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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 107 95 114
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 38 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.29% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 5.32% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 11
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£413 £373 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% -27.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £199 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
777 602 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 24.20% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 388 409
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -8 13 £431 +15.77% 8
Gloucestershire - 8 £400 - 3
Wiltshire -15 6 £550 +9.67% 3
Dorset -3 4 - - 5
Somerset -3 1 £320 - 2
Devon -6 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (68.33%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) Web Services
3 30 (50.00%) SOAP
4 29 (48.33%) Spring
5 24 (40.00%) HTML
5 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) JSON
7 20 (33.33%) MVC
8 19 (31.67%) XML
9 17 (28.33%) CSS
10 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 16 (26.67%) .NET
10 16 (26.67%) Hibernate
11 15 (25.00%) TDD
11 15 (25.00%) C#
12 14 (23.33%) Spring MVC
13 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle
14 12 (20.00%) Windows
14 12 (20.00%) JPA
14 12 (20.00%) Android
15 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
15 11 (18.33%) J2EE
16 10 (16.67%) jQuery
16 10 (16.67%) Maven
17 9 (15.00%) Sencha
17 9 (15.00%) BDD
17 9 (15.00%) JUnit
17 9 (15.00%) UML
17 9 (15.00%) Finance

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (8.33%) Mule
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) OLTP
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Maven
2 9 (15.00%) JUnit
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.33%) TestNG
5 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) GitLab
8 2 (3.33%) Hudson
8 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.67%) Moq
9 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.67%) Xcode
9 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) Web Services
2 30 (50.00%) SOAP
3 29 (48.33%) Spring
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
5 23 (38.33%) JSON
6 19 (31.67%) XML
7 17 (28.33%) CSS
8 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 16 (26.67%) Hibernate
9 14 (23.33%) Spring MVC
10 12 (20.00%) JPA
11 11 (18.33%) J2EE
12 10 (16.67%) jQuery
13 8 (13.33%) HTML5
13 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
14 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (10.00%) XSD
14 6 (10.00%) Middleware
14 6 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Open Source
1 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.00%) DTV
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Animation
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) STB
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
1 12 (20.00%) Android
2 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) MVC
3 15 (25.00%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) BDD
5 9 (15.00%) UML
6 8 (13.33%) Android Development
7 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.67%) DevOps
10 4 (6.67%) OOP
10 4 (6.67%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) C
4 7 (11.67%) PHP
5 6 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Golang
7 3 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) XAML
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Sencha
3 4 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Nokia
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.67%) Software AG
6 1 (1.67%) Telerik
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