Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 52 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 +56
Contract jobs citing REST 152 167 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.26% 3.23% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.73% 12.91% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 81 92
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.74% +26.54%
10th Percentile £321 £240 £313
90th Percentile £525 £611 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
East of England median hourly rate - £31.27 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.14% -11.11%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% +7.64% -4.00%

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1417 1294 1646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.43% 25.05% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 799 990
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £247
90th Percentile £575 £549 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 55
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.05 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.03% -8.83% +0.97%
10th Percentile £29.10 £10.60 £19.79
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.81 £44.40
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 48 £400 +6.67% 15
Essex -31 35 £445 +85.42% 3
Hertfordshire +7 31 £425 -5.56% 9
Bedfordshire -5 25 £500 -15.97% 1
Norfolk +5 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £363 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for REST.

1 109 (71.71%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (59.87%) Java
3 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 73 (48.03%) TDD
5 63 (41.45%) Spring
6 62 (40.79%) SOAP
6 62 (40.79%) Git (software)
7 59 (38.82%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (38.16%) JSON
8 58 (38.16%) SQL
9 51 (33.55%) HTML
9 51 (33.55%) XML
10 49 (32.24%) Web Services
11 46 (30.26%) Linux
12 45 (29.61%) Jenkins
13 42 (27.63%) E-Commerce
14 40 (26.32%) Scrum
15 37 (24.34%) CSS
15 37 (24.34%) MVC
16 35 (23.03%) JUnit
16 35 (23.03%) C#
16 35 (23.03%) Microservices
17 34 (22.37%) .NET
18 31 (20.39%) SOA
18 31 (20.39%) Node.js
18 31 (20.39%) Test Automation
19 30 (19.74%) HTML5
20 29 (19.08%) OO
21 27 (17.76%) Hibernate
21 27 (17.76%) Maven

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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.89%) Confluence
2 12 (7.89%) JBoss
3 11 (7.24%) Mule
4 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.95%) IIS
7 5 (3.29%) Apache
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.63%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.97%) CMS
9 3 (1.97%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.32%) nginx
10 2 (1.32%) SAS
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
1 6 (3.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (4.61%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.21%) IaaS
2 14 (9.21%) PaaS
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.95%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.29%) SaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.32%) GitHub
8 2 (1.32%) Route 53
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.66%) Boomi
9 1 (0.66%) Office 365
9 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.45%) HTTP
2 16 (10.53%) SSL
3 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.58%) DNS
5 9 (5.92%) Internet
6 8 (5.26%) LDAP
7 2 (1.32%) AMQP
7 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.66%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.76%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.18%) MySQL
4 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.89%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.61%) MariaDB
8 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (3.29%) Redis
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.97%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.97%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.32%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 62 (40.79%) Git (software)
2 45 (29.61%) Jenkins
3 35 (23.03%) JUnit
4 27 (17.76%) Maven
5 21 (13.82%) JIRA
5 21 (13.82%) Mockito
6 18 (11.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (9.87%) Subversion
8 14 (9.21%) Cucumber
8 14 (9.21%) gulp
8 14 (9.21%) Mercurial
9 13 (8.55%) Grunt
10 11 (7.24%) IntelliJ
10 11 (7.24%) Jasmine
10 11 (7.24%) SoapUI
10 11 (7.24%) WebStorm
11 9 (5.92%) JMeter
11 9 (5.92%) Selenium
12 7 (4.61%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.95%) Ant
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Games
4 5 (3.29%) Automotive
4 5 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (2.63%) Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.97%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (65.79%) Developer
2 45 (29.61%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.87%) Architect
4 15 (9.87%) Designer
5 14 (9.21%) Senior Designer
6 9 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.61%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Tester
8 6 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (2.63%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (41.45%) Spring
2 62 (40.79%) SOAP
3 58 (38.16%) JSON
4 51 (33.55%) HTML
4 51 (33.55%) XML
5 49 (32.24%) Web Services
6 37 (24.34%) CSS
7 34 (22.37%) .NET
8 31 (20.39%) Node.js
9 30 (19.74%) HTML5
10 27 (17.76%) Hibernate
10 27 (17.76%) JPA
11 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
12 19 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 19 (12.50%) XSLT
13 18 (11.84%) jQuery
14 15 (9.87%) Ajax
14 15 (9.87%) JMS
15 14 (9.21%) Middleware
15 14 (9.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.26%) User Experience
5 6 (3.95%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.97%) iPad
8 2 (1.32%) Clustering
8 2 (1.32%) DataPower
8 2 (1.32%) Life Science
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.66%) Smart City
9 1 (0.66%) Social Media
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.26%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) Unix
3 15 (9.87%) Mac OS X
4 12 (7.89%) Windows
5 11 (7.24%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.58%) CoreOS
6 10 (6.58%) Solaris
7 8 (5.26%) HPUX
8 5 (3.29%) Android
8 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (71.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.03%) TDD
3 59 (38.82%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (27.63%) E-Commerce
5 40 (26.32%) Scrum
6 37 (24.34%) MVC
7 35 (23.03%) Microservices
8 31 (20.39%) SOA
8 31 (20.39%) Test Automation
9 29 (19.08%) OO
10 25 (16.45%) User Stories
11 20 (13.16%) BDD
12 18 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
13 17 (11.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (10.53%) Configuration Management
14 16 (10.53%) Kanban
15 13 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
16 12 (7.89%) Web Development
17 11 (7.24%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.87%) Java
2 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 58 (38.16%) SQL
4 35 (23.03%) C#
5 22 (14.47%) Python
6 21 (13.82%) C++
7 15 (9.87%) PL/SQL
8 13 (8.55%) Groovy
9 9 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 8 (5.26%) Scala
11 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.29%) Dart
12 5 (3.29%) ES6
13 4 (2.63%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.63%) ECMAScript
13 4 (2.63%) PHP
13 4 (2.63%) XPath
14 3 (1.97%) C
14 3 (1.97%) VB
14 3 (1.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.66%) MCP
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.63%) Ansible
2 4 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.66%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 8 (5.26%) IBM
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.95%) webMethods
4 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.63%) CA
4 4 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.63%) SAP
4 4 (2.63%) Talend
4 4 (2.63%) WSO2
5 3 (1.97%) Sybase
6 2 (1.32%) Adobe
6 2 (1.32%) hybris
7 1 (0.66%) BroadSoft
7 1 (0.66%) Dell
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) JDA
7 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) Nintex
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
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