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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 53 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 5.37% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 10
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£400 £481 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +34.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
803 801 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 25.13% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 507 352
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 £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Gloucestershire - 28 £400 - 5
Wiltshire +4 7 £388 +25.00% 5
Devon +2 7 £400 +8.84% 1
Bristol +1 6 £394 -16.00% 13
Dorset -7 3 - -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 56 (61.54%) Java
2 53 (58.24%) Web Services
3 46 (50.55%) SOAP
4 37 (40.66%) Spring
5 36 (39.56%) TDD
6 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (35.16%) MVC
7 31 (34.07%) BDD
8 30 (32.97%) .NET
9 29 (31.87%) HTML
10 28 (30.77%) JSON
11 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 26 (28.57%) CSS
12 25 (27.47%) Hibernate
13 23 (25.27%) C#
14 22 (24.18%) JUnit
14 22 (24.18%) XML
15 21 (23.08%) Scrum
16 20 (21.98%) JPA
17 19 (20.88%) Finance
18 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
19 17 (18.68%) Windows
19 17 (18.68%) SOA
19 17 (18.68%) Spring MVC
20 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
20 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
21 15 (16.48%) Puppet
22 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
22 14 (15.38%) Maven
22 14 (15.38%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (12.09%) Mule
2 7 (7.69%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Jetty
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.30%) SaaS
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Office 365
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
1 5 (5.49%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
4 1 (1.10%) AMQP
4 1 (1.10%) Telnet
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.09%) Couchbase
3 11 (12.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (9.89%) MySQL
5 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.20%) OLTP
7 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) JUnit
2 14 (15.38%) Maven
3 13 (14.29%) NUnit
3 13 (14.29%) MSTest
4 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.69%) TestNG
6 6 (6.59%) Subversion
6 6 (6.59%) Selenium
6 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.20%) GitLab
9 2 (2.20%) Hudson
9 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.10%) Ant
10 1 (1.10%) Xcode
10 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.10%) Liquibase
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (70.33%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Android Developer
7 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) Java Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (58.24%) Web Services
2 46 (50.55%) SOAP
3 37 (40.66%) Spring
4 30 (32.97%) .NET
5 29 (31.87%) HTML
6 28 (30.77%) JSON
7 26 (28.57%) CSS
8 25 (27.47%) Hibernate
9 22 (24.18%) XML
10 20 (21.98%) JPA
11 17 (18.68%) Spring MVC
12 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 11 (12.09%) Middleware
15 11 (12.09%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (8.79%) HTML5
17 7 (7.69%) CSS3
17 7 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Smartcard
1 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) DTV
3 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.30%) Open Source
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.10%) EPoS
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Animation
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.89%) Android
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.49%) UNIX
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.20%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.10%) AIX
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) TDD
2 32 (35.16%) MVC
2 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.07%) BDD
4 21 (23.08%) Scrum
5 17 (18.68%) SOA
6 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.09%) UML
7 11 (12.09%) Progressive Enhancement
7 11 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (12.09%) CQRS
8 8 (8.79%) Android Development
8 8 (8.79%) iOS Development
9 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.49%) DevOps
11 5 (5.49%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.27%) C#
4 14 (15.38%) SQL
5 9 (9.89%) C
6 8 (8.79%) C++
7 6 (6.59%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.59%) Ruby
8 5 (5.49%) Python
9 4 (4.40%) PHP
10 3 (3.30%) Go
11 2 (2.20%) XAML
11 2 (2.20%) Perl
12 1 (1.10%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Firmware
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) AppManager
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
1 8 (8.79%) Sencha
2 4 (4.40%) webMethods
2 4 (4.40%) SAP
2 4 (4.40%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) HP
3 3 (3.30%) Nokia
3 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.30%) F5
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
4 2 (2.20%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.10%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
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