The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 120 193 213
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +20
Contract jobs citing REST 118 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.34% 1.76% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £641
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2209 2097 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.08% 24.77% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1132 1127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
REST
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Kent - 38 £275 - 5
Surrey +12 21 £425 +41.66% 11
Hampshire -3 17 £400 +14.28% 13
Berkshire +8 14 £288 -20.68% 4
Oxfordshire +7 12 £300 -20.00% 4
West Sussex -3 6 £493 +40.71% 1
East Sussex - 5 - - 4
Middlesex -1 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £325 -2.98%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 124 (57.41%) XML
2 113 (52.31%) SQL
3 107 (49.54%) Web Services
4 94 (43.52%) .NET
5 91 (42.13%) JSON
6 82 (37.96%) C#
6 82 (37.96%) SOAP
7 79 (36.57%) SQL Server
8 74 (34.26%) JavaScript
9 62 (28.70%) WCF
10 61 (28.24%) SOA
11 57 (26.39%) Java
12 55 (25.46%) TDD
13 52 (24.07%) Mobile App
14 51 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 50 (23.15%) HTML
15 50 (23.15%) CSS
16 49 (22.69%) MVC
17 47 (21.76%) Scrum
17 47 (21.76%) Internet
18 43 (19.91%) OAuth
18 43 (19.91%) BDD
19 42 (19.44%) Visual Studio
20 40 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
20 40 (18.52%) Facebook
21 39 (18.06%) Twitter
21 39 (18.06%) jQuery
21 39 (18.06%) Google
22 38 (17.59%) Spring
23 36 (16.67%) QA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (4.17%) Apache
2 8 (3.70%) IIS
3 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.78%) CMS
4 6 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.31%) Drupal
5 5 (2.31%) OpenEdge
6 4 (1.85%) Mule
6 4 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.85%) Node.js
6 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.39%) Liferay
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) FileNet
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.76%) Internet
2 10 (4.63%) HTTP
3 8 (3.70%) DNS
4 7 (3.24%) LDAP
4 7 (3.24%) Firewall
5 4 (1.85%) SSL
5 4 (1.85%) AMQP
5 4 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (1.39%) SNMP
6 3 (1.39%) PBX
6 3 (1.39%) VoIP
6 3 (1.39%) Network Security
7 2 (0.93%) WEP
7 2 (0.93%) GGSN
7 2 (0.93%) SGSN
8 1 (0.46%) NFC
8 1 (0.46%) NAS
8 1 (0.46%) RFID
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.70%) MySQL
7 7 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.31%) Big Data
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.46%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 24 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.94%) JIRA
5 14 (6.48%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.02%) Subversion
7 11 (5.09%) Selenium
7 11 (5.09%) Eclipse
7 11 (5.09%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.17%) JUnit
8 9 (4.17%) Maven
9 7 (3.24%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.24%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.24%) Hudson
10 6 (2.78%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.78%) Ant
11 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.39%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.93%) FindBugs
12 2 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 20 (9.26%) Games
2 9 (4.17%) Finance
3 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.24%) Billing
4 7 (3.24%) Marketing
5 6 (2.78%) Publishing
6 4 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Military
7 3 (1.39%) Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (62.04%) Developer
2 39 (18.06%) Mobile Developer
3 28 (12.96%) Analyst
4 27 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 25 (11.57%) Test Analyst
6 24 (11.11%) Architect
7 20 (9.26%) Test Engineer
7 20 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.80%) Web Developer
9 16 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 16 (7.41%) QA Analyst
10 13 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Consultant
12 10 (4.63%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.70%) Technical Architect
15 7 (3.24%) Applications Developer
15 7 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (57.41%) XML
2 107 (49.54%) Web Services
3 94 (43.52%) .NET
4 91 (42.13%) JSON
5 82 (37.96%) SOAP
6 62 (28.70%) WCF
7 50 (23.15%) HTML
7 50 (23.15%) CSS
8 43 (19.91%) OAuth
9 39 (18.06%) jQuery
10 38 (17.59%) Spring
11 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET
12 26 (12.04%) WPF
13 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (10.19%) .NET Framework
15 20 (9.26%) HTML5
16 18 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 16 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (7.41%) Ajax
18 13 (6.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.07%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.09%) Open Source
3 10 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.85%) Blog
8 3 (1.39%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.39%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.93%) Wiki
9 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.93%) Social Media
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Kinect
10 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.41%) Linux
2 15 (6.94%) Windows
3 9 (4.17%) Android
4 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.31%) UNIX
6 4 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.24%) SOA
2 55 (25.46%) TDD
3 49 (22.69%) MVC
4 47 (21.76%) Scrum
5 43 (19.91%) BDD
6 40 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 35 (16.20%) Use Case
7 35 (16.20%) Rapid Prototyping
8 31 (14.35%) Software Testing
9 29 (13.43%) Automated Testing
10 28 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 25 (11.57%) OO
13 20 (9.26%) E-Commerce
13 20 (9.26%) Game Development
14 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (7.87%) DevOps
16 15 (6.94%) OOP
17 11 (5.09%) CRM
17 11 (5.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (52.31%) SQL
2 82 (37.96%) C#
3 74 (34.26%) JavaScript
4 57 (26.39%) Java
5 19 (8.80%) PHP
6 15 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.48%) Python
8 11 (5.09%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.24%) C
10 6 (2.78%) C++
10 6 (2.78%) Scala
11 4 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
11 4 (1.85%) Ruby
11 4 (1.85%) PHP5
12 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.93%) Groovy
13 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) Perl
14 1 (0.46%) Delphi
14 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) ISEB
2 18 (8.33%) Degree
3 13 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 13 (6.02%) Puppet
2 10 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.78%) Ansible
4 4 (1.85%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Facebook
2 39 (18.06%) Twitter
2 39 (18.06%) Google
3 22 (10.19%) Oracle
4 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.70%) Telerik
6 8 (3.70%) SAP
7 6 (2.78%) Sencha
8 5 (2.31%) Zend
8 5 (2.31%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.85%) Splunk
9 4 (1.85%) JBoss
9 4 (1.85%) Progress
9 4 (1.85%) IBM
10 3 (1.39%) HP
10 3 (1.39%) NetCracker
10 3 (1.39%) Metastorm
10 3 (1.39%) Comptel
11 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 22 days ago