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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 26 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.29% 1.11% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% 4.55% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £366 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
56 88 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.69% 24.44% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 72
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.30% -32.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 28 June 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) MPEG
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) STB
4 5 (50.00%) DTV
4 5 (50.00%) DVB
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Blog
6 3 (30.00%) WordPress
6 3 (30.00%) Symfony
6 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful

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 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DVB
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) GitLab
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Lucene
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DTV
1 5 (50.00%) MPEG
1 5 (50.00%) STB
2 3 (30.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) SEO
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP