Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 83 102
Rank change year-on-year +31 +19 +49
Contract jobs citing RESTful 188 133 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.95% 2.82% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.11% 9.24% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 103 70
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £368 £275 £233
90th Percentile £600 £538 £526
England median daily rate £488 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.12% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 0
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £41.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year +142.17% -18.63% +27.50%

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 1,332 1,439 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.97% 30.56% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 900 809
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 34
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.03% -8.83%
10th Percentile £14.20 £29.10 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.25 £63.75 £42.81
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.67% +3.81%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +41 101 £525 +90.91% 15
Hertfordshire -7 39 £420 -6.67% 16
Cambridgeshire -4 25 £394 -1.56% 31
Bedfordshire +7 11 £525 -1.87% 1
Norfolk +2 5 £488 +8.33% 1
Suffolk -14 5 £425 +6.25% 5
East Anglia - 1 £525 -
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 125 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (63.83%) Java
3 112 (59.57%) Web Services
4 95 (50.53%) TDD
5 84 (44.68%) SOAP
6 79 (42.02%) JSON
7 73 (38.83%) SOA
7 73 (38.83%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (37.23%) XML
8 70 (37.23%) Telecoms
9 68 (36.17%) Finance
10 62 (32.98%) Oracle
10 62 (32.98%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (31.38%) SAP
11 59 (31.38%) Electronics
11 59 (31.38%) Manufacturing
11 59 (31.38%) Programme Management
11 59 (31.38%) Digital Marketing
11 59 (31.38%) Marketing
12 58 (30.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 58 (30.85%) Middleware
13 57 (30.32%) Apache Camel
14 56 (29.79%) JavaScript
15 55 (29.26%) WSO2
16 54 (28.72%) Maven
17 53 (28.19%) Mule
17 53 (28.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 45 (23.94%) HTML
19 44 (23.40%) XSLT
19 44 (23.40%) XPath

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 58 (30.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 53 (28.19%) Mule
2 53 (28.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.19%) Apache
5 6 (3.19%) Predix
6 4 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.13%) JBoss
7 2 (1.06%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.45%) GitHub
3 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.32%) npm
5 9 (4.79%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.60%) Serverless
6 3 (1.60%) Slack
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.06%) Junos
2 2 (1.06%) OpenFlow
2 2 (1.06%) VLAN
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.91%) MySQL
4 11 (5.85%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.26%) Redis
7 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.66%) GIS
8 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.13%) Endeca
10 3 (1.60%) DB2
10 3 (1.60%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (1.60%) Power BI
10 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 54 (28.72%) Maven
2 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.30%) JUnit
4 23 (12.23%) Jenkins
5 22 (11.70%) SoapUI
6 13 (6.91%) Gradle
6 13 (6.91%) Selenium
7 12 (6.38%) Calabash
8 11 (5.85%) JIRA
9 10 (5.32%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.26%) Subversion
11 7 (3.72%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.72%) gulp
12 6 (3.19%) Bower
12 6 (3.19%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.66%) Android Studio
13 5 (2.66%) Zephyr
14 4 (2.13%) FishEye
14 4 (2.13%) Jasmine
14 4 (2.13%) Protractor
General
1 70 (37.23%) Telecoms
2 68 (36.17%) Finance
3 59 (31.38%) Electronics
3 59 (31.38%) Manufacturing
3 59 (31.38%) Marketing
4 8 (4.26%) Games
5 5 (2.66%) Automotive
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (77.66%) Developer
2 44 (23.40%) Senior Developer
3 42 (22.34%) Integration Developer
4 39 (20.74%) Java Developer
5 29 (15.43%) SOA Developer
6 17 (9.04%) Tester
7 15 (7.98%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Automation Tester
7 15 (7.98%) Lead Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Agile Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Senior Agile Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Android Developer
10 12 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.26%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Cloud Developer
14 6 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 6 (3.19%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 6 (3.19%) Test Automation Engineer
14 6 (3.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (59.57%) Web Services
2 84 (44.68%) SOAP
3 79 (42.02%) JSON
4 70 (37.23%) XML
5 58 (30.85%) Middleware
6 57 (30.32%) Apache Camel
7 45 (23.94%) HTML
8 44 (23.40%) XSLT
9 41 (21.81%) WireMock
10 39 (20.74%) Swagger
11 35 (18.62%) CSS
12 32 (17.02%) AngularJS
13 29 (15.43%) jQuery
14 22 (11.70%) HTML5
15 21 (11.17%) Node.js
15 21 (11.17%) Spring
16 20 (10.64%) .NET
17 19 (10.11%) CSS3
18 18 (9.57%) Spring Boot
19 17 (9.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (38.83%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.32%) Animation
2 10 (5.32%) User Experience
3 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.66%) Tandem
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Android
1 17 (9.04%) Linux
2 5 (2.66%) Windows
3 4 (2.13%) CentOS
4 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) Unix
5 2 (1.06%) Debian
5 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (50.53%) TDD
3 73 (38.83%) SOA
4 62 (32.98%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (31.38%) Digital Marketing
5 59 (31.38%) Programme Management
6 37 (19.68%) MVC
7 33 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.96%) Scrum
9 26 (13.83%) Test Automation
10 22 (11.70%) DevOps
11 21 (11.17%) BDD
12 17 (9.04%) Web Development
13 15 (7.98%) Android Development
13 15 (7.98%) Pair Programming
14 14 (7.45%) Microservices
14 14 (7.45%) Test Scripting
15 13 (6.91%) API Development
15 13 (6.91%) API Testing
15 13 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 120 (63.83%) Java
2 56 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 44 (23.40%) XPath
4 35 (18.62%) SQL
5 29 (15.43%) Java 8
6 15 (7.98%) C#
7 14 (7.45%) T-SQL
8 12 (6.38%) Groovy
9 9 (4.79%) ES6
10 6 (3.19%) Java 9
11 5 (2.66%) C
11 5 (2.66%) Python
12 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.60%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.06%) Ruby
14 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.38%) Docker
2 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.66%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (1.06%) Ansible
4 2 (1.06%) Mesos
Vendors
1 62 (32.98%) Oracle
2 59 (31.38%) SAP
3 55 (29.26%) WSO2
4 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.79%) IBM
6 8 (4.26%) MuleSoft
7 6 (3.19%) Mapbox
7 6 (3.19%) Talend
8 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.66%) Capita
9 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.60%) Mashery
10 3 (1.60%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.06%) Cisco
11 2 (1.06%) hybris
11 2 (1.06%) Juniper
12 1 (0.53%) Apigee
12 1 (0.53%) Google
12 1 (0.53%) Percona
12 1 (0.53%) WorldPay