Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 22 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing REST 7 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.21% 3.38% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 11.59% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Suffolk median daily rate £475 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.22% -36.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £415 £211 £363
90th Percentile £500 £413 £598
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 90 138 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 28.39% 29.11% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 116
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £301 £294 £297
90th Percentile £500 £535 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Suffolk

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Suffolk

REST
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 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
Ipswich +3 7 £475 +18.75% 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for REST.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) Gradle
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) UML

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) API Development
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSD
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BroadSoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle