Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 74 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing REST 207 144 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.18% 2.96% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.66% 9.98% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 109 73
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £350 £312 £220
90th Percentile £569 £525 £598
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
East of England median hourly rate £46.23 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +34.92% -13.70%
10th Percentile £34.20 £41.25 £29.45
90th Percentile £58.30 £43.75 £39.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year - +41.96% -15.47%

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 1,412 1,443 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.49% 29.62% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 890 779
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 37
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £19.50 £26.44 £30.55
90th Percentile £58.13 £63.75 £44.95
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +38 74 £425 - 17
Cambridgeshire +18 60 £425 +6.25% 17
Essex -3 32 £550 +29.41% 13
Suffolk +4 26 £450 +24.14% 4
Bedfordshire -6 18 £525 +5.00% 5
East Anglia - 2 - - 8
Norfolk +12 1 £275 -18.52% 5
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 108 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (51.69%) Java
3 90 (43.48%) Web Services
4 84 (40.58%) SOAP
5 76 (36.71%) TDD
6 73 (35.27%) JavaScript
7 57 (27.54%) Spring
8 55 (26.57%) .NET
9 53 (25.60%) JSON
10 49 (23.67%) MVC
11 48 (23.19%) Scrum
12 47 (22.71%) C#
13 43 (20.77%) CSS
13 43 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (19.81%) E-Commerce
15 40 (19.32%) XML
15 40 (19.32%) HTML
15 40 (19.32%) Microservices
16 38 (18.36%) AngularJS
17 36 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (17.39%) SQL
18 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET
19 32 (15.46%) Java 8
20 31 (14.98%) DevOps
21 30 (14.49%) Test Automation
22 29 (14.01%) jQuery
23 28 (13.53%) Visual Studio
23 28 (13.53%) HTML5
24 27 (13.04%) Jenkins
24 27 (13.04%) Finance

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 (9.66%) Mule
2 14 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (4.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.38%) JBoss
5 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.90%) Apache
6 6 (2.90%) Confluence
6 6 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.93%) CMS
7 4 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.45%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.45%) WordPress
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.28%) Office 365
4 3 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.45%) GitHub
4 3 (1.45%) Heroku
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.97%) Azure Functions
5 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.97%) Serverless
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) AtomSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Boomi
6 1 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.14%) HTTP
2 10 (4.83%) DNS
2 10 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.35%) Firewall
4 7 (3.38%) Internet
4 7 (3.38%) SSL
5 6 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (2.90%) VPN
6 3 (1.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.97%) LAN
8 1 (0.48%) Broadband
8 1 (0.48%) SMS
8 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.38%) DB2
6 7 (3.38%) MySQL
7 6 (2.90%) GIS
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.42%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.42%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (13.53%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.63%) JUnit
4 21 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.73%) Selenium
6 13 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.80%) JIRA
7 12 (5.80%) Maven
7 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio Code
8 11 (5.31%) NUnit
8 11 (5.31%) ReSharper
8 11 (5.31%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.86%) JMeter
9 8 (3.86%) webpack
10 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.90%) Gradle
11 6 (2.90%) Mockito
11 6 (2.90%) Subversion
12 5 (2.42%) GitLab
12 5 (2.42%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 16 (7.73%) Manufacturing
2 16 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.25%) Marketing
4 12 (5.80%) Electronics
4 12 (5.80%) Law
5 10 (4.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (71.98%) Developer
2 55 (26.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.63%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.63%) Integration Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Architect
6 18 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.80%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.83%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.83%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (3.38%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.48%) Web Services
2 84 (40.58%) SOAP
3 57 (27.54%) Spring
4 55 (26.57%) .NET
5 53 (25.60%) JSON
6 43 (20.77%) CSS
7 40 (19.32%) HTML
7 40 (19.32%) XML
8 38 (18.36%) AngularJS
9 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET
10 29 (14.01%) jQuery
11 28 (13.53%) HTML5
12 22 (10.63%) J2EE
13 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (9.18%) Node.js
15 18 (8.70%) Spring MVC
15 18 (8.70%) WCF
16 16 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (7.73%) Spring Boot
17 15 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.38%) User Experience
3 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.90%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.93%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.45%) Clustering
6 3 (1.45%) Replication
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.48%) New Media
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.08%) Windows
2 22 (10.63%) Linux
3 20 (9.66%) Unix
4 6 (2.90%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.45%) Android
6 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.45%) Solaris
6 3 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.71%) TDD
3 49 (23.67%) MVC
4 48 (23.19%) Scrum
5 43 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (19.81%) E-Commerce
7 40 (19.32%) Microservices
8 31 (14.98%) DevOps
9 30 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 23 (11.11%) SOA
11 22 (10.63%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.18%) OO
13 18 (8.70%) Front End Development
13 18 (8.70%) Kanban
14 17 (8.21%) SOLID
15 15 (7.25%) BDD
15 15 (7.25%) Workflow
16 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.76%) UML
17 12 (5.80%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (51.69%) Java
2 73 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 47 (22.71%) C#
4 36 (17.39%) SQL
5 32 (15.46%) Java 8
6 14 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.76%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.80%) ES6
8 8 (3.86%) Scala
9 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.90%) C
10 6 (2.90%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.90%) Python
11 5 (2.42%) PHP
12 4 (1.93%) Groovy
13 3 (1.45%) Perl
14 2 (0.97%) C++
15 1 (0.48%) ABAP
15 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Docker
2 7 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.45%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.42%) Ansible
3 3 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.45%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.45%) vRealize
3 3 (1.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (0.97%) Mesos
4 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Grafana
5 1 (0.48%) Kibana
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (10.14%) SAP
2 14 (6.76%) Oracle
3 12 (5.80%) Nintex
4 11 (5.31%) IBM
4 11 (5.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.83%) Sony
6 7 (3.38%) Adobe
6 7 (3.38%) Google
7 6 (2.90%) hybris
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.42%) Sybase
9 3 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.45%) VMware
10 2 (0.97%) Talend
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco
11 1 (0.48%) Dell
11 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.48%) Informatica
11 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.48%) webMethods