Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 78 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +21
Contract jobs citing REST 161 117 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.38% 2.59% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.86% 9.15% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 54 95
East of England median daily rate £450 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -22.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £301 £236 £313
90th Percentile £549 £525 £649
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.74% -
10th Percentile £41.63 £31.85 £34.28
90th Percentile £44.88 £39.75 £55.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +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 1,358 1,279 1,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.49% 28.33% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 755 883
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £584 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 76
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.66% -0.63%
10th Percentile £25.95 £15.70 £30.00
90th Percentile £79.38 £44.55 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 19 January 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
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 January 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 +11 41 £425 -12.82% 18
Cambridgeshire -34 32 £363 -6.45% 24
Essex +22 30 £450 +38.46% 13
Bedfordshire +10 28 £450 +10.43% 6
Norfolk -2 21 £400 +33.33% 6
Suffolk +13 9 £500 +66.67% 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 103 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (51.55%) SOAP
3 79 (49.07%) TDD
4 74 (45.96%) Java
5 70 (43.48%) Web Services
6 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 54 (33.54%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (29.81%) HTML
9 45 (27.95%) JSON
9 45 (27.95%) Git (software)
10 44 (27.33%) XML
11 43 (26.71%) C#
12 40 (24.84%) CSS
13 38 (23.60%) HTML5
14 36 (22.36%) Scrum
15 35 (21.74%) Spring
16 34 (21.12%) .NET
16 34 (21.12%) SQL
17 32 (19.88%) Finance
18 31 (19.25%) Jenkins
19 29 (18.01%) MVC
20 27 (16.77%) Linux
21 26 (16.15%) E-Commerce
21 26 (16.15%) JIRA
21 26 (16.15%) AngularJS
22 25 (15.53%) NoSQL
23 24 (14.91%) Node.js
24 23 (14.29%) SOA
25 22 (13.66%) BDD
26 21 (13.04%) DevOps

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 15 (9.32%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.45%) Apache
4 11 (6.83%) JBoss
5 9 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (4.35%) Mule
7 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.11%) CMS
9 4 (2.48%) Confluence
9 4 (2.48%) IIS
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.86%) WordPress
11 2 (1.24%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.24%) Drupal
11 2 (1.24%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.24%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
1 1 (0.62%) Maximo
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.73%) SaaS
4 4 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.86%) PaaS
6 2 (1.24%) IaaS
6 2 (1.24%) npm
6 2 (1.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
1 5 (3.11%) MQTT
2 4 (2.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.86%) AMQP
3 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.24%) SSL
4 2 (1.24%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.53%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.94%) MySQL
3 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.45%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (2.48%) Redis
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.24%) MS Access
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.24%) Power BI
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (27.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (19.25%) Jenkins
3 26 (16.15%) JIRA
4 19 (11.80%) Maven
5 17 (10.56%) JUnit
6 16 (9.94%) TeamCity
7 12 (7.45%) Selenium
8 10 (6.21%) Subversion
9 9 (5.59%) Ant
9 9 (5.59%) Gradle
10 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.97%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.35%) gulp
11 7 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (3.73%) WebDriver
12 6 (3.73%) webpack
13 5 (3.11%) Bitbucket
13 5 (3.11%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.11%) Grunt
13 5 (3.11%) Hudson
General
1 32 (19.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.97%) Electronics
5 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.11%) Automotive
7 4 (2.48%) Banking
7 4 (2.48%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.48%) Publishing
8 2 (1.24%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (1.24%) Games
8 2 (1.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (68.94%) Developer
2 41 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.94%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.32%) Architect
5 14 (8.70%) Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Agile Developer
9 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Business Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.73%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (51.55%) SOAP
2 70 (43.48%) Web Services
3 48 (29.81%) HTML
4 45 (27.95%) JSON
5 44 (27.33%) XML
6 40 (24.84%) CSS
7 38 (23.60%) HTML5
8 35 (21.74%) Spring
9 34 (21.12%) .NET
10 26 (16.15%) AngularJS
11 24 (14.91%) Node.js
12 21 (13.04%) Middleware
13 20 (12.42%) J2EE
14 18 (11.18%) RESTful
15 17 (10.56%) Ajax
15 17 (10.56%) WCF
16 14 (8.70%) jQuery
17 13 (8.07%) .NET Framework
17 13 (8.07%) JSP
17 13 (8.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.48%) User Experience
4 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.86%) LIMS
5 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.24%) DataPower
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Fintech
6 1 (0.62%) FMCG
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Linux
2 12 (7.45%) Windows
3 7 (4.35%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Android
4 6 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.86%) Solaris
7 2 (1.24%) HPUX
7 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (49.07%) TDD
3 54 (33.54%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (22.36%) Scrum
5 29 (18.01%) MVC
6 26 (16.15%) E-Commerce
7 23 (14.29%) SOA
8 22 (13.66%) BDD
9 21 (13.04%) DevOps
10 20 (12.42%) OO
10 20 (12.42%) Test Automation
11 19 (11.80%) Data Modelling
12 18 (11.18%) Microservices
13 17 (10.56%) Front End Development
14 15 (9.32%) UML
15 14 (8.70%) Software Engineering
16 13 (8.07%) Software Delivery
17 11 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (6.83%) Kanban
18 10 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.96%) Java
2 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 43 (26.71%) C#
4 34 (21.12%) SQL
5 12 (7.45%) Python
6 10 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.59%) C++
7 9 (5.59%) PHP
7 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.48%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.48%) Groovy
8 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.48%) Ruby
9 3 (1.86%) C
9 3 (1.86%) ES6
9 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.86%) XPath
10 2 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) Scala
10 2 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) MCP
3 1 (0.62%) MCSD
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) WAI
3 2 (1.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Docker
2 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (6.83%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 12 (7.45%) Oracle
2 10 (6.21%) IBM
2 10 (6.21%) SAP
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) Sybase
4 6 (3.73%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.11%) Adobe
5 5 (3.11%) CA
5 5 (3.11%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.86%) HP
7 2 (1.24%) Cognos
7 2 (1.24%) Pardot
7 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.62%) Apple
8 1 (0.62%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.62%) Demandware
8 1 (0.62%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.62%) hybris
8 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat