The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 54 124 140
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 295 155 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.35% 1.64% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.51% 6.49% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 97 59
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
REST
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2359 2390 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.78% 25.30% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1517 1223
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the South East

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

REST
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +29 77 £475 +46.15% 5
Surrey +7 44 £525 +31.25% 10
Berkshire +6 35 £463 +15.55% 11
Hampshire +5 33 £360 -10.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +24 25 £500 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire +22 25 £500 +17.64% 5
East Sussex +22 20 £438 +2.94% 4
Kent +5 19 £415 +50.90% 1
Middlesex -2 8 £413 - 2
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Sussex +3 3 £475 +26.66%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for REST.

1 337 (68.36%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (57.00%) Java
3 204 (41.38%) JSON
4 190 (38.54%) HTML
5 184 (37.32%) Scrum
6 178 (36.11%) Spring
7 160 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
8 158 (32.05%) CSS
9 157 (31.85%) Git (software)
9 157 (31.85%) HTML5
10 155 (31.44%) Web Services
11 147 (29.82%) JUnit
12 140 (28.40%) HTTP
13 137 (27.79%) SOAP
14 136 (27.59%) Jenkins
15 134 (27.18%) Ajax
16 132 (26.77%) Linux
17 126 (25.56%) Python
18 121 (24.54%) TDD
19 118 (23.94%) Open Source
20 116 (23.53%) C#
20 116 (23.53%) SQL
21 115 (23.33%) CSS3
22 112 (22.72%) Ruby
23 110 (22.31%) Automated Testing
24 104 (21.10%) Scala
25 103 (20.89%) Subversion
26 96 (19.47%) XML
27 90 (18.26%) Django
28 89 (18.05%) JavaScript

