Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 78 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -39
Contract jobs citing RESTful 45 34 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.03% 2.03% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 7.42% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 58
10th Percentile £367 £388 £409
25th Percentile £420 £406 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -14.29% -
75th Percentile £535 £525 "
90th Percentile £550 " £591
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £62.30
England median hourly rate £55.00 £62.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% -46.09% +64.29%

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 455 458 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.54% 27.38% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 327 734
10th Percentile £335 £323 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £625 £583 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 21
10th Percentile £11.25 £41.40 £26.00
25th Percentile £27.00 £45.56 £41.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -21.05% +26.67% +26.69%
75th Percentile £52.17 £66.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £57.08 £68.70 £63.19
England median hourly rate £47.13 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.72% - +8.43%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing RESTful as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in the East of England

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the East of England.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -12 22 £468 -6.50% 23
Essex +5 11 £420 -20.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £525 - 15
Norfolk -3 3 - - 2
Suffolk -8 1 £540 +35.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 5
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 26 (57.78%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) XML
5 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
6 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 11 (24.44%) C#
7 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 11 (24.44%) Spring
7 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (24.44%) Social Skills
8 10 (22.22%) Xerox
8 10 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (22.22%) System Testing
8 10 (22.22%) IBM Domino
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) JMeter
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (20.00%) Microservices
9 9 (20.00%) AWS
10 8 (17.78%) Jenkins

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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 (22.22%) IBM Domino
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 3 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Azure
3 5 (11.11%) Serverless
4 3 (6.67%) GCP
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.22%) Akamai
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) 5G
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) DB2
1 7 (15.56%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) JMeter
3 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.56%) JIRA
4 7 (15.56%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) REST Assured
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) Postman
6 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
7 1 (2.22%) Moq
7 1 (2.22%) MSTest
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) xUnit.net
General
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (24.44%) Social Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Test Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Tester
3 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 3 (6.67%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) XML
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) Spring Boot
5 7 (15.56%) Spring WebFlux
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
6 5 (11.11%) Node.js
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
7 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
7 4 (8.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (8.89%) SAX
7 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.89%) WCF
7 4 (8.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Unix
2 5 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 10 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (22.22%) System Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Microservices
5 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) MVVM
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) Java 8
5 7 (15.56%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.89%) Go
7 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 4 (8.89%) XAML
8 3 (6.67%) Groovy
8 3 (6.67%) Kotlin
8 3 (6.67%) Scala
9 2 (4.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) C++
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) PhD
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.67%) Accessibility
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Terraform
2 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Xerox
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
4 5 (11.11%) hybris
4 5 (11.11%) Serena
5 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.67%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Optimizely
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat