Period
to 22 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -58 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 46 170 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 3.79% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.78% 13.78% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 123 100
East of England median daily rate £538 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £333 £308 £307
90th Percentile £700 £555 £550
England median daily rate £520 £513 £483
% change year-on-year +1.46% +6.22% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East of England median hourly rate - £33.08 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.39% +16.67%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 796 1,234 1,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.06% 27.54% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 803 809
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £603 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 30
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.76% +7.74% +12.00%
10th Percentile £37.40 £20.38 £24.47
90th Percentile £58.85 £66.81 £77.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 -36 14 £600 +14.29% 16
Hertfordshire -34 13 £494 +9.72% 9
Essex +28 11 £550 +8.91% 6
Suffolk -6 6 £350 -6.67% 8
Bedfordshire +6 2 £300 -36.84% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) HTML
2 21 (45.65%) CSS
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) Python
3 16 (34.78%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
5 14 (30.43%) Scrum
6 12 (26.09%) Java
7 11 (23.91%) PHP
7 11 (23.91%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) SOAP
8 10 (21.74%) Apache
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) User Experience
8 10 (21.74%) Product Roadmap
9 9 (19.57%) Magento
9 9 (19.57%) AWS
9 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.57%) Linux
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) JSON
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.39%) MySQL
10 8 (17.39%) SOA
10 8 (17.39%) HTTP
10 8 (17.39%) OO
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) RESTful

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 10 (21.74%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.87%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.52%) CMS
5 3 (6.52%) Confluence
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Magento
2 4 (8.70%) Shopify
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon S3
2 5 (10.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (10.87%) CloudFront
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle CX
4 2 (4.35%) Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Serverless
5 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) FWSM
3 1 (2.17%) SNMP
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.52%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (4.35%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.17%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) GitLab
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) Postman
5 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.35%) Gradle
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) Mockito
6 2 (4.35%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.35%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Data Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) React Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Product Owner
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Product Owner
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Development Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) CSS
1 21 (45.65%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) SOAP
3 11 (23.91%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) JSON
5 7 (15.22%) Node.js
5 7 (15.22%) RESTful
6 6 (13.04%) .NET
6 6 (13.04%) HTML5
6 6 (13.04%) Redux
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) LAMP
7 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (10.87%) React Native
7 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
7 5 (10.87%) XHTML
8 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (10.87%) PKI
5 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) Blog
6 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Product Roadmap
4 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 8 (17.39%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) SOA
6 7 (15.22%) DevOps
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Data Science
8 5 (10.87%) OO PHP
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
9 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.70%) Sequence Diagram
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) PHP
5 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) Groovy
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Erlang
9 1 (2.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) KVM
4 1 (2.17%) LXC
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) logstash
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.35%) Kibana
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.35%) Mesos
4 1 (2.17%) Consul
4 1 (2.17%) Grafana
4 1 (2.17%) Graphite
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) Zend
4 3 (6.52%) Tableau
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Facebook
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.35%) YouTube
6 1 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Crossbeam
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Nintex
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat