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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 99 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 45 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 3.51% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 14
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £318 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
790 712 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.83% 25.27% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 422 406
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 15 £378 +7.85% 12
Devon +3 13 £450 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -7 12 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - - 3
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England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (61.04%) Java
2 44 (57.14%) Web Services
3 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.96%) SQL
5 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
6 21 (27.27%) HTML
6 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
7 20 (25.97%) Spring
8 19 (24.68%) Linux
8 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
9 18 (23.38%) Scrum
10 17 (22.08%) OO
10 17 (22.08%) BDD
11 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
12 15 (19.48%) Windows
12 15 (19.48%) XML
12 15 (19.48%) CSS
12 15 (19.48%) PHP
12 15 (19.48%) .NET
12 15 (19.48%) J2EE
13 14 (18.18%) MySQL
13 14 (18.18%) JIRA
14 13 (16.88%) TDD
14 13 (16.88%) Maven
14 13 (16.88%) C#
14 13 (16.88%) NoSQL
14 13 (16.88%) Apple iOS
15 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
16 11 (14.29%) Android

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.69%) CMS
2 7 (9.09%) Node.js
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.19%) Mule
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.90%) Alfresco
5 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) 3G
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) MySQL
2 13 (16.88%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.19%) Redis
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) SQLite
9 1 (1.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
4 14 (18.18%) JIRA
5 13 (16.88%) Maven
6 9 (11.69%) Spock
7 7 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 6 (7.79%) FitNesse
9 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (6.49%) JUnit
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.60%) Mockito
11 1 (1.30%) Selenium
11 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (1.30%) Xcode
11 1 (1.30%) NUnit
11 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.30%) MSTest
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (88.31%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Tester
5 4 (5.19%) GUI Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Web Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) Web Services
2 21 (27.27%) HTML
3 20 (25.97%) Spring
4 15 (19.48%) .NET
4 15 (19.48%) J2EE
4 15 (19.48%) XML
4 15 (19.48%) CSS
5 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
6 11 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
6 11 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 11 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (12.99%) SOAP
7 10 (12.99%) HTML5
8 8 (10.39%) jQuery
8 8 (10.39%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.09%) CSS3
9 7 (9.09%) JSON
9 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
10 6 (7.79%) Sass
10 6 (7.79%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Linked Data
2 6 (7.79%) Open Source
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Online Games
6 1 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Windows
3 13 (16.88%) Apple iOS
4 11 (14.29%) UNIX
4 11 (14.29%) Android
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Phone
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Scrum
3 17 (22.08%) OO
3 17 (22.08%) BDD
4 13 (16.88%) TDD
5 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.99%) MVC
6 10 (12.99%) Automation Testing
7 8 (10.39%) iOS Development
7 8 (10.39%) Content Management
8 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.79%) Android Development
9 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.19%) Time Management
11 4 (5.19%) Web Development
11 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.19%) OO PHP
12 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.48%) PHP
5 13 (16.88%) C#
6 9 (11.69%) Groovy
7 7 (9.09%) Python
8 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.49%) Ruby
10 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.90%) Perl
12 2 (2.60%) C
12 2 (2.60%) PHP5
12 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.30%) C++
13 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) vCloud
2 2 (2.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Sencha
2 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator
3 4 (5.19%) New Relic
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) Telerik
4 2 (2.60%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) Google
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