The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 127 116 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing RESTful 23 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.76% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 2.86% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 17
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£375 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - -
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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
868 839 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.95% 26.53% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 548 397
Average daily rate £369 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the South West region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the South West region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RESTful
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 RESTful within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol -5 8 £375 -16.66% 4
Devon +2 6 £450 +32.35% 3
Wiltshire +3 5 £350 +7.69% 2
Gloucestershire -2 2 - -
Dorset -1 1 £288 +4.54% 5
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
3 22 (50.00%) CSS
4 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.91%) HTML5
5 18 (40.91%) CSS3
6 16 (36.36%) Java
7 15 (34.09%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) Linux
9 13 (29.55%) TDD
9 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
10 12 (27.27%) Node.js
11 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.00%) MVC
12 9 (20.45%) Migration
12 9 (20.45%) C#
12 9 (20.45%) .NET
13 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 8 (18.18%) Java EE
13 8 (18.18%) Backbone.js
14 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
14 7 (15.91%) JSON
14 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
14 7 (15.91%) SOA
14 7 (15.91%) XML
14 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.91%) HTTP
14 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
15 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 6 (13.64%) Middleware

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) DB2
2 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Grunt
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Mockito
4 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.55%) CasperJS
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) JBehave
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) gulp
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Designer
6 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
9 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (4.55%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Web Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) webMethods Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) HTML
2 22 (50.00%) CSS
3 18 (40.91%) HTML5
3 18 (40.91%) CSS3
4 15 (34.09%) Web Services
5 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
6 9 (20.45%) .NET
7 8 (18.18%) Java EE
7 8 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) JSON
8 7 (15.91%) XML
9 6 (13.64%) SOAP
9 6 (13.64%) Middleware
9 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.36%) Struts
10 5 (11.36%) JSR 168
10 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (9.09%) jQuery
11 4 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.55%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) SCORM
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 11 (25.00%) MVC
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) SOA
6 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 5 (11.36%) Microservices
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile Development
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Content Management
8 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) API Development
8 4 (9.09%) Web Design
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) webMethods
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) hybris
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
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