The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 78 103 56
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Contract jobs citing REST 42 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.95% 0.22% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.12% 0.82% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £343 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
REST
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 486 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.43% 26.20% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 277 186
Average daily rate £355 £330 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Hampshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 21 £340 - 4
Waterlooville - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 3
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) JSON
3 32 (46.38%) Git (software)
4 31 (44.93%) XML
5 29 (42.03%) Unit Testing
6 28 (40.58%) OO
7 27 (39.13%) Web Services
8 25 (36.23%) Subversion
9 24 (34.78%) HTML
9 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (34.78%) Android
10 23 (33.33%) Linux
11 22 (31.88%) OOP
12 21 (30.43%) CSS
12 21 (30.43%) jQuery
13 20 (28.99%) Android Development
13 20 (28.99%) Scrum
13 20 (28.99%) Maven
14 19 (27.54%) MVC
14 19 (27.54%) Ant
14 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
15 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
16 17 (24.64%) Android SDK
17 16 (23.19%) Dependency Injection
18 14 (20.29%) SOAP
18 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
19 13 (18.84%) Web Development
19 13 (18.84%) TDD
19 13 (18.84%) RESTful

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.94%) Apache
1 11 (15.94%) CMS
2 9 (13.04%) TeamSite
3 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Internet
2 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) MySQL
1 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (46.38%) Git (software)
2 25 (36.23%) Subversion
3 20 (28.99%) Maven
4 19 (27.54%) Ant
4 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
5 12 (17.39%) Selenium
6 11 (15.94%) Mockito
7 9 (13.04%) Robotium
7 9 (13.04%) Artifactory
7 9 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (13.04%) JUnit
7 9 (13.04%) Appium
8 7 (10.14%) Moq
9 5 (7.25%) PHPUnit
9 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
10 4 (5.80%) Gradle
11 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.49%) Publishing
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.35%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) JSON
2 31 (44.93%) XML
3 27 (39.13%) Web Services
4 24 (34.78%) HTML
5 21 (30.43%) CSS
5 21 (30.43%) jQuery
6 17 (24.64%) Android SDK
7 14 (20.29%) SOAP
8 13 (18.84%) RESTful
8 13 (18.84%) HTML5
9 12 (17.39%) RoboGuice
10 11 (15.94%) CSS3
10 11 (15.94%) .NET
10 11 (15.94%) Spring
11 10 (14.49%) XSLT
12 9 (13.04%) JNI
12 9 (13.04%) Spring MVC
12 9 (13.04%) Android NDK
13 8 (11.59%) PhoneGap
13 8 (11.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) W3C
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Android
2 23 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Unit Testing
3 28 (40.58%) OO
4 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.88%) OOP
6 20 (28.99%) Scrum
6 20 (28.99%) Android Development
7 19 (27.54%) MVC
8 16 (23.19%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Web Development
10 13 (18.84%) TDD
11 12 (17.39%) BDD
12 10 (14.49%) Change Control
13 8 (11.59%) iOS Development
13 8 (11.59%) ITIL
13 8 (11.59%) Content Management
14 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.14%) SysML
14 7 (10.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) C#
5 8 (11.59%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) PHP5
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) WCAG
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) AppManager
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) IBM
1 7 (10.14%) HP
1 7 (10.14%) Telerik
2 6 (8.70%) Software AG
3 1 (1.45%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle