The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 109 196 192
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 144 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 1.96% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 15
Average daily rate
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£389 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £210 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the South East region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the South East region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RESTful
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 RESTful within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Hampshire +33 71 £390 +73.33% 13
Berkshire +21 31 £400 +18.51% 23
Surrey +15 24 £338 +12.50% 3
East Sussex -6 4 £283 -19.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £388 -3.12% 4
West Sussex - 4 £363 - 3
Kent -8 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 - 12
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 165 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (52.67%) Web Services
3 123 (46.95%) JavaScript
4 114 (43.51%) Java
5 113 (43.13%) TDD
6 106 (40.46%) HTML
7 100 (38.17%) CSS
8 96 (36.64%) SOAP
9 95 (36.26%) Scrum
10 84 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (31.68%) Spring
12 79 (30.15%) Jenkins
13 78 (29.77%) JSON
13 78 (29.77%) Git (software)
14 59 (22.52%) BDD
15 54 (20.61%) XML
16 53 (20.23%) HTML5
17 50 (19.08%) Hibernate
17 50 (19.08%) Subversion
18 49 (18.70%) Maven
19 48 (18.32%) AngularJS
20 47 (17.94%) OO
21 45 (17.18%) Apache
21 45 (17.18%) Cucumber
22 44 (16.79%) Linux
23 43 (16.41%) Web Development
23 43 (16.41%) Selenium
24 42 (16.03%) HTTP
24 42 (16.03%) CSS3
25 41 (15.65%) Ajax

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (17.18%) Apache
2 40 (15.27%) Node.js
3 31 (11.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.58%) Alfresco
5 11 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.82%) CMS
7 8 (3.05%) JBoss
7 8 (3.05%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.53%) Confluence
10 3 (1.15%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.38%) Mule
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.58%) Amazon S3
3 12 (4.58%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.03%) HTTP
2 39 (14.89%) Internet
3 3 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.38%) NGN
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (9.54%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.34%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.96%) MySQL
6 12 (4.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.29%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.76%) SQLite
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (30.15%) Jenkins
2 78 (29.77%) Git (software)
3 50 (19.08%) Subversion
4 49 (18.70%) Maven
5 45 (17.18%) Cucumber
6 43 (16.41%) Selenium
7 37 (14.12%) JUnit
8 30 (11.45%) Mockito
9 27 (10.31%) JIRA
10 20 (7.63%) Eclipse
11 14 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (4.58%) FitNesse
13 9 (3.44%) RSpec
14 8 (3.05%) QUnit
14 8 (3.05%) JMeter
15 7 (2.67%) LoadRunner
15 7 (2.67%) Jasmine
16 6 (2.29%) Grunt
17 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
18 3 (1.15%) jMock
General
1 12 (4.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.44%) Publishing
3 8 (3.05%) Finance
4 6 (2.29%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Electronics
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 200 (76.34%) Developer
2 60 (22.90%) Java Developer
3 34 (12.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (11.83%) iOS Developer
5 28 (10.69%) Front-End Developer
6 26 (9.92%) Analyst
7 16 (6.11%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.73%) Mobile Developer
8 15 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.34%) Architect
10 12 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.20%) PHP Developer
12 9 (3.44%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.05%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.05%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.05%) Technical Leader
14 6 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 6 (2.29%) Business Analyst
14 6 (2.29%) Consultant
14 6 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (52.67%) Web Services
2 106 (40.46%) HTML
3 100 (38.17%) CSS
4 96 (36.64%) SOAP
5 83 (31.68%) Spring
6 78 (29.77%) JSON
7 54 (20.61%) XML
8 53 (20.23%) HTML5
9 50 (19.08%) Hibernate
10 48 (18.32%) AngularJS
11 42 (16.03%) CSS3
12 41 (15.65%) Ajax
13 34 (12.98%) jQuery
14 24 (9.16%) Cocoa Touch
14 24 (9.16%) Cocoa
15 23 (8.78%) .NET
15 23 (8.78%) PostGIS
16 22 (8.40%) Java EE
17 21 (8.02%) J2EE
18 20 (7.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.60%) User Experience
1 33 (12.60%) Mobile App
2 29 (11.07%) iPhone
3 25 (9.54%) Open Source
4 21 (8.02%) iPad
5 15 (5.73%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.58%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.82%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.05%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.29%) Web 2.0
11 5 (1.91%) RIA
12 4 (1.53%) W3C
13 3 (1.15%) GIS
13 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.76%) DTV
14 2 (0.76%) PKI
15 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.79%) Linux
2 38 (14.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.29%) Android
4 4 (1.53%) UNIX
4 4 (1.53%) Windows
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (43.13%) TDD
3 95 (36.26%) Scrum
4 84 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (22.52%) BDD
6 47 (17.94%) OO
7 43 (16.41%) Web Development
8 35 (13.36%) SOA
9 34 (12.98%) MVC
9 34 (12.98%) iOS Development
10 29 (11.07%) Kanban
11 27 (10.31%) User Stories
12 25 (9.54%) Software Engineering
13 22 (8.40%) Change Control
13 22 (8.40%) Automated Testing
14 20 (7.63%) Unit Testing
15 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.87%) Pair Programming
16 15 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (5.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.95%) JavaScript
2 114 (43.51%) Java
3 37 (14.12%) Objective-C
4 27 (10.31%) SQL
5 21 (8.02%) PHP
5 21 (8.02%) C#
6 11 (4.20%) Groovy
7 8 (3.05%) Python
7 8 (3.05%) Scala
8 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.29%) PHP5
10 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.91%) C++
11 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.15%) XAML
13 2 (0.76%) C
14 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.82%) Degree
3 6 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (4.96%) Docker
2 12 (4.58%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (12.60%) Puppet
2 20 (7.63%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.53%) logstash
3 4 (1.53%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.53%) WebInspect
4 3 (1.15%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (9.16%) Oracle
2 22 (8.40%) Apple
3 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.73%) Google
5 11 (4.20%) VMware
6 9 (3.44%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.91%) Twitter
8 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) WSO2
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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