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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 121 89 119
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +30
Contract jobs citing RESTful 25 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.12% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 4.25% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 7
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£340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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
820 565 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.73% 26.43% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 388 383
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.31 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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 -20 16 £400 +14.28% 3
Somerset - 6 £288 - 2
Devon -24 2 £340 -24.44% 2
Gloucestershire -14 1 - - 2
Dorset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (65.00%) Web Services
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) Java
4 21 (52.50%) PHP
5 19 (47.50%) Linux
5 19 (47.50%) Scrum
6 16 (40.00%) SQL
7 14 (35.00%) MySQL
8 13 (32.50%) PHP5
8 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
8 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
9 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (27.50%) UNIX
10 11 (27.50%) BDD
10 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (25.00%) CSS
11 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 10 (25.00%) OOP
11 10 (25.00%) HTML
12 9 (22.50%) jQuery
12 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
12 9 (22.50%) FitNesse
12 9 (22.50%) HTML5
13 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (20.00%) CSS3
13 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (20.00%) .NET
13 8 (20.00%) TDD

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (10.00%) Magento
2 4 (10.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.00%) Hazelcast
6 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
2 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) FitNesse
4 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.50%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
3 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 9 (22.50%) HTML5
4 8 (20.00%) CSS3
4 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) Spring
5 7 (17.50%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) JSON
6 5 (12.50%) SOAP
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.50%) REST
7 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (7.50%) LAMP
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE
8 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) DTV
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.50%) Fedora
4 2 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) BDD
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.00%) OOP
5 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) SOA
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
10 2 (5.00%) Android Development
11 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) PHP
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) PHP5
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) HNC
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zend
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) New Relic