The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 3.45% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 11.22% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £338 £345 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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
52 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.37% 30.72% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 58
Median daily rate £425 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore