Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -30
Contract jobs citing REST 10 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.32% 2.95% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 7.47% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 26
Essex median daily rate £550 £550 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.87% +84.13%
10th Percentile £472 £413 £310
90th Percentile £640 £550 £547
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £59.38 -
East of England median hourly rate - £59.38 -

REST 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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 268 388 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.31% 39.47% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 256 295
Essex median daily rate £466 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £363 £407 £310
90th Percentile £551 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 24
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.77% -6.11% +12.68%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Essex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Essex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Essex over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Essex

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +12 4 £480 +20.00% 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Essex region with a requirement for REST.

1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) Electronics
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Babel
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Product Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Product Owner
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Enzyme
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Jest
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java 8
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) WSO2
3 1 (10.00%) Google