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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 141 153
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 254 127 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.64% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 5.58% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 89 62
Average daily rate £418 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
2400 2275 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 22.86% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1383 1256
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 48
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex +47 103 £425 +20.99% 11
Berkshire +25 45 £425 +6.25% 6
Surrey +4 34 £500 +53.84% 17
Hampshire +6 30 £340 -9.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +18 19 £500 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +7 8 £356 +4.77% 5
Kent -31 6 £403 - 3
Middlesex -1 4 £425 +55.96% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £443 +7.92% 10
Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 294 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (54.34%) Java
3 204 (46.58%) JSON
4 168 (38.36%) HTML
5 166 (37.90%) Scrum
6 143 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
7 135 (30.82%) Git (software)
8 132 (30.14%) HTTP
9 130 (29.68%) SOAP
10 128 (29.22%) HTML5
11 127 (29.00%) CSS
12 117 (26.71%) Web Services
12 117 (26.71%) Linux
13 115 (26.26%) Spring
14 114 (26.03%) JavaScript
15 113 (25.80%) SQL
16 112 (25.57%) C#
17 111 (25.34%) Ruby
18 108 (24.66%) Ajax
19 106 (24.20%) Open Source
20 105 (23.97%) Jenkins
21 103 (23.52%) Python
22 97 (22.15%) Subversion
23 95 (21.69%) Automated Testing
24 94 (21.46%) TDD
25 92 (21.00%) JUnit
26 89 (20.32%) MVC
27 86 (19.63%) CSS3
28 83 (18.95%) XML
29 80 (18.26%) Scala

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 67 (15.30%) Node.js
2 56 (12.79%) Confluence
3 19 (4.34%) Apache
4 14 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.97%) IIS
5 13 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.28%) JBoss
7 9 (2.05%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.68%) CMS
11 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.20%) Boomi
4 9 (2.05%) Force.com
5 6 (1.37%) SaaS
6 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.14%) GitHub
7 4 (0.91%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.68%) AtomSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.46%) IaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.46%) PaaS
9 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (30.14%) HTTP
2 26 (5.94%) SSL
3 22 (5.02%) DVB
3 22 (5.02%) LDAP
4 15 (3.42%) DNS
4 15 (3.42%) Internet
5 14 (3.20%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.97%) FTP
7 11 (2.51%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.05%) DHCP
8 9 (2.05%) VPN
9 8 (1.83%) BIG-IP
9 8 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (1.83%) ICMP
9 8 (1.83%) LAN
9 8 (1.83%) WAN
10 7 (1.60%) Network Security
10 7 (1.60%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.98%) NoSQL
2 54 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 49 (11.19%) MongoDB
4 34 (7.76%) SQL Server
5 21 (4.79%) MySQL
6 12 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.74%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.83%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.68%) GIS
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) SQLite
12 1 (0.23%) DB2
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 135 (30.82%) Git (software)
2 105 (23.97%) Jenkins
3 97 (22.15%) Subversion
4 92 (21.00%) JUnit
5 65 (14.84%) JIRA
6 57 (13.01%) Selenium
7 43 (9.82%) Maven
8 27 (6.16%) Ant
9 25 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (5.48%) Cucumber
11 21 (4.79%) Gradle
12 20 (4.57%) Eclipse
13 18 (4.11%) Hudson
14 17 (3.88%) Jasmine
15 16 (3.65%) SoapUI
16 15 (3.42%) Mockito
17 14 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
18 13 (2.97%) Artifactory
18 13 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
19 11 (2.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (8.68%) Finance
2 12 (2.74%) Publishing
3 11 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.28%) Retail
5 8 (1.83%) Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Billing
7 3 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 322 (73.52%) Developer
2 91 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 57 (13.01%) Scala Developer
4 37 (8.45%) Architect
5 34 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.85%) Java Scala Developer
7 29 (6.62%) Android Developer
7 29 (6.62%) C# Developer
8 28 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (5.71%) Lead Developer
10 23 (5.25%) Node.js Developer
11 22 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (4.34%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.65%) QA Engineer
15 16 (3.65%) Test Engineer
15 16 (3.65%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.42%) Applications Developer
16 15 (3.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (46.58%) JSON
2 168 (38.36%) HTML
3 130 (29.68%) SOAP
4 128 (29.22%) HTML5
5 127 (29.00%) CSS
6 117 (26.71%) Web Services
7 115 (26.26%) Spring
8 108 (24.66%) Ajax
9 86 (19.63%) CSS3
10 83 (18.95%) XML
11 70 (15.98%) Django
12 69 (15.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 67 (15.30%) Play Framework
14 63 (14.38%) .NET
15 62 (14.16%) Guice
16 60 (13.70%) jQuery
17 55 (12.56%) RESTful
18 38 (8.68%) Spring MVC
19 35 (7.99%) Hibernate
20 33 (7.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.81%) User Experience
2 29 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.02%) DTV
4 22 (5.02%) MPEG
4 22 (5.02%) STB
5 12 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.51%) DataPower
7 9 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.37%) Animation
9 6 (1.37%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.14%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.14%) Cryptocurrency
11 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.68%) Tandem
12 2 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.71%) Linux
2 46 (10.50%) Unix
3 41 (9.36%) Windows
4 33 (7.53%) Android
5 14 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.05%) CentOS
8 8 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (37.90%) Scrum
3 143 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (24.20%) Open Source
5 95 (21.69%) Automated Testing
6 94 (21.46%) TDD
7 89 (20.32%) MVC
8 72 (16.44%) SOA
9 71 (16.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 64 (14.61%) Web Design
10 64 (14.61%) Web Development
11 53 (12.10%) User Stories
12 50 (11.42%) Configuration Management
13 44 (10.05%) OWASP
14 38 (8.68%) OO
15 36 (8.22%) Unit Testing
16 35 (7.99%) Mentoring
17 34 (7.76%) Software Engineering
18 32 (7.31%) BDD
19 30 (6.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (54.34%) Java
2 114 (26.03%) JavaScript
3 113 (25.80%) SQL
4 112 (25.57%) C#
5 111 (25.34%) Ruby
6 103 (23.52%) Python
7 80 (18.26%) Scala
8 33 (7.53%) PHP
9 26 (5.94%) C++
10 22 (5.02%) C
11 15 (3.42%) Groovy
12 11 (2.51%) Apex Code
12 11 (2.51%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.83%) Tcl
14 7 (1.60%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.14%) XPath
16 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.91%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (8.22%) Degree
2 32 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.05%) ISEB
4 9 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.37%) CCNP
5 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.68%) MCITP
7 3 (0.68%) MCTS
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) SDET
5 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) Squid
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.46%) Gluster
4 2 (0.46%) NFS
4 2 (0.46%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) iptables
5 1 (0.23%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) LXC
5 1 (0.23%) NDS
5 1 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.23%) Snort
5 1 (0.23%) Varnish
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.74%) Puppet
2 7 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.37%) Ansible
3 6 (1.37%) Nagios
3 6 (1.37%) OpenAM
3 6 (1.37%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.46%) Cacti
4 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.23%) MOM
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) systemd
5 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (14.61%) Google
2 48 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.08%) Oracle
4 14 (3.20%) Dell
5 13 (2.97%) IBM
5 13 (2.97%) SAP
6 11 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.05%) F5
8 8 (1.83%) webMethods
9 7 (1.60%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.60%) Rally
9 7 (1.60%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.37%) Axway
10 6 (1.37%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.37%) VMware
10 6 (1.37%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.91%) ATG
11 4 (0.91%) Informatica
11 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £475 - £550+ per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Worthing
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: EXCELLENT RATES
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago