Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 58 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 +82
Contract jobs citing RESTful 175 145 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.74% 3.25% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.30% 11.09% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 104 84
East of England median daily rate £475 £394 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -0.63% +2.26%
10th Percentile £359 £260 £265
90th Percentile £600 £538 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -4.00% -6.25%

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 1,316 1,307 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.11% 29.27% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 785 853
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £295 £258 £271
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 65
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £21.54 £15.30 £29.80
90th Percentile £85.00 £43.62 £58.40
England median hourly rate £40.31 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.76% +3.90% +10.00%

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 23 February 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
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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 6 months to 23 February 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 +36 83 £513 +86.36% 23
Cambridgeshire -8 31 £380 +8.57% 39
Norfolk +5 28 £385 +10.00% 6
Hertfordshire -32 28 £425 -15.00% 22
Bedfordshire -15 4 £388 -13.89% 4
Suffolk -4 1 £500 +25.00% 3
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 139 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (64.57%) Java
3 95 (54.29%) TDD
4 91 (52.00%) JSON
5 90 (51.43%) Web Services
6 85 (48.57%) Maven
7 78 (44.57%) XML
7 78 (44.57%) SOAP
8 71 (40.57%) Finance
9 70 (40.00%) Oracle
10 68 (38.86%) SOA
11 60 (34.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 60 (34.29%) Apache Camel
12 59 (33.71%) Middleware
13 55 (31.43%) Greenfield Project
14 54 (30.86%) Manufacturing
14 54 (30.86%) Scrum
15 53 (30.29%) Jenkins
16 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
16 52 (29.71%) Spring
17 51 (29.14%) JIRA
17 51 (29.14%) XSLT
18 49 (28.00%) JUnit
19 48 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (27.43%) WSO2
20 47 (26.86%) Mule
20 47 (26.86%) Oracle Service Bus
21 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
21 46 (26.29%) XPath
21 46 (26.29%) SAP

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 (34.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (26.86%) Mule
2 47 (26.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 20 (11.43%) Confluence
5 15 (8.57%) Apache ServiceMix
5 15 (8.57%) WebSphere
6 11 (6.29%) JBoss
7 6 (3.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) GitHub
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Boomi
4 1 (0.57%) Slack
4 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) HTTP
2 6 (3.43%) MQTT
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.57%) Junos
3 1 (0.57%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) MySQL
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.57%) DB2
6 7 (4.00%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (2.29%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (2.29%) GIS
7 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.71%) Big Data
8 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 85 (48.57%) Maven
2 53 (30.29%) Jenkins
3 51 (29.14%) JIRA
4 49 (28.00%) JUnit
5 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
6 29 (16.57%) Cucumber
6 29 (16.57%) SoapUI
7 25 (14.29%) Selenium
8 17 (9.71%) TeamCity
9 15 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (7.43%) WebDriver
11 12 (6.86%) Gradle
12 11 (6.29%) Bitbucket
13 8 (4.57%) Subversion
14 7 (4.00%) Hudson
15 6 (3.43%) Android Studio
15 6 (3.43%) Calabash
16 5 (2.86%) CircleCI
16 5 (2.86%) gulp
16 5 (2.86%) JBehave
General
1 71 (40.57%) Finance
2 54 (30.86%) Manufacturing
3 45 (25.71%) Electronics
3 45 (25.71%) Marketing
3 45 (25.71%) Telecoms
4 18 (10.29%) Retail
5 3 (1.71%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Law
6 2 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (82.29%) Developer
2 54 (30.86%) Integration Developer
3 39 (22.29%) Java Developer
4 36 (20.57%) Senior Developer
5 33 (18.86%) Agile Developer
6 31 (17.71%) SOA Developer
7 21 (12.00%) Senior Agile Developer
8 15 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (8.57%) Lead Developer
8 15 (8.57%) Tester
9 11 (6.29%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.57%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.43%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (52.00%) JSON
2 90 (51.43%) Web Services
3 78 (44.57%) SOAP
3 78 (44.57%) XML
4 60 (34.29%) Apache Camel
5 59 (33.71%) Middleware
6 52 (29.71%) Spring
7 51 (29.14%) XSLT
8 46 (26.29%) Swagger
9 45 (25.71%) WireMock
10 32 (18.29%) HTML
11 30 (17.14%) AngularJS
12 25 (14.29%) .NET
13 23 (13.14%) J2EE
14 20 (11.43%) CSS
14 20 (11.43%) REST
15 19 (10.86%) HTML5
15 19 (10.86%) jQuery
16 13 (7.43%) Node.js
17 11 (6.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.43%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (10.29%) Virtual Team
3 11 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.71%) Animation
5 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) DataPower
6 5 (2.86%) User Experience
7 4 (2.29%) iPhone
8 3 (1.71%) Tandem
9 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) Android
3 8 (4.57%) Unix
4 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Debian
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (54.29%) TDD
3 68 (38.86%) SOA
4 54 (30.86%) Scrum
5 48 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (25.71%) BDD
6 45 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (25.71%) Digital Marketing
6 45 (25.71%) Programme Management
7 36 (20.57%) API Development
8 25 (14.29%) OO
9 23 (13.14%) Test Automation
10 20 (11.43%) Kanban
10 20 (11.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 20 (11.43%) SDLC
11 16 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.00%) MVC
12 14 (8.00%) Open Source
12 14 (8.00%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 113 (64.57%) Java
2 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (26.29%) XPath
4 26 (14.86%) SQL
5 12 (6.86%) C#
6 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.43%) C
7 6 (3.43%) C++
7 6 (3.43%) Groovy
8 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.29%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.29%) Python
9 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.14%) ES6
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 70 (40.00%) Oracle
2 48 (27.43%) WSO2
3 46 (26.29%) SAP
4 24 (13.71%) Atlassian
5 16 (9.14%) IBM
6 15 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.43%) hybris
8 6 (3.43%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.14%) Talend
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) Dell
10 1 (0.57%) Juniper
10 1 (0.57%) Sonatype