The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 12 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.78% 6.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.19% 14.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Average daily rate £360 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
REST
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 148 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.47% 41.57% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 52
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Southampton region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Southampton region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing REST 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 REST.

1 12 (63.16%) C++
1 12 (63.16%) Scrum
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (63.16%) User Stories
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) COM
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) STL
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Ant
4 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Publishing
4 6 (31.58%) CTI
4 6 (31.58%) DTV
4 6 (31.58%) DVB
4 6 (31.58%) OOD
4 6 (31.58%) SOA
4 6 (31.58%) MPEG
4 6 (31.58%) HTTP
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) CTI
1 6 (31.58%) DVB
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 6 (31.58%) Appium
2 6 (31.58%) Artifactory
2 6 (31.58%) Gradle
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Mockito
2 6 (31.58%) Moq
2 6 (31.58%) Robotium
2 6 (31.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (26.32%) Jasmine
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Android Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Real Time Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Android SDK
2 6 (31.58%) COM
2 6 (31.58%) HTML5
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 6 (31.58%) LINQ
2 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
2 6 (31.58%) RoboGuice
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) STL
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) Android NDK
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) JNI
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) DTV
1 6 (31.58%) MPEG
1 6 (31.58%) STB
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Scrum
1 12 (63.16%) User Stories
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Android Development
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
3 6 (31.58%) OOD
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Software Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) NICE Systems
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