The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 119 109 136
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing RESTful 25 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.10% 2.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £455 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +6 6 £425 -5.55%
Bristol -14 3 £350 +33.33% 4
Somerset -8 2 £288 - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 3
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (85.71%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) Telecoms
4 23 (46.94%) Web Services
5 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
6 21 (42.86%) Hibernate
6 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.82%) jQuery
8 19 (38.78%) DV Cleared
9 18 (36.73%) HTML
10 17 (34.69%) J2EE
10 17 (34.69%) Scrum
11 15 (30.61%) CSS
11 15 (30.61%) Linux
11 15 (30.61%) Spring
11 15 (30.61%) Maven
12 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
13 13 (26.53%) HTML5
14 12 (24.49%) Java EE
14 12 (24.49%) SOAP
15 10 (20.41%) Oracle
15 10 (20.41%) UML
15 10 (20.41%) Finance
15 10 (20.41%) TDD
16 9 (18.37%) PKI
16 9 (18.37%) JSON
16 9 (18.37%) Hudson
16 9 (18.37%) Internet
16 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
17 8 (16.33%) QUnit

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
2 8 (16.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.24%) Big Data
3 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Maven
2 9 (18.37%) Hudson
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) QUnit
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Grunt
5 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) WATIR
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (48.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (16.33%) Marketing
3 8 (16.33%) Electronics
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Web Services
2 21 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 20 (40.82%) jQuery
4 18 (36.73%) HTML
5 17 (34.69%) J2EE
6 15 (30.61%) CSS
6 15 (30.61%) Spring
7 13 (26.53%) HTML5
8 12 (24.49%) Java EE
8 12 (24.49%) SOAP
9 9 (18.37%) JSON
10 8 (16.33%) SVG
10 8 (16.33%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) JSP
12 5 (10.20%) CSS3
13 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (6.12%) JPA
13 3 (6.12%) Struts
13 3 (6.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) PKI
2 8 (16.33%) DTV
2 8 (16.33%) RIA
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) UML
3 10 (20.41%) TDD
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) Programme Management
4 8 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (14.29%) Kanban
5 7 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.20%) Document Management
7 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) SEO
10 2 (4.08%) OOP
10 2 (4.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Delphi
5 2 (4.08%) XQuery
5 2 (4.08%) PL/1
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) PHP5
5 2 (4.08%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) JBoss
2 8 (16.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Greenplum
3 3 (6.12%) hybris
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Zend