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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 113 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs citing RESTful 26 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 1.12% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 4.15% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -9.82%
RESTful
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
787 603 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.13% 26.94% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 412 350
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 -14 14 £388 +10.71% 6
Somerset - 7 £288 - 2
Devon -20 3 £340 -24.44% 5
Wiltshire -16 1 £325 +4.00%
Gloucestershire -18 1 £200 - 1
Dorset - - - - 3
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 28 (62.22%) Web Services
4 23 (51.11%) Scrum
5 22 (48.89%) Linux
6 21 (46.67%) PHP
7 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
8 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 14 (31.11%) jQuery
10 13 (28.89%) PHP5
10 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
10 13 (28.89%) BDD
10 13 (28.89%) MySQL
10 13 (28.89%) HTML
10 13 (28.89%) CSS
10 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
11 12 (26.67%) Finance
11 12 (26.67%) TDD
11 12 (26.67%) Spring
11 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
12 11 (24.44%) HTML5
12 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (24.44%) UNIX
13 10 (22.22%) OOP
13 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (22.22%) SAP
13 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
13 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
13 10 (22.22%) Electronics

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.89%) Shopify
2 4 (8.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.33%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 7 (15.56%) Maven
5 5 (11.11%) Hudson
6 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) Selenium
7 3 (6.67%) QUnit
8 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.44%) JIRA
8 2 (4.44%) WATIR
9 1 (2.22%) JUnit
9 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 10 (22.22%) Electronics
3 10 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) Web Services
2 14 (31.11%) jQuery
3 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) Spring
5 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) J2EE
7 8 (17.78%) SOAP
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) CSS3
8 7 (15.56%) Java EE
9 6 (13.33%) XML
9 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.89%) REST
11 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
12 3 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (6.67%) SVG
12 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) DTV
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) RIA
5 1 (2.22%) STB
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Fedora
3 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Scrum
3 13 (28.89%) BDD
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) OOP
6 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.56%) OOD
9 6 (13.33%) Kanban
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.44%) Android Development
12 2 (4.44%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Web Development
12 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) PHP
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) PHP5
6 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Zend
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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