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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 95 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 47 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.62% 1.80% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 7.11% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 26
Median daily rate £375 £413 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
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
682 774 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.44% 25.34% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 491 527
Median daily rate £350 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 23 £375 -9.09% 13
Gloucestershire -8 10 £338 -15.62% 10
Wiltshire +2 6 £525 +35.48% 7
Somerset - 3 - - 2
Devon -6 1 £350 -12.50%
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 46 (45.54%) HTML
4 43 (42.57%) SOAP
5 42 (41.58%) Java
6 39 (38.61%) C#
7 37 (36.63%) .NET
8 35 (34.65%) Scrum
9 33 (32.67%) CSS
9 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
10 30 (29.70%) Web Services
10 30 (29.70%) MVC
11 29 (28.71%) SQL
11 29 (28.71%) AngularJS
12 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
13 24 (23.76%) Unix
14 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET
15 22 (21.78%) Relational Database
15 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (20.79%) WCF
17 20 (19.80%) HTML5
18 18 (17.82%) User Experience
19 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (15.84%) Linux
21 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
21 15 (14.85%) RabbitMQ
22 14 (13.86%) Microservices
22 14 (13.86%) XML
22 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared

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 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.91%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) Confluence
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.98%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.98%) Mule
5 2 (1.98%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.98%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.99%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) SSL
4 2 (1.98%) SSH
4 2 (1.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.78%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.88%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.90%) Neo4j
6 9 (8.91%) DB2
7 5 (4.95%) MySQL
8 4 (3.96%) Big Data
8 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.98%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.98%) OrientDB
9 2 (1.98%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.99%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.99%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Subversion
2 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.92%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) Selenium
5 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.95%) Maven
7 4 (3.96%) NUnit
7 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.97%) JUnit
8 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.98%) Bower
9 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.98%) Grunt
9 2 (1.98%) NuGet
9 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (71.29%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Architect
6 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Applications Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (4.95%) UI Developer
12 4 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.96%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.54%) HTML
2 43 (42.57%) SOAP
3 37 (36.63%) .NET
4 33 (32.67%) CSS
5 30 (29.70%) Web Services
6 29 (28.71%) AngularJS
7 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET
8 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (20.79%) WCF
10 20 (19.80%) HTML5
11 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (14.85%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (13.86%) JSON
13 14 (13.86%) XML
14 13 (12.87%) Dojo
15 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
15 12 (11.88%) Middleware
16 11 (10.89%) EJB
16 11 (10.89%) jQuery
17 10 (9.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) User Experience
2 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) iPhone
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.98%) Wiki
7 1 (0.99%) Blog
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) DTV
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Unix
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) Windows
4 10 (9.90%) Android
4 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (9.90%) Mac OS X
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) Scrum
3 30 (29.70%) MVC
4 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.86%) Microservices
6 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (10.89%) TDD
7 11 (10.89%) Web Design
8 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.90%) OO
9 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
10 8 (7.92%) SDLC
11 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.93%) Logistics
11 7 (6.93%) Process Management
11 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.93%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.53%) JavaScript
2 42 (41.58%) Java
3 39 (38.61%) C#
4 29 (28.71%) SQL
5 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.94%) Ruby
7 5 (4.95%) PHP
8 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.98%) Scala
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) VB6
10 1 (0.99%) XPath
10 1 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 14001
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Kibana
2 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) webMethods
3 10 (9.90%) IBM
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle
5 7 (6.93%) SAP
6 3 (2.97%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Sencha
8 1 (0.99%) ATG
8 1 (0.99%) hybris
8 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.99%) Zend
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