The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 95 72 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 2.30% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.83% 8.76% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 24
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £445 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
803 822 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.31% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £23.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +23 37 £563 +7.86% 2
Gloucestershire +10 18 £569 +62.50% 8
Bristol -8 18 £350 -15.15% 8
Dorset -5 2 £400 +32.23% 4
Devon -12 2 £413 +3.12% 3
Somerset +8 1 - - 9
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for REST.

1 84 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (48.20%) Web Services
3 54 (38.85%) SOAP
4 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
5 52 (37.41%) Microsoft
6 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
7 45 (32.37%) Java
8 43 (30.94%) XML
9 41 (29.50%) HTML
10 40 (28.78%) SOA
11 38 (27.34%) CSS
11 38 (27.34%) Scrum
12 37 (26.62%) SC Cleared
13 33 (23.74%) AngularJS
14 32 (23.02%) MVC
14 32 (23.02%) C#
14 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
15 31 (22.30%) TOGAF
16 30 (21.58%) .NET
16 30 (21.58%) Migration
17 29 (20.86%) XSD
17 29 (20.86%) WSDL
18 28 (20.14%) Jenkins
19 26 (18.71%) Maven
20 25 (17.99%) MODAF
20 25 (17.99%) JIRA
21 23 (16.55%) JSON
21 23 (16.55%) Xen
21 23 (16.55%) Zachman Framework
21 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (12.95%) Confluence
2 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.04%) Apache
4 6 (4.32%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.60%) Mule
5 5 (3.60%) Mule ESB
5 5 (3.60%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Office
2 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) GitHub
2 10 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.16%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Heroku
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) SAN
2 7 (5.04%) Internet
3 5 (3.60%) LDAP
4 4 (2.88%) DNS
4 4 (2.88%) DSL
4 4 (2.88%) SSH
5 3 (2.16%) FCAPS
5 3 (2.16%) HTTP
5 3 (2.16%) SSL
6 2 (1.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.19%) Star Schema
5 8 (5.76%) Big Data
5 8 (5.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.60%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.60%) RavenDB
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.88%) HBase
7 4 (2.88%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.88%) Parquet
7 4 (2.88%) Redis
8 3 (2.16%) MySQL
8 3 (2.16%) OrientDB
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.71%) Maven
3 25 (17.99%) JIRA
4 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.91%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.47%) JUnit
7 7 (5.04%) Hudson
8 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (4.32%) Selenium
9 5 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.60%) Subversion
9 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.88%) Mockito
10 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.88%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.16%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.16%) NuGet
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Marketing
3 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
4 14 (10.07%) Manufacturing
5 13 (9.35%) Electronics
6 3 (2.16%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 43 (30.94%) Architect
3 22 (15.83%) .NET Developer
4 20 (14.39%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (12.23%) Software Developer
7 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Data Architect
10 10 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Agile C# Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Agile Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Applications Developer
11 9 (6.47%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (5.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (48.20%) Web Services
2 54 (38.85%) SOAP
3 43 (30.94%) XML
4 41 (29.50%) HTML
5 38 (27.34%) CSS
6 33 (23.74%) AngularJS
7 30 (21.58%) .NET
8 29 (20.86%) WSDL
8 29 (20.86%) XSD
9 23 (16.55%) JSON
9 23 (16.55%) WCF
10 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET
12 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (12.95%) jQuery
14 16 (11.51%) HTML5
15 15 (10.79%) Middleware
16 11 (7.91%) Spring
16 11 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (6.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) NHS
2 10 (7.19%) User Experience
3 9 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.76%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.88%) iPhone
6 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.44%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.44%) Wiki
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Unix
2 16 (11.51%) Windows
3 13 (9.35%) Linux
4 12 (8.63%) Android
5 11 (7.91%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.91%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.88%) Mesosphere
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) SOA
3 38 (27.34%) Scrum
4 32 (23.02%) MVC
5 31 (22.30%) TOGAF
6 30 (21.58%) Migration
7 25 (17.99%) MODAF
8 23 (16.55%) Virtual Environments
8 23 (16.55%) Zachman Framework
9 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (15.83%) Data Migration
10 18 (12.95%) OO
11 16 (11.51%) TDD
12 14 (10.07%) Programme Management
13 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.35%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (9.35%) Use Case
14 12 (8.63%) OOD
15 11 (7.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 45 (32.37%) Java
3 32 (23.02%) C#
4 21 (15.11%) SQL
5 8 (5.76%) PHP
6 7 (5.04%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.32%) Scala
7 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.88%) Ruby
8 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.44%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) Groovy
10 1 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (26.62%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.07%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) MCSA
4 8 (5.76%) MCSD
4 8 (5.76%) MCSE
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.60%) ISEB
7 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) HL7
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (16.55%) Xen
2 21 (15.11%) Docker
3 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.32%) Ansible
3 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.88%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.44%) Kibana
5 2 (1.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Graylog
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.55%) Citrix
2 23 (16.55%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) VMware
3 14 (10.07%) SAP
3 14 (10.07%) webMethods
4 5 (3.60%) HP
5 3 (2.16%) Nokia
5 3 (2.16%) Sencha
6 1 (0.72%) ATG
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) hybris
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.72%) Zend
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