Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 39 77
Rank change year-on-year -36 +38 0
Contract jobs citing REST 27 23 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.88% 3.81% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.46% 14.29% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 19
10th Percentile £363 £306 £310
25th Percentile £400 £315 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £423 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +6.67%
75th Percentile £530 £485 £438
90th Percentile £600 £503 £501
England median daily rate £538 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +7.50% -1.96% +2.00%

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 319 161 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.20% 26.70% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 110 358
10th Percentile £298 £275 £275
25th Percentile £325 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £502 £447 £484
90th Percentile £563 £513 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
10th Percentile £22.39 " £35.00
25th Percentile £25.60 " £38.75
Median hourly rate £32.42 - £46.40
75th Percentile £39.44 " £48.75
90th Percentile £42.78 " £49.25
England median hourly rate £49.00 £40.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -13.98% +11.97%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing REST as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for REST in the East Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -14 11 £550 - 12
Northamptonshire -12 7 £405 +18.42% 3
Leicestershire -22 3 £375 -17.36% 12
Lincolnshire - 3 £325 - 9
Derbyshire - 1 £425 - 8
REST
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Azure
5 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 6 (22.22%) MariaDB
5 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (18.52%) Spring Boot
6 5 (18.52%) RAML
6 5 (18.52%) Swagger
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum

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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (7.41%) Mule
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Appian
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Azure
2 3 (11.11%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) NuGet
2 3 (11.11%) OpenShift
2 3 (11.11%) Power Automate
3 2 (7.41%) Heroku
3 2 (7.41%) npm
3 2 (7.41%) Serverless
4 1 (3.70%) Apigee
4 1 (3.70%) AtomSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (3.70%) Boomi
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MariaDB
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) Android Studio
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (7.41%) CA Release Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Gatling
4 2 (7.41%) Gradle
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Locust
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) Storybook
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Xcode
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) TestNG
General
1 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Developer
4 2 (7.41%) React Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Appian Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) JDBC
5 5 (18.52%) RAML
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) Spring Boot
5 5 (18.52%) Swagger
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) React
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
6 3 (11.11%) API Design
6 3 (11.11%) Architectural Design
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.41%) Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Master's Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.41%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) UiPath
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Pega
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) webMethods