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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 150 139 191
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +52
Contract jobs citing REST 112 101 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.21% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 4.76% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 19
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
2275 2124 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.16% 25.44% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1203 1155
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 94
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 +1 39 £376 +7.50% 14
Hampshire -17 27 £336 -15.93% 7
Surrey -10 23 £375 +10.29% 9
Oxfordshire -19 7 £330 +10.00% 9
West Sussex - 6 £375 -
Middlesex +1 2 £388 - 1
Kent -1 2 £288 +30.68% 7
Buckinghamshire -21 2 - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 132 (51.76%) XML
2 110 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (42.35%) SOAP
4 105 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 100 (39.22%) Web Services
6 99 (38.82%) SQL
7 97 (38.04%) JSON
8 87 (34.12%) Java
9 78 (30.59%) HTML
10 71 (27.84%) MVC
11 68 (26.67%) TDD
11 68 (26.67%) .NET
12 65 (25.49%) CSS
13 63 (24.71%) Scrum
14 62 (24.31%) SOA
15 61 (23.92%) C#
16 54 (21.18%) SQL Server
17 50 (19.61%) OO
18 49 (19.22%) WCF
19 47 (18.43%) Git (software)
20 46 (18.04%) jQuery
21 45 (17.65%) Linux
21 45 (17.65%) Spring
22 44 (17.25%) PHP
23 43 (16.86%) Unit Testing
24 39 (15.29%) Internet
25 38 (14.90%) Jenkins
26 35 (13.73%) OOP
26 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
26 35 (13.73%) Apache

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 35 (13.73%) Apache
2 16 (6.27%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.49%) Drupal
4 13 (5.10%) Node.js
5 10 (3.92%) JBoss
6 9 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.75%) WebSphere Process Server
8 5 (1.96%) Mule
8 5 (1.96%) OpenEdge
9 4 (1.57%) IIS
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.18%) Lync
10 3 (1.18%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) SPSS
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) Force.com
2 3 (1.18%) Office 365
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.29%) Internet
2 13 (5.10%) SSL
3 12 (4.71%) HTTP
4 7 (2.75%) NAS
4 7 (2.75%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (2.75%) SAN
5 6 (2.35%) PBX
5 6 (2.35%) VoIP
6 4 (1.57%) DNS
7 2 (0.78%) SNMP
7 2 (0.78%) FTP
7 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.78%) GGSN
7 2 (0.78%) SGSN
8 1 (0.39%) NFC
8 1 (0.39%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.16%) MySQL
3 24 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.10%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.31%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.18%) DB2
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.39%) Big Data
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 38 (14.90%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.98%) Subversion
4 25 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (9.02%) Maven
6 22 (8.63%) JUnit
7 18 (7.06%) Eclipse
8 17 (6.67%) Selenium
8 17 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 16 (6.27%) JIRA
10 13 (5.10%) Ant
11 12 (4.71%) PHPUnit
12 10 (3.92%) Hudson
12 10 (3.92%) Mockito
12 10 (3.92%) Bitbucket
13 8 (3.14%) IntelliJ
14 6 (2.35%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.96%) SpecFlow
16 4 (1.57%) JMeter
16 4 (1.57%) Moq
General
1 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.71%) Marketing
2 12 (4.71%) Finance
2 12 (4.71%) Games
3 4 (1.57%) Billing
4 3 (1.18%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 184 (72.16%) Developer
2 37 (14.51%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.37%) Mobile Developer
4 19 (7.45%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.06%) C# Developer
5 18 (7.06%) Lead Developer
5 18 (7.06%) Web Developer
6 17 (6.67%) Architect
7 16 (6.27%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Consultant
10 11 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.53%) Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.75%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.35%) Tester
14 6 (2.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (51.76%) XML
2 108 (42.35%) SOAP
3 100 (39.22%) Web Services
4 97 (38.04%) JSON
5 78 (30.59%) HTML
6 68 (26.67%) .NET
7 65 (25.49%) CSS
8 49 (19.22%) WCF
9 46 (18.04%) jQuery
10 45 (17.65%) Spring
11 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
12 30 (11.76%) OAuth
13 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
13 28 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (10.98%) Ajax
13 28 (10.98%) J2EE
14 23 (9.02%) HTML5
14 23 (9.02%) JMS
15 22 (8.63%) Hibernate
16 20 (7.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.80%) Open Source
3 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.49%) User Experience
5 13 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.14%) GIS
6 8 (3.14%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.57%) New Media
9 4 (1.57%) Social Media
9 4 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.57%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.18%) BBC
11 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.78%) W3C
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.65%) Linux
2 22 (8.63%) UNIX
3 11 (4.31%) Windows
4 9 (3.53%) Android
5 7 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.84%) MVC
3 68 (26.67%) TDD
4 63 (24.71%) Scrum
5 62 (24.31%) SOA
6 50 (19.61%) OO
7 43 (16.86%) Unit Testing
8 35 (13.73%) OOP
9 32 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (12.16%) Mobile Application Development
11 29 (11.37%) BDD
12 27 (10.59%) Rapid Prototyping
12 27 (10.59%) Use Case
13 24 (9.41%) E-Commerce
13 24 (9.41%) ITIL
14 18 (7.06%) Web Development
15 16 (6.27%) Software Testing
15 16 (6.27%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.49%) DevOps
17 13 (5.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 99 (38.82%) SQL
3 87 (34.12%) Java
4 61 (23.92%) C#
5 44 (17.25%) PHP
6 18 (7.06%) C++
6 18 (7.06%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.88%) Python
8 13 (5.10%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.71%) Ruby
9 12 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.92%) C
11 7 (2.75%) PHP5
11 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.75%) Perl
11 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.96%) Scala
13 4 (1.57%) Progress 4GL
13 4 (1.57%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (5.88%) Degree
2 10 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.14%) ISEB
4 7 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCTS
6 2 (0.78%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.24%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) HL7
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.49%) Puppet
3 10 (3.92%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 31 (12.16%) Google
2 30 (11.76%) Facebook
3 29 (11.37%) Twitter
4 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.27%) Oracle
6 13 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (5.10%) Telerik
7 10 (3.92%) IBM
7 10 (3.92%) Zend
8 9 (3.53%) SAP
9 7 (2.75%) Software AG
9 7 (2.75%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.96%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.96%) Adobe
11 4 (1.57%) Informatica
11 4 (1.57%) Progress
12 2 (0.78%) NetCracker
12 2 (0.78%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.78%) HP
12 2 (0.78%) ILOG
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