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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +20
Contract jobs citing REST 289 160 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.25% 1.67% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.18% 6.39% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 84 58
Median daily rate £450 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
2373 2502 2132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.67% 26.18% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1590 1194
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 45
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 £16.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +28 48 £475 +46.15% 7
Hampshire +5 44 £361 -9.68% 9
Surrey +7 41 £525 +61.53% 11
Berkshire +20 40 £425 -6.07% 10
Oxfordshire +32 34 £513 +20.58% 4
East Sussex +31 28 £400 -11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £500 +56.25% 4
Kent +5 18 £313 -3.84% 1
Middlesex +2 7 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Sussex +1 3 £475 +26.66%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 355 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (59.39%) Java
3 211 (40.42%) JSON
4 194 (37.16%) Spring
5 186 (35.63%) HTML
6 184 (35.25%) Scrum
7 162 (31.03%) JUnit
8 156 (29.89%) Web Services
8 156 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
9 155 (29.69%) CSS
9 155 (29.69%) SOAP
10 154 (29.50%) Git (software)
10 154 (29.50%) HTML5
11 142 (27.20%) Jenkins
12 140 (26.82%) Linux
13 135 (25.86%) SQL
13 135 (25.86%) Ajax
14 129 (24.71%) HTTP
15 126 (24.14%) Open Source
16 123 (23.56%) C#
16 123 (23.56%) Python
17 119 (22.80%) TDD
18 117 (22.41%) CSS3
19 114 (21.84%) Automated Testing
20 111 (21.26%) Ruby
21 108 (20.69%) Subversion
22 106 (20.31%) Scala
23 99 (18.97%) XML
24 92 (17.62%) JavaScript
25 91 (17.43%) Django

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 73 (13.98%) Confluence
2 34 (6.51%) JBoss
3 31 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 23 (4.41%) Apache
6 18 (3.45%) IIS
7 17 (3.26%) MQSeries
8 16 (3.07%) WebLogic
9 11 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.15%) CMS
12 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.57%) Drupal
14 3 (0.57%) WordPress
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.26%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.68%) Boomi
4 8 (1.53%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.15%) GitHub
6 6 (1.15%) SaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Force.com
8 4 (0.77%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.77%) Office 365
8 4 (0.77%) PaaS
9 3 (0.57%) AtomSphere
9 3 (0.57%) IaaS
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 129 (24.71%) HTTP
2 25 (4.79%) LDAP
3 22 (4.21%) SSL
4 20 (3.83%) DVB
5 10 (1.92%) DNS
5 10 (1.92%) Internet
6 8 (1.53%) FTP
6 8 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.53%) Network Security
6 8 (1.53%) SSH
7 7 (1.34%) Firewall
7 7 (1.34%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.96%) SNMP
9 4 (0.77%) CTI
10 3 (0.57%) DHCP
10 3 (0.57%) VPN
10 3 (0.57%) WinSCP
11 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.15%) Relational Database
2 48 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 46 (8.81%) SQL Server
4 37 (7.09%) Oracle Database
5 35 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.98%) MySQL
7 14 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.96%) Redis
10 5 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.57%) Big Data
12 3 (0.57%) GIS
12 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 162 (31.03%) JUnit
2 154 (29.50%) Git (software)
3 142 (27.20%) Jenkins
4 108 (20.69%) Subversion
5 90 (17.24%) JIRA
6 56 (10.73%) Cucumber
7 52 (9.96%) Selenium
8 48 (9.20%) Maven
9 34 (6.51%) Mockito
10 32 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (5.94%) Hamcrest
12 30 (5.75%) Eclipse
13 23 (4.41%) Gradle
14 19 (3.64%) SoapUI
15 18 (3.45%) Hudson
16 17 (3.26%) Ant
16 17 (3.26%) Visual Studio
17 15 (2.87%) JMeter
17 15 (2.87%) PHPUnit
18 13 (2.49%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (11.49%) Finance
2 14 (2.68%) Banking
3 12 (2.30%) Retail
4 11 (2.11%) Publishing
5 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.15%) Marketing
7 4 (0.77%) Billing
7 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 379 (72.61%) Developer
2 156 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 72 (13.79%) Scala Developer
4 45 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 39 (7.47%) Architect
5 39 (7.47%) Java Scala Developer
6 36 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 35 (6.70%) C# Developer
8 28 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (4.21%) Android Developer
9 22 (4.21%) Lead Developer
10 21 (4.02%) Designer
11 20 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.83%) Agile Developer
12 19 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.45%) Software Engineer
14 17 (3.26%) PHP Developer
15 16 (3.07%) QA Engineer
16 15 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
17 14 (2.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (40.42%) JSON
2 194 (37.16%) Spring
3 186 (35.63%) HTML
4 156 (29.89%) Web Services
5 155 (29.69%) CSS
5 155 (29.69%) SOAP
6 154 (29.50%) HTML5
7 135 (25.86%) Ajax
8 117 (22.41%) CSS3
9 99 (18.97%) XML
10 91 (17.43%) Django
11 88 (16.86%) Play Framework
12 83 (15.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 80 (15.33%) Guice
14 77 (14.75%) jQuery
15 76 (14.56%) RESTful
16 66 (12.64%) .NET
17 47 (9.00%) Spring MVC
18 38 (7.28%) JMS
19 37 (7.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.15%) User Experience
2 47 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.28%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.83%) Digital TV
4 20 (3.83%) MPEG
4 20 (3.83%) STB
5 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.30%) iPad
7 11 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.92%) iPhone
9 9 (1.72%) DataPower
10 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.15%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.77%) Clustering
13 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 140 (26.82%) Linux
2 26 (4.98%) Android
3 23 (4.41%) Unix
4 19 (3.64%) Windows
5 17 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.87%) CentOS
6 15 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (35.25%) Scrum
3 156 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (24.14%) Open Source
5 119 (22.80%) TDD
6 114 (21.84%) Automated Testing
7 86 (16.48%) MVC
8 77 (14.75%) Web Development
9 74 (14.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 73 (13.98%) Web Design
11 63 (12.07%) SOA
12 62 (11.88%) OWASP
13 53 (10.15%) Configuration Management
13 53 (10.15%) User Stories
14 52 (9.96%) Domain-Driven Design
15 51 (9.77%) Mentoring
15 51 (9.77%) Software Engineering
16 49 (9.39%) BDD
17 44 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 41 (7.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 310 (59.39%) Java
2 135 (25.86%) SQL
3 123 (23.56%) C#
3 123 (23.56%) Python
4 111 (21.26%) Ruby
5 106 (20.31%) Scala
6 92 (17.62%) JavaScript
7 47 (9.00%) Groovy
8 39 (7.47%) PHP
9 21 (4.02%) C++
10 20 (3.83%) C
11 13 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.49%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.53%) Perl
14 7 (1.34%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.77%) XPath
16 3 (0.57%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.57%) SOQL
16 3 (0.57%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 54 (10.34%) Degree
2 25 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.87%) ISEB
5 13 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.11%) CCNP
6 11 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.57%) MCITP
8 3 (0.57%) MCTS
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CISSP
9 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.85%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.26%) Docker
3 5 (0.96%) vSphere
4 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) KVM
5 3 (0.57%) NFS
5 3 (0.57%) Squid
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.38%) Gluster
6 2 (0.38%) oVirt
6 2 (0.38%) RHEV
6 2 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.19%) Btrfs
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) iptables
7 1 (0.19%) LXC
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (3.07%) OpenAM
1 16 (3.07%) OpenIDM
2 15 (2.87%) Puppet
3 6 (1.15%) Ansible
3 6 (1.15%) Nagios
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.38%) Cacti
6 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.38%) logstash
7 1 (0.19%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) rkt
7 1 (0.19%) systemd
7 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 84 (16.09%) Google
2 59 (11.30%) Oracle
3 44 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.26%) TIBCO
5 16 (3.07%) ForgeRock
6 14 (2.68%) Axway
6 14 (2.68%) Dell
7 13 (2.49%) SAP
8 12 (2.30%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.30%) Rally
9 11 (2.11%) IBM
10 10 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.53%) Splunk
12 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.15%) CA
13 6 (1.15%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.15%) VMware
14 5 (0.96%) Informatica
15 4 (0.77%) Blue Prism
16 3 (0.57%) F5
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