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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 115 205 217
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 134 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 1.90% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 24 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Kent +26 34 £294 - 5
Surrey +20 31 £375 +38.76% 15
Berkshire +8 22 £350 -16.91% 4
Oxfordshire +10 16 £300 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -1 15 £400 +14.28% 4
West Sussex - 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £361 +7.03% 3
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 145 (58.47%) XML
2 115 (46.37%) SQL
3 107 (43.15%) Web Services
4 100 (40.32%) SOAP
5 92 (37.10%) .NET
6 91 (36.69%) JSON
7 88 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (32.66%) C#
8 81 (32.66%) Java
9 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
9 76 (30.65%) SOA
10 70 (28.23%) SQL Server
11 62 (25.00%) TDD
11 62 (25.00%) WCF
12 57 (22.98%) MVC
13 54 (21.77%) Scrum
13 54 (21.77%) Internet
13 54 (21.77%) Mobile App
14 50 (20.16%) HTML
15 49 (19.76%) OAuth
16 47 (18.95%) Spring
17 46 (18.55%) Mobile Application Development
17 46 (18.55%) Facebook
18 45 (18.15%) Twitter
18 45 (18.15%) Google
18 45 (18.15%) CSS
19 41 (16.53%) Rapid Prototyping
19 41 (16.53%) Use Case
20 40 (16.13%) jQuery
21 39 (15.73%) Team Foundation Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (8.06%) Apache
2 13 (5.24%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.63%) IIS
3 9 (3.63%) Drupal
4 8 (3.23%) Node.js
5 7 (2.82%) Mule
6 6 (2.42%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.02%) OpenEdge
7 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.61%) Confluence
8 4 (1.61%) Liferay
8 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.21%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
2 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.77%) Internet
2 18 (7.26%) HTTP
3 12 (4.84%) SSL
4 9 (3.63%) DNS
5 7 (2.82%) LDAP
5 7 (2.82%) Firewall
6 5 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (1.61%) PBX
7 4 (1.61%) VoIP
8 3 (1.21%) SNMP
8 3 (1.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.81%) AMQP
9 2 (0.81%) GGSN
9 2 (0.81%) SGSN
9 2 (0.81%) FTP
10 1 (0.40%) RFID
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) SAN
10 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.40%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.05%) MySQL
4 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.02%) Big Data
8 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.21%) DB2
11 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (15.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (13.31%) Visual Studio
3 31 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 26 (10.48%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.26%) Maven
6 17 (6.85%) JUnit
6 17 (6.85%) Subversion
7 15 (6.05%) JIRA
8 14 (5.65%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.84%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.44%) Selenium
11 9 (3.63%) Ant
12 8 (3.23%) Hudson
13 6 (2.42%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.42%) Mockito
13 6 (2.42%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.61%) PHPUnit
16 3 (1.21%) Checkstyle
16 3 (1.21%) FindBugs
General
1 23 (9.27%) Games
2 13 (5.24%) Finance
3 10 (4.03%) Marketing
3 10 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (1.21%) Military
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (65.73%) Developer
2 40 (16.13%) Mobile Developer
3 28 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 26 (10.48%) Lead Developer
5 23 (9.27%) Analyst
5 23 (9.27%) Architect
6 20 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 19 (7.66%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Web Developer
8 15 (6.05%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Front-End Developer
9 14 (5.65%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (4.84%) Consultant
11 11 (4.44%) QA Analyst
11 11 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.03%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.23%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (58.47%) XML
2 107 (43.15%) Web Services
3 100 (40.32%) SOAP
4 92 (37.10%) .NET
5 91 (36.69%) JSON
6 62 (25.00%) WCF
7 50 (20.16%) HTML
8 49 (19.76%) OAuth
9 47 (18.95%) Spring
10 45 (18.15%) CSS
11 40 (16.13%) jQuery
12 28 (11.29%) ASP.NET
13 24 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (9.27%) WPF
14 23 (9.27%) .NET Framework
14 23 (9.27%) J2EE
14 23 (9.27%) JMS
15 21 (8.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 19 (7.66%) Unity DI Container
17 18 (7.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.77%) Mobile App
2 30 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.85%) Open Source
4 10 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.63%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.42%) GIS
7 5 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.61%) User Experience
9 3 (1.21%) Blog
9 3 (1.21%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.81%) iSeries
10 2 (0.81%) iPad
10 2 (0.81%) Social Media
10 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) DTV
11 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.48%) Linux
2 18 (7.26%) UNIX
3 14 (5.65%) Windows
4 4 (1.61%) Android
4 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Debian
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.65%) SOA
3 62 (25.00%) TDD
4 57 (22.98%) MVC
5 54 (21.77%) Scrum
6 46 (18.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 41 (16.53%) Rapid Prototyping
7 41 (16.53%) Use Case
8 36 (14.52%) OO
9 34 (13.71%) BDD
10 32 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 27 (10.89%) Software Testing
12 25 (10.08%) OOP
13 24 (9.68%) Automated Testing
14 23 (9.27%) Game Development
15 22 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (8.47%) DevOps
16 21 (8.47%) E-Commerce
17 17 (6.85%) CRM
18 16 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.37%) SQL
2 81 (32.66%) C#
2 81 (32.66%) Java
3 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.48%) PHP
5 12 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 12 (4.84%) C
6 11 (4.44%) Python
7 9 (3.63%) C++
8 7 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.02%) Ruby
9 5 (2.02%) Scala
10 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.61%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.21%) Groovy
12 2 (0.81%) PHP5
13 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (8.87%) Degree
2 19 (7.66%) ISEB
3 17 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MCITP
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.89%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.63%) Puppet
2 8 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.02%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (18.55%) Facebook
2 45 (18.15%) Twitter
2 45 (18.15%) Google
3 26 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.68%) Oracle
5 14 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.44%) SAP
7 10 (4.03%) IBM
8 9 (3.63%) Telerik
9 7 (2.82%) Zend
10 6 (2.42%) JBoss
10 6 (2.42%) Software AG
11 5 (2.02%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.61%) Progress
12 4 (1.61%) Informatica
13 3 (1.21%) HP
13 3 (1.21%) Metastorm
13 3 (1.21%) NetCracker
13 3 (1.21%) Comptel
14 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds
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