Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 212 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.20% 3.23% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.74% 10.95% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 96 59
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £314 £310 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £528
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
East of England median hourly rate £46.23 £43.75 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +38.01% -13.15%
10th Percentile £34.20 £41.63 £30.75
90th Percentile £58.30 £44.88 £39.38
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -16.00%

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 1,438 1,498 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.49% 29.50% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 889 773
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £256
90th Percentile £590 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 44
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -4.00%
10th Percentile £14.70 £25.75 £19.35
90th Percentile £52.88 £70.63 £45.33
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +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 19 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2018. 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 +40 84 £425 +3.03% 16
Cambridgeshire +19 56 £490 +25.64% 41
Essex -13 43 £525 +16.67% 7
Suffolk +6 18 £423 -11.05% 4
Bedfordshire -5 14 £536 +7.20% 2
East Anglia - 2 - - 2
Norfolk -1 1 £413 +10.00% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 106 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (49.53%) Web Services
3 104 (49.06%) Java
4 101 (47.64%) SOAP
5 74 (34.91%) JavaScript
6 62 (29.25%) Spring
7 61 (28.77%) TDD
8 55 (25.94%) Scrum
9 51 (24.06%) CSS
10 50 (23.58%) .NET
11 49 (23.11%) MVC
12 47 (22.17%) HTML
13 46 (21.70%) JSON
14 44 (20.75%) SQL
14 44 (20.75%) XML
15 42 (19.81%) C#
15 42 (19.81%) Microservices
16 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (18.40%) Finance
17 38 (17.92%) AngularJS
18 35 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (16.04%) jQuery
20 32 (15.09%) DevOps
21 31 (14.62%) ASP.NET
21 31 (14.62%) JUnit
21 31 (14.62%) E-Commerce
22 28 (13.21%) Jenkins
23 27 (12.74%) HTML5
23 27 (12.74%) Linux
23 27 (12.74%) Visual Studio

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 20 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.49%) Mule
3 16 (7.55%) Confluence
3 16 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (6.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.25%) JBoss
7 8 (3.77%) Apache
8 7 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.89%) CMS
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.94%) nginx
12 2 (0.94%) WildFly
12 2 (0.94%) WordPress
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.08%) Office 365
4 7 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (2.83%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.36%) GitHub
7 3 (1.42%) SaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.94%) Serverless
9 1 (0.47%) AtomSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.47%) Boomi
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.47%) Heroku
9 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.49%) HTTP
2 12 (5.66%) VPN
3 11 (5.19%) SSL
4 10 (4.72%) Firewall
4 10 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.77%) DNS
6 6 (2.83%) Internet
6 6 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.42%) LAN
8 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
8 1 (0.47%) FTP
8 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.47%) SMS
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.66%) MySQL
5 11 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.30%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (3.30%) GIS
8 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.36%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.36%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (14.62%) JUnit
2 28 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 27 (12.74%) Visual Studio
4 26 (12.26%) Git (software)
5 24 (11.32%) JIRA
6 23 (10.85%) Selenium
7 16 (7.55%) Maven
7 16 (7.55%) Visual Studio Code
8 15 (7.08%) SoapUI
9 14 (6.60%) Eclipse
10 12 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.72%) Ant
11 10 (4.72%) Cucumber
11 10 (4.72%) Gradle
11 10 (4.72%) JMeter
11 10 (4.72%) Subversion
12 8 (3.77%) GitLab
13 7 (3.30%) AccuRev
14 5 (2.36%) ReSharper
14 5 (2.36%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (18.40%) Finance
2 26 (12.26%) Marketing
3 23 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 22 (10.38%) Manufacturing
5 19 (8.96%) Electronics
6 13 (6.13%) Law
7 10 (4.72%) Retail
8 7 (3.30%) Publishing
9 6 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.94%) Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (66.98%) Developer
2 55 (25.94%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.38%) Senior Developer
4 21 (9.91%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 16 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Architect
7 14 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Integration Developer
9 12 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.72%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.72%) Technical Business Analyst
12 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (3.30%) Product Owner
14 6 (2.83%) Author
14 6 (2.83%) Product Business Analyst
14 6 (2.83%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (49.53%) Web Services
2 101 (47.64%) SOAP
3 62 (29.25%) Spring
4 51 (24.06%) CSS
5 50 (23.58%) .NET
6 47 (22.17%) HTML
7 46 (21.70%) JSON
8 44 (20.75%) XML
9 38 (17.92%) AngularJS
10 34 (16.04%) jQuery
11 31 (14.62%) ASP.NET
12 27 (12.74%) HTML5
13 24 (11.32%) Spring MVC
14 22 (10.38%) J2EE
14 22 (10.38%) Spring Boot
15 19 (8.96%) Hibernate
16 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (8.02%) React
16 17 (8.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.85%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.77%) User Experience
4 7 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.30%) DataPower
4 7 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (2.36%) Clustering
6 5 (2.36%) Replication
7 3 (1.42%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) New Media
9 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.74%) Linux
2 25 (11.79%) Windows
3 19 (8.96%) Unix
4 7 (3.30%) Solaris
4 7 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.89%) Android
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.77%) TDD
3 55 (25.94%) Scrum
4 49 (23.11%) MVC
5 42 (19.81%) Microservices
6 35 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.09%) DevOps
8 31 (14.62%) E-Commerce
9 26 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (12.26%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.32%) SOA
11 22 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (9.43%) Software Engineering
13 19 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (8.96%) Programme Management
13 19 (8.96%) Workflow
14 18 (8.49%) OO
15 17 (8.02%) Kanban
16 13 (6.13%) SOLID
16 13 (6.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 104 (49.06%) Java
2 74 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 44 (20.75%) SQL
4 42 (19.81%) C#
5 25 (11.79%) Java 8
6 18 (8.49%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.30%) C
8 7 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.30%) Python
9 6 (2.83%) Scala
9 6 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.36%) ES6
10 5 (2.36%) PHP
10 5 (2.36%) XQuery
11 3 (1.42%) C++
11 3 (1.42%) Perl
12 2 (0.94%) Groovy
12 2 (0.94%) Haskell
12 2 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.47%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) GIAC
4 1 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.47%) SANS
4 1 (0.47%) SSCP
4 1 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.49%) Docker
2 9 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.89%) vSphere
6 3 (1.42%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.83%) Ansible
3 5 (2.36%) Puppet
4 4 (1.89%) Kibana
5 3 (1.42%) Mesos
5 3 (1.42%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.42%) vRealize
5 3 (1.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (0.94%) Grafana
6 2 (0.94%) logstash
6 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (12.74%) SAP
2 19 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.55%) Nintex
4 15 (7.08%) IBM
5 12 (5.66%) Adobe
6 11 (5.19%) Oracle
6 11 (5.19%) Sony
7 8 (3.77%) Google
8 7 (3.30%) Talend
9 6 (2.83%) hybris
10 5 (2.36%) CA
10 5 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.36%) Sybase
11 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.42%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.42%) VMware
12 2 (0.94%) webMethods
13 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.47%) Informatica
13 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy