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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 135 178 177
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 108 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.65% 2.86% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 27
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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
Hampshire +11 41 £343 -14.37% 9
Berkshire +3 27 £388 - 19
Surrey +6 18 £430 +10.96% 5
Oxfordshire - 8 £410 - 1
West Sussex -10 6 £350 -26.31% 4
Middlesex +4 4 £344 - 1
East Sussex -9 3 £350 +7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £325 - 3
Kent - - - - 5
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 142 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (44.49%) Java
3 107 (43.67%) XML
4 101 (41.22%) Web Services
5 99 (40.41%) JavaScript
6 98 (40.00%) HTML
7 91 (37.14%) SOAP
8 85 (34.69%) JSON
9 77 (31.43%) CSS
10 74 (30.20%) MVC
11 70 (28.57%) Scrum
12 68 (27.76%) Linux
13 64 (26.12%) Git (software)
14 63 (25.71%) TDD
15 62 (25.31%) OO
16 60 (24.49%) jQuery
17 57 (23.27%) SQL
18 53 (21.63%) .NET
19 51 (20.82%) C#
20 49 (20.00%) Unit Testing
20 49 (20.00%) Jenkins
21 46 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (17.55%) Subversion
23 41 (16.73%) Spring
24 40 (16.33%) SQL Server
25 39 (15.92%) Web Development
25 39 (15.92%) HTML5
26 38 (15.51%) BDD
26 38 (15.51%) Maven
27 35 (14.29%) OOP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (13.88%) Apache
2 23 (9.39%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 14 (5.71%) JBoss
5 13 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (5.31%) Drupal
6 11 (4.49%) Node.js
7 9 (3.67%) CMS
7 9 (3.67%) TeamSite
7 9 (3.67%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.27%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (2.86%) IIS
9 7 (2.86%) Mule
9 7 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.22%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.45%) SaaS
2 6 (2.45%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.22%) Force.com
4 3 (1.22%) Yammer
4 3 (1.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.57%) Internet
2 18 (7.35%) HTTP
3 10 (4.08%) SSL
4 6 (2.45%) NAS
4 6 (2.45%) SAN
5 3 (1.22%) PBX
5 3 (1.22%) VoIP
5 3 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.39%) MySQL
3 20 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.22%) DB2
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 64 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 49 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 43 (17.55%) Subversion
4 38 (15.51%) Maven
5 29 (11.84%) Ant
6 28 (11.43%) JUnit
7 21 (8.57%) Selenium
8 18 (7.35%) Visual Studio
9 16 (6.53%) Mockito
10 14 (5.71%) JIRA
10 14 (5.71%) Eclipse
11 12 (4.90%) PHPUnit
12 10 (4.08%) Bitbucket
12 10 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.67%) Artifactory
13 9 (3.67%) Robotium
13 9 (3.67%) Appium
14 8 (3.27%) Jasmine
14 8 (3.27%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (6.94%) Publishing
1 17 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.31%) Marketing
3 7 (2.86%) Finance
4 2 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 182 (74.29%) Developer
2 46 (18.78%) Java Developer
3 20 (8.16%) .NET Developer
3 20 (8.16%) Web Developer
4 19 (7.76%) Android Developer
5 17 (6.94%) Architect
6 16 (6.53%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Consultant
11 9 (3.67%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 6 (2.45%) Python Developer
14 5 (2.04%) Tester
14 5 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (43.67%) XML
2 101 (41.22%) Web Services
3 98 (40.00%) HTML
4 91 (37.14%) SOAP
5 85 (34.69%) JSON
6 77 (31.43%) CSS
7 60 (24.49%) jQuery
8 53 (21.63%) .NET
9 41 (16.73%) Spring
10 39 (15.92%) HTML5
11 33 (13.47%) WCF
12 31 (12.65%) AngularJS
13 30 (12.24%) Ajax
14 25 (10.20%) J2EE
15 21 (8.57%) ASP.NET
15 21 (8.57%) CSS3
16 19 (7.76%) Android SDK
17 17 (6.94%) JMS
17 17 (6.94%) Hibernate
18 16 (6.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Open Source
2 16 (6.53%) User Experience
3 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.86%) W3C
5 7 (2.86%) GIS
5 7 (2.86%) Social Media
5 7 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.63%) New Media
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) BBC
9 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.82%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.76%) Linux
2 26 (10.61%) Android
3 21 (8.57%) UNIX
4 13 (5.31%) Windows
4 13 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.20%) MVC
3 70 (28.57%) Scrum
4 63 (25.71%) TDD
5 62 (25.31%) OO
6 49 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 46 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (15.92%) Web Development
9 38 (15.51%) BDD
10 35 (14.29%) OOP
11 32 (13.06%) SOA
12 24 (9.80%) Automated Testing
13 21 (8.57%) ITIL
13 21 (8.57%) Android Development
14 18 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (6.94%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.71%) DevOps
17 13 (5.31%) TOGAF
17 13 (5.31%) Software Testing
17 13 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 109 (44.49%) Java
2 99 (40.41%) JavaScript
3 57 (23.27%) SQL
4 51 (20.82%) C#
5 31 (12.65%) PHP
6 20 (8.16%) Python
7 17 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.12%) Ruby
9 13 (5.31%) C++
10 12 (4.90%) Perl
11 8 (3.27%) PHP5
12 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.04%) C
15 4 (1.63%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.22%) Groovy
16 3 (1.22%) Scala
17 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (5.71%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.45%) ISEB
4 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.82%) MCTS
6 2 (0.82%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.53%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) WCAG
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.08%) KVM
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.71%) Puppet
3 10 (4.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (4.49%) Oracle
4 8 (3.27%) IBM
5 7 (2.86%) Telerik
5 7 (2.86%) Google
5 7 (2.86%) HP
6 6 (2.45%) SAP
6 6 (2.45%) Hitachi
6 6 (2.45%) Software AG
7 5 (2.04%) Zend
8 4 (1.63%) Facebook
8 4 (1.63%) Twitter
8 4 (1.63%) Adobe
8 4 (1.63%) Informatica
9 2 (0.82%) Cognos
9 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.82%) ILOG
9 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.41%) Cadence
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