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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 111 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 31 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.52% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 1.91% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.28%
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
814 786 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.15% 27.24% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 542 325
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 8 £375 +7.14% 15
Wiltshire - 8 £335 - 4
Devon -2 6 £450 +23.28% 5
Gloucestershire +2 5 £375 -6.25%
Somerset - 3 £388 - 2
Dorset -1 1 £300 +9.09% 2
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England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (56.06%) Java
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (50.00%) HTML
3 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (42.42%) CSS
5 27 (40.91%) Web Services
6 21 (31.82%) Linux
6 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 20 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 17 (25.76%) CSS3
8 17 (25.76%) HTML5
9 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
10 14 (21.21%) SQL
11 13 (19.70%) TDD
11 13 (19.70%) MVC
11 13 (19.70%) Node.js
12 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) Backbone.js
13 11 (16.67%) .NET
13 11 (16.67%) C#
13 11 (16.67%) XML
13 11 (16.67%) HTTP
14 10 (15.15%) J2EE
14 10 (15.15%) Java EE
15 9 (13.64%) JSON
15 9 (13.64%) Oracle
15 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
15 9 (13.64%) BDD
15 9 (13.64%) Puppet
15 9 (13.64%) Jenkins

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (19.70%) Node.js
2 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.58%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
2 4 (6.06%) SSL
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.58%) DB2
4 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.58%) MySQL
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.09%) Spock
4 6 (9.09%) JUnit
5 5 (7.58%) Maven
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (7.58%) Mockito
6 4 (6.06%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.06%) Grunt
7 3 (4.55%) Selenium
8 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.03%) JBehave
8 2 (3.03%) CasperJS
9 1 (1.52%) gulp
9 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.52%) MSTest
9 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Designer
5 8 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.06%) GUI Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Web Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (6.06%) Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) HTML
2 28 (42.42%) CSS
3 27 (40.91%) Web Services
4 20 (30.30%) AngularJS
5 17 (25.76%) HTML5
5 17 (25.76%) CSS3
6 11 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 11 (16.67%) XML
6 11 (16.67%) .NET
7 10 (15.15%) J2EE
7 10 (15.15%) Java EE
8 9 (13.64%) JSON
9 8 (12.12%) SOAP
9 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 8 (12.12%) Spring
10 7 (10.61%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (10.61%) Apache Camel
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.09%) Flask
11 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
1 6 (9.09%) Linked Data
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Derivative
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.06%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) TDD
2 13 (19.70%) MVC
3 9 (13.64%) BDD
4 8 (12.12%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) OO
4 8 (12.12%) Content Management
5 6 (9.09%) Web Development
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) SOA
5 6 (9.09%) Scrum
5 6 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 6 (9.09%) DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Microservices
6 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.58%) Open Source
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) Python
6 7 (10.61%) Ruby
7 6 (9.09%) Groovy
8 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.06%) C
9 4 (6.06%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.03%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Zend