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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 91 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing REST 53 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.43% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 5.94% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 17
Average daily rate £375 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 13 £375 -14.28% 5
Devon +12 12 £394 - 1
Wiltshire 0 10 £320 -41.81% 4
Somerset +7 7 - - 1
Gloucestershire +3 7 £420 +5.00% 6
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.19%) SOAP
3 46 (44.23%) HTML
3 46 (44.23%) Java
4 37 (35.58%) Web Services
5 35 (33.65%) JavaScript
5 35 (33.65%) C#
5 35 (33.65%) SQL
6 34 (32.69%) .NET
7 32 (30.77%) Unix
8 26 (25.00%) Linux
8 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 24 (23.08%) MVC
10 23 (22.12%) Scrum
10 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
11 22 (21.15%) EJB
11 22 (21.15%) CSS
11 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
12 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
12 21 (20.19%) AngularJS
13 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
14 19 (18.27%) HTTP
14 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
14 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (17.31%) IBM
15 18 (17.31%) Middleware
15 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
15 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
16 17 (16.35%) Subversion
16 17 (16.35%) Web Design

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.42%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (6.73%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.96%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Office
2 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) DHCP
2 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) IPsec
2 2 (1.92%) IPv6
2 2 (1.92%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.92%) OSPF
2 2 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
3 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
4 16 (15.38%) Neo4j
5 15 (14.42%) DB2
6 9 (8.65%) MySQL
7 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.81%) MariaDB
9 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.92%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.96%) GIS
12 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.96%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Subversion
2 8 (7.69%) Selenium
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.77%) NUnit
5 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.81%) JIRA
5 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.88%) GitLab
8 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.92%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.92%) Gradle
8 2 (1.92%) JUnit
8 2 (1.92%) Mockito
8 2 (1.92%) RSpec
8 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Electronics
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.27%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Architect
5 12 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Digital Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.77%) webMethods Architect
8 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.85%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.19%) SOAP
2 46 (44.23%) HTML
3 37 (35.58%) Web Services
4 34 (32.69%) .NET
5 22 (21.15%) CSS
5 22 (21.15%) EJB
6 21 (20.19%) AngularJS
7 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (17.31%) Middleware
10 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 16 (15.38%) JAX-RS
11 15 (14.42%) Struts
12 13 (12.50%) XML
13 11 (10.58%) HTML5
13 11 (10.58%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (9.62%) Spring
14 10 (9.62%) WCF
15 9 (8.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Unix
2 26 (25.00%) Linux
3 16 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) MVC
3 23 (22.12%) Scrum
4 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 17 (16.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (16.35%) Web Design
6 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.50%) SOA
8 11 (10.58%) SDLC
9 10 (9.62%) Microservices
9 10 (9.62%) TDD
10 9 (8.65%) OO
11 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.73%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.73%) UML
13 6 (5.77%) BDD
13 6 (5.77%) EAI
13 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) Java
2 35 (33.65%) C#
2 35 (33.65%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.65%) SQL
3 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.77%) Ruby
5 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.96%) XPath
8 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) Degree
4 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) ISO 14001
1 5 (4.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Btrfs
2 2 (1.92%) iptables
2 2 (1.92%) KVM
2 2 (1.92%) LXC
2 2 (1.92%) Snort
2 2 (1.92%) Squid
2 2 (1.92%) Varnish
2 2 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
2 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Nessus
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.92%) systemd
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.31%) IBM
3 15 (14.42%) webMethods
4 12 (11.54%) Oracle
5 4 (3.85%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) ATG
7 1 (0.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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