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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 78 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing REST 60 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.98% 1.16% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 4.30% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 5
Average daily rate
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£381 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £296 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £533 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.23 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
768 790 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.31% 27.04% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 549 313
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £15.80 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +18 23 £413 +10.00% 11
Devon +6 15 £388 +24.49% 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £356 - 4
Wiltshire -5 5 £388 +35.96% 2
Dorset -3 3 £303 -43.74%
Somerset +9 1 £360 - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 62 (56.36%) Java
2 59 (53.64%) SOAP
3 51 (46.36%) Web Services
4 48 (43.64%) TDD
5 43 (39.09%) HTML
6 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 38 (34.55%) CSS
8 34 (30.91%) BDD
9 33 (30.00%) MVC
10 32 (29.09%) Spring
11 30 (27.27%) XML
12 28 (25.45%) .NET
12 28 (25.45%) E-Commerce
12 28 (25.45%) JSON
13 27 (24.55%) SQL
14 25 (22.73%) JUnit
14 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
15 23 (20.91%) Scrum
16 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 21 (19.09%) C#
18 20 (18.18%) JPA
18 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
19 19 (17.27%) Objective-C
19 19 (17.27%) MongoDB
20 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
21 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
21 17 (15.45%) SOA
22 16 (14.55%) Finance
22 16 (14.55%) Spring MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 12 (10.91%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.00%) Mule
3 8 (7.27%) Liferay
4 7 (6.36%) Mule ESB
5 6 (5.45%) Node.js
6 3 (2.73%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) Jetty
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.73%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Internet
2 10 (9.09%) HTTP
3 6 (5.45%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.73%) Firewall
4 3 (2.73%) LAN
4 3 (2.73%) WAN
4 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.91%) SAN
5 1 (0.91%) Telnet
5 1 (0.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) MongoDB
2 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 11 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) OLTP
6 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) SQLite
7 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.91%) Big Data
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) JUnit
2 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.64%) MSTest
3 15 (13.64%) NUnit
4 14 (12.73%) Maven
5 9 (8.18%) TestNG
6 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.36%) Selenium
7 6 (5.45%) Subversion
8 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.64%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.73%) JIRA
11 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.91%) Xcode
12 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.91%) Ant
12 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Marketing
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (65.45%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Architect
6 6 (5.45%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Android Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (2.73%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.64%) SOAP
2 51 (46.36%) Web Services
3 43 (39.09%) HTML
4 38 (34.55%) CSS
5 32 (29.09%) Spring
6 30 (27.27%) XML
7 28 (25.45%) .NET
7 28 (25.45%) JSON
8 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 20 (18.18%) JPA
10 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
11 16 (14.55%) Spring MVC
11 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (11.82%) HTML5
15 12 (10.91%) Middleware
16 11 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
17 9 (8.18%) XSLT
17 9 (8.18%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.45%) Smartcard
3 5 (4.55%) DTV
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.91%) EPoS
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.91%) DataPower
6 1 (0.91%) Animation
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Apple iOS
2 12 (10.91%) Windows
3 11 (10.00%) Android
4 9 (8.18%) Linux
5 6 (5.45%) UNIX
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.82%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.91%) AIX
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) TDD
2 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.91%) BDD
4 33 (30.00%) MVC
5 28 (25.45%) E-Commerce
6 23 (20.91%) Scrum
7 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.45%) SOA
9 13 (11.82%) iOS Development
10 12 (10.91%) Progressive Enhancement
10 12 (10.91%) UML
11 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (10.00%) CQRS
12 10 (9.09%) Android Development
12 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.18%) Web Development
14 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (7.27%) Migration
15 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 6 (5.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.36%) Java
2 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.55%) SQL
4 21 (19.09%) C#
5 19 (17.27%) Objective-C
6 9 (8.18%) C
6 9 (8.18%) Apple Swift
7 8 (7.27%) XPath
7 8 (7.27%) XQuery
7 8 (7.27%) C++
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) Python
10 4 (3.64%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) Go
12 2 (1.82%) Perl
12 2 (1.82%) XAML
13 1 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Firmware
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) AppManager
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) webMethods
2 5 (4.55%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco
4 3 (2.73%) HP
4 3 (2.73%) Nokia
4 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.73%) F5
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.91%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.91%) Sencha
6 1 (0.91%) DigitalOcean
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