Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 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.

RESTful
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 50 81
Rank change year-on-year -30 +31 +25
Contract jobs citing RESTful 116 188 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.68% 3.94% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 14.06% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 136 102
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £404 £368 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 19
East of England median hourly rate £62.30 £70.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +68.67% -
10th Percentile £61.41 £65.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £63.19 £75.00 £63.75
England median hourly rate £61.15 £100.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -39.15% +142.17% -18.63%

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 1,173 1,337 1,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.07% 28.05% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 845 889
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £265
90th Percentile £600 £569 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 35
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -12.50% +21.03%
10th Percentile £26.00 £14.20 £29.10
90th Percentile £64.28 £60.25 £63.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.99% +2.51% +8.00%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Essex -16 68 £525 - 4
Hertfordshire -12 27 £438 +4.17% 12
Cambridgeshire -19 13 £500 +26.98% 27
Bedfordshire +14 5 £488 -7.14% 4
Suffolk +15 3 £450 +5.88% 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 91 (78.45%) Java
2 87 (75.00%) Web Services
3 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (60.34%) SOA
5 69 (59.48%) TDD
6 68 (58.62%) Finance
7 67 (57.76%) SAP
8 65 (56.03%) SOAP
9 64 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (54.31%) Telecoms
11 62 (53.45%) Manufacturing
11 62 (53.45%) Programme Management
11 62 (53.45%) Marketing
11 62 (53.45%) Electronics
11 62 (53.45%) Oracle
11 62 (53.45%) Digital Marketing
12 60 (51.72%) Mule
13 59 (50.86%) WSO2
13 59 (50.86%) Apache Camel
13 59 (50.86%) Middleware
14 57 (49.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 57 (49.14%) Oracle Service Bus
15 50 (43.10%) Greenfield Project
16 49 (42.24%) Java 8
17 41 (35.34%) JSON
18 39 (33.62%) XML
19 32 (27.59%) Talend
20 24 (20.69%) JavaScript
21 23 (19.83%) Maven
21 23 (19.83%) Swagger

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 60 (51.72%) Mule
2 57 (49.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 57 (49.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.31%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) Apache
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.86%) Camunda
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) Serverless
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon SageMaker
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon Neptune
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.86%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.03%) DB2
2 7 (6.03%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) Endeca
6 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Maven
2 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.21%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.48%) JIRA
5 9 (7.76%) Selenium
6 6 (5.17%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.45%) NUnit
8 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.59%) JMeter
9 3 (2.59%) Moq
9 3 (2.59%) MSTest
9 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.59%) xUnit.net
10 2 (1.72%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.72%) RSpec
10 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 68 (58.62%) Finance
2 63 (54.31%) Telecoms
3 62 (53.45%) Electronics
3 62 (53.45%) Manufacturing
3 62 (53.45%) Marketing
4 10 (8.62%) Retail
5 7 (6.03%) Games
6 3 (2.59%) Publishing
7 2 (1.72%) Automotive
7 2 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (76.72%) Developer
2 63 (54.31%) Java Developer
3 59 (50.86%) Senior Developer
4 53 (45.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Integration Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Tester
7 10 (8.62%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.90%) SOA Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (4.31%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.31%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.59%) Data Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (75.00%) Web Services
2 65 (56.03%) SOAP
3 59 (50.86%) Apache Camel
3 59 (50.86%) Middleware
4 41 (35.34%) JSON
5 39 (33.62%) XML
6 23 (19.83%) Swagger
7 21 (18.10%) WireMock
7 21 (18.10%) XSLT
8 16 (13.79%) .NET
9 13 (11.21%) HTML
9 13 (11.21%) Spring
10 9 (7.76%) Lambda Expressions
11 8 (6.90%) CSS
11 8 (6.90%) HTML5
12 7 (6.03%) Ajax
12 7 (6.03%) REST
13 6 (5.17%) Kafka
14 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 50 (43.10%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.72%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) Life Science
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Unix
2 5 (4.31%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (60.34%) SOA
3 69 (59.48%) TDD
4 64 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (53.45%) Digital Marketing
5 62 (53.45%) Programme Management
6 22 (18.97%) Scrum
7 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.07%) Microservices
10 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.76%) API Development
11 9 (7.76%) BDD
12 8 (6.90%) DevOps
12 8 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (6.03%) MVC
13 7 (6.03%) System Testing
13 7 (6.03%) Technical Leadership
14 6 (5.17%) Integration Testing
14 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (78.45%) Java
2 49 (42.24%) Java 8
3 24 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) XPath
5 20 (17.24%) SQL
6 9 (7.76%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) C#
7 6 (5.17%) PHP
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 2 (1.72%) Java 9
8 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) ES6
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) SANS
3 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.86%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.86%) GDPR
1 1 (0.86%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.59%) Terraform
2 2 (1.72%) Ansible
2 2 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.72%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.86%) Kibana
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (57.76%) SAP
2 62 (53.45%) Oracle
3 59 (50.86%) WSO2
4 32 (27.59%) Talend
5 9 (7.76%) IBM
6 5 (4.31%) WorldPay
7 4 (3.45%) hybris
8 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.72%) Acunetix
9 2 (1.72%) HP
9 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix
10 1 (0.86%) Google
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.86%) Splunk
10 1 (0.86%) VMware
10 1 (0.86%) Xerox