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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 79 118
Rank change year-on-year +10 +39  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 65 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.78% 2.09% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.89% 7.91% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 731 670 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.24% 26.38% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 422 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 20 £425 -5.55% 14
Essex +1 16 £463 +32.14% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 13 £438 +11.46% 12
Norfolk -12 9 £450 +38.46% 1
Bedfordshire -7 4 £535 +52.85%
Suffolk +14 3 £318 - 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 82 (62.60%) JavaScript
2 69 (52.67%) TDD
3 64 (48.85%) JSON
4 61 (46.56%) HTML
4 61 (46.56%) Java
5 59 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (41.22%) XML
7 51 (38.93%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (33.59%) Jenkins
9 40 (30.53%) AngularJS
10 38 (29.01%) MVC
11 35 (26.72%) C#
11 35 (26.72%) Mobile App
12 32 (24.43%) .NET
13 31 (23.66%) JUnit
13 31 (23.66%) CSS
14 30 (22.90%) Web Services
14 30 (22.90%) Pair Programming
14 30 (22.90%) Android
14 30 (22.90%) jQuery
15 27 (20.61%) BDD
16 26 (19.85%) Scrum
17 25 (19.08%) GitHub
18 24 (18.32%) Core Data
18 24 (18.32%) Push Notifications
18 24 (18.32%) OOA/OOD
18 24 (18.32%) OOD
18 24 (18.32%) Core Animation
18 24 (18.32%) Animation
19 23 (17.56%) Git (software)

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 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) Mule
2 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.05%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.53%) CMS
6 2 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (6.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.05%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) GitHub
2 4 (3.05%) Boomi
2 4 (3.05%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.76%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) VoIP
1 4 (3.05%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) MySQL
2 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.29%) QlikView
5 3 (2.29%) Redis
5 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (33.59%) Jenkins
2 31 (23.66%) JUnit
3 23 (17.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (16.03%) Calabash
5 18 (13.74%) Gradle
5 18 (13.74%) Subversion
6 11 (8.40%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.40%) Maven
6 11 (8.40%) Xcode
7 8 (6.11%) Android Studio
7 8 (6.11%) Selenium
8 7 (5.34%) Appium
8 7 (5.34%) JIRA
9 6 (4.58%) PHPUnit
9 6 (4.58%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.05%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
2 14 (10.69%) Finance
3 12 (9.16%) Automotive
4 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.11%) Electronics
5 8 (6.11%) Marketing
6 4 (3.05%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (80.15%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) Android Developer
3 18 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.98%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.92%) iOS Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Angular Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Architect
7 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (6.87%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Integration Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Symfony Developer
11 5 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.85%) JSON
2 61 (46.56%) HTML
3 54 (41.22%) XML
4 40 (30.53%) AngularJS
5 32 (24.43%) .NET
6 31 (23.66%) CSS
7 30 (22.90%) jQuery
7 30 (22.90%) Web Services
8 24 (18.32%) Core Animation
8 24 (18.32%) Core Data
9 20 (15.27%) Android SDK
10 18 (13.74%) LESS
10 18 (13.74%) Spring
10 18 (13.74%) XSLT
11 17 (12.98%) Sass
12 13 (9.92%) iOS SDK
12 13 (9.92%) Node.js
13 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET
13 12 (9.16%) HTML5
13 12 (9.16%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.72%) Mobile App
2 24 (18.32%) Animation
3 14 (10.69%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (8.40%) User Experience
5 9 (6.87%) iPhone
6 6 (4.58%) DataPower
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.53%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.76%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.76%) iPad
9 1 (0.76%) Online Games
9 1 (0.76%) STB
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Android
2 20 (15.27%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Windows
5 2 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.67%) TDD
2 59 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (38.93%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (29.01%) MVC
5 30 (22.90%) Pair Programming
6 27 (20.61%) BDD
7 26 (19.85%) Scrum
8 24 (18.32%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (18.32%) OOD
8 24 (18.32%) Push Notifications
9 23 (17.56%) Android Development
10 13 (9.92%) iOS Development
10 13 (9.92%) OO
11 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.40%) Open Source
11 11 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.63%) API Development
13 9 (6.87%) API Design
13 9 (6.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (62.60%) JavaScript
2 61 (46.56%) Java
3 35 (26.72%) C#
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 13 (9.92%) C++
5 13 (9.92%) Objective-C
6 10 (7.63%) PHP
7 9 (6.87%) Apple Swift
8 8 (6.11%) XPath
9 6 (4.58%) PHP 5
9 6 (4.58%) PHP 7
10 5 (3.82%) Scala
10 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.05%) Python
11 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.29%) Ruby
12 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ISEB
2 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.76%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) SAP
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 10 (7.63%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.58%) IBM
4 6 (4.58%) WSO2
5 4 (3.05%) Dell
5 4 (3.05%) hybris
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.29%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.53%) Apple
7 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) BT
8 1 (0.76%) Genesys
8 1 (0.76%) Vertica
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods
8 1 (0.76%) Zend
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