Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 56 77
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 99 204 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.33% 4.08% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 13.84% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 130 103
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £313
90th Percentile £650 £569 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £59.38 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +20.00%

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 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 1,205 1,474 1,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.30% 29.46% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 940 890
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £270
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 37
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28.70 £16.00 £26.26
90th Percentile £57.20 £59.06 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +6.67%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -26 39 £463 +8.82% 10
Cambridgeshire -37 30 £475 +11.76% 20
Suffolk +8 15 £375 -16.67% 7
Essex +4 10 £550 - 3
Bedfordshire 0 3 £550 +3.77% 2
East Anglia +13 1 - -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Web Services
3 31 (31.31%) Java
4 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.27%) SOAP
5 26 (26.26%) Microservices
6 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 22 (22.22%) TDD
8 21 (21.21%) HTML
8 21 (21.21%) Spring
9 20 (20.20%) Test Automation
9 20 (20.20%) Scrum
10 19 (19.19%) CSS
10 19 (19.19%) JSON
11 18 (18.18%) C#
11 18 (18.18%) SQL
11 18 (18.18%) Spring Boot
12 17 (17.17%) .NET
12 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
12 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
12 17 (17.17%) AWS
13 16 (16.16%) XML
14 15 (15.15%) Python
14 15 (15.15%) Azure
14 15 (15.15%) DevOps
15 14 (14.14%) OOP
15 14 (14.14%) OO
15 14 (14.14%) Apache
16 13 (13.13%) SAP
16 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL

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 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.14%) Apache
3 11 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (7.07%) CMS
7 4 (4.04%) CoreMedia CMS
7 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.01%) IIS
9 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (4.04%) Fredhopper
2 4 (4.04%) Magento
2 4 (4.04%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) AWS
2 15 (15.15%) Azure
3 12 (12.12%) GCP
4 4 (4.04%) Algolia
4 4 (4.04%) BrowserStack
4 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.04%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (4.04%) Serverless
5 3 (3.03%) Office 365
6 2 (2.02%) Boomi
6 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.01%) npm
7 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.02%) SSL
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) FTP
4 1 (1.01%) FWSM
4 1 (1.01%) Skype
4 1 (1.01%) SNMP
4 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.07%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (7.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.06%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (5.05%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.02%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.13%) JIRA
3 12 (12.12%) Selenium
4 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.11%) git-flow
5 6 (6.06%) Robot Framework
5 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.05%) gulp
6 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.05%) JUnit
6 5 (5.05%) Mockito
6 5 (5.05%) TestRail
7 4 (4.04%) Appium
7 4 (4.04%) Calabash
7 4 (4.04%) GitLab
7 4 (4.04%) Grunt
7 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Marketing
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Data Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Architect
5 6 (6.06%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Product Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Product Owner
7 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Product Owner
7 4 (4.04%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.04%) Tester
8 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) Web Services
2 27 (27.27%) SOAP
3 21 (21.21%) HTML
3 21 (21.21%) Spring
4 19 (19.19%) CSS
4 19 (19.19%) JSON
5 18 (18.18%) Spring Boot
6 17 (17.17%) .NET
7 16 (16.16%) XML
8 12 (12.12%) JMS
8 12 (12.12%) JSP
8 12 (12.12%) Servlets
9 11 (11.11%) HTML5
9 11 (11.11%) Java EE
9 11 (11.11%) JAX-RS
9 11 (11.11%) JDBC
9 11 (11.11%) JPA
10 10 (10.10%) Kafka
10 10 (10.10%) XSLT
11 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) PKI
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.08%) User Experience
4 7 (7.07%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.03%) DataPower
6 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.03%) CentOS
5 3 (3.03%) Unix
6 2 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.01%) Solaris
7 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Microservices
3 22 (22.22%) TDD
4 20 (20.20%) Scrum
4 20 (20.20%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
6 15 (15.15%) DevOps
7 14 (14.14%) OO
7 14 (14.14%) OOP
8 13 (13.13%) MVC
9 12 (12.12%) Data Science
10 10 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.10%) SOA
11 9 (9.09%) BDD
11 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.07%) ETL
12 7 (7.07%) Kanban
13 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.18%) C#
3 18 (18.18%) SQL
4 15 (15.15%) Python
5 9 (9.09%) Groovy
5 9 (9.09%) Java 8
6 6 (6.06%) C
6 6 (6.06%) Ruby
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) ES6
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) R
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) Clojure
10 1 (1.01%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) KVM
3 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Ansible
2 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.01%) Consul
3 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.01%) Grafana
3 1 (1.01%) Graphite
3 1 (1.01%) logstash
3 1 (1.01%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Google
1 13 (13.13%) SAP
2 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 6 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.05%) hybris
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle
5 4 (4.04%) Adobe
5 4 (4.04%) Elastic Path
5 4 (4.04%) Nintex
6 3 (3.03%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.03%) Tableau
7 2 (2.02%) Dell
7 2 (2.02%) IDERA
7 2 (2.02%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.02%) Talend
7 2 (2.02%) WSO2
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) Cognos
8 1 (1.01%) Sybase