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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 103 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 0.96% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £583
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £334 £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £382 £647
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
525 521 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.06% 30.36% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 317 361
Average daily rate £350 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Fareham - 2 £350 -
Farnborough - 2 £475 -
Portsmouth -5 1 £260 -35.00%
Southampton -10 1 £400 +12.67% 1
Basingstoke - - - - 4
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (55.88%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 18 (52.94%) XML
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SOA
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
4 12 (35.29%) SOAP
5 11 (32.35%) JMS
5 11 (32.35%) HTTP
6 10 (29.41%) WSDL
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 9 (26.47%) OOP
7 9 (26.47%) OO
7 9 (26.47%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) UML
9 7 (20.59%) .NET
9 7 (20.59%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
9 7 (20.59%) SSL
9 7 (20.59%) LDAP
9 7 (20.59%) SysML
9 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
9 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Process Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) Mule
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 7 (20.59%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) AMQP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Checkstyle
3 3 (8.82%) Gradle
3 3 (8.82%) FindBugs
4 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (8.82%) Military
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Web Services
1 18 (52.94%) XML
2 12 (35.29%) SOAP
3 11 (32.35%) JMS
4 10 (29.41%) WSDL
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) Middleware
7 6 (17.65%) JSON
7 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 3 (8.82%) XSD
9 3 (8.82%) Django
9 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.82%) Apache Camel
10 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (5.88%) HTML5
10 2 (5.88%) Spring
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) SOA
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) OOP
3 9 (26.47%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) UML
5 7 (20.59%) SysML
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Requirements Management
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Test Management
7 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (11.76%) Change Control
8 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Delphi
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) PHP5
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Software AG
3 4 (11.76%) JBoss
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) ILOG
6 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.94%) webMethods
6 1 (2.94%) Zend