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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 73 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 73 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.16% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 4.88% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
881 840 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 26.55% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 548 397
Average daily rate £368 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Bristol +12 32 £450 +20.00% 7
Devon +11 16 £438 +10.06% 1
Wiltshire -7 7 £522 +49.00% 10
Dorset -2 5 £340 +7.93% 3
Gloucestershire -6 3 £404 -20.83% 4
Somerset - 3 £325 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 65 (48.51%) Java
2 63 (47.01%) SOAP
3 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (29.85%) Web Services
5 38 (28.36%) JSON
6 36 (26.87%) HTML
6 36 (26.87%) TDD
7 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
7 30 (22.39%) SQL
7 30 (22.39%) XML
8 29 (21.64%) CSS
8 29 (21.64%) MongoDB
9 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
10 27 (20.15%) Objective-C
10 27 (20.15%) Spring
10 27 (20.15%) Software Engineering
11 25 (18.66%) E-Commerce
12 22 (16.42%) Scrum
12 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
12 22 (16.42%) API Integration
13 21 (15.67%) Ruby
13 21 (15.67%) JAX-RS
13 21 (15.67%) JUnit
14 20 (14.93%) SOA
15 19 (14.18%) Linux
15 19 (14.18%) Migration
15 19 (14.18%) Android
15 19 (14.18%) Android Development
16 18 (13.43%) iOS Development
16 18 (13.43%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (7.46%) WebLogic
1 10 (7.46%) Node.js
2 9 (6.72%) Liferay
3 8 (5.97%) Confluence
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.73%) nginx
7 3 (2.24%) IIS
7 3 (2.24%) JBoss
7 3 (2.24%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.49%) Apache
8 2 (1.49%) Jetty
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) HTTP
2 12 (8.96%) HTTPS
3 9 (6.72%) Internet
4 6 (4.48%) SSH
5 5 (3.73%) IPv6
5 5 (3.73%) OSPF
5 5 (3.73%) DNS
5 5 (3.73%) DHCP
5 5 (3.73%) OpenVPN
5 5 (3.73%) IPsec
6 2 (1.49%) Telnet
7 1 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.75%) SAN
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
7 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) LDAP
7 1 (0.75%) LAN
7 1 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.64%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.72%) MySQL
5 8 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.48%) DB2
6 6 (4.48%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.73%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.49%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.67%) JUnit
3 14 (10.45%) Maven
4 11 (8.21%) JIRA
4 11 (8.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (8.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.46%) Subversion
6 7 (5.22%) Selenium
7 6 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.73%) MSTest
8 5 (3.73%) GitLab
8 5 (3.73%) RSpec
8 5 (3.73%) NUnit
8 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.99%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.24%) EasyMock
10 3 (2.24%) Mockito
10 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Electronics
4 7 (5.22%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (55.97%) Developer
2 36 (26.87%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.66%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Architect
5 11 (8.21%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Android Software Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.48%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Consultant
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.24%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Team Leader
11 3 (2.24%) webMethods Developer
12 2 (1.49%) C++ Team Leader
12 2 (1.49%) Java Team Leader
12 2 (1.49%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (47.01%) SOAP
2 40 (29.85%) Web Services
3 38 (28.36%) JSON
4 36 (26.87%) HTML
5 30 (22.39%) XML
6 29 (21.64%) CSS
7 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
8 27 (20.15%) Spring
9 21 (15.67%) JAX-RS
10 17 (12.69%) .NET
11 16 (11.94%) Android SDK
12 14 (10.45%) Middleware
13 13 (9.70%) Cocoa
13 13 (9.70%) Cocoa Touch
14 12 (8.96%) OAuth
15 11 (8.21%) HTML5
15 11 (8.21%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
17 9 (6.72%) J2EE
17 9 (6.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.22%) DTV
3 6 (4.48%) DataPower
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
1 19 (14.18%) Android
2 18 (13.43%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.19%) UNIX
4 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.48%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.73%) SmartOS
6 5 (3.73%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.24%) Windows
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.87%) TDD
3 27 (20.15%) Software Engineering
4 25 (18.66%) E-Commerce
5 22 (16.42%) Scrum
5 22 (16.42%) API Integration
6 20 (14.93%) SOA
7 19 (14.18%) Migration
7 19 (14.18%) Android Development
8 18 (13.43%) iOS Development
8 18 (13.43%) Web Development
9 15 (11.19%) BDD
10 14 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.45%) CRM
10 14 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
12 11 (8.21%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.46%) Business Transformation
13 10 (7.46%) MVC
14 8 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.51%) Java
2 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
2 30 (22.39%) SQL
3 27 (20.15%) Objective-C
4 21 (15.67%) Ruby
5 15 (11.19%) C#
6 13 (9.70%) Apple Swift
7 9 (6.72%) XPath
8 8 (5.97%) XQuery
9 7 (5.22%) Python
10 6 (4.48%) C++
11 5 (3.73%) C
12 4 (2.99%) PHP
13 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.75%) VBScript
14 1 (0.75%) Perl
14 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.24%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Varnish
1 5 (3.73%) vCloud
1 5 (3.73%) KVM
1 5 (3.73%) Docker
1 5 (3.73%) LXC
1 5 (3.73%) iptables
1 5 (3.73%) Btrfs
1 5 (3.73%) Snort
1 5 (3.73%) Squid
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Puppet
2 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.73%) HAProxy
3 5 (3.73%) Ansible
3 5 (3.73%) CFEngine
3 5 (3.73%) Nessus
3 5 (3.73%) systemd
3 5 (3.73%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.75%) logstash
5 1 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) IBM
2 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) SAP
4 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.22%) webMethods
5 6 (4.48%) VMware
6 5 (3.73%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.49%) Sencha
8 1 (0.75%) F5
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Siebel
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) BMC
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