Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 69 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 170 159 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.79% 3.37% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.78% 11.87% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 100 54
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% -22.50%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £236
90th Percentile £555 £550 £525
England median daily rate £513 £483 £450
% change year-on-year +6.22% +7.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% +16.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £31.58 £41.63 £31.85
90th Percentile £34.58 £44.88 £39.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +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 1,234 1,339 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.54% 28.34% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 809 756
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 41
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +12.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £20.38 £24.47 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £77.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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 22 January 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 January 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 +23 62 £450 +5.88% 14
Cambridgeshire +39 58 £525 +40.00% 38
Essex -16 33 £505 +12.22% 4
Suffolk +4 12 £375 -25.00% 3
Bedfordshire -15 5 £475 +5.56% 6
Norfolk -8 2 £413 +3.13% 2
East Anglia - 2 - - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 86 (50.59%) Java
2 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (44.71%) Web Services
3 76 (44.71%) SOAP
4 55 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 49 (28.82%) Spring
6 44 (25.88%) CSS
7 38 (22.35%) HTML
7 38 (22.35%) .NET
7 38 (22.35%) TDD
8 36 (21.18%) XML
9 35 (20.59%) JSON
9 35 (20.59%) Microservices
10 34 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (20.00%) Scrum
10 34 (20.00%) SQL
11 32 (18.82%) Finance
12 31 (18.24%) MVC
13 30 (17.65%) C#
13 30 (17.65%) jQuery
14 29 (17.06%) Git (software)
14 29 (17.06%) AngularJS
15 25 (14.71%) JIRA
16 24 (14.12%) J2EE
16 24 (14.12%) JUnit
16 24 (14.12%) Test Automation
17 23 (13.53%) Spring Boot
17 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
17 23 (13.53%) Linux
18 22 (12.94%) 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.18%) Confluence
3 18 (10.59%) Mule
4 16 (9.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (7.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (5.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.35%) JBoss
9 3 (1.76%) Apache
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.18%) CMS
10 2 (1.18%) nginx
10 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.18%) WildFly
10 2 (1.18%) WordPress
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.59%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.59%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.82%) Office 365
3 9 (5.29%) Amazon S3
3 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.53%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (2.94%) GitHub
5 5 (2.94%) Serverless
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.76%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.59%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Boomi
8 1 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.59%) Heroku
8 1 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) HTTP
1 16 (9.41%) SSL
2 12 (7.06%) VPN
3 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.29%) Firewall
5 8 (4.71%) Internet
6 7 (4.12%) DNS
7 6 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.76%) LAN
9 2 (1.18%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.59%) Broadband
10 1 (0.59%) FTP
10 1 (0.59%) IMAP
10 1 (0.59%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.59%) SMS
10 1 (0.59%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.88%) MySQL
4 7 (4.12%) Apache Hive
4 7 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.76%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.18%) Big Data
8 2 (1.18%) GIS
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.71%) JIRA
3 24 (14.12%) JUnit
4 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
5 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
6 16 (9.41%) Selenium
6 16 (9.41%) Visual Studio Code
7 12 (7.06%) Eclipse
8 11 (6.47%) Maven
8 11 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (5.88%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.29%) Gradle
11 8 (4.71%) Ant
12 7 (4.12%) GitLab
12 7 (4.12%) SoapUI
12 7 (4.12%) Subversion
13 6 (3.53%) AccuRev
13 6 (3.53%) JMeter
14 5 (2.94%) gulp
14 5 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (18.82%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Marketing
3 16 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 16 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.82%) Law
5 14 (8.24%) Electronics
6 7 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.53%) Publishing
8 4 (2.35%) Retail
9 2 (1.18%) Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.59%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (65.88%) Developer
2 46 (27.06%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.59%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.65%) Architect
6 10 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.29%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Integration Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Author
10 6 (3.53%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Product Business Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Product Owner
10 6 (3.53%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.53%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Technical Product Owner
10 6 (3.53%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.71%) SOAP
1 76 (44.71%) Web Services
2 49 (28.82%) Spring
3 44 (25.88%) CSS
4 38 (22.35%) .NET
4 38 (22.35%) HTML
5 36 (21.18%) XML
6 35 (20.59%) JSON
7 30 (17.65%) jQuery
8 29 (17.06%) AngularJS
9 24 (14.12%) J2EE
10 23 (13.53%) Spring Boot
11 21 (12.35%) ASP.NET
11 21 (12.35%) HTML5
12 18 (10.59%) Spring MVC
13 14 (8.24%) React
14 13 (7.65%) Hibernate
14 13 (7.65%) RESTful
15 11 (6.47%) JPA
15 11 (6.47%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.59%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.71%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.71%) DataPower
4 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (2.94%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.94%) Smart City
7 4 (2.35%) Clustering
7 4 (2.35%) Replication
8 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Fintech
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) New Media
9 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.53%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) Windows
3 16 (9.41%) Unix
4 7 (4.12%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.53%) Solaris
6 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.35%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.35%) TDD
3 35 (20.59%) Microservices
4 34 (20.00%) Scrum
5 31 (18.24%) MVC
6 24 (14.12%) Test Automation
7 22 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (11.76%) DevOps
8 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.18%) Workflow
10 17 (10.00%) BDD
11 16 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 15 (8.82%) SOA
13 14 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (8.24%) Programme Management
14 11 (6.47%) Analytics
15 10 (5.88%) OO
16 8 (4.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.59%) Java
2 55 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.00%) SQL
4 30 (17.65%) C#
5 18 (10.59%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.00%) Java 8
7 8 (4.71%) Python
8 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.94%) XQuery
10 4 (2.35%) ES6
10 4 (2.35%) PHP
10 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) C
11 3 (1.76%) C++
11 3 (1.76%) Perl
11 3 (1.76%) Ruby
12 2 (1.18%) Haskell
12 2 (1.18%) Scala
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.53%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) GIAC
4 1 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.59%) SANS
4 1 (0.59%) SSCP
4 1 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) GDPR
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (10.00%) Docker
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.76%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Kibana
1 5 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.94%) Puppet
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
3 2 (1.18%) Grafana
3 2 (1.18%) logstash
3 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.18%) vRealize
3 2 (1.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.59%) Mesos
4 1 (0.59%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.59%) Salt
4 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.59%) SAP
3 16 (9.41%) IBM
3 16 (9.41%) Nintex
4 13 (7.65%) Sony
5 12 (7.06%) Oracle
6 8 (4.71%) Adobe
7 6 (3.53%) Talend
8 5 (2.94%) CA
8 5 (2.94%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.35%) Google
10 3 (1.76%) Sybase
11 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.18%) hybris
11 2 (1.18%) VMware
11 2 (1.18%) webMethods
12 1 (0.59%) BT
12 1 (0.59%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.59%) WSO2