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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 111 201 211
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 141 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 1.55% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 28
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £476 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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
2278 2257 2324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +28 46 £313 - 10
Surrey +17 27 £400 +66.32% 9
Berkshire +11 19 £350 -18.60% 5
Oxfordshire +16 17 £300 +7.14% 4
Hampshire 0 12 £400 +14.28% 7
West Sussex +8 9 £350 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £361 -23.94% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 135 (56.96%) XML
2 117 (49.37%) SQL
3 107 (45.15%) Web Services
4 96 (40.51%) JSON
5 92 (38.82%) .NET
6 90 (37.97%) SOAP
7 82 (34.60%) C#
8 78 (32.91%) JavaScript
9 74 (31.22%) SQL Server
10 68 (28.69%) Java
10 68 (28.69%) SOA
11 62 (26.16%) WCF
12 61 (25.74%) TDD
13 57 (24.05%) Mobile App
14 53 (22.36%) MVC
14 53 (22.36%) Internet
15 49 (20.68%) HTML
15 49 (20.68%) OAuth
16 48 (20.25%) CSS
17 46 (19.41%) Mobile Application Development
17 46 (19.41%) Facebook
18 45 (18.99%) Twitter
18 45 (18.99%) jQuery
18 45 (18.99%) Scrum
18 45 (18.99%) Google
19 44 (18.57%) Spring
20 41 (17.30%) Rapid Prototyping
20 41 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 41 (17.30%) Use Case
20 41 (17.30%) Agile Software Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (7.59%) Apache
2 9 (3.80%) IIS
3 7 (2.95%) Drupal
3 7 (2.95%) Node.js
4 6 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.11%) OpenEdge
5 5 (2.11%) Mule
5 5 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.69%) Confluence
6 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.69%) CMS
6 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.27%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 22 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.49%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.36%) Internet
2 13 (5.49%) HTTP
3 9 (3.80%) DNS
4 7 (2.95%) LDAP
4 7 (2.95%) Firewall
5 6 (2.53%) SSL
6 5 (2.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (1.69%) AMQP
7 4 (1.69%) PBX
7 4 (1.69%) VoIP
8 3 (1.27%) SNMP
8 3 (1.27%) Network Security
9 2 (0.84%) GGSN
9 2 (0.84%) SGSN
9 2 (0.84%) WEP
9 2 (0.84%) FTP
10 1 (0.42%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) SAN
10 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.42%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.06%) MySQL
6 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.11%) Big Data
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.84%) DB2
11 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (14.77%) Visual Studio
3 30 (12.66%) Jenkins
4 23 (9.70%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.59%) JIRA
6 17 (7.17%) Subversion
7 15 (6.33%) Maven
8 14 (5.91%) JUnit
8 14 (5.91%) Eclipse
9 13 (5.49%) SpecFlow
10 12 (5.06%) Selenium
11 9 (3.80%) Hudson
12 8 (3.38%) Mercurial
13 7 (2.95%) Ant
14 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.69%) PHPUnit
14 4 (1.69%) Mockito
14 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
15 3 (1.27%) Gradle
15 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (9.70%) Games
2 11 (4.64%) Finance
3 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.80%) Marketing
4 7 (2.95%) Billing
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Military
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (64.14%) Developer
2 43 (18.14%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (10.97%) Lead Developer
4 25 (10.55%) Java Developer
5 24 (10.13%) Analyst
6 23 (9.70%) Architect
7 21 (8.86%) Test Analyst
8 17 (7.17%) Web Developer
8 17 (7.17%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Test Engineer
10 15 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (5.91%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.06%) Consultant
12 12 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (5.06%) QA Analyst
13 10 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (56.96%) XML
2 107 (45.15%) Web Services
3 96 (40.51%) JSON
4 92 (38.82%) .NET
5 90 (37.97%) SOAP
6 62 (26.16%) WCF
7 49 (20.68%) OAuth
7 49 (20.68%) HTML
8 48 (20.25%) CSS
9 45 (18.99%) jQuery
10 44 (18.57%) Spring
11 30 (12.66%) ASP.NET
12 25 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (10.13%) WPF
14 23 (9.70%) .NET Framework
15 21 (8.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 19 (8.02%) Unity DI Container
17 18 (7.59%) HTML5
18 17 (7.17%) J2EE
18 17 (7.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.05%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.75%) Open Source
3 9 (3.80%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.11%) GIS
5 5 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.69%) Blog
7 3 (1.27%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) iSeries
8 2 (0.84%) Wiki
8 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.55%) Linux
2 13 (5.49%) Windows
3 10 (4.22%) UNIX
4 7 (2.95%) Android
5 6 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.69%) SOA
2 61 (25.74%) TDD
3 53 (22.36%) MVC
4 46 (19.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 45 (18.99%) Scrum
6 41 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (17.30%) Use Case
6 41 (17.30%) Rapid Prototyping
7 33 (13.92%) BDD
8 29 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 28 (11.81%) OO
10 27 (11.39%) Software Testing
11 25 (10.55%) Automated Testing
12 24 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (9.70%) Game Development
13 23 (9.70%) DevOps
14 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
15 18 (7.59%) OOP
16 13 (5.49%) CRM
17 12 (5.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.37%) SQL
2 82 (34.60%) C#
3 78 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (28.69%) Java
5 24 (10.13%) PHP
6 15 (6.33%) Python
7 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.22%) C
9 9 (3.80%) C++
10 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.11%) Ruby
11 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.69%) Scala
12 4 (1.69%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.27%) PHP5
14 2 (0.84%) Groovy
15 1 (0.42%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) ISEB
2 18 (7.59%) Degree
3 16 (6.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.50%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) Puppet
2 8 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.53%) Ansible
4 5 (2.11%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (19.41%) Facebook
2 45 (18.99%) Twitter
2 45 (18.99%) Google
3 23 (9.70%) Oracle
3 23 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.64%) SAP
5 10 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.80%) Telerik
7 7 (2.95%) Zend
8 5 (2.11%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.11%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) Progress
9 4 (1.69%) IBM
9 4 (1.69%) Splunk
10 3 (1.27%) Sencha
10 3 (1.27%) Comptel
10 3 (1.27%) NetCracker
10 3 (1.27%) Metastorm
10 3 (1.27%) HP
11 2 (0.84%) ILOG
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