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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.30% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.59% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £640
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -44.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.70% 18.64% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 37 34
Average daily rate £365 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +79.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) webMethods