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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 117 133 199
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +66
Contract jobs citing REST 163 118 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.28% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.51% 5.29% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.72%
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
2502 2229 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.21% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1250 1157
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
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 35 49 68
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +32 48 £400 - 5
Berkshire +13 28 £475 +65.21% 12
Surrey +3 27 £388 -8.82% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £320 -1.53% 4
Kent -19 15 £325 +8.33% 1
West Sussex -6 9 £325 -34.01% 3
Oxfordshire -27 9 £425 +41.66% 9
East Sussex -6 7 £450 -
Middlesex +4 3 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £375 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 151 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (46.58%) Web Services
3 120 (41.10%) JSON
4 119 (40.75%) SOAP
5 103 (35.27%) Java
6 93 (31.85%) XML
7 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 73 (25.00%) HTML
8 73 (25.00%) TDD
9 70 (23.97%) .NET
10 67 (22.95%) SOA
11 60 (20.55%) CSS
12 57 (19.52%) C#
13 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
14 55 (18.84%) SQL
15 52 (17.81%) Scrum
15 52 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (16.78%) Oracle
17 48 (16.44%) Mobile App
18 47 (16.10%) Linux
19 46 (15.75%) MVC
20 45 (15.41%) Git (software)
21 41 (14.04%) Android
22 40 (13.70%) Jenkins
22 40 (13.70%) HTML5
23 39 (13.36%) OO
23 39 (13.36%) Relational Database
24 38 (13.01%) Mobile Development
25 37 (12.67%) Android Development
25 37 (12.67%) Maven

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (9.59%) JBoss
2 20 (6.85%) Apache
3 17 (5.82%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.79%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.45%) IIS
6 12 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (3.08%) Node.js
9 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.05%) ColdFusion
9 6 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.37%) Mule
11 4 (1.37%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.68%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Magento
2 5 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.68%) AWD
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.74%) GitHub
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.71%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.90%) Internet
2 20 (6.85%) HTTP
3 10 (3.42%) LDAP
4 6 (2.05%) SSH
4 6 (2.05%) DNS
4 6 (2.05%) SSL
5 4 (1.37%) Firewall
6 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.68%) IPv4
7 2 (0.68%) SNMP
7 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.68%) X.500
8 1 (0.34%) PPTP
8 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) PPP
8 1 (0.34%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.36%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.25%) MySQL
4 16 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.74%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.37%) Big Data
9 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.37%) DB2
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.34%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 45 (15.41%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.67%) Maven
4 33 (11.30%) JUnit
5 26 (8.90%) Subversion
6 22 (7.53%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.48%) Selenium
8 15 (5.14%) Eclipse
9 14 (4.79%) PHPUnit
9 14 (4.79%) JIRA
10 13 (4.45%) Ant
11 12 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (4.11%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.77%) Checkstyle
12 11 (3.77%) FindBugs
12 11 (3.77%) Gradle
13 10 (3.42%) Xcode
14 8 (2.74%) Grunt
15 7 (2.40%) Hudson
15 7 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (7.19%) Finance
2 9 (3.08%) Banking
3 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.71%) Games
5 5 (1.71%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (71.58%) Developer
2 40 (13.70%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.99%) Architect
4 30 (10.27%) Android Developer
5 21 (7.19%) .NET Developer
6 19 (6.51%) Designer
7 17 (5.82%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.79%) iOS Developer
10 13 (4.45%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
11 11 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
12 10 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (3.42%) Consultant
12 10 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.42%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.42%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.08%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (46.58%) Web Services
2 120 (41.10%) JSON
3 119 (40.75%) SOAP
4 93 (31.85%) XML
5 73 (25.00%) HTML
6 70 (23.97%) .NET
7 60 (20.55%) CSS
8 40 (13.70%) HTML5
9 32 (10.96%) Spring
10 31 (10.62%) JMS
10 31 (10.62%) ASP.NET
10 31 (10.62%) jQuery
10 31 (10.62%) AngularJS
11 27 (9.25%) RESTful
11 27 (9.25%) WSDL
12 26 (8.90%) .NET Framework
13 21 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (7.19%) OpenGL
13 21 (7.19%) Android SDK
14 19 (6.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.44%) Mobile App
2 32 (10.96%) User Experience
3 26 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.16%) Social Media
5 13 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.08%) iPad
6 9 (3.08%) iPhone
6 9 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.08%) Clustering
7 6 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.03%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
11 2 (0.68%) IVR
11 2 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.10%) Linux
2 41 (14.04%) Android
3 25 (8.56%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.11%) Windows
5 8 (2.74%) UNIX
6 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.00%) TDD
3 67 (22.95%) SOA
4 52 (17.81%) Scrum
4 52 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (15.75%) MVC
6 39 (13.36%) OO
7 38 (13.01%) Mobile Development
8 37 (12.67%) Android Development
9 34 (11.64%) Web Development
10 30 (10.27%) Unit Testing
11 26 (8.90%) BDD
12 23 (7.88%) iOS Development
13 18 (6.16%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.48%) Data Modelling
15 15 (5.14%) ITIL
16 14 (4.79%) UML
16 14 (4.79%) OOP
16 14 (4.79%) Mobile Application Development
16 14 (4.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.27%) Java
2 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 57 (19.52%) C#
4 55 (18.84%) SQL
5 34 (11.64%) Python
6 22 (7.53%) PHP
7 11 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 11 (3.77%) Ruby
8 7 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.40%) C++
9 6 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.05%) PHP5
10 5 (1.71%) Scala
10 5 (1.71%) Perl
11 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.37%) Groovy
12 3 (1.03%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.03%) XQuery
13 2 (0.68%) C
13 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (11.64%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) HL7
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) Puppet
2 10 (3.42%) Ansible
3 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) AppManager
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (16.78%) Oracle
2 26 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.42%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.74%) Splunk
6 7 (2.40%) SAP
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco
7 5 (1.71%) Talend
8 4 (1.37%) Infobright
8 4 (1.37%) CA
8 4 (1.37%) Akamai
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix
8 4 (1.37%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.03%) Adobe
9 3 (1.03%) hybris
9 3 (1.03%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.68%) F5
10 2 (0.68%) Sybase
10 2 (0.68%) webMethods
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