Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 63 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 36 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.55% 1.71% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.32% 8.20% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 13
Essex median daily rate £450 £265 £583
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.81% -54.51% +22.63%
10th Percentile £310 £222 £323
90th Percentile £548 £405 £609
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 £31.70 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.01% -13.15% -
10th Percentile £41.63 £30.75 £34.60
90th Percentile £44.88 £39.38 £37.51
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +38.01% -13.15% -

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 349 183 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.12% 20.82% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 117 194
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.89 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 24 November 2017.

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

REST
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 24 November 2017. 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
Brentwood -11 10 £320 +20.75%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £496 -
Basildon - 5 £413 -
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Essex region with a requirement for REST.

1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) SOAP
3 26 (72.22%) XML
4 24 (66.67%) Web Services
5 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (58.33%) Java
7 20 (55.56%) SQL
8 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
8 19 (52.78%) HTML
8 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
9 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 18 (50.00%) CSS
9 18 (50.00%) Linux
10 17 (47.22%) OO
11 16 (44.44%) WebLogic
11 16 (44.44%) Spring
11 16 (44.44%) Maven
12 15 (41.67%) Middleware
13 14 (38.89%) RDBMS
13 14 (38.89%) Struts
13 14 (38.89%) Finance
13 14 (38.89%) Scrum
13 14 (38.89%) Java EE
13 14 (38.89%) JPA
14 13 (36.11%) JAX-RS
14 13 (36.11%) Ajax
15 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
15 12 (33.33%) JAX-WS
15 12 (33.33%) JSON

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 16 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (19.44%) JBoss
5 5 (13.89%) Mule
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (8.33%) CMS
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
1 5 (13.89%) PaaS
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Route 53
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (38.89%) RDBMS
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Maven
3 11 (30.56%) Ant
3 11 (30.56%) JUnit
4 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
5 9 (25.00%) JIRA
6 7 (19.44%) Gradle
7 6 (16.67%) JMeter
8 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (8.33%) LoadUI
10 2 (5.56%) Mockito
11 1 (2.78%) AccuRev
11 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.78%) Selenium
11 1 (2.78%) Subversion
11 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.78%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 7 (19.44%) Automotive
4 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.89%) Electronics
5 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (8.33%) Publishing
7 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) XML Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Messaging Architect
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) SOAP
1 26 (72.22%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) CSS
5 16 (44.44%) Spring
6 15 (41.67%) Middleware
7 14 (38.89%) Java EE
7 14 (38.89%) JPA
7 14 (38.89%) Struts
8 13 (36.11%) Ajax
8 13 (36.11%) JAX-RS
9 12 (33.33%) JAX-WS
9 12 (33.33%) JSON
10 11 (30.56%) JAXB
10 11 (30.56%) WSDL
11 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 10 (27.78%) HTML5
11 10 (27.78%) J2EE
11 10 (27.78%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Solaris
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 5 (13.89%) HPUX
5 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (47.22%) OO
5 14 (38.89%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
7 9 (25.00%) API Design
7 9 (25.00%) Code Coverage
7 9 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 9 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (25.00%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 7 (19.44%) Microservices
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) Coaching
10 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) Groovy
5 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.89%) XPath
7 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) ES6
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) CA
2 9 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) webMethods
3 5 (13.89%) WSO2
4 4 (11.11%) Adobe
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Xamarin