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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 67 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 105 82 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 2.55% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.47% 9.69% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 33
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-36.60% +31.49%
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
842 846 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.60% 26.36% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 592 572
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 54 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Wiltshire +35 42 £375 -28.09% 3
Bristol -18 23 £400 -3.03% 11
Gloucestershire +15 17 £480 +28.00% 11
Somerset +14 2 £375 +9.48% 8
Dorset -4 2 £400 +32.23% 5
Devon -10 1 £475 +18.75% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 99 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.98%) Web Services
3 69 (46.31%) SOAP
4 59 (39.60%) JavaScript
5 52 (34.90%) Security Cleared
6 51 (34.23%) HTML
7 50 (33.56%) Microsoft
8 48 (32.21%) CSS
9 47 (31.54%) Java
10 46 (30.87%) Scrum
11 42 (28.19%) MVC
11 42 (28.19%) XML
12 40 (26.85%) SOA
13 39 (26.17%) AngularJS
14 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
14 36 (24.16%) SC Cleared
15 35 (23.49%) C#
16 34 (22.82%) .NET
17 32 (21.48%) Maven
18 31 (20.81%) TOGAF
18 31 (20.81%) SQL
19 30 (20.13%) Migration
19 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
20 29 (19.46%) XSD
20 29 (19.46%) WSDL
21 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (18.12%) JIRA
22 27 (18.12%) WCF
23 26 (17.45%) Oracle
24 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET

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 (12.08%) Confluence
2 11 (7.38%) Apache
2 11 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.37%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.70%) Mule
4 7 (4.70%) Mule ESB
5 5 (3.36%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.34%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.67%) Drupal
8 1 (0.67%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (10.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) GitHub
2 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.68%) TestFlight
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.34%) Heroku
5 2 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) LDAP
2 8 (5.37%) SAN
3 7 (4.70%) Internet
4 6 (4.03%) DNS
4 6 (4.03%) DSL
5 5 (3.36%) FCAPS
6 4 (2.68%) SSH
7 3 (2.01%) SSL
8 2 (1.34%) HTTP
8 2 (1.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.71%) Big Data
4 10 (6.71%) CouchDB
4 10 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.71%) Star Schema
5 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.03%) HBase
6 6 (4.03%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.03%) Parquet
6 6 (4.03%) Redis
7 5 (3.36%) MySQL
7 5 (3.36%) OrientDB
7 5 (3.36%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Maven
2 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
3 27 (18.12%) JIRA
4 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
5 14 (9.40%) JUnit
6 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
7 11 (7.38%) Cucumber
8 10 (6.71%) Mockito
9 9 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (6.04%) Selenium
10 8 (5.37%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.70%) Hudson
12 6 (4.03%) Eclipse
12 6 (4.03%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (3.36%) Subversion
13 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.68%) Zephyr
15 3 (2.01%) Artifactory
15 3 (2.01%) NuGet
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 19 (12.75%) Marketing
3 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 15 (10.07%) Electronics
4 15 (10.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (55.03%) Developer
2 43 (28.86%) Architect
3 26 (17.45%) .NET Developer
4 23 (15.44%) C# Developer
5 22 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (12.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (12.08%) Java Developer
7 18 (12.08%) Software Developer
8 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (8.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (7.38%) Agile .NET Developer
10 11 (7.38%) Agile C# Developer
10 11 (7.38%) Agile Developer
10 11 (7.38%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (6.71%) Data Architect
11 10 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (6.04%) Applications Developer
13 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.98%) Web Services
2 69 (46.31%) SOAP
3 51 (34.23%) HTML
4 48 (32.21%) CSS
5 42 (28.19%) XML
6 39 (26.17%) AngularJS
7 34 (22.82%) .NET
8 29 (19.46%) WSDL
8 29 (19.46%) XSD
9 27 (18.12%) WCF
10 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET
10 25 (16.78%) JSON
11 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (16.11%) jQuery
12 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (14.09%) HTML5
14 14 (9.40%) Middleware
14 14 (9.40%) Spring
14 14 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) NHS
2 12 (8.05%) User Experience
3 11 (7.38%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.37%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.68%) iPhone
6 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.34%) Wiki
8 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Linux
1 16 (10.74%) Unix
2 15 (10.07%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.71%) Android
4 10 (6.71%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.03%) Mesosphere
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.87%) Scrum
3 42 (28.19%) MVC
4 40 (26.85%) SOA
5 31 (20.81%) TOGAF
6 30 (20.13%) Migration
7 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (16.78%) MODAF
9 23 (15.44%) TDD
9 23 (15.44%) Virtual Environments
9 23 (15.44%) Zachman Framework
10 22 (14.77%) Data Migration
11 20 (13.42%) OO
12 15 (10.07%) BDD
12 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.07%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
12 15 (10.07%) Software Engineering
12 15 (10.07%) Use Case
13 14 (9.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.60%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.54%) Java
3 35 (23.49%) C#
4 31 (20.81%) SQL
5 10 (6.71%) Objective-C
6 9 (6.04%) PHP
7 8 (5.37%) Scala
7 8 (5.37%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.68%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.68%) Ruby
10 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.67%) C
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
11 1 (0.67%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (34.90%) Security Cleared
2 36 (24.16%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) Degree
4 8 (5.37%) MCSA
4 8 (5.37%) MCSD
4 8 (5.37%) MCSE
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.68%) ISEB
7 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.09%) HL7
2 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.78%) Docker
2 23 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.44%) Xen
3 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (5.37%) Ansible
3 6 (4.03%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.68%) OpenAM
5 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.34%) Kibana
6 2 (1.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.67%) Graylog
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) Oracle
3 23 (15.44%) Citrix
3 23 (15.44%) VMware
4 16 (10.74%) SAP
5 13 (8.72%) webMethods
6 5 (3.36%) HP
6 5 (3.36%) Nokia
7 3 (2.01%) Sencha
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) hybris
8 1 (0.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago