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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 77 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 230 163 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 1.66% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.85% 6.37% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 87 84
Median daily rate £425 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
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
2334 2560 2307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.13% 26.11% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1673 1304
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.50 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire 0 47 £363 -9.37% 8
Berkshire +17 41 £400 -6.97% 10
Oxfordshire +21 32 £525 +28.04% 6
West Sussex +12 26 £425 -12.59% 2
Surrey +3 26 £494 +27.41% 3
East Sussex +27 22 £400 +15.94% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £444 +43.14% 3
Kent -1 8 £300 -7.69% 2
Middlesex +2 5 £450 -
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 341 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (61.32%) Java
3 205 (38.68%) JSON
4 193 (36.42%) Spring
5 179 (33.77%) HTML
6 170 (32.08%) Scrum
7 165 (31.13%) Web Services
8 161 (30.38%) JUnit
8 161 (30.38%) SOAP
9 151 (28.49%) CSS
10 145 (27.36%) Git (software)
11 144 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
11 144 (27.17%) HTML5
12 142 (26.79%) Linux
13 136 (25.66%) SQL
13 136 (25.66%) Jenkins
14 120 (22.64%) Ajax
15 118 (22.26%) TDD
16 111 (20.94%) Open Source
17 109 (20.57%) CSS3
18 105 (19.81%) C#
18 105 (19.81%) XML
19 102 (19.25%) HTTP
20 101 (19.06%) JavaScript
20 101 (19.06%) Automated Testing
21 99 (18.68%) Python
22 96 (18.11%) Scala
23 95 (17.92%) Ruby
23 95 (17.92%) jQuery
24 93 (17.55%) Subversion

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 63 (11.89%) Confluence
2 42 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.98%) JBoss
4 31 (5.85%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.28%) Apache
6 22 (4.15%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.21%) MQSeries
8 14 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (2.64%) IIS
9 12 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.94%) CMS
12 5 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.57%) Drupal
13 3 (0.57%) WordPress
14 2 (0.38%) nginx
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.21%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.64%) Amazon S3
3 14 (2.64%) Boomi
4 13 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (1.13%) GitHub
5 6 (1.13%) SaaS
6 5 (0.94%) PaaS
7 4 (0.75%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.57%) AtomSphere
8 3 (0.57%) Force.com
8 3 (0.57%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.57%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.38%) Office 365
9 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.25%) HTTP
2 33 (6.23%) LDAP
3 18 (3.40%) SSL
4 13 (2.45%) DVB
5 12 (2.26%) Network Security
6 11 (2.08%) Firewall
7 9 (1.70%) SSH
8 7 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.32%) Internet
9 6 (1.13%) FTP
9 6 (1.13%) SNMP
10 4 (0.75%) CTI
11 3 (0.57%) DNS
11 3 (0.57%) SAN
11 3 (0.57%) WinSCP
11 3 (0.57%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.38%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.92%) Oracle Database
2 42 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 36 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.23%) MySQL
6 18 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.13%) Redis
9 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.75%) Big Data
10 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) GIS
12 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 161 (30.38%) JUnit
2 145 (27.36%) Git (software)
3 136 (25.66%) Jenkins
4 93 (17.55%) Subversion
5 83 (15.66%) JIRA
6 73 (13.77%) Cucumber
7 52 (9.81%) Maven
8 50 (9.43%) Selenium
9 42 (7.92%) Mockito
10 37 (6.98%) Hamcrest
11 36 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (5.28%) Gradle
13 26 (4.91%) Eclipse
14 21 (3.96%) SoapUI
15 17 (3.21%) Hudson
16 16 (3.02%) Ant
17 15 (2.83%) JMeter
17 15 (2.83%) PHPUnit
18 14 (2.64%) jMock
19 13 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 70 (13.21%) Finance
2 15 (2.83%) Banking
2 15 (2.83%) Retail
3 12 (2.26%) Publishing
4 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.94%) Billing
6 5 (0.94%) Marketing
