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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 2.64% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 9.78% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £336 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
50 92 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.28% 26.98% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 88
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Blog
4 3 (33.33%) Symfony
4 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) WordPress
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) MPEG
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Digital TV

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DVB
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Appium
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Robotium
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Lucene
4 1 (11.11%) RoboGuice
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blog
1 3 (33.33%) Digital TV
1 3 (33.33%) MPEG
1 3 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP