Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 71 128
Rank change year-on-year -23 +57 -53
Contract jobs citing RESTful 49 24 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 1.80% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.12% 7.06% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 23
10th Percentile £403 £320 £354
25th Percentile £420 £402 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £440
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -16.19%
75th Percentile £520 £488 £488
90th Percentile £642 £521 £523
England median daily rate £535 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +8.08% +4.21% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 £59.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -16.95% - -
England median hourly rate £56.50 £47.25 £52.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -9.13% +48.57%

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 537 340 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.90% 25.43% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 233 580
10th Percentile £325 £272 £325
25th Percentile £406 £359 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £555 £525 £525
90th Percentile £606 £615 £625
England median daily rate £540 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +8.42% -0.39% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 11
10th Percentile £18.45 £35.80 £41.00
25th Percentile £26.98 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £50.00 £55.00 £46.88
90th Percentile £57.40 £57.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.95% -4.44% +8.39%

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 2 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing RESTful in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 2 December 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
Essex +4 29 £475 +10.21% 8
Hertfordshire -25 10 £500 +53.85% 17
Cambridgeshire -23 8 £600 - 11
Suffolk -11 2 £433 -1.14% 1
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (53.06%) Java
1 26 (53.06%) Microservices
2 22 (44.90%) Spring
3 18 (36.73%) Spring Boot
4 17 (34.69%) C#
4 17 (34.69%) .NET
4 17 (34.69%) Web Services
4 17 (34.69%) JMeter
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
6 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.57%) HTML
7 14 (28.57%) XML
7 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 14 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 13 (26.53%) CSS
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle
9 12 (24.49%) Azure
9 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
9 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (24.49%) Docker
10 11 (22.45%) Java 8
11 10 (20.41%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (20.41%) Linux
11 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
11 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 10 (20.41%) WPF
11 10 (20.41%) DevOps

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 7 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Azure
2 9 (18.37%) AWS
3 4 (8.16%) OpenShift
3 4 (8.16%) PaaS
3 4 (8.16%) Serverless
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (4.08%) npm
6 1 (2.04%) Akamai
6 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.04%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) 5G
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) PBX
1 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) GIS
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.04%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) JMeter
2 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) IntelliJ
4 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.24%) SonarQube
5 5 (10.20%) Checkstyle
5 5 (10.20%) JProfiler
5 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Gradle
6 2 (4.08%) gulp
6 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) Postman
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (2.04%) Flyway
7 1 (2.04%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.37%) Public Sector
2 7 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Performance Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Performance Test Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
9 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
10 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
11 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (4.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Spring
2 18 (36.73%) Spring Boot
3 17 (34.69%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) Web Services
4 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
5 14 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 14 (28.57%) XML
6 13 (26.53%) CSS
7 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (20.41%) WPF
9 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (18.37%) WCF
10 8 (16.33%) .NET Core
11 7 (14.29%) Spring WebFlux
12 6 (12.24%) HTML5
12 6 (12.24%) JMS
12 6 (12.24%) React
12 6 (12.24%) SOAP
12 6 (12.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.20%) Biotechnology
3 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Microservices
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (20.41%) DevOps
4 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
5 9 (18.37%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (18.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (18.37%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Smoke Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.33%) Load Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) Java 8
5 9 (18.37%) Java 11
6 8 (16.33%) SQL
7 5 (10.20%) XAML
8 4 (8.16%) Python
8 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.08%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.04%) Go
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
10 1 (2.04%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) Scala
10 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) Terraform
3 1 (2.04%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (4.08%) Pega
4 2 (4.08%) WSO2
5 1 (2.04%) BT
5 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.04%) Xerox