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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 115 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.85% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 3.38% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
RESTful
England

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
853 591 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.87% 25.10% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 404 409
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -1 17 £400 +18.51% 4
Gloucestershire - 7 £400 - 1
Devon -13 4 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (57.81%) Web Services
2 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.00%) Java
4 23 (35.94%) Scrum
5 22 (34.38%) PHP
6 20 (31.25%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) Linux
7 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
8 17 (26.56%) NoSQL
9 15 (23.44%) Cucumber
9 15 (23.44%) HTML
9 15 (23.44%) .NET
9 15 (23.44%) MySQL
9 15 (23.44%) TDD
10 14 (21.88%) Spring
10 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (21.88%) UNIX
10 14 (21.88%) BDD
11 13 (20.31%) HTML5
11 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 12 (18.75%) Windows
12 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
13 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
13 11 (17.19%) XML
13 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 11 (17.19%) Android
14 10 (15.63%) PHP5
14 10 (15.63%) Maven
14 10 (15.63%) JIRA

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) Mule
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.69%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Shopify
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
1 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) NoSQL
2 15 (23.44%) MySQL
3 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.25%) Redis
6 3 (4.69%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.44%) Cucumber
3 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 10 (15.63%) Maven
4 10 (15.63%) JIRA
5 9 (14.06%) FitNesse
6 4 (6.25%) JUnit
7 3 (4.69%) Spock
7 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.13%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) Hudson
9 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.56%) WATIR
9 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (84.38%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.88%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Tester
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.13%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.56%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (57.81%) Web Services
2 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
3 14 (21.88%) Spring
4 13 (20.31%) HTML5
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 11 (17.19%) XML
6 10 (15.63%) CSS3
7 9 (14.06%) Apache Cordova
8 8 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (12.50%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) J2EE
9 7 (10.94%) SOAP
10 6 (9.38%) Sencha Touch
10 6 (9.38%) REST
11 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.25%) LAMP
12 4 (6.25%) Symfony
12 4 (6.25%) Memcached
12 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Open Source
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
3 3 (4.69%) DTV
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) UNIX
3 12 (18.75%) Windows
4 11 (17.19%) Android
5 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Scrum
3 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.88%) BDD
5 10 (15.63%) OOP
5 10 (15.63%) OO
6 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Android Development
8 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
8 7 (10.94%) OOD
8 7 (10.94%) MVC
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) PHP
3 20 (31.25%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.63%) PHP5
6 10 (15.63%) C#
7 5 (7.81%) Ruby
7 5 (7.81%) Python
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (4.69%) Groovy
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Sencha
2 4 (6.25%) New Relic
3 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator
3 3 (4.69%) Zend
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Telerik
5 1 (1.56%) Google