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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 122 83 119
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +36
Contract jobs citing RESTful 20 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.16% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 4.41% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 6
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£306 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
836 589 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.35% 26.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 401 347
Average daily rate £340 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 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 £13.00 £14.07 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -28 7 £413 +17.85% 8
Somerset - 5 £288 - 3
Devon -18 3 £340 -22.28% 3
Dorset - 3 £275 - 6
Gloucestershire - 1 £200 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (59.52%) Java
1 25 (59.52%) Web Services
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 22 (52.38%) Scrum
4 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (40.48%) jQuery
7 16 (38.10%) PHP
7 16 (38.10%) Linux
8 15 (35.71%) HTML
8 15 (35.71%) CSS
8 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 14 (33.33%) J2EE
10 13 (30.95%) MySQL
10 13 (30.95%) SAP
10 13 (30.95%) Electronics
10 13 (30.95%) TDD
10 13 (30.95%) Programme Management
10 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
10 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (30.95%) DTV
10 13 (30.95%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (30.95%) Marketing
10 13 (30.95%) HTML5
11 12 (28.57%) Maven
12 11 (26.19%) PHP5
12 11 (26.19%) SOAP
13 10 (23.81%) Java EE

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 13 (30.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (9.52%) Magento
2 4 (9.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.52%) Hazelcast
5 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Hudson
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) QUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) WATIR
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.38%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Electronics
3 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
3 13 (30.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) Web Services
2 17 (40.48%) jQuery
3 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) J2EE
5 13 (30.95%) Spring
5 13 (30.95%) HTML5
6 11 (26.19%) SOAP
7 10 (23.81%) Java EE
8 8 (19.05%) CSS3
8 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
9 6 (14.29%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) XML
10 5 (11.90%) .NET
10 5 (11.90%) SVG
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (9.52%) REST
12 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) DTV
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) RIA
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.38%) STB
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 3 (7.14%) Fedora
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Scrum
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) Programme Management
3 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (30.95%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
5 9 (21.43%) Kanban
6 8 (19.05%) OOP
7 7 (16.67%) OOD
8 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) Android Development
10 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.76%) SOA
10 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.38%) OO
11 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) PHP
4 11 (26.19%) PHP5
5 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Zend
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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