Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 76 47
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29 +57
Contract jobs citing REST 176 122 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.95% 2.79% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.47% 8.98% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 73 95
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -21.90% +23.53%
10th Percentile £346 £275 £318
90th Percentile £563 £525 £638
England median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £39.38
% change year-on-year -15.00% +26.98% +22.09%

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 1,307 1,359 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.33% 31.08% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 895 834
East of England median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £270
90th Percentile £572 £555 £575
England median daily rate £475 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 47
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £15.09 £15.30 £13.65
90th Percentile £96.63 £44.42 £58.10
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.16% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 +14 54 £448 -4.79% 21
Cambridgeshire -12 38 £400 +14.29% 30
Essex +8 29 £525 +17.98% 4
Bedfordshire +7 26 £450 -
Norfolk +6 18 £400 +33.33% 4
Suffolk +9 11 £450 +12.50% 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 105 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.84%) Java
3 84 (47.73%) TDD
4 77 (43.75%) SOAP
5 74 (42.05%) Web Services
6 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
7 60 (34.09%) JSON
8 57 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (28.41%) XML
10 47 (26.70%) Scrum
11 45 (25.57%) Spring
12 44 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 41 (23.30%) HTML
14 37 (21.02%) C#
15 34 (19.32%) .NET
15 34 (19.32%) CSS
15 34 (19.32%) HTML5
15 34 (19.32%) Jenkins
16 33 (18.75%) E-Commerce
16 33 (18.75%) MVC
17 31 (17.61%) Test Automation
17 31 (17.61%) DevOps
18 28 (15.91%) Node.js
19 27 (15.34%) JIRA
20 26 (14.77%) OO
20 26 (14.77%) BDD
21 25 (14.20%) NoSQL
21 25 (14.20%) Microservices
21 25 (14.20%) JUnit
22 24 (13.64%) SOA

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 (5.68%) Apache
1 10 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.98%) Mule
4 6 (3.41%) JBoss
5 5 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.84%) CMS
6 4 (2.27%) Confluence
7 3 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.70%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Magento
2 3 (1.70%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.98%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (1.70%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) npm
5 2 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) HTTP
2 7 (3.98%) Internet
3 4 (2.27%) MQTT
4 3 (1.70%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.20%) NoSQL
2 20 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.39%) MySQL
6 9 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (4.55%) GIS
8 7 (3.98%) DB2
9 5 (2.84%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (2.27%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.70%) Redis
12 2 (1.14%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.57%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 44 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (19.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (15.34%) JIRA
4 25 (14.20%) JUnit
5 23 (13.07%) Maven
6 18 (10.23%) TeamCity
7 14 (7.95%) Selenium
8 11 (6.25%) Hudson
9 9 (5.11%) Ant
10 8 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (4.55%) CruiseControl
10 8 (4.55%) FishEye
10 8 (4.55%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.55%) Subversion
11 7 (3.98%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.98%) Mockito
12 6 (3.41%) Gradle
12 6 (3.41%) gulp
12 6 (3.41%) Mercurial
12 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
1 19 (10.80%) Retail
2 12 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 7 (3.98%) Electronics
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.70%) Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Billing
5 3 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Automotive
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (66.48%) Developer
2 48 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.23%) Architect
4 17 (9.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.52%) Analyst
7 12 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Agile Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (5.11%) SOA Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Integration Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (43.75%) SOAP
2 74 (42.05%) Web Services
3 60 (34.09%) JSON
4 50 (28.41%) XML
5 45 (25.57%) Spring
6 41 (23.30%) HTML
7 34 (19.32%) .NET
7 34 (19.32%) CSS
7 34 (19.32%) HTML5
8 28 (15.91%) Node.js
9 23 (13.07%) AngularJS
10 21 (11.93%) RESTful
11 18 (10.23%) J2EE
12 17 (9.66%) Spring MVC
13 16 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 16 (9.09%) Middleware
14 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
15 12 (6.82%) Ajax
15 12 (6.82%) JMS
15 12 (6.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.41%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.70%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.70%) LIMS
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (0.57%) DataPower
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Linux
2 14 (7.95%) Windows
3 7 (3.98%) Unix
4 5 (2.84%) Android
4 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.70%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (47.73%) TDD
3 57 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (26.70%) Scrum
5 33 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 33 (18.75%) MVC
6 31 (17.61%) DevOps
6 31 (17.61%) Test Automation
7 26 (14.77%) BDD
7 26 (14.77%) OO
8 25 (14.20%) Microservices
9 24 (13.64%) SOA
10 23 (13.07%) Kanban
11 22 (12.50%) UML
12 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
13 16 (9.09%) Front End Development
14 15 (8.52%) Data Modelling
15 14 (7.95%) Open Source
16 13 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.84%) Java
2 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.02%) C#
4 23 (13.07%) Java 8
5 22 (12.50%) SQL
6 10 (5.68%) Python
7 9 (5.11%) C
7 9 (5.11%) PHP
8 6 (3.41%) Scala
8 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.84%) Groovy
10 4 (2.27%) C++
10 4 (2.27%) ES6
11 3 (1.70%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.70%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.70%) Perl
11 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSD
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) GDPR
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (10.23%) Docker
2 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.70%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.14%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 12 (6.82%) IBM
1 12 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle
3 10 (5.68%) SAP
4 8 (4.55%) Adobe
4 8 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.84%) Sybase
6 4 (2.27%) Google
6 4 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.70%) Mashery
7 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) Pardot
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) ATG
9 1 (0.57%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.57%) CA
9 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Informatica