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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 94 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 46 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.86% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 3.48% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 15
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£400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
781 603 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.48% 24.59% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 385 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +9 19 £378 +11.85% 5
Devon -6 8 £450 +12.50%
Wiltshire - 8 £489 - 2
Gloucestershire -14 7 £400 - 3
Dorset - 2 - -
Somerset - - - - 5
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (56.16%) Web Services
2 40 (54.79%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.99%) SQL
5 23 (31.51%) Scrum
5 23 (31.51%) PHP
5 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
6 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.77%) Linux
8 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
9 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
9 17 (23.29%) .NET
9 17 (23.29%) MySQL
9 17 (23.29%) TDD
9 17 (23.29%) Spring
10 16 (21.92%) HTML
10 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
11 15 (20.55%) BDD
11 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (19.18%) UNIX
12 14 (19.18%) CSS
13 13 (17.81%) Windows
13 13 (17.81%) XML
13 13 (17.81%) OO
14 12 (16.44%) C#
14 12 (16.44%) JIRA
14 12 (16.44%) Maven
14 12 (16.44%) HTML5
14 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.07%) Android

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (10.96%) CMS
2 6 (8.22%) Node.js
3 4 (5.48%) Mule
3 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) Alfresco
4 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Summit
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Shopify
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) 3G
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
1 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.48%) Redis
6 3 (4.11%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
2 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.44%) JIRA
4 12 (16.44%) Maven
5 9 (12.33%) FitNesse
6 5 (6.85%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.85%) Spock
7 4 (5.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (5.48%) JUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Selenium
8 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.37%) WATIR
9 1 (1.37%) Hudson
9 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.37%) Mockito
9 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.55%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Tester
5 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Agile Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.74%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) Web Services
2 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) Spring
3 16 (21.92%) HTML
4 14 (19.18%) CSS
5 13 (17.81%) XML
6 12 (16.44%) HTML5
7 10 (13.70%) Apache Cordova
7 10 (13.70%) J2EE
8 9 (12.33%) jQuery
8 9 (12.33%) CSS3
9 8 (10.96%) SOAP
10 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
10 7 (9.59%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (9.59%) Apache Camel
11 6 (8.22%) Sencha Touch
11 6 (8.22%) JSON
12 5 (6.85%) REST
12 5 (6.85%) Backbone.js
12 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Open Source
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Linked Data
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.37%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
5 1 (1.37%) STB
5 1 (1.37%) Online Games
5 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
3 13 (17.81%) Windows
4 11 (15.07%) Android
4 11 (15.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Scrum
3 17 (23.29%) TDD
4 15 (20.55%) BDD
4 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.81%) OO
6 10 (13.70%) MVC
7 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.96%) OOP
9 7 (9.59%) Android Development
9 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Content Management
11 5 (6.85%) OOD
12 4 (5.48%) OO PHP
12 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) PHP
4 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.44%) C#
6 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.96%) PHP5
7 5 (6.85%) Python
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 5 (6.85%) Groovy
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) HNC
4 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) vCloud
2 1 (1.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Sencha
2 4 (5.48%) New Relic
2 4 (5.48%) Appcelerator
2 4 (5.48%) Zend
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) Telerik
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Google
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