The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing REST 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.89% 2.80% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 6.90% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40 87 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 23.12% 40.65% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Norfolk

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Norfolk

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Norfolk over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Norfolk

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Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +3 5 £350 -12.50% 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for REST.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) MarkLogic
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) XForms
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MarkLogic
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) XForms
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat