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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 116 157
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +41
Contract jobs citing REST 308 138 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.38% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.89% 6.27% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 92 56
Median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -12.65%
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
2390 2201 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.22% 23.92% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1382 1197
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
West Sussex +33 108 £475 +46.15% 3
Berkshire +8 42 £450 +12.50% 9
Surrey +1 39 £450 +12.50% 13
Hampshire +18 35 £340 -12.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +25 24 £500 +17.64% 1
East Sussex +13 18 £450 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +9 15 £481 +15.96% 5
Kent -12 15 £415 - 3
Middlesex -3 6 £413 - 1
Sussex +2 3 £475 +26.66%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 324 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (57.17%) Java
3 205 (42.01%) JSON
4 203 (41.60%) HTML
5 180 (36.89%) Scrum
6 163 (33.40%) Spring
6 163 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
7 162 (33.20%) HTML5
8 157 (32.17%) Git (software)
9 155 (31.76%) CSS
10 150 (30.74%) HTTP
11 137 (28.07%) Web Services
11 137 (28.07%) SOAP
12 134 (27.46%) Linux
13 133 (27.25%) JUnit
14 131 (26.84%) Ajax
14 131 (26.84%) Jenkins
15 123 (25.20%) Open Source
16 122 (25.00%) TDD
17 120 (24.59%) SQL
17 120 (24.59%) Python
18 117 (23.98%) Ruby
19 113 (23.16%) C#
19 113 (23.16%) CSS3
20 108 (22.13%) Automated Testing
21 102 (20.90%) Scala
22 101 (20.70%) Subversion
23 98 (20.08%) JavaScript
24 88 (18.03%) XML
25 86 (17.62%) MVC

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 67 (13.73%) Confluence
2 61 (12.50%) Node.js
3 21 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.10%) Apache
4 20 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.89%) JBoss
6 17 (3.48%) MQSeries
7 15 (3.07%) IIS
8 12 (2.46%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.61%) CMS
12 3 (0.61%) Drupal
12 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.61%) WordPress
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.48%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.87%) Boomi
4 9 (1.84%) SaaS
5 6 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.23%) Force.com
5 6 (1.23%) GitHub
6 5 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.82%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.61%) AtomSphere
8 3 (0.61%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Office 365
9 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (30.74%) HTTP
2 29 (5.94%) DVB
3 22 (4.51%) SSL
4 15 (3.07%) LDAP
5 12 (2.46%) DNS
5 12 (2.46%) Internet
6 10 (2.05%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.84%) FTP
8 7 (1.43%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.02%) DHCP
9 5 (1.02%) SSH
9 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.02%) VPN
10 4 (0.82%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.82%) CTI
10 4 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (0.82%) ICMP
10 4 (0.82%) LAN
10 4 (0.82%) SNMP
10 4 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 54 (11.07%) NoSQL
3 38 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 35 (7.17%) SQL Server
5 23 (4.71%) MySQL
6 21 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.64%) Neo4j
7 8 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.61%) GIS
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.41%) Big Data
11 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) Redis
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (32.17%) Git (software)
2 133 (27.25%) JUnit
3 131 (26.84%) Jenkins
4 101 (20.70%) Subversion
5 74 (15.16%) JIRA
6 60 (12.30%) Selenium
7 42 (8.61%) Maven
8 40 (8.20%) Cucumber
9 28 (5.74%) Eclipse
10 19 (3.89%) Gradle
10 19 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (3.69%) Mockito
11 18 (3.69%) SoapUI
12 17 (3.48%) Ant
13 16 (3.28%) Hudson
14 14 (2.87%) Hamcrest
15 12 (2.46%) Jasmine
15 12 (2.46%) JMeter
16 11 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
17 10 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (10.04%) Finance
2 12 (2.46%) Retail
3 10 (2.05%) Publishing
3 10 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.84%) Banking
5 5 (1.02%) Billing
6 4 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Back Office
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 355 (72.75%) Developer
2 133 (27.25%) Java Developer
3 72 (14.75%) Scala Developer
4 46 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 44 (9.02%) Architect
6 39 (7.99%) Java Scala Developer
7 37 (7.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 28 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (4.92%) Android Developer
11 22 (4.51%) Lead Developer
11 22 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.69%) Web Developer
14 17 (3.48%) QA Engineer
14 17 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.28%) Designer
15 16 (3.28%) Developer in Test
16 15 (3.07%) Agile Developer
16 15 (3.07%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (42.01%) JSON
2 203 (41.60%) HTML
3 163 (33.40%) Spring
4 162 (33.20%) HTML5
5 155 (31.76%) CSS
6 137 (28.07%) SOAP
6 137 (28.07%) Web Services
7 131 (26.84%) Ajax
8 113 (23.16%) CSS3
9 88 (18.03%) XML
10 86 (17.62%) Django
11 85 (17.42%) Play Framework
12 83 (17.01%) Ruby on Rails
13 77 (15.78%) Guice
14 71 (14.55%) RESTful
15 65 (13.32%) jQuery
16 58 (11.89%) .NET
17 47 (9.63%) Spring MVC
18 36 (7.38%) Hibernate
19 35 (7.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.52%) User Experience
2 41 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.94%) DTV
4 29 (5.94%) MPEG
4 29 (5.94%) STB
5 11 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.84%) DataPower
7 8 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.64%) iPad
8 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.23%) Animation
9 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.23%) iPhone
10 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.61%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.61%) Blog
11 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 134 (27.46%) Linux
2 28 (5.74%) Android
3 27 (5.53%) Unix
4 25 (5.12%) Windows
5 15 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.23%) CentOS
7 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (36.89%) Scrum
3 163 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (25.20%) Open Source
5 122 (25.00%) TDD
6 108 (22.13%) Automated Testing
7 86 (17.62%) MVC
8 85 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 80 (16.39%) SOA
10 78 (15.98%) Web Design
10 78 (15.98%) Web Development
11 57 (11.68%) User Stories
12 54 (11.07%) Configuration Management
13 52 (10.66%) OWASP
14 46 (9.43%) Software Engineering
15 43 (8.81%) Mentoring
16 39 (7.99%) Front End Development
17 38 (7.79%) BDD
18 37 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 34 (6.97%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 279 (57.17%) Java
2 120 (24.59%) Python
2 120 (24.59%) SQL
3 117 (23.98%) Ruby
4 113 (23.16%) C#
5 102 (20.90%) Scala
6 98 (20.08%) JavaScript
7 39 (7.99%) PHP
8 30 (6.15%) C++
9 29 (5.94%) C
10 27 (5.53%) Groovy
11 12 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.05%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.64%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.43%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.23%) Perl
16 5 (1.02%) XPath
17 4 (0.82%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (10.25%) Degree
2 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.05%) ISEB
4 10 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.61%) CCNP
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.61%) MCITP
6 3 (0.61%) MCTS
7 2 (0.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.66%) Docker
3 4 (0.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.61%) KVM
4 3 (0.61%) NFS
4 3 (0.61%) Squid
4 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.41%) Gluster
5 2 (0.41%) oVirt
5 2 (0.41%) RHEV
5 2 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.20%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) iptables
6 1 (0.20%) LXC
6 1 (0.20%) Snort
6 1 (0.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (3.07%) Puppet
2 6 (1.23%) Ansible
2 6 (1.23%) Nagios
2 6 (1.23%) OpenAM
2 6 (1.23%) OpenIDM
3 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.41%) Cacti
4 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) Nessus
5 1 (0.20%) systemd
5 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 79 (16.19%) Google
2 46 (9.43%) Oracle
3 39 (7.99%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.69%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.87%) Axway
5 14 (2.87%) Dell
6 13 (2.66%) SAP
7 12 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.25%) IBM
9 9 (1.84%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.84%) Rally
10 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.23%) ForgeRock
11 6 (1.23%) VMware
11 6 (1.23%) webMethods
11 6 (1.23%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.02%) F5
12 5 (1.02%) Informatica
12 5 (1.02%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.82%) ATG
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