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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / South West
Rank 56 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 88 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.27% 1.52% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.50% 5.74% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 31
Median daily rate £350 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
765 784 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.39% 26.55% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 554 509
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +13 24 £350 -6.66% 11
Wiltshire +12 18 £345 +2.98% 4
Devon +3 17 £413 +4.76% 3
Gloucestershire +10 13 £525 +25.00% 5
Dorset - 13 £325 - 4
Somerset -6 1 £313 - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 100 (62.50%) Java
2 93 (58.13%) HTML
2 93 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (54.38%) JavaScript
4 76 (47.50%) CSS
5 75 (46.88%) SOAP
6 64 (40.00%) Web Services
7 63 (39.38%) Scrum
8 54 (33.75%) Spring
9 52 (32.50%) MVC
10 48 (30.00%) BDD
11 46 (28.75%) C#
12 44 (27.50%) .NET
12 44 (27.50%) Hibernate
13 39 (24.38%) JSON
14 38 (23.75%) jQuery
15 37 (23.13%) SQL
15 37 (23.13%) ASP.NET
15 37 (23.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (22.50%) Oracle
16 36 (22.50%) TDD
16 36 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (20.63%) XML
18 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
18 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
19 29 (18.13%) Docker
19 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
20 28 (17.50%) Linux
21 27 (16.88%) OO
21 27 (16.88%) Finance

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 16 (10.00%) Apache
2 14 (8.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.63%) JBoss
5 8 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.38%) Confluence
6 7 (4.38%) OpenStack
6 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.50%) Mule
9 4 (2.50%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.88%) Anypoint
10 3 (1.88%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.25%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.63%) Drupal
12 1 (0.63%) nginx
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) HTTP
2 5 (3.13%) LDAP
3 3 (1.88%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) AMQP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) DSL
4 1 (0.63%) FCAPS
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) SMTP
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 17 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.25%) MySQL
7 9 (5.63%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.00%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.88%) Big Data
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.25%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.25%) DB2
10 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.25%) OrientDB
10 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) Redis
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (15.63%) Cucumber
1 25 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.38%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (13.13%) Maven
3 21 (13.13%) Selenium
4 18 (11.25%) JUnit
5 17 (10.63%) WebDriver
6 16 (10.00%) Mockito
7 15 (9.38%) Bitbucket
8 13 (8.13%) JIRA
8 13 (8.13%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.38%) Gradle
9 7 (4.38%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.75%) GitLab
10 6 (3.75%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.88%) Ant
12 3 (1.88%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (16.88%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Marketing
3 15 (9.38%) Electronics
3 15 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (74.38%) Developer
2 60 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 36 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 27 (16.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (16.25%) C# Developer
5 26 (16.25%) Software Developer
6 25 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 23 (14.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (13.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 22 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (13.75%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (10.63%) Agile Developer
10 13 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (7.50%) Tester
12 9 (5.63%) Automation Tester
13 8 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Analyst
13 8 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (58.13%) HTML
2 76 (47.50%) CSS
3 75 (46.88%) SOAP
4 64 (40.00%) Web Services
5 54 (33.75%) Spring
6 44 (27.50%) .NET
6 44 (27.50%) Hibernate
7 39 (24.38%) JSON
8 38 (23.75%) jQuery
9 37 (23.13%) ASP.NET
9 37 (23.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (20.63%) XML
12 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
13 27 (16.88%) WCF
14 20 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (11.88%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (10.63%) WPF
17 16 (10.00%) Sass
18 14 (8.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.50%) User Experience
2 3 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (1.88%) W3C
3 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.25%) Wiki
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.50%) Linux
2 24 (15.00%) Unix
3 10 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.75%) Windows
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (39.38%) Scrum
3 52 (32.50%) MVC
4 48 (30.00%) BDD
5 36 (22.50%) TDD
6 27 (16.88%) OO
7 25 (15.63%) OOD
8 21 (13.13%) Kanban
8 21 (13.13%) Software Engineering
9 20 (12.50%) Microservices
10 15 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (9.38%) DevOps
10 15 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (9.38%) Open Source
10 15 (9.38%) Programme Management
10 15 (9.38%) SDLC
11 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.13%) Test Scripting
12 12 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (62.50%) Java
2 87 (54.38%) JavaScript
3 46 (28.75%) C#
4 37 (23.13%) SQL
5 13 (8.13%) Python
6 10 (6.25%) Scala
7 9 (5.63%) Groovy
7 9 (5.63%) PHP
7 9 (5.63%) Ruby
8 8 (5.00%) C
9 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.25%) Clojure
10 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.25%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 3 (1.88%) ISEB
3 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (18.13%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) LXC
2 3 (1.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.25%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.25%) Kibana
2 2 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Oracle
2 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.38%) SAP
4 6 (3.75%) Google
5 3 (1.88%) HP
5 3 (1.88%) IBM
5 3 (1.88%) Sencha
6 2 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) Nokia
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago