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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 136 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 127 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.05% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 4.52% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 77
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£400 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £242 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
2309 2169 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.26% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1260 1074
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 134
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Berkshire +7 28 £400 +68.42% 13
Hampshire +12 23 £375 +18.11% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 19 £450 -10.00% 7
Surrey -12 17 £325 -7.14% 8
Oxfordshire -7 14 £410 +15.49% 3
West Sussex -11 12 £351 -26.05% 6
Kent -5 11 - - 5
East Sussex -13 2 £340 +8.80% 2
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 120 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (50.42%) Web Services
3 101 (42.80%) Java
4 99 (41.95%) JSON
5 93 (39.41%) HTML
6 81 (34.32%) JavaScript
7 80 (33.90%) SOAP
8 77 (32.63%) XML
9 72 (30.51%) CSS
10 59 (25.00%) Linux
10 59 (25.00%) TDD
11 58 (24.58%) MVC
11 58 (24.58%) OO
12 57 (24.15%) .NET
13 54 (22.88%) jQuery
14 52 (22.03%) HTML5
15 45 (19.07%) C#
16 44 (18.64%) SQL Server
17 43 (18.22%) Web Development
17 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
17 43 (18.22%) Unit Testing
18 42 (17.80%) SQL
19 38 (16.10%) Scrum
20 36 (15.25%) Subversion
21 35 (14.83%) SOA
22 33 (13.98%) Spring
22 33 (13.98%) Maven
23 32 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (13.56%) AngularJS
24 31 (13.14%) Jenkins

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (8.05%) JBoss
2 18 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.20%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.78%) Apache
4 16 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.66%) IIS
5 11 (4.66%) CMS
6 8 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.54%) Mule ESB
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (2.54%) Mule
9 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.27%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.85%) AWD
3 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.24%) SaaS
3 8 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (3.39%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.12%) GitHub
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.17%) Internet
2 15 (6.36%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) LDAP
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
3 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.85%) X.500
3 2 (0.85%) NAS
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.42%) PPTP
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) PBX
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.36%) MySQL
4 12 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.27%) Big Data
12 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.42%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.25%) Subversion
3 33 (13.98%) Maven
4 31 (13.14%) Jenkins
5 24 (10.17%) JUnit
6 20 (8.47%) Ant
7 19 (8.05%) Visual Studio
8 17 (7.20%) Selenium
9 11 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (4.66%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.66%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.24%) PHPUnit
10 10 (4.24%) Mockito
11 9 (3.81%) Robotium
11 9 (3.81%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.81%) Appium
12 8 (3.39%) Jasmine
13 6 (2.54%) Gradle
14 5 (2.12%) Xcode
14 5 (2.12%) JIRA
General
1 19 (8.05%) Publishing
2 12 (5.08%) Marketing
3 10 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.39%) Finance
5 5 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 174 (73.73%) Developer
2 39 (16.53%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.41%) Architect
4 27 (11.44%) Android Developer
5 22 (9.32%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.08%) Digital Architect
10 11 (4.66%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.66%) Python Developer
10 11 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.39%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.97%) Author
13 7 (2.97%) Technical Author
13 7 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (50.42%) Web Services
2 99 (41.95%) JSON
3 93 (39.41%) HTML
4 80 (33.90%) SOAP
5 77 (32.63%) XML
6 72 (30.51%) CSS
7 57 (24.15%) .NET
8 54 (22.88%) jQuery
9 52 (22.03%) HTML5
10 33 (13.98%) Spring
11 32 (13.56%) AngularJS
12 26 (11.02%) Android SDK
13 24 (10.17%) CSS3
13 24 (10.17%) .NET Framework
13 24 (10.17%) ASP.NET
14 22 (9.32%) Ajax
14 22 (9.32%) RESTful
15 20 (8.47%) WCF
16 19 (8.05%) Middleware
17 17 (7.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.90%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.47%) Open Source
3 20 (8.47%) User Experience
4 14 (5.93%) Social Media
5 13 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.54%) W3C
6 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.12%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.12%) Blog
7 5 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.69%) iPad
8 4 (1.69%) iPhone
8 4 (1.69%) Clustering
9 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.00%) Linux
2 30 (12.71%) Android
3 14 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.39%) Windows
5 4 (1.69%) UNIX
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.00%) TDD
3 58 (24.58%) MVC
3 58 (24.58%) OO
4 43 (18.22%) Web Development
4 43 (18.22%) Unit Testing
5 38 (16.10%) Scrum
6 35 (14.83%) SOA
7 32 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.29%) BDD
9 27 (11.44%) Android Development
10 24 (10.17%) OOP
11 17 (7.20%) Mobile Development
12 16 (6.78%) Workflow
12 16 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (6.78%) Automated Testing
13 15 (6.36%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.36%) Analytics
14 14 (5.93%) Data Modelling
15 12 (5.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.80%) Java
2 81 (34.32%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.07%) C#
4 42 (17.80%) SQL
5 30 (12.71%) Python
6 16 (6.78%) PHP
7 12 (5.08%) Ruby
7 12 (5.08%) Perl
8 7 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.54%) PHP5
10 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.69%) C++
12 3 (1.27%) XQuery
12 3 (1.27%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.42%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (2.54%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.81%) TeamSite
1 9 (3.81%) Puppet
2 5 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.12%) CloudHub
3 4 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) AppManager
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (11.86%) Oracle
1 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.39%) SAP
4 7 (2.97%) Adobe
4 7 (2.97%) HP
5 6 (2.54%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.69%) Akamai
7 3 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.27%) Telerik
7 3 (1.27%) Cisco
7 3 (1.27%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 2 (0.85%) Google
8 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.85%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.42%) Apigee
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds
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