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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / South West
Rank 54 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 81 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.13% 1.76% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 6.26% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 20
Median daily rate £350 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £412 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
656 815 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.39% 28.19% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 607 500
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +18 25 £350 -6.66% 20
Devon +13 18 £413 +6.45% 2
Wiltshire +5 16 £335 -4.28% 6
Gloucestershire +2 9 £425 +6.25% 16
Dorset - 7 £325 - 3
Somerset 0 1 £313 -37.50% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 98 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.90%) Java
3 93 (57.06%) HTML
4 87 (53.37%) JavaScript
5 84 (51.53%) SOAP
6 74 (45.40%) CSS
7 68 (41.72%) Scrum
8 63 (38.65%) Web Services
9 57 (34.97%) MVC
10 52 (31.90%) Spring
11 50 (30.67%) C#
12 49 (30.06%) BDD
13 48 (29.45%) .NET
14 43 (26.38%) jQuery
15 42 (25.77%) SQL
16 41 (25.15%) TDD
17 40 (24.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 39 (23.93%) Oracle
18 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET
18 39 (23.93%) Hibernate
19 38 (23.31%) JSON
20 36 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
21 34 (20.86%) AngularJS
22 32 (19.63%) Docker
22 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
22 32 (19.63%) Linux
23 31 (19.02%) WCF
24 30 (18.40%) OO
24 30 (18.40%) Finance

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 (11.04%) Apache
2 15 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.29%) JBoss
5 7 (4.29%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.68%) Confluence
6 6 (3.68%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.45%) Mule
8 4 (2.45%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.23%) nginx
9 2 (1.23%) WordPress
10 1 (0.61%) Drupal
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.61%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (11.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.45%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 2 (1.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) HTTP
2 9 (5.52%) LDAP
3 3 (1.84%) SSH
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) DSL
4 2 (1.23%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.61%) AMQP
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.11%) Oracle Database
3 18 (11.04%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.36%) MySQL
6 11 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.52%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.68%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.45%) SQLite
12 3 (1.84%) Big Data
12 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.84%) OrientDB
12 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.23%) DB2
13 2 (1.23%) HBase
13 2 (1.23%) Parquet
13 2 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.95%) Cucumber
3 24 (14.72%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.72%) Maven
4 23 (14.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (12.88%) Selenium
6 19 (11.66%) JUnit
7 18 (11.04%) Mockito
8 16 (9.82%) Bitbucket
8 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio
8 16 (9.82%) WebDriver
9 15 (9.20%) JIRA
10 7 (4.29%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.29%) Gradle
11 6 (3.68%) GitLab
11 6 (3.68%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.07%) Ant
12 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.84%) GoCD
General
1 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Marketing
3 18 (11.04%) Electronics
3 18 (11.04%) Manufacturing
3 18 (11.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (73.01%) Developer
2 55 (33.74%) Java Developer
3 36 (22.09%) .NET Developer
4 28 (17.18%) C# Developer
4 28 (17.18%) Software Developer
5 27 (16.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 25 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (14.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 23 (14.11%) C# Software Developer
9 22 (13.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (12.27%) Agile Developer
11 14 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
13 11 (6.75%) Agile .NET Developer
13 11 (6.75%) Agile C# Developer
14 9 (5.52%) Tester
15 8 (4.91%) Analyst
15 8 (4.91%) Automation Test Analyst
15 8 (4.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (57.06%) HTML
2 84 (51.53%) SOAP
3 74 (45.40%) CSS
4 63 (38.65%) Web Services
5 52 (31.90%) Spring
6 48 (29.45%) .NET
7 43 (26.38%) jQuery
8 40 (24.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET
9 39 (23.93%) Hibernate
10 38 (23.31%) JSON
11 36 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (20.86%) AngularJS
13 31 (19.02%) WCF
14 28 (17.18%) XML
15 21 (12.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (12.27%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (11.66%) Sass
18 15 (9.20%) HTML5
19 14 (8.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.45%) User Experience
2 4 (2.45%) W3C
3 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.63%) Linux
2 25 (15.34%) Unix
3 11 (6.75%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.68%) Windows
6 4 (2.45%) Android
7 2 (1.23%) Mesosphere
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.72%) Scrum
3 57 (34.97%) MVC
4 49 (30.06%) BDD
5 41 (25.15%) TDD
6 30 (18.40%) OO
7 27 (16.56%) OOD
8 26 (15.95%) Software Engineering
9 23 (14.11%) Kanban
10 19 (11.66%) Microservices
11 18 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (11.04%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (11.04%) Programme Management
12 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.43%) DevOps
13 15 (9.20%) Open Source
13 15 (9.20%) Test Scripting
14 13 (7.98%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (7.36%) SDLC
16 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.90%) Java
2 87 (53.37%) JavaScript
3 50 (30.67%) C#
4 42 (25.77%) SQL
5 14 (8.59%) Python
6 11 (6.75%) Scala
7 10 (6.13%) PHP
8 9 (5.52%) Groovy
9 8 (4.91%) Ruby
10 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.68%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.07%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.07%) C
13 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.23%) Clojure
14 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.23%) XPath
15 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) Degree
5 3 (1.84%) ISEB
5 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (19.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.84%) LXC
3 2 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Ansible
2 3 (1.84%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.23%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.61%) Kibana
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Oracle
2 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.04%) SAP
4 6 (3.68%) Google
5 5 (3.07%) Sencha
6 3 (1.84%) HP
6 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Nokia
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe
8 1 (0.61%) Apple
8 1 (0.61%) Apprenda
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
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