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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / South East
Rank 65 95 154
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +59
Contract jobs citing REST 222 188 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.92% 2.14% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.30% 8.64% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 117 71
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
1964 2177 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.86% 24.78% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1479 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 56
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +32 61 £425 - 12
Hampshire +7 38 £378 +3.42% 9
West Sussex 0 37 £488 +30.20% 4
Berkshire -3 34 £450 +12.50% 13
Buckinghamshire 0 23 £350 -34.88% 6
Oxfordshire +3 19 £450 +35.33% 7
Middlesex - 6 £348 -
Kent +3 3 £375 +7.14%
East Sussex +3 2 £375 +3.44%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 265 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (60.25%) Java
3 191 (47.16%) Web Services
4 137 (33.83%) XML
5 133 (32.84%) SOAP
6 128 (31.60%) JavaScript
7 126 (31.11%) JSON
8 120 (29.63%) Spring
9 117 (28.89%) TDD
10 110 (27.16%) Git (software)
11 108 (26.67%) SQL
12 106 (26.17%) Linux
13 104 (25.68%) Scrum
14 101 (24.94%) HTML
15 97 (23.95%) MVC
16 83 (20.49%) CSS
17 79 (19.51%) SOA
18 78 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
19 75 (18.52%) AngularJS
20 74 (18.27%) Jenkins
20 74 (18.27%) C#
21 73 (18.02%) .NET
22 72 (17.78%) Maven
22 72 (17.78%) HTML5
22 72 (17.78%) BDD
23 67 (16.54%) Oracle
24 63 (15.56%) Ruby
25 60 (14.81%) HTTP
26 58 (14.32%) JUnit
27 55 (13.58%) JMS

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 39 (9.63%) Apache
2 38 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 37 (9.14%) JBoss
4 34 (8.40%) WebLogic
5 33 (8.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 28 (6.91%) Confluence
7 27 (6.67%) CMS
8 22 (5.43%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (2.72%) nginx
11 9 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.48%) IIS
12 6 (1.48%) Mule
12 6 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.23%) Drupal
14 4 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.99%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.99%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.94%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.19%) GitHub
4 12 (2.96%) AWS CloudTrail
5 11 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.98%) Google App Engine
7 8 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.73%) Google Compute Engine
8 7 (1.73%) PaaS
8 7 (1.73%) SaaS
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.99%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.99%) Heroku
9 4 (0.99%) Office 365
10 3 (0.74%) Boomi
10 3 (0.74%) Force.com
11 1 (0.25%) Asana
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.81%) HTTP
2 13 (3.21%) HTTPS
3 11 (2.72%) SSL
4 10 (2.47%) DVB
5 8 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.73%) Firewall
7 5 (1.23%) Internet
7 5 (1.23%) LDAP
8 4 (0.99%) AMQP
9 3 (0.74%) Network Security
9 3 (0.74%) SNMP
9 3 (0.74%) VPN
10 2 (0.49%) FTP
10 2 (0.49%) Intranet
11 1 (0.25%) BGP
11 1 (0.25%) MPLS
11 1 (0.25%) OSPF
11 1 (0.25%) PBX
11 1 (0.25%) SS7
11 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.84%) NoSQL
2 48 (11.85%) MongoDB
3 32 (7.90%) SQL Server
4 29 (7.16%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.93%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.95%) MySQL
6 16 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.70%) Redis
8 13 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.48%) Big Data
12 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.99%) HBase
14 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 110 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 74 (18.27%) Jenkins
3 72 (17.78%) Maven
4 58 (14.32%) JUnit
5 52 (12.84%) JIRA
6 42 (10.37%) Gradle
7 39 (9.63%) Ant
7 39 (9.63%) Subversion
8 37 (9.14%) Selenium
9 33 (8.15%) Eclipse
10 31 (7.65%) Cucumber
11 24 (5.93%) Bitbucket
12 23 (5.68%) WebDriver
13 21 (5.19%) JMeter
13 21 (5.19%) Mockito
13 21 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (4.94%) TeamCity
15 18 (4.44%) Visual Studio
16 17 (4.20%) eggPlant
16 17 (4.20%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (12.84%) Finance
2 16 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.46%) Banking
3 14 (3.46%) Retail
4 11 (2.72%) Back Office
5 9 (2.22%) Publishing
6 5 (1.23%) Law
7 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 307 (75.80%) Developer
