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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 99 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 18 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.89% 1.02% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 3.84% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 18
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£388 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
392 521 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.45% 26.60% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 287 321
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 30
Average hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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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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
Basingstoke +3 3 £450 +45.16% 1
Southampton -7 2 £325 +1.96%
Farnborough -6 1 £450 +16.12%
Winchester -8 1 £413 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (56.36%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) JSON
3 29 (52.73%) Web Services
4 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
5 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (41.82%) Unit Testing
6 22 (40.00%) Subversion
7 20 (36.36%) Maven
7 20 (36.36%) Linux
8 19 (34.55%) OO
8 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
9 17 (30.91%) Android SDK
9 17 (30.91%) SOAP
9 17 (30.91%) Android
10 16 (29.09%) XML
10 16 (29.09%) CSS
10 16 (29.09%) Ant
10 16 (29.09%) HTML
10 16 (29.09%) Android Development
10 16 (29.09%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
12 14 (25.45%) jQuery
13 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.82%) HTML5
13 12 (21.82%) RoboGuice
14 11 (20.00%) OOP
14 11 (20.00%) MVC
14 11 (20.00%) Selenium
14 11 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) CMS
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (40.00%) Subversion
3 20 (36.36%) Maven
4 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
5 16 (29.09%) Ant
6 11 (20.00%) Selenium
6 11 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (18.18%) Mockito
8 9 (16.36%) Robotium
8 9 (16.36%) Appium
8 9 (16.36%) Artifactory
9 6 (10.91%) Gradle
9 6 (10.91%) JUnit
10 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
11 3 (5.45%) Moq
12 2 (3.64%) FindBugs
12 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
12 2 (3.64%) Checkstyle
13 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (18.18%) Publishing
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Android Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) SOA Designer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) JSON
2 29 (52.73%) Web Services
3 17 (30.91%) Android SDK
3 17 (30.91%) SOAP
4 16 (29.09%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) CSS
4 16 (29.09%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) jQuery
6 12 (21.82%) HTML5
6 12 (21.82%) RoboGuice
7 9 (16.36%) CSS3
7 9 (16.36%) Android NDK
7 9 (16.36%) JNI
8 8 (14.55%) RESTful
8 8 (14.55%) .NET
9 6 (10.91%) Spring
9 6 (10.91%) Ajax
10 5 (9.09%) XSLT
10 5 (9.09%) Struts
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) W3C
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Android
3 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (41.82%) Unit Testing
3 19 (34.55%) OO
4 16 (29.09%) Android Development
4 16 (29.09%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 11 (20.00%) OOP
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) SOA
7 9 (16.36%) Web Development
8 7 (12.73%) Change Control
8 7 (12.73%) User Stories
9 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps
9 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
10 4 (7.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) PHP
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.64%) PHP5
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) WCAG
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) TeamSite
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) AppManager
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Telerik
3 1 (1.82%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.82%) Apigee