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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 85 126
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +41
Contract jobs citing REST 75 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.67% 1.93% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.68% 6.57% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £430 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.78 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
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
702 928 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.00% 29.42% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 675 507
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 27
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £37.50 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +6 20 £425 +13.33% 13
Devon +6 19 £350 -9.67% 1
Wiltshire +1 19 £348 -4.13% 5
Gloucestershire -8 5 £525 +31.25% 12
Dorset - 3 £494 - 4
Somerset +21 1 £313 -43.18% 5
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 86 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (60.14%) HTML
2 85 (59.44%) JavaScript
3 83 (58.04%) SOAP
4 73 (51.05%) CSS
5 71 (49.65%) Java
6 60 (41.96%) MVC
7 55 (38.46%) Scrum
8 51 (35.66%) C#
9 50 (34.97%) .NET
10 48 (33.57%) Web Services
11 43 (30.07%) SQL
11 43 (30.07%) jQuery
12 40 (27.97%) AngularJS
13 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 38 (26.57%) TDD
15 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
15 36 (25.17%) Linux
15 36 (25.17%) BDD
15 36 (25.17%) Docker
16 35 (24.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (24.48%) JSON
17 34 (23.78%) Oracle
17 34 (23.78%) WCF
18 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
19 32 (22.38%) Spring
20 28 (19.58%) Finance
20 28 (19.58%) OO
21 27 (18.88%) Hibernate

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 22 (15.38%) Apache
2 17 (11.89%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
4 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.99%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.90%) OpenStack
7 6 (4.20%) Mule
7 6 (4.20%) Mule ESB
8 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.10%) Confluence
11 2 (1.40%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.40%) JBoss
11 2 (1.40%) WordPress
12 1 (0.70%) Drupal
12 1 (0.70%) nginx
12 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.70%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (11.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Heroku
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) LDAP
2 11 (7.69%) HTTP
3 8 (5.59%) DNS
3 8 (5.59%) DSL
4 7 (4.90%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.70%) AMQP
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.78%) MongoDB
3 23 (16.08%) Oracle Database
4 14 (9.79%) Neo4j
4 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.09%) CouchDB
6 11 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.69%) MySQL
6 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 10 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (6.29%) Big Data
9 8 (5.59%) HBase
9 8 (5.59%) Parquet
9 8 (5.59%) Redis
10 6 (4.20%) OrientDB
11 5 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.50%) SQLite
12 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.69%) Maven
4 19 (13.29%) Mockito
5 18 (12.59%) Cucumber
5 18 (12.59%) Selenium
5 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
6 17 (11.89%) JUnit
7 15 (10.49%) Bitbucket
8 12 (8.39%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.69%) JIRA
10 8 (5.59%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.20%) Gradle
12 5 (3.50%) Ant
12 5 (3.50%) ClearCase
12 5 (3.50%) JMeter
13 4 (2.80%) Jasmine
14 3 (2.10%) GoCD
14 3 (2.10%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 21 (14.69%) Marketing
3 17 (11.89%) Electronics
3 17 (11.89%) Manufacturing
3 17 (11.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (74.13%) Developer
2 38 (26.57%) Java Developer
3 35 (24.48%) .NET Developer
4 30 (20.98%) Software Developer
5 29 (20.28%) C# Developer
6 26 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (14.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (13.99%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (13.99%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (12.59%) Agile Developer
11 13 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
11 13 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
11 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
12 12 (8.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (6.29%) Analyst
13 9 (6.29%) Test Analyst
14 8 (5.59%) Automation Test Analyst
15 7 (4.90%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (60.14%) HTML
2 83 (58.04%) SOAP
3 73 (51.05%) CSS
4 50 (34.97%) .NET
5 48 (33.57%) Web Services
6 43 (30.07%) jQuery
7 40 (27.97%) AngularJS
8 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (24.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (24.48%) JSON
10 34 (23.78%) WCF
11 32 (22.38%) Spring
12 27 (18.88%) Hibernate
13 22 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (13.99%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (13.29%) Sass
16 18 (12.59%) HTML5
17 17 (11.89%) XML
18 14 (9.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) User Experience
2 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.50%) W3C
3 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (0.70%) NHS
4 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.17%) Linux
2 23 (16.08%) Unix
3 10 (6.99%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.59%) Mesosphere
5 6 (4.20%) Windows
6 4 (2.80%) Android
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (41.96%) MVC
3 55 (38.46%) Scrum
4 38 (26.57%) TDD
5 36 (25.17%) BDD
6 28 (19.58%) OO
7 26 (18.18%) OOD
7 26 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (15.38%) DevOps
10 19 (13.29%) Kanban
11 18 (12.59%) Test Scripting
12 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.89%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (11.89%) Programme Management
13 15 (10.49%) Analytics
14 11 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (7.69%) Open Source
14 11 (7.69%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.44%) JavaScript
2 71 (49.65%) Java
3 51 (35.66%) C#
4 43 (30.07%) SQL
5 14 (9.79%) Python
5 14 (9.79%) Scala
6 10 (6.99%) PHP
7 8 (5.59%) Groovy
7 8 (5.59%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.50%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
8 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.40%) Clojure
10 2 (1.40%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (25.17%) Docker
2 3 (2.10%) LXC
3 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) Ansible
2 9 (6.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.40%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.70%) Kibana
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (23.78%) Oracle
2 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.89%) SAP
4 7 (4.90%) Nokia
5 6 (4.20%) Sencha
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Apprenda
7 1 (0.70%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
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