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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 99 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 41 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 3.54% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £368 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +12.34%
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
826 593 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.16% 26.47% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 394 373
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £54.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.77% +65.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -15 13 £375 +36.36% 7
Wiltshire -7 10 £350 +12.00% 5
Gloucestershire - 6 £510 - 4
Dorset -2 3 £315 - 1
Somerset - - - - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 46 (60.53%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) Web Services
3 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (34.21%) HTML
4 26 (34.21%) .NET
5 25 (32.89%) SOAP
6 23 (30.26%) Spring
6 23 (30.26%) MVC
7 19 (25.00%) XML
7 19 (25.00%) CSS
8 18 (23.68%) C#
8 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.37%) jQuery
9 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
10 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
10 15 (19.74%) Degree
11 14 (18.42%) Scrum
12 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.11%) TDD
12 13 (17.11%) J2EE
13 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (15.79%) HTML5
14 10 (13.16%) Finance
14 10 (13.16%) SQL
14 10 (13.16%) Python

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.32%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) NUnit
1 7 (9.21%) Subversion
1 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) JUnit
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) ReSharper
4 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.95%) NuGet
5 2 (2.63%) Xcode
5 2 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) Firebug
6 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.32%) xUnit.net
6 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) MSTest
6 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.89%) Marketing
4 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Computer Scientist
8 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) Web Services
2 26 (34.21%) HTML
2 26 (34.21%) .NET
3 25 (32.89%) SOAP
4 23 (30.26%) Spring
5 19 (25.00%) CSS
5 19 (25.00%) XML
6 17 (22.37%) jQuery
6 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
7 13 (17.11%) J2EE
8 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (15.79%) HTML5
9 10 (13.16%) JSON
10 9 (11.84%) Hibernate
10 9 (11.84%) Ajax
10 9 (11.84%) Apache CXF
10 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.53%) CSS3
12 7 (9.21%) Spring MVC
13 6 (7.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
2 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Open Source
4 4 (5.26%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.26%) DTV
5 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 2 (2.63%) GIS
7 1 (1.32%) STB
7 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Android
2 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) MVC
2 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.42%) Scrum
4 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.11%) TDD
5 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) SOA
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.21%) ITIL
8 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.58%) UML
10 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.26%) Refactoring
11 4 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) ABAP
7 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) Degree
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) SAP
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.95%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.63%) Facebook
5 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) Software AG
6 1 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.32%) Nintex
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago