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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 85 154
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +69
Contract jobs citing REST 184 228 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 2.39% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 8.83% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 152 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Surrey -1 42 £425 - 17
Berkshire +10 36 £411 +9.66% 7
Oxfordshire -1 27 £475 +18.75% 6
Hampshire +13 25 £425 +25.92% 5
West Sussex +1 17 £481 -3.75% 5
Kent +1 10 £325 -27.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 9 £338 -18.18% 7
Middlesex +6 8 £361 +4.71%
East Sussex -8 8 £363 +6.61% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 254 (63.18%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (58.96%) Java
3 162 (40.30%) Web Services
4 133 (33.08%) JSON
5 121 (30.10%) XML
5 121 (30.10%) SOAP
6 118 (29.35%) Spring
7 114 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 114 (28.36%) SQL
8 110 (27.36%) TDD
9 102 (25.37%) HTML
10 101 (25.12%) Scrum
11 98 (24.38%) Linux
12 81 (20.15%) JUnit
13 78 (19.40%) Git (software)
14 71 (17.66%) BDD
14 71 (17.66%) CSS
14 71 (17.66%) MVC
15 69 (17.16%) jQuery
16 67 (16.67%) HTML5
17 65 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (15.67%) Oracle
19 62 (15.42%) .NET
20 59 (14.68%) C#
20 59 (14.68%) Cucumber
20 59 (14.68%) Jenkins
21 55 (13.68%) SOA
22 54 (13.43%) AngularJS
23 52 (12.94%) Maven
24 50 (12.44%) RESTful

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 42 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 41 (10.20%) JBoss
3 27 (6.72%) WebSphere
4 25 (6.22%) Apache
5 24 (5.97%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.98%) Confluence
7 19 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (2.49%) CMS
10 10 (2.49%) nginx
11 8 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.74%) IIS
12 7 (1.74%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.24%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (1.00%) Drupal
15 3 (0.75%) WordPress
16 2 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.23%) Amazon S3
3 17 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (3.98%) GitHub
5 14 (3.48%) AWS CloudTrail
6 9 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.24%) PaaS
7 4 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.00%) Heroku
7 4 (1.00%) SaaS
8 3 (0.75%) Force.com
8 3 (0.75%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.75%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) IaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) Boomi
10 1 (0.25%) G Suite
10 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.46%) HTTP
2 22 (5.47%) LDAP
3 14 (3.48%) Firewall
4 11 (2.74%) Network Security
5 9 (2.24%) DVB
5 9 (2.24%) SSL
6 7 (1.74%) SSH
7 6 (1.49%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.75%) SAN
8 3 (0.75%) SNMP
9 2 (0.50%) Internet
9 2 (0.50%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.25%) AMQP
10 1 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.44%) MongoDB
2 40 (9.95%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 25 (6.22%) MySQL
6 22 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.99%) Redis
9 6 (1.49%) Big Data
10 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.24%) HBase
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 81 (20.15%) JUnit
2 78 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 59 (14.68%) Cucumber
3 59 (14.68%) Jenkins
4 52 (12.94%) Maven
5 42 (10.45%) JIRA
6 36 (8.96%) Mockito
7 33 (8.21%) Subversion
8 29 (7.21%) Gradle
8 29 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (6.97%) Ant
10 25 (6.22%) Selenium
11 23 (5.72%) Eclipse
12 22 (5.47%) Hamcrest
13 18 (4.48%) SoapUI
14 14 (3.48%) Visual Studio
14 14 (3.48%) WebDriver
15 13 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (3.23%) JMeter
16 12 (2.99%) MSTest
General
1 47 (11.69%) Finance
2 16 (3.98%) Publishing
3 15 (3.73%) Retail
3 15 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.99%) Banking
5 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.00%) Marketing
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Billing
7 3 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.50%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 264 (65.67%) Developer
2 114 (28.36%) Java Developer
3 29 (7.21%) Architect
3 29 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 27 (6.72%) Senior Developer
5 22 (5.47%) Agile Developer
6 21 (5.22%) .NET Developer
6 21 (5.22%) C# Developer
7 20 (4.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 20 (4.98%) Security Engineer
8 19 (4.73%) AWS Developer
9 17 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (3.98%) Java Engineer
10 16 (3.98%) Node.js Developer
10 16 (3.98%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.48%) Analyst
12 14 (3.48%) Android Developer
13 13 (3.23%) Consultant
13 13 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (40.30%) Web Services
2 133 (33.08%) JSON
3 121 (30.10%) SOAP
3 121 (30.10%) XML
4 118 (29.35%) Spring
5 102 (25.37%) HTML
6 71 (17.66%) CSS
7 69 (17.16%) jQuery
8 67 (16.67%) HTML5
9 62 (15.42%) .NET
10 54 (13.43%) AngularJS
11 50 (12.44%) J2EE
11 50 (12.44%) RESTful
12 45 (11.19%) Node.js
13 36 (8.96%) CSS3
14 35 (8.71%) JMS
15 30 (7.46%) JAX-RS
16 29 (7.21%) React
17 28 (6.97%) Java EE
17 28 (6.97%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.72%) User Experience
3 18 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.24%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.24%) Digital TV
7 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.24%) MPEG
7 9 (2.24%) STB
8 7 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.00%) iPad
12 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.75%) Physics
12 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.38%) Linux
2 28 (6.97%) Unix
3 21 (5.22%) Android
4 16 (3.98%) Windows
5 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.49%) CentOS
5 10 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (63.18%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (27.36%) TDD
3 101 (25.12%) Scrum
4 71 (17.66%) BDD
4 71 (17.66%) MVC
5 65 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (13.68%) SOA
7 48 (11.94%) Open Source
8 45 (11.19%) Web Development
9 43 (10.70%) Unit Testing
10 41 (10.20%) Automated Testing
11 35 (8.71%) OO
12 34 (8.46%) Domain-Driven Design
13 31 (7.71%) Kanban
13 31 (7.71%) Microservices
14 30 (7.46%) Configuration Management
14 30 (7.46%) Software Engineering
15 27 (6.72%) CQRS
16 26 (6.47%) SDLC
17 23 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 237 (58.96%) Java
2 114 (28.36%) JavaScript
2 114 (28.36%) SQL
3 59 (14.68%) C#
4 43 (10.70%) Ruby
5 40 (9.95%) Groovy
5 40 (9.95%) Python
6 30 (7.46%) Scala
7 22 (5.47%) PHP
8 19 (4.73%) C++
9 17 (4.23%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.48%) XPath
11 12 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.49%) Perl
13 9 (2.24%) C
14 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.24%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.24%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.24%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (8.96%) Degree
2 17 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.24%) ISEB
5 7 (1.74%) CCNP
5 7 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.72%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.00%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.00%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.23%) Docker
3 12 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.74%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (6.47%) Puppet
2 17 (4.23%) OpenAM
2 17 (4.23%) OpenIDM
3 9 (2.24%) Ansible
4 8 (1.99%) logstash
5 5 (1.24%) Kibana
6 3 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (0.75%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.25%) Grafana
8 1 (0.25%) vRealize
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 63 (15.67%) Oracle
2 32 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.23%) ForgeRock
4 13 (3.23%) Splunk
5 12 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.74%) Google
7 10 (2.49%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (2.24%) IBM
9 7 (1.74%) CA
9 7 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.74%) VMware
10 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.49%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.00%) Avaya
11 4 (1.00%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.00%) Talend
11 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.00%) webMethods
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