Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for REST Assured skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST Assured over the 6 months to 16 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.

REST Assured
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 81 181
Rank change year-on-year -44 +100 +32
Contract jobs citing REST Assured 8 8 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.68% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 3.08% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £466 £508 -
Median % change year-on-year -8.13% - -
England median daily rate £488 £429 £450
% change year-on-year +13.77% -4.78% -

REST Assured is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 498 260 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.25% 22.13% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 154 442
10th Percentile £325 £305 £313
25th Percentile £413 £385 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £573 £525 £513
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 23
10th Percentile £26.84 £42.00 £12.60
25th Percentile £44.00 " £41.13
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £54.50 £49.69 £48.75
90th Percentile £61.12 £58.30 £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%

REST Assured
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing REST Assured as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for REST Assured in the East of England

REST Assured
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST Assured in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for REST Assured in the East of England

REST Assured
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST Assured within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Essex -21 5 £466 -8.13% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
REST Assured
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing REST Assured 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 of England region with a requirement for REST Assured.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Confluence
4 5 (62.50%) WireMock
4 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (62.50%) Data-Driven Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Spring
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Magento
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services

REST Assured
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Postman
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) WireMock
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) RESTEasy
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Data-Driven Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Content Management
8 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Test Management
8 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) hybris
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Xerox
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian