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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 110 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 3.23% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £428 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.00
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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
806 806 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 24.98% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 512 360
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 12 £375 -11.76%
Bristol +9 7 £300 -14.28% 7
Devon - 6 £350 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £425 - 1
Somerset +9 2 £356 +23.91% 1
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England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (57.89%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) Web Services
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (36.84%) HTML
5 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
6 22 (28.95%) CSS
7 19 (25.00%) Spring
8 16 (21.05%) Windows
8 16 (21.05%) OO
8 16 (21.05%) J2EE
8 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 15 (19.74%) XML
9 15 (19.74%) Scrum
10 14 (18.42%) .NET
10 14 (18.42%) C#
10 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
10 14 (18.42%) HTML5
11 13 (17.11%) Android
11 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
11 13 (17.11%) BDD
11 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
11 13 (17.11%) Linux
11 13 (17.11%) Maven
11 13 (17.11%) JIRA
12 12 (15.79%) TDD
12 12 (15.79%) SOAP
12 12 (15.79%) CSS3

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (13.16%) CMS
1 10 (13.16%) Node.js
2 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.26%) Mule
4 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.95%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
3 13 (17.11%) Maven
3 13 (17.11%) JIRA
4 9 (11.84%) Spock
5 7 (9.21%) IntelliJ
5 7 (9.21%) JUnit
6 6 (7.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (3.95%) Mockito
7 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.32%) MSTest
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Xcode
8 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.26%) GUI Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Web Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) Web Services
2 28 (36.84%) HTML
3 22 (28.95%) CSS
4 19 (25.00%) Spring
5 16 (21.05%) J2EE
5 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 15 (19.74%) XML
7 14 (18.42%) .NET
7 14 (18.42%) HTML5
8 12 (15.79%) SOAP
8 12 (15.79%) CSS3
8 12 (15.79%) Apache Cordova
9 11 (14.47%) Apache Camel
9 11 (14.47%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (13.16%) JSON
10 10 (13.16%) Backbone.js
11 9 (11.84%) Spring Boot
11 9 (11.84%) jQuery
11 9 (11.84%) Hibernate
12 8 (10.53%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Linked Data
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
2 6 (7.89%) Open Source
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Android
2 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.11%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Phone
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) OO
3 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 13 (17.11%) BDD
5 12 (15.79%) TDD
6 9 (11.84%) Automation Testing
6 9 (11.84%) MVC
6 9 (11.84%) Content Management
7 7 (9.21%) Android Development
7 7 (9.21%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Time Management
10 3 (3.95%) Change Control
10 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) PHP
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) Groovy
7 8 (10.53%) Ruby
8 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) vCloud
2 2 (2.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Sencha
1 6 (7.89%) Appcelerator
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.63%) Telerik
3 2 (2.63%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) New Relic
4 1 (1.32%) Zend