Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 68 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -19
Contract jobs citing REST 40 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.85% 4.23% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.05% 8.91% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 11
Essex median daily rate £538 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +70.00% -47.37%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £220
90th Percentile £550 £568 £450
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Essex median hourly rate £46.23 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +34.92% -13.70%
10th Percentile £34.20 £41.25 £28.95
90th Percentile £58.30 £43.75 £39.25
East of England median hourly rate £46.23 £42.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +8.77% +34.92% -13.70%

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 398 393 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.31% 47.46% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 259 107
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -11.95%
10th Percentile £408 £336 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 25
Essex median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +14.29% -4.33%
10th Percentile £21.65 £28.58 £30.85
90th Percentile £51.19 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -1.60%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Essex over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Essex

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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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Essex over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 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
Basildon +5 5 £513 +46.43% 3
Southend-on-Sea -7 4 £425 -9.96% 1
Harlow - 3 £475 -
Colchester - 1 - - 2
Grays - 1 £550 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 34 (85.00%) SOAP
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
3 27 (67.50%) TDD
4 26 (65.00%) XML
5 25 (62.50%) Scrum
6 24 (60.00%) Marketing
7 23 (57.50%) Java
8 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (50.00%) Manufacturing
10 18 (45.00%) Programme Management
10 18 (45.00%) Electronics
10 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
10 18 (45.00%) Finance
10 18 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (45.00%) Spring
10 18 (45.00%) JUnit
10 18 (45.00%) SAP
10 18 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (40.00%) SOA
11 16 (40.00%) JSON
11 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (37.50%) Selenium
12 15 (37.50%) SQL
13 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
14 13 (32.50%) Microservices
15 12 (30.00%) Spring Boot
15 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
16 11 (27.50%) Maven
16 11 (27.50%) JavaScript

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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 8 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) GitHub
4 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) AtomSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (12.50%) GIS
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) JUnit
2 15 (37.50%) Selenium
3 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (27.50%) Maven
4 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
5 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (22.50%) Ant
7 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (20.00%) JMeter
8 7 (17.50%) Gradle
8 7 (17.50%) Subversion
9 6 (15.00%) AccuRev
10 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
10 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
11 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
12 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
12 2 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 24 (60.00%) Marketing
2 20 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 18 (45.00%) Electronics
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Product Owner
5 6 (15.00%) Product Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Product Owner
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) XML Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Author
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Author
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Writer
7 4 (10.00%) Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Integration Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Web Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) SOAP
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
3 26 (65.00%) XML
4 18 (45.00%) Spring
5 16 (40.00%) JSON
6 12 (30.00%) Spring Boot
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) RESTful
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.00%) Ajax
10 8 (20.00%) JPA
11 7 (17.50%) JAX-RS
11 7 (17.50%) JAX-WS
11 7 (17.50%) JSR 170
11 7 (17.50%) SAML
11 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
11 7 (17.50%) Struts
11 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (17.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) TDD
2 25 (62.50%) Scrum
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (45.00%) Programme Management
5 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (40.00%) SOA
6 13 (32.50%) Microservices
7 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 11 (27.50%) DevOps
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 9 (22.50%) OO
9 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.50%) UML
11 6 (15.00%) BDD
11 6 (15.00%) User Stories
12 5 (12.50%) Kanban
13 4 (10.00%) Open Source
13 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Java 8
5 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Haskell
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Kibana
3 2 (5.00%) Grafana
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) SAP
2 11 (27.50%) Adobe
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 5 (12.50%) Google
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.00%) webMethods
7 1 (2.50%) Dell