Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 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 of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 66 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 181 152 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.80% 3.25% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% 10.68% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 83
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £321 £250
90th Percentile £569 £525 £610
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
East of England median hourly rate £59.38 - £31.27
10th Percentile £57.81 - £28.65
90th Percentile £60.94 - £42.35
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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,335 1,423 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.02% 30.47% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 891 810
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 34
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.03% -8.83%
10th Percentile £14.20 £29.10 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.25 £63.75 £42.81
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the East of England

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the East of England

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the East of England

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in the East of England

REST
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 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
Hertfordshire +23 63 £425 - 13
Cambridgeshire +3 46 £400 - 25
Essex +7 32 £525 +17.98% 16
Suffolk +4 22 £450 +24.14% 6
Bedfordshire -7 21 £525 +5.00% 1
Norfolk +5 2 £275 -21.43% 5
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for REST.

1 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (55.25%) Java
3 87 (48.07%) Web Services
4 80 (44.20%) SOAP
5 78 (43.09%) TDD
6 57 (31.49%) JSON
7 54 (29.83%) JavaScript
8 51 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (27.07%) Spring
10 48 (26.52%) Scrum
11 41 (22.65%) E-Commerce
12 40 (22.10%) XML
13 39 (21.55%) MVC
14 36 (19.89%) .NET
15 35 (19.34%) C#
16 33 (18.23%) Test Automation
17 30 (16.57%) Microservices
18 29 (16.02%) Java 8
18 29 (16.02%) Jenkins
18 29 (16.02%) JUnit
19 27 (14.92%) CSS
20 26 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (13.81%) Kanban
21 25 (13.81%) DevOps
21 25 (13.81%) HTML
21 25 (13.81%) SOA
22 24 (13.26%) SQL
22 24 (13.26%) AngularJS
23 23 (12.71%) Relational Database
23 23 (12.71%) UML

REST
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 19 (10.50%) Mule
2 9 (4.97%) Apache
2 9 (4.97%) JBoss
3 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.76%) Confluence
4 5 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.66%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.66%) CMS
6 3 (1.66%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.10%) WordPress
8 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Magento
2 3 (1.66%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.66%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.66%) Office 365
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) Heroku
5 2 (1.10%) Serverless
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.60%) HTTP
2 7 (3.87%) Internet
3 5 (2.76%) SSL
4 3 (1.66%) DNS
5 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.05%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.29%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.08%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (6.08%) GIS
5 10 (5.52%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.42%) DB2
6 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.76%) MySQL
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.21%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.66%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Jenkins
1 29 (16.02%) JUnit
2 22 (12.15%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.94%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.29%) Maven
5 14 (7.73%) Selenium
6 13 (7.18%) JIRA
6 13 (7.18%) SoapUI
7 11 (6.08%) NUnit
7 11 (6.08%) ReSharper
7 11 (6.08%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.52%) Mockito
9 8 (4.42%) CruiseControl
9 8 (4.42%) FishEye
9 8 (4.42%) Hudson
9 8 (4.42%) Subversion
9 8 (4.42%) webpack
10 7 (3.87%) Ant
11 6 (3.31%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (9.94%) Finance
2 16 (8.84%) Retail
3 13 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.08%) Marketing
6 9 (4.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (70.72%) Developer
2 49 (27.07%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.26%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.05%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.94%) Integration Developer
6 17 (9.39%) Architect
7 16 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (7.18%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (7.18%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.52%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Technical Business Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) XML Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (48.07%) Web Services
2 80 (44.20%) SOAP
3 57 (31.49%) JSON
4 49 (27.07%) Spring
5 40 (22.10%) XML
6 36 (19.89%) .NET
7 27 (14.92%) CSS
8 25 (13.81%) HTML
9 24 (13.26%) AngularJS
10 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET
11 21 (11.60%) Node.js
12 20 (11.05%) J2EE
13 19 (10.50%) HTML5
14 17 (9.39%) RESTful
15 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (8.84%) Hibernate
15 16 (8.84%) WCF
16 14 (7.73%) Spring MVC
17 13 (7.18%) JMS
17 13 (7.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.87%) User Experience
3 6 (3.31%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.10%) Clustering
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.39%) Windows
2 14 (7.73%) Linux
2 14 (7.73%) Unix
3 3 (1.66%) Solaris
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) HPUX
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (43.09%) TDD
3 51 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (26.52%) Scrum
5 41 (22.65%) E-Commerce
6 39 (21.55%) MVC
7 33 (18.23%) Test Automation
8 30 (16.57%) Microservices
9 25 (13.81%) DevOps
9 25 (13.81%) Kanban
9 25 (13.81%) SOA
10 23 (12.71%) OO
10 23 (12.71%) UML
11 18 (9.94%) Front End Development
12 16 (8.84%) Open Source
12 16 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.29%) SOLID
14 14 (7.73%) API Development
15 12 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) Java
2 54 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.34%) C#
4 29 (16.02%) Java 8
5 24 (13.26%) SQL
6 12 (6.63%) ES6
6 12 (6.63%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.52%) C
8 9 (4.97%) Scala
9 5 (2.76%) Groovy
9 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.21%) PHP
10 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.10%) Perl
11 2 (1.10%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.55%) ABAP
12 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) GDPR
1 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
1 13 (7.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Ansible
2 3 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.66%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.10%) Mesos
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 14 (7.73%) SAP
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle
3 11 (6.08%) IBM
4 8 (4.42%) Adobe
4 8 (4.42%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.87%) Google
5 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.76%) hybris
7 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.66%) Mashery
8 3 (1.66%) Nintex
8 3 (1.66%) Sybase
9 1 (0.55%) ATG
9 1 (0.55%) Blue Martini
9 1 (0.55%) Demandware
9 1 (0.55%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.55%) Informatica
9 1 (0.55%) Sony
9 1 (0.55%) Talend
9 1 (0.55%) VMware