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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 127 95 123
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +28
Contract jobs citing RESTful 15 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.93% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 3.79% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £343 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
834 528 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.39% 24.59% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 369 343
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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
Bristol -26 5 £450 +28.57% 4
Dorset +6 3 £275 -21.42% 7
Devon -15 3 £365 -5.80% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 - 2
Somerset - 1 £288 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £325 - 2
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (73.17%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
3 23 (56.10%) Scrum
3 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
5 19 (46.34%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) jQuery
6 17 (41.46%) J2EE
7 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) Maven
8 14 (34.15%) CSS
8 14 (34.15%) HTML
8 14 (34.15%) Linux
9 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
9 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) Java EE
10 12 (29.27%) Marketing
10 12 (29.27%) Spring
10 12 (29.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (29.27%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (29.27%) HTML5
10 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
10 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
10 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (29.27%) DTV
10 12 (29.27%) Electronics
10 12 (29.27%) Programme Management
10 12 (29.27%) SAP
11 11 (26.83%) SOAP

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.32%) Magento
2 3 (7.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.95%) MySQL
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Maven
2 9 (21.95%) Hudson
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.51%) QUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.32%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.44%) WATIR
7 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (29.27%) Marketing
3 12 (29.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Web Services
1 19 (46.34%) jQuery
2 17 (41.46%) J2EE
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) Java EE
4 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
5 12 (29.27%) Spring
5 12 (29.27%) HTML5
6 11 (26.83%) SOAP
7 8 (19.51%) SVG
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) JSON
9 4 (9.76%) CSS3
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (7.32%) REST
10 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (7.32%) .NET
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) DTV
2 8 (19.51%) RIA
3 6 (14.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Fedora
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Scrum
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (29.27%) Programme Management
2 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) Kanban
4 8 (19.51%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) OOP
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 6 (14.63%) PHP5
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) XPath
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) JBoss
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.32%) Zend
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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Novate IT Ltd
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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