2 126 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 41 (10.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 38 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 36 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.91%) Node.js Developer
7 27 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 24 (5.93%) Architect
8 24 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (5.68%) Scala Developer
10 21 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (4.69%) Angular Developer
12 18 (4.44%) Agile Developer
13 17 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
13 17 (4.20%) Android Developer
14 14 (3.46%) Developer in Test
15 13 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Security Engineer
15 13 (3.21%) Sitecore Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (47.16%) Web Services
2 137 (33.83%) XML
3 133 (32.84%) SOAP
4 126 (31.11%) JSON
5 120 (29.63%) Spring
6 101 (24.94%) HTML
7 83 (20.49%) CSS
8 75 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 73 (18.02%) .NET
10 72 (17.78%) HTML5
11 55 (13.58%) JMS
12 53 (13.09%) J2EE
12 53 (13.09%) Node.js
13 45 (11.11%) RESTful
14 40 (9.88%) jQuery
15 36 (8.89%) Hibernate
16 35 (8.64%) CSS3
16 35 (8.64%) Play Framework
17 31 (7.65%) EJB
17 31 (7.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.67%) User Experience
3 20 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.46%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.47%) Digital TV
6 10 (2.47%) MPEG
6 10 (2.47%) STB
7 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.74%) Social Media
10 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
12 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 106 (26.17%) Linux
2 40 (9.88%) Unix
3 31 (7.65%) Windows
4 21 (5.19%) Android
5 10 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.74%) CentOS
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Solaris
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (28.89%) TDD
3 104 (25.68%) Scrum
4 97 (23.95%) MVC
5 79 (19.51%) SOA
6 78 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (17.78%) BDD
8 55 (13.58%) Open Source
9 47 (11.60%) OO
10 43 (10.62%) Web Development
11 42 (10.37%) Automated Testing
12 36 (8.89%) Unit Testing
13 32 (7.90%) DevOps
14 30 (7.41%) SDLC
15 27 (6.67%) Configuration Management
15 27 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (6.67%) Pair Programming
16 26 (6.42%) Microservices
17 23 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (5.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 244 (60.25%) Java
2 128 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 108 (26.67%) SQL
4 74 (18.27%) C#
5 63 (15.56%) Ruby
6 54 (13.33%) Python
7 35 (8.64%) Groovy
8 33 (8.15%) Scala
9 27 (6.67%) C++
10 19 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.96%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.47%) C
13 10 (2.47%) XPath
14 9 (2.22%) Perl
15 8 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.73%) PHP
17 5 (1.23%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.23%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.99%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (8.89%) Degree
2 21 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.99%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) QA
2 12 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.73%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (6.17%) Docker
2 10 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.23%) vSphere
4 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (7.41%) Puppet
2 24 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.22%) Ansible
4 7 (1.73%) Kibana
5 6 (1.48%) logstash
6 4 (0.99%) Grafana
6 4 (0.99%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.25%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.25%) Netcool
8 1 (0.25%) SCCM
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) vRealize
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 67 (16.54%) Oracle
2 34 (8.40%) Google
3 28 (6.91%) Sitecore
4 24 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.19%) Splunk
6 13 (3.21%) VMware
7 12 (2.96%) IBM
8 11 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.47%) Bluefish Communications
10 9 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.98%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.98%) webMethods
12 6 (1.48%) SAP
13 5 (1.23%) Adobe
13 5 (1.23%) HP
13 5 (1.23%) Informatica
13 5 (1.23%) Talend
14 4 (0.99%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.99%) SaltStack
15 3 (0.74%) Pega
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