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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 109 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing RESTful 24 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 2.77% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
758 794 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.41% 26.50% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 550 310
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £20.60 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -6 8 £375 -11.76%
Bristol +2 6 £305 -12.85% 13
Somerset +19 4 £388 +34.78% 2
Devon 0 3 - - 4
Wiltshire - 2 £425 - 3
Dorset - 1 £300 - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (61.97%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.89%) Web Services
5 31 (43.66%) HTML
6 25 (35.21%) CSS
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
8 18 (25.35%) J2EE
9 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
10 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
10 16 (22.54%) Cucumber
10 16 (22.54%) Spring
11 14 (19.72%) XML
11 14 (19.72%) Linux
11 14 (19.72%) OO
11 14 (19.72%) BDD
11 14 (19.72%) HTML5
12 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
12 13 (18.31%) CSS3
13 12 (16.90%) SOAP
13 12 (16.90%) Scrum
13 12 (16.90%) JIRA
14 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.49%) TDD
14 11 (15.49%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (15.49%) .NET
14 11 (15.49%) C#
14 11 (15.49%) PHP
14 11 (15.49%) Apache Camel

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (12.68%) Node.js
2 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.04%) CMS
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) Mule
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) GitHub
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.54%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.90%) JIRA
5 9 (12.68%) Maven
5 9 (12.68%) Spock
6 7 (9.86%) IntelliJ
7 5 (7.04%) JUnit
7 5 (7.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (5.63%) Mockito
9 3 (4.23%) Selenium
9 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.82%) JBehave
10 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.41%) Subversion
11 1 (1.41%) NUnit
11 1 (1.41%) Xcode
11 1 (1.41%) JMeter
11 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.86%) PHP Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Designer
6 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.63%) GUI Developer
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Interaction Designer
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) Web Services
2 31 (43.66%) HTML
3 25 (35.21%) CSS
4 18 (25.35%) J2EE
5 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
6 16 (22.54%) Spring
7 14 (19.72%) XML
7 14 (19.72%) HTML5
8 13 (18.31%) CSS3
9 12 (16.90%) SOAP
10 11 (15.49%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (15.49%) .NET
10 11 (15.49%) Apache Camel
11 10 (14.08%) JSON
12 9 (12.68%) jQuery
12 9 (12.68%) Hibernate
12 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
12 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
13 7 (9.86%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (8.45%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Linked Data
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
2 6 (8.45%) Open Source
3 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.68%) Android
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) OO
2 14 (19.72%) BDD
3 12 (16.90%) Scrum
4 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 9 (12.68%) Automation Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Content Management
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
7 6 (8.45%) Web Development
8 5 (7.04%) Android Development
8 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.63%) Time Management
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Mobile Development
11 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) PHP
5 9 (12.68%) Python
5 9 (12.68%) Groovy
6 8 (11.27%) Ruby
7 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.23%) C
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Scala
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 14001
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Varnish
2 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Appcelerator
3 3 (4.23%) Sencha
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) New Relic