The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 West 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 100 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 42 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 2.27% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £465 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
834 528 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.39% 24.59% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 369 343
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
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 West

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the South West

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

REST
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -10 15 £375 +36.36% 7
Wiltshire 0 10 £350 +12.00% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £510 - 4
Dorset - 2 £308 - 3
Somerset -20 1 - - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 48 (56.47%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) Web Services
3 31 (36.47%) .NET
4 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 28 (32.94%) Spring
6 26 (30.59%) MVC
7 25 (29.41%) SOAP
8 21 (24.71%) Scrum
8 21 (24.71%) HTML
9 20 (23.53%) TDD
10 19 (22.35%) Finance
11 18 (21.18%) C#
11 18 (21.18%) CSS
12 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 16 (18.82%) JSON
13 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
14 15 (17.65%) J2EE
14 15 (17.65%) XML
14 15 (17.65%) HTML5
15 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
15 14 (16.47%) IIS
15 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (15.29%) jQuery
16 13 (15.29%) Mobile App
17 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
17 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
18 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (12.94%) Degree
18 11 (12.94%) Computer Science

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (16.47%) IIS
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) CMS
3 7 (8.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.88%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.53%) Drupal
5 3 (3.53%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
1 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Subversion
1 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.41%) NUnit
3 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.88%) NuGet
4 5 (5.88%) Maven
4 5 (5.88%) ReSharper
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.53%) Xcode
6 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) xUnit.net
8 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.18%) MSTest
8 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.18%) Moq
8 1 (1.18%) Firebug
8 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.71%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (63.53%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Digital Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Computer Scientist
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.53%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) Web Services
2 31 (36.47%) .NET
3 28 (32.94%) Spring
4 25 (29.41%) SOAP
5 21 (24.71%) HTML
6 18 (21.18%) CSS
7 16 (18.82%) JSON
8 15 (17.65%) J2EE
8 15 (17.65%) XML
8 15 (17.65%) HTML5
9 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
10 13 (15.29%) jQuery
11 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.59%) Apache CXF
13 8 (9.41%) CSS3
14 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
15 6 (7.06%) Spring MVC
15 6 (7.06%) Ajax
15 6 (7.06%) Ninject
16 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.41%) Open Source
4 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.88%) iPhone
6 4 (4.71%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.71%) DTV
7 3 (3.53%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.35%) GIS
8 2 (2.35%) PKI
9 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Android
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) MVC
2 21 (24.71%) Scrum
3 20 (23.53%) TDD
4 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.94%) SOA
6 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.41%) Content Management
10 7 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (8.24%) Time Management
10 7 (8.24%) User Stories
11 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) BDD
11 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.88%) OO
12 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
13 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) Java
2 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.18%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) Python
5 8 (9.41%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
7 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.53%) Perl
8 2 (2.35%) ABAP
8 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) SAP
2 8 (9.41%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.24%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) Zend
6 3 (3.53%) Intalio
6 3 (3.53%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) JBoss
7 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.35%) Facebook
7 2 (2.35%) Twitter
7 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.18%) WSO2
8 1 (1.18%) Nintex
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Remedy
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