
3 6 (8.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Power BI
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.04%) DB2
5 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.23%) Blockchain
6 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) JUnit
3 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.27%) Jasmine
4 8 (11.27%) Maven
4 8 (11.27%) NetBeans
4 8 (11.27%) Selenium
5 6 (8.45%) Babel
5 6 (8.45%) Grunt
5 6 (8.45%) gulp
5 6 (8.45%) JIRA
5 6 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (8.45%) Mocha
5 6 (8.45%) webpack
6 5 (7.04%) Gradle
6 5 (7.04%) Subversion
7 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.23%) CA Release Automation
General
1 5 (7.04%) Back Office
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Angular Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) CSS
1 31 (43.66%) Web Services
2 30 (42.25%) HTML
3 27 (38.03%) .NET
4 26 (36.62%) SOAP
5 22 (30.99%) HTML5
6 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
7 19 (26.76%) JSON
8 16 (22.54%) CSS3
8 16 (22.54%) XML
9 14 (19.72%) jQuery
9 14 (19.72%) Node.js
10 13 (18.31%) J2EE
10 13 (18.31%) React
10 13 (18.31%) Spring
11 12 (16.90%) Ajax
12 11 (15.49%) Sass
13 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
15 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.23%) Fintech
2 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Unix
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.90%) Scrum
5 11 (15.49%) DevOps
5 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.68%) BDD
7 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.27%) SOA
8 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Microservices
10 6 (8.45%) Content Management
10 6 (8.45%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.45%) Release Management
10 6 (8.45%) UML
10 6 (8.45%) Web Development
11 5 (7.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) C#
5 7 (9.86%) Groovy
5 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.45%) ES6
6 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.04%) XPath
7 5 (7.04%) XQuery
8 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.82%) Jython
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) Python
11 1 (1.41%) ABAP
11 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (1.41%) Java 8
11 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) vCloud
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 6 (8.45%) Dell
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Capita
7 1 (1.41%) Perforce
7 1 (1.41%) SYSPRO