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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 86 118
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 80 68 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.87% 2.05% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.86% 7.60% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 20
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £372 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £23.53 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
811 895 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.11% 27.03% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 611 495
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 £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 58 10
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.25 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 28 £400 -14.66% 4
Wiltshire +32 24 £345 -21.14% 1
Devon +6 11 £220 -53.68%
Gloucestershire -5 5 £406 +1.56% 5
Somerset +24 1 £375 - 2
Dorset +3 1 - - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 110 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (50.00%) SOAP
3 86 (49.43%) Web Services
4 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
5 73 (41.95%) HTML
6 67 (38.51%) CSS
7 64 (36.78%) MVC
8 55 (31.61%) Scrum
8 55 (31.61%) Microsoft
9 54 (31.03%) Security Cleared
10 52 (29.89%) .NET
11 51 (29.31%) Java
11 51 (29.31%) C#
12 43 (24.71%) AngularJS
13 41 (23.56%) WCF
14 40 (22.99%) SQL Server
14 40 (22.99%) ASP.NET
15 39 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (21.84%) XML
16 38 (21.84%) SOA
16 38 (21.84%) jQuery
16 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
17 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (20.69%) Docker
18 35 (20.11%) JSON
18 35 (20.11%) Maven
19 34 (19.54%) Oracle
20 32 (18.39%) SQL
21 31 (17.82%) Migration
21 31 (17.82%) TOGAF

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 17 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.20%) Confluence
3 13 (7.47%) Apache
4 11 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (5.17%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.45%) Mule
6 6 (3.45%) Mule ESB
6 6 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.87%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.87%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.15%) Drupal
9 2 (1.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.57%) nginx
10 1 (0.57%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (10.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (8.62%) GitHub
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.45%) TestFlight
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.15%) Heroku
4 2 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) LDAP
2 8 (4.60%) DNS
2 8 (4.60%) DSL
2 8 (4.60%) SAN
3 7 (4.02%) FCAPS
3 7 (4.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.72%) SSL
5 2 (1.15%) SSH
5 2 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.05%) CouchDB
5 10 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.75%) Star Schema
6 9 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.60%) Big Data
7 8 (4.60%) HBase
7 8 (4.60%) MySQL
7 8 (4.60%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.60%) Parquet
7 8 (4.60%) Redis
8 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.45%) SQLite
10 5 (2.87%) OrientDB
10 5 (2.87%) RavenDB
11 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (20.11%) Maven
2 27 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 26 (14.94%) JIRA
4 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
5 22 (12.64%) Visual Studio
6 19 (10.92%) JUnit
7 15 (8.62%) Mockito
8 14 (8.05%) Cucumber
8 14 (8.05%) Selenium
9 9 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.60%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.60%) WebDriver
11 7 (4.02%) Hudson
12 6 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (3.45%) Subversion
13 5 (2.87%) Ant
13 5 (2.87%) ClearCase
13 5 (2.87%) JMeter
13 5 (2.87%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (13.79%) Marketing
3 19 (10.92%) Electronics
3 19 (10.92%) Manufacturing
3 19 (10.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.02%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (55.17%) Developer
2 41 (23.56%) Architect
3 37 (21.26%) .NET Developer
4 31 (17.82%) Software Developer
5 30 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 25 (14.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (13.22%) Java Developer
9 20 (11.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (11.49%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (10.34%) Agile Developer
11 15 (8.62%) Agile .NET Developer
11 15 (8.62%) Agile C# Developer
12 12 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.75%) Data Architect
14 8 (4.60%) Analyst
14 8 (4.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.00%) SOAP
2 86 (49.43%) Web Services
3 73 (41.95%) HTML
4 67 (38.51%) CSS
5 52 (29.89%) .NET
6 43 (24.71%) AngularJS
7 41 (23.56%) WCF
8 40 (22.99%) ASP.NET
9 39 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (21.84%) jQuery
10 38 (21.84%) XML
11 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (20.11%) JSON
13 29 (16.67%) WSDL
13 29 (16.67%) XSD
14 20 (11.49%) Spring
14 20 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (10.92%) HTML5
16 14 (8.05%) Sass
16 14 (8.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) NHS
2 11 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.60%) Private Cloud
3 8 (4.60%) User Experience
4 5 (2.87%) W3C
5 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Linux
2 21 (12.07%) Unix
3 13 (7.47%) Windows
4 12 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.17%) Android
7 8 (4.60%) Mesosphere
8 3 (1.72%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.78%) MVC
3 55 (31.61%) Scrum
4 38 (21.84%) SOA
5 31 (17.82%) Migration
5 31 (17.82%) TOGAF
6 28 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (16.09%) OO
6 28 (16.09%) TDD
7 25 (14.37%) MODAF
8 24 (13.79%) OOD
9 23 (13.22%) Virtual Environments
9 23 (13.22%) Zachman Framework
10 22 (12.64%) BDD
10 22 (12.64%) Data Migration
10 22 (12.64%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (10.92%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (10.92%) Programme Management
12 18 (10.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 51 (29.31%) C#
2 51 (29.31%) Java
3 32 (18.39%) SQL
4 13 (7.47%) PHP
5 10 (5.75%) Objective-C
6 9 (5.17%) Scala
7 8 (4.60%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.02%) Python
9 6 (3.45%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.05%) Degree
4 8 (4.60%) MCSA
4 8 (4.60%) MCSD
4 8 (4.60%) MCSE
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.15%) ISEB
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) HL7
2 4 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 36 (20.69%) Docker
2 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.22%) Xen
3 8 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (13.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (8.05%) Ansible
3 8 (4.60%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.30%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.57%) Graylog
7 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.54%) Oracle
3 23 (13.22%) Citrix
3 23 (13.22%) VMware
4 19 (10.92%) SAP
5 10 (5.75%) webMethods
6 7 (4.02%) Nokia
6 7 (4.02%) Sencha
7 3 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Apprenda
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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