Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 175 129 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.43% 2.68% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.88% 10.09% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 53 117
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £309 £233 £313
90th Percentile £540 £525 £612
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £34.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -5.48% -
10th Percentile £41.63 £30.75 £35.05
90th Percentile £44.88 £39.63 £39.73
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.00% +7.14%

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 1473 1278 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.87% 26.56% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 747 958
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £295 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £470 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +10.59% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 70
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +3.91%
10th Percentile £26.13 £15.75 £19.29
90th Percentile £73.38 £44.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -32 40 £390 -2.50% 11
Hertfordshire +14 39 £425 -10.53% 11
Essex +14 35 £450 +69.81% 4
Bedfordshire +21 32 £450 - 5
Norfolk +6 22 £388 +29.17% 4
Suffolk -1 7 £475 +90.00%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 125 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (55.43%) SOAP
3 89 (50.86%) TDD
4 88 (50.29%) Java
5 84 (48.00%) Web Services
6 77 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 63 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (33.71%) HTML
8 59 (33.71%) JSON
9 56 (32.00%) XML
10 54 (30.86%) Git (software)
11 53 (30.29%) SQL
12 48 (27.43%) Spring
13 47 (26.86%) C#
13 47 (26.86%) CSS
13 47 (26.86%) HTML5
14 42 (24.00%) Jenkins
15 37 (21.14%) Scrum
15 37 (21.14%) Linux
16 36 (20.57%) E-Commerce
16 36 (20.57%) Finance
17 35 (20.00%) .NET
18 33 (18.86%) MVC
19 31 (17.71%) AngularJS
19 31 (17.71%) Node.js
20 29 (16.57%) NoSQL
20 29 (16.57%) Maven
21 27 (15.43%) JIRA
21 27 (15.43%) J2EE
21 27 (15.43%) Middleware

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 22 (12.57%) WebLogic
2 18 (10.29%) WebSphere
3 17 (9.71%) Mule
4 14 (8.00%) JBoss
5 12 (6.86%) Apache
6 11 (6.29%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.14%) Confluence
8 8 (4.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (4.00%) IIS
10 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (2.86%) CMS
11 5 (2.86%) MQSeries
12 4 (2.29%) Mule ESB
13 3 (1.71%) WordPress
14 2 (1.14%) Commerce Server
14 2 (1.14%) Drupal
14 2 (1.14%) SAS
15 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.71%) SaaS
3 8 (4.57%) Sauce Labs
4 7 (4.00%) PaaS
5 6 (3.43%) IaaS
6 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) npm
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) Route 53
7 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) Internet
2 7 (4.00%) HTTP
3 6 (3.43%) SSL
3 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.86%) AMQP
4 5 (2.86%) MQTT
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) NoSQL
2 22 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 20 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (10.29%) MySQL
6 16 (9.14%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.57%) Redis
7 8 (4.57%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.14%) DB2
10 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.14%) MS Access
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.14%) Power BI
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (30.86%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (16.57%) Maven
4 27 (15.43%) JIRA
5 24 (13.71%) JUnit
6 14 (8.00%) Selenium
7 12 (6.86%) Ant
7 12 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (6.86%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.86%) Subversion
8 11 (6.29%) SoapUI
8 11 (6.29%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.71%) Gradle
9 10 (5.71%) WebDriver
10 9 (5.14%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.57%) Appium
11 8 (4.57%) Bitbucket
11 8 (4.57%) JMeter
11 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 36 (20.57%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Retail
3 12 (6.86%) Marketing
4 9 (5.14%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.57%) Banking
5 8 (4.57%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.00%) Automotive
6 7 (4.00%) Electronics
7 5 (2.86%) Games
8 4 (2.29%) Publishing
9 3 (1.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (70.86%) Developer
2 46 (26.29%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.29%) Architect
4 17 (9.71%) .NET Developer
4 17 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 10 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 10 (5.71%) Tester
7 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Agile Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.57%) QA Automation Tester
8 8 (4.57%) QA Tester
8 8 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (55.43%) SOAP
2 84 (48.00%) Web Services
3 59 (33.71%) HTML
3 59 (33.71%) JSON
4 56 (32.00%) XML
5 48 (27.43%) Spring
6 47 (26.86%) CSS
6 47 (26.86%) HTML5
7 35 (20.00%) .NET
8 31 (17.71%) AngularJS
8 31 (17.71%) Node.js
9 27 (15.43%) J2EE
9 27 (15.43%) Middleware
10 22 (12.57%) Ajax
11 20 (11.43%) JSP
12 18 (10.29%) XSLT
13 17 (9.71%) Java EE
14 16 (9.14%) jQuery
14 16 (9.14%) OAuth
14 16 (9.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.29%) User Experience
4 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) LIMS
5 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.14%) DataPower
5 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) FMCG
6 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.14%) Linux
2 18 (10.29%) Windows
3 16 (9.14%) Unix
4 11 (6.29%) Solaris
5 10 (5.71%) Android
5 10 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.71%) HPUX
6 8 (4.57%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (50.86%) TDD
3 63 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (21.14%) Scrum
5 36 (20.57%) E-Commerce
6 33 (18.86%) MVC
7 26 (14.86%) OO
8 24 (13.71%) Microservices
9 23 (13.14%) SOA
10 22 (12.57%) BDD
10 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
11 19 (10.86%) Front End Development
12 17 (9.71%) UML
13 13 (7.43%) Data Modelling
14 12 (6.86%) DevOps
14 12 (6.86%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.86%) SOLID
15 11 (6.29%) API Design
15 11 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (6.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (50.29%) Java
2 77 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.29%) SQL
4 47 (26.86%) C#
5 14 (8.00%) C++
6 13 (7.43%) PL/SQL
7 12 (6.86%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.71%) Groovy
8 10 (5.71%) Python
9 8 (4.57%) Apple Swift
10 7 (4.00%) PHP
10 7 (4.00%) XPath
11 4 (2.29%) Dart
11 4 (2.29%) ES6
11 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.29%) Ruby
11 4 (2.29%) Scala
11 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) MCP
2 1 (0.57%) MCSD
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) WAI
3 2 (1.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (12.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.43%) Ansible
3 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 14 (8.00%) IBM
2 13 (7.43%) Oracle
3 9 (5.14%) CA
3 9 (5.14%) CA Agile Central
3 9 (5.14%) SAP
4 8 (4.57%) Sybase
5 7 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.86%) webMethods
6 5 (2.86%) WSO2
7 4 (2.29%) Adobe
7 4 (2.29%) Talend
8 3 (1.71%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) Cognos
10 1 (0.57%) Apple
10 1 (0.57%) ATG
10 1 (0.57%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) TIBCO