7 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 372 (70.19%) Developer
2 168 (31.70%) Java Developer
3 58 (10.94%) Scala Developer
4 43 (8.11%) Architect
5 38 (7.17%) Java Scala Developer
5 38 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 33 (6.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (4.15%) .NET Developer
10 20 (3.77%) Designer
10 20 (3.77%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.58%) Agile Developer
11 19 (3.58%) Android Developer
11 19 (3.58%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.40%) Java Engineer
12 18 (3.40%) PHP Developer
12 18 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.02%) Analyst
13 16 (3.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (38.68%) JSON
2 193 (36.42%) Spring
3 179 (33.77%) HTML
4 165 (31.13%) Web Services
5 161 (30.38%) SOAP
6 151 (28.49%) CSS
7 144 (27.17%) HTML5
8 120 (22.64%) Ajax
9 109 (20.57%) CSS3
10 105 (19.81%) XML
11 95 (17.92%) jQuery
12 78 (14.72%) Django
13 76 (14.34%) RESTful
14 75 (14.15%) Play Framework
15 72 (13.58%) Ruby on Rails
16 66 (12.45%) Guice
17 65 (12.26%) .NET
18 44 (8.30%) AngularJS
19 43 (8.11%) JAX-RS
20 42 (7.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.30%) User Experience
3 32 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.45%) Digital TV
5 13 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.45%) MPEG
5 13 (2.45%) STB
6 12 (2.26%) iPad
7 11 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.89%) iPhone
9 8 (1.51%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.51%) DataPower
9 8 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.79%) Linux
2 29 (5.47%) Unix
3 26 (4.91%) Android
4 17 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.02%) Windows
6 15 (2.83%) CentOS
7 14 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (32.08%) Scrum
3 144 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (22.26%) TDD
5 111 (20.94%) Open Source
6 101 (19.06%) Automated Testing
7 83 (15.66%) MVC
8 77 (14.53%) Web Development
9 63 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 62 (11.70%) Web Design
11 60 (11.32%) BDD
11 60 (11.32%) Domain-Driven Design
12 54 (10.19%) OWASP
13 53 (10.00%) SOA
14 50 (9.43%) Configuration Management
14 50 (9.43%) Mentoring
15 49 (9.25%) User Stories
16 48 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (8.68%) Unit Testing
18 45 (8.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 325 (61.32%) Java
2 136 (25.66%) SQL
3 105 (19.81%) C#
4 101 (19.06%) JavaScript
5 99 (18.68%) Python
6 96 (18.11%) Scala
7 95 (17.92%) Ruby
8 54 (10.19%) Groovy
9 42 (7.92%) PHP
10 17 (3.21%) C++
11 13 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.45%) C
12 12 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.26%) Perl
12 12 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.51%) XPath
14 5 (0.94%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (9.62%) Degree
2 17 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.83%) ISEB
4 13 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.08%) CCNP
5 11 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.74%) QA
2 6 (1.13%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.40%) Docker
3 9 (1.70%) vSphere
4 7 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.57%) NFS
7 2 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.38%) Gluster
7 2 (0.38%) KVM
7 2 (0.38%) oVirt
7 2 (0.38%) RHEV
7 2 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.38%) Squid
8 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (4.34%) OpenAM
1 23 (4.34%) OpenIDM
2 12 (2.26%) Puppet
3 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.94%) Ansible
4 5 (0.94%) logstash
4 5 (0.94%) Nagios
5 3 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.57%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.38%) Cacti
6 2 (0.38%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 69 (13.02%) Oracle
2 68 (12.83%) Google
3 41 (7.74%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.34%) ForgeRock
5 19 (3.58%) TIBCO
6 14 (2.64%) Axway
6 14 (2.64%) Dell
7 13 (2.45%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.45%) IBM
7 13 (2.45%) Rally
7 13 (2.45%) SAP
8 8 (1.51%) Splunk
9 7 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.32%) VMware
10 5 (0.94%) Blue Prism
10 5 (0.94%) CA
10 5 (0.94%) Informatica
10 5 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.75%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.75%) SaltStack
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