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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 122 165 213
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +48
Contract jobs citing REST 142 76 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 0.87% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.40% 3.37% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 44 17
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£350 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
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
2220 2254 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.16% 25.94% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1329 1224
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 89
Average hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +10 34 £330 -5.71% 10
Surrey +14 33 £375 +25.00% 11
Hampshire -7 25 £344 -14.06% 13
Oxfordshire -4 17 £313 +4.16% 8
Kent +12 16 £350 - 9
West Sussex - 8 £363 -
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £398 +22.30% 3
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 131 (52.82%) XML
2 101 (40.73%) SQL
3 98 (39.52%) SOAP
4 97 (39.11%) Web Services
5 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 82 (33.06%) .NET
8 80 (32.26%) JSON
9 76 (30.65%) Java
10 70 (28.23%) C#
11 66 (26.61%) HTML
11 66 (26.61%) SOA
12 65 (26.21%) MVC
13 62 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 58 (23.39%) TDD
15 54 (21.77%) CSS
16 53 (21.37%) WCF
17 51 (20.56%) Scrum
18 45 (18.15%) jQuery
19 41 (16.53%) OO
20 39 (15.73%) PHP
20 39 (15.73%) Git (software)
21 37 (14.92%) Mobile App
21 37 (14.92%) Internet
21 37 (14.92%) Spring
22 35 (14.11%) Jenkins
22 35 (14.11%) Unit Testing
23 33 (13.31%) OAuth
23 33 (13.31%) Mobile Application Development
23 33 (13.31%) Google

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (11.69%) Apache
2 15 (6.05%) Drupal
3 13 (5.24%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.24%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.24%) Node.js
4 8 (3.23%) IIS
5 7 (2.82%) JBoss
5 7 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.02%) OpenEdge
7 5 (2.02%) Mule
7 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.21%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.21%) Liferay
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.21%) Lync
10 2 (0.81%) Confluence
10 2 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) SPSS
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) Office 365
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Force.com
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.92%) Internet
2 16 (6.45%) HTTP
3 13 (5.24%) SSL
4 7 (2.82%) LDAP
4 7 (2.82%) DNS
4 7 (2.82%) Firewall
5 6 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (2.02%) PBX
6 5 (2.02%) VoIP
7 4 (1.61%) SAN
7 4 (1.61%) NAS
8 3 (1.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.81%) GGSN
9 2 (0.81%) SGSN
9 2 (0.81%) SNMP
9 2 (0.81%) FTP
10 1 (0.40%) NFC
10 1 (0.40%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.29%) MySQL
3 20 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.63%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.21%) DB2
9 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.81%) Big Data
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.11%) Jenkins
3 32 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 20 (8.06%) JUnit
5 20 (8.06%) Maven
6 19 (7.66%) Subversion
7 17 (6.85%) Selenium
8 16 (6.45%) Eclipse
9 14 (5.65%) JIRA
10 12 (4.84%) Ant
11 10 (4.03%) Bitbucket
12 9 (3.63%) Hudson
13 8 (3.23%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.82%) PHPUnit
14 7 (2.82%) Mockito
14 7 (2.82%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.02%) Mercurial
16 4 (1.61%) Moq
17 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (5.65%) Finance
2 12 (4.84%) Games
2 12 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.63%) Marketing
4 7 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (1.21%) Military
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 170 (68.55%) Developer
2 31 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 31 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 21 (8.47%) Architect
4 20 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.26%) C# Developer
6 17 (6.85%) Lead Developer
6 17 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 13 (5.24%) Analyst
7 13 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.44%) PHP Developer
8 11 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Consultant
9 10 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Tester
11 7 (2.82%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (52.82%) XML
2 98 (39.52%) SOAP
3 97 (39.11%) Web Services
4 82 (33.06%) .NET
5 80 (32.26%) JSON
6 66 (26.61%) HTML
7 54 (21.77%) CSS
8 53 (21.37%) WCF
9 45 (18.15%) jQuery
10 37 (14.92%) Spring
11 33 (13.31%) OAuth
12 31 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 26 (10.48%) J2EE
13 26 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (9.68%) JMS
15 23 (9.27%) AngularJS
16 20 (8.06%) Ajax
16 20 (8.06%) .NET Framework
17 19 (7.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 17 (6.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.92%) Mobile App
2 24 (9.68%) Open Source
3 19 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.63%) User Experience
6 8 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.23%) GIS
7 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.61%) Social Media
10 3 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.81%) W3C
11 2 (0.81%) iSeries
11 2 (0.81%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.90%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) UNIX
3 12 (4.84%) Windows
4 9 (3.63%) Android
5 7 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.61%) SOA
3 65 (26.21%) MVC
4 58 (23.39%) TDD
5 51 (20.56%) Scrum
6 41 (16.53%) OO
7 35 (14.11%) Unit Testing
8 33 (13.31%) Mobile Application Development
9 30 (12.10%) OOP
10 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.69%) Use Case
10 29 (11.69%) Rapid Prototyping
11 26 (10.48%) BDD
12 24 (9.68%) ITIL
13 22 (8.87%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.85%) CRM
14 17 (6.85%) Automated Testing
14 17 (6.85%) Software Testing
15 16 (6.45%) DevOps
16 14 (5.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.73%) SQL
2 92 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 76 (30.65%) Java
4 70 (28.23%) C#
5 39 (15.73%) PHP
6 15 (6.05%) C++
6 15 (6.05%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.24%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.84%) C
9 9 (3.63%) Python
9 9 (3.63%) Ruby
10 8 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.02%) Scala
12 4 (1.61%) PHP5
12 4 (1.61%) Groovy
12 4 (1.61%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.61%) Perl
13 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.47%) Degree
2 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.84%) ISEB
4 10 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.81%) MCTS
7 2 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.27%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.05%) Puppet
3 10 (4.03%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (13.31%) Google
2 32 (12.90%) Facebook
3 31 (12.50%) Twitter
4 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.87%) Oracle
6 13 (5.24%) Telerik
7 12 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (4.44%) SAP
8 11 (4.44%) IBM
9 8 (3.23%) Zend
10 7 (2.82%) Software AG
11 5 (2.02%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.61%) Hitachi
12 4 (1.61%) Informatica
12 4 (1.61%) Progress
13 3 (1.21%) Metastorm
14 2 (0.81%) Cognos
14 2 (0.81%) ILOG
14 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.81%) Comptel
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago