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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 97 93 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing REST 22 18 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.97% 0.90% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 3.30% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
439 546 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.42% 27.27% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 309 331
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.75 £42.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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
Southampton -8 4 £325 +36.84% 2
Basingstoke +6 3 £450 +45.16% 2
Winchester -10 1 £413 -
Farnborough -12 1 £450 +16.12% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) Java
2 36 (58.06%) Web Services
3 33 (53.23%) JSON
4 29 (46.77%) Git (software)
5 26 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (41.94%) Unit Testing
5 26 (41.94%) Linux
6 25 (40.32%) Subversion
7 24 (38.71%) XML
8 23 (37.10%) OO
8 23 (37.10%) Maven
9 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
10 21 (33.87%) CSS
10 21 (33.87%) HTML
11 19 (30.65%) Ant
11 19 (30.65%) jQuery
12 18 (29.03%) SOAP
13 17 (27.42%) Android
13 17 (27.42%) Android SDK
14 16 (25.81%) Android Development
14 16 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (24.19%) HTML5
15 15 (24.19%) Selenium
15 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
15 15 (24.19%) MVC
16 14 (22.58%) OOP
16 14 (22.58%) TDD
16 14 (22.58%) Scrum
17 13 (20.97%) JavaScript

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 11 (17.74%) Apache
1 11 (17.74%) CMS
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.06%) JBoss
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Git (software)
2 25 (40.32%) Subversion
3 23 (37.10%) Maven
4 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
5 19 (30.65%) Ant
6 15 (24.19%) Selenium
7 11 (17.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (16.13%) JUnit
8 10 (16.13%) Mockito
9 9 (14.52%) Robotium
9 9 (14.52%) Appium
9 9 (14.52%) Artifactory
10 6 (9.68%) Gradle
11 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
11 5 (8.06%) PHPUnit
12 3 (4.84%) Moq
13 2 (3.23%) FindBugs
13 2 (3.23%) Checkstyle
14 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
14 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (16.13%) Publishing
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Android Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SOA Designer
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Umbraco Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) Web Services
2 33 (53.23%) JSON
3 24 (38.71%) XML
4 21 (33.87%) HTML
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) jQuery
6 18 (29.03%) SOAP
7 17 (27.42%) Android SDK
8 15 (24.19%) HTML5
9 12 (19.35%) CSS3
9 12 (19.35%) RoboGuice
10 11 (17.74%) RESTful
11 10 (16.13%) Spring
12 9 (14.52%) JNI
12 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
12 9 (14.52%) XSLT
12 9 (14.52%) Android NDK
13 8 (12.90%) Struts
13 8 (12.90%) .NET
14 7 (11.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) W3C
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.61%) Open Source
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 17 (27.42%) Android
3 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Unit Testing
2 26 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (37.10%) OO
4 16 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (25.81%) Android Development
5 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
5 15 (24.19%) MVC
6 14 (22.58%) TDD
6 14 (22.58%) OOP
6 14 (22.58%) Scrum
7 12 (19.35%) BDD
7 12 (19.35%) Web Development
8 10 (16.13%) Change Control
9 9 (14.52%) SOA
10 8 (12.90%) Content Management
11 7 (11.29%) User Stories
12 6 (9.68%) SEO
13 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (8.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) PHP
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Python
4 5 (8.06%) PHP5
4 5 (8.06%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) WCAG
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) TeamSite
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) AppManager
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Telerik
4 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) Apigee
4 1 (1.61%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.61%) VMware