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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / South East
Rank 94 88 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +56
Contract jobs citing REST 159 189 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.18% 2.30% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 8.63% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 123 73
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £280 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
1868 2189 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 26.68% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1425 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +16 46 £425 - 7
Berkshire -9 26 £450 +20.00% 13
Hampshire -9 22 £431 +19.79% 18
West Sussex +11 21 £444 -11.25% 8
Kent +4 12 £325 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire -6 11 £493 +51.53% 20
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £344 -19.11% 6
Middlesex +7 5 £348 +0.72%
East Sussex 0 5 £363 -27.50%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 243 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (60.31%) Java
3 160 (41.78%) Web Services
4 127 (33.16%) JSON
5 122 (31.85%) XML
6 116 (30.29%) JavaScript
6 116 (30.29%) SOAP
7 111 (28.98%) HTML
8 110 (28.72%) TDD
9 106 (27.68%) Spring
10 97 (25.33%) SQL
11 94 (24.54%) Scrum
12 92 (24.02%) Linux
13 88 (22.98%) Git (software)
14 87 (22.72%) MVC
15 80 (20.89%) CSS
16 78 (20.37%) HTML5
17 74 (19.32%) BDD
18 72 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (18.02%) .NET
20 64 (16.71%) JUnit
20 64 (16.71%) AngularJS
21 63 (16.45%) C#
22 62 (16.19%) Jenkins
23 60 (15.67%) SOA
24 59 (15.40%) Oracle
25 57 (14.88%) jQuery
26 55 (14.36%) Maven
27 52 (13.58%) Ruby
28 51 (13.32%) Node.js

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 38 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 30 (7.83%) JBoss
3 26 (6.79%) Apache
3 26 (6.79%) WebSphere
4 25 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (6.53%) WebLogic
5 21 (5.48%) CMS
5 21 (5.48%) Confluence
6 17 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.87%) nginx
9 10 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (2.09%) IIS
11 7 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.31%) Mule
12 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.04%) Drupal
14 3 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.52%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.96%) GitHub
4 15 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 15 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
5 14 (3.66%) AWS CloudTrail
6 9 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.09%) PaaS
8 4 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.04%) Heroku
9 3 (0.78%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.78%) SaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Force.com
10 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.26%) Boomi
11 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.49%) HTTP
2 13 (3.39%) LDAP
3 12 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 11 (2.87%) Firewall
5 10 (2.61%) DVB
6 9 (2.35%) SSL
7 7 (1.83%) Network Security
8 5 (1.31%) SSH
9 3 (0.78%) SAN
9 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.52%) AMQP
10 2 (0.52%) Internet
10 2 (0.52%) SNMP
11 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.23%) NoSQL
2 40 (10.44%) MongoDB
3 25 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.01%) SQL Server
5 19 (4.96%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.70%) MySQL
7 16 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.13%) Redis
9 8 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.57%) Big Data
12 5 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.04%) HBase
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (22.98%) Git (software)
2 64 (16.71%) JUnit
3 62 (16.19%) Jenkins
4 55 (14.36%) Maven
5 44 (11.49%) Cucumber
6 39 (10.18%) JIRA
7 34 (8.88%) Gradle
8 32 (8.36%) Ant
9 31 (8.09%) Selenium
10 26 (6.79%) Eclipse
11 24 (6.27%) Mockito
11 24 (6.27%) Subversion
12 21 (5.48%) SoapUI
12 21 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (4.70%) WebDriver
14 17 (4.44%) JMeter
14 17 (4.44%) TeamCity
15 15 (3.92%) Visual Studio
16 13 (3.39%) Bitbucket
17 12 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (11.23%) Finance
2 15 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.39%) Publishing
3 13 (3.39%) Retail
4 6 (1.57%) Back Office
5 5 (1.31%) Banking
6 3 (0.78%) Billing
6 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.78%) Law
6 3 (0.78%) Legal
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Automotive
7 2 (0.52%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 265 (69.19%) Developer
2 107 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (7.57%) .NET Developer
5 28 (7.31%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.05%) Architect
7 22 (5.74%) C# Developer
8 21 (5.48%) Node.js Developer
9 19 (4.96%) Agile Developer
10 18 (4.70%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (4.70%) Android Developer
11 17 (4.44%) Angular Developer
11 17 (4.44%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.18%) AWS Developer
12 16 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.18%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.92%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.92%) Scala Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (41.78%) Web Services
2 127 (33.16%) JSON
3 122 (31.85%) XML
4 116 (30.29%) SOAP
5 111 (28.98%) HTML
6 106 (27.68%) Spring
7 80 (20.89%) CSS
8 78 (20.37%) HTML5
9 69 (18.02%) .NET
10 64 (16.71%) AngularJS
11 57 (14.88%) jQuery
12 51 (13.32%) Node.js
13 49 (12.79%) J2EE
13 49 (12.79%) RESTful
14 40 (10.44%) CSS3
14 40 (10.44%) JMS
15 29 (7.57%) Ajax
15 29 (7.57%) Hibernate
16 28 (7.31%) Java EE
16 28 (7.31%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.53%) User Experience
3 18 (4.70%) Public Cloud
4 15 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.61%) Digital TV
7 10 (2.61%) MPEG
7 10 (2.61%) STB
8 8 (2.09%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.78%) Informatics
12 3 (0.78%) Physics
12 3 (0.78%) Replication
12 3 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.02%) Linux
2 27 (7.05%) Unix
3 25 (6.53%) Android
4 23 (6.01%) Windows
5 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Solaris
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (28.72%) TDD
3 94 (24.54%) Scrum
4 87 (22.72%) MVC
5 74 (19.32%) BDD
6 72 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (15.67%) SOA
8 49 (12.79%) Web Development
9 48 (12.53%) Open Source
10 42 (10.97%) Automated Testing
10 42 (10.97%) OO
11 37 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 29 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.57%) Kanban
13 27 (7.05%) DevOps
13 27 (7.05%) Microservices
14 26 (6.79%) Configuration Management
15 25 (6.53%) Software Engineering
16 21 (5.48%) Pair Programming
17 19 (4.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 231 (60.31%) Java
2 116 (30.29%) JavaScript
3 97 (25.33%) SQL
4 63 (16.45%) C#
5 52 (13.58%) Ruby
6 42 (10.97%) Python
7 35 (9.14%) Groovy
8 30 (7.83%) Scala
9 24 (6.27%) C++
10 17 (4.44%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.66%) PHP
11 14 (3.66%) XPath
12 11 (2.87%) Perl
13 10 (2.61%) C
13 10 (2.61%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.31%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.04%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (9.40%) Degree
2 16 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) ISEB
4 7 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) QA
2 11 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.83%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (4.18%) Docker
2 14 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.83%) vSphere
5 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (6.79%) Puppet
2 9 (2.35%) OpenAM
2 9 (2.35%) OpenIDM
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
3 8 (2.09%) logstash
4 6 (1.57%) Kibana
5 3 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (0.78%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.52%) Grafana
6 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.26%) vRealize
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 59 (15.40%) Oracle
2 23 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.22%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.18%) Google
5 11 (2.87%) Splunk
5 11 (2.87%) VMware
6 10 (2.61%) Bluefish Communications
6 10 (2.61%) IBM
7 9 (2.35%) ForgeRock
8 7 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (1.57%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.57%) SAP
9 6 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.31%) Talend
10 5 (1.31%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.31%) webMethods
11 4 (1.04%) Avaya
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