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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 102 131 192
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +61
Contract jobs citing REST 169 116 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 1.29% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 5.35% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 62 26
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£400 £361 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £474 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
2383 2167 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.19% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1219 1102
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +23 40 £400 - 12
Surrey +2 29 £394 +9.37% 8
Kent -10 24 £325 +8.33% 1
West Sussex 0 19 £325 -32.81% 1
Berkshire +11 18 £453 +20.66% 15
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £330 +1.53% 4
Oxfordshire -8 15 £420 +5.00% 6
East Sussex -8 7 £450 - 6
Middlesex +6 3 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £375 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
1 143 (49.31%) Web Services
2 123 (42.41%) JSON
3 114 (39.31%) Java
4 111 (38.28%) SOAP
5 98 (33.79%) XML
6 77 (26.55%) JavaScript
7 75 (25.86%) HTML
7 75 (25.86%) TDD
8 64 (22.07%) .NET
8 64 (22.07%) SOA
9 56 (19.31%) CSS
10 55 (18.97%) Linux
11 54 (18.62%) SQL Server
11 54 (18.62%) SQL
12 53 (18.28%) C#
13 48 (16.55%) Scrum
13 48 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (15.86%) Mobile App
14 46 (15.86%) Oracle
15 45 (15.52%) OO
15 45 (15.52%) Android
16 42 (14.48%) Android Development
17 41 (14.14%) Git (software)
17 41 (14.14%) MVC
18 40 (13.79%) Web Development
18 40 (13.79%) HTML5
19 38 (13.10%) Jenkins
20 37 (12.76%) Relational Database
20 37 (12.76%) Unit Testing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (11.03%) JBoss
2 23 (7.93%) WebLogic
3 21 (7.24%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.24%) WebSphere
4 17 (5.86%) Apache
5 12 (4.14%) IIS
6 11 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (3.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.07%) Node.js
10 5 (1.72%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.38%) ColdFusion
11 4 (1.38%) Mule
11 4 (1.38%) Mule ESB
12 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.03%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.69%) CMS
13 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.69%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.79%) Amazon S3
2 11 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.41%) GitHub
5 5 (1.72%) SaaS
6 4 (1.38%) IaaS
7 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Boomi
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.34%) Internet
2 17 (5.86%) HTTP
3 8 (2.76%) LDAP
4 4 (1.38%) DNS
5 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) X.500
6 2 (0.69%) Firewall
6 2 (0.69%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) PPTP
7 1 (0.34%) IPv4
7 1 (0.34%) CTI
7 1 (0.34%) PPP
7 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.76%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.28%) MySQL
4 13 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.14%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.38%) Big Data
10 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.69%) DB2
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.34%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 41 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.07%) JUnit
4 32 (11.03%) Maven
5 24 (8.28%) Subversion
5 24 (8.28%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.86%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.52%) Selenium
8 14 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (4.14%) JIRA
9 12 (4.14%) Ant
10 11 (3.79%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.79%) PHPUnit
10 11 (3.79%) Gradle
11 10 (3.45%) FindBugs
11 10 (3.45%) Xcode
11 10 (3.45%) Checkstyle
12 7 (2.41%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (5.86%) Finance
2 11 (3.79%) Publishing
3 10 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.72%) Games
5 4 (1.38%) Banking
5 4 (1.38%) Retail
5 4 (1.38%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (72.07%) Developer
2 50 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.07%) Android Developer
4 34 (11.72%) Architect
5 19 (6.55%) Designer
6 18 (6.21%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Python Developer
10 11 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.79%) Consultant
10 11 (3.79%) Solutions Designer
10 11 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.10%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.10%) iOS Developer
12 9 (3.10%) Digital Architect
13 8 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (49.31%) Web Services
2 123 (42.41%) JSON
3 111 (38.28%) SOAP
4 98 (33.79%) XML
5 75 (25.86%) HTML
6 64 (22.07%) .NET
7 56 (19.31%) CSS
8 40 (13.79%) HTML5
9 34 (11.72%) jQuery
10 33 (11.38%) Spring
11 28 (9.66%) JMS
11 28 (9.66%) ASP.NET
11 28 (9.66%) AngularJS
12 27 (9.31%) Android SDK
13 26 (8.97%) .NET Framework
13 26 (8.97%) RESTful
14 24 (8.28%) WSDL
15 21 (7.24%) OpenGL
16 19 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (6.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.86%) Mobile App
2 30 (10.34%) User Experience
3 23 (7.93%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.21%) Social Media
5 12 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.10%) iPad
6 9 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.10%) iPhone
7 8 (2.76%) Clustering
8 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.03%) Blog
11 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.69%) Wiki
11 2 (0.69%) IVR
11 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.97%) Linux
2 45 (15.52%) Android
3 19 (6.55%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.83%) Windows
5 8 (2.76%) UNIX
6 2 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (25.86%) TDD
3 64 (22.07%) SOA
4 48 (16.55%) Scrum
4 48 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (15.52%) OO
6 42 (14.48%) Android Development
7 41 (14.14%) MVC
8 40 (13.79%) Web Development
9 37 (12.76%) Unit Testing
9 37 (12.76%) Mobile Development
10 33 (11.38%) BDD
11 21 (7.24%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.21%) Data Modelling
12 18 (6.21%) iOS Development
13 17 (5.86%) OOP
14 14 (4.83%) UML
14 14 (4.83%) Workflow
14 14 (4.83%) Open Source
14 14 (4.83%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (39.31%) Java
2 77 (26.55%) JavaScript
3 54 (18.62%) SQL
4 53 (18.28%) C#
5 32 (11.03%) Python
6 19 (6.55%) PHP
7 11 (3.79%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.76%) Ruby
9 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.07%) Perl
11 4 (1.38%) C++
11 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.38%) XQuery
11 4 (1.38%) Scala
11 4 (1.38%) PHP5
11 4 (1.38%) Groovy
12 3 (1.03%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.69%) XPath
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (11.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.21%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.14%) Puppet
2 7 (2.41%) Ansible
3 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) Netcool
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) AppManager
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (15.86%) Oracle
2 28 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.93%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.76%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.07%) SAP
6 5 (1.72%) Talend
7 4 (1.38%) CA
7 4 (1.38%) Akamai
7 4 (1.38%) Splunk
7 4 (1.38%) Infobright
7 4 (1.38%) Cisco
7 4 (1.38%) Citrix
7 4 (1.38%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.03%) Adobe
8 3 (1.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.69%) IBM
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase
9 2 (0.69%) webMethods
10 1 (0.34%) NetIQ
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