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 71 (14.40%) Confluence
2 29 (5.88%) JBoss
3 26 (5.27%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 22 (4.46%) Apache
6 18 (3.65%) IIS
7 17 (3.45%) MQSeries
8 16 (3.25%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.01%) CMS
12 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.61%) Drupal
14 3 (0.61%) WordPress
15 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.84%) Boomi
4 8 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.62%) SaaS
5 7 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.01%) Force.com
6 5 (1.01%) GitHub
7 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.81%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Office 365
8 3 (0.61%) AtomSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.41%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (28.40%) HTTP
2 26 (5.27%) DVB
3 21 (4.26%) SSL
4 17 (3.45%) LDAP
5 12 (2.43%) Internet
6 11 (2.23%) DNS
7 9 (1.83%) FTP
7 9 (1.83%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.42%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.22%) SSH
10 5 (1.01%) SNMP
11 4 (0.81%) CTI
11 4 (0.81%) DHCP
11 4 (0.81%) Network Security
11 4 (0.81%) VPN
12 3 (0.61%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.61%) ICMP
12 3 (0.61%) LAN
12 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.95%) Relational Database
2 47 (9.53%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 29 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.07%) MySQL
6 23 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.81%) Redis
12 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.61%) Big Data
12 3 (0.61%) GIS
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 157 (31.85%) Git (software)
2 147 (29.82%) JUnit
3 136 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 103 (20.89%) Subversion
5 82 (16.63%) JIRA
6 59 (11.97%) Selenium
7 48 (9.74%) Cucumber
8 46 (9.33%) Maven
9 29 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 26 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (4.06%) Hudson
11 20 (4.06%) SoapUI
12 19 (3.85%) Gradle
13 18 (3.65%) Mockito
14 17 (3.45%) Hamcrest
15 16 (3.25%) Ant
16 15 (3.04%) JMeter
17 13 (2.64%) jMock
17 13 (2.64%) WebDriver
18 12 (2.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (10.95%) Finance
2 13 (2.64%) Banking
3 12 (2.43%) Retail
4 9 (1.83%) Publishing
4 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.01%) Marketing
6 4 (0.81%) Billing
6 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 350 (70.99%) Developer
2 136 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 72 (14.60%) Scala Developer
4 45 (9.13%) Architect
5 43 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 39 (7.91%) Java Scala Developer
7 36 (7.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 27 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 24 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (4.67%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.46%) Android Developer
12 20 (4.06%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.85%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.45%) Agile Developer
14 17 (3.45%) Designer
14 17 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.25%) QA Engineer
16 15 (3.04%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.84%) Web Developer
18 13 (2.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (41.38%) JSON
2 190 (38.54%) HTML
3 178 (36.11%) Spring
4 158 (32.05%) CSS
5 157 (31.85%) HTML5
6 155 (31.44%) Web Services
7 137 (27.79%) SOAP
8 134 (27.18%) Ajax
9 115 (23.33%) CSS3
10 96 (19.47%) XML
11 90 (18.26%) Django
12 87 (17.65%) Play Framework
13 85 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
14 79 (16.02%) Guice
15 70 (14.20%) RESTful
16 63 (12.78%) jQuery
17 60 (12.17%) .NET
18 47 (9.53%) Spring MVC
19 44 (8.92%) Node.js
20 41 (8.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.76%) User Experience
2 46 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 40 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.27%) DTV
4 26 (5.27%) MPEG
4 26 (5.27%) STB
5 12 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.43%) iPad
6 11 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.03%) iPhone
8 9 (1.83%) DataPower
9 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.22%) Animation
11 5 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.01%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.81%) Clustering
12 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 132 (26.77%) Linux
2 26 (5.27%) Android
3 17 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.45%) Unix
3 17 (3.45%) Windows
4 10 (2.03%) CentOS
4 10 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) Debian
7 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (68.36%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (37.32%) Scrum
3 160 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (24.54%) TDD
5 118 (23.94%) Open Source
6 110 (22.31%) Automated Testing
7 78 (15.82%) MVC
7 78 (15.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 78 (15.82%) Web Development
8 72 (14.60%) SOA
8 72 (14.60%) Web Design
9 56 (11.36%) User Stories
10 54 (10.95%) OWASP
11 52 (10.55%) Software Engineering
12 48 (9.74%) Configuration Management
13 44 (8.92%) BDD
13 44 (8.92%) Mentoring
14 40 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (7.91%) Front End Development
16 36 (7.30%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 281 (57.00%) Java
2 126 (25.56%) Python
3 116 (23.53%) C#
3 116 (23.53%) SQL
4 112 (22.72%) Ruby
5 104 (21.10%) Scala
6 89 (18.05%) JavaScript
7 39 (7.91%) PHP
8 33 (6.69%) Groovy
9 27 (5.48%) C++
10 26 (5.27%) C
11 14 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.64%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.23%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.42%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.42%) Perl
15 5 (1.01%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.01%) XPath
16 3 (0.61%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (10.95%) Degree
2 24 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.64%) ISEB
4 13 (2.64%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.22%) CCNP
5 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.61%) MCITP
7 3 (0.61%) MCTS
8 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.90%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.81%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.04%) Docker
3 5 (1.01%) vSphere
4 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.61%) KVM
5 3 (0.61%) NFS
5 3 (0.61%) Squid
5 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.41%) Gluster
6 2 (0.41%) oVirt
6 2 (0.41%) RHEV
6 2 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.20%) Btrfs
7 1 (0.20%) iptables
7 1 (0.20%) LXC
7 1 (0.20%) Snort
7 1 (0.20%) Varnish
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (3.04%) Puppet
2 7 (1.42%) OpenAM
2 7 (1.42%) OpenIDM
3 6 (1.22%) Ansible
3 6 (1.22%) Nagios
4 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.41%) Cacti
6 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) logstash
7 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) Nessus
7 1 (0.20%) rkt
7 1 (0.20%) systemd
7 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 83 (16.84%) Google
2 46 (9.33%) Oracle
3 42 (8.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.84%) Axway
5 14 (2.84%) Dell
6 12 (2.43%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.43%) Rally
6 12 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.43%) SAP
7 10 (2.03%) IBM
8 7 (1.42%) ForgeRock
8 7 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.22%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.22%) Splunk
9 6 (1.22%) VMware
9 6 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.01%) hybris
10 5 (1.01%) Informatica
10 5 (1.01%) webMethods
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