Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 14 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.

RESTful
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 74 95
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 +12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 189 161 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.68% 3.11% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.97% 10.54% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 124 79
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £225
90th Percentile £600 £568 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% +14.21%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +35.42% -4.00%

RESTful 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 1,457 1,528 1,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.37% 29.50% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 912 786
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £293 £258
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 43
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +19.79% -3.94%
10th Percentile £14.80 £26.22 £18.15
90th Percentile £54.00 £70.63 £45.55
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
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 RESTful in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
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 RESTful in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
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 RESTful within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 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
Essex +17 113 £525 +2.44% 7
Hertfordshire -4 29 £475 +5.56% 19
Cambridgeshire -21 22 £450 +20.64% 37
Suffolk -6 12 £425 -8.11% 10
Bedfordshire +15 10 £450 -15.89% 3
East Anglia - 2 £525 - 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 131 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (65.08%) Java
3 118 (62.43%) Web Services
4 92 (48.68%) TDD
5 87 (46.03%) Finance
6 84 (44.44%) SOAP
7 79 (41.80%) SOA
7 79 (41.80%) Telecoms
8 78 (41.27%) Greenfield Project
9 75 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (38.62%) Manufacturing
10 73 (38.62%) Electronics
10 73 (38.62%) Programme Management
10 73 (38.62%) Marketing
11 72 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
11 72 (38.10%) SAP
12 62 (32.80%) XML
13 61 (32.28%) Java 8
14 59 (31.22%) Oracle Service Bus
15 57 (30.16%) Middleware
15 57 (30.16%) WSO2
16 56 (29.63%) Oracle
17 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
17 55 (29.10%) Mule
17 55 (29.10%) Apache Camel
18 54 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 51 (26.98%) JSON
20 42 (22.22%) Scrum
20 42 (22.22%) Maven
21 37 (19.58%) Spring

RESTful
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 59 (31.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 55 (29.10%) Mule
3 54 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.23%) Apache
5 8 (4.23%) Confluence
6 5 (2.65%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.59%) Serverless
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.06%) Apigee
6 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.06%) npm
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.53%) Junos
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) OpenFlow
2 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.17%) Big Data
3 6 (3.17%) Endeca
3 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.59%) Power BI
5 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.59%) Redis
5 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.06%) GIS
6 2 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (22.22%) Maven
2 23 (12.17%) SoapUI
3 21 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.47%) JIRA
5 11 (5.82%) Selenium
6 7 (3.70%) JUnit
6 7 (3.70%) Subversion
7 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.65%) Gradle
9 4 (2.12%) Android Studio
9 4 (2.12%) Calabash
9 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.06%) JMeter
10 2 (1.06%) NUnit
10 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 87 (46.03%) Finance
2 79 (41.80%) Telecoms
3 73 (38.62%) Electronics
3 73 (38.62%) Manufacturing
3 73 (38.62%) Marketing
4 3 (1.59%) Advertising
4 3 (1.59%) Automotive
4 3 (1.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 142 (75.13%) Developer
2 64 (33.86%) Java Developer
3 46 (24.34%) Senior Developer
4 38 (20.11%) Integration Developer
5 25 (13.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (12.70%) SOA Developer
7 19 (10.05%) Automation Tester
7 19 (10.05%) Tester
8 18 (9.52%) Agile Developer
9 17 (8.99%) Senior Agile Developer
10 14 (7.41%) Lead Developer
11 12 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
13 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.23%) CRM Developer
13 8 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
14 7 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (62.43%) Web Services
2 84 (44.44%) SOAP
3 62 (32.80%) XML
4 57 (30.16%) Middleware
5 55 (29.10%) Apache Camel
6 51 (26.98%) JSON
7 37 (19.58%) Spring
8 36 (19.05%) HTML
9 33 (17.46%) CSS
9 33 (17.46%) Swagger
9 33 (17.46%) WireMock
9 33 (17.46%) XSLT
10 29 (15.34%) jQuery
11 27 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 20 (10.58%) JMS
13 19 (10.05%) AngularJS
14 18 (9.52%) HTML5
15 17 (8.99%) REST
16 16 (8.47%) .NET
17 13 (6.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (41.27%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.12%) User Experience
4 3 (1.59%) Animation
4 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.35%) Linux
2 8 (4.23%) Android
3 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.65%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Debian
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (48.68%) TDD
3 79 (41.80%) SOA
4 75 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
5 73 (38.62%) Programme Management
6 72 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
7 42 (22.22%) Scrum
8 29 (15.34%) Test Automation
9 24 (12.70%) Microservices
10 20 (10.58%) API Testing
11 19 (10.05%) MVC
12 15 (7.94%) Open Source
13 14 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.41%) CQRS
14 13 (6.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (6.88%) Front End Development
15 12 (6.35%) DevOps
15 12 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (5.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (65.08%) Java
2 61 (32.28%) Java 8
3 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.46%) XPath
5 24 (12.70%) SQL
6 18 (9.52%) Groovy
7 16 (8.47%) C#
8 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.29%) Java 9
9 10 (5.29%) Scala
10 6 (3.17%) ES6
11 5 (2.65%) C
12 4 (2.12%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.59%) PHP
14 2 (1.06%) C++
14 2 (1.06%) ES7
14 2 (1.06%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.06%) Python
15 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) Mesos
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (38.10%) SAP
2 57 (30.16%) WSO2
3 56 (29.63%) Oracle
4 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.23%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.23%) Talend
6 4 (2.12%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) Juniper
7 1 (0.53%) MapR
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods
7 1 (0.53%) WorldPay