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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 99 89
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 42 22 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 1.09% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.02% 5.34% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 25
10th Percentile £388 £388 £355
25th Percentile £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £495 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +13.51%
75th Percentile £669 £550 £563
90th Percentile £713 - £604
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - -
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -5.66% +0.95%

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 419 412 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.71% 20.49% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 246 397
10th Percentile £360 £308 £325
25th Percentile £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.96% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £610 £543 £531
90th Percentile £711 £613 £575
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 8
10th Percentile £24.53 £20.02 £41.40
25th Percentile £48.50 £35.54 £45.56
Median hourly rate £53.75 £45.00 £57.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% -21.05% +20.00%
75th Percentile £70.38 £50.00 £66.00
90th Percentile £76.89 £53.61 £68.70
England median hourly rate £52.75 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +17.22% -2.17% +2.22%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing REST as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for REST in the East of England

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for REST in the East of England

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing REST in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for REST in the East of England

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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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +4 17 £575 +8.49% 1
Hertfordshire +1 14 £600 +17.07% 11
Suffolk -3 5 £488 +30.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -17 5 £535 +33.75% 7
Bedfordshire -9 1 - - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 23 (54.76%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Agile
3 20 (47.62%) AWS
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) JIRA
6 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 15 (35.71%) JSON
8 14 (33.33%) SOAP
8 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (30.95%) Node.js
9 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 12 (28.57%) HTML
10 12 (28.57%) Confluence
10 12 (28.57%) Azure
10 12 (28.57%) Docker
11 11 (26.19%) DevOps
11 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
11 11 (26.19%) CI/CD
12 10 (23.81%) Microservices
12 10 (23.81%) React
13 9 (21.43%) JMeter
13 9 (21.43%) Selenium
13 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.43%) JMS
13 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
14 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
14 8 (19.05%) Open Source
14 8 (19.05%) HTML5

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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 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Azure
3 6 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (14.29%) Serverless
4 4 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (7.14%) Apigee
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) GitHub
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) FTP
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (7.14%) DynamoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) JIRA
2 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.43%) JMeter
4 9 (21.43%) Selenium
5 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
6 7 (16.67%) JUnit
7 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.14%) JDeveloper
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (7.14%) Postman
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) REST Assured
10 1 (2.38%) GitLab
10 1 (2.38%) PhpStorm
10 1 (2.38%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.14%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) React Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Backend Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Functional Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Payments Tester
6 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.76%) SailPoint Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) JSON
2 14 (33.33%) SOAP
3 13 (30.95%) CSS
3 13 (30.95%) Node.js
3 13 (30.95%) Spring
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) React
6 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (21.43%) JMS
7 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 8 (19.05%) Web Services
7 8 (19.05%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (16.67%) Spring Batch
8 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 7 (16.67%) Swagger
9 6 (14.29%) J2EE
9 6 (14.29%) jQuery
10 5 (11.90%) GraphQL
11 4 (9.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Online Games
3 3 (7.14%) W3C
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile
2 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.19%) CI/CD
3 11 (26.19%) DevOps
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Open Source
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) API Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
7 6 (14.29%) Functional Programming
8 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Bash
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) ES6
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) Lua
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) WAI
3 1 (2.38%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.38%) DICOM
3 1 (2.38%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) AppDynamics
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Ingenico
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) ESRI