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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 94 155 194
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +39
Contract jobs citing REST 187 105 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.52% 4.54% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 67 28
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
2196 2312 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.67% 24.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1329 1082
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 62
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 48 £390 +2.29% 12
Hampshire +9 42 £365 +6.56% 8
Surrey +15 32 £425 -1.16% 14
Buckinghamshire +33 20 £500 +53.84% 4
West Sussex +14 16 £375 -9.09% 4
East Sussex +17 12 £363 +3.57%
Oxfordshire +8 11 £335 -18.29% 6
Kent - 7 £350 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Middlesex -5 1 £345 +6.15%
Sussex - 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (47.09%) Java
3 139 (36.77%) JSON
4 129 (34.13%) JavaScript
5 126 (33.33%) SQL
6 122 (32.28%) SOAP
7 115 (30.42%) Web Services
8 107 (28.31%) Linux
9 95 (25.13%) Scrum
10 93 (24.60%) HTML
11 87 (23.02%) NoSQL
12 84 (22.22%) TDD
13 80 (21.16%) OO
13 80 (21.16%) Node.js
14 77 (20.37%) MVC
15 75 (19.84%) XML
15 75 (19.84%) C#
16 74 (19.58%) MongoDB
17 70 (18.52%) Windows
17 70 (18.52%) User Experience
18 68 (17.99%) SOA
19 67 (17.72%) Spring
20 65 (17.20%) HTTP
20 65 (17.20%) Unix
20 65 (17.20%) .NET
21 61 (16.14%) HTML5
22 60 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (15.61%) Git (software)
24 57 (15.08%) jQuery
25 56 (14.81%) Ruby

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 80 (21.16%) Node.js
2 21 (5.56%) Apache
3 17 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.97%) JBoss
6 12 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.38%) Confluence
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.79%) IIS
12 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.53%) CMS
12 2 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) HFM
2 3 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.12%) Amazon S3
2 8 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.59%) GitHub
4 6 (1.59%) SaaS
5 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.32%) Force.com
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.53%) IaaS
6 2 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.20%) HTTP
2 17 (4.50%) Internet
3 16 (4.23%) LDAP
4 15 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.70%) DVB
5 14 (3.70%) SSL
6 12 (3.17%) FTP
7 11 (2.91%) Kerberos
8 9 (2.38%) SSH
9 8 (2.12%) DNS
9 8 (2.12%) Network Security
10 7 (1.85%) DHCP
10 7 (1.85%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.85%) VPN
11 6 (1.59%) CTI
11 6 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (1.59%) ICMP
11 6 (1.59%) LAN
11 6 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (23.02%) NoSQL
2 74 (19.58%) MongoDB
3 42 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 37 (9.79%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.35%) MySQL
6 19 (5.03%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.85%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.06%) Essbase
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.79%) DB2
12 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.38%) Subversion
3 35 (9.26%) Maven
4 32 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 30 (7.94%) Selenium
6 27 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (6.88%) JUnit
8 24 (6.35%) Cucumber
9 21 (5.56%) Ant
10 20 (5.29%) JIRA
11 18 (4.76%) Jasmine
11 18 (4.76%) Mockito
11 18 (4.76%) Visual Studio
12 13 (3.44%) Artifactory
12 13 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (3.17%) Gradle
13 12 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (2.65%) Appium
14 10 (2.65%) Hudson
14 10 (2.65%) Robotium
General
1 40 (10.58%) Finance
2 15 (3.97%) Banking
3 12 (3.17%) Publishing
4 9 (2.38%) Retail
5 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.32%) Billing
7 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 256 (67.72%) Developer
2 49 (12.96%) Architect
2 49 (12.96%) Java Developer
3 41 (10.85%) Node.js Developer
4 34 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 28 (7.41%) Android Developer
7 24 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 24 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 21 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (4.50%) Software Engineer
10 16 (4.23%) Analyst
10 16 (4.23%) Applications Architect
10 16 (4.23%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.44%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (36.77%) JSON
2 122 (32.28%) SOAP
3 115 (30.42%) Web Services
4 93 (24.60%) HTML
5 75 (19.84%) XML
6 67 (17.72%) Spring
7 65 (17.20%) .NET
8 61 (16.14%) HTML5
9 57 (15.08%) jQuery
10 56 (14.81%) CSS
11 40 (10.58%) Express
12 39 (10.32%) AngularJS
13 35 (9.26%) ASP.NET
14 25 (6.61%) Java EE
15 24 (6.35%) JMS
16 23 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (6.08%) WCF
17 22 (5.82%) Hibernate
18 21 (5.56%) .NET Framework
19 18 (4.76%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.52%) User Experience
2 24 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.70%) DTV
3 14 (3.70%) MPEG
3 14 (3.70%) STB
4 13 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.65%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.59%) DataPower
7 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.32%) Animation
8 5 (1.32%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.32%) Clustering
8 5 (1.32%) Cryptocurrency
9 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 107 (28.31%) Linux
2 70 (18.52%) Windows
3 65 (17.20%) Unix
4 30 (7.94%) Android
5 12 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.91%) CentOS
7 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (25.13%) Scrum
3 84 (22.22%) TDD
4 80 (21.16%) OO
5 77 (20.37%) MVC
6 68 (17.99%) SOA
7 60 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (14.29%) Open Source
9 48 (12.70%) OOD
10 46 (12.17%) Software Engineering
11 42 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (10.85%) Pair Programming
13 36 (9.52%) Unit Testing
14 33 (8.73%) SDLC
15 31 (8.20%) BDD
16 30 (7.94%) Automated Testing
17 29 (7.67%) Android Development
18 28 (7.41%) User Stories
19 23 (6.08%) E-Commerce
20 22 (5.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 178 (47.09%) Java
2 129 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 126 (33.33%) SQL
4 75 (19.84%) C#
5 56 (14.81%) Ruby
6 41 (10.85%) Python
7 27 (7.14%) C++
8 24 (6.35%) PHP
9 14 (3.70%) C
10 13 (3.44%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.38%) Scala
11 9 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.85%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.59%) Tcl
14 4 (1.06%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.06%) R
14 4 (1.06%) XPath
15 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (4.76%) Degree
2 15 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) CCNP
4 8 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.79%) ISEB
5 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.52%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) Docker
2 3 (0.79%) Firmware
2 3 (0.79%) NDS
2 3 (0.79%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.26%) Btrfs
3 1 (0.26%) iptables
3 1 (0.26%) KVM
3 1 (0.26%) LXC
3 1 (0.26%) Snort
3 1 (0.26%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) Varnish
3 1 (0.26%) vCloud
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (3.17%) Puppet
2 9 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.59%) Control-M
4 5 (1.32%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.26%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) Nessus
6 1 (0.26%) systemd
Vendors
1 43 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.73%) Oracle
3 14 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.91%) IBM
5 8 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.85%) CA
6 7 (1.85%) F5
7 6 (1.59%) SAP
8 5 (1.32%) Google
8 5 (1.32%) webMethods
8 5 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.06%) ATG
9 4 (1.06%) hybris
9 4 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.06%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.79%) Novell
10 3 (0.79%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.79%) Splunk
10 3 (0.79%) VMware
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