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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 82 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.56% 1.42% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.88% 5.09% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 11
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£413 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
830 844 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.90% 27.83% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 581 369
Average daily rate £351 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 19 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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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 +20 42 £413 +10.00% 7
Devon +8 19 £400 +20.75% 2
Gloucestershire -3 4 £375 -26.47% 6
Dorset -4 4 £303 -1.62% 4
Somerset +5 3 £343 - 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £522 +49.00% 10
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (51.52%) Java
2 60 (45.45%) SOAP
3 53 (40.15%) TDD
4 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (32.58%) Web Services
6 42 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 41 (31.06%) HTML
7 41 (31.06%) CSS
8 39 (29.55%) JSON
9 34 (25.76%) XML
10 33 (25.00%) SQL
10 33 (25.00%) Spring
11 32 (24.24%) BDD
12 31 (23.48%) E-Commerce
13 30 (22.73%) Scrum
14 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
15 28 (21.21%) Hibernate
15 28 (21.21%) .NET
16 27 (20.45%) MVC
16 27 (20.45%) Objective-C
16 27 (20.45%) MongoDB
17 26 (19.70%) Git (software)
17 26 (19.70%) JUnit
18 22 (16.67%) API Integration
19 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
19 20 (15.15%) C#
19 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
19 20 (15.15%) SOA
20 18 (13.64%) Finance
20 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (8.33%) Node.js
2 10 (7.58%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.82%) Liferay
4 6 (4.55%) Mule
5 5 (3.79%) Mule ESB
6 4 (3.03%) Confluence
7 3 (2.27%) IIS
7 3 (2.27%) JBoss
7 3 (2.27%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) nginx
8 2 (1.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Apache
9 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.76%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 11 (8.33%) HTTP
3 9 (6.82%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) SSH
4 2 (1.52%) Telnet
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) IPsec
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.76%) OSPF
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) IPv6
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.61%) MySQL
5 11 (8.33%) Couchbase
5 11 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) SQLite
9 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.76%) Big Data
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (19.70%) JUnit
1 26 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Maven
3 15 (11.36%) NUnit
3 15 (11.36%) MSTest
4 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.30%) Subversion
4 7 (5.30%) JIRA
4 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.30%) Selenium
4 7 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (3.03%) TestNG
7 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.27%) Mockito
7 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.27%) EasyMock
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.06%) Marketing
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Electronics
4 2 (1.52%) Back Office
4 2 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (64.39%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Android Software Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (4.55%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (2.27%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.27%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.27%) webMethods Developer
10 3 (2.27%) Consultant
10 3 (2.27%) Analyst
11 2 (1.52%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (45.45%) SOAP
2 43 (32.58%) Web Services
3 41 (31.06%) HTML
3 41 (31.06%) CSS
4 39 (29.55%) JSON
5 34 (25.76%) XML
6 33 (25.00%) Spring
7 28 (21.21%) Hibernate
7 28 (21.21%) .NET
8 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
9 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.12%) Android SDK
10 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 15 (11.36%) JPA
11 15 (11.36%) JAX-RS
12 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (9.85%) Cocoa Touch
13 13 (9.85%) Cocoa
14 12 (9.09%) HTML5
15 11 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.30%) DTV
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.27%) DataPower
3 3 (2.27%) Smartcard
3 3 (2.27%) User Experience
3 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) EPoS
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Android
2 17 (12.88%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.33%) Linux
4 7 (5.30%) Windows
5 6 (4.55%) UNIX
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.76%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) TDD
2 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.24%) BDD
4 31 (23.48%) E-Commerce
5 30 (22.73%) Scrum
6 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
7 27 (20.45%) MVC
8 22 (16.67%) API Integration
9 20 (15.15%) SOA
10 18 (13.64%) Android Development
11 17 (12.88%) iOS Development
12 14 (10.61%) Web Development
12 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.85%) Migration
14 12 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
15 11 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (8.33%) CQRS
15 11 (8.33%) Mobile First
16 9 (6.82%) UML
17 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.52%) Java
2 42 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.00%) SQL
4 27 (20.45%) Objective-C
5 20 (15.15%) C#
6 13 (9.85%) Apple Swift
7 12 (9.09%) Ruby
8 8 (6.06%) XPath
8 8 (6.06%) XQuery
9 6 (4.55%) C++
10 5 (3.79%) C
11 4 (3.03%) Python
11 4 (3.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.52%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
1 1 (0.76%) Snort
1 1 (0.76%) Squid
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) vSphere
1 1 (0.76%) Varnish
1 1 (0.76%) vCloud
1 1 (0.76%) KVM
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) LXC
1 1 (0.76%) iptables
1 1 (0.76%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 17 (12.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.52%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) systemd
4 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.76%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) AppManager
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (6.06%) Oracle
2 7 (5.30%) SAP
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.79%) webMethods
5 4 (3.03%) IBM
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.76%) Sencha
8 1 (0.76%) F5
8 1 (0.76%) Splunk
8 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.76